Books

The Transformative Consti...

13 Mar 2019

We think of the Indian Constitution as a founding document, embodying a moment of profound transformation from being ruled to becoming a nation of fre...

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A Rogue and Peasant Slave...

25 Feb 2019

Why do adivasi societies defend themselves so desperately against the state? What is it that sparks so much protest and conflict in India’s adiv...

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Debating Patriarchy - The...

25 Feb 2019

The book explores a significant episode of Indian social history, the Hindu Code Bill controversy that stirred the Indian social consciousness in the ...

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Delhiā€™s Meatscapes: Mus...

28 Jan 2019

Tracing the journey of meat from the farm to the meat shop and other workspaces of the butcher within the multi-sited margins in Delhi, the current vo...

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Gita Press and the Making...

15 Feb 2019

Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India is an original, eminently readable and deeply researched account of one of the most influential publishi...

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In Freedom's Shade

15 Feb 2019

Appearing for the first time in English translation, In Freedom’s Shade (originally written in the Urdu as Azadi ki Chhaon Mein i...

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The Long Revolution

24 Dec 2018

The grant of a New India Fellowship to Dinesh Sharma in 2006 resulted in his first book, The Long Revolution: the Birth and Growth of India’s IT...

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India's New Capitalists

24 Dec 2018

India's New Capitalists: Caste, Business, and Industry in a Modern Nation (Permanent Black/Palgrave Macmillan 2008), looks at the changing social ...

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From Soup to Superstar

24 Dec 2018

Tigers, elephants, lions and other large mammals have so far been central to India’s conservation story. In spite of the country’s vast co...

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Our Moon has Blood Clots

24 Dec 2018

Rahul Pandita was fourteen years old in 1990 when he was forced to leave his home in Srinagar along with his family, who were Kashmiri Pandits: the Hi...

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Politics as Performance

30 Jan 2019

Politics as Performance: A Social History of the Telugu Cinema traces the fifty-year history of Telugu cinema, as an industry and cultural form. It sh...

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Gandhi's Conscience Keepe...

15 Feb 2019

Drawing upon Rajagopalachari’s voluminous political writings, Gandhi’s Conscience Keeper: C.Rajagopalachari and Indian Politics analyses h...

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Conservation at the Cross...

15 Feb 2019

India faces an ecological crisis of massive proportions today. Over-exploitation of forests, wetlands and coasts, is eating away at vital ecological p...

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Ahmedabad: A City in the ...

24 Dec 2018

Ahmedabad: A City in the World (Bloomsbury, 2015) looks at the experience of a highly entrepreneurial society in one of India's longest surviving ...

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Stateless in South Asia

24 Dec 2018

What does it mean to be ‘stateless’ in the modern postcolonial context? Stateless in South Asia: The Chakmas between Bangladesh and India ...

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Growing the Tree of Scien...

24 Dec 2018

How does a premier institute of science come into being? How does it foster a culture promoting free thinking and original research? What impact do th...

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The Web of Freedom

30 Jan 2019

Freedom fighter, economic philosopher, environmentalist and Gandhian constructive worker, Joseph Cornelius Kumarappa (1892-1960) was a man of many par...

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Rethinking Revolutions: S...

16 Feb 2019

This book is an ethnographic study of the processes of agrarian change in the Malwa region of central India, over the last forty years, beginning with...

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An Ordinary Man's Guide T...

16 Feb 2019

19 September 2008, the Batla House encounter. That one day changed the life of a young man from Inderwan Bairam in Bihar’s Gopalganj district. A...

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Working Women in India's ...

16 Feb 2019

With a domestic market of around 70 billion dollars, the Indian fashion industry employs over 60 million people and accounts for a sizeable chunk of t...

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