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Analytical Rigour and the Big Bazaar of Scholarship on Indian Politics

Routledge Handbook of Indian Politics edited by Atul Kohli and Prerna Singh (London and New York: Routledge), 2013; pp XV + 393, £140 (hardback)

The Making of Bangladesh

1971: A Global History of the Creation of Bangladesh by Srinath Raghavan (New Delhi: Permanent Black), 2013; pp 358, Rs 795

Market System of Capitalism on Trial

The Invisible Handcuffs of Capitalism: How Market Tyranny Stifles the Economy by Stunting Workers by Michael Perelman (New York: Monthly Review Press, 2011; Delhi: Aakar Books, for South Asia), 2011; pp 360, Rs 650.

Aspects of India's Colonial Economic History

Colonialism and the Indian Economy by Amiya Kumar Bagchi (Delhi: Oxford University Press), 2010; pp 303, Rs 865 (HB).

Modern India sans the Impact of Capitalism

The Indian Ideology by Perry Anderson (Gurgaon: Three Essays Collective), 2012; pp vi + 184, Rs 350 (PB), Rs 550 (HB).

Hobsbawm's Unanswered Question

How to Change the World: Tales of Marx and Marxism by Eric Hobsbawm (London: Little, Brown; distributed in India by Hachette), 2011; pp 470, Rs 795 (HB).

Buffeted but Unbowed

The Right Lesson and the Wrong Conclusion: Crisis of Socialism - Notes in Defence of a Commitment, Volume 4 by Randhir Singh (Delhi: Aakar Books), 2011; pp 278, Rs 495.

Towards a Revival of Revolutionary Ideas

Scripting the Change: Selected Writings of Anuradha Ghandy edited by Anand Teltumbde and Shoma Sen, foreword by Arundhati Roy (Delhi: Daanish Books), 2011; xxiv + 456, Rs 350.

Class Struggles, Ideologies, Economic Transformations and Colonialism

The Modern World-System I: Capitalist Agriculture and the Origins of the European World-Economy in the Sixteenth Century by Immanuel Wallerstein with a new prologue (original edition, Academic Press), 1974; pp xxx + 410, $29.95. The Modern World-System II: Mercantilism and the Consolidation of the European World-Economy, 1600-1750, with a new prologue (original edition, Academic Press), 1980; pp xxvii + 370, $29.95. The Modern World-System III: The Second Era of Great Expansion of the Capitalist World-Economy, 1730s-1840s, with a new prologue (original edition, Academic Press), 1989; pp xvii + 372, $29.95. The Modern World-System IV: Centrist Liberalism Triumphant, 1789-1914, pp xvii + 377, $26.95. (All the four volumes published by University of California Press, Berkeley, California, 2011.)

Looking for the Dust

Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India by Joseph Lelyveld (Noida, India: HarperCollins), 2011; pp XV + 425, Rs 699.

State Capital, Democracy and Justice: Mapping Politics in India

The Oxford Companion to Politics in India edited by Niraja Gopal Jayal and Pratap Bhanu Mehta (New Delhi: Oxford University Press), 2010; pp xxvi+603, Rs 3,500 (hb).

Joan Robinson: The Grand Dame of Economics

Joan Robinson by G C Harcourt and Prue Kerr (London: Palgrave Macmillan), 2009; pp x+270, price not mentioned. The Provocative Joan Robinson: The Making of a Cambridge Economist by Nahid Aslanbeigui and Guy Oakes (Durham and London: Duke University Press), 2009; pp xi+302, price not mentioned.

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