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Language They Chose Women's Writing in Urdu Vol I: Fiction
ISBN: HB: 9789384757892, Zubaan Books, December 2018
300 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
During the last century, Urdu women writers have produced a substantial and varied body of work. Yet, it has been dismissed by literary scholars who, biased by gender and religion, have never given it the attention it deserves. "The Language They Cho...
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£22,00
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Language They Chose Women's Writing in Urdu Vol II: Non-Fiction
ISBN: HB: 9789384757908, Zubaan Books, December 2018
300 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
During the last century, Urdu women writers have produced a substantial and varied body of work. Yet, it has been dismissed by literary scholars who, biased by gender and religion, have never given it the attention it deserves. "The Language They Cho...
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Women and Partition A Reader
ISBN: PB: 9788189013363, Zubaan Books, December 2018
400 pp., 19.5x12.7 cm
Urvashi Butalia's work on the subject of Partition, the 1947 division of the Indian subcontinent, is internationally known. Her book "The Other Side of Silence" has been translated into more than ten languages and won several awards. In this new coll...
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£26,50
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Mahuldiha Days
ISBN: HB: 9789385932175, Zubaan Books, December 2018
200 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Set deep in the forests of Bengal, India, "Mahuldiha Days" is the moving story of a young woman coming of age in her personal and professional life. Anita Agnihotri paints a vivid picture in this novel of life in a rural Indian setting that is quickl...
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£15,00
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Makam
ISBN: PB: 9789381017654, Zubaan Books, December 2018
350 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
"Makam", which means "golden horse" in Cantonese, is a fictionalized historical account of the Chinese Assamese people in North-East India. The novel, by award-winning writer Rita Chowdhury, documents the struggles, suffering, and tragedies of the Ch...
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£11,50
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Disputed Legacies The Pakistan Papers
ISBN: HB: 9789385932090, Zubaan Books, December 2018
360 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Offering vital new perspectives on the role of sexual violence as a weapon of war in Pakistan, "Disputed Legacies" examines the situations that arise when secular law comes into conflict with traditional practice and belief and how this directly affe...
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£37,50
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Of Mothers and Others Stories, Essays, Poems
ISBN: HB: 9789381017869, Zubaan Books, November 2018
284 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Taking care of our women and children builds not just a generation but the nation itself, writes the Indian film star Shabana Azmi in her introduction to this unique volume. We neglect mothers at our own peril, at the peril of society. If we are to l...
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£16,00
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Forbidden
ISBN: HB: 9789385932274, Zubaan Books, November 2018
250 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
This novel tells the stories of three lives in parallel: the first in a city, the second in a small town, the third in a village. In each, the protagonist finds himself or herself caught in a dilemma of identity and desire, repeatedly coming back to...
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£14,50
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From Possession to Freedom The Journey of Nili-Nilakeci
ISBN: HB: 9789385932281, Zubaan Books, November 2018
280 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm
The Tamil text "Nilakeci", published between the first and fifth centuries, deals with Jaina philosophy through the use of an unusual literary technique: retrieving a pey, or possessing spirit (usually a woman), from the folk tradition and casting it...
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Inherited Memories The Third Generation Remembers Partition in Bengal
ISBN: HB: 9789385932250, Zubaan Books, November 2018
200 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 25 halftones
Seventy years after the violence and trauma of Partition, the living memories of that time are beginning to disappear as the men and women who lived through it are reaching the end of their lives. Many survivors have not wanted to speak, preferring t...
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