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- 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...
- 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 the marches and sit-ins... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 50.00
Why do countries go to war over disputed lands? Why do they fight even when the territories in question are economically and strategically worthless? Drawing on critical approaches to international relations, political geography, international law, and social history, and based on a close examination of the Indian experience during the 20th century,... 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,... 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...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 4.99
An illustrated guide, phrasebook, and maps. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. Fully illustrated. Historical overviews. Interesting facts. Street and attractions maps. Museum hours and admission info. Restaurant information. . Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. Plan the trip during a flight.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 67.50
Illustrates that what is distinctive of any particular society is not the fact of its modernity, but rather its own unique debates about modernity. The contributors address the roles intertwined interests in the making of India's public culture, each examining different sites of consumption. The sites they explore include cinema, radio, cricket,... more...