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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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Conquest of Violence: The Gandhian Philosophy of Conflict
Conquest of Violence: The Gandhian Philosophy of Conflict
by Joan V Bondurant
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When Mahatma Gandhi died in 1948 by an assassin's bullet, the most potent legacy he left to the world was the technique of satyagraha (literally, holding on to the Truth). His "experiments with Truth" were far from complete at the time of his death, but... (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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"I don't quite know how Jeffery Paine has done it-- except by subtle and provocative genius-- but "Father India" is an utterly surprising and indispensible book... Learned... lively... It renders Jeffery Paine's vast knowledge intimately. Father India is... (read more)

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Economic Growth in India: History and Prospect
Economic Growth in India: History and Prospect
by Pulapre Balakrishnan
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It is a measure of the youthfulness of economics as a discipline that two centuries after the appearance of Adam Smith's landmark treatise The Wealth of Nations, an economist has posed the question "How do economies grow?" This comprehensive study of... (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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Religious Nationalism: Hindus and Muslims in India
Religious Nationalism: Hindus and Muslims in India
by Peter Van Der Veer
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Religious nationalism is a subject of critical importance in much of the world today. Peter van der Veer's timely study on the relationship between religion and politics in India goes well beyond other books on this subject. He brings together several... (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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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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Gandhi's Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi
Gandhi's Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi
by Stanley Wolpert
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Mahatma Gandhi, through his indomitable will and selfless determination, transformed himself into a model of courage and integrity for India's people to emulate in their nonviolent struggle for political power. More than half a century after his death... (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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A Hundred Small Steps: Report of the Committee on Financial Sector Reforms
A Hundred Small Steps: Report of the Committee on Financial Sector Reforms
by Planning Commission
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While previous reports have focused solely on the 'big' issues like capital account convertibility, bank privatization, and priority sector norms, A Hundred Small Steps: Report of the Committee on Financial Sector Reforms goes deep into other areas where... (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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All the Fishes Come Home to Roost: An American Misfit in India
All the Fishes Come Home to Roost: An American Misfit in India
by Rachel Manija Brown
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In the bestselling tradition of Running with Scissors and Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight - a hilarious, affecting memoir of the author's upbringing in an ashram in India. In 1980, when she was seven, the author's parents, 60s-holdover hippies, leave... (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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New History of India 6TH Edition
New History of India 6TH Edition
by Stanley Wolpert
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Half a century of freedom has tripled India's population and more than quadrupled its gross domestic product. Its economy has been lifted to new heights within the last five years alone. Nearly 200 million urban educated Indian business managers, skilled... (read more)

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Planet India: The Turbulent Rise of the Largest Democracy and the Future of Our World
Planet India: The Turbulent Rise of the Largest Democracy and the Future of Our World
by Mira Kamdar
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India is everywhere: on magazine covers and cinema marquees, at the gym and in the kitchen, in corporate boardrooms and on Capitol Hill. Through incisive reportage and illuminating analysis, Mira Kamdar explores India's astonishing transformation from a... (read more)

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