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Abida Sultaan: Memoirs of a Rebel Princess (English and Urdu Edition)
By Oxford University Press
ean: 9780195979077, isbn: 0195979079,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Written shortly before her death this book documents the activities of a Muslim princess who rebelled against societal conventions to take an active public role, first, as heir-apparent and chief secretary within the context of an Indian princely sta...
Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780198063322, isbn: 0198063326,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Building on her connections with the Indian National Movement and Mahatma Gandhi, this volume analyses Halide Edip's description of India and its bearing on her life. It explores several aspects of Edip's career in India including the questions she c...
The Life & Times of Shaikh Nizm-u'd-din Auliya
By Brand: Oxford University Press, USA
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ean: 9780195677010, isbn: 0195677013,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
This is a classic study of the life, times, and legacy of Shaikh Nizam-ud-din Auliya (1244-1325), a major saint of the Chishtiyya order, by the renowned Sufi scholar K. A. Nizami....
Gandhi: A Political and Spiritual Life
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ean: 9781781681015, isbn: 1781681015,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Throughout his long and turbulent career as a political leader, first in South Africa and then in India, Gandhi sought to fulfil his religious aspirations through politics and to reconcile politics with personal religious conviction. But Gandhi’s r...
Icon of Evil: Hitler's Mufti and the Rise of Radical Islam
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ean: 9781400136711, isbn: 1400136717,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
In the 1920s, Hajj Amin-al-Husseini was the political and spiritual leader of the Palestinian Arabs. A vicious anti-Semite, he led numerous pogroms against Jewish settlers. During World War II, al-Husseini allied himself and his people with Hitler; h...
Shoot Me First
By Broad Continent Publishing
ean: 9780980526493, isbn: 0980526493,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Shoot Me First is a gripping personal account of life in Pakistan and Afghanistan. The author offers intriguing insights into the culture of the tribal territories that straddle the two countries. This is home to the Taliban, an untamed land which co...
Umar: Makers of Islamic Civilization
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ean: 9781850436706, isbn: 1850436703,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Honored by Muslims as the epitome of the just ruler, 'Umar, or Omar--the second caliph--is one of the greatest figures in early Islamic history. His rule (634-44 CE) laid the foundations of an empire that has since defined, both culturally and geogra...
The Girl with the White Flag
ean: 9784770029317, isbn: 4770029314,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
New York Newsday called this memoir of a warhood childhood in Japan "one of the saddest and yet most uplifting books about childhood you will ever encounter." Separated from her family in the confusion and horror of World War II, seven-year-old Tomik...
Babur Nama (Penguin Classics)
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mpn: 9780144001491, ean: 9780144001491, isbn: 0144001497,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
The "Babur Nama", a journal kept by Zahir Uddin Muhammad Babur (1483-1530), the founder of the Mughal Empire, is the earliest example of autobiographical writing in world literature, and one of the finest. Against the turbulent backdrop of medieval h...
Sonia Gandhi: Tryst with India
By Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd.
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ean: 9788126907441, isbn: 8126907444,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Earlier considered as politically inexperienced, Sonia Gandhi is undoubtedly one of the strongest icons of Indian politics today. She is inspiration for crores of people for her dynamic leadership by virtue of which she could give an astounding defea...
Babur: Timurid Prince and Mughal Emperor, 1483-1530
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781107107267, isbn: 1107107261,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
This book is a concise biography of Babur, who founded the Timurid-Mughal Empire of South Asia. Based primarily on his autobiography and existential verse, it chronicles the life and career of a Central Asian, Turco-Mongol Muslim who, driven from his...
The Secrets of Mariko: A Year in the Life of a Japanese Woman and Her Family
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780679772620, isbn: 0679772626,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
As it follows a Japanese housewife named Mariko Tanaka over the course of a year, The Secrets of Mariko transcends reportage to yield the kind of human insights we expect from literature. Meet Mariko, a cheerful, overscheduled woman who cares for thr...
Secular Jinnah & Pakistan: What the Nation Doesn't Know (Revised & Enlarged)
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ean: 9780957141681, isbn: 0957141688,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Saleena Karim’s Secular Jinnah & Pakistan: What the Nation Doesn’t Know is a unique study of M.A. Jinnah, founder of Pakistan, and his ideological convictions. Seven years after it was originally published, the book has been thoroughly revised an...
Wrestling with Asia: A Memoir - Frank Mount
By Brand: Connor Court Publishing Pty Ltd
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781921421679, isbn: 1921421673,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
This fascinating and engrossing book should be read by anyone with an interest in the Vietnam War, Southeast Asia and Australia's relations with the region. It offers exciting behind-the-scenes insights into: · The Vietnam War and its strategic impo...
For the Love of a Son
mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781939481337, isbn: 1939481333,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 259 reviews
From the New York Times bestselling author of PRINCESS: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia, comes the heartbreaking story of one woman's quest for her stolen child. As a little girl in Afghanistan, Maryam fought for equality and def...
Emperor of China: Self-Portrait of K'ang-Hsi
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ean: 9780679720744, isbn: 067972074X,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
A remarkable re-creation of the life of K'ang-hsi, emperor of the Manchu dynasty from 1661-1722, assembled from documents that survived his reign. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index....
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