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Eurocentrism in World History

Eurocentrism in World History A Critique of Its Propagators Eight Eurocentric Historians by J M Blaut; The Guilford Press, New York, 2000; LAXMAN D SATYA This book systematically dissects eight well known Eurocentric historians and thoroughly exposes their biases and prejudices on which presumably most Euro- American scholarship is based. The author

Caste and Gender in Colonial South India

Caste and Gender in Colonial South India Recasting the Devadasi: Patterns of Sacred Prostitution in Colonial South India by Priyadarshini Vijaisri; Kanishka Publishers, New Delhi, 2004; pp 346+xii, Rs 750.

Abusing Demography

Abusing Demography Religious Demography of India by A P Joshi, M D Srinivas and J K Bajaj; Centre for Policy Studies, Chennai, D JAYARAJ, S SUBRAMANIAN Who forsakes measure, measure forsakes.

Antinomies in Ideologies and Institutions

Antinomies in Ideologies and Institutions Antinomies of Society: Essays on Ideologies and Institutions by Andre Beteille; Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2000;

At the Bottom of the Urban Economy

At the Bottom of the Urban Economy City Requiem, Calcutta: Gender and the Politics of Poverty by Ananya Roy; published as Volume 10 in the series Globalisation and Community , University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 2003; pp 352, $ 22.95 (paperback).

Witness to History

Trumpets and Tumults: The Memoirs of a Peacekeeper by Major General Inderjit Rikhye; Manohar, Delhi, 2002; pp 266, Rs 500.

The Locations of Hindi

Hindi Nationalism by Alok Rai , Tracts for the Times 13, Orient Longman, Delhi, 2000; pp 138, Rs 150.

Jagdish Bhagwati and India's Trade Strategy Today

Going It Alone: The Case for Relaxed Reciprocity in Freeing Trade by Jagdish Bhagwati; MIT Press, 2002; pp 592 (Hardcover), $ 60.

Human Well-Being and Sustainable Development

Human Well-Being and Sustainable Development Human Well-Being and the Natural Environment by Partha Dasgupta; Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2001; pp xxii+305, Rs 595.

Geopolitics and Regional Identity: South Asia's North-West Frontiers

Kashmir and Sindh – NationBuilding, Ethnicity and Regional Politics in South Asia by Suranjan Das; Department of History Monograph, University of Calcutta and K P Bagchi and Co, Kolkata, 2001; Rs 380. War and Diplomacy in Kashmir, 1947-48 by C Dasgupta; Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2002; paperback, Rs 250.

Persisting Questions

Persisting Questions Social Movements, Old and New: A Post-modernist Critique by Rajendra Singh; Sage Publications, 2001; pp 367, Rs 550 (hardcover).

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