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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 49.50
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...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The nineteenth century is considered the high water mark of the colonial period in India. As increasing numbers of British citizens began to travel and conduct business in the country, the need for a comprehensive cultural guide became clear. Charles Acland's A Popular Account of the Manners and Customs of India fit the bill. For modern readers,... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2008; US$ 59.99
Hier bieten zwei Experten praxisnah und kompakt alles Wissenswerte für ein erfolgreiches Engagement im Indiengeschäft. Neben den wirtschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen und dem kulturellen Hintergrund stellen sie konkret vor, wo Chancen und Risiken einer Investition liegen und worauf es beim Markteinstieg ankommt. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 36.95
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...
- 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...
- Travelers' Tales 2014; US$ 15.95
Jeff Greenwald's classic travelogue follows his quest for the "perfect" Buddha statue. At turns hilarious and moving, his quest features a cast of amazing characters — from a passionate palmist to a flying lama — who provide unforgettable glimpses into the daily life and culture of the former kingdom (including a wild ride on Kathmandu?s very first... 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...
- PM Press 2011; US$ 12.00
This collection spanning a half century of writing gives a front row seat to a world in turmoilfrom the forbidding valleys and mountains of Waziristan in the tribal areas of Pakistan to the think tanks and halls of power in Washington, DC. And through it all, they carry the message of hope and compassion. Throughout the range of poems from introspective... more...
- Campus Verlag 2006; US$ 19.11
Hauptbeschreibung Wir sind Zeugen eines historischen Augenblicks: Zwei Länder, die gemeinsam ein Drittel der Weltbevölkerung stellen und deren wirtschaftliche Dynamik immens ist, schicken sich an, das neue Zentrum der Weltwirtschaft zu werden. Nach jahrzehntelangen Konflikten über den Grenzverlauf nähern sich Indien und China heute nicht nur wirtschaftlich,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 44.95
The Vijayanagara Empire flourished in South India between 1336 and 1565. Conveying the depth and creativity of Hindu religious and literary expression during that time, Vijayanagara Voices explores some of the contributions made by poets, singer-saints, and philosophers. Through translations and discussions of their lives and times, Jackson presents... more...