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VAIDIK, Vedapratāpa ed.  Hindī patrakāritā: vividha āyāma.  New Delhi: National Publishing House, 1976.  ….. p.

In Hindi.  Includes various articles on the history and development of Hindi journalism – Krshnabihārī Miśra ‘Hindī patrakāritā: bangīya bhūmikā’, Lakshmīśankara Vyāas ‘Uttara Pradeśa kī hindī patrakāritā’, etc..

VAIDYA, Mohan Vasant (ed.)  Prakāśanaviśva.  Pune: Paracure Prakāśan Mandir, 2000.  653 p.

In Marathi.  Directory of publishers in Maharashtra. 

VALDINA, Peter.  ‘The Mother of Yoga?: print, Patanjali, and colonial Calcutta.’  Unpublished paper, American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 22 November 2011.

VAN IMHOFF, Gustaaf Willem, Baron.  Memoir left by Gustaaf Willem Baron Van Imhoff, Governor and Director of Ceylon, to his successor, Willem Maurits Bruynink, 1740.  Colombo: H. C. Cottle, Government Printer, Ceylon, 1911.  ………. p.

Translated by Sophia Pieters.  Mentions (pp. 59-61) the establishment of a printing press under Imhoff’s governorship and progress made in printing religious works in Sinhalese and looking forward to the same being achieved in Tamil. 

150 [= vanda yabhai… CHECK]  vasantāla Vāvilla vājñmaya vaijayanti.  Cennai: Vāvilla Rāmasvami Śāstrulu and Sans, [2008?].  644, [1] p., ill.

In Telugu and English.  Commemoration volume on the publishing firm of Vavilla Ramasvami Sastrulu and Sons from Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. 

VAREED, K. P.  Doctor Hermann Gundert.  Kottayam, 1973.

VARMA, Balagopal.  ‘Some thoughts on English fiction and the reading public’, in Closepet Dasappa Narsimhaiah (ed.), Fiction and the reading public in India (Mysore: University of Mysore, 1967), pp. 1-7. 

VARMA, Mulchand.  ‘Beginnings of the English and Gujarati press in Mumbai’, in Kamala Ganesh, Usha Thakkar & Gita Chadha (eds.), Zero point Bombay: in & around Horniman Circle (New Delhi: Lotus Collection Roli Books, 2008), pp. 123-132.

VARMA, Pavan K.  ‘Importance of books in India: the search for answers’, 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. 223-227.

VASISHTHA, Shridhar.  ‘Sanskrit’, 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. 137-144.

VASUNIA, Phiroze.  Classics and the British Empire: Greece, Rome, and colonial India.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010 [???}.

VATSYAYAN, Kapila.  ‘Books and cultural development’, 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. 249-250.

VATUK, Sylvia.  ‘Islamic learnng at the College of Fort St. George in nineteenth-century Madras’, in Thomas R. Trautmann ed., The Madras School of Orientalism: producing knowledge in colonial South India (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009), pp. 48-73.

VEER, Peter van der.  ‘Monumental texts: the critical edition of India’s national heritage’, 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. 113-124.

VENKATĀCALAPATI, A. Irā.  see  VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Alliance & Co.’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. I p. 458. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  Antak kālattil kāppi illai mutalāna āyvuk katturaikal.  Nākarkōvil: Kālaccuvatu Patippakam, 2000.  229 p.

In Tamil.  The original Tamil work of which an English edition published 2006 as In those days there was no coffee: writings in cultural history.

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Caricaturing the political: the cartoon in pre-independence Tamil journalism’, in A. R. Venkatachalapathy,  In those days there was no coffee: writings in cultural history (New Delhi: Yoda Press, 2006), pp. 42-58.

Previously published in The Economic Times 14 July 1996 pp. ………., and Art India Vol. 8 No. 4 (2003), pp. ………

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Coining words: language and politics in late colonial Tamilnadu’, in A. R. Venkatachalapathy,  In those days there was no coffee: writings in cultural history (New Delhi: Yoda Press, 2006), pp. 143-162.

Previously published in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East: South Asia Bulletin Vol. 15 No. 2 (1995), pp. 120-130, and Antinomies of modernity: essays on race, Orient, nation ed. Vasant Kaiwar & Sucheta Mazumdar (Durham: Duke University Press, 2002), pp. 126-145.

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Connemara Public Library, Madras’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. I p. 636. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Consuming literature: the contemporary reputation of Pudumaippithan’, in A. R. Venkatachalapathy,  In those days there was no coffee: writings in cultural history (New Delhi: Yoda Press, 2006), pp. 73-85. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Excising the self: writing autobiography in colonial Tamilnadu’, in A. R. Venkatachalapathy,  In those days there was no coffee: writings in cultural history (New Delhi: Yoda Press, 2006), pp. 163-184. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Fabricius, Johann Philipp’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 712. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.   ‘Fiction and the Tamil reading public: the inter-war period’, in Meenakshi Mukherjee (ed.), Early novels in India (New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 2002), pp. 81-98. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Fort St. George, College of’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 731. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘’Grammar, the frame of language’: Tamil pandits at the College of Fort St. George’, in Thomas R. Trautmann ed., The Madras School of Orientalism: producing knowledge in colonial South India (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009), pp. 113-125.

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Gujilee Publishers’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 771. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘In print, on the net: Tamil literary canon(s) in colonial and post colonial worlds’.  Unpublished public lecture, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore, Jan. 2003.

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.   In those days there was no coffee: writings in cultural history.  New Delhi: Yoda Press, 2006.  xxiv, 199 p., ill.

English edition of Antak kālattil kāppi illai mutalāna āyvuk katturaikal published Nagercoil, 2000.  Includes a number of essays on aspects of book history.  A Separate entry has been given for each.

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.    Kalaikkalanjiyam: the making of the Tamil encyclopaedia, 1947-1968.  Cambridge: University of Cambridge, 2007.  24 p.  (Centre of South Asian Studies Occasional Paper No. 22)

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  Kalaikkalanjiyam: the making of the Tamil encyclopaedia, 1947-68’, in Abhijit Gupta & Swapan Chakravorty (ed.) Moveable type: book history in India (Ranikhet: Permanent Black, 2008, pp. 200-223.

Minimally revised version of the previous.

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Lampooning the Raj: Subramana Bharati and the cartoon in Tamil journalism, 1906-1910’, ICCTR [Indian Council for Communication Training and Research] Journal Vol. 5 Nos. 1-2 (…….), pp. ……….. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘The making of a canon: literature in colonial Tamilnadu’, in A. R. Venkatachalapathy,  In those days there was no coffee: writings in cultural history (New Delhi: Yoda Press, 2006), pp. 88-113.

Previously published in The Indian Economic and Social History Review Vol. 42 No. 4 (005), pp. 533-551. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  Malayala Manorama’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 909. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  Muccanti ilakkiyam.  Cennai: Kālaccuvatu Patippakam, 2004.  279 p.

In Tamil.  On popular literature in colonial Tamil Nadu. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  Nāvalum vācippum: oru varalārrup pārvai.  Nākarkōvil: Kālaccuvatu Patippakam, 2002.  136 p.

In Tamil.  On Tamil novels and reading practices in Tamil Nadu in historical perspective. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  The province of the book: scholars, scribes and scribblers in colonial Tamilnadu.  Ranikhet: Permanent Black, 2012.  xvii, 292 p., ill.

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Ranganāthan, S. R.’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 1079. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Ratna Nayagar & Sons’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 1081. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Reading practices and modes of reading in colonial Tamil Nadu’, Studies in History Vol. 10 No. 2 (1994), pp. 273-290.

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Sahitya Pravarthaka Cooperative Society’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 1117. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Serfoji’s Press’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. I p. 458. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  A social history of Tamil book publishing, c. 1850-1938.  Ph.D. thesis, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 1994. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Songsters of the cross-roads: popular literature and print in colonial Tamilnadu’,  South Indian Folklorist Vol. 3 No. 1 (1999), pp. 49-79.

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘South India Saiva Siddhanta Works Publishing Society’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 1168. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Swāminātha Iyer, U. V.’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 1189. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Tanjore Maharaja Serfoji’s Saraswati Mahal Library’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 1193. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘’Written on leaves in the Malabrian manner’: print and the cultural encounter in eighteenth-century Tranquebar’, Review of Development & Change Vol. 14 Nos. 1 & 2 (Jan. – Dec. 2009), pp. 131-146. 

VENKATACHALAPATHY, A. R.  ‘Ziegenbalg, Bartholomew’, in Michael Suarez & Henry R. Woudhuysen (eds.), Oxford companion to the book (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Vol. II p. 1281. 

VENKATAPPAIAH, V.  Indian library legislation.  2 vols.  Delhi: Daya Publishing House, 1990.

VERGHESE, B. G.  Warrior of the fourth estate: Ramnath Goenka of the Express.  New Delhi: Penguin Viking, 2005.  xviii, 342 p.

Biography of the founder of the Indian Express empire.

VERMA, Ganeshilal.  ‘Hindi journalism and socio-political awakening in the North West Provinces and Oudh in the last three decades of the 19th century’, Journal of Indian history Vol. 52 Pts. 2-3 (1974), pp. 377-387.

VERMA, Yugeshwar Prasad.  The English language press in Nepal.  Unpublishd Ph. D. thesis, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, 1973.

VICKERY, Raymond E., Jr.  ‘The Ceylonese press and the fall of the Sirimavo Bandaranike government’, The South Atlantic Quarterly Vol. 46 No. 3 (Summer 1967) pp. …………

VINSON, Julien.  ‘Le premier vocabulaire tamoul imprimé’, in Mélanges Hartwig Derenbourg (1844-1908) (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1909), pp 425-431.

Describes the copy of Proença’s Tamil-Portuguese vocabulary (printed Ambalacatta, 1679) which survives in the Vatican Library.  14586.e.25 

VINSON, Julien.  ‘Les anciens missionaires jesuites qui se sont occupés de la langue tamoule’, Revue de Linguistique et de Philologie Comparée 35 (1902), pp. 263-296.

VINSON, Julien.  [bibliography of Beschi’s works in Revue de linguistique Vol. XXXIII (1905), pp. …………..]

VIRARAGHAVACHARI, Mr.  ‘Tamil newspapers’, in K. V. Krishnaswami (ed.), Madras Library Association, Memoirs  (Madras: Madras Library Association, 1941), pp. 95-103.

VISWANATH, K., & KARAN, Kavita.  ‘India’, in  Shelton A. Gunaratne (ed.), Handbook of the media in Asia (New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2000), pp. 84-117.

VISHNUPANTA Bhāgavata.  Mumbai: Vi. Pa. Bhāgavata Smāraka Samitī dvārā Popular, 1984.  235 p., [1] leaf of plates.

In Marathi.  Commemoration volume on the Marathi publisher Vishnupant Bhagavat, 1920?-75, comprising essays on his life and work and Marathi folk publishing. 

VISHWA NATH.  ‘Hindi’, in Dina N. Malhotra (ed.), 50 years of book publishing in India since independence (New Delhi: Federation of Indian Publishers, 1998), pp. 55-64. 

VISHWA NATH.  ‘Hindi’, 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. 67-78.

Only very slightly revised version of the essay published in the 50-year commemorative volume.

VISHWANATHAN, T.  ‘Electronic publishing’, in Dina N. Malhotra (ed.), 50 years of book publishing in India since independence (New Delhi: Federation of Indian Publishers, 1998), pp. 215-218.

VISWANATHA IYER, K. P.  ‘A history of journalism in Madras’, in The Madras tercentenary commemoration volume (London: Oxford University Press, 1939), pp. 451-457.

VISWANATHAN, Gauri.  Masks of conquest: literary study and British rule in India.  London: Faber and Faber, 1990.  [224] p.

Originally published New York: Columbia University Press,. 1989.

VITSAXIS, Vassilis G.  Hindu epics, myths and legends in popular illustrations.  Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1977.  xii, 98 p., ill.

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