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  • The Warrior Merchantsby Mattison Mines

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 28.00

    This book presents a study of one of the most important artisan-merchant communities, the weavers, who form the second largest sector of the south Indian economy. more...

  • India Rememberedby India Hicks; Pamela Mountbatten

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 10.19

    In March 1947 Lord Louis Mountbatten became the last Viceroy of India, with the mandate to hand over 'the jewel in the crown' of the British Empire within one year. Mountbatten worked with Nehru, Gandhi and the leader of the Muslim League, Jinnah, to devise a plan for partitioning the empire into two independent sovereign states, India and Pakistan,... more...

  • The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asiaby Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 29.99

    Nation-states often shape the boundaries of historical enquiry, and thus silence the very histories that have sutured nations to territorial states. "India" and "Pakistan" were drawn onto maps in the midst of Partition's genocidal violence and one of the largest displacements of people in the twentieth century. Yet this historical specificity of decolonization... more...

  • Third Class in Indian Railwaysby Mahatma Gandhi

    The Floating Press 1917; US$ 4.95

    From the text: I have now been in India for over two years and a half after my return from South Africa. Over one quarter of that time I have passed on the Indian trains travelling third class by choice. I have travelled up north as far as Lahore, down south up to Tranquebar, and from Karachi to Calcutta. Having resorted to third class travelling,... more...

  • Ethnic Relations and Nation-Building in Southeast Asiaby Leo Suryadinata

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 75.90

    Ethnic/racial relations have been a perennial theme in Southeast Asian studies. Current events have highlighted the tensions among ethnic groups and the need to maintain ethnic/racial harmony for national unity. This book analyses ethnic/race relations in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia, with special reference to the roles of ethnic Chinese in nation-building.... more...

  • Die Macht der Geschwisterby Anna Bally

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 35.30

    Dass Einwanderinnen die Migration je nach Herkunft und psychischer Strukturierung unterschiedlich erleben, verdeutlicht Anna Bally in ihrer Untersuchung der Lebens- und Migrationsgeschichten indonesischer Frauen in der Schweiz. Ihr transdisziplinärer Ansatz zeigt, inwiefern der Integrationsprozess und das Beziehungsverhalten dieser Frauen in engem... more...

  • History of the Kingdom of Siamby Francois Henri Turpin; Basil Osborne Cartwright

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    The country now known as Thailand was long referred to as "Siam," and it has a rich history that dates back thousands of years. This in-depth history details the series of states that were established in the region from the early classical period to the late eighteenth century, as well as the social, economic, political and cultural characteristics... more...

  • Indian Home Ruleby Mahatma Gandhi

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Activist Mahatma Gandhi is best remembered as the freedom fighter who brought the concepts of passive resistance and civil disobedience to the world's attention in his quest for Indian independence from British rule. In the volume Indian Home Rule, Gandhi sets forth a compelling series of arguments against British colonialism in India, giving voice... more...

  • Freedom's Battleby Mahatma Gandhi

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Indian activist Mahatma Gandhi dedicated his life to fighting British imperialism in his native country. The essays collected in Freedom's Battle offer a detailed account of Gandhi's political ideals and the wrongs he regarded as inherent in imperial rule. more...

  • Tales of Old Bataviaby Kami Ehrich

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 12.99

    The city of Jakarta, today the capital of Indonesia, has had other incarnations and other names, most notably as the regional headquarters of the Dutch East Indies when it was known around the world as Batavia. As the capital of the Netherlands? highly unlikely empire in the far east of Asia, Batavia was for 200 years the lynchpin for the international... more...