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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...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 25.99
In this book, Mary Hancock challenges readers to rethink the notions of tradition and modernity that have figured centrally in anthropological discussions of social change in South Asia. She shows tradition and modernity to be categories created, deployed, and objectified by Tamil Brahmans as they produce their own class, gender, national, and sectarian... more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2015; Not Available
In Calcutta of 1846 the term 'Waler' was coined to describe a horse from New South Wales. A. T. Yarwood tells the story of these part-thoroughbred horses and of the men and women who rode, bought, sold and shipped Walers across the hemisphere. A lively and fascinating history. 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...
- 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$ 54.95
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...
- 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...