The company-state : corporate sovereignty and the early by Philip J. Stern

By Philip J. Stern

The Company-State rethinks the character of the early English East India corporation as a sort of polity and company sovereign good prior to its meant transformation right into a country and empire within the mid-eighteenth century. Taking heavily the politics and political considered the early corporation on their lonesome phrases, it explores the Company's political and felony structure as an in another country company and the political Read more...

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Rethinking Economic Change in India: Labour and Livelihood by Tirthankar Roy

By Tirthankar Roy

As writer of the highly influential The financial heritage of India 1857-1947, Tirthankar Roy has validated himself because the best modern fiscal historian of India. right here, Roy turns his cognizance to labour and livelihood and the character of monetary swap within the Subcontinent. This e-book covers:

  • economic historical past of recent India
  • rural labourĀ 
  • labour-intensive industrialization
  • women and industrialization.

Challenging the existing knowledge on Indian monetary progress - that it really is sure up with Marxian, postcolonial category research - Roy formulates a brand new view. Commercialization, surplus labour and uncertainty are obvious as both very important and the outcome reconciles the more and more hostile view of economists and historians.

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Historical Dictionary of India (Historical Dictionaries of by Surjit Mansingh

By Surjit Mansingh

Whereas construction a latest financial system and a democratic, secular society, India has inherited a wealthy civilization with an unheard of variety of ethnic, linguistic and non secular teams going again many hundreds of thousands of years. The historic Dictionary is a r

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Deja Karma by Vish Dhamija

By Vish Dhamija

Jay Singh is the simplest defence attorney in New Delhi that cash should buy. yet Jay Singh is a closet alcoholic; he has a depressing and ominous earlier. His mom has been accused and convicted of killing his father..something he doesn't settle for even after two decades.

Flamboyant, wicket, deadly, Jay Singh by no means loses a case, even though his tools will possibly not continuously be in the legislations. If the legislation is when you - responsible or now not - there's just one guy who can prevent. If Jay Singh takes your case, witnesses for the prosecution disappear or flip opposed, proof evaporates, expertise and technological know-how fail to supply any cogent help. What's extra - Jay Singh may also offer you an ironclad alibi.

And then he will get a case that may thoroughly wreck him.

If he loses the high-profile he can kiss his profession see you later ; if he wins the case he larger continue his obituary prepared.

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The Making of India: A Historical Survey by Ranbir Vohra

By Ranbir Vohra

Revised to surround advancements via to the tip of the 20 th century, this can be a examine of India's complicated historical past and society. the writer perspectives the advance of Indian civilization when it comes to the socio-religious conflicts and traditions via time, and their impression on political tradition.

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Manu's Code of Law: A Critical Edition and Translation of by Patrick Olivelle

By Patrick Olivelle

Manu's Code of legislations is likely one of the most crucial texts within the Sanskrit canon, certainly essentially the most vital surviving texts from any classical civilization. It paints an astoundingly special photograph of historic Indian life-covering every little thing from the structure of the king's cupboard to the cost of a ferry journey for a pregnant woman-and its doctrines were primary to Indian notion and perform for 2000 years. regardless of its significance, even if, before nobody has produced a serious variation of this article. hence, for hundreds of years students were pressured to just accept truly inferior variations of Sanskrit texts and to take advantage of these unreliable variants because the foundation for developing the heritage of classical India. during this quantity, Patrick Olivelle has assembled the severe textual content of Manu, together with a severe gear containing all of the major manuscript versions, besides a competent and readable translation, copious explanatory notes, and a accomplished advent at the constitution, content material, and socio-political context of the treatise. the result's a superb scholarly success that might be a necessary software for any severe pupil of India.

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Empire of the Sikhs: The Life and times of Maharaja Ranjit by Patwant Singh, Jyoti M. Rai

By Patwant Singh, Jyoti M. Rai

The authors of this primary definitive biography utilize numerous eye-witness money owed from Indian and eu resources, from studies of Maratha spies on the Lahore Durbar to British parliamentary papers and trip debts. the tale comprises the diversity of the maharaja's army achievements and ends with an account of the arguable interval of the Anglo-Sikh Wars following his loss of life, which observed the autumn of his empire whereas within the palms of his successors whose internecine strife used to be exploited by way of the British. His contribution to creating Amritsar's Golden Temple one of many maximum spiritual pilgrimage websites on the planet guarantees that his legacy nonetheless conjures up Sikhs around the globe.

PATWANT SINGH is one among India's major writers on Indian historical past, politics and foreign affairs and the surroundings. His fresh books comprise The Sikhs, the realm in line with Washington and the second one Partition: Fault-Lines in India's Democracy. JYOTI RAI is a numismatist of foreign reputation, owning some of the most very important collections of Sikh cash and a substantial archive on Sikh historical past.

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The Cambridge History of Islam, Volume 1a: The Central by P. M. Holt

By P. M. Holt

First released in 1970, The Cambridge historical past of Islam is the main entire and bold collaborative survey of Islamic heritage and civilization but to seem in English. On e-book it was once welcomed as a piece helpful for either reference and interpreting, for the overall reader, scholar and expert alike. It has now been reprinted, with corrections, and for ease of dealing with the unique hardcover volumes have each one been divided into separate paperbacks.

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