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India and Subcontinent

  • Islam in Indiaby Ja'far Sharif; William Crooke

    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...

  • Provisional Authorityby Beatrice Jauregui

    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...

  • Early Tantric Medicineby Michael Slouber

    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...

  • Access to History: Rebellion and Disorder under the Tudors 1485-1603 for OCR Second Editionby Geoffrey Woodward; Nicholas Fellows

    Hodder Education 2016; US$ 19.99

    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...

  • A Peace History of Indiaby Klaus Schlichtmann

    Vij Books India Private Limited 2016; US$ 35.95

    This book is a valuable contribution to the peace history literature and defines India?s place in the world. more...

  • Routledge Revivals: New India (1909)by Henry Cotton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1909, the purpose of this book was to draw attention to the political, social and religious changes that were taking place in India and detail how this should inform British colonial policy. The author argues that the political situation demanded decisive action as several factors had caused increasing difficulties in administration:... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Uphill Steps in India (1930)by M.L. Christlieb

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1930, the author asserts that this book presents a human India ?in all sorts of conditions and moods?. It details her first-hand experiences as a female missionary in India over the course of thirty-three years in India along with some further accounts related by eyewitnesses. It avoids proposing theories of giving abstract general... more...

  • Narratives, Routes and Intersections in Pre-Modern Asiaby Radhika Seshan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book traces connections in pre-modern Asia by looking at different worlds across geography, history and society. It examines how regions were connected by people, families, trade and politics as well as how they were maintained and remembered. The volume analyses these intersections of memory and narrative, of people and places and the routes... more...

  • Indigenous Identity in South Asiaby Tamina M. Chowdhury

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In the immediate aftermath of the creation of Bangladesh in 1971, an armed struggle ensued in its remote south-eastern corner. The hill people in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, more commonly referred to as paharis , demanded official recognition, and autonomy, as the indigenous people of the Tracts. This demand for autonomy was primarily based on the... more...

  • English Siege and Prison Writingsby Pramod K. Nayar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume brings together an unusual collection of British captivity writings ? composed during and after imprisonment and in conditions of siege. Writings from the ?Mutiny? of 1857 are well known, but there exists a vast body of texts, from Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma, and the Indian subcontinent, that have rarely been compiled or examined.... more...