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- Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 12.99
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...
- Hay House 2014; US$ 11.99
A comprehensive, definitive and forceful account - by a witness to recent history in the making - which highlights the fact that Muslims do feel at home in India and also provides rare insights into their thought processes, their aspirations and their problemsAs a former Union minister who has held several crucial portfolios, Salman Khurshid, on the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00
Written for high school students and general readers who have little background on the world's largest democracy, this second edition of a popular work provides an objective overview of Indian history with a particular focus on the modern nation. Approximately half of the book deals with developments since the beginning of the 20th century, with new... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 55.00 US$ 50.05
In this book Processor Barnett analyzes a successful political movement in South India that used cultural nationalism as a positive force for change. By exploring the history of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party, the author provides a new perspective on political identity. In so doing, she challenges the interpretation of cultural nationalism as... more...
- Luminis Books, Inc. 2015; US$ 7.99
This introductory guide to the Vedas?the oldest books known to mankind?distills the information down in an easily digestible format. It explores how they formed the basis for the Hindu religion, spiritual practices such as yoga, and such Eastern spiritual concepts as karma, dharma, and meditation. This straightforward book also shows how to develop... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Investigating the aesthetics of the zenana ? the female quarters of the Indic home or palace ? this study discusses the history of architecture, fashion, jewellery and cuisine in princely Indian states during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The work focuses on a subaltern local sovereignty movement called "Telangana" in India. Over the last ten years, this movement has engaged in a massive political mobilization, including strikes, rallies, work stoppages, occupation of public spaces, electoral contests, 200 and more political suicides and media battles. But, interestingly enough, notwithstanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95
This is the first short history of the East India Company from its founding in 1600 to its demise in 1857, designed for students and academics. The Company was central to the growth of the British Empire in India, to the development of overseas trade, and to the rise of shareholder capitalism, so this survey will be essential reading for imperial and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00
This text unites the geography, history, culture and notable people and events of India into a wide-ranging yet concise work that brings this fascinating land to the page. Of interest to academic and general audiences, the volume presents an uncomplicated look at the varied nation of India. more...