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January 31, 2019

Marrying for a Future: Transnational Sri Lankan Tamil Marriages in the Shadow of War

SIDHARTAN MAUNAGURU. (2019). Marrying for a Future: Transnational Sri Lankan Tamil Marriages in the Shadow of War (Global South Asia). University of Washington Press The civil war between the Sri Lankan state and Tamil militants, which ended in 2009, lasted more than three decades and led to mass migration, mainly to India, Canada, England, and …

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February 1, 2018

A Republic in the Making, India in the1950s

GYANESH KUDAISYA. (2017). A Republic in the Making, India in the1950s (1 ed.). New Delhi: Oxford University Press This work takes a critical look at India in the 1950s, a momentous decade in its contemporary history. It looks at the colossal challenges which India faced in its years after Independence and conveys a sense of …

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October 1, 2017

Singapore Indian Heritage

Singapore Indian Heritage is the Indian Heritage Centre’s first publication since the centre’s opening in 2015. It comprises essays by respected scholars and IHC’s curators on different aspects of Indian heritage, as told through the centre’s permanent galleries as well as catalogue entries featuring the centre’s collection of over 300 artefacts, photographs and documents. Edited …

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June 27, 2015

Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India

Ronojoy Sen, Columbia University Press, 2015 Reaching as far back as ancient times, Ronojoy Sen pairs a novel history of India’s engagement with sport and a probing analysis of its cultural and political development under monarchy and colonialism, and as an independent nation. Some sports that originated in India have fallen out of favor, while …

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