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An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth
An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth
by Mohandas K Gandhi
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Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and... (read more)

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
by Katherine Boo
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From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century’s great, unequal cities. In... (read more)

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Punjabi Century, 1857-1947
Punjabi Century, 1857-1947
by Prakash Tandon
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An important document in the social history of India, this volume presents the autobiography of a Punjabi family over the three tumultuous generations that spanned years from the Mutiny to Independence. The book provides an absorbing view, from within... (read more)

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No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, the Bad Family, and Other Modern Things
No Aging in India: Alzheimer's, the Bad Family, and Other Modern Things
by Lawrence Cohen
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This is an award-winning comparative ethnography of growing... (read more)

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India: The Emerging Giant
India: The Emerging Giant
by Arvind Panagariya
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India is not only the world's largest and fiercely independent democracy, but also an emerging economic giant. But to date there has been no comprehensive account of India's remarkable growth or the role policy has played in fueling this expansion. India:... (read more)

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India: A History
India: A History
by John Keay
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John Keay's India: A History is a probing and provocative chronicle of five thousand years of South Asian history, from the first Harrapan settlements on the banks of the Indus River to the recent nuclear-arms race. In a tour de force of narrative... (read more)

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Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found
Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found
by Suketu Mehta
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Andrzej Stasiuk is a restless and indefatigable traveler. His journeys take him from his native Poland to Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Albania, Moldova, and Ukraine. By car, train, bus, ferry. To small towns and villages with unfamiliar-sounding... (read more)

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
by Katherine Boo
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From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century's great, unequal cities. In 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 worlds 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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Elephant, Tiger, and Cell Phone (08 Edition)
Elephant, Tiger, and Cell Phone (08 Edition)
by Tharoor
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Over the past 25 years, India has moved from a largely impoverished, underdeveloped country to a bustling, innovative, fast-changing society. This book shows how and why.... (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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My Family and Other Saints
My Family and Other Saints
by Kirin Narayan
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In 1969, young Kirin Narayans older brother, Rahoul, announced that he was quitting school and leaving home to seek enlightenment with a guru. From boyhood, his restless creativity had continually surprised his family, but his departure shook up everyone&... (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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India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy
India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy
by Ramachandra Guha
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Amagisterial account of the pains, the struggles, the humiliations, and the glories of the world's largest and least likely democracy, Ramachandra Guha's India After Gandhi is a breathtaking chronicle of the brutal conflicts that have rocked a giant... (read more)

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Sacred India
Sacred India
by Sharan Kaur
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From a humble postal worker performing puja for the safe passage of a parcel, to people who believe they are gods, religion suffuses every aspect of daily life in India. Sacred India explores the presence of the divine in the mundane through breathtaking... (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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An extraordinary story of romance, history, and divided loyalties--set against the backdrop of one of the most dramatic events of the twentieth century The stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, liberated 400 million people from the British Empire... (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 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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Untouchables: My Family's Triumphant Journey out of the Caste System in Modern India
Untouchables: My Family's Triumphant Journey out of the Caste System in Modern India
by Narendra Jadhav
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Every sixth human being in the world today is an Indian, and every sixth Indian is an untouchable. For thousands of years the untouchables, or Dalits, the people at the bottom of the Hindu caste system, have been treated as subhuman. Their story has... (read more)

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