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Delhi: Urban space and human destinies

Delhi: Urban space and human destinies


ISBN: 9788173043666, 8173043663

Beyond its monuments, bureaucracy and pollution, there lies a Delhi which is at once more complex, intriguing and, at times, disturbing. This book is not a history of the capital, but rather an attempt to trace the ever-changing relationship's between people, power and place in contemporary urban life.

Nirgun Bhakti Sagar: Devotional Hindi literature, 2 vols. (a critical ed. of the Panc Vani or five works of Dadu, Kabir, Namdev, Raidas, Hardas with the Hindi songs of Gorakhnath..

Nirgun Bhakti Sagar: Devotional Hindi literature, 2 vols. (a critical ed. of the Panc Vani or five works of Dadu, Kabir, Namdev, Raidas, Hardas with the Hindi songs of Gorakhnath..

Callewaert, Winand M. et al.

ISBN: 9788185425658, 8185425655

and Sundardas, and a complete word-index. Vol.1 (ISBN 9788185425665); Vol.2: Global index (ISBN 9788185425672)

Human rights and human security in South Asia

Human rights and human security in South Asia

Basu, Koyel et al.

ISBN: 9788195654253, 8195654258

This edited volume is the compilation of chapters on human security and human rights with South Asian perspectives which was long overdue. It's not because there has not been extensive research on security studies in South Asia; in fact, the security studies discourse in South Asia is diverse and empirical but human security is considerably a new concept that has emerged in post-Cold war scenario.

Writing the city: looking within, looking without,

Writing the city: looking within, looking without,


ISBN: 9789352879229, 9352879228

It is a collection of essays that portrays both the commonalities and the diversity of the cities of contemporary South Asia.

Against the nation: thinking like South Asians

Against the nation: thinking like South Asians

Perera, Sasanka et al.

ISBN: 9789388630221, 938863022X

The authors take the readers across a vast terrain of prospects like visual culture, music, film, knowledge systems and classrooms, myth and history as well as forms of politics that offer possibilities for reading South Asia as a collective enterprise that has historical precedents as well as untapped ideological potential for the future.

Cultures of memory in South Asia: orality, literacy and the problem of inheritance,

Cultures of memory in South Asia: orality, literacy and the problem of inheritance,

Rao, D. Venkat

ISBN: 9788132239819, 8132239814

..... and Cultures; Vol. 6. This book reconfigures European representations of India as a paradigmatic extension of a classical reading, which posits the relation between text and context in a determined way. It explores the South Asian cultural response to European `textual inheritances. The main argument of this work is that the reflective and generative nodes of Indian cultural formations ar...

The prolonged partition and its pogroms: testimonies on violence against Hindus in East Bengal 1946-64, foreword by Koenraad Elst

The prolonged partition and its pogroms: testimonies on violence against Hindus in East Bengal 1946-64, foreword by Koenraad Elst

Kamra, AJ

ISBN: 9789385485251, 9385485253

A.J. Karma grew up in Quetta and Karachi, currently in Pakistan, until;Partition in 1947 when his family moved to Delhi. He graduated from Bombay;University and spent most of his life working within the United Nations in;various countries. After retirements, he began to pursue his strong;interest in the history of the Indian Subcontinent. He spent many years;collecting material on the treatment...

Religious reconstruction in the South Asian diasporas: from one generation to another

Religious reconstruction in the South Asian diasporas: from one generation to another


ISBN: 9781349959938, 1349959936

This collection examines how religions from South Asia have been reconstructed within Western settings and how identity is shaped, not only by migrants but also by subsequent generations.

Women empowerment and welfare: recent issues and trends

Women empowerment and welfare: recent issues and trends


ISBN: 9788194936039, 8194936039

This book is an outcome of collective research work done by various researchers all over South Asia on the recent trends of the condition of women in spheres of empowerment and welfare. In twenty-five essays authors collectively explored situation of women in the South Asian scenario in several domains including the women condition in workforce, domestic arena, Covid 19 period; their manifestat...

Heritage of India and the West

Heritage of India and the West

Chandra, Lokesh

ISBN: 9788195096152, 8195096158

It is a survey of the researches of Indian, Asian and European savants on the evolution of life and thought from the transcendent visions of the Vedic samhitas to srauta and grhya rituals, from philosophical speculation to the social order of the Smrtis, phonetics to grammar, from Brahman of the Upanisads to the Bodhi of Lord Buddha. Scholars from the East and the West have collaborated in crit...

Caste: the emergence of the South Asian social system

Caste: the emergence of the South Asian social system

Klass, Morton

ISBN: 9789388540827, 9388540824

The primary purpose of this book is to present a reasonable explanation, in terms of contemporary anthropological knowledge and theories, of the coming into existence of that South Asian behavioral complex known as the `cast system'.

Flags of fame: studies in south Asian folk culture

Flags of fame: studies in south Asian folk culture


ISBN: 9788173040498, 8173040494

The volume contains fifteen articles by eminent Indian and European scholars describing and analyzing various aspects of folk culture in South Asia. The principal emphasis is on folk religion, including both ritual performances and oral texts.

Folk culture, folk religion and oral traditions as a component in Maharashtrian culture

Folk culture, folk religion and oral traditions as a component in Maharashtrian culture


ISBN: 9788173040870, 8173040877

Selected Contents: (i)Sivaji as epic hero (ii)Types of river goddesses, in Maharashtra (iii)The folklore of pride three components of comtemporary dalit belief (iv)Gopalpur-Kala: some aspects of the history of the sacred places south of Pandharpur (v)Folk culture,folk religion, and oral tradition in Maharashtrian culture (vi)On relations amongst bhuts, gods, and men: aspects of folk religion an...

South Asian ways of seeing: contemporary visual cultures,

South Asian ways of seeing: contemporary visual cultures,


ISBN: 9789390737383, 9390737389

This book explores South Asia from a visual standpoint, exploring multiple mediums and multiple ways of seeing, including tarot, film, graphic novels, painting, death pictures, graffiti, and installation art. With an intent to establish conversations between and across disciplines like history, sociology, literature, art history culture and media studies, the discursivity of visual cultures in ...

Ways of dying: death and its meanings in South Asia

Ways of dying: death and its meanings in South Asia

Schombucher, Elisabeth et al.

ISBN: 9788173042430, 8173042438

This volume aims at surveying how various cultures (tribal, regional and pan-Indian) of South Asia come to terms with this horizon of dying, death and the dead.

Subaltern studies: writings on South Asian history and society, 10 vols. (in box)

Subaltern studies: writings on South Asian history and society, 10 vols. (in box)


ISBN: 9780195651256, 0195651251

Subaltern Studies I: The aim of this collection of essays, the first of a series, is to promote a systematic and informed discussion of subaltern themes in the field of South Asian studies; Subaltern Studies II: In this volume the author writes on `The Prose of counter-Insurgency', Gautam Bhadra on `Frontier Uprisings in Mughal India'...; Subaltern Studies III: It consists of seven essays, six ...

Steel town Adivasis: industry and inequality in eastern India

Steel town Adivasis: industry and inequality in eastern India

Strumpell, Christian

ISBN: 9789383166572, 9383166576

It presents an analysis of class formation in the industrial town, Rourkela in the eastern Indian state Odisha, and the ways this process relates to regional ethnicity and caste. This study is based on long-term ethnographic research conducted in the 2000s and oral histories covering the period from the inception of the steel plant, and it focuses on the region's 'tribes', indigenous people or ...

Reflections on Myanmar: identity, heritage, aspirations

Reflections on Myanmar: identity, heritage, aspirations

Banerjee, Reshmi

ISBN: 9781032607108, 1032607106

Myanmar is known for its engaging history, rich cultural heritage, and diverse ethnic communities.

Gender and masculinities: histories, texts and practices in  India and Sri Lanka

Gender and masculinities: histories, texts and practices in India and Sri Lanka

Doron, Assa et al. (ed.)

ISBN: 9781138349834, 1138349836

By carefully attending to historical and contemporary gender structures this book provides a critical and probing exploration of masculinities as embedded in religious or scriptural doctrines, colonialism, nationalism, globalization, and economic struggles.

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