60 Years of the Indian Constitution: Retrospect and Prospects

Publisher: Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai 


The book, edited by Dr. Kirti Narain and Professor Mohini Dias, tackles the piquant question of the relevance and achievements of the Indian Constitution after sixty years of its existence. Views of several illustrious historians, political scientists, economists, sociologists, legal experts and others have been incorporated in the book. These contributions by experts in fields connected with the Constitution provide a holistic thrust to this edited book.


1857 Revisited: Myth and Reality

Publisher: Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai


The Revolt of 1857 is an event in history that breaks through the confines of region, country, community, age, academic, non-academic, or any other limitation, as far as awareness about it is concerned even after 150 years have elapsed. The book, edited by Dr. Kirti Narain and Professor Mohini Dias, commemorates this event and has contributions from eminent scholars and people from different fields, hence appealing to historians as well as casual readers.


Co-prosperity in Cross-culturalism: Indians in Hong Kong

Publisher: The Commercial Press, Hong Kong

Book presented to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the Former President of India

Indians have contributed economically, politically and socially to the development of Hong Kong from the early days of colonization to the present. Based on extensive personal interviews of a broad spectrum of the Indian community, as well as archival records, the book, co-authored by      Dr. Kirti Narain and Professor Kwok Siu-tong, charts this contribution and analyzes the interaction between the Indian community and the local Chinese.


Press, Politics and Society Uttar Pradesh, 1885-1914

Publisher: Manohar Publishers, New Delhi


The book by Dr. Kirti Narain comprehensively covers the social, political, cultural and economic aspects of this very important period of history when changes of far-reaching significance were taking place. These phenomena are revealed in the columns of the language newspapers, in this case, Hindi and Urdu newspapers.



A Companion to the ‘Indian Mutiny’ of 1857

Publisher: Oxford University Press

General Editor: P.J.O.Taylor


Chapters authored by Dr. Kirti Narain:

  • Cawnpore, Before the Outbreak
  • Cawnpore: Fate of the Leaders of the Rebellion
  • Vernacular Press


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