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The History of General Sir Charles Napier's Conquest of Scinde
Andrews UK (2012)
US$17.49

Peccavi' - the Latin for 'I have sinned' - was the punning one-word telegram with which...

In Abor Jungles: Being an Account of the Abor Expedition, the Mishmi Mission and the Miri Mission

In Abor Jungles

Being an Account of the Abor Expedition, the Mishmi Mission and the Miri Mission

Andrews UK (2012)
US$17.49

A full and comprehensive account of a classic punitive expedition to subdue and settle three tribes...

Imperial Andamans: Colonial Encounter and Island History

Imperial Andamans

Colonial Encounter and Island History

Palgrave Macmillan (2010)
US$110.00

This book traverses the Indian Ocean in the period when the British held sway over the major oceanic...

Spring, Heat, Rains: A South Indian Diary

Spring, Heat, Rains

A South Indian Diary

University of Chicago Press (2009)
US$18.00

“Rocks. Goats. Dry shrubs. Buffaloes. Thorns. A fallen tamarind tree.” Such were the sights that...

Document Raj: Writing and Scribes in Early Colonial South India

Document Raj

Writing and Scribes in Early Colonial South India

University of Chicago Press (2012)
US$36.00

Historians of British colonial rule in India have noted both the place of military might and the...

Bengal in Global Concept History: Culturalism in the Age of Capital

Bengal in Global Concept History

Culturalism in the Age of Capital

University of Chicago Press (2009)
US$31.00

Today people all over the globe invoke the concept of culture to make sense of their world, their...

Kingship and Colonialism in India's Deccan: 1850-1948
Palgrave Macmillan (2007)
US$105.00

An examination of resilient Hindu elites who lived, fought, and adapted to political and social...

Militant Publics in India: Physical Culture and Violence in the Making of a Modern Polity

Militant Publics in India

Physical Culture and Violence in the Making of a Modern Polity

Palgrave Macmillan (2011)
US$105.00

Offers readers a telling glimpse of the social world in which militants are made, explaining how...

The Parchment of Kashmir: History, Society, and Polity

The Parchment of Kashmir

History, Society, and Polity

Palgrave Macmillan (2012)
US$95.00

A cross-disciplinary anthology on contemporary Kashmir by academics from Jammu and Kashmir, the...

Reading Gandhi in the Twenty-First Century
Palgrave Macmillan (2013)
US$32.66

Niranjan Ramakrishnan sets out to examine the systems and dynamics that shape the global issues of...