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  • Warfare in Pre-British India – 1500BCE to 1740CE

    By Kaushik Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive survey of warfare in India up to the point where the British began to dominate the sub-continent. It discusses issues such as how far was the relatively bloodless nature of pre-British Indian warfare the product of stateless Indian society? How far did technology…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Theravada Buddhism in Colonial Contexts

    Edited by Thomas Borchert

    The colonial periods in Theravada Buddhist countries were important because they provided a shock to what were generally seen as declining Buddhist communities. This book analyses the conditions of Theravada Buddhist communities under colonialism. Chapters by experts in the field examine Theravada…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Indian Frontier

    Horse and Warband in the Making of Empires

    By Jos Gommans

    This omnibus brings together some old and some recent works by Jos Gommans on the warhorse and its impact on medieval and early modern state-formation in South Asia. These studies are based on Gommans’ observation that Indian empires always had to deal with a highly dynamic inner frontier between…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Intellectual Roots of India’s Freedom Stuggle

    (1893-1918)

    By Prithwindra Mukherjee

    Most people believe India’s struggle for independence to have begun with Mahatma Gandhi. Little credit goes to the proof that this call for a mass movement did not arise out of a void. For the past century and more, historians have overlooked the phase of twenty-five years of intense creative…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Change, Continuity, and Complexity

    The Mahavidyas in East Indian Sakta Traditions

    By Jae Eun Shin

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Raj and the Rajas

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Views on Hindu Dharma by M.K Gandhi

    By Neerja A. Gupta

    Mahatma Gandhi’s words are almost as sacred to Indian psyche as the word of God. Gandhi’s philosophy is equated to a saint’s theological expositions. His political role had never been mono-dimensional. It weaved in aspects of spiritual and religious overtones. The religious connotations were the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Gandhi's Moral Politics

    Edited by Naren Nanda

    This volume explores the scope and limits of Mahatma Gandhi's moral politics and its implications for Indian and other freedom movements. It presents a set of enlightening essays based on lectures delivered in memory of the eminent historian B. R. Nanda along with a new introductory essay. With…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge India

  • Early Nineteenth-Century Panjab

    Edited by J. S. Grewal, Indu Banga

    The Chār Bāgh-i-Panjāb, written by Ganesh Das Wadera immediately after the annexation of the Lahore kingdom by the British in 1849, is a classic Persian text. Its long descriptive part is the only surviving account of the social, religious, and cultural life of the peoples of the Punjab,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Mahatma Gandhi and the Indian Constitution

    By Narendra Chapalgaonker

    Why did the Constituent Assembly of India discard Mahatma Gandhi’s concept of constitutional structure that gave prominence to villages, and prefer parliamentary democracy instead? Why did the self-sufficient and self-governing village of his dream not find a place in India’s political edifice?…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Buddhism and Gandhara

    An Archaeology of Museum Collections

    Edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray

    Gandhara is a name central to Buddhist heritage and iconography. It is the ancient name of a region in present-day Pakistan, bounded on the west by the Hindu Kush mountain range and to the north by the foothills of the Himalayas. ‘Gandhara’ is also the term given to this region’s sculptural and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • India and South Africa

    Edited by Javed Majeed, Isabel Hofmeyr

    South Africa and India constitute two key nodes in the global south and have inspired new modes of non-Western transnational history. Themes include anti-imperial movements; Gandhian ideas; comparisons of race and caste; Afro-Asian ideals; Indian Ocean public spheres. This volume extends these…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

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