HAIDER, Syed Jalaluddin.  ‘Munshi Nawal Kishore (1836-1895)’, Pakistan Library Bulletin Vol. 12 (1981), pp. 12-23.

HAIDER, Syed Jalaluddin.  ‘Munshi Nawal Kishore (1836-1895): mirror of Urdu printing in British India’, LIbri Vol. 31 (1981), pp. 227-237.

HAIG, J. S.  Classified catalogue of Marathi Christian literature, at the close of the 19th century.  …………………………………., 1902.  …… p. 

HAIGH, Henry.  ‘The press and literature: a review of the Bombay Decennial Conference’, Harvest Field: a missionary magazine Vol. IV (1892-93), pp. 301-……. 

HAIGH, Henry.  ‘Translation – Bible and other’, Harvest Field: a missionary magazine Vol. V (1893-94), pp. 648-……. 

HAIGH, Henry, & EZRA, A.  ‘Literature for the native church’, Harvest Field: a missionary magazine Vol. IV (1892-93), pp. 321, 448. 

HALAN, Y. C.  ‘Coverage of business news: the editor’s challenge’, in Uday Sahay (ed.), Making news: handbook of the media in contemporary India (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2006), pp. 67-71.

HALL, Kenneth.  ‘The evolution of the Indian press industry in the 18th– and 19th-centuries’.  Unpublished conference paper, ‘Print Culture Histories beyond the Metropolis’, Center for Middletown Studies, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 15 March 2013.

HAMID ALI, Afeeza.  Urdū kī mujalati sahāfat.  Unpublished Ph. D. thesis, University of the Punjab, Lahore, 1991.

In Urdu.

HAMMOND, Mary co-author  see FRASER, Robert 

HAMMOND, Mary co-editor  see FRASER, Robert 

HANAWAY, William L.  ‘Chapbooks in Pakistan’, in Cathy Lynn Preston & Michael J. Preston (ed.), The other print tradition: essays on chapbooks, broadsides and related ephemera ed. Cathy Lynn Preston (New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1995), pp. 127-143.

HANAWAY, William L., & NASIR, Mumtaz.  ‘Chapbook publishing in Pakistan’, in William L. Hanaway & Wilma Heston (ed.), Studies in Pakistani popular culture (Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publications; Lok Virsa Publishing House, 1996), pp. 343-615.

Includes a bibliography of chapbooks published in Pakistan (pp. 455-615) arranged in 3 sections: books published at Lahore / Peshawar / other centres.

HANCHER, Michael.  ‘College English in India: the first textbook’.  Unpublished paper, 16th SHARP Conference, Oxford Brookes University, 26 June 2008.

HANEBUTT-BENZ, Eva, GLASS, Dagmar, & ROPER, Geoffrey eds.  Sprachen des Nahen Ostens und die Druckrevolution: eine interkulturelle Begegnung: Katalog und Begleitband zur Ausstellung = Middle Eastern languages and the print revolution: a cross-cultural encounter: a catalogue and companion to the exhibition.  Westhofen: WVA-Verlag Skulima, 2002.  xxiv, 555 p., ill.

HANSEN, Kathryn Gay.  Grounds for play: the nautanki theatre of North India.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992. 

HANSEN, Kathryn Gay.  ‘Language, community and the theatrical public: linguistic pluralism and change in the nineteenth-century Parsi theatre’, in Stuart Blackburn & Vasudha Dalmia (ed.), India’s literary history: essays on the nineteenth century (Delhi: Permanent Black, 2004), pp. 60-86.

HANSEN, Kathryn Gay.  ‘Written traditions of a folk form: nautanki chapbooks’, The India Magazine Vol. 6 No. 2 (Jan. 1986), pp. 65-72.

HAQ, Shāmsul  see  SHĀMSUL HAQ 

HARBANS SINGH.  Aspects of Punjabi literature.  Ferozepore: Bawa Publishing House, 1961.

Pp. 76-84: a century of Panjabi journalism.

HARE, James P.  ‘Indian publishers and Nabhadas’s Bhaktamal.’  Unpublished paper, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 22 November 2011.

HARRIS, Rev. Joseph.  ‘The Ceylon newspaper press’, Investigator Vol. 1 (7) (Nov. 1841), pp. 179-182.


HARRIS, Rev. Joseph.  ‘Singhalese versions of the Sacred Scriptures’, Investigator Vol. 1 (8) (Dec. 1841), pp. 209-218.


HARRIS, P. R.  a history of the British Museum Library 1753-1973.  London: The British Library, 1998.  xx, 883 p.

On the problems of acquisition of South Asian publications theory, particularly in relation to Indian and Ceylonese copyright acts and to the Indi Office Library (pp. 268, 330-331,342, 345-346, 420-421, 519, 563,570, 589, etc.).

HARRISON, John Bennett.  ‘English as a university subject in India and England: Calcutta, Allahabad, Benares, London, Cambridge and Oxford’, 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. 155-189.

Includes discussion of the provision of textbooks and libraries (pp. 168-170).

HARRISON, Samantha, & KUMAR, BARI (ed.)  India bazaar: vintage Indian graphics.  Köln: Taschen, 2003.  ……… p.

HASAN, Mehdi, & KHURSHID, Abdus Salam.  Journalism for all.  Lahore: Etisam Publishers, 1986 (1987 CHECK????).  … p.

HASAN, Mushirul.  Wit and humour in colonial North India.  New Delhi: Niyogi Books, 2007.  188 p., ill.

Based on The Awadh Punch published weekly at Lucknow from 1877 to 1936.

HASAN, Mushirul.  Wit and wisdom: pickings from the Parsee Punch.  New Delhi: Niyogi Books, 2012.  164 p., ill.

HASSAN, Nuzhat.  ‘National Book Trust and other government publications’, 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. 395-398.

HASSAN NOOR.  ‘Urdu periodicals in Pakistan’, Pakistan Library Review Vol. II Nos. 1-2 (March-June 1959), pp. ……………

HATCHER, Brian A., & ROSS, Fiona G. E.  ‘How the Giriśa Vidyāratna Press acquired its fonts: a supplement to the work of Fiona G. E. Ross’, Journal of the American Oriental Society Vol. 121 No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 2001), pp. 637-639.

HAWLEY, John Stratton.  ‘The saints subdued: domestic virtue and national integration in Amar Chitra Katha’, in Lawrence A. Babb & Susan S. Wadley (ed.), Media and the transformation of religion in South Asia.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995, pp. 107-134. 

HAY hnatip grk’i matenagitakan c’uc’ak 1512-1800.  Erevan: A. F. Myasnikian State Public Library of the Armenian SSR, 1963.  …………. p.

In Armenian.  A bibliography of early Armenian printed books, including those printed at Madras and Calcutta. 

HEMA NATH, & PANANDHIKER, Surekha.  ‘Konkani’, in Dina N. Malhotra (ed.), 50 years of book publishing in India since independence (New Delhi: Federation of Indian Publishers, 1998), pp. 142-146. 

HEROES, gundas, vamps & good girls: Hindi pulp cover art by Shelle.  Chennai: Blaft Publications Pvt. Ltd, 2009.  Book of 25 postcards.

Shelle’s real name = Mustajab Ahmed Siddiqui.

HESTON, Wilma.  ‘Pashto chapbooks, gendered imagery and cross-cultural contact’, in Cathy Lynn Preston & Michael J. Preston (ed.), The other print tradition: essays on chapbooks, broadsides and related ephemera ed. Cathy Lynn Preston (New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1995), pp. 144-160. 

HEYNEMAN, A. L.  Afghan library development.  Kabul, 1955.

HILL, Brad Sabin.  Hebrew printing in India: background information.  http://www.primarysourcesonline.nl/c31/background.php

Notes to accompany a collection of over 730 items from the Valmadonna Collection in London covering: Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic, and Marathi Jewish printing in India / Hebrew in India / Printing in India, and the introduction of Hebrew type / Missionary presses at Madras and Bombay / Hebrew book printing at Calcutta / Judeo-Arabic lithography and Marathi books in Bombay / Hebrew printing and graphic art on the Malabar coast / Cochin and Amsterdam / The Valmadonna Collection in London. 

‘HINDĪ patrakāritā’, Lokarāja (Vārshikī issue 1977), pp. 18-21.

In Hindi.  On Hindi journalism. 

HIRSCHMAN, Edwin.  ‘The press’, in Francis Robinson (ed.), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989), pp 489-491

HISTORICAL catalogue of printed Christian scriptures in the languages of the Indian sub-continent.  London: The British and Foreign Bible Society, 1977.  xii, 535 p.

Describes itself as: “A revision, to 1976, based on the Historical Catalogue of Printed Editions of Holy Scripture (1903-11) by T. H. Darlow and H. F. Moule”.

HISTORY of the press in India.  Madras: Madras Regional Committee, Audit Bureau of Circulation, 1959.  ………… p.

HOFMEYR, Isobel.  ‘Indian Ocean lives and letters: new textual circuits, new book histories’.  Unpublished paper, “A World Elsewhere” conferemce, Centre for the Book, Capetown, 3 April 2007. 

HOLLSTEIN, Milton.  ‘Burma’, in John A. Lent (ed.), The Asian newspapers’ reluctant revolution (Ames: The Iowa State University Press, 1971), pp. 138-157.

HOLMAN, Valerie.  Print for victory: book publishing in England 1939-1945.  London: The British Library, 2008.

pp. 167-174: From Empire to independence (1) India.

HOLMES, Heather, & FINKELSTEIN, David ed.  Thomas Nelson and Sons: memories of an Edinburgh publishing house.  East Linton: Tuckwell Press in association with SAPPHIRE and European Ethnological Research Centre,  2001.  xxiv, 130 p., [8] p. of plates.


HOOPER, J. S. M.  The Bible in India, with a chapter on Ceylon.  London: Oxford University Press, 1938.  152 p., 3 plates; folded map.

Author was General Secretary for India and Ceylon of the British & Foreign Bible Society, based at Nagpur.  Covers the pioneering efforts of the Serampore Press followed by separate chapters devoted to Bengali, Urdu and Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kanarese, Marathi, Gujarati, the languages of Assam and the North-East, the languages of the North and North-East frontiers, Oriya, Santali, Mundari, etc., the hill and jungle tribes of Central India, versions of the North-West [i.e. Panjabi, Pashto, Kashmiri, Sindhi, Tibetan, etc.], and Sinhalese.

HOOPER, J. S. M.  Bible translation in India, Pakistan and Ceylon.  Second edition revised by W. J. Culshaw.  Bombay: Oxford University Press, 1963.  xi, 226 p.

Revised version with changed title of the 1938 The Bible in India.

HOSTEN, Rev. H.  …………………………………………… Unpublished typewritten drafts, Vidyajyoti College, New Delhi. 

HOWSAM, Leslie.  Cheap Bibles: nineteenth-century publishing and the British and Foreign Bible Society.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Includes a few stray references to India.

HOWSAM, Leslie.  Past into print: the publishing of history in Britain 1850-1950.  London: The British Library and University of Toronto Press, 2009.  xvi, 182 p., ill.

Includes references to the publishing of Indian history (pp. 53-54, 89, 92-94) and of school histories for India (pp. 22, 33, 98, 139). 

HUDLIKAR, P. B.  ‘Introduction and progress of lithography in India’, The Indian Printer Vol. 1 No. 5 (Aug. 1926), pp. 84-85.

HUGGAN, Graham.  The post-colonial exotic: marketing the margins.  London and New York: Routledge, 2001.  xvi, 328 p.

Pp. 58-82: Consuming India; pp. 83-104: Staged marginalities: Rushdie, Kureishi.

HULUGALLE, H. A. J.  ‘Ceylon’, in John A. Lent (ed.), The Asian newspapersreluctant revolution (Ames: The Iowa State University Press, 1971), pp. 259-267.

HULUGALLE, H. A. J.  ‘Mass media – the press’, in Education in Ceylon – a centenary volume (Colombo: The Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs, 1969), pp. …………..

HUNT, Tim.  Sri Lanka: publishing market profile 2004.  .  London: Publishers Association, 2004.  64 p.

Published in PDF format only: ‘Access restricted to members only’.  Over 95% of books imported into Sri Lanka are in the English language.  India is the largest supplier, followed by the UK.  A proportion of the imports from India is of copyrights generated in the UK, or of books published there.  These have either been licensed in India in low-priced editions, or supplied to Sri Lanka in original editions by subsidiary or associated companies of the original UK publisher.

HUNTER, Dard.  Papermaking by hand in India.  New York: Pynson Printers, 1939.  129 p., plates.

Limited edition of 370 copies.  Includes specimens of hand-made paper. 

HUONDER, Anton.  Die Missionsdruckereien in Vorderasien.  In Die Verdienste der katholischen Heidenmission um die Buchdruckerkunst (Aachen: …………………., 1923), pp. 46-64.

HURST, Rev. John F.  ‘A native publishing house in India’, Harper’s New Monthly Magazine Vol. LXXV No. 447 (August 1887), pp. 352-356.

A description of the Newal Kishore Press, Lucknow. 

HUSAIN, Agha Iftikhar.  Yurop mem Urdu.  Lahore: Markazi Urdu Board, 1968.  143 pp.

In Urdu.  Includes discussion of early Urdu books printed in Europe.

HUSSEIN, Ameena.  ‘The joys of a small print run: a lttle island plans big’, Himal Vol. 24 No. 5 (May 2011), pp. 45-46.

On developments in English-language publshing in Sri Lanka from the 1980s onwards, including the rise of small independent publishers, competition from imported books, the difficulties in exporting books published in Sri Lanka.

HUTCHINSON, Charles Webber.  Specimens of various vernacular characters passing through the post office in India.  Compiled in the year 1877.  Calcutta: ……………………, 1878.


HUTT, Michael.  ‘Nepal’,in Derek Jones (ed.), Censorship: a world encyclopedia (London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2001), Vol. 3 L-R, pp. 1689-1690. 

HUTT, Michael.  ‘Things that should not be said: censorship and self-censorship in the Nepali press media, 2001-02’, The Journal of Asian Studies Vol. 65 No. 2 (May 2006), pp. 361-392.

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