The Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller on India's experience of British colonialism, by the internationally-acclaimed author and diplomat Shashi Tharoor'Tharoor's impassioned polemic slices straight to the heart of the darkness that drives all empires ... laying bare the grim, and high, cost of the British Empire for its former subjects. An essential read' Financial TimesIn the eighteenth century, India's share of the world economy was as large as Europe's.
Paperback. Pub Date :2010-07-22 Pages: 608 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK A new edition of the most authoritative and highly-regarded single-volume history of India Fully revised to include the most recent research and to cover events. from partition to the present day.In India:. A History five millennia of the sub-continents history are interpreted by one of our finest writers on India and the Far East This definitive work combines narrative pace and skill with social.
The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this culturally vibrant and diverse country.Savour superb views of the Taj Mahal, learn all about South Indian culture in Chennai or explore Hindu and Buddhist cave temples on Elephanta Island: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters.
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India explores the lives of everyday people in extraordinary settings through the lens of Steve McCurry, one of the most admired photographers working today.Steve McCurry: India explores the lives of everyday people in extraordinary settings through the lens of Steve McCurry, one of the most admired photographers working today. This new portfolio of emotive and beautiful photographs from India features 150 previously unpublished images taken across the Indian subcontinent, along with iconic photographs that are famous worldwide.
This is a portrait of India from the spectacle and colours of the Festival of Elephants to roadside portraits which uncovers the culture of India's vast landscape. The book includes the words of Indian authors including Amit Chaudhuri, Amta Desai, Salman Rushdie, and many others.