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- Springer New York 2007; Not Available
The Internet is the ultimate amalgamation of the Information Age and the C- munication Age. It is a technology that took 40 years to become an overnight sensation, moving from the province of computer geeks to household utility in short order, once it was discovered. We have gone from thinking a URL was a form of alien presence to viewing it as a natural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
This book examines the development of television in India since the early 1990s, and its implications for Indian society more widely. Until 1991, India possessed only a single state-owned television channel, but since then there has been a rapid expansion in independent satellite channels which came as a complete break from the statist control of... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.99
Unique insights from an atheist?s Sunday-morning odyssey When Hemant Mehta was a teenager he stopped believing in God, but he never lost his interest in religion. Mehta is ?the eBay atheist,? the nonbeliever who auctioned off the opportunity for the winning bidder to send him to church. The auction winner was Jim Henderson, a former pastor and... more...
- SAGE India 2008; US$ 49.95
This compilation is a rare attempt to apply gender analysis to development-induced-displacement. and resettlement in the Indian context. It brings together leading scholar-activists,. researchers and contributors from peoples movements to critique and draw. attention to the injustices perpetrated during such processes. Facing up to the. need... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
A native of Bombay, Suketu Mehta gives us an insider?s view of this stunning metropolis. He approaches the city from unexpected angles, taking us into the criminal underworld of rival Muslim and Hindu gangs; following the life of a bar dancer raised amid poverty and abuse; opening the door into the inner sanctums of Bollywood; and delving into the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.95
India is a land of contrasts. It is the world's most populous democracy, but it still upholds the caste system. It is a burgeoning economic superpower, but one of the poorest nations on earth. It is the home of the world's biggest movie industry after Hollywood, as well as to the world's oldest religions. It is an ancient civilization celebrating fifty... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
With imaginative lushness and narrative elan, Mehta provides a novel that combines Indian storytelling with thoroughly modern perceptions into the nature of love--love both carnal and sublime, treacherous and redeeming. "Conveys a world that is spiritual, foreign, and entirely accessible."--Vanity Fair. Reading tour. From the Trade Paperback edition.... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 7.99
?Thestories in Rahul Mehta's Quarantine amplify a surprising new voice: gentle, even tender, but powerful." ?Pankaj Mishra, author of Butter Chicken inLudhiana Reminiscentof Jhumpa Lahiri?s Interpreterof Maladies and the work of Michael Cunningham, Rahul Mehta?s debut shortstory collection is an emotionally arresting exploration of the lives... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 13.95
Beginning in the late '60s, hundreds of thousands of Westerners descended upon India, disciples of a cultural revolution that proclaimed that the magic and mystery missing from their lives was to be found in the East. An Indian writer who has also lived in England and the United States, Gita Mehta was ideally placed to observe the spectacle of European... more...