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Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook
illustrations 400

'an Indian household can no more be governed peacefully, without dignity and prestige, than an Indian Empire' InThe Complete Indian Housekeeper and Cook (1888) Flora Annie Steel and her co-author Grace Gardiner provide practica

Steel, Flora Annie, Gardiner, Grace, Crane, Ralph J., Johnston, Anna

4 maps, 12 black and white illustrations 800

An engrossing and definitive narrative account of history and myth that offers a new way of understanding one of the world's oldest major religions, The Hindus elucidates the relationship between reco

Doniger, Wendy

Indian Mutiny
Paperback , 197 x 129mm. 416

The Indian Mutiny is a real page-turner, an epic story with surprising modern parallels. Fomer army officer-turned-TV scriptwriter, Julian Spilsbury is the ideal author to take us back to the desperate summer of 1857

Spilsbury, Julian

Kingdom of One's Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster
16pp plates 350

The Afghan war will be remembered for its politics more than its combat. There were few, if any, major battles. The longest war in American history has left 1,800 U.S. troops dead, fewer than half the number killed in Iraq. The v

Partlow, Josh

Midnight's Descendants: South Asia From Partition to the Present Day
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 480

If British India had not been partitioned in 1947, its population would today be comfortably the world's largest. At c1.5 billion, Midnight's Descendants (the offspring of those affected by 'the midnight hour' Partitio

Keay, John

Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions

When India became independent in 1947 after two centuries of colonial rule, it immediately adopted a firmly democratic political system, with multiple parties, freedom of speech and extensive political rights. The famines of the British e

Dreze Jean & Sen Amartya