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India (Bharat)

  • The Demands of Recognitionby Townsend Middleton

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 25.95 US$ 23.50

    Since the British colonial period anthropology has been central to policy in India. But today, while the Indian state continues to use ethnography to govern, those who were the "objects" of study are harnessing disciplinary knowledge to redefine their communities, achieve greater prosperity, and secure political rights. In this groundbreaking study,... more...

  • Royal Patronage, Power and Aesthetics in Princely Indiaby Angma Dey Jhala

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    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...

  • We Were Adivasisby Megan Moodie

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 27.50

    In We Were Adivasis , anthropologist Megan Moodie examines the Indian state?s relationship to ?Scheduled Tribes,? or adivasis ?historically oppressed groups that are now entitled to affirmative action quotas in educational and political institutions. Through a deep ethnography of the Dhanka in Jaipur, Moodie brings readers inside the creative imaginative... more...

  • A Century of Protestsby Arupjyoti Saikia

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Addressing an important gap in the historiography of modern Assam, this book traces the relatively unexplored but profound transformations in the agrarian landscape of late- and post-colonial Assam that were instrumental in the making of modern Assamese peasantry and rural politics. It discusses the changing relations between various sections of peasantry,... more...

  • India--Myanmar Relationsby Rajiv Bhatia

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a comprehensive evaluation of India's multi-faceted relations with Myanmar. It unravels the mysteries of the complex polity of Myanmar as it undergoes transition through democracy after long military rule. Based on meticulous research and understanding, the volume traces the trajectory of India?Myanmar associations from ancient... more...

  • Colonialism and the Call to Jihad in British Indiaby Tariq Hasan

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 32.00

    How the concept of Jihad has evolved during India?s struggle for Independece? more...

  • Access to History: Indian Independence 1914-64by Tim Leadbeater; Jane Tyler

    Hodder Education Group 2015; US$ 23.98

    Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A Level History students. This title:. - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A Level History specifications.... more...

  • Kamet Conqueredby Frank Smythe

    Vertebrate Publishing 2015; US$ 7.99

    Frank Smythe?s fascinating book Kamet Conquered tells of his successful bid to make the first ascent of Kamet (7,756 metres) in 1931. Through Smythe, an experienced high-altitude mountaineer, the reader experiences all the tension, fatigue, discomfort and struggle of a major expedition but is also able to enjoy the sublime descriptions of nature at... more...

  • Patel, Prasad and Rajajiby Neerja Singh

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 40.00

    Traces the debates around the concept of ?Right and Right-wing Politics? in the Indian political context   more...

  • India in the Contemporary Worldby Jakub Zajaczkowski; Jivanta Schottli; Manish Thapa

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book brings together Indian and European perspectives on India?s polity, economy and international strategy. It explores internal, regional and global determinants shaping India?s status, position and goals in the early 21st century. Through an array of methodological and theoretical approaches, it presents debates on democracy, economic development,... more...