Body as an
instrument of power
Imperial Bodies: The Physical Experience of the Raj, c. 1800-1947.
by E. M. Collingham. Polity, Cambridge. Pages 273. £ 15.99.
Discontent & response: making the connection
Santosh K. Singh
Civil Society and Social Movements:
Essays in Political Sociology
by T. K. Oommen. Sage, New Delhi. Pages 267. Rs 495.
King of hearts
Down Memory Lane: A Memoir
by M. Y. Ghorpade. Penguin Books India. Pages 224. Rs 250.
the crest and the fall
Magical middle mountains
Touching Upon the Himalaya:
Excursions and Enquiries
by Bill Aitken. Indus Paperback. Pages 168. Rs 150.
Jubilee jaunts and taunts
The Sahitya Akademi’s golden jubilee celebration beginning on November 1 is marred by controversies. Akademi President Gopi Chand Narang, who was removed as vice-chairman of the National Council for promotion of Urdu language, answers a range of searching questions. Excerpts from an interview with
Signs and signatures
portrayed Vedantic India
Darshan Singh Maini
the rest can teach the West
Can Asians think?
Understanding the divide between East and West by Kishore Mahbubani.
Pages 263, Rs. 295.
Pehle Tumhara Khilna
by Vijendra Bharatiya, Jnanpith, New Delhi. Rs 90. Pages 120.