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  • Mutiny at the Margins: New Perspectives on the Indian Uprising of 1857by Crispin Bates

    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...

  • Indian Home Ruleby Mahatma Gandhi

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Activist Mahatma Gandhi is best remembered as the freedom fighter who brought the concepts of passive resistance and civil disobedience to the world's attention in his quest for Indian independence from British rule. In the volume Indian Home Rule, Gandhi sets forth a compelling series of arguments against British colonialism in India, giving voice... more...

  • Freedom's Battleby Mahatma Gandhi

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Indian activist Mahatma Gandhi dedicated his life to fighting British imperialism in his native country. The essays collected in Freedom's Battle offer a detailed account of Gandhi's political ideals and the wrongs he regarded as inherent in imperial rule. more...

  • Thoughts on Indian Discontents (Routledge Revivals)by Edwyn Bevan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1929, this title presents some reflections from one of the leading cultural commenters of his day, Edwyn Bevan, on the notoriously controversial subject of burgeoning Indian Nationalism during the twilight of the British Empire. Bevan?s analysis of the peculiarities, tensions and divisive issues of the Indian situation as it existed... more...

  • Nehruby Judith M. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Judith Brown explores Nehru as a figure of power and provides an assessment of his leadership at the head of a newly independent India with no tradition of democratic politics. more...

  • The Making of Western Indologyby Rosane Rocher; Ludo Rocher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    For thirty years in India at the cusp of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Henry Thomas Colebrooke was an administrator and scholar with the East India Company. The Making of Western Indology explains and evaluates Colebrooke?s role as the founder of modern Indology. The book discusses how Colebrooke embodies the significant passage from the... more...

  • India 1885-1947by Ian Copland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    The establishment of the Indian National Congress in 1885 marked a turning point in modern South Asian history. At the time, few grasped the significance of the event, nor understood the power that its leader would come to wield. From humble beginnings, the Congress led by Gandhi would go on to spearhead India s fight for independence from British... more...

  • Malcolmby John Malcolm

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 18.94

    Highly regarded in India to this day, Sir John Malcolm is remarkably little known in his native Scotland. This book describes his extraordinary journey from humble origins to become a leading player in the transformation of the East India Company from a largely commercial enterprise into an agent of imperial government, during a crucial period of British... more...

  • Enlightenment and Violenceby Tadd Fernee

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 42.00

    Enlightenment and Violence  is a history of ideas that proposes a multi-centred and non-Eurocentric interpretation of the Enlightenment as a human heritage. This comparative study reconstructs how modernity was negotiated in different intellectual and political contexts as a national discourse within the broader heritage of Enlightenment. The author... more...

  • India-China Borderlandsby Nimmi Kurian

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 40.00

    Despite the compelling immediacy of a 4,056 km long border, it is intriguing that when we think of India and China, we typically think of Delhi and Beijing and not locations along the shared border. The book will engage with this interesting puzzle through a critical comparative analysis of India?China relations at the subregional level. It will locate... more...