Category Archives: South Asia

The Sitar: Symbol of India?

A review of Networks of Music and History: Vilayat Khan and the Emerging Sitar, by Hans Utter. In a crisply written dissertation, Hans Utter brings…

Subalterns & Civil Society in Kanyakumari

A review of Capitalist Transformation and the Evolution of Civil Society in a South Indian Fishery, by Aparna Sundar. Aparna Sundar’s Capitalist Transformations and the…

National Archives of India

A review of the National Archives of India (राष्ट्रीय अभिलेखागार भारत), New Delhi, India. I spent the early half of 2012 in the National Archives…

South Asian Studies Dissertation Reviews

We are proud to announce the upcoming launch of “South Asian Studies Dissertation Reviews,” which will feature friendly, non-critical overviews of recently defended, unpublished dissertations…