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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Republic of Hindutva: How the Sangh Is Reshaping Indian Democracy by Badri Narayan, Penguin Random House India, 2021; pp 240, ` 499.
When Ideas Matter: Democracy and Corruption in India by Bilal A Baloch, New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2021; pp xxiii + 335, `995 (hardcover).
Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India edited by Purendra Prasad and Amar Jesani, India: OUP, 2019; pp xiv + 418, `1,195 (hardcover).
Violent Fraternity: Indian Political Thought in the Global Age by Shruti Kapila, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2021; pp 328, $35 (Hardcover).
Sociology and Social Anthropology in South Asia: Histories and Practices edited by Ravi Kumar, Dev Nath Pathak and Sasanka Perera, New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan, 2018; pp 336, ` 1,075.
Untranquil Days: Nation Building in Post-Liberation Bangladesh by Rehman Sobhan, New Delhi: Sage, 2021; pp 384, ` 444.
Farm Income in India: Myths and Realities by A Narayanamoorthy, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2021; pp 384, ` 1,695.
Furrows in a Field: The Unexplored Life of H D Deve Gowda by Sugata Srinivasaraju , New Delhi: Penguin Random House, 2021; pp 600, ` 799.
Development, Distribution, and Markets edited by Kaushik Basu, Maitreesh Ghatak, Kenneth Kletzer, Sudipto Mundle and Eric Veerhoogen, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2021; pp vii + 328, ` 1,495.
A Hygienic City-Nation: Space, Community, and Everyday Life in Colonial Calcutta by Nabaparna Ghosh, New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2020; pp xvi + 224, `795.
Narrative Pasts: The Making of a Muslim Community in Gujarat, c 1400–1650 by Jyoti Gulati Balachandran, Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2020; pp xvii+ 227, ` 1,295.
Tailspin: The Politics of India-China Economic Relations edited by Aravind Yelery and Mrudul Nile, New Delhi: Routledge, 2021; pp xviii + 405, £120 (hardcover).
Numbers in India’s Periphery: The Political Economy of Government Statistics by Ankush Agrawal and Vikas Kumar, New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2020; pp 397, ` 945.
Dust and Smoke: Air Pollution and Colonial Urbanism, India, c1860–c1940 by Awadhendra Sharan , Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan, 2020; pp xxiv + 319, ` 895.
A Reflection on Sraffa’s Revolution in Economic Theory edited by Ajit Sinha, Palgrave Macmillan, 2021; pp xxv+ 601, ₹ 14,821 (hardcover).

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