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  • Devil's Guardby George R. Elford

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 7.99

    Condemned to death for the bloodbaths of World War II, they served their sentence—on the killing fields of Vietnam. The fascinating, true story of the French Foreign Legion’s Nazi battalion   WHAT THEY DID IN WORLD WAS II WAS HITORY’S BLOODIEST NIGHTMARE. The ashes of World War II were still cooling when France went to war in the jungles of Southeast... more...

  • Children of the Rajby Vyvyen Brendon

    Orion 2015; US$ 7.99

    Vyvyen Brendon's evocative, at times heart-tugging book, runs from the 18th century and the East India Company, through the Afghan wars, the Indian mutiny and the more settled era of the Queen Empress, and culminates in the conflict leading to Britain's hurried exit in 1947. Its subject is the young progeny of traders, soldiers, civil servants, missionaries,... more...

  • The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhiby Mohandas Gandhi; Homer A. Jack

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    This selection of brief and incisive quotations range from religion and theology, personal and social ethics, service, and international and political affairs, to Gandhi's most original concept, satyagraha — group nonviolent direct action. more...

  • India and Tibetby Sir Francis Younghusband

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 14.95

    The leader of a 1904 British civil and military expedition to Tibet surveys the relations between India and Tibet from 1772 to 1910, with particular focus on the 20th-century mission and treaty negotiations. more...

  • Courtly Indian Women in Late Imperial Indiaby Angma Dey Jhala

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 50.27

    Examines the political worldview of courtly and royal women in India during the late colonial and post-Independence period. This book offers a history of the zenana, which served as the 'women's courts' or 'female quarters of the palace', where women lived behind pardah in seclusion. more...

  • Midnight’s Descendants: South Asia from Partition to the Present Dayby John Keay

    HarperCollins Publishers 2014; US$ 10.82

    The first modern history of all South Asia’s peoples. more...

  • Missionary Education and Empire in Late Colonial India, 1860-1920by Hayden J A Bellenoit

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 50.27

    Contributes simultaneously to both British imperial and Indian history. This work demonstrates that missionary understandings and interactions with India, rather than being party to imperial ideologies, often diverged from metropolitan and imperial norms. more...

  • Law and Imperialismby Preeti Nijhar

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 50.27

    Laws that were imposed by colonizers were as much an attempt to confirm their own identity as to control the more dangerous elements of a potentially unruly populace. This title uses material from both British Parliamentary Papers and colonial archive material to provide evidence of legal change and response. more...

  • Contagion and Enclavesby Nandini Bhattacharya

    Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.99

    Contagion and Enclaves studies the social history of medicine within two intersecting enclaves in colonial India; the hill station of Darjeeling which incorporated the sanitarian and racial norms of the British Raj; and in the adjacent tea plantations of North Bengal, which produced tea for the global market. more...

  • A Companion to South Asia in the Pastby Gwen Robbins Schug; Subhash R. Walimbe

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 175.50

    A Companion to South Asia in the Past provides the definitive overview of research and knowledge about South Asia’s past, from the Pleistocene to the historic era in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, provided by a truly global team of experts. The most comprehensive and detailed scholarly treatment of South Asian archaeology and... more...