By Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India
By Bimal Krishna Matilal
During this booklet, Matilal demonstrates how the paintings of classical Indian philosophers can tell the research of the philosophy of language. He offers now not easily an exposition, but in addition an research of classical theories, permitting the texts to talk for themselves. particular subject matters contain sphota conception, the observe as a unit of sentence, the matter of translation, and an elaboration of Bhatrhari's view of cognition.
By Chris Nierstrasz
The contention for alternate in tea and textiles among the English and Dutch East India businesses is particularly a lot a world heritage. This exchange is strongly hooked up to emblematic occasions corresponding to the hole of Western alternate with China, the Boston Tea celebration, the institution of British Empire in Bengal and the economic Revolution.
By Sujit Sivasundaram
By Edward Luce
Because the world's greatest democracy and a emerging foreign financial strength, India has lengthy been heralded for its nice strides in know-how and exchange. but it's also suffering from poverty, illiteracy, unemployment, and an unlimited array of different social and monetary concerns. right here, famous journalist and previous Financial Times South Asia bureau leader Edward Luce travels all through India's many areas, cultures, and non secular circles, investigating its fragile stability among culture and modernity. From conferences with key political figures to interesting encounters with spiritual pundits, financial professionals, and village workers, In Spite of the Gods is an interesting mixture of study and reportage that comprehensively depicts the nuances of India's complicated state of affairs and its position on this planet.
By Himadri Banerjee, Nilanjana Gupta, Sipra Mukherjee
This assortment brings jointly the tales of the Armenians, chinese language, Sikhs, ‘South Indians’, Bohra Muslims and different groups who've come and created this wondrous mosaic, town of Calcutta.
By Anindita Ghosh
This publication re-examines 'everyday resistance', gender and tool during the lens of women's reviews in colonial South Asia. relocating clear of knowledgeable and awesome figures and drawing on more than a few unconventional sources, it reveals a story of deep and enduring resistance provided via much less impressive girls of their day-by-day lives.