India Today An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic 2 volumes

Author: Arnold P. Kaminsky
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313374630
Release Date: 2011-09-23
Genre: Social Science

Containing almost 250 entries written by scholars from around the world, this two-volume resource provides current, accurate, and useful information on the politics, economics, society, and cultures of India since 1947. • 240 A–Z entries on the social, political, cultural, and economic development of India since 1947 • Contributions from more than 100 distinguished international scholars from five continents • A chronology of major domestic, regional, and world events in and involving India from 1947 to 2010 • A "Guide to Related Topics" to allow readers to trace main themes across related entries • An extensive Selected Bibliography containing multicultural and multidisciplinary materials and scholarship on the growth and development of the Republic of India from 1947 to the present

Understanding Islamist Terrorism

Author: Patrick Sookhdeo
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9780989290593
Release Date: 2014-06-30
Genre: Political Science

Modern Islamist terrorists look back to the early years of Islam to justify their actions. This book examines the origins, development and character of the classical Islamic doctrine of war that was followed at that time, and the implications for the West of the terrorists’ return to this teaching.

Global Jihad

Author: Patrick Sookhdeo
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9780988593060
Release Date: 2014-06-30
Genre: History

What is the driving force behind Islamist terrorism? The author takes an in-depth look at the teachings of Islam, past and present, drawing on a range of sources, including Muslim writers. He examines the facets of Islam that could motivate men and women of violence. Practical strategies are suggested for the long war against Islamist violence.

Societies Networks and Transitions Volume 2 Since 1450

Author: Craig Lockard
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781439085363
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: History

SOCIETIES, NETWORKS, AND TRANSITIONS connects the different regions of the world between chapters, and explores broader global themes in part-ending essays. This innovative structure combines the accessibility of a regional approach with the rigor of comparative scholarship to show students world history in a truly global framework. The tree, tree, tree, forest organization assures that students stay engaged and sure of when and where they are in their study of world history. The text also features a strong focus on culture and religion. Author and veteran teacher Craig Lockard engages students with a unique approach to cultural artifacts; such as, music and art. A range of pedagogical features--including focus questions, section summaries, and web-based study aids--support students and instructors as they explore the interconnectedness of different people, places, and periods in the global past. The Second Edition features all new maps--beautiful to look at and learn with--and an open, student-friendly design. Additionally, the text has been extensively revised to sharpen the narrative. Available in the following split options: SOCIETIES, NETWORKS, AND TRANSITIONS, Second Edition (Chapters 1-31), ISBN: 978-1-439-08520-2; Volume I: To 1500 (Chapters 1-14), ISBN 978-1-439-08535-6; Volume II: Since 1450 (Chapters 15-31), ISBN 978-1-439-08536-3; Volume A: To 600 (Chapters 1-9), ISBN: 978-1-439-08533-2; Volume B: From 600 to 1750 (Chapters 10-18), ISBN: 978-1-439-08540-0; Volume C: Since 1750 (Chapters 19-31), ISBN: 978-1-439-08534-9. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Literature and Its Times Growth of empires to the Great Depression 1890 1930s

Author: Joyce Moss
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 078760609X
Release Date: 1997-09
Genre: Literary Criticism

Provides the historical background of the most-studied novels, plays, poems, speeches and short stories. Entries examine both the historical setting of the literary work and the historical events taking place at the time the work was written.

The Church and Conversion

Author: Andrew Wingate, Sir
ISBN: UOM:39015043020281
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Religion

This Timely Book Looks At Phenomenon Of Conversion By The Church In A Tamil Speaking Area Of South India.

The Cumulative Book Index

ISBN: UOM:39015058373609
Release Date: 1985
Genre: American literature

A world list of books in the English language.

Books in Print

ISBN: STANFORD:36105015915866
Release Date: 1989
Genre: American literature

United Asia

ISBN: STANFORD:36105018798111
Release Date: 1951
Genre: Africa