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 VOL. VI  NOS. 7 & 8 40 PAGES    MAY - JUNE  2001
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4 Indira: The Life of Indira Nehru Gandhi by Katherine Frank   Uma Vasudev
5 The Scope of Happiness:A Personal Memoir by Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit and Before Freedom: Nehru's Letters to his Sister edited by Nayantara Sahgal   H.Y. Sharada Prasad
7 Gandhi's Passion:Tbe Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi by Stanley Wolpert; Gandhi: Struggling for Autonomy by Ronald J. Terchek; Gandhi: Freedom and Self-Rule edited by Anthony J. Parel   Sucheta Mahajan
9 Subhas: A Political Biography by Sitanshu Das   Sumit Chakravartty
11 1933, The Black Year. Testimonies from the Famine in the Ukraine edited by Georges Sokoloff, translated from the Ukrainian by Volodymyr Bojczuk, Kalena Houzar-Uhryn and Oleg Plioutch   Jean Jacques Marie
12 How It All Began: The Prison Novel by Nikolai Bukharin, translated from the Russian by George Shriver and introduced by Stephen F. Cohen   Arup Banerji
15 On My Country and the World by Mikhail S. Gorbachev   Shankar Sharan
17 Globalisation from Below: The Power of Solidarity by Jeremy Brecher, Tim Costelo and Brendan Smith   Peter Waterman
19 Dostoevsky: The Miraculous Years 1865-71 by Joseph Frank   Shamlal
20 Tribute to R.K. Narayan   G.J.V. Prasad
21 The Last Jet-Engine Laugh by Ruchir Joshi   Anita Roy
23 An Anthropologist Among the Marxists and Other Essays by Ramachandra Guha   Amit Sengupta
24 Viramma: Life of a Dalit by Viramma, Josiane Racine and Jean-Luc Racine, translated by Will Hobson   Majid H. Siddiqi
25 Forest Interludes: A Collection of Journals & Fiction by Anita Agnihotri   Pradeep Bhattacharya
27 Local Democracy and Development: People's Campaign for Decentralized Planning in Kerala by T.M. Thomas Isaac and Richard W. Franke   Niraja Gopal Jayal
28 The Seven Sisters of lndia: Tribal Worlds between Tibet and Burma by Aglaja Stirn and Peter van Ham   Amita Baviskar
30 Rites of Passage: Border Crossings, Imagined Homelands, India's East and Bangladesh by Sanjoy Hazarika   Debashish Munshi
31 The Periphery Strikes Back: Challenges to the Nation-State in Assam and Nagaland by Udayon Misra   K. S. Subramanian
33 Disciplining Punishment: Colonialism and Convict Society in the Andaman Islands by Satadru Sen   Aparna Vaidik
35 Jibananda Das: Short Fiction, 1931-33 translated from the Bengali by Gautam Chakravarty   Joe Winter
36 Sensum: Collected Poems 1965-2000 by Sunita Jain   Lakshmi Kannan
37 When Was Modernism: Essays on Contemporary Cultural Practice in India by Geeta Kapur   Tapati Guha-Thakurta
ARUP BANERJI teaches Russian and West European History in the Department of History, Delhi University.
AMITA BAVISKAR teaches Sociology at Delhi University. She is the author of In the Belly of the River: Tribal Conflicts over Development in the Narmada Valley.
PRADIP BHATTACHARYA belongs to the Indian Administrative Service and has written several books on the Mahabharata and papers on comparative mythology.
SUMIT CHAKRAVARTTY is Editor, Mainstream.
NIRAJA GOPAL JAYAL teaches at the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University and is the author of Democracy and the State: Welfare, Secularism and Development in Contemporary India (Oxford University Press, 1999).
LAKSHMI KANNAN writes in English and Tamil, using the pen name Kaaveri for her writing in Tamil. She writes poetry, fiction and criticism and has also translated extensively from Tamil to English.
SUCHETA MAHAJAN teaches History at the Delhi College of Arts and Commerce and is the author of Independence and Partition: The Erosion of Colonial Power in India (Sage, 2000).
DEBASHISH MUNSHI teaches Management Communication at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
G.J.V. PRASAD discusses life and literature at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Novelist, poet, and critic, he has been published extensively in India and abroad. He also translates from Tamil and received the Katha Award for translation along with his wife, N. Kamala, in 1998.
H. Y SHARADA PRASAD worked in the Prime Ministers Office as Information Adviser to Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi.
ANITA ROY is an editor and writer, and is Head of Publishing at Dorling Kindersley India, New Delhi.
AMIT SENGUPTA is Assistant Editor at The Hindustan Times.
SHANKAR SHARAN has a Ph.D. in Soviet Political History. He is currently a researcher at the Tibetan Parliamentary and Policy Research Centre, New Delhi.
K. S. SUBRAMANIAN is a former IAS officer and Director General of a Para-Statal Rural Development Training and Research Institute in the Northeast.
MAJID H. SIDDIQI teaches History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
TAPATI GUHA-THAKURTA is an art-historian and a Fellow in History at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata.
APARNA VAIDIK is a research scholar working on the history of the Andaman Islands at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
UMA VASUDEV is a writer and filmmaker. She has also written two biographies of Indira Gandhi.
PETER WATERMAN is author of Globalisation, Social Movements and the New Internationalisms (Cassell, London, 1998) and co-editor of Labour Worldwide in the Era of Globalisation: Alternative Union Models in the New World Order (Macmillan, London, 1999).
JOE WINTER is a translator and poet based in Kolkata.