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   1 Keller, Sara (ed)
Port towns of Gujarat / Sara Keller and Michael Pearson.-
Delhi: Primus Books, 2015.
xxvii, 332p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9789384082161.
307.760954 KEL 144584
This book offers new insights on cost-hinterland
connections, urban morphology, port cities and littoral
societies, the role of Gujarat in the Indian Ocean and
data on the history of Gujarat, the Indian Ocean, and the
many great port cities on India s northwest coast. With
contributions by subject specialists who have worked
extensively on port cities, and who provide new and
innovative perspectives, this book will appeal to
historians, urban geographers, economists and other
social scientists.

** Port cities -- India -- Gujarat -- History --
Congresses , Shipping -- India -- Gujarat -- History --
Congresses , Port cities
   2 Janardhan, V
Industrial relations inIndia : towards a new socio-
political approach / V Janardhan.-- Hyderabad: Orient
BlackSwan, 2016.
xxiv, 199p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9788125062332.
331.0954 JAN 144583

** Industrial relations -- India , Industrial relations -
Social aspects -- India, Industrial relations --
Political aspects -- India
 346   PRIVATE LAW  
   3 Ali, Feroz
The Access regime : patent law reforms for affordable
medicines / Feroz Ali.-- New Delhi: Oxford University
Press, 2016.
xxxviii, 262p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9780199463480.
346.540486 ALI 144587
India-s post-TRIPS (Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual
Property Rights) patent law reforms, which incorporates a
remarkable array of flexibilities, is seen as a counter-
harmonization measure in direct opposition to the
dominant model of patent law pioneered by the United
States. India-s response, which represents an alternative
model of confirming to the TRIPS Agreement, has seen
stiff resistance in the form of counter-provisions in
Free Trade Agreements entered by the United States and
other countries. This book explains why India took that
unique route in patent law, details the provisions that
made the Indian patent law unique, and charters the
course for countries awaiting to follow the Indian

** Drugs -- India -- Patents , Patent laws and
legislation -- India , Medical care, Cost of -- Law and
legislation -- India

4 Bhan, Gautam
In the public-s interest : evictions, citizenship and
inequality in contemporary Delhi / Gautam Bhan.--
Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan, 2016.
xiv, 290p. , 22cm.
ISBN : 9788125062325.
346.540434 BHA 144582

** Internally displaced persons -- India -- Delhi --
Social conditions , Forced migration -- India -- Delhi ,
Urban poor -- India -- Delhi
   5 Gurukkal, Rajan
Rethinking classical indo-roman trade : political economy
of eastern mediterranean exchange relations / Rajan
Gurukkal.-- New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016.
xii, 330p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780199460854.
382.0934037 GUR 144585
India’s maritime contact with eastern Mediterranean and
classical Rome (c. 1st century BCE°3rd century CE) has
often been celebrated as °Indo-Roman trade° a prominent
theme in Indian historiography. Rajan Gurukkal critically
rethinks this exchange relation he argues that the
expression °Indo-Roman trade°, when examined in the light
of extant source material and theoretical insights, is a
misnomer. .

** India -- Commerce -- Rome , Rome -- Commerce -- India
India -- Commerce -- Middle East

6 Eacott, Jonathan
Selling empire : India in the making of Britain and
America 1600-1830 / Jonathan Eacott.-- Hyderabad: Orient
BlackSwan, 2016.
vii, 455p. , 25cm.
ISBN : 9788125061298.
382.609540903 EAC 144586
Linking four continents over three centuries, this book
demonstrates the centrality of India--both as an idea and
a place--to the making of a global British imperial
system. In the seventeenth century, Britain was
economically, politically, and militarily weaker than
India, but Britons increasingly made use of India-s
strengths to build their own empire in both America and
Asia. Early English colonial promoters first envisioned
America as a potential India, hoping that the nascent
Atlantic colonies could produce Asian raw materials. When
this vision failed to materialize, Britain-s circulation
of Indian manufactured goods--from umbrellas to cottons--
to Africa, Europe, and America then established an empire
of goods and the supposed good of empire. The author
recasts the British empire-s chronology and geography by
situating the development of consumer culture, the
American Revolution, and British industrialization in the
commercial intersections linking the Atlantic and Indian

** Imperialism -- Economic aspects , Great Britain --
Colonies -- India , Great Britain -- Colonies -- America
   7 Eco, Unberto
The Name of the rose / Unberto Eco.-- London: Vintage
Books, 2014.
579p. , 20cm.
ISBN : 9780749397050.
853.914 ECO 144591
The year is 1327. Brother William of Baskerville arrives
at a wealthy Italian abbey on theological business. When
his delicate mission is overshadowed by seven bizarre
deaths, Brother William turn detective. He collects
evidence, deciphers secret symbols and coded manuscripts,
and digs into eerie labyrinth of the abbey, where
extraordinary things happen under the cover of night.

** Monastic and religious life-Italy-History- idle Ages,
600-1500--Fiction, Monastic libraries--Italy--Fiction,
Italy--Church history -- 476-1400 -- Fiction
   8 Childe, V Gordon
What happened in history / V Gordon Childe.-- Delhi:
Aakar Books, 2016.
288p. , 21cm.
ISBN : 9789350023693.
930.1 CHI 144593

** Civilization, Ancient, History, Ancient, Prehistoric
   9 Bandyopadhyay, Sekhar
Decolonisation and the politocs of transition in South
Asia / Sekhar Bandyopadhyay.-- Hyderabad:
Orient BlackSwan, 2016.
xiv, 440p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9788125062523.
954.04 BAN 144581
This volume interrogates the concept of decolonization,
which is often taken to mean a transfer of power from a
colonial to an indigenous elite. However, decolonization
involved a much more complex historical experience for
the people of the postcolonial nations. It did not
necessarily mean a clinical break with the past, but was
rather an incomplete, complicated process, as different
groups began to seek different meanings of freedom and
imagined multiple pathways for their future development.
Old nationalisms were questioned and new identities were
born, as fresh boundaries were drawn, both geographically
and socially. .

** Decolonization- India - History,
Decolonization -South Asia - History, India- Politics and
government - 1947-

10 Ghosh, Anindita
Claiming the city : protest, crime, and scandals in
colonial Calcutta, c.1860-1920 / Anindita Ghosh.-- New
Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016.
x, 328p. , 23cm.
ISBN : 9780199464791.
954.14 GHO 144580
Departing from approaches that see the city as the
unproblematic product of British initiative and
disciplining, -Claiming the city- presents the urban
processes shaping Calcutta as contested and partially
indigenous. In a crucial intervention the work studies
how the colonial urban was not just born out of the
ordered institutional spaces inscribed by public parks
and squares, sewers and water supplies, roads and
tramways, but also the more plebeian imprint of their
circumvention by the city’s inhabitants - through their
use of this civic infrastructure, violence, protest and
street demonstrations. In the process the book also
traces the ways in which the once proverbial City of
Palaces turned by the early twentieth century into a city
of endemic unrest and political strife.

** Kolkata (India) -- History -- 19th century, Kolkata
(India) -- History -- 20th century, India -- Social
conditions -- 19th century.



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