International Journal of South Asian Studies
Vol. 8 (2016)
Re-evaluating the Land Reforms in West Bengal
A Fragment of Baṙu Caṇḍīdāsa’s Śrīkr̥ṣṇakīrtan Newly Discovered in Kathmandu
Reconfiguring Boundaries and Gender Relations in the Religious Sphere: The Women in an Alternative Group of Tablighi Jamaat in Bangladesh
Persistence and Change in Occupational Groups among Muslims in Rural Bangladesh: A Case Study of Sanaidar Jati in Tangail District
Discursive Formation of Peace Practice: Chittagong Hill Tracts Peace Accord and Village Society of Bangladesh
Ranjan Saha Partha
The Contemporary Fertility Transition in India
K.S. James and Annie George
Vol. 7 (2015)
India as a Unique ‘State-Nation’
Pollution, Ontological Equality, or Unthinkable Series? Notes on Theorizations of South Asian Societies by Three Japanese Anthropologists
Long-term Agricultural Growth in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh from 1901/02 to 2001/02
Stories of ‘Martyrs’ in the Maha Gujarat Movement
The Emergence of a New Community Festival: The Ramdev Cult and Pilgrimage in a Rajasthan Village
Internal Structure of Qasbā (Town) in the Marāṭhā Kingdom with Special Reference to Qasbā Indāpūr in Puṇe Subha (District)
Language Change in Hindi Dialects: A Case Study of Bhojpuri, Magahi and Maithili
Miki Nishioka and Rajesh Kumar
Phantasm in Lime: The Permeating ‘Modernity’ in Manganiyar Community of Rajasthan
M. Mufakharul Islam, An Economic History of Bengal, 1757-1947
Vol. 6 (2014)
Did India Experience Rapid Population Growth in the Pre-Census Period?: A Village-level Study from South India
Changing Local Politics in Rural West Bengal, India: A Case Study of One Gram Panchayat
‘Satisfied with My Job’–What Does She Mean?: Exploring the World of Women Construction Workers in Nepal
Challenges and Prospects of Japan-India Relations in Indian Development
Beyond the Eurocentric History of Migration: An Indian Perspective
Prasannan Parthasarathi, Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not: Global Economic Divergence, 1600-1850
Osamu Kondo, The Early Modern Monarchism in Mughal India with a Bibliographical Survey
Vol. 5 (2013)
Property Rights, Social Structure and Rural Society in Comparative Perspective: Evidence from Historic South Asia
Transformation in the Indian Ocean World Slave Trade since 1500
How Should we Describe the South Asian History of Literary Culture: Dialogues with the Essays Collected in Literary Cultures in History; Reconstructions from South Asia, edited by Sheldon Pollock
A Study Group on the History of South Asian Literature
Janamejaya and Pusyamitra
Forged Salt Bills, Speculation, and the Money Marketin Calcutta: The Economy of Bengalin Colonial Transition, c.1790-1840
Ethnic Conflict and Violence Against Internally Displaced Persons: A Case Study of the Bodoland Movement and Ethnic Clashes
Changes in Gender Disparity in India: Evidence from National Family Health Survey
Noboru Karashima, South Indian Society in Transition: Ancient to Medieval
Iwao Shima, Teiji Sakata, and KatsuyukiIda (eds.), The Historical Background of the Bhakti Movement in India: Theory and Practice
John Stratton Hawley
Tanvir Anjum, Chishtī Sufis in the Sultanate of Delhi 1190-1400: From Restrained Indifference to Calculated Defiance
Abhijit Dasgupta, Masahiko Togawa, and Abul Barkat (eds.), Minorities and the State: Changing Social and Political Landscape of Bengal
Narayan Lakshman, Patrons of the Poor: Caste Politics and Policymaking in India
Stephen P. Cohen and Sunil Dasgupta, Arming without Aiming: India’s Military Modernization
Yogesh Raj, History as Mindscapes: A Memory of the Peasants’ Movement of Nepal
David N. Gellner
Vol. 4 (2011)
Introduction to the Debates: Studies of Colonial Industrialization
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Colonial ‘Industrialization’: The Indian Experience in the Twentieth Century
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Colonial Economy under Japanese Imperialism: Comparison with the Case of India
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Secularism as ‘Purification’ of Hinduism’: Religious Reforms in Twentieth- Century Madras Presidency
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Pakistani Labour Diasporas and Remittances: With Special Reference to Emigration to the United States
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Economic Activities of Indian Business Groups in Thailand
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Navnita Chadha Behera, Demystifying Kashmir
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Vol. 3 (2010)
Colonialism and Industrialization in India 1870-1940
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Democracy and Political Conflict in Pakistan
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The Consumption of Food as a Practice of Fire-oblation in Esoteric Buddhism in Medieval India
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Forgotten Purity: Aswinikumar Datta’s Bhaktiyoga and Karmayoga
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Development of Labour Management System of Industrial Enterprise in Colonial India: A Case Study of Tata Iron and Steel Company
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Growth and Employment in India: The Impact of Globalization on Employment in
Indian Manufacturing Industries
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Curing Cholera: Pathogens, Places and Poverty in South Asia
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Dipak Bhattacharya, The Paippalada-Samhita of the Atharvaveda: Critically Edited from Palm-leaf Manuscripts in the Oriya Script Discovered by Durgamohan Bhattacharyya and One Sarada Manuscript. Vol.1: Consisting of the First Fifteen Kandas, Vol.2: Consisting of the Sixteenth Kanda
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Vol. 2 (2009)
Democracy and its Limits in South Asia
Paul R. Brass
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Padikaval Tax and Local Chiefs under Chola and Pandyan Rule in Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
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Patronage and Literature in Colonial Gujarat
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Sounds of Difference：A Study on Urdu Orthography in the beginning of
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World Apart：Peasants in Japan and Agricultural Laborers in Bangladesh
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Om Prakash, Bullion for Goods：European and Indian Merchants and Indian Ocean Trade 1500-1800
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H.V. Bowen, The Business of Empire：The East India Company and Imperial Britain, 1756-1833
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Masahiko Togawa, An Abode of the Goddess：Kingship, Caste, and Sacrificial Organization in a Bengal Village
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Vol. 1 (2008)
The Emergence of Medieval State and Social Formation in South India
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Indian History from Medieval to Modern Periods: An Alternative to the Land-System-Centred Perspective
H. Kotani, M. Mita and T. Mizushima
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Justification for and Classification of the Post-initiatory Carya in Later Indian Tantric Buddhism
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Marrying Within: A Case from a Tamil Fishing Village in Sri Lanka
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Institutionalization of ‘Public Sphere’ under Dependent Rural Development at Grass-Roots Level: Panchayati Raj in Eastern Uttar Pradesh
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Race and Malaria in the Geographies and Ethonographies of the Himalayas: A New Perspective from Recent Epidemiological Studies
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Rajat Kanta Ray, The Felt Community: Commonality and Mentality before the Emergence of Indian Nationalism
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Christophe Jaffrelot, India’s Silent Revolution: The Rise of the Low Castes in North Indian Politics
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Lambert Schmithausen, On the Problem of the External World in the Ch’eng wei shih lun
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