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Design with Nature Now

Edited by Frederick Steiner, Richard Weller, Karen M’Closkey, and Billy Fleming

In 1969, Ian McHarg’s seminal book Design with Nature set forth a new vision for regional planning using natural systems. To celebrate its fiftieth anniversary, a team of landscape architects and planners from PennDesign have showcased some of the most advanced ecological design projects in the world today.

K.B. Goel

Critical Writings on Art, 1957–1998

Edited by Shruti Parthasarathy. Foreword by Geeta Kapur

The Delhi-based art critic K. B. Goel (1930–2018) wrote on art from the late 1950s to the 90s, his career broadly coinciding with the modernist period. This annotated volume seeks to bring together Goel’s major writings, accompanied by a critical introduction that draws attention to his frameworks, concerns, and methodologies.

 

Socio-Economic Surveys of Three Villages in Tripura

A Study of Agrarian Relations

Edited by V. K. Ramachandran, Madhura Swaminathan, and Ranjini Basu

The book is a report on the village economy of the state of Tripura in India, based on a survey of three villages in the state conducted by the Foundation for Agrarian Studies in May–June 2016. A team from the Foundation for Agrarian Studies revisited the three villages in April 2017 to conduct case studies.

 

Alladi Memorial Lectures, Volume 2

Alladi Memorial Trust

This is the second volume of a compilation of annual lectures delivered under the auspices of the Alladi Memorial Trust. Eminent jurists, lawyers, academicians, social activists, and distinguished persons serving in several fields of cognitive endeavor have  delivered the annual lectures organized in memory of Dr. Kuppuswami.

 

Displacement and Citizenship

Histories and Memories of Exclusion

Edited by Vijaya Rao, Shambhavi Prakash, Mallarika Sinha Roy, and Papori Bora

This book seeks to explore the multiplicity of memories and experiences of belonging and exclusion in a range of societies that have been marked by displacement. The volume draws from the wide fields of literature, humanities, and social sciences to reflect on the questions of displacement and citizenship from different vantage points.

 

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