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- Springer 2014; US$ 49.99
This book celebrates both the past and present existence of the Indian diasporic grandparents who live their daily lives in different countries ? the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, South Africa, Fiji, Mauritius, Australia, Suriname and Malaysia ? and in different economic, social, cultural, religious contexts and specific household and... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 139.99
With over 750 entries, this dictionary of Bengali people, culture, and history spans the years 1600 BCE to 2011. K. Chakrabarti and S. Chakrabarti precede the main body of the text with . . . helpful supplementary material, including an introduction that establishes the scope of the volume. They cover histories of Bengalis in Bangladesh, the Indian... more...
- Hay House 2014; US$ 11.99
A comprehensive, definitive and forceful account - by a witness to recent history in the making - which highlights the fact that Muslims do feel at home in India and also provides rare insights into their thought processes, their aspirations and their problemsAs a former Union minister who has held several crucial portfolios, Salman Khurshid, on the... more...
- 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...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 39.95
The Indian diaspora, comprising over 20 million people spread across a hundred. countries, continues to grow in size and make its presence felt. This collection. traces various forms of plurality within the diaspora: geographical dispersion,. historical contexts, temporal frames, authorial positions and political affiliations. It is an assemblage,... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 49.95
This book highlights the present perceptions of the East and the West as seen through the eyes of eminent scholars from India, and in doing so, theorises on identity politics. Identity Politics in India and Europe combines qualitative methods (20 interviews) with historical and philosophical analysis. The first part of the book discusses the history... more...
- World Wisdom 2006; US$ 9.99
This is the first-ever series of in-depth dialogues with the current Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile, Samdhong Rinpoche, presenting his views on the plight of Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism in the face of the communist Chinese invasion. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
Since the 1990s, the Indigenous movement worldwide has become increasingly relevant to research in India, re-shaping the terms of engagement with Adivasi (Indigenous/tribal) peoples and their pasts. This book responds to the growing need for an inter-disciplinary re-assessment of Tribal studies in postcolonial India and defines a new agenda for Adivasi... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
Firmly situated within the analytics of the political economy of a north Indian province, this book explores self-fashioning in pursuit of the modern amongst low-caste Chamars. Challenging existing accounts of national modernity in the non-West, the book argues that subaltern classes shape their own ideas about modernity by taking and rejecting from... more...
Comparative study of religious traditions of the Saora tribe of Orissa and the influence of Christian traditionsTectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.58
Hauptbeschreibung Social changes are a gradual process, the result of constant effort and support. They cannot be compared to chemical reactions or sudden occurrences. Changes in societies have occurred only when those were ready for change in attitudes and thinking patterns. Christian missionary activities have contributed greatly to the process... more...