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    Andrew Palmer here provides the historical background to the new piracy.

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    Second only to China as the fastest growing major economy in the world, India is standing on the brink of a new era. Delving into many of the country's most troublesome issues, this book discovers signs of new and vigorous life and a deep desire for change.

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    An epic narrative history that compares and contrasts the fortunes of all the countries that make up South Asia. If British India had not been partitioned in 1947, its population would today be the...

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    During WW II Eric Lomax was subjected to torture by his Japanese captors. Years later he was to come face to face with the man responsible for his suffering.

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    With unique first person experiences, interviews with defectors of the North and history, John Sweeney’s narrative is a fascinating and engaging account of the reality behind ‘the strangest place he’s ever visited’.

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    On 26th November 2008 the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai is besieged by Pakistani Islamists, armed with explosives and machine guns. For three days, guests and staff of the hotel are trapped as the terrorists run amok. On 29th November commandos launch Operation Black Tornado. The world holds its breath.

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    Today, the Indian state claims to embody the values of a stable political democracy, a harmonious territorial unity, and a steadfast religious impartiality. Even many of those critical of the inequ...

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    The highly anticipated memoir of Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl from Pakistan's Swat region who stood up to the Taliban.

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    Black Star documents the Asian Youth Movements that emerged in 1970s and 1980s Britain. These organisations, established by the children of early migrants, were determined to struggle against both the racism of the street and the state.

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    A major reinterpretation of Gandhi’s life, politics, religion and nation.

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    The tropical island of Sri Lanka is a paradise for tourists, but in 2009 it became a hell for its Tamil minority, as decades of civil war between the Tamil Tiger guerrillas and the government reached its bloody climax.

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    Peter Bergen documents one of the most controversial events of the past decade; the hunt for Bin Laden.

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    This book will fascinate general readers and cricket enthusiasts, at the same time proving essential reading for observers of Pakistan, India and the South Asia region.

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    On 11 September 2001, in a café in London, Ahmed Errachidi watched as the twin towers collapsed. He was appalled by the loss of innocent life. But he couldn’t possibly have predicted how much of his own life he too would lose because of that day.

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    Return of a King is the definitive analysis of the First Afghan War, told through the lives of unforgettable characters on all sides and using for the first time contemporary Afghan accounts of the conflict.

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    David Lesch, a long-standing acquaintance of Bashar al-Assad, offers an extremely compelling, detailed account of the Syrian Uprising.

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    By emphasising the role of nuclear issues, After Hiroshima, provides an original history of American policy in Asia between the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan and the escalation of the Vietnam War.

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    Is the Pakistan Army a reliable ally in the War on Terror? 'Inside the Pakistan Army' tells the story of this vital institution and is a telling insight into the heart of the War on Terror.

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    Jad Adams offers a concise and elegant account of Gandhi's life.

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    Jad Adams offers a concise and elegant account of Gandhi's life.

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    Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, the chairperson of the Pakistan People’s Party, was seen as vital to that country’s future. In exile for years, in late 2007 she felt the time had ...

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    Mahatma Gandhi was a profound and original thinker as well as one of the most influential figures in the history of the twentieth century. A religious and social reformer, he became a notable leader in the Indian nationalist movement, made famous for his advocacy of non-violent civil resistance.

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