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Routledge Library Editions: British in India


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This set of previously-out-of-print titles reissues a selection of classic works on India. These range from works on the Indian princes, the palaces of the Raj, the plight of the untouchables, Congress, and British attitudes and politics. Taken together, these books form an essential reference source.

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Gandhi, Nehru and Modern India

Gandhi, Nehru and Modern India

1st Edition

By Elizabeth Mauchline Roberts
September 04, 2018

In tracing the development of India from British colony to self-governing independent republic, this book, first published in 1974, combines examples of what this has meant to individual Indians, whether Hindu, Muslim, Sikh or Christian, with an outline of India’s history from the end of the ...

A Constitutional History of India, 1600-1935

A Constitutional History of India, 1600-1935

1st Edition

By Arthur Berriedale Keith
September 04, 2018

This book, first published in 1936, provides a comprehensive description and analysis of every constitutional aspect of British rule in India from 1600 to 1936. Beginning with a description of the East India Company before Plassey, its constitution, administration of settlements, and relation to ...

Bharati Mukherjee Critical Perspectives

Bharati Mukherjee: Critical Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Emmanuel S. Nelson
September 04, 2018

The twelve essays that form this book, first published in 1993, interpret Bharati Mukherjee’s oeuvre from a variety of critical perspectives. The authors’ approaches range from the biographical to the poststructuralist, from cultural analysis to comparative commentary to deconstructive reading. ...

Caste and Christianity Attitudes and Policies on Caste of Anglo-Saxon Protestant Missions in India

Caste and Christianity: Attitudes and Policies on Caste of Anglo-Saxon Protestant Missions in India

1st Edition

By Duncan B. Forrester
September 04, 2018

This work, first published in 1980, breaks new ground as concerns caste in India. It first examines the nature of caste and its relation to Hinduism and questions in what sense it is possible to speak of Christianity as an egalitarian faith. It then considers some Hindu egalitarian movements and ...

Early Child Care in India

Early Child Care in India

1st Edition

By Margaret Khalakdina
September 04, 2018

In India, in the second half of the twentieth century, there was a vastly increased concern for the welfare of children. Various developmental programs were undertaken for the improvement of children’s status, especially in rural families. This book, first published in 1979, examines these programs...

Early Writings on India A Union Catalogue of Books on India in the English Language Published up to 1900 and Available in Delhi Libraries

Early Writings on India: A Union Catalogue of Books on India in the English Language Published up to 1900 and Available in Delhi Libraries

1st Edition

Edited By H.K. Kaul
September 04, 2018

This book, first published in 1975, is a comprehensive list of all the books on India, written in English before 1900. It is an invaluable reference source on India of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Apart from the work of professional writers, there are the writings of a cross-section of ...

Essays on the Transformation of India's Agrarian Economy

Essays on the Transformation of India's Agrarian Economy

1st Edition

By Chiranjib Sen
September 04, 2018

The central problem to which this book, first published in 1984, is addressed is the transformation of agrarian structure as it historically evolved in India. The term ‘structure’, however, has multiple meanings. The sense in which the term is used refers to the system of production, including the ...

From Sepoy to Subedar Being the Life and Adventures of Subedar Sita Ram, a Native Officer of the Bengal Army, Written and Related by Himself

From Sepoy to Subedar: Being the Life and Adventures of Subedar Sita Ram, a Native Officer of the Bengal Army, Written and Related by Himself

1st Edition

Edited By James Lunt
September 04, 2018

British military history in India has been amply documented, but From Sepoy to Subedar by Sita Ram is the only published account by an Indian soldier of his experiences serving in the East India Company’s Army. These memoirs cover a span of more than forty years of active service, and provide a ...

Income Distribution, Growth and Basic Needs in India

Income Distribution, Growth and Basic Needs in India

1st Edition

By R. Sinha, Peter Pearson, Gopal Kadekodi, Mary Gregory
September 04, 2018

This book, first published in 1979, explores the sources and patterns of the distribution of personal incomes in India, between rural and urban areas and among socio-economic classes, differentiating particularly those groups falling below the poverty line....

India Under Morley and Minto Politics Behind Revolution, Repression and Reforms

India Under Morley and Minto: Politics Behind Revolution, Repression and Reforms

1st Edition

By M.N. Das
September 04, 2018

The empire which Curzon left late in 1905 was different from what it had been at the close of the nineteenth century when he came to rule over it. After memorable events and political climax, the awakening upset the rulers’ concept of Indian peace. A revolutionary movement, wide in its appeal and ...

India and Pakistan A General and Regional Geography

India and Pakistan: A General and Regional Geography

1st Edition

By O.H.K. Spate, A.T.A. Learmonth
September 04, 2018

This book, first published in 1954 with this revised edition published in 1972, was recognised as the standard work on Indo-Pakistani geography. Part 1 focuses on climate and soils; Part 2 provides a synopsis of the social complexities of the sub-continent; Part 3 examines planning and development;...

Indian Music A Vast Ocean of Promise

Indian Music: A Vast Ocean of Promise

1st Edition

By Peggy Holroyde
September 04, 2018

In this book, first published in 1972, Indian music is given the comprehensive treatment it so richly deserves. The author brings a wealth of association with the country and its music into focus with a general introduction to the cultural and spiritual environment, and to the techniques, ...

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