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The Uprising of 1857

By: Kaushik Roy (Ed.)

Price: $64.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2010

Seller ID: 1200725

ISBN: 8173048916

Condition: New


Most studies of the 1857 Uprising look at the causes, the course of events, and the consequences. This edited volume takes a different approach. It goes before 1857 and focuses on the first half of the 19th century to look for the presence of long-term structural factors (if any) behind the momentous events of 1857. Several contributors have studied the late 19th century in order to understand the impact of the Uprising on Indian society and mentality. Spatially too the contributors to this volume go beyond India to locate 1857 within the emerging trend of global history. The essayists do not ... View more info

Warfare and Politics in South Asia from Ancient to Modern Times

By: Kaushik Roy (Ed.)

Price: $69.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200761

ISBN: 8173049130

Condition: New


New. This volume presents fifteen original essays on warfare based on primary sources by scholars from different parts of the world. Spatially, the pieces cover the period from the Vedic to the Nuclear Age. And temporally, they not only cover the whole of the subcontinent but also link the historical trajectory of South-East Asia with that of South Asia, Warfare in this volume has been defined broadly, While some essays focus on inter-state war, others turn the focus on intra-state war. Besides war on land, several contributors also look at the naval dimension. Moreover, all the contributors a... View more info