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  1. Shah, P, Garba Dance: Survival of Ritual Traditions in a Globalized World (February, 2014) .
  2. Shah, P, Bhaktirasa and Physio-spiritual Transcendence in the Devotional Practice of Indian Dance-Theatre (manuscript in progress) (February, 2014) .
  3. Shah, Purnima, Garba Dance and Goddess Worship in Gujarat, India (in-progress) (2013) .
  4. Shah, Purnima, Documentary film, Dancing with the Goddess: the Ras-Garba Traditions of Gujarat. (2012)  [author's comments].
  5. Shah, P, Bhakti Andolana Prerita Natya ane Nrtya Prakaromam Bhaktirasa ane Madhuryabhava = The Concept of Bhaktirasa and Madhurabhava in the Bhakti Genre of Indian Dance-Theatre. (2010), B. J. Institue of Learning and Research .
  6. Shah, Purnima, Editor, South Asia and South-east Asia Volume, Encyclopedia of World Dance, (2009) .
  7. Shah, Purnima, Editor, South Asia and South-east Asia Volume,, Encyclopedia of World Dance (2006-09)  [author's comments].
  8. Routledge Encyclopedia of World Dance: South Asia and South-east Asia, edited by Shah, P (2006), pp. 624 pages, Routledge .

Papers Published

  1. Shah, P, Contesting Pasts, Performing Futures, edited by Chowdhry, S, Southern Asian Institute Newsletter, Columbia University, vol. 28 (February, 2014), pp. 2-23., Columbia University .
  2. Shah, P, Contemporary Indian Dance: New Choreographies in India and the Diaspora by Ketu Katrak. Palgrave, 2011, Theatre Journal, vol. 65 no. 3 (October, 2013), pp. 444-445 .
  3. Shah, P, Presentation of Thumri in Kathak Dance, Journal of Ethnomusicology (2013) .
  4. Shah, P, Colonial implications on the abolition of the Devadasi system in South India, Samipya: Journal of Indology (2012) .
  5. Shah, P, Performing Migration: the Journeys of Indian Dance in America, Attendance: the Dance Annual of India, vol. 15 (2013), pp. 54-61 .
  6. Shah, P, “Dance: 1200-1900 CE” Cultural Sociology of West, Central and South Asia., in Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia and Africa Encyclopedia. Sage Reference, vol. IV, part II (2012) .
  7. Shah, P, Physio-Spiritual Transcendence through the Practice of Devotional Dance-Theatre in India, Repertorio: Teatro & Danca, University of Bahia, vol. 15 no. 18 (2012), pp. 43-48  [abs].
  8. Shah, P, Innovative Approaches in Contemporary Kathak Dance: a Choreographic Appreciation, Nartanam, a Quarterly Journal of Indian Dance, vol. XI no. 3 (September, 2011), pp. 66-77 .
  9. Shah, P, Randala Ritual: Women’s Heritage and Identity in Gujarat, India, in Ritual, Heritage and Identity: The Politics of Culture and Performance in a Globalized World, edited by Brosius, C; Polit, K (2011), New Delhi: Routledge. .
  10. Shah, P, Some Issues on Gender Politics in the Bhakti Genre of Dance-Theatre Performance, Samipya Journal of Indology, vol. XXV no. 3-4 (October, 2009), pp. 1-33 .
  11. Shah, P, Negotiating Gender in Contemporary Kathak Dance Choreography, Samipya Journal of Indology, vol. XXV no. 1-2 (April, 2008), pp. 1-15 .
  12. Shah, P, Barbara Stoler Miller Conference, Columbia University: A Critical Appraisal of Contemporary Indian Dance Scholarship, Dance Research Journal, Special Issue on South Asian Dance, vol. 36 no. 2 (Winter, 2004), pp. 119-134 .
  13. Purnima Shah, Contesting Pasts, Performing Futures, edited by Sajjad Chowdhry, Southern Asian Institute Newsletter, Columbia University, vol. 28 no. 1 (Fall, 2004), pp. 2,8-9,17, 23., Columbia University .
  14. Shah, P, 2004 Barbara Stoler Miller Conference, Dance Research Journal, vol. 36 no. 2 (January, 2004), pp. 119-134, JSTOR [doi] .
  15. Shah, P, Where they danced: Patrons, institutions, spaces: State patronage in India: Appropriation of the "regional" and "national", Dance Chronicle, vol. 25 no. 1 (December, 2002), pp. 125-141, Informa UK Limited [doi] .
  16. Shah, P, State Sponsorship of the Arts in India: the Appropriation of the National and Regional, Dance Chronicle, vol. 25 no. 1 (2002), pp. 125-142 .
  17. Shah, P, Transcending Gender in the Performance of Kathak, Dance Research Journal, vol. 30 no. 2 (Fall, 1998), pp. 2-17, JSTOR [doi] .
  18. Shah, P, Farmayishi Poetics of Kathak: Significance of Reception, Ucla Journal of Dance Ethnology, vol. 18 (1994), pp. 1-7 .