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Authored Books

Newbigin, Eleanor (2013) The Hindu family and the emergence of modern India: law, citizenship and community. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Cambridge Studies in Indian History and Society)

Edited Book or Journal Volume

Newbigin, Eleanor, Shani, Ornit and Legg, Stephen, eds. (2016) Constitutionalism and the evolution of democracy in India - special section in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. (Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East)

Book Chapters

Newbigin, Eleanor (2022) 'National Wealth or National Poverty? The Politics of Measurement in Late Colonial India.' In: Sinha, Mrinalini and Goswami, Manu, (eds.), Political Imaginaries in Twentieth-Century India. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 99-120.

Newbigin, Eleanor (2017) 'Public finance and personal law in late-colonial India.' In: Balachandran, Aparna, Pant, Rashmi and Raman, Bhavani, (eds.), Iterations of Law: Legal Histories from India. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Journal Article

Roy, Rajosmita and Newbigin, Eleanor (2023) 'Between Family and Nation State: Revisiting 'The Hindu Family and the Emergence of Modern India' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013).' Political Theology, 24 (4). pp. 359-366.

Newbigin, Eleanor (2020) 'Accounting for the nation, marginalising the empire: taxable capacity and colonial rule in the early twentieth-century.' History of Political Economy, 52 (3). pp. 455-472.

Newbigin, Eleanor, Shani, Ornit and Legg, Stephen (2016) 'Introduction: Constitutionalism and the evolution of democracy in India.' Comparative Study of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 36 (1). pp. 42-43.

Newbigin, Eleanor (2011) 'Personal law and citizenship in India’s transition to independence.' Modern Asian Studies, 45 (01). pp. 7-32.

Newbigin, Eleanor (2010) 'A postcolonial patriarchy? Representing family in the Indian nation-state.' Modern Asian Studies, 44 (01). pp. 121-144.

Newbigin, Eleanor, Denault, Leigh and De, Rohit (2009) 'Personal law, identity politics and civil society in colonial South Asia.' Indian Economic and Social History Review, 46 (1). pp. 1-4.

Newbigin, Eleanor (2009) 'The codification of personal law and secular citizenship: revisiting the history of law reform in late colonial India.' Indian Economic and Social History Review, 46 (1). pp. 83-104.

Book Reviews

Newbigin, Eleanor (2022) 'Review of: Ishita Pande 'Sex, Law, and the Politics of Age: Child Marriage in India, 1891–1937'.' The American Historical Review, 127 (2). pp. 978-979.

Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs

Newbigin, Eleanor (2019) Do we need to decolonise history? And if so, how? History Extra [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]

Newbigin, Eleanor (2019) What does it mean to decolonise History teaching and research at SOAS? History Workshop Online [Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs]


Newbigin, Eleanor, Kennedy, Fin, Dawudu, Titi and Chauhan, Sharmila (2022) New Histories. Applied Stories. [Audio]

Newbigin, Eleanor, Kennedy, Fin, Chohan, Satinder, Samal, Danusia, Mir, Guleraana and Laskar, Bushra (2019) Decolonising History. Tamasha Theatre Company. [Audio]


Newbigin, Eleanor (2017) 'Brexit, nostalgia and the Great British fantasy.' Open Democracy (15 Feb).

Newbigin, Eleanor (2017) 'India on Film: 1899-1947 [Various Contributions].' BFI Player . London: British Film Institute.

Newbigin, Eleanor (2016) 'Lest we forget: Trump, Brexit and the ‘elites’.' Open Democracy (28 Nov).

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