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Respectable Woman
ISBN: HB: 9789385932472, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, May 2019
220 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
The Second World War has just ended. The Japanese have departed. In Nagaland in northeast India – one of the key theaters of the battle – political unrest and tremendous social changes have generated new social problems. For returning soldiers and ot...
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£15,00
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Freedom Fables Satire and Politics in Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain's Writings
ISBN: HB: 9789385932489, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, April 2019
220 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
From the writer of the delightful utopian fantasy "Sultana's Dream" come these witty tales describing the twists and turns of India's two-hundred-year relationship with the Imperial British. Available to contemporary English readers for the first tim...
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Forbidden
ISBN: HB: 9789385932274, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, March 2019
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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Language They Chose Women's Writing in Urdu, Volume I: Fiction
ISBN: HB: 9789384757892, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, March 2019
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 Chos...
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£22,00
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Language They Chose Women's Writing in Urdu, Volume II: Non-Fiction
ISBN: HB: 9789384757908, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, March 2019
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 Chos...
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£22,50
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Gender and Governance Studies From South Asia
ISBN: HB: 9789385932403, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, March 2019
400 pp., 21.6x14 cm
"Gender and Governance" examines how different governance structures affect gender in five specific locations in South Asia: Swat in Pakistan, the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh, the Northern Province in Sri Lanka, and Kashmir and Manipur in In...
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£26,50
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From Possession to Freedom The Journey of Nili-Nilakeci
ISBN: HB: 9789385932281, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, March 2019
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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£30,00
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Inherited Memories The Third Generation Remembers Partition in Bengal
ISBN: HB: 9789385932250, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, March 2019
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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£26,50
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Lifelines New Writing from Bangladesh
ISBN: PB: 9789381017845, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, March 2019
192 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
The first collection of its kind, "Lifelines" presents new work by young female writers from Bangladesh. Their stories portray multifaceted characters trying to take control of their own destinies, challenging stereotypes that cast the complex countr...
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£11,50
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Breaching the Citadel The India Papers
ISBN: HB: 9789384757786, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, March 2019
320 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm
"Breaching the Citadel", part of the Sexual Violence and Impunity in South Asia series, supported by the International Development Research Centre, Canada, puts India in focus, showcasing new and pathbreaking research on sexual violence and impunity....
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