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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The nineteenth century is considered the high water mark of the colonial period in India. As increasing numbers of British citizens began to travel and conduct business in the country, the need for a comprehensive cultural guide became clear. Charles Acland's A Popular Account of the Manners and Customs of India fit the bill. For modern readers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.99
This is the first short history of the East India Company from its founding in 1600 to its demise in 1857, designed for students and academics. The Company was central to the growth of the British Empire in India, to the development of overseas trade, and to the rise of shareholder capitalism, so this survey will be essential reading for imperial and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
This book details the interaction between the Nagas and the West, beginning with British military conquest, followed by American missionary intrusion of Naga soil, has resulted in the gradual demise of Naga culture. Consequences are still being felt in the lack of sense of direction and confusion among Nagas today. As other indigenous peoples whose... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Indian Transnationalism Online investigates the online organization of, and exchanges within the global Indian diaspora. Bringing together research from around the world and presenting studies drawn from the US, Europe and India, it engages with theoretical and methodological debates concerning the shaping and transformation of migrant culture in emerging... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 17.33
»Honig der Welt«, »Neuer Bonaparte« oder »Vom Himmel geboren« - so ließen und lassen sich Diktatoren wie Nicolae Ceausescu, Kaiser Bokassa oder Kim Jong Un huldigen. Elogen werden gedichtet, Hymnen komponiert, gigantische Denkmale in Berge gehauen, Zehntausende versammeln sich, um einen Menschen exzessiv als »Vater«, »Führer« oder »Ewigen« zu feiern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
First biography of Khizr Tiwana, the Unionist Premier of the Punjab during the climacteric period 1942-47. The Punjab formed the heartland of a future Pakistan, hence the subcontinent's destiny rested on the clash between Khizr and Jinnah over the region's unity vs Muslim separatism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
The sixty years between 1773 and 1833 determined British paramountcy in India. Those years were formative too for British Eurasians. By the 1820s Eurasians were an identifiable and vocal community of significant numbers particularly in the main Presidency towns. They were valuable to the administration of government although barred in the main from... more...
- 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...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28
In 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mount Everest. They climbed from the south, from Nepal, via the Khumbu Glacier – a route first pioneered in 1951 by a reconnaissance expedition led by Eric Shipton. Everest 1951 is the account of this expedition. It was the first to approach the mountain from the south side, it pioneered... more...