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- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2013; US$ 20.00
Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong are widely regarded as the most eloquent, insightful writers on contemporary Tibet. Their reportage on the economic exploitation, environmental degradation, cultural destruction and political subjugation that plague the increasingly Han Chinese-dominated Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is as powerful as it is profound,... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 53.95
Sinds de inzet van Nederlandse militairen bij internationale militaire operaties telt ons land steeds meer veteranen. De inzet in een oorlogsgebied heeft grote invloed op hun leven. Wat veteranen vertellen is gebaseerd op een selectie van biografische interviews met veteranen uit de collectie van het Veteraneninstituut in Doorn. Onderzoekers uit verschillende... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 22.95
Although India and China have very different experiences of colonialism, they respond to that history in a similar way?by treating it as a collective trauma. As a result they have a strong sense of victimization that affects their foreign policy decisions even today. Wronged by Empire breaks new ground by blending this historical phenomenon, colonialism,... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 40.00
Widely regarded as the greatest of the Mughal emperors, Jalal ad-Din Akbar (1542-1603) was a formidable military tactician and popular demagogue. Ascending to the throne at the age of thirteen, he ruled for half a century, expanded the Mughal empire, and left behind a legacy to rival his infamous ancestors Chinggis Khan and Timur. In this lucid biography,... more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 4.49
This book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for people living in the ancient Indus Valley. It gives an in-depth account of all aspects of the life and people of the time, providing examples of their incredible skills and organisation - including their cities, industry, trade, science, technology, engineering and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
A classic of modern travel writing, An Area of Darkness is Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul?s profound reckoning with his ancestral homeland and an extraordinarily perceptive chronicle of his first encounter with India. Traveling from the bureaucratic morass of Bombay to the ethereal beauty of Kashmir, from a sacred ice cave in the Himalayas to an... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
Fanny Parkes lived in India between 1822 and 1846 and was the ideal travel writer "courageous, indefatigably curious and determinedly independent. Her journals trace her transformation from prim memsahib to eccentric, sitar-playing Indophile, fluent in Urdu, critical of British rule and passionate in her appreciation of Indian culture. Fanny is fascinated... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 29.00
Today people all over the globe invoke the concept of culture to make sense of their world, their social interactions, and themselves. But how did the culture concept become so ubiquitous? In this ambitious study, Andrew Sartori closely examines the history of political and intellectual life in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Bengal to show how... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 24.99
In September 2012, the Government of India approved a financial rescue scheme to revive the power generation sector. This bailout amounted to about Rs 1.9 trillion and came in response to banks and financial institutions with large nonperforming loans to the power sector. This is the second bailout of the sector in a decade. The first was in 2002 when... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 53.00
As the forerunners of Indian modernization, the community of Bengali intellectuals known as the Brahmo Samaj played a crucial role in the genesis and development of every major religious, social, and political movement in India from 1820 to 1930. David Kopf launches a comprehensive generation- to-generation study of this group in order to understand... more...