Conference on South Asia
Though we couldn’t connect with you in-person at the Conference on South Asia this year, we would still like to highlight our new books and share our conference discount.
You can access our booth in the virtual exhibit hall here.
We are pleased to offer a 40% discount with free shipping on all orders placed through December 31. Enter promo code WASH20 at checkout through our website or by calling 1-800-537-5487.
Our acquisitions editors are still eager to connect with current and prospective authors about new projects and book proposals. They have been working to transition their usual in-person conference appointments to virtual meetings by phone or Zoom. If you have a project you’d like to discuss, please get in touch with one of our editors:
Asian studies, cultural and environmental anthropology
Critical ethnic studies; American studies; Asian American studies; women’s, gender, and sexuality studies; Native and Indigenous studies; visual culture
We’ve curated a selection of our new and noteworthy books below, and you can find additional titles here.
New in South Asian Studies
Making Kantha, Making Home
Women at Work in Colonial Bengal
Gandhi’s Search for the Perfect Diet
Eating with the World in Mind
A Secular Need
Islamic Law and State Governance in Contemporary India
The Ends of Kinship
Connecting Himalayan Lives between Nepal and New York
The Temple in Kanchipuram Revealed in Time and Space
Sacred Cows and Chicken Manchurian
The Everyday Politics of Eating Meat in India
South Asian Filmscapes
Axis of Hope
Iranian Women's Rights Activism across Borders
The Snow Leopard and the Goat
Politics of Conservation in the Western Himalayas
Making the Modern Slum
The Power of Capital in Colonial Bombay
History and Collective Memory in South Asia, 1200–2000
Climate Change and the Art of Devotion
Geoaesthetics in the Land of Krishna, 1550-1850