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  • Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the IATS, 2003. Volume 7: Text, Image and Song in Transdisciplinary Dialogueby Kurt Tropper; Christian Jahoda

    BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00

    The papers in this volume all result from field work in the Indian Himalayas and the TAR conducted by the Interdisciplinary Research Unit, Austrian Science Fund. While the research goals were established within the framework of transdisciplinary research, each scholar approaches scientific problems according to the methodologies associated with their... more...

  • Presenting the Past: Anxious History and Ancient Future in Hindutva Indiaby S. Udayakumar

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 138.00

    The interface of identity construction practices and the role of knowledge of the past in that continual process manifests itself in contemporary Hindu-Muslim relations and political governance. Presenting' the Past studies the religious, cultural, sociological, and ideological dimensions of the Hindutva historiographical project going back and... more...

  • Identity Politics in India and Europeby Michael Dusche

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 49.95

    This book highlights the present perceptions of the East and the West as seen through the eyes of eminent scholars from India, and in doing so, theorises on identity politics. Identity Politics in India and Europe combines qualitative methods (20 interviews) with historical and philosophical analysis. The first part of the book discusses the history... more...

  • Through the Eye of Timeby Michael Aram Tarr; Stuart Blackburn

    BRILL 2008; US$ 105.00

    Here is the first visual history of Arunachal Pradesh, a state in northeast India bordering on Tibet/China, Burma and Bhutan. Based on ample archival and field research, it illustrates a century and a half of cultural change in this culturally diverse and little-known region of the Himalayas. more...

  • Clothing for Liberationby Peter Gonsalves

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 34.95

    This is the first analysis of Gandhi’s dressing style in terms of communication theory and an exploration of the subliminal messages that were subtly communicated to a large audience. Peter Gonsalves chooses three famous theorists from the field of communication studies and looks at Gandhi through the lens of each one, to give us a fascinating... more...

  • Taj Mahalby Giles Tillotson

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    'Marble enigma, most photographed of structures, the Taj Mahal lends its name to a prime brand of Indian tea bags and stands too as the world's great, extravagant monument to eternal love. This wry, brisk book is a delightful and fascinating excavation of the Taj Mahal's many layers of meanings. Giles Tillotson deploys his formidable knowledge of... more...

  • An Area of Darknessby V.S. Naipaul

    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...

  • Samdhong Rinpocheby Donovan Roebert

    World Wisdom 2006; US$ 9.99

    This is the first-ever series of in-depth dialogues with the current Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, Samdhong Rinpoche, presenting his views on the plight of Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism in the face of the communist Chinese invasion. more...

  • The Politics of Belonging in Indiaby Daniel J. Rycroft; Sangeeta Dasgupta

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Since the 1990s, the Indigenous movement worldwide has become increasingly relevant to research in India, re-shaping the terms of engagement with Adivasi (Indigenous/tribal) peoples and their pasts. This book responds to the growing need for an inter-disciplinary re-assessment of Tribal studies in postcolonial India and defines a new agenda for Adivasi... more...

  • Grass in their Mouths: The Upper Doab of India under the Company's Magna Charta, 1793-1830by Dirk H.A. Kolff

    BRILL 2010; US$ 248.00

    Scholarship on the pre-Bentinck period of Indian history has taken little notice of the inevitable dilemmas of colonial rule as they became visible in the districts. This book argues that the disdain the eighteenth-century Westminster parliaments expressed both for Indians and the East India Company induced the Bengal civil service to formulate for... more...