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  • India After Gandhiby Ramachandra Guha

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 12.98

    The definitive account of modern India 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...

  • How India Became Territorialby Itty Abraham

    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...

  • 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...

  • An Indian Political Lifeby Paul R. Brass

    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...

  • Das moderne Indien 1498 bis 2004by Jürgen Lütt

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2012; US$ 974.00

    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...

  • The Indian Mutinyby Saul David

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; Not Available

    'A fine achievement by a huge new talent' William Dalrymple, Sunday Times In 1857 the native troops of the Bengal army rose against their colonial masters. The ensuing insurrection was to become the bloodiest in the history of the British Empire.Combining formidable storytelling with ground-breaking research, Saul David narrates a tale at once... 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...

  • Tanz der Riesenby Karl H. Pilny

    Campus Verlag 2006; US$ 21.98

    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...

  • Gandhi und Nehruby Dietmar Rothermund

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 21.80

    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...