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Records of the Intelligence Department of the Government of the North West Provinces of India during the Mutiny of 1857, 2 Vols

By: William Muir

Price: $58.06

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102845

ISBN: 8120620526

Condition: New


Including correspondence with the supreme government, Delhi, Cawnpore, and other places. Preserved by and now arranged under the superintendence of Sir William Muir, then in charge of the Intelligence department. Ed. by William Coldstream. This fascinating two volume set is selection of documents sent and received by the British authorities during the Mutiny of 1857. Edited by William Muir, who was the chief of the intelligence department during those times, these volumes shows the network and efficiency of their spies – both British and native, and give an event by event description of this... View more info

Speaking of Peasants : Essays on Indian History and Politics in Honor of Walter Hauser

By: William R. Pinch

Price: $42.40

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200805

ISBN: 8173047464

Condition: New


Contents List of contributors. Preface. Introduction Walter ad friends/William R. Pinch. I. Empire and ideology 1. From law to rights the impact of the Colonial State on Peasant Protest in Bihar/Peter Robb. 2. Power agrarian structure and peasant mobilization in modern India/Majid H. Siddiqi. 3. Gandhi Marx and Charan Singh class and Gemeinschaft in peasant mobilization/Harold A. Gould. 4. Bhakti and the British Empire/William R. Pinch. II. In Bihar 5. The raw and the simmered environmental contexts of food and Agrarian relations in the Gangetic Plain/James R. Hagen. 6. Of nature and nurture s... View more info

NCS : King John

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Cambridge University Press:

Seller ID: 1200380

ISBN: 0521293871

Condition: New


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The Second Part of King Henry VI

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $23.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Cambridge University Press:

Seller ID: 1200381

ISBN: 0521377048

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The Commerce And Navigation Of The Ancients In The Indian Ocean- 2 Vols.

By: William Vincent

Price: $99.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034509

ISBN: 8120610903

Condition: New


Printed pages: Vol.1- 616 alongwith 2 photographs and 6 maps, Vol.2- 820 alongwith 2 charts and 6 maps. View more info

Behind Mud Walls: Seventy-five years in a North Indian Village

By: William Wiser & Charlotte Wiser

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2004

Seller ID: 101796

ISBN: 8180280128

Condition: New


In 1925, William and Charlotte Wiser arrived in the North Indian village of Karimpur as missionaries. Over the next five years, they wrote one of the first studies of village India, orginally published in 1930. Charlotte Wiser continued to observe and write about the village until her death, when Susan Wadley picked up the narrative. With updates from the 1960s, 1970s, 1984, and 2000, this expanded edition now encapsulates seventy-five years of continuity and change in the village. The book has a foreword by David G. Mandelbaum.Printed Pages:420. View more info

Uncompromising Tibet: Tradition-Religion-Politics

By: Wolfgang Von Erffa

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives: 1996

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 103645

ISBN: 818623005X

Condition: New


Mythical Tibet : A distant country of lonely giant peaks, surpassing 8000 meters, which over the centuries attracted adventurers and travellers; An ancient, highly-developed culture on the roof of the world. The reality : Since 1959 China has occupied this country, violating international public-law and human rights. His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, the religious and political head of Tibet, who received the Nobel Peace Price in 1989, lives in exile in India. However Tibet has remained, however, uncompromising; resistance has not been subdued. The Author tries to link myth and reality : Based ... View more info

Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology in the People's Republic of China

By: Wu Rukang and John W. Olsen (eds.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, UK, Academic Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004325

ISBN: 0126017204

Condition: As New


Printed Pages: 321. New copy. View more info

India and Central Asia: A Reader

By: Xinru Liu (Ed.)

Price: $22.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan/Permanent Black: 2012

Seller ID: 101961

ISBN: 8178243474

Condition: New


Central Asia has been a strategic region in world history because of its location in the Afro-Eurasian land mass, and because it was the hinge between several different ecological zones. From the border of the Iranian plateau to the edge of the Takla Makan desert, and from the foothills of the Kunlun Mountains to the Taiga zone of Siberia, Central Asia encompasses peoples who spoke many languages and practised various forms of livelihood. For historians who have been focused on individual civilizations, or the societies which have left written records, Central Asia has seemed an ocean full of... View more info

Water Resource Management: Riparian Conflicts, Feudal Chiefs and Hyderabad State (1901-1956)

By: Y Vaikuntham

Price: $27.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2013

Seller ID: 1200723

ISBN: 8173048347

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Hyderabad state, before the Independence of India, covered an area of 82,698 sq. miles, with 16 districts was an extensive plateau with an average elevation of about 1,250 feet above sea level. It was divided between two equally great trappean regions, corresponding to the geological and ethnological aspects of the state, which divided the region, viz., the Godavari and Manjira, separating as they do the Maratha race from the Telugu and Kanarese people of the south, the region of trappean rocks of the north and west from the granite and limestone region of the south and east; and the land of w... View more info

Inscriptions of the Vijayanagara Rulers, (Vol. V, Part 1) (Tamil Inscriptions)

By: Y. Subbarayalu & S. Rajavelu (eds)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Primus Books/ICHR: 2013

Seller ID: 900827

ISBN: 9789380607757


This volume, the fifth in the ICHR series of Vijayanagara inscriptions, is the first part of a two-volume publication and contains 576 Tamil inscriptions of the pre-Krishnadevaraya period. The inscriptions throw much light on the significance of the Tamil area for the Vijayangara state. Its political organization there shows some peculiar features, being dominated, as it were, by the princely viceroys. The Tamil inscriptions also provide somewhat richer details than the Kannada and Telugu inscriptions do regarding the socio-economic conditions of the times. PRINTED PAGES: 552. View more info

Inscriptions of the Vijayanagara Rulers, Vol V, Part I: Tamil Inscriptions

By: Y. Subbarayalu & S. Rajavelu (Eds.)

Price: $65.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2014

Seller ID: 701601

ISBN: 9789380607757

Condition: New


The Vijayanagara Empire (c.1336-1650), the first south Indian state spread over most of the peninsula, except Kerala, has, to its credit a rich corpus of inscriptions in three Dravidian languages — Kannada, Tamil and Telugu — besides those in Sanskrit. This volume, the fifth in the ICHR series of Vijayanagara inscriptions, is the first part of a two-volume publication and contains 576 Tamil inscriptions of the pre-Krishnadevaraya period. The inscriptions throw much light on the significance of the Tamil area for the Vijayangara state. Its political organization there shows some peculiar fe... View more info

Oriental Culture In Transition: Hyderabad State (1853-1948)

By: Y. Vaikuntham

Price: $42.37

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers &Distributors:

Seller ID: 1201247

ISBN: 8193560906

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 477 View more info

Peasant Movement in Uttar Pradesh: From 1857 to 1947 AD

By: Yadvendu Geeta

Price: $21.70

Publisher: New Delhi, Kaveri Book Service: 2018

Seller ID: 1202320

ISBN: 9789385719042

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 133 View more info

The History of Andhra Country 1000 A.D.-1500 A.D., 2 Vols

By: Yashoda Devi

Price: $17.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1995

Seller ID: 105806

ISBN: 8121204380

Condition: New


An encyclopedic study of a crucial period of Andhra history by a highly respected academician and a scholar of high repute. The first volume comprehensively deals with the political history of the subsidiary dynasties in Medieval Andhradesa, tracing their ancestries, fixing their genealogies and chronology.Printed Pages: 862. View more info

The History of Andhra Country 1000 A.D.-1500 A.D., Vol. I

By: Yashoda Devi

Price: $9.33

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1995

Seller ID: 105807

ISBN: 8121204151

Condition: New


An encyclopedic study of a crucial period of Andhra history by a highly respected academician and a scholar of high repute. The first volume comprehensively deals with the political history of the subsidiary dynasties in Medieval Andhradesa, tracing their ancestries, fixing their genealogies and chronology.Printed Pages: 528. View more info

The History of Andhra Country 1000 A.D.-1500 A.D., Vol. II

By: Yashoda Devi

Price: $9.33

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1995

Seller ID: 105808

ISBN: 8121204852

Condition: New


An encyclopedic study of a crucial period of Andhra history by a highly respected academician and a scholar of high repute. The first volume comprehensively deals with the political history of the subsidiary dynasties in Medieval Andhradesa, tracing their ancestries, fixing their genealogies and chronology.Printed Pages: 334. View more info

Socio--Economic and Cultural History of Yaudheyas

By: Yasvir Singh

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 113708

ISBN: 9789384318628

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 106. View more info

The Treasure of the Ancestral Clans of Tibet

By: Yeshi Dhondup (Tr.)

Price: $12.00

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

Seller ID: 103644

ISBN: 8186470905

Condition: New


The Treasure of the Ancestral Clans of Tibet is a translation of Bod mi bu gdong drug gi rus mdzod me tog skyed tshal zhes bya ba bzhugs so composed jointly by Gyilung Tashi Gyatso and Gyilung Thugchok Dorji, Tibetan scholars in Tibet, and published by the Religious Affairs Committee of Qinghai Prefecture. Based on various old Tibetan records, folksongs, biographies, oral stories, etc., this Book discusses the origin of Tibetan people, supporting the traditional Tibetan theory that Tibetans originated from a monkey father, an emanation of Avalokiteshvara, and a mother rock-dwelling ogress. It ... View more info

South Asian Texts in History : Critical Engagements with Sheldon Pollock

By: Yigal Bronner & Whitney Cox and Lawrence McCrea (Eds.)

Price: $61.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2016

Seller ID: 701555

ISBN: 9789384082697

Condition: New


This volume charts the contours of a reimagined and revitalized field of Indology in light of the ground-breaking research of Sheldon Pollock. One of the many exciting aspects of Pollock's work is its unprecedented combination of classical textual study with cutting edge theoretical and social scientific inquiry - a combination which this book sets out to emulate. Pollock has trained and inspired a new generation of scholars, many of whom have contributed to this volume. The essays are organized into five groups that reflect the major domains of Pollock's immense contributions to the field: th... View more info

Rulers of Avadh Tajdare Avadh

By: Yogesh Praveen

Price: $19.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2011

Seller ID: 110414

ISBN: 8176467995

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Printed Pages: 312 with 36 colour illustrations. View more info

Coastal Histories: Society and Ecology in Pre-Modern India

By: Yogesh Sharma

Price: $27.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2010

Seller ID: 701660

ISBN: 9789380607009

Condition: New


The subject of maritime and oceanic history comprises a large corpus and includes related thematic engagements such as the history of overseas exploration and expansion, navalmilitary history, shipping, port cities, the role of migrations and cross-cultural processes. This extensive field of enquiry also focuses upon the study of littoral societies or the coastal regions, in understanding the influence of the ocean upon these lands. The interface between the land and the sea, with its several ecological and topographical variations, has played an important role in determining human act... View more info

Cities in Medieval India

By: Yogesh Sharma & Plus Malekandathil (Eds.)

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2015

Seller ID: 701583

ISBN: 9789380607993

Condition: New


Cities in Medieval India focuses on the significance of urbanization in medieval India, by highlighting aspects of the rural-urban continuum and divide, power assertion, spatialization, social segmentation, labour process, as well as aspects of culture and human activity. By relating urbanization to issues such as economic transformation, commercial dynamism, agricultural production, ecology and environment, and the exercise of power and authority, the essays in this volume discuss many facets of the medieval cities. Using a wide variety of primary sources and regional literary traditions ... View more info

Modernity and Changing Social Fabric of Punjab and Haryana

By: Yogesh Snehi & Lallan S. Baghel (Eds.)

Price: $54.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2018

Seller ID: 701477

ISBN: 9789386552983

Condition: New


This eclectic collection of essays is embedded in both the past and present of the region's complex interface with modernity. It is pertinent to note that despite the postmodernist critiques of the abstract notion of the term modern, modernity continues to be relevant for an understanding of contemporary social processes. Apart from theoretical debates, 'modernity' as a process and value system as well as a contrast to 'tradition' offers multiple interpretative possibilities which are deeply manifested in the everyday experience of the self and community. While acknowledging both enchantment a... View more info

Tolerance and Coercion in Islam: Interfaith Relations in the Muslim Tradition

By: Yohanan Friedmann

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009027

ISBN: 0521827035

Condition: New


Since the beginning of its history, Islam has encountered other religious communities both in Arabia and in the territories conquered during its expansion. Muslims faced other religions from the position of a ruling power and were therefore able to determine the nature of that relationship in accordance with their world-view and beliefs. Yohanan Friedmann’s original and erudite study examines questions of religious tolerance as they appear in the Quran and in the prophetic tradition, and analyses the principle that Islam is exalted above all religions, discussing the ways in which this princ... View more info

Building in Research and Evaluation: Human Inquiry for living Systems

By: Yoland Wadsworth

Price: $39.87

Publisher: New Delh, Routledge/Manohar Publishers &Distributors:

Seller ID: 1201182

ISBN: 0815349955

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 360 View more info

Etihasik Mudraye (Vesesh Sandarb: Rajasthan ke Pracheen Sikke) (in Hindi)

By: Zafar Ullah Khan

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Jaipur. India, Sahityagar: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114986

ISBN: 8177114034

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 400 with numerous colour photographs. View more info

Khilafat in History and Indian Politics

By: Zaheer Ali

Price: $21.64

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aakar Books: 2017

Seller ID: 117887

ISBN: 9789350024935

Condition: New


The term Khilafat is currently in circulation internationally for all the wrong reasons. The theocracy that had emerged in the desert-tribal society of Arab peninsula in the aftermath of the death of the Prophet of Islam had gone through vicissitudes, both ideologically and structurally during its long history of thirteen hundred years. This is a brief historical account of Khilafat, an Islamic political institution that has been mired in controversies right from its inception. An attempt is made to present an objective critique of the Islamic polity that, in a way, was largely responsible for... View more info

Babur-Nama: Memoirs of Babar (2 Vols Bound in One)

By: Zahiru`d-din Muhammad Babur Padshah Ghazi & Annette Susannah Beveridge (Authors)

Price: $27.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 107317

ISBN: 8175364254

Condition: New


The Memoirs are unique not only from the historical but also from the literary point of view.The book in two volumes(Bound in one.) is a translation of Babur Padhshah`s Autobiography, made from original Turki text. It truly embodies the career of the founder of the Mughal empire in India. It has the rare distinction of being contemporary with the events it describes. Baburnamah has the complete record of Babur`s life (1493-1529) when Babur ascended the throne at the young age of eleven to September 1529 which he had establisehd himself as a monarch.What has kept interest in it alive through so... View more info

Ladakh: Then and Now

By: Zain-ul-Aabedin Aabedi

Price: $14.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 107110

ISBN: 8126920025

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 280. View more info

Delhi's Meatscapes: Muslim Butchers in a Transforming Mega City

By: Zarin Ahmad

Price: $23.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2018

Seller ID: 700644

ISBN: 0199477809

Condition: New


Delhi's Meatscapes brings together rare archival documents, vernacular sources, and ethnographic insights gleaned from several years of immersion in the city's meatscapes and is the first of its kind for urban anthropologists, economists, political scientists, policy planners and readers who wish to take a hard look at their own (non-) meat choices. Printed Pages: 256. View more info

Historical Role of Islam

By: Zia-ur-Rahman

Price: $13.85

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Anmol Publications Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

Seller ID: 107733

ISBN: 8126119004

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 294. View more info

Democracy and the Crisis of Inequality

By: Zoya Hasan`

Price: $66.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2014

Seller ID: 701599

ISBN: 9789380607894

Condition: New


Democracy and the Crisis of Inequality analyses how from the early 1990s politics in India began to undergo a fundamental transformation. Ethnic politics occupied centre stage, often prompting violent conflict and major political changes. Some of the essays focus on changes relating to representation, redistribution, social justice, secularism and the changing nature of the State in the wake of economic liberalization and globalization. Key issues that have been discussed are: the policies of group differentiated rights; caste-class politics; regional assertions; women's rights and minority po... View more info