Much of the history of Jammu and Kashmir has been written from the lens of ongoing territorial conflict between the nations of India and Pakistan. Within such a narrative a complex story of the Princely past of the state gets lost and we tend to forget the territorial limits of Indian nationalism as it existed. The book titled ‘Hindu Rulers, Muslim Subjects’ by Dr. Mridu Rai sheds light on this important aspect of Jammu and Kashmir’s history.
This book is just a lead to my idea of economics being made accessible. Author Tim Harford says in the book, “Economics is about people – something that economists have done a very bad job at explaining.”
Future Tenses by Nitisha Kaul
My raison d’etre for choosing this book was to delve deep into the dispute and to get a perspective of the life of people currently living in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
In this article, I wish to delve deeper into this “wound” that comes across as a scar even today in modern India.
Raghu Karnad recounted what it means to tell stories that are both an attempt to rewrite history and to understand the world that he comes
Steven I. Wilkinson in his book ‘Votes and Violence: Electoral competition and ethnic riots in India’ explores the problem of variability in ethnic violence
By Arjun Badola The novel, Crime and punishment, is written by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky who shows us the plight of an ordinary person
In this article, Madhurantika reviews the book “Becoming Indian: The Unfinished Revolution of Culture and Identity” by Pavan K Varma
In this article, Niharika Yadav reviews Lowell Dittmer’s book “China’s Asia: Triangular Dynamics Since the Cold War”
In this book review, Aabhinav talks about the book “Coming out as a Dalit” by Yashica Dutt.
In this article, Nicolas de Zamaróczy reviews Give a Man a Fish: Reflections on the New Politics of Distribution (Duke University Press, 2015) by James Ferguson.
The following paper deals with the review of the book ‘Moral Economy’ written by Samuel Bowles which was published in 2016. The paper uses critical and constructive analyses to extract crucial insights. It summarizes the major theme of the book and discusses the relevant evidence that is put forward in the book to convey the message. Then, it discusses major experiments used in the book to justify the arguments that the author is trying to make for the stakeholders of the state. Finally, before the conclusion, a critical view has been presented to showcase what alternative argument could be presented to the hypothesis presented in the book.