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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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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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Maharanis: The Extraordinary Tale of Four Indian Queens and Their Journey from Purdah to Parliament
Maharanis: The Extraordinary Tale of Four Indian Queens and Their Journey from Purdah to Parliament
by Lucy Moore
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Here is a rare glimpse behind purdah’s curtain into the lives of four brilliant maharanis-the wives of Maharajas-who helped shepherd princely India into the twentieth century. Tracing the lives of these influential women from the final days of the raj... (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 Saffron Wave: Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India
The Saffron Wave: Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India
by Thomas Blom Hansen
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"The Saffron Wave is an analytically incisive and insightful exploration of one of the most important social movements to have swept postcolonial India. The book is remarkable not only for the historical depth it lends to our understanding of Hindu... (read more)

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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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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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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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The Dance of Siva Dance of Siva: Essays on Indian Art and Culture Essays on Indian Art and Culture
The Dance of Siva Dance of Siva: Essays on Indian Art and Culture Essays on Indian Art and Culture
by Ananda Coomaraswamy
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In a series of 14 stimulating essays, a renowned historian unfolds India's vast cultural and philosophical traditions: its art, conception of the universe, social organization, and attitudes toward family, romantic love, and marriage.... (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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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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From Frontier Policy to Foreign Policy: The Question of India and the Transformation of Geopolitics in Qing China
From Frontier Policy to Foreign Policy: The Question of India and the Transformation of Geopolitics in Qing China
by Matthew W Mosca
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Between the mid-eighteenth and mid-nineteenth centuries, Qing rulers, officials, and scholars fused diverse, fragmented perceptions of foreign territory into one integrated worldview. In the same period, a single "foreign" policy emerged as an... (read more)

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