From Plassey to Partition and After: A History of Modern India
Rs. 395, Paperback, 608 pp 140 x 216 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5723-9
Since its first publication in 2004, From Plassey to Partition has come to be regarded as an authoritative history of modern India and this enlarged edition offers a perceptive analysis of India's efforts towards modernisation and democratisation since Independence...
The Durable Slum:Dharavi and the Right to Stay Put in Globalizing Mumbai
Rs.695, Hardback, 232 pp 140 x 216 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5508-2
Directly opposite Mumbai's newest and most expensive commercial developments, lies Dharavi, where as many as one million squatters live in makeshift housing on 535 acres of prime urban land. As property prices are booming and cities are now vying to be "world class", governments across India, and throughout the world..
The Ground Between: Anthropologists Engage Philosophy
Veena Das, Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman and Bhrigupati Singh (Eds.)
Rs. 995, Hardback, 360 pp 140 x 216 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5500-6
The guiding inspiration of this book is the attraction and distance that mark the relation between anthropology and philosophy. This theme is explored through encounters between individual anthropologists and particular regions of philosophy....
Rs. 595, Paperback, 436 pp 158 x 240 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5501-3
Caste is one of the oldest concerns of the social sciences in India that continues to be relevant even today.This book tracks how scholars from different disciplines have responded to the caste question in independent India and highlights recent shifts in perspective.
Revisiting 1956: B. R. Ambedkar and States Reorganisation
Sudha Pai and Avinash Kumar
Rs. 625, Hardback, 256 pp 140 x 216 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5514-3
In 1938, when he opposed the formation of Karnatak Province along linguistic lines, Ambedkar pointed out,we have been living together.only to emphasise the fact that those who want that this unity be sundered must consider this matter in a much more serious way and not on grounds which are purely sentimental...
Rs. 1575, Hardback, 456 pp 180 x 240 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5517-4
This thirty-eighth volume of the People's Linguistic Survey of India is devoted to the Indian Sign Language (ISL), the language of the Deaf in India. The articles in the volume are divided into four parts. The first discusses both its formal linguistic and 'orthographic' features...
Rs. 875, Hardback, 304 pp 158 x 240 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5425-2
Just as the celebration of 100 years of Indian cinema comes to an end, this book takes stock of continuities as well as breaks that have made Indian cinema what it is now Volume contains original, sophisticated and complementary selection of chapters that examine 'figures' in and of Indian cinema...
The Modern Spirit of Asia: The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India
Peter van der Veer
Rs. 850, Hardback, 296 pp 158 x 240 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5424-5
The Modern Spirit of Asia challenges the notion that modernity in China and India are derivative imitations of the West, arguing that these societies have transformed their ancient traditions in unique and distinctive ways. Peter van der Veer begins with nineteenth-century imperial history, exploring how Western concepts...
Pathways to Power: The Domestic Politics of South Asia
Arjun Guneratne and Anita M. Weiss
Rs. 995, Hardback, 432 pp 158 x 240 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5457-3
Pathways to Power introduces the domestic politics of South Asia in broad comparative perspective, revealing the interplay between politics, cultural values, human security, and historical luck. While these are important correlations everywhere...
The Shifting Scales of Justice: The Supreme Court in Neo-liberal India
Mayur Suresh and Siddharth Narrain
Rs. 650, Hardback, 228 pp 140 x 216 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5432-0
In the course of the last two decades, the Supreme Court has tried to regulate the use of India's forest resources, has passed orders on the type of fuel to be used by urban public transport, has controlled appointments to the higher judiciary and has even claimed the power to declare constitutional amendments invalid.
The Writings of D. N. Dhanagare: The Missing Tradition: Debates and Discourses in Indian Sociology
Rs. 795, Hardback, 416 pp 140 x 216 mm, 2014,978-81-250-5455-9
D. N. Dhanagare has been an inspirational figure for students and scholars of sociology for over four decades now. His seminal writings on peasant movements, farmer's issues, state, civil society, Green Revolution, to name a few, are notable contributions to the discipline...
Bharatiya Bhasha Lok Sarvekshan - Rajasthan Ki Bhashayen[Volume.26 Part1]
Ganesh N. Devy (Chief editor), Madan Meena and Suraj Rao(Vol. Ed.)
Rs. 1,995, Hardback, 428 pp 180 x 240 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5466-5
The People's Linguistic Survey of India [PLSI] is a right based movement for carrying out a nation-wide survey of Indian languages especially languages of fragile communities such as nomadic, coastal, island, hill and forest communities...
Neoliberalism and Water: Complicating the Story of 'Reforms' in Maharashtra
Rs.750, Hardback,340 pp 140 x 216 mm, 2014, 978-81-250-5491-7
• Neoliberalism and Water tells us the story of the reforms in the water sector in Maharashtra in the first decade of the twenty-first century.
• It looks at it through the prism of neoliberalism, which works in combination with other processes, and by the specific nature of water as a resource...
Ananthanarayan and Paniker's Textbook of Microbiology (Ninth Edition)
Rs. 725, Paperback, 720 pp 216 x 280 mm, 2013, 978-81-7371-889-2
• 54 relatable clinical case studies • Clinical Microbiology section with 10 algorithms for easy understanding, Zoonoses included as a new topic.
• Immunology section updated to suit requirements of medical and health sciences students
Rs. 225, Paperback, 156 pp 158 x 240 mm, 2013, 978-81-7371-827-4
This book is an introduction to Ayurveda, the ancient system of medicine that had been practiced in the Indian subcontinent for several centuries. It seeks to acquaint the reader, without too many technical details, with the evolution of Ayurveda...
Sanjay D Jain, Girish G Sahasrabudhe, Sunil M Pande
Rs. 325, Paperback, 360 pp 180 x 240 mm, 2013,978-81-7371-773-4
• Caters to the needs of first- and second-semester undergraduate engineering students and is fully syllabus-compliant
• Rekindles the interest of engineering students in physics by bringing to the fore the close links between physics and engineering...
Rs. 225, Paperback, 192 pp 180 x 240 mm, 2013,978-81-7371-788-8
Gas tables will serve as a useful took for solving compressible flow problems. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 provides a unified perspective of the basic concepts of gas dynamics that are common to many branches of engineering...