TOC South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 44, no. 5 (Oct. 2021)

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South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies is pleased to announce the publication of Vol. 44, no. 5 (Oct. 2021) with a special section titled "Empire and the Senses: Case Studies from Late Colonial India", guest edited by Vebhuti Duggal and Christin Hoene, available online via Taylor & Francis,

South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 44, no. 5 (Oct. 2021)

Bengali Dalit Literature and the Politics of Recognition, by Runa Chakraborty Paunksnis

National Romances: Singleton Desire and the Discovery of India in Chick Lit Narratives, by Charmaine Carvalho

'No Afghan Refugees in India': Refugees and Cold War Politics in the 1980s, by Nithya Rajan

Muslim Belonging in Assam: History, Politics and the Future, by Yasmin Saikia

The Return of Chen Ching Lin: Chinese Deserters and Chinatowns in the British Raj, 1943–46, by Yin Cao

Special Section: Empire and the Senses: Case Studies from Late Colonial India

Guest Editors: Vebhuti Duggal & Christin Hoene

Introduction: Making Sense of Empire, by Vebhuti Duggal & Christin Hoene

Writing the Imperial Experience of Hunting: Assam Planter and the Sensory World of a British Tea Frontier, by Manjeet Baruah

Combining Global Expertise with Local Knowledge in Colonial India: Selling Ideals of Beauty and Health in Commodity Advertising (c. 1900–1949), by Mobeen Hussain

The Observant Owl: Sensory Worlds of Colonial Calcutta in Hutom's Vignettes, by Priyanka Basu

Senses and Sensibilities in Sarojini Naidu’s Poetry, by Christin Hoene

The Smell of Caste: Leatherwork and Scientific Knowledge in Colonial India, by Shivani Kapoor

Incomplete Listening, Unfinished Writing: Sound and Silence in Archival Recordings from the Early Twentieth Century, by Moushumi Bhowmik