Pietro Della Valle - History - 2010 - 276 pages
These lively letters from an educated Italian traveller to seventeenth-century India, published in 1892, are an important historical source.
Patricia Calvert - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 80 pages
Recounts the voyages undertaken by fifteenth-century Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama to strengthen his nation's power by establishing a sea trade route to India.
W. H. Macnaghten - History - 2012 - 578 pages
This 1825 book, written by an Anglo-India civil servant, is a compilation of principles and precedents in Islamic law.
Adam White - History - 2012 - 454 pages
In this 1822 work, Adam White presents arguments for and against colonisation, missionary activity and the freedom of the Press.