The Indian Economic
and Social History Review

Volume XLII Number 3 July-September 2005
CONTENTS

FINBARR BARRY FLOOD/ Ghurid monuments and Muslim identities: Epigraphy and exegesis in twelfth century Afghanistan, p. 263

HARALD FISCHBR TINE/ Britain's other civilising mission: Class prejudice, European `loaferism' and the workhouse system in colonial India, p. 295

INDRAJIT RAY/ The silk industry in Bengal during colonial rule: The 'de industrialisation' thesis revisited, p. 339

A Review Symposium
Literary Cultures in History, p. 377

Book Reviews
  • Burkhard Schnepel, The Jungle Kings: Ethnohi storical Aspects of Politics and Ritual in Orissa, by Mridu Rai, p. 409
  • Gyanendra Pandey and Peter Gescheire, eds, The Forging of Nationhood, SEPHIS and Manohar, by V Geetha, p. 412
  • Iqtidar Husain Siddiqui, Medieval India: Essays in Intellectual Thought and Culture, by Sunil Sharma, p. 415
  • Jeffrey Cox, Imperial Fault Liner: Christianity and Colonial Power in India, by Zoe Sherinian, p. 417
  • Mandakfanta Bose, ed., Faces of the Feminine in Ancient, Medieval, and Modern India, by Kumkum Roy, p. 419
  • Julia Leslie and Mary McGee, eds, Invented Identities: The Interplay of Gender, Religion and Politics in India, by Kumkum Roy, p. 419
  • Muhammad Ashraf Wani, Islam in Kashmir (Fourteenth to Sixteenth Century), by R.L. Hangloo, p. 423
  • Mushtaq A. Kaw, The Agrarian System of Kashmir (1586 1819), by R.L. Hangloo, p. 423
  • Mushirul Hasan, ed., Inventing Boundaries: Gender, Politics and the Partition of India, by P.K. Datta, p. 425
  • Norbert Peabody, Hindu Kingship and Polity in Precolonial India (Cambridge Studies in Indian History and Society 9), by J.C. Heesterman 428
  • Ranajit Guha, History at the Limit of World History, by Denys Leighton, p. 433
  • Stuart Blackburn, Print, Folklore, and Nationalism in South India, by A.R. Venkatachalapathy, p. 434
  • Wendy Doniger, Splitting the Difference: Gender and Myth in Ancient Greece and India, by Uma Chakravarti, p. 436
  • Iqtidar Alam Khan, Gunpowder and Firearms: Warfare in Medieval India, by Jos Gommans, p. 439
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