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   VOL. V  NOS. 7 & 8 40 PAGES JULY - AUGUST 2000
4 The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh Rukmini Bhaya Nair
6 History, Agency and Mukul Kesavan. An Essay Tabish Khair
8 Reading and Writing: A Personal Account by V. S. Naipaul and Stet by Diana Athill Shiva Kumar Srinivasan
10 Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje Anita Roy
11 Bodily Harm by Margaret Atwood Manjula Padmanabhan
12 Lost White Tribes: Journeys Among the Forgotten by Riccardo Orizio Andrew Whitehead
13 The Global Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls and The Search for Home by Pico Iyer and India: Another Millenium? edited by Romila Thapar Alice Albinia
15 Transforming India: Social and Political Dynamics of Democracy edited by Francine R. Frankel, Zoya Hansen, Rajeev Bhargava, and Balveer Arora Pran Chopra
17 Indira Gandhi, the 'Emergency' and Indian Democracy by P. N. Dhar Ira Pande
19 Interrogating Caste: Understanding Hierarchy and Difference in Indian Society by Dipankar Gupta Chandra Bhan Prasad
21 G.M. Syed: An Analysis of his Political Perspective by M.S. Korejo K.R. Malkani
22 Murder at Peshawar by Cheryl Benard and The Blue Direction and Other Stories by Aamer Hussein Shuddhabrata Sengupta
23 Hindi - Language, Discourse, Writing edited by Ashok Vajpei Gillian Wright
24 Bisrampur ka Sant by Srilal Shukla Avinash Kumar
26 Colonialism, Class and a History of the Calcutta Jute Millhands 1880-1930 by Parimal Ghosh Nandini Chatterjee
27 The Fracture Zone: A Return to the Balkans by Simon Winchester and Kosovo: War and Revenge by Tim Judah Tristram Stuart
29 Military Sociology: Global Perspectives edited by Leena Parmar Kaushik Roy
30 I, Rigoberto Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchu Shelley Walia
31 The Ambivalence of the Sacred: Religion, Violence and Reconciliation
by R. Scott Appleby
Harish Khare
32 Confronting Colonialism: Resistance and Modernization under Haidar Alí and Tipu Sultan edited by Irfan Habib Seema Alavi
33 Ancient Delhi by Upinder Singh Aparna Vaidik
34 Delhi-The Built Heritage: A Listing by INTACH Delhi Chapter William Dalrymple
36 Rich media, poor public. An Essay. Praful Bidwai
37 Remembering Arvind Narayan Das Dileep Padgaonkar
38 The last of the intellectuals Chandan Mitra
39 Chronicler of Bihar Rukmini Bhaya Nair, Walter Hauser
SEEMA ALAVI is Associate Professor of History at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
CHANDRA BHAN PRASAD is associated with the Dr. Ambedkar National Institute of Social Sciences, Madhya Pradesh as a Visiting Faculty.
RUKMINI BHAYA NAIR is Professor of Linguistics and English at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Her latest book is The Ayodhya Cantos (1999).
PRAFUL BIDWAI is a columnist with more than 25 publications. He is former Senior-Editor of The Times of India and has recently co-authored South Asia on A Short Fuse (Oxford University Press, 1999).
NANDINI CHATTERJEE is an M.Phil Research Scholar at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
PRAN CHOPRA is former Chief Editor of The Statesman and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.
WILLIAM DALRYMPLE is the author of City of Djinns and At the Court of the FishEyed Goddess. He is currently working on The White Moghuls, which will be published by HarperCollins Publishers next year.
AVINASH KUMAR is affiliated in the doctoral programme at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal University, New Delhi.
TABISH KHAIR is Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Copenhagen. He has published several books of poetry, the latest being Where Parallel Lines Meet (2000).
HARISH KHARE is an Associate Editor of The Hindu.
K.R. MALKANI is the Chief Editor of BJP Today.
MANJULA PADMANABHAN is a writer and artist living in New Delhi.
IRA PANDE is Senior Editor at Dorling Kindersely, New Delhi.
KAUSHIK ROY has just submitted his Ph.D thesis entitled "The Colonial Indian Army: Recruitment and Command Mechanism, 1859-1913", at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal University, New Delhi.
SHUDDHABRATA SENGUPTA is a documentary film-maker with the Raqs Collective and a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
SHIVA KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
TRISTRAM STUART is a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
APARNA VAIDIK is a Research Scholar working on the history of the Andaman Islands at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal University, New Delhi.
SHELLEY WALIA is Associate Professor of English at Panjab University, Chandigarh.
ANDREW WHITEHEAD presents The World Today on BBC World Service radio.
GILLIAN WRIGHT is a translator and author based in New Delhi.

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