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  • Bürgerinnen im Kaiserreichby Sylvia Schraut

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 16.77

    Wer kennt heute noch typische Bürgerinnen des Wilhelminischen Zeitalters? Hedwig Heyl (1850-1934), die "beste Hausfrau der Nation", Franziska Tiburtius (1843-1927), die erste promovierte Ärztin Berlins, oder Lily Braun (1865-1916) - sie forderte die Vergesellschaftung der Hausarbeit - sind heute fast vergessen. Doch die Entwicklung Deutschlands... 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...

  • Gandhi und Nehruby Dietmar Rothermund

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 20.22

    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...

  • 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...

  • India under Colonial Rule: 1700-1885by Douglas M. Peers

    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...

  • Tanz der Riesenby Karl H. Pilny

    Campus Verlag 2006; US$ 19.77

    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...

  • Gandhiby Bhikhu Parekh

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 9.99

    In this text about Gandhi, Parekh Bhikhu outlines both Gandhi's major philosophical insights and the limitations of his thought. He looks at Gandhi's cosmocentric anthropology, his spiritual view of politics, and his theories of oppression, non-violent action, and active citizenship. more...

  • India - From Regional to World Powerby Ashok Kapur

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This book provides an in-depth account of India's role in world politics at the beginning of the twenty-first century.  The author shows how the approach laid down by Nehru and followed by his successors (an approach that included nuclear self-restraint, the search for friendly relations with Pakistan and China, seeking the high ground in moral... more...

  • Gandhi's Passionby Stanley Wolpert

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 18.99

    Mahatma Gandhi, through his indomitable will and selfless determination, transformed himself into a model of courage and integrity for India's people to emulate in their non-violent struggle for political power. Stanley Wolpert offers a subtle biography of India's "Great Soul". more...

  • Mainsprings of Indian and Pakistani Foreign Policiesby S.M. Burke

    University of Minnesota Press 1974; US$ 72.00

    This study by a South Asian specialist illuminates a vast and complex field. For the first time Indian and Pakistani foreign policies have been paralleled within the covers of a single volume. Also for the first time the author has not chosen as his sta more...