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1 ADLER, JACK. Southern India.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 1992. 087052030X / 9780870520303 First edition (unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. 
Introduces you to the exotic soices and intricate fabric life on this continent, You'll learn about everything from shopping to security, taste interesting Indian cuisine, and immerse yourself in the social and political scenes. 
Price: 36.68 USD
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2 ALTBACH, PHILIP G. Turmoil And Transition: Higher Education And Student Politics In India.
Basic Books Inc., New York: 1968. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Book deals in depth with the problem of student unrest in India. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.26 USD
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3 BABB, LAWRENCE A. Redemptive Encounters: Three Modern Styles In The Hindu Tradition.
University of California Press, Berkeley: 1986. 0520056450 / 9780520056459 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Water stains to dustjacket. First few pages are water damaged. 

Price: 6.41 USD
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4 BARON, ARCHIE. An Indian Affair.
Channel 4 Books, London: 2001 0752261606 / 9780752261607 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Presents a new history of Britain's relationship with India, focusing on the heyday of the East India Company, the private company that traded with, and in spite of itself, came to rule India before it became the jewel in Queen Victoria's crown. This volume accompanies a three-part series of the same name made by Takeaway Media for Channel 4. Includes an Index. 
Price: 51.44 USD
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5 BASHAM, A. L. The Wonder That Was India: A Survey Of The Culture Of The Indian Sub-continent Before The Coming Of The Muslims.
Grove Press, New York: 1954. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Offers an all-around view of Indian culture, its political life through the ages, its cults and doctrines, its social structures, arts, languages and literature, all within the covers of a single volume. Contains a pictorial record of ancient India with more than 200 half-tone illustrations, many never before published, and numerous line drawings and maps. 
Price: 13.54 USD
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6 BOSE, SUGATA. His Majesty's Opponent: Subhas Chandra Bose And India's Struggle Against Empire.
Belknap Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts: 2011. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The man whom Indian nationalists perceived as the "George Washington of India" and who was President of the Indian National Congress in 1938-1939 is a legendary figure. Called Netaji ("leader") by his countrymen, Subhas Chandra Bose struggled all his life to liberate his people from British rule and, in pursuit of that goal, raised and led the Indian National Army against Allied Forces during World War II. His patriotism, as Gandhi asserted, was second to none, but his actions aroused controversy in India and condemnation in the West. Now, in a definitive biography of the revered Indian nationalist, Sugata Bose deftly explores a charismatic personality whose public and private life encapsulated the contradictions of world history in the first half of the twentieth century. He brilliantly evokes Netaji's formation in the intellectual milieu of Calcutta and Cambridge, probes his thoughts and relations during years of exile, and analyzes his ascent to the peak of nationalist politics. Amidst riveting accounts of imprisonment and travels, we glimpse the profundity of his struggle: to unite Hindu and Muslim, men and women, and diverse linguistic groups within a single independent Indian nation. Finally, an authoritative account of his untimely death in a plane crash will put to rest rumors about the fate of this "deathless hero." This epic of a life larger than its legend is both intimate, based on family archives, and global in significance. His Majesty's Opponent establishes Bose among the giants of Indian and world history. 68 halftones, 3 maps. Sugata Bose is Gardiner Professor of History at Harvard University. "His Majesty's Opponent offers a multifaceted portrait of Subhas Chandra Bose. It presents a captivating account of the life of an intellectual and a cosmopolitan, a revolutionary and a misled nationalist."—David Motadel, The Times Literary Supplement "This competent biography by Bose's great-nephew, a historian, is the best work to date to clarify some of his paradoxes. With unpublished material from family archives and public records, Sugata Bose supplies a fuller back-story of Netaji's predicaments. The book has illuminated my understanding of a controversial and charismatic Indian militarist who remains inspirational to many in India, despite his questionable status in the global politics of the period."—Krishna Dutty, The Independent "[Bose] presents an admirably restrained account of this flawed patriot. Making good use of the family archives, he reaches out to the widest possible audience with a compelling narrative that sacrifices none of its author's academic credentials."—John Keay, Literary Review "What, I believe, is and will remain the definitive biography of Subhas Bose… In terms of sheer craftsmanship and mastery over material, this is an achievement that will evoke the admiration and envy of any historian-biographer."—Rudrangshu Mukherjee, The Telegraph "Those wishing to learn about the life and times of Netaji will finish the book with their curiosity deeply satisfied."—Ramesh Thakur, The Australian "It is not easy to be objective about a national icon like Subhas Bose, especially when he happens to be the grand-uncle of the biographer. But Sugata Bose has achieved that critical distance… This biography reveals a lot more about Subhas Bose's intimate life than did the stuffy portrayals in some earlier accounts."—Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Biblio "[Bose's] impeccable scholarship is in full view, as indeed is his awed regard for his grand-uncle. The result is a fine biography of a man who is still regarded with some ambivalence in India, not the least because so little is known about him. This book ought to fill that gap."—T.C.A. Srinivasa-Raghavan, Business Line "[A] fine, nuanced book… His Majesty's Opponent is a template biography. It is arrestingly written, provides personal details the author is obviously privy to—being the son of Netaji's favorite nephew, Sisir. It is sympathetic but dispassionate and evokes in the reader just the right mix of emotion and regret that Bose's brilliant but truncated life deserves."—Ashok Malik, The Hindustan Times "This book is very fascinating—not just for those who love history and politics, but for anyone who loves to read an illustrious story about a famous person."—Visi Tilak, Indian American "[A] magisterial biography… [Bose] does a splendid job… Bose etches a vivid portrait of Netaji as a protean nationalist of fierce integrity and conviction… [He] displays considerable acuity in examining the icon's complex love-hate relationship with Gandhi."—Soutik Biswas, LiveMint.com "Here is a biography of one of the most intriguing and powerful men in 20th century India, Subhas Chandra Bose, written with energy and without sacrificing the historical details… In parts the book reads like a thriller, especially when dealing with Netaji's daring escapes from British clutches. There is a spirited account of a secret submarine escape, and riveting material on Netaji's complex political strategies. But above everything else, the book offers an intimate portrait of Netaji not only as a revolutionary leader but also a loving husband, a man of letters, and an untiring believer in communal amity."—Arthur J. Pais, Rediff.com "Sugata Bose's book has filled a long-standing gap for an authentic biography of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose."—Chhanda Chatterjee, The Statesman "[This] new biography of Indian nationalist hero Subhas Chandra Bose could help resuscitate the leader's troubled reputation outside of India… His Majesty's Opponent aims to be the definitive biography of a man who, as the author writes, devoted 'his life to ensuring the sun did finally set on the British Empire.'… Bose's life is an action-packed thriller tailor-made for biographical treatment."—Tom Wright, The Wall Street Journal blog "[A] lucid and meticulous new biography."—Sudip Bose, Bookforum "Sugata Bose (Subhas's great-nephew) has produced a full-scale biography of this interesting figure, filling in details on his ideas, the quarrel with Gandhi that pushed him out of mainstream Indian politics, and his quest for German support."—R. A. Callahan, Choice "Bose, grand nephew of Subhas Chandra, known as Netaji (respected leader), has written an enthralling account of Netaji's life, detailing his lifelong struggle against British rule (he was imprisoned without a trial at a young age), exile in Europe, and political successes… This biography of a nationalist leader of the same stature as Mohandas Gandhi should be read…by all who seek a complete picture of India's freedom struggle."—Ravi Shenoy, Library Journal "This remarkable book places Subhas Chandra Bose fully in the context of Indian and world history. It should be read by everyone interested in the end of the British Empire."—Arjun Appadurai, New York University "Larger than life, more profoundly intriguing than the myths that surround him, Subhas Chandra Bose was India's greatest 'lost' leader. In a remarkable narrative that pairs political passion with historical precision, Sugata Bose has beautifully explored the character and charisma of the man, while providing an elegant and incisive account of one of the most important phases of the struggle for Indian independence."—Homi K. Bhabha, author of The Location of Culture "This is a definitive biography of Subhas Chandra Bose, written by the person most qualified to do so. It is an epic tale, told in an epic manner."—Tim Harper, author of Forgotten Wars: Freedom and Revolution in Southeast Asia "Subhas Chandra Bose was perhaps the most enigmatic of the great Indian leaders fighting for independence in the twentieth century. This wonderful book makes a major contribution to the understanding of the political, social and moral commitments of Netaji, the great leader, as he was called by his contemporaries."—Amartya Sen, author of The Idea of Justice 
Price: 18.95 USD
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7 BOSE, SUGATA. His Majesty's Opponent: Subhas Chandra Bose And India's Struggle Against Empire.
Belknap Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts: 2011. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The man whom Indian nationalists perceived as the "George Washington of India" and who was President of the Indian National Congress in 1938-1939 is a legendary figure. Called Netaji ("leader") by his countrymen, Subhas Chandra Bose struggled all his life to liberate his people from British rule and, in pursuit of that goal, raised and led the Indian National Army against Allied Forces during World War II. His patriotism, as Gandhi asserted, was second to none, but his actions aroused controversy in India and condemnation in the West. Now, in a definitive biography of the revered Indian nationalist, Sugata Bose deftly explores a charismatic personality whose public and private life encapsulated the contradictions of world history in the first half of the twentieth century. He brilliantly evokes Netaji's formation in the intellectual milieu of Calcutta and Cambridge, probes his thoughts and relations during years of exile, and analyzes his ascent to the peak of nationalist politics. Amidst riveting accounts of imprisonment and travels, we glimpse the profundity of his struggle: to unite Hindu and Muslim, men and women, and diverse linguistic groups within a single independent Indian nation. Finally, an authoritative account of his untimely death in a plane crash will put to rest rumors about the fate of this "deathless hero." This epic of a life larger than its legend is both intimate, based on family archives, and global in significance. His Majesty's Opponent establishes Bose among the giants of Indian and world history. 68 halftones, 3 maps. Sugata Bose is Gardiner Professor of History at Harvard University. "His Majesty's Opponent offers a multifaceted portrait of Subhas Chandra Bose. It presents a captivating account of the life of an intellectual and a cosmopolitan, a revolutionary and a misled nationalist."—David Motadel, The Times Literary Supplement "This competent biography by Bose's great-nephew, a historian, is the best work to date to clarify some of his paradoxes. With unpublished material from family archives and public records, Sugata Bose supplies a fuller back-story of Netaji's predicaments. The book has illuminated my understanding of a controversial and charismatic Indian militarist who remains inspirational to many in India, despite his questionable status in the global politics of the period."—Krishna Dutty, The Independent "[Bose] presents an admirably restrained account of this flawed patriot. Making good use of the family archives, he reaches out to the widest possible audience with a compelling narrative that sacrifices none of its author's academic credentials."—John Keay, Literary Review "What, I believe, is and will remain the definitive biography of Subhas Bose… In terms of sheer craftsmanship and mastery over material, this is an achievement that will evoke the admiration and envy of any historian-biographer."—Rudrangshu Mukherjee, The Telegraph "Those wishing to learn about the life and times of Netaji will finish the book with their curiosity deeply satisfied."—Ramesh Thakur, The Australian "It is not easy to be objective about a national icon like Subhas Bose, especially when he happens to be the grand-uncle of the biographer. But Sugata Bose has achieved that critical distance… This biography reveals a lot more about Subhas Bose's intimate life than did the stuffy portrayals in some earlier accounts."—Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Biblio "[Bose's] impeccable scholarship is in full view, as indeed is his awed regard for his grand-uncle. The result is a fine biography of a man who is still regarded with some ambivalence in India, not the least because so little is known about him. This book ought to fill that gap."—T.C.A. Srinivasa-Raghavan, Business Line "[A] fine, nuanced book… His Majesty's Opponent is a template biography. It is arrestingly written, provides personal details the author is obviously privy to—being the son of Netaji's favorite nephew, Sisir. It is sympathetic but dispassionate and evokes in the reader just the right mix of emotion and regret that Bose's brilliant but truncated life deserves."—Ashok Malik, The Hindustan Times "This book is very fascinating—not just for those who love history and politics, but for anyone who loves to read an illustrious story about a famous person."—Visi Tilak, Indian American "[A] magisterial biography… [Bose] does a splendid job… Bose etches a vivid portrait of Netaji as a protean nationalist of fierce integrity and conviction… [He] displays considerable acuity in examining the icon's complex love-hate relationship with Gandhi."—Soutik Biswas, LiveMint.com "Here is a biography of one of the most intriguing and powerful men in 20th century India, Subhas Chandra Bose, written with energy and without sacrificing the historical details… In parts the book reads like a thriller, especially when dealing with Netaji's daring escapes from British clutches. There is a spirited account of a secret submarine escape, and riveting material on Netaji's complex political strategies. But above everything else, the book offers an intimate portrait of Netaji not only as a revolutionary leader but also a loving husband, a man of letters, and an untiring believer in communal amity."—Arthur J. Pais, Rediff.com "Sugata Bose's book has filled a long-standing gap for an authentic biography of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose."—Chhanda Chatterjee, The Statesman "[This] new biography of Indian nationalist hero Subhas Chandra Bose could help resuscitate the leader's troubled reputation outside of India… His Majesty's Opponent aims to be the definitive biography of a man who, as the author writes, devoted 'his life to ensuring the sun did finally set on the British Empire.'… Bose's life is an action-packed thriller tailor-made for biographical treatment."—Tom Wright, The Wall Street Journal blog "[A] lucid and meticulous new biography."—Sudip Bose, Bookforum "Sugata Bose (Subhas's great-nephew) has produced a full-scale biography of this interesting figure, filling in details on his ideas, the quarrel with Gandhi that pushed him out of mainstream Indian politics, and his quest for German support."—R. A. Callahan, Choice "Bose, grand nephew of Subhas Chandra, known as Netaji (respected leader), has written an enthralling account of Netaji's life, detailing his lifelong struggle against British rule (he was imprisoned without a trial at a young age), exile in Europe, and political successes… This biography of a nationalist leader of the same stature as Mohandas Gandhi should be read…by all who seek a complete picture of India's freedom struggle."—Ravi Shenoy, Library Journal "This remarkable book places Subhas Chandra Bose fully in the context of Indian and world history. It should be read by everyone interested in the end of the British Empire."—Arjun Appadurai, New York University "Larger than life, more profoundly intriguing than the myths that surround him, Subhas Chandra Bose was India's greatest 'lost' leader. In a remarkable narrative that pairs political passion with historical precision, Sugata Bose has beautifully explored the character and charisma of the man, while providing an elegant and incisive account of one of the most important phases of the struggle for Indian independence."—Homi K. Bhabha, author of The Location of Culture "This is a definitive biography of Subhas Chandra Bose, written by the person most qualified to do so. It is an epic tale, told in an epic manner."—Tim Harper, author of Forgotten Wars: Freedom and Revolution in Southeast Asia "Subhas Chandra Bose was perhaps the most enigmatic of the great Indian leaders fighting for independence in the twentieth century. This wonderful book makes a major contribution to the understanding of the political, social and moral commitments of Netaji, the great leader, as he was called by his contemporaries."—Amartya Sen, author of The Idea of Justice 
Price: 42.75 USD
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8 BOWLES, CHESTER. Ambassador's Report.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1953. First Edition (Unstated). B-D. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Appointed Ambassador to India and Nepal, Chester Bowles and his family arrived in New Delhi in the fall of 1953. Describes the Gandhian revolution in India, offers a vivid close-up picture of Jawaharlal Nehru, analyzes the tactics of the Chinese and Russian Communists throughout Asia, describes the work of Point Four in Indian villages and the deep determination of the people to create a new birth of economic as well as political freedom through the democratic process. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.27 USD
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9 BROWN, JUDITH M. The Short Oxford History Of The Modern World: Modern India - The Origins Of An Asian Democracy.
Oxford University Press, Oxford: 1990. 0198228597 / 9780198228592 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. Slightly dogeared at one corner. 
Covering the last two centuries of Indian history, this book traces the emergence of India as one of the world's largest democracies through the process of interaction between a stable society, with a rich cultural heritage, and forces emanating from the industrializing west. The foundations of this rare political phenomenon in Asia or Africa are seen in India's society, the ideas and beliefs of her peoples, and the institutions of government and politics which have developed on the subcontinent. Includes an Index. "To anyone who comes fresh to modern India's history, Dr. Brown's volume will be the most readable, helpful, learned account now available, and is greatly to be welcomed." - Times Literary Supplement 
Price: 23.70 USD
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10 BUMILLER, ELISABETH. May You Be The Mother Of A Hundred Sons: A Journey Among The Women Of India.
Fawcett Books, New York: 1991. First Ballantine Books Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In a chronicle rich in divesity, detail, and empathy, Elisabeth Bumiller illuminates the many women's lives she shared, and the contradictions she encountered, during her three and half years in India as a reporter for The Washington Post. In their fascinating, complex, and often tragic stories Bumiller found a strength even in powerlessness, and a universality that raises questions for women around the world. Includes an Index. "Reflective and unpretentious, she zeroes in on women and ends up illuminating a whole world." -- Laura Shapiro, Newsweek 
Price: 3.61 USD
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11 COLLINS, LARRY; LAPIERRE, DOMINIQUE. Freedom At Midnight.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1975. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 

Price: 37.05 USD
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12 COLLINS, LARRY; LAPIERRE, DOMINIQUE. Freedom At Midnight.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1975. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 37.05 USD
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13 CRUMP, VIVIEN & TOH, IRENE (EDITORS). Knopf Guides - India: Rajasthan.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1996. 0679765913 / 9780679765912 First American Edition. A Borzoi Book. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Everything you want to know is in this guide. Visit the famous "pink city" of Jaipur, with its beautiful City Palace and its bazaar full of gold- and silversmiths; learn all about the exquisite art of Indian miniatures in the Mughal or Rajput style, about stone carving, pottery, filigreed jade, ivory, and sandalwood inlaid and enameled; experience the excitement of Indian dance; see the vast Alwar Palace complex, with its grandly decorated rooms and huge courtyards. In addition to Jaipur, covers Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Mount Abu, Kota, and Bharatpur. "Simply the most luxurious travel guides going . . . Jewel-toned and gorgeously laid our. Practically the only thing they can't do is call you a cab." - Elle 
Price: 31.30 USD
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14 DAS, GURCHARAN. India Unbound.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 2000. 037541164X / 9780375411649 First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A personal account of a social and economic revolution from independence to the global information age. Acclaimed columnist Gurcharan Das traces India's recent transformations in an eminently readable, impassioned narrative. Includes an Index. 
Price: 55.01 USD
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15 DAVIDSON, ROBYN. Desert Places,
Viking, New York: 1996. 0670840777 / 9780670840779 First American Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
In 1992, Davidson traveled through a year's migratory cycle with the Rabari, pastoral nomads of northwest India, whose grazing lands and trading and pilgrimage routes are quickly being destroyed by new political boundaries, atomic tests, and irrigation. A woman's odyssey with the wanderers of the Indian desert. 
Price: 14.54 USD
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16 DEAN, VERA MICHELES. New Patterns Of Democracy In India.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts: 1959. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Library discard. 

Price: 8.31 USD
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17 DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS, UNITED NATIONS. Population Growth And Policies In Mega-cities - Bombay.
United Nations, New York: 1986. s Softcover. Reading copy. Back cover is soiled. 
This is Population Policy Paper No. 6. 
Price: 23.51 USD
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18 DESAI, MORARJI. In My View.
Thacker & Co., Ltd., Bombay: 1966. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. 
With persuasive logic and insight Morarji dwells here on a wide range of topics - national and international - of enduring concern to the reader. What he has to say, and the manner of his saying it, lights up the vista of current affairs. Every essential aspect of India's policy and programme is cogently assessed and appraised, be it political, administrative, social, economic, educational, cultural. And, in the process, he evolves a stimulating philosophy of life. His views here are not prompted by rigid or obstinate stnd, which never admits of a change, however justified. They are actually based on patient thinking, and a rational probe into the realities of Indian life. As expected from India's outstanding administrator, he weighs with care every issue on its merits, without emotion or excitement. The treatment is also leavened by a sense of humor. All these happily combine to show Morarji in an altogether new light. 
Price: 38.29 USD
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19 DEVJI, FAISAL. The Impossible Indian: Gandhi And The Temptation Of Violence.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London England: 2012. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
A Hindu Notable Book of the Year. "This is an account of the Mahatma as a political thinker, one who recognized how the quotidian reality of modern life could be radicalized to produce the most extraordinary effects. Devji's book reveals Gandhi to be a hard-hitting political thinker, someone willing to countenance violence to achieve his objectives; it challenges the idealistic portrayals of the Mahatma that prevail even today." - The Caravan 
Price: 23.70 USD
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20 DEY, SRI MUKUL CHANDRA. My Pilgrimages To Ajanta & Bagh.
George H. Doran, New York: 1925. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 

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