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  • Indian Diasporaby Amarjit Singh

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Bengalisby Kunal Chakrabarti; Shubhra Chakrabarti

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 139.99

    The Historical Dictionary of the Bengalis provides an overview of the Bengalis across the world from the earliest Chalcolithic cultures to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 750 cross-referenced dictionary entries on politicians, educators and... more...

  • At Home in Indiaby Salman Khurshid

    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...

  • Tracing an Indian Diasporaby Parvati Raghuram; Ajaya Kumar Sahoo; Brij Maharaj

    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...

  • Identity Politics in India and Europeby Michael Dusche

    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...

  • Samdhong Rinpocheby Donovan Roebert

    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...

  • Comparative study of religious traditions of the Saora tribe of Orissa and the influence of Christian traditionsby Thampi Thomas Panangatu

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.95

    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...

  • `How Best Do We Survive??by Kenneth McPherson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    This book traces the social and political history of the Muslims of south India from the later nineteenth century to Independence in 1947, and the contours that followed. It describes a community in search of political survival amidst an ever-changing climate, and the fluctuating fortunes it had in dealing with the rise of Indian nationalism, the... more...

  • Education and Society in a Changing Mizoramby Lakshmi Bhatia

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    Located in the domain of cultural politics, the book with rich ethnographical data from Mizoram, a lesser known and understood state, brings the community, state and culture to centre-stage, along with family and stratification of the sociological discourse in education. The book argues for a re-look at school education in Mizoram, besides providing... more...

  • Being Brahmin, Being Modernby Ramesh Bairy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    There is clearly an academic and political obsession with the ?idea? of the Brahmin. There is also, simultaneously, a near-complete absence of engagement with the Brahmin as an embodied person or community. This book addresses this intriguing paradox by making available a sociological description of the Brahmins in today?s Karnataka. It pursues three... more...