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Exclusive Pricing Offer on South Asia Archive

As a member of the Center for Research Libraries, you are eligible for exclusive pricing on South Asia Archive

South Asia Archive is a collection of primary source content that provides access to a wealth of research material spanning the Indian sub-continent from the mid-18th to the mid-20th century.

The collection holds a variety of publication types, ranging from Journals and Serials Publications, Rare Books, Reports, Legislations, and more.

With over 4.5 million pages of interdisciplinary content, including 946 documents in vernacular language (primarily Bengali and Sanskrit), South Asia Archive can support research and study across a truly diverse range of subject areas and themes within Humanities and Social Sciences.

Sample File


South Asia Archive sample file

View a sample file from the collection. This minutes document records the formal congratulations delivered by the Chancellor of the University of Callcuta to Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman for winning the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.



South Asia Archive video

Subject Areas

South Asia Archive supports research and study across the Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Agriculture and Environment
  • Anthropology and Archaeology
  • Cinema and Media Studies
  • Civilization Studies
  • Commerce and Industry
  • Development
  • Education
  • Gender
  • Government, Politics, and Public Policy
  • History
  • Indology
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Law
  • Literature and Fiction
  • Religion and Philosophy
  • Science, Technology, and Medicine
  • Sport, Leisure, and Tourism
  • The Arts and Art History
  • Urban Studies

Key Featured Themes

  • Partition and Independence
  • Crime, Riot, and Resistance
  • Colonial Knowledge and Colonial Governance
  • Print and Production of Culture
  • Religious and Moral Discourse
  • Constructions of Colonial Development
  • Gender and Society in Colonial India: Race, Education, and Reform

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Editorial and Advisory Board


Editors in Chief

Professor Boria Majumdar, University of Central Lancashire, U.K.

Dr. Sharmistha Gooptu, South Asia Research Foundation

Advisory Editor

Dr. Kausik Bandyopadhyay, West Bengal State University, Barasat

Associate Editor

Umakanta Roy, South Asia Research Foundation

South Asia Research Foundation Editorial Board Members

Teaching Tools and Services


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  • Technical support to assist with integration
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  • On-demand tools for researchers and academics
  • One-on-one support for researchers and academics to create custom teaching aids such as essay questions, seminar topics, and course alignment

You're eligible to take advantage of this exclusive pricing until July 1

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