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- Wiley 2013; US$ 36.95 US$ 32.02
When India was invented as a "modern" country in the years after Independence in 1947 it styled itself as a secular, federal, democratic Republic committed to an ideology of development. Nehru's India never quite fulfilled this promise, but more recently his vision of India has been challenged by two "revolts of the elites": those of economic liberalization... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
Shashi Tharoor delivers an incisive biography of the great secularist whoalongside his spiritual father, Mahatma Gandhiled the movement for India?s independence from British rule and ushered his newly independent country into the modern world. The man who would one day help topple British rule and become India?s first prime minister started out as... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 22.95
Although India and China have very different experiences of colonialism, they respond to that history in a similar way?by treating it as a collective trauma. As a result they have a strong sense of victimization that affects their foreign policy decisions even today. Wronged by Empire breaks new ground by blending this historical phenomenon, colonialism,... more...
- Interlink Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
In this up-to-date, painstakingly researched dictionary, author Dilip Hiro brings one of the most tumultuous regions of the world to our fingertips. It is easy-to-read, simple to use, authoritative, and comprehensive. If offers a wide range of alphabetically arranged information on topics ranging from current affairs, history and politics to religions,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 39.26
Seit dem 16. Jahrhundert musste Indien sich mit der Expansion Europas auseinander setzen. Jürgen Lütt beschreibt, wie es schließlich zur britischen Kolonie wurde und wie die Inder sich mit ihrer nationalen Unabhängigkeitsbewegung unter der Führung Mahatma Gandhis von der britischen Herrschaft befreiten. Die Teilung des Subkontinents, die Chancen und... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 164.99
The Historical Dictionary of the Bengalis provides an overview of the Bengalis across the world from the earliest Chalcolithic cultures to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 750 cross-referenced dictionary entries on politicians, educators and... more...
- Hay House 2013; US$ 8.95 US$ 6.58
Banda Singh Bahadur appeared in Sikh history for a relatively short period (1708-1716) but, after the Sikh gurus, influenced it more significantly than any other individualBanda Singh Bahadur is among the most colourful and fascinating characters in Sikh history. From an ascetic he was transformed into Guru Gobind Singhs most trusted disciple.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Events in the Indian sub-continent during the 1970s, where, in the summer of 1975, the ruling party engineered a ?constitutional? coup by declaring a national emergency, re-emphasised the need for a fuller understanding of India?s social system and people. First published the following year, in 1976, Inside India Today attempted to fulfil that need.... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2013; US$ 20.00
Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong are widely regarded as the most eloquent, insightful writers on contemporary Tibet. Their reportage on the economic exploitation, environmental degradation, cultural destruction and political subjugation that plague the increasingly Han Chinese-dominated Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is as powerful as it is profound,... more...