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1 A New Account of the East Indies (A.D.1688-1723)- 2 Vols.

Alexander Hamilton

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1995, 8120610105 / 9788120610101, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 
Printed pages: Vol.1- 396 alongwith plates and maps, Vol.2- 310 alongwith plates and maps. 034401

Price: 31.00 USD
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A Simple Monk: Writings on His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Yogi Impressions
2 A Simple Monk: Writings on His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Yogi Impressions

Yogi Impressions, Mumbai, India, 1-57731-175-2 / 9781577311751, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 10.5 x 10.5 Inches 
His Holiness the fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, has captured the world’s heart and imagination with his extraordinary wisdom and humility in the face of China’s brutal, decades-long occupation of Tibet. This stunning new visual biography marries provocative writings on His Holiness by some of today’s most intriguing authors with vibrant full-color images by photojournalist Alison Wright, author of The Spirit of Tibet. Published with the cooperation of New York’s Tibet House, which will receive a portion of the book’s proceeds, A Simple Monk features impressionistic essays about Tibet’s leader by such writers as Diki Tsering, Orville Schell and Pico Iyer, as well as an interview with His Holiness conducted by famed monologuist Spalding Gray and an introduction and essay by Professor Robert A. F. Thurman. Interspersed throughout the main text and Wright’s colorful photographs are quotations from leading journalists, celebrities, and teachers close to the Tibetan cause. This dynamic volume is certain to appeal to the increasing number of readers eager to learn more about this great spiritual leader and his Buddhist teachings, as well as to aid the plight of the Tibetan people. By special arrangement with New World Library. Printed Pages: 144. 003050

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3 Abba...: God's Greatest Gift to Us

Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash

Roli Books, New Delhi, India, 2002, 81-7436-212-6 / 9788174362124, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 20 x 24 Cm 
012954

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4 Alfred Tarski: Life and Logic

Anita Burdman Feferman and Solomon Feferman

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2004, 0-521-80240-7 / 9780521802406, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 228 x 152 Mm 
Alfred Tarski, one of the greatest logicians of all time, is widely thought of as ‘the man who defined truth? His mathematical work on the concepts of truth and logical consequence are cornerstones of modern logic, influencing developments in philosophy, linguistics and computer science. Tarski was a charismatic teacher and zealous promoter of his view of logic as the foundation of all rational thought, a bon-vivant and a womanizer, who played the ‘great man?to the hilt. Born in Warsaw in 1901 to Jewish parents, he changed his name and converted to Catholicism, but was never able to obtain a professorship in his home country. A fortuitous trip to the United States at the outbreak of war saved his life and turned his career around, even while it separated him from his family for years. By the war's end he was established as a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley. There Tarski built an empire in logic and methodology that attracted students and distinguished researchers from all over the world. From the cafes of Warsaw and Vienna to the mountains and deserts of California, this first full length biography places Tarski in the social, intellectual and historical context of his times and presents a frank, vivid picture of a personally and professionally passionate man, interlaced with an account of his major scientific achievements. ?The first book-length biography of the great logician Alfred Tarski based on first-hand knowledge and original sources ?It places Tarski within his historical, social and intellectual context, contrasting the first half of his life in Poland with the second half in the US ?Includes Tarski’s main achievements in logic, set theory and algebraic logic and how and why they have become important in many fields ?Many photographs Contents 1. The two Tarskis; 2. Independence and university; Interlude I. The Banach-Tarski paradox, set theory and the axiom of choice; 3. Polot! The Polish attribute; Interlude II. The completeness and decidability of algebra and geometry; 4. A wider sphere of influence; Interlude III. Truth and definability; 5. How the ‘unity of science?saved Tarski’s Life; 6. Berkeley is so far from Princeton; 7. Building a school; Interlude IV. The publication campaigns; 8. ‘Papa Tarski?and his students; 9. Three meetings and two departures; 10. Logic and methodology, center stage; 11. Heydays; Interlude V. Model theory and the 1963 Symposium; 12. Around the world; 13. Los Angeles and Berkeley; Interlude VI. Algebras of logic; 14. A decade of honors; 15. The last times. Printed Pages: 432. 012736

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5 Among the Tibetans

Isabella Bishop

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1996, 8120609190 / 9788120609198, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 
Printed pages: 162 alongwith 21 illustrations. 034332

Price: 12.25 USD
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6 An Angel in the Cockpit

Dr Vijaypat Singhania

Roli Books, New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-7436-427-7 / 9788174364272, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 8.5 x 5.5 Inches 
It began with a photograph in a magazine of an odd little aircraft that looked as though it had an upside-down tail. When Vijaypat Singhania, chairman of Raymond, leading industrialist and a respected pillar of society, saw the picture, it inspired him to take off on an adventure that could only end in disaster, if it didn’t end in glory. For, like his hero, JRD Tata, Singhania had a passion for flying, and the aircraft he saw was a Shadow microlight ?a twin-seater aircraft with a two-stroke engine akin to a motobike’s. An aircraft so small that, in his own words, sitting in it ‘felt less like being in an aircraft than wearing one? In this tiny vehicle, Singhania flew 5000 miles from England to India, in 22 days ?from 18 August to 8 September, 1988. In doing so, he broke the existing record of 34 days over the same distance, set the previous year by a British pilot, Brian Milton, and earned himself a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. As he prepares to set yet another record ?by flying to over 70,000 feet in a hot-air balloon in November 2005 ?Vijaypat Singhania recounts his adventures both hair-raising and hilarious, as he fights his fear of sharks, finds himself on a nudist beach in Iraklion, encounters Greek beauties in Milos and tough-talking Pathans in Gwadar ?with only an angel and three gods for company. Printed Pages: 288 with 16 coloured plates. 013209

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7 An Elizabethan in 1582: The Diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls

Elizabeth Story Donno

The Hakluyt Society, London, UK, 1976, 0904-180-04-2 / 9780904180046, First Edition, Hard Cover, Fine, Fair, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 381 with numerous b/w illustrations and several folding maps. 006904

Price: 45.00 USD
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8 An Oriental Biographical Dictionary: Founded on the Materials Collected by the Late Thomas William Beale

Henry George Keene

Manohar, New Delhi, India, 2004, 81-7304-525-9 / 9788173045257, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, 17 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 438. 007380

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9 Ananda Ranga Pillai The Pepys Of French India

Ananda Ranga Pillai and Srinivasachari

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1991, 812060623X / 9788120606234, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: 512 and 1 map. 034590

Price: 21.00 USD
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10 Bapi...The Love of My Life...

Anoushka Shankar

Roli Books, New Delhi, India, 2002, 81-7436-211-8 / 9788174362117, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 20 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 144. 013356

Price: 10.75 USD
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11 Being a Buddhist Nun: The Struggle for Enlightenment in the Himalayas

Kim Gutschow

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachussets, USA, 2004, 0-674-01287-9 / 9780674012875, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 360 with 20 halftones, 3 maps, and 2 tables. 003474

Price: 29.95 USD
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12 Continents of Exile: The Red Letters. My Father's Enchanted Period

Ved Mehta

Penguin, New Delhi, India, 2004, 0-14-303290-9 / 9780143032908, First Edition, Paperback, New, New, 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 200. 007394

Price: 6.50 USD
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13 Dalai Lama, My Son: A Mother's Story

Diki Tsering; Edited and Introduced By Her Grandson Khedroob Thondup

Viking/Arkana, New York, USA, 2000, 0-670-88905-9 / 9780670889051, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 13 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 201. 014297

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14 Desperately Seeking Paradise: Jorneys of a Sceptical Muslim

Ziauddin Sardar

Granta Books, London, UK, 2004, 1-86207-650-2 / 9781862076501, First Edition, Paperback, New, New, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 354. 002873

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15 Dev Anand: Dashing. Debonair

Alpana Chowdhury

Rupa & Co., New Delhi, India, 2004, 81-291-0543-8 / 9788129105431, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 22 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 101 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 006103

Price: 9.25 USD
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16 Diana: The Portrait

Rosalind Coward; Introduction By Lady Sarah McCorquodale; Foreword By Nelson Mandela

HarperCollins Publishers, New Delhi, India, 2004, 0-00-718203-1 / 9780007182039, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 27 x 36 Cm 
Printed Pages: 368 Slightly soiled dust jacket. Book is Brand New. 018233

Price: 60.00 USD
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17 Diary of a Journey Across Tibet

Hamilton Bower

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1994, 8120609018 / 9788120609013, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 
Printed pages: 326 alongwith 29 illustrations, 1 map and chart. 034336

Price: 21.00 USD
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18 Diary of a Pedestrian in Cashmere and Thibet

Capt.Knight

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1998, 8120612647 / 9788120612648, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Prinetd pages: 385 alongwith 45 colour illustrations. 034428

Price: 31.00 USD
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19 Eleven Years In Ceylon (A.D. 1826-37)- 2 Vols.

Major Forbes

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1994, 8120609670 / 9788120609679, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: Vol.1- 423 alongwith 12 plates, Vol.2- 356 alongwith 3 plates. 034545

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20 Fifty Years In Ceylon (A.D1818-68)

Thomas Skinner

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 2003, 8120610725 / 9788120610729, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: 327. 034570

Price: 18.50 USD
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21 For the Love of India: The Life and Times of Jamsetji Tata

R.M. Lala

Penguin, New Delhi, India, 2004, 0670057827 / 9780670057825, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Printed Pages: 240 with 12 b/w photos. 002792

Price: 15.00 USD
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22 Fragrant Palm Leaves: Journals 1962-1966

Thich Nhat Hanh; Translated from the Vietnamese By Mobi Warren

Rider, London, UK, 2000, 0-7126-0469-3 / 9780712604697, First Rider Edition, Paperback, Very Good, 13 x 20 Cm 
Printed Pages: 212. Slightly rubbed cover. 012710

Price: 7.00 USD
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Guru Dutt: A Life in Cinema (New Edition), Nasreen Munni Kabir
23 Guru Dutt: A Life in Cinema (New Edition)

Nasreen Munni Kabir

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2005, 0-19-567233-X / 9780195672336, New Edition, Paperback, New, New, 19 Cms x 26 Cms 
...Guru Dutt was a master. See the way he handled the camera, the actors and the lighting...The black and white movies always managed to capture the mood. Maybe the fascination for Guru Dutt has lasted for two reasons: his early death and that he made genuinely interesting films. If you see Pyaasa or Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam, the subjects are contemporary, it's not like, "tabhi hota tha abhi nahin. (That was the old days, it never happens now.)" Guru Dutt's films were about human emotions and they don't change.' -- Farhan Akhtar, Film Director Nasreen Munni Kabir traces the life of this gifted and unusual man through studies of his films and many interviews with his family, friends, and work colleagues. The book describes in careful detail the making of such classics as Pyaasa, Kaagaz ke Phool , and Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam, providing invaluable information for those who know the quiet brilliance of Guru Dutt's films. Technicians, music directors, actors and others who worked closely with Guru Dutt, recount the experience of knowing him, and their memories uncover aspects that are less known. Originally published in 1996, this was one of the first in-depth studies of an Indian director, some years before 'Bollywood' and anything asociated with it had stirred curiosity across the world. This new edition with appealing visuals, brings to life Guru Dutt's vivid and complex personality through observations on his films and through the voices of the many who knew him. Complete with photographs and a filmography, this book is a must-have for all cinephiles, especially the general reader and the student interested in Indian cinema. Printed Pages: 238 with numerous b/w illustrations. 009669

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24 Handbook of Hindu Gods, Goddesses and Saints: Popular in Contemporary South India

H. Daniel Smith and M. Narasimhachary

Sundeep Prakashan, New Delhi, India, 1997, 81-7574-000-0 / 9788175740006, First Edition, Paperback, New, 18 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 324 with numerous line drawings. 012100

Price: 11.75 USD
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India's Captains: From Nayadu to Ganguly, Partab Ramchand
25 India's Captains: From Nayadu to Ganguly

Partab Ramchand

Penguin, New Delhi, India, 2004, 0-14-303167-8 / 9780143031673, First Edition, Paperback, New, New, 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
The captain of the Indian cricket team has to be a man of a different breed. Cricket evokes such tremendous passion among its followers in India that every action of the cricket team, particularly of its captain, is assessed under a microscope, and public reaction can swing from the highest praise to the harshest and often personal criticism. The position evokes respect, admiration and even a certain awe, just as it is also a hotbed of intrigues, jealousies and rivalries, often having nothing to do with the game itself. India's Captains is a comprehensive account of the various aspects of cricket captaincy in India. It discusses the individual roles played by each captain—from C.K. Nayudu in 1932 to Rahul Dravid in 2004—and the unique strategies employed by them, even as it takes the reader into the world of behind-the-scenes wheeling and dealing often involved in the selection of the captain. In the process, it offers insights into the peculiar circumstances leading to the appointment of four captains in a single series in 1958_59, the controversy surrounding Krishnamachari Srikkanth's dismissal even after the team he led to Pakistan in 1989 performed so well, and the reasons for Vijay Merchant never leading the country in an official Test and M.A.K. Pataudi becoming the youngest ever Test captain at twenty-one. It also analyses how the mantle of captaincy can affect the on-field performance of even the best batsman in the world, Sachin Tendulkar, and what it takes to be Sourav Ganguly, India's most successful captain. Interesting and often provocative, this is a book all followers of the game will enjoy reading. 003262

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26 India: The Years of Indira Gandhi (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology: Volume XLVII)

Yogendra K. Malik and Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi (eds.)

E.J. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, 1988, 90-04-08681-1 / 9789004086814, First Edition, Paperback, As New, Fine, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 147. 005190

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27 J. Krishnamurti: Great Liberator or Failed Messiah?

Luis S.R. Vas

Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2004, 81-208-2051-7 / 9788120820517, First Indian Edition, Paperback, New, New, 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 191. 005466

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28 Journal of Francis Buchanan (A.D.1811-1812)

Francis Buchanan

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1989, 8120604598 / 9788120604599, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 
Printed pages: 282 alongwith 2 plates and 5 maps. 034345

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Karmapa: The Politics of Reincarnation, Lea Terhune
29 Karmapa: The Politics of Reincarnation

Lea Terhune

Wisdom Publications, Boston, USA, 2004, 0-86171-180-7 / 9780861711802, First Edition, Paperback, New, New, 15.5 Cms x 23 Cms 
While only a young man, Orgyen Trinley Dorje''s life has been marked indelibly by devotion, intrigue, and transformation. Karmapa: The Politics of Reincarnation is his amazing story. For Westerners, Tibet is a land of powerful spiritual teachings, staggering mountain vistas, and geopolitical intrigue. The country''s resistance to Chinese occupation, and also the growing presence of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, are not just part of our daily news but of the Western consciousness as well. In January 2000, interest hit a peak as fourteen-year-old Orgyen Trinley Dorje was thrust upon the world stage. Recognized as the Seventeenth Karmapa-arguably the second most powerful figure in the Tibetan Buddhist religious hierarchy-he made a dramatic escape from his Chinese Communist overseers to the land of the Buddha''s birth, India, so that he could study with the masters of his religious lineage, follow his conscience, and be a leader to his people. Through wide-ranging research and interviews with key figures, including the Karmapa himself, award-winning journalist Lea Terhune unlocks the riveting tale of the Karmapa''s disputed incarnation, and traces the roots of the Kagyu tradition and the history of the previous Karmapas in order to illuminate the tale of the young man born to play a key role in the future of Tibet. Printed Pages: 318. 002086

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30 Leonard Bloomfield: Essays on His Life and Work (Studies in the History of Language Sciences Series: Volume 47)

Robert A. Hall, Jr. (ed.) With the Collaboration of Konrad Koerner

John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1987, 90-272-4530-4 / 9789027245304, First Edition, Hard Cover, Fine, 16 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 247. 005650

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31 Letters from India (A.D.1828-1831)- 2 Vols.

Victor Jacquemont

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1993, 8120608305 / 9788120608306, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: Vol.1- 458 alongwith plate, Vol.2- 386 alongwith 1 map. 034419

Price: 36.00 USD
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32 Letters Written in a Mahratta Camp

T.D.Broughton

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1995, 8120610083 / 9788120610088, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 
Printed pages: 272 alongwith 10 plates and 1 map. 034340

Price: 16.00 USD
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33 Licing History: Memoirs

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Headline, London, UK, 2003, 0-7472-5515-6 / 9780747255154, First British Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15.5 Cms x 24 Cms 
Hillary Rodham Clinton is known to hundreds of millions of people around the world. Yet few beyond her close friends and family have ever heard her account of her extraordinary journey. She writes with candor, humor and passion about her upbringing in suburban, middle-class America in the 1950s and her transformation from Goldwater Girl to student activist to controversial First Lady. Living History is her revealing memoir of life through the White House years. It is also her chronicle of living history with Bill Clinton, a thirty-year adventure in love and politics that survives personal betrayal, relentless partisan investigations and constant public scrutiny. Hillary Rodham Clinton came of age during a time of tumultuous social and political change in America. Like many women of her generation, she grew up with choices and opportunities unknown to her mother or grandmother. She charted her own course through unexplored terrain -- responding to the changing times and her own internal compass -- and became an emblem for some and a lightning rod for others. Wife, mother, lawyer, advocate and international icon, she has lived through America's great political wars, from Watergate to Whitewater. The only First Lady to play a major role in shaping domestic legislation, Hillary Rodham Clinton traveled tirelessly around the country to champion health care, expand economic and educational opportunity and promote the needs of children and families, and she crisscrossed the globe on behalf of women's rights, human rights and democracy. She redefined the position of First Lady and helped save the presidency from an unconstitutional, politically motivated impeachment. Intimate, powerful and inspiring, Living History captures the essence of one of the most remarkable women of our time and the challenging process by which she came to define herself and find her own voice -- as a woman and as a formidable figure in American politics. As reviewed by beth l. bechler on November 8, 2003 I bought this book for my birthday as a continuation of my admiration and support for Senator Clinton. I am president of a teachers' union of a small rural community and her writings and life have inspired and motivated me tremendously to "soldier on". I just finished the book and truly can say it was one of the best and most spell-binding accounts of life in the White House and of our political culture of the 90's. Also read Rudy Guilliano's book and in contrast, give living history a "two thumbs up" accolade. Have listened and seen the First Lady in Ann Arbor, MI as she supported the arts around the nation and am enamored by not only her philosophy but her rhetoric. I am also the parent of two sons who are civil minded and productive members of society and her raising of Chelsea has also been a positive role-modeling. Thanks for a refreshing and behind the scenes documentary of life with the Clintons. P.S. I've also visited Hope, ARK, on my way to visit my son in Longview, TX and loved the displays set up in the train depot! As reviewed by Ruth McVeigh on October 5, 2003 A truly absorbing book by a woman I deeply admire on all levels. As a Canadian however, I was brought to attention on the very first page by the statement "The United States had saved the world from fascism..." Excuse me, Hillary, but the U.S. did not do that alone. That sent me to the index where there is not one entry under "Canada". There is an admission on page 458 that "America can be quite insular and uninformed about other countries" -- including its biggest trading partner. I could relate with empathy to the marital upheaval and felt that in the context of everything that was happening at the time, the book provided perspective and convinced me she was right in staying with Bill. I couldn't put the book down once I started and felt it provided an excellent overview of the world during that period. As reviewed by Pamela Lathan on July 19, 2003 Initially, upon reading this book, it was implanted in my spirit to immediately contact Senator Clinton. Therefore, I searched for a website for her and was referred to her Senatorial page. Of course, I received a message back that as a non constituent there would be no reply to my message. I felt somewhat frustrated but at least satisfied that I had communicated my feelings regarding her honest and brave attempt to tell her story. I generally do not become engaged in sending reviews of books that I have read. However, I did feel that it was important for Senator Clinton to understand what impact she made on me through her writing. So many times in history, we receive the "His" perspective of what has occurred. I feel so excited that we have had an opportunity to receive "Her"story of the troubling times this country has experienced in the last 20 years in American politics. Thank you Senator Clinton regardless of your political ideology, you told your story from your heart and indicated the "mean spiritedness" that has begun to beset this country. Continue to be honest in your writing and exhibit the courage to make a difference in the direction of this country. I applaud you and your husband for displaying in living color "What God has brought together, let no man put asunder." Printed Pages: 576. 000580

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Living with Kundalini: The Autobiography of Gopi Krishna, Leslie Shepard (ed.)
34 Living with Kundalini: The Autobiography of Gopi Krishna

Leslie Shepard (ed.)

Shambhala, Boston, USA, 2004, 0-87773-947-1 / 9780877739470, First Edition, Paperback, New, New, 15.5 Cms x 23 Cms 
This classic first-person account of spiritual awakening was first published under the title Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man —here expanded with two-thirds new material drawn from the author's writing to make a complete autobiography. Printed Pages: 424. 002097

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35 M. Balamuralikrshna: Splendour of Swaras: An Authorised Biography

'Kala Bharati' B.M. Sundaram

Siddhi Books, New Delhi, India, 1996, 81-7020-716-9 / 9788170207160, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, Very Good, 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 163. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 012998

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36 Memoirs Of Mrs Harriet L.Winslow (A.D.1796-1933)

Miron Winslow

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 2003, 8120618165 / 9788120618169, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: 478. 034515

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Mridula Sarabhai, Aparna Basu
37 Mridula Sarabhai

Aparna Basu

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2003, 0-19-566794-8 / 9780195667943, First Edition, Paperback, New, 
If I had a hundred women like Mridula, said Gandhiji, I could launch a revolution in India. Born in 1911 in the illustrious Sarabhai family of Ahmedabad, she came under the spell of Gandhi and left her palatial home to join the Salt Satyagraha. She was arrested and imprisoned several times between 1930 and 1944. Deeply influenced by Jawaharlal Nehru s ideas on socialism and secularism, and a close associate of his, Mridula Sarabhai was involved not only in the freedom struggle but also in the fight for women s right to equality, in civil liberty, and in the individual s right to dissent. She worked fearlessly during communal riots to protect the rights of minorities and restore communal peace and harmony. Her work for the recovery of abducted women in Punjab in the aftermath of the Partition of India is well known. The last twenty years of her life were devoted to Kashmir and championing the cause of Sheikh Abdullah. This is the story of Mridula Sarabhai s public l if e, her work for women, for the freedom of the country, and for Hindu-Muslim unit. She was a non-conformist who did not fit into the stereotype image of the Indian woman. A rebel swimming against the tide, championing unpopular causes, she spurned offers of high office in the political arena of national government. This biography, the first account of her life, is also a page from the social and political history of modern India, over half a century seen through the life of one person. Based on Mridula Sarabhai s private papers and numerous primary and secondary sources, the book should be of interest not only to students and scholars of contemporary Indian history and politics, but to the wider public as well. Printed Pages: 200 with 16 halftones. 013880

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38 My Indian Reminiscences- Travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 1892-93)

P.Deussen

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1995, 8120610547 / 9788120610545, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 
Printed pages: 284. 034383

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39 My Life as an Explorar (A.D.1985-1935)

Sven Hedin

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1998, 8120610571 / 9788120610576, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 
Printed pages: 548 alongwith 68 illustrations and drawings by the author. 034404

Price: 36.00 USD
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40 My Mind at Work: Stray Papers

Bhabagrahi Misra; Preface By David M. Brookman

Wyndham Hall Press, Bristol, Indiana, USA, 1990, 1-55605-178-6 / 9781556051784, First Edition, Hard Cover, As New, No Jacket, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 176. Bumped corners. 009784

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41 Nehru: A Political Biography

Michael Brecher

Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2005, 0-19-564756-4 / 9780195647563, First Edition, Paperback, New, 14 x 22 Cm 
This outstanding biography traces Nehru s political and psychological development, exploring the complexities of his character. It is perceptive and revealing about Nehru s relationship with Gandhi, the influences on him of his father and his education at Harrow and Cambridge, and of Western and Indian culture. First published in 1959, this well-researched book draws from Nehru s own writings and speeches and much material not readily available to assess Nehru as a leader and his place in history. Applying the technique of biography to shed light on political events, ideas and movements, this book uses at the same time the Indian struggle for independence as the background for a study of Nehru the man and the statesman. It will appeal to all interested in biographies and in the Indian freedom movement. Printed Pages: 698 with 32 halftones and 3 maps. 013549

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42 Pioneers in India (Pioneers of Empire Series)

Harry Johnston

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1993, 8120608437 / 9788120608436, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: 320 alongwith 8 colour and b/w illustrations, b/w plates and 3 maps. 034422

Price: 23.50 USD
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43 Ralph Fitch- England's Pioneers To India And Burma

J.Horton Ryley

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1998, 8120613244 / 9788120613249, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: 264 alongwith 19 illustrations. 034489

Price: 18.50 USD
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44 Rediscovering Gandhi

Yogesh Chadha

Random House, London, UK, 1997, 0-7126-7731-3 / 9780712677318, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 16 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 556. 001104

Price: 50.00 USD
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Satish Jacob from Hotel Palestine Baghdad: Pages From A War Diary, Satish Jacob; Foreword By Paul Danahar
45 Satish Jacob from Hotel Palestine Baghdad: Pages From A War Diary

Satish Jacob; Foreword By Paul Danahar

Roli Books, New Delhi, India, 2005, 81-7436-292-4 / 9788174362926, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 8.5 x 5.5 Inches 
The only eyewitness account of the US-led war to topple the Iraqi President, Saddam Hussein. A day-by-day retelling from the battlefield by Satish Jacob, the only Indian correspondent in Baghdad. From Baghdad’s Hotel Palestine, Satish’s spirited reports were the only eyewitness accounts of the drama of those days on Indian television. They were also special in that his perception of the events differed significantly from that of the Western media more prone to accept uncritically the invading armies?version of events. From Hotel Palestine, Satish Jacob writes of a nation devastated on a whim, and explains Iraq’s role in the Arab world, the complex relationships that divide the region’s Muslims, Christians and Jews. Above all, he applauds the courage of the Iraqis in this war of unequals, and shows us that while Saddam may be a loathsome monster for some, he is a nation-builder like Turkey’s Ataturk to others. Printed Pages: 240. 011504

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46 Seven Years in Ceylon (A.D.1880-1887)

Mary Leitch and Margaret Leitch

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 1999, 8120613988 / 9788120613980, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, 
Printed pages: 170 alongwith illustrations. 034558

Price: 18.50 USD
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47 Snakes and Ladders: Glimpses of Modern India

Gita Mehta

Vintage, London, UK, 1998, 0-09-926822-1 / 9780099268222, First Edition, Paperback, New, 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Printed Pages: 232. 009324

Price: 5.95 USD
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Sonia: A Biography, Rasheed Kidwai
48 Sonia: A Biography

Rasheed Kidwai

Penguin, New Delhi, India, 2003, 0670-049557 / 9780670049554, First Edition, Hardbound, New, New, 
The rise of Sonia Gandhi to leader of the venerable Congress party is one of the most remarkable stories of recent times, even in the unpredictable world of Indian politics. The story of how an apolitical housewife—who was dead set against the entrance of her husband, Rajiv Gandhi, into the political arena—emerged as an astute player of the game herself is one that has never been told. Adding to the enigma is her reserve—she has given very few interviews and remains a very private person. In Sonia: A Biography, journalist Rasheed Kidwai offers the first close look at the person and the transformation that circumstance and tragedy brought about in her. He recounts the period of shock that followed Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination, her ascent to leadership in 1998, the revolt by party stalwarts Sharad Pawar and P.A. Sangma, the controversies she has had to face, and he unravels the true story of her dealings with leaders such as Sitaram Kesri, P.V. Narasimha Rao, Arjun Singh and others. Sonia also gives a fascinating insight into the inner world of Congress politics and the frustrations and jealousies that ensue as various leaders, powerful in their own right, vie for the honour of being part of the inner circle. Extensively researched and crisply written, this is a compelling portrayal of a leader who is seen by many as a future Prime Minister. Printed Pages: 256. 003085

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49 T'an Ssu-T'ung, 1865-1898: Life and Thought of a Reformer

Luke S.K. Kwong

E.J. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, 1996, 90-04-10471-2 / 9789004104716, First Edition, Hard Cover, Brand New, New, 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
The first full-length study in English on T'an Ssu-t'ung, a well-known scholar-reformer in late-Ch'ing China. Based on a rich variety of primary sources, it traces T'an's progress from his early years to his summary execution during the palace coup in 1898. The Introduction explains the premises and sources pertinent to this study, while the Epilogue provides an overall interpretation of T'an's life. The remaining eight chapters are organized in such a way as to allow a chronological and thematic appreciation of the book's subject matter. This is more than a biography of a remarkable individual. By placing T'an's personal experience in the larger social and political contexts, it also sheds light on an emergent intellectual community in modern China. Printed Pages: 272 with 1 illustration. 005073

Price: 140.00 USD
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50 The Book of Uarte Barbossa - 2 Vols.

Duarte Barbossa and Mansel Longworth Dames

Asian Educational Services, New Delhi, India, 2002, 8120604512 / 9788120604513, Reprint, Hard Cover, New, New, 
Printed pages: Vol. 1- 324 alongwith 2 maps, Vol. 2- 318 alongwith 2 maps. 034323

Price: 43.00 USD
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