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- 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 Lanka in the south to the Himalayas in the north. It was a massive empire, inspiring both pride and anxiety amongst the British, and forcing change upon the lives of its Indian subjects. This is an analysis of the social, economic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
This book provides an invaluable resource for the busy librarian, student or scholar with ME 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. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95
This is the first short history of the East India Company from its founding in 1600 to its demise in 1857. It stresses the neglected early years of the Company, and its intimate relationship with the domestic British scene. 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... more...
- Swastik Publishers & Distributors 2009; US$ 40.00
India is a big power in South Asia, in terms of size, population, advanced economy, skilled manpower, democratic polity, scientific and technological advancement, abundant resources and substantial armed forces. The diplomacy and foreign affairs of India are governed by the principles of peaceful coexistence and mutual trust especially with its neighbours.... more...
- Mangalam Publishers 2010; US$ 30.00
This book have deep bearing and historic significance in the annals of Indian civilization, epics and the successive expansion of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Mauryan and Gupta empires, emergence of Kushans and the Rajputs. The later however, remained in power for a few centuries in some regions of North India and the brave Rajputs like Rana Sangha... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 40.00
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...
- 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...