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HIST 466W|MESAS 466W: India - the home and the world

This course guide includes research support and material for the course India: the home and the world.

Reference Works


Handbook of Autobiography / Autofiction (2019)

Example entries: gender, gender studies, genre, history, india, social history

The Cambridge companion to Gandhi (2011)

The Cambridge companion to modern Indian culture (2012)

See especially: "Dalit life histories" by Debjani Ganguly

Routledge handbook of contemporary India (2016)

Routledge handbook of gender in South Asia (2014)


Brill's encyclopedia of Hinduism (2012)

India today an encyclopedia of life in the Republic (2011)

The Oxford encyclopedia of Islam and women (2013)

Bibliographies & Other Reference Works

Dalit studies : a bibliographical handbook - print only

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Example entries: Children and Childhood in Hinduism, Dalit Studies, Geographic Methods: Life Writing Analysis

Gale Virtual Reference 

Oxford Reference Online

*Tip: Reference works that are part of a publisher's or aggregator's collections, e.g., from Gale or Oxford, can be searched together with other works in their collections.