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  • The Making of the Raj: India under the East India Companyby Ian St. John

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 41.00

    Most traditional Raj histories deal with the actions, motives, and thoughts of the British who occupied, governed, and administered the subcontinent. The Making of the Raj: India under the East India Company flips the focus and tells not of the rulers but concentrates on the Indian workers?the farmers, the millhands, the servants, and the gardeners.... more...

  • The Warrior Merchantsby Mattison Mines

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 37.00

    This book presents a study of one of the most important artisan-merchant communities, the weavers, who form the second largest sector of the south Indian economy. more...

  • The Crisis in the Punjab from the 10th of May until the Fall of Delhi (1857)by Frederic Cooper

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.49

    A vivid account of the first four months of the Mutiny, detailing the fate met by many mutinous regiments including the annihilation of the disarmed 26th Bengal NI by the author’s command: "ten by ten the sepoys were called forth. Their names having been taken down in succession, they were pinnioned, linked together, & marched to execution;... more...

  • Travelers' Tales Indiaby James O'Reilly; Larry Habegger

    Travelers' Tales 2009; US$ 19.99

    This popular book in the Travelers? Tales Destination Series weaves a tapestry of sensory images, profound transformations, and compelling history about a land that has lured and puzzled travelers for centuries and continues to do so today. Now in a new edition, Travelers' Tales India includes 49 stories and dozens of sidebar anecdotes covering the... more...

  • Writing the Mughal Worldby Muzaffar Alam; Sanjay Subrahmanyam

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 31.99

    Two leading historians of early modern South Asia present nine major joint essays on the Mughal Empire, framed by an important introductory reflection. Stretching from the mid-sixteenth to the early nineteenth century, this Indo-Islamic dynasty came to rule as far as Bengal in the east and Kabul in the west, as high as Kashmir in the north and the... more...

  • Mahatma Gandhiby Dennis Dalton

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    First published in 1993, Dennis Dalton's iconoclastic account of Gandhi's political and intellectual development gained prominence for its balance and extensive research, as well as its portrayal of Gandhi as a deeply human and complex force. Focusing on the leader's two signal triumphs: the civil disobedience movement (or salt satyagraha) of 1930... more...

  • The Origins of Modern Historiography in Indiaby Rama Sundari Mantena

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    This book uncovers practices surrounding acts of collecting, surveying, and antiquarianism during British colonial rule in India. By examining these practices, this book traces the colonial conditions of the production of "sources," the forging of a new historical method, and the ascendance of positivist historiography in nineteenth-century India. more...

  • Questions of Identity in Assamby Nandana Dutta

    SAGE India 2012; US$ 49.95

    Questions of Identity in Assam: Location, Migration, Hybridity addresses the identity problem in Assam, keenly affected as it is, by the realities of migration and hybridity. The book provides an overview of these issues as they are reflected in the region, and covers the period from the conclusion of the Assam Movement till the present. The Assam... more...

  • The Cruise of the Pearlby E. A. Williams

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.49

    An exciting account of a unique episode in the Indian Mutiny of 1857-58. As the author, who was naval Chaplain aboard 'H.M.S Pearl', says in his introduction: 'This is, I believe, the only example in English history of officers and seamen of the Royal Navy leaving their ships, and taking their guns seven or eight hundred miles into the... more...

  • Gandhi's Religionby J. T. F. Jordens

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 168.00

    This is the first systematic study of Mohandas Gandhi's conception of religion and of his personal religious practices to be based on the ninety volumes of his Collected Works . With a constant awareness of chronology, it focuses on Gandhi's own statements, revealing the considerable development of his ideas within a lasting and consistent ideological... more...