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14301 Janne Harjula
Sheaths, Scabbards and Grip Coverings: The Use of Leather for Portable Personal Objects in the 14th-16th Century Turku
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2005; 9519680144; New; 
In this study there are presented and discussed the knife sheaths, sword scabbards and grip coverings from swords or daggers found in archaeological surveys and excavations carried out during the last hundred years in the town of Turku and at Turku Castle. The objects of this study were manufactured of leather, a significant raw material often called the plastic of the Middle Ages. As personal equipment accompanying the owner, the artefacts of this study inevitably reflect the mentality and aesthetic values of their period and society. It is also asked where and by whom the objects were made, and who the users were. Printed Pages: 166. 114159

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14302 Janne Harjula, Maija Helamaa, janne Haarala & Visa Immonen (Eds)
Mankby: A Deserted Medieval Village on the Coast of Southern Finland
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2016; 9526732979; New; 
In August 1556 a village of six farms was abandoned in Espoo in Southern Finland. Mankby, as the village was called, had been a prosperous dwelling place since the 13th century, but all this changed when king Gustav Vasa decided to found a royal demesne nearby and incorporated the fields of Mankby in the new estate. During a rapid desertion process, the peasants moved to new homes, and the old village plot became uninhabited until this day. During seven years of excavations, 2007–2013, archaeologists from Helsinki University and Espoo City Museum have unveiled remains of the village of Mankby. Mankby. A Deserted Medieval Village on the Coast of Southern Finland presents the results of this research, shedding light on many different aspects of medieval life. The main excavated structures, the results of the scientific analyses and the artefacts found during the excavations are presented in this volume, as well as the medieval settlement structure of the region and its prehistoric predecessors. Mankby has shown to be one of the best preserved village sites in Southern Finland, and the research on this site has updated our view on medieval peasants and their life conditions. The studies discuss new aspects on dwellings, contacts, trade, subsistence, diet and social structures. The village and its rich find material reflects the historic phenomena of its time: the medieval Swedish colonisation of the Finnish coast, the influence of the Hanseatic League and the dawn of early modern society. The results of the research in Mankby offer both micro-historic glimpses into the past and insights into the larger picture of history. Printed Pages: 192. 114099

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14303 Janne Ikäheimo
Fennoscandia Archaeologica XXVIII
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2011; New; 
Articles: Elin Rose Myrvoll, Alma Thuestad & Inger Marie Holm-Olsen, Wild Reindeer Hunting in Arctic Norway: Landscape, Reindeer Migration Patterns and the Distribution of Hunting Pits in Finnmark; Hans Peter Blankholm, Plugging the Gap: Early Metal Age in the Ostu Mountain Pass, Troms, Northern Norway; Asgeir Svestad, The Impact of Materiality on Sámi Burial Customs and Religious Concepts; Auli Tourunen, Burnt, Fragmented and Mixed: Identification and Interpretation of Domestic Animal Bones in Finnish Burnt Bone Assemblages; Kerkko Nordqvist & al., Lillberget Reloaded: Re-examining an Anomalous Comb Ware Site in Överkalix, North Sweden; Jari-Matti Kuusela & Siiri Tolonen, A Late Iron Age Site from Siikajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland; Tiina Väre & al., Computed Tomography in Aid of Osteoarcheology ? a Case Study of Mummified Remains of Vicar Nikolaus Rungius. Printed Pages: 94. 114136

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14304 Janne Ikäheimo & Antti Lahelma (Eds)
Fennoscandia Archaeologica XXX
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2013; New; 
Articles: Jussi-Pekka Taavitsainen & Visa Immonen, Looking at archaeology through 30 years of Fennoscandia Archaeologica. An interview; Teemu Mökkönen, Stone Setting Filled with Red Ochre from the Keelaharju Site, Northernmost Baltic Sea Region: A Stone Age Grave in the Context of North European Burial Traditions; Jan Magne Gjerde, Stone Age Rock Art and Beluga Landscapes at River Vyg, North-western Russia; Oddmund Andersen & al., Sámi Settlement and the Use of Pine Inner Bark in Lønsdal, Nordland, Norway. Dating and Historical Context; Marte Spangen, ‘It Could Be One Thing or Another’ ? On the Construction of an Archaeological Category; Krista Vajanto, Fibre Analysis of Late Iron Age, Early Medieval and Modern Finnish Wools; Ville Hakamäki & Jari-Matti Kuusela, Examining the Topography and Social Context of Metal Age Artefact Finds in Northern Finland; Marika Mägi, Corporate Power Structures as Indicated in Archaeological Evidence: The Case of Estonia in the Middle Iron Age and Viking Age; Jari-Matti Kuusela & al., Suutarinniemi: The Late Iron Age/Early Medival Cemetery of Ii (Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland). Printed Pages: 144. 114108

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14305 Janne Ikäheimo Antti Lahelma
Fennoscandia Archaeologica XXIX
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2012; New; 
Articles: Timo Jussila, Aivar Kriiska & Tapani Rostedt, Saarenoja 2 ? An Early Mesolithic Site in South-Eastern Finland. Preliminary Results and Interpretations of Studies Conducted in 2000 and 2008?10; Knut Helskog, Ancient Deciptions of Reindeer Enclosures and their Environment; Santeri Vanhanen, Archaeobotanical Study of a Late Iron Age Agricultural Complex at Orijärvi, Eastern Finland; Vesa-Pekka Herva, Timo Ylimaunu & James Symonds, The Urban Landscape and Iconography of Early Modern Tornio; Tiina Äikäs, Ulrich Bergmann & Anna-Kaisa Salmi, An Attempt to Use Blood Residue Analysis to Identify Sacrificial Practices at Siedi Sites; Stine Barlindhaug, Mapping Complexity. Archaeological Sites and Historic Land Use Extent in a Sámi Community in Arctic Norway; Aleksandr Zhulnikov, Aleksey Tarasov & Aivar Kriiska, Discrepancies Between Conventional and AMS-Dates from Complexes with Asbestos and porous Ware ? A Propable Result of 'Reservoir Effect '? Printed Pages: 140. 114125

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14306 Janne Säntti
Pellon pientareelta akateemisiin Sfääreihin
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2007; 9525401316; New; 
Opetusalan ammattilaiset ovat kuvanneet kirjallisissa omaelämäkerroissaan lapsuuttaan, koulunkäyntiä, alalle hakeutumista, oppilaita, kollegoita ja suhdettaan työhön. Tutkimuksessa selvitellään opettajuuden rakentumista ja muuttumista sotienjälkeisessä Suomessa. Päähuomio on opettajien ammatillisissa asioissa. Toisaalta työssä tarkastellaan omaelämäkertojen kaltaisten narratiivisten aineistojen mahdollisuuksia ja rajoitteita tutkimusaineistona. Printed Pages: 502. 114881

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14307 Janne Varjo
Arvioida ja Hallita: Perään katsomisesta informaatio-ohjaukseen suomalaisessa koulupolitiikassa
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2016; 9525401723; New; 
Nykyaikaisesta koulutuksen kansallisesta ja ylikansallisesta hallinnasta tai politiikasta on mahdotonta puhua ilman kannanottoa arvioinnin rooliin. Teos tarkastelee suomalaisen koulutuksen arviointia historiallisesti, yhteiskunnallisesti, poliittisesti sekä yhteydessä kansainvälisiin virtauksiin. Alan suomalaisten huippuasiantuntijoiden kirjoittama kirja avaa aivan uutta näkökulmaa arvioinnin moniin ulottuvuuksiin ja yhteyksiin, vaikutuksiin ja sivuvaikutuksiin. Printed Pages: 327. 114813

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14308 Janos Gulya
Eastern Ostyak Chrestomathy
Indiana University Press; Bloomington, USA; 1966; First Edition; Paperback; Poor; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 207. Rubbed and scratched cover. Torn spine and binding. 010535

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14309 Janos Harmatta with B.N. Puri and G.F. Etemadi (eds)
History of Civilizations of Central Asia: Vol. II: The Development of Sedentary and Nomadic Civilizations: 700 BC to AD 250
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8120814088; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 573 with numerous b/w illustrations. 031269

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14310 Janos Zsilka
Dialectics of the Motion Forms in Language
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1981; 9027979685; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
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14311 Janos Zsilka
The System of Hungarian Sentence Patterns
Indiana University Press; Bloomington, USA; 1967; First Edition; Paperback; Good; 15.5 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 174. Rubbed and scratched cover. 010522

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14312 Jared Klien & Elizabeth Tucker (Eds)
Vedic and Sanskrit Historical Linguistics (Papers of the 13th World Sanskrit Conference Volume 3)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8120836324; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This volume contains 10 articles based on papers presented at the Linguistics sessions of the 13th World Sanskrit Conference (Edinburgh, July 2006) and shows the engagement of scholars with all aspects of Vedic Grammar, including phonology, inflectional and derivational morphology, syntax, semantics, lexicography, and stylistics. In many cases the articles constitute integral parts of long-term research projects of their authors that are ongoing even at this date of publication and therefore present the broad sweep of the field of Vedic linguistics as it is currently being practised. The contributions include two on phonology (Kobayashi and Kummel), two on morphology (Garcia Ramon and Tucker), three on syntax (Bubenik, Hettrich, and Hock), one on the semantics of tense and aspect (Dahl), one on lexicography (Krisch), and one on stylistics (Klein). In several instances these papers fit integrally into the research agendas of their authors, representing parts of larger projects reflected in recent publications (Bubenik, Dahl, Garcia Ramon, Hettrich, Klein, Kobayashi) or deal with issues touched on repeatedly by their authors over a number of years (Hock). In one case (Krisch), the work announced has in the interim begun to appear and represent a broad reflection of research projects currently underway in Sanskrit Linguistics. That all but one of the papers focus exclusively on Vedic is simply a reflection of the reality that in Western countries the study of Sanskrit has frequently been treated as an entrée to Indo-European linguistics, and it is especially the oldest texts that have been mined for whatever nuggets they can yield relative to our understanding of the proto-language.Printed Pages: 309. 102040

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14313 Jarek Kup
History of Cinema for Beginners
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8125024700; Reprint; Paperback; New; Jarek Kup 
The documentary comic books of the For Beginners series deal with complex and serious subjects. They attempt to untimidate and uncomplicate the great ideas and work of great thinkers. The movements and concepts dealt with are placed in their historical, political and intellectual contexts. The books are painstakingly researched, humourouly written and enlivened with classic comic-strip illustrations, photographs, paintings, etc. The range of subjects covered is truly vast and varied—Malcom X and the New Age guru Castenanda, Shakespeare and Foucault, Jewish Holocaust and Arab and Israel, Structuralism and Biology. Printed Pages: 380. 031615

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14314 Jari Luomanen
Ilmakehän Ilmiöt
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2016; 9525985377; New; 
Ulkona liikkuessa voi taivaalla nähdä mitä erilaisimpia luonnonilmiöitä, jännittäviä valoja ja värejä, jos vain huomaa katsoa. Ilmakehän ilmiöt esittelee upeiden valokuvien avulla kymmeniä kiehtovia taivaan kannen valoilmiöitä, joita voi bongailla ilman erityisiä apuvälineitä. Tarvitaan vain ripaus valppautta ja tietoa siitä milloin yläilmoihin kannattaa katsella. Useimmin taivaalla voi nähdä vesipisaroiden ja jääkiteiden aiheuttamia ilmiöitä, kuten sateenkaaria ja haloja tai erikoisia pilviä. Kirjan avulla selviää myös missä voi nähdä gloorian, Brockenin kummituksen, pyhäinhohteen tai maapallon varjon. Tarina vie revontulten kautta lopulta ilmakehän tuolle puolen eläinratavalon ja Linnunradan pariin. Printed Pages: 226. 114333

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14315 Jari Luomanen
Ilmakehän Ilmiöt
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2016; 9525985377; New; 
Ulkona liikkuessa voi taivaalla nähdä mitä erilaisimpia luonnonilmiöitä, jännittäviä valoja ja värejä, jos vain huomaa katsoa. Ilmakehän ilmiöt esittelee upeiden valokuvien avulla kymmeniä kiehtovia taivaan kannen valoilmiöitä, joita voi bongailla ilman erityisiä apuvälineitä. Tarvitaan vain ripaus valppautta ja tietoa siitä milloin yläilmoihin kannattaa katsella. Useimmin taivaalla voi nähdä vesipisaroiden ja jääkiteiden aiheuttamia ilmiöitä, kuten sateenkaaria ja haloja tai erikoisia pilviä. Kirjan avulla selviää myös missä voi nähdä gloorian, Brockenin kummituksen, pyhäinhohteen tai maapallon varjon. Tarina vie revontulten kautta lopulta ilmakehän tuolle puolen eläinratavalon ja Linnunradan pariin. Printed Pages: 226. 114337

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14316 Jari Mäkinen
Avaruuslentäjän Käsikirja
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2010; 9525329836; New; 
Avaruuslentäjän käsikirja antaa käytännön neuvoja avaruuslennoista haaveileville: miten avaruuteen pääsee, miltä siellä tuntuu, mitä siellä tehdään ja kuinka sieltä pääsee takaisin Maahan. Kirjan toinen osa Astronautiikan aakkoset esittelee avaruuslentoihin liittyviä asioita aakkosjärjestyksessä. Euroopan avaruusjärjestön avaruustutkimus- ja teknologiakeskuksessa ESTECissä työskentelevä tiedetoimittaja Jari Mäkinen on haastatellut kirjaa varten useita astronautteja. Kirja on suunniteltu painottomuudessa käytettäväksi. Printed Pages: 258. 114355

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14317 Jari Mäkinen
Avaruusluotainten ABC
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2012; 9525329992; New; 
Miten upeat kuvat toisilta planeetoilta saadaan? Kuinka robottiluotaimet voidaan lennättää tarkasti kaukaisillekin taivaankappaleille? Miltä tutkijasta tuntuu, kun luotain rysähtää Marsin pintaan? iAvaruusluotainten ABC/i kertoo miten avaruusluotaimet suunnitellaan, rakennetaan ja laukaistaan avaruuteen sekä millaisia kiertoteitä pitkin ne ohjataan tarkasti määränpäähänsä. Kirja esittelee erilaisia luotaimia, jotka ovat tutkineet planeettoja, kuita, asteroideja ja komeettoja. Mukana ovat Curiosityn uusimmat kuvat Marsin pinnalta. Printed Pages: 263. 114359

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14318 Jari Niemelä
Talonpoika toimessaan: Suomen maatalouden historia
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2008; 9522220345; New; 
Talonpoika toimessaan on tiivis yleisesitys Suomen maatalouden kehityksestä kivikaudesta EU-aikaan. Kerronta etenee pitkin aikajaksoin, ja erityinen huomio kiinnittyy maatalouspolitiikkaan, maanomistusoloihin ja viljelytekniikkaan sekä näiden välisiin suhteisiin. Suurimman huomion saa kuitenkin tavallinen maataviljelevä ihminen. Printed Pages: 234. 114062

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14319 Jari Ojala
The Road to Prosperity: An Economic History of Finland
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2006; 9517468180; New; 
This book tells how Finland astonishingly evolved from an internationally insignificant agrarian economy to the affluent, knowledge-based, welfare society that it is now. The Road to Prosperity. An Economic History of Finland offers an overview of several centuries of economic progress – with a keen eye on negative effects of growth. The articles contain long-term analyses of business, foreign trade, agriculture, and employment. In addition, there is coverage of the development of banking, the public sector, income distribution, the advance of the information society, and welfare. And the Finnish story is woven seamlessly into the tapestry of international economics. Printed Pages: 343. 114931

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14320 Jari Pakkanen
Classical Greek Architectural Design
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2013; 9526721160; New; 
The aim of this book is to change the prevalent paradigm in Greek architectural design studies: detecting patterns in a set of measurements is to a high degree a statistical question and scholars who ignore this fact risk confusing the discussion rather than clarifying it. The foundations on which Greek architectural design analyses are built are not necessarily as stable as is often taken for granted. Recognising complex patterns in data sets requires expertise both in the field of the study in question and quantitative methods. The emphasis of this monograph is on methodology. Printed Pages: 127. 114675

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14321 Jari Salila
Metsäalueen oikeudellisesta Asemasta
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2005; 9518552479; New; 
Metsälainsäädännön tehtävänä on ohjata metsäluonnonvaran ekologisesti ja taloudellisesti kestävää käyttöä. Tässä tutkimuksessa selvitetään metsien käyttöön liittyvien intressien yhteensovittamista Kanadan, Ruotsin, Saksan ja Suomen oikeusjärjestelmissä. Tarkastelu kohdentuu valtioiden maankäytön suunnittelun, luonnonsuojelun toteuttamisen ja metsälainsäädännön keskeisiin ohjausmekanismeihin. Printed Pages: 306. 116086

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14322 Jari Sedergren
Dokumentin Utopiat
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2015; 9522224006; New; 
Sodanjälkeisen ajan dokumenttielokuviin tallentuivat politiikan kuohut, suuret vaikuttajat ja jälleenrakennuksen ponnistukset. 1960-luvulla televisio tyhjensi elokuvateatterit uutisfilmien katsojista, ja tuore toimittaja-dokumentaristien polvi nousi sähköisen ruudun vaikuttajiksi. Myöhemmin dokumenttielokuva muuttui kansainväliseksi ja sai sille omistettuja festivaaleja. Dokumentin utopiat on suomalaisen dokumenttielokuvan perushistoria ja dokumenttikulttuurin läpileikkaus 1940-luvulta 1980-luvun loppuun. Printed Pages: 679. 114967

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14323 Jari Sedergren
Filmi poikki...: Poliittinen elokuvasensuuri Suomessa 1939-1947
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 1999; 9517101031; New; 
Sotien ja kriisien olosuhteissa elokuva sekä viihdytti että vaikutti poliittisesti. Elokuvien poliittista sanomaa arvioi etukäteen Suomessakin elokuvasensuuri. Jari Sedergrenin tutkimus pureutuu aiemmin tutkimattomaan elokuvasensuurin maailmaan. Teos paljastaa, mitä suomalaiset eivät saaneet nähdä valkokankailla kriisi- ja sota-aikoina. Elokuvasensuurin vuoksi elokuvia katseltiin talvisodan alla jopa mykkänä. Moskovan rauhan aikana tunteita kuumensi Englannin ja Saksan propagandasota. Jatkosodassa amerikkalaiselokuvat yritettiin kieltää kokonaan. Miksi Valtion filmitarkastamo, tiedotuslaitokset, päämaja ja ulkoministeriö halusivat sensuroida elokuvia? Miten sodanaikaiseen suomalaispropagandaan suhtauduttiin sodan jälkeen? Harjoitettiinko itsesensuuria? Ja entä kun valvontakomissio ja Neuvostoliitto kiinnostuivat elokuvista. Printed Pages: 323. 114997

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14324 Jari Sedergren
Dokumentin ytimessä
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2009; 9522221066; New; 
Dokumentin ytimessä kytkee ensimmäisen kerran dokumenttielokuvan monet merkitykset aate-, kulttuuri- ja poliittiseen historiaan. Syventävä analyysi selventää suomalaisen todellisuuden esittämisen tavoitteita ja keinoja mykän elokuvan ajasta toisen maailmansodan propagandaan. Teos esittelee keskeiset lyhytelokuvayhtiöt ja itsenäisyyden alkuvuosikymmenien kuvaustoiminnan suojeluskunnissa, puolustusvoimissa sekä valtion ohjauksessa. Lajihistoriallinen tarkastelu suuntautuu matkailuelokuvaan, kansatieteelliseen elokuvaan, teollisuus-, uutis- ja propagandaelokuvaan. Printed Pages: 537. 115003

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14325 Jarkko Niemi
Network of Songs
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2004; 9525150771; New; 
This publication is an attempt to present a Nenets song repertoire performed by a Nenets singer Maria Maksimovna Lapsui. It includes the documentation of the song repertoire as linguistic and musical text, an analysis and discussion of the structural level of the songs as representatives of the Nenets singing style and indigenous Arctic music of western Siberia. An attempt is also made to understand these songs as a reflection of a social network and historical environment of a small Nenets village. Printed Pages: 201. 115119

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14326 Jarkko Saarinen
The Transformation of a Tourist Destination: Theory and Case Studies on the Production of Local Geographies in Tourism in Finnish Lapland
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2001; 9514259750; New; 
The process of transformation of tourist destinations is examined by summarising the theoretical arguments and geographical context of a research project aimed at understanding in a theoretically informed way the nature of tourist destinations – tourism regions – and how they emerge and change with time. Destinations are approached as socially constructed spatial units that evolve through certain discourses and discursive practices, which are conceptualised through a discourse of development and a discourse of region in the context of this work. The present thesis is based on six previously published articles, some of the empirical results contained in which are briefly summarised or reitarated here as statements of the main results and illustrative examples in the context of the theoretical considerations. Printed Pages: 105. 115246

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14327 Jarmo Nironen
Suomalainen Pietari Kuvina
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2003; 9517464207; New; 
Alusta alkaen suomalaiset olivat osa Pietari Suuren uutta kaupunkia, josta sittemmin kasvoi yhtäältä loisteliaiden seurapiirien, toisaalta ankean kurjuuden maailmankaupunki. Suomalainen Pietari kuvina valottaa sanoin ja kuvin suomalaisten merkitystä kaupungin rakentamisessa, kehityksessä ja historiassa. Kolmikielinen teos juhlistaa Pietarin 300-vuotista historiaa. Printed Pages: 185. 115908

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14328 Jarmo Nironen
Suomalainen Pietari Kuvina
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2003; 9517464207; New; 
Alusta alkaen suomalaiset olivat osa Pietari Suuren uutta kaupunkia, josta sittemmin kasvoi yhtäältä loisteliaiden seurapiirien, toisaalta ankean kurjuuden maailmankaupunki. Suomalainen Pietari kuvina valottaa sanoin ja kuvin suomalaisten merkitystä kaupungin rakentamisessa, kehityksessä ja historiassa. Kolmikielinen teos juhlistaa Pietarin 300-vuotista historiaa. Printed Pages: 185. 115996

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14329 Jarmo Rusanen
NGP Yearbook 2009: Northern Change
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2009; 9514292413; New; 
Articles: iPekka Kauppila/i, Resorts’ second home tourism and regional development: a viewpoint of a Northern periphery; iLeo Koutaniemi Kalevi Kuusela/i, Interpretation of reasons for equal summer-time sunny and shady slope temperatures in an east-west oriented high-latitude valley, NW Russia; iElli Heikkilä/i, Foreign students as a part of international mobility; iPauli Tapani Karjalainen/i, Topobiography: remembrance of places past; iÉlise Lépy Benoît Raoulx/i, A report on SOCRATES Exchange Programme in Geography between the University of Oulu (Finland) and the University of Caen (France); iJoni Vainikka/i, From the World of Geography. Printed Pages: 45. 115234

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14330 Jarmo Siltaoja
Kyllä voe tokkiisa ei!: Johdatus savolaiseen Puhetaitoon
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2013; 9522223956; New; 
Savolaisen puhe on parhaimmillaan taidetta, jota saa tulkita kuin modernia maalausta. Millaisessa koulussa vääräleukainen ja lupsakka sanaseppo on kehittynyt? Miksi suomalaiset saavat jatkuvasti nauttia savolaisista päällysmiehistä? Kyllä voe tokkiisa ei! vastaa näihin kysymyksiin ja on oiva käsikirja jokaiselle, joka haluaa kisailla tasaväkisesti löppösten ja avikaisten kanssa. Kirjassa paljastetaan niitä keinoja, joilla savolainen yhä saa korvamme hörölle ja suumme nauruun. Printed Pages: 224. 116223

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14331 Jarno Linnolahti
Titanicin Suomalaiset
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 9525889386; New; 
Tämän esityksen tarkoituksena on kuvata Titanicilla mukana olleiden suomalaisten kohtaloita. Pohjana on arkistoneuvos Jarno Linnolahden kokooma yhteenveto Titanicin suomalaisista matkustajista sekä tärkeimpänä aineistona on ollut Encyclopedia Titanica (http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/), johon on lisätty kirjallisuudesta, arkistolähteistä sekä yksityisiltä henkilöiltä saatua tietoa. Printed Pages: 23. 114721

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14332 Jarno Linnolahti
Titanicin Suomalaiset
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 9525889386; New; 
Tämän esityksen tarkoituksena on kuvata Titanicilla mukana olleiden suomalaisten kohtaloita. Pohjana on arkistoneuvos Jarno Linnolahden kokooma yhteenveto Titanicin suomalaisista matkustajista sekä tärkeimpänä aineistona on ollut Encyclopedia Titanica (http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/), johon on lisätty kirjallisuudesta, arkistolähteistä sekä yksityisiltä henkilöiltä saatua tietoa. 115402

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14333 Jaroslav Poncar
Ladakh 1974-2008: A Photograhic Homage
Serindia Publications; Chicago, USA; 2010; 1932476490; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 38 x 27 Cm 
Printed pages: 304 with 220 colour illustrations. 033333

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14334 Jaroslav Poncar
Angkor: A Photographic Portrait
Edition Panorama; Germany; 2005; 3898232476; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 29 x 33 Cm 
Printed Pages: 201 with numerous b/w illustrations. 027834

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14335 Jaroslav Strnad
Monetary History of Mughal India as Reflected in Silver Coin Hoards
Harman Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 2001; 818662242X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 212 with numerous b/w plates. 018426

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14336 Jaroslaw Suchoples
Finland and the United States, 1917-1919
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2000; 951746178X; New; 
The Finnish proclamation of independence, the outbreak of the Finnish civil war and, later, the drawing of Finland into the sphere of influence created by Berlin in Central Europe caused Finnish-American relations to stagnate and ultimately to be frozen for several months. The State Department considered whether Finland should be recognised as one of enemies of the United States, while the Finnish government showed no desire to activate political contacts between Helsinki and Washington. The reorientation of Finnish policy created by the military defeat of Germany created conditions for the gradual stabilisation of Finnish-American economic and, later, political relations. Printed Pages: 221. 115807

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14337 Jas Burgess (ed.); A. Fuhrer
The Sharqi Arcitecture of Jaunpur: With Notes on Zafarabad, Sahet and Other Places in the North-Western Provinces of Oudh
The Superintendent of Government Printing, India; London, UK; 1889; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; 28 Cms x 36 Cms W. Smith 
Original first edition. Ex-library. Edges slighlt shelf-worn. Marked and faded cover. Corners and spine bumped. 007285

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14338 Jas Inglis Maori
Sport and Work On the Nepaul Frontier (A.D.1863-1875)
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8120619560; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 362 alongwith 2 paltes and illustrations. 034453

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14339 Jasbir Jain
Forgiveness: Between Memory and History
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789382396376; Hardcover; New; New; 
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14340 Jasbir Jain & Tripti Jain (Authors
Bridge Across The Rivers: Partition Memories from the Two Punjabs
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2017; 9789385285738; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
The history of the Partition is neither singular nor static. It appears different from different perspectives. The past is never over, its presence looms large over our presents.The Partition narrative exceeds the bounds of history, to the large scale exodus often referred to as the third partition—most painful and long-lasting in its emotional, political and social contexts. It impacted both collective and individual identities. In some ways it rendered the individual invisible with identity being transformed into a stereotype which evoked conventional patterns of behaviour. The heartache and anguish of divided families and frustrated, failed individual lives lay heavy on the joy of a much coveted freedom.Oral histories break the hegemony of the written. Fictional narratives offering psychological insights and a history of relationships move beyond facts to cultural constructs, the psychology of fear, and the uncertainty and bewilderment of the moment. They enter individual psyches to explore morality and ethics, guilt and regret.This collection seeks to debate issues and throw light on discourses other than those of violence and darkness, working with a chronology, located in time. The narratives unfold expectation, hope and harmony, flight and violence, psychological fallouts, gender issues and questions of guilt and reflection. As the stories trace the shifts in emotions and focus on individual wills, the undercurrents of cultural oneness form a counter discourse. Printed Pages: 202. 113919

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14341 Jasbir Jain (ed.)
Crossing Borders: Post 1980 Subcontinental Writing in English
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8131602516; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 288. 032131

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14342 Jasbir Jain (ed.)
Narrative of the Village: Centre of the Periphery
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8131600084; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 212. 032165

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14343 Jasbir Jain (ed.)
Films, Literature & Culture: Deepa Mehta's Elements Trilogy
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8131600092; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 268. 032152

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14344 Jasbir Jain and Sudha Rai (eds)
Films and Feminism: Essays in Indian Cinema
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2009; 813160280X; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 280. 031971

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14345 Jasbir Singh Ahluwalia
Marxism and Contemporary Reality
Asia Publishing House; Bombay, India; 1973; 0210405481; First Edition; Hardcover; Good; Good; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed pages: 65. Chipped dust jacket. Bumped corners. 020502

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14346 Jasbir Singh Khurana
The Sikhs: Their Religion, Social Customs, and Way of Life
Angus & Grapher; 2008; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 328 with numerous colour illustrations. 038104

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14347 Jashobanta Roy
Rabindranath: A Visionary Social Thinker
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789381209318; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 173. 111166

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14348 Jasim Uddin; Translated from the Bengali By Barbara Painter and Yann Lovelock
Gipsy Wharf (Sojan Badiar Ghat)
George Allen and Unwin Ltd; London, UK; 1969; 004891035X; New Translation; Hard Cover; Good; Fair; 14.5 Cms x 22.5 Cms Hashem Kahn 
Printed Pages: 195 with numerous b/w illustrations and maps. Price-clipped. Bumped corners. 010253

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14349 Jasjit Mansingh
Living Light
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789383649433; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
A brilliantly crafted narrative of 3 generations deftly weaving the history of a people, their religious beliefs and philosophies, personal pathos and general human follies and foibles into an intricate tapestry of an enduring message: Life and death are both to be enjoyed in detached mindfulnes.Printed Pages: 290. 105051

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14350 Jasjit Singh
Defence from the Skies: 80 Years of the Indian Air Force (Second Edtion)
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789381904534; Second Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Indian Air Force now completes 80 years since it was formed as an independent component of India’s armed forces. Time and again, the air force has performed magnificently even against severe odds, and built up a professional reputation that is the envy of leading air forces of the word. This volume, as the Second Edition of the earlier volume published in 2007 has been extensively revised and updated. Air Forces are unique in the sense that they are the only national military institution exclusively devoted to military operations in the aerospace continuum. The Indian Air Force is no different. But their dominant role in modern warfare, the high costs of aerospace power, and a host of other factors demand closer attention to their role in modern defence and the protection of national interests. Air Forces don’t win wars by themselves; and no one in the Indian Air Force has ever claimed it. But no war can be won without them. We learnt that seminal lesson the hard way when we did not use the potent force of the IAF’s combat fleet in the Sino-Indian War of 1962. It is from this perspective that this study — or rather an interpretative essay reflecting on the significant issues and events of the past 80 years — approaches the challenges the Indian Air Force faces in the coming decades. IAF combat force levels have slumped while its commitments are rapidly growing in consonance with our expanding economic and political interests well beyond our territorial boundaries.Printed Pages: 430. 104298

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14351 Jasjit Singh
China's India War 1962: Looking Back to see the Future
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789381904725; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
A potential competition exists between India and China, and there is also no doubt that China started the war. Highlighting the mistakes made by India rather than empirically analysing the available data can be regarded as the primary causes for the confusion that exists today. Though complete details and evidence of the developments are available and documented, few of us have attempted to draw up a pragmatic and realist analysis.The consequences of that war have yet to die down entirely and are frequently raked up with issues on recent developments which are not widely dissimilar to those of 1962. China is a complex country. To understand this rapidly progressing nation is even more difficult. There are many perceptions on this country and many of them are formed on account of some international events and China’s growing assertiveness. It may be far-fetched to expect for a paradigm change in stance and motive which could give China an uncertain negotiating position. This edited volume provides the reader an excellent blend of the historical run-up to the aberration, the military developments and consequences. It is also provides useful material to understand the geographical boundary issues between India and China and developing Chinese strategies both on the political and military front.Printed Pages: 332. 104305

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14352 Jasjit Singh
Asian Defence Review 2011
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789381904008; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
With the shift of global power from West to East, we have entered the era of an Asia centred century. The rise of China and India, the recovery and resurgence of Russia on one side and Japan on the other, and the nature of the international order are leading to enormous changes. These transformational changes in the military, economic and political dynamics of Asia are accelerating with the passage of time. Historically, changes in the international order and equations of power among national have been almost inevitably accompanied by conflicts and wars. The challenge ahead of the international community in general and Asian countries in particular would be how to ensure that this is avoided, and competition, so necessary to shaping the future, is managed below the levels of armed conflict. This is crucial for most countries like India so that their comprehensive national development can progress without adverse developments. In order to work toward such goals, it is necessary to look at security and military-related issues as objectively as possible. This volume, a resource base for the professional and the general reader, is the fifth in the series of the annual publication of the Centre for Air Power Studies under this title, which aims to fill a critical information and knowledge gap in current strategic literature dealing with military strategy, defence politics and trends in military capabilities that impact countries in Asia. In particular, it covers some of the important areas that affect Asian countries, with a focus on China, India and Pakistan, to provide the requisite regional balance.Printed Pages: 240. 104349

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14353 Jasjit Singh
The ICON: Marshal of the Air Force, Arjan Singh, DFC (Second Edition)
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2011; 9789380502694; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This is the story of one man who has been the ICON of the Indian Air Force (IAF) for decades – but in reality it is also the history of a family called the IAF. Arjan Singh joined this family in his teens when the Second World War started, and rose to be the sole Marshal of the Indian Air Force, the highest military rank attainable which before him only two army chiefs, Carriappa and Sam Manekshaw, had achieved. At the ripe old age of 24, he commanded No. 1 Squadron, flying Hurricane fighters in defence of Imphal, in1944 beseiged by the Japanese, where the Supreme Commander SEAC, Lord Mountbatten, in an unprecedented step, personally awarded the DFC (Distinguished Flying Cross) to him on the battlefield itself for his leadership and performance in defeating the Japanese.Arjan Singh had a meteoric career and led the Indian Air Force to an unequivocal victory in Pakistan’s War in 1965. In spite of enormous difficulties, shortages, internal challenges and restraints, the IAF clearly dominated Pakistan Air Force (PAF), stopping their armour offensive on 1st September in its tracks while providing near 100 per cent of the required direct offensive air support to our army.This biography by India’s leading defence expert, unambiguously debunks the myths of Pakistani superiority, promoted by their propaganda and our own negligence of history and empirical evidence. And it does so on the basis of hard facts, a large number of them brought to light for the first time, and explains the political and operational restrictions that applied to the air operations. The IAF was shooting down three Pakistani fighters for the loss of one of their own besides providing full support to our Army. It was shooting down three Pakistani fighters for the loss of one of their own besides providing full support to our Army. It was not only the Gnats that became “Sabre Killers” but Hunters and Mysteres shot down a large number of Sabres and Starfighters in air combat, while Canberra bombers defied the PAF by providing daylight close air support to our troops.Printed Pages: 370. 104375

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14354 Jasjit Singh
Asian Defence Review 2010
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2011; 9789380502533; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
With the shift of global power from West to East, we have entered the era of an Asia-centred century. The rise of China and India, the recovery and resurgence of Russia on one side and Japan on the other, and the nature of the international order are leading to enormous changes. Changes in the military, economic and political dynamics of Asia are accelerating. Historically, changes in the international order and equations of power among nations have been almost inevitably accompanied by conflicts and wars.The challenge ahead of the international community in general and Asian countries in particular would be how to ensure that this is avoided, and competition, so necessary to shaping the future, is managed below the levels of armed conflict. This is crucial for most countries like India so that their comprehensive national development can progress without adverse developments. In order to work toward such goals, it is necessary to look at security and military-related issues as objectively as possible.This volume, a resource base for the professional and the general reader, is the fourth in the series of the annual publication of the Centre for Air Power Studies under this title, which aims to fill a critical information and knowledge gap in current strategic literature dealing with military strategy, defence politics and trends in military capabilities that impact countries in Asia. In particular, it covers some of the important areas that affect Asian countries and the developments in Asian countries, with a focus on China, India and Pakistan, to provide the requisite regional balance.Printed Pages: 240. 104380

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14355 Jasjit Singh
Indian Aircraft Industry
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2011; 9789380502519; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Aviation came to India quite early, in fact a century ago, and an aircraft factory, Hindustan Aircraft Ltd., had been set up 70 years ago in Bangalore. But India, from its 25 percent share of global manufacturing in 1750, had been deindustrialised in the previous two centuries and its technological and economic capacity had been emasculated by the Raj. Hence, it had no industry, leave alone defence industry, to talk of at the time of independence. But by 1948, the first Indian design of a primary trainer, the HT-2, was started and soon, the licensed production of the first jet fighter, the Vampire, commenced at HAL.During the 15 years before the Sino-Indian War in 1962, HAL moved ahead rapidly, designing a number of light aircraft. It began the design of the jet trainer Kiran, and manufactured the famous Gnat fighter which acquired the reputation of “Sabre Killer” in the 1965 War with Pakistan. Above all, it started an ambitious project in 1956 to manufacture a multi-role combat aircraft, the HF-24 Marut, which turned out to be an outstanding design. Notwithstanding our inability to get an adequately powerful engine for it, three squadrons equipped with the aircraft served the country well in the 1971 War on the Western front.During the Nehru era, the aircraft industry rested on three strands of self-reliance: indigenous design and development, licensed manufacture, and outright import in some cases. Unfortunately, after the 1962 War, the need for expansion of the IAF led to enormous demands of modern aircraft of all types, and the country’s defence needs were mostly met by licensed production of hundreds of fighter and transport aircraft and helicopters. We seemed to have become complacent (or incapable of professional thinking). In the process, the self-reliance model of three strands shrank to just two strands, with indigenous design and development, which is the most crucial element in creating autonomy in aircraft and other industrial enterprises, suffering a serious setback amounting to neglect for more than three decades. This has been changing during the past decade and new opportunities are opening up with a sustained high economic growth on one side and opening up of new sources of technology and arms on the other. But major institutional and structural reforms would be required to take advantage of the new opportunities. This volume by the country’s leading defence expert, points out to the nature of these reforms after examining the Russian and Chinese experiences. This book is a must for military and industry professionals, students of defence, those interested in aviation and the general reader.Printed Pages: 312. 104390

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14356 Jasjit Singh
Asian Defence Review 2008-2009
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2010; 9789380502045; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
With the shift of global power from West to East, we have entered the era of an Asia-centred century. The rise of China and India, the recovery and resurgence of Russia on one side and Japan on the other, and the nature of the international order are leading to enormous changes. Changes in the military, economic and political dynamics of Asia are accelerating. Historically, changes in the international order and equations of power among nations have been almost inevitably accompanied by conflicts and wars. The challenge ahead of the international community in general and Asian countries in particular would be how to ensure that this is avoided, and competition, so necessary to shaping the future, is managed below the levels of armed conflict. This is crucial for most countries like India so that their comprehensive national development can progress without adverse developments. In order to work toward such goals, it is necessary to look at security and military-related issues as objectively as possible.This volume, a resource base for the professional and the general reader, is the third in the series of the annual publication of the Centre for Air Power Studies under this title, which aims to fill a critical information and knowledge gap in current strategic literature dealing with military strategy, defence politics and trends in military capabilities that impact countries in Asia. In particular, it covers some of the important areas that affect Asian countries and the developments in Asian countries, with a focus on China, India and Pakistan, to provide the requisite regional balance.Printed Pages: 280. 104416

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14357 Jasjit Singh
Military Leadership for Tomorrow
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8187966580; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
A leader, military, political or in any other profession, is inevitably a lonely person, and yet a successful leader, especially in the military profession, must be a very sensitive person to be able to lead successfully through the motivation, dedication and loyalty of those he leads. In the military profession, of course, this acquires even greater salience since the profession, at one level, demands a willingness and readiness to make the supreme sacrifice, and, at another, involves victory or defeat of the country that nurtures its military power.According to an American saying, “There are three types of leaders: those who make things happen, those that watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened!” This is why the military needs leaders of the first kind, and who can not only manage and motivate people, but also ideas and concepts for which they must acquire knowledge on a broad basis. Modern military power is highly technology oriented and even dominated by it. Current trends indicate that this will increase in future. Contrary to conventional wisdom, this will increase the premium on the quality of the man dealing with the machine at all levels. In the air forces, this would matter even more since “so much will depend on so few.”We need strategists at all levels; and the chiefs of the armed forces of 2040 are already in active service. They would have to provide military professional advice to the political leadership at crucial times under enormous uncertainties where “actionable” intelligence would not be available, and their own knowledge and experience would have to guide them. To enable them to do so successfully, these officers would have to be given broad-based education and knowledge. Above all, successful military leadership would require very high standards of professional integrity as well as personal integrity – at all levels.This volume brings together eminent experts well versed in the theory and practice of leadership and the knowledge that needs to be available to them. The issues explored in this volume are equally applicable to other professions, especially in the corporate world.Printed Pages: 28. 104427

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14358 Jasjit Singh
Nuclear Power and Non-Proliferation: Conflict or Convergence?
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8187966319; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
This book deals with the delicate subjects of nuclear power and non-proliferation. The universal quest for the use of the “atom” for peace and prosperity has been discussed in detail. Energy Security is a vital issue for every country. Is fossile fuel available in enough quantity in the future? What are our strategies for sustainable energy for the future. Are there any inputs for a nuclear energy policy for India –these and many more such questions have been discussed with scholarly flavour in this treatise.Printed Pages: 126. 104468

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14359 Jasjit Singh
Reshaping Asian Security
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8187966033; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book provides insights into the conceptual and practical framework for peace through cooperation that can lead us towards shaping a new Asia.Printed Pages: 394. 104471

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14360 Jasjit Singh
India's Defence Spending: Assessing Future Needs (Second Edition)
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8187966076; Second Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
India’s defence spending experienced a marked decline since the late 1980s.From 3.6% of the GDP in 1987, defence spending came down to 2.1%, which was the lowest figure in nearly four decades. Modernisation, training and preparedness suffered heavily as a consequence since other segments of the expenditure remained pre-committed. Decline in defence capability was a major factor encouraging Pakistan to launch Kargil War in 1999.Printed Pages: 276. 104474

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14361 Jasjit Singh
Kargil 1999: Pakistan's Fourth War for Kashmir
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8186019227; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Contents Introduction 1The Kashmir Issue Jasjit Singh 2The Army in Pakistan Jasjit Singh 3Battle for Siachen: Beginning of the Third War Jasjit Singh 4Mujahideen and the Covert WarTara Kartha 5The Fourth War Jasjit Singh 6Pakistan’ s Military Defeat Gurmeet Kanwal 7Indian Air Force in Action D.N. Ganesh 8International Responses Kapil Kak 9Beyond Kargil Jasjit Singh 10Postscript Jasjit Singh 11Chronology Tara Kartha Printed Pages: 350. 104477

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14362 Jasjit Singh
Asian Security In the 21st Century
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8186019200; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Momentous changes have been taking place in the global and Asian security parameters in recent years. The sudden and devastating financial crisis which swept East Asia in 1997,the continuing problems of economic restructuring in Russia, the perennial war in Afghanistan, the emerging challenges of energy security, trans-national terrorism, the continuing reliance on nuclear weapons, the transition of India and Pakistan across the nuclear threshold in May 1998(followed by their limited border war in Kargil in May-July1999) are only some of the more urgent issues of security which need to be evaluated comprehensively by all the countries of Asia, especially since all indications are that the next century will be an Asian Century.Printed Pages: 290. 104478

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14363 Jasjit Singh (Ed.)
Role of Indian Air Force in 1971 War
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789381904503; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Indian Air Force which was initially created as an independent military force proved to be an independent and versatile component of Indias military power in 1971 War. This book provides insightful essays and material to critically review and revalidate some of the continuing concepts and approaches to the planning and execution of military operations. This edited version delves into the national interest protection and legitimate compulsions for India to go into war. The compilation also lays out the canvass for a comparison study with the one in 1965. The analyses on military strategy of Pakistan and avenues of shortcoming in joint planning bring out important lessons in force employment. The aggressive dimensions of offensive actions by all the three Services have been well documented.The 1971 War proved the heroism, steadfastness and courage of junior leadership that, incidentally, has also been the hallmark during Kargil in 1999. Despite frequent criticisms on jointness, instances of combined resoluteness and mutual trust during 1971 War contributed immensely to the victory. Valuable lessons can be inferred from instances where objectivity in political decisions brought about judicious outcomes through demonstrable use of military power.The book also provides a few analytical horizons on the background framework of Simla Agreement and certain events in the past that could have developed a different template for history. Air power may be difficult to understand but an evaluation of the purpose, cost and expected gains as evident from various instances of history including 1971 War would bring an end to many irreconcilable and inchoate debates. This book makes for a compelling read for those in quest of understanding the competence of air power and its dominant influences to shape victory.Printed Pages: 238. 104326

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14364 Jasjit Singh (Ed.)
Indian Air Force: The Case For Indigenisation
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789381904497; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Just think: the last combat aircraft designed by the 74-year old HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd) with its expansive infrastructure was in the 1950s - and it was an excellent aircraft. Thirty years later an ad-hoc, interim institution called ADA (Aeronautics Development Agency) was set to design the LCA (Light Combat Aircraft) under the DRDO management. Thirty years later the aircraft has yet to enter service although the Indian Air Force has ordered 40 aircraft knowing they do not meet the qualitative requirements set in the early 1980s, leave alone the 21st century! Even the primary trainer for rookie pilots has just begun to be imported. Obviously something is wrong for a long time; and obviously it is a systemic problem.This volume sets out to historically examine and present a balanced understatement of the facts. Some of the leading experts in the profession of aerospace identify the problems. The reader is left to form his judgment and what appears an obvious solution. The Air Force is the most concerned stakeholder in the quality and quantity of military aircraft; but it seems to have been left on the sidelines in the process of to be criticised as being against indigenisation. We recognise that India is way behind the developed countries and China now, in design and development of military aviation. We dont have to go far to find the way ahead. Ninety-five percent of the Indian Navys warships and submarines are designed and manufactured in the country (tough many systems inside, like its missiles, may be acquired from the best in the world). The reason is starkly so simple that South Block itself does not notice it! Naval Head Quarters contain within its organisation under the leadership and the Chief of Naval Staff, the Directorate of Naval Design as well as the Controller of Warship Production besides the other supporting organisations like WESEE etc. Hence when the indigenous INS Delhi sailed out in the 1990s, the international community began to look at Indian Navy with new respect. Why cant similar system be established for the Army and the Air Force? Read the volume to ask your questions and mull over possible solutions.Printed Pages: 280. 104327

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14365 Jasjit Singh (Ed.)
Asian Defence Review 2012
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789381904565; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
With the shift of global power from West to East, we have entered the era of an Asia-centred century. The rise of China and India, the recovery and resurgence of Russia on one side and Japan on the other, and the nature of the international order are leading to enormous changes. These transformational changes in the military, economic and political dynamics of Asia are accelerating with the passage of time. Historically, changes in the international order and equations of power among national have been almost inevitably accompanied by conflicts and wars.The challenge ahead of the international community in general and Asian countries in particular would be how to ensure that this is avoided, and competition, so necessary to shaping the future, is managed below the levels of armed conflict. This is crucial for most countries like India so that their comprehensive national development can progress without adverse developments. In order towork toward such goals, it is necessary to look at security and military-related issues as objectively as possible.This volume, a resource base for the professional and the general reader, is the sixth in the series of the annual publication of the Centre for Air Power Studies under this title, which aims to fill a critical information and knowledge gap in current strategic literature dealing with military strategy, defence politics and trends in military capabilities that impact countries in Asia. In particular, it covers some of the important areas that affect Asian countries, with a focus on China, India and Pakistan, to provide the requisite regional balance.Printed Pages: 232. 104328

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14366 Jasjit Singh (Ed.)
Essays on China
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789381904237; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The People’s Republic of China is not only a large country, spanning from the Pacific Ocean in the East to cover most of the Asian landmass till Central Asia in the West. The geographical spread is not the only challenge that China poses; understanding China poses a far bigger challenge. And limited transparency makes it that much more difficult. It has generally been accepted across the world that global power is shifting from West to East essentially due to the rise of China and India. Hence, there is a fundamental need for Indian scholars to study different aspects of China and its policies. Other parameters point toward the 21st century being much more of an Asian century. But history also tells us that Asia is the area where the longest wars have been experienced; where nine nuclear weapons states interact with each other; and where the challenges of human development are most acute. It is against this background that we have undertaken this venture to put together a collection of essays on China on various issues and from different perspectives. We hope that this approach would help the reader to choose the area he or she wants to look at more closely and grasp the essence of China and its future policies, especially in relation to India. I am grateful to the contributors for their Herculean efforts; but the errors and shortcomings are mine and I apologise for them. We are confident that you will enjoy reading this book.Printed Pages: 312. 104340

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14367 Jasjit Singh (Ed.)
India-Russia Relations
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789381904053; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
There is an apparent global power shift from the West to the East, essentially due to the rise of India and China and, as a consequence, the US has called for greater presence in the East in the midst of a major economic crisis and huge defence cuts. Many, after the Cold War, considered the international order to be unipolar; however, the rise of India and China, with Russia, Japan and South Korea assuming significant roles, appears to indicate a shift to a polycentric global order. Hence, the Indo-Russia dialogue assumes critical importance in the 21st century as a result of new evolving power centres and the relative decline of some older ones. The proceedings of the seminar highlight the requirement of a new relationship based on the Indo-Russia framework rather than on the earlier Indo-Soviet model in the midst of the changing regional strategic landscape. The book also draws attention to the shift in the US policy in East Asia. The economic and military rise of China and India; the lacklustre economic performance of Japan; the emergence of India as a nuclear weapon power; and the relative decline of US credibility as a security provider have altered the strategic landscape of the region. China’s assertiveness and North Korea’s emergence as a nuclear power are challenging the US presence in the region and, therefore, forcing the US defence policy to ‘Look East’. This book brings out an exciting analysis of future Indo-Russia relations based on defence, civil nuclear energy, space and science and technology.Printed Pages: 120. 104345

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14368 Jaskaran Singh Arora
Amritsar: A Foodie's Delight
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789384901370; Softcover; New; 
Contents: Preface. Foreword. 1. Offices of Punjab Tourism in Amritsar-The Holy city. 2. Introduction. 3. All about Amritsar. 4. Places to visit in Amritsar. 5. Places of interest around Amritsar. 6. Items of food with explanations. 7. Important markets of Amritsar. 8. Upmarket shopping destinations. 9. What to look out for, while in Amritsar. 10. What to shop? 11. What to eat? 12. Safety tips. 13. Delicacies of Amritsar-not to be missed. 14. The Pakistani food fair in Amritsar. This is a book which takes the visitor to Amritsar through a whirlwind tour of the Holy City, its Golden Temple, It’s eating places, places of interest and is your guide to the city, enabling you to enjoy your short stay to the max. Many residents of the city may also find this book interesting because it contains detailed information of food which they may not be aware of. This is a must buy for visitors and will allow them to plan their visit profitably. Printed Pages: 114. 111060

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14369 Jaskiran Chopra
Autumn Raga
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 8192091287; Hardcover; New; New; 
Attempting to put the unsavory experiences of her life behind her, Sunaina returns to the Doon valley. But the once idyllic valley is now a bustling metropolis with its old world charm eroded by the harsh realities of modern day life. Drawing upon the constancy of her childhood friend Tanuja, she begins her journey inwards, following the light and shade of the many hued classical music ragas. Delicately and sensitively, Jaskiran Chopra guides her protagonist in her search for inner strength as she accepts both the beauty and the pain of her past and one day at a time, begins to build a future, symbolized by her daughter, Roop. Ultimately, Autumn Raga is not only a wistful sigh for the past, with its warm and comfortable shadows, but a powerful argument for the hope of a tomorrow.Delicately and sensitively, the author guides her protagonist in her search for inner strength as she accepts both the beauty and the pain of her past and, one day at a time, begins to build a future, symbolized by her daughter.Printed Pages: 200. 106537

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14370 Jasleen Dhamija
Woven Magic: Affinity Between Indian and Indonesian Textiles
Dian Rakyat; Jakarta, Indonesia; 2002; 979-523-567-2; First Edition; Paperback; New; Rio Helmi and King Foto (Haryanto) 
Printed Pages: 106. 038721

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14371 Jasleen Dhamija (ed.)
Sacred Textiles of India
Marg Publications; Mumbai, India; 2014; 9789383243013; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 324 x 241 Mm 
Printed Pages: 160. 037865

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14372 Jasleen Dhamija (ed.)
Asian Embroidery
Abhinav Publications; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8170174503; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 343 with numerous colour illustrations. 002801

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14373 Jasobanta Kaur
The New Horizon: Netaji's Concept of Leftism
K.P. Bagchi & Company; Calcutta, India; 1978; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Fair; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 132. Chipped dust jacket. 020425

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14374 Jason Jennings & John M. Kennedy
The 15 Minute Heart Cure:The Natural Way To Release Stress And Heal Your Heart in Just Minutes a Day
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8126529865; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Stress activates a reflex in our body known as the fight or flight response which leads to a number of bodily changes. These bodily changes in response to stress are the invitation to participate in the heart-mind conversation, and when you learn to hear the conversation you can quickly call on the BREATHE (beginning, relaxation, envision, apply, treatment, heal, end) tool to stop stress in its tracks. The BREATHE technique combines two proven forms of relaxation guided imagery and breath work and puts a modern spin on ancient wisdom. Both of these techniques elicit the relaxation response which is opposite the stress response. When practiced regularly, like toning your muscles in the gym, you'll develop a special neural network that will help you focus and find a sense of calm when faced with one of life's unexpected stressful challenges. The BREATHE technique can be used to help heal and protect your heart as well as help you focus and concentrate. It has been used successfully in health, business, academics, and athletics.Printed Pages: 256. 104856

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14375 Jaspal Kaur Singh
Representation and Resistance: South Asian and African Women's Texts at Home and in the Diaspora
University of Calgary Press; Calgary, Alberta, Canada; 2008; 1552382451; First Edition; Paperback; New; 23 Cms x 15 Cms 
Printed pages: 245. 034678

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14376 Jaspreet Singh
17 Tomatoes: Tales from Kashmir
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8186939296; First Edition; Paperback; New; 8.5 x 5.5 Inches 
17 Tomatoes : Tales from Kashmir is a series of linked stories that revolve around two Sikh boys coming of age in an Indian Army camp in Kashmir. Each story takes a minor character from the previous tale and builds a new tale, weaving a collective portrait of the border community. In addition to the boys, Adi (a student of gardens) and Arjun (a budding chemist), we meet a boatman’s daughter, a celebrity cricket umpire and Parachute Aunty. From modern missiles to cricket matches, from religious miracles to the sumptuous gardens of Shalimar and Nishat, Singh treats beauty, politics, and religion in a gentle and humane manner. Printed Pages: 151. 032601

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14377 Jaspreet Taunque
Black Water White Fire
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8173178100; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Zarrar has grown up in Peshawar, Pakistan. The youngest of four brothers, raised on tales of Pakhtunkhwahi, his dysfunctional family is the collective centre of his universe. However, in a short time-span, Zarrar finds himself embroiled in the web of loss, grief and separation. Decades later, Hansa Noorie Walia is staying in the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai, shooting for her forthcoming film. As Zarrar, the lead terrorist of Zaki Ch'chaa's terror outfit, crosses paths with Hansa, flashes from the past make him lose cognisance mission in the hotel. Hansa, on the other hand, who is going through a troubled marriage and impending separation from her husband Rajeev, feels an inexplicable connection with Zarrar. A Marine Commando (MARCO) steps in to rescue her from captivity. Will Hansa and MARCO together, be able to save the lives in captivity? Where does the Taj siege end and what does it lead to? Find out in this saga of undying love and unrelenting hatred.Printed Pages: 248. 106176

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14378 Jasveen Jairath and Vishwa Ballabh (eds)
Droughts and Integrated Water Resource in South Asia: Issues, Alternatives and Futures
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8178298597; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Droughts have formed an inseparable part of South Asian history and culture, with tragic consequences for a region that houses the greatest number of the world’s poor. However, this volume challenges the popular conception of drought, which is presented as an absolute shortage-scarcity with respect to an implicit understanding of the sufficiency of water. It highlights the fact that while available water supplies may be a given quantum, droughts are differentially experienced, politically inspired and socially constituted. It emphasises that the relative water scarcity needs to be appreciated, and argues that water scarcity means different things for diverse constituencies of water users. Policy prescriptions based on definitional premises will be flawed, as a misrepresentation of drought as merely water scarcity serves a political agenda. The editors and contributors of this volume critically evaluate the concept of drought, the way it is defined, its origin/derivation, and the purposes/interests it serves. This book is broadly divided into three major sections: the thematic section, country overviews, and case studies. Through these, it attempts to: - Understand the concept of drought. - Map diversity in drought situations across South Asia. - Identify responses to drought. - Outline viable options for more integrated approaches to drought policies and mitigation strategies. - Initiate a process of dialogue on a more comprehensive public policy for drought management. Comprehensive, thought-provoking, informative, and featuring new research data, this collection will provide policy makers and professionals with the opportunity to discuss and debate policies for sustainable livelihood support systems and drought management. It would also be an invaluable source of information for students and teachers working in the fields of Water and Natural Resource Management, Environmental Planning, Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, Public Policy and Public Administration. Printed Pages: 380. 028839

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14379 Jasveer Singh
India's Unique Transformation Programme
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789351281221; Hardcover; New; New; 
Challenge to Indian political leaders- are they competent, capable, desirous and willing to fulfill the real deserved needs of all the citizens everywhere in India? This book presents, after a brief introduction, a critical, factual analysis of the prevailing situation in India with an insight about the reasons and causes of the difficult living conditions of majority of people in spite of the availability of plenty of resources in India - both natural resources and talented human resources. Then, a magnificent vision for the nation and all the population is presented – moving India in the top 10 of the UN Human Development Index from the current 135th position within about 5 to 8 years. For achieving the visionary goal, a unique transformation programme (unique because it is advanced, comprehensive, integrated, powerful, extraordinary, progressive, innovative, drastic and complete) of about 100 very huge projects and solutions, their implementation strategy with very effective solutions, formulae, processes and techniques that are based on already available, well-implemented, proven models in the developed West European countries are presented. This can be used for miraculously fast and balanced development in India to raise the living standard by about 100 times of 100% of the population living everywhere in India. The book is recommended as essential reading for all the adult citizens, especially the following: - current and future elected representatives and administrative personnel at the national, state, district and village level. - management students, practicing management and other professionals. - young students. - remaining adult population eligible for voting.Printed Pages: 160. 106147

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14380 Jasvinder Sanghera
Daughters of Shame
Hodder & Stoughton; New Delhi, India; 2009; 0340919256; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 20 Cm 
Printed Pages: 304. 032695

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14381 Jaswant Singh and Manvendra Singh
Victoria Cross Winners Of India: Till Memory Serves
Rupa & Co.; New Delhi, India; 2007; 81-291-1115-9; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14.5 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 196. 017118

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14382 Jaswant Singh Neki
Travels in Transoxiana: In Lands Over the Hidu-Kush and Across the Amu Darya
Rupa & Co.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8129110024; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15.5 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed pages: 153 with numerous coloured and b/w photographs. 016156

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14383 Jaswant Singh Neki
Prophet of Devotion: Life and Teachings of Sri Guru Angad Dev
Satvic Books; Amritsar, India; 2004; 8187526076; First Edition; Hard Cover with a Slipcase; New; New; 21.5 Cms x 16 Cms 
Printed Pages: 175. 008588

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14384 Jata Shankar Lal
Sangeet Saurabh (in Hindi)
Pratibha Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2012; 8177022415; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 256. 101323

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14385 Jatashankar R. Tewari
Hotel Front Office: Operations and Management (Second Edition)
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 0199464693; Softcover; New; 
The second edition of Hotel Front Office is specifically tailored to meet the requirements of the students pursuing hotel management courses. The book aims to explore all the relevant aspects and issues related to front office operations and management with the help of numerous industry-related examples, cases, and project assignments. All the three sections—Hospitality Industry, Front Office Operations, and Front Office Management—have been thoroughly revised and made concise for better understanding of the concepts. Due to its exhaustive coverage and practical approach, this textbook is also suitable for professionals in the hospitality industry. Printed Pages: 424. 111583

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14386 Jatindra Bimal Chaudhury
The Position of Women in Vedic Ritual
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8120620542; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 
The author wrote this book as his doctorial thesis, approved for the degree by the University of London. This book clears the haze regarding the position and status of women in the Vedic rituals, be they household or imperial rituals. Women in various roles are noted : as daughters, as wives, as widows, as mothers, and as sisters. Being a book of rituals, many are described, including Agni Samskara, Sraddh, Pasuyaga, Udaniyesti, Vajapeya, Rajsuya, Purusamedha, Vasvideva, Girhashanti, Pitryajna, Naga Bali, Pumsavana, Karnavedha, etc. The book ends with 3 appendices - one each on, the sister, the wife in Indian literature, and notes on the chief wife. This book was first published in 1956.Printed Pages: 286. 102789

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14387 Jatindra Mohan Bhattacharjee (Compiled and edited)
Catalogus Catalogorum of Bengali Manuscripts: Volume I
The Asiatic Society; Kolkata, India; 1978; First Edition; Hardcover; Good; Fair; 19 x 25 Cm 
013941

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14388 Jatindra Mohan Chatterjee; Foreword By H.N. Datta
Panchadasigita: The Gita-texts Re-Arranged Into Fifteen Chapters according to the Principles of Karma, Bhakti and Jnana Yogas with English translation and Notes
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8121507731; Second Revised Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Panchadasigita is an intensive and fruitful study of the Gita. Author has approached the subject from a new and interesting point of view with rearranging 700 verses of Gita in 15 chapters of Panchadasigita. In the book, Panchadasigita, there is an interesting Introduction with synopsis on all chapters into which the Gita has been recast. After that, there is the Sanskrit text itself followed by an English translation not only of the verses of the Gita but also of the parallel passages incorporated into the text from the Vedas, the Upanishads and the Mahabharata. For more comprehensive knowledge parallel notes of many thinkers and philosophers on many verses also has been added. Concordance in the end gives par excellence information of several verses of Panchadasigita with the par verses of many religious works. Printed Pages: 392. 002634

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14389 Javaid Qazi
Well Met in Cyprus
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 8189738747; Hardcover; New; New; 
Well Met in Cyprus recounts the experiences of Robert, a not-so-young American professor, who meets and falls in love with Anara, a young Kazakh girl. Robert invites Anara to come and live with him in north Cyprus where he is teaching at a university in Kyrenia. Their idyllic life on Aphrodite’s Island and the quaint village of Karmi takes a serious turn when Anara’s visa problems bring uncertainty and tension. She takes a job at a casino, hoping to get a work visa, and gets enmeshed unwittingly in the dangerous world of big money, boozers, gamblers, pimps and prostitutes. When she vanishes suddenly, a desperate Robert launches a campaign to rescue her. Travel through picturesque Cyprus and discover where Anara’s destiny leads her.Prnted Pages: 376. 106564

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14390 Javed Akhtar; Translated from the Urdu By David Matthews
Quiver: Poems and Ghazals
HarperCollins Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2009; 97872235127; Sixth Impression; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 251. 030537

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14391 Javeed Alam
Who Wants Democracy?
Orient Longman; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8125027114; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 162. 011604

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14392 Javeed Alam
Who Wants Democracy? (Second Edition)
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8125045511; Second Edition; Softcover; New; 
The internal structure of Indian democracy has seen rapid changes since the implementation of the Mandal Commission recommendations in 1989. Who Wants Democracy? defines two important shifts in the polity. Even as the elite are increasingly stepping back from active participation, the less privileged classes are coming forward to engage vitally with democratic processes. Javeed Alam highlights how the poor return in every election to choose their representatives and what the voting patterns reveal about the links between regional voices and national unity, between the politics of community and the ideal of citizenship.This second edition includes a Prologue in which the author takes up certain theoretical issues. Discussing the democratic possibilities that modernity still offers, he says that the ‘presence of critique’ within modern thought can enable people to deepen their understanding of the idea of freedom.Printed Pages:188. 101943

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14393 Javier Moro
The Red Sari: A Dramatized Biography of Sonia Gandhi
Lotus/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789351941033; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
In the year 1965, Sonia Maino, a 19-year-old Italian student met a young Indian boy, Rajiv Gandhi, while they were both studying in Cambridge. She was born into a modest family in suburban Turin, where her father was a strict man who kept a close eye on his three daughters. Much to his chagrin, his painfully-shy middle daughter, of whom he was especially protective, fell in love with a man belonging the most powerful family in India. This marked the beginning of a story unlike any other – of a carefree Italian girl who was compelled to take on the murky world of rajneeti. With information sourced from close friends and colleagues, this book examines how Sonia’s courage, honesty, and dedication have made her a leader in the eyes of one-sixth of humanity. From her idyllic childhood to her passionate love affair, and from her days as a docile daughter-in-law to her current status of being the only Indian politician to have refused prime ministership – The Red Sari tells the story of an extraordinary woman whose dreams of home, hearth, and anonymous living were struck down by the hands of fate. This book examines the lives of the famous Nehru-Gandhi family set against the backdrop of the Bangladesh War, the Emergency, Operation Blue Star, and other events that have shaped modern Indian history. Author Javier Moro, a tireless investigator, writes the true story of a naïve young woman, confronted by the complicated and dangerous world of Indian politics and surrounded by the intrigues of a family that is both reviled and admired. Printed Pages: 455. 108577

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14394 Javier Moro
Passion India
Full Circle; New Delhi, India; Softcover; New; 
109921

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14395 Javier Moro
The Mountains of the Buddha
Full Circle; New Delhi, India; 8176210757; Hardcover; New; New; 
109922

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14396 Javier Moro
The Mountains of the Buddha
Full Circle; New Delhi, India; 8176210706; Softcover; New; 
109923

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14397 Javier Plazas
Vyayama Yoga: The Art of Dynamic Breathing
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8178221748; Softcover; New; 
Vyayama Yoga is an energetic and curative exercise, easy to practise by any person of any age. Its exercises are easy to perform and provide great benefits, due to the continuous coordination between movement and breath. Even though it originated in ancient India prior to the time of Buddha, the persecution the masters and the schools were subjected to, firstly by the Muslims and then by the British Raj, helped contribute to its disappearance. The basis of its knowledge is found in many tantra texts, but only a few direct vestiges have survived and have been passed down through time, such as certain sculptures and carvings in some temples of India. This book will become a historical document, for being the first methodological Vyayama book ever published, not only in Spain, but in the whole world. The book will open the door to a universe of possibilities capable of improving and transforming the quality of life, health and well-being of the practitioner.Printed Pages: 162. 102302

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14398 Jawad Boulos
Les Peuples et Les Civilisations Du Proche Orient: Essau D'Une Histoire Comparee, Des Origines a Nos Jours: Tome IV: De L'Expansion Arabo-Islamique a La Conquete Turco-Ottomane (640-1517)
Mouton & Co.; Paris, France; 1964; First Edition; Paperback; Fine; Fine; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 550. 017419

Price: 75.00 USD
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14399 Jawad Boulos
Les Peuples et Les Civilisations Du Proche Orient: Essau D'Une Histoire Comparee, Des Origines a Nos Jours: Tome III: De La Conquete Romaine A L'Expansion Arabo-Islamique (64 AV. J.-C. - 640 AP. J.-C.)
Mouton & Co.; Paris, France; 1964; First Edition; Paperback; Fine; Fine; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 400. 005392

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14400 Jawahara Saidullah
The Burden of Foreknowledge
IndiaInk/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 8186939318; Softcover; New; 
In 16th century India, when Nadee is swept away by the raging Yamuna, her life itself becomes a journey. A journey that takes her from her devastated village, Zameerpur, to the burning ghats of Kashi, to the courts of Agra and then on to the city of dreams, Fatehpur-Sikri. Even as her life intertwines with history barriers between the future and the past, the dead and the living break down until they becomes indistinguishable. In Akbar's Hindustan, Nadee is the eternal wanderer and soothsayer. She is doomed to love Kashi's unattainable king of the dead, the Dom Raja, to serve the legendary courtesan, Chhappan Chhoori, and then the almost mythical emperor, Akbar. When her new born son, the legacy of her love, disappears, she slides further into madness and despair as she searches desperately for her one link to herself. Nadee is blindingly aware of her destiny, though she remains powerless to change it. The Burden of Foreknowledge is a story that traces an unusual life, a life that brushes against greatness but remains inexorably trained towards its own ultimate fate. As the boundaries between reality and fantasy collide, the story reaches its climactic conclusion in the abandoned and desolate city of dreams, when Nadee finally achieves what has been predestined. Printed Pages: 178. 108491

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