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  • Indian Genre Fiction

    Pasts and Future Histories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Aakriti Mandhwani, Anwesha Maity

    This volume maps the breadth and domain of genre literature in India across seven languages (Tamil, Urdu, Bangla, Hindi, Odia, Marathi and English) and nine genres for the first time. Over the last few decades, detective/crime fiction and especially science fiction/fantasy have slowly made their…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India
    Studies in Global Genre Fiction

  • Violence and Non-Violence across Time

    History, Religion and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sudhir Chandra

    This book probes the complex interweaving, across time and cultures, of violence and non-violence from the perspective of the present. One of the first of its kind, it offers a comprehensive examination of the interpenetration of violence and non-violence as much in human nature as in human…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Globalisation, Environment and Social Justice

    Perspectives, Issues and Concerns, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manish K. Verma

    This volume provides a comprehensive account of the connections between globalisation, environment and social justice. It examines varied dimensions of environmental sustainability; the adverse impact of globalisation on environment and its consequences for poverty, unemployment and displacement;…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks

    Fragile Frontiers, 2nd Edition

    By Saroj Kumar Rath

    Critical questions remain unanswered on the events of the cold-blooded and devastating terror attacks in Mumbai on 26 November 2008. Investigative and introspective, this book offers a lucid and graphic account of the ill-fated day and traces the changing dynamics of terror in South Asia. Using new…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Indian Managers and Organizations

    Boons and Burdens, 1st Edition

    By Ashok Malhotra

    Culture is critical to individuals and organizations. This book takes a close look into the way Indian managers work, their inner struggles, and forces that shape their behaviour. It presents an original framework developed by the author — the Existential Universe Mapper (EUM), a pluralistic and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Women and Society in Early Medieval India

    Re-interpreting Epigraphs, 1st Edition

    By Anjali Verma

    This book examines women and society in India during 600–1200 CE through epigraphs. It offers an analysis of inscriptional data at the pan-India level to explore key themes, including early marriage, deprivation of girls from education, property rights, widowhood and satī, as well as women in…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Modern Mizoram

    History, Culture, Poetics, 1st Edition

    By P. Thirumal, Laldinpuii, C. Lalrozami

    Mizoram is situated at a unique cusp in North East India, in terms of both physical and social contexts. It shares its borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, while cultural influences range from the indigenous to the Western. This book offers an alternative understanding of the modern history of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Discourse on Rights in India

    Debates and Dilemmas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bijayalaxmi Nanda, Nupur Ray

    This book is a compelling examination of the theoretical discourse on rights and its relationship with ideas, institutions and practices in the Indian context. By engaging with the crucial categories of class, caste, gender, region and religion, it draws attention to the contradictions and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Liberal Education and Its Discontents

    The Crisis in the Indian University, 1st Edition

    By Shashikala Srinivasan

    What explains the peculiar trajectory of the university and liberal education in India? Can we understand the crisis in the university in terms of the idea of education underlying it? This book explores these vital questions and traces the intellectual history of the idea of education and the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • The Anglo-Kuki War, 1917–1919

    A Frontier Uprising against Imperialism during the First World War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jangkhomang Guite, Thongkholal Haokip

    This book explores the Kuki uprising against the British Empire during the First World War in Northeast frontier of India (then Assam-Burma frontier). It underlines how of the three-year war (1917–1919), spanning over 6,000 square miles, is crucial to understanding present-day Northeast India. The…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Women and the Puranic Tradition in India

    1st Edition

    By Monika Saxena

    This book analyses the diverse ways in which women have been represented in the Purāṇic traditions in ancient India – the virtuous wife, mother, daughter, widow, and prostitute – against the socio-religious milieu around CE 300–1000. Purāṇas (lit. ancient narratives) are brahmanical texts that…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

  • Employment and Labour Market in North-East India

    Interrogating Structural Changes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Virginius Xaxa, Debdulal Saha, Rajdeep Singha

    This book examines the structural changes in the labour market in North-East India. Going beyond the conventional study of tea and agricultural sectors, it focuses on the nature, pattern and structure of work and employment in the region as well as documents emerging shifts in the labour force…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge India

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