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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Hay House 2013; US$ 8.95 US$ 6.71
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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 19.86
Mahatma Gandhi und Jawaharlal Nehru prägten den indischen Freiheitskampf gegen die britische Fremdherrschaft nachhaltig. Ihre Partnerschaft war ertragreich, aber reich an Spannungen. Trotz ihrer unterschiedlichen Persönlichkeiten ergänzten sie sich vorzüglich in ihren politischen Zielen, der Verwirklichung der Selbstbefreiung Indiens und der Gründung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
Middle East Sources provides an invaluable resource for the busy librarian, student or scholar with Middle Eastern interests. It aims to guide readers to the major collections of books and other materials on the subject in the UK and Ireland, as well as to some lesser known but nonetheless interesting collections in smaller libraries. Entries are... more...
- 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...