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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Rule of the Commoner: DMK and the Formations of the Political in Tamil Nadu, 1949–1967 edited by Rajan Kurai Krishnan, Ravindran Sriramachandran, V M S Subagunarajan, New York and London: Cambridge...
The Punjab Borderland: Mobility, Materiality and Militancy 1947–1987 by Ilyas Chatha, Cambridge University Press, 2022; pp 334, $110 (hardback).
The Truth Pill: The Myth of Drug Regulation in India by Dinesh S Thakur and Prashant Reddy T, London, New York; Sydney, Toronto; New Delhi: Simon and Schuster India, 2022; pp 62 + 450, ` 899 (...
Homeland Insecurities: Autonomy, Conflict and Migration in Assam by Sanjoy Barbora, Oxford University Press, pp 251, ` 1,495.
Bibi’s Room: Hyderabadi Women and Twentieth-Century Urdu Prose by Nazia Akhtar, Orient BlackSwan, 2022; pp 432, ` 995.
Cultivating Democracy: Politics and Citizenship in Agrarian India by Mukulika Banerjee, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2021; pp 237, ` 995 (hardbound).
Region, Religion and Politics: 100 Years of Shiromani Akali Dal by Amarjit Singh Narang, New York: Routledge, 2022; pp 420, $128 (paperback).
Debt, Trust, and Reputation: Extra-legal Finance in Northern India by Sebastian Schwecke, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022; pp 372, price not stated (hardcover).
Distress in the Fields: Indian Agriculture after Economic Liberalization edited by R Ramakumar, New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2022; pp 484, ` 1,500.
Home, Belonging and Memory in Migration: Leaving and Living edited by Sadan Jha and Pushpendra Kumar Singh, London and New York: Routledge, 2022; pp 312, ` 1,595 .
Foreshadowing the Great Rebellion: The Vellore Revolt, 1806 by K A Manikumar, Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan, 2021; pp 288, ` 695.
Community Radio Policies in South Asia: A Deliberative Policy Ecology Approach by Preeti Raghunath, Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020; pp xxiii+ ` 370 (hardcover).
Women and Work in Rural India edited by Madhura Swaminathan, Shruti Nagbhushan and V K Ramachandran, New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2020; pp 380, ` 995.
The Demolition and the Verdict: Ayodhya and the Project to Reconfigure India by Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay, New Delhi: Speaking Tiger, 2021; pp xvii + 317, ` 699 (paperback).
Making India Great Again: Learning from Our History by Meeta and Rajivlochan, New Delhi: Manohar, 2020; pp 299, ` 1,495 (hardcover).


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