B

BA, Vivian.  ‘The early Catholic missionaries in Burma (a study of their manuscripts and the first casting and printing of Burmese alphabets, outline grammar, and catechism in 1776, from Latin, Italian, Portuguese, and French sources)’, The Guardian, Rangoon August 1962-May 1964, [69] pp.

BAENSCH, Robert E.  ‘India: demographics for publishers’, Publishing Research Quarterly Vol. 23 No. 4 (2007), pp. 262-269. 

BĀGAL, Yogeśacandra.  Mudrana śilpera gorāra kathā.  Kolkata: Jijnasa, 1982.  ……….. p.

In Bengali.

BAGCHI, Amiya Kumar, SINHA, Dipankar, & BAGCHI, Barnita (ed.),  Webs of history: information, communication and technology from early to post-colonial India.  Kolkata: Indian History Congress Institute of Development Studies in association with Manohar, 2005.  298 p.

Includes essays on “Primitive newspapers: the eighteenth-century akhbarat” (Iqbal Husain), “M/s Khemkaran Mansaram: the world’s first ever news selling agency during the eighteenth-century Maratha rule” (G. T. Kulkarni).

BAGCHI, Barnita.  ‘Cheery children, growing girls and developing young adults: on reading, growing and hopscotching across categories’, in Nilanjana Gupta & Rimi Barnali Chatterjee (ed.)  Reading children: essays on children’s literature  (New Delhi: Orient Blackswan, 2009), pp. 163-181. 

BAGCHI, Barnita  co-editor see BAGCHI, Amiya Kumar 

BAHRI, Anuj, & SMITH, Debbie.  Bahrisons: chronicle of a bookshop.  New Delhi: Swankit, a division of India Research Press, 2004.  xii, 107 p., ill. Based on the reminiscences of Balraj Bahri, founder of the famous Bahrisons bookshop in Khan Market, New Delhi.

BALASINGHAM, C.  ‘Some unusual characters used in Tamil printing in Ceylon during Dutch times’, in R. E. Asher (ed.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Seminar of Tamil Studies (Madras: International Association of Tamil Research, 1971) Vol. 2, pp. 528-530. The conference took place at Madras in 1968.

BALLANTYNE, Tony.  ‘What difference does colonialism make? Reassessing print and social change in an age of global imperialism’, in Sabrina Alcorn Baron, Eric N. Lindquist, & Eleanor F. Shevlin (ed)., Agent of change: print culture studies after Elizabeth L. Eisenstein (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2007), pp.  342-352. Discussion includes South Asia.

BALSTON, Thomas.  James Whatman father & son.  London: Methuen, 1957.  xi, 170 p., ill.

A biography of the famous Kent (????) papermaker who, through marriage to a daughter of one of the Directors of the East India Company, secured the lucrative contract to supply paper to the Company’s factories in India.  10864.e.72

BALUCHISTAN TEXT BOOK BOARD.  Balocistān Taikst Buk Bord, Ko’itah: jā’izah 1972 tā 1982.  Ko’itah: Balocistān Text Book Board, [1982].  88 p.

In Urdu.

BAMMEL, Jens.  ‘Global publishing trends and Indian publishing industry’, 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. 424-435.

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Asitakumār.  ‘Bāmlā mudrane nabayuga o Ānandabājāra’, in Cittarañjan Bandyopadhyaya (ed.)  Dui śatakera bāmlā mudrana o prakāśana  (Kalikātā: Ānand Publishers, 1981), pp. 376-383.

In Bengali.  On the Ananda Bazar Patrika’s contribution to the modernisation of Bengali printing.

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Brajendranāth.  ‘Bānglā chāpāra harafera janmakathā’, Bhāratavarsha Vol. 25 Part 1 No. 1 (1344=1937/38), pp. 60-65.

In Bengali.  A short account of developmentgs in Bengali typography from Charles Wilkins to Pancanan and Manohar Karmakar. 

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Brajendranāth.  Bāmlā sāmayika-patra, 1818-1867. Calcutta: Rañjana Publishing House, 1346 [=1939].  10, 336 pp.; ill.

In Bengali.  A history of early Bengali newspapers.  14133.g.21 

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Brajendranāth.  Bānglā sāmayika sāhitya 1818-1857.  Calcutta: Biśvabhāratī, 1968.  96 pp.

In Bengali. 

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Brajendranāth.  Deśīya sāmayika-patrera itihāsa.  Calcutta: ………………….., 1936.

In Bengali. 

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Brajendranāth.  Gangākiśora Bhattācārya.  Calcutta: Bangīya Sāhitya Parishat, 1347=1940/41.  20 pp.

In Bengali.  Biography of Bhattacharya, one of the first Bengalis to found a printing-press in the early 19th century.  14126.dd.57(2) 

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Brajendranāth comp.  Samvādapatre sekālera kathā.  Rev. ed.  Calcutta: …………………………., 1937-42.  2 pts.

In Bengali.  Extracts from Bengali newspapers from 1818-1830 (Part 1) and 1830-40 (Part 2).  14131.ddd.16 

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Cittarañjan.  ‘Bolatsera bicala harapha’, in Cittarañjan Bandyopadhyaya (ed.)  Dui śatakera bāmlā mudrana o prakāśana  (Kalikātā: Ānand Publishers, 1981), pp. 367-375.

In Bengali.  On the ‘rediscovered’ first font of movable types for Bengali associated with the Dutch trader William Bolts. 

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Cittarañjan (ed.)  Dui śatakera bāmlā mudrana o prakāśana.  Kalikātā: Ānand Publishers, 1981.  504 p., ill.

In Bengali.  A collection of essays celebrating two centuries of Bengali printing and publishing.  Separate entres given for individual essays. 

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Nirmala.  ‘Batatalā o tāra prahasana’, Anushtupa Vol. 45 No. 4 (2011) (Batatalā biśesha sankhyā), pp. 175-193.

In Bengali.  On the …………….. 

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Śamīk.  ‘Sampādaka kī? Ke? Kena? Kothāya?’, in Svapan Cakrabartī (ed.), Mudranera samskrti o bāmlā bai (Calcutta, Ababhasa, 2007), pp. 190-196. 

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Śivaji.  ‘Śikshā o ādhunikatāra pātha’, in Svapan Cakrabartī (ed.), Mudranera samskrti o bāmlā bai (Calcutta, Ababhasa, 2007), pp. 28-46. 

BANDYOPĀDHYĀYA, Sumanta.  ‘Batatalāra ‘dobhāshī’ sāhitya – sekāla o ekāla’, Anushtupa Vol. 45 No. 4 (2011) (Batatalā biśesha sankhyā), pp. 115-140.

In Bengali.  On the …………….. 

BANERJEE, Sandeep.  ‘Epiphany and exasperation: the National Library’. in Sria Chatterjee & Jennie Renton (comp. & ed.), Kolkata book city: readings, fragments, images (Edinburgh: Textualities, 2009), pp. 163-172. 

BANERJEE, Shyamananda.  National awakening and the Bangabasi.  Calcutta: Amitava-Kalyan Publishers, 1968.  v, 251 p., ill. A history of the Bengali weekly newspaper, the Bangabasi, founded in 1881, and its role in the freedom movement.

BANERJEE, Subrata.  Advertising and small newspapers.  New Delhi: Press Institute of India, 1964.  ……. p.

BANERJEE, Sumanta.  ‘The bogey of the bawdy: changing concept of “obscenity” in 19th century Bengali culture’, Economic and Political Weekly (18 July 1987), pp. ………………..

BANERJEE, Subrata.  ‘Calcutta’s Battala books in nineteenth-century Bengali popular culture’, in Preben Kaarsholm & Isobel Hofmeyr (eds.), The popular and the public: cultural debates and struggles over public spaces in modern India, Africa and Europe (London, New York, Calcutta: Seagull Books, 2009), pp. 159-182.

BANERJEE, Sumanta.  India’s monopoly press: a mirror of distortion.  New Delhi: IFWJ, 1973.  ………. p.

BANERJEE, Sumanta.  ‘Marginalisation of women’s popular culture in 19th century Bengal’, in K. Sangari & S. Vaid (ed.), Recasting women: essays in Indian colonial history (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1990), pp. …………..

BANERJEE, Swapna.  ‘Exploring the world of domestic manuals: Bengali middle-class women and servants in colonial Calcutta’, Sagar: South Asia Graduate Research Journal Vol. 3 No. 1 Electronic journal

BANHAM, Rob, & ROSS, Fiona G. E. (ed.)  Non-Latin typefaces at St. Bride Library, London and Department of Typography & Graphic Communication, University of Reading.  London: St. Bride Library, 2008.  63 p. An exhibition catalogue which includes specimens and drawings of fonts for Bengali, Devanagari, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Kannada, Malayalam, Modi, Oriya, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu, Tibetan and Urdu scripts.

BANIK, Kartik Dutta.  ‘First news printed in Bengali’,  Carey Day [Serampore College] 1980, pp. 21-24. Discusses and translates news items that appeared in the first issue of Dig-darśan April 1818. 

BANNERJI, Himani.  ‘Fashioning a self: educational proposals for and by women in popular magazines in colonial Bengal’, Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 26 No. 43 (26 Oct. 1991), pp. 50-62.

BARBER, Giles.  ‘Book imports and exports in the eighteenth century’, in Robin Myers and Michael Harris ed. Sale and distribution of books from 1700 (Oxford: Oxford Polytechnic Press, 1982), pp.  77-105. Discusses the growth of book exposrt from Britain to ‘East India’ pp. 92, 98-99 (almost identical text to the next item) but does not include annual tables of exports.

 BARBER, Giles.  ‘Books from the old world and for the new: the British international trade in books in the eighteenth century’, Studies on Voltaire and the eighteenth century, CLI (1976), pp. 185-224. Annual tables of book exports from Britain to ‘East India’ 1701-1780 appear on pp. 213-218;   growth of exports to ‘East India’ discussed pp. 195, 200-201.

BAREH, Hamlet.  A short history of Khasi literature.  Shillong: Lum Syntiew, 1962.  93 p. Pp. 66-70: Khasi journalism.

BARNES, John, BELL, Bill, CHATTERJEE, Rimi, KIRSOP, Wallace, & WINSHIP, Michael.  ‘A place in the world’, in David McKitterick (ed.), The Cambridge history of the book in Britain. Volume 6: 1830-1914 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), pp.  595-634. See particularly the section on India by Rimi Chatterjee (pp. 624-634).

BARNS, Margarita.  History of Indian journalism.  ……………………………

PHANTOM ENTRY???? CHECK ILS

BARNS, Margarita D.  The Indian press: a history of the growth of public opinion in India..  London: George Allen and Unwin, 1940.  xv, 491 p.

BARPUJARI, H. K.  The American missionaries and North-East India (1836-1900): a documentary study.   Delhi: Spectrum, 1986.

BARRIER, N. Gerald.  Banned: controversial literature and political control in British India 1907-1947.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1974.  xii, 324 pp.

BARRIER, N. Gerald.  ‘The British and controversial publications in Punjab’,  The Punjab Past and Present Vol. VIII No…….. (…….. 1974), pp. 32-60.

BARRIER, N. Gerald.  ‘Hindi, Urdu and Panjabi tracts on nineteenth century Punjab: an introduction to the pamphlet collections in the British Museum and India Office Library’, The Punjab Past and Present Vol. IV No. 1 (April 1970), pp. 156-187.

BARRIER, N. Gerald.  India and America: American publishing on India 1930-1985.  New Delhi: Manohar; American Institute of Indian Studies, 1986.  xi, 333 p.

Lists about 4,700 publications arranged under 11 broad subject headings: general and introductory works; descriptions and travel accounts; language and linguistics; literature; Indian civilization; Indian religion and philosophy; Indian history; social sciences; science and geography; education; miscellaneous.  With a lengthy introduction by the compiler entitled “America encounters India: an historical perspective”.

BARRIER, N. Gerald.  ‘The literature of confrontation: an introduction to banned publications in British Punjab’, Indian Archives Vol. 21 No. 1 (1972), pp. 9-32.

BARRIER, N. Gerald.  ‘South Asia in vernacular publications: modern Indian-language collections in the British Museum and the India Office Library, London’, …………………., pp. 803-810.

BARRIER, N. Gerald, & WALLACE, Paul.  The Punjab press 1880-1905.  East Lansing, Michigan: Research Committee on the Punjab and Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University, 1970.  (Research Papers on the Punjab No.  2)  iii, 201 p.

Study based on 419 newspapers: 343 in Urdu, 24 English, 19 Panjabi, 17 Hindi, 12 mixed, 2 Persian, 1 Arabic, 1 Sindhi.

BARROS, Eduardo Judas.  ‘A imprensa portuguesa em Goa, na Índia’, Anuário internacional de comunicação lusófono, 2004, pp. 96-108.

Deals with the period from the reintroduction of printng at Goa in the 19th century.  With a lst of newspapers and journals which began publication btween 1821 and 1956.

BARROS, Fr. Judas.  ‘The evolution of the Konkani press’, in Dayanand Narasinh Shanbhag (ed.) Essays on Konkani language and literature: Professor Armando Menezes felicitation volume (Dharwatr: Konkani Sahiya Prakashan, 1970), pp. 91-98.

BARTHOLOMAEO, P. A. S.  Sidharubam seu grammatica samscrdamica……… 1790.

Reprint of the Latin text issued 1977 (Amsterdam Studies in the Theory and History of Linguistic Science 12), with an introductory article by Ludo Rocher.

BARUA, Praphulla CHANDRA.  A short history of Assamese newspapers (1846-1948).  ………: Sahitya Ratna Prakashan, 1997.  192 p.

BASAK, N. L.  ‘Origin and role of the Calcutta School-Book Society in promoting the cause of education in India, especially vernacular education in Bengal’,  Bengal Past & Present Vol. LXXVIII (Jan.-June 1959), pp. 30-69.

BASU, Amalendu.  ‘Bāmlā upanyāsa prasange’, in Cittarañjan Bandyopadhyaya (ed.)  Dui śatakera bāmlā mudrana o prakāśana  (Kalikātā: Ānand Publishers, 1981), pp. 209-225.

In Bengali.  On the development of the Bengali novel.

BASU, Durgadas,  Law of the press in India.  New Delhi: Prentice-Hall, 1980.  2 vols.

BASU, Jitendra Nath.  Romance of Indian journalism.  Calcutta: Calcutta University, 1979.  644 p.

BASU, Subho.  ‘Dinabandhu Mitra Indian writer, 1830-1873 Nil Darpan (the Mirror of Indigo) play, 1861’, in Derek Jones (ed.), Censorship: a world encyclopedia (London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2001), Vol. 3 L-R, pp. 1607-1608.

BASU, Svapan.  ‘Ādirasera bai: āinera śāsana’, Anushtupa Vol. 45 No. 4 (2011) (Batatalā biśesha sankhyā), pp. 143-155. In Bengali.  On the ……………..

BASU, Svapan.  ‘Bāmlā patrikāra pracāra: uniśa śatake’, in Svapan Cakrabartī (ed.), Mudranera samskrti o bāmlā bai (Calcutta, Ababhasa, 2007), pp. 182-189.

BASU, Svapan, & CHAUDHURI, Indrajit (ed.)  Uniśa śatake bānālijībana o samskrti.  Kalakātā: Pustaka Bipani, 2003. …………p., ill. In Bengali.

BASU, Svapan, & MĀMŪN, Muntasīr ed.  Dui śatakera bāmlā sambāda sāmayikapatra.  Kalakātā : Pustaka Bipani, 2005.  ……p. In Bengali.

BAXTER, Ian.  ‘The establishment of the first libraries for European soldiers in  India’, South Asia Library Group Newsletter No. 40 (January 1993), pp. 25-30.

BAYLY, Christopher A.  The birth of the modern world 1780-1914: global connections and comparisons.  Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2004.  xxiv, 540 p., ill. Includes ‘Towards world literature?’ pp. 385-389.

BAYLY, Christopher A.  ‘Colonial rule and the ‘information order’ in South Asia’, in Nigel Crook (ed.), The transmission of knowledge in South Asia: essays on education, religion, history, and politics (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1996), pp. 280-315.

BAYLY, Christopher A.  Empire and information: intelligence gathering and social communication in India, 1780-1870.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.  xiv, 412 p.

BAYLY, Christopher A.  ‘The Indian ecumene: an indigenous public sphere’, in Arvind Rajagopal (ed.), The Indian public sphere: readings in media history (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009), pp. 49-64. Reprinted from C. A. Bayley, Empire and information: intelligence gathering and social communication in India, 1780-1870.

BAYLY, Christopher A.  ‘Informing empire and nation: publicity, propaganda and the press 1880-1920’, in Hiram Morgan (ed.), Information, media and power through the ages (Dublin: University College Dublin Press, 2001), pp. ,,,,,,,

BAYLY, Christopher A.  ‘Knowing the country: empire and information in India’, Modern Asian Studies Vol. 27 No. 1 (1993), pp. 3-43.

BEGUM, Obaidah  see  OBAIDAH BEGUM

BELL, Bill.  ‘Signs taken for wonders: an anecdote from history’, New Literary History Vol. 43 No. 2 (Spring 2012), pp. 309-329. Critique of Homi Baba’s celebrated essay ………..

BELL, Bill.  ‘Signs taken for wonders: an anecdote taken from Indian mission history’.  Unpublished seminar paper, Centre for the Study of World Christianity, University of Edinburgh, 24 January 2012. Critique of Homi Baba’s celebrated essay ………..

BELL, Bill co-author  see BARNES, John 

BELLENOIT, Hayden J. A.  ‘Missionary education, religion and knowledge in India c. 1880-1915’, Modern Asian Studies Vol. 41 No. 2 (2007), pp. 369-384. Includes discussion of the rapidity with which cribs (‘keys’) to government-prescribed textbooks were prepared, how they outsold the textbooks themselves, and how profitable they were for the publishers who produced them. 

BENEI, Véronique.  ‘Let the Gazetteers burn! Scholars, local politics and the nationalist debate in the Kolhapur district controversy’, in Jackie Assayag (ed.), The resources of history: tradition, narration and nation in South Asia Paris – Pondichéry: École française d’Extrême Orinet; Institut français de Pondichéry, 1999), pp. 307-320.

‘BENGALI-Schrift’, in Severin Corsten, Günther Pflug, & Friedrich Adolf Schmidt-Künsemüller (eds.), Lexikon des gesamtne Buchwesen (Zweite, völlig neuarbeitete Auflage) (Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann Verlag, 1986), Band 1, p. 294.

BENTLY, Lionel.  Trade, development and multiple layers of lawmaking: copyright, translations and relations between Britain and India, 1880-1914.  62 p.  Unpublished paper presented at the Intellectual Property Scholarship Colloquium, UCLA.

BERI, Krishen Chandra.  ‘Publication of religious books’, in Dina N. Malhotra (ed.), 50 years of book publishing in India since independence (New Delhi: Federation of Indian Publishers, 1998), pp. 224-229.

BERI, Rajiv.  ‘Electronic publishing’, 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. 299-303.

BERRY, W. Turner, & POOLE, H. Edmund.  Annals of printing: a chronological encyclopaedia from the earliest times to 1950.  London: Blandford Press, 1966.  xix, 315 p., ill., maps. Contains only one reference to South Asia (p. 93): “India, first printers, 1556”.

BERTEL, E. E.  ‘Afghanskaya pressa’, Bibliografia Vostoka Nos. 5-6 (1934), pp. 9-26. In Russian.  For each title gives publication frequency, names of editors, subject coverage, and language of publication.

BESANT, Annie.  India bond or free?  A world problem.  London & New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, Ltd., 1926.  216 p. Discusses the ban on the newspaper New India by the Madras Government (pp. 170-175).

BHABHA, Homi K.  Signs taken for wonders in The location of culture.  London and New York: Routledge, 1994, pp. 102-121.

BHABHA, Homi K. ed.  Nation and narration.  London and New York: Routledge, 1990. 

BHADRA, Gautam.  ‘Bānāli pāthaka o tāmra bāmlā bai padā’, in Svapan Cakrabartī (ed.), Mudranera samskrti o bāmlā bai (Calcutta, Ababhasa, 2007), pp. 138-163. In Bengali

BHADRA, Gautam.  ‘From ‘Advertisement’ to ‘Bigyapon’: the history of early advertisements for the printed book in Bengal’.  Unpublished paper, 16th SHARP Conference, Oxford Brookes University, 25 June 2008.

BHADRA, Gautam.  Nyārā battalāya yāya ka’bāra.  Kalakātā Chātima Buks, 2011. In Bengali.

BHAGYALAKSHMI, J.  ‘Telugu’, 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. 153-160.

BHANDARI, Vivek.  ‘Print and the emergence of multiple publics in nineteenth-century Punjab’, in Sabrina Alcorn Baron, Eric N. Lindquist, & Eleanor F. Shevlin (ed)., Agent of change: print culture studies after Elizabeth L. Eisenstein (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2007), pp. 268-286.

BHANDARU, S. R.  Politics of the press.  ……..: Prajasakti Book House, 1992.

BHARANEY, P. H.  History of Anglo-Indian press in Bombay up to 1900.  Bombay, 1956.  ….p. Or BHURANEY, P. H.  Anglo-Indian journalism in Bombay up to 1900?  Unpublished thesis? 

BHARATI, H. L. N.  An introduction to Indian textual criticism and modern book publishing.  Mysore: Central Institute of Indian Languages, 1988.  (CIIL Occasional Monographs Series: 42)  xxvi, 263., plates.

BHAT, A. R., TIWARI, Narendra, & SHETH, Ratilal.  Role of ILNA in Indian newspaper industry.  ……………: ILNA Publication, 1979.  146 p. ILNA = Indian Langauges Newspapers Association.

BHATIA, Varuni.  Bhaghavadgītā [sic]’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. I p. 522. 

BHATIA, Varuni.  Mahābhārata’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 907. 

BHATIA, Varuni.  Rāmāyana’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II pp. 1078-1079. 

BHATKAL, Ramdas G.  ‘Marathi’, in Dina N. Malhotra (ed.), 50 years of book publishing in India since independence (New Delhi: Federation of Indian Publishers, 1998), pp. 81-88. 

BHATKAL, Ramdas G.  ‘Marathi, 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. 109-120. Revised version of the essay published in the 50-year commemorative volume.

BHATKAL, Sadānand, KIRLOSKAR, Mukundarāy, & DADAKAR, Jayā (ed).  Prakāśala Rā. Ja. Deśamukha.  Pune: Rā. Ja. Deśamukha Smriti-Samitī, 1995.  371 p., ill. In Marathi.  Commemoration volume for the Marathi publisher Ram Jayavant Deshmukh, 1917-85, comprising biographical and autobiographical essays on his life and work in the Marathi publishing trade.

BHATNAGAR, Ram Ratan.  The rise and growth of Hindi journalism (1826-1945).  Allahabad: Kitab Mahal, [1947].  xxii, 768 p. Based on the author’s Ph. D. thesis, Allahabad University.

BHATNAGAR, Ram Ratan.  The rise and growth of Hindi journalism (1826-1945).  [new ed.]  Varanasi: Vishwavidyalaya Prakashan, 2003.  xxxix, 532 p., ill. Described as a new edition, but revisions largely confined to printing and factual errors found in the first edition.  The only substantive addition seems to be illustrations of 11 title-pages of Hindi magazines published between 1826 and 1900.

BHATT, A. R.  Problems of the vernacular language press of India.  Paris: UNESCO, 1959.  …………….. p.

BHATT, Mohan Lāl.  ‘Gujarātī patrakāritva kā vikāsa’, Lokarāja Vārsikī issue (1977), pp. 35-38. In Hindi CHECK – also CHECK pagination.  On the development of Gujarati journalism.

BHATT, S. C.  Indian presss since 1955.  New Delhi: Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, 1997.  196 p.

BHATTĀCĀRYA, Amitrasūdan.  Bankim-candra o Banga-darśana.  Calcutta: Jijñāsā, 1971.  220 pp. In Bengali.  A study of Banga-darśana, a Bengali literary periodical started byh Bankim-candra. 

BHATTĀCĀRYA, Debīpada.  ‘Bāmlā sāmayikapatra’, in Cittarañjan Bandyopadhyaya (ed.)  Dui śatakera bāmlā mudrana o prakāśana  (Kalikātā: Ānand Publishers, 1981), pp. 283-300. In Bengali.  On the earliest Bengali newspapers. 

BHATTĀCĀRYA, Mau.  ‘Elokeśī beśyā: Batatalāra khristāni taiksata beśyā-samasyā’, Anushtupa Vol. 45 No. 4 (2011) (Batatalā biśesha sankhyā), pp. 347-360. In Bengali.  On the …………….. 

BHATTĀCĀRYA, Śānti.  [various books on Urdu publishing in Bengal]

BHATTĀCĀRYA, Yatīndramohan (ed.)  Bamla mudrita granthadira talika. Vol. 1: 1753-1852.  Kalikata: A. Mukherjee, 1990. In Bengali.  A bibliography of Bengali books printed between 1753 and 1852.

BHATTĀCĀRYA, Yatīndramohan (chief ed.)  Mudrita bāmlā granthera panji 1853-1867.  Kalakātā: Paścimabanga Bāmlā Akādemi, Tathya o Samskrti Bibhāga, Paścimabanga Sarakāra, 1993. In Bengali.  A bibliography of Bengali books printed between 1853 and 1867.  Entries arranged by author (Indian alphabetical order), with indexes of titles, co-authors, series, chronologically by date of publication, subject.  There are also appendices of almanacs (panjika), printers and publishers.

BHATTĀCĀRYA, Yatīndramohan.  ‘Puthira pare bai’, in Cittarañjan Bandyopadhyaya (ed.)  Dui śatakera bāmlā mudrana o prakāśana  (Kalikātā: Ānand Publishers, 1981), pp. 21-28. In Bengali.  On the transition from manuscript to printed book in Bengali culture.

BHATTACHARJEE, Arun.  Indian press: profession to industry.  Delhi: Vikas, 1972.  238 p.

BHATTACHARJEE, N. K.  ‘Books and audio visual media’, 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. 238-242.

BHATTACHARYA, A.  ‘Swadeshi paper industry in colonial Bengal’, Bengal Past and Present No. 107 (1988), pp. 79-97.

BHATTACHARYA, A.  ‘Swadeshi paper industry and colonial Bengal’,  Bengal Past and Present Vol. 107 (1988), pp. 79-97. Which is the correct article title?????

BHATTACHARYA, Bimalendu.  ‘Sarat Book House: a gem of a bookshop’. in Sria Chatterjee & Jennie Renton (comp. & ed.), Kolkata book city: readings, fragments, images (Edinburgh: Textualities, 2009), pp. 112-118. 

BHATTACHARYA, Lokenath.  Books and reading in India.  Paris: UNESCO, 1987 [or 86????].  82 p.  (Studies on Books and Readings 26)

BHATTACHARYA, Prodosh.  ‘Two Bengali transformations of Sherlock Holmes’, in Nilanjana Gupta & Rimi Barnali Chatterjee (ed.)  Reading children: essays on children’s literature  (New Delhi: Orient Blackswan, 2009), pp. 139-147. 

BHATTACHARYA, Tithi.  The sentinels of culture: class, education, and the colonial intellectual in Bengal (1848-85).  New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2005.  xiii, 272 p.

BHENDE, Subhash (ed.)  Prā.  A. Kā. Priyolakara smrtigrantha.  Mumbai: Pra. A. Ka. Priyolakara Smrtigrantha Samiti, 1974.  [2], 3, 315, [4] p., [5] p. of plates. In Marathi.  A commemoration volume for the literary and printing historian A. K. Priolkar.  Includes an essay on Marathi books printed and published outside Maharashtra.

BHISE, U. R.  ‘Early Indian imprints in the University Library, Bombay’,  Journal of the University of Bombay Vol. XXXIV Part 2 (Sept. 1965), pp. 188-228.

BHUIYAN, Serajul I. & GUNARATNE, Shelton A.  ‘Bangladesh’, in  Shelton A. Gunaratne (ed.), Handbook of the media in Asia (New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2000), pp. 39-66.

BHUSHAN, Anand.  ‘Relationship of Indian publishers in the international field’, in Dina N. Malhotra (ed.), 50 years of book publishing in India since independence (New Delhi: Federation of Indian Publishers, 1998), pp. 311-314.

BHUSHAN, Anand.  ‘Indian publishers and the international community’, 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. 418-423. Revised version of the essay published in the 50-year commemorative volume.

‘BIBLE revision with special reference to Tamil’, Harvest Field: a missionary magazine Vol. IX (1898), pp. 361 & 441. 

BIRDWOOD, G.  ‘The native press of India’, Joiurnal of the Society of Arts Vol. 25 (1876-77), pp. …..

BIRRELL & GARNETT  Catalogue XXXVIII on colonial printing.  London: ………………. 

BIŚVĀS, Adrīś.  ‘Kautuka śataka: Batatalāra ‘joka buka’-e uniśa śatakera svarūpa nirnaya’, Anushtupa Vol. 45 No. 4 (2011) (Batatalā biśesha sankhyā), pp. 282-308. In Bengali.  On the ………..

BIŚVĀS, Hārdikabrata.  ‘Bangasamāja sanskāra, ‘kālera kuhaka’ o Batatalāya chāpā meyerā’, Anushtupa Vol. 45 No. 4 (2011) (Batatalā biśesha sankhyā), pp. 213-256. In Bengali.  On the ……….. 

BISWAS, Samata.  ‘Reading Mills and Boon in India: genre and readership’.  Unpublished paper, Popular Fiction: Cultural Artefact or Commercial Product? conference, American Center Library, Kolkata, 25 March 2010.

BLACK, Alistair, & HOARE, Peter.  ‘Introduction: sources and methodologies for the histoy of libraries in the modern era’, in Alistair Black & Peter Hoare (eds.) The Cambridge history of libraries in Britain and Ireland Vol. 3: 1850-2000  (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), pp. 1-18. Brief references to British influence on libraries in India (p. 14), impact of immigrants from Indian sub-continent (S. R. Ranganathan) (pp. 14-15), and British Council libraries in India (p. 15). 

BLACKBURN, Stuart.  Print, folklore, and nationalism in colonial South India.  Delhi: Permanent Black, 2003.  vi, 247 p.

BLACKBURN, Stuart.  ‘The tale of the book: storytelling and print in nineteenth-century Tamil’, in Rachel Dwyer & Christopher Pinney (ed,)Pleasure and the nation: the history, politics and consumption of public culture in India (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 115-138. 

BLACKBURN, Stuart.  ‘The burden of authenticity: printed oral tales in Tamil literary history’ in Stuart Blackburn & Vasudha Dalmia (ed.),  India’s literary history: essays on the nineteenth century  (Delhi: Permanent Black, 2004), pp. 119-145.

BLACKBURN, Stuart & DALMIA, Vasudha (ed.)  India’s literary history: essays on the nineteenth century  Delhi: Permanent Black, 2004).  xi, 515 p.

Separate entries given for individual essays related to print in South Asia.

BLOOMFIELD, Barry Cambray.  ‘An early Calcutta calendar’,The Library 5th Series Vol. 27 No. 3 (Sept. 1972), pp. 251-252.

Describes A compleat calendar, for the year of Our Lord, MDCCLXXX printed by James Augustus Hicky, a copy of which survives in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

BLOOMFIELD, Barry Cambray.  ‘A. B. Bone and the beginnings of printing in Malaysia’, India Office Library Report for the year 1979, pp. 7-33.

Bone spent his early career as a printer/publisher in India, at both Calcutta (???) and Madras, before moving to Prince Edward Island (Penang).

BLUMHARDT, James Fuller.  Catalogue ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 

BOEHMER, Elleke.  Colonial and postcolonial literature: migrant metaphors.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.  304 p.

BOGDANOV, L.  ‘Notes on the Afghan periodical press’, Islamic Culture Vol. 3 (1929), pp. 126-152. A survey from Siraj-ul-Akhbar (1911) to Anis (1927).

BOOK publishing in Indian Languages: report of the National Convention of Indian Language Publishers, April 16-17, 1993.  New Delhi: Federation of Indian Publishers, 1993.  …p.

BOOL CHAND.  ‘Urdu journalism in the Panjab’, Journal of the Punjab University Historical Society Vol. II Part 1 (April 1933), pp. 29-42.

BOSE, Mrinal Kant.  The press and its problems.  Calcutta: S. C. Sarkar & Sons, 1945.  xiv, 162 p.

BOSE, P. N., & MORENO, H. W. B.  A hundred years of the Bengali press.  Calcutta: H. W. B. Moreno, Central Press,1920.  129 pp.

BOXER, C. R.  A bibliographical note on the Coloquios (1563).  Appendix to Two pioneers of tropical medicine: Garcia d’Orta and Nicolas Monardes (London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1963), pp. 33-36.

BOXER, C. R.   ‘A tentative check-list of Indo-Portuguese imprints’, Boletim do Instituto Vasco da Gama Vol. 73 (1956), pp 19-41.

Lists …. Items printed between 1556 and 16.. 

BOXER, C. R.   ‘A tentative check-list of Indo-Portuguese imprints’,  Arquivos do Centro Cultural Português  Vol. IX (1975), pp 567-599. A revised and updated version of the preceding,  Lists 38 items printed between 1556 and 1679.  With updates of the literature and locations of surviving copies, and most importantly with the addition of 3 works: St. Bonaventure’s Opuscula 1559 ; Marcos Jorge’s Doctrina Christam 1629 or 1630; Antão Proença’s Vocabulario tamulico 1679.

BOYCE, Merrill Tilghman.  British policy and the evolution of the vernacular press in India, 1835-1878.  Delhi: Chanakya Publications, 1988.  xv, 212 p. 

BRAKE, Laurel, & DEMOOR, Marysa (ed.)  Dictionary of nineteenth-century journalism in Great Britain and Ireland.  [Gent and] London: Academia Press and The British Library, 2009.  xxxvii, 1014 p., ill. Includes references to India under thematic articles such as “Imperialism and journalism” or under individual titles (a rather sporadic representation) such as The Calcutta Review, Indian Spectator, The Times of India, and Reis and Rayyet.

BRASS, Paul R.  Language, religion and politics in  North India.  London: Cambridge University Press, 1974.  xvi, 467 p. 

BŘEZINA, David.  ‘Indian types’, Typo No. 49 (autumn 202), pp. 38-43.

BRITISH books on India: a selection written between the eighteenth century and the present day showing something of the contribution made by British scholars to Indian studies.  An exhibition arranged by the British Council – India 1961.  [London: The British Council, 1961.]  142 p. 

BROUILLETTE, Sarah.  Postcolonial writers in the global literary marektplace.  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

BROUILLETTE, Sarah.  ‘Salman Rushdie and Zulfikar Ghose in the literary marketplace’, in Robert Fraser & Mary Hammond (ed.) Books without borders (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), Vol. 2, pp. 181-195.

BROUILLETTE, Sarah.  ‘South Asian literature and global publishing’, Wasifiri 52 (autumn 2007), pp. 34-38.

BROWN, Charles Philip.  Narrative of the literary life of Charles Philip Brown.  London: G. E. Waters, 1872.  31 p. Autobiography.  Contains references to his attempts to start Telugu printing: “I also, in the same year 1832, attempted to establish a Telugu printing press at Masulipatam …”

BRUCE, Rev. Henry James.  ‘The literary work of the American Marathi Mission 1813-1881’, in Memorial papers of the American Marathi Mission , 1813-1881 (Bombay: Education Society’s Press, 1882), pp. 73-141. Includes sections on the Marathi Bible, the American Mission Press, general literature (including a list of all publications up to 1881), and Marathi Christian hymnology.  The papers were presented at the semi-centennial anniversary of the commencement of the Ahmednagar Mission in 1881.

BRUCE, Rev. Henry James.  The natural history of the Marathi Bible …  Calcutta: ………………………………….., 1886.

BUCHLER, Walter.  ‘Printing in India today’, Gutenberg-Jahrbuch Vol. 10 (1935), pp. 331-333. A review of contemporary presses and printing standards in India generally. 

BUKSH, Khuda.  The Islamic libraries.  Calcutta: Thacker, Spink, 1902.

BULAND AKHTAR BEGAM.  ‘Hamare risālon men kaise madamīn darj hon’, Sharīf Bibī, August 1909, pp. 56-60. Argues that women’s journals should publish only articles representing the reality of the majority of women’s lives, not merely those who have adopted western styles of living i.e. the journals’ purpose should be to help improve women’s lives as a whole rather than promote a life style beyond the majority of women.

BURNELL, Arthur Coke.  ‘An early Sanskrit press as yet unnoticed by bibliographers’, The Indian Antiquary Vol. 1 (1872), pp. 193-194. Reprinted from Trübner’s Literary Record.  Discusses the printing of Marathi and Sanskrit works at the private royal press in the Tanjore palace of Maharaja Sarabhoji from 1805-1814(?).  Burnell spent several years at Tanjore cataloguing the famous collection of Sanskrit manuscripts in the Sarasvati Mahal Library. 

BURNETT, Margaret.  ‘Here are books! They’re alive!’, in Sria Chatterjee & Jennie Renton (comp. & ed.), Kolkata book city: readings, fragments, images (Edinburgh: Textualities, 2009), pp. 153-157. 

BURNEY, Mohammed Zahir Ahmad,  ‘Urdu’, in Dina N. Malhotra (ed.), 50 years of book publishing in India since independence (New Delhi: Federation of Indian Publishers, 1998), pp. 125-130. 

BUSKE, H.  ‘Gujarati-Schrift’, in Severin Corsten, Günther Pflug, & Friedrich Adolf Schmidt-Künsemüller (eds.), Lexikon des gesamten Buchwesen (Zweite, völlig neuarbeitete Auflage) (Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann Verlag, 1990), Band 3, pp. 303-304.

BUSKE, H.  ‘Gurmukhi-Schrift’, in Severin Corsten, Günther Pflug, & Friedrich Adolf Schmidt-Künsemüller (eds.), Lexikon des gesamten Buchwesen (Zweite, völlig neuarbeitete Auflage) (Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann Verlag, 1990), Band 3, pp. 307-308.

BUSTEED, Henry Elmsley.  Echoes from old Calcutta: being chiefly reminiscences of the days of Warren Hastings, Francis and Impey.  2nd ed.  Calcutta: Thacker, Spink & Co., 1888. Pp. 171-201: Philip Francis and his times. The life and death of the first Indian newspaper, 1780-1782 (i.e. Hicky’s Bengal Gazette).

BUTALIA, Urvashi.  ‘From Ansari Road: a journey through English-language pubishing in India’, Himal Vol. 24 No. 5 (May 2011), pp. 24-28. Reminiscences of working for the Indian Banch of Oxford University Press on Ansari Road in Delhi, once the hub of English-language publishng in India, and of the changes in publishing and bookselling over the last thirty years, not least the greater involvement of women.

BUTALIA, Urvashi.  ‘Interaction between editorial and other departments’, 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. 46-58.

BUTALIA, Urvashi.  ‘Making the right choice’, 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. 92-97.

BUTALIA, Urvashi.  ‘The many voices of India: Indian writing since independence’, in India’s culture in motion: tradition and change in the arts (Amsterdam: Royal Tropical Institute – the Netherlands, 1998), pp. 75-84. The author was co-founder of the feminist publishing house Kali For Women.

BUTALIA, Urvashi.  ‘Training needs in publishing’, in Dina N. Malhotra (ed.), 50 years of book publishing in India since independence (New Delhi: Federation of Indian Publishers, 1998), pp. 278-281. 

BUTALIA, Urvashi.  ‘Training needs in publishing’, 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. 386-389. Revised version of the essay published in the 50-year commemorative volume.

BUTALIA, Urvashi, & MENON, Ritu.  Making a difference: feminist publishing in the South.   ………………….., 1995.

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