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- Anthem Press 2009; US$ 99.00
An invaluable compendium of writing on the Middle East including extracts from canonical and less well known travellers’ works. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00
This ebook focuses on Agricultural Risk and Food Security more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 41.00
Most traditional Raj histories deal with the actions, motives, and thoughts of the British who occupied, governed, and administered the subcontinent. The Making of the Raj: India under the East India Company flips the focus and tells not of the rulers but concentrates on the Indian workers?the farmers, the millhands, the servants, and the gardeners.... more...
- 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 authors 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...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 31.99
Two leading historians of early modern South Asia present nine major joint essays on the Mughal Empire, framed by an important introductory reflection. Stretching from the mid-sixteenth to the early nineteenth century, this Indo-Islamic dynasty came to rule as far as Bengal in the east and Kabul in the west, as high as Kashmir in the north and the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
First published in 1993, Dennis Dalton's iconoclastic account of Gandhi's political and intellectual development gained prominence for its balance and extensive research, as well as its portrayal of Gandhi as a deeply human and complex force. Focusing on the leader's two signal triumphs: the civil disobedience movement (or salt satyagraha) of 1930... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
This book uncovers practices surrounding acts of collecting, surveying, and antiquarianism during British colonial rule in India. By examining these practices, this book traces the colonial conditions of the production of "sources," the forging of a new historical method, and the ascendance of positivist historiography in nineteenth-century India. more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 168.00
This is the first systematic study of Mohandas Gandhi's conception of religion and of his personal religious practices to be based on the ninety volumes of his Collected Works . With a constant awareness of chronology, it focuses on Gandhi's own statements, revealing the considerable development of his ideas within a lasting and consistent ideological... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 119.99
The Historical Dictionary of Ancient India provides information ranging from the earliest Paleolithic cultures in the Indian subcontinent to 1000 CE. The ancient history of this country is related in this book through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on rulers, bureaucrats, ancient... more...