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- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 12.08
Born against a background of privation and civil war, divided along lines of caste, class, language and religion, independent India emerged, somehow, as a united and democratic country. Ramachandra Guha?s hugely acclaimed book tells the full story - the pain and the struggle, the humiliations and the glories - of the world?s largest and least likely... more...
- Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 10.19
In March 1947 Lord Louis Mountbatten became the last Viceroy of India, with the mandate to hand over 'the jewel in the crown' of the British Empire within one year. Mountbatten worked with Nehru, Gandhi and the leader of the Muslim League, Jinnah, to devise a plan for partitioning the empire into two independent sovereign states, India and Pakistan,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 191.00
With more than a billion citizens?almost 18 percent of the world's population?India is a reflection of over 5,000 years of interaction and exchange across a wide spectrum of cultures and civilizations. India Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic describes the growth and development of the nation since it achieved independence from the British... 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...
- SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99
This book celebrates both the past and present existence of the Indian diasporic grandparents who live their daily lives in different countries ? the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, South Africa, Fiji, Mauritius, Australia, Suriname and Malaysia ? and in different economic, social, cultural, religious contexts and specific household and... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
India is becoming an increasingly visible, powerful and influential state within the global system. As this rise to prominence continues, better appreciating the interests and principles that structure the international interactions of South Asia’s largest state has never been so important. Keen to embrace an expectant future as a great power,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 49.95
Charan Singh and Congress Politics, 1967 to 1987 , the third and final volume in the trilogy of The Politics of Northern India , begins with the dramatic political event of the fall of the Congress in the most critical state of UP and the formation of the first non-Congress government. This event was of the utmost concern to Indira Gandhi, for... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
This book investigates the factors that led to the breakdown of democracy and the rise of violent separatism in Jammu and Kashmir in the 1980s, and how the risk of a large-scale war has grown in South Asia in the 1990s. Solutions to this conflict need to be based on knowledge about what caused it as well as perspectives on why this conflict is so particularly... more...