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The Bourbons and Begums of Bhopal: the forgotten history

The Bourbons and Begums of Bhopal: the forgotten history

Iyengar, Indira

ISBN: 9789386906380, 9386906384

In this historical account with a personal flavour, Indira Iyengar, the daughter of Magdaline Bourbon, records her mother's memories, traces the fascinating history of the Bourbons of Bhopal and reminds us of life in a romantic and swashbuckling time.

Breaking India: Western interventions in Dravidian and Dalit faultlines

Breaking India: Western interventions in Dravidian and Dalit faultlines

Malhotra, Rajiv et al.

ISBN: 9788191067378, 8191067374

This book focuses on the third: the role of the US and European churches, academics, think-tanks, foundations, governments and human rights groups in fostering separation of the identities of Dravidian and Dalit communities from the rest of India. The book is the result of five years of research, and uses information obtained in the West about foreign funding of these India-based activites.

Calcutta full frame: photographs in black and white

Calcutta full frame: photographs in black and white

Kiernan, Thomas Patrick

ISBN: 9788185861388, 8185861382

A collection of photographs taken by the author, begining in the 1990s. These photographs serve as a `mirror' that motivates people to preserve what is original and moving in this city and also as `historical documentation' of what was once a most fascinating center of the east.

Calcutta in the nineteenth century: an archival exploration

Calcutta in the nineteenth century: an archival exploration

Chakraborty, Bidisha et al

ISBN: 9789381523810, 9381523819

This book devels into several archival sources and unearths not just the grandeur of such an ambitious undertaking but also the meticulous planning that went with it. Through rare photographs, plans, blueprints, and other documentary evidence we get a glimpse of Calcutta as the British wanted the city to be.

Cashmere: Kashir that was

Cashmere: Kashir that was

Sapru, S (b.1940)

ISBN: 9788186921333, 8186921338

This book describes the life and times of Kashmiri pandits, their customs and traditions and then march from medieval times to the modern age etc.

Caste and dalit lifeworlds: postcolonial perspective

Caste and dalit lifeworlds: postcolonial perspective

Ganguly, Debjani

ISBN: 9788125034308, 8125034307

The caste hierarchy and the state in Nepal: a study of the Muluki Ain of 1854, with an introd. by Prayag Raj Sharma

The caste hierarchy and the state in Nepal: a study of the Muluki Ain of 1854, with an introd. by Prayag Raj Sharma

Hofer, Andras

ISBN: 9789993343585, 9993343587

The Muluki Ain of 1854, is a document of great historical, legal and cultural interest for scholars on Nepal. The book throws light on the structure of the macro-Nepali society of 19th century Vintage, its legacy running down to our own times.

Caste in History

Caste in History

Banerjee-Dube, Ishita (ed.)

ISBN: 9780195689365, 0195689364

Caste in modern India, 2 vols.

Caste in modern India, 2 vols.

Sarkar, Sumit et al (ed.)

ISBN: 9788178243696, 8178243695

Caste is the key category in contemporary Indian social thinking. Discussed and analysed by historians, sociologists, and political scientists, it has produced scholarly explorations and polemical controversies in equal measure.

The caste question: dalits and the politics of modern India

The caste question: dalits and the politics of modern India

Rao, Anupama

ISBN: 9788178242866, 8178242869

This volume offers a sustained and probing analysis of the modern history of caste in Western India, connecting issues of gender, personhood, property, and politics to facts of oppression and inequality.

Caste: origin, function and dimension of change

Caste: origin, function and dimension of change

Jaiswal, Suvira

ISBN: 9788173043345, 8173043345

The work provides a critique of the current theories of caste system which locate its essence in endogamy and argues that the present morphology of caste is the result of the changes the institution has undergone over centuries of its existence, but its origins are embedded in the ecology of the Vedic cattle-keepers.

The Chawls of Mumbai: galleries of life, with inputs from Sandeep and Maura Finkelstein

The Chawls of Mumbai: galleries of life, with inputs from Sandeep and Maura Finkelstein

Adarkar, Neera (ed.)

ISBN: 9788188861149, 8188861146

In this book authors have tried to trace the past, present and future of the city, as told through and within the chawl.

Chiefs and families of note in the Punjab, by Lepel H Griffin et al., revised and corrected by W L Conran, (3 vols., bound in 1)

Chiefs and families of note in the Punjab, by Lepel H Griffin et al., revised and corrected by W L Conran, (3 vols., bound in 1)


ISBN: 9788175365155, 8175365153

This book contains historical and biographical notices of the principal chiefs and families of note in the Punjab, forming the Lahore and Rawalpindi division, furnishing details about the roles they played in the political history of Punjab from the closing decades of the 18th cent. to the establishment of the Sikh monarchy.

The Chitpavans: social ascendancy of a creative minority in Maharashtra (1818-1918)

The Chitpavans: social ascendancy of a creative minority in Maharashtra (1818-1918)

Gokhale, Sandhya

ISBN: 9788182901322, 8182901324

The Chitpavans were the vangaurds of the radical, conservative, traditional and reformist social and political movements of Maharashtra.

The cinematic imagination: Indian popular films as social history

The cinematic imagination: Indian popular films as social history

Virdi, Jyotika

ISBN: 9788178241869, 8178241862

The author scrutinizes approximately thirty films since 1950 and demonastrates how concepts of the nation form the center of this cinema's moral universe.

City adrift: a short biography of Bombay

City adrift: a short biography of Bombay

Fernandes, Naresh

ISBN: 9789382277200, 938227720X

In this arresting new biography, the author writes with a mixture of passion and great elegance about his beloved Bombay-giving us a very deep understanding and appreciation of one of the world's most iconic cities.

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