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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 [Full-text] 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 [Full-text] 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
28Sakuntala 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 [ Full Text] 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 [Full-Text] Dileep Padgaonkar,
Chandan Mitra,
Rukmini Bhaya Nair,
Walter Hauser
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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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