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15001 Joakim Donner
Kai Donner: Linguist, ethnographer, Photographer
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2014; 952566757X; New; 
Kai Donner (1888?1935) was a Finnish linguist, ethnographer, explorer, author and national activist, who completed two journeys to Siberia in 1911?1913 and 1914. In the field he took several hundred photographs, a selection of which is here made available as high-quality reproductions, conveying the true spirit of his fieldwork ? a full century ago. To accompany the photographic documentation, this volume contains articles devoted to various aspects of Kai Donner's legacy, with the focus on his role as a specialist in multidisciplinary Siberian studies within the paradigm of Northern Ethnography. Printed Pages: 174. 116179

Price: 118.00 USD
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15002 Joakim Donner
Marine shells in the study of the Holocene
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2017; 9516534171; New; 
After the ice sheet that covered northern Europe had melted there was an uplift of earth’s crust. At the emerging coasts marine shells were deposited in beach sediments. By using radiocarbon ages of the shells the relative uplift during the last 10 000 years could be reconstructed. In Greenland the coastal areas similarly emerged as in Scandinavia, and the marine shells could also there be used in dating the relative uplift.In Australia, on the other hand, the rise of the ocean level, as a result of the melting of the global ice sheets, marine shells could be used in dating the submergence of the coastal areas.The analyses of oxygen stable isotopes in recent Mytilidae shells from a number of localities was shown to reflect the annual average temperatures of their coastal waters. An example of how marine shells can be used in the study of polluted coastal waters is also given. Printed Pages: 55. 117005

Price: 77.00 USD
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15003 Joan Allen, Alan Campbell & John McIlroy (Eds)
Histories of Labour; National and International Perspectives
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2011; 9789350021286; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 399. 109186

Price: 19.35 USD
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15004 Joan Allen, Alan Campbell & John McIlroy (Eds)
Histories of Labour; National and International Perspectives
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2011; 9789350021293; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 399. 109187

Price: 10.35 USD
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15005 Joan Bunning
Learning the Tarot: A Tarot Book for Beginners
New Age Books; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8178220644; First Indian Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 330. 039729

Price: 50.00 USD
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15006 Joan Cummins
Indian Painting: From Cave Temples to the Colonial Period
MFA Publications; Boston, USA; 0878467041; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 25 Cms x 27.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 246 alongwith 135 colour ills. 017497

Price: 70.00 USD
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15007 Joan Cummins (ed.); Contributions By Doris Meth Srinivasan, Leslie C. Orr, Cynthia Packert, and Neeraja Poddar
Vishnu: Hinduism's Blue-Skinned Savior
Mapin Publishing; Ahmedabad, India; 2011; 8189995480; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 25 x 29 Cm 
Vishnu - one of Hinduism's most important and powerful deities - is the great Preserver, vanquishing those who seek to destroy the balance of the universe. In Hindu legend, Vishnu descends to earth in many manifestations, known as avatars, to fight powerful demons and to save his devotees. The avatars range in form from Varaha the boar to Parashurama the Brahmin warrior, and in character from Narasimha the ferocious half-man half-lion, to Krishna the charismatic prince-cowherd. The legends of Vishnu have inspired some of the greatest art, literature, and ritual traditions in India. Essays by noted historians of South Asian art delve deeply into the regional and sectarian traditions of Vishnu worship in India. Illustrations and discussions of almost 200 works of art, in a wide range of media and borrowed from collections around the world, reveal the rich diversity of India's art and religious culture. Printed Pages: 296 with 230 colour illustrations. 036559

Price: 54.95 USD
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15008 Joan Maling and Annie Zaenen (eds.)
Syntax and Semantics: Volume 24: Modern Icelandic Syntax
Academic Press; London, UK; 1990; 012606105X; First Edition; Paperback; New; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 461. New copy. 004291

Price: 95.00 USD
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15009 Joan Rivers
Jewelry
Abbeville Press Publishers; New York, USA; 1995; 1558598081; Second Edition; Hardbound; New; Very Good; 24 x 24 Cm Gordon Munro and Elizabeth Watt 
Printed Pages: 156 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 018058

Price: 33.95 USD
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15010 Joan Rubin
National Bilingualism in Paraguay
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1968; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 19 x 27 Cm 
Printed Pages: 135. 038186

Price: 25.00 USD
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15011 Joann Vogt
The Linguistic Work of Friedrich Karl Fulda
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1974; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 160. Janua Linguarum Series Minor: 199. 006142

Price: 10.00 USD
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15012 Joanna Bowring and Margaret O'Brien
The Art of Romance: Mills & Boon and Harlequin Cover Designs
Prestel; Germany; 2008; 3791341227; First Edition; Paperback; New; 19 x 24 Cm 
Since 1908 readers have been finding respite from the vagaries of everyday life in the pages of novels published by Mills & Boon. Now part of the Harlequin group, the world""s largest romance publisher, the company has published thousands of titles, each with its own distinctive jacket art. Part of a centenary celebration, this collection of some two hundred Mills & Boon covers offers a fascinating visual record of how our perceptions of romance, love, and drama have evolved over the years. With titles such as Romance Goes Tenting, Egyptian Honeymoon, and Beware the Beast, these novels"" contents have changed dramatically as women defined their roles in the 1920s and 1930s; searched for heroes during World War II; strove for careers in the 1950s; engaged in free love in the 1960s; yearned for sexual emancipation in the 1970s and 1980s; and ultimately learned a lot about self-reliance while waiting for Prince Charming to show up. These social transformations are reflected in the covers, chronologically arranged as full-color plates. An introduction charts the changing themes of the novels and explores the reasons behind the enduring popularity of the romance novel. Printed Pages: 256 with 250 colour illustrations. 037043

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15013 Joanna Macy
Mutual Casuality in Buddhism and General Systems Theory: The Dharma of Natural Systems
Sri Satguru Publications; Delhi, India; 1995; 8170304210; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This Book brings important new dimensions to the interface between contemporary Western Science and ancient Eastern wisdom. Here for the first time the concepts and insights of general systems theory are presented in tandem with those of the Buddha. Remarkable convergences appear between core Buddhist teachings and the systems view of reality, arising in our century from Biology and extending into the social and cognitive sciences. Giving a cogent introduction to both bodies of thought, and a fresh interpretation of the Buddha's core teaching of dependent co-arising, this book shows how their common perspective on causality can inform our lives. The interdependence of all beings provides the Context for clarifying both the role of meditative practice and guidelines for effective action on behalf of the common good.Printed Pages: 254. 101132

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15014 Joanna Ross
Lhamo: An Opera From the Roof of the World
Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives; New Delhi, India; 1995; 8186230025; Softcover; New; 
Since the communist Chinese assumed control of Tibet in 1959, many aspects of Tibetan culture have been threatened. Lhamo, Tibetan opera is one of these. As Chinese troops tour all over the world masquerading as Tibetan opera, it is left to exiled Tibetans in India to preserve the distinctive art form at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts.Lhamo : Opera from the Roof of the World is the first Book in English to provide An Introduction to this fascinating field. From the History and Origins of Lhamo, the book describes opera in Tibet and looks at each aspect of the performance today. Synopsis of nine enchanting opera stories are included.Printed Pages: 132. 103633

Price: 12.00 USD
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15015 Joanne C. Greenberg, McCay Vernon, Jan Hafer DuBois, and Jan C. McKnight
The Language Arts Handbook: A Total Communication Approach
University Park Press; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 1982; 083911611X; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 22 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 154. 008066

Price: 29.00 USD
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15016 Joanne Crandall
Self-Transformation Through Music
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8178220245; Softcover; New; 
The power of music to influence us is extraordinary. And his mysterious quality of harmony reacts alike on the composer, the musician, and the listener. In this self-help book of theory and practical exercises, the author explains how we can put music to good use in our daily life; actually make it a part of our living experience; let it penetrate our soul so that we truly become One with the tones, rhythm, harmonics, the cadence of the music we are composing, or playing, or to which we are listening.Printed Pages: 176. 102618

Price: 4.58 USD
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15017 Joanne Taylor
The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta
Niyogi Offset Pvt Ltd; New Delhi, India; 2006; 818973802X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 96 with numerous colour illustrations. 033382

Price: 35.00 USD
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15018 Joanne Taylor
The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 818973878X; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta discovers the old areas of the city, where heritage houses and history fill every crowded lane and secret courtyard. Languishing in another time and place, at the end of narrow lanes and behind untidy shop-fronts, Calcutta’s rich heritage waits to be discovered.A discovery of the old areas of the city, where heritage houses and history fill every crowded lane and secret courtyard. The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta is an important contribution to the architectural history of both Calcutta and India.The great houses of Bengal’s merchant princes have been largely forgotten and rarely photographed. Many of the interiors have remained the same for over 200 years. While much has been written and photographed on the British colonial architecture and lifestyle, very little has been done on the Indian equivalent. The great families experienced enormous changes in fortune over the centuries, from great wealth and power during colonial times to dramatic economic and social upheaval after Independence. For the remaining occupants, their ancestral homes are bitter-sweet symbols of family pride, impossible to restore, or sometimes even to maintain.By focusing on Calcutta’s heritage mansions and palaces, The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta makes an important contribution to the architectural history of both Calcutta and India.Printed Pages: 128 with 256 colour photographs. 106567

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15019 Joanne Taylor & Jon Lang (Authors)
Great Houses of Calcutta: Their Antecedents, Precedents, Splendour and Portents
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789383098903; Softcover; New; 18 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 327 with numerous b/w illustrations. 107539

Price: 29.50 USD
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15020 Joaquim Chavarria
Creating Mosaics
A & C Black; London, UK; 1999; 0713651911; First Edition; Paperback; New; 23 x 31 Cm 
Printed Pages: 160. Slightly rubbed cover. 018240

Price: 31.95 USD
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15021 Job Kozhamthadam
Mastery Meets Mystery: Instersecting Science, Philosophy, Religion and Culture
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8183877621; Hardcover; New; New; 
111254

Price: 34.80 USD
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15022 Jody L. Blosser (Author) & Richard Salvucci (Illus.)
Party Games and Activities for Children
Goodwill Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 8172451199; Softcover; New; 
Each game is complete with how-to-play instructions, appropriate age levels (they range from I year to 12 years old), length of time for the activity, materials needed and what to do before the party, plus approximate preparation time and helpful hints.Another Bonus: Almost every activity comes with a bonus - it teaches skills such as counting and coordination, and it adds to a child's self-esteem. Almost all can also be played alone with a parent.Get in on the fun by making prizes like goodie bags, candy critters, homemade bubbles, insect homes and more, or choose from a suggested list of over 100 inexpensive prizes you can find in most grocery stores.With all these great ideas, your child's party is guaranteed to be a success - with no tears! Printed Pages: 144. 108088

Price: 2.37 USD
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15023 Joe Calloway, Chuck Feltz & Kris Young
Never By Chance: Aligning People and Strategy Through Intentional Leadership
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8126526920; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
What keeps business leaders awake at night is a nagging sense of frustration from knowing that their organization could be, and should be, creating better results than it is. Never by Chance teaches business leaders to be intentional leaders. Being intentional means sharing a sense of purpose and direction not only with employees, but also with partners, vendors, and customers. When everything in an organization is intentional, it's the most incredible feeling; there's nothing you can't achieve and no goal you can't reach. The key to success is that it never happens by chance.Never by Chance is about straightforward processes to get people to work together to drive extraordinary results. It requires strong leadership, critical thinking and dedication to sustain focus on what's truly important. Printed Pages: 416. 104758

Price: 8.00 USD
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15024 Joe E. Pierce
How English Really Works
The Hapi Press; Portland, Oregon, USA; 1979; 091324418X; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 243. 035359

Price: 50.00 USD
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15025 Joe E. Pierce
Languages and Linguistics: An Introduction
The Hapi Press; Portland, Oregon, USA; 1980; 0-913244-23-6; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 
Printed Pages: 188. 038511

Price: 8.00 USD
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15026 Joe E. Pierce
A Theory of Language, Culture and Human Behavior
The Hapi Press; Portland, Oregon, USA; 1972; 0-913244-03-1; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 
Printed Pages: 161. 038353

Price: 25.00 USD
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15027 Joe E. Pierce
A Linguistic Method of Teaching Second Languages
The Hapi Press; Portland, Oregon, USA; 1973; 0913244058; Second Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 13.5 Cms x 21 Cms 
Printed Pages: 145. A small hole on the front cover. 008366

Price: 4.50 USD
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15028 Joe Healey
Radical Trust: How Today's Great Leaders Convert People to Partners
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8126520957; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
In a world where money is no longer the number one currency there is a major shift underway forcing organizations to embrace the idea of being a partner instead of a boss. Managers are recognizing that increased trust leads to increased innovation. This is the first book on building trust that reflects the popular trend towards a short book that packs paradigm-shifting, heart-grabbing stories with practical content. The book is woven around the stories of four highly successful leaders (in business and life). This is a "how-to" book and will not only carve out a unique place on the subject of trust, but will be known as a critical read for personal and leadership development.Printed Pages: 240. 104791

Price: 7.50 USD
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15029 Joe Nutt
John Donne: The Poems
Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 1137608404; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 226. 111431

Price: 11.30 USD
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15030 Joe Studwell
How Asia Works: Success and Failure in the World's Most Dynamic Region
Profile Books/Hachette; New Delhi, India; 2013; 1846682428; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
A provocative look at what has worked and what hasn't in East Asian economics. Until the catastrophic economic crisis of the late 1990s, East Asia was perceived as a monolithic success story. But heady economic growth rates masked the most divided continent in the world one half the most extraordinary developmental success story ever seen, the other half a paper tiger. Joe Studwell explores how policies ridiculed by economists created titans in Japan, Korea and Taiwan, and are now behind the rise of China, while the best advice the West could offer sold its allies in south-east Asia down the economic river. The first book to offer an Asia-wide deconstruction of success and failure in economic development, Studwell's latest work is provocative and iconoclastic and sobering reading for most of the world's developing countries. How Asia Works is a must-read book that packs powerful insights about the world's most misunderstood continent. Printed Pages: 288. 037646

Price: 14.25 USD
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15031 Joe Vitale
Life's Missing Instruction Manual
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8126513098; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Wouldn't it be nice to read a little book and learn lessons about life you wish someone had told you sooner? That is what Joe Vitale offers in his new book, Life's Missing Instruction Manual. In simple, digestible form, using humor and anecdotes, Vitale presents practical steps to take control of your life, overcome obstacles, and find happiness. Vitale presents a real-life example of each lesson, followed by steps on how to put each lesson into practice. This book offers what no other does: Extraordinary wisdom put in simple a term that is practical enough to use everyday. Packed with the essentials, Life's Missing Instruction Manual contains secrets to a happy life.Printed Pages: 192. 104724

Price: 9.00 USD
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15032 Joe Vitale
The Seven Lost Secrets of Success
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8126520884; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
The Seven Lost Secrets of Success is the completely updated revision of Joe Vitale's 1992 self-publication by the same name. This is the world’s first book on the marketing and advertising secrets of Bruce Barton, 1920s celebrity and co-founder of the famous BBDO ad agency. The book has gone through eleven printings since its first printing. One person bought 19,500 copies of the book, for every member of their network marketing company. The book has an underground following who consider it an inspirational bible. Besides the seven secrets revealed in the book, it also contains a rare 1925 sales letter that pulled a 100% response, as well as rare ads by Bruce Barton. Vitale will update the book for the Wiley edition of this timeless classic, for a 2007 release.Printed Pages: 224. 104898

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15033 Joe Wilson
Chandrakirti's Sevenfold Reasoning: Meditation on the Selflessness of Persons
Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8186470492; Softcover; New; 
This explanation of Chandrakirti's presentation of the Sevenfold Reasoning is based on that found in the Clear Exposition of the Presentation of Tenets, a Beautiful Ornament for the Meru of the Subduer's Teaching composed by Jang-kya. In this small volume, Joe Wilson includes an explanation of the Context of the Sevenfold Reasoning in Buddhist philosophy as a whole.Chandrakirti represents the Prasangika-Madhyamika school of philosophy, which is reviewed in the Gelugpa presentation of Sutra and Tantra as the highest system, or most correct system, for explaining phenomena and the way in which they exist. This Book explores its essential and complex subject in depth for the benefit of all readers making a detailed investigation of the Buddhadharma.Printed Pages: 64. 103585

Price: 30.00 USD
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15034 Joel C. Rosenberg
The Twelfth Imam: A Novel
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8184954476; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 498. 105469

Price: 6.92 USD
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15035 Joel Comm
Kaching: How To Run An Online Business That Pays and Pays
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2010; 812652832X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
For nearly fifteen years, Joel Comm has been generating revenue on the web through a number of successful online businesses. In KaChing, he shares his five primary methods of making money online, combining traditional marketing with the new, offering detailed strategies and techniques that can be applied to any niche or market. Each of the five methods is broken down into simple, practical, duplicable steps.Within each topic, Joel shares stories of his own success, and the book concludes with a number of case studies that span the five styles of making money online. The theme of KaChing--the sound made by a cash register when a sale is made--is woven throughout.Printed Pages: 256. 104703

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15036 Joel Comm
Twitter Power 2.0: How to Dominate Your Market One Tweet at a Time
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2010; 812652748X; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
This revised and updated edition of Twitter Power explores the latest trends in how businesses and marketers can integrate Twitter into their existing marketing strategies to build a loyal following among Twitter members, expand awareness for their product or service and even handle negative publicity due to angry or disappointed consumers. New topics include:• The Twitter business process: Like me. Know me. Trust me. Pay me. • Creating multiple accounts with one email address • The redesigned homepage • Geo-location feature • Hashtag chats • 10 types of tweets • Click-through rate on link tweets • Retweeting strategies • Moonfruit's giveaway campaign To help readers develop their own social networking strategies, presented throughout the book are recent case studies of companies on the forefront of the Twitter movement.Printed Pages: 288. 104940

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15037 Joel Juppi
Pääsihteerin Päällimmäiset: Muistelmat
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2004; 9518982694; New; 
Filosofian tohtori Joel Juppi toimi Liikuntatieteellisen Seuran pääsihteerinä vuosina 1967–2001. Pääsihteerin päällimmäiset on Jupin asiakirjoihin nojaava muistelmateos eletystä ja koetusta. Juppi kertoo seuran tehtävistä, tekijöistä ja toimintakentästä yli kolmen vuosikymmenen ajalta. Arkistojen kertomaa ja omia tulkintojaan Juppi täydentää haastatteluilla. Printed Pages: 208. 116485

Price: 69.00 USD
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15038 Joel Kramer
The Passionate Mind: A Manual for Living Creatively with One's Self
Shambhala Publication/TBI; New Delhi, India; 1993; 0938190121; Softcover; New; 
In The Passionate Mind, Joel Kramer asserts that "what we believe determines much of what we think and do: the way we move, the way we respond to people, how we think of ourselves, how we see the world in general." His basic message, stated in short, clear prose, is that passion is to be found only in the present moment, and mainly through becoming aware of the thoughts flowing through our minds, and through the primal process of observing our thoughts, they begin to self-correct. From the author of The Guru Papers, The Passionate Mind is a wonderful journey for anyone seeking to discover how to look at oneself. Printed Pages: 140. 112037

Price: 12.10 USD
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15039 Joel Kurtzman
Common Purpose: How Great Leaders Get Organizations to Achieve The Extraordinary
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8126526939; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
What is common purpose? It is that rare, almost-palpable experience that happens when a leader coalesces a group, team or community into a creative, dynamic, brave and nearly invincible we. It happens the moment the organization's values, tools, objectives and hopes are internalized in a way that enables people to work tirelessly toward a goal. Years ago, there was a book about the inner game of tennis which changed the way people think about and play sports. Common purpose is the inner game of leadership. Common purpose is rarely achieved. But Kurtzman has observed that when a leader is able to bring it about, the results are outsized, measurable and inspiring.Common purpose is a book about leaders, leadership and how to lead. It is based on Kurtzman's recent interviews with more than 50 leaders. It is also based on research on leadership he has conducted over the years beginning at The New York Times, the Harvard Business Review, Booz & Company, during his career as a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, his own consulting firm and for groups like Mercer HR, Korn/Ferry International and Heidrick & Struggles.Printed Pages: 240. 104588

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15040 Joel Lehtonen
Rakastunut Rampa
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2006; 9517468326; New; 
Vuonna 1922 ensi kerran ilmestynyt, ristiriitaisia arvioita herättänyt romaani Sakris Kukkelmanista, kyttyräselkäisestä rammasta, joka elää fantasiamaailmassa ja uskottelee itselleen olevansa naisten rakastama sankari. Teos sai synkkyydessään ja elämänkielteisyydessään hämmentyneen vastaanoton. Sitä pidettiin kirjailijan välivaiheen teoksena, mutta monille kirja on yksi Lehtosen tuotannon tärkeimmistä teoksista. 114958

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15041 Joel Lyall
Dictionary of Modern Phrases: With Meaning and Usage
Unicorn Books; New Delhi, India; 8178061236; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 201. 103531

Price: 2.00 USD
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15042 Joel Lyall
Jungle Tales
Unicorn Books; New Delhi, India; 8178061104; Softcover; New; 
For the first time since the famed Jim Corbett wrote about them, an author again transports readers to the jungles of Uttaranchal, where dreaded man-eaters had once unleashed a reign of terror on the hapless hill people, for whom Corbett was the only saviour.The book presents an absorbing account of Jim Corbett's encounters with man-eaters and those brave people who helped Jim in his exploits, as recounted by hill folk. The book further highlights the author's own encounters, adventures and experiences in the jungles. Printed Pages: 119. 108176

Price: 2.06 USD
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15043 Joel M. Maring
Speech Variation in Acoma Keresan (PdR Press Publications in Speech Variation 1)
The Peter De Ridder Press; Lisse, The Netherlands; 1975; 9031600695; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 17. Slightly soiled cover. 033119

Price: 10.00 USD
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15044 Joel Marks and Roger T. Ames, with a Discussion By Robert C. Solomon
Emotions in Asian Thought: A Dialogue in Comparative Philosophy
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170305233; New; 
034904

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15045 Joel Novek
Cooperation and Conflict in Dual Societies: A Comparison of French Canadian and Afrikaner Nationalism
Centre International De Recherche Sur Le Bilingualisme; Quebec, Canada; 1977; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 22 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 157. Slightly scratched covers. 008134

Price: 50.00 USD
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15046 Joel Perlmann
Ethnic Differences: Schooling and Social Structure Among the Irish, Italians, Jews, and Blacks in a American City, 1880-1935
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 1989; 0521389755; First Edition; Paperback; Fine; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Ethnic Differences explores how and why the Irish, Italians, Jews, and blacks of Providence, Rhode Island differed in their schooling and economic success. Drawing on new evidence from thousands of students recors of public, Catholic, and private schools, as well as on census manuscripts, city directories, and other sources, the book offers an integrated study of American ethnicity, education, and social structure. Joel Perlmann examines the extent to which differing career patterns, and reconsiders the relation between ethnicity and social class. Printed Pages: 339. 006831

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15047 Joel Saltzman
Shake That Brain: How to Create Winning Solutions and Have Fun While You'Re At It
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8126522003; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Shake That Brain! is a collection of creative and inspiring tips and tools for finding solutions in a variety of areas -- from sales, marketing and product creation ... to ethics, innovation and the bottom line. And these are skills you can use at home, on the job, or wherever are you. The book is filled with exercises, easy-to-apply formulas, entertaining pop-quizzes, powerful graphics (like innovative credit card designs and "Do Not Disturb" signs) and eye-opening teaching examples from the world of business, technology, advertising and more -- all designed to make the reading experience both profitable and fun!Printed Pages: 240. 104826

Price: 8.00 USD
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15048 Joel SGR Bhose
NGOs and Rural Development: Theory and Practice
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8170227321; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book attempts to examine the role of NGOs in the rural development. Tracing the genesis and evolution of voluntary organisations, it evolves a theory of voluntarism such as sacrificial, professional, amateur, ventilatory, surival, pseudo and trans-figuration voluntarism. In addition to discussing framework and types of NGOs, the author throws substantial light on the concept of rural development and NGOs, interventions in it. Also, he provides valuable information on people's participation in rural development, importance of empowering rural people and the need for advocacy to influence government policies in favour of the poor. NGOs and Rural Development: Theory and Practice will serve as a manual for persons working in NGOs, represent-atives of funding agencies, government officials, students and teachers of social work. Printed Pages: 211. 112540

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15049 Joel Tatelman
The Glorious Deeds of Purna: A Translation and Study of the Purnavadana
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8120818075; First Indian Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 240. 023868

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15050 Jogen Chowdhury
Abahoman: Flowing Life
Vadehra Art Gallery and Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8187737549; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 24.5 x 30.5 Cm 
Printed pages: 152 with numeous colour photographs. 023085

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15051 Jogendra Chandra Sikdar (Author) & Nathmal Tatia (Frwd)
Studies in the Bhagawatisutra
Indica Books; New Delhi, India; 1964; 8186117377; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Viyahapannatti (Vyakhyaprajnapti) or the Bhagvati, as it is popularly known, is the fifth Anga of the Jaina scripture. It is encyclopaedic in contents and gives a comprehensive glimpse of the various aspects of the life and society of ancient India over a range of several centuries beginning from the 6the century B.C.. One can learn from it everything About ancient Jainism- its traditions and history, dogmatics, the life and activities of Lord Mahavira and his attitude towards other sects and thinkers and his peculiar method of exposition and expression. The Bhagvati is also a veritable promptuary of legends and parables.Dr. Sikdar studied the text of the Bhagavatisutra with great care and patience under the guidance of two very eminent savants the late Dr. P.C. Bagchi and Dr. H.L. Jain. His studies spread over a number of years, primarily at Visva Bharati University and later on at Research Institute of Prakrit, Jainology & Ahimsa. As a devoted student of Ancient Indian History and Culture, he could with ease glean data from the Ardhamagadhi text and weave them into a connected and economic conditions, social life and education. He has also made an attempt to study the evolution of Jaina Philosophical thought as embodied in the Bhagavatisutra and also the literary value of the work. Printed Pages: 658. 110453

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15052 Jogendra Nath Bhattacharya
Hindu Castes and Sects: An Exposition of the Origin of the Hindu Caste System and the Bearing of the Sects towards each other and towards other Religious Systems
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2017; 8121507006; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Interest in caste as well as the sects of India has increasingly been in evidence among sociologists and anthropologists all over the world. Books on caste are generally descriptions of some of the features of the institutions as observed in some part of India by the authors. Books written on this subject by earlier historians or anthropologists generally partook of the character of encyclopedic notes, alphabetically arranged, of the origin, division and distribution of various castes in different provinces of India. In both these cases, the details furnished were generally of an objective character and they had their own value, even when the questions asked were of rather a limited range. The present book, first published in 1896, however, retains till today its essential interest and worth because it, firstly, comes from a trained jurist and, secondly, from one who was the President of the Brahmin Sabha of Bengal. The author was fully conversant with the traditional, i.e., Shastric aspects of the system with which many social scientists are not so familiar today. This knowledge specially helped him to authoritatively assign the rank of different castes and of different occupations in Bengal during his time. In addition to this, the author gave the equivalents of Bengali castes in other parts of India, and wherever possible also indicated the differences in culture or in ritual practice that marked off one from the other. Things are changing fast today in India and some of the observations made in 1896 may not hold true at the present time. Yet it is the only accurate account of the framework of the caste system as it existed at the end of the last century. Printed Pages: 510. 039863

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15053 Joginder K. Chawla
India's Overland Trade with Central Asia and Persia during the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8121511607; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
The thirteenth century opened new vistas in the world history, particularly Asia. It witnessed the rise and fall of different dynasties and ultimately allowed the Mongols to survive as the mightiest power in China, Russia (Kipchak), Central Asia, and Persia for more than a century. They brought under their sway the Islamic lands of the Orient except India where the Turks had already established themselves as a powerful state during this period. The present study is the first of its kind dealing with India's overland trade with Central Asia and Persia during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The book seeks to interpret the working of the political forces in India and her neighbouring countries which shaped the commercial network of the medieval period. Despite the Mongol devastatations, the yasa of Chingiz Khan and the zeal displayed by the Turks created an aura of mercantile activities. Printed Pages: 196 with 2 folding maps. 030623

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15054 Joginder Paul; Edited By M. Asaduddin
New Urdu Fictions: Young Writers Handpicked for You By Renowned Award-Winning Urdu Writer Joginder Paul
Katha; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8187649852; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 14 Cms x 20.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 287. 003158

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15055 Joginder Paul; Translated By Vibha S. Chauhan
Beyond Black Waters: Paar Pare
Penguin Books; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0143103261; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 20 Cm 
Printed Pages: 128. 019610

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15056 Joginder Singh
Outside CBI
Gyan Books Pvt Ltd; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8121206588; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 368. 019658

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15057 Joginder Singh
Born to Win
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8174790551; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
We got independence not yesterday but a long long time ago. Once upon a time the Britishers ruled us. Today the bureaucrats & politicians are the custodians of our well being. The author has spent almost four decades of his life being a part of a stagnant system. This book is a narration of a few days of his post-retirement life. He has allowed the dust and the rust of politics merely a superficial touch on his being. The subconcious depths, the absence of fear, having convictions & also the strength to stand by them perhaps were few of his personality traits which could prevent the unconcious daily accretion of self destructive corrosion. Every individual is a unit. Ten units join to form `tens'. Ten `tens' give a `hundred' and hundred `hundreds' a `thousand' ... a population emerges ... but the fundemental unit is still one individual. If the author being just one such unit could with stand the negative charges of the political and administrative pressures, why can not we, in our unit capacities, stand against our visionless selfish custodians? His experience and reflections provide an insight to the inside of our hollow governing system. The author, in his typical lucid, amusing but informative, direct manne, has penned down the X-ray of our political leaders and administration. The diagnosis is precise. The prevention and cure both are in our hands. He has provided a stimulus but would we respond from our deep slumber?Printed Pages: 320. 104197

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15058 Joginder Singh
Myth and Reality of the Sikh Militancy in Punjab
Shree Publishers & Distributors; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8183291295; Hardcover; New; New; 
113336

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15059 Jogiraj Basu
India of the Age of the Brahmanas: Ancient Indian Culture and Civilisation as Revealed in the Brahmanas
Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar; Calcutta, India; 1969; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 332. Rubbed dust jacket. 025063

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15060 Jogishwar Singh
Banks, Gods and Government: Institutional and Informal Credit Structure in a Remote and Tribal Indian District (Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh) 1960-1985 (Beitrage Zur Sudasienforschung Sudasien-Institut Universitat Heidelberg, Band 129)
Franz Steiner Verlag GMBH; Stuttgart, Germany; 1989; 3515053964; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 17.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 447 with numerous b/w plates. 008541

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15061 Johan K. De Vree
Political Integration: The Formation of Theory and Its Problems
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1972; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 418. 004212

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15062 Johan Norberg
In Defence of Global Capitalism; Foreword By Bibek Debroy
Academic Foundation; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8171884156; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 5 3/3" 9" 
Printed pages: 312. 016434

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15063 Johan Ulfvens
Dagböcker Wilhelm & Ferdinand Von Wright: Dagböcker
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2008; 9515831377; New; 
Den sjätte delen i utgåvan med brödernas dagböcker omfattar de två yngre bröderna Wilhelm och Ferdinand von Wrights samtliga kända dagböcker. Wilhelm, som blev svensk medborgare och bosatte sig på Orust i Bohuslän, gjorde bl.a. en Lapplandsresa 1832. I hans dagböcker kan man också följa tillkomsten av planschverken Svenska Foglar, Skandinaviens Fiskar och Svenska Fjärilar. Ferdinand, som efterlämnat endast ett fåtal dagböcker, slog sig ner på släktgården Haminanlaks i Savolax och var den enda brodern som helt kunde livnära sig på sitt konstnärskap. Printed Pages: 615. 114293

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15064 Johan Van Benthem and Alice Ter Meulen (eds.)
Generalized Quantifiers in Natural Language
Foris Publications; Dordrecht, The Netherlands; 1985; 906765082X; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 17 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 169. Groningen-Amsterdam Studies in Semantics Series: Volume 4. 021152

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15065 Johan Van Der Auwera and Louis Goossens (eds.)
What do We talk About When We Talk: Speculative Grammar and the Semantics and Pragmatics of Focus (Pragmatics & Beyond Series: Volume II:3)
John Benjamins Publishing Company; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 1981; 9027225133; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 15 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 128. 028637

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15066 Johan Van Der Auwera and Louis Goossens (eds.)
Ins and Outs of the Predication
Foris Publications; Dordrecht, The Netherlands; 1987; 9067653489; First Edition; Paperback; Fine; 17 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 232. Functional Grammar Series: Volume 6. 006547

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15067 Johann Jakob Meyer
Sexual Life in Ancient India
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1989; 8120806387; Reprint; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 606. 030168

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15068 Johanna Annola
Äiti, emäntä, virkanainen, Vartija: Köyhäintalojen johtajattaret ja yhteiskunnallinen äitiys 1880-1918
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2011; 9522223042; New; 
Köyhäintalon johtajattarelta vaadittiin paljon: hänen tuli olla sekä äiti, emäntä, virkanainen että vartija. Hänen odotettiin toteuttavan aikansa keskiluokkaista naisihannetta, toisaalta hänellä oli yksityiselämä ja omat motiivit hakeutua raskaalle uralle. Johtajattarien henkilökuvien kautta piirtyy suomalainen yhteiskunta tuoreessa valossa 1800- ja 1900-lukujen vaihteessa. Kirja antaa uutta tietoa suomalaisen sosiaalityön alkuajoista, sukupuolijärjestelmän rakentamisesta sekä näiden nivoutumisesta osaksi keskiluokan nousua yhteiskunnalliseen valta-asemaan. Printed Pages: 291. 115553

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15069 Johanna Brenner
Women and the Politics of Class
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2006; 8187879602; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 330. 109393

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15070 Johanna D. Moore
Participating in Explanatory Dialogues: Interpreting and Responding to Questions in Context
The MIT Press; Cambridge, Massachussets, USA; 1995; 0262133016; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 18.5 Cms x 24 Cms 
While much has been written about the areas of text generation, text planning, discourse modeling, and user modeling, Johanna Moore's book is one of the first to tackle modeling the complex dynamics of explanatory dialogues. It describes an explanation-planning architecture that enables a computational system to participate in an interactive dialogue with its users, focusing on the knowledge structures that a system must build in order to elaborate or clarify prior utterances, or to answer follow-up questions in the context of an ongoing dialogue. Moore develops a model of explanation generation and describes a fully implemented natural-language system that is embedded in an existing expert system and that includes a generation component. Her main thesis is that shallow approaches to explanation such as paraphrasing the expert system's line of reasoning or filling in an explanation "schema" are not adequate for supporting dialogue, and that a more flexible approach is needed, one that is adaptive to context, aware of what is being said, and of what has gone before in the user's dialogue with the expert system. She argues that the problem with prior approaches is that they do not provide a representation of the intended effects of the components of an explanation, nor how these intentions are related to one another or to the rhetorical structure of the text. She proposes a computational solution to the question of how explanations can be synthesized in such a way that a system can later reason about the explanations it has produced to affect its subsequent utterances. Printed Pages: 350 with 55 illustrations. 005378

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15071 Johanna Frigård
Alastomuuden Oikeutus
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2008; 9517469764; New; 
Tutkimuksessa tarkastellaan erilaisia tapoja tuottaa alastonvalokuviin niitä puoltaneita ihanteita. Vuosisadan alun miesatleettien kuvat, naisalastontutkielmat ja kasvavan harrastajakuvaajajoukon lapsikuvat muovasivat kansalaisen, taiteilijan, uuden naisen ja lapsuuden ideaaleja populaarikulttuurin ja korkeataiteen välimaastossa. Alastonvalokuvilla ei ollut itsestään selviä merkityksiä, vaan niiden välittämä sisältö muuntui aikakauden, sukupuolen ja iän, kuvausympäristön ja kuvien esittämisyhteyden mukaan. Printed Pages: 307. 114292

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15072 Johanna Hätälä
Suomen aluerakenteen viimeaikainen ja tuleva Kehitys
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2010; 9514261003; New; 
Suomen asutun alueen kokonaispinta-ala on pienentynyt kahdeksan prosenttia vuosina 1970–2007. Samanaikaisesti väestömäärä on kasvanut 15 prosenttia, mikä on johtanut väestöntiheyden kohoamiseen. Maaseudun väestömäärä on pienentynyt noin 33 prosenttia. Maaseudun väestöntiheys oli 15,4 asukasta/km² vuonna 1970, vuonna 2007 se oli laskenut 11,3 asukkaaseen/neliökilometrillä. Tiheään asuttujen taajama-alueiden väestömäärä on kasvanut 42 prosenttia vuosina 1970–2007. Maaseutu- ja taajama-alueiden aluerakenteen kehitystrendit osoittavat, että harvaan asuttujen alueiden asutus ohenee myös tulevaisuudessa, mikä johtaa väistämättä joidenkin maaseutumaisten alueiden autioitumiseen. 115235

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15073 Johanna Ilmakunnas
Kartanot, kapiot, Rykmentit: Erään aatelissuvun elämäntapa 1700-luvun Ruotsissa
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2011; 952222264X; New; 
Ylhäisaatelisen von Fersen -suvun arki 1700-luvun Ruotsissa oli monella tapaa ylellistä. Heidän varakkuutensa perustui suuriin, perittyihin maaomaisuuksiin. Avioliitoilla, lasten kasvatuksella ja viroilla kasvatettiin omaisuutta ja verkostoja, mutta ne myös vaativat taloudellisia sijoituksia. Aatelisten kuluttaminen vaihteli elämäntilanteiden mukaan. Nuoret miehet edistivät upseerinuraansa ostamalla joukko-osastoja Ruotsin tai Ranskan armeijoista, avioituville aatelisnaisille taas teetettiin kalliita kapioita. Kreivit ja kreivittäret tilasivat Ranskasta ylellisyysesineitä, pelasivat uhkapelejä, metsästivät ja osallistuivat politiikkaan sekä Tukholman seuraelämään. Printed Pages: 524. 115565

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15074 Johanna Isosävi
formes d’adresse dans un corpus de films français et leur traduction en Finnois
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2010; 9519040358; New; 
Cette thèse s’inscrit dans le cadre de l’approche interactionelle et pragmatique ainsi que de la traductologie. Son objectif est d’étudier, d’une part, les valeurs sémantiques et pragmatiques des formes d’adresse (pronoms, prénoms, patronymes, titres, termes de parenté, noms de métier / de fonction et titres professionnels, termes affectifs) dans des dialogues de films français modernes et, de l’autre, leurs traductions dans les sous-titres finnois. Printed Pages: 259. 115004

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15075 Johanna Kallo
OECD education Policy
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2009; 9525401472; New; 
This dissertation explores the OECD’s history, methods of influence and relations with other international organisations. The study is based on extensive source material and interviews with prominent experts from the OECD and academia. The emphasis of research lies on a case study, which analyses how the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education has been utilised in structual reforms of higher education in Finland. The findings of the case study on Finland are compared to the ones of a second case study on the United Kingdom. Printed Pages: 428. 114875

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15076 Johanna Laakkonen
Canon and Beyond: Edvard Fazer and the Imperial Russian Ballet 1908-1910
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2009; 9514110315; New; 
This study focuses on the tours made by dancers from the Maryinsky Theatre from St. Petersburg to Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Berlin in the early summers of 1908–1910. The star of the group was Anna Pavlova, for whom these performances were a stepping-stone to an international career. Laakkonen examines the local dance scene in these cities and places the reception of the Imperial Russian Ballet in a larger framework of music, theatre and the visual arts. Printed Pages: 282. 115648

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15077 Johanna Laakso
Karhunkieli: Pyyhkäisyjä suomalais-ugrilaisten kielten Tutkimukseen
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 1999; 9517460945; New; 
Suomalais-ugrilaisuuden tutkimus ei nykyään ole pelkästään menneisyyden metsissä samoamista, vaan se liikkuu myös elävien kielten ja kulttuurien parissa, tundralta Tonavalle. Koinsyömien karhuntaljojen sijaan Karhunkieli pyrkii puhdistamaan kielisukulaisuuteen liittyvien ennakkoluulojen pölyjä ja tarjoamaan eläviä nuolaisuja suomalais-ugrilaiseen kielentutkimukseen ja sen lähialoihin. Printed Pages: 129. 116144

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15078 Johanna Spyri
Heidi
Indiana Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 8184080948; Hardcover; New; New; 
109832

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15079 Johanna Sumiala
Media and viestintä 2/2013
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2013; New; 
Sis. artikkelit: Jenni Hokka & al., Suomalaiset sanomalehdet uskonnollisen maiseman tuottajina. Uskontojournalismi Helsingin Sanomissa, Ilkassa, Kalevassa ja Karjalaisessa vuosina 2007?2011; Liina Puustinen, Matti Rautaniemi & Lauha Halonen, Enemmän kuin liikuntaa. Jooga kaupallisessa mediakulttuurissa; Terhi Utriainen, Uskontotaidetta ja enkelinsiipiä: kaksi tapausta suomalaisissa naistenlehdissä; Kati Niemelä, Sanomalehdet uskonnollisen muutoksen edelläkävijöinä. Uskonto pohjoismaisessa lehdistössä 1988?2008; Ilkka Huhta, Suomen luterilainen kirkko ja julkisen keskustelun murros 1960-luvulla; Titus Hjelm, Toinen ääni kellossa. Autoetnografinen analyysi asiantuntijuudesta suomalaisessa saatananpalvontauutisoinnissa 1998?2012; Sofia Sjö, Paha uskonto ? uskonnollinen problematiikka suomalaisissa elokuvissa. Printed Pages: 118. 116515

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15080 Johanna Vaattovaara
Meän tapa Puhua: Tornionlaakso pellolaisnuorten subjektiivisena paikkana ja Murrealueena
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2009; 9522221007; New; 
Tutkimuksessa tarkastellaan yhtä abiturienttivuosikertaa edustavien pellolaisten samaistumista kotiseutuunsa ja heidän alueellisen identiteettinsä rakentumista murteen käytön ja murretietoisuuden kautta. Murteen käyttöä, kielitietoisuutta ja tapoja puhua kielellisestä identiteetistä peilataan eroihin, joita tutkimuksessa ilmenee nuorten ympäristösuhteissa. Yksilölliset erot murteellisuudessa näyttävät kytkeytyvän eroihin alueellisessa samaistumisessa. Uutta tietoa on, että ”h:n päältä puhuvien” tornionlaaksolaisten kielitaju ulottuu erottamaan tornionlaaksolaiset h:t muualla esiintyvistä h-muodoista. Printed Pages: 304. 116278

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15081 Johanna Vakkari
Mind and Matter-Selected papers of Nordik 2009 Conference for Art Historians
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2010; 9525533131; New; 
This volume brings together eighteen authors, various multidisciplinary methods, and a large selection of essays on a wide range of topics from medieval Madonna sculptures to Swedish design. These contributions deepen our understanding of material culture and religion, creativity, architectural criticism, and the historical aspects of identity, culture and politics. The essays showcase ways in which thoughts, beliefs, ideas, religions, and political ideologies – material and immaterial culture – need to be challenged and analysed from critical points of view. Printed Pages: 283. 114273

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15082 Johanna Vakkari
Focus on Form J.J. Tikkanen, Giotto and Art Research in the 19th Century
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2007; 951905765X; New; 
This study is on Johan Jakob Tikkanen (1857-1930), the first professor of art history in Finland, and his significance and methods in the context of late 19th and early 20th-century European art history. Tikkanen was one of the pioneering scholars in the field of medieval art research, and one of the scholars who defined art history as an independent academic discipline. Tikkanen was profoundly interested in artistic creativity. In his own words, he wanted to study das künstlerische Können, artistic ability, instead of das künstlerische Wollen or artistic will. This starting point led him to the history of style and iconographical research. Printed Pages: 192. 114303

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15083 Johanna Vakkari (Ed.)
Towards a Science of Art History
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2009; 9525533107; New; 
This book presents a multifaceted panorama of art and science in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It addresses art history searching for its own profile as a new academic discipline – and questions related to the canons of art history and Stendhal’s Syndrome. It also provides an introduction to the Finnish art world from 19th-century Romanticism to renowned women artists such as Helene Schjerfbeck. In addition to Tikkanen, the work of Nordic scholars such as Lorentz Dietrichson, Julius Lange and Osvald Sirén is examined. Printed Pages: 163. 114288

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15084 Johanna Wassholm
Svenskt, finskt och Ryskt
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2014; 9515831903; New; 
Eric Gustaf Ehrström (1791–1835) var lektor i ryska vid akademin i Åbo och blev kyrkoherde i S:t Katarina svenska församling i S:t Petersburg. Han var en av de tidigaste förespråkarna för finskan som nationalspråk, men hävdade också att kunskaper i ryska språket var en nationalnödvändighet i Finland. I det mångspråkiga S:t Petersburg såg han däremot som sin uppgift att försvara det svenska modersmålet. Johanna Wassholm undersöker hur Ehrström under olika tider och i olika roller såg på finskt, svenskt och ryskt samt på förhållandet mellan språk, nation och historia. Särskilt aktuellt blev det här efter 1809 när Finland skildes från Sverige och blev en del av det ryska imperiet. Printed Pages: 217. 115477

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15085 Johanna Wassholm
Gården vid Kanalen: Strömma gårds Historia
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2013; 9515832632; New; 
Strömma gård i Bjärnå i Egentliga Finland ligger mellan fastland och skärgård, mellan finskt och svenskt och vid en fjärd som historiskt varit en viktig kommunikationsled. Dagens Strömma gård var tidigare flera mindre egendomar, som hade nära anknytning till två av traktens järnbruk, Tykö och Mathildedal. På 1840-talet byggdes Strömma kanal på gårdens mark, vilket starkt påverkade både livet på gården och förutsättningarna för utvecklingen av näringslivet. Befolkningen ökade i takt med att industrierna växte och det gav upphov till ett aktivt förenings- och kulturliv. När reguljär ångbåtstrafik från Åbo inleddes blev Strömma en populär plats för utflykter och evenemang. I boken presenteras gårdens mångskiftande historia fram till i dag, med tyngdpunkt på de två senaste århundradena. Printed Pages: 140. 115508

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15086 Johanna Yliskylä-Peuralahti
Valtion laitosten siirrot ja Aluepolitiikka
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2004; 9516533272; New; 
Teos käsittelee 1960- ja 1970-luvuilla tehtyjä suunnitelmia siirtää valtion virastoja ja laitoksia Helsingistä muualle Suomeen. Esimerkkitapauksena tarkastellaan Maatalouden tutkimuskeskuksen vuosina 1978–1983 tapahtunutta muuttoa Vantaan Tikkurilasta Jokioisiin ja tämän muuton vaikutuksia tutkimuskeskuksen toiminnalle, sen henkilöstölle sekä alueille. Maatalouden tutkimuskeskuksesta tuli käytännössä ennakkotapaus, jossa vastaavien siirtojen vaikutukset tulevat näkyviin monin eri tavoin. Ongelmia tuottivat henkilökohtaista tapaamista edellyttävien kontaktien ylläpitäminen, muuttoprosessin pitkittyminen ja sen henkilöstössä synnyttämä epävarmuus, sekä yksilötasolla siirron kohteeksi joutuvien oman elämän hallintaan liittyvät kysymykset. Printed Pages: 268. 115244

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15087 Johannes Aagaard and Moti Lal Pandit
The Hidden Way: A Study in Modern Religious Esoterism
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8121510554; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
The purpose of the present study is to present Swami Narayanananda as a prototype of a modern successful guru, who in his twilight language seems to be offering a definite kind of synthesis of all religions. Narayanananda, however, cannot be studied in isolation. He has to be studied in concreto within the movement of guruism. This single guru can be seen as a focus for the general movement of New Age which has taken the whole world by surprise. There is much more to be said, not least about the parallel movements within and out of Buddhism, which has its own esoteric and occult experiences. Printed Pages: 164. 000180

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15088 Johannes Bronkhorst
Buddhist Teaching in India
Wisdom Publications; Boston, USA; 2010; 0861715667; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
The Abhidhamma, the third great division of early Buddhist teaching, expounds a revolutionary system of philosophical psychology rooted in the twin Buddhist insights of selflessness and dependent origination. In keeping with the liberative thrust of early Buddhism, this system organizes the entire spectrum of human consciousness around the two poles of Buddhist doctrine—bondage and liberation, Samsara and Nirvana—the starting point and the final goal. It thereby maps out, with remarkable rigour and precision, the inner landscape of the mind to be crossed through the practical work of Buddhist meditation. In this book of groundbreaking essays, Venerable Nyanaponika Thera, one of our age's foremost exponents of Theravada Buddhism, attempts to penetrate beneath the formidable face of the Abhidhamma and to make its principles intelligible to the thoughtful reader of today. His point of focus is the Consciousness Chapter of the Dhammasangani, the first treatise of the Abhidhamma Pitaka. Basing himself on the detailed list of mental factors that the Abhidhamma uses as a guide to psychological analysis, he launches into bold explorations in the multiple dimensions of conditionality, the nature of consciousness, the temporality of experience, and the psychological springs of spiritual transformation. Innovative and rich in insights, this book does not merely open up new avenues in the academic study of early Buddhism. By treating the Abhidhamma as a fountainhead of inspiration for philosophical and psychological inquiry, it demonstrates the continuing relevance of Buddhist thought to our most astute contemporary efforts to understand the elusive yet so intimate nature of the mind. Dan Goleman, celebrated author of Emotional Intelligence, in recommending this classic book, says that his former teacher, Venerable Nyanaponika Thera, was "one of the most profound and lucid interpreters of Buddhist psychology in our time." Printed Pages: 160. 033978

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15089 Johannes Bronkhorst
Tradition and Argument in Classical Indian Linguistics: The Bahiranga-Paribhasa in the Paribhasendusekhara
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2003; 81-208-01883-0; First Indian Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 233. 031935

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15090 Johannes Bronkhorst
Greater Magadha: Studies in the Cultures of Early India
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8120835344; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Greater Magadha, roughly the eastern part of the Gangetic plain of northern India, has so far been looked upon as deeply indebted to Brahmanical culture. Religions such as Buddhism and Jainism are thought of as derived, in one way or another, from Vedic religion. This belief is defective in various respects. The book argues for the importance and independence of Greater Magadha as a cultural area until a date close to the beginning of the Common Era. In order to correct the incorrect notions, two types of questions are dealt with: questions pertaining to cultural and religious dependencies, and questions relating to chronology. As a result a modified picture arises that also has a bearing on the further development of Indian culture. The book is arranged in five parts. Part-I describes cultural features of Greater Magadha, under which there are three chapters-The Fundamental Spiritual Ideology, Other Features and Conclusions. Part-II: Brahmanism vis-a-vis Rebirth and Karmic Retribution has three sections- Hesitantly Accepted, Rebirth and Karmic Retribution Ignored or Rejected, and Urban Brahmins. Under section one there are chapters onó Dharma Sutra, a portion from the Mahabharata and the early Upanisads. Section two features chapters on Rebirth and Karmic Retribution Ignored and Rebirth and Karmic Retribution Rejected. Section three is on urban Brahmins.Printed Pages: 433. 102519

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15091 Johannes Bronkhorst
Tradition And Argument In Classical Indian Linguistics: The Bahiranga-Paribhasa in the Paribhasendu Sekhara
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8120818830; Softcover; New; 
The Paribhasendusekhara by Nagesa is the most widely studied text in the field of grammatical Paribhasas. Numerous commentaries have been written on it including one by Nagesa`s Pupil, Vaidyanatha Payagunda. In addition an excellent english translation was published more than a century ago by one of the most outstanding scholars of sanskrit grammar, Franz Kielhorn. Yet the protion dealing with the Bahiranga Paribhasa the most important Paribhasa and the one most extensively discussed by Nagesa has according to Bronkhorst been misunderstood by commentators and translator alike.Printed Pages: 233. 102569

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15092 Johannes Bronkhorst
From Panini to Patanjali: The Search for Linearity (Post Graduate and Research Department Series)
Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute; Pune, India; 2004; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 65. 103077

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15093 Johannes Bronkhorst & Karin Preisendanz (Eds)
From Vasubandhu to Caitanya: Studies in Indian Philosophy and Its Textual History (Papers in the 12th World Sanskrit Conference, Volume 10.1)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8120834720; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The chapter in this volume are a selection of papers presented in the general Philosophy Section at the 12th World Sanskrit Conference in Helsinki, Finland. The first part of the book, Studies in Indian Philosophy, contains nine studies on individual topics and concepts in Indian philosophy from various perspectives: historical-philological, philosophical and comparative. They are inter alia concerned with such fundamental issues as the characteristic signs of the Self, the concept of vijnaptimatrata in Vasubandhu's Yogacara, the notion of unchanging cognition in the writings of the Kashmirian author Ramakantha, the definition of existence according to the late Buddhist philosopher Jnanasrimitra, and the significance of the sadhana catustaya in Vedanta. In the second part of the book, two papers contribute to the study of the textual history of Indian philosophy, with a focus on the Patanjalayogasastra and Candrananda's commentary on the Vaisesikasutra.Printed Pages: 182. 102081

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15094 Johannes Bronkhorst & Yves Ramseier
Word Index to the Prasastapadabhasya: A Complete Word Index to the Printed Editions of the Prasastapadabhasya
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1994; 8120812727; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Prasastapadabhasya whose real title is Padarthadharmasamgraha is the most important surviving work of classical Vaisesika. Its great popularity which continues today is witnessed by the fact that it exists in numerous editions. Access to and comparison of these different editons has always been hindered by the lack of a word index covering all the existing editions. This book provides such a tool. All readings in all editions are recorded with references to the page numbers in those editions.Printed Pages: 185. 102162

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15095 Johannes Bronkhorst and Yves Ramseier
Word Index to the Prasastapadabhasya: A Complete Word Index to the Printed Editions of the Prasastapadabhasya
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1994; 81-208-1272-1; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 185. 028358

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15096 Johannes Brusila
Modersmålets Sånger
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2015; 951583340X; New; 
I Modersmålets sånger analyseras finlandssvensk kultur och identitet ur ett musikaliskt perspektiv. Med hjälp av kulturanalytiska teorier diskuterar sex forskare hur musiken bidrar både till att konstruera finlandssvenskhet och till att konkretisera den mångfald av svenskheter som förekommer i Finland. Det gemensamma för bokens artiklar är att musik inte bara ses som ett ljudande fenomen, utan också som en aktivitet och ett kulturellt fenomen. Sambandet mellan musik och identitet klargörs med olika infallsvinklar och fallstudier, där bland annat dansbandmusik och vissång ingår. Printed Pages: 289. 114759

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15097 Johannes Enroth
Annales Botanici Fennici 1-3/2017
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2017; New; 
Includes the following articles among others: Kandemir A., Aytaç Z. & Fisne A.Y.,Aethionema erzincanum (Brassicaceae), a new species from Turkey; Zheng X.L., Xiao Y., Sun W., Chen Y.Z., Wang J. & Qin X.S., Gomphogyne hainanensis (Cucurbitaceae), a new species from Hainan Island, China; Han K., Zhao J.H., Zeng S.Y., Li J.F. & Liu Z.L.,Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for critically endangered Echinocodon draco (Campanulaceae); Sundstøl S.A. & Odland A.,Responses of alpine vascular plants and lichens to soil temperatures; Mathew J. & George K.V., Arisaema peerumedense (Araceae), a new species from the South Western Ghats, India; Bardsiri A., Naderi R., Amirahmadi A., Faghir M.B. & Mirtadzadini M. , Drymocallis damghanensis (Rosaceae), a new species from Iran; Kirjakov I.K. & Velichkova K.N., Hormotilopsis gelatinosa (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta), a rare species newly discovered in Bulgaria; Yan H.F., Xu Y., Zhu Z.M., Hu C.M. & Hao G., Lysimachia sinopilosa (Primulaceae), a new species from Yunnan, China; Zhao L.Q. & Guo K., A new species and a new variety of Stipa (Poaceae) from Tibet, China. Printed Pages: 195. 117026

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15098 Johannes Enroth
Annales Botanici Fennici 1-2/2015
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2015; New; 
Printed Pages: 143. 117498

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15099 Johannes Fabian
Taxonomy and Ideology: On the Boundaries of Concept-Classification (PdR Press Publications in The Theory of Cultural Knowledge 1)
The Peter De Ridder Press; Lisse, The Netherlands; 1975; 9031600709; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 17. 015484

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15100 Johannes Heikkilä
Pilven Piirtä Myöten: Suomietnon Synty
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2011; 9522223034; New; 
Suomalainen kansanmusiikki sai 1970-luvun alussa aivan uusia sävyjä. Muusikot tekivät tutkimusretkiä suomalaisen musiikkikulttuurin juurille. Vaikutteita otettiin eri musiikkilajeista sekä Suomen rajojen ulkopuolelta. Teos on ensimmäinen yleisesitys suomalaisen nykykansanmusiikin kehityksestä ja aikalaisvastaanotosta. Se hahmottaa haastattelujen ja musiikillisten elämänkaarien kautta suomietnon alkuvaiheet Kareliasta, Kankaan Pelimanneista ja Piirpaukesta Värttinän läpimurtoon saakka. Printed Pages: 368. 116605

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