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Women in India -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / World - Asia /
Related booklists: India, Women in Asia, Arundhati Roy,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India by Sujatha Gidla
    Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India - by Sujatha Gidla

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911547204 | ISBN 10: 1911547208

    ‘My stories, my family’s stories, were not stories in India. They were just life.  When I left and made new friends in a new country, only then did the things that happened to my family, the things we had done, become stories. Stories wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Ate Books: Adventures in Reading by Nilanjana Roy
    The Girl Who Ate Books: Adventures in Reading - by Nilanjana Roy

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789350297117 | ISBN 10: 9350297116

    From Bankimchandra Chatterjee to G.V. Desani to Vikram Seth, Indian writing in English has come a long way over the last hundred years. And Nilanjana Roy – voracious eater of books and sharpest of critics – has taken stock of it all.   On ... more

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  • Cover image of book Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture by Gaiutra Bahadur
    Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture - by Gaiutra Bahadur

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781849046602 | ISBN 10: 1849046603

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2014 In 1903 a Brahmin woman sailed from India to Guyana as a coolie, the name the British gave to the million indentured labourers they recruited for sugar plantations worldwide after slavery ended. The woman, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in the Badlands of India by Amana Fontanella-Khan
    Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in the Badlands of India - by Amana Fontanella-Khan

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780744063 | ISBN 10: 1780744064

    A Radio 4 Book of the Week. When Sheelu was arrested for stealing from a powerful politician in the notoriously crooked region of Uttar Pradesh, she was sure that she would be forced to accept a prison sentence, not least because she had alleged ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shame Travels: A Family Lost, a Family Found by Jasvinder Sanghera
    Shame Travels: A Family Lost, a Family Found - by Jasvinder Sanghera

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780340962091 | ISBN 10: 0340962097

    When she was a little girl, Jasvinder Sanghera's father told her about the village he came from, Kang Sabhu in rural Punjab. One day, he promised to take her there so she could meet her half-sister, Bachanu, who had stayed behind. But at the age of s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dreaming in Hindi: Life in Translation by Katherine Russell Rich
    Dreaming in Hindi: Life in Translation - by Katherine Russell Rich

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846272622 | ISBN 10: 1846272629

    'I took up with Hindi at a time when it seemed my life had buckled out from under me ... I no longer had the language to describe my own life. So I decided I'd borrow someone else's.'   Having survived a serious illness and now at a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India by Madhur Jaffrey
    Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India - by Madhur Jaffrey

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780091908935 | ISBN 10: 0091908930

    'I was born in a sprawling house by the Yamuna River in Delhi. When I was a few minutes old, Grandmother welcomed me into the world by writing "Om", which means "I am" in Sanskrit, on my tongue with a little finger dipped in honey. When the family pr ... more

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