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  • Indienby Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen; Thomas Atzert; Andreas Wirthensohn

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 25.47

    Indien hat in den letzten 70 Jahren eine erstaunliche wirtschaftliche und politische Erfolgsgeschichte vorzuweisen. Zugleich herrschen in der größten Demokratie der Erde weiterhin krasse soziale Ungleichheit und großes Elend in den Unterschichten vor. Amartya Sen und sein Schüler Jean Drèze gehen in ihrer brillanten Analyse den Ursachen dieser Widersprüchlichkeiten... more...

  • Naval Resistance to Britain's Growing Power in India, 1660-1800by Philip MacDougall

    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...

  • Gandhi in Political Theoryby Anuradha Veeravalli

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Despite an overwhelming body of scholarship and literature on his life and thought the true systematic nature of Gandhi’s intervention with modern political theory and his method and structure of thought have not previously received sustained attention. This book attempts to address the lacuna by contending that Gandhi’s critique of modern... more...

  • An Indian Political Lifeby Paul R. Brass

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 49.95

    Charan Singh and Congress Politics, 1967 to 1987 , the third and final volume in the trilogy of  The Politics of Northern India , begins with the dramatic political event of the fall of the Congress in the most critical state of UP and the formation of the first non-Congress government. This event was of the utmost concern to Indira Gandhi, for... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 39.95

    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. Perception,... more...

  • The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhiby Makarand R. Paranjape

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Who is responsible for the Mahatma?s death? Just one single, but determined, fanatic, the whole ideology of Hindu nationalism, the ruling Congress-led government whichfailed to protect him, or a vast majority of Indians and their descendants who considered Gandhi irrelevant? Such questions mean that Gandhi, even after his tragic and brutal death,... more...

  • 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...

  • Vidyasagar: The Life and After-life of an Eminent Indianby Brian A. Hatcher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.99

    This book offers a new interpretation of the life and legacy of the Indian reformer and intellectual, Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar (1820?91). Drawing upon autobiography, biography, secondary criticism and a range of Vidyasagar?s original writings in Bengali, the book interrogates the role of history, memory and controversy, and emphasises the key... more...

  • India's Rise as an Asian Powerby Sandy Gordon

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    India’s Rise as an Asian Power examines India’s rise to power and the obstacles it faces in the context of domestic governance and security, relationships and security issues with its South Asian neighbors, and international relations in the wider Asian region. Instead of a straight-line projection based on traditional measures of power such... 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... more...