NEW ARRIVALS


On Display from 9th April to 16th April 2018


  • Livelihood strategies in southern India: conservation and poverty reduction in forest fringes edited by Seema Purushothaman and Rosa Abraham

  • Understaniding human ecology: a systems approach to sustainability by Robert Dyball and Barry Newell

  • CEMS: Continuous Emission Monitoring System: a technical guidance manual by Dave Curtis, William Averdieck and Sanjeev Kumar Kanchan

  • Environment reader for universities edited by Richard Mahapatra et al.

  • State of India's environment 2018: a Down to Earth mannual edited by Sunita narain et al.

  • Mistrust: an ethnographic theory by Matthew Carey

  • Borderland politics in northern India edited by Yu-Wen Chen and Chih-yu Shih

  • Implementing public policy: an introduction to the study of operational governance by Michael Hill and Peter Hupe

  • First food: culture of taste edited by Aditya Misra et al.

Previous Weeks



  • From Volga to Ganga: a picture in nineteen stories of the historical, economic and political evolution of the human society from 6000 B.C. to 1922 A.D. translated by Victor Kiernan

  • Development's displacements: ecologies, economies, and cultures at risk edited by Peter Vandergeest, Pablo Idahosa, and Pablo S. Bose.

  • States of knowledge: the co-production of science and social order edited by Sheila Jasanoff

  • Audit cultures: anthropological studies in accountability, ethics, and the academy edited by Marilyn Strathern

  • After the fact: two countries, four decades, one anthropologist by Clifford Geertz

  • Railroaded: the transcontinentals and the making of modern America by Richard White

  • The nervous system by Michael Taussig


  • Culture and the environment in the Himalaya edited by Arjun Guneratne

  • Dispossessing the wilderness: Indian removal and the making of the national parks by Mark David Spence

  • Instituting nature: authority, expertise, and power in Mexican forests by Andrew S. Mathews

  • Water cinflicts in Northeast India edited by K.J. Joy. Partha J. Das et al.

  • eFieldnotes: the makings of anthropology in the digital world edited by Roger Sanjek and Susan W. Tratner

  • Together we empower: rekindling hope in rural India 2nd ed. by Marly Cornell

  • The anthropology of conservation NGOs: rethinking the boundaries edited by Peter Bille Larsen and Dan Brockington

  • Reciprocity and redistribution in Andean civilizations : the 1969 Lewis Henry Morgan lectures by John V. Murra


  • Nature protests: the end of ecology in Slovakia by Edward Snajdr

  • Foests are gold: trees, people, and environmental rule in Vietnam by Pamela D McElwee

  • Being and place among the Tlingit by Thomas F. Thornton

  • Pure tea: ancient caravans and urban chic by Jinghong Zhang

  • Conjuring property: speculation and environmental futures in the Brazilian Amazon by Jeremy M. Campbell

  • Against purity: living ethically in compromised times by Alexis Shotwell

  • Property and politics in Sabha, Malaysia: native struggles over land rights by Amity A. Doolittle

  • Hydraulic city: water and the infrastructures of citizenship in Mumbai by Nikhil Anand

  • The end of capitalism (as we knew it): a feminist critique of political economy by J.K. Gibson-Graham


  • Forests of belonging: identities, ethnicities, and stereotypes in the Cango river basin by Stephanie Rupp

  • Andean waterways: resource politics in highland Peru by Mattias Borg Rasmussen

  • Globalisation and cultural practices in mountain areas: dynamics, dimensions and implications edited by Mahendra P. Lama

  • Balancing individualism and collectivism: social environmental justice edited by janet McIntyre-Mills, Norma Romm and Yvonne Corcoran-Nantes

  • Gorkhaland: crisis of statehood by Romit Bagchi

  • Many tongues, one people: the making of Tharu identity in Nepal by Arjun Guneratne

  • Rival claims: ethnic violence and territoial autonomy under Indian federalism by Bethany Lacina

  • Tahiti beyond the postcard: power, place, and everyday life by Miriam Kahn

  • Enclosed: conservation, cattle, and commerce among the Q'eqchi Maya lowlanders by Liza Grandia


  • From enslavement to environmentalism: politics on a southern African frontier by David McDermott Hughes

  • Empowering Darjeeling hills: an experience with Darjeeling Gorkha Hills Council by Dilip Kumar Sarkar and Dhrubojyoti Bhaumik

  • Learning from Gal Oya: Possibilities for participatory development and post-newtonian social science by Norman Uphoff

  • Fossil capital: the rise of steam power and the roots of global warming by Andreas Malm

  • Other geographies: the influences of Michael Watts edited by Sharad Chari, Susanne Freidberg et al.

  • How India sees the world: Kautilya to the 21st century by Shyam Saran

  • Building the Ambedkar revolution: Sambhaji Tukaram Gaikwad and the Kokan dalits by Gail Omvedt

  • Everybody lies: what the internet can tell us about who we really are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

  • Sense and solidarity: jholawala economics for everyone by Jean Dreze

  • Wilderness tales from Similipal by Satyesh Naik


  • Routledge handbook of environmental anthropology edited by Helen Kopnina and Eleanor Shoreman-Ouiment

  • Methods for sustainability research edited by Janette Hartz-Karp and Dora Marinova

  • Democratic decentralisation through a natural resource lens edited by jesse C. Ribot and anne M. Larson

  • The origins of Himalayan studies: Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling 1820-1858 edited by David M. Waterh ouse

  • A Practice of anthropology: the thought and influence of Marshall Sahlins edited by Alex Golub, Daniel Rosenblatt, a nd John D. Kelly

  • Fieldwork is not what it used to be: learning anthropology's method in a time transition edited by James D. Faubion and George E. Marcus

  • There's a carnival today by Indra Bahadur Rai

  • The partners principles for community-based conservation by Charudutt Mishra

  • The illegal city: space, law and gender in a Delhi squatter settlement by Ayona Datta

  • The Rohingyas; inside myanmar's hidden genocide by Azeem Ibrahim


  • When nature goes public: the making and unmaking of bioprospecting in Mexico by Cori Hayden

  • Stoneage economics by Marshall Sahlins

  • Tsukiji: the fish market at the center of the world by Theodore C. Bestor

  • Free trade nation: commerce, consumption, and civil society in modern Britain by Frank Trentmann

  • The magical state: nature, money, and modernity in Venezuela by fernado Cronil

  • Before the law: human and other animals in a biopolitical frame by Cary Wolfe

  • Europe and people without history by Eric R. Wolf

  • A history of the modern fact: problems of knowledge science of wealth and sciety by Mary Poovey

  • Gifts and commodities by C.A. Gregory

  • Life among the anthros and other essays by Clifford Geertz


    • Ecology and natural history of tropical bees by David W. Roubik

    • Against the grain: a deep history of the earliest states by James C. Scott

    • Philosophy and the mirror of nature by Richard Rorty

    • Nepali community in India by Suman Raj Timsina

    • The emperor of all maladies: a biography of cancer by Sidhartha Mukherjee

    • The Saltwater frontier: Indians and the cintest for the American coast by Anderw Lipman

    • Foreign news: exploring the world foreign correspondents by Ulf Hannerz

    • Where India goes: abandoned toilets, stunted development and the costs of caste by Diane Coffey and Dean Spears

    • The paradox of liberation: secular revolutions and religious counterrevolutins by Michael Walzer

    • Rethinking expertise by Harry Collins and Robert Evans

    • Small states syndrome in India by B.B.Kumar


    • State of the Apes 2013: extractive industries and ape conservation edited by Helga Rainer et al.

    • A life with wildlife: from princely India to the present by M.K. Ranjitsinh

    • Indian village: a conceptual history by Manish Thakur

    • The Vanishing: India's wildlife crisis by Prerna Singh Bindra

    • The Making of exile: sindhi hindus and the partition of India by Nandita Bhavnani

    • The Rebel by Albert Camus

    • On being human by Erich fromm

    • Lyrical ballads: with a few other poems by William wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    • Empire of things: how we became a world of consumers, from the fifteenth century to the twenty-first by Frank Trentmann

    • Is that even a country, sir!: journey in the northeast India by rain, bus and tractor by Anil Yadav


    • Population and development in North East India edited by Bimal J. Deb

    • Population poverty and environment in North East India edited by B. Datta Ray, H.K. Mazhari et al.

    • The land question in India: state, dispossession, and capitalist transition edited by Anthony P. D'Costa and Achin Chakraborty

    • Pathways to power: the domestic politics of South Asia edited by Arjun Guneratne and Anita M. Weiss

    • Alternative futures: India unshackled edited by Ashish Kothari and K.J. Joy

    • The Rebel: a biography of Ram Jethmalani by Susan Adelman

    • Hindutva or hind swaraj by U.R. Ananthamurthy

    • Misbehaving: the making of behavioural economics by Richard H. Thaler

    • The state of being stateless : an account of Suth Asia

    • Staking claims: the politics of social movements in contemporary rural India edited by Uday Chandra and Daniel Taghioff



    • Half lion: how P.V.Narasimha Rao transformed India by Vinay Sitapati

    • Indira Gandhi: a life in nature by Jairam Ramesh

    • The hidden life of trees: how they feel, how they communicate; discoveries from a secret world by Peter Wohlleben

    • To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee

    • The death of Ivan Ilyich and other stories by Leo Tolstoy

    • Political Violence in Ancient India by Upinder Singh

    • After piketty: the agenda for economics and inequality edited by Heather Boushey and J. Bradford Delong

    • Nudge: improving decisions about health, wealth and happiness by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

    • Blood red river: a journey into the heart of India's development conflict by Rohit Prasad


    • Statistics for ecologists using R and excel:data collection, exploration, analysis and presentation by Mark Gardener

    • A rule of property for Bengal: an essay on the idea of permanent settlement by Ranajit Guha

    • Pipe politics, contested waters: embedded infrastructures of millennial Mumbai by Lisa Bjorkman

    • Politics and the right to work: India's national rural employment guarantee Act by Rob Jenkins and James Manor

    • Plant functional traits along altitudinal gardients: new insights from the Cordoba mountains(Argentaina)by Thomas Kiebacher

    • Tibet wild: a naturalist's journeys on the roof of the world by George B. Schaller

    • Seeing the forest and the trees: human-environment interactions in forest ecosystems edited by Emilio F. Moran and Elinor Ostrom

    • Sounding the limits of life: essays in the anthropology of biology and beyond by Stefan Helmreich

    • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

    • Thinking in systems: a primer by Donella H. Meadows

    • Democracy in the woods: environmental conservation and social justice in India, Tanzania, and Mexico by Prakash Kashwan

    • Scarcity, entitlements and the economics of water in devoloping countries by P.B. Anand

    • Business dynamics: Systems thinking for a complex world by John D. Sterman

    • The promise of the metropolis: Bangalore's twentieth century by Janaki Nair


    • Development and environmental policy in India: the last few decads by Kanchan Chopra

    • Towards a critical medical practice: reflections on the dilemmas of medical culture today edited by Anand Zachariah

    • Field days: a naturalist's journey through south and southeast Asia by AJT Johnsingh

    • Sociology and history: dialogues towards integration by A.M. Shah

    • Land filled with flies: a political economy of the Kalahari by Edwin N. Wilmsen

    • The Human condtion by Hannah Arendt

    • Sinister yogies by David Gordon White

    • Sounding the limits of life: essays in the anthropology of biology and beyond by Stefan Helmreich

    • The Theory of ecological communities by Mark Vellend

    • The Hindu tantric world: an overview by Andre Padoux

    • The retreat of the elephants: an environmental history of Chaina by Mark Elvin

    • Flora of the Southern Western Ghats and Palnis: a field guide by Pippa Mukherjee

    • The predicament of culture: twentieth-century ethnography literature, and art by James Clifford

    • Environmental protest in Western Europe edited by Christopher Roots


    • The World of the Tamil merchants: poineers of international trade by Kanakalatha Mukund

    • The Mouse merchant: money in ancient India by Arshia Sattar

    • Ecofeminism and systems thinking by Anne Stephens

    • Birds, wild animals and agriculture: conflict and coexistence in India by Tara Gandhi

    • Ecopsychology: restoring the earth ealing the mind edited by Theodore Rozak, Mary E. Gomes et al.

    • Vital signs: psychological responses to ecological crisis edited by Mary-Jayne Rust and Nick Totton

    • Slow violence and the environmentalism of the poor by Rob Nixon

    • The Nature of Design: ecology, culture and human intentiom by David W. Orr

    • Environmentalism of the rich by Peter Dauvergne

    • The Global world of Indian merchants 1750-1947: trade of Sind from Bukhara to Panama by Claode Markovits

    • Subjects, citizens and law: colonial and independent India edited by Gunnel Cederlof and Sanjukta Das Gupta

    • The Burning forest: India's war in Bastar by Nandini Sundar

    • An Anthology of writings on the Ganga: Goddess and river in history, culture, and society edited by Assa Doron, Richard Barz et al.


    • Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everthing

    • Begums, thugs & Englishmen by Fanny Parkes

    • Rabies: scientific basis of the disease and its management edited by Alan C. Jackson

    • A Feast of vultures: the hidden business of democracy in India by Josy Joseph

    • A Theory of imperialism by Utsa Patnaik and Prabhat Patnaik

    • Nature and Psyche: radical environmentalism and the politics of subjectivity by David W. Kidner

    • Women water professionals: inspiring stories from south asia edited by Sumi Krishna and Arpita De

    • Rethinking Revolution edited by Leo Panitch and Greg Albo

    • Radical ecopsychology: psychology in the service of life by Andy Fisher

    • Artha Shastra: the science of wealth by Thomas R. Trautmann

    • The story of Indian business edited by Gurucharan Das

    • Coming to terms with nature edited by Leo Panitch and Colin Leys

    • Th East India company: the world's most powerful corporation by Thirthankar Roy

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