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:

 

Lorri Hagman, Executive Editor

Asian studies, cultural and environmental anthropology

 

Larin McLaughlin, Editor in Chief

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

Making Kantha, Making Home

Women at Work in Colonial Bengal

Pika Ghosh, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$65.00

Hardcover

284 Pages

Gandhi’s Search for the Perfect Diet

Gandhi’s Search for the Perfect Diet

Eating with the World in Mind

Nico Slate, Anand A. Yang, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Padma Kaimal

$24.95

Paperback

264 Pages

A Secular Need

A Secular Need

Islamic Law and State Governance in Contemporary India

Jeffrey A. Redding, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang, Padma Kaimal

$30.00

Paperback

240 Pages

The Ends of Kinship

The Ends of Kinship

Connecting Himalayan Lives between Nepal and New York

Sienna R. Craig, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$30.00

Paperback

304 Pages

Opening Kailasanatha

Opening Kailasanatha

The Temple in Kanchipuram Revealed in Time and Space

Padma Kaimal

$65.00

Hardcover

296 Pages

Sacred Cows and Chicken Manchurian

Sacred Cows and Chicken Manchurian

The Everyday Politics of Eating Meat in India

James Staples, K. Sivaramakrishnan, K. Sivaramakrishnan

$30.00

Paperback

248 Pages

South Asian Filmscapes

South Asian Filmscapes

Transregional Encounters

Elora Halim Chowdhury, Esha Niyogi De

$35.00

Paperback

340 Pages

Axis of Hope

Axis of Hope

Iranian Women's Rights Activism across Borders

Catherine Z. Sameh, Piya Chatterjee

$30.00

Paperback

200 Pages

The Snow Leopard and the Goat

The Snow Leopard and the Goat

Politics of Conservation in the Western Himalayas

Shafqat Hussain, K. Sivaramakrishnan, K. Sivaramakrishnan

$30.00

Paperback

240 Pages

Making the Modern Slum

Making the Modern Slum

The Power of Capital in Colonial Bombay

Sheetal Chhabria, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$30.00

Paperback

256 Pages

History and Collective Memory in South Asia, 1200–2000

History and Collective Memory in South Asia, 1200–2000

Sumit Guha, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$30.00

Paperback

264 Pages

Climate Change and the Art of Devotion

Climate Change and the Art of Devotion

Geoaesthetics in the Land of Krishna, 1550-1850

Sugata Ray, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$70.00

Hardcover

264 Pages