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Empty Room
ISBN: HB: 9789385932267, Zubaan Books, May 2018
320 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm,
In 1960s Karachi, a place of ever increasing violence and political and social uncertainty, a beautiful and talented artist, Tahira, tries to hold her life together as it shatters around her. Her marriage is quickly revealed to be a sham, a trap from...
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£19,00
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Indian Feminisms Individual and Collective Journeys
ISBN: HB: 9789385932021, Zubaan Books, May 2018
320 pp., 21.6x14 cm,
One of the most dynamic feminist movements in the world, Indian feminisms are seldom given the recognition they deserve, not only for the essential work they do but for the successes they've had. This collection of essays, written by well-known activ...
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£26,00
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Mahuldiha Days
ISBN: HB: 9789385932175, Zubaan Books, May 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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Mannequin Working Women in India's Glamour Industry
ISBN: HB: 9789385932229, Zubaan Books, May 2018
250 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm,
The fashion industry in India is huge, employing more than sixty million people and, at $70 billion, accounting for a sizable chunk of the nation's economic activity. Despite that, it remains a startlingly unprofessional industry – particularly when...
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£26,00
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Saga of Satisar
ISBN: PB: 9789381017630, Zubaan Books, May 2018
450 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm,
Combining myth, legend, geography, history, and politics, "The Saga of Satisar" is the panoramic history of the Kashmiri Pandits. In it, award-winning Hindi writer Chandrakanta unspools a novel that spans two centuries, illustrating how Kashmiri live...
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£19,00
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Landscapes of Fear Understanding Impunity in India
ISBN: PB: 9789383074938, ISBN: HB: 9789383074204, Zubaan Books, May 2018
600 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm,
"Landscapes of Fear" tackles a set of intricate questions about the workings of impunity in India. Considering why the world's largest democracy condones systematic violations of some human rights, and questioning how victims of abuse and survivors o...
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£26,00
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£34,00
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Makam
ISBN: PB: 9789381017654, Zubaan Books, May 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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£11,00
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Aosenla's Story
ISBN: PB: 9789384757977, Zubaan Books, May 2018
250 pp., 21.6x14 cm,
Seventy-year-old Temsula Ao is a pioneer of northeastern Indian literature, who was recognized with India's highest civilian honor in 2007 for her work. The author of many volumes of poetry and short stories, Ao returns in this book to her beloved Na...
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£14,00
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Disputed Legacies The Pakistan Papers
ISBN: HB: 9789385932090, Zubaan Books, May 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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£37,00
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Of Mothers and Others Stories, Essays, Poems
ISBN: HB: 9789381017869, Zubaan Books, May 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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