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The Epoch and the Theatre

A Poetics of Modernity: Indian Theatre Theory, 1850 to the Present edited by Aparna Bhargava Dharwadker, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2019; pp cix + 521, ₹ 2,195.

The World of Domestic Workers

Working at Others’ Homes: The Specifics and Challenges of Paid Domestic Work edited by Neetha N, New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2019; pp x + 314, ₹ 89 5. Domestic Workers of the World Unite! A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights by Jennifer N Fish; New Delhi: California, London and Singapore: Sage Publications, 2018; pp xiii + 291, ₹ 895.

Everyday Interactions between Citizen and State

Claiming the State: Active Citizenship and Social Welfare in Rural India by Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner, Cambridge, New York, Port Melbourne (Australia), New Delhi and Singapore: Cambridge University Press, 2018; pp xxii + 318, price not indicated.

Deepening Federal Fiscal Asymmetry

Indian Fiscal Federalism by Y V Reddy and G R Reddy, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp xxviii + 273, ₹ 695. Challenges to Indian Fiscal Federalism by L Chakraborty, R Mohan and T M Thomas Isaac, New Delhi: LeftWord, 2019; pp 176, ₹ 295.

Dynamics of Rural Class Relations

Labour, State and Society in Rural India: A Class-relational Approach by Jonathan Pattenden, New Delhi: Social Science Press, 2017; South Asia Edition, pp xiv + 200, ₹ 850.

A Micro-history of a Forgotten Disaster

An Imperial Disaster: The Bengal Cyclone of 1876 by Benjamin Kingsbury, New Delhi: Speaking Tiger Books, 2019; pp xviii + 210, ₹ 399.

Engaging with ‘a Quintessential University Person’

Conversations with Ambedkar: 10 Ambedkar Memorial Lectures edited by Valerian Rodrigues, Tulika Books and Ambedkar University Delhi, July 2019; pp 282, ₹ 750.

Neo-liberalism, Development and Deprivation in India

Dispossession, Deprivation and Development: Essays for Utsa Patnaik edited by Arindam Banerjee and C P Chandrasekhar, New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2018; pp x +270, ₹ 750.

Suffragettes in Saris

Indian Suffragettes: Female Identities and Transnational Networks by Sumita Mukherjee, Oxford University Press India, 2018; pp 312, ₹ 699 (hardcover).

Unravelling Cities and Urban Spaces

Urban Spaces in Modern India edited by Narayani Gupta and Partho Datta, Shimla: Indian Institute of Advanced Study, 2018; pp xii + 354, ₹ 600.

Substantiated Storytelling

Poverty Matters: Covering Deprivation in India by K Nagaraj (based on lectures)/Nalini Rajan (ed), Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan, 2017; pp x + 172, price not indicated.

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