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  • Indian Music

    A Vast Ocean of Promise, 1st Edition

    By Peggy Holroyde

    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,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
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  • The Making of the Indian Princes

    1st Edition

    By Edward Thompson

    This book, first published in 1943, sets forth the history of the rise and development of the states of princely India from the end of the eighteenth century until the beginning of nineteenth. This was also the formative period for the East India Company and thus for India itself. It describes the…

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  • Sources for the History of British India in the Seventeenth Century

    1st Edition

    By Shafaat Ahmad Khan

    This book, first published in 1926, is neither a catalogue of libraries and record offices, no is it a selection of transcripts from the English and Indian archives. The object of the undertaking is two-fold: in the first place, it looks at supplying a critical analysis of essential data for…

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  • Women of India

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Harshida Pandit

    The status and position of Indian women have undergone many changes since the high status they enjoyed in the Vedic era yielded to forced suicide during the dark ages, female infanticide, purdah, child marriages and the denial of property and political rights. This book, first published in 1985,…

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  • Early Child Care in India

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Khalakdina

    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…

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  • 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

    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…

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  • 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

    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…

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  • Palaces of the Raj

    Magnificence and Misery of the Lord Sahibs, 1st Edition

    By Mark Bence-Jones

    This book, first published in 1973, gives a vivid picture of British-Indian social life from the eighteenth century to Independence, as well as of the houses themselves. The Government Houses were not only buildings on a palatial scale, but were also a background to a way of life that was as full…

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  • The State, Industrialization and Class Formations in India

    A Neo-Marxist Perspective on Colonialism, Underdevelopment and Development, 1st Edition

    By Anupam Sen

    The purpose of this book, first published in 1982, is to probe the nature of the state in India and the role played by it in the evolution of the social economy, particularly in the growth of industry. In fact, the problematic of the state and its relationship with socio-economic progression or…

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  • Caste and Christianity

    Attitudes and Policies on Caste of Anglo-Saxon Protestant Missions in India, 1st Edition

    By Duncan B. Forrester

    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…

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  • Prophet of a New Hindu Age

    The Life and Times of Acharya Pranavananda, 1st Edition

    By Ninian Smart, Swami Purnananda

    This is the fascinating biography, first published in 1985, of the remarkable Bengali religious leader Swami Pranavananda who lived in the turbulent years of the early twentieth century. The story of his life has to some extent been eclipsed by the struggle for Indian independence, but his…

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  • Essays on the Transformation of India's Agrarian Economy

    1st Edition

    By Chiranjib Sen

    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…

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