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Product Description: A place of spectacle and ruin, Mumbai exemplifies the cosmopolitan metropolis. It is not just a big city but also a soaring vision of modern urban life. Millions from India and beyond, of different ethnicities, languages, and religions, have washed up on its shores, bringing with them their desires and ambitions...read more

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9780691153179 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 10, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A place of spectacle and ruin, Mumbai exemplifies the cosmopolitan metropolis.

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Product Description: Dystopic imagery has figured prominently in modern depictions of the urban landscape. The city is often portrayed as a terrifying world of darkness, crisis, and catastrophe. Noir Urbanisms traces the history of the modern city through its critical representations in art, cinema, print journalism, literature, sociology, and architecture...read more
By Gyan Prakash (editor)

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9780691146430 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 27, 2010, cover price $72.50 | About this edition: Dystopic imagery has figured prominently in modern depictions of the urban landscape.

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9780691146447 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 27, 2010, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Dystopic imagery has figured prominently in modern depictions of the urban landscape.

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Product Description: The concepts of utopia and dystopia have received much historical attention. Utopias have traditionally signified the ideal future: large-scale social, political, ethical, and religious spaces that have yet to be realized. Utopia/Dystopia offers a fresh approach to these ideas...read more
By Gyan Prakash (editor)

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9780691146973 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 23, 2010, cover price $72.50 | About this edition: The concepts of utopia and dystopia have received much historical attention.

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9780691146980 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 23, 2010, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: The concepts of utopia and dystopia have received much historical attention.

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Product Description: Guiding the reader on a tour of the sights and sounds of an emerging city struggling to shake off colonialism and wrestling with the formation of its own budding identity, Narayan’s beguiling book offers descriptions of Mumbai’s daily life, its people and its institutions: the parts of the whole that come together to create this diverse and vivacious place...read more
By Gyan Prakash (foreword by)

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9781843312772 | Anthem Pr, March 20, 2008, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Guiding the reader on a tour of the sights and sounds of an emerging city struggling to shake off colonialism and wrestling with the formation of its own budding identity, Narayan’s beguiling book offers descriptions of Mumbai’s daily life, its people and its institutions: the parts of the whole that come together to create this diverse and vivacious place.

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9781843313052 | 1 edition (Anthem Pr, February 1, 2009), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Guiding the reader on a tour of the sights and sounds of an emerging city struggling to shake off colonialism and wrestling with the formation of its own budding identity, Narayan’s beguiling book offers descriptions of Mumbai’s daily life, its people and its institutions: the parts of the whole that come together to create this diverse and vivacious place.

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Product Description: By United Nations estimates, 60 percent of the world's population will be urban by 2030. With the increasing speed of urbanization, especially in the developing world, scholars are now rethinking standard concepts and histories of modern cities...read more
By Kevin Michael Kruse (editor) and Gyan Prakash (editor)

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9780691133393 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 4, 2008, cover price $78.50 | About this edition: By United Nations estimates, 60 percent of the world's population will be urban by 2030.

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9780691133430 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 4, 2008, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: By United Nations estimates, 60 percent of the world's population will be urban by 2030.

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Product Description: This Omnibus edition brings together three classic volumes by the renowned historian, Bernard Cohn, India: A Social Anthropology of a Civilization; An Anthropologist Among the Historians and Other Essays; and Colonialism and its Forms of Knowledge...read more
By Dipesh Chakrabarty (foreword by), Bernard Cohn, Nicholas B. Dirks (foreword by), Ranajit Guha (introduced by) and Gyan Prakash (foreword by)

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9780195668711 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 6, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This Omnibus edition brings together three classic volumes by the renowned historian, Bernard Cohn, India: A Social Anthropology of a Civilization; An Anthropologist Among the Historians and Other Essays; and Colonialism and its Forms of Knowledge.

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Product Description: To the modern world, the notions that freedom is an innate condition of human beings and that money possesses the power to bind people appear as natural facts. Bonded Histories traces the historical processes by which these notions became established as dominant discourses in India during colonial rule and continued into post-colonial India...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521362788 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1990, cover price $64.95 | also contains No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends, Library Edition | About this edition: To the modern world, the notions that freedom is an innate condition of human beings and that money possesses the power to bind people appear as natural facts.

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9780521526586 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 30, 2003, cover price $64.99 | About this edition: To the modern world, the notions that freedom is an innate condition of human beings and that money possesses the power to bind people appear as natural facts.

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Product Description: In the three years since the outbreak of the second Intifada in October 2000, the policy-making of the U.S. government has been haunted by the question of Palestine. While the United States has always been allied to and supportive of Israel, since September 11, 2001, its policy has shifted even closer to the Israeli regional agenda...read more

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9780822365846 | Duke Univ Pr, May 11, 2003, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: In the three years since the outbreak of the second Intifada in October 2000, the policy-making of the U.

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Product Description: This provocative narrative history dramatically departs from the standard "rise of the West" storyline that has driven world historiography for a century. A stellar group of historians paint a decidedly different modern world history, one in which the rise of the West was not predetermined and where global integration has manifested itself in fits and starts rather than as a smooth process over the last seven centuries...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780393977462 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 1, 2002), cover price $92.30 | About this edition: This provocative narrative history dramatically departs from the standard "rise of the West" storyline that has driven world historiography for a century.

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Product Description: This volume describes not only the historical practices of the dominated, but also demonstrates the centrality of the subaltern perspective in understanding dominant formations and representations. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Gautam Bhadra (editor), Gyan Prakash (editor) and Susie Tharu (editor)

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9780195645705 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 22, 1999, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This volume describes not only the historical practices of the dominated, but also demonstrates the centrality of the subaltern perspective in understanding dominant formations and representations.

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Product Description: Another Reason is a bold and innovative study of the intimate relationship between science, colonialism, and the modern nation. Gyan Prakash, one of the most influential historians of India writing today, explores in fresh and unexpected ways the complexities, contradictions, and profound importance of this relationship in the history of the subcontinent...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780691004525 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $62.50 | About this edition: Another Reason is a bold and innovative study of the intimate relationship between science, colonialism, and the modern nation.
9780691334523 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 1, 1999, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Another Reason is a bold and innovative study of the intimate relationship between science, colonialism, and the modern nation.

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9780691004532 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 9, 1999, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: Another Reason is a bold and innovative study of the intimate relationship between science, colonialism, and the modern nation.

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Product Description: After Colonialism offers a fresh look at the history of colonialism and the changes in knowledge, disciplines, and identities produced by the imperial experience. Ranging across disciplines--from history to anthropology to literary studies--and across regions--from India to Palestine to Latin America to Europe--the essays in this volume reexamine colonialism and its aftermath...read more
By Gyan Prakash (editor)

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9780691037431 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 1, 1994, cover price $57.50 | About this edition: After Colonialism offers a fresh look at the history of colonialism and the changes in knowledge, disciplines, and identities produced by the imperial experience.

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9780691037424 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 29, 1994, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: After Colonialism offers a fresh look at the history of colonialism and the changes in knowledge, disciplines, and identities produced by the imperial experience.

Product Description: The editor has selected the key essays which show major themes that have dominated the historiography of India's rural labor. A variety of perspectives--economic, cultural, demographic, taxonomic, political, colonial, nationalistic--are either presented or extensively commented on...read more

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9780195628326 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 15, 1992, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The editor has selected, out of a huge body of published and unpublished material, the key essays which show up the major themes that have dominated the historiography on India's rural labor.

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9780195634402 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 1994), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: The editor has selected the key essays which show major themes that have dominated the historiography of India's rural labor.

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Product Description: Covering groups from peasants to urban laborers, and from women to merchants, the essays in this volume depict a rich variety of non-confrontational forms of resistance and contestatory behaviors that challenge our usual assumptions about the overt nature of resistance to dominant powerholders...read more

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9780520075856 | Univ of California Pr on Demand, March 1, 1992, cover price $63.00 | About this edition: Covering groups from peasants to urban laborers, and from women to merchants, the essays in this volume depict a rich variety of non-confrontational forms of resistance and contestatory behaviors that challenge our usual assumptions about the overt nature of resistance to dominant powerholders.

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Product Description: Book by Swaminathan, Bala

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9780824780234 | Marcel Dekker Inc, June 1, 1989, cover price $235.00 | About this edition: Book by Swaminathan, Bala

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