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  • Calcutta Mosaicby Himadri Banerjee; Nilanjana Gupta; Sipra Mukherjee

    Anthem Press India 2009; US$ 99.00

    ‘Calcutta Mosiac’ explores the history of the diverse immigrant communities of this great city. more...

  • Calcutta Revisitedby Keith Humphrey

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2014; US$ 10.99

    A book for the adventurous but time-pressed traveller seeking to experience the real Calcutta in a way few others will. The narrative takes you far from any tourist trail and plunges you deep into the heart of Calcutta, seen through its teeming backstreets and byways; its people and endearing idiosyncrasies Set against a backdrop of the City's social... more...

  • The Calling of Historyby Dipesh Chakrabarty

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    A leading scholar in early twentieth-century India, Sir Jadunath Sarkar (1870?1958) was knighted in 1929 and became the first Indian historian to gain honorary membership in the American Historical Association. By the end of his lifetime, however, he had been marginalized by the Indian history establishment, as postcolonial historians embraced alternative... more...

  • Challenge and Strategyby Rajiv Sikri

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95

    The book examines India’s current and looming foreign policy challenges from a strategic and policy-oriented perspective. It analyzes the long-term factors and trends that should determine the country’s foreign policy formulation. The author urges a reappraisal of India’s approach if it is to become a major player in the complex and... more...

  • Christmas in Calcuttaby Robyn Andrews

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 42.00

    Calcutta has one of the largest Anglo-Indian populations in the world. This is a community with members who occupy a wide range of socio-economic positions and who live a variety of lives that are always nuanced by their being Anglo-Indian. However, the community has been conveniently stereotyped by the media.  Christmas in Calcutta  goes beyond... more...

  • Civilizing Missions in Colonial and Postcolonial South Asiaby Carey A. Watt; Michael Mann

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    This collection provides a historical exploration of the tensions and complexities of civilizing missions undertaken by British or Indian states or organizations in nineteenth- and twentieth-century South Asia. more...

  • Clothing for Liberationby Peter Gonsalves

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 34.95

    This is the first analysis of Gandhi’s dressing style in terms of communication theory and an exploration of the subliminal messages that were subtly communicated to a large audience. Peter Gonsalves chooses three famous theorists from the field of communication studies and looks at Gandhi through the lens of each one, to give us a fascinating... more...

  • Comparative study of religious traditions of the Saora tribe of Orissa and the influence of Christian traditionsby Thampi Thomas Panangatu

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 22.89

    Social changes are a gradual process, the result of constant effort and support. They cannot be compared to chemical reactions or sudden occurrences. Changes in societies have occurred only when those were ready for change in attitudes and thinking patterns. Christian missionary activities have contributed greatly to the process of awakening system... more...

  • Consuming Modernityby Carol A. Breckenridge

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 67.50

    Illustrates that what is distinctive of any particular society is not the fact of its modernity, but rather its own unique debates about modernity. The contributors address the roles intertwined interests in the making of India's public culture, each examining different sites of consumption. The sites they explore include cinema, radio, cricket,... more...

  • Contested Belongingby B. G. Karlsson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Deals with the modern predicament of the Rabha (or Kocha) people, one of India;s indigenous peoples, traditionally practising shifting cultivation in the jungle tracts situated where the Himalayan mountains meet the plains of Bengal. When the area came under British rule and was converted into tea gardens and reserved forests, Rabhas were forced to... more...