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Books on History > Asia > India

  • 1.  

    Makers of Modern India

     By Ramachandra Guha [Ebook, Adobe epub 2010]
    Rs. 2,157 1,941 (10% OFF)
    Discontinued About the Book : A rich and comprehensive repository of Indias political traditions, this book profiles nineteen Indians whose ideas had a defining impact on the formation and evolution of the Indian republic, and presents compelling excerpts from their writings and speeches. All of them were influential political activists, who...   more
  • 2.  

    The Rediscovery of India

     By Meghnad Desai [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 1,110 1,010 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued About the Book : What makes India a nation? What has held its many disparate societies with their diverse, sometimes conflicting, narratives together for more than sixty years? What has allowed India to sustain its commitment to the democratic process, given its location in a region that is largely undemocratic?...   more
  • 3.  

    The Kashmiri Storyteller

     By Ruskin Bond [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 683 628 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued About the Book : Ruskin Bond brings to life unforgettable folktales from the misty hills of Kashmir to delight and enchant his followers both young and old! As darkness falls outside, and the chill sets in, Javed Khan pulls at his hookah and begins his stories... When Kamal and his...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2011
  • 4.  

    Songs of Blood and Sword

     By Fatima Bhutto [Ebook, Adobe epub]
    Rs. 910 728 (20% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: In September 1996, a fourteen-year-old Fatima Bhutto hid in a windowless dressing room, shielding her baby brother while shots rang out in the streets outside the family home in Karachi. This was the evening that her father Murtaza was murdered, along with six of his associates. In December 2007,...   more
    Other Editions: Unknown
  • 5.  

    Indian Tales

     By Romila Thapar [Ebook, Adobe epub 2000]
    Rs. 598 550 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued An exciting and entertaining collection of stories, full of the colour and enchantment of India. These sixteen talesof heroes and heroines, their adventures, misfortunes and triumphs, of gods and demons, and of animalshave been told to generations of people who have laughed or shed tears over them or pondered on...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2000 Unknown Paperback
  • 6.  

    Climbing the Mango Trees

     By Madhur Jaffrey [Ebook, Adobe epub 2011]
    Rs. 711 654 (8% OFF)
    Discontinued About the Book : 'I was born in a sprawling house by the Yamuna River in Delhi. When I was a few minutes old, Grandmother welcomed me into the world by writing 'Om', which means 'I am' in Sanskrit, on my tongue with a little finger dipped in honey. When...   more
  • 7.  

    India in slow motion

     By Mark Tully [Ebook, Adobe epub 2003]
    Rs. 1,035 942 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued A provocative, humorous, searching and deeply humane portrait of India Mark Tully is incomparable. No foreign commentator has a greater understanding of the passions, the contradictions, the charms and the resilience that constitute India. In India in Slow Motion, Tully and his colleague Gillian Wright delve further than ever before...   more
  • 8.  

    India Arriving: How This Economic Powerhouse is Redefining Global Business

     By Rafiq Dossani [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 1,541 1,079 (30% OFF)    Download Now!
    In Stock. Delivers in 60 seconds! Description: Once the jewel in the crown of the formidable British Empire, India has been surrounded by myth for years. After gaining independence in 1948, this often misunderstood country found itself faced with a new sense of freedom - and along with it, enormous burdens and challenges. While exotic, mysterious,...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2007
  • 9.  

    The Indian Mutiny

     By Julian Spilsbury [Ebook, Adobe epub 2008]
    Rs. 626 438 (30% OFF)    Download Sample eBook
    Discontinued By 1857, the British East India Company was India's de facto ruler, having won the subcontinent by subterfuge and force of arms. Discontent was rising however, and in the following Spring, entire regiments of Indian troops turned on their British overlords and challenged the global trading powerhouse in open warfare....   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover Paperback 2008
  • 10.  

    Celebrating Delhi

     By Mala Dayal [Ebook, Adobe epub 2010]
    Rs. 1,281 1,166 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued Who are the real makers of a city? Delhi, located at the crossroads of history, has been occupied, abandoned and rebuilt over the centuries. It has been the capital of the Pandavas, the Rajputs, Central Asian dynasties, the Mughals and the British, and is best described as a melting pot...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2010
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    Scoop- Wallah

     By Justine Hardy [Ebook, Adobe epub 2009]
    Rs. 617 500 (19% OFF)
    Discontinued Challenged by a Kashmiri greengrocer in South Kensington, journalist Justine Hardy went to work for "The Indian Express" in New Delhi. This is an idiosyncratic, funny, and sad tale about writing as an outsider on the inside of a country where the newspapers are still printed on hot-metal machines and...   more
  • 12.  

    The Indian Princes and their States

     By Barbara N Ramusack [Ebook, Adobe pdf 2000]
    Rs. 2,696 2,426 (10% OFF)
    Discontinued Adobe PDF eBook Rights: Copying allowed, 5 selections every 30 days. Printing allowed, 20 pages every 30 days. Lending not allowed. Reading aloud not allowed. Never expires. Although the princes of India have been caricatured as oriental despots and British stooges, Barbara Ramusack's study argues that the British did not...   more
  • 13.  

    The Mughal Empire

     By John F Richards [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 2,311 2,080 (10% OFF)    Download Now!
    In Stock. Delivers in 60 seconds! Description: The Mughal empire was one of the largest centralised states in pre-modern world history. It was founded in the early 1500s and by the end of the following century the Mughal emperor ruled almost the entire Indian subcontinent with a population of between 100 and 150 millions. The Mughal...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2007
  • 14.  

    Imperial Connections: India in the Indian Ocean Arena, 1860- 1920

     By Thomas R Metcalf [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 1,923 1,442 (25% OFF)
    Discontinued "Imperial Connections challenges the Eurocentrism implicit in many accounts of modern European empires. Focusing on the British empire when it was at its zenith, Metcalf analyzes the pivotal role the Raj played in the running of the empire in regions as far flung from one another as, say, Egypt, Uganda,...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2008 Hardcover 2007
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    A World for the Taking: The Ships of the Honourable East India Company

     By E Keble Chatterton [Ebook, Adobe epub]
    Rs. 510 408 (20% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: It was a time when one of the most powerful rulers in the world wasn't a government-it was a corporation. It's official name was ""The Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies."" Some simply called it ""John Company,"" others ""Company Bahadur."" But most people knew it...   more
    Other Editions: Paperback 2008
  • 16.  

    The Politics of Heritage from Madras to Chennai

     By Mary E Hancock [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 2,180 2,071 (5% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: Space and public memory in the neoliberal city In this anthropological history, Mary E. Hancock examines the politics of public memory in the southern Indian city of Chennai. Once a colonial port, Chennai is now poised to become a center for India's "new economy" of information technology, export processing,...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2008
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    Portrait of India

     By Ved Mehta [Ebook, Adobe epub 2013]
    Rs. 856 779 (9% OFF)
    Discontinued Stretching from the snowcapped Himalayas to the droughtprone state of Tamil Nadu, India is a vast and enigmatic country, full of contrasts. "Portrait of India" presents Ved Mehta's impressions of his native land - his first-hand report on India's villages and cities, its religions, politics and wars, its poets, philosophers,...   more
  • 18.  

    A History of India

     By Hermann Kulke , Dietmar Rothermund [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 1,412 1,271 (10% OFF)
    Discontinued Reviews of previous editions: 'The most comprehensive history of India today' Jean Filliozat, Journal Asiatique 'They have succeeded in compressing into a limited number of pages a history of the subcontinent ... Their joint achievement is remarkable ... For the student and the general reader who wants a balanced introduction...   more
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    The Imaginary Institution of India: Politics and Ideas

     By Sudipta Kaviraj [Ebook, Adobe pdf]
    Rs. 1,664 1,580 (5% OFF)
    Discontinued For decades Sudipta Kaviraj has worked with and improved upon Marxist and subaltern studies, capturing India's social and political life through its diverse history and culture. While this technique has been widely celebrated in his home country, Kaviraj's essays have remained largely scattered and untranslated abroad. This collection finally presents...   more
    Other Editions: Hardcover 2010 Paperback 2010
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    A Blue Hand

     By Deborah Baker [Ebook, Adobe epub 2008]
    Rs. 963 770 (20% OFF)
    Discontinued Description: In this engrossing new piece of Beat history, Pulitzer Prize finalist Deborah Baker takes us back to the moment when America's edgiest writers looked to India for answers as India looked to the West. It was 1961 when Allen Ginsberg left New York by boat for Bombay, where he...   more
    Other Editions: Unknown Ebook, Adobe pdf 2008
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