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  1. George Nathaniel Curzon: Collected Writings

    Collection 1: Asian Travels

    Edited by Martin Ewans

    George Nathaniel Curzon was a man of considerable intellect and ambition, combined with a degree of energy and application which were all the more remarkable given that he suffered throughout his life from a spinal deformity which gave him continuous pain and often incapacitated him. His...

    Published May 15th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Cricket in Colonial India 1780 – 1947

    By Boria Majumdar

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    This is an exacting social history of Indian cricket between 1780 and 1947. It considers cricket as a derivative sport, creatively adapted to suit modern Indian socio-cultural needs, fulfil political imperatives and satisfy economic aspirations. Majumdar argues that cricket was a means to...

    Published May 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  3. Indian Politics and Society since Independence

    Events, Processes and Ideology

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Focusing on politics and society in India, this book explores new areas enmeshed in the complex social, economic and political processes in the country. Linking the structural characteristics with the broader sociological context, the book emphasizes the strong influence of sociological issues on...

    Published May 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  4. Whatever Happened to Class?

    Reflections from South Asia

    Edited by Rina Agarwala, Ronald J. Herring

    Class explains much in the differentiation of life chances and political dynamics in South Asia; scholarship from the region contributed much to class analysis. Yet class has lost its previous centrality as a way of understanding the world and how it changes. This outcome is puzzling; new...

    Published March 31st 2008 by Routledge

  5. Sri Aurobindo

    A Contemporary Reader

    Edited by Sachidananda Mohanty

    This book compiles some of the finest writings of Sri Aurobindo (1872–1950) — the nationalist, visionary, poet-philosopher. It reflects the range, depth and outreach of the moral, intellectual and spiritual vision of this versatile and multifaceted genius. It aims at providing, at one place, access...

    Published March 28th 2008 by Routledge India

  6. Watershed Development and Livelihoods

    People’s Action in India

    By S.K. Das

    This book analyses the empowerment process of the Bhil as a result of the implementation of the watershed project in Jhabua. This visionary project, planned and implemented by the Bhil community, has put in place an integrated strategy that has given them control over their livelihood. It is...

    Published March 28th 2008 by Routledge India

  7. Gandhi’s Emissary

    By Sudhir Ghosh

    In 1946, at the age of 29, the author was chosen by Mahatma Gandhi to act as unofficial emissary between the British Labour Government and India in the delicate negotiations which resulted in the country’s independence. His unique position enabled him to give the world a moving and informed account...

    Published March 28th 2008 by Routledge India

  8. Conflict, Power, and the Landscape of Constitutionalism

    Edited by Gilles Tarabout, Ranabir Samaddar

    The book seeks to critically examine the implication of a constitution of law for a political society. It presents a collection of essays that seek to investigate how power acts on power, how limits produce excess, how separation of powers produces the union of powers (sanctified by the very...

    Published March 28th 2008 by Routledge India

  9. The Puzzle of India's Governance

    Culture, Context and Comparative Theory

    By Subrata K. Mitra

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    India no longer gets an easy ride as the world's largest democracy. Spectacular terrorist attacks on its Parliament and places of worship, communal riots of unprecedented ferocity, lingering separatist insurgency and violent caste conflict in impoverished regions have combined to cause a closer...

    Published February 20th 2008 by Routledge

  10. In So Many Words

    Women’s Life Experiences from Western and Eastern India

    Edited by Aparna Basu, Malavika Karlekar

    This volume will mark a new trend in dealing with women’s varied experiences of life: individual introductions situate the narrator in a context – and then her voice takes over, with no intervention from the editors (except to provide footnotes wherever necessary). The personal narrative — be it an...

    Published December 31st 2007 by Routledge India