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- 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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 19.86
Mahatma Gandhi und Jawaharlal Nehru prägten den indischen Freiheitskampf gegen die britische Fremdherrschaft nachhaltig. Ihre Partnerschaft war ertragreich, aber reich an Spannungen. Trotz ihrer unterschiedlichen Persönlichkeiten ergänzten sie sich vorzüglich in ihren politischen Zielen, der Verwirklichung der Selbstbefreiung Indiens und der Gründung... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 62.00
Life as a Dalit looks at caste society from the point of view of the Dalits, focusing on their worldview, emotions, and critical appraisal of their own position and of the higher groups. It is a volume based on the critical perspectives provided by scholars who have turned around the more acclaimed and accepted theories of caste society privileging... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
Between 1700 and 1885 the British became the paramount power on the Indian subcontinent, their authority extending from Sri Lankain the south to the Himalayasin the north. It was a massive empire, inspiring both pride and anxiety amongst the British, and forcing change upon and disrupting the lives of its Indian subjects. Yet it is not simply a... more...
- Reaktion Books 2011; US$ 16.95
The idea of nonviolent resistance is still as essential and almost as radical today as it was when Mahatma Gandhi (1869?1948) first pioneered in India the protest of political tyranny?in his case against British colonialism?through massive displays of civil disobedience. Gandhi?s ideas of peaceful protest went on to inspire the marches and sit-ins... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2012; US$ 9.99
Born in India in 1937, Michael Foss's childhood was spent between the cold, grey austerity of Britain under threat, and the brightly lit and teeming vitality of wartime India. Here, beautifully evoked, is a childhood spent amongst grudging and unloving English relations; a sufferance of cruelly harsh schooling, a bleak, dank landscape; and a sense... more...