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- HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 8.93
Inspiration for the major film starring Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal and Huma Qureshi and directed by Gurinder Chadha. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 35.00
Westerners have long imagined the Himalayas as the world?s last untouched place and a repository of redemptive power and wisdom. Beatniks, hippie seekers, spiritual tourists, mountain climbers?diverse groups of people have traveled there over the years, searching for their own personal Shangri-La. In Far Out , Mark Liechty traces the Western... more...
- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99
India's economic resurgence has been the subject of many extravagant predictions and hopes. In this powerful and wide-ranging book, distinguished economist Vijay Joshi lays out a penetrating analysis of the shaky foundations of the country's performance, and charts the course that it should follow to achieve widely-shared prosperity. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2017; US$ 15.50
In existence for 258 years, the English East India Company ran a complex, highly integrated global trading network. It supplied the tea for the Boston Tea Party, the cotton textiles used to purchase slaves in Africa, and the opium for China?s nineteenth-century addiction. In India it expanded from a few small coastal settlements to govern territories... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.50
First published in 1980, this second edition of Islam in Tropical Africa presents specialist studies of the history and sociology of Muslim communities in Africa south of the Sahara. The studies cover an extensive and range of time and place, and include consideration of particular aspects of Muslim belief and practice in regions such as Senegal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 170.00
First published in 1832, this work was at the time considered an authoritative account of the beliefs and practices of the Musalm?ns of India. This 1921 reprint includes an introduction from the editor, Dr William Crooke, which presents what is known about both Ja?far Sharif and the translator, G. A. Herklots. It also distinguishes the original... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 74.26
This series will trace at the example of work the historical connections between regions and critically engage with the idea of the North Atlantic World as normal and the rest as exceptional . The aim is to publish studies that change focus back and forth from the intimacy and complexity of relationships in specific places and their... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00
Policing as a global form is often fraught with excessive violence, corruption, and even criminalization. These sorts of problems are especially omnipresent in postcolonial nations such as India, where Beatrice Jauregui has spent several years studying the day-to-day lives of police officers in its most populous state, Uttar Pradesh. In this book,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99
Early Tantric Medicine explores the mantra-based systems for healing snakebite found in the ancient Hindu texts called the Garuda Tantras. It engages with broader questions of medical efficacy, and describes a worldview in which powerful gods and goddesses are available to anyone who learns the secret methods of propitiating them. more...