This book is a comprehensive biography of General Dyer, giving a complete understanding of his psychology as an army officer and about his personal life. It brings to light the tragic happenings of April 13, 1919 at the Jallianwala Bagh.
ISBN: 9780198062561, 0198062567
...Townsmen and Bazaars North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870, Origins of Nationality in South Asia: Patriotism and Ethical Government in the Maiking of Modern India.;The imagination of the colonial North Indian landscape has been shaped;immensely by the scholarship of C.A Bayly. This omnibus brings together ;landmark writings providing a sense of the wide range of subj...
ISBN: 9789381523377, 9381523371
A reprint from the library collection of the National Archives of India, this book illustrates the progress, rather than the process, leading to the siege of Delhi and its recapture. The principal events of the 1857 revolt are represented but only as pointers to the imminent victory of the British army.
Sen, Ranjit et al.
ISBN: 9788186383773, 8186383778
ISBN: 9780198075967, 0198075960
The Namasudras of Bengal present a curious case. From being the largest Hindu caste group in Bengal and a census-defined community in 1872, they disintegrated after the Partition of India in 1947. The book chronologically delineates the critical moments in the history of the Namasudras.
ISBN: 9780521798426, 0521798426
Dirks, Nicholas B
ISBN: 9788178240725, 8178240726
The author traces the career of caste through history and also examines the rise of caste politics in contemporary India, in particular caste-based movements and their implications for Indian nationhood.
ISBN: 9789351941583, 9351941582
The book is a story of a talented, public-spirited and erudite man, with a multidimensional personality, a republican bent of mind, Indian values and English sensibilities. Spanning a century of changing times, this book provides a unique account of the last decades of British Rule and the emergence of a new India, woven into the story of an extraordinary life lived in ordinary places, and a co...
Khan, Sir Syed Ahmed (1817-1898)
ISBN: 9788190257978, 8190257978
ISBN: 9788173044625, 8173044627
The book relates to the Uzbegs and provides an account of their origin, antecedents, early exploits, conquests and finally the occupation of Central Asia in the sixteenth century.
ISBN: 9780670081561, 0670081566
A gripping account of the Tata Iron and Steel company, established in 1907, from its early days to its maturity, its struggles as also its triumphs and its eventual transformation into a global giant.
Bose, Subhas Chandra (1920-2000)
ISBN: 9788178241791, 817824179X
This volume brings together all his speeches and writings as leader of the Azad Hind movement from June 1943 to August 1945. His stirring speeches in Singapore, Malaya, and Burma electrified massive audiences of civilians and soldiers, united Indians of all religions, and inspired them to join the march towards Delhi.
ISBN: 9788178243245, 8178243245
This book offers a startling new perspective on what was and was not politically possible in late colonial India. In tracing the political and social history of Punjab from the early years of the twentieth century, Nair overturns the entrenched view that Muslims were responsible for Partition.
ISBN: 9780199069200, 0199069204
This second edition of the book is an updated version, covering the most recent writings on the subject. It provides a detailed and systematic analysis of the leader of Indian Muslims during the crisis-ridden decade of 1937-47.
ISBN: 9788175365155, 8175365153
This book contains historical and biographical notices of the principal chiefs and families of note in the Punjab, forming the Lahore and Rawalpindi division, furnishing details about the roles they played in the political history of Punjab from the closing decades of the 18th cent. to the establishment of the Sikh monarchy.
ISBN: 9781841193939, 1841193933
Part history and part personal record, this book reveals how British India demonized millions as hereditary criminals, setting off a witch-hunt whose effects are still felt today. It is a book about the misunderstanding of what is alien and exotic, and few things that have been more misunderstood than the nature of Kali herself.
ISBN: 9780297847298, 0297847295
Story of the British children born in India under the Raj.
ISBN: 9780415323215, 0415323215
Isar, Raymond Francis
ISBN: 9789384082369, 9384082368
Far more than simply autobiographical these selections from the memoirs of a former ICS officer offer a fascinating cultural and social history of the subcontinent, notably of the Indian-Christian community of the Punjab in the first half of the twentieth century.
ISBN: 9788192960401, 8192960404
The Chuar people rebelled in mid 1760's. Their protest continued up to mid Nineteenth century. The book essays to trace the causes, nature and the outcome of the relatively less known `resistance movement-Chuar Disturbances.'
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