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South Asia Studies

Resources for research on South Asia, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka


August 2014 – books received at the University of Virginia Sections – A. History – India, 1-8. B. History – Pakistan, 9-13. C. General with cultural, social and political, 14-27. D. Religion, 28-38. E. Literature, 39-41. F. Food, 42-47. G. Art, architecture, and design, 48-66. H. Comics and graphics, 67-73. I. Childrens and music, 74-80. A. History - India 1. Lall, J. S. Begam Samru: Fading Portrait in a Gilded Frame. New Delhi: Lotus Collection, 2012. 2. Thapar, Romila. Readings in Early Indian History. 2013. 3. Chandra, Bipan. History of Modern India. 2012. 4. Garg, Sanjay. The Sikka and the Raj: A History of Currency Legislations of the East India Company, 1772-1835. 2013. 5. Pandey, R. G. Scindias of Gwalior. 2013. 6. Chatterji, Rakhahari. Gandhi and the Ali Brothers: Biography of a Friendship. 2013. 7. Kosambi, Meera. Mahatma Gandhi and Prema Kantak: Exploring a Relationship, Exploring History. 2013. 8. Atkinson, George Francklin. The Campaign in India. New Delhi: Niyogi Books, 2012. B. History - Pakistan 9. Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. Pakistan on the Edge. 2013. 10. Adeel, Narmeel, Noorzadeh Raja, Saad Idress, Sara pervaiz Amjad, and Zoia Michelle Pervez. The History Project. 2013. 11. Khan, Fazle Karim. The Oxford School Atlas for Pakistan. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2008. 12. Imperial Gazetteer of India. [Punjab, reprint] 2013. 13. Hussain, Ejaz. Military Agency, Politics and the State in Pakistan. New Delhi: Saṁskr̥iti, 2013. C. General – social, cultural, political 14. Joshi, Shubhada A. Perspectives on Maharashtra: Cultural-Intellectual Contributions. New Delhi: Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture, Centre for Studies in Civilizations, 2013. 15. 16. Trautmann, Thomas R. Does India Have History?: Does History Have India? 2012. 17. Devaṛā, Ji. Esa. Ela. Environmental Crisis and Social Dismemberment in Northwest India: During the Pre-Colonial Period. 2012. 18. Gupta, Charu. Representing Dalit Bodies in Colonial North India. 2012. 19. Bhukya, Bhangya. Colonialism and Its Nomads in South India. 2012. 20. Exploring Spaces for Women in Early Medieval Kashmir. New Delhi: Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, 2012. 21. Patrick Geddes and the Metropolis. New Delhi: Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, 2012. 22. Howes, Stephen, and M. Govinda Rao. Federal Reform Strategies: Lessons from Asia and Australia. 2013. 23. Bajpai, Kanti P. , and Harsh V. Pant. India's Foreign Policy: A Reader. 2013. 24. Bajpai, Kanti P. , and Harsh V. Pant. India's National Security: A Reader. 2013. 25. Das, S. K. The Civil Services in India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2013. 26. Ray, Partha. Monetary Policy. 2013. 27. Sikdar, Soumyen. Capital Flows and Exchange Rate Management. 2013. 28. Acharyya, Rajat. Trade and Environment. 2013. D. Religious 29. Singh, Prakash, and Maneesh Agnihotri. A Celebration of Faith and Spirituality: Mahakumbh, 2013. 2013. 30. 31. Menen, Rajendar. Karma Sutra: Adventures of a Street Bum. 2012. 32. Chopra, Swati, and Aditi Ghosh. Sadhus & Shamans. 2012. 33. Obeyesekere, Ranjini. The Revered Book of Five Hundred & Fifty Jātaka Stories: Translated from the 14th Century Sinhala Version. 2012. 34. Kalupahana, David J. A Sourcebook on Later Buddhist Philosophy. 2008. 35. Kalupahana, David J. A Sourcebook of Early Buddhist Philosophy. 2007. 36. Raman, N. S. S. Hinduism. 2013. 37. Pande, Govind Chandra. Buddhism. 2013. 38. Robinson, Rowena. Boundaries of Religion: Essays on Christianity, Ethnic Conflict, and Violence. 2013. 39. Ḍuṅgaḍuṅga, Glaiḍasana. Whose Country Is It Anyway?: Untold Stories of the Indigenous Peoples of India. 2013. 40. Globalization, National Development, and Tribal Identity (National Seminar), and S. N. Chaudhary. Globalization, National Development, and Tribal Identity. 2013. E. Literature 41. Sharma, Suman K. Tales from the Tawi: A Collection of Dogri Folk Tales. New Delhi: Publications Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India, 2007. 42. Mahātmā Gāndhī Antararāshṭrīya Hindī Viśvavidyālaya (Wardha, India). Bhīshma Sāhanī. 2001. 43. Faiz̤, Faiz̤ Aḥmad, K. K. Mohapatra, Leelawati Mohapatra, and Paul H. St-Pierre. Faiz Ahmed Faiz: last night : the quatrain in multiple translations, translated from the Urdu. Bhubaneswar: Four Corners, 2011. F. Food 44. Prasada, Neha, Ashima Narain, and Priya Kapoor. Dining with the Maharajas: A Thousand Years of Culinary Tradition. 2013. 45. Halarnkar, Samar. The Married Man's Guide to Creative Cooking and Other Dubious Adventures. 2013. 46. Tennebaum, Tara Deshpande. A Sense for Spice: Recipes and Stories from a Konkan Kitchen. Chennai: Westland, 2013. 47. Dasgupta, Kaushik. First Food: A Taste of India's Biodiversity. New Delhi: Centre for Science and Environment, 2013. 48. Purohit, Anjali, and Bahinabai Choudhari. Ragi-Ragini: chronicles from Aji's kitchen. New Delhi: Yoda Press, 2012. 49. Khosla, Ishi. Is Wheat Killing You?: The Essential Cookbook and Guide to a Wheat-Free Life. New Delhi: Penguin Books India, 2011. G. Art, architecture, and design 50. Vajrācārya, Gautamavajra, Vidya Dehejia, and Savita Chandiramani. Frog Hymns and Rain Babies: Monsoon Culture and the Art of Ancient South Asia. 2013. 51. Satya Sai, M. S. C. Stop, Look, Go: Rupturing of a Flow / Narrative : Decemebr 2009, Delhi. 2009. 52. Sengupta, Paula. The Printed Picture: Four Centuries of Indian Printmaking. New Delhi: Delhi Art Gallery, 2012. 53. Desai, Devangana. Art and Icon: Essays on Early Indian Art. New Delhi: Aryan Books International, 2013. 54. Agrawal, Ashvini. Legacy of Indian Art: Continuity in Change. New Delhi: Aryan Books International, 2013. 55. Nevile, Pran. The Raj Revisited. 2012. 56. Gangoly, O. C. Masterpieces of Rajput painting: selected, annotated and described in relation to original Hindi texts from religious literature, with an introduction. Calcutta: Republication by Subhasis Chatterjee on behalf of Rabindranth Roy Charitable Trust, 2012. 57. Rag, Pankaj. Known & Unknown: An Encyclopaedia of Historical Monuments of Madhya Pradesh. Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Madhyam for Directorate of Archaeology, Archives & Museums, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, 2008. 58. National Museum of India, Daljeet, Rajeshwari Shah, and Tejbir Singh. Dasavatara: the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu = Vishṇū ke dasa avatāra. New Delhi: National Museum, 2009. 59. Chauhan, Muktirajsinhji, and Kamalika Bose. A History of Interior Design in India. 2007. 60. Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust, World Heritage Centre, and Nepal. The Patan Royal Palace Restoration and Conservation Project: Joint Mission Report, December 2006. 2006. 61. Parikh, Pranali, and Yatin Pandya. Hindu Notions of Space Making. Ahmedabad: SID Research Cell, School of Interior Design, CEPT University, 2008. 62. Jose, Mridula. An Eclectic Juxtaposition: A Perspective Study of the Transformation That Set in on Account of the Early Trade to the Kerela Built Form with Respect to Its Defining Interior Elements & Its Aesthetics. Ahmedabad: SID Research cell, School of Interior Design, CEPT University, 2007. 63. Vyas, H. Kumar. Design the International Movement: With Indian Parallel. Ahmedabad, Gujarat: SID Research Cell, School of Interior Design, CEPT University, 2009. 64. Bose, Kamalika, and Manish Chakraborti. Seeking the Lost Layers: An Inquiry into the Traditional Dwellings of the Urban Elite in North Calcutta. Ahmedabad: SID Research Cell, 2008. 65. Manu, Sanyogita, and Rajan Rawal. Exploring the Realm of Energy and Comfort in Interiors: "Experiments" to Understand Thermal Effects of Furniture on Interior Environments. 2006. 66. Ramaswamy, Sakthivel. Biomimicry: An Analysis of Contemporary Biomimetic Approaches. 2007. 67. International Seminar on Vernacular Settlement. ISVS IV: Pace or Speed? : 4th International Seminar on Vernacular Settlement, Ahmedabad, India, February 14-17, 2008 : Proceedings. 2008. 68. Thakkar, Jay, and Sheila Skye Morrison. Mātrā: Ways of Measuring Vernacular Built Forms of Himachal Pradesh. Ahmedabad, India: SID Research Cell, School of Interior Design, CEPT University, 2008. H. Comics and graphics 69. Vakil, Mohammed Ali, and Mohammed Arif Vakil. 40 Sufi Comics. 2012. 70. Anant Singh, and Abhijeet Kini. Chairman Meow and the Protectors of the Proletariat. 2012. 71. Rāvu, Anil Sī. Yes. Hyderabadi Biriyani. 2012. 72. Arora, Karan Vir. Karan Vir's Shiva: The Legends of the Immortal. 2011. 73. Bakshi, Aditya, and Dipak Prajapati. Col N J Nair AC, KC: The True Maratha. 2009. 74. Vakil, Mohammed Ali, Mohammed Arif Vakil, Rahil Mohsin, Abdul Gafur Madinal, and Muqtar Ahmed. The wise fool of Baghdad. Bangalore, India: Sufi Comics, 2012. 75. Bakshi, Aditya, Sony Thokchom, and Dipak Prajapati. Maj Sandeep Unnikrishnan AC: Braveheart of Mumbai. 2010. I. Childrens and music 76. Jain, Geetika. Birds and Animals in Indian Art. 2008. 77. Bond, Ruskin, and Kollol Majumder. The World of Trees. 2008. 78. Joshi, Usha, Manjula Padmanabhan, and Mala Singh. The Rainbow. 2011. 79. Kamakshi Balasubramanian, and Yusuf Bangalorewala. Waiting for the Rain. 2008. 80. Devnath, Lakshmi, and Madurai Mani Iyer. Madurai Mani Iyer: The Joy of Song. 2012. 81. Devnath, Lakshmi.G.N. Balasubramaniam: Speed Thrills. Chennai: Heritage Publishing House, 2011. 82. Devnath, Lakshmi.M.S. Subbulakshmi: The Queen of Song. Chennai: Heritage Publishing House, 2011. Collected by Philip McEldowney, Library 2014 August 15.

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