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Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work and Ideas
Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work and Ideas
by Mahatma Gandhi
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Mohandas K. Gandhi, called Mahatma (“great soul”), was the father of modern India, but his influence has spread well beyond the subcontinent and is as important today as it was in the first part of the twentieth century and during this... (read more)

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Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India Since the Great Rebellion
Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India Since the Great Rebellion
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 worldand#8217;s most populous democracy and enjoys the benefits of its... (read more)

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From the Margins of Hindu Marriage: Essays on Gender, Religion, and Culture
From the Margins of Hindu Marriage: Essays on Gender, Religion, and Culture
by Lindsey Harlan
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Providing a unique and intimate view of Hindu marriage, the essays in this collection explore points at which the margins of marriage are traversed or transgressed. Rather than focus on normative expectations within marriage, they examine times in which... (read more)

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Father India :how encounters with an ancient culture transformed the modern west
Father India :how encounters with an ancient culture transformed the modern west
by Jeffery Paine
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Over the past hundred years, India has held an enormous fascination for western intellectuals and artists. Father India explores the life-changing influence of the subcontinent on western ideas of modernity by narrating the curious, spellbinding stories... (read more)

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Shoveling Smoke: Advertising and Globalization in Contemporary India
Shoveling Smoke: Advertising and Globalization in Contemporary India
by William Mazzarella
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A leading Bombay advertising agency justifies as traditionally Indian the highly eroticized images it produces to promote the KamaSutra condom brand. Another agency struggles to reconcile the global ambitions of a cellular-phone service provider with the... (read more)

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Daughters of Independence: Gender, Caste, and Class in India
Daughters of Independence: Gender, Caste, and Class in India
by Joanna Liddle
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Joanna Liddle and Rama Joshi explore the connection in India between gender and caste, and gender and class. They ask whether the subordination of women has diminished as India moves from a caste to a class structure, and what effect colonization had on... (read more)

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Idea of India
Idea of India
by Sunil Khilnani
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The key book on India in the postnuclear era, with a new Introduction by the author.Our appreciation of the importance of India can only increase in light of the recent revelations of its nuclear capabilities. Sunil Khilnani's exciting, timely study... (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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Gandhi: Naked Ambition. Jad Adams
Gandhi: Naked Ambition. Jad Adams
by Jad Adams
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Jad Adams traces the course of Gandhi s multi-faceted life, and the development of his religious, political, and social thinking over seven tumultuous decades: from his comfortable upbringing in a princely state in Gujarat; his early civil rights... (read more)

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Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India
Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India
by A P J Abdul Kalam
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When A.PJ. Abdul Kalam wrote "India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium with Y.S. Rajan in 1998, little did they expect the magnitude of the response they would get. The idea that India could actually be a developed nation in a short time rather than... (read more)

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Days and Nights in Calcutta
Days and Nights in Calcutta
by Clark Blaise and Bharati Mukherjee
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In 1973, Clark Blaise and his Bengali wife, Bharati Mukherjee, decided to spend a year with her family in Calcutta. Clark came as a Westerner; Bharati, as an adult woman examining her life as it might have become had she followed the traditional course... (read more)

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The Idea of India
The Idea of India
by Sunil Khilnani
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The key book on India in the postnuclear era, with a new Introduction by the author.Our appreciation of the importance of India can only increase in light of the recent revelations of its nuclear capabilities. Sunil Khilnani's exciting, timely study... (read more)

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The proudest day :India's long road to independence
The proudest day :India's long road to independence
by Anthony Read
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And yet when independence came on the stroke of midnight of August 14, 1947, events unfolded with a violence that shocked the world: entire trainloads of Muslim and Hindu refugees were slaughtered on their flight to safety --not by the British, but by... (read more)

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A Life Less Ordinary: A Memoir
A Life Less Ordinary: A Memoir
by Baby Halder
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When she was very young, Baby Halder was abandoned by her mother and left with a cruel, abusive father. She was married off at twelve to a man twice her age who beat her. At fourteen, she was a mother herself. Her early life was marked by overwhelming... (read more)

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Ordinary Person's Guide To Empire
Ordinary Person's Guide To Empire
by Arundhati Roy
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Just in time for the elections, Arundhati Roy offers us this lucid briefing on what the Bush administration really means when it talks about “compassionate conservativism” and “the war on terror.” Roy has characteristic fun in... (read more)

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Snakes and Ladders: Glimpses of Modern India
Snakes and Ladders: Glimpses of Modern India
by Gita Mehta
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In this personally charged work of reflection and reminiscence, readers are guided through India's multi-hued mosaic. A high profile writer, Mehta gives a loving but unflinching assessment of India today--entertaining, informative and wholly personal.... (read more)

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Gandhi (Brief Insight)
Gandhi (Brief Insight)
by Bhikhu Parekh
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Gandhi (1869–1948) was one of the few men in history to fight simultaneously on moral, religious, political, social, economic, and cultural fronts—and to succeed in his struggle. Bhikhu Parekh offers a brief but focused look into Gandhis life... (read more)

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India a Wounded Civilization
India a Wounded Civilization
by V S Naipaul
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Returning to India -- the subject of his acclaimed An Area of Darkness -- in 1975, at the height of Indira Gandhi's Emergency, V. S. Naipaul produced this concise masterpiece of journalism and cultural analysis, a vibrant, defiantly unsentimental... (read more)

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Pages of My Life: Autobiography and Selected Stories
Pages of My Life: Autobiography and Selected Stories
by Popati Hiranandani
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Popati Hiranandani's (1924-2007) autobiograpy unfolds the experiences of her personal life trapped in the geo-political debris of pre- and post-Partition India. She traces the agony and ecstasy of her life, the critical junctures of becoming and... (read more)

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Motibas Tattoos a Granddaughters Journey
Motibas Tattoos a Granddaughters Journey
by Mira Kamdar
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"From the Bible to the Odyssey to Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon, the journey or quest has been a staple motif of Western literature. Motiba's Tattoos is a welcome addition to that list." (The Washington Post) Mira Kamdar was born in the United States... (read more)

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