Subaltern Studies

Subaltern Studies: Tables of Contents, Volumes I-IX

Subaltern Studies I: Writings on South Asian History & Society, Ranajit Guha, ed.
      New Delhi: Oxford University Press India, 1982
  • Ranajit Guha, "On Some Aspects of the Historiography of Colonial India"
  • Partha Chatterjee, "Agrarian Relations and Communalism in Bengal, 1920-1935"
  • Shahid Amin, "Small Peasant Commodity Production and Rural Indebtedness: the Culture of Sugarcane in Eastern U.P., c. 1880-1920"
  • David Arnold, "Rebellious Hillmen: the Gudem-Rampa Risings, 1839-1924"
  • Gyanendra Pandey, "Peasant Revolt and Indian Nationalism: The Peasant Movement in Awadh, 1919-1922"
  • David Hardman, "The Indian 'Faction': A Political Theory Examined"
Subaltern Studies II, Ranajit Guha, ed.
      New Delhi: Oxford University Press India, 1983
  • Ranajit Guha, "The Prose of Counterinsurgency"
  • Gautam Bhadra, "Two Frontier Uprisings in Mughal India"
  • Gyanendra Pandey, "Rallying Around the Cow: Sectarian Strife in the Bhojpuri Region, c.1888-1917"
  • Stephen Hennigham, "Quit India in Bihar and the Eastern United Provinces: The Dual Revolt"
  • Arvind K. Das, "Agrarian Change from Above and Below: Bihar 1947-48"
  • N.K. Chandra, "Agricultural Workers in Burdwan"
  • Dipesh Chakrabarty, "Condition of Knowledge for Working-Class Conditions: Employers, Government and the Jute Workers of Calcutta, 1890-1940"
  • Partha Chatterjee, "More on Modes of Power and the Peasantry"

Subaltern Studies III, Ranajit Guha, ed.
      New Delhi: Oxford University Press India, 1984
  • Shahid Amin, "Gandhi as Mahatma: Gorakhpur District, Eastern UP, 1921-2"
  • David Arnold, "Famine in Peasant Consciousness and Peasant Action: Madras, 1876-8"
  • Dipesh Chakrabarty, "Trade Unions in a Hierarchical Culture: The Jute Workers of Calcutta, 1920-50"
  • Partha Chatterjee, "Gandhi and the Critique of Civil Society"
  • David Hardiman, "Adivasi Assertion in South Gujarat: The Devi Movement of 1922-3"
  • Gyanendra Pandey, "'Encounters and Calamities': The History of a North Indian Qasba in the Nineteenth Century"
  • Sumit Sarkar, "The Conditions and Nature of Subaltern Militancy: Bengal from Swadeshi to Non-Co-operation, c.1905-22"
Subaltern Studies IV, Ranajit Guha, ed.
      New Delhi: Oxford University Press India, 1985
  • David Arnold, "Bureaucratic Recruitment and Subordination in Colonial India: The Madras Constabulary, 1859-1947"
  • Ramachandra Guha, "Forestry and Social Protest in British Kumaun, c.1893-1921"
  • Swapan Dasgupta, "Adivasi Politics in Midnapur, c.1760-1924"
  • Tanika Sarkar, "Jitu Santal's Movement in Malda, 1924-1932: A Study in Tribal Protest"
  • David Hardiman, "From Custom to Crime: The Politics of Drinking in Colonial South Gujarat"
  • Gautam Bhadra, "Four Rebels of Eighteen Fifty-Seven"
  • Bernard S. Cohn, "The Command of Language and the Language of Command"

  • Discussion
  • Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, "Subaltern Studies: Deconstructing Historiography"
  • Dipesh Chakrabarty, "Invitation to a Dialogue"
Subaltern Studies V, Ranajit Guha, ed.
      New Delhi: Oxford University Press India, 1987
  • David Hardiman, "The Bhils and Shahukars of Eastern Gujarat"
  • David Arnold, "Touching the Body: Perspectives on the Indian Plague, 1896-1900"
  • Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, "A Literary Representation of the Subaltern: Mahasweta Devi's 'Stanadayini'"
  • Ranajit Guha, "Chandra's Death"
  • Shahid Amin, "Approver's Testimony, Judicial Discourse: The Case of Chauri Chaura"

  • Discussion
  • Asok Sen, "Subaltern Studies: Capital, Class, and Community"
  • Ajit K. Chaudhury, "In Search of a Subaltern Lenin"

  • Appendices
  • Mahasweta Devi, "Breast-Giver", translated by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
  • The Testimony of Shikari, the Approver, in the Court of Sessions Judge H. E. Holmes
Subaltern Studies VI, Ranajit Guha, ed.
      New Delhi: Oxford University Press India, 1989
  • Sumit Sarkar, "The Kalki-Avatar of Bikrampur: A Village Scandal in Early-Twentieth Century Bengal"
  • Gautam Bhadra, "The Mentality of Subalternity: Kantanama or Rajdharma"
  • Julie Stephens, "Feminist Fictions: A Critique of the Category 'Non-Western Woman' in Feminist Writings on India"
  • Susie Tharu, "Response to Julie Stephens"
  • Gyanendra Pandey, "The Colonial Construction of 'Communalism': British Writings on Benares in the Nineteenth Century"
  • Partha Chatterjee, "Caste and Subaltern Consciousness"
  • Ranajit Guha, "Dominance Without Hegemony and its Historiography"
  • Discussion
  • Veena Das, "Subaltern as Perspective"
Subaltern Studies VII, Partha Chatterjee and Gyanendra Pandey, eds.
      New Delhi: Oxford University Press India, 1992
  • Sudipta Kaviraj, "The Imaginary Institution of India"
  • Partha Chatterjee, "A Religion of Urban Domesticity: Sri Ramakrishna and the Calcutta Middle Class"
  • Ranajit Guha, "Discipline and Mobilize"
  • Saurabh Dube, "Myths, Symbols and Community: Satnampanth of Chhattisgarh"
  • Amitav Ghosh, "The Slave of MS. H.6"
  • Terence Ranger, "Power, Religion and Community: The Matobo Case"
  • Discussion
  • Upendra Baxi, "'The State's Emissary': The Place of Law in Subaltern Studies"
Subaltern Studies VIII: Essays in Honour of Ranajit Guha, David Arnold and David Hardiman, eds.
      New Delhi: Oxford University Press India, 1994
  • Partha Chatterjee, "Claims on the Past: The Genealogy of Modern Historiography in Bengal"
  • Dipesh Chakrabarty, "The Difference-Deferral of a Colonial Modernity: Public Debates on Domesticity in British India"
  • David Hardiman, "Power in the Forests: The Dangs, 1820-1940"
  • David Arnold, "The Colonial Prison: Power, Knowledge and Penology in Nineteenth-Century India"
  • Gyanendra Pandey, "The Prose of Otherness"
  • Shahid Amin and Gautam Bhadra, "Ranajit Guha: A Biographical Sketch"
  • A Bibliography of Ranajit Guha's Writings" compiled by Gautam Bhadra
Subaltern Studies IX, Shahid Amin and Dipesh Chakrabarty, eds.
      New Delhi: Oxford University Press India, 1996
  • Ranajit Guha, "The Small Voice of History"
  • Ajay Skaria, "Writing, Orality and Power in the Dangs, Western India, 1800s-1920s"
  • Gyan Prakash, "Science Between the Lines"
  • Kamala Visweswaran, "Small Speeches, Subaltern Gender: Nationalist Ideology and Its Historiography"
  • Shail Mayaram, "Speech, Silence and the Making of Partition Violence in Mewat"
  • Kancha Illaih, "Productive Labour, Consciousness and History: the Dalitbahujan Alternative"
  • Vivek Dhareshwar and R. Srivatsan, "'Rowdy Sheeters: An Essay on Subalternity and Politics"
  • Susie Tharu and Tejaswini Niranjana, "Problems for a Contemporary Theory of Gender"
  • Discussion
  • David Lloyd, "Outside History: Irish New Histories and the 'Subalternity Effect'"
The bibliography is published here by permission of its compilers:
Dr Henry Schwarz and Shekhar Krishnan, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Also refer to the Bibliography of Asian Studies

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