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  • Barefoot across the Nation

    M F Husain and the Idea of India

    Edited by Sumathi Ramaswamy

    This book is the first inter-disciplinary engagement with the work of Maqbool Fida Husain, arguably India’s most iconic contemporary artist today, whose life and work are intimately entangled with the career of independent India as a democratic, secular and multi-ethnic nation. For more than half a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Neoliberalism and the Transforming Left in India

    A contradictory manifesto

    By Ritanjan Das

    West Bengal has often been perceived as somewhat of an aberration in the wider context of a rather chaotic Indian democracy, as the Left Front (spearheaded by the Communist Party of India-Marxist, CPIM) demonstrated a rare instance of political stability, decisively winning seven consecutive…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Innovation and Global Competitiveness

    Case of India's Manufacturing Sector

    Edited by N.S. Siddharthan, K. Narayanan

    In the post-liberalization period, India has slowly but steadily tried to foster innovation to improve competitive efficiency of Indian manufacturing and thus boost global competitiveness of the industrial sector. Foreign direct investment was looked upon as a major source of technology paradigm…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Talking Financial Inclusion in Liberalised India

    Conversations with Governors of Reserve Bank of India

    Edited by M. S. Sriram

    This book presents a set of conversations with five former Governors of Reserve Bank of India (from 1992 onwards) on the topic of financial inclusion. Two key aspects are introduced in the conversations with each Governor: the initiatives that were undertaken during their tenure and their responses…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge India

  • The Political Philosophies of Antonio Gramsci and B. R. Ambedkar

    Itineraries of Dalits and Subalterns

    Edited by Cosimo Zene

    Bridging two generations of scholarship on social inequality and modern political forms, this book examines the political philosophies of inclusion of subalterns/Dalits in Gramsci and Ambedkar’s political philosophies. It highlights the full range of Gramsci’s ‘philosophy of praxis’ and presents a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • From Temple to Museum

    Colonial Collections and Uma¯ Ma¯hes´vara Icons in the Middle Ganga Valley

    By Salila Kulshreshtha

    Religious icons have been a contested terrain across the world. Their implications and understanding travel further than the artistic or the aesthetic and inform contemporary preoccupations.This book traces the lives of religious sculptures beyond the moment of their creation. It lays bare their…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Re-figuring the Ramayana as Theology

    A History of Reception in Premodern India

    By Ajay K. Rao

    The Rāmāyana of Vālmīki is considered by many contemporary Hindus to be a foundational religious text. But this understanding is in part the result of a transformation of the epic’s receptive history, a hermeneutic project which challenged one characterization of the genre of the text, as a work of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Water, Democracy and Neoliberalism in India

    The Power to Reform

    By Vicky Walters

    Since the early 1990s, the achievement of ‘good governance’ has been a dominant discourse in the pursuit of social and economic development. This book presents a critical challenge to the contemporary development paradigm of good governance. Based on original ethnographic fieldwork on urban water…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • New Indian Cinema in Post-Independence India

    The Cultural Work of Shyam Benegal’s Films

    By Anuradha Dingwaney Needham

    Shyam Benegal is an Indian director and screenwriter whose work is considered central to New Indian cinema. By closely analysing several of Benegal’s films, this book provides an understanding of India’s post-independence history. The book examines the filmmaker’s focus on women by highlighting his…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Digital Politics and Culture in Contemporary India

    The Making of an Info-Nation

    By Biswarup Sen

    The relationship between information and the nation-state is typically portrayed as a face-off involving repressive state power and democratic flows: Twitter and the Arab Spring, Google in China, WikiLeaks and the U.S. State Department. Less attention has been paid to those scenarios where states…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of the Indian Diaspora

    Edited by Radha Sarma Hegde, Ajaya Kumar Sahoo

    The geographical diversity of the Indian diaspora has been shaped against the backdrop of the historical forces of colonialism, nationalism and neoliberal globalization. In each of these global moments, the demand for Indian workers has created the multiple global pathways of the Indian diasporas.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Monetary Foundations of the Raj

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    In the administration of colonial finances, the monetary policy of the Imperial power relating to their dependencies has tremendous impact on the colonial economy. The British East India Company, therefore, adopted a policy of gradually subsuming the local currencies of India and replacing them…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

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