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In the City, Out of Place
Over the last two decades, cities as spaces of residence have come into conflict with cities as sites of work, mediated by concerns around the environment. This essay engages with the nature of urbanExpand
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From source to sink
  • Awadhendra Sharan
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • The Indian economic and social history review
  • 1 July 2011
This article examines the making of a modern colonial city through the rhetoric of ‘improvement’ and ‘progress’ in relation to water. The reference is to the history of water in the city of Delhi andExpand
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In the City, out of Place: Nuisance, Pollution, and Dwelling in Delhi, c. 1850-2000
This book is a contemporary history of environmental issues in Delhi. It traces the journey from the engagement with sanitary matters in the nineteenth century to issues of air and water pollution,Expand
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A river and the riverfront: Delhi’s Yamuna as an in-between space
Abstract This essay examines the presence of Yamuna in the city of Delhi, from two perspectives: (i) understanding riverscapes as simultaneously aquatic and terrestrial and (ii) understanding theseExpand
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Book Reviews : VASANT MOON, Growing Up Untouchable in India. A Dalit Autobiography, Boston, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2001, pp. 203
distinctive, popularly based denomination-like orientations, detached from active political life, as the Farangi Mahallis never did. These articles provide rich material for debate and reflection. InExpand
Book Review: Allen J. Scott, The cultural economy of cities
concluding question: ’How would a theory of visual imaging have to proceed in order not to label the &dquo;illiterate&dquo; viewer as somehow implicitly &dquo;primitive&dquo; or less than perfect?’Expand
From caste to category: Colonial knowledge practices and the Depressed/Scheduled Castes of Bihar
This article seeks to unpack the administrative and knowledge practices through which the community of Depressed Classes/Scheduled Castes was delineated in colonial Bihar. It does so by examiningExpand
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Book Review: Anuj Bhuwania, Courting the People: Public litigation in Post Emergency India
Anuj Bhuwania, Courting the People: Public litigation in Post Emergency India. Delhi: Cambridge University Press. 2017. 166 pages. ₹495.