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Arvind N. Das (6.9.1948 - 6.8.2000)
Editor Emeritus:
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   VOL. V  NOS. 9 & 10 40 PAGES SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2000
4 Chronicles of Our Time by Andre Beteille and Institutions and Inequalities: Essays in Honour of Andre Beteille edited by Ramachandra Guha and Jonathan Parry Amita Baviskar
5 The Third World in the Age of Globalisation: Requiem or New Agenda? by Ash Narain Roy Peter Sinai
6 Beyond Autonomy: Roots of India's Foreign Policy by A.K. Damodaran J. N. Dixit
7 Perpsectives on National Security in South Asia: In Search of a New Paradigm edited by P. R. Chari Kanti Bajpai
8 Dragon Fire by Humphrey Hawksley &
An arsenal of inanities?
John Elliott & Shekhar Gupta
10 Electoral Politics in South Asia edited by Subho Basu and Suranjan Das Prannoy Roy
11 Food Policy and the Indian State: The Public Distribution System in South Asia by Jos Mooij Stuart Corbridge & Alpa Shah
12 Weakening Welfare: The Public Distribution of Food in India by Madhura Swaminathan Alok Sinha
14 British Rule on Indian Soil: North India in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century by Michael Mann and State, Society and Ecology: Gorakhpur in Transition 1750-1830 by Meena Bhargava N. C. Saxena
16 Kasturba: a Life by Arun Gandhi Sagarika Ghose
17 Dalai Lama, My Son - A Mother's Story Baldev S. Chauhan
18 Against All Odds by Kishore Shantabai Kale Radhika Jha
19 Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of Postmodern Analysis by Haideh Moghissi and The Emergence of Feminism Among Indian Muslim Women 1920-1947 by Azra Asghar Ali Seema Kazi
21 Getting There by Manjula Padmanabhan Mukul Kesavan
22 Surviving Women by Jerry Pinto Vatsala Kaul
23 Love in a Dead Language by Lee Siegel Nilanjana S. Roy
24 Bitter Chocolate: Child Sexual Abuse in India by Pinki Virani Alice Albinia
25 Lewis Carroll: A Portrait with Background by Donald Thomas Rumina Sethi
26 Harry Potter and the Freudian Romance. An Essay Shiva Kumar Srinivasan
27 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling Ralph Mathers
28 Australia, The New New World: Granta 70/The Magazine of New Writing edited by Ian Jack Shuddhabrata Sengupta
30 Floating Lives: The Media and the Asian Diasporas-Negotiating Cultural Identity through Media edited by Stuart Cunningham and John Sinclair Abhijit Roy
32 The Essential Mystery: Major Filmmakers of Indian Art Cinema
by John W. Hood
Uma Mahadevan-Dasgupta
33 All You Want is Money, All You Need is Love: Sex and Romance in Modern India by Rachel Dwyer Ranjana Sengupta
35 The Absence Trilogy by Mrinal Sen Shohini Ghosh
36 Goya, The Last Carnival by Victor I. Stoichita and Anna Maria
Coderich and Goya by Lorenzo Mochi Onori
Chiara Gauna & Maria B. Failla
37 Seagull Books Catalogue 1999 designed by Naveen Kishore and
edited by Anjum Katyal
Shuddhabrata Sengupta
KANTI BAJPAI teaches at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and is presently a Visiting Fellow at the Joan B. Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame.
AMITA BAVISKAR teaches Sociology at the University of Delhi.
BALDEV S. CHAUHAN is a Shimla-based journalist and critic.
STUART CORBRIDGE teaches Geography and International Studies at the Universities of Cambridge (UK) and Miami (US).
JOHN ELLIOTT is a former journalist with the Financial Times whose postings have included New Delhi and Hong Kong. He now writes from New Delhi for Fortune magazine, the New Statesman, and other publications.
J.N. DIXIT is former Foreign Secretary and former member of the National Security Advisory Board of India.
MARIA BEATRICE FAILLA is a Ph.D student in History of Art at the University of Genoa, Italy.
CHIARA GAUNA is a Ph.D student in History of Art at the University of Torino, Italy.
SAGARIKA GHOSE is Senior Special Correspondent for Outlook and author of the novel The Gin Drinkers.
SHOHINI GHOSH is a Reader at AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
SHEKHAR GUPTA is the Editor of the Indian Express.
RADHIKA JHA is a dancer and the author of the novel Smell.
VATSALA KAUL is the Editor of Teens Today and a woman who has survived men trying to survive women who have survived men.
SEEMA KAZI is a freelance researcher who has worked on human rights with special reference to Muslim women for the past ten years.
MUKUL KESAVAN teaches history at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, and is the author of the novel Looking Through Glass.
UMA MAHADEVAN-DASGUPTA is a civil servant based in Mumbai.
RALPH MATHERS is thirteen years old.
ABHIJIT ROY is a lecturer at the Department of Film Studies, Jadavpur University, Calcutta.
NILANJANA S. ROY is the Books Page Editor of Outlook and a Delhi-based freelance writer on arts and books.
PRANNOY ROY is President of New Delhi Television.
N.C. SAXENA is a member of the Administrative Service and is the Secretary of the Planning Commission, Government of India.
RANJANA SENGUPTA has worked as a journalist and is presently writing a biography of Delhi.
SHUDDHABRATA SENGUPTA is a documentary film-maker with the Raqs Collective and a freelance writer based in New Delhi.
RUMINA SETHI is a Reader at the Department of English, Panjab University, Chandigarh. She is the author of Myths of the Nation.
ALPA SHAH is a Ph.D student in Social Anthropology and Political Science at the London School of Economics.
PETER SINAI is a former Ambassador of India.
ALOK SINHA belongs to the Indian Administrative Service and has spent six years directly and five years indirectly in Food Security Administration.
SHIVA KUMAR SRINIVASAN teaches at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.

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