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- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 31.99 US$ 27.51
India today matters, and thus its foreign policy matters at the global level. Drawing primarily and extensively on a wide range of Indian views, Malone seeks to explain what issues and partners most command Indian attention and why, and what shape its foreign policy could (and sometimes should) take in the years ahead. more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 19.46
Born against a background of privation and civil war, divided along lines of caste, class, language and religion, independent India emerged, somehow, as a united and democratic country. Ramachandra Guha?s hugely acclaimed book tells the full story - the pain and the struggle, the humiliations and the glories - of the world?s largest and least likely... more...
- SAGE India 2012; US$ 40.00
Most writings on the theme of the nation confine themselves to discussions of ideology and thought, leaving out the question of the form of the nation. This selection of writings by Ranabir Samaddar fills in that void, presenting within two covers a whole range of dimensions, perspectives, and controversies of the last two decades on the question of... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 36.95 US$ 32.02
When India was invented as a "modern" country in the years after Independence in 1947 it styled itself as a secular, federal, democratic Republic committed to an ideology of development. Nehru's India never quite fulfilled this promise, but more recently his vision of India has been challenged by two "revolts of the elites": those of economic liberalization... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
Shashi Tharoor delivers an incisive biography of the great secularist whoalongside his spiritual father, Mahatma Gandhiled the movement for India?s independence from British rule and ushered his newly independent country into the modern world. The man who would one day help topple British rule and become India?s first prime minister started out as... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 22.95
Although India and China have very different experiences of colonialism, they respond to that history in a similar way?by treating it as a collective trauma. As a result they have a strong sense of victimization that affects their foreign policy decisions even today. Wronged by Empire breaks new ground by blending this historical phenomenon, colonialism,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 39.26
Seit dem 16. Jahrhundert musste Indien sich mit der Expansion Europas auseinander setzen. Jürgen Lütt beschreibt, wie es schließlich zur britischen Kolonie wurde und wie die Inder sich mit ihrer nationalen Unabhängigkeitsbewegung unter der Führung Mahatma Gandhis von der britischen Herrschaft befreiten. Die Teilung des Subkontinents, die Chancen und... more...
- Hay House 2013; US$ 8.95 US$ 6.58
Banda Singh Bahadur appeared in Sikh history for a relatively short period (1708-1716) but, after the Sikh gurus, influenced it more significantly than any other individualBanda Singh Bahadur is among the most colourful and fascinating characters in Sikh history. From an ascetic he was transformed into Guru Gobind Singhs most trusted disciple.... more...