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India Studies

These pages will enable you to locate a range of resources on India from books and journals to electronic resources and government statistics.


The Library holds material both on India as a whole but also the individual states indicated in the map above. Use the menu on the left hand side to discover more about the resources the Library has.

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  • Savage attack: adivasi insurgency in India
    Shah, Alpa and Bates, Crispin, eds. (2014) Savage attack: adivasi insurgency in India. Social Science Press, New Delhi, India. ISBN 9788187358695 (In Press)
  • Can workfare programs moderate violence? evidence from India
    Fetzer, Thiemo (2014) Can workfare programs moderate violence? evidence from India. Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, EOPP 53. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London, UK.

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  • Does India need a single textbook?
    Meeta Sengupta argues that while the single government texbook is a useful (or simply unavoidable) tool for learning, there are dangers to having one narrative and dependence on textbooks must reduce beyond primary education. This article originally appeared in the Daily … Continue reading
  • Short essays from LSE students in India
    This post originally appeared on LSE Careers Every year a number of LSE students are selected for the Tata ISES scheme and spend several months in India working on a range of development and social enterprise related projects. Many of them take … Continue reading