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  • Clothing for Liberationby Peter Gonsalves

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 34.95

    This is the first analysis of Gandhi’s dressing style in terms of communication theory and an exploration of the subliminal messages that were subtly communicated to a large audience. Peter Gonsalves chooses three famous theorists from the field of communication studies and looks at Gandhi through the lens of each one, to give us a fascinating... more...

  • Taj Mahalby Giles Tillotson

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    'Marble enigma, most photographed of structures, the Taj Mahal lends its name to a prime brand of Indian tea bags and stands too as the world's great, extravagant monument to eternal love. This wry, brisk book is a delightful and fascinating excavation of the Taj Mahal's many layers of meanings. Giles Tillotson deploys his formidable knowledge of... more...

  • An Area of Darknessby V.S. Naipaul

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95

    A classic of modern travel writing, An Area of Darkness is Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul?s profound reckoning with his ancestral homeland and an extraordinarily perceptive chronicle of his first encounter with India. Traveling from the bureaucratic morass of Bombay to the ethereal beauty of Kashmir, from a sacred ice cave in the Himalayas to an... more...

  • Holy Cow!by Sarah MacDonald

    Transworld 2010; US$ 13.08

    After backpacking her way around India, 21-year-old Sarah Macdonald decided that she hated this land of chaos and contradiction with a passion, and when an airport beggar read her palm and insisted she would come back one day - and for love - she vowed never to return. But twelve years later the prophecy comes true when her partner, ABC's... more...

  • Revenue and Reformby H. V. Bowen

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 32.00

    Revenue and Reform considers how politicians in London tackled the many problems stemming from British expansion in India. more...

  • Samdhong Rinpocheby Donovan Roebert

    World Wisdom 2006; US$ 9.99

    This is the first-ever series of in-depth dialogues with the current Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, Samdhong Rinpoche, presenting his views on the plight of Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism in the face of the communist Chinese invasion. more...

  • The Politics of Belonging in Indiaby Daniel J. Rycroft; Sangeeta Dasgupta

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 53.95

    Since the 1990s, the Indigenous movement worldwide has become increasingly relevant to research in India, re-shaping the terms of engagement with Adivasi (Indigenous/tribal) peoples and their pasts. This book responds to the growing need for an inter-disciplinary re-assessment of Tribal studies in postcolonial India and defines a new agenda for Adivasi... more...

  • Grass in their Mouths: The Upper Doab of India under the Company's Magna Charta, 1793-1830by Dirk H.A. Kolff

    BRILL 2010; US$ 248.00

    Scholarship on the pre-Bentinck period of Indian history has taken little notice of the inevitable dilemmas of colonial rule as they became visible in the districts. This book argues that the disdain the eighteenth-century Westminster parliaments expressed both for Indians and the East India Company induced the Bengal civil service to formulate for... more...

  • The India-Pakistan Military Standoffby Zachary S. Davis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    Focusing on the 2001-2002 crisis which brought the nuclear rivals to the brink of war, this book explores the dynamics of strategic stability between India and Pakistan. The contributors focus on five main areas: the political history that led to the crisis; the conventional military environment during the crisis; the nuclear environment during the... more...

  • The Lower Damodar River, Indiaby Kumkum Bhattacharyya

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    Interweaving the human aspects of river control with analysis of hydro-physical data, including historical data over the last few centuries, this monograph is a comprehensive evaluation of the Damodar's lower reaches. While the Damodar River isn't an exceptional tropical river, nor does it feature classic examples of river control structures,... more...