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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 927–940.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Dilip K. Basu Abstract Editor's Note: The essay that follows is based on a conference paper by Dilip K. Basu that has long circulated informally, in the process exercising an unusually high degree of influence for an unpublished commentary. Most notably, some ideas embedded in it have been spread...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (1): 3–25.
Published: 01 February 2000
... nationalism, has attracted a great deal of scholarly attention (Basu 1997; Hansen and Jaffrelot 1998; Jaffrelot 1993; Varshney 1993). The second force, regionalism, has also spawned considerable research of late (Baruah 1999; Singh forthcoming; Subramanian 1999). A third force, not so extensively analyzed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 903–905.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Srimati Basu Secluded Scholars: Women's Education and Muslim Social Reform in Colonial India . By Gail Minault . Oxford India Paperback Edition. Delhi : Oxford University Press , 1999 . xiv, 359 pp. $14.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (4): 1081–1083.
Published: 01 November 2000
...Amrita Basu Fields of Protest: Women's Movements in India . By Raka Ray . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 1999 . ix, 217 pp. $49.95 (cloth); $19.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2000 2000 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 1081 Several centuries...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (3): 1019–1021.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Karna Basu Nevertheless, Pritam Singh's book is an important work. His analysis addresses some difficult questions about the conflicting objectives of the center and the states. If this also raises more questions, that is only a good thing. Finally, to better assess the government's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (2): 320–324.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Amrita Basu; Atul Kohli Abstract Political conflicts around religious, caste and regional identities have multiplied in India. Whether one views these “million mutinies” as symptomatic of a growing crisis of governability or of a democratic revolution, analytical questions abound. Why...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (2): 391–397.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Amrita Basu Abstract One of the most important contributions of the recent wave of historical and anthropological scholarship on community identities is to analyze the complex manner in which identities are constructed and to study how such constructions influence their enactment. Similar arguments...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 585–588.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Steve Derné Two Faces of Protest: Contrasting Modes of Women's Activism in India . By Amrita Basu . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1992 . xii, 308 pp. $35.00 (cloth); $15.00 (paper). Toward Empowerment: Women and Movement Politics in India . By Leslie J. Calman...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (4): 1158–1160.
Published: 01 November 1999
...Steve Derné She Comes to Take Her Rights: Indian Women, Property, and Propriety . By Srimati Basu . Albany : State University of New York Press , 1999 . xiv, 305 pp. $21.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1999 1999 1158 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 552–554.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Sikata Banerjee Violent Conjunctures in Democratic India . By Amrita Basu . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . xxviii, 335 pp. ISBN: 9781107089631 (cloth, also available in paper and as e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2018  2018...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (4): 1494–1496.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Genevieve Lakier Paradise Lost: State Failure in Nepal . By Ali Riaz and Subho Basu . Plymouth : Lexington Books , 2007 . xx , 220 pp. $75.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2008 2008 Ali Riaz and Subho Basu's Paradise Lost...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (2): 554–556.
Published: 01 February 1975
...B. M. Sankhdher The Growth of Education and Political Development in India, 1898–1920 . By Aparna Basu . New Delhi : Oxford University Press , 1974 . 258 pp. Rs. 40.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1975 1975 554 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES his headquarters...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (4): 1128–1130.
Published: 01 November 1997
...Ronald J. Herring India's Persistent Dilemma: The Political Economy of Agrarian Reform . By F. Tomasson Jannuzi . Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press , 1994 . xiv, 241 pp. $49.95 (cloth). Agrarian Questions . Edited by Kaushik Basu . Oxford in India Readings: Themes in Economics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 571–573.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Nita Kumar Girls' Schooling, Women's Autonomy and Fertility Change in South Asia . Edited by Roger Jeffery and Alaka M. Basu . New Delhi : Sage , 1996 . 339 pp. $38.00 (cloth). Hope or Despair? Learning in Pakistan's Primary Schools . By Donald P. Warwick and Fernando...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (1): 122–124.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Valentine M. Moghadam The Challenge of Local Feminisms: Women's Movements in Global Perspective . Edited by Amrita Basu , with the assistance of C. Elizabeth McGrory. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Publishers , 1995 . xiv, 493 pp. $65.00 (cloth); $19.50 (paper). Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 911–935.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., 1872–1937 Calcutta : K. P. Bagchi . Bandyopadhyay Sekhar . 1997 . Caste, Protest, adn Identity in Colonial India: The Namasudras of Bengal, 1872–1947 . London Series on South Asia, no. 15. Richmond, Surrey : Curzon . Basu Amritlal . 1886 . Bibaha Bibhart [Wedding Fiasco...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 February 2014
... was not necessarily polarized by any discernible nationalist sentiments. About a month later on February 18, however, McConnell presented a letter he had received from one Amulyacharan Basu, whom he described as “a gentleman who had considerable practical knowledge in the uses of certain indigenous drugs” (14...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 310–312.
Published: 01 February 2002
... that a decrease in women sweepers during the early part of the twentieth century is mentioned) is problematic. MARY M. CAMERON Auburn University From Independence Towards Freedom: Indian Women Since 1947. Edited by B H A R A T I R A Y and A P A R N A BASU. Gender Studies Series. New Delhi: Oxford University Press...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (4): 1157–1158.
Published: 01 November 1999
... E. H A Y N E S Dartmouth College She Comes to Take Her Rights: Indian Women, Property, and Propriety. By SRIMATI BASU. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999- xiv, 305 pp. $21.95 (paper). Under the Hindu Succession Act (1956), Hindu women acquired equal rights to their parents' "self...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (4): 1167–1168.
Published: 01 November 1999
... to any reader in search of an engaging collection of narrative tales. J O H N E. C O R T Denison University Appropriating Gender: Women's Activism and Politicized Religion in South Asia. Edited by PATRICIA JEFFERY and A M R I T A BASU. New York: Routledge, 1998. xi, 296 pp. $19.95 (paper). This volume...