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  • Tanz der Riesenby Karl H. Pilny

    Campus Verlag 2006; US$ 19.11

    Hauptbeschreibung Wir sind Zeugen eines historischen Augenblicks: Zwei Länder, die gemeinsam ein Drittel der Weltbevölkerung stellen und deren wirtschaftliche Dynamik immens ist, schicken sich an, das neue Zentrum der Weltwirtschaft zu werden. Nach jahrzehntelangen Konflikten über den Grenzverlauf nähern sich Indien und China heute nicht nur wirtschaftlich,... more...

  • Does the Elephant Dance?by David M. Malone

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 31.99

    India today looms large globally, where it hardly loomed at all twenty years ago. It is likely to be a key global actor throughout the twenty-first century and could well emerge soon as one of the top five global powers.Does the Elephant Dance? seeks to survey the main features of Indian foreign policy. It identifies elements of Indian history relevant... more...

  • India After Gandhiby Ramachandra Guha

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 12.52

    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...

  • A Concise History of Modern Indiaby Barbara D. Metcalf; Thomas R. Metcalf

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 28.00

    The third edition of the Metcalfs' classic history of India charts developments across the last twenty years. more...

  • The Nation Formby Ranabir Samaddar

    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...

  • Wronged by Empireby Manjari Miller

    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...

  • Nehruby Shashi Tharoor

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    Shashi Tharoor delivers an incisive biography of the great secularist who?alongside his spiritual father, Mahatma Gandhi?led 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... more...

  • Reinventing Indiaby Stuart Corbridge; John Harriss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 36.95

    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...

  • Das moderne Indien 1498 bis 2004by Jürgen Lütt

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 49.00

    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...

  • First Raj of the Sikhsby Harish Dhillon

    Hay House 2013; US$ 8.95

    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 Singh’s most trusted disciple.... more...