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- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 17.95
Interest in India has never been greater. Here Shashi Tharoor, one of the subcontinent?s most respected writers and diplomats, offers precious insights into this complex, multifaceted land, which despite its dazzling diversity of languages, customs, and cultures remains?more than sixty years after its founding?the world?s largest democracy. He describes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This work seeks to examine the event and concurrent transition that the inauguration of India and Pakistan as ?postcolonial? states in August 1947 constituted and effectuated. Analysing India and Pakistan together in a parallel and mutually dependant reading, and utilizing primary data and archival materials, Svensson offers new insights into the... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 41.99
This comprehensive Gandhi reader provides an essential new reference for scholars and students of his life and thought. It is the only text available that presents Gandhi's own writings, including excerpts from three of his books?An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth, Satyagraha in South Africa, Hind Swaraj (Indian Home Rule)?a major... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
In 1888, at the age of eighteen, Mohandas Gandhi sets out from his modest home in India. Shy, timid, and soft-spoken, he embarks on what he believes will be a new life abroad. Twenty-seven years later, at the age of forty-five, he returns?this time fearless, impassioned, and ready to lead his country to freedom. What transformed him? The law. ... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 39.99
This volume shows how Gandhi's thought and action-oriented approach are significant, relevant, and urgently needed for addressing major contemporary problems and concerns, including issues of violence and nonviolence, war and peace, religious conflict and dialogue, terrorism, ethics, civil disobedience, injustice, modernism and postmodernism, oppression... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This book deals with the legacies of the Indian experiences of migration and diaspora in South Africa. It highlights the social imaginaries of the migrants and citizens as they negotiate between a reconstructed notion of ?India? and their real present and future in the country of citizenship. Both South Africa and India have had a long history... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Middle East Sources provides an invaluable resource for the busy librarian, student or scholar with Middle Eastern 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. Entries are... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00
Reveals, from a non-Eurocentric perspective, how Indian states developed and implemented maritime strategies which posed a serious threat to British naval power in the region. more...
- Goosebottom Books 2012; US$ 9.99
From the deepest heart of the Moghul palace, tucked away in purdah, her face hidden by veils, one princess came to rule all of Moghul India. She introduced efficiencies, encouraged trade, and made possible a great flowering of the arts. What gave her this power was love. This is a love story, the story of Nur Jahan, who, without breaking any of the... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 34.00
The Mutiny at the Margins series takes a fresh look at the Revolt of 1857 from a variety of original and unusual perspectives, focusing in particular on neglected socially marginal groups and geographic areas which have hitherto tended to be unrepresented in studies of this cataclysmic event in British imperial and Indian historiography. ... more...