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Early History of the Deccan: Problems and Perspectives

By: Ajay Mitra Shastri

Price: $24.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sundeep Prakashan: 1987

Seller ID: 112685

ISBN: 8185067066

Condition: New


A deep study of the numismatic, archaeological and epigraphic evidence aided by a sound knowledge of Sanskrit and proper utilization of Sanskritic-Prakritic source forms the basis of these writings. Printed Pages: 320 with 14 plates. View more info

Unconditional Equality: Gandhi’s Religion of Resistance

By: Ajay Skaria

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2017

Seller ID: 900726

ISBN: 8178245108

Condition: New


Unconditional Equality examines Mahatma Gandhi’s critique of liberal ideas of freedom and equality, and his own practice of a freedom and equality organized around religion. Sometimes working against the grain of Gandhi’s explicit formulations, Unconditional Equality reconceives satyagraha (passive resistance) as a politics that strives for the absolute equality of all beings. Liberal traditions usually affirm an abstract equality. But for Gandhi such equality is an... View more info

Mapping Indian Diaspora : Contestations and Representations

By: Ajaya K. Sahoo

Price: $43.99

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2017

Seller ID: 701926

ISBN: 8131608972

Condition: New


This book deals with an important issue in the contemporary world, i.e., the Indian Diaspora, at a time when India is emerging as a global economic and geo-political power. The Indian Diaspora today numbers around 28 million, has a presence in nearly every part of the world, and most importantly, has a distinct identity, one that can be contrasted to other major diasporas such as the Chinese and the Armenians. The relationship of diasporic Indians with the homeland is ge... View more info

The Emergence of Peasant Politics in Haryana, 1920-46

By: Ajayvir Singh

Price: $7.41

Publisher: Delhi, India, Aakar Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108940

ISBN: 9789383723119

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 116. View more info

Heritage of Harmony: An Insight into Medieval India

By: Ajeet Jawed

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2002

Seller ID: 106061

ISBN: 8121208173

Condition: New


Most of the historical works written on Medieval India depict it as an era of dark ages, replete with oppression, atrocities, injustices, forcible conversion, and destruction of holy places. According to such works, there were constant wars between the rulers either to spread or to protect their respective religions. There was disharmony, disunity, distrust and discord among the people and India lagged behind in every field. this misrepresentation of history has greatly ... View more info

Forts of Kerala (Historical and Architectural Account)

By: Ajit Kumar

Price: $240.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, New Bharatiya Book Corporation: 2017

Seller ID: 114641

ISBN: 8183153062

Condition: New


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Bhartiya Sikkon ka Itihas

By: Ajit Rayjada

Price: $11.98

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2014

Seller ID: 102760

ISBN: 8185616078

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 224. View more info

The Great Mughals

By: Akhtar Azad

Price: $14.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Raj Publications: 2014

Seller ID: 106219

ISBN: 9789381234181

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 246 View more info

Nawab Sultan Jahan Begam: Ex-Ruler of Bhopal (An Account of My Life)

By: Akhtar Iqbal (Author) & C.H. Payne (Tr.)

Price: $9.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books:

Seller ID: 106578

ISBN: 9789381523087

Condition: New


An Account of My Life- Akhtar Iqbal is memoirs of Nawab Sultan Jehan Begam – Ex Ruler of Bhopal and was originally written in Urdu and translated by CH Payne. The present volume carries the story of twelve years of her rule. The story of first seven years of her reign was covered in the first volume of her work titled Gohur-i-Iqbal (Pearl of Prosperity). The present title Akhtar Iqbal signifies The Star of Prosperity. Both these volumes are sequel to the history of Bho... View more info

Ancient Monuments of Kashmir

By: Akhtar Malik

Price: $17.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Anmol Publications Pvt. Ltd.: 2007

Seller ID: 107703

ISBN: 8126134143

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 272. View more info

The Mexican Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

By: Alan Knight

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

Seller ID: 111354

ISBN: 019874563X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 144. View more info

Post-War Britain: A Political History

By: Alan Sked and Chris Cook

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sussex, England, The Harvester Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010803

ISBN: 0064963225

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 394. Rubbed and stained dust-jacket. Book in mint condition. View more info

The Venezuelan Revolution: A Marxist Perspective

By: Alan Woods

Price: $11.60

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aakar Books:

Seller ID: 111698

ISBN: 9789350023709

Condition: New


This Book By Alan Woods Is Essential Reading For All Those Who Want To Understand What Is Happening In Venezuela Today. But This Is No Mere Description Of Events. It Is A Powerful Marxist Analysis Of The Venezuelan Revolution, Its Weaknesses And Strengths, Its Contradictions And Unique Characteristics. The Book Was Not Written With Hindsight. Every Chapter, Beginning With The Coup Of April 2002, Was Written As The Events Themselves Were Unfolding, And Traces The Winding ... View more info

Understanding the Novel: A Theoretical Overview

By: Albeena Shakil

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2015

Seller ID: 701575

ISBN: 9789384082093

Condition: New


The old definition of the novel as a long realistic prose narrative with character, action and plot no longer holds true for our times. Broader concepts like 'fiction', 'narrative' and 'text' have gained currency, instead. Understanding the Novel: A Theoretical Overview reiterates that the novel remains a relevant and pertinent concept and that any reckoning with the form has to integrally involve its character as a flexible and incorporative genre. This book revisit... View more info

Making History: Agency, Structure, and Change in Social Theory

By: Alex Callinicos

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Delhi, India, Aakar Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108991

ISBN: 9789350022917

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 341. View more info

Tibet and The British Raj: The Frontier Cadre1904-1947

By: Alex Mckay

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103647

ISBN: 8186470921

Condition: New


Despite the popular image of Tibet as a remote and inaccessible land to which few Europeans ventured, more than one hundred British-Indian officials lived and worked there during the years 1904-1947.Following Colonel Younghusband's 1903-04 mission to Lhasa, these officers and their supporting staff were posted in central and southern Tibet, and, after 1936-1937, at the British Mission Lhasa. Among those who rose to the senior positions there were such famous frontiersmen... View more info

Archaeological Survey of India: Reports (1862-1884), 23 Vols

By: Alexander Cunningam

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 1994

Seller ID: 101570

Condition: New


Sir Alexander Cunningham's contribution in Indian History and Indian Archaeology is great and in fact he may be regarded as the father of Indian History and Archaeology. He was appointed as Director General of Archaeology in 1862. This year and the appointment of Sir Alexander Cunningham are the beginning points of Systematic research in the field of Indian Archaeology. Under Cunningh the Archaeological research in India was founded and well-established during the period... View more info

India: History, Religion, Vision and Contribution to the World

By: Alexander P. Varghese

Price: $18.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2008

Seller ID: 107124

ISBN: 812690903X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 472. View more info

The Bolsheviks Come to Power: The Revolution of 1917 in Petrograd

By: Alexander Rabinowitch

Price: $13.40

Publisher: Delhi, India, Aakar Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108994

ISBN: 9789350022979

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 429. View more info

The Shah-Namah of Fardusi

By: Alexander Rogers

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Seller ID: 107323

ISBN: 8175365072

Condition: New


The book is the most extensive rendering into English couplets of the great Epic Shah Namah in Persian language by the immortal poet, Fardusi.The plan adopted has been that of taking the introduction, with a portion of the history of the earliest kings of Persia in the mythical and pre-historic ages, and following these with prose translations of the reigns of the best-known monarchs and with various celebrated episodes, such as that of the fight of the hero Rustam and h... View more info

Cosmos: A Survey of the General Physical History of the Universe

By: Alexander Von Humboldt

Price: $12.61

Publisher: New Delhi, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd..: 2017

Seller ID: 700053

ISBN: 9789351287681

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 132. View more info

Cosmos: A Survey of the General Physical History of the Universe

By: Alexander Von Humboldt

Price: $16.21

Publisher: New Delhi, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd..: 2017

Seller ID: 700054

ISBN: 9789351287674

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 132. View more info

From Shaman to Saint: Interpretive strategies in the study of Buile Shuibhne (Folklore Fellows Communications 302)

By: Alexandra Bergholm

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2012

Seller ID: 113813

ISBN: 9514110692

Condition: New


A shaman, a saint, a remorseful penitent, or a mad novice? Since the publication of J. G. O’Keeffe’s edition of the medieval Irish text Buile Shuibhne­ in 1913, the enigmatic presentation of its main protagonist Suibhne Geilt has become a subject of a plurality of scholarly analyses, which have sought to understand the true nature of his madness. This study charts the ways in which Buile Shuibhne has been interpreted in twentieth-century scholarship, by paying parti... View more info

The Jatakas: Times and Lives of Bodhisattva

By: Alexandra R. Kapur-FIC

Price: $16.86

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107858

ISBN: 8170175062

Condition: New


With the backdrop of the Jatakas, 547 legends of the Buddha’s previous lives, this work focuses on the origin and development of the Mahayana ideal of a Bodhisattva—One who is destined to become Enlightened. The work concludes with an in-depth study of the Doctrine of Karma and Rebirth from both Hindu and Buddhist perspectives. Printed Pages: 604. View more info

History of Anthropology

By: Alfred Cort Haddon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 112358

ISBN: 9789351252634

Condition: New


Haddon’s History of Anthropology (1910) has been the first effort of this kind to give an outline of the developments in the discipline up to that period. The 1934 edition, which has been followed here was completely revised by Haddon. For Haddon, the scope of anthropology is spread in three major subdivisions: Human Biology, Cultural Anthropology (Ethnology) and Ethnography. This book has these three main sections which are again distributed into altogether nine chapt... View more info

Ceylon- The Land Of Eternal Charm (A.D.1924)

By: Ali Foad Toulba

Price: $31.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034578

ISBN: 8120614941

Condition: New


Printed pages: 352 alongwith 87 b/w illustrations and 4 colour illustrations. View more info

Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns: Biographies as History

By: Alice Collett

Price: $31.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 107465

ISBN: 019945907X

Condition: New


Based on new translations of Pali texts and rare sources, Lives of Early Buddhist Nuns analyses the portrayal of women in the Pali canon and commentaries. Focusing on the differences between canonical and commentarial literature, the author goes beyond the practice of using the commentaries to merely enhance the understanding of the Pali canon; she emphasizes the differing social and historical milieus out of which these genres of literature were born. Assessing each gen... View more info

Becoming Asia: Change and Continuity in Asian International Relations Since World War II

By: Alice Lyman Miller & Richard Wich

Price: $18.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 101467

ISBN: 9789382264101

Condition: New


At the conclusion of World War II Asia was hardly more than a geographic expression. Yet today we recognize Asia as a vibrant and assertive region fully transformed from the vulnerable nation-states that emerged following the Second World War. The transformation was by no means an inevitable one but the product of two key themes that have dominated Asia’s international relations since 1945 – the competition between the United States and the Soviet Union to enlist the... View more info

Stories About the Partition of India, 3 Vols (Bound in One)

By: Alok Bhalla (Ed.)

Price: $69.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200734

ISBN: 8173049351

Condition: New


When the first three volumes of the Stories about the Partition of India were published over a decade ago, they were widely acknowledged as the most comprehensive collection of texts in English translations from the three countries of the subcontinent. Ever since then, the anthology has remained an invaluable resource for historical and literary studies trying to understand the politics of religious identities, colonial predatoriness, linguistic chauvinism, or the partit... View more info

Stories About the Partition of India : Vol. IV

By: Alok Bhalla (Ed.)

Price: $53.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200735

ISBN: 817304936X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 486 View more info

Excavations at Dwarka-2007

By: Alok Tripathi

Price: $57.10

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2014

Seller ID: 102722

ISBN: 8192698335

Condition: New


This, profusely illustrated, interim report contains firsthand information about the most systematic archaeological excavations carried out at Dwarka, located on the coast of the Arabian Sea. Its identification with the city mentioned in the Mahabharata, and its association with Lord Krishna make it one of the most significant archaeological sites in India. Scientific investigations conducted by the Underwater Archaeology Wing of the Archaeological Survey of India, betwe... View more info

Maritime Heritage of Indian Ocean

By: Alok Tripathi (Ed.)

Price: $129.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2014

Seller ID: 102723

ISBN: 8188934992

Condition: New


Maritime Heritage of Indian Ocean contains selected researches related to marine archaeology in general and maritime heritage of Indian Ocean in particular. Papers contributed by renowned archaeologists and maritime historians provide valuable information about a variety of topics such as maritime trade, underwater excavations, shipwrecks, traditional shipbuilding and navigation technology, ancient ceramics, conservation of underwater finds, historic harbours, scientific... View more info

Indian History and Civilization: New Images of the Past (Collected Works of Prof. S.C. Malik)

By: Alok Tripathi (Ed.)

Price: $50.54

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106091

ISBN: 9789383221042

Condition: New


Indian History and Civilization: New Images of the Past is a collection of selected articles of Prof. S.C. Malik on Indian history, culture, civilization and society. In these articles, the author has dealt with various aspects of Indian history, civilization, anthropological perspectives, social status, social movements, dissent, protests, reforms, traditions, ethnographic and lifestyle studies.For looking at man, his life, and society, the author adopts a scientific ap... View more info

Our Time Has Come: How India is Making its Place in the World

By: Alyssa Ayres

Price: $38.65

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2017

Seller ID: 700662

ISBN: 019088147X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 360. View more info

Zafar and the Raj: Anglo-Mughal Delhi c. 1800-1850

By: Amar Farooqui

Price: $42.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2013

Seller ID: 701610

ISBN: 9789380607733

Condition: New


Zafar and the Raj is a study of the formative phase of the history of colonial Delhi, a phase that from its duality, social and political, may be referred to as Anglo-Mughal. From 1803 onwards there were actually two centres of authority in the imperial city: the Residency and the Palace. The competing influence of the Palace determined the manner in which colonial authority was established in Delhi—and marked the limits of this authority. Simultaneously, the associati... View more info

Sindias and the Raj : princely Gwalior C.1800-1850

By: Amar Farooqui

Price: $34.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2011

Seller ID: 701649

ISBN: 9789380607085

Condition: New


Sindias and the Raj is a study of the Sindia state of Gwalior during the colonial period. It traces the history of one of the leading princely states of the British Indian empire, from its first major military encounter with the British at the beginning of the century, to the eve of the Revolt of 1857. In doing so the book explores the fascinating factional conflicts at the Gwalior durbar and the connections these had with the politics of the powerful Sindia army. It arg... View more info

India and Jambu Island: Showing Changes in Boundaries and River-Courses of India and Burma from Pauranic, Greek, Buddhist, Chinese and western Travellers Accounts

By: Amarnath Das

Price: $4.89

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1986

Seller ID: 105634

ISBN: 8121200288

Condition: New


In Olden times, both India and Jambu dvipa were Sacred islands and their sacredness is accepted in Brahamnic, Buddhist and Jain Religious literatures. In Ancient times, India was not the same topographically as she stands now. In this study, the author has made a laudable attempt to trace the History of such Topographical changes which have taken place since a few centuries prior to the Christian era.Printed Pages: 351. View more info

India in Russian Orientalism: Travel Narratives and Beyond

By: Amartya Mukhopadhyay

Price: $42.30

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200651

ISBN: 8173049971

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 366 View more info

Colonial Modernities: Midwifery in Bengal, C. 1860-1947

By: Ambalika Guha

Price: $26.35

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/Manohar Publishers&Distributors: 2018

Seller ID: 1201094

ISBN: 1138098493

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 219 View more info

The News of Empire

By: Amelia Bonea

Price: $19.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 111579

ISBN: 0199467129

Condition: New


On 14 July 2013, India closed down its telegraph service, drawing the curtain over an important chapter in its history of telecommunications. Introduced during the colonial period, the telegraph network was opened for public use on 1 February 1855; both the beginning and the end of the service were marked by striking scenes of people ‘rushing’ to the telegraph office in order to send messages. Like the internet today, the new technology came to play an important role... View more info

Palace Culture of Lucknow

By: Amir Hasan

Price: $29.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2012

Seller ID: 110394

ISBN: 9789350500378

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 206. View more info

A Source Book of Indian Materialism

By: Amit Bhattacharjee

Price: $16.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2016

Seller ID: 111048

ISBN: 8170309484

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 146. View more info

Oral Tradition in Ancient India

By: Amit Jha

Price: $58.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Research India Press: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107523

ISBN: 9789351710479

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 269. View more info

Women and Microfinance : Prospects and Challenges

By: Amit Kumar

Price: $31.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2015

Seller ID: 701726

ISBN: 8131607194

Condition: New


Microfinance has been widely recognized today as an effective tool in combating poverty and empowering the world’s marginalized populations. Case studies have highlighted its potential role in creating social capital and advancing human development. Women throughout the world contribute to the economic growth and sustainable livelihoods of their families and communities. Most of the microfinance programmes target only women – the most vulnerable segment of the societ... View more info

Nineteenth-Century Colonialism and the Great Indian Revolt

By: Amit Kumar Gupta

Price: $24.45

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2016

Seller ID: 1200692

ISBN: 1138653454

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 195 View more info

The Agrarian Drama: The Leftists and the Rural Poor in India 1934-1951

By: Amit Kumar Gupta

Price: $20.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200812

ISBN: 8173041423

Condition: New


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History and Culture of Western Uttar Pradesh, 2 vols

By: Amit Pathak, Krishna Kant Sharma & Amit Rai Jain (Authors)

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Shree Publishers & Distributors: 2016

Seller ID: 113289

ISBN: 8183296726

Condition: New


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South Asian Diaspora Narratives : Roots and Routes

By: Amit Sarwal

Price: $45.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2016

Seller ID: 701933

ISBN: 8131607909

Condition: New


South Asian Diaspora Narratives: Roots and Routes, analyses the metaphysical and poetical notions and the processes of ‘rooting into a culture’ and ‘routing out of a culture’. These diasporic narratives are often characterised by bifurcated and dislocated identities that exist in a liminal space, in-between two identities, two cultures, and two histories. Yet, ‘home’ remains, through acts of imagination, remembering and re-creation, an important reference poi... View more info

South Asia: Beyond the Global Financial Crisis

By: Amitendu Palit (Ed.)

Price: $14.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 101472

ISBN: 8175968931

Condition: New


The book is an edited volume of different perspectives on the South Asian region and captures the political social and economic challenges facing the region following the financial crisis and the region's responses to these challenges. Key features: • Distinguished contributors (Mr. K Shanmugam Minister for Law and Second Minister of Home Affairs Singapore; Mr. Mani Shankar Aiyar Former Cabinet Minister for Petroleum India; Mr. Sartaj Aziz Former Finance Minister for... View more info

Southern India in the Late Nineteenth Century: Volume I, Part I-A and Part I-B: 1860s-1870s (2 Parts) (Documents on Economic History of British Rule in India, 1858-1947)

By: Amiya Kumar Bagchi & Arun Bandopadhyay (Eds)

Price: $173.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200666

ISBN: 9789350980095

Condition: New


1st Edition. Contents: Foreword. Preface. Introduction. 1. Administrative reports. 2. Famine reports. 3. Revenue settlement reports. Index. This volume is part of the Project of Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) on documents pertaining to the economic history of British rule in India covering the period 1858-1947. The present volume contains a wide range of economic documents for southern India roughly covered by the Madras Presidency of British India in the l... View more info