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- 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... 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...
- 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. It stresses the neglected early years of the Company, and its intimate relationship with the domestic British scene. more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 19.66
Wer kennt heute noch typische Bürgerinnen des Wilhelminischen Zeitalters? Hedwig Heyl (1850-1934), die "beste Hausfrau der Nation", Franziska Tiburtius (1843-1927), die erste promovierte Ärztin Berlins, oder Lily Braun (1865-1916) - sie forderte die Vergesellschaftung der Hausarbeit - sind heute fast vergessen. Doch die Entwicklung Deutschlands... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2002; US$ 10.99
Paul William Roberts' journeys through India span twenty years, and in Empire of the Soul, he creates a dazzling mosaic, by turns tragic and comic, of the subcontinent and its people. From the crumbling palaces of maharajas to the slums of Calcutta; from the ashrams of holy men to a millionaire drug dealer's heavily guarded fortress on India's border... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 9.99
In this text about Gandhi, Parekh Bhikhu outlines both Gandhi's major philosophical insights and the limitations of his thought. He looks at Gandhi's cosmocentric anthropology, his spiritual view of politics, and his theories of oppression, non-violent action, and active citizenship. 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...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 18.99
Mahatma Gandhi, through his indomitable will and selfless determination, transformed himself into a model of courage and integrity for India's people to emulate in their non-violent struggle for political power. Stanley Wolpert offers a subtle biography of India's "Great Soul". more...