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  • Reinventing Indiaby Stuart Corbridge; John Harriss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 74.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Akbarby Andre Wink

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 40.00

    Widely regarded as the greatest of the Mughal emperors, Jalal ad-Din Akbar (1542-1603) was a formidable military tactician and popular demagogue. Ascending to the throne at the age of thirteen, he ruled for half a century, expanded the Mughal empire, and left behind a legacy to rival his infamous ancestors Chinggis Khan and Timur. In this lucid biography,... more...

  • The Calling of Historyby Dipesh Chakrabarty

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    A leading scholar in early twentieth-century India, Sir Jadunath Sarkar (1870?1958) was knighted in 1929 and became the first Indian historian to gain honorary membership in the American Historical Association. By the end of his lifetime, however, he had been marginalized by the Indian history establishment, as postcolonial historians embraced alternative... more...

  • Challenge and Strategyby Rajiv Sikri

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95

    The book examines India’s current and looming foreign policy challenges from a strategic and policy-oriented perspective. It analyzes the long-term factors and trends that should determine the country’s foreign policy formulation. The author urges a reappraisal of India’s approach if it is to become a major player in the complex and... more...

  • Civilizing Missions in Colonial and Postcolonial South Asiaby Carey A. Watt; Michael Mann

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    This collection provides a historical exploration of the tensions and complexities of civilizing missions undertaken by British or Indian states or organizations in nineteenth- and twentieth-century South Asia. more...

  • Clothing for Liberationby Peter Gonsalves

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 34.95

    This is the first analysis of Gandhi’s dressing style in terms of communication theory and an exploration of the subliminal messages that were subtly communicated to a large audience. Peter Gonsalves chooses three famous theorists from the field of communication studies and looks at Gandhi through the lens of each one, to give us a fascinating... more...

  • The Crisis in the Punjab from the 10th of May until the Fall of Delhi (1857)by Frederic Cooper

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.49

    A vivid account of the first four months of the Mutiny, detailing the fate met by many mutinous regiments including the annihilation of the disarmed 26th Bengal NI by the author’s command: "ten by ten the sepoys were called forth. Their names having been taken down in succession, they were pinnioned, linked together, & marched to execution;... more...

  • The Cruise of the Pearlby E. A. Williams

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.49

    An exciting account of a unique episode in the Indian Mutiny of 1857-58. As the author, who was naval Chaplain aboard 'H.M.S Pearl', says in his introduction: 'This is, I believe, the only example in English history of officers and seamen of the Royal Navy leaving their ships, and taking their guns seven or eight hundred miles into the... more...