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India and Subcontinent

  • Trialsby Isabel Buchanan

    Random House 2016; US$ 23.96

    In 2011, Isabel Buchanan, a twenty-three-year-old Scottish lawyer, moved to Pakistan to work in a new legal chambers in Lahore. The chambers was run by a determined thirty-three-year-old Pakistani lawyer, Sarah Belal, who had finally found her calling in defending inmates on Pakistan?s death row. Belal and Buchanan struck up an unlikely friendship,... more...

  • Defending British India against Napoleonby Amita Das; Aditya Das

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 109.38

    A study of how Napoleon's very real and very serious threat to British India was countered. more...

  • The East India Company, 1600?1857by William A. Pettigrew; Mahesh Gopalan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book employs a wide range of perspectives to demonstrate how the East India Company facilitated cross-cultural interactions between the English and various groups in South Asia between 1600 to 1857 and how these interactions transformed important features of both British and South Asian history. Rather than viewing the Company as an organization... more...

  • Living Class in Urban Indiaby Sara Dickey

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    Sara Dickey considers how urban Indians? notions of class and caste are rapidly transforming in the wake of globalization. Introducing the reader to four residents in the city of Madurai from varied backgrounds, she documents their palpable day-to-day experiences of class. By analyzing the intertwined symbolic and economic importance of phenomena... more...

  • Becoming Religious in a Secular Ageby Mark Elmore

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Religion is often viewed as a universally ancient element of the human inheritance, but in the Western Himalayas the community of Himachal Pradesh discovered its religion only after India became an independent secular state. Based on extensive ethnographic and archival work, Becoming Religious in a Secular Age tells the story of this discovery... more...

  • India: The Ancient Pastby Burjor Avari

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    India: The Ancient Past provides a clear and systematic introduction to the cultural, political, economic, social and geographical history of ancient India from the time of the pre-Harappan culture nine thousand years ago up until the beginning of the second millennium of the Common Era. The book engages with methodological and controversial issues... more...

  • Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence Directorateby Owen L. Sirrs

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first comprehensive study of Pakistan?s Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate (ISI). The rise of Pakistan-backed religious extremist groups in Afghanistan, India, and Central Asia has focused international attention on Pakistan?s premier intelligence organization and covert action advocate, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate... more...

  • Australia's Communities and the Boer Warby John McQuilton

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book explores an Australian regional community?s reaction to, and involvement with, the Boer War. It argues that after the initial year the war became an ?occasional war? in that it was assumed that the empire would triumph. But it also laid the foundations for reactions to the outbreak of the Great War in 1914. This is the first exploration of... more...

  • The Kashmir Conflictby Rakesh Ankit

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book presents a study of the international dimensions of the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan from before its outbreak in October 1947 until the Tashkent Summit in January 1966. By focusing on Kashmir?s under-researched transnational dimensions, it represents a different approach to this intractable territorial conflict. Concentrating... more...

  • Becoming Assameseby Madhumita Sengupta

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 150.00

    This book explores the making of colonial Northeast India and offers a new perspective to the study of the Assamese identity in the nineteenth century as a distinctly nineteenth-century cultural phenomenon, not confined to linguistic parameters alone. It studies crucial markers of the self ? history, customs, food, dress, new religious beliefs ? and... more...