Biblio: A Review of Books. Issues of 1998

July-August 1998 | September-October 1998

VOL. III NO. 7 & 8. 36 PAGES JULY-AUGUST 1998
4 Dancing in Cambodia, At Large in Burma by Amitav Ghosh Sudipto Mundle
6 Defenders of the Establishment.- Ruler-Supportive Police Forces of South Asia by K. S. Dhillon K. S. Subramanian
8 Colonialism, Property and the State by Dharma Kumar Rahul S. Nair
9 Agra: Economic and Political Profile of a Mughal Suba 1580-1707 by K. K. Trivedi Seema Alavi
10 India's Economic Reforms and Development: Essays for Manmohan Singh by Isher Judge Ahluwalia and I.M.D. Little Prem Shankar Jha
12 Wages of Freedom: Fifty Years of the Indian Nation-State edited by Partha Chatterjee Harish Khare
13 Foul Play: Chronicles of Corruption edited by Shiv Visvanathan and Harsh Sethi Arvind N. Das
15 Caste., Origin, Functions and Dimensions of Change by Suvira Jaiswal K. M. Shrimali
16 Muslims, Nationalism and the Partition: 1946 Provincial Elections in India by Sho Kuwajima Syed Shahabuddin
18 An extract from Jinnah, The Father of Pakistan: In the Eyes of his Contemporaries and his Documentary Records at Lincoln's Inn compiled and edited by Saleern Qureshi
20 An interview with Attia Hosain Nilufer E. Bharucha
21 Knowing Feminisms edited by Liz Stanley Brinda Bose
23 Women in Indo-Anglian Fiction: Tradition and Modernity edited by Naresh K. Jain Purabi Panwar
24 Toad in My Garden by Ruchira Mukerjee Sagarika Ghose
25 The Madwoman of Jogare by Sohaila Abdulali Latika Padgaonkar
26 Knit India Through Literature-Volume I, The South edited by Sivasankari N. S. Madhavan
27 Down Memory Lane by Hiro Shroff G. S. Bhargava
28 The Global Media: The New Missionaries of Corporate Capitalism by Edward S. Herman and Robert W. McChesney Kiran Karnik and
Satish Jacob
30 No Passion Spent: Essays 1978-1996 by George Steiner Shelley Walia
32 The Ochre Border: A Journey Through the Tibetan Frontierlands by Justine Hardy Kai Friese
33 Are you Experienced? by William Sutcliffe Ira Pande
34 Delhi City Guide edited by Swati Mitra Charles Lewis
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C 0 N T R I B U T 0 R S
SEEMA ALAVI is Reader in History, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi.
S. BHARGAVA is a columnist and was a journalist with The Tribune and The Indian Express.
NILUFER E. BHARUCHA is a Professor in the Department of English, University of Mumbai.
BRINDA BOSE teaches in the Department of English, Hindu College, University of Delhi.
KAI FRIESE is Editor of The India Magazine, New Delhi.
SAGARIKA GHOSE is Senior Special Correspondent at Outlook, New Delhi.
SATISH JACOB is Deputy Bureau Chief of the BBC, based in New Delhi.
PREM SHANKAR JHA is a columnist and former editor of The Hindustan Times.
KIRAN KARNIK is Managing Director of Discovery Channel, India.
HARISH KHARE is Deputy Editor Ae Hindu and based in Delhi.
CHARLES LEWIS was with Oxford University Press in India, Pakistan, Eastern Africa and Oxford. His latest book is Delhi's Historic Villages: A Photographic Evocation.
N. S. MADHAVAN is a member of the Indian Administrative Service and a well-known Malayalam writer.
SUDIPTO MUNDLE is an economist working with the Asian Development Bank in Manila.
RAHUL S. NAIR is doing a M.Phil in Modern Indian History at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
LATIKA PADGAONKAR is Information Officer at UNESCO, New Delhi.
PURABI PANWAR is an academic and critic.
SYED SHAHABUDDIN is Editor of Muslim India and a former Member of Parliament.
K. M. SHRIMALI is Professor of History, University of Delhi.
K. S. SUBRAMANIAN is a retired officer of the Indian Police Service and is Senior Fellow at the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.
SHELLEY WALIA is Associate Professor at the Department of English, Panjab University. Chandigarh.
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VOL. III
NO. 9-10
36 PAGES
SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 1998
4 The Redress of Poetry by Seamus Heaney, View with a Grain of Sand by Wislawa Szymborska, Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes, W. H. Auden--a Commentary by John Fuller Sham Lal
6 Imperial Power and Popular Politics: Class, Resistance and the State in India, c. 1850 - 1950 by Rajnarayan Chandavarkar Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
7 Ideology of the Hindi Film: A Historical Construction by M. Madhava Prasad and The Secret Politics of Our Desires: Innocence, Culpability and Indian Popular Cinema edited by Ashis Nandy Arvind N. Das
10 Cinema and the Indian Freedom Struggle by Gautam Kaul Partha Chatterjee
12 Binodini Dasi: My Story and My Life as an Actress edited and translated by Rimli Bhattacharya Minoti Chatterjee
13 Selective Memories: Stories From My Life by Shobha De Ranjana Sengupta
14 Communication Cinema and Development -- From Morosity to Hope by Gaston Roberge Avik Ghose
15 The Everest Hotel: A Calendar by I. Allan Sealy Anita Roy
17 Selected Fiction by O.V. Vijayan N. S. Madhavan
19 Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier Pratik Kanjilal
20 Sojourn by Usha K.R. Usha Hemmadi
21 Freedom, Trauma, Continuities: Northern India and Independence edited by D. A. Low and Howard Brasted Hainianti Roy
22 Jinnah, Pakistan and Islamic Identity: The Search for Saladin by Akbar S. Ahmed, Ethnicity and Politics in Pakistan by Feroz Ahmed, Pakistan's Economy at the Crossroads: Past Policies and Present Imperatives by Parvez Hasan, Karachi: Megacity of our Times edited Hamida Khuhro & Anwer Moora) Oskar Verkaaik
24 The Taliban-War, Religion and the New Order in Afghanistan by Peter Marsden Sunil NaruIa
25 Civilizations and World Systems: Studying World Historical Change edited by S. K. Sanderson Achin Vanaik
26 The Mughal State 1526 - 1750 edited by Muzaffar Alam and Sangay Subrahmanyarn Seema Alavi
27 A Life of our Times by Rajeshwar Dayal Min John Lall
29 Debating Diversity by Jan Blommaert and Jef Verschueren Debashish Munshi
30 Multiple Identities in a Single State: Indian Federalism in Comparative Perspectives edited by Balbeer Arora and Douglas V. Verney M. P. Singh
32 Selected Works of Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Volume 10 Namita Gokhale
33 The Third Wave: Governance and Public Administration in Sri Lanka edited by M. Somasundram Nirupama Subramanian
34 India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium by A. R J. Kalam with Y.S. Rajan Shobhit Mahajan
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C 0 N T R I B U T 0 R S
SEEMA ALAVI is Reader in History, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi.
SABYASACHI BHATTACHARYA is Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
MINOTI CHATTERJEE is Reader, Department of Political Science, Gargi College, University of Delhi.
PARTHA CHATTERJEE is a film critic based in New Delhi.
AVIK GHOSE is Senior Economist with the International Labour Organisation, New Delhi.
NAMITA GOKHALE is a novelist and literary critic. Her latest book is Mountain Echoes: An Oral History of Kumaon.
USHA HEMMADI is a freelance editor based in Mumbai.
PRATIK KANJILAL is Senior Assistant Editor with The Indian Express, New Delhi.
JOHN LALL is a retired civil servant.
N. S. MADHAVAN is a member of the Indian Administrative Service and a well-known Malayalam writer.
SHOBHIT MAHAJAN teaches in the Department of Physics & Astrophysics, University of Delhi.
DEBASHISH MUNSHI is a Journalist-turned-academic based in Hamilton, New Zealand.
SUNIL NARULA is Assistant Editor at Outlook, New Delhi. He was a correspondent base in Pakistan for several years.
ANITA ROY is Senior Commissioning Editor at Oxford University Press, New Delhi.
HAIMANTI ROY is a research scholar in the MPhil-Phd programme at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
RANJANA SENGUPTA is a freelance journalist based in New Delhi.
M. R SINGH teaches at the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi.
NIRUPAMA SUBRAMANIAN is Sri Lanka correspondent of The Indian Express.
ACHIN VANAIK is a freelance journalist and writer. His latest book is Communalism Contested. Religion, Modernity and Secularization, Sage Publications, 1997
OSKAR VERKAAIK is an academic and with the Centre for Asian Studies, Amsterdam.
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