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Gandhi: Radical Wisdom for a Changing World (Watkins Masters of Wisdom)
Gandhi: Radical Wisdom for a Changing World (Watkins Masters of Wisdom)
by Alan Jacobs
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Over 60 years after his death, Gandhi is more popular and relevant than ever. This inspiring anthology offers a judicious selection of his writings, from speeches, news articles, letters, and state documents to autobiography. Packed with all the rich... (read more)

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Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor
Ashoka: The Search for India's Lost Emperor
by Charles Allen
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Ashoka Maurya—or Ashoka the Great as he was later known—holds a special place in the history of India. Through his third century BCE quest to govern the Indian subcontinent by moral force alone, Ashoka transformed Buddhism from a minor sect... (read more)

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Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India
Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India
by Joseph Lelyveld
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A highly original, stirring book on Mahatma Gandhi that deepens our sense of his achievements and disappointments—his success in seizing Indias imagination and shaping its independence struggle as a mass movement, his recognition late in life... (read more)

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Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars
Beautiful Thing: Inside the Secret World of Bombay's Dance Bars
by Sonia Faleiro
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Already published in India to great acclaim and named a Time Out Subcontinental Book of the Year and an Observer Book of the Year, Beautiful Thing is a stunning piece of reportage that offers a rare firsthand glimpse into Bombays notorious sex industry... (read more)

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India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned Its Stripes
India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned Its Stripes
by Kshama Kaushik
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Looking at the many facets of the Indian business culture, Indian Means Business traces the evolution of business in India from the pre-British Raj days to recent times. From indigenous business and financial practices, the role of family business, state-... (read more)

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India a Portrait an Intimate Biography of 1.2 Billion People
India a Portrait an Intimate Biography of 1.2 Billion People
by Patrick French
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A monumental biography of the subcontinent from the award-winning author of The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul. Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the... (read more)

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Caste in History Themes in Indian History
Caste in History Themes in Indian History
by Ishita Banerjee Dube
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This volume, a part of the prestigious Themes in Indian History series, brings together the work of distinguished scholars on the analyzing caste and related socio-cultural processes. There are anthropological and ethnological collections on the issue of... (read more)

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Leaving India: My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents
Leaving India: My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents
by Minal Hajratwala
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An inspiring personal saga that explores the collisions of choice and history that led one unforgettable family to become immigrants In this groundbreaking work,Minal Hajratwala mixes history,memoir, and reportage to explore the questions facing not only... (read more)

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Empires of the Indus
Empires of the Indus
by Alice Albinia
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One of the largest rivers in the world, the Indus rises in the Tibetan mountains and flows west across northern India and south through Pakistan. It has been worshipped as a god, used as a tool of imperial expansion, and today is the cement of Pakistan's... (read more)

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Indian Summer the Secret History of the End of an Empire
Indian Summer the Secret History of the End of an Empire
by Alex Von Tunzelmann
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At the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the British Empire withdrew from India, inviting in all the exhilaration and turmoil of a newly free society. In this vivid, atmospheric popular history, Alex von Tunzelmann chronicles these times through the... (read more)

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India Becoming: A Portrait of Life in Modern India
India Becoming: A Portrait of Life in Modern India
by Akash Kapur
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A New Republic Editors' and Writers' Pick 2012 A New Yorker Contributors' Pick 2012 A Newsweek "Must Read on Modern India" “For people who savored Katherine Boos Behind the Beautiful Forevers.”—Evan Osnos, newyorker.com A portrait... (read more)

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Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River
Empires of the Indus: The Story of a River
by Alice Albinia
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One of the largest rivers in the world, the Indus rises in the Tibetan mountains and flows west across northern India and south through Pakistan. It has been worshipped as a god, used as a tool of imperial expansion, and today is the cement of Pakistan's... (read more)

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A Vision of Splendour: Indian Heritage in the Photographs of Jean Philippe Vogel, 1901-1913
A Vision of Splendour: Indian Heritage in the Photographs of Jean Philippe Vogel, 1901-1913
by Gerda Theuns De Boer
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Indian Heritage in the Photographs of Jean Philippe Vogel, 1901-1913... (read more)

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Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India Since the Great Rebellion. Maria Misra
Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India Since the Great Rebellion. Maria Misra
by Maria Misra
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As it enters its sixtieth year of independence, India stands on the threshold of superpower status. Yet India is strikingly different from all other global colossi. While it is the world's most populous democracy and enjoys the benefits of its... (read more)

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Gandhi, the Man
Gandhi, the Man
by Eknath Easwaran
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In 1892 Mohandas K. Gandhi was 23 years old, a shy, tongue-tied man whose past was full of failure; 30 years later he was the acknowledged leader of 400 million Indians in their struggle for independence through nonviolent revolution. Gandhi, the Man... (read more)

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Becoming Imperial Citizens: Indians in the Late-Victorian Empire (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies)
Becoming Imperial Citizens: Indians in the Late-Victorian Empire (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies)
by Sukanya Banerjee
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In this remarkable account of imperial citizenship, Sukanya Banerjee investigates the ways that Indians formulated notions of citizenship in the British Empire from the late nineteenth century through the early twentieth. Tracing the affective, thematic,... (read more)

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Nagaland. by Jonathan Glancey
Nagaland. by Jonathan Glancey
by Jonathan Glancey
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Landlocked, almost inaccessible to foreigners, Nagaland has been fighting a secret, often brutal war for independence for more than half a century. Portrayed either as a land of ruthless guerrillas or exotic natives, Nagaland is in fact a complex and... (read more)

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Raj: The Making and Unmaking of British India
Raj: The Making and Unmaking of British India
by Lawrence James
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In less that one hundred years, the British made themselves the masters of India. They ruled for another hundred, leaving behind the independent nations of India and Pakistan when they finally withdrew in 1947. Both nations would owe much to the British... (read more)

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Dependence and Disillusionment: Emergence of National Consciousness in Later Nineteenth Century India
Dependence and Disillusionment: Emergence of National Consciousness in Later Nineteenth Century India
by Sudhir Chandra
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This book provides a comprehensive framework for the study of Indian nationalism. Departing from uni-dimensional explanations of Indian nationalism--which see it as a product of of caste, interest or power groups, personalities or elites--it presents an... (read more)

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Churchill's Secret War: The British Empire and the Ravaging of India During World War II
Churchill's Secret War: The British Empire and the Ravaging of India During World War II
by Madhusree Mukerjee
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A dogged enemy of Hitler, resolute ally of the Americans, and inspiring leader through World War II, Winston Churchill is venerated as one of the truly great statesmen of the last century. But while he has been widely extolled for his achievements, parts... (read more)

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