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  • Postmodern Gandhi and Other Essaysby Lloyd I. Rudolph; Susanne Hoeber Rudolph

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 20.00 US$ 17.00

    Gandhi, with his loincloth and walking stick, seems an unlikely advocate of postmodernism. But in Postmodern Gandhi , Lloyd and Susanne Rudolph portray him as just that in eight thought-provoking essays that aim to correct the common association of Gandhi with traditionalism. Combining core sections of their influential book Gandhi: The Traditional... more...

  • Producing Indiaby Manu Goswami

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00 US$ 25.50

    When did categories such as a national space and economy acquire self-evident meaning and a global reach? Why do nationalist movements demand a territorial fix between a particular space, economy, culture, and people? Producing India mounts a formidable challenge to the entrenched practice of methodological nationalism that has accorded an exaggerated... more...

  • Gandhi's Spinning Wheel and the Making of Indiaby Rebecca Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Gandhi’s use of the spinning wheel was one of the most significant unifying elements of the nationalist movement in India. Spinning was seen as an economic and political activity that could bring together the diverse population of South Asia, and allow the formerly elite nationalist movement to connect to the broader Indian population. This book... more...

  • Gandhi: Selected Political Writingsby Mahatma Gandhi; Dennis Dalton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1996; US$ 13.50

    Based on the complete edition of his works, this new volume presents Gandhi's most important political writings arranged around the two central themes of his political teachings: satyagraha (the power of non-violence) and swaraj (freedom). Dennis Dalton's general Introduction and headnotes highlight the life of Gandhi, set the readings in historical... more...

  • Empire and Informationby C. A. Bayly

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 41.00

    C. A. Bayly, already established as one of the most eminent historians of the day, writes a penetrating account of the evolution of British intelligence gathering in India. more...

  • The Princes of India in the Endgame of Empire, 1917–1947by Ian Copland

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 62.00

    A fascinating study of the role played by the Indian princes in the devolution of British colonial power. more...

  • Britain and Indian Nationalismby D. A. Low

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 46.00

    Anthony Low examines the distinctive character of the most momentous independence struggle of the twentieth century. more...

  • The Muslims of British Indiaby Hardy

    Cambridge University Press 1972; US$ 46.00

    Dr Hardy has attempted a general history of British India's Muslims with a deeper perspective. more...

  • India and Pakistanby Stanley Wolpert

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    Beginning in 1947, when "India and Pakistan were born to conflict," renowned India scholar Stanley Wolpert provides an authoritative, accessible primer on what is potentially the world's most dangerous crisis. He concisely distills sixty-three years of complex history, tracing the roots of the relationship between these two antagonists, explaining... more...

  • Rammohun Roy and the Making of Victorian Britainby Lynn Zastoupil

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This book investigates Rammohun Roy as a transnational celebrity. It examines the role of religious heterodoxy - particularly Christian Unitarianism - in transforming a colonial outsider into an imagined member of the emerging Victorian social order  It uses his fame to shed fresh light on nineteenth-century British reformers, including advocates... more...