History Books - India & South Asia

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Midnight's Borders: A People's History of Modern India Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781612198583
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Published: Melville House - May 25th, 2021

The first true people's history of modern India, told through a seven-year, 9,000-mile journey along its many contested borders


The Hidden History of Burma: Race, Capitalism, and Democracy in the 21st Century Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393541434
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 23rd, 2021

A New York Times Critics' Top Book of 2019
A Foreign Affairs Best Book of 2020

“An urgent book.” —Jennifer Szalai, New York Times


Waves Across the South: A New History of Revolution and Empire Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780226790411
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 7th, 2021

This is a story of tides and coastlines, winds and waves, islands and beaches. It is also a retelling of indigenous creativity, agency, and resistance in the face of unprecedented globalization and violence. Waves Across the South shifts the narrative of the Age of Revolutions and the origins of the British Empire; it foregrou


The Frozen River Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780008353216
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Published: William Collins - April 13th, 2021

'A tour de force of luminous writing.' Mark Cocker, Spectator


The Passenger: India Cover Image
By Aa VV
$22.00
ISBN: 9781787702967
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Published: Passenger - March 23rd, 2021

Fully-illustrated, The Passenger collects the best new writing, photography, art and reportage from around the world.


Poems of the First Buddhist Women: A Translation of the Therigatha (Murty Classical Library of India #3) Cover Image
By Charles Hallisey (Translator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780674251359
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Published: Harvard University Press - February 23rd, 2021

The Therīgāthā is one of the oldest surviving literatures by women, composed more than two millennia ago and originally collected as part of the Pali canon of Buddhist scripture. These poems were written by some of the first Buddhist women--therīs--honored for their religious achievements.


The Good Girls: An Ordinary Killing Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802158208
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Published: Grove Press - February 9th, 2021

By the award-winning writer of Beautiful Thing, a masterly inquest into how the mysterious deaths of two teenage girls shone a light into the darkest corners of a nation.


Letters of Note: Mothers Cover Image
By Shaun Usher (Compiled by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780143134725
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Published: Penguin Books - April 6th, 2021

A fascinating new volume of messages about motherhood, from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections. In Letters of Note: Mothers, Shaun Usher gathers together exceptional missives by and about mothers, celebrating the joy and grief, humour and frustration, wisdom and sacrifice the role brings to both parent and child.


The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge, and India's Quest for Independence Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501195716
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Published: Scribner - April 6th, 2021

The “compelling [and] vivid” (The New York Times Book Review) true story of a man who claimed to be a survivor of a 1919 British massacre in India, his elaborate twenty-year plan for revenge, and the mix of truth and legend that made him a hero to hundreds of millions.

When Sir Michael O’Dwyer, the Lieutenant Governor of Punjab, ordered Brigadier General Regi


The Indus: Lost Civilizations Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781789143850
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Published: Reaktion Books - March 8th, 2021

The Indus civilization flourished for half a millennium from about 2600 to 1900 BCE, when it mysteriously declined and vanished from view. It remained invisible for almost four thousand years, until its ruins were discovered in the 1920s by British and Indian archaeologists.


Sufi Lyrics: Selections from a World Classic (Murty Classical Library of India #1) Cover Image
By Bullhe Shah, Christopher Shackle (Translator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780674251366
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Published: Harvard University Press - February 23rd, 2021

Bullhe Shah's work is among the glories of Panjabi literature, and the iconic eighteenth-century poet is widely regarded as a master of mystical Sufi poetry. His verses, famous for their vivid style and outspoken denunciation of artificial religious divisions, have long been beloved and continue to win audiences around the world.


The Greek Experience of India: From Alexander to the Indo-Greeks Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780691217475
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Published: Princeton University Press - June 8th, 2021

An exploration of how the Greeks reacted to and interacted with India from the third to first centuries BCE