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1 Environment Preservation: A Philosophical Critique

Sashinungla

Decent Books, New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-86921-31-1 / 9788186921319, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 158. 012583

Price: 7.00 USD
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2 Field Days: A Naturalist's Journey Through South and Southeast Asia

AjT Johnsingh; with a Foreword By John Seidensticker

Universities Press, Hyderabad, India, 2006, 81-7371-552-1 / 9788173715525, First Edition, Paperback, New, 14.5 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 359 with numerous b/w photographs. 016661

Price: 7.85 USD
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3 Integrated Water Resources Management in South and South-East Asia

Asit K. Biswas, Olli Varis, and Cecilia Tortajada (eds.)

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2005, 0-19-566932-0 / 9780195669329, First Edition, Paperback, New, 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
The concept of integrated water resources management (IWRM) is not new: it has been around for over two generations. During the 1990s, this concept was rediscovered by some international institutions, and they have since then promoted it extensively all over the world. There is no question that IWRM has now become a mainstream idea. While it is conceptually attractive, it is still an open question as to what extent it is possible to move from the concept to the implementation phase. It is thus absolutely critical to analyse to what extent IWRM has been applied to improve water management practices and processes at the operational level. The book answers this question for South and Southeast Asia, based on a series of comprehensive case studies which were prepared by leading authorities from Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as for the Mekong River as a whole. The case studies assess the status of application of IWRM in the region, what are the results of such attempts, and identify their successes, failures and constraints. Printed Pages: 300. 009034

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4 Land of the Tiger: A Natural History of the Indian Subcontinent

Valmik Thapar

University of California Press, Berkeley, California, USA, 1997, 0-520-21470-6 / 9780520214705, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 22.5 x 28.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 288 with numerous colour illustrations. 013608

Price: 34.95 USD
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5 Local Initiatives: Collective Water Management in Rural Bangladesh (People, Forests and Natural Resources, No. 11)

Jennifer E. Duyne; General Editors: Klaus Seeland and Franz Schmithusen

D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2004, 81-246-0266-2 / 9788124602669, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 312 with numerous colour plates. 003438

Price: 16.50 USD
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6 Quartz (Butterworths Gem Books)

Michael O'Donoghue

Butterworths, London, UK, 1987, 0-408-01462-8 / 9780408014625, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, As New, 17 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 119 with numerous b/w illustrations. 005245

Price: 250.00 USD
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7 Sharing the Earth: Local Identity in Global Culture: Papers presented at the Tobert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1995

J.M. Fladmark (ed.)

Donhead Publishing Ltd, Dorset, UK, 1995, 1-873394-19-5 / 9781873394199, First Edition, Hard Cover, Brand New, Brand New, 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Our heritage is rooted in local cultures and environments, yet the international bias of modern communication may threaten to degrade this inheritance. Is it possible to accommodate multinational companies and mass tourism, or to export concepts such as Disney World from one place to another without destroying valued vernacular traditions? This column addresses these questions and explores issues critical to the sustained use of the Earthís heritage for the cultural and economic benefit of local communities. Contents: Survival and Wilderness - a global dilemma Nicholas Luard Globalisation of the Media - the impact on national cultures Magnus Linklater Mickeying with the Muses - Disney World and regional identity William Tramposch Sustaining Cultural Identities - community arts in the United States Lynne Williamson Why the Arts Matter Lord Gowrie Axe the Arts Council - a threadbare fig leaf Robert Hewison Leave the Arts Council Alone - a response to Robert Hewison Lord Gowrie The Cultural Potency of Sport - a neglected heritage asset Terry Stevens The Heritage Consumers - identity and affiliations in Scotland Angela Morris, David McCrone & Richard Kiely Clergyman and Merchant - an iconography of the Dutch Frans Schouten The Outdoor Viking - how the Norwegians do it Per Freyland Pallesen Rural Versus Urban - environmental perceptions in Malta Alexander Borg Routes to Cultural Identity - a European system of networks Michel Thomas-Penette Silk and Textile Routes - Council of Europe cultural itineraries Moira Stevenson On the Trail of Music - origins of the Scottish triple pipes John Purser On the Trail of Folk Furniture - a Highland heritage shared across the seas Ross Noble The North Sea Highway - cultural arena or political barrier Martin Carver Access to a Nationís Assets - challenges for Scottish tourism policy Gordon Adams Access to our Natural Heritage - a new framework for Scotland Roger Crofts The Freedom to Roam - a cultural and economic asset Robert Gordon Reid Natural Heritage Zones - a new approach in Scotland Roger Crofts Harnessing Heritage Assets - the challenge facing local government Peter Peacock Museums From the Ground Up - a community approach to development Graham Watson On the Other Side of Sorrow - nature and people in the Scottish Highlands James Hunter Beyond the Memories - drawing strength from the Diaspora John Alec MacPherson Scots Gaelic as a Tourism Asset Roy Pedersen Mair Licht on the Mither Tongue - Scots as a national language Billy Kay Towards a Trilingual Scotland Magnus Fladmark Grasping the Thistle - architecture at the edge Frank Walker Sense of Place in Towns - historic buildings as cultural icons Graeme Munro The Spirit of Place - local identity in modern architecture Richard England City with a Green Heart - lessons from Randstad Holland Brian Evans The Historic Buildings of Asia - issues in heritage management Christopher Andrew Printed Pages: 400 with numerous b/w photographs. 023123

Price: 95.00 USD
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8 The Book of Indian Birds 13th Edition

Salim Ali

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2003, 0-19-566523-6 / 9780195665239, Thirteenth Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 
This much-awaited revised edition includes the extensive changes in the scientific and common bird names that have taken place since the last revision in 1996. Following the publication, in 2001, of the list of Standardized Common and Scientific Names of the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent in the Buceros 6 (1), the common and scientific names have been modified based on this list. It is expected that this will provide uniformity in the names used throughout the Subcontinent and outside, and help birdwatchers to communicate better while exchanging their observations. The Alternate Common Names given in the earlier edition have been removed. The Index of common names of species, giving plate and serial numbers, has been replaced with separate Indexes of Scientific and Common names according to page numbers. Minor errors that were overlooked in the earlier edition have also been rectified. Dr. Salim Ali last revised and enlarged the BOOK OF INDIAN BIRDS in 1979 when the eleventh edition was published. This edition described and illustrated 296 species, and was last published in 1992. Thereafter, it was decided that the Book should be enlarged to cover the common and interesting birds of all biogeographic zones in India to make the book a useful field guide for the Subcontinent. This revised and enlarged edition of the book is being brought out to commemorate the centenary of Dr. Salim Ali and his seminal contribution to the popularisation of the study of birds in India, which began with the publication of the 1st edition of the BOOK OF INDIAN BIRDS fifty-four years ago, in 1941. The edition covers 538 species, the descriptions of which have been compiled from Dr. Salim Ali s writings to maintain the same style and format. The illustrations are new and have been specially prepared for this edition by the noted bird artist Carl D Silva except for one plate on the mynas which was prepared by Dr. Salim Ali s favourite bird illustrator Mr. J. P. Irani. The 538 species have been accommodated in 64 plates. Each of the species illustrated in the plates has been provided with brief captions giving status, whether resident or migratory, size and form, key identification characters, habitat and distribution. The book ends, as did the earlier editions, with Dr. Salim Ali s notes on nesting, migration, bird watching, etc. The book remains a guide to the beginner and a handy reference for the serious amateur as well as for the professional ornithologists. Printed Pages: 385. 002550

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9 The Cultured Chimpanzee: Reflections on Cultural Primatology

W.C. McGrew

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2004, 0-521-53543-3 / 9780521535434, First Edition, Paperback, New, 228 x 152 Mm 
Short of inventing a time machine, we will never see our extinct forebears in action and be able to determine directly how human behaviour and culture has developed. However, we can learn from our closest living relatives, the African great apes. The Cultured Chimpanzee explores the astonishing variation in chimpanzee behaviour across their range, which cannot be explained by individual learning, genetic or environmental influences. It promotes the view that this rich diversity in social life and material culture reflects social learning of traditions, and more closely resembles cultural variety in humans than the simpler behaviour of other animal species. This stimulating book shows that the field of cultural primatology may therefore help us to reconstruct the cultural evolution of Homo sapiens from earlier forms, and that it is essential for anthropologists, archaeologists and zoologists to work together to develop a stronger understanding of human and primate cultural evolution. ?First book to provide a synthetic analysis of chimpanzee culture, covering both material and social culture ?Models the origins and evolution of human culture using our closest living relatives, the chimpanzees ?A significant and stimulating book which examines how anthropology, animal behaviour and psychology must come together to truly understand the basis for human and animal culture Contents 1. Introduction; 2. Definition; 3. Disciplines; 4. Creatures other than primates; 5. Primates; 6. Chimpanzee ethnography; 7. Chimpanzee material culture; 8. Chimpanzee society; 9. Lessons from cultural primatology; 10. Does cultural primatology have a future? Printed Pages: 244 with 15 half-tones and 10 tables. 012811

Price: 40.00 USD
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10 The Encyclopaedia of Birds

Dr Christopher M. Perrins and Dr Alex L.A. Middleton (eds.)

George Allen and Unwin Ltd, Oxford, UK, 1985, 0-04-500032-8 / 9780045000326, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good, Very Good, 22.5 Cms x 30 Cms 
Printed Pages: 478. Few spots on the blank pages at the back. 008954

Price: 55.00 USD
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11 The Great and Small Game of India, Burma, and Tibet

R.Lydekkaer

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1996, 8120611624 / 9788120611627, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: 416 alongwith 9 colour plates and 62 illustrations. 034444

Price: 43.50 USD
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12 The Highlands of Central India

J.Forsyth

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1996, 8120611594 / 9788120611597, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 
Printed pages: 388 alongwith 17 plates and illustrations and map. 034389

Price: 21.00 USD
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13 The Illustrated Bird

Maggie Oster (ed.); Designed By Sonja Douglas

Dolphin Books, New York, USA, 1978, 0-385-14576-4 / 9780385145763, First Edition, Paperback, Very Good, 23 Cms x 31 Cms 
Printed Pages: 80 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 007350

Price: 5.50 USD
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14 The Secret Life of Tigers

Valmik Thapar

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 1998, 0-19-564810-2 / 9780195648102, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 14 x 22 Cm 
The Secret Life of Tigers documents the family life of three tigresses and their cubs from soon after birth to adulthood. An extraordinary account if records for the first time the active role the male tiger plays as a father. Printed Pages: 192 with 16 colour illustrations and 1 map. 014191

Price: 6.60 USD
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15 The Wild Elephant And The Method Of Capturing And Taming It In Ceylon

James Emerson Tennent

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 2002, 8120616669 / 9788120616660, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: 198 alongwith 21 illustrations and 3 plates. 034577

Price: 16.00 USD
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16 Vedic Ecology: Practical Wisdom for Surviving the 21st Century

Ranchor Prime

Mandala Publishing Group, Novato, CA, USA, 2002, 1-886069-65-4 / 9781886069657, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 156 with numerous colour illustrations. 013300

Price: 17.95 USD
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17 Voyage To The Isle Of France, The Isle Of Bourbon And The Cape Of Good Hope (A.D.1768-1771)

J.H.B De Saint Pierre

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 2000, 8120614348 / 9788120614345, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: 334. 034490

Price: 18.50 USD
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18 Wild India: The Wildlife and Scenary of India and Nepal

Guy Mountfort

New Holland, London, UK, 1998, 1-85368-315-9 / 9781853683152, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 26 Cms x 34 Cms 
Printed Pages: 208 with colour illustrations throughout. 003106

Price: 47.00 USD
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19 World Resources: Energy, Metals, Minerals

G. Alexandersson and B. -I. Klevebring

Walter De Gruyter, Berlin, Germany, 1978, 3-11-006577-0 / 9783110065770, First Edition, Paperback, New, New, 18 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 248. 004411

Price: 70.00 USD
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20 Zoo in the Garden: Comprising 'The Tribes on My Frontier: An Indian Naturalist's Foreign Policy' and 'The Commom Birds of Bombay;

EHA (E.H. Aitken)

Permanent Black, New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-7824-121-8 / 9788178241210, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 288 with numerous b/w illustrations. 009501

Price: 9.50 USD
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