Books

Vendors

My books can be purchased through other online bookstores – for instance, in India/South Asia at Flipkart and Rediff


Book Titles

India and Civilizational Futures: Backwaters Collective on Metaphysics and Politics II

(Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2019).

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Available in the U.S. at Oxford University Press, Google Play, and AbeBooks

Available in India at Oxford University Press India and Flipkart


A Passionate Life: Writings by and on Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay

Co-edited with Ellen Carol DuBois (Delhi: Zubaan Books, 2017; distributed in the US by University of Chicago Press).

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Available in the U.S. at the University of Chicago Press, AbeBooks, and Google Play

Available in India at Zubaan Books and Amazon


India and the Unthinkable: Backwaters Collective on Metaphysics and Politics

Co-edited with Roby Rajan (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016).

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Available in the U.S. at Oxford University Press, AbeBooks, and BetterWorldBooks

Available in India at Oxford University Press India and Amazon


Dissenting Knowledges, Open Futures: The Multiple Selves and Strange Destinations of Ashis Nandy

(Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014).

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Available in the U.S. at Oxford University Press and AbeBooks

Available in India at Oxford University Press India and Amazon


The Oxford Anthology of the Modern Indian City: Making and Unmaking the City — Politics, Culture and Life Forms

(Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2013).

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and companion volume:

The Oxford Anthology of the Modern Indian City:  The City In Its Plenitude

(Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2013).

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Both available in the U.S. at Oxford University Press and AbeBooks

Both available in India at Oxford University Press India and Flipkart


Deewaar: The Footpath, the City, and the Angry Young Man

(Delhi: HarperCollins, 2011).

DeewaarAvailable in the U.S. at Google Play and AbeBooks

Available in India at HarperCollins, Amazon, and Flipkart


Political Hinduism: The Religious Imagination in Public Spheres

(Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009).

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Available in the U.S. at Oxford University Press, AbeBooks, and BetterWorldBooks

Available in India at Oxford University Press India and Flipkart


The Other Indians: A Political and Cultural History of South Asians in America

(Delhi: HarperCollins, 2008; and UCLA, Asian American Studies Center Press, 2008).

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Available in the U.S. at UCLA Asian American Studies Center Press, AbeBooks, and BetterWorldBooks

Available in India at HarperCollins and Flipkart


The History of History: Politics and Scholarship in Modern India

(Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2003; rev. paperback ed., 2005).

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Available in the U.S. at Oxford University Press and AbeBooks

Available in India at Oxford University Press India and Amazon


Of Cricket, Guinness and Gandhi:  Essays on Indian History and Culture

(Calcutta: Seagull Books, 2003; paperback ed., Penguin, 2005).

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Available in the U.S. at the University of Chicago Press, AbeBooks, and BetterWorldBooks

Available in India at Rediff


Introducing Hinduism

with Boris van Loon (London: Icon Books, 2005).

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Available at Icon Books

Available in the U.S. at BetterWorldBooks, Google Play, AbeBooks, and Rakuten Kobo. Also available in the U.S. as a Spanish translation, Hinduismo para todos, on Amazon

Available in India at Flipkart

Available as a Spanish translation, Hinduismo para todos, in Spain and the EU at Planeta de Libros

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Empire of Knowledge: Culture and Plurality in the Global Economy

(London: Pluto Press, 2002).

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Available in the U.S. at BetterWorldBooks and AbeBooks

Available in India at Sage Publishing India, Flipkart, and Rediff

Also available in Urdu translation as Ilm ki Sultanat: Maghrib ki Bay Reham Ijaradari (Karachi: Mashal Books, 2009) in Pakistan at Mashal Books

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The Future of Knowledge and Culture: A Dictionary for the 21st Century

Co-edited with Ashis Nandy (Delhi: Viking Penguin, 2006, hardcover).

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Available in the U.S. at AbeBooks

Available in India at Amazon


Fingerprinting Popular Culture: The Mythic and the Iconic in Indian Cinema

Co-edited with Ashis Nandy (Delhi:  Oxford University Press, 2006).

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Available in the U.S. at Oxford University Press and AbeBooks

Available in India at Amazon


Pamphlet Series

Dissenting Knowledges Pamphlet Series

(founded and edited by Vinay Lal)

There are 15 titles in the series so far; the series is not available commercially, except in Malaysia (from where it is published) and India.  However, according to the publishers, Citizens International (Penang), an order can be placed in the following manner: Order by email to cap1@streamyx.com.  “You can pay us through cheque (payable to Consumers Association of Penang) or by credit card (16 digits needed and expiry date details needed). Each pamphlet is priced at USD 3, except for no. 11, by Claude Alvares, which is priced at USD4. The prices include airmail postage and handling.”

The titles published in the series are as follows:

No. 1 Gustavo Esteva Celebration of Zapatismo
No. 2 Frédérique Apffel-Marglin & Margaret Bruchac
Exorcising Anthropology’s Demons
No. 3 Ashis Nandy The Twentieth Century: The
Ambivalent Homecoming of Homo Psychologicus
No. 4 Vinay Lal Empire and the Dream-Work of America
No. 5 Roby Rajan The Tyranny of Economics: Global
Governance and the Dismal Science
No. 6 Nancy Scheper-Hughes The Last Commodity: Post-Human
Ethics, Global (In)justice and the Traffic in Organs
No. 7 C. Douglas Lummis Terror and the Terrorist
No. 8 C. K. Raju Is Science Western in Origin?
No. 9 James Carse Ignorance and the Durability of Religion
No. 10 D. P. Agrawal Traditional Knowledge Systems:
Culture, Ecology and Ways of Knowing
No.11 Claude Alvares A Farewell to the Eurocentric Imagination

Asian Thinkers

(founded and edited by Vinay Lal)

One title has been released so far:  M. K. Gandhi, “Colonialism and the Call to Freedom”, edited and introduced by Vinay Lal.  This is priced at $3; to order, follow the same instructions above to purchase.