FRAMING THE NATION: LANGUAGES OF 'MODERNITY' IN INDIA, AJANTA SIRCAR (2011) Calcutta: Seagull University Press, 252 pp., ISBN 978-1906497309, HB, Rs. 595 ISLAMICATE CULTURES OF BOMBAY CINEMA, IRA BHASKAR AND RICHARD ALLEN (2009) New Delhi: Tulika Books, 346 pp., ISBN: 978-81-89487-53-9,
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Studies in South Asian Film and Media (SAFM) is the most promising new journal in the field. This peer-reviewed publication is committed to looking at the media and cinemas of the Indian subcontinent in their social, political, economic, historical, and increasingly globalized and diasporic contexts. The journal will evaluate these topics in relation to class, caste, gender, race, sexuality, and ideology.