By Veena Das
This booklet identifies serious moments in modern Indian historical past, akin to the Partition of India, the Bhopal business catastrophe, and up to date widow deaths. It describes the consequences of those occasions for India and analyzes, via them, the character of Indian modernity.
By Shinu Anna Abraham, Praveena Gullapalli, Teresa P Raczek, Uzma Z Rizvi
By Kapil Raj (auth.)
Relocating sleek technological know-how demanding situations the assumption that smooth technology was once created uniquely within the West and was once consequently subtle in other places. via a close research of key moments within the background of technological know-how, it demonstrates the an important roles of move and intercultural come across for his or her emergence.
By Ronald B. Inden
"An vital publication, an enormous paintings, that has to be learn and absorbed by means of these occupied with scholarship, or any severe enterprise." —The Independent
How does the Western international symbolize India? To what quantity is wisdom of the folk and associations of the Indian sub-continent in keeping with the West's personal wants for global hegemony, and fantasies approximately its rationality? during this arguable and widely-praised ebook, Inden argues that the West's significant depictions of India because the civilization of caste, villages, spiritualism, and divine kings—and as a land ruled through mind's eye instead of reason—have had the influence of depriving Indians in their potential to rule their international, which has hence been appropriated via these within the West who desire to dominate it.
First released in 1990, Imagining India is needed studying in lots of college classes. This variation features a new creation.
By John Keay
The 1st single-volume heritage of India because the Nineteen Fifties, combining narrative velocity and ability with social, monetary and cultural research. 5 millennia of the sub-continent's heritage are interpreted by way of one in all our most interesting writers on India and the a ways East. This variation doesn't comprise illustrations.
Older, richer and extra specific than nearly the other, India's tradition furnishes all that the historian may well want for within the means of continuity and variety. The peoples of the Indian subcontinent, whereas sharing a standard background and tradition, aren't now, and not were, a unmarried unitary country; the e-book contains Pakistan and Bangladesh, in addition to different embryonic state states just like the Sikh Punjab, Muslim Kashmir and Assam.
Above all, the colonial period is obvious within the total context of Indian heritage, and the legacy of the 1947 partition is tested from the perspective of at the present time.
By Vish Dhamija
Jay Singh is the easiest defence legal professional in New Delhi that money should purchase. yet Jay Singh is a closet alcoholic; he has a depressing and ominous prior. 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 would possibly not continuously be in the legislations. If the legislations is when you - to blame or now not - there's just one guy who can prevent. If Jay Singh takes your case, witnesses for the prosecution disappear or flip antagonistic, facts evaporates, know-how and technology fail to supply any cogent aid. What's extra - Jay Singh also can give you an ironclad alibi.
And then he will get a case that could thoroughly damage 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.
By Subrata Das
Product safeguard and limited ingredients in Apparel emphasis at the evaluation of the constrained ingredients found in materials, apparels and components and their appropriate limits or overall ban, administration of such constrained ingredients within the provide chain, common and regulatory attempt equipment. production limited elements deal with dangerous ingredients in all probability used and discharged into the surroundings in the course of production and comparable strategies, not only these elements which may be found in complete items. security standards and evaluation of chance of alternative clothing were lined together with sorts of add-ons. international and state particular laws at the restrict of assorted damaging chemical substances utilized in the producing means of materials, apparels and similar add-ons also are mentioned in detail.
The ebook is geared toward fabric and clothing execs, outlets, manufacturing facility heads, procuring places of work and scholars meaning to subscribe to the within the components of caliber insurance masking safeguard and chemical compliance.
By Jon Wilson
For the century and a part prior to the second one global warfare, Britain ruled the Indian subcontinent. Britain's East India corporation governed enclaves of land in South Asia for a century and a part sooner than that. For those three hundred years, conquerors and governors projected themselves as heroes and improvers. The British public have been offered a picture of British authority and advantage. yet underneath the veneer of pomp and splendour, British rule in India was once frightened, fragile and fostered chaos. Britain's Indian empire used to be equipped by way of those that desired to make sufficient funds to dwell good again in Britain, to prevent humiliation and probability, to place their slim specialist services into perform. The associations they created, from legislation courts to railway strains, have been designed to guard British energy with no connecting with the folk they governed. the outcome was once a precarious regime that supplied Indian society with out management, and which oscillated among paranoid paralysis and low moments of utmost violence. the inability of love among rulers and governed eventually prompted the system's cave in. yet even after its dying, the Raj lives on within the fake notion of the efficacy of centralized, authoritarian energy. Indians replied to the atypical nature of British strength by way of doing issues for themselves, growing corporations and pursuits that created an order and prosperity of its personal. India Conquered revises the way in which we expect approximately nation-building up to empire, exhibiting what percentage of the associations that formed 20th century India, Pakistan and Bangladesh have been inbuilt reaction to British strength. the result's an attractive tale important for an individual who desires to comprehend the heritage of empires and the origins of latest South Asian society.
By John Noble, Sarina Singh, Mark Elliott, Daniel McCrohan, Kevin Raub, Abigail Hole, Michael Benanav, Anirban Mahapatra, Kate James, Amy Karafin
“India’s range is obvious in its structure, landscapes, fairs and handicrafts. And spirituality – the thrashing center of India – pulsates from the mountains of Ladakh to the seashores of tropical Kerala.” – Sarina Singh, Lonely Planet Writer
You can belief our trip details simply because Lonely Planet writers stopover at the locations we write approximately, every variation. We by no means settle for freebies for confident insurance, and you'll depend on us to inform it like we see it.
Inside This Book…
83 weeks of research
132 historical temples
Clear, easy-to-use maps
Delhi pull-out map
3D plans of iconic sights
Comprehensive making plans tools
By Chetan Bhagat
Love your country?
Want to make it actually great?
Tired of loud debates and complicated arguments which bring about no solutions?
Welcome to creating INDIA AWESOME
Following the exceptional good fortune of his first non-fiction booklet, What younger India desires, Chetan Bhagat, the country’s biggest-selling author, returns with one other ebook of essays during which he analyses and offers encouraged recommendations to the country’s such a lot intractable problems—poverty, unemployment, corruption, violence opposed to ladies, communal violence, non secular fundamentalism, illiteracy and extra. utilizing basic language and ideas, this booklet will help you comprehend the main complicated of difficulties dealing with the kingdom at the present time and provides useful suggestions on how one can do your half to resolve them.