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  • Women Heroes and Dalit Assertion in North Indiaby Badri Narayan

    SAGE India 2006; US$ 39.95

    This volume explores cultural repression in India and ways in which it is overcome. The book studies the burgeoning Dalit politics in North India and shows how Dalit women heroes (viranganas) of the 1857 Rebellion have emerged as symbols of Dalit assertion in Uttar Pradesh and are being used by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) to build the image of its... more...

  • Challenge and Strategyby Rajiv Sikri

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95

    The book examines India’s current and looming foreign policy challenges from a strategic and policy-oriented perspective. It analyzes the long-term factors and trends that should determine the country’s foreign policy formulation. The author urges a reappraisal of India’s approach if it is to become a major player in the complex and... more...

  • Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the IATS, 2003. Volume 7: Text, Image and Song in Transdisciplinary Dialogueby Kurt Tropper; Christian Jahoda

    BRILL 2006; 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...

  • India Condensedby Anjana Motihar Chandra

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2009; US$ 11.87

    India Condensed is a book for anyone who needs a quick introduction to India. History, philosophy, religion, language, literature, arts and culture are all discussed in this lively and accessible text. More than a dry recitation of dates, names and events, the topics covered range from stories and legends to current facts and observations. Thousands... more...

  • Culture and the Making of Identity in Contemporary Indiaby Kamala Ganesh; Usha Thakkar

    SAGE India 2005; US$ 49.95

    This collection of 17 original essays provides insights into the various ways in which the interrelated issues of culture, identity and Indianness are expressed in contemporary times. The contributions range from detailed and scholarly essays to critical reviews of literature and reflections on experience. The contributors, distinguished specialists... more...

  • Crafting Peace in Kashmirby Verghese Koithara

    SAGE India 2004; US$ 37.95

    The chronic conflict between India and Pakistan over Kashmir has generated a great deal of scholarly and popular literature. The dominant and prevailing view is that the conflict is essentially beyond solution. This book examines a contrary hypothesis that such a view, though widely held, is unjustified. In this regard the author presents a realist... more...

  • Identity Politics in India and Europeby Michael Dusche

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 49.95

    This book highlights the present perceptions of the East and the West as seen through the eyes of eminent scholars from India, and in doing so, theorises on identity politics. Identity Politics in India and Europe combines qualitative methods (20 interviews) with historical and philosophical analysis. The first part of the book discusses the history... more...

  • Through the Eye of Timeby Michael Aram Tarr; Stuart Blackburn

    BRILL 2008; US$ 105.00

    Here is the first visual history of Arunachal Pradesh, a state in northeast India bordering on Tibet/China, Burma and Bhutan. Based on ample archival and field research, it illustrates a century and a half of cultural change in this culturally diverse and little-known region of the Himalayas. more...

  • Presenting the Past: Anxious History and Ancient Future in Hindutva Indiaby S. Udayakumar

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 86.00

    The interface of identity construction practices and the role of knowledge of the past in that continual process manifests itself in contemporary Hindu-Muslim relations and political governance. Presenting' the Past studies the religious, cultural, sociological, and ideological dimensions of the Hindutva historiographical project going back and... more...

  • Taj Mahalby Giles Tillotson

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    'Marble enigma, most photographed of structures, the Taj Mahal lends its name to a prime brand of Indian tea bags and stands too as the world's great, extravagant monument to eternal love. This wry, brisk book is a delightful and fascinating excavation of the Taj Mahal's many layers of meanings. Giles Tillotson deploys his formidable knowledge of... more...