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  • The Aftermath of Partition in South Asiaby Gyanesh Kudaisya; Tan Tai Yong

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95

    The Aftermath of Partition in South Asia draws upon new theoretical insights and fresh bodies of data to historically reappraise partition in the light of its long aftermath. more...

  • An Agrarian History of South Asiaby David Ludden

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 30.00

    Originally published in 1999, this book offers a comprehensive historical framework for understanding the regional diversity of agrarian South Asia. more...

  • Akbar and the Jesuitsby Father Pierre du Jarric Jarric

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 210.00

    Reproducing, or summarizing the most valuable of the missionaries' letters written prior to 1610, this volume makes available the illegible and scattered primary sources on the reign of the Emperor Akbar. more...

  • Al-Hind, the making of the Indo-Islamic world. Volume 3, Indo-Islamic society, 14th-15th centuriesby A. Wink

    BRILL 2004; US$ 142.00

    Focuses attention on the role of geography and, more specifically, on the interplay of nomadic, settled and maritime societies. In doing so, it presents a picture of the world of India and the Indian Ocean on the eve of the Portuguese discovery of the sea route. more...

  • Alimentary Tractsby Parama Roy; Inderpal Grewal; Caren Kaplan; Robyn Wiegman

    Duke University Press 2010; US$ 84.95

    Interpreting South Asian and diasporic texts, Parama Roy argues that who eats and with whom, who starves, and what is rejected as food are questions fundamental to empire, decolonization, and globalization. more...

  • An American Witness to India’s Partitionby Phillips Talbot

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 59.95

    In 1938 the New York-based Institute of Current World Affairs awarded 23-year-old Phillips Talbot a fellowship with a mandate: visit South Asia and learn about the intricacies of life in India. Till 1950, Talbot graphically recounted the buildup to Indian and Pakistani independence, and the early experiences of the new states in the form of several... more...

  • Amritsar Massacre, Theby Nick Lloyd

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 35.00

    At approximately 5:10pm on 13 April 1919, Brigadier-General ?Rex? Dyer, led a small party of soldiers through the centre of Amritsar into a walled garden known as the Jallianwala Bagh. He had been informed that an illegal political meeting was taking place and had come to disperse it. Dyer?s men entered the garden and immediately opened fire upon the... more...

  • The Arabian Frontier of the British Rajby James Onley

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 159.99

    The Arabian Frontier of the British Raj tells the story behind one of the British Indian Empire's most forbidding frontiers: Eastern Arabia. Taking the shaikhdom of Bahrain as a case study, James Onley reveals how heavily Britain's informal empire in the Gulf, and other regions surrounding British India, depended upon the assistance and support... 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 Ashoka turned Buddhism from a minor sect into a world religion and set up a new yardstick for government which had huge implications for Asia. But his brave experiment ended in tragedy and his name was cleansed from the record so effectively... more...

  • An Autobiographyby M. K. Gandhi; Mahadev Desai

    The Floating Press 1927; US$ 6.99

    In this autobiography, also titled The Story of My Experiments with Truth , Mohandas K. Gandhi recounts his life from childhood up until 1921, noting that "my life from this point onward has been so public that there is hardly anything about it that people do not know." HarperCollins chose this work as one of the "100 Most Important... more...