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Monday, June 19, 2017

East India Company Archives and other Electronic Resources for South Asia

With the recent addition of East India Company Archives, we now have five electronic collections relevant to South Asia.  You can click on the links below to get to any of them.

  • East India Company: collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London charting the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1600 to 1947.

  • Times of India Historical Archive:  Digital archive of the Times of India (1838-2007)

  • India, Raj and Empire:  National Library of Scotland collection documenting the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 to the granting of independence for India and Pakistan in 1947.

  • Access World News: Research Collection:  Full-text current current news for over 9,000 sources including U.S. and international news sources, major wire services, and hundreds of local broadcasting outlets and blogs, including more than 400 South Asian sources.

  • South Asian Newspapers -19th & 20th Century:  South Asian Newspapers includes searchable 19th and 20th century newspapers from South Asia.

Please use them for your research and teaching.  Adam Matthew, the producer of the two colonial archives, offers training and assistance.  Let me know if you are interested.

Selected New Titles in Ames Library, June 2017

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Listing Titles Added in May

Hindu pluralism: religion and the public sphere in early modern South India. Fisher, Elaine M., (Oakland, California: University of California Press, 2017)
Ames Library BL1153.7.S68 F57 2017

Uprising of the fools: pilgrimage as moral protest in contemporary India. Singh, Vikash, (Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 2017)
Ames Library BL1239.36.H37 S56 2017

Aryana: accounts of the important religious-political and social movements in ancient and modren Afghanistan and Pakistan. Kasi, Abdul Malik, (Quetta: [publisher not identified], 2016)
Ames Library DS356.K298 2016

The history of Afghanistan. Runion, Meredith L., (Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2017)
Ames Library DS356.R86 2017

Amazing Pakistan: merī pahcān Pākistān. Iqbal, Muhammad Asim, ([Place of publication not identified]: Foto Bank, 2017)
Ames Library DS376.9.I63 2017

Pakistan historical legacies, contemporary issues. Ahmed, Syed Jaffar, (Karachi: Royal Book Company, 2017)
Ames Library DS384.A397 2017

Muslim world: history of creation of Pakistan and important events from 1947 – todate. Siddiqi, Ainuddin, ([Pakistan]: [publisher not identified], 2017)
Ames Library DS384.S46273 2017

Balochistan: victim of greed or grievances?. Qadir, Muhammad Ihsan, (Karachi: Bahria University, 2016)
Ames Library DS392.B28 Q25 2016

Creation of Bangladesh: myths exploded. Ahmad, Junaid, (Karachi: AJA Publishers, 2016)
Ames Library DS395.5.A336245 2016

The rise of Hindu authoritarianism: secular claims, communal realities. Vanaik, Achin, (London: Verso, 2017)
Ames Library DS422.C64 N36 2017

Margins of citizenship: Muslim experiences in urban India. Chatterjee, Anasua, (London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017)
Ames Library DS432.M84 C43 2017

Selected speeches: Pranab Mukherjee, the president of India. Mukherjee, Pranab, (New Delhi: Publications Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, 2015)
Ames Library DS481.M76 A5 2015

India, modernity and the great divergence: Mysore and Gujarat (17th to 19th c.). Yazdani, Kaveh, (Leiden; Brill, 2017)
Ames Library DS485.M9 Y39 2017

Emperor of the five rivers: the life and times of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Sheikh, Mohamed, (London; I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2017)
Ames Library DS485.P87 S57 2017

Indian classical dance and the making of postcolonial national identities: dancing on empire's stage. Thobani, Sitara, (Abingdon, Oxon; Routledge,, 2017)
Ames Library GV1693.T46 2017

The human side of management. Davar, Rustom S., (Bombay: Progressive Corp 1969.)
Ames Library HF5548.8.D35 1969

Gendered transactions: the white woman in colonial India, c. 1820-1930. Sen, Indrani, (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017)
Ames Library HQ1742.S393 2017

Jasmine and journeys: the life quest of a South Asian woman. Shamsi, Najma, (Karachi: Paramount Books, 2017)
Ames Library LA2383.P182 S34 2017

Hali: as a poet, critic and biographer and his influence on Urdu literature. K̲h̲ālid, Taṣadduq Ḥusain, (Lahore: Pakistan Writers Cooperative Society, 2017)
Ames Library PK2199.H297 Z755 2017

Our legendary intellectuals. Sheikh, Sajjad, (Lahore: Punjab Institute of Language Art & Culture 2016.)
Ames Library PK2656.5.E5 S34 2016

Cuture and spirituality: the Punjabi sufi poetry of Baba Farid-ud-Din Masud Ganj-i-Shakr: as recorded in Guru Granth Sahib. Qaiser, Shahzad, (Lahore: Suhail Academy, 2016)
Ames Library PK2659.F3 Z8257 2016

Masala's desserts: over 150 of our finest recipes. Anwar, Shazia ([Karachi]: Humnetwork Limited, 2016)
Ames Library Quarto TX724.5.P3 M37 2016

Monday, June 5, 2017

AID Special Talk: Invitation to a talk on Tribal Activism by Dayamani Barla

Land, Development and Justice for Tribal Communities in India
by Dayamani Barla, Tribal Activist
Date:   Wednesday, June 7th
Time:   6:30-8:00 pm
Place:  321, Mechanical Engineering, 111 Church Street SE, MN 55455

Free and open to the public.  Please see more information attached below.

About the talk:
Join us to listen to Dayamanidi's experiences fighting injustice to tribal groups in India due to industrialization. Learn more about the status of tribals and farmers in Jharkhand, a state in India that is rich both in culture and minerals.

About the speaker:
Dayamani Barla is a renowned tribal rights activist, who has spent decades fighting against extractive corporations and advocating for tribal rights over land at both the state and central government. She's been a key part of recent movements around land, agriculture and development and is passionate about building connections and solidarity among marginalized groups.

Association for India's Development, Minnesota chapter. AID is a voluntary 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization. AID supports and initiates efforts in various interconnected spheres such as education, health, women's empowerment and many more in collaboration with grass root organizations in India.
The event is co-sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change (ICGC).

The Mechanical Engineering building is just blocks from the Green Line's East Bank Station and the Washington Avenue parking ramp and Church Street Garage.

.................................FREE INDIAN SNACKS............................

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