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15401 Khushwant Singh (compiled and edited)
Sahibs Who Loved India
Penguin/Viking; New Delhi, India; 2010; 0143415808; First Edition; Paperback; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
A rare collection of essays that invites the reader to revisit a vanished era of sahibs and memsahibs. From Lord Mountbatten to Peggy Holroyde to Maurice and Taya Zinkin, Britishers who lived and worked in India reminisce about topics and points of interest as varied as the Indian Civil Service and the Roshanara Club, shikar and hazri, the Amateur Cine Society of India and the Doon School, Rudyard Kipling and Mahatma Gandhi. Selected from a series of articles commissioned by Khushwant Singh when he was the editor of the Illustrated Weekly of India these delightfully individualistic and refreshingly candid writings reveal a fascinating array of British attitudes, experiences, observations, fond memories, the occasional short-lived grouses and, above all, a deep and abiding affection and respect for India. Printed Pages: 200. 024218

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15402 Khushwant Singh (ed.)
The HarperCollins Book of New Indian Fiction: Contemporary Writing in English
HarperCollins Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8172235844; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Printed Pages: 208. 025163

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15403 Khushwant Singh (Intro.)
Kipling's India
Lotus/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 817436028X; Softcover; New; 

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15404 Khushwant Singh and Humra Quraishi
Absolute Khushwant: The Low, Down on Life, Death and Most Things In-Between
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2010; 0143068717; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Printed Pages: 198. 033898

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15405 Khushwant Singh and Raghu Rai
The Sikhs
Lustre Press/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 81-7436-132-4; Hard Cover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 142 with numerous colour illustrations. 038090

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15406 Khushwant Singh, Anees Jung, and Maharani Gayatri Devi
Delhi Agra Jaipur
Himalayan Books; New Delhi, India; 1990; 8170020417; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 37 x 27 Cm Gopi Gajwani 
Printed Pages: 144 with numerous colour illustrations. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 018292

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15407 Khushwant Singh, Illustrated by Prashant Pinjar
India: The Definitive Images. 1858 to the Present
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2003; 0670049654; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Printed Pages: 200. 001169

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15408 Khushwant Singh,Mulk Raj Anand,Premchand (Author) & Jai Ratan, P. Lal (Trns)
5 Indian Masters
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8179922170; Softcover; New; 
This book is a compilation of classic short stories by five great Indian writers - Raja Rao, Rabindranath Tagore, Premchand, Dr. Mulk Raj Anand and Khushwant Singh. Though not necessarily representative of the authors’ complete works, the stories have been carefully chosen to showcase their versatility and skill as storytellers. The collection covers an extraordinary range of themes, styles and settings, allowing the reader to get a glimpse of another world gone by. Yet, these stories seem timeless, and the characters in them show the same foibles, fears and hopes as people in the brave new world of the 21st century.Printed Pages: 304. 105488

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15409 Khushwant Singh; Rohini Singh (edited and compiled)
Need for a New Religion in India and Other Essays
UBSPD; New Delhi, India; 1991; 8185273650; Third Reprint; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 164. Rubbed dust jacket. Bumped corners. 024369

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15410 Khwaja Abdul Muntaqim
Hindu-Muslim Unity and Love for India
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789351280408; Hardcover; New; New; 
Title of the book is self-explanatory. It is an objective and non-hypocritical sociogenetic literary composition presenting a serious subject without any disposition to injure feelings of any group(s). The book contains 11 chapters dealing with issues having a bearing on Hindu-Muslim Unity and the stumbling blocks in its path. The following quotations from the book speak for t h e author’s rational and pragmatic approach to the whole issue.“Spirit of patriotism must come from within. It is not to be injected. ”“ There may be hundred reasons to hate each other but the balance shall always tilt in favour of innumerable reasons to love each other .” “Religion is also a moral code and moral codes may differ . One should learn to live with a difference. Moral codes and beliefs should not divide the people. We can 't build Rome in a day but we have to give a wakeup call for mental transformation.Printed Pages: 280. 106188

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15411 Khwaja Ahmad Abbas; edited with an Introduction By Suresh Kohli
The Naxalites
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789383098859; First Edition; Paperback; New; 216 x 140 Mm 
Printed Pages: 154. 038121

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15412 Khwaja M. Shahid & Bhanu Pratap Pritam
Indian Higher Education at a Crossroads
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789351281535; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book titled “Indian Higher Education at a Crossroads” edited by Prof . Khwaja M Shahid and Bhanu Pratap Pritam has made an effort to locate the contemporary Indian Higher Education from developmental chronology . Beginning with a stock of historical development of Indian Higher Education and largely the colonial framework of higher education to the recent issues in management and administration has also been categorically placed. Some of the well known educationists of the country have also contributed their thoughts on higher education and its contemporary concerns. The book has been categorized in various sub-themes such as; development of Indian higher education, policy issues in higher education, contemporary and professional education, economic perspectives in higher education, excellence in higher education, social concerns in higher education, global perspectives in higher education and finally the editors of the book have also concluded with a chapter “Indian Higher Education: A Way Forward” . The book expects to present t h e Indian Higher Education fro m governance & administrative perspective before the reader . About The Author:- Dr . Khwaja M Shahid, Pro Vice Chancellor Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANU) Hyderabad has extensive combination of academia as well as administration. Presently he is associated with MANUU whereas formerly he was associated with “Institute of Secretarial Training & Management ” as Director and “Union Public Service Commission” , New Delhi as Joint Secretary . Apart from these, he has also served in a central university as Registrar of Jamia Milia Islama, New Delhi. His doctoral work on management of higher education in India is an extensive piece of research in this sector. Besides, he has also participated in several national and international Conferences / Seminars as speaker on management and administration in general and higher education in particular. Bhanu Pratap Pritam , Assistant Professor of Education associated with Maulana Azad Nationa l Urdu University , Hyderabad for last three years . Priortothis , he received his education from institutions such as; Banaras Hindu University Varanasi, The English and Foreign Languages University Hyderabad and National Universit y of Educational Planning and Administration ( N U E PA ) N e w D e l h i . H i s r e s e a r c h experiences at NUEP A contributed optimally in terms of his knowledge and understanding of higher education in general and teacher education in particular.Printed Pages: 296. 106131

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15413 Kidar Nath Thusu
Gond Kingdom of Chanda with Particular Reference to Its Political Structure
Anthropological Survey of India in Association; New Delhi, India; 1980; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 302 with 10 b/w illustrations. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 026271

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15414 Kikky Sihota
Creative Carving of Fruits & Vegetables
Lustre Press/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8174361707; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 21 x 21 Cm Deepak Budhraja 
Printed Pages: 96 with numerous colour illustrations. 023612

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15415 Kim Echlin
Under the visible life
Hachette India/Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 1781256381; Softcover; New; 
Half Chinese and half Canadian, Katherine Goodnow struggles through a 1950's childhood hostile to all she represents. Then, as a teenager, she discovers jazz, and her life is transformed. Her talent for the piano brings her freedom, adventure and a sense of purpose, helping her survive unexpected motherhood and her incurable love for the unreliable father of her children. Half American and half Afghani, Mahsa Weaver is only twelve when, after the death of her parents, she is sent to live with strict relatives in Karachi. Struggling to break free, she escapes to Montreal, but the threads of her past are not so easily severed and she finds herself forced into an arranged marriage. For Mahsa, too, music becomes her solace and passion, allowing her to dare to dream of a life that is really her own. When these two women meet in New York, they begin a friendship that will change everything. Vividly rendered and sweeping in scope, under the visible life is a stunning meditation on how hope can remain alive in the darkest of times, if we have someone with whom to share our burdens. Printed Pages: 320. 107590

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15416 Kim Edwards
The Memory Keeper's Daughter: A Novel
Penguin; New York ,USA; 2005; 0143037145; First Edition; Soft Cover; New; 13 Cms x 21 Cms 
Printed pages: 401. 016755

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15417 Kim Gutschow
Being a Buddhist Nun: The Struggle for Enlightenment in the Himalayas
Harvard University Press; Cambridge, Massachussets, USA; 2004; 0674012879; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 360 with 20 halftones, 3 maps, and 2 tables. 003474

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15418 Kim Il Sung
Duties of Literature and Arts in Our Revolution
Juche Idea Study Society; New Delhi, India; 1979; First Edition; Paperback; Good; 14 x 20 Cm 
Printed Pages: 52. Rubbed cover. 025563

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15419 Kim Inglis
The Indian Spa: Ayurveda. Yoga. Wellness. Beauty
Talisman Publishing Pte Ltd; Singapore; 2008; 9810593538; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 20 x 27 Cm Luca Invernizzi Tettoni 
Printed Pages: 336 with numerous colour illustrations. 023023

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15420 Kim Won-Yong
Recent Archaeological Discoveries in the Republic of Korea
The Centre for East Asian Cultural Studies; Tokyo, Japan; 1983; 92-3-102001-3; First Edition; Paperback; Fine; 
Printed Pages: 90 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 039631

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15421 Kim-Anh Lim
Practical Guide to the I Ching
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 817822108X; Softcover; New; 
Kim-Anh Lim gives a comprehensive overview of the I Ching`s evolution in Chinese history and philosophy, and explains how to cast and interpret the hexagrams. She also includes complete interpretations, based on her exceptional insight into the ancient text, for each hexagram and its "changing" lines. This book holds a wealth of information. Kim-Anh Lim takes you step-by-step through the components of the hexagrams so you can better interpret how the hexagrams you cast for yourself apply to your particular situation.Printed Pages: 340. 102634

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15422 Kingshuk Chatterjee & Priya Singh
The Dilemma of Popular Sovereignty in the Middle East: Power from or to the People?
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789383649112; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The ongoing political turmoil in the Middle East as a whole would seem to be essentially a contest between the minimalist and maximalist positions on popular sovereignty: should power merely come from, and be exercised in the name of, the people? Or, should those in power be fully accountable to the people? The dilemma warrants a closer look. The present volume comes out of an international conference held in Calcutta, India organised by the Institute of Foreign Policy Studies and the Centre for Pakistan and West Asian Studies, University of Calcutta in March 2013. This volume aims not at a definitive analysis of why what happened did happen; it aims instead at getting a sense of what was actually happening, and what is at issue.Printed Pages: 200. 104264

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15423 Kingshuk Chatterjee (Ed.)
Pakistan and Afghanistan: The (in)stability Factor in India’s Neighbourhood
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789381904626; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The present volume comes out of a conference held by the IFPS in collaboration with CPWAS at Calcutta University in March 2012. The volume comprises of eight essays highlighting on various approaches to the question of instability in India’s western neighbourhood, and what it could mean for India. The issues covered include the domestic dynamics of Pakistan, Afghanistan, the extent to which these have a bearing on the foreign policy of the Government of India, and the economic and social cost extracted by the aura of instability that has come to characterise the neighbourhood.Printed Pages: 186. 104316

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15424 Kingshuk Nag
The Namo Story: A Political Life
Lotus Collection/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8174369384; First Edition; Paperback; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
One of the truly enigmatic personalities on the contemporary Indian political canvas, Narendra Damodardas Modi is difficult to ignore. From his humble beginnings as a RSS pracharak to his rise in the Hindutva ranks, and from being Bharatiya Janata Partys master planner to one of the its most popular and controversial state chief ministers, Modis mantra of change and development is gradually finding many takers. Though he evokes vastly different reactions among the citizens for his alleged role during the Godhra aftermath, what is absolutely clear is that he indeed is racing towards the centre stage, making the 2014 General Elections look more like a Presidential system where, you either vote for him or against him. And that, as they say, is the Modi effect. Kingshuk Nag paints the most vivid portrait of the extraordinary politician who is poised to take on a new role in the coming years. Printed pages: 208. 037475

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15425 Kino MacGregor
The Power of Ashtanga Yoga: Developing a Practice That Will Bring You Strength, Flexibility, and Inner Peace (Includes the Complete Primary Series)
Shambhala; Boston, USA; 2013; 1611800056; Paperback; New; 
Ashtanga Yoga is a graceful, athletic type of yoga that has become extremely popular in recent years. Here, Kino MacGregor, a disciple of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, the great modern guru who developed Ashtanga Yoga, gives a comprehensive view of the practice and shows how Ashtanga is fundamentally a path of spiritual transformation and personal development. MacGregor delves into the history and tradition of Ashtanga Yoga and reveals how its philosophy manifests in contemporary lifestyle and dietary choices. She also explains the essential connection of breath, posture, and gaze that is the core of the practice. Her clear, step-by-step instruction of the Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series—including standing, seated, backbending, twisting, hip-opening, and closing postures—is a wonderful initiation for those who are new to the practice, and it will motivate experienced yogis toward perfection of the form. Throughout, MacGregor shares her own personal yoga journey and her devotion to yoga as a path of self-realization in a way that will inspire all practitioners. Printed Pages: 240. 037737

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15426 Kip Becker (Ed.)
International Business and Culture
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 817992758X; Softcover; New; 
International Business And Culture is a book devoted to the effects of culture on international business operations. Many costly errors have been made by international businesses that have not realized the extent to which the needs and behaviors of consumers and employees vary among regions and nations. Change has created many conflicts between the established ways and the introduction of new ideas and different behaviors. As firms further their internationalization efforts more and more employees will find that they are being exposed to greater cultural diversity. This is increasingly the case due to efforts to expand hiring of indigenous persons to staff “foreign” locations. Often new managers from foreign subsidiaries are provided training in the domestic offices exposing not only them, but also those around them, to different ways of thinking. This internationalization of the workplace has placed increased pressures on human resource departments, managers and staff. As such, companies will find it increasingly difficult to respond to differing languages, values and perceptions in a manner that maximizes diverse personal qualities and achieves company goals. As Internet use, international travel and communication speed all increase it is certainly reasonable to assume that the velocity at which cultures collide will increase as well. The seven articles included in this book provide valuable insights into dealing with these issues.Printed Pages: 172. 105602

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15427 Kiran B. Chhokar, Mamata Pandya, and Meena Raghunathan (eds)
Understanding Environment
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0761932771; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Designed as a basic text for foundation and undergraduate courses in Environmental Studies, this book introduces students to key scientific concepts related to environment and sustainable development. It provides a comprehensive understanding of environmental concerns and issues with special reference to the Indian context. The primary objective of the book is to create an awareness of the environment. It conceptualizes the environment as a multidimensional and complex living system and describes the interlinkages that make up this system. The presentation is supported by relevant examples and case studies to contextualize the information given. Questions and self-learning exercises are provided at the end of each chapter to assist students to understand and apply the content in their immediate environment. Specifically, the book: - Highlights the interconnectedness of phenomena in real life, and the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary nature of environmental studies. - Presents case studies to highlight examples of individual and collective action that have ‘made a difference’. - Provides self-learning exercises for each chapter to help develop skills of observation, data collection, analysis, synthesis and presentation. Written in a non-technical manner and supported by attractive illustrations, this text will be welcomed not only by students but by anyone interested in understanding the environment. It is specially relevant as it is being published on the eve of the UN Decade for Education for Sustainable Development (2005–2014). Printed Pages: 336. 028794

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15428 Kiran Barman & Anita Singh (Eds)
Journal of Gender and Justice, Volume 1
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 2250-2165; First Edition; Softcover; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
India has been labelled as a land of gender inequality and a challenging place for a woman to live. For centuries, social reformers were fighting for women rights and thus taking the country out of this social stigma and injustice, and they invested a lot on educating and empowering women. But they have met with only partial success. The numerous cases of female infanticides, sex-selective abortions and atrocities on women endorse this fact. We have yet to undergo a sea change in our attitude towards the dignity, education, employment and empowerment of women. The society has to appreciate their strength and treat them as quintessentials in nation-building. There is no society in the world in which women do not experience some gender inequality, be it in political, economic, social, or legal fronts. But in many countries, the gender inequality is really acute. Therefore these important issues -- the invisibility, dstortion and marginalization of gender as a category of analysis in mainstream disciplines and their canonozation -- need serious deliberations. The objectives of Journal of Gender and Justice are both academic and social. It expects to change the present attitude and values in society regarding women's roles and rights to one of equal participation in all social, economic and political processes. It is designed to help in bringing a culture shift in attitudes and values in society regarding women's roles and rights. This "annual" journal from the stable of Banares Hindu University's Centre for Women's Studies and Development, Varanasi, will also target at fulfilling a special responsibility to teachers, who are aware of the need of non-sexiest education, who would pick up the challenge to promote value of equality, including the gender equality.Printed Pages: 183. 100505

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15429 Kiran Bedi
Fateh: Triumph over Tragedy
Full Circle; New Delhi, India; 8121620139; Softcover; New; 

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15430 Kiran C. Gupta (Ed.)
Aesthetics and Motivations in Arts and Science
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts; New Delhi, India; 1996; 8122407463; Hardcover; New; New; 
This volume is a collection of twelve papers invited for a National Seminar based on the seminal work, "Truth and Beauty; Aesthetics and Motivations in Science" by the Nobel Laureate S. Chandrasekhar. The contributions are by experts in arts, fine arts and science, exploring the themes of creativity, beauty and truth in their respective subjects of specializations. It is hoped that this publication will lead to more dialogues between the practitioners of arts and sciences.Printed Pages: 199. 101645

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15431 Kiran Chhabria
Kitty in the City
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789384038595; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
At 35, business woman-turned food critic-cum-book reviewer. Kiki Chawla is in complete control of her life the weight issues and hunger pangs notwithstanding. Kikis upscale yet mundane Dubai life revolves around her regular newspaper columns, routine coffee shop outings, weekend lunches with her mother and the occasional catch-up with the girl gang. This billionaire heiress zips by in her yellow Porsche, gifts herself emerald cut diamonds and much to the bewilderment of the society ladies, constantly contemplates moving into the 6,500 square-feet party pad shes bought in Dubais most exclusive building. Her luxurious living apart, Kiki has yet another preoccupation that has all the women hooked her blog, where her 'inner voice' Kitty raves, rants and reigns supreme. Despite having everything going for her, the singleton is left utterly confused around men and matters of the heart. When her boringly predictable life is thrown off balance owing to a series of events that unfold over the course of a week, Kiki knows it means trouble. With potential love interests clouding her thoughts and her life - all at the same time, trepidation takes over. And Kiki looks for solace in everything from comfort food to voodoo lady. But does the ever-elusive 'true, blissful love' finally happen to Kiki? Read on to find out.Printed Pages: 176. 104996

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15432 Kiran Desai
The Inheritance of Loss: A Novel
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2006; 0670058785; First Edition; Soft Cover; New; New; 16.5 x 25 Cm 
Kiran Desai's first novel, Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard, was published to unanimous acclaim in over twenty-two countries. Now Desai takes us to the northeastern Himalayas where a rising insurgency challenges the old way of life. In a crumbling, isolated house at the foot of Mount Kanchenjunga lives an embittered old judge who wants to retire in peace when his orphaned granddaughter Sai arrives on his doorstep. The judge's chatty cook watches over her, but his thoughts are mostly with his son, Biju, hopscotching from one New York restaurant job to another, trying to stay a step ahead of the INS, forced to consider his country's place in the world. When a Nepalese insurgency in the mountains threatens Sai's new-sprung romance with her handsome Nepali tutor and causes their lives to descend into chaos, they, too, are forced to confront their colliding interests. The nation fights itself. The cook witnesses the hierarchy being overturned and discarded. The judge must revisit his past, his own role in this grasping world of conflicting desires—every moment holding out the possibility for hope or betrayal. A novel of depth and emotion, desai’s second, long-awaited novel fulfils the grand promise established by her first. Printed Pages: 336. 023039

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15433 Kiran Desai
Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard
Faber and Faber Limited; London, UK; 1998; 0571194877; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 11 x 18 Cm 
Printed Pages: 209. Slight yellowing of pages and rubbed cover. 019883

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15434 Kiran Doshi
Jinnah Often Came to Our House
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789385152931; Softcover; New; 
India, 1904. The young and dashing Sultan Kowaishi has just returned from London to Bombay after passing his barrister exam. Among the first persons he meets is Mohammed Ali Jinnah, already an advocate of note, and is quickly drawn to him. It is also the time when Jinnah decides to join the Indian National Congress, soon to become its brightest star. The stir against the British rule holds no interest for Sultan but it attracts his wife Rehana, and, inexorably, weaves its way into their lives. In this brilliant saga of love and betrayal, pain and redemption, set amidst the long struggle for freedom and its terrible twin, the call for Pakistan, we confront questions that are as relevant today as they were a hundred years ago. Questions of identity, of purpose, of the shackles of a thousand memories. 109742

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15435 Kiran Kumar Thaplyal
Village and Village Life in Ancient India: A Study of Village and Village Life in Northern India from 6th Century BC to 1st Century BC
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8173052611; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
In this work, an attempt has been made to present in a concise form the various and variegated facets of village and village life in Northern India from c. sixth century BC, a great landmark in Indian history in several fields, to c. first century AD, by linking together pieces of evidence culled from literary and archaeological sources. The first chapter deals with time frame, area of study and sources and their relative merit for historical reconstruction. The next two chapters discuss the form and character of villages and their position vis-a-vis towns and cities. The fourth chapter discusses socio-economic stratification, and the fifth, sixth and seventh chapters, aspects of social, economic and religious life, respectively. Administration and taxation forms the subject of the eighth chapter. Then follow two appendices dealing with ownership of land, and grant of agricultural land and villages, respectively, a bibliography and an index. Forty-five line-drawings and twelve photographs have been added which throw light on various aspects of the life of the village folk. Similarities and diversities between villages and towns have been highlighted, and an attempt has been made to distinguish between ideal and real, common and rare, and change and continuity. Printed Pages: 364 with 12 halftone illustrations and 45 line drawings. 002886

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15436 Kiran Kumar Thaplyal
Asoka: The King and the Man
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8173054339; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
The present volume comprising 11 Chapters deals variously with political and economic background and sources; classification and features of edicts; early life and family; conquests and extent of empire; administration; faith in Buddhism; dhamma; religious harmony; society and religions; monuments; and estimate of Asoka. Of five Appendices, the last one deals with the latest discovered Asokan inscription, brought to light by the author. Some points may be highlighted. If Taxila Aramaic inscription was engraved during Asoka's viceroyalty, then Priyadarsi, occurring in it, was not his coronation name. The first five lines of the Panguraria inscription do not refer to Asoka as viceroy on pleasure tour. Identifications and status of Asoka's queens suggested by scholars are rejected, and alternate suggestions offered. The views that Asoka allowed the slaughter of two peacocks and one deer because he was fond of their meat, or because their meat was offered to family deity, have been countered. It is argued with evidence that Chandragupta, and not Bindusara, married a Greek princess. Asoka ruthlessly attacked Kalinga, as in the war of succession, its king had sided with his rival. Asoka has been criticized for granting merely three days for making appeal against death sentence, its review, judgment on the review and conveying the same to the petitioner. The circumstances of the presence of the Separate Rock Edicts at Sannati have been critically examined. Literary and epigraphic evidences show that elephant in Asokan art symbolises Buddha, and so the view that the Dhauli elephant represents Asoka is not correct. Asoka's statement that as a lay Buddhist, after association with samgha, by exerting much he made people extremely pious, clearly shows that the dhamma he propagated was Buddhism, and leaves no scope for debate about it. Printed Pages: 352 with 1 map & 24 colours & b/w illustrations. 100127

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15437 Kiran Kumar Thaplyal
The Imperial Guptas: A Political History
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8173054320; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
The present volume comprising 12 Chapters and six Appendices discusses Gupta history, based on the latest evidence. The problems discussed critically include: the name of the first king, the bearing of Chandragupta I's marriage with Lichchhavi princess; authorship of Chandragupta I-Kumaradevi coins; identification and chronological position of Kacha; the Nalanda and Gaya copper plates of Samudragupta; significance of the epithet Lichchhavi-dauhitra; Samudragupta's policy towards different powers; meaning of chir=otsan=asvamedh= ahartta; literary, numismatic and epigraphic evidences for the historicity of Ramagupta; marriage alliance of the Guptas with the Nagas and the Vakatakas; epigraphic and numismatic evidences for Chandragupta II's Saka conquest; identification of Chandra of Mehrauli inscription; the date, status and chronological position of Govindagupta; Ghatotkachagupta's marriage with a Vakataka princess, his status as governor of Kumaragupta I, his rebellion against him, and his short reign in Malwa; the struggle for, and the order of, sucession after Kumaragupta I ; the view of Skandagupta's identification with Purugupta and that of the division of empire between them; name and status of Skandagupta's mother; invasion of the Pushyamitras and the Hunas; Toramana's occupation of Eran; identification of Prakasaditya; genealogy and chronology of Gupta kings; relationship between Prakasadharman and Yasodharman who defeated Toramana and Mihirakula, respectively; identification of Baladitya, contemporary of Mihirakula; role of the Later Guptas, Maukharis, Hunas and Yasodharman in the downfall of the Gupta empire; evidence for three Kumaraguptas; king's name and date on the fifth Damodarpur copperplate; Jaina sources and epigraphs on the end of the Gupta rule. Printed Pages: 492 with 8 colours & b/w illustrations. 100128

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15438 Kiran Kumar Thaplyal & Shive Nandan Misra (Eds)
Select Battles in Indian History (From Earliest Times to 2000 A.D.), 2 Vols
Agam Kala Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2002; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 26 Cm 
The books contains description of 59 wars and battles in the history of India from the Rigvedic period to A.D. 1999(Kargil War). Thewars fought after India's independence in 1947 have been discussed by very senior army officers who were then in active service.The wars detailed in the Ramayana and the Mahabharata are naturally covered. The threat perception in the light of Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests has also been discussed.Printed Pages: 780. 101569

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15439 Kiran Maitra
Marxism in India: From Decline to Debacle
Lotus/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 8174368477; Softcover; New; 
Marxism in India deals with the evolution, growth, struggle for survival, and reasons for failure of this ideology in India. Kiran Maitra analyses the challenges that have beleaguered marxism in our country in the last eight decades - flawed advise from abroad, challenges from within the country, and the incapacity of the marxists themselves. Given the contemporary political scenario in the country it is struggling for mere survival through means and methods, often in total disregard of the tenets of marxism. Printed Pages: 304. 108550

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15440 Kiran Mirchandani
Phone Clones: Authenticity Work in the Transnational Service Economy
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789382264866; Hardcover; New; New; 
In Phone Clones Kiran Mirchandani explores the experiences of the men and women who work in Indian call centers through one hundred interviews with workers in Bangalore Delhi and Pune. As capital crosses national borders colonial histories and racial hierarchies become inextricably intertwined. As a result call center workers in India need to imagine themselves in the eyes of their Western clients – to represent themselves both as foreign workers who do not threaten Western jobs and as being ‘just like’ their customers in the West. In conversation with Western clients Indian customer service agents proclaim their legitimacy an effort Mirchandani calls ‘authenticity work’ which involves establishing familiarity in light of expectations of difference. In their daily interactions with customers managers and trainers Indian call center workers reflect a complex interplay of colonial histories gender practices class relations and national interests.Printed Pages: 188. 101492

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15441 Kiran Rao
Cook IT Version 1.0: The Essential Easy-to-Follow Cookbook for Techies
Lotus/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 8174367128; Softcover; New; 
Featuring fabulous recipes, ingenious short-cuts, terrific time-saving ideas, Cook IT is a solution to simplify every professional's life. The easy-to-follow recipes have been adopted specifically for IT and other professionals who have a hectic schedule, but prefer a healthy, traditional, home-cooked meal. The book is packed with important information on kitchen essentials, cooking fundamentals, guidelines for stocking the pantry and common cooking terms and techniques to rustle up a complete meal in no time. Printed Pages: 175. 108519

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15442 Kiran Saxena
Women and Politics
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8121206995; Hardcover; New; New; 
The author, very poignantly, portrays women's hardships, struggles, grief, sorrow, achievements and disappointments and their successes and failures. The book very extensively explores women's struggles for Political power through which they could achieve their rightful place in the society.Printed Pages: 258. 105984

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15443 Kiran Segal
Zohra Segal 'Fatty'
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 

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15444 Kiran Segal
Zohra Segal 'Fatty'
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 9789381523353; Hardcover; New; New; 
Zohra Segal: ‘Fatty’ is the story of the talented actress, in the words of her daughter, Kiran. It takes the reader through the life of Zohra, her early days, her tours, her marriage, life in London and return to Delhi, where she now lives. Her performances, both on stage and screen, have been absolutely memorable. This book is a loving tribute to Zohra, now hundred years old. Accompanied by photographs and an occasional sketch made by the young Zohra, this is much more than a collector’s item. For, Zohra Segal is the rare combination of talent, hard work and zest. Hers is a full life, a life that truly needs to be celebrated.Printed Pages: 168 with 127 colour photographs. 106522

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15445 Kiran Shankar Reddy
My Kailash Yatra: The Diary of an Irreverent Pilgrim
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380942933; First Edition; Softcover; New; 

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15446 Kiran Singh
Made in India: Handwash Only
Indialog Publications Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8187981520; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 13.5 x 20.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 182. 012717

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15447 Kiran Singh
Visnu Pratimaye (in Hindi)
Agam Kala Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2013; 9789381843024; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 264. 101533

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15448 Kireet Joshi
The Veda and Indian Culture: An Introductory Essay
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1991; 8120808894; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 120. 030181

Price: 1.25 USD
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15449 Kireet Joshi
Sri Aurobindo and Integral Yoga
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8121508312; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 114. 024014

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15450 Kireet Joshi
Education at Crossroads
The Mother's Institute of Research in Association with Mira Aditi, Bangalore; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8185137641; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14.5 x 21.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 171. 019872

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15451 Kireet Joshi
A National Agenda for Education
The Mother's Institute of Research in Association with Mira Aditi, Bangalore; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8185137633; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14.5 x 21.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 139. 015376

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15452 Kireet Joshi
Bhagawatgita and Contemporary Crisis
Nag Publishers; Delhi, India; 1996; 8170813387; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 326. 103858

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15453 Kireet Joshi (ed.)
Synthesis of Yoga (History of Science, Philosophy, and Culture in Indian Civilization: Vol. XVI, Part 4)
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8187586508; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 927. 036656

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15454 Kireet Joshi and Matthijs Cornelissen in Association with A.S. Sen Gupta (eds.)
Consciousness, Indian Psychology and Yoga (History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization: Volume XI, Part 3)
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 531. 027938

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15455 Kiren Rai
The Sacred Indian Tarot: Symobls, Images, and Icons from Indian Philosophy
Om Books International; New Delhi, India; 9789382607588; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
A beautiful, hand-drawn deck of Indian tarot cards, The Sacred Indian Tarot: Symbols, Images and Icons from Indian Philosophy, combines the classicism of the Tarot with the aesthetic richness of Indian mythology. The book contains 22 (major arcanas) unique hand-painted cards with images taken from a rich pantheon of Indian mythology. The cards of the Tarot consist of potent archetypes rooted in Medieval and Renaissance Europe. The symbols, forms and figures used to represent them have been taken from Indian epics and scriptures and are rooted in the tenets of Hindu cosmic principles. The Sacred Indian Tarot deck is truly a collector’s item which can be used to gain a refreshing insight into love and relationships, finances, career and more. The book breaks new ground in Tarot divination, making it a wonderful tool for self-discovery.Printed Pages: 102. 105083

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15456 Kirin Narayan
Storytellers, Saints and Scoundrels: Folk Narrative in Hindu Religious Teaching
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1992; 8120808908; Hardcover; New; New; 
At home, amid rituals, and in the company of Gurus, Hindu teachings are largely conveyed through stories. Storytellers, Saints, and Scoundrels focuses on the folk narratives related with zest and humor by one old Swamiji to the varie groups that gather during the darshan hours. Kirin Narayan brings the tools of anthropology, folklore and literary criticism to bear on these tales and asks: them such a compelling vehicle for religious teachings? The stories reproduced here reveal the varied faces of the ascetic in the Hindu imagination: potentially a wise saint, he may well be a scoundrel intent on duping disciples.Printed Pages: 298. 102491

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15457 Kirit Joshi
Education for Tomorrow
Nag Publishers; Delhi, India; 1999; 8170814456; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 154. 103874

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15458 Kirit K. Shah (ed.)
History and Gender: Some Explorations
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8170338840; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14.5 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 190. 009151

Price: 10.00 USD
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15459 Kirit Mankodi
The Queen's Stepwell at Patan
Franco Indian Research Pvt. Ltd; Mumbai, India; 1991; 819001840X; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
An attempt has been made to understand the architecture, sculpture, iconography and chronology of Udayamati's stepwell with the help of twenty-six scale drawings and 211 photographs. Printed Pages: 268 with 211 colour and b/w illustrations and 26 maps. 017805

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15460 Kirit S. Parikh and R. Radhakrishna (eds.)
India Development Report 2004-05
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2005; 0195668731; First Edition; Paperback; New; 22 Cms x 27 Cms 
Printed Pages: 319. 009035

Price: 11.00 USD
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15461 Kirk Othmer
Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology (5th Edition), 27 Vols.
John Wiley; 2007; 0471484946; Fifth Edition; Hardcover; New; 
Set of 27 vols. 028211

Price: 8995.00 USD
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15462 Kirk Othmer
Concise Encyclopaedia of Chemical Technology (5th Edition), 2 Vols.
Wiley; 2007; 0470047488; Fifth Edition; Hardcover; New; 
Set of 2 vols. 028194

Price: 450.00 USD
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15463 Kirkpatrick
An Account of the Kingdom of Nepaul
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8120601033; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Prinetd pages: 408 alongwith 15 plates and 1 map. 034426

Price: 18.50 USD
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15464 Kiron Wadhera
The New Bread Winners: A Study on the Situation of Young Working Women
Vishwa Yuvak Kendra; New Delhi, India; 1976; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; No Jacket; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 388. Chipped dust jacket. Bumped corners. 026256

Price: 40.00 USD
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15465 Kironmoy Raha
Bengali Theatre
National Book Trust/Sangam Book Depot; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8123706499; Fourth Edition; Softcover; New; 
The book surveys the growth of Bengali theatre from its beginnings a hundred and fifty years ago to the present day. In tracing the development it describes the influences the Bengali theatre has been subject to and the mileu in which it was born and has grown to its present proportions. Persons and personalities, playhouses and playwrights, actors and directors are some of the subjects dealt with. Printed Pages: 298. 108332

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15466 Kirshna Chatanya
History of Indian Painting: Modern Period
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170173108; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Abhinav's History of Indian painting has been specially designed as a project with the maximum clarity and reach of communication,so that the layman may fully benefit from a legacy which has for too long been monopolised by the formidably erudite. Printed Pages: 336. 107960

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15467 Kirsten Westergaard
State and Rural Society in Bangladesh: A Study in Relationship (Scandinavian Institute of Asian Studies Monograph Series: No. 49)
Curzon Press; London, UK; 1985; 0700701664; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 15.5 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 198. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 019254

Price: 24.00 USD
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15468 Kirti Narain
Press, Politics and Society: Uttar Pradesh, 1885-1914
Manohar; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8173042233; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 302. 036380

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15469 Kirti Singh Chauhan
Foreign Policy of Bangladesh
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8174791299; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Foreign policy is an instrument to promote and protect a country's national interest in the arena of international order. Foreign policy provides a general framework of a country's relations with various other states and non-state actors. The strength or weaknesses of a country are reflected in its foreign policy formulations and operationalisation. Therefore, foreign policy of a country is also a reflection of its status and power. In this regard foreign policy is closely related to domestic policy. In the context of the developing countries foreign policy implementation is a complex phenomenon as these countries are faced with numerous political and economic strains, pulls and pressures. In this age of global interdependence, where no nation can live in isolation, every state has to maintain some sort of relations with other states. This is usually done by pursuing the foreign policy. In keeping with this basic fact of state practice, Bangladesh also pursues a distinct course in its relations with the external environment. However, the operationalisation of foreign policy of a country is not an independent variable. It is shaped and conditioned by a set of variable which includes both stable and dynamic forces. In the present book an attempt has been made to find out the determinants of Bangladesh foreign policy, its decision making structure and the nature of its continuity and change. These are important for understanding the bases on which Bangladesh formulates its foreign policy. It contains eight chapters and appendices dealing with the issues of different determinants of foreign policy of Bangladesh including political, economic and regional factors. The book also highlights the relations of Bangladesh with USA, China, India, Pakistan and other neighbouring countries. Special features of the book include the backdrop of foreign policy along with emerging scenario in external relations of Bangladesh. This book would be of interest to decision makers, politicians, bureaucrats, researchers, consultants, researchers and students, as it deals with a wide array of foreign policy issues.Printed Pages: 320. 104222

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15470 Kirti Tsenshap Rinpoche; translated and Edited By IanCoghlan and Voula Zarpani
Principles of Buddhist Tantra
Wisdom Publications; Boston, USA; 2011; 0861712978; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 488 with numerous b/w illustrations. 037236

Price: 22.50 USD
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15471 Kisan Upadhaya
The Last Orange: A Lost and Found Memior
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 812121212X; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book contains a very compelling story of two siblings who were abandoned by their own mother and father as children in Guwahati, Assam. The kids end up on the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal at a very early age and they find themself having to work for living at age 4 and age 8. The story details very harsh living conditions and tough times growing on the streets of Kathmandu where these two siblings later also get separated from each other. The boy ends up in hospital from near death and then at children’s home where he is educated. Later ends up in USA finding him working for one of the top universities in USA. For 40 years this young man searched for his loving sister and failed but never gave up his search until 2011 he was reunited with his beloved sister in India and mother in Nepal while he was in USA. Three country live re-union took place at the studio and TV station (Newslive TV) Guwahati, Assam where the son was able to meet his long lost family. Brother is dedicating this book in honor of his elder sister Maya for 9 years of slavery she endured.Printed Pages: 144. 106295

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15472 Kisari Mohan Ganguli
The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, 12 Vols.
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 812150094X; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
In the world of classical literature the Mahabharata is unique in many respects. As an epic, it is the greatest-seven times as great as the Illiad and the Odyssey combined, and the grandest-animating the heart of India over two thousand years in future. It is the mightiest single endeavour of literary creation of any culture in human history. The effort is to conceive the mind that conceived it is itself a liberal education and a walk through its table of contents is more than a Sabbath day's journey. 12 volumes. 037241

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15473 Kisari Mohan Ganguli
The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, 4 Vols.
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8121505933; Fifth Impression; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
In the world of classical literature the Mahabharata is unique in many respects. As an epic, it is the greatest-seven times as great as the Illiad and the Odyssey combined, and the grandest-animating the heart of India over two thousand years in future. It is the mightiest single endeavour of literary creation of any culture in human history. The effort is to conceive the mind that conceived it is itself a liberal education and a walk through its table of contents is more than a Sabbath day's journey. 032854

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15474 Kishan S. Rama
The 21st Century Ambassador: Plenipotentiary to Chief Executive
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2005; 0195675339; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14 x 22 Cm 

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15475 Kishan S. Rana
Asian Diplomacy: The Foreign Ministries of China, India, Japan, Singapore, and Thailand
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0195694228; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
This study examines the geopolitical landscape and diplomatic culture of Asia’s five ascending powers—China, India, Japan, Singapore, and Thailand. It scrutinizes the structure and processes of their foreign ministries and the instruments through which foreign policy is implemented. It compares the practices in the leading foreign ministries of the world and how these nations are responding to the demands of globalized democracy in contemporary times. Rana explores related issues like internationalization, subject plurality, technology, public diplomacy, and accountability, and investigates whether these have undermined the relevance of the foreign ministry or have led to a decline of the state’s role in world affairs. Using information and data collected from more than 160 interviews in these countries, the author sheds important light on diplomacy in Asia, a region that merits close attention. He also examines the effectiveness of foreign ministries and their overseas networks; the recruitment and management of diplomatic services; recent evolution in diplomacy; training reforms; performance management; decision-making; crisis management; and style of negotiation. The author also discusses whether the methods of diplomacy are sufficiently adapted and flexible for fully exploiting opportunities available and whether the foreign ministries carry conviction with the home publics and deliver value to them. 020919

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15476 Kishor C. Samal
Poverty, Social Capital and Natural Resource Management
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8131600505; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 272. 032144

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15477 Kishor K. Basa and Birinchi K. Medhi
Intangible Cultural Heritage of Assam
Pratibha Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2008; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 217. 024054

Price: 45.00 USD
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15478 Kishor K. Basa and Pradeep Mohanty (ed.)
Archaeology of Orissa, 2 Vols.
Pratibha Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8177020110; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
Set of 2 vols. Numerous b/w illustrations. 011173

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15479 Kishore Asthana
Tasnim and Other Stories
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380942834; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Kishore Asthana follows the footsteps of Chetan Bhagat, another alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, in the field of fiction. Originally from Lucknow, he spent over 26 years in Muscat and returned to India in 2002. Kishore Asthana writes articles, stories and poems in both English and Hindi. His articles have been published in The Times of India, The Sunday Guardian, Covert Magazine, Mint and Muscat Daily. This is his first collection of short stories. Tasnim & Other Stories were written in different places at different times and they reflect the loves, trials and triumphs of a very diverse set of men and women, who come alive in the reader's heart in an exceptional way. Those who travel with them will be transported to different worlds. In some, they may find themselves. In others, they may wish they had found themselves. 104849

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15480 Kishore C. Dash
Regionalism in South Asia: Negotiating Cooperation, Institutional Structures
Routledge; London, UK; 0415431174; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 272. 031689

Price: 19.95 USD
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15481 Kishore Chakraborti
Listening Eyes: Making Notes from Many Indias
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380942155; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
This book weaves a vibrant texture of everyday India that is often overlooked. The author brings into focus aspects of ours that are funny, startling and insightful. One can’t help acknowledging the ring of truth embedded in these freewheeling essays compiled from his notes on many Indias. His perfect coordination of audio-video faculty and the way he lives and experiences his life merge seamlessly with references to myths, mythologies, media, especially television advertising, films and popular culture. The book serves as a mirror to the India that braces itself to face the challenges of change.Printed Pages: 240. 104729

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15482 Kishore Chatterjee
Beethoven and Friends
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8189738496; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 23 Cm 
Calcutta-based Kishore Chatterjee is a painter, cartoonist, short story writer, filmmaker, and a grand passioné of Western classical music. Since 1970, he has given talks and anchored programmes on Western classical music , including a series on Wagner, Bach, Beethoven, opera and well-known music critics, and another light-hearted one titled ‘Who is afraid of the Bach tribe?’ over All India Radio. During a visit to London and Europe ?on a music scholarship, he also lectured ?on record collecting over the BBC. He is regularly invited to speak on Western classical music at Max Muller Bhavan, British Council, Jadavpur University, Calcutta University and many other cultural and academic institutions. Since 1997, he has been a regular columnist on Western classical music, contributing two milestone series: ‘Classical Gas’ and ‘Strings Attached.’ The grandson of Sunayani Devi, sister of Abanindranath and Gaganendranath Tagore, and the first modern Indian woman artist, his mission in life is to win friends over for Western classical music and communicate its enjoyment through the written word, lectures, films, drama and painting. Printed Pages: 288 with 133 photographs. 028481

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15483 Kishore Jhunjhunwala and Rezwan Razack
The Revised Standard Reference Guide to Indian Paper Money
Currencies & Coins; 2012; 8189752154; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 625 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 039498

Price: 195.00 USD
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15484 Kishore K. Basa & Birinchi K. Medhi
Intangible Cultural Heritage of Assam
Pratibha Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2007; 8177021796; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages:328. 101359

Price: 38.00 USD
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15485 Kishore Namit Kapoor in Association with Shri Kamal Nayan Chaturvedi
For the Actor: You are the Instrument, You are the Player
Egmont Imagination; Mumbai, India; 2004; 8128605356; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 22 Cms x 28 Cms 
Printed Pages: 143 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 001396

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15486 Kishore Singh
Shekhawati: Painted Townships
Cross Section Publications; New Delhi, India; 1995; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 Cms x 15 Cms Pankaj Rakesh 
Printed Pages: 88 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 025765

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15487 Kishore Singh and Suhit K Sen
Delhi Agra Jaipur-The Golden Triangle
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8174370625; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 12 x 9 Inches 
The kaleidoscope that is India comes to evocative life in its capital, Delhi, where a succession of cities have influenced the country's fortunes over centuries. If Delhi provides a tantalising glimpse of India's history, caught in a time-warp of the past and the present, then Agra--once also the capital of the country--is a shrine for worshippers of beauty. It leitmotif is the Taj Mahal, humankind's purest, most beautiful requiem to love. At the third end of the Golden Triangle is Jaipur, the provincial capital of Rajasthan. The book captures the ambience of these three cities, in words and pictures, blending them together to offer a fascinating glimpse of enduring India. Printed Pages: 96 with numerous colour illustrations. 006531

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15488 Kishori Charan Das
Inner Voices: Stories
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0143031120; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
A celebrated writer takes an honest and uncompromising look at individuals and their tangled lives Kishori Charan Das, winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1976, is an eminent Oriya author whose works have been widely translated. In this collection of nine short stories, Das observes the many facets of the Indian middle class, the choices they make, the disenchantments and anxieties that characterize their lives, their petty foibles and great expectations. A father, who has found comfort in the stillness of a flower in his garden, silently battles his restless son; a simple tailor’s unwavering faith in God is pitted against an educated lawyer’s sense of intellectual superiority; a mother and daughter engage in unspoken recriminations and justifications as they strive to bridge years of distances; and a couple in the twilight of their lives spar with each other, bickering over shared memories as they move towards a semblance of understanding. Printed Pages: 180. 001160

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15489 Kishori Lal Aharwal
Dr Ambedkar Mahakavay, 2 Vols (in Hindi)
B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789350501085; Hardcover; New; New; 

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15490 Kishori Lal Sarkar
The Hindu System of Moral Science (Vedanta Grantha)
Chaukhamba Sanskrit Pratishthan; Delhi, India; 2013; First Edition; Softcover; New; 

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15491 Kishori Lal Sarkar; Foreword By Professor Makhan Jha
The Hindu System of Religious Science and Art
Gyan Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 1995; 8121204992; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 220. 021813

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15492 Kishori Mohan Patra
Orissa State Legislature and Freedom Struggle, 1912-47
Indian Council of Historical Research and Agam Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1979; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; No Jacket; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 322. 019334

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15493 Kishori Saran Lal
Twilight of the Sultanate: A Political, Social and Cultural History of the Sultanate of Delhi from the Invasion of Timur to the Conquest of Babur 1398-1526
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1980; 8121502276; Revised Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Twilight of the Sultanate is a political, social and cultural history of the Sultanate of Delhi from the invasion of Timur to the conquest of Babur (1398-1526). This period of a century and a quarter presents the spectacle of a curious contradiction of unceasing political upheavals and great cultural achievements. It is not only a coherent sequence of history and continuity that the author portrays in this volume, but the very atmosphere of those turbulent and disorderly days. Timur's capture of Delhi vivifies the terror of the times, amidst which Timur, who was sixty-three, 'immersed himself in pleasure and enjoyment.' 'No one ever achieved a victory over Bahlul Lodi,' and yet he could calmly tell his restive Afghan nobles: 'If you do not think me worthy of the Station (of monarch), you may choose someone else.' Sikandar Lodi, always loved to have the learned Ulema about him, but drank wine in secret 'to keep himself in health.' And Babur's keen intellect rightly noted that India 'has masses of gold and silver,' a fact in many ways responsible for her chequered history. "In the political field the first half of the 15th century was a period of decay; the second half of upheavals, but in the cultural field it was an age of sustained progress," says the author. This period witnessed great developments in architecture, music, education and social reform. "There was a continuous progress of synthesis in spite of all conflicts, political, social, intellectual." Muriel Wasi, therefore, in a review of the earlier edition of the Twilight of the Sultanate rightly observes: 'Even more interesting are the final observations of the author on the emergence of an integrated Indian culture.' As Professor Lal says" "Babur appreciated it and Akbar worked upon it." In brief, Twilight of the Sultanate "is a painstaking and scholarly book, which Indian medievalists will find indispensable."-The Time Literary Supplement, London Printed Pages: 372. 026684

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15494 Kishori Saran Lal
The History of the Khaljis A.D. 1290-1320
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1980; 812150211X; Revised Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
The rule of the Khalji dynasty (AD 1290-1320) covers a short but fateful period of Indian history. During this period practically the whole of India was gathered under the suzerainty of Alauddin Khalji (1296-1316). His valour in war was matched with his courage in the field of administration. His accomplishments in the spheres of art and culture were equally great. Alauddin Khalji and his dynasty have found an able historian to pen their history, and the result is as satisfying as it is instructive. Professor K.S. Lal's History of the Khaljis has been acclaimed as a great work on this period of the history of medieval India. When it was first published thirty years ago in 1950, Professor Mohammad Habib commented: "Dr. K.S. Lal has managed to fill a very important gap in our national history. I have read his work several times with pleasure and profit. (He) has utilized for his work all contemporary authorities which seem to be within the reach of the present generation in Persian, Hindi and Sanskrit. He has critical discrimination and complete freedom from all prejudices...No student of Indian history can afford to ignore Dr. Lal's excellent work." Similarly, Sir Hamilton Gibb wrote to the author in a letter in September 1952: "At all events, I do want to thank you for a work which will be of the greatest service to me and others for its critical examination of the sources...I have no sympathy with those ideological investigators who think that by standing the old chroniclers on their heads they will somehow be able to extract from them materials for re-writing history to fill their own preconceptions." Professor Lal's work contains no shibboleths or generalizations. It is based on solid facts and primary source materials. A revised edition of the work was published in 1967 and the Time Literary Supplement, London, noted in its issue of 14 December, 1968: "When the book was (first) published...it took its place at once among the standard authorities...for the Khalji dynasty...In its latest form, this book is unlikely to be superseded." The statement has held good all these years. Printed Pages: 404. 024609

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15495 Kishwar Desai
Witness the Night
HarperCollins Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2010; 817223922X; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 20 Cm 
Printed Pages: 213. 032693

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15496 Kisor Kumar Chakrabarti
Classical Indian Philosophy of Mind: The Nyaya Dualist Tradition
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8120817044; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book examines psycho-physical dualism as developed by the Nyaya school of Indian philosophy. Dualism is important to many world religions which promote personal immortality and to morality which promotes free will. For the Nyaya, the self is a permanent, immaterial substance to which non-physical internal states like cognition belong. This view is challenged by other Indian schools, especially the Buddhist and Carvaka schools. Chakrabarti brings out the connections between the Indian and the Western debates over the mind-body problem and shows that the Nyaya position is well developed, well articulated, and defensible. He shows that Nyaya dualism differs from Cartesian dualism and is not vulnerable to some traditional objections against the latter. A brief discussion of the Samkhya and the Advaita theories of the self and the critique of these views from the Nyaya standpoint are included, as well as a discussion of a classical Nyaya causal argument for the existence of God. The appendix contains an annotated translation of selected portions of Udayana's Masterpiece, Atmatattvaviveka (Discerning the Nature of the Self).Printed Pages: 309. 102137

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15497 Kiyoaki Okuda (herausgegeben, Ubersetzt Und Kommentiert)
Eine Digambara-Dogmatik: Das Funfte Kapitel Von Vattakeras Mulacara
Franz Steiner Verlag GMBH; Wiesbaden, Germany; 1975; 3515021396; First Edition; Paperback; Good; 17 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 164. Slightly rubbed covers. 008470

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15498 Kjeld Von Folsach
Davids Samling: Islamisk Kunst; The David Collection: Islamic Art
Copenhagen, Denmark; 1975; Paperback; Good; 
Printed Pages: 134. An inscription on the title page. A good, clean copy. 038593

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15499 Kjeld Von Folsach and Joachim Meyer (eds)
Journal of the David Collection: Vol. I
The David Collection; Copenhagen, Denmark; 2003; 8788464237; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 22 x 28 Cm 
Printed Pages: 131 with numerous b/w illustrations. 033938

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15500 Kjeld Von Folsach and Joachim Meyer (eds)
Journal of the David Collection: Vol. 2,1
The David Collection; Copenhagen, Denmark; 2005; 8788464253; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 22 x 28 Cm 
Printed Pages: 175 with numerous b/w illustrations. 033939

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