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 Alab...
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...
Dalit Households in Village Economies
Caste is an institution of oppression and social discrimination specific to South Asia, more so to India. Central to the caste system were the status assigned to the Dalit people and the criminal p...
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 ...
Telling The Truth, Taking Sides
The writers of these fictions held conservative views on national politics, and categories such as gender, race and class are disturbingly aligned in many of their work...
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...
Swapna Liddle is a historian, and Convener of the Delhi chapter of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH). She is the author of Delhi: 14 Historic Walks and Chandni Ch
Krishna Mohan Shrimali was Professor of History at the University of Delhi. He is the author of A History of Pañcala, 2 vols (1983, 1985); Agrarian Structure in Central India and the Northern Decc
Stéphanie Tawa Lama-Rewal, a political scientist, was a research fellow at the Centre for the Study of India and South Asia (CNRS-EHESS), Paris, and a visiting scholar at the Centre de Sciences
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
Utsa Patnaik is Professor Emeritus, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, where she taught economics from 1973 until retiring in 2010. She has published extensively on problems of peasant trans
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.
Ashok Mitra had a fabulous academic career, including a brilliant PhD under Jan Tinbergen, and held important offices in the economic administration of India; he was Chairman of the Agricultural Pr
The late Alice Thorner, editor of this volume, had been studying, teaching and writing on the economic and social history of South Asia since 1940. She was co-author, with her husband Daniel Thor
Vidya Shah is a musician from New Delhi, India. Initially trained in Carnatic music, she later received guidance in the North Indian genres of Khayal (from Shubha Mudgal and Mujahid Hussain Khan),
Samir Amin (1931–2018) , is a reputed author of numerous books. He was an active and committed intellectual associated with liberation movements of Asia and Africa during the Bandung era (1955–
Dhruv Raina teaches at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is the author of Images and Contexts: The Historiography of Science and Modernity in India (2003). He has published research pa
Deepak Kumar teaches the history of science, society and education at the Zakir Husain Centre for Education Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Apart from contributing articles to vari
Irfan Habib, Professor Emeritus at the Aligarh Muslim University, is the author of The Agrarian System of Mughal India, 15561707 (1963; revised edition 1999), An Atlas of the Mughal Empire (1982)
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
Sashi Kumar is a journalist, broadcaster, documentary and feature filmmaker, media thinker and initiator. He launched the Asianet satellite television channel and cable network in the early 1990s.
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
Suhita Sinha Roy (1949–2010) taught history in Jhargram Raj College, Chandernagore College and Lady Brabourne College, Calcutta University, from 1979 to 2009. She was educated in Visva-Bharati U
B. Rajendra Prasad was formerly Professor, Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He is the author of Temple Sculpture of Andhra Prade
Arindam Banerjee teaches economics at the School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi, Delhi. His research and teaching interests are agrarian crisis, food security, biofuels, political
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
Elisabeth Armstrong is an Associate Professor in the Program for the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA. She is the author of The Retreat from Organization:
T.K. Venkatasubramaniam taught at the Department of History, University of Delhi. He is the author of Political Change and Agrarian Tradition in South India, 1600–1800 (1986), Environment and Urb
Sitharamam Kakarla has worked with the law and culture programme at the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), Bengaluru. He has been involved in a range of pedagogic and research acti