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All the lives we never lived : a novel
All the lives we never lived : a novel
Roy, Anuradha2018
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"From the Man Booker Prize-nominated author of Sleeping on Jupiter, The Folded Earth, and An Atlas of Impossible Longing, a poignant and sweeping novel set in India during World War II and the present-day about a son's quest to uncover the truth about his mother. In my childhood, I was known as ...
The epic city : the world on the streets of Calcutta
The epic city : the world on the streets of Calcutta
Choudhury, Kushanava2018
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When Kushanava Choudhury arrived in New Jersey at the age of twelve, he had already migrated halfway around the world four times. After graduating from Princeton, he moved back to the world which his immigrant parents had abandoned, to a city built between a river and a swamp, where the moisture-...
Holy cow! : an Indian adventure
Holy cow! : an Indian adventure
Macdonald, Sarah2002
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Subject: After backpcking her way around India, Sarah MacDonald decides she hates the country with a passion. When a begger at the airport reads her palm and insists she will one day return - and for love - she screams 'Never!' and gives the country, and him, the figer. But eleven years later, th...
Siddhartha : a new translation
Siddhartha : a new translation
Hesse, Hermann, 1877-19622018
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This classic of twentieth-century literature chronicles the spiritual evolution of a man living in India at the time of the Buddha- a spiritual journey that has inspired generations of readers.
The fall of the kingdom of the Punjab
The fall of the kingdom of the Punjab
Khushwant Singh, 1915-2014
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HISTORY. From one of India s best-loved authors, a classic, pageturning historical narrative. Khushwant Singh passed away in March 2014 at the age of 99. This riveting historical narrative is more full of drama than any fiction. With the death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the great Punjab empire he ...
The anarchy : the relentless rise of the East India Company
The anarchy : the relentless rise of the East India Company
Dalrymple, William2019
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The remarkable story of how one of the world's most magnificent empires disintegrated and came to be replaced by a dangerously unregulated private company, based thousands of miles overseas and answerable only to its shareholders. William Dalrymple tells the story of the East India Company as it ...
The Beatles in India
The Beatles in India
Saltzman, Paul2018
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"In 1968, the Beatles went to Rishikesh, India, studied transcendental meditation, and wrote music. These intimate photos are the only record of their time in this sacred retreat. This new edition of The Beatles in India brings intimate images of the group, taken at an ashram in Rishikesh, India,...
In spite of the gods : the strange rise of modern India
In spite of the gods : the strange rise of modern India
Luce, Edward, 1968-2011
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SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL STUDIES. India is poised to become one of the world's three largest economies in the next generation and to overtake China as the world's most populous country by 2032. Well before then India's incipient nuclear deterrent will have acquired intercontinental range and air, sea an...
Amritsar, 1919 : an empire of & and the making of a massacre
Amritsar, 1919 : an empire of & and the making of a massacre
Wagner, Kim A.2019
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The Amritsar Massacre of 1919 was a seminal moment in the history of the British Empire, yet it remains poorly understood. In this dramatic account, Kim A. Wagner details the perspectives of ordinary people and argues that General Dyer's order to open fire at Jallianwalla Bagh was an act of fear....
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