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  • How India Became Territorialby Itty Abraham

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    Why do countries go to war over disputed lands? Why do they fight even when the territories in question are economically and strategically worthless? Drawing on critical approaches to international relations, political geography, international law, and social history, and based on a close examination of the Indian experience during the 20th century,... more...

  • Coalition Politics and Hindu Nationalismby Katharine Adeney; Lawrence Saez

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This new collection examines the emergence of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India and the ways in which its Hindu nationalist agenda has been affected by the constraints of being a dominant member of a coalition government. Religious influence in contemporary politics offers a fertile ground for political-sociological analysis, especially in... more...

  • Writing the Mughal Worldby Muzaffar Alam; Sanjay Subrahmanyam

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Ashokaby Charles Allen

    Little, Brown Book Group 2012; Not Available

    India's lost emperor Ashoka Maurya has a special place in history. In his quest to govern India by moral force alone he turned Buddhism from a minor sect into a world religion, and set up a new yardstick for government. But Ashoka's bold experiment ended in tragedy and he was forgotten for almost two thousand years. In this beautifully written,... more...

  • Mahatma Gandhiby Douglas Allen

    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 the marches and sit-ins... more...

  • The Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi for the Twenty-First Centuryby Douglas Allen; Bhikhu Parekh; Anthony Parel; Vinit Haksar; Richard L. Johnson; Nicholas F. Gier; Fred Dallmayr; Joseph Prabhu; Naresh Dadhich; Makarand Paranjape; Margaret Chatterjee; M V. Naidu

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • Disastrous Twilightby Shahid Amid

    Pen and Sword 1993; US$ 7.99

    The Partition of India in 1947 probably created more problems than it solved, problems which have bedevilled the subcontinent ever since and which show no sign of going away, since those who feel that they were hard done by at the time of the settlement nearly forty years ago harbour their grudges as fiercely as ever and clearly have no intention of... more...

  • Hindu Nationalism in India and the Politics of Fearby Dibyesh Anand

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    The representation of the Muslims as threatening to India's body politic is central to the Hindu nationalist project of organizing a political movement and normalizing anti-minority violence. Adopting a critical ethnographic approach, this book identifies the poetics and politics of fear and violence engendered within Hindu nationalism. more...

  • Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial Indiaby David Arnold

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 52.00

    An historical reinterpretation of the role of science, technology and medicine in the making of colonial India. more...

  • China-India Relationsby Amardeep Athwal

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the dynamics of the modern relationship between China and India. As key emerging powers in the international system, India and especially China have received much attention. However, most analysts who have studied Sino-Indian relations have done so through a neorealist lens which emphasizes the conflictual and competitive elements... more...