Biblio: A Review of Books. Issues of 2000

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 Bihar coal miner- Jan-Feb 2000 Cover
C O N T E N T S
VOL. V
NO. 1 / 2
40 PAGES
JANUARY-
FEBRUARY
2000
3 The Romantics by Panka Mishra Rukinini
Bhaya Nair
7 A New World by Amit Chaudhuri Sagarika Ghose
8 Karl Marx by Francis Wheen Tabish Khair
9 Raymond Williams: Literature, Marxism and Cultural Materialism by John Higgins Shelley Walia
11 The Oxford Book of Work edited by Keith Thomas Arvind N. Das
12 Down and Out: Labouring under Global Capitalism by Jan Breman and Arvind N. Das. Photographs by Ravi Agarwal. An extract Jan Breman
15 On the road again. An essay Hein Streefkerk
16 The World of Indian Industrial Labour edited by J. M. Parry, Jan Breman and K. Kapadia Sanjukta Ray
17 Child Labour in India by Lakshmidhar Mishra Vinay Ranjan
19 Traditional Industry in the Economy of Colonial India by Tirthankar Ray Nandini Chatterjee
20 An American in Khadi: The Definitive Biograpby of Satyanand Stokes by Asha Sharma Baldev S. Chauhan
21 From Myths to Markets: Essays on Gender edited by Kumkum Sangari and Uma Chakravarti Jayati Ghosh
22 Institutions, Relations and Outcomes edited by Naila Kabeer and Ramya Subrahmanian
Manoshi Mitra
25 Off the Beaten Track: Rethinking Gender Justice for Women by Madhu Kishwar Manisha Sethi
26 Broken Bangles by Hanifa Deen Purabi Panwar
27 Father India by Jeffrey Paine David L. Gosling
28 Adorno, Culture and Feminism edited by Maggie O'Neil Shiv Kumar
Srinivasan
29 BJP and the Evolution of Hindu Nationalism by Partha S. Ghosh Bharat Wariavwalla
30 Living with Modernity by Javeed Alam Susmita Dasgupta
32 Indian Politics and the 1998 Elections. Regionalism, Hindutva and State Politics edited by Ramashray Ray and Paul Wallace Mahesh Rangarajan
33 Carving Blocs: Communal Ideology in Early Twentieth-Century Bengal by Pradip Kumar Datta Sumanta Banerjee
35 Pathway to India's Partition: Volume 1, The Foundations of Muslim Nationalism by Bimal Prasad Md. Raisur Rahman
36 Punishment and the Prison: Indian and International Perspectives edited by Ram Dhavan Shankardas and Governmentality: Power and Rule in Modern Society by Mitchell Dean K. S. Subramanian
38 No Aging in India: Modernity, Senility and the Family by Lawrence Cohen Roma Chatterjee
COVER PHOTOGRAPH by PRASHANT PANJIAR: A Coal-miner Returns Home After a Night-shift, Jharia, Bihar, 1999.
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C 0 N T R I B U T 0 R S
SUMANTA BANERJEE is a writer. His latest book is Dangerous Outcasts: The Prostitute in Nineteenth Century Bengal.
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor of Linguistics and English at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Her latest book is The Ayodhya Cantos (1999).
JAN BREMAN is Professor of Sociology at the Centre of Asian Studies, Amsterdam School of Social Sciences Research, University of Amsterdam. His recent publications include The Village in Java and the Colonial State (1996) and Down and Out: Labouring Under Global Capitalism (2000).
NANDINI CHATTERJEE is a research scholar in History doing an M.PHIL. at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
ROMA CHATTERJEE teaches at the Department of Sociology, University of Delhi.
BALDEV S. CHAUHAN is Correspondent with The Statesman based in Shimla.
SUSMITA DASGUPTA is a socio-economist presently working with the Economic Research Unit, Ministry of Steel, Government of India, New Delhi.
SAGARIKA GHOSE is Senior Special Correspondent with Outlook, New Delhi.
JAYATI GHOSH is Associate Professor at the Centre for Economic Studies & Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
DAVID L. GOSLING taught Physics at the University of Delhi and is currently at the University of Cambridge at Clare Hall.
TABISH KHAIR is Associate Professor at the Department of English, University of Copenhagen.
MANOSHI MITRA is a gender specialist with the Asian Development Bank, Manila.
PURABI PANWAR la an academic and critic based in New Delhi.
MD. RAISUR RAHMAN is doing an M.PHIL. in Modern Indian History at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
VINAY RANJAN is a filmmaker and presently is the Director, Media Cell, Deshkal Society.
MAHESH RANGARAJAN is an independent researcher and political analyst.
SANJUKTA RAY is doing a Ph.D. in Economics at Jawaharlal University, New Delhi.
MANISHA SETHI is a Ph.D student at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
SHIVA KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
HEIN STREEFKERK is an anthropologist and Reader at the Faculty of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Amsterdam.
K. S. SUBRAMANIAN is a retired officer of the Indian Police Service.
SHELLEY WALIA is Associate Professor of English at Panjab University, Chandigarh.
BHARAT WARIAVWALLA is a research scholar based in New Delhi.
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'The Magician' by
Ganesh Pyne, MarApr 2000 Cover
C O N T E N T S
VOL. V
NOS.
3 & 4
40 PAGES
MARCH APRIL
2000
4 The Waffle of the Toffs: A Sociocultural Critique of Indian Writing in English by M. Prabha, Collected Plays by Mahesh Dattani, The Politics of English: A Marxist View of Language by Marme HolborowAlice Albinia
& Tristram Stuart
6Scoop-wallah: Life on a Delhi Daily by Justine HardyArvind N. Das
8White Teeth by Zadie Smith Shuddhabrata
Sengupta
9Hindoo Holiday by J. R. Ackerley, India: A Mosaic edited by Robert B. Silvers and Barbara Epstein Amitava Kumar
11When Albion's Sons Went Native. An Essay William Dalrymple
13The Jadu House: Intimate Histories of Anglo-India by Laura Roychowdhury Alice Albinia
14Letters Between a Father and Son by V S. NaipaulShiv Kumar
Srinivasan
16 Between History and Literature by Lionel GrossmanShelley Walia
17My Century by Gunter Grass Giulio Schiavoni
18Too Many Men by Lily Brett Manjula
Padmanabhan
19The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes by Jamyang NorbuKanika Datta
20Reconnaissance by Kapka Kassabova Indrajit Hazra
21The Better Man by Anita Nair Ranjana Sengupta
22Small Remedies by Shashi Deshpande Ira Pande
23Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties by Mike Marqusee Achin Vanaik
24The Case for Violence on Television by Jib Fowles Shailaja Bajpai
25Despatches from Kargil by Srinjoy Chowdhury Kunal Verma
27The Way Ahead: After 'Mao's India War' by C. V Ranganathan and Vinod C. Khanna A. K. Damodaran
28On the Abyss: Pakistan After the Coup. An Extract Pamela Constable
31Fifty Years of Pakistan's Economy: Traditional Topics and Contemporary Concerns edited by Shahrukh Rafi Khan G. K. Lieten
32Ganesh Pyne: Revelations by Geeti Sen Malabika
Bhattacharya
34Beyond Secularism: The Rights of Religious Minorities by Neera Chandhoke Madhavan K. Palat
35Justice and Judgement by Alessandro Ferrara, Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen Rakesh Batabyal
36Politics of the Possible: Essays on Gender, History, Narratives, Colonial English by Kumkum Sangari Geeta Arya
37Necessary and Unnecessary Utopias edited by Leo Panitch and Colin Leys Peter Waterman
COVER PAINTING: 'The Magician' by Ganesh Pyne, tempera on canvas, 1991, from the book Ganesh Pyne: Revelations by Geeti Sen and published by Biresh Paul, 14 Gurusaday Road, Calcutta - 700 019

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Contributors
GEETA ARYA teaches History at Zakir Husain College, Delhi University.
SHAILAJA BAJPAI is a media critic with the Indian Express, New Delhi.
RAKESH BATABYAL is a researcher in history and ethics. He is currently working on the resources of responsibility in contemporary India.
MALABIKA BHATTACHARYA Malabika Bhattacharya teaches Spanish at the School of Foreign Languages, Government of India, and writes on Hispanic Literature.
PAMELA CONSTABLE is the South Asia Bureau Chief for the Washington Post.
WILLIAM DALRYMPLE is the author of City of Djinns and At the Court of the Fish-eyed Goddess. He is currently working on The White Moghuls, a book detailing the life and times of James Achilles Kirkpatrick, which will be published by HarperCollins next year.
A. K. DAMODARAN was a member of the Indian Foreign Service. He held several important assignments in Bonn, Moscow, Beijing and Rome where he was Ambassador. He was also Head of the Policy Planning Division of the Ministry of External Affairs.
KANIKA DATTA is Associate Editor at Business Standard, New Delhi.
INDRAJIT HAZRA is a journalist at The Hindustan Times, New Delhi.
AMITAVA KUMAR is the author of Passport Photos, to be published in May from the University of California Press.
G. K. LIETEN teaches at the Amsterdam School of Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam.
MANJULA PADMANABHAN is a writer and artist living in New Delhi.
MADHAVAN K. PALAT is Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
IRA PANDE is Senior Editor at Dorling Kindersley, New Delhi.
GIULIO SCHIAVONI teaches German Language and Literature at the University of Vercelli, Italy.
RANJANA SENGUPTA has worked as a journalist and is presently writing a biography of Delhi.
SHUDDHABRATA SENGUPTA is a documentary film-maker with the Raqs Collective and a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
SHIV KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
TRISTRAM STUART is a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
ACHIN VANAIK recently co-authored South Asia on a Short Fuse: Nuclear Politics and the Future of Global Disarmament.
KUNAL VERMA is a film-maker specialising in wildlife and national security issues.
SHELLEY WALIA is Associate Professor of English at Panjab University, Chandigarh.
PETER WATERMAN is author of Globalisation, Social Movements and the New Internationalisms (Cassell, London, 1998) and co-editor of Labour Worldwide in the Era of Globalisation: Alternative Union Models in the New World Order (Macmillan, London, 1999).

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'Young Prince Riding' May June 2000  Cover
C O N T E N T S
VOL. V
NOS.
5 & 6
40 PAGES
MAY JUNE
2000
4 Hitler's Priestess: Savitri Devi, The Hindu-Aryan Myth, and Neo-Nazism by Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke Shiva Kumar
Srinivasan
6 Psychoanalysis and Anti-Semitism edited by Mauro Bertani and Michele Ranchetti Feruceio Giacanelli
7 Advent of the Aryans in India by Ram Sharan Sharma and The Vedic People: Their History and Geography by Rajesh Kocchar K.M. Shrimali
9 Working a Democratic Constitution: The Indian Experience by Granville Austin Neeraja Jayal
11 Going Glocal is no fun. An Essay. Sham Lal
12 India's Newspaper Revolution: Capitalism, Politics and the Indian-Language Press 1977-99 by Robin Jeffrey Arvind N. Das
14 Tibet, India and China: Critical Choices, Uncertain Future by Rajesh Kadian Prem Shankar Jha
15 Weapons of Peace by Raj Chengappa Kunal Verma
17 Waziristan: The Faqir of Ipi and the Indian Army, The North West Frontier Revolt by Alan Warren Kaushik Roy
18 Green Politics: Global Environmental Negotiations edited by Anil Agarwal, Sunita Narain and Anju Sharma Darryl D'Monte
19 Environmentalism: A Global History by Ramachandra Guha and Hot Topics by S.A. Abbasi, P Krishnakumari and F. I. Khan Tristram Stuart
21 The Flipside of Production by Ercole Son, Managing Waste by Guido Viale and The ZERI Project by Gunter Pauli Anna Segre
22 The Politics of Civil Society Building: European Private Aid Agencies and Democratic Transitions in Central America by Kees Biekart Peter Waterman
23 Architecture and Art of the Deccan Sultanates by George Michell and Mark Zebrowski William Dalrymple
25 The Making of Indo-Persian Culture-Indian and French Studies edited by Muzaffar Alain, EN. Delvoye and Marc Gaborieau Seema Alavi
26 Khajuraho: The First Thousand Years by Shobita Punja Aparna Vaidik
28 Sakuntala by Romila Thapar Vasudha Dalmia
30 The Silken Swing: The Cultural Universe of Dalit Women edited by Fernando Franco, Jyotsna Macwan and Suguna Ramanathan Meenakshi Nath
31 The Indigenous Cosmopolitan. An Essay Tabish Khair
33 An Obedient Father by Akhil Sharma Nilanjana S. Roy
34 Prisoner in a Red-Rose Chain by Jeffrey Moore and The Legend of the Rockhills and Other Stories by Funso Aiyejina Alice Albinia
35 Moth Smoke by Mohsin Hamid Indrajit Hazra
36 Homes in Emptiness: Anthology of Bangla Stories compiled by Sumanta Banerjee and Rani Ray and Falling Apart by Suchitra Bhattacharya and translated by Rani Ray Purabi Panwar
37 Classical Hindu Thought: An Introduction by Arvind Sharma Shobita Punja
38 Oh Terrifying Mother: Sexuality, Violence and Worship of the Goddess Kali by Sarah Caldwell Nilima M.
Chitgopekar
COVER PAINTING: 'Young Prince Riding' attributed to the Paris painter, Admadnagar, c. 1575, from the book Architecture and Art of the Decan Sultanates by George Michell and Mark Zebrowski and published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

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Contributors
SEEMA ALAVI is Associate Professor of History at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
NILIMA M. CHITOPEKAR is Reader in History at Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi, and author of Encountering Sivaism: The Deity, The Milieu, The Entourage.
VASUDHA DALMIA is Professor of Hindi and South-Asian Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
WILLIAM DALRYMPLE is the author of City of Djinns andAt the Court of the Fish-Eyed Goddess. He is currently working on The White Moghuls, a book detailing the life and times of James Achilles Kirkpatrick, which will be published by HarperCollins Publishers next year.
DARRYL D'MONTE is an environmental journalist who has been working on a book on Mumbai's mill lands.
FERUCCIO GIACANELLI is a psychiatrist who has edited the Italian editions of the works of Dietrich Dórner, Ludwig Binswanger, and Luc Gompi.
INDRAJIT HAZRA is a journalist at The Hindustan Times, New Delhi.
NEERAJA JAYAL teaches politics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
TABISH KHAIR is Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Copenhagen. He has published several books of Poetry, the latest being Where Parallel Lines Meet (Penguin Books India, 2000).
MEENAKSHI NATH is a management graduate who belongs to a pro-Dalit rights group.
PURABI PANWAR is an academic and critic.
SHOBITA PUNJA is an art historian who has been involved in initiating several conservation projects for the preservation of India's artistic heritage.
KAUSHIK ROY has just submitted his Ph.D thesis entitled The Colonial Indian Army: Recruitment and Command Mechanism, 1859-1913, at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal University, New Delhi.
NILANJANA S. ROY is the Books Page Editor for Outlook and a Delhi-based freelance writer on arts and books.
PREM SHANKAR JHA is a columnist based in New Delhi. He is the author of several books including Kashmir: 1947: Rival Versions of History.
ANNA SEGRE teaches Geography and Economics at the University of Torino.
K. M. SHRIMALI is Professor of History at Delhi University.
SHIV KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
TRISTRAM STUART is a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
APARNA VAIDIK is a research scholar working on the history of the Andaman Islands at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal University, New Delhi.
KUNAL VERMA is a film-maker specialising in wildlife and national security issues.
PETER WATERMAN is author of Globalisation, Social Movements and the New Internationalisms (Cassell, London, 1998) and co-editor of Labour Worldwide in the Era of Globalisation: Alternative Union Models in the New World Order (Macmillan, London, 1999).

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'Marxism in the Expanded Field' July August 2000  Cover
C O N T E N T S
VOL. V
NOS.
7 & 8
40 PAGES
JULY AUGUST
2000
4 The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh Rukmini Bhaya Nair
6 History, Agency and Mukul Kesavan. An Essay Tabish Khair
8 Reading and Writing: A Personal Account by V S. Naipaul and Stet by Diana Athill Shiva Kumar
Srinivasan
10 Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje Anita Roy
11 Bodily Harm by Margaret Atwood Manjula
Padmanabhan
12 Lost White Tribes: Journeys Among the Forgotten by Riccardo Orizio Andrew Whitehead
13 The Global Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls and The Search for Home by Pico Iyer and India: Another Millenium? edited by Romila Thapar Alice Albinia
15 Transforming India: Social and Political Dynamics of Democracy edited by Francine R. Frankel, Zoya Hansen, Rajeev Bhargava, and Balveer Arora Pran Chopra
17 Indira Gandhi, the 'Emergency' and Indian Democracy by P N. Dhar Ira Pande
19 Interrogating Caste: Understanding Hierarchy and Difference in Indian Society by Dipankar Gupta Chandra Bhan Prasad
21 G.M. Syed: An Analysis of his Political Perpsective by M.S. Korejo K.R. Malkani
22 Murder at Peshawar by Cheryl Benard and The Blue Direction and Other Stories by Aamer Hussein Shuddhabrata
Sengupta
23 Hindi--Language, Discourse, Writing edited by Ashok Vajpei Gillian Wright
24 Bisrampur ka Sant by Srilal Shukla Avinash Kumar
26 Colonialism, Class and a History of the Calcutta Jute Millhands 1880-1930 by Parimal Ghosh Nandini Chatterjee
27 The Fracture Zone: A Return to the Balkans by Simon Winchester and Kosovo: War and Revenge by Tim Judah Tristram Stuart
29 Military Sociology: Global Perspectives edited by Leena Parmar Kaushik Roy
30 I, Rigoberto Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchu Shelley Walia
31 The Ambivalence of the Sacred: Religion, Violence and Reconciliation by R. Scott Appleby Harish Khare
32 Confronting Colonialism: Resistance and Modernization under Haidar Alí and Tipu Sultan edited by Irfan Habib Seema Alavi
33 Ancient Delhi by Upinder Singh Aparna Vaidik
34 Delhi--The Built Heritage: A Listing by INTACH Delhi Chapter William Dalrymple
36 Rich media, poor public. An Essay. Praful Bidwai
37 Remembering Arvind Narayan Das Dileep Padgaonkar,
Chandan Mitra,
Rukmini Bhaya Nair,
Walter Hauser
.
COVER PHOTOGRAPH : 'Marxism in the Expanded Field' by Vivan Sundaram, 1999, 20 x90 cm

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C 0 N T R I B U T 0 R S
SEEMA ALAVI is Associate Professor of History at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
CHANDRA BHAN PRASAD is associated with the Dr. Ambedkar National Institute of Social Sciences, Madhya Pradesh as a Visiting Faculty.
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor of Linguistics and English at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Her latest book is The Ayodhya Cantos (1999).
PRAFUL BIDWAI is a columnist with more than 25 publications. He is former Senior-Editor of The Times of India and has recently co-authored South Asia on A Short Fuse (Oxford University Press, 1999).
NANDINI CHATTERJEE is an MPhil Research Scholar at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawarharlal Nehru University.
PRAN CHOPRA is former Chief Editor of The Statesman and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.
WILLIAM DALRYMPLE is the author of City of Djinns and At the Court of the FishEyed Goddess. He is currently working on The White Moghuls, which will be published by Harper Collins Publishers next year.
AVINASH KUMAR is affiliated in the doctoral programme at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawarharlal University, New Delhi.
TABISH KHAIR is Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Copenhagen. He has published several books of poetry, the latest being Where Parallel Lines Meet (2000).
HARISH KHARE is an Associate Editor of The Hindu.
K.R. MALKANI is the Chief Editor of BJP Today.
MANJULA PADMANABHAN is a writer and artist living in New Delhi.
IRA PANDE is Senior Editor at Dorling Kindersely, New Delhi.
KAUSHIK ROY has just submitted his Ph.D thesis entitled "The Colonial Indian Army: Recruitment and Command Mechanism, 1859-1913", at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawarharlal University, New Delhi.
SHUDDHABRATA SENGUPTA is a documentary film-maker with the Raqs Collective and a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
SHIV KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
TRISTRAM STUART is a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
APARNA VAIDIK is a Research Scholar working on the history of the Andaman Islands at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawarharlal University, New Delhi.
SHELLEY WALIA is Associate Professor of English at Panjab University, Chandigarh.
ANDREW WHITEHEAD presents The World Today on BBC World Service radio.
GILLIAN WRIGHT is a translator and author based in New Delhi.

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Bagh Bahadur,
September-October 2000  Cover
C O N T E N T S
VOL. V
NOS. 9
& 10
40 PAGES
SEPTEMBER
- OCTOBER
2000
4 Chronicles of Our Time by Andre Beteille and Institutions and Inequalities: Essays in Honour of Andre Beteille edited by Ramachandra Guha and Jonathan Parry Amita Baviskar
5 The Third World in the Age of Globalisation: Requiem or New Agenda? by Ash Narain Roy Peter Sinai
6 Beyond Autonomy: Roots of India's Foreign Policy by A.K. Damodaran J.N. Dixit
7 Perpsectives on National Security in South Asia: In Search of a New Paradigm edited by P R. Chan Kanti Bajpai
8 Dragon Fire by Humphrey Hawksley John Elliott
& Shekhar Gupta
10 Electoral Politics in South Asia edited by Subho Basu and Suranjan Das Prannoy Roy
11 Food Policy and the Indian State: The Public Distribution System in South Asia by Jos Mooij Stuart Corbridge
& Alpa Shah
12 Weakening Welfare: The Public Distribution of Food in India by Madhura Swaminathan Alok Sinha
14 British Rule on Indian Soil: North India in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century by Michael Mann and State, Society and Ecology: Gorakhpur in Transition 1750-1830 by Meena Bhargava N.C. Saxena
16 Kasturba: a Life by Arun Gandhi Sagarika Ghose
17 Dalai Lama, My Son -- A Mother's Story Baldev S. Chauhan
18 Against All Odds by Kishore Shantabai Kale Radhika Jha
19 Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of Postmodern Analysis by Haideh Moghissi and The Emergence of Feminism Among Indian Muslim Women 1920-1947 by Azra Asghar All Seema Kazi
21 Getting There by Manjula Padmanabhan Mukul Kesavan
22 Surviving Women by Jerry Pinto Vatsala Kaul
23 Love in a Dead Language by Lee Siegel Nilanjana S. Roy
24 Bitter Chocolate: Child Sexual Abuse in India by Pinki Viram Alice Albinia
25 Lewis Carroll: A Portrait with Background by Donald Thomas Rumina Sethi
26 Harry Potter and the Freudian Romance. An Essay Shiva Kumar
Srinivasan
27 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling Ralph Mathers
28 Australia, The New New World: Granta 70/The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack Shuddhabrata
Sengupta
30 Floating Lives: The Media and the Asian Diasporas-Negotiating Cultural Identity through Media edited by Stuart Cunningham and John Sinclair Abhijit Roy
32 The Essential Mystery: Major Filmmakers of Indian Art Cinema by John W Hood Uma
Mahadevan-Dasgupta
33 All You Want is Money, All You Need is Love: Sex and Romance in Modern India by Rachel Dwyer Ranjana Sengupta
35 The Absence Trilogy by Mrinal Sen Shohini Ghosh
36 Goya, The Last Carnival by Victor I. Stoichita and Anna Maria Coderich and Goya by Lorenzo Mochi Onori Chiara Gauna
& Maria B. Failla
37 Seagull Books Catalogue 1999 designed by Naveen Kishore and edited by Anjum Katyal Shuddhabrata
Sengupta
COVER: A still from Buddhadeb Dasgupta's film 'Bagh Bahadur', 1989
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C O N T R I B U T O R S
KANTI BAJPAI teaches at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and is presently a Visiting Fellow at the Joan B. Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame.
AMITA BAVISKAR teaches Sociology at the University of Delhi.
BALDEV S. CHAUHAN is a Shimla-based journalist and critic.
STUART CORBRIDGE teaches Geography and International Studies at the Universities of Cambridge (UK) and Miami (US).
JOHN ELLIOTT is a former journalist with the Financial Times whose postings have included New Delhi and Hong Kong. He now writes from New Delhi for Fortune magazine, the New Statesman, and other publications.
J.N. DIXIT is former Foreign Secretary and former member of the National Security Advisory Board of India.
MARIA BEATRICE FAILLA is a Ph.D student in History of Art at the University of Genoa, Italy.
CHIARA GAUNA is a Ph.D student in History of Art at the University of Torino, Italy.
SAGARIKA GHOSE is Senior Special Correspondent for Outlook and author of the novel The Gin Drinkers.
SHOHINI GHOSH is a Reader at AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
SHEKHAR GUPTA is the Editor of the Indian Express.
RADHIKA JHA is a dancer and the author of the novel Smell.
VATSALA KAUL is the Editor of Teens Today and a woman who has survived men trying to survive women who have survived men.
SEEMA KAZI is a freelance researcher who has worked on human rights with special reference to Muslim women for the past ten years.
MUKUL KESAVAN teaches history at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, and is the author of the novel Looking Through Glass.
UMA MAHADEVAN-DASGUPTA is a civil servant based in Mumbai.
RALPH MATHERS is thirteen years old.
ABHIJIT ROY is a lecturer at the Department of Film Studies, Jadavpur University, Calcutta.
NILANJANA S. ROY is the Books Page Editor of Outlook and a Delhi-based freelance writer on arts and books.
PRANNOY ROY is President of New Delhi Television.
N.C. SAXENA is a member of the Administrative Service and is the Secretary of the Planning Commission, Government of India.
RANJANA SENGUPTA has worked as a journalist and is presently writing a biography of Delhi.
SHUDDHABRATA SENGUPTA is a documentary film-maker with the Raqs Collective and a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
RUMINA SETHI is a Reader at the Department of English, Panjab University, Chandigarh. She is the author of Myths of the Nation.
ALPA SHAH is a Ph.D student in Social Anthropology and Political Science at the London School of Economics.
PETER SINAI is a former Ambassador of India.
ALOK SINHA belongs to the Indian Administrative Service and has spent six years directly and five years indirectly in Food Security Administration.
SHIV KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.

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Otherness of Self,
November-December 2000  Cover
C O N T E N T S
VOL. V
NOS. 11
& 11
40 PAGES
NOVEMBER
- DECEMBER
2000
4 Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism by V I. Lenin Dipankar Bhattacharya
6 Net Nomad on a Rough Route. A despatch from Cyberspace Shuddhabrata Sengupta
8 Politics as Usual: The Cyberspace Revolution by Michael Margolis and David Resnick Nikesh Sinha
9 The Matrix written and directed by Andy & Larry Wachowski Tabish Khair
10 Archimedes in the Archives. The Computerisation of Scholarship Tristram Stuart
11 Towards a Theory of Cultural Linguistics by Gary B. Palmer, Linguistics Inside Out: Roy Harris and his Critics-Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 148 edited by George Wolf and Nigel Love, Human Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Perspective edited by Indramam Singh and Raja Parasuraman, The Mathematical Brain by Brian Butterworth and How Children Learn the Meanings of Words by Paul Bloom Rukmini Bhaya Nair
16 Measures of Home by Leela Gandhi, Augatora by Sujata Bhatt, Leaving Yuba City: New and Selected Poems by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, A Tapestry of Steps by Rabindra K. Swain, Painting the House by Padhi, Selected Poems by Hoshang Merchant, Night River by Keki N. Daruwalla and In Cinnamon Shade: New & Selected Poems Dom Moraes Sudeep Sen
18 The Girls on the Wall by Diana Bridge Kapka Kassabova
19 When Parallel Lines Meet by Tabish Khair and So Far by Gerson da Cunha K. Satchidanandan
20 Seamus Heaney by Helen Vendler and Beowulf by Seamus Heaney Shiva Kumar Srinivasan
22 The Gitanjali of Rabindranath Tagore translated by Joe Winter Chinmoy Guha
23 Alone' and `The Traveller'. Poems from The Otherness of Self Feroze Varun Gandhi
24 Murmur in the Woods: Selected Poems of Sund Gangopadhyay selected and translated by Sheila Sengupta Joe Winter
25 The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night translated by Dr. J. C. Mardrus and collated with other sources by E. Powys Mathers Alice Albinia
26 Judgement Day. An analysis of the Booker Prize and its literary cohorts Nilanjana S. Roy
28 The Beauty of These Present Things by Avtar Singh and Bombay-Wallah by Shiv Sharma Sandipan Deb
29 The Shadow Boxer by Steven Heighton Tom Edge
30 Elsewhere.- Unusual Takes on India edited by Kai Friese Srijana Mitra Das
31 Hauntings, The Darksome Dozen: Thirteen Stories from Bangla's Storytellers translated and edited by Suchitra Sharma Indrajit Hazra
33 Really, Your Highness! by Jyoti Jafa Nandini Lal
34 What the Body Remembers by Shauna Singh Baldwin Pran Chopra
35 Students' Britannica: India Tilak Sarkar
36 The 100 British Cartoonists of the Century Andrew Whitehead
37 This is Suki! by Manjula Padmanabhan Monica Narula
38 The Saga of the Lonely Mouth. A Cartoon Strip Manjula Padmanabhan
COVER PAINTING: By M.E Husain from Feroze Varun Gandhi's book The Otherness of Self
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C O N T R I B U T O R S
DIPANKAR BHATTACHARYA is the General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist).
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor of Linguistics and English at the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
PRAN CHOPRA is former Chief Editor of The Statesman and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.
SANDIPAN DEB is the Deputy Editor of Outlook.
TOM EDGE is writing his first novel.
FEROZE VARUN GANDHI is a poet.
CHINMOY GUHA was Director, Books and Publications Division, Embassy of France in India, New Delhi. An author and translator, he presently teaches English in a Calcutta University college.
INDRAJIT HAZRA is a journalist with The Hindustan Times and the author of a novel The Burnt Forehead of Max Saul (Ravi Dayal, 2000).
KAPKA KASSABOVA is a poet and novelist. Her most recent novel is Love in the Land of Midas (Penguin, 2000).
TABISH KHAIR is Assistant Professor at the Department of English, University of Copenhagen.
NANDINI LAL is a reviewer and critic who has worked in journalism, advertising and publishing.
SRIJANA MITRA DAS is a Ph.D student at Cambridge University, UK.
MONICA NARULA is a film-maker and cinematographer.
MANJULA PADMANABHAN is a writer and artist living in New Delhi.
NILANJANA S. ROY is Books Page Editor of Outlook and a freelance writer on Arts and Books based in New Delhi.
TILAK SARKAR is the CEO of Primus India.
K. SATCHIDANANDAN is the Secretary of the Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.
SUDEEP SEN's Postmarked India: New & Selected Poems (HarperCollins) was awarded the Hawthornden Fellowship (UK) and nominated for a Pushcart Prize (USA). He is the editorial director for AARK ARTS Books, and an editor for the Journal of Commonwealth Literature and Six Seasons Review.
SHUDDHABRATA SENGUPTA is a documentary film-maker with the Raqs Collective and a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
NIKESH SINHA is the CEO of tarana.com. He shuttles between the Silicon corridor of Bangalore and the Silicon Valley of California.
SHIV KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
TRISTRAM STUART is writing a book about the Indian influence on European radical vegetarians.
ANDREW WHITEHEAD presents The World Today on BBC World Service Radio. JOE WINTER is a translator and poet based in Calcutta.
ERRATUM: We have been informed by Prannoy Roy that the review of the book we sent him, Electoral Politics in South Asia, and attributed to him in the September-October 2000 issue was written by DORAB SOPARIWALA. Prannoy Roy apologises for the mix up.
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