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ABBOTT, Justin E.  A catalogue of Marathi Christian literature during eighty years, 1813 to 1892.  Bombay: Bombay Tract & Book Society, 1892.

ĀBDUL QĀYYUM, Mohāmmad  see QĀYYUM, Mohāmmad Ābdul 

ABRAHAM, W.  Lithography in India: being a few practical hints for the Indian amateur.  Bombay: Chesson & Woodhall, 1864.  22 p., [4] leaves of plates.The first published guide to the practice of lithography in India.  Copies held in Library of Congress and University of Chicago Library (also Michael Twyman’s private collection).

ĀCĀRYA, Nirmālya.  ‘Bāmlā gadyera dui śatābdī’, in Cittarañjan Bandyopādhyāya (ed.)  Dui śatakera bāmlā mudrana o prakāśana  (Kalikātā: Ānand Publishers, 1981), pp. 226-239.

In Bengali.  On two centuries of Bengali prose. 

ACCOUNT of Roorkee College, established for the instruction of civil engineers, with a scheme for its enlargement.  Agra: Secundra Orphan Press, 1851.

Paras 56-64 (pp. ……) on the printing and binding establishment in the College.

ADHIKARI, Gautam.  Press councils: the Indian experience.  New Delhi: Press Institute of India, 1971.  ………… p.

ADOLPHE, H. co-author  see TOUSSAINT, Auguste 

ADVANI, Rukun.  ‘Acquisitioning and evaluating manuscripts’, in Editors on editing: H. Y. Sharada Prasad, Rukun Advani, David Davidar, Ravi Dayal, Urvashi Butalia, Samuel Israel (New Delhi: National Book Trust, India, 1993), pp. 9-25.

ADVANI, Rukun.  ‘How I became an editor’, in Editors on editing: H. Y. Sharada Prasad, Rukun Advani, David Davidar, Ravi Dayal, Urvashi Butalia, Samuel Israel (New Delhi: National Book Trust, India, 1993), pp. 82-84.

ADVANI, Rukun.  ‘Publishing’, in Francis Robinson (ed.), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989), pp. 491-493.

Half of the entry devoted to the origins of printing in South Asia, half to contemporary publishing.

ADVANI, Shalini.  Schooling the national imagination: education, English, and the Indian modern.  New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009.  x, 205 p.

Section II (pp. 73-146) deals with “The Culture of Text-Books” in the post-independence period. 

[AFGHAN Digital Library – New York University – on-line resource.] 

AFRICA and India: publishing for a new age.  New Delhi: National Book Trust, India, 1996.  101 p.

Report of a seminar held 7-9 February 1994 on the occasion of the 11th New Delhi World Book Fair.

AGARWAL, Sushila.  Press, public opinion and government of India.  Jaipur: Asha Publishing House, 1970.  249 p.

AHANG, Mohammad Kazem.  ‘Aghaz wa inkishaf-I matba’ah dar Afghanistan’, Aryana Vol. 28 No. 5 (1970), pp. 13-23, Vol. 28 No. 6 (1970), pp. 67-74, Vol. 29 No. 1 (1971), pp. 50-60, Vol. 29 No. 2 (1971), p. 3.

In Pashto (???).

AHANG, Mohammed Kazem.  ’The background and beginning of the Afghan press system’, Afghanistan Vol. 21 No. 1 (1968), pp. 70-76.

Desribes the first Afgan newspaper Shums-u-Nahar published in AH 1290 (= 1873) and its contents.

AHANG, Mohammad Kazem.  ‘The background and the beginning of the Afghan press system: part two’, Afghanistan Vol. 21 No. 2 (1968), pp. 41-48.

Describes the second Afghan newspaper Seraj-ul-Akhbar when first published briefly AH 1323 (= 1906) and its contents.

AHANG, Mohammad Kazem.  ‘The background and the beginning of the Afghan press system: part three’, Afghanistan Vol. 21 No. 3 (1968), pp. 43-47.

Describes Seraj-ul-Akhbar and its altered contents when re-launched in 1911.

AHANG, Mohammad Kazem.  ‘The background and the beginning of the Afghan press system: part four’, Afghanistan Vol. 21 No. 4 (1969), pp. 37-47.

A more detailed discussion of the newspaper Seraj-uk-Akhbar – its contents, advertisements, writers, and readers.

AHANG, Mohammad Kazem.  ‘A seventy-two-year-old map of Afghanistan’, Afghanistan Vol. 21 No. 2 (1968), pp.  63-67.

A map lithographed in AH 1316 during the reign of Amir Abdur Rahman Khan – the earliest surviving map printed in Afghanistan.

AHANG, Muhammad Kazim  see  AHANG, Mohammed Kazem 

AHMAD, Nazir.  Development of printing in Urdu , 1743-1857,  Unpublished M. Phil. Thesis, University of London, 1976.

AHMAD, Nazir.  ‘Earliest printed Urdu works in Europe’, Pakistan Library Bulletin Vol. 8 Nos. 3-4 (July-Oct. 1977), pp. 17-25. 

AHMAD, Nazir.  ‘A Scottish orientalist and his works’, Libri Vol. 28 No. 3 (1978), pp. ……… On John Borthwick Gilchrist

AHMAD, Saeed.  ‘Press under the East India Company rule in India’, Journal of the Pakistan Historical Society, Vol. 25 No. 3 (1977), pp. 183-196.

AHSANUZZAMAN, Ahmed.  ‘What the children learn: a review of primary textbooks in Bangladesh’, in Nilanjana Gupta & Rimi Barnali Chatterjee (ed.)  Reading children: essays on children’s literature  (New Delhi: Orient Blackswan, 2009), pp. 182-192. 

AHUJA, B. N.  History of Indian press: growth of newspapers in India.  Delhi: Surjeet Publications, 1996.  viii, 203 p.

AIYER, K. P. Viswanatha  see VISWANATHA IYER, K. P. 

AKHTAR, Rai Shakil.  Media, religion, and politics in Pakistan.  Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2000.  xxxii, 255 p.

ALAVI, Seema.  ‘Unani medicine in the 19th century public sphere: Urdu texts and the Oudh Akhbar’, Indian Economic and Social History Review, Vol. 42 (1) (2005), pp. 101-129.

ALBIN, Michael.  ‘The Islamic book’, in Simon Eliot & Jonathan Rose (ed.), A Companion to the history of the book (Blackwell Companions to Literature & Culture) (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2007), pp. 165-176.

Muslim presses in India, especially Lucknow, discussed very briefly p. 174.

ALI, Azra Asghar  see  ASGHAR ALI, Azra

 Ali, Owais Aslam  see  ASLAM ALI, Owais

 ALI, S. Amjad.  ‘The book world of Pakistan’, Pakistan Quarterly 12 (3), (1964), pp. ……………….

ALI, S. Amjad.  Bookworld of Pakistan.  Karachi: National Book Centre of Pakistan, [1967].  48 p.

ALLAHABAD. – Allahabad Public Library.  Alphabetical catalogue of Arabic, Persian and Urdu books … corrected up to 1st Jan. 1911.  Allahabad: Supdt., Govt. Press, U.P., 1911.  40 p.

 ALLAHABAD. – Allahabad Public Library.  First supplement to Arabic, Persian & Urdu catalogue of the Allahabad Public Library.  Allahabad: [Supdt., Govt. Press, U. P.], 1914.  19 p.

ALLAHABAD. – Allahabad Public Library.  First supplement to Sanskrit catalogue of the Public Library, Allahabad.  Allahabad: printed by Supdt., Govt. Press, U. P.], 1914.  49 p.

ALLAHABAD. – Allahabad Public Library.  Subject catalogue and index of the Sanskrit books in the Public Library, Allahabad … revised and corrected up to 1st January, 1911.  Allahabad: printed by Supdt., Govt. Press, U. P.], 1911.  93 p.

 ALLAHABAD. – Allahabad Public Library and Museum.  Catalogue and index of the Allahabad Public Library, 1927.  Allahabad: [Supdt., Govt. Press, U. P.], 1927.  xxvii, 1685 p.

 ALLAHABAD. – Allahabad Public Library and Museum.  Report on the progress of the Public Library and Museum at Allahabad, during the year 1865(66).  …………………

BL copy at I.S. UP.147.

ALLENDER, Tim.  Ruling through education: the politics of schooling in the colonial Punjab.  New Delhi: New Dawn Press, 2006.  xiii, 358 p., ill.  (Asian Studies Association of Australia South Asian Publications Series No. 14).

Chap. 5: “Talking text-books, the law and the foundation of the Punjab University” (pp. 158-184).

ALSTON, Robin C.  A bibliography of the English language from the origins of printing to the year 1800.  Volume fourteen: The British Isles, Hebrew, Eastern Europe, Africa, South Asia, Australasia, the Americas, Pacific islands.  Otley: the author, 2000.  [xx], 561 p., ill.

Robin Alston, A Bibliography of the English Language From the Invention of Printing to the Year 1800: Volume XIV, Slavonic, Oriental, African, & Other Languages. Printed for the Author. Published 2000

ALTBACH, Philip Geoffrey.  Publishing in India: an analysis.  Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1975.  ix, 115 p., ill.

ALTHOLZ, Josef L.  The religious press in Britain, 1760-1900.  New York, London: Greenwood Press, 1989.  x, 215 p.

AMIR, Omer.  A history of press in NWFP.  Peshawar: …….., 1985.

ANANDA, Prakash.  A history of The Tribune.  New Delhi: The Tribune Trust, 1986.  333 p., plates.

A centenary publication.

ANDERSON, Benedict Richard O’Gorman.  Imagined communities: reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism.  Revised and extended ed.  London, New York: Verso, 1991.  xv, 224 p.

ANDERSON, H.  ‘Vernacular Sunday school literature’, Indian Evangelical Review Vol. XXI (1895), pp. 442-…..

ANGERMEIER, Vitus.  Journalismus in Bengalen um 1900.  18 p.  http://asset.soup.io/asset/0750/7661_01a8.pdf

ANISUZZAMAN.  ‘Musalima Bāmlāra sāmayika-patra (1831-1900)’, Sāhitya Patrikā Vol. ….. (1370=1963), pp. 205-256.

In Bengali.

ANISUZZAMAN.  ‘Musalima Bāmlāra sāmayikapatra 1831-1930’, in Svapan Cakrabartī (ed.), Mudranera samskrti o bāmlā bai (Calcutta, Ababhasa, 2007), pp. 164-181.

In Bengali.

 ANON [CHECK].  ‘Early Bengali literature and newspapers’, The Calcutta Review Vol. XIII No. 25 (June – Dec. 1850), pp. 124-161.

Reviews the contribution made to Bengali literature by Samachar Darpan, Sambad Kaumudi, Brahman Sebadi, Samachar Chadrika, Banga Dut, Gyananeshwan.

ANON [CHECK].  ‘Note on early printing in India’, The Indian Antiquary Vol. II (1873), p. 98-…..

ANON [CHECK].   ‘The perodic literature of Ceylon’, The Calcutta Review Vol. XI No. 21 (Jan. – June 1849), pp. 1-30.

Reviews 5 periodicals prinetd at Colombo: the Colombo Religious and Theological Magazine 1833, the Colombo Academy Miscellany 1837, The Friend 1837, The Protestant Vindicator 1839, The Colombo Magazine 1839-40.

 ANSARI, Tayyib.  Haidarabad men Urdu sahafat 1857 ta 1959.  Hyderabad: Idarah-yi Adabiyat-i-Urdu, 1980.  ….p.

In Urdu.  A history of the Urdu press in Hyderabad, Deccan.

ANUSHTUPA  Vol. 45 No. 4 (2011) (Batatalā biśesha sankhyā).  Kalakātā: Kāryālaya, 2011.  558 p., ill.

In Bengali.  A very well illustrated special issue of the quarterly literary and cultural magazine devoted to the Battala book and guest-edited by Adrīś Biśvās who is critical of the work of Gautam Bhadra on this subject.  It contains a number of essays on various aspects of the Battala book, together with reprints of several Battala impints, and a bibliography of works on the Battala book.  Separate entries have been made for individual contributions.

 ANWAR, M.  Images of male and female in school and college textbooks.  Islamabad: Women’s Division, Government of Pakistan, 1982.  117 p.

Examines the status and roles assigned to male and female characters in textbooks for students up to the 12th grade, finding that the proportion of female characters was very small.

ANWAR ALI, Dehlvi.  Urdū sahāfat.  Lahore: Book Talk, 1991.

AQEEL, Moinuddin.  ‘Commencement of printing in the Muslim world: a view of impact on ulama at early phase of Islamic moderate trends’, Kyoto Bulletin of Islamic Area Studies Vol. 2 No. 2 (2009), pp.10-21.

ARANGASAMY, Palani.  Ceyti ulakam.  ………………….., 1975.

In Tamil.  ………………………

ARBUTHNOT, A. J.  ‘Books and pamphlets printed and published in the town of Madras during the year 1855’, in James Long, Returns … 1857.

 ARCHER, Mildred, & LIGHTBOWN, Ronald.  India observed: India as viewed by British arrists 1760-1860.  London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982.  160 p., ill.

ARORA, M. G.  ‘Publishing of law books’, in Dina N. Malhotra & Narendra Kumar (ed.), 60 years of book publishing in India 1947-2007 (New Delhi: The Federation of Indian Publishers, 2006), pp. 310-317.

ARTE, S. B.  ‘Stray thoughts about Marathi journalism’, The Hindusthan Review Vol. 65 (1920), pp. ……..

ARYAL, Deepak.  ‘With an eye on the footpath: without the colonial baggage, publishing in Nepal remains dominated by the vernacular’, Himal (May 2011), pp. 47-49.

Discusses the state of publishing in Nepal from the footpath book-stalls upwards – most English-language publishing being confined to non-fiction.

ASADUDDIN, M.  ‘First Urdu novel: contesting claims and disclaimers’, Annual of Urdu Studies No. 16 (2001), pp. 76-97.

ASGHAR ALI, Azra.  ‘The emergence of reformist literature about Indian Muslim women in Urdu language (1857-1910)’, Pakistan Journal of History and Culture Vol. 19 No. 2 (1998), pp. 27-41.

ASLAM ALI, Owais.  Computerisation and automation of newspaper publishing in Pakistan.  Karachi: Pakistan Press Foundation, 1995.  …… p.

ASLAM ALI, Owais.  Freedom of the press values in journalism.  Karachi: Pakistan Press Foundation, 1995.  ……. p.

ASLAM ALI, Owais.  1995. a difficult year for press freedom in Pakistan.  Karachi: Pakistan Press Foundation, [1996].  …………. p.

ASLAM ALI, Owais.  Training needs of the media in the new democracies of the Third World.  Karachi: Pakistan Press Foundation, 1995.  ……. p.

ASLAM ALI, Owais, & GUNARATNE, Sheldon A.  ‘Pakistan’, in  Shelton A. Gunaratne (ed.), Handbook of the media in Asia (New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2000), pp. 155-181..

 ASLAM ALI, Owais co-author  see QURESHI, Fazal

ASLAM SIDDIQI, M.  ‘Persian press in India’, Indo-Iranica II (2) (1947) pp. 15-26.

ASTREN, Fred.  The Jewish printed book in India: imprints of the Blumenthal Rare Books and Manuscript Library.  Berkeley: Judah L. Magnes Museum, 1992.  46 p.

“This catalog rpresents a supplement to the standard work in the field by Abraham Yaari, Ha-Difus ha-‘Ivri bi-Artsot ha-Mizrah (Hebrew printing in the East), published in Jerusalem in 1940.”

AWASTHY, Rajendra.  ‘Authorship in India’, in Dina N. Malhotra (ed.), 50 years of book publishing in India since independence (New Delhi: Federation of Indian Publishers, 1998), pp. 190-194.

 AWASTHY, Rajendra.  ‘Authorship in India’, in Dina N. Malhotra & Narendra Kumar (ed.), 60 years of book publishing in India 1947-2007 (New Delhi: The Federation of Indian Publishers, 2006), pp. 218-222.

Revised version of the essay published in the 50-year commemorative volume.

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