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The Actress in the Public Theatres of Calcutta

The Actress in the Public Theatres of Calcutta

by Gooptu, Sarvani

The flourishing world of Bengali theatre in the latter half of the nineteenth century saw numerous regular amateur and private theatre groups come of age. However, it was a world peopled exclusively by men as they also played the parts of women in the dramas. Women managed to break into this exclusively male world only in 1873, when actresses made their appearance on stage for the first time...

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An Advance History of Modern India

An Advance History of Modern India

by Sen, Sailendra Nath

An Advanced History of Modern India has been designed for undergraduate students as well as those preparing for the Civil Services Examinations at both, the central and state levels...

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Agriculture and Environment

Agriculture and Environment

by Mishra, Surendra Mohan

Agriculture and Environment: Debates in the Central Legislature of India, 1937–1957 is based on a simple truism: the same crop cannot be grown everywhere. Though largely determined by local natural conditions, agriculture and related human activities affect the environment in many ways...

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Another South Asia

Another South Asia

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 What does the idea/concept of South Asia mean in a time when borders have become absolute, predetermining our sense of self, culture, and politics? In a critical and creative engagement with this question, Another South Asia! attempts to explore novel possibilities beyond the stratagem of nation states...

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Applied Case Studies in Marketing

Applied Case Studies in Marketing

by Shajahan, S.

The 2008 recession brought to the fore one of the most significant criticisms levelled at higher education: that business education did not prepare students to deal with market turbulence. B-schools realized that to remain viable, both the process and content of marketing curriculum had to be substantially revised to match the needs of global businesses, especially in times of market turbulence...

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Approaches to History

Approaches to History

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History as a social science is arguably more self-reflective than associated disciplines in that family. Other social scientists seem to see little reason to look beyond the paradigm they are developing in the present times. Historians on the other hand, tend to depend on the cumulative process of the development of their craft and the fund of accumulated knowledge...

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Approaches to History

Approaches to History

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History as a social science is arguably more self-reflective than associated disciplines in that family. Other social scientists seem to see little reason to look beyond the paradigm they are developing in the present times. Historians on the other hand, tend to depend on the cumulative process of the development of their craft and the fund of accumulated knowledge...

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Approaching the Divine

Approaching the Divine

by Jagannathan, Bharati

Approaching the Divine: The Integration of Āḻvār Bhakti in Śrīvaiṣṇavism is situated in the context of the ongoing scholarly debate regarding the historical evolution of Tamil Śrīvaiṣṇavism. This study spans the period from the second half of the first millennium, i.e...

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Art and Carft Worksops under the Mughals

Art and Carft Worksops under the Mughals

by Khan, Sumbul Halim

The karkhanas of Jaipur, though primarily concerned with the production of goods for the royal household and the army, were also an inextricable part of the larger Mughal economy...

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Aspects of Rural Settlements and Rural Society in Early Medieval India

Aspects of Rural Settlements and Rural Society in Early Medieval India

by Chattopadhyaya, Brajadulal

Aspects of Rural Settlements and Rural Society in Early Medieval India seeks to undertake two kinds of explorations, one methodological and the other thematic...

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At the Crossroads of Culture and Literature

At the Crossroads of Culture and Literature

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At the Crossroads of Culture and Literature offers a detailed and accessible socio-cultural and literary study of the material and symbolic life of indigenous communities and the South Asian diaspora in North America and India...

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Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a frontline fighter, intimately involved with the Indian national movement. This book explores Tilak's engagements, not just with the Indian national movement, but also the nuanced diversities associated with a context that preceded the mass movements.  Based on a variety of sources, the contributors attempt to historicize a nationalist icon...

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Being Tribal

Being Tribal

by Ratnagar, Shereen

As an archaeologist Shereen Ratnagar has been long involved in studying the enigma of early kin-organized, small-scale and non-specialized societies which lack private landed-property and are free of a money economy; societies that we call tribal...

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Beyond National Frames

Beyond National Frames

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Beyond National Frames: South Asian Pasts and the World advocates re-orienting our vision that has so far seen South Asia as a tightly circumscribed space...

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Beyond the Private World

Beyond the Private World

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Beyond the Private World explores the status of Indian women, through the ages, in the framework of the private-public dichotomy, as reflected in their lives...

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Beyond the Women in Question: Reconstructing Gendered Identities in Early India

Beyond the Women in Question: Reconstructing Gendered Identities in Early India

by Roy, Kumkum

 Beyond the ‘Woman Question’ both revisits and interrogates some of the central tenets of the ‘woman question’ as it emerged in colonial India and shaped (and continues to shape) subsequent historiography...

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Blending Nation And Region

Blending Nation And Region

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Late Professor Amalendu Guha belonged to that first generation of historians in post-independent India who not just gave Indian history an identity but were also responsible for its decolonization, modernization and internationalization...

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Buddhism at Sarnath

Buddhism at Sarnath

by Singh, Anand

This book is an attempt to discuss the status of Buddhism in S?rn?th on the basis of the vast available original sources. It is a reconstruction of different Buddhist traditions that evolved in S?rn?th since the preaching of four noble truths to the construction of Dharmachakrajina Vih?ra in the early medieval age...

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Calendar of Persian Correspondence With and Introduciton by Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Volume II: 1767- 1769

Calendar of Persian Correspondence With and Introduciton by Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Volume II: 1767- 1769

by Alam, Muzaffar

The year 1911 saw the publication of the first volume of the Calendar of Persian Correspondence, arguably the most significant publication of the period of the Imperial Record Department that had been founded in 1891, under G.W. Forrest. One of Forrest's eventual successors was C.R. Wilson, who conceived a 'brilliant scheme, that of calendaring the entire series of Persian records . . . '...

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Calendar of Persian Correspondence With and Introduction by Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Volume I: 1759-1767

Calendar of Persian Correspondence With and Introduction by Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Volume I: 1759-1767

by Alam, Muzaffar

The year 1911 saw the publication of the first volume of the Calendar of Persian Correspondence, arguably the most significant publication of the period of the Imperial Record Department that had  been founded in 1891, under G.W. Forrest. One of Forrest's eventual successors was C.R. Wilson, who conceived a 'brilliant scheme, that of calendaring the entire series of Persian records . . . '...

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Calendar of Persian Correspondence With and Introduction by Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Volume III: 1770-1772

Calendar of Persian Correspondence With and Introduction by Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Volume III: 1770-1772

by Alam, Muzaffar

The year 1911 saw the publication of the first volume of the Calendar of Persian Correspondence, arguably the most significant publication of the period of the Imperial Record Department that had been founded in 1891, under G.W. Forrest. One of Forrest's eventual successors was C.R. Wilson, who conceived a 'brilliant scheme, that of calendaring the entire series of Persian records . . . '...

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Calendar of Persian Correspondence With and Introduction by Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Volume IV: 1772-1775

Calendar of Persian Correspondence With and Introduction by Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Volume IV: 1772-1775

by Alam, Muzaffar

The year 1911 saw the publication of the first volume of the Calendar of Persian Correspondence, arguably the most significant publication of the period of the Imperial Record Department that had been founded in 1891, under G.W. Forrest. One of Forrest's eventual successors was C.R. Wilson, who conceived a 'brilliant scheme, that of calendaring the entire series of Persian records . . . '...

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Calendar of Persian Correspondence With and Introduction by Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Volume V: 1776-1780

Calendar of Persian Correspondence With and Introduction by Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Volume V: 1776-1780

by Alam, Muzaffar

The year 1911 saw the publication of the first volume of the Calendar of Persian Correspondence, arguably the most significant publication of the period of the Imperial Record Department that had been founded in 1891, under G.W. Forrest. One of Forrest's eventual successors was C.R. Wilson, who conceived a 'brilliant scheme, that of calendaring the entire series of Persian records . . . '...

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Candala

Candala

by Jha, Vivekanand

This volume is a collection of essays on untouchability written by Professor Jha at various points of his long and illustrious career. It dwells on the manner in which social stratification in ancient India developed to exclude castes like Ca???las and Ni??das, leading to their exploitation and sub-human treatment...

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Ceramic Variability 

Ceramic Variability 

by Chakraborty, Sharmi

Variations in ceramics are culturally significant. These are an expression of the functions that they are meant to perform, the identity of a community and a reflection of time. It is therefore of great interest to archaeologists and anthropologists...

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Chandernagore

Chandernagore

by Sen, Sailendra Nath

Chandernagore, a former French possession near Kolkata, has experienced several changes in fortune, moving from being the hub of revolutionary activities against British imperialists to being subjugated by the French...

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Children of the Goddess

Children of the Goddess

by Carrin, Marine

The women featured in this book Children of the Goddess: Devotion and Female Priesthood in Bengal live on the frontier between the tribal and the low-caste society in Bengal, and turn to religion in order to forge a new identity. Often rejected by their own  community, and having lived through long and difficult personal crises some of them turn to religion to accultured identity...

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Chingiz Khan

Chingiz Khan

by Haqqi, S A H

The career and achievements of Chingiz Khan have been of singular interest to both the East and the West. Considered a wonder-worker, his conquests were, as Rome Grouset observed, 'as important a fact for the commerce of the Middle Ages as the discovery of America for the men of the Renaissance'...

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Christianity in Indian History

Christianity in Indian History

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Christianity in Indian History: Issues of Culture, Power and Knowledge is a collection of wide ranging essays on Indian Christianity and Christian missionaries in India...

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Chronicles of Time and Chance

Chronicles of Time and Chance

by Isar, Raymond Francis

Far more than simply autobiographical, these selections from the memoirs of a former ICS officer offer a fascinating cultural and social history of the subcontinent, notably of the Indian- Christian community of the Punjab in the first half of the twentieth century. They explore the conditions in which converts were made and how they engaged with the broader culture...

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Cities in Medieval India

Cities in Medieval India

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Cities in Medieval India focuses on the significance of urbanization in medieval India, by highlighting aspects of the rural-urban continuum and divide, power assertion,spatialization, social segmentation, labour process, as well as aspects of culture and human activity...

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The City and the Country in Early India

The City and the Country in Early India

by Basant, P

The City and the Country in Early India: A Study of Malwa is about the emergence of urban centres in the sixth century bce, and analyses the processes and spatiality of urbanization, taking Malwa as its case study. Earlier research on urbanism has focussed on either literary or archaeological sources...

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