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History, bhakti, and public memory: Namdev in religious and secular traditions

History, bhakti, and public memory: Namdev in religious and secular traditions

Novetzke, Christian Lee

ISBN: 9788178242590, 8178242591

This book is on Namdev, a religious figure of fourteenth century, a saint important to Hindus and Sikhs in central, western and northern India.

Hunger-strike in Andamans: repression and resistance of transported prisoners in cellular jail, 12 May--26 June 1933

Hunger-strike in Andamans: repression and resistance of transported prisoners in cellular jail, 12 May--26 June 1933

Kumar, Pramod (b.1952)

This is a well documented history of third hunger-- strike by transported prisoners in cellular jail in which three participants had died during forced feeding.

The idea of Gujarat: history, ethnography and text

The idea of Gujarat: history, ethnography and text

Simpson, Edward et al. (ed.)

ISBN: 9788125041139, 8125041133

This book examines the processes that went into the formation of the region and in the process unsettles a series of conventional wisdoms about the land and its inhabitants. It provides a broad introduction to the idea of Gujarat, the scope of its history, the nature of its politics, and the dynamics of its society.

In pursuit of playfulness: the girl-child/woman and nineteenth-century India

In pursuit of playfulness: the girl-child/woman and nineteenth-century India

Lal, Ruby

ISBN: 9789352904044, 9352904044

In this engagning and eloquent history, Ruby Lal traces the becoming of nineteenth-century Indian women through a critique of narratives of linear transition from girlhood to womanhood.

The image of the Prophet in Bengali Muslim piety, 1850-1947

The image of the Prophet in Bengali Muslim piety, 1850-1947

Dey, Amit

ISBN: 9788187891345, 8187891343

This book analyses Bengali literature mainly between 1850 to 1947 relating to Muhammad in its social, economic and ideological context.

Imagined mobility: migration and transnationalism among Indian students in Australia

Imagined mobility: migration and transnationalism among Indian students in Australia

Baas, Michiel

ISBN: 9789380601441, 9380601441

Critically examines the history and current issues on the migration of Indian students to Australia.

Immolating women: a global history of widow burning from ancient times to the present, transl. from the German by Rekha Kamath Rajan

Immolating women: a global history of widow burning from ancient times to the present, transl. from the German by Rekha Kamath Rajan

Fisch, Jorg

ISBN: 9788178241340, 817824134X

The custom is shown, in this hugely scholarly work, to have existed in various forms in most parts of the world and to have combined strong beliefs in the hereafter with power struggles in this world, both between the sexes and between social groups.

In pursuit of proof: a history of identification documents in India

In pursuit of proof: a history of identification documents in India

Sriraman, Tarangini

ISBN: 9780199463510, 0199463514

Weaving together a hitherto unattempted history of making and verifying identification documents, this book tells stories from the ground about the urban margins of India, and Delhi in particular. The book moves with agility across the late colonial era and the postcolonial years marked by ration cards, refugee registration certificates, permits, licences, and affidavits.

Indentured Muslims in the diaspora: identity and belonging of minority groups in plural societies, ed. by Maurits S. Hassankhan et al.

Indentured Muslims in the diaspora: identity and belonging of minority groups in plural societies, ed. by Maurits S. Hassankhan et al.


ISBN: 9789350981313, 9350981319

This volume forms the fourth publication originating from a conference organized in June 2013 by the Institute of Graduate Studies and Research of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname, in collaboration with a number of government and non-government organizations.

India revisited: conversations on continuity and change

India revisited: conversations on continuity and change

Jahanbegloo, Ramin

ISBN: 9780195689440, 0195689445

In this book, the author converses with twenty-seven leading Indian personalities-social scientists, journalists, activists, artists, and sportspersons-to gain an understanding of contemporary Indian society.

India's jewish heritage: ritual, art and life-cycle

India's jewish heritage: ritual, art and life-cycle

Weil, Shalva (ed.)

ISBN: 9788185026589, 8185026580

Based on sound scholarship, this visually stunning book on the Jews of India portrays the rich culture and customs of Indian Jewry.

India's north-east developmental issues in a historical perspective

India's north-east developmental issues in a historical perspective

Barua, Alokesh (ed.)

ISBN: 9788173046391, 8173046395

This volume provides a comprehensive study of the economic and political history of the north-east region. The main objective of the exercise is to understand the major developmental constraints witnessed by this region over the years and suggest policy perscriptions for future growth strategies.

India's popular culture: iconic spaces and fluid images, ed. by Jyotindra Jain

India's popular culture: iconic spaces and fluid images, ed. by Jyotindra Jain


ISBN: 9788185026817, 8185026815

This book largely focuses on the current contexts of popular visual culture. Both popular and visual as specific forms of modern culture have only recently received serious academic attention in India. Some of the factors which have supplied new frames to these cultural categories are the emergence of modern communication technologies - digital media, TV, and film - as well as emergent new disc...

India-West Asia relations: understanding cultural interplays, festschrift in honour of professor E.K.G. Nambiar

India-West Asia relations: understanding cultural interplays, festschrift in honour of professor E.K.G. Nambiar

Ilias, MH et al. (ed.)

ISBN: 9788177081398, 817708139X

This volume brings together scholars from different disciplines to discuss a broader range of issues related to the cultural content of India-West Asia relations.

India: and its native princes, travels in central India, and in the presidencies of Bombay and Bengal

India: and its native princes, travels in central India, and in the presidencies of Bombay and Bengal

Rousselet, Louis et al

ISBN: 9788192091204, 8192091201

This is an exquisitely detailed study replete with stories and vivid descriptions of persons, events, and places. It carries photographs of palaces, forts, religious places, and animals, and of the tribal people. A picture of the three Gonda is stunning. Sadly, some of the monuments imaged and represented in this book no longer exist.

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