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Characterising the Culture of the Mughal Era

Writing Self, Writing Empire: Chandar Bhan Brahman and the Cultural World of the Indo–Persian State Secretary by Rajeev Kinra, Delhi: Primus Books (by arrangement with University of California Press), 2016; pp xix+369, ₹1,250.

Class, State and Islam in Pakistan

The New Pakistani Middle Class by Ammara Maqsood, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017; pp 194, price not indicated. The Politics of Common Sense: State, Society and Culture in Pakistan by Aasim Sajjad Akhtar, Cambridge, New York, Melbourne, New Delhi and Singapore: Cambridge University Press, 2018; pp xiv + 200, price not indicated.

Internationalisation of the Renminbi

The People’s Money: How China Is Building a Global Currency by Paola Subacchi, New York: Columbia University Press, 2016; pp xii+237 `1,884.

Gadadhar Singh

Thirteen Months in China: A Subaltern Indian and the Colonial World (Annotated Translation of Thakur Gadadhar Singh’s Chin Me Terah Mas [1902]) edited by Anand A Yang, Kamal Sheel and Ranjana Sheel, Delhi: Oxford ₹ 950.

The Politics of Memorialising Violent Memories

Violence and the Burden of Memory: Remembrance and Erasure in Sinhala Consciousness by Sasanka Perera, New Delhi: Orient Blackswan, 2016; pp xvii +322, ₹ 745.

What an Obsession with GDP Denotes

The World after GDP: Economics, Politics and International Relations in the Post-Growth Era by Lorenzo Fioramonti, Cambridge, UK and Malden, US: Polity Press, 2017; pp viii +276, £15.99 (pb)/£50 (hb).

A Concert for the Ages

Tamil: A Biography by David Shulman, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016; pp xii + 402, $35.

Weaknesses in Integration of Local Bodies in Federal Structure

Integrating the Third Tier in the Indian Federal System: Two Decades of Rural Local Governance by Atul Sarma and Debabani Chakravarty, Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018; pp XI+174, ` 10,064.90 (hardcover).

Trinidad’s First Family of Literature

The Naipauls of Nepaul Street: A Memoir of Life in Trinidad and Beyond by Savi Naipaul Akal, Leeds, England: Peepal Tree Press, 2018; pp 210, £13.99.

Reading ‘Development’ in a Conflict Zone

Pieces of Earth: The Politics of Land-grabbing in Kashmir by Peer Ghulam Nabi Suhail, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp 212, ₹ 695.

Tale of the Great Mutiny

Dastan-e-Ghadar: The Tale of the Mutiny by Zahir Dehlvi, translated from Urdu by Rana Safvi, Penguin Random House India, 2017; pp 327, ₹599.

Towards Inclusive Classrooms in Our Unequal Society

Dynamics of Inclusive Classroom: Social Diversity, Inequality and School Education edited by Manoj Kumar Tiwary, Sanjay Kumar and Arvind Kumar Mishra, New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan, 2017; pp 344, ₹ 945.

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