About Aakar Books

Aakar Books was established in 1991 in Delhi. Starting as a library supplier, bookseller and distributor, it progressed to publishing quality scholarly books in Social Sciences in English and Hindi in 2001 and has now carved a niche for itself in this sphere.
Today the subject sphere of Aakar Books comprises of History, Politics and International Affairs, Central Asian Studies, Economics, Economic History, Sociology & Anthropology, Gender Studies, Religion & Philosophy, Literature, Art & Archaeology, Education, Management, Reference, Science and Technology, and much more.

Aakar Books is a member of Delhi State Booksellers & Publishers Association and Akhil Bharatiya Hindi Prakashak Sangh. We are also the proud recipients of the following awards from Delhi State Booksellers & Publishers Association


Awards & Accolades


Aakar Books is reputed for quality scholarly publishing in the field of Social Sciences. Our authors are drawn from the world over – India, Europe, North America, to name a few countries. In addition to publishing individual authors, we publish works sponsored by many institutions, e.g. Academy of Third World Studies, Sarojini Naidu Centre for Women Studies, Department of History & Culture, Department of Economics, Department of Social
Work of Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), New Delhi; European Union Studies Programme, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. We also have co-publishing arrangements with Cambridge University Press, Yale University Press and Merlin Press of the U.K. as well as Monthly Review Press and M.E. Sharpe Publisher of the U.S.A.
Besides publishing original works, we also reprint scholarly classics of international importance.

Danielle Steel

Author of the month

Danielle Steel is an American author. Born in Idaho to a father opposed to public education, she never attended school. She spent her days working in her father’s junkyard or stewing herbs for her mother, a self-taught herbalist and midwife. She was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom.


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