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INDIA: THE SIEGE WITHIN

By: Akbar, M. J.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Penguin USA: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000008131

ISBN: 0140075763

Condition: Very Good


India: The Siege Within succeeds in explaining, as no other book has done, the resilient achievements of India's secular democracy as well as its vuln erability and failures. As such, it makes essential reading for everyone wi shing to understand today's India. Here M.J. Akbar, one of India's most distinguished journalists, discusses the origins and nature of the strains on Indian unity which have deep roots in history. Taking 1947 as his springboard, he provides a full ... View more info

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PLAIN TALES FROM THE RAJ: IMAGES OF BRITISH INDIA IN THE 20TH CENTURY

By: Allen, Editor) Charles (Author

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Abacus: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000041565

ISBN: 0349104972

Condition: Very Good


The Raj was, for two hundred years, the jewel in the British imperial crown . Although founded on military expansionism and undoubted exploitation, it developed over the centuries into what has been called 'benign autocracy' - the government of many by few, with the active collaboration of most India ns in recognition of a desire for the advancement of their country.Charles Allen's classic oral history of the period that marked the end of British r ule was first publishe... View more info

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THE LAST MUGHAL: THE FALL OF A DYNASTY, DELHI, 1857

By: DALRYMPLE, WILLIAM

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000020111

ISBN: 0747587264

Condition: Good


'Dalrymple is an outstandingly gifted travel writer and historian who excel s himself in his latest work' Max Hastings, Sunday Times 'Vivid ... unmatch ed ... revolutionary ... humane ... No previous book has delved so deeply i nto the history of Delhi in those days, nor painted such a vivid portrait o f the late Mughal court' Sunday Telegraph 'Brims with life, colour and comp lexity ... outstanding ... one of the best history books of the year' Eveni ng Standard 'Magnif... View more info

THE TRIALS & TRIUMPHS OF THE MEWAR KINGDOM (UDAIPUR)

By: DAVENPORT, HUGH

Price: ¥385.00

Publisher: Maharana of Mewar Charitable: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000010759

Condition: Fair


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GANDHI'S TRUTH ON THE ORIGINS OF MILITANT NONVIOLENCE [BY] ERIK H. ERIKSON

By: Erikson, Erik H.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Norton: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000004996

Condition: Good


Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. 451-461). View more info