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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
Between 1700 and 1885 the British became the paramount power on the Indian subcontinent, their authority extending from Sri Lankain the south to the Himalayasin the north. It was a massive empire, inspiring both pride and anxiety amongst the British, and forcing change upon and disrupting the lives of its Indian subjects. Yet it is not simply a... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2012; US$ 9.99
Born in India in 1937, Michael Foss's childhood was spent between the cold, grey austerity of Britain under threat, and the brightly lit and teeming vitality of wartime India. Here, beautifully evoked, is a childhood spent amongst grudging and unloving English relations; a sufferance of cruelly harsh schooling, a bleak, dank landscape; and a sense... more...
- Reaktion Books 2011; US$ 16.95
The idea of nonviolent resistance is still as essential and almost as radical today as it was when Mahatma Gandhi (1869?1948) first pioneered in India the protest of political tyranny?in his case against British colonialism?through massive displays of civil disobedience. Gandhi?s ideas of peaceful protest went on to inspire the marches and sit-ins... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95
This is the first short history of the East India Company from its founding in 1600 to its demise in 1857, designed for students and academics. The Company was central to the growth of the British Empire in India, to the development of overseas trade, and to the rise of shareholder capitalism, so this survey will be essential reading for imperial and... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
India is becoming an increasingly visible, powerful and influential state within the global system. As this rise to prominence continues, better appreciating the interests and principles that structure the international interactions of South Asia’s largest state has never been so important. Keen to embrace an expectant future as a great power,... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 40.00
Charan Singh and Congress Politics, 1967 to 1987 , the third and final volume in the trilogy of The Politics of Northern India , begins with the dramatic political event of the fall of the Congress in the most critical state of UP and the formation of the first non-Congress government. This event was of the utmost concern to Indira Gandhi, for... more...
- Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 10.19
In March 1947 Lord Louis Mountbatten became the last Viceroy of India, with the mandate to hand over 'the jewel in the crown' of the British Empire within one year. Mountbatten worked with Nehru, Gandhi and the leader of the Muslim League, Jinnah, to devise a plan for partitioning the empire into two independent sovereign states, India and Pakistan,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00
Written for high school students and general readers who have little background on the world's largest democracy, this second edition of a popular work provides an objective overview of Indian history with a particular focus on the modern nation. Approximately half of the book deals with developments since the beginning of the 20th century, with new... more...