The Indian Economic
and Social History Review

Volume XLI Number 4 October-December 2005 with Index for 2005

Special Issue
Language, genre, and historical imagination in South India

Guest editor: Bernard Bate


RAMA SUNDARI MANTENA, LISA MITCHELL AND BERNARD BATE/ Introduction: Language, genre and historical imagination in south India, p. 443

LISA MITCHELL/ Parallel languages, parallel cultures: Language as a new foundation for the reorganisation of knowledge and practice in southern India, p. 445

BERNARD BATE/ Arumuga Navalar, Saivite sermons, and the delimitation of religion, c. 1850, p. 469

AMANDA WEIDMAN/ Can the subaltern sing? Music, language, and the politics of voice in early twentieth-century south India, p. 485

RAMA SUNDARI MANTENA/ Vernacular futures: Colonial philology and the idea of history in nineteenth-century south India, p. 513

A.R. VENKATACHALAPATHY/ 'Enna Prayocanam?' Constructing the canon in colonial Tamilnadu, p. 535

Book Reviews
  • Chandrika Kaul, Reporting the Raj: The British Press and India, c. 1880-1922, by G. Balachandran, p. 555
  • Indira Chandra Sekhar and Peter C. Seel eds, Body.City: Siting Contemporary Culture in India, by Yasmeen Arif, p. 558
  • Ian J. Barrow, Making History, Drawing Territory: British Mapping in India, c. 1756-1905, by Clive Dewey, p. 561
  • Margret Frenz, From Contact to Conquest: Transition to British Rule in Malabar, 1790-1805, by K.N. Ganesh, p. 564
  • Partha Chatterjee, A Princely Impostor?: The Kumar of Bhawal and the Secret History of Indian Nationalism, by Gautam Chakravarty, p. 566
  • Rajeswari Sunder Rajan, The Scandal of the State: Women, Law and Citizenship in Postcolonial India, by Srirupa Roy, p. 568

Index to Volume XLII, p. 573

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