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India and Subcontinent

  • Vikraalby Sangeeta Bahadur

    Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 15.60

    Set in a world that reflects post-Vedic India, Vikraal takes up where Jaal , the first book of the Kaal Trilogy, ends. The lingering bars of the six-millennia-old Prison of Dreams are disintegrating around Aushij, the Sleeping God, making him increasingly aware of Arihant, his designated Foe. Half a year after his incredible metamorphosis in... more...

  • Elephants and Kingsby Thomas R. Trautmann

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Because of their enormous size, elephants have long been irresistible for kings as symbols of their eminence. In early civilizations?such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus Civilization, and China?kings used elephants for royal sacrifice, spectacular hunts, public display of live captives, or the conspicuous consumption of ivory?all of them tending... more...

  • The Calling of Historyby Dipesh Chakrabarty

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    A leading scholar in early twentieth-century India, Sir Jadunath Sarkar (1870?1958) was knighted in 1929 and became the first Indian historian to gain honorary membership in the American Historical Association. By the end of his lifetime, however, he had been marginalized by the Indian history establishment, as postcolonial historians embraced alternative... more...

  • Access to History: Luther and the Reformation in Europe 1500-64 Fourth Editionby Russel Tarr; Keith Randell

    Hodder Education 2015; Not Available

    Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A Level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A Level History specifications... more...

  • Access to History: Luther and the Reformation in Europe 1500-64 Fourth Editionby Russel Tarr; Keith Randell

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 19.92

    Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A Level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A Level History specifications... more...

  • Indian Doctors in Kenya, 1895-1940by Anna Greenwood; Harshad Topiwala

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This ground-breaking book offers unique insights into the careers of Indian doctors in colonial Kenya during the height of British colonialism, between 1895 and 1940. The story of these important Indian professionals presents a rare social history of an important political minority. more...

  • Art and Devotion at a Buddhist Temple in the Indian Himalayaby Melissa R. Kerin

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 64.99

    Sixteenth-century wall paintings in a Buddhist temple in the Tibetan cultural zone of northwest India are the focus of this innovative and richly illustrated study. Initially shaped by one set of religious beliefs, the paintings have since been reinterpreted and retraced by a later Buddhist community, subsumed within its religious framework and communal... more...

  • Urbanisation, Citizenship and Conflict in Indiaby Tommaso Bobbio

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Urbanisation is rapidly changing the geographic and social landscape of India, and indeed Asia as a whole. Issues of collective violence, urban poverty and discrimination become crucial factors in the redefinition of citizenship not only in legal terms, but also in a cultural and socio-economic dimension. While Indian cities are becoming the centres... more...

  • Radical Equalityby Aishwary Kumar

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of India's constitution, and M.K. Gandhi, the Indian nationalist, two figures whose thought and legacies have most strongly shaped the contours of Indian democracy, are typically considered antagonists who held irreconcilable views on empire, politics, and society. As such, they are rarely studied together. This book reassesses... more...

  • A Winter in Indiaby Archibald B. Spens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.00

    A charming travelogue set in the British Raj, A Winter in India presents a fascinating journey across people, customs, languages, cities, monuments, and landscapes. Spens? thrilling and amusing anecdotes and multifarious experiences ? of the rugged Khyber Pass and its tribes, the military history and the Mutiny of 1857 at Kanpur and Lucknow, religion... more...