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Local Health Traditions: Plurality and Marginality in South Asia
Arima Mishra

Rs. 995, Hardback, 344 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352876617

The study of medical pluralism, characterised by the authoritative presence of the State in defining ‘legitimate’ inclusion and exclusion...

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GST in India: Simple Tax in a Complex Federal System
Pinaki Chakraborty

Rs. 395, Paperback, 204 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352876891

The Goods and Services Tax (GST), implemented from 1 July 2017, has been hailed as the most important tax reform in India since independence...

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The Pleasures at Your Side: Papers from the Wanaparthy Samasthan, 1832–1911
Benjamin B. Cohen

Rs. 395, Paperback, 208 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352876969

During the Asaf Jahi period, when the city of Hyderabad served as the capital of the Nizam’s Dominions (or Hyderabad State), Wanaparthy was the capital of a samasthan by the same name. A samasthan was a geographically contiguous domain with a hereditary royal head or chief...

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Make Health in India: Reaching a Billion Plus
K. Srinath Reddy

Rs. 295, Paperback, 148 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352876785

A strong public health system is a necessary prerequisite if a country is to consider itself ‘developed’. As India strives to attain the status of a global superpower...

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Nature Conservation in the New Economy: People, Wildlife and the Law in India
Ghazala Shahabuddin, K. Sivaramakrishnan

Rs. 895, Hardback, 312 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352876136

In twenty-first century India, characterised by economic reforms and increased global demand for natural resources and minerals, the environment...

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Gender, Power and Identity: Essays on Masculinities in Rural North India
Prem Chowdhry

Rs. 795, Hardback, 296 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352876570

As the discipline of gender studies has almost become synonymous with women’s studies, men and masculinities are subsumed under...

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India, the West, and International Order
Kanti Bajpai and Siddharth Mallavarapu

Rs. 950, Hardback, 344 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352876587

Does India have a tradition of international thought in the modern period? Does it have influential and provocative thinkers who have written illuminatingly about international life and...

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Selected Works of C. Rajagopalachari: Volume V, 1931-35
Shakti Sinha, Ravi K. Mishra and Narendra Shukla

Rs. 2395, Hardback, 728 pp
180 x 240 mm, 9789352874729

The present volume is the fifth in a series of ten volumes of the Selected Works of C. Rajagopalachari being published in association with Nehru Memorial Museum and Library...

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Revolution in Reform: Trade-Unionism in Lahore, c. 1920–70
Ahmad Azhar

Rs. 795, Hardback, 248 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352876129

Late-colonial Lahore witnessed the rise of organised workers’ politics with the unionisation of native Indian workers at the Mughalpura railway workshops in 1920...

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Gandhi’s Search for the Perfect Diet: Eating with the World in Mind
Nico Slate

Rs. 850, Hardback, 264 pp
158 x 240 mm, 9789352876235

Mahatma Gandhi redefined nutrition as a way to improve the world. What he chose to eat was intimately tied to his beliefs...

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Revisiting Qualitative Methods in Social Science Research
Bonita Aleaz and Partha Pratim Basu

Rs. 950, Hardback, 344 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875863

Across the world, there has been a surge of interest in the methodological tools used in qualitative research in the social sciences...

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Bhakti and Power: Debating India’s Religion of the Heart
John Stratton Hawley, Christian Lee Novetzke and Swapna Sharma

Rs. 875, Hardback, 272 pp
158 x 240 mm, 9789352876211

Bhakti means many things to many people. It is private and public, personal and political, silently contemplative and loudly musical...

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Countering Violence
G. N. Devy

Rs. 375, Paperback, 172 pp
130 x 190 mm, 9789352876600

The Industrial Revolution and the resulting dependence on machine production led to a large-scale tendency towards violence...

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Trust in Transactions
Prasanta Ray and Rukmini Sen

Rs. 975, Hardback, 348 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352876259

Trust, the foundation of cooperative living, is an important part of all social relationships. There is no site—institutions, organisations...

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Holy Science: The Biopolitics of Hindu Nationalism
Banu Subramaniam

Rs. 945, Paperback, 308 pp
158 x 240 mm, 9789352876518

Behind the euphoric narrative of India as an emerging world power lies a fascinating but untold story of an evolving relationship between science...

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Indian Environmental Law: Key Concepts and Principles
Shibani Ghosh

Rs. 925, Hardback, 360 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875795

For more than three decades now, the Indian courts have delivered far-reaching judgments on a range of significant environmental matters...

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Dalit Literature and Criticism
Raj Kumar

Rs. 250, Paperback, 172 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875320

This book is an attempt to write and develop a critical literary history and theory of Dalit literature. The book grapples with several questions and issues that are key to understanding Dalit voices...

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Popular Culture
Abin Chakraborty and Krishna Sen (Ed.)

Rs. 230, Paperback, 200 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875757

This volume provides an overview of popular culture and examines in particular how it represents, influences and even reinvents Indian society. Each chapter outlines...

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Queer Studies: Texts, Contexts, Praxis
Kaustav Bakshi, Rohit K. Dasgupta

Rs. 215, Paperback, 200 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875849

This book draws on historiography, cultural theory and empirical research to explore contemporary concerns around issues of queer representation, sexual citizenship and activism...

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A Quantum Leap in the Wrong Direction?
Rohit Azad, Shouvik Chakraborty, Srinivasan Ramani, and Dipa Sinha

Rs. 495, Paperback, 344 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352876181

The General Elections of 2014 saw a resounding victory for the BJP. Projecting Narendra Modi as a decisive leader, the BJP promised sweeping changes from the Congress-led UPA governments...

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The Lokpal Idea, 1963-2010, Vol. I
Rajeev Dhavan

Rs. 1095, Hardback, 436 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352874743

Among the innumerable solutions proposed to combat corruption and maladministration in India was the institution of the Lokpal...

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Anna and the Lokpal Bill, 2010–2018, Vol. II
Rajeev Dhavan

Rs. 1350, Paperback, 624 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875597

The years 2010–11 witnessed tumultuous civil rights campaigns against the deeply-embedded corruption in Indian society and politics...

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Dissent on Aadhaar: Big Data Meets Big Brother
Reetika Khera

Rs. 475, Paperback, 288 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875429

Aadhaar, India’s unique identity system, was introduced in 2009 with the stated purpose of creating a more inclusive and efficient welfare system...

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Virtus in Arduis: I Did It My Way
Parthasarathi Shome

Rs. 895, Hardback, 304 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875313

A memoire is a reflection on past events etched in memory. In Virtus in Arduis, Parthasarathi Shome–popularly regarded as ‘India’s Taxman’ and internationally known as a ‘Taxation Rock Star’–looks back on the course of his professional growth to...

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Demonetisation and Black Money
C. Rammanohar Reddy

Rs. 295, Paperback, 288 pp
216 x 280 mm, 9789352875801

On 8 November 2016, India took the dramatic and unprecedented step of demonetising its high denomination Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes, to ‘fight black money, eliminate counterfeit notes and stop terror funding’...

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People’s Car: Industrial India and the Riddles of Populism
Sarasij Majumder

Rs. 695, Hardback, 216 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875504

India is witnessing a unique moment in populism, with sentiments divided between economic reforms that promise fast industrialization and protests that thwart such industrialization...

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How India Votes: A State-by-State Look
Ashutosh Kumar and Yatindra Singh Sisodia

Rs. 1395, Hardback, 424 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352874613

The essays in How India Votes study demographic composition and the nature of socio-political cleavages and linkages; analyse the electoral outcomes of major state elections of the past decade and the influence of trends, alliances...

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2019 Mascara Avant-garde Awards
Orient BlackSwan’s Of Indian Origin: Writings from Australia was awarded ‘Best Anthology’ by Mascara Literary Review. The judges hailed the book ‘a ground-breaking collection’ which ‘locates the Indian Australian experience of South Asia with all its richness and flourishes firmly in the canon.’
34th Annual Awards for Excellence in Book Production
The Federation of Indian Publishers (FIP) , September 2, 2016 | New Delhi
Orient BlackSwan won three awards at the 34th Annual Awards for Excellence in Book Production, organised by The Federation of Indian Publishers.
1. In the General Books (Hardbound) : Regional Languages category our title:
People's Linguistic Survey of India - Vol. 9, Part 3: Languages of Gujarat (Gujarati)
won the First Prize.
2. In the Reference Books: Hindi category, our title:
People's Linguistic Survey of India - Vol. 16, Part 1: Languages of Madhya Pradesh (Hindi) 
won the First Prize
3. In the Price Lists, Catalogues & Brochures (Hindi) category, our Hindi Pustakein 2015-16 (for Universities) catalogue won the Second Prize.
Ms Sugandhi Kapoor (Vice President, Publishing - Indian Languages) and Mr Rakesh Khemani (Senior Regional Production Manager) accepted the awards on behalf of Orient BlackSwan.
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