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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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The China–India Rivalry in the Globalisation Era
T. V. Paul

Rs. 1195, Hardback, 368 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875207

The China–India rivalry began in the 1950s and deepened with the 1962 border war. Despite several rounds of negotiations, no end to this rivalry is in sight, and intermittent militarised flare-ups persist, most recently seen in the 2017 Doklam standoff...

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The State in India: Ideas, Norms and Politics
Vidhu Verma

Rs. 1225, Hardback, 400 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875474

A few decades ago, India was viewed primarily as a country beset by poverty and cultural differences. Its political system was in transition from one-party dominance to coalition politics...

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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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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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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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Practicing Caste: On Touching and Not Touching
Aniket Jaaware

Rs. 895, Hardback, 248 pp
158 x 240 mm, 9789352875405

Practicing Caste makes a fundamental break from the tradition of caste studies, and highlights the limits of the historical, sociological, political, and moral categories through which it has usually been discussed...

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Media’s Shifting Terrain: Five Years that Transformed the Way India Communicates
Pamela Philipose

Rs. 575, Paperback, 320 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352875344

Changes in communication technologies are transforming our social environment. In India, ‘media convergence’ has brought together older (mainstream) media and newer (digital) media...

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History and Theory: The Study of State, Institutions, and the Making of History
Bhairabi Prasad Sahu and Kesavan Veluthat

Rs. 945, Hardback, 360 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352874644

Ram Sharan Sharma (1920-2011) was a pioneering historian of post-independence India. This volume brings together contributions from some of India’s finest historians to focus on a few of Sharma’s key preoccupations...

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Postmodern Literatures
Avishek Parui and Pramod K. Nayar

Rs. 225, Paperback, 176 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352874637

The book provides an introduction to postmodern literatures by exploring its interactions with a range of subjects such as history, technology, media, gender, and the postcolonial. Postmodern readings have increasing significance in the...

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Companion to Planning in the Global South
Gautam Bhan, Smita Srinivas, Vanessa Watson

Rs. 1225, Hardback, 416 pp
180 x 240 mm, 9789352872930

The Companion to Planning in the Global South offers a collection of essays on planning in parts of the world which, more often than not, are unrecognised or unmarked in mainstream planning texts,..

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Of Indian Origin: Writings From Australia
Paul Sharrad, Meeta C. Padmanabhan

Rs. 675, Paperback, 276 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352872954

Of Indian Origin is a dazzling collection of short stories and poetry by Australian writers of Indian origin. Cultures collide as children encounter racism in the playgrounds of Canberra, migrant women scrounge for a living nursing Melbourne’s elderly..

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Ecocriticism: Big Ideas and Practical Strategies
Swarnalatha Rangarajan and Scott Slovic (Ed.)

Rs. 225, Paperback, 176 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352872039

This book provides a detailed introduction to the multifaceted and evolving discipline of ecocriticism. It locates ecocriticism within the varied domains of the Romantic movement, science, ethics, feminism and urban life, while tracing the evolution of the field...

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Economic Growth in India and its Many Dimensions
Arup Mitra

Rs. 975, Hardback, 360 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352870875

We are told that the Indian economy has posted a high growth rate for about two decades. But how good is this growth? Is industry the engine of growth?...

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Privileged Minorities: Syrian Christianity, Gender, and Minority Rights in Postcolonial India
Sonja Thomas

Rs. 955, Hardback, 224 pp
158 x 240 mm, 9789352875184

The Syrian Christians of Kerala are considered “traditional,” or “native” Christians in India. They trace their conversion to the year 52CE, when St. Thomas reportedly converted Hindu Brahmins to Christianity...

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In Translation: Positions and Paradigms
Anisur Rahman

Rs. 775, Hardback, 248 pp
140 x 216 mm, 9789352874620

In Translation: Positions and Paradigms is a book of multiple discourses on author, text, translator, reader (and their symbiotic relationships), models of empowerment and new literary cultures. It also engages with the lineage of the Indian author, the genealogy of the Indian text...

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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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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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