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  • Politics in Emotionby Himadeep Muppidi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    The work focuses on a subaltern local sovereignty movement called "Telangana" in India. Over the last ten years, this movement has engaged in a massive political mobilization, including strikes, rallies, work stoppages, occupation of public spaces, electoral contests, 200 and more political suicides and media battles. But, interestingly enough, notwithstanding... more...

  • Calcutta Revisitedby Keith Humphrey

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2014; US$ 13.11

    A book for the adventurous but time-pressed traveller seeking to experience the real Calcutta in a way few others will. The narrative takes you far from any tourist trail and plunges you deep into the heart of Calcutta, seen through its teeming backstreets and byways; its people and endearing idiosyncrasies Set against a backdrop of the City?s... more...

  • Text, Image and Song in Transdisciplinary Dialogueby Deborah Klimburg-Salter

    BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00

    The papers in this volume all result from field work in the Indian Himalayas and the TAR conducted by the Interdisciplinary Research Unit, Austrian Science Fund. While the research goals were established within the framework of transdisciplinary research, each scholar approaches scientific problems according to the methodologies associated with their... more...

  • Communication Trends and Political Behaviourby Sanjeev Kumar Sharma

    Pragun Publications 2006; US$ 40.00

    Communication is said to be the backbone of the political system as the input and output functions of the systems largely depend on the communication capabilities and effectiveness. The political behaviour of the people in rural and semi urban areas is greatly susceptible to be influenced by their exposure to commnication media, which may in turn provide... more...

  • Wat veteranen vertellenby Harry van den Berg; Stef Scagliola; Fred Wester

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 53.95

    Sinds de inzet van Nederlandse militairen bij internationale militaire operaties telt ons land steeds meer veteranen. De inzet in een oorlogsgebied heeft grote invloed op hun leven. Wat veteranen vertellen is gebaseerd op een selectie van biografische interviews met veteranen uit de collectie van het Veteraneninstituut in Doorn. Onderzoekers uit verschillende... more...

  • Jammu and Kashmir, the Cold War and the Westby D N Panigrahi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    This book re-examines the multifaceted reality of the Kashmir problem. The state of Jammu and Kashmir had acceded to India soon after India?s partition. Pakistan laid claim to it waged wars with India to wrest it. The various decisions taken by the USA and Britain in conjunction with India and Pakistan as to how Kashmir should be governed are discussed.... more...

  • Delhi Sightsby MobileReference

    MobileReference 2012; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • Brian on the Brahmaputraby David Fletcher

    Troubador Publishing Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Brian on the Brahmaputra is a day-by-day account of an actual wildlife expedition to Assam, by means of a boat trip down the Brahmaputra, and the extension to this expedition in the form of an excursion to the Sundarbans ? the mangrove-covered islands in the mouth of the Ganges, south of Kolkata. more...

  • Confronting the Stateby Nani Gopal Mahanta

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 49.95

    Confronting the State: ULFA's Quest for Sovereignty examines the complex nuances and dynamics that make ULFA (United Liberation Front of Assam) a formidable insurgent group in India. It argues that to understand the phenomenon of insurgency, one has to understand the genesis of conflict between the Indian State and the state of Assam right from the... more...

  • Kashmir in Comparative Perspectiveby Sten Widmalm

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 178.00

    This book investigates the factors that led to the breakdown of democracy and the rise of violent separatism in Jammu and Kashmir in the 1980s, and how the risk of a large-scale war has grown in South Asia in the 1990s. Solutions to this conflict need to be based on knowledge about what caused it as well as perspectives on why this conflict is so particularly... more...