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UPA Regime and Civil Society

Agitation to Legislation: Negotiating Equity and Justice in India by Zoya Hasan, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp 178, ₹ 675 .

The Lesser Known Life of a Hindi Journal in Colonial Lucknow

Hindi Publishing in Colonial Lucknow: Gender, Genre, and Visuality in the Creation of a Literary ‘Canon’ by Shobna Nijhawan, Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp xviii + 241, ` 1,050.

Soft Targets

Art Attacks: Violence and Offence-Taking in India by Malvika Maheshwari, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp x+372, ₹964, hardcover.

A Classic of Agrarian History

The Great Agrarian Conquest: The Colonial Reshaping of a Rural World by Neeladri Bhattacharya, Ranikhet: Permanent Black, 2018; pp 542, ₹1,040 (hardcover).

Rediscovering Tamil Jaina Identity

Reading History with the Tamil Jainas: A Study on Identity, Memory and Marginalisation by R Umamaheshwari, New Delhi: Springer, 2017; pp xxx + 326, price not indicated.

Indian Global Engagements

India and the World in the First Half of the Twentieth Century edited by Madhavan K Palat, Routledge, Oxon and New York, 2018; pp xi + 193, ₹ 695.

Myth of the ‘Muslim Vote Bank’

Siyasi Muslims: A Story of Political Islams in India by Hilal Ahmed, New Delhi: Penguin Viking, 2019; pp xxxi + 240, ₹ 599.

Belt and Road as a Strategic Initiative

Belt and Road: A Chinese World Order by Bruno Maçães, New Delhi: Penguin Random House, 2019; pp xii + 227, ₹ 599.

Crafting a New Social Compact

Democratic Accommodations: Minorities in Contemporary India by Peter Ronald deSouza, Hilal Ahmed, Mohd Sanjeer Alam, New Delhi: Bloomsbury, 2019; pp xxvii + 205, ₹ 1,299.

Palpable, Intractable and Incorrigibly Plural

India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images and Songs by Santanu Das, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018; pp xxiii+466, £19.99.

Making of the Indian Constitution

A People’s Constitution: The Everyday Life of Law in the Indian Republic by Rohit De, Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2018; pp ix + 296, £35.

Seeing through Infrastructure

The Promise of Infrastructure edited by Nikhil Anand, Akhil Gupta and Hannah Appel, Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2018; pp 264, ₹ 1,984


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