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The Joy of Giving

Philanthropy in India: Promise to Practice by Meenaz Kassam, Femida Handy and Emily Jansons , Sage, 2016; hardcover, pp 229 + XIX, ₹ 310.

An Ode to the ‘Tebhaga Women’s Movement’

Unclaimed Harvest: An Oral History of the Tebhaga Women’s Movement by Kavita Panjabi, New Delhi: Zubaan, 2017; pp lvi + 322, ₹ 995.

Challenges of Governing India

Ideas and Frameworks of Governing India by Ranabir Samaddar, Routledge India, 2016; pp xi + 321, ₹ 1,050.

Poetics and Politics

​ Persian Authorship and Canonicity in Late Mughal Delhi: Building an Ark by Prashant Keshavmurthy, Oxon: Routledge, 2016; pp 178, ₹ 7,308 (hardcover).

The Future of Capitalism

How Will Capitalism End? Essays on a Failing System by Wolfgang Streeck, New Delhi: Juggernaut Books, 2017; pp 272, ₹ 499 (paperback).

Trends in Textile

The Textile Industry in India: Changing Trends and Employment Challenges by Bindu Oberoi, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2017; pp xxvii+242, ₹ 850.

What Is ‘Modern’ about Modernised Ayurveda?

Doctoring Traditions: Ayurveda, Small Technologies, and Braided Sciences by Projit Bihari Mukharji, Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2016; pp xi + 374, US$45/UK£31.50.

Geopolitical Problem of Water War

Indus Divided: India, Pakistan and the River Basin Dispute by Daniel Haines, Gurgaon: Viking and Penguin Random House, 2017; pp xi + 264, ₹ 599.

Theorising Tuberculosis in India

Languished Hopes: Tuberculosis, the State and International Assistance in Twentieth-century India by Niels Brimnes, New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan, 2016; pp xiv + 318, price not indicated.

Underconsumption as an Economic Fault

Employment, Growth and Development: Essays on a Changing World Economy by Deepak Nayyar, Oxon and New York: Routledge, 2017; pp xiv + 260, ` 895.

North-eastern India as a Frontier

Becoming Assamese: Colonialism and New Subjectivities in Northeast India by Madhumita Sengupta, Routledge India, 2016; pp 290, ₹ 1,095.

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