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  1. Scars of Partition
    Based on three decades of fieldwork throughout the developing world, Scars of Partition is the first book to systematically evaluate the long-term implications of French and British styles of colonialism and decolonization for... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2014
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  2. From India to Israel
    Between May 1948 and December 1951, Israel received approximately 684,000 immigrants from across the globe. The arrival of so many ethnic, linguistic, and cultural groups to such a small place in such a short time was unprecedented... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2014
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  3. Man and Beast
    Mary Ellen Mark is an internationally acclaimed photographer who has long been fascinated by the complex relationships between people and animals—as she puts it, "the anthropomorphic quality of animals, and the animalistic quality... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2014
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  4. Beyond Partition
    In Beyond Partition, Deepti Misri shows how 1947 marked the beginning of a history of politicized animosity associated with the differing ideas of "India" held by communities and in regions on one hand, and by the political-military... Learn More
    Published: 30th October 2014
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  5. Prostitution and the Ends of Empire
    A theoretically sophisticated historical account of the ways prostitution was managed and regulated in the interwar period in colonial India. Stephen Legg shows that such regulation was outsourced by the government to reformatist... Learn More
    Published: 19th September 2014
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  6. Given to the Goddess
    Based on two years of ethnographic research, this book considers an ongoing South Indian practice of dedication in which girls, and sometimes boys, are married to a goddess. Called devadasis, or jogatis, those dedicated become... Learn More
    Published: 17th September 2014
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  7. How India Became Territorial
    Why do countries go to war over disputed lands? Why do they fight even when the territories in question are economically and strategically worthless? Drawing on critical approaches to international relations, political geography,... Learn More
    Published: 20th August 2014
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  8. Home, Uprooted
    Home—how we experience it and what that says about the “selves” we come to occupy—is a crucial question of our contemporary moment. Home, Uprooted delivers one perspective on this question via cross-generational oral histories... Learn More
    Published: 27th June 2014
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  9. Electrifying India
    Throughout the 20th century, electricity was considered to be the primary vehicle of modernity, as well as its quintessential symbol. In India, electrification was central to how early nationalists and planners conceptualized... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2014
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  10. Nation and Family
    The distinct personal laws that govern the major religious groups are a major aspect of Indian multiculturalism and secularism, and support specific gendered rights in family life. Nation and Family is the most comprehensive study... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2014
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  11. Virtual Homelands
    The internet has transformed the idea of home for Indians and Indian Americans. In Virtual Homelands: Indian Immigrants and Online Cultures in the United States, Madhavi Mallapragada analyzes home pages and other online communities... Learn More
    Published: 4th August 2013
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  12. Untouchable Fictions
    Untouchable Fictions dissects the aesthetic and political crises of realism in order to chart the development of Dalit or “untouchable caste” writing. Arguing that Dalit literature responds to a failure of older literary... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2012
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  13. Censorship and Sexuality in Bombay Cinema
    India produces an impressive number of films each year in a variety of languages. Here, Monika Mehta breaks new ground by analyzing Hindi films and exploring the censorship of gender and heterosexuality in Bombay cinema. She studies... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2012
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