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  • Malcolmby John Malcolm

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 18.94

    Highly regarded in India to this day, Sir John Malcolm is remarkably little known in his native Scotland. This book describes his extraordinary journey from humble origins to become a leading player in the transformation of the East India Company from a largely commercial enterprise into an agent of imperial government, during a crucial period of... more...

  • Die Macht der Geschwisterby Anna Bally

    Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 41.40

    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...

  • India 1885-1947by Ian Copland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    The establishment of the Indian National Congress in 1885 marked a turning point in modern South Asian history. At the time, few grasped the significance of the event, nor understood the power that its leader would come to wield. From humble beginnings, the Congress led by Gandhi would go on to spearhead India s fight for independence from British... more...

  • India-China Borderlandsby Nimmi Kurian

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 49.95

    The India?China borderlands have remained largely in a freeze frame, awaiting a new political imagination that has been a long time coming. This book offers a critical comparative analysis of India?China relations at the subregional level, an analytical level that remains an understudied aspect in both research and policy. The study situates... more...

  • "Nation-state" and Minority Rights in Indiaby Tanweer Fazal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The blood-laden birth-pangs of the Indian "nation-state" undoubtedly had a bearing on the contentious issue of group rights for cultural minorities. Indeed, the trajectory of the concept ?minority rights? evolved amidst multiple conceptualizations, political posturing and violent mobilizations and outbursts. Accommodating minority groups posed a predicament... more...

  • Flying Black Poniesby Kit Lavell

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    The tragic, the comic, the terrifying, the poignant are all part of the story of the Black Pony pilots who distinguished themselves in the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War. Flying their turboprop Broncos down and dirty, low and slow, they killed more of the enemy and saved more allied lives with close-air support than all the other naval squadrons... more...

  • Conflict and Reconciliationby Uddipana Goswami

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    Diverging from reductionist studies of Northeast India and its multifarious conflicts, this book presents an exclusive and intricate, empirical and theoretical study of Assam as a conflict zone. It traces the genesis and evolution of the ethnic and nationalistic politics in the state, and explores how this gave birth to nativist and militant movements.... more...

  • Vidyasagarby Brian A. Hatcher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.99

    This book offers a new interpretation of the life and legacy of the Indian reformer and intellectual, Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar (1820?91). Drawing upon autobiography, biography, secondary criticism and a range of Vidyasagar?s original writings in Bengali, the book interrogates the role of history, memory and controversy, and emphasises the key... more...

  • How India Became Territorialby Itty Abraham

    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...

  • Freya Starkby Caroline Moorehead

    Allison & Busby 2014; US$ 10.19

    Born in Paris 1893, a precocious and tough Freya Stark spent her childhood wondering across Europe, speaking three languages by the time she was five. She became one of the twentieth-century?s most remarkable and inspirational women. Renowned for her flamboyant and unorthodox behaviour, Freya was also self-disciplined, courageous and remained fearlessly... more...