Modern History

  • Chandernagore: From Bondage to Freedom

    This book is a groundbreaking work on Chandernagore – a town on which there is still little published material available – and provides important scholarship in the field of the history of West Bengal.

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  • Recording the Progress of Indian History: Symposia Papers of the Indian History Congress, 1992-2010

    This volume is comprised of papers presented at the annual symposia of the Indian History Congress. It introduces ground breaking research from a number of top Indian scholars and therefore makes a notable advancement in the fields of History and Archaeology in India.

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  • Popular Translations of Nationalism: Bihar 1920-1922

    This book revisits historiography on nationalism by moving beyond the binary of elite and subaltern nationalism and focusing on the complex nature of popular nationalism.

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  • Sindias and The Raj: Princely Gwalior c. 1800-1850

    This book traces the history the Sindia state of Gwalior from its first major military encounter with the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the eve of the Revolt of 1857.

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  • Explorations in Modern Bengal (c. 1800-1900): Essays on Religion, History and Culture

    This book examines the regional culture of Bengal as it was subjected to acute interpretative stress for much of the nineteenth century.

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  • India’s Princely States: People, Princess and Colonialism*

    This volume reassesses the place of Indian princely states within the history of South Asia and weaves together hitherto uncharted areas.

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