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Contributions to Asian Studies: Volume 14: Rethinking in Political Development

By: A. H. Somjee; K. Ishwaran (Gen. Ed.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005102

ISBN: 90-04-06051-0

Condition: Very Good


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Alluvial Geoarchaeology: Floodplain Archaeology and Environmental Change (Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology Series)

By: A.G. Brown

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008670

ISBN: 0-521-56820-X

Condition: Brand New


This comprehensive manual is designed to give archaeologists the necessary background knowledge in environmental science required to excavate and analyse archaeological sites by rivers and on floodplains. Part I covers the techniques for studying alluvial environments, while Part II reviews the literature on the archaeology of alluvial environments and presents new information on alluviation and site formation in both the British Isles and Mediterranean. An important theme running through the book is the interaction between climatic and cultural forces and the transformation of riverine enviro... View more info

Puratattva: Bulletin of the Indian Archaeological Society: No. 3: 1969-70

By: A.K. Narain (ed.); P.C. Pant and P. Singh (Assistant editors)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008858

ISBN: 81-246-0279-4

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Printed Pages: 112 with numerous b/w plates. View more info

Evolution of Calcutta Customs: A Study in History

By: A.K.Raha and Swadesh Basu

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rupa & Co.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017302

ISBN: 81-7167-483-6

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Tibetan Folk Tales

By: A.L. Shelton

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pilgrims Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

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Seller ID: 014523

ISBN: 81-7769-201-1

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Tibet a land of mystery and mysticism has for centuries hidden itself from the outside world. For this reason Tibetan folktales have always attracted a vast audience. Many of these tales steeped in mystical imagery give the fertile imagination plenty of scope to work. Garnered from wandering herdsmen of the trans-Himalayan regions of Tibet as they sat around their campfires at night these tales delve deep into the traditional psyche of the Tibetan people. Shelton has selected these stories very carefully so that they may reflect the true culture of the Tibetan people. The fifty stories con... View more info

Order and Transcendence: The Role of Utopias and the Dymanics of Civilizations (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology: Volume L)

By: Adam B. Seligman (ed.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005194

ISBN: 90-04-08975-6

Condition: As New


Printed Pages: 165. View more info

The Vagrant Peasant: Agrarian Distress and Desertion in Bengal (Beitrage Zur Sudasienforschung Sudasien-Institut Universitat Heidelberg, Band 71)

By: Aditee Nag Chowdhury-Zilly

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Franz Steiner Wiesbaden GMBH: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010979

ISBN: 3-515-03855-8

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 211 with a folding map. Slightly rubbed covers. Book in mint condition. View more info

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Simla Village Tales

By: Alice Elizabeth Dracott

Price: $15.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pilgrims Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

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Seller ID: 002353

ISBN: 81-7769-118-X

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One Cannot sojourn for long in the East without hearing strange stories, all of which are vouched for by the natives. Most would make one's blood run cold, but they are irresistibly fascinating. Filled with pathos but almost always showing that every cloud has its silver lining, these tales carry the reader into the mythical past that was India. The majority of these tales have the raw transparency of folk art, whilst others are fashioned with uncommon sophistication. Many of the stories have been passed down by word of mouth. Long before the radio and television ever existed, People spend... View more info

Archaeological Theory and Scientific Practice: Topics in Contemporary Archaeology

By: Andrew Jones

Price: $72.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009442

ISBN: 0-521-79060-3

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Is archaeology an art or a science? This question has been hotly debated over the last few decades with the rise of archaeological science. At the same time, archaeologists have seen a change in the intellectual character of their discipline, as many writers have adopted approaches influenced by social theory. The discipline now encompasses both archaeological scientists and archaeological theorists, and discussion regarding the status of archaeology remains polarised. Andrew Jones argues that we need to analyse the practice of archaeology. Through an analysis of archaeological practice, influ... View more info

Alphabetical List Of The Villages In The Taluks And Districts Of The Madras Presidency Corrected Upto September A.D.1930

By: Anon.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034591

ISBN: 8120605756

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Cultural Interface of India with Asia: Religion, Art and Architecture (National Museum Institute Monograph Series, No. 1)

By: Anupa Pande and Parul Pandya Dhar (eds.); Foreword By R.D. Chowdhury

Price: $149.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003453

ISBN: 81-246-0262-X

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Printed Pages: 434 with numerous colour and b/w plates. View more info

Gendered Citizenship: Historical and Conceptual Explorations

By: Anupama Roy

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Longman: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010652

ISBN: 81-250-2797-1

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Printed Pages: 299. View more info

Folk Culture of The Misings of Assam: Tradition and Change

By: Ashok Sarma

Price: $25.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Decent Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003445

ISBN: 81-86921-27-3

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Printed Pages: 248 with numerous colour plates. View more info

Findings in Indian Archaeology

By: B. Ch. Chhabra

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sundeep Prakashan: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014590

ISBN: 81-85067-76-7

Condition: Good


Printed Pages: 392 with numerous b/w plates. Torn dust jacket. View more info

Common Efforts in the Development of Rural Sarawak, Malaysia

By: B.G. Grijpstra

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Assen, The Netherlands, Van Gorcum: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006442

ISBN: 90-232-1408-0

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 231 with numerous maps and tables. View more info

The Law of Sacrifice: Cosmic Utility and Human Obligation

By: B.P. Wadia

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Concord Grove Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010479

ISBN: 0-88695-023-6

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 89. Slightly rubbed dust-jacket. View more info

Children and Anthropological Research

By: Barbara Butler and Diane Michalski Turner (eds.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Plenum Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009775

ISBN: 0-306-42499-1

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 172. Bumped corners and slightly scratched cover. View more info

Religion and the Legitimation of Power in South Asia (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology: Volume XXV)

By: Bardwell L. Smith (ed.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005169

ISBN: 90-04-05674-2

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Printed Pages: 196. View more info

A Handbook of Social Science Research

By: Beverly R. Dixon, Gary D. Bouma, and G.B.J. Atkinson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009908

ISBN: 0-19-878024-9

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 238. Slightly rubbed dust-jacket. View more info

The Many Faces of Development: A Debate in Seven Lectures

By: C.A.O. Van Nieuwenhuijze (ed.)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005118

ISBN: 90-04-08175-5

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The Poor Man's Model of Development: Development Potential at Low Levels of Living in Egypt

By: C.A.O. Van Nieuwenhuijze, M. Fathalla Al-Khatib and Adel Azer

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005126

ISBN: 90-04-07696-4

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Printed Pages: 214. View more info

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Folk Tales From Tibet

By: Capt. W.F. O'Connor

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pilgrims Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002350

ISBN: 81-7769-202-X

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Folk Tales from Tibet is a collection of some of the most exquisite stories from Tibet recorded by Captain W F O'Connor. These tales were collected during his tenure as secretary and interpreter with the Lhasa Mission of 1904. They were compiled at a time when the western world know little or nothing about this mystical and exotic country. Hidden high up in the trans-Himalayan Plateau, Tibet separates two of the most ancient cultures, namely China and India. Both have played a big part in its development. The introduction of Buddhism from India changed the life styles and beliefs of the Ti... View more info

Territory, Time and State: The Archaeological Development of the Gubbio Basin

By: Caroline Malone and Simon Stoddart (eds.)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003720

ISBN: 0-521-35568-0

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Territory, Time and State is a study of long term archaeological history in the remote and beautiful upland valley of Gubbio within the Umbrian Apennines of Italy. The aim of the work is well defined by the natural constraints of this mountainous region. The authors have developed a multi-disciplinary approach to study the human and physical characteristics of the valley from the paleolithic to the medieval period. They integrate the analysis of a unique text (the Iguvine Tables) with excavation, field survey and environmental reconstruction to provide a synthesis of current knowledge. They br... View more info

The Archaeology of Monumental Remains of Delhi

By: Carr Stephen; with an Introduction By B.M. Pande

Price: $42.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Association with Aryan Books International: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014570

ISBN: 81-7305-222-0

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Printed Pages: 206 with 8 colour and 16 b/w plates and 8 maps. View more info

Style, Society, and Person: Archaeological and Ethnological Perspectives (Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology Series)

By: Christopher Carr and Jill E. Neitzel (eds.)

Price: $180.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Plenum Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004334

ISBN: 0-306-44843-2

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Printed Pages: 500. Brand New. View more info

Contributions to Asian Studies: Volume 15: Royalty and Commoners: Essays in Thai Administrative, Economic, and Social History

By: Constance M. Wilson, Chrystal Stillings Smith, and George Vinal Smith; K. Ishwaran (Gen. Ed.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005103

ISBN: 90-04-06171-1

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Domination and Resistance (One World Archaeology Series, Volume 3)

By: Daniel Miller, Michael Rowlands and Christopher Tilley (eds.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston, USA, Unwin Hyman: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004351

ISBN: 0-04-445022-2

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From the Baltic to the Black Sea: Studies in Medieval Archaeology (One World Archaeology Series, Volume 18)

By: David Austin and Leslie Alcock (eds.)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Boston, USA, Unwin Hyman: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004349

ISBN: 0-04-445119-9

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The South Park Village Site and the Late Prehistoric Whittlesey Tradition of Northeast Ohio (Monographs in World Archaeology: No. 20)

By: David S. Brose

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, USA, Prehistory Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005847

ISBN: 1-881094-09-X

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Palaeolithic Age, 2 Vols.

By: Deo Prakash Sharma, Sanjib Kumar Singh, and Madhuri Sharma

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008848

ISBN: 81-8090-034-7

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American Folklife

By: Don Yoder (ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, USA, University of Texas Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008476

ISBN: 0-292-70308-2

Condition: Good


Printed Pages: 312 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

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Indian Fairy Stories

By: Donald A. Mackenzie

Price: $15.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pilgrims Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

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Seller ID: 002357

ISBN: 81-7769-121-X

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An anthology of some of the best stories ever produced on the subcontinent, this collection is presented in a style that all ages can appreciate and understand. These stories will enlighten and entertain readers who wish to go back and remember things as they were. These are stores of speaking animals, fairies and beasts, of princes and princesses, of love, happiness and sometimes extreme sorrow. They teach us to have a moral code acceptable not only to man but also to nature. They also reveal to us the Indian way of life, and give us glimpses of the true Indian Character. Printed Pages: 110. View more info

Marine Archaeology (Recent Advances)

By: Dr Alok Tripathi

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009579

ISBN: 81-7320-057-2

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Printed Pages: 190 with numerous colour and b/w plates. View more info

Glimpses of Karnataka Folklore

By: Dr Hebbale K. Nagesh

Price: $9.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003665

ISBN: 81-8090-047-9

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Printed Pages: 98 with colour plates. View more info

Brahma Sri: Researches in Archaeology, History and Culture in the New Millennium: Dr P.V. Parabrahma Sastry Felicitation Volume, 2 Vols.

By: Dr P. Chenna Reddy (ed.)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011269

ISBN: 81-88934-16-X

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Caste and Christianity: Attitudes and Policies on Caste of Anglo-Saxon Protestant Missions in India

By: Duncan B. Forrester

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, UK, Curzon Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011810

ISBN: 0-7007-0129-X

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European Travellers In India During the 15th, 16th & 17th Centuries

By: E.F.Oaten

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1991

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Seller ID: 034470

ISBN: 8120607104

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The Difference Within: Feminism and Critical Theory (Critical Theory: Interdisiplinary Approaches to Language, Discourse and Ideology Series: Volume 8)

By: Elizabeth Meese and Alice Parker (eds.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, John Benjamins Publishing Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005696

ISBN: 90-272-2415-3

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Mody Boatright, Folklorist: A Collection of Essays

By: Ernest B. Speck (ed.); Biographical Essay By Harry H. Ransom and Foreword By Wayland D. Hand

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Austin, Texas, USA, University of Texas Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008473

ISBN: 0-292-75007-2

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Printed Pages: 224. View more info

Advances in World Archaeology: Volume 1, 1982

By: Fred Wendorf and Angela E. Close (eds.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, UK, Academic Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004318

ISBN: 0-12-039901-6

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Printed Pages: 402. View more info

Advances in World Archaeology: Volume 2, 1983

By: Fred Wendorf and Angela E. Close (eds.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, UK, Academic Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004319

ISBN: 0-12-039902-4

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Printed Pages: 369. View more info

Advances in World Archaeology: Volume 3, 1984

By: Fred Wendorf and Angela E. Close (eds.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, UK, Academic Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004320

ISBN: 0-12-039903-2

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Printed Pages: 424. View more info

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Mind, Body and Culture

By: Geoffrey Samuel

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003075

ISBN: 0-521-37411-1

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Concerned with the aspects of human behaviour which have been traditionally described as cultural or social, the author draws on his background in physics to suggest a scientific approach involving a reconceptualization of many of our assumed concepts. Contents Preface; 1. New paradigms and modal states; 2. A natural science of society; 3. Starting points I; 4. Starting points II; 5. Interpreting the flow; 6. The multimodal framework; 7. The Ndembu modal state repertoire; 8. Sociocentric modal states; 9. Shamanic mechanisms; 10. The growth of the clerical approach; 11. Technical and trandform... View more info

Status and Affinity in Middle India (Beitrage Zur Sudasienforschung Sudasien-Institut Universitat Heidelberg, Band 76)

By: Georg Pfeffer

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wiesbaden, Germany, Franz Steiner Verlag GMBH: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008502

ISBN: 3-515-03913-9

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 111. Slightly rubbed covers. Book in mint condition. View more info

Daddy, We Hardly Knew You

By: Germaine Greer

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, UK, Hamish Hamilton: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012472

ISBN: 0-241-12538-3

Condition: Good


Printed Pages: 311. Soiled dust-jacket. Bumped boards. Pages have become slightly yellow. View more info

Social Movements in India: A Review of Literature

By: Ghanshyam Shah

Price: $12.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001431

ISBN: 0-7619-9833-0

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Social movements primarily take the form of non-institutionalised collective political action which strive for political and/or social change. While India has witnessed many such movements over the centuries, it is only recently that scholars have begun to study them in depth. This thoroughly revised and updated version of a seminal book critically examines and reviews the literature concerning social movements in India from 1857 to the present. In the process he discusses the theoretical issues raised by various scholars while analysing major trends in different movements. In conclusion, he s... View more info

Social Movements in India: A Review of Literature

By: Ghanshyam Shah

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007969

ISBN: 0-7619-9834-9

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Social movements primarily take the form of non-institutionalised collective political action which strive for political and/or social change. While India has witnessed many such movements over the centuries, it is only recently that scholars have begun to study them in depth. This thoroughly revised and updated version of a seminal book critically examines and reviews the literature concerning social movements in India from 1857 to the present. In the process he discusses the theoretical issues raised by various scholars while analysing major trends in different movements. In conclusion, he s... View more info

The German Language in America: A Symposium

By: Glenn G. Gilbert (ed.) With an Introduction

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, USA, University of Texas Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004860

ISBN: 0-292-70149-7

Condition: Good


Printed Pages: 230 with a folding map. View more info

Ancient Settlement Pattern in Orissa (with special Reference to Bhubaneswar)

By: Gyanendra Nath Srivastava

Price: $20.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013176

ISBN: 81-7320-056-4

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 317 with 43 b/w plates. View more info