Library of Indian Policy

Southeast Asia in a Renaissance map constructed after Ptolemy‘s Geography, rediscovered by Maximus Planudes in Constantinople c. 1300.

“A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Journals include:
Indian Politics and Policy

Publications:

Reports On British Prison-Camps In India And Burma

by International Red Cross Committee Purchase Across India and Burma, England built several camps to house primarily Turkish prisoners of war, but there were also camps for civilians, including for women and children considered to be of ‘enemy nationalities.’ This report by the Red Cross gives a report not only of the conditions, but of…

Bunker Diplomacy: An Arab-American in the U.S. Foreign Service

by Nabeel Khoury Purchase Nabeel Khoury has written a remarkably cogent memoir.  He not only details life in the Foreign Service in a highly entertaining and engaging style, but also provides provocative and telling insights into many of the crises in the Middle East…From Egypt, to ‘The Magic Kingdom’ to Iraq, Morocco and Yemen —…

Old Stories & Sayings from India, Ceylon, Burma, and the Near East

by Isa Fyvie Mayo Purchase through Amazon Isabella Fyvie Mayo was an incredible woman. Born in 1843 in London, she enjoyed the benefits of schooling and encouragement of her writing. She worked tirelessly to help her family, but for many years she was uncompensated for her writing. Finally, once she was published it was to…

In the Great God’s Hair: Translated from the Original Manuscript

by F. W. Bain Purchase through Amazon F.W. Bain translated this work from the original Sanskrit, and offered this as an introduction, “The name of the little Indian gable, here presented to the lover of curiosities in an English dress, is ambiguous. We may translate it indifferently, either: The New Moon in the hair of…

Life of Brian Houghton Hodgson: British Resident at the Court of Nepal, Member of the Institute of France; Fellow of the Royal Society; a Vice-President of the Royal Asiatic Society, etc

by Sir William Wilson Hunter Purchase through Amazon Brian Houghton Hodgson was born on February 1, 1800. His family had troubles financially, but through Hodgson’s aptitude and some family connections, he was able to continue his studies. He was especially gifted in learning languages, namely Bengali, but also Sanskrit and Persian. In 1818, with the…

Demand the Impossible: Essays in History as Activism

Born from the wave of activism that followed the inauguration of President Trump, Demand the Impossible asks scholars what they can do to help solve present-day crises. The twelve essays in this volume draw inspiration from present-day activists.

Issues in Maritime Cyber Security

Editors: Dr. Joe DiRenzo III, Dr. Nicole K. Drumhiller, Dr. Fred S. Roberts Purchase Free Chapter Download The world relies on maritime commerce to move exceptionally large portions of goods, services, and people. Collectively this effort comprises the Maritime Transportation System or MTS. A major component of this daunting multifaceted enterprise are cyber networks, and…

Invasions of the Gulf: Radicalism, Ritualism and the Shaikhs

by Paul Rich Purchase through Amazon  The Gulf was ruled for a good part of the 19th and 20th centuries from India, and those who served there constituted a unique, small foreign service of their own. Their public (private boarding in American usage) school backgrounds taught them to believe in elitism and snobbery, which they…

The Land of the Date

by C. M. Cursetjee Purchase through Amazon  In December 1916 the SS Zaiyanni left Bombay bound for the port of Basra, at the head of the Persian Gulf. On board was C. M. Cursetjee, a 69-year-old Oxford-educated Indian Parsee, on his way to see his nephew who was serving in the Indian forces. The boat,…

Los BRICS y el Discurso del Nacionalismo en el Siglo XXI

Edited by Myrna Rodriguez Anuez, Luis Ochoa Bilbao, and Marisa Pineau Purchase through Amazon  En el siglo XXI el nacionalismo sigue latiendo con fuerza y se expresa de multiples formas ya sea en los sentimientos sociales aparentemente compartidos como en las retoricas literarias, las expresiones artisticas, el marketing turistico y en los proyectos politicos. Pero…

New Directions in the Middle East

Edited by Mohammed M. Aman and Mary Jo Aman Purchase This book presents essays based on papers at the annual Middle East Dialogue held in Washington, D.C. sponsored by the Digest of Middle East Studies (DOMES) and the Policy Studies Organization (PSO), and at the Conference of the Association for Middle Eastern Public Policy and…