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India and Subcontinent

  • The Modi Effectby Lance Price

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available

    How did a 'chai wallah' who sold tea on trains as a boy become Prime Minister of India? On May 16, 2014, Narendra Modi was declared the winner of the largest election ever conducted anywhere in the world, having fought a campaign unlike any before. Political parties in Britain, Australia and North America pride themselves on the... more...

  • The European Union and Indiaby P. Winand; M. Vicziany; P. Datar

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This multi-disciplinary book provides a comprehensive analysis of the EU-India relationship from 1950 to the present day, as a way of assessing whether a meaningful and sustainable relationship is emerging and whether it will play a role in the future of international diplomacy and business. more...

  • Creating a New Medinaby Venkat Dhulipala

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 96.00

    This book challenges the fundamental assumptions regarding the foundations of Pakistani nationalism during colonial rule in India. more...

  • The History of Indiaby John McLeod

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    This accessible, narrative account follows Indian history over its 9,000 year trajectory, from the ancient Harappans to today, emphasizing events and issues of the 20th and 21st centuries. more...

  • The Longest Augustby Dilip Hiro

    Nation Books 2015; US$ 35.00

    The partitioning of British India into independent Pakistan and India in August 1947 occurred in the midst of communal holocaust, with Hindus and Sikhs on one side and Muslims on the other. More than 750,000 people were butchered, and 12 million fled their homes—primarily in caravans of bullock-carts—to seek refuge across the new border: it was the... more...

  • Autobiography of an Archiveby Nicholas B. Dirks

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    The decades between 1970 and the end of the twentieth century saw the disciplines of history and anthropology draw closer together, with historians paying more attention to social and cultural factors and the significance of everyday experience in the study of the past. The people, rather than elite actors, became the focus of their inquiry, and anthropological... more...

  • The Punditsby Derek Waller

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    On a September day in 1863, Abdul Hamid entered the Central Asian city of Yarkand. Disguised as a merchant, Hamid was actually an employee of the Survey of India, carrying concealed instruments to enable him to map the geography of the area. Hamid did not live to provide a first-hand count of his travels. Nevertheless, he was the advance guard of... more...

  • Sri Lanka in the Modern Age: A HIstoryby Nira Wickramasinghe

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    Sri Lanka in the Modern Age recounts the modern history of the island in an accessible yet unconventional manner. Where other histories have tended to focus on the state's failure to accommodate the needs and demands of minority communities, Wickramasinghe places their claims alongside the political, social and economic demands of other communities,... more...

  • Imperial Childhoods and Christian Missionby Karen Vallgårda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Making an important addition to the highly Britain-dominated field of imperial studies, this book shows that, like numerous other evangelicals operating throughout the colonized world at this time, Danish missionaries invested remarkable resources in the education of different categories children in both India and Denmark. more...

  • Ramparts of Empireby Brandon Marsh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This cultural and political study examines British perceptions and policies on India's Afghan Frontier between 1918 and 1948 and the impact of these on the local Pashtun population, India as a whole, and the decline of British imperialism in South Asia. more...