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A Political History of Myanmar

Myanmar: A Political History by Nehginpao Kipgen, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016; pp xvi + 230, ₹ 745.

Past and Present

The Last Hindu Emperor: Prithviraj Chauhan and the Indian Past, 1200–2000 by Cynthia Talbot, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017; pp 316, $99.99.

History of Popular Calcutta

Claiming the City: Protest, Crime and Scandals in Colonial Calcutta, c 1860–1920 by Anindita Ghosh, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016; pp 340, ₹ 995.

Poverty, Health, and Wealth in India

Public Health and Private Wealth: Stem Cells, Surrogates, and Other Strategic Bodies edited by Sarah Hodges and Mohan Rao, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016; pp xv + 283, ₹850.

Problems of Market Economy

Economic Challenges for the Contemporary World: Essays in Honour of Prabhat Patnaik edited by Mausumi Das, Sabyasachi Kar and Nandan Nawn, New Delhi: Sage, 2016; pp 324+xvii, ₹1,195.

Beyond the Security Dilemma

Deadly Impasse: Indo–Pakistani Relations at the Dawn of a New Century by Sumit Ganguly, New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2016; pp xi+176, ₹ 395

Rethinking Agricultural Revolutions

Rethinking Revolutions: Soyabean, Choupals, and the Changing Countryside in Central India by Richa Kumar, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016; pp xiii + 398; ₹875.

Squabble over Resources in Bastar’s Forests

Blood Red River: A Journey into the Heart of India’s Development Conflict by Rohit Prasad, Gurgaon: Hachette India, 2016; pp 336, ₹ 399.

How to Save a Dying Democracy

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder, Tim Duggan Books, Crown Publishing Group, 2017; pp 128, ₹ 320.

An Influential Relationship

The Rise of Big Business in India by Kamal Aron Mitra Chenoy, Delhi: Aakar Books, 2015; pp 342, ₹ 895.

Comparing Diasporas

Indian and Chinese Immigrant Communities: Comparative Perspectives edited by Jayati Bhattacharya and Coonoor Kripalani, London, New York: Anthem Press, 2015; pp xxi + 305, ₹ 595.

A Capital Intervention

State and Capital in Independent India: Institutions and Accumulation by Chirashree Das Gupta, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016; pp xiv+315, ₹ 727.

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