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The frontier economy

Corruption and inequality have remained key features of Myanmar’s post-democratic political economy.

| Dec 04, 2019

Dispatches from a foreign correspondent in crisis

Pallavi Aiyar’s Punjabi Parmesan is an ambitious and, at times, exasperating account of contemporary Europe.

| Jun 16, 2014

Partition on the sand

A new book on the people of Banni, a desert region in a corner of Gujarat, examines them as a distinct cultural unit.

| Jun 10, 2014

Partition’s incomplete stories

Vishwajyoti Ghosh curates a collection of graphic narratives that capture the layered history of Partition.

| Mar 03, 2014

Dubai’s ‘in-between’ Southasians

Neha Vora examines the past and present of Indians living in Dubai and grapples with issues related to their identity and belonging.

| Mar 02, 2014

Deride and conquer

Shashank Kela’s book on Adivasi history contextualises and re-evaluates their current struggles

| Jul 15, 2013

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