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    James Thomason 'Rulers of India' series by Sir Richard Temple

    Oxford/Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. A volume in the 'Rulers of India' series of Indian Historical Retrospects (edited by Sir William Wilson Hunter & printed at the Clarendon Press).James Thomason was a British colonial governor. He was British Lieutenant-Governor of the North-Western Provinces in India and founder of a system of village schools. Contents include: Introduction; Parentage; Education; Career in India; Life as a District Officer; The North Western Provinces; The Lieutenant-Governor; Private Life in Government House; The Land Settlement; Canals of Irrigation; Public Instruction and General Policy; The End. At the rear is the publisher's list of titles in the series & 'opinions of the press' comprising some 18 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 215 + 18 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Gilt titles spine & front. Front hinge starting. blue cloth; Illustrated by b/w. frontis. plate with tissue-guard. Includes index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; Indian History; Indian Rulers; Biography; India; 19th century; Politics & Government. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3564. .


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    Historiography of Christianity in India by John C. B. Webster

    Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2012. Hardcover. As New. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.


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    Aurangzib and the Decay of the Mughal Empire. 'Rulers of India' series by Stanley Lane-Poole

    Oxford/Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1908. Reprint. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. A volume in the 'Rulers of India' series of Indian Historical Retrospects (edited by Sir William Wilson Hunter & printed at the Clarendon Press). Abu'l Muzaffar Muhi-ud-Din Muhammad, commonly known as Aurangzeb or by his regnal title Alamgir, was the sixth, and widely considered the last effective Mughal Emperor. Contents include: Introduction – the Heritage of Akbar; The Prince; The Fight for the Throne; The Puritan; The Emperor; The Court; The Government; The Revenue; The Hindus; The Deccan; Sivaji the Maratha; The Fall of Golkonda; The Ruin of Aurangzib. At the rear is the publisher's list of titles in the series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 212 + 4 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Gilt titles spine & front. blue cloth; Illustrated by b/w. frontis. plate; family tree & fold-out b/w. map. Includes index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; Indian History; Indian Rulers; Biography; India; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Politics & Government. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3563. .


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    Black Elk Speaks by Neihardt, John G.:

    Barrie and Jenkins London 1972 . The Life Story Of A Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux. Black boards h/back with DJ, good condition, 8x5" , 280pp. The history is tied into the major tragedies of the Indian nation.


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    Medical Encounters in British India by Deepak Kumar

    Hardback. New. This volume explores the nature of interactions between the East and the West in the field of medicine.It focuses on examples from India's medical tradition and the challenges it faced when modern medical system entered the country as part of the British colonial rule.


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    Madura; A Tourist's Guide

    Madras: Higginbotham & Co, 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. Small octavo, 204pp, illustrated. Ex-library copy with minimal markings, in tan printed boards. A clean copy, very good or better.


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    Europe And The Indies: The Era of the Companies 1600-1824

    London: BBC,. 38pp. + maps. Selection of black and white plates. Five essays plus chronology, bibliography etc. Rubbed to all edges. Poor copy. . Pamphlet. 1970.


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    From Indian Church to Indian Theology : An Attempt at Theological Construction. Towards Dalit Liberation by Webster, John C. B

    Madras: Dalit Liberation Education Trust. Good+. 1992. Wrappers. Printed stiff card wrappers, covers slightly stained, internal small stain affecting a few leaves, essay concerning Indian 'untouchables' who have converted to Christianity. ; 5.5" x 8"; 56 pages .


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    A Concise History of South India: Issues and Interpretations by Noboru Karashima

    Paperback. New. This book presents the history of South India from the earliest historical periods to the present times. It takes up all the important and controversial issues in various periods of South Indian history and gives their interpretations made by recent scholars, thus affording the readers a standard and enjoyable history of South India.


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    Untouchability in Contemporary India Worse Than Apartheid : Call to Youth for Ending Discrimination. Presidential Address of Justice A. Varadarajan ... delivered on the 40th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by Varadarajan, A

    Madras: Ecumenical Coalition for Dalit Concerns. Very Good-. 1989. Wrappers. Printed stiff card wrappers, covers slightly darkened, internally clean, illustrations. ; 6" x 9"; 28 pages .


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    A Concise History of the Indian People by Rawlinson, H.G

    Oxford: Geoffrey Cumberlege, 1956. Reprint. Cloth. Ex-lib copy with the usual markings, sunned spine, hinges starting, text clean, no dust jacket. About good.. 431 pp. Illus. with color frontis, b/w photos, drawings, and maps. 12mo.


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    The Changing Gaze: Regions and the Constructions of Early India by Sahu, B.P

    Paperback. Very Good.


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    Calcutta, City of Palaces by Losty, Jeremiah P

    The British Library Publishing Division. Very Good. 1990. Paperback. 0712302115 . Illustrated stiff card wrappers, Text clean, no ownership markings, b&w and colour plates, binding tight. ; 29 x 22 x 1.1 cm; 128 pages .


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    Asoka: The Buddhist Emperor of India. (second edition, revised and enlarged) 'Rulers of India' series by Vincent Arthur Smith

    Oxford/Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1909. Second Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. A volume in the 'Rulers of India' series of Indian Historical Retrospects (edited by Sir William Wilson Hunter & printed at the Clarendon Press). Asoka was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from c. 268 to 232 BC. .Contents include: The History of Asoka; Chronology of the Maurya Period; Extent and Administration of The Empire; The Monuments; Inscribed Pillars of Asoka; The Rock Edicts; The Pillar and Miscellaneous Inscriptions; Bibliographical Note; The Ceylonese Legend of Asoka; & The Indian Legends of Asoka. Revised & enlarged. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 252 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Gilt titles spine & front. blue cloth; Illustrated by b/w. frontis. plate; facsimile of inscription & fold-out b/w. map. Includes appendix & index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; Indian History; Indian Rulers; Biography; India; Ancient (BC); Politics & Government. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3562. .


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    Forty-One Years in India. from Subaltern to Commander-In-Chief. by Roberts Of Kandahar, Field-Marshal Lord

    MacMillan, London.. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1905. Hardback. Red boards, marked, corners bumped. Creasing to very edge of corners on pp 405-75. Internally clean, blind stamp on front endpaper, ex libris sticker on front pastedown, binding tight.; 21 x 15 x 4.5 cm; 601 pages .


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    Tibetans in India by Krull, Germaine

    Bombay: Allied Publishers. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1968. Hardback. Publisher's cloth in pictorial dust wrapper, unpaginated, dj edgeworn with cellotape repairs to verso, minor marks to boards, cellotape repairs to textblock gutter & rear hinge, compliments slip from India House, London, to front endpaper with previous owner's ink signature, internally clean, numerous colour and b&w photographic illustrations, scarce. ; 9" x 10" .


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    A Book of Modern Indian Etiquette : A Guide to Good Manners in India To-Day by Kewalramani, H. B

    Bombay: By the author. Very Good-. 1964. Hardback. Original paper-covered printed boards, minor wear to covers, bookplate to front pastedown, ink name to title-page, internally clean. ; 6.5" x 8" .


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    India: Brief History of a Civilization by Thomas R Trautmann

    Oxford University Press, 2011. Paperback. As New. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.


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