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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

Approaches to Hindi Intellectual History

The Hindi Canon: Intellectuals, Processes, Criticism by Mrityunjay Tripathi, translated by Shad Naved, Delhi: Tulika Press, 2018; pp xii + 187, ₹ 595.

The French East India Company at Home and Abroad

Commerce, Conversion and Scandal in French India: A Colonial Affair by Danna Agmon, New Delhi: Speaking Tiger Publishing, 2017; pp 238, ₹ 950. French Scholars and the Preoccupation with India in the Nineteenth Century by Jyoti Mohan, New Delhi: Sage India,Yoda Press, 2018; pp 392, ₹ 995.

CPC’s Long March to Dominate Global Capitalism

Will China Dominate the 21st Century? by Jonathan Fenby, Cambridge, UK and Malden, USA: Polity Press, 2017 (Second Edition); pp 141, £9.99 (pb)/£40 (hb). China’s India War: Collision Course on the Roof of the World by Bertil Lintner, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp xxviii + 321, ₹ 675.

The Many Histories of Ayodhya

Ayodhya: City of Faith, City of Discord by Valay Singh, New Delhi: Aleph Book Company, 2018; pp xv + 383, ₹ 799 (hardback).

Farmer Suicides

Unravelling Farmer Suicides in India: Egoism and Masculinity in Peasant Life by Nilotpal Kumar, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2017; pp xv + 309, ₹ 995.

Means to Augment Human Well-being

Post-growth Thinking in India: Towards Sustainable Egalitarian Alternatives edited by Julien-François Gerber and Rajeswari S Raina , Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan, 2018; pp xxii + 365, ₹ 1,075 .


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