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Indian Environmental Law: Key Concepts and Principles
Shibani Ghosh

Rs. 925, Hardback, 360 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875795

For more than three decades now, the Indian courts have delivered far-reaching judgments on a range of significant environmental matters...

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Children’s Games, Adults’ Gambits: From Vidyasagar to Satyajit Ray
Anindita Mukhopadhyay

Rs. 1095, Hardback, 424 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875177

Children’s Games, Adults’ Gambits studies how childhood was depicted by writers of note in Bengal, some of whom also wrote for children...

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Dalit Literature and Criticism
Raj Kumar

Rs. 250, Paperback, 172 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875320

This book is an attempt to write and develop a critical literary history and theory of Dalit literature. The book grapples with several questions and issues that are key to understanding Dalit voices...

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Popular Culture
Abin Chakraborty and Krishna Sen (Ed.)

Rs. 230, Paperback, 200 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875757

This volume provides an overview of popular culture and examines in particular how it represents, influences and even reinvents Indian society. Each chapter outlines...

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Queer Studies: Texts, Contexts, Praxis
Kaustav Bakshi, Rohit K. Dasgupta

Rs. 215, Paperback, 200 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875849

This book draws on historiography, cultural theory and empirical research to explore contemporary concerns around issues of queer representation, sexual citizenship and activism...

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Sectarian Violence in India: Hindu–Muslim Conflict, 1966–2015
Sanjay Palshikar and Satish Deshpande

Rs. 795, Paperback, 488 pp
158 x 240 mm, 9789352875856

Since Independence, India has witnessed communal clashes between Hindu and Muslim groups. Commentators and social scientists in India have been...

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A Quantum Leap in the Wrong Direction?
Rohit Azad, Shouvik Chakraborty, Srinivasan Ramani, and Dipa Sinha

Rs. 495, Paperback, 344 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352876181

The General Elections of 2014 saw a resounding victory for the BJP. Projecting Narendra Modi as a decisive leader, the BJP promised sweeping changes from the Congress-led UPA governments...

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The Lokpal Idea, 1963-2010, Vol. I
Rajeev Dhavan

Rs. 1095, Hardback, 436 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352874743

Among the innumerable solutions proposed to combat corruption and maladministration in India was the institution of the Lokpal...

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Anna and the Lokpal Bill, 2010–2018, Vol. II
Rajeev Dhavan

Rs. 1350, Paperback, 624 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875597

The years 2010–11 witnessed tumultuous civil rights campaigns against the deeply-embedded corruption in Indian society and politics...

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Dissent on Aadhaar: Big Data Meets Big Brother
Reetika Khera

Rs. 475, Paperback, 288 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875429

Aadhaar, India’s unique identity system, was introduced in 2009 with the stated purpose of creating a more inclusive and efficient welfare system...

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The China–India Rivalry in the Globalisation Era
T. V. Paul

Rs. 1195, Hardback, 368 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875207

The China–India rivalry began in the 1950s and deepened with the 1962 border war. Despite several rounds of negotiations, no end to this rivalry is in sight, and intermittent militarised flare-ups persist, most recently seen in the 2017 Doklam standoff...

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The State in India: Ideas, Norms and Politics
Vidhu Verma

Rs. 1225, Hardback, 400 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875474

A few decades ago, India was viewed primarily as a country beset by poverty and cultural differences. Its political system was in transition from one-party dominance to coalition politics...

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Virtus in Arduis: I Did It My Way
Parthasarathi Shome

Rs. 895, Hardback, 304 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875313

A memoire is a reflection on past events etched in memory. In Virtus in Arduis, Parthasarathi Shome–popularly regarded as ‘India’s Taxman’ and internationally known as a ‘Taxation Rock Star’–looks back on the course of his professional growth to...

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Demonetisation and Black Money
C. Rammanohar Reddy

Rs. 295, Paperback, 288 pp
216 x 280 mm, 9789352875801

On 8 November 2016, India took the dramatic and unprecedented step of demonetising its high denomination Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes, to ‘fight black money, eliminate counterfeit notes and stop terror funding’...

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People’s Car: Industrial India and the Riddles of Populism
Sarasij Majumder

Rs. 695, Hardback, 216 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875504

India is witnessing a unique moment in populism, with sentiments divided between economic reforms that promise fast industrialization and protests that thwart such industrialization...

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Practicing Caste: On Touching and Not Touching
Aniket Jaaware

Rs. 895, Hardback, 248 pp
158 x 240 mm, 9789352875405

Practicing Caste makes a fundamental break from the tradition of caste studies, and highlights the limits of the historical, sociological, political, and moral categories through which it has usually been discussed...

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Media’s Shifting Terrain: Five Years that Transformed the Way India Communicates
Pamela Philipose

Rs. 575, Paperback, 320 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875344

Changes in communication technologies are transforming our social environment. In India, ‘media convergence’ has brought together older (mainstream) media and newer (digital) media...

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Postmodern Literatures
Avishek Parui and Pramod K. Nayar

Rs. 225, Paperback, 176 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352874637

The book provides an introduction to postmodern literatures by exploring its interactions with a range of subjects such as history, technology, media, gender, and the postcolonial. Postmodern readings have increasing significance in the...

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How India Votes: A State-by-State Look
Ashutosh Kumar and Yatindra Singh Sisodia

Rs. 1395, Hardback, 424 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352874613

The essays in How India Votes study demographic composition and the nature of socio-political cleavages and linkages; analyse the electoral outcomes of major state elections of the past decade and the influence of trends, alliances...

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2019 Mascara Avant-garde Awards
Orient BlackSwan’s Of Indian Origin: Writings from Australia was awarded ‘Best Anthology’ by Mascara Literary Review. The judges hailed the book ‘a ground-breaking collection’ which ‘locates the Indian Australian experience of South Asia with all its richness and flourishes firmly in the canon.’
34th Annual Awards for Excellence in Book Production
The Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP) , September 2, 2016 | New Delhi
Orient BlackSwan won three awards at the 34th Annual Awards for Excellence in Book Production, organised by The Federation of Indian Publishers.
1. In the General Books (Hardbound) : Regional Languages category our title:
People's Linguistic Survey of India - Vol. 9, Part 3: Languages of Gujarat (Gujarati)
won the First Prize.
2. In the Reference Books: Hindi category, our title:
People's Linguistic Survey of India - Vol. 16, Part 1: Languages of Madhya Pradesh (Hindi) 
won the First Prize
3. In the Price Lists, Catalogues & Brochures (Hindi) category, our Hindi Pustakein 2015-16 (for Universities) catalogue won the Second Prize.
Ms Sugandhi Kapoor (Vice President, Publishing - Indian Languages) and Mr Rakesh Khemani (Senior Regional Production Manager) accepted the awards on behalf of Orient BlackSwan.
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