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Studies in Prehistoryand Ethnoarchaeology of South Asia ( in Honour of V. N. Misra)

By: A. K. KAnungo (ed.)

Price: $102.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Research India Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037643

ISBN: 8189131575

Condition: New


This book is different from the normal Felicitation volumes which often, at least in India, consist of indiscriminately collected articles. Instead, this volume has the gist of twenty-two updated Ph.D theses out of the twenty-five completed under the guidance of Prof. v.N. Misra, former Director of Daccan College Post-Graduate & Research Institute. The area covered comprises India, Bangladesh and Nepal, and the subjects covered are Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolothic, Ch... View more info

Making Faces: Self and Image Creation in a Himalayan Valley

By: Alka Hingorani

Price: $31.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038000

ISBN: 9789383098019

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 160 View more info

Shifting Sands: Kutch: Textiles, Traditons, Transformation

By: Archana Shah

Price: $98.75

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, BANDHEJ Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037991

ISBN: 9789350876251

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 262 with numerous illustrations. View more info

Jaipur: Gem of India

By: Dk Taknet

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Indian Institute Of Marwari Entrepreneurship:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038010

Condition: Brand New


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Sayajirao of Baroda: The Prince and the Man

By: Fatesinghrao Gaekwad

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Popular Prakashan: 2012

Edition: Third Reprint

Seller ID: 037832

ISBN: 8171540996

Condition: New


Sayajirao III, at the young age of thirteen, became the Mahraja of baroda and thus stepped into an inheritance of fabulous wealth and power. The boy from a peasant upbringing, whom the British had assiduously brought up to play the role of an obedient Prince, instead, showed himself to be doggedly independent. An enlightened Head of State, he made the welfare of his people his foremost concern at a time when such concepts were new, even in the western world. He introduce... View more info

Frog Hymns and Rain Babies: Monsson Culture and the Art of Ancient South Asia

By: Gautama V. Vajracharya

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Marg Publications: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037918

ISBN: 8192110648

Condition: New


Every year, the eagerly awaited monsoon brings to an abrupt end the harsh summer in the Indian subcontinent. The meteorological events that culminate in this season of life giving rain have naturally influenced the culture and literature of this region throughout history. Gautama Vajracharya painstakingly examines and brings to light the aspects of ancient Indian art and literature directly influenced by the monsoon, including the ceiling paintings at Ajanta and unusual ... View more info

Kanara: A Land Apart: The Artistic Heritage of Coastal Karnataka

By: George Michell (ed.)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Marg Publications: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037619

ISBN: 819211063X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 124 with nemerous illustrations. View more info

Re-scribing Tradition: Modernisation of South Indian Dance Drama

By: Guru Rao Bapat

Price: $14.87

Publisher: Shimla, India, Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Association Anthropological Survey of India: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037859

ISBN: 8179860930

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 154. View more info

The Ethics of Marriage

By: H.S. Pomeroy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Logos Press: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037868

ISBN: 8172682328

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 197. View more info

Radha: From Gopi to Goddess

By: Harsha V. Dehejia

Price: $74.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037995

ISBN: 9789383098064

Condition: New


In tracing the evolution of Radha from that of a gopi to a goddess one traverses not only a span of several centuries, but travels through cultural divides, political dynasties and philosophical debates. She occupies a space which moves from the aesthetics of shringara rasa to the theology of shringara bhakti, from the madhurya of Pushtimarg Vaishnavism to the prema of Gaudiya Vaishnavism, taking in its stride the philosophies of Advaita and Dvaita, the traditions of Sha... View more info

Privileging Women Agency in History: Work, Worship, Leisure and Pleasure

By: I. Lakshmi and A. Satyanarayana

Price: $18.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Research India Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037584

ISBN: 8189131613

Condition: Brand New


This book is the collection of articles presented at a National Seminar on “Privileging Women Agency in History: Work, Worship, Leisure and Pleasure” held in Osmania University, Hyderabad in 2008. The attempt here is not being judgemental about women. This book attempts to bring into focus how women were making their own spaces and carving their roles in taking the society forward. It narrates their struggles to make their lives meaningful. Their valuable contributio... View more info

Harappan Pottery: Traditions in Haryana

By: Jagpal Mann

Price: $18.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Research India Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037967

ISBN: 8189131680

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 206. View more info

The Artistry Handwork

By: Jaya Jaitly

Price: $9.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038003

ISBN: 9789383098187

Condition: New


This book is dedicated to artisans, for whom handwork is worship, creative expression and earnings. It is a collection of random images that give viewers joy at the sight of the simple beauty of hand work. Jaya Jaitly is the Founder-President of the Dastkari Haat Samiti, a nationwide association of craftspeople. She is responsible for the creation of Dilli Haat. Printed Pages: 130. View more info

Textile Designs: 200 Years of Patterns for Printed Fabrics Arranged by Motif, Colour, Period and Design (1823 Illustrations in Colour)

By: Joost Elffers & Susan Meller

Price: $75.87

Publisher: London, UK, Thames & Hudson: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037828

ISBN: 0500283656

Condition: Brand New


A key reference for all textile designers, this is a survey of the colourful patterned fabrics used for clothing and interior decoration over the past 200 years. There are five sections: floral; geometric; conversational; ethnic; and art movements and period styles. Printed Pages: 464 with numerous b/w and colour illustrations. View more info

Studies in Indian History: Festschrift to Prof. Adapa Satyanarayana

By: K. Arjun Rao (ed.)

Price: $37.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Research India Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037966

ISBN: 8189131664

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 428. View more info

Cuttack (Bengal District Gazetteers)

By: L.S.S. O'Malley, I.C.S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Logos Press: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037870

ISBN: 8172682298

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 236. View more info

Darbhanga (Bengal District Gazetteers)

By: L.S.S. O'Malley, I.C.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Logos Press: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037871

ISBN: 8172682301

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 167. View more info

Champaran (Bengal District Gazetteers)

By: L.S.S. O'Malley, I.C.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Logos Press: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037872

ISBN: 817268228X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 191. View more info

Where Mortals and Mountain Gods Meet: Society and Culture in Himachal Pradesh

By: Laxman S. Thakur (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Shimla, India, Indian Institute of Advanced Study: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002192

ISBN: 81-7986-000-0

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 409. View more info

Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement

By: Linda Parry

Price: $12.95

Publisher: London, UK, Thames & Hudson: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037585

ISBN: 0500285365

Condition: Brand New


In a delightful and thorough investigation, Linda Parry recalls the artistic genesis and glory of the Arts and Crafts movement's fabricmakers and their work. The author outlines the history of late- 19th-century England's textile industry, and shares her understanding of the atmosphere that gave rise to the Arts and Crafts Society. Printed Pages: 160 with numerous b/w and colour illustrations. View more info

Feeding the Dead: Ancestor Worship in Ancient India

By: Matthew R. Sayers

Price: $44.28

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038004

ISBN: 0199896437

Condition: New


Feeding the Dead outlines the early history of ancestor worship in South Asia, from the earliest sources available, the Vedas, up to the descriptions found in the Dharmshastra tradition. Most prior works on ancestor worship have done little to address the question of how shraddha, the paradigmatic ritual of ancestor worship up to the present day, came to be. Matthew R. Sayers argues that the development of shraddha is central to understanding the shift from Vedic to Clas... View more info

Welding the Plural Society of India: The Nanda-Maurya Experiment

By: Meghna Goyal

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Jodhpur, India, Kusumanjali Book World: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037827

Condition: Brand New


Printed Pages: 181. View more info

Transforming Tradition: Cultural Essays in Honour of Mukund Lath

By: Monika Horstmann(ed.)

Price: $12.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Prakrit Bharati Academy/Aditya Prakashan: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037839

ISBN: 9789381571200

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 136. View more info

Dining with the Maharajas: Thousand Years of Culinary Tradition

By: Neha Prasada & Ashima Narain (ed.)

Price: $124.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037629

ISBN: 8174368744

Condition: New


The chefs of the Patiala royal household have more than 140 recipes for pulao in their repertoire. The Rampur royal family used to serve a minimum of 200 dishes at banquets given for visiting heads of state. The royal kitchen of Mahmudabad has in its collection a recipe for a dessert called Sahnak, which is originally attributed to Empress Nur Jehan. The Sailana royal family had skilled chefs who made puris, which when broken had a bird flying out of each of them. In the... View more info

Negotiating Adolescence in Rural Bangladesh: A Journey Through School, Love and Marriage

By: Nicoletta Del Franco

Price: $14.87

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037721

ISBN: 9789381017173

Condition: New


Throughout South Asia, young men and women are pursuing new educational opportunities and getting married at older ages. These changes, Nicoletta del Franco contends, have cleared new paths toward adulthood—ways of passage whose complex implications have not been fully explored. In Negotiating Adolescence in Rural Bangladesh, she fills this gap, documenting the realities of daily existence for young people as they navigate their lives amid the profound socioeconomi... View more info

History of India 1600-1800: Selected Essays (Debates in Indian History Series)

By: Nirmal Kumar (ed.)

Price: $31.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Research India Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037962

ISBN: 8189131877

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 523. View more info

Mapping the Bodhicaryavatara: Essays on Mahayana Ethics

By: Pabitrakumar Roy

Price: $15.62

Publisher: Shimla, India, Indian Institute of Advanced Study: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037845

ISBN: 8179860868

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 352. View more info

Living Rock: Buddhist, Hindu and Jain Cave Temples in the Western Deccan(Vol. 64 No. 4)

By: Pia Brancaccio(ed.)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Marg Publications: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037919

ISBN: 8192110672

Condition: New


Living Rock offers new perspectives into the fascinating world of Buddhist, Hindu and Jain cave sites in the western Deccan. From the 2nd century BCE to the 10th century CE, rock cut temples and monasteries appeared at various sites in the subcontinent - most notably across the western Deccan. Carved on the edge of the basaltic plateau, the cave sites were strategically placed near ancient trade routes and fertile land, showcasing architectural spaces designed for a vari... View more info

Art, Myths and Visual Culture of South Asia (Warsaw Indological Studies: Vol. IV

By: Piotr Balcerowicz & Jerzy Malinowski (Eds)

Price: $24.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Manohar: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037640

ISBN: 8173049513

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 320. View more info

Bilvapatra: Treasures Of Indian Art, Dr. N. P. Joshi Felicitation Volume

By: Prof. M. N. P. Tiwari and Prof. Kaml Giri (Eds.)

Price: $112.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Research India Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037589

ISBN: 8189131737

Condition: Brand New


Bilvapatra: The Treasures of Indian Art is a volume, which felicitates Dr. N. P. Joshi, the living legend in the field of Indological Studies, specially Indian Art and Iconography. Keeping in view the multi-faceted contributions of Dr. Joshi, the volume is designed as a garland containing probing research papers on various aspects. These are from eminent scholars of Indian Art and Iconography from India and abroad. The contributors like Gourishwar Bhattacharya, Gerd J. R... View more info

Traditional Bridal Sarees of India

By: Promilla Shankar

Price: $50.00

Publisher: TBI Publishers & Distributors: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037813

ISBN: 9789351045953

Condition: Brand New


The book gives a comprehensive account of all the major weaving traditions in India from Assam in the north to Kerala and Tamil Nadu in the south. The book is an extremely useful guide for young girls and women when they want to select a saree. It very often happens that a person likes a particular saree but is unable to identify what type it is. This book will thus help them to identify different kinds of sarees being woven in India and also from where to source them. ... View more info

The Story of Asia's Elephants

By: Raman Sukumar

Price: $87.50

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Marg Publications: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037532

ISBN: 9789380581101

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 372 with 260 illustrations. View more info

Ancient Rome and India: Commercial and cultural contacts between the Roman world and India

By: Rosa Maria Cimino (Ed.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 038114

ISBN: 812150676X

Condition: New


Since ancient times, the Western Mediterranean had trading contacts with the Oriental world, which were more intense than we could imagine. They took place along the caravan routes through Central Asia, and the maritime routes across the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. Ideas, new technologies, and different experiences of political and social life accompanied the commercial goods to be traded. The frequency and intensity of these exchanges justifiably allows us... View more info

Media, Gender and Popular Culture in India

By: Sanjukta Dasgupta, Dipankar Sinha and Sudeshna Chakravarti

Price: $14.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036832

ISBN: 8132107292

Condition: New


Printed pages: 232. View more info

Settlement Pattern Urban Growth and Craft Technology in North India: An Archaeological Perspective

By: Santosh Kumar Singh

Price: $77.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Research India Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037588

ISBN: 8189131621

Condition: Brand New


In the present monograph an attempt has been made to discuss the factors that contributed for an understanding of the development of settlement patterns from rural to urban form in North India. This monograph is the outcome of Dr. Singh 's researches has during the last one decade, which represent papers published in research Journals and other academic volumes. In addition, the papers have been added with fresh information revealed from the newly excavated sites such as... View more info

Social and Cultural Depictions of India: C1700-1850 (The Memsahibs' Narrations)

By: Shalini Awasthi

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Swati Publications/Agam Kala Prakashan: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037646

ISBN: 9789381843048

Condition: New


European scholars and statesmen writing on India have been studied from a wide variety of perspectives; a similar attention has eluded the writings by contemporary women authors. It is a well documented fact that many English women came to India during the colonial period and have left interesting accounts of their residence on the sub-continent. The present work Social and Cultural Depictions of India-1700 to 1850 (The Memsahibs’ Narrations) relies on writings of thes... View more info

Indian Society: The Regional Contours: Essays in Honour of Professor S.R. Goyal

By: Shankar Goyal(ed.)

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Jodhpur, India, Kusumanjali Book World: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037825

Condition: Brand New


Printed Pages: 181. View more info

Investigating Indian Society: Essays in Honour of Professor S.R. Goyal

By: Shankar Goyal(ed.)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Jodhpur, India, Kusumanjali Book World: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037874

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 258. View more info

Ahmedabad 600: Protraits of a City

By: Sharmila Sagara and Suchitra Sheth (eds)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Marg Publications: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037531

ISBN: 8192110605

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 2=152 with 100 illustrations. View more info

The Ravenous Hyenas and the Wounded Sun: Myth and Ritual in Ancient India

By: Stephanie W. Jamison

Price: $22.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037697

ISBN: 8121512476

Condition: New


Vedic Sanskrit literature contains a wealth of material concerning the mythology and religious practices of India between 1500 and 500 BCE-a crucial period in the formation of traditional Indian culture. Stephanie W. Jamison here addresses the conditions that have limited our understanding of Vedic myth and ritual, such as the profusion and obscurity of the texts and the tendency on the part of scholars to approach mythology and ritual independently. Tracing two key myth... View more info

Redeeming Calcutta: A Portrait of India's Imperial Capital

By: Steve Raymer, Foreword By Dipesh Chakrabarty

Price: $91.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037712

ISBN: 0198082185

Condition: New


Redeeming Calcutta: A Portrait of India's Imperial Capital takes a fresh look at one of Asia's great cities, a metropolis of hope and decay that was once the Second City of the British Empire after London. In this storied colonial metropolis, National Geographic photographer and educator Steve Raymer discovers a city of high culture, leftist politics, and ambitions to reclaim its past grandeur. With around 200 photographs, including historic black-and-white images, the b... View more info

Aspects of Indian History and Culture

By: Sudipa Ray Bandyopadhyay, Rita Chaudhuri & Dr. Mahua Chakrabarti (Eds)

Price: $43.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037720

ISBN: 8174791345

Condition: New


"This book is collection of twenty articles on various aspects of Indian history and culture contributed by mostly young teachers of different colleges and universities of West Bengal. These are the results of their scholarly researches in the field of their respective fields from the early period to the present day. The volume does not purport to present a comprehensive picture of Indian history; its primary objective is to bring together some notso-frequently discu... View more info

Light of Asia(Revised and Expanded Edition): Indian Silent Cinema 1912-1934

By: Suresh Chabria(ed.)

Price: $17.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038002

ISBN: 9789383098026

Condition: New


Light of Asia: Indian Silent Cinema, 1912- 1934 in its new avatar celebrates the centenary of Indian cinema and the release of Dadasaheb Phalkes Raja Harishchandra in1913. It provides a close-up view of the nascent days of Indian filmmaking and the first steps that led to the crest where the Indian movie industry rests today. Extensively researched and updated data, archival records, new essays by celebrated film historians and commentators, crisp reproductions of silent... View more info

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman: From Rebelto Founding Father

By: Syed Badrual Ahsan

Price: $14.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038001

ISBN: 9789383098101

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 308. View more info

Marriage Customs and Modes of Courtship of the World

By: Theophilus Moore

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Logos Press: 2013

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037867

ISBN: 817268231X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 364. View more info

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Indian Culture

By: Vasudha Dalmia and Rashmi Sadana(eds.)

Price: $9.87

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Edition: First South Asian Edition

Seller ID: 037906

ISBN: 1107641039

Condition: New


India is changing at a rapid pace as it continues to move from its colonial past to its globalised future. This Companion offers a framework for understanding that change, and how modern cultural forms have emerged out of very different histories and traditions. The book provides accounts of literature, theatre, film, modern and popular art, music, television and food; it also explores in detail social divisions, customs, communications and daily life. In a series of eng... View more info

South India Under The Cholas

By: Y. Subbarayalu

Price: $16.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2013

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 038049

ISBN: 0198077351

Condition: New


This book explores different aspects of state-society interactions in medieval south India under the reign of the Cholas. Divided into two parts-Epigraphy and History, and State and Society-the first provides an in-depth analysis of Tamil epigraphy and inscriptions. While interpreting inscriptional terminology, it discusses the socio-economic milieu, merchant guilds, and other sociological aspects. The next section traces the evolution of the medieval state, economy, and... View more info

Ancient Indian Influence on Japanese Culture: A Comparative Study of Civilizations

By: Yoshihiro Kaburagi

Price: $29.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037542

ISBN: 8121512301

Condition: New


Since ancient times, Japan has assimilated various foreign cultures, particularly through Buddhism from India, which led to the formation of Japanese civilization. Then Japanese interests in ancient India have been mostly focused on Buddhism and its related architecture and fine arts. Yet the overall comparative study of the two civilizations has been rarely taken up in both the countries. However the recent closer relationship between the two countries attracts more att... View more info