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Socio-Economic Surveys of Three Villages in Karnataka
This volume is a field report on surveys of agrarian relations in three villages in Karnataka conducted by scholars associated with the Foundation for Agrarian Studies. The study villages are Alabu...
Socio-Economic Surveys of Two Villages in Rajasthan
This is the second in a series of field reports on village surveys conducted by the Foundation for Agrarian Studies. This report deals with agrarian relations in two villages of Rajasthan: Rewasi i...
Socio-Economic Surveys of Three Villages in Andhra Pradesh
This volume is a field report on surveys of agrarian relations in three villages in Andhra Pradesh conducted by scholars of the Foundation for Agrarian Studies. The study villages are Ananthavaram ...
Financial Liberalization and Rural Credit in India
Financial liberalization after 1991 damaged the formal system of institutional credit in rural India severely. It represented a clear and explicit reversal of the policy of social and development b...
The transformation of rural societies in the third world in the era of globalization is one of the most significant processes of social change in the contemporary world. The majority of the people ...
Socio-Economic Surveys of Three Villages in Tripura
The fourth in the Socio-Economic Survey series of the Foundation for Agrarian Studies (FAS), this book is a field report on agrarian relations in rural Tripura. It is based on a detailed household ...
How Do Small Farmers Fare?
This volume examines the characteristics and viability of small producers in different agro-ecological regions of India, locating them in the broader context of the capitalist development of Indian...
Women and Work in Rural India
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...
Devi Prasad – potter, educationalist, peace-activist, photographer, painter – graduated in 1944 from Kala Bhavana, Rabindranath Tagore's art school in Santiniketan, where he had the good fort
Amit Kumar Gupta has been researching and writing on issues of modern Indian history for several years now. His publications include North-West Frontier Province Legislature and the Freedom Struggl
Madhusree Dutta, the curator of Project Cinema City, is a filmmaker and executive director of Majlis. She curated the cultural component at World Social Forum, 2004 and 2007, and has conceived and
Maya Gupta is the author of Lord William Bentinck in Madras and the Vellore Mutiny 1803–07 (1987), and has contributed numerous essays to journals and collection of articles.
Zakir Husain College stands on the deep foundation of a 300-year-long history, one that speaks of a vibrant tradition of knowledge building in the Indian subcontinent. While the strength of its fou
Amalendu Guha was an eminent historian whose work covers twentieth-century Afghanistan, medieval Assam, and from the saga of the early Parsi capitalists to tribal unrest in post-colonial Northeast
Trained in Indian and Western Asiatic archaeology, Shereen Ratnagar is the author of books and academic papers on the Indus civilization: its overseas trade, political organization, cities, and its
C.P. Chandrasekhar taught economics at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His areas of interest include the role of finance and industry in devel
Aijaz Ahmad is a Marxist philosopher, literary theorist and political commentator. He is currently the Chancellor's Professor at the UC Irvine School of Humanities' Department of Comparative Litera
Arindam Dutta is Associate Professor of Architectural History at the School of Architecture and Planning, and Director of the History, Theory, Criticism Program in Art and Architecture, Massachuset
Achin Vanaik is a writer and social activist, a former professor of political science at the University of Delhi, and a Delhi-based Fellow of the Transnational Institute, Amsterdam. He is the autho
Vivan Sundaram was born in Shimla in 1943. He studied at the Faculty of Fine Arts, MS University of Baroda, Vadodara, and the Slade School of Fine Art, London, in the 1960s. He returned to India in
Mrityunjay Tripathi is Assistant Professor in the Hindi programme at Ambedkar University, Delhi. He has translated the autobiography of Mallikarjun Mansur into Hindi (Ras Yatra), and a Hind
K.N. Panikkar was Professor of Modern History at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has written extensively on the cultural and intellectual history of co
S. Irfan Habib is historian of science and modern political history based in New Delhi. He was a scientist at the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi. He i
Geeta Kapur is a Delhi-based critic and curator. Her essays are extensively anthologized; her books include Contemporary Indian Artists (1978), When Was Modernism: essays on contemporary cultural p