New Perspectives in South Asian History

Since 2001 the New Perspectives in South Asian History series has published more than 30 monographs and other writings on early modern, modern and contemporary history. The volumes in the series cover new ground: They provide fresh perspectives on familiar fields, and they open up new areas for historical research. The series covers social and cultural history, and is particularly strong in emerging fields such as environmental history, medical history, history of transport and communication as well as in the history of scien ........


Ayurveda, Nation and Society: United Provinces, c. 1890–1950

Saurav Kumar Rai
2024 | Paperback | 1400

Striving for Equity: Healthcare in Sri Lanka from Independence to the Millennium, 1948–2000

Margaret Jones
2020 | Hardback | 1600

The (Un)governable City: Productive Failure in the Making of Colonial Delhi, 1858–1911

Raghav Kishore
2020 | Hardback | 1170

Citizenship in a Caste Polity: Religion, Language and Belonging in Goa

Jason Keith Fernandes
2020 | Hardback | 1410

Revolution in Reform: Trade-Unionism in Lahore, c. 1920–70

Ahmad Azhar
2019 | Hardback | 1315

Servants' Pasts: Sixteenth to Eighteenth Century, South Asia, Vol. 1

Nitin Sinha, Nitin Varma, Pankaj Jha
2019 | Hardback | 2001

Servants' Pasts: Late-Eighteenth to Twentieth-Century South Asia – Vol. 2

Nitin Sinha and Nitin Varma
2019 | Hardback | 1785

Nursing and Empire: Gendered Labor and Migration from India to the United States

Sujani K. Reddy
2016 | Hardback | 1730

Languished Hopes: Tuberculosis, the State and International Assistance in Twentieth-century India

Niels Brimnes
2016 | Hardback | 1970

India’s First Democratic Revolution: Dayanand Bandodkar and the Rise of the Bahujan in Goa

Parag D. Parobo
2015 | Hardback | 1650

Tranquebar—Whose History? Transnational Cultural Heritage in a Former Danish Trading Colony in .......

Helle Jørgensen
2014 | Hardback | 2210

Decolonisation, Development and Disease: A Social History of Malaria in Sri Lanka

Kalinga Tudor Silva
2014 | Hardback | 1635

Rethinking Western India : The Changing Contexts of Culture, Society and Religion

Dušan Deák and Daniel Jasper (Ed.s)
2014 | Hardback | 1850

Polio Eradication and Its Discontents: A Historian’s Journey Through an International Public He.......

William Muraskin
2012 | Hardback | 810

Urbanising Cholera: The Social Determinants of Its Re-emergence

Rajib Dasgupta
2012 | Hardback | 2210

The Making of a Small State: Populist Social Mobilisation and the Hindi Press in the Uttarakhan.......

Anup Kumar
2011 | Hardback | 2100

The Politics of Sanitation in India: Cities, Services and the State

Susan E. Chaplin
2011 | Hardback | 1205

The Global Eradication of Smallpox

Sanjoy Bhattacharya and Sharon Messenger
2010 | Hardback | 1440

History of the Social Determinants of Health: Global Histories, Contemporary Debates

Harold J. Cook, Sanjoy Bhattacharya, Anne Hardy (Eds.)
2009 | Hardback | 2275

Pathways of Empire: Circulation, ‘Public Works’ and Social Space in Colonial Orissa, c. 1780–1914

Ravi Ahuja
2009 | Hardback | 2130

Power, Knowledge, Medicine: Ayurvedic Pharmaceuticals at Home and in the World

Madhulika Banerjee
2009 | Hardback | 2220

Against Stigma: Studies in Caste, Race and Justice since Durban

Balmurli Natrajan and Paul Greenough
2009 | Hardback | 2100

The Hospital System and Health Care: Sri Lanka, 1815-1960

Margaret Jones
2009 | Paperback | 1950

Modern Medicine and International Aid: Khunde Hospital, Nepal, 1966–1998

Susan Heydon
2009 | Hardback | 1740

Low and Licentious Europeans: Race, Class and ‘White Subalternity’ in Colonial India

Harald Fischer-Tiné
2009 | Hardback | 1075

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From Western Medicine to Global Medicine: The Hospital Beyond the West

Mark Harrison, Margaret Jones, Helen Sweet (Eds.)
2009 | Hardback | 2155

Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine and Science in the Age of Empire

Harold J. Cook
2008 | Paperback | 950

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Taking Traditional Knowledge to the Market: The Modern Image of the Ayurvedic and Unani Industr.......

Maarten Bode
2008 | Paperback | 1740

Woman and Empire: Representations in the Writings of British India (1858–1900)

Indrani Sen
2007 | Paperback | 650

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27 Down: New Departures in Indian Railway Studies

Ian J. Kerr (Ed.)
2007 | Paperback | 1555

Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religion

Michael H. Cohen
2007 | Paperback | 395

Colonial City and the Challenge of Modernity, The: Urban Hegemonies and Civic Contestations in .......

Sandip Hazareesingh
2007 | Hardback | 1980

Refiguring Unani Tibb: Plural Healing in Late Colonial India

Guy Attewell
2007 | Paperback | 1860

Expunging Variola: The Control and Eradication of Smallpox in India, 1947–1977

Sanjoy Bhattacharya
2006 | Paperback | 1950

Old Potions, New Bottles: Recasting Indigenous Medicine in Colonial Punjab 1850–1940

Kavita Sivaramakrishnan
2006 | Paperback | 1315

Decentring Empire: Britain, India and the Transcolonial World

Durba Ghosh and Dane Kennedy
2006 | Hardback | 2190

Fractured States: Smallpox, Public Health and Vaccination Policy in British India

Sanjoy Bhattacharya, Mark Harrison and Michael Worboys
2005 | Hardback | 2010

Science and National Consciousness in Bengal, 1870–1930

J Lourdusamy
2004 | Paperback | 1530

Health Policy in Britain's Model Colony: Ceylon (1900-1948)

Margaret Jones
2004 | Paperback | 1770

Civilising Natures: Race, Resources and Modernity in Colonial South India

Kavita Philip
2004 | Paperback | 1075

Nature in the Global South: Environmental Projects in South and South-East Asia

Paul Greenough and Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
2003 | Paperback | 785

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Inventing Global Ecology: Tracking the Biodiversity Ideal in India, 1945–1997

Michael Lewis
2003 | Hardback | 2070

Western Medicine and Public Health in Colonial Bombay, 1845–1895

Mridula Ramanna
2002 | Hardback | 1915

Situating Social History: Orissa, 1800–1997

Biswamoy Pati
2001 | Paperback | 810

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