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 27 Nov 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
The East India Company: The original corporate raiders
By William Dalrymple
Guardian - 2015

For a century, the East India Company conquered, subjugated and plundered vast tracts of south Asia. The lessons of its brutal reign have never been more relevant.

One of the very first Indian wor... Read More
 27 Nov 2016 Video
Video:
Shashi Tharoor - Exclusive Interview by Karan Thapar on his book 'An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India'.

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 27 Nov 2016 Article/Essay
New Book Review:
An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
By Shashi Tharoor
Published by Aleph Book Company - 26 October 2016

Shashi Tharoor: You can?t revenge yourself upon history, history is its own revenge
By Manik Sharma
FirstPost - Nov 5, 2016

Shashi Tharoor's new book ? An Era of... Read More
 27 Nov 2016 New Books
New Book:
An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
By Shashi Tharoor
Published by Aleph Book Company - 26 October 2016

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In 1930, the American historian and philosopher Will Durant wrote that Britain?s ?conscious and deliberate bleeding... Read More
 19 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Monetary Problems of India
By L.C.Jain
Published by Macmillan And Company, London - 1933

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SPECIMEN RS.10,000 KING GEORGE V BANKNOTE
Printed at Currency Note Press, Nasik
This was al... Read More
 19 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
The Monetary System Of India
By Professor B.E.Dadachanji
Published by D.B.Taraporevala & Sons, Bombay - 1948

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Introduction:
The New Monetary Authority in India

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 19 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Indian Silver Currency - An historical and economic study
By Karl Ellstaetter Karl
Translated by James Laurence Laughlin
Published by University Press, Chicago - 1895

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 19 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Growth of Currency Organisations in India
By Alakh Dhari
Published by The Bombay Chronicle Press, Bombay - 1915

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Before the advent of the British era the progress to currency... Read More
 16 Oct 2016 New Books
Digital Book:
Thy Hand, Great Anarch! India 1921 1952
by Nirad Chaundhuri
Published by Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., New York - 1987

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 10 Oct 2016 Rare Books
Digital Rare Book:
Trichinopoly Gazetteer
By F.R. Hemingway
Printed by The Superintendent, Government Press, Madras - 1907

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Volume 1
Publisher Madras : Superintendent, Govt. Press

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 17 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Papers on Small Pox, Vaccination, &c. ...
By Robert Pringle (1830-1899)
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Published by Wyman & Sons. London - 1869

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 17 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Smallpox and vaccination in British India
By Sydney Price Jame (1870-1946)
Published by Thacker, Spink & Co., Calcutta - 1909

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 28 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Eminent Orientalists: Indian, European, American
First published in 1922

Sir Willam Jones
Sir Charles Wilkins
Henry T. Colebrooke
Horace Hayman Wilson
James Fergusson
Dr. Rajendralal Mitra
Kashinath Trimbak Telang
Dr. Buhler
Sir Monier Monier Willams
Friedrich Max Mueller
John... Read More
 1 Jun 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A Narrative of the late transactions at Benares
By Warren Hastings (1732-1818)
Published J.Debrett, London - 1782

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Warren Hastings painted by Johann Zoffany, 1783?1784. Read More
 23 May 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Illustrated Guide to the South Indian Railway, including the Mayavaram-Mutupet, and Peralam-Karaikal Railways.
By South Indian Railway Co., Ltd
Published by Higginbotham & Co., Madras - 1900

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 11 Dec 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Anglo-Tamil Dictionary - With the Tamil words printed in the Roman, as well as in the Tamil character
By Peter Percival
Prepared by the Order of H.E. Sir Charles Trevelyan - Late Governor of Madras
Published by Public Instruction Press, Madras - 1861

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 11 Dec 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Handbook of the Madras Presidency with a Notice of the Overland Route to India
Published by John Murray, London - 1879

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Overland Route To India
Map Maker: John Tallis
London / 1851

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 22 Oct 2015 Article/Essay
Essay:
The Colonial History of Sculptures from the Amaravati St?pa
By Jennifer Howes
Extract from the book: Buddhist Stupas in South Asia
Published by Oxford University Press, Delhi - 2009

The first Buddhist site to be examined and excavated in India by the British was the second- century st?pa ... Read More
 23 Sep 2015 Rare Paintings
The Shrine of Nizamuddin Auliya (top right), Mosque behind the shrine of Nizammuddin (bottom right) - 1843

[From 'Reminiscences of Imperial Delhi?, an album consisting of 89 folios containing approximately 130 paintings of views of the Mughal and pre-Mughal monuments of Delhi, as well as other c... Read More
 22 Sep 2015 Article/Essay
Article:
Love and Betrayal in India: The White Mughal
By Marina VaizeyFriday
04 September 2015

William Dalrymple finds in an Anglo-Indian marriage that crossed cultural boundaries hope for today.

William Dalrymple has discovered a fascinating true romance from history in this story of the relat... Read More