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- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 12.08
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
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...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 49.95
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...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
Mohandas Gandhi was a small man, but he helped bring about large-scale change in the world. Through peaceful acts of disobedience, Gandhi helped free India from British rule. See how Gandhi made extraordinary personal sacrifices and be inspired by his passion and peaceful ways. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this... 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...
- 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...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
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...
- 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...