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Notes for an Oratorio

These Notes emerged as an outrage against my daily encounter with both the ugliness and wonder of our material and ta...

Tulika Books announces its year-end sale!

The list of books on sale at discounts ranging from 60% to 70% is given below.


Shan Bhattacharya

INR 1,250.00

Portal: The Curious Account of Achintya Bose, conceptualized, compiled and reproduced by Shan Bhattacharya, recipient of the Umrao Singh Sher-Gil Grant for Photography, 2015 (instituted by [...]

Women and Work in Rural India

INR 995.00

Empirical study of women’s work and of women in the diverse labour processes that exist in rural India is meagre. This book seeks to extend our understanding of the nature of women’s work in di [...]

Musicophilia in Mumbai

Tejaswini Niranjana

INR 695.00

This book tracks the place of Hindustani or north Indian music in Mumbai in the long twentieth century, as the city moves from being a seat of British colonial government built on the profits of th [...]

Rethinking the Social Sciences with Sam Moyo

INR 995.00

This book brings together renowned scholars from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas to celebrate the lifelong and seminal contribution of Professor Sam Moyo to the social sciences. Sam Moyo was [...]

K.B. Goel

INR 1,450.00

The history and trajectory of Indian modern art, a little over a century old by broad consensus, has begun to receive close scholarly attention only in the last two or so decades. And within it, it [...]

Hindutva Rising

Achin Vanaik

INR 850.00

This book, substantially expanded and revised from a 1997 study, argues that to properly understand why and how the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Sangh Parivar have risen to where they are i [...]

When Was Modernism

Geeta Kapur

INR 1,200.00

A commitment to modernity is the underlying theme of this volume. Through essays that range from interpretive and theoretical expositions, the author seeks to situate the modern in contemporary cul [...]

Politics of the Possible

Kumkum Sangari

INR 750.00

This collection of essays covers a broad range of disciplines to produce a work that rethinks relationships and divisions in gender, geography, class relations, culture and much more to create a tr [...]