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15601 K.V. Abhyankar
Vedapadapathacarca and Upalekhasutram (Post Graduate and Research Department Series)
Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute; Pune, India; 1974; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 82. 103057

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15602 K.V. Abhyankar & J.M. Shukla
Patanjali's Vyakarana Mahabhasya (Navahniki), Ahnikas 1-9 (Research Unit Series)
Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute; Pune, India; 1975; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 182. 103082

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15603 K.V. Abhyankar & Pierresylvain Filliozat
An Introduction to Commentaries on Patanjali's Mahabhasya
Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute; Pune, India; 1991; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Introduces the reader to salient features of Patanjali's Mahabhasya which represents the best and most difficult production of intellectual work in ancient and traditional India.Printed Pages:98. 103070

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15604 K.V. Gopalakrishnan
Tirukkalukkunram (Paksitirtham) and Its Temples: A Study of Their History, Art and Architecture
Abhinav Publications; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8170173922; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 15 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 125 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 013516

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15605 K.V. Kesavan
Japan's Relations with Southeast Asia: 1952-60 with Particular Reference to the Phillippines and Indonesia
Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd.; Mumbai, India; 1972; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Fair; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 252. Chipped dust jacket. Bumped corners. 020484

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15606 K.V. Kesavan
Japan's Relations with Southeast Asia: 1952-60 with Particular Reference to the Phillipines and Indonesia
Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd.; Mumbai, India; 1972; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; No Jacket; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 252. Bumped corners. 019137

Price: 100.00 USD
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15607 K.V. Kesavan & Daljit Singh (Eds)
South and Southeast Asia: Responding to Changing Geo-political and Security Challenges
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2010; 9789380502250; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The essays in this volume provide the Indian and Southeast Asian perspectives on some of the geo-political and security challenges facing South and Southeast Asia. These include the interests and role of major outside powers in the two regions and the relations between these powers; the trends in Asian regionalism, especially the ASEAN-led regionalism and India's place in it; the growing maritime and naval interests of the two rising Asian powers, China and India; and the impact of climate change. Also addressed are two specific issues of great potential importance for the security calculus of the two regions: the South China Sea and Myanmar.Printed Pages: 180. 104406

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15608 K.V. Krishna Rao
Invincibility, Challenges and Leadership
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8125041877; Hardcover; New; New; 
Invincibility, Challenges and Leadership is a product of a thorough study and understanding of history, combined with the author’s extensive personal and professional experience in the army and government. K. V. Krishna Rao has used his wide-ranging research and experience to give the reader an over-view of the development and rise of a few civilisations and empires in the course of human history, and to examine the reasons for their downfall. He takes an in-depth look at the causes and consequences of major wars in the twentieth century; and the progress of the wars, explaining the course and impact of major battles fought. The author then closely looks at the life and role of major political and military rulers, to illustrate the development of these great leaders and examine the impact they had on events. These examples are used to identify the role of leadership in defining events, the characteristics and virtues of good leadership, and the consequences of the presence of these leaders in directing events.Printed Pages: 452. 101898

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15609 K.V. Krishnaswamy
Writing and Editing News
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2015; 8125059040; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
In the 1980s, a field action project, which later developed into a socio-legal service to address Violence against Women (VAW), was initiated and developed by an academic institute of social work in strategic partnership with the police in Mumbai and Maharashtra. This service, termed the ‘Special Cells’, worked in tandem with the police force, and in the past three decades, has been replicated in eight states across India. Women Survivors of Violence is a first-person account of the evolution of the Special Cells. In the mid-1980s, the author was the first social worker of the TISS-initiated ‘field action project’—working on the issue of violence against women from within the police system. The result was the introduction of Special Cells in the police system. This narrative traces the 29-year-old journey of this institution, and provides a deeply personal account of the effectiveness of a multi-agency coordinated response to VAW, in the form of a partnership between an academic institute, the police system, and the violated woman. This books adds to the limited literature available in India on the processes and lessons learnt from developing and implementing an intervention on VAW. It details the processes of understanding the violated woman and the police; setting up of systems to work with women from within the police system; and engaging with the state as the instrument that can secure the right of women to a safe and secure life. It critically reflects on the learnings of the Special Cells from the women, police, the state, law, and social work practices, in the context of the ongoing struggles to respond to violence against women. An informative and deeply important account, this book will be of interest to students and educators in departments of Social Work and Women’s Studies, government personnel, trainers in police academies, and administrators. Those interested in women’s issues will also find it fascinating.Printed Pages: 232. 102272

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15610 K.V. Krishnaswamy
Writing and Editing News
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8125064184; Softcover; New; 
Methods of news gathering and writing, and presenting them have seen unprecedented changes in the past two decades. Newsrooms today deliver news across streams and formats and as it breaks. The frenetic pace at which news is generated makes it a challenge to produce error-free content. While journalists play various roles—as reporters, as editors on the desk, in news evaluation, in designing layouts and presenting news—the foundations of news writing, the basic practices of reporting, editing, and accountability and ethics apply to all. Writing and Editing News takes one back to the basics of news writing and editing.The book answers the questions: What is newsworthy information? How should a TV report be structured? Why is the humble sub vital for a report? How should the journalist guard against vested interests? From detailing the various styles of writing reports, to editing them for various formats, this book is a primer on basic journalistic practices. Drawing on the author’s long career, this book provides illustrations, commentaries and an appendix of carefully-chosen exercises in writing and editing news. It will be invaluable for the student of journalism and mass communication. Printed Pages: 232. 110975

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15611 K.V. Mardia
The Scientific Foundations of Jainism
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2007; 812080659X; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 140. 035614

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15612 K.V. Mardia
The Scientific Foundations of Jainism
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1996; 81-208-0658-1; Second Revised; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 164 with numerous b/w illustrations. 039715

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15613 K.V. Narayana Rao
Telangana: A Study in the Regional Committees in India
The Minerva Associates; Calcutta, India; 1972; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 437. Slightly torn dust jacket. 020747

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15614 K.V. Peter
Plantation Crops
National Book Trust/Sangam Book Depot; New Delhi, India; 8123739613; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 332. 108374

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15615 K.V. Peter
Tuber Crops
National Book Trust/Sangam Book Depot; New Delhi, India; 8123749023; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 258. 108385

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15616 K.V. Raghupathi
Yoga and Zen: A Monograph
Sharada Publishing House; Delhi, India; 2007; 818893447X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 78. 032180

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15617 K.V. Ram
Anglo-Ethiopian Relations 1869-1906: A Study of British Policy in Ethiopia
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8180696243; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book examines the dynamics of Anglo-Ethiopian relations covering the period from 1869 to 1906. It makes a comprehensive study of the factors that shaped the British policy in Ethiopia such as the British interests in the Red Sea and Egypt, and Ethiopian victory on Egypt and Italy in 1889 and 1896 respectively. The study also throws light on many questions of significance including the problem of underdevelopment in Ethiopia, the nature of foreign aid, neo-colonialism, the nature of relations between advanced and backward countries, and the importance of self-reliance and internal unity to preserve independence and achieve progress. Printed Pages: 277. 112155

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15618 K.V. Raman
Temple Art, Icons and Culture of India and South-east Asia
Sharada Publishing House; Delhi, India; 2006; 8188934313; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 301 with 53 b/w plates. 019373

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15619 K.V. Ramani, Dileep Mavalankar, and Dipti Govil (eds)
Strategic Issues and Challenges in Health Management
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0761936548; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Indian health system has a poor global ranking. A new perspective on health system planning and development is required to improve the situation and build a health system responsive to the needs of the country. Strategic Issues and Challenges in Health Management addresses these concerns while also highlighting the challenges in delivering efficient and effective health services. The book discusses health sector reforms like financing, Public-Private Partnership (PPP), higher efficiency and cost-effectiveness. It deals with national health programmes, focusing on maternal and child health, infectious diseases, tuberculosis and malaria. The problems of urban health in the context of transition of the demographic and disease pattern in urban areas is also brought to the fore. Critical issues related to health and economic development, future challenges facing health systems, the policy challenges facing the implementation of the PPP approach, the issue of equity in health financing, as well as the roadblocks to efficient establishment of PPP are analysed. The book also deals with restructuring of the health system, while exploring capacity development as a process of health management. Written by well-known academics, health policy makers and health managers, this volume shall be of interest to health professionals, students and scholars of health economics, as well as those working in the areas of health and strategic management. Printed Pages: 248. 028689

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15620 K.V. Ramesh
Indian Epigraphy, Volume 1
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1984; 8175740434; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 187 with 5 plates. 112700

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15621 K.V. Ramesh (Chief Editor); S. Subramonia Iyer, M.J. Sharma, S. Swaminathan and C.S. Vasudevan (eds.)
Sri Puspanjali (Recent Researches in Prehistory, Protohistory, Art, Architecture, Numismatics, Iconography and Epigraphy), 2 Vols.
Bharatiya Kala Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8180900568; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
003663

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15622 K.V. Ramesh (ed.)
Epigraphica Indica: Volume XLI: 1975-76
Archaeological Survey of India; New Delhi, India; 1989; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 22 Cms x 28.5 Cms 
039414

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15623 K.V. Sarma (critically edited with a translation)
Grahananyayadipika of Paramesvara (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series: 35)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1966; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 60. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 027758

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15624 K.V. Sarma (critically edited with an Introduction)
Vrttavivecanam of Durgasahaya (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series: 46)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1969; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 30. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 026520

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15625 K.V. Sarma (critically edited with an Introduction)
Golasara of Gargya-Kerala Nilakantha Somayaji (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series: 47)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1970; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 54. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 026521

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15626 K.V. Sarma (critically edited with Introduction and Appendices)
Rationales of Hindu Astronomy: Part I (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series: 24)
Vishveshvaranand Vishva Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies, Panjab University; Hoshiarpur, India; 1979; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 151. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 026524

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15627 K.V. Sarma (critically edited with Introduction)
Vivekacandrodaya-Nataka of Siva-Kavi (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series: 37)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1966; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 57. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 026485

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15628 K.V. Sarma (critically edited with Introduction)
Drgganita of Paramesvara (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series No. 30)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1963; First Edition; Hardcover; Good; Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 49. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 027759

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15629 K.V. Sarma (critically edited with Introduction)
Prasastikasika of Balakrsna Tripathin (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series: 39)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1967; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 85. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 026573

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15630 K.V. Sarma (critically edited with Introduction)
Vinavasavadatta-Katha (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series: 51)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1971; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 25. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 026574

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15631 K.V. Sarma (critically edited with Introduction, translation, and Appendices)
Mirror of the Laws of Astronomy of Nilakantha Somayaji with Auto-commentary (Panjab University Indological Series: No. 7)
Vishveshvaranand Vishva Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies, Panjab University; Hoshiarpur, India; 1976; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 82. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 026528

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15632 K.V. Sarma (critically edited with Introduction, translation, and Appendices)
True Longitude Computation on the Sphere of Zodiac according to Acyuta (Panjab University Indological Series: No. 8)
Vishveshvaranand Vishva Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies, Panjab University; Hoshiarpur, India; 1977; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 41. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 026529

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15633 K.V. Sarma (critically edited with Introduction, translation, and notes)
Computation of True Moon By Madhava of Sangamagrama (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series: 62)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1973; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 66. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 026482

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15634 K.V. Sarma (edited with Critical introduction)
Canakya-Saptati (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series: 32)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1965; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 31. Slightly chipped dust jacket. 026578

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15635 K.V. Singh
Lesser Turned Bages of India
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380942599; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Lesser Turned Pages of India is all about India, but with a difference. It .does not deal with any particular aspect of India, rather touches many. What makes it different from hundreds of titles presently flooding bookshops is that it focuses on information lesser known or unknown about India. The soul of the book, however, is its rare photographs, illustrations, copies of hard-to-see old documents, letters, etc. This book covers subjects like the great land of India, India's cultural heritage, lost sciences and technologies of India, some less-known facts of Indian history and Indian mythology. As one turns the pages of the book, one would discover many amazing facts about India. Some such facts may have appeared elsewhere but not in one single book, under one cover for the convenience and benefit of readers. People of all ages and professions, students, research scholars as well as those aspiring for the Civil Services will find a wealth of information in this book.Printed Pages: 304. 104720

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15636 K.V. Soundara Rajan
Mechanics of City and Village in Ancient India
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1986; 8185055963; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 26 Cm 
Printed Pages: 237 with 1 map, 26 figures, and 8 plates. 032823

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15637 K.V. Soundara Rajan
Glimpses of Indian Culture, Architecture, Art and Religion
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1981; 81-774-035-3; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 352 with 5 figures and 27 plates. 032807

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15638 K.V. Soundara Rajan
Glimpses of Indian Culture, History and Archaeology
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1980; 8175740361; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 338 with 29 figures and 9 plates. 032805

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15639 K.V. Soundara Rajan
Early Kalinga Art and Architecture
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1984; 8175740329; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 370 with 1 map, 27 figures, and 37 plates. 032663

Price: 35.75 USD
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15640 K.V. Soundara Rajan
Art of South India: Tamil Nadu and Kerala
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1978; 8175740191; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 291 with 18 figures and 50 plates. 032634

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15641 K.V. Soundara Rajan
Art of South India: Deccan
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1980; 8175740183; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 236 with 3 maps, 12 figures, and 65 plates. 032635

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15642 K.V. Soundara Rajan
Concise Classified Dictionary of Hinduism, 6 Vols.
Concept Publishing Company; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8170228573; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Set of 6 vols.: Vol. I: Essence of Hinduism; Dharma-Karma Base; Vol. III: Ritual-Spiritual Twine (From Child to Adult); Vol. IV: Kama and Kala; Vol. V: In Search of Mukti-Brahman; Vol. VI: Word Index. 031458

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15643 K.V. Soundara Rajan
Ahmadabad (World Heritage Series)
Archaeological Survey of India in association with Eicher Goodearth Limited; New Delhi, India; 1992; First Edition; Paperback; New; 12 x 23.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 96 with numerous colour illustrations and maps. 027006

Price: 9.95 USD
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15644 K.V. Soundara Rajan
The Ellora Monoliths: Rashtrakuta Architecture in the Deccan
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1988; 8121201179; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book seeks to lift into focus the monolithic legacy of the Rashtrakutas at Ellora, from out of the reason that these monoliths perhaps are best suited to understand and reconstruct the artistic, architectural, traditional, religious and cult interactions and growth-spectra that had taken place in the period from the 8th to the 10th century A.D., very much more eloquently than the study of the cave temple types. Without the stabilizing role of these monoliths, in the over view of the status of temple art, in that period which the Rashtrakutas adorned by their vigorous patronage, eclecticism and multi-pronged political thrusts all over India in their heyday, the cave-art syndrome would tend to cloy even under the best circumstances, as something repetitive, potteries and commandeered which surely it was not. The book deals with the five monoliths at Ellora, in their own historical architectural, iconographic-religious perspectives, and elucidates how they were greatly diversified and pregnant with rich potential for the reconstruction of the are situation; and it compares them also with their compeer monoliths elsewhere in South India, in the same ilk, as in the Pallava and Pandya zones of the past. The chief aim of the book is to give a satisfactory formal picture of these monoliths and to vest them with the credit of being land-marks in the arche-types they sought to represent. Profusely illustrated and with a helpful set of charts and glossary, it is designed to cover a felt need in art studies at Ellora.Printed Pages: 320. 105703

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15645 K.V. Soundara Rajan
Glimpses of Indian Culture, Architecture, Art and Religion
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1981; 8175740353; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 352 with 5 figures & 27 plates. 112686

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15646 K.V. Soundra Rajan
Secularism in Indian Art
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170172454; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book is directed towards inquiring into the definition of the scope of secularism in a holistic way, in so far as it could apply to ancient Indian creative art, often labelled as religious art. It is, however, seen that this art often shows in its composition, partly or wholly, a deliberate unrelatedness to its immediate locus, and conveys the mind of the artist, his absorption of the aesthetic and literary, traditional, mystic and the rasa-charged pulsating life-stream legacy, and display of macro-cosmic temper, supra-regional commonality and norm-building penchant, in his eventual creations. Religion can produce profound thought, but not art which, through the medium of religion, shows insight and the impacts of secular experience. Examining by a sampling the entire range of art, sectorally and chronologically, to detect the secular manifestations embedded in the art presentations, the author finds that there is an integrated secularism in the art of India’s past, invoked by the artists who had been groomed in its culture and who had developed a macro-perception, by the totality of the impacts of the Dharmasastras, Arthasastras, Kamasastras, and Natyasastras, along with the hieratic works and the fertility cults and mystic deity-devotee links, analogous to mundane romantic attachment, and the ancient artist who owned all this as a private legacy, had evolved his own techniques for formal creations of them in art. Illustrated with sixty-four plates and line drawings, besides Notes on Plates and Appendices, the eight chapters of the book dissect the processes behind art creations, to reveal humanism and secularism. Printed Pages: 109. 108003

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15647 K.V. Subba Rao
Management of Public Distribution System
Adhyayan Publishers & Distributors; New Delhi, India; 2009; 818435178X; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
029468

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15648 K.V. Subbarao (ed.)
Deccan Volcanic Province: Early Work, Winds of Change, Palaeomagnetism, Stratigraphy, Structure, and Tectonics (Memoir No. 43, 1)
Geological Society of India; Bangalore, India; 1999; 8185867364; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Volume I. Printed Pages: 597 with numerous b/w illustrations and maps. 024337

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15649 K.V. Subbarao (ed.)
Magnetism: Rocks to Superconductors (Memoir No. 29)
Geological Society of India; Bangalore, India; 1994; 0016-7622; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 333 with numerous b/w illustrations. 024328

Price: 39.95 USD
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15650 K.V. Sundaram, R.P. Misra, and V.L.S. Prakasarao
Spatial Planning for a Tribal Region: A Case Study of Bastar District, Madhya Pradesh
Institute of Development Studies; Mysore, India; First Edition; Paperback; Good; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 49. Chipped cover. 026403

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15651 K.V. Thomas
Policing in the 21st Century: Myth, Realities and Challenges
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8174791256; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
This book is a compendium of 17 essays, which are well researched, analyzed and documented by the author on the basis of his rich experience in the fields of internal security and policing. The author raises certain pertinent questions, which are in the contemporary law and order scenario of the country, need the serious attention of the governments, police leaders, intellectuals and social activists and the society, at large. Whether the police with the existing organizational structure, manpower, resources and present style of functioning can cope up with the new challenges? To what extent, the police personnel are equipped with the cerebral skills and professionalism to effectively deal with the new brand of cyber-crimes, money-laundering and terrorism that go beyond the contours of countries and continents? What innovative mechanisms, strategic management policies and organizational changes are required to equip and professionalize police to meet these challenges? If not, where we have gone wrong in such crucial areas? This work unfolds a number of such sensitive issues and comes out with bold and unbiased findings which would be an eye-opener to administrators and police leaders. Simultaneously, the book draws the attention of the people and society to certain crucial aspects of policing such as community policing, police-public partnership, expectations of the society from the police, myth and realities of corruption in police, image crisis of police, the need of transforming the police into an effective instrument of public service and the concept of `privatization' and `civilianization' with wider application of Information Technology, scientific and forensic aids to investigate so as to liberate the police from a scourge of human and civil rights violations. Vision for Police-2020 is definitely on above lines. The main focus and attraction of this book is that many new thoughts and ideas have been incorporated in the book which are definitely debatable among police leaders, social scientists and human/civil right activists.Printed Pages: 264. 104230

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15652 K.V. Zvelebil; Herausgegeben Von J. Gonda
Tamil Literature
E.J. Brill; Leiden, The Netherlands; 1975; 9004041907; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 319. 005137

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15653 K.V.Raghupathi
Yoga For Peace
Abhinav Publications; New Delhi, India; 2007; 817017483X; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14.5 Cms 22.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 191. 017107

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15654 K.V.S. Rama Sarma & V.D. Chopra
Japan: Super Economic Power
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8121206006; Hardcover; New; New; 
If two representative images of Japan devastated in World War II and Japan as today's economic giant are placed side by side, it would only elicit a surprise so intense as to approach skepticism. In terms of economic resurgence and reconstruction, Japans feat in the post World War II era is probably more glorious, even than the erstwhile West Germany. The uthors have adopted a multidimensional approach to study Japans phenomenal economic growth. Significantly this book analyses the economic growth of Japan based on the ground rality in that corintry and not on the models of western industrialized carintries. Through their in cursive analysis, the authors show that Japan has modernized its economy by obilizing its socio-economic energies in its own unique way and without following any western model.Printed Pages: 254. 105871

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15655 K.V.V.L. Narasimha Rao & Chinna Oommen; revised and Enlarged By S.V. Varada BhattaChar
Read Faster Understand Better: Volume I, Parts I & II: Text
Central Institute of Indian Languages; Mysore, India; 1978; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; 
039258

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15656 K.V.V.L. Narasimha Rao & Chinna Oommen; revised and Enlarged By S.V. Varada BhattaChar
Read Faster Understand Better: Volume II: Work-Book
Central Institute of Indian Languages; Mysore, India; 1978; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; 
039259

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15657 K.V.V.L. Narasimharao and N. Naradaraja Pillai
Drills and Exercises in Language Teaching
Central Institute of Indian Languages; Mysore, India; 1987; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 157. Slightly rubbed cover. 025616

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15658 K.V.W. Dharan
You and Your Community
Asia Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 1968; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 208. 026361

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15659 Kahlil Gibran
The Prophet
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 817224097X; Softcover; New; 
Khalil Gibran’s best and most powerful work ever written....In this enriching collection of parables he has expounded the philosophy of living between the period of life and death, conveying a strong and beautiful message on every aspect of life. Set forth in the form of profound wisdom and philosophy of life, these discourses apply dynamically, with amazing timeliness, to our human problems in day to day life.Although his sayings are neither crusades nor sermons, yet the thoughts conveyed are complete, clear and concise; revealing Khalil Gibran as a Prophet of penetrating vision and objective understanding.Millions of followers today absorb Gibran's writings with religious devotion and fervour, because his thoughts are ageless and realistic.The Prophet will live on and grow through centuries to come.Printed Pages: 128. 105484

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15660 Kahlil Gibran
The Greatest Works of Kahlil Gibran: Twelve Books in One Omnibus Edition
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8172241348; Softcover; New; 
Khalil Gibran - American essayist, philosopher, poet and painter born in Lebanon in 1883. He blended elements of Eastern and Western mysticism and was greatly influenced by Blake and Neitzche. Although his sayings are neither crusades nor sermons, yet the thoughts conveyed are complete, clear and concise revealing Gibran as a Prophet of penetrating vision and objective understanding. Millions of followers today observe his writings with religious devotion and fervour, because his thoughts are ageless and realistic. This Omnibus edition, for the first time brings out 12 greatest works of Khalil Gibran comprising The Prophet, The Wanderer, Nymphs of the Valley, The Madman, The Broken Wings - to name a few.Printed Pages: 446. 105485

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15661 Kahlil Gibran
The Complete Works of Kahlil Gibran
Indiana Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 8184081170; Softcover; New; 
109788

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15662 Kahlil Gibran
The Wanderer His Parables and Sayings
Timeless Books/TBI; New Delhi, India; 8189497065; Softcover; New; 
112805

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15663 Kai Kresse and Edward Simpson (eds)
Struggling with History: Islam and Cosmopolitanism in the Western Indian Ocean
Hurst & Company; London, UK; 185065879X; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 
This volume compares and contrasts anthropological and historical approaches to the study of the Indian Ocean by focusing on the vexed nature of 'cosmopolitanism'. The chapters contribute to debates on the nature of cosmopolitanism, the comparative study of Muslim societies, and the study of colonial and post-colonial contexts. There are few books on the market that combine serious interdisciplinary scholarship and regional ethnographic expertise with comparable ambition. Contents Preface and Acknowledgement Notes on Language Notes on Contributors Map Foreword Introduction Cosmopolitanism Contested: Anthropology and History in the Western Indian Ocean – Edward Simpson and Kai Kreese 1. Islam in Indian Ocean Africa Prior to the Scramble - Gwyn Campbell 2. The History of Bhuj as Told by its Own Historians – Edward Simpson 3. Saints, Rebels and Bookesellers: Sufis in the Cosmopolitan Western Indian Ocean, c. 1780-1920 – Nile Green 4. Cosmopolitanism Colonised? Three Cases from Zanzibar, 1890-1920 – Anne Bang 5. The ‘Respectable Citizens’ of Shaykh Uthman: Religious Discourse, Trans-locality and the Construction of Local Contexts in Colonial Aden – Scott Reese 6. The Use of History: Rhetorics of Muslim Unity and Difference on the Kenyan Swahili Coast – Kai Kresse 7. Cosmopolitanism Beyond the Towns: Rural-Urban Relation in the History of the Southern Swahili Coast in the Twentieth Century – Felicitas Becker 8. Drumming and Praying: Sidi at the Interface of Spirit Possession and Islam – Helene Basu 9. ‘I am Gulf’: The Production of Cosmopolitanism in Kozhikode, Kerala, India – Filippo Osella & Caroline Osella Afterword Index. Printed Pages: 400. 027040

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15664 Kailash Ahluwalia
Karyala: An Impromptu Theatre of Himachal Pradesh
Reliance Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 1995; 8185972508; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; 15 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 129 with numerous colour and b/w plates. 013060

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15665 Kailash C. Malhotra, Yogesh Gokhale, Sudipto Chatterjee, and Sanjiv Srivastava
Sacred Groves in India
Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manava Sangrahalaya in Association with Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8173053235; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 22 x 28 Cm 
Printed Pages: 186 with 59 colour illustrations and 18 figures and maps. 020022

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15666 Kailash Chand Jain
Ancient Cities and Towns of Rajasthan: A Study of Culture and Civilization
Books Treasure; Jodhpur, India; 2016; 9789384385101; Third Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 665. 039775

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15667 Kailash Chandra Dash
Legend, History and Culture of India: Based on Archaeology, Art and Literature
Punthi Pustak; Calcutta, India; 1997; 8186791043; First Edition; Hardcover; Good; Good; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 313 with numerous b/w illustrations. 025101

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15668 Kailash Chandra Dash
Legend, History and Culture of India: Based on Archaeology, Art and Literature
Punthi Pustak; Calcutta, India; 1997; 8186791043; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 313 with 2 b/w plates. Slightly rubbed cover. 014688

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15669 Kailash Chandra Jain
Jaindharm Ka Itihaas (Volume 1: Mahavir k Purv Jain Dharm aur Uska Kaal)
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8124603170; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
History of Jainism has been presented here in three parts. The first part tries to prove through the archaeological and literary sources the historicity of Tirthamkara, Parsvanatha and Mahavira, explaining their life and education besides religious, political, social, artistic and literary conditions of their times. The second part surveys the history of the Jaina dharma, its expansion and significance. The effects of Jaina dharma increased when Mauryas were ruling Magadha and Kharawelas ruled Orissa. No doubt, the period from the 9th to 12th centuries ce was a golden time in the history of Jainism and even traders, labourers and craftsmen were highly influenced by it during Kusana period. Seen geographically, Cauhana, Paramara and Calukya were acting as watchmen for Jainism in the north and in the south it was being nourished by Calukya, Rastrakuta and Ganga (Kingdoms). Many Jaina temples were constructed, monuments erected in honour of their deities. This part illustrates the many ways in which Jainism was served by the Jaina monks, saints, scholars and the politicians and answers questions such as: What kind of religious and social unions were made after the division and what were their traditional characteristics? How were the different leagues and monastries of Jaina sages made? What was the lineage of various castes and how they originated? The third part, associated with the middle ages of Jainism, describes that even though there was Muslim rule, still many organizations were sponsored with the influence of Jainism. Truthfully, there was a decline in Jainism during the middle ages but it remained protected. Many pilgrimages and historical places were established with the great influence of Jainism. Dr A.H. Nizami has written here about the Muslim reign, conditions of Jainism and also about the admirable Jainas. Dr Surendra Gopal has described the social and financial conditions prevailing at this period. Dr Shyam Sunder Nigam has penned on the middle ages of India and Dr Prakash Chandra Jain has written about the Jaina religion in the Middle Ages in Malwa region. This monumental work will be a treat for the minds and eyes of people curious about Jainism.Printed Pages: 416 with 3 maps. 100383

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15670 Kailash Chandra Jain
Jaindharm Ka Itihaas, 3 Vols
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8124603162; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
History of Jainism has been presented here in three parts. The first part tries to prove through the archaeological and literary sources the historicity of Tirthamkara, Parsvanatha and Mahavira, explaining their life and education besides religious, political, social, artistic and literary conditions of their times. The second part surveys the history of the Jaina dharma, its expansion and significance. The effects of Jaina dharma increased when Mauryas were ruling Magadha and Kharawelas ruled Orissa. No doubt, the period from the 9th to 12th centuries ce was a golden time in the history of Jainism and even traders, labourers and craftsmen were highly influenced by it during Kusana period. Seen geographically, Cauhana, Paramara and Calukya were acting as watchmen for Jainism in the north and in the south it was being nourished by Calukya, Rastrakuta and Ganga (Kingdoms). Many Jaina temples were constructed, monuments erected in honour of their deities. This part illustrates the many ways in which Jainism was served by the Jaina monks, saints, scholars and the politicians and answers questions such as: What kind of religious and social unions were made after the division and what were their traditional characteristics? How were the different leagues and monastries of Jaina sages made? What was the lineage of various castes and how they originated? The third part, associated with the middle ages of Jainism, describes that even though there was Muslim rule, still many organizations were sponsored with the influence of Jainism. Truthfully, there was a decline in Jainism during the middle ages but it remained protected. Many pilgrimages and historical places were established with the great influence of Jainism. Dr A.H. Nizami has written here about the Muslim reign, conditions of Jainism and also about the admirable Jainas. Dr Surendra Gopal has described the social and financial conditions prevailing at this period. Dr Shyam Sunder Nigam has penned on the middle ages of India and Dr Prakash Chandra Jain has written about the Jaina religion in the Middle Ages in Malwa region. This monumental work will be a treat for the minds and eyes of people curious about Jainism.Printed Pages: 1146 with 3 maps. 100384

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15671 Kailash Chandra Jain
Jaindharm Ka Itihaas (Volume 2: Jain Dharm Ka Etihaasic Sarveychad aur Prasar)
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8124603189; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
History of Jainism has been presented here in three parts. The first part tries to prove through the archaeological and literary sources the historicity of Tirthamkara, Parsvanatha and Mahavira, explaining their life and education besides religious, political, social, artistic and literary conditions of their times. The second part surveys the history of the Jaina dharma, its expansion and significance. The effects of Jaina dharma increased when Mauryas were ruling Magadha and Kharawelas ruled Orissa. No doubt, the period from the 9th to 12th centuries ce was a golden time in the history of Jainism and even traders, labourers and craftsmen were highly influenced by it during Kusana period. Seen geographically, Cauhana, Paramara and Calukya were acting as watchmen for Jainism in the north and in the south it was being nourished by Calukya, Rastrakuta and Ganga (Kingdoms). Many Jaina temples were constructed, monuments erected in honour of their deities. This part illustrates the many ways in which Jainism was served by the Jaina monks, saints, scholars and the politicians and answers questions such as: What kind of religious and social unions were made after the division and what were their traditional characteristics? How were the different leagues and monastries of Jaina sages made? What was the lineage of various castes and how they originated? The third part, associated with the middle ages of Jainism, describes that even though there was Muslim rule, still many organizations were sponsored with the influence of Jainism. Truthfully, there was a decline in Jainism during the middle ages but it remained protected. Many pilgrimages and historical places were established with the great influence of Jainism. Dr A.H. Nizami has written here about the Muslim reign, conditions of Jainism and also about the admirable Jainas. Dr Surendra Gopal has described the social and financial conditions prevailing at this period. Dr Shyam Sunder Nigam has penned on the middle ages of India and Dr Prakash Chandra Jain has written about the Jaina religion in the Middle Ages in Malwa region. This monumental work will be a treat for the minds and eyes of people curious about Jainism. 100385

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15672 Kailash Chandra Jain
Jaindharm Ka Itihaas (Volume 3: Madhyakalin Jain Dharm)
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8124603197; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
History of Jainism has been presented here in three parts. The first part tries to prove through the archaeological and literary sources the historicity of Tirthamkara, Parsvanatha and Mahavira, explaining their life and education besides religious, political, social, artistic and literary conditions of their times. The second part surveys the history of the Jaina dharma, its expansion and significance. The effects of Jaina dharma increased when Mauryas were ruling Magadha and Kharawelas ruled Orissa. No doubt, the period from the 9th to 12th centuries ce was a golden time in the history of Jainism and even traders, labourers and craftsmen were highly influenced by it during Kusana period. Seen geographically, Cauhana, Paramara and Calukya were acting as watchmen for Jainism in the north and in the south it was being nourished by Calukya, Rastrakuta and Ganga (Kingdoms). Many Jaina temples were constructed, monuments erected in honour of their deities. This part illustrates the many ways in which Jainism was served by the Jaina monks, saints, scholars and the politicians and answers questions such as: What kind of religious and social unions were made after the division and what were their traditional characteristics? How were the different leagues and monastries of Jaina sages made? What was the lineage of various castes and how they originated? The third part, associated with the middle ages of Jainism, describes that even though there was Muslim rule, still many organizations were sponsored with the influence of Jainism. Truthfully, there was a decline in Jainism during the middle ages but it remained protected. Many pilgrimages and historical places were established with the great influence of Jainism. Dr A.H. Nizami has written here about the Muslim reign, conditions of Jainism and also about the admirable Jainas. Dr Surendra Gopal has described the social and financial conditions prevailing at this period. Dr Shyam Sunder Nigam has penned on the middle ages of India and Dr Prakash Chandra Jain has written about the Jaina religion in the Middle Ages in Malwa region. This monumental work will be a treat for the minds and eyes of people curious about Jainism. 100386

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15673 Kailash Chandra Varma
The Aryans, the Veda and the Kaliyuga Era of 3102 B.C.
Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Banaras Hindu University; Varanasi, India; 1984; First Edition; Paperback; Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 66. 024992

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15674 Kailash S. Aggarwal (ed.)
Dynamics of Identity and Intergroup Relations in North-East India
Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Association with Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 1999; 81-85952-69-0; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14.5 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 271. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 019038

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15675 Kailash Sankhala
The Story of Indian Tiger
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 1997; 8174370889; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 12" x 9" 
Kailash Sankhala, whose name is inextricably linked with that of the Indian tiger, assesses Project Tiger and its success in protecting the tiger in India from extinction. Read about Project Tiger, set up as a conservation project by the Government of India,and (in Sankhala's own words) 'see' this superb beast through Sankhala's superb photographs. Printed Pages: 96 with numerous colour illustrations. 001155

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15676 Kaisa Puhakka
Knowledge and Reality: A Comparative
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1994; 8120811747; Reprint; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 119. 022311

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15677 Kaisa Puhakka
Knowledge and Reality: A Comparative Study of Divine and Some Buddhist Logicians
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1994; 8120811747; Hardcover; New; New; 
The present work consists of an analytical study and critique of certain aspects of Buddhist tradition as they bear upon some central problems of logic and ontology. The author examines the logical, epistemological and ontological doctrines of Dignaga, Dharmakirti and Ratnakirti on the one hand and of W.V. Quine on the other. She agrees with Quine that a sharp line of demarcation between analytic and synthetic statements is untenable and she argues that a position similar to Quine`s obtains in the writings of the Buddhist logicians. She provides convincing arguments to the effect that the Buddhist logicians` rejection of substance ontology leads to the rejection of any claim to the ultimacy of the analytical-synthetic distinction. Divided into seven chapters and documented with Preface, Bibliography and General Index, this work is a rare contribution in the field of Comparative Philosophy.Printed Pages: 120. 102377

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15678 Kaiser Haq
Mirza Sheikh I'tesmuddin's Wonders of Vilayet
Chronicle Books; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8180280322; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
This is the first book-length account of the West by an Indian. Mirza Sheikh I’tesamuddin, a munshi who had served the East India Company before becoming a Mughal courtier, was entrusted by Emperor Shah Alam II with a diplomatic mission to the British Court. He set sail in January 1766, and though the mission was aborted, the journey of nearly three years resulted in a remarkable memoir. Written in Persian, ‘Shigurf Nama-e-Vilayet’ or ‘Wonderful Tales about Europe’ is a unique historical document and a vastly entertaining travel narrative. Though never published in the original, an abridged and flawed English translation appeared in 1827. This book is the first complete English version. The Mirza was enchanted by Britain, but he was not a colonial subject. A highly educated and curious observer of alien cultures, he wrote about his visits to the theatre, the circus, freak shows, the ‘madrassah of Oxford’, the Scottish Highlands and at a more serious level the factors that had led to India’s decline and Europe’s ascendancy, and the socio-political system of Britain. Printed Pages: 196. 031543

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15679 Kaiser Haq (trs.)
The Wonders of Vilayet: Being the Memoir, Originally in Persian, of a Visit to France and Britain By Mirza Sheikh I'tesamuddin, an Eighteenth Century Indian Gentleman
Chronicle Books; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8180280322; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 12 x 19 
Printed pages: 204. 020535

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15680 Kaiserlichen Akademie Der Wissenschaften (Herausgegeben); I.J. Schmidt (Bevorwortet)
Der Index Des Kandjur
Biblio Verlag; Osnabruck, Germany; 1988; 3764807385; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 20 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 215. Brand new copy. 004832

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15681 Kaiwan Mehta
Alice in Bhuleshwar: Navigating a Mumbai Neighbourhood
Yoda Press; New Delhi, India; 8190618636; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Kaiwan Mehta takes the reader for a walk through the streets and past the buildings of the ‘native town’ of colonial Bombay, reading their histories and excavating their memories, while continuing to negotiate their present context. This historic neighbourhood of Mumbai, fondly referred to as Bhuleshwar, has remained a residential and religious hub as before, while thriving as the city’s essential commercial marketplace today. It retains a complex history of migration and community, which is evident in the architectural form, motifs and designs of the area. The buildings are literally registers of history; they are maps of a time gone by, and yet they continue to find themselves relevant and alive in the contemporary context. Alice in Bhuleshwar is also a story of the people who have lived in these buildings: unsung icons like Premiji and Saroj Pathak, famed artistes like Jayashankar ‘Sundari’, and others who have inhabited these buildings which breathe in the salty air of Mumbai and speak to those who care to listen. Printed Pages: 208. 034010

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15682 Kaiwan Mehta (Author) & Peter Scriver (Frwd)
The Architecture of I.M. Kadri
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789385285301; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Architecture of I.M. Kadri traces the body of work of Iftikhar M. Kadri, founder, partner and principal architect of IMK Architects, who began his practice in Mumbai in the 1950s. As an architect who shaped his practice largely in the early decades after India's independence, in the commercial capital of a young nation, he contributed greatly to the design of emerging typologies like the high-rise apartment, the office tower and the hospitality industry in Mumbai and India, going on to build in the Middle East, Hong Kong, Tajikistan, Malaysia, and so on.Kadri's journey and practice as an architect in the five decades following India's independence account for a different history of architecture in India than the one otherwise available. His journey is also the journey of Bombay/Mumbai as the emerging commercial capital of India - a city whose tryst with architecture is very different from that of Delhi or Ahmedabad, the other two sites of important Modern architecture in India. Kadri's career charts not only an important journey in India's history, but he is also someone who contributed to the discourses on Modern and Traditional architecture in India, working within the forces of real estate and commerce, and with state, private and corporate clients. His works help us open the debates on what is the role of architecture, its ideas of beauty and strength, its existence within the world of politics and economics.Although Kadri has been a stalwart in the field of architecture in his own right, not often has his deep involvement with architectural thought in India been recognised, or for that matter, recorded and analysed. Printed Pages: 232. 108420

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15683 Kajoli Khanna
Afterbirth and Other Stories
Showcase/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 8174367950; Softcover; New; 
Rarely does prose capture the vagaries of the human spirit with such acuity and pose. Lyrically written and intensely imagined, Afterbirth and Other Stories invites us to see our dark and luminous selves in an intimate relationship. The stories resonate with our lives and experiences as they take us from a Spitian village to a cultural centre in the Kangra valley and further south of the great metropolises of Delhi and Bangalore. Women emerge as protagonists in most of the stories, laying bare their hidden aspirations, designs and vulnerabilities.The dubious demeanour of a narcissistic woman leads to unexpected events, while a girl's twisted DNA costs her many a friendship. A maidservant who has connections with the underworld teaches her employer a valuable lesson. Through the eyes of a rich socialite and a journalist we see the bizarre and glorious workings of the human mind, while an adolescent girl's adoration of her mother turns disastrous. The characters acquire a life of their own as their stories run across macabre spaces and forage into the depths of their beings. As we grow angry with and share the joys of the actors, bleak truths are revealed and poetic justice is delivered. Printed Pages: 266. 108655

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15684 Kakali Chakrabarty (Ed.)
Genealogical Records and Traditional Knowledge System: Study in Four Sacred Centres of India
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8121212731; Hardcover; New; New; 
The present study is a maiden step by anthropological Survey of India into a unique field of record maintaining system of great temples in India. In almost all the great temples, there is a tradition of keeping records of the pilgrims. Interestingly these records, referred differently in different areas, are maintained over centuries and are still continuing as a living tradition. The origin of this knowledge system has its root in the age old jajmani relation of Hindu society. The system is embodied in the temple activities as a whole, therefore, the socio-religious significance of the particular holy centre in relation to the pan-Indian scenario has also been probed into, which added further importance to the studies. All the four articles in this volume are based on first hand empirical data. Through this maiden venture, Anthropological Survey of India has made a footmark in this interesting field of knowledge system which opens up a new vista to the anthropological society for further queries and updating the knowledge.Printed Pages: 184. 106272

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15685 Kala Acharya
Puranic Concept of Dana
Nag Publishers; Delhi, India; 1993; 817081278X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Puranic Concept of Dana provides an exhaustive expostion of The Hindu practice of gift-giving. Here in The Author includes virtually every reference to dana found in the Vadas, Smritis, Dharmasutras and Puranas. These texts reveal a broad spectrum of religiously sanctioned gifting. Specific guidelines exist governing simple hospitality as well as such grandiose offerings as a king's weight in gold or a mountain of jewels. These practices were widespread and important for the material support of Hindu society on every level. Consequently, elaborate directions and rituals developed to insure the propriety of gifts, givers and recipients. These teachings constitute the substance of Dr. Acharya's research, and through these passages the reader may glimpse the larger patterns of Hindu culture. While the modern student may find the style of writing overly detailed and repetitive, one should remember their Context and sense the 'Voice' of rishis.Printed Pages: 296. 103922

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15686 Kala Acharya and Shubhada Joshi (eds)
Sri Aurobindo and Vedic Interpretations
Somaiya Publications Pvt. Ltd.; Mumbai, India; 1996; 8170392179; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; Review Copy 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 134. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 022122

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15687 Kala Acharya, Lalita Namjoshi and K.J.Somaiya (Eds.)
Tri-Dal- A Trilateral Dialogue: Hinduism, Christianity and Islam
Somaiya Publications Pvt Ltd; Mumbai, India; 2006; 8170392640; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; No Jacket; 15 Cma x 23 Cms 
Printed pages: 321. 016721

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15688 Kala Seetharam Sridhar and A. Venugopala Reddy
State of Urban Services in India's Cities: Spending and Financing
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2010; 0198065388; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
With increasing population and expanding demand for urban infrastructure services, the capacities of local governments in many developing countries are overburdened. Adequate infrastructure is not only necessary for increasing productivity but also improving the quality of living. Given the primacy of public service delivery for cities to become engines of growth, this book answers two critical questions: Does low spending explain the state of poor public service delivery? How can urban local bodies have access to greater resources so as to enable them to improve public service delivery? Using case studies of four cities—Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Jaipur, and Bangalore—the book examines urban services such as water supply, sewerage, sanitation, solid waste management, municipal roads, and street lighting. It compares the state of these services with international norms and suggests new ways in which they can be financed and improved. More specifically, the book examines the role of land as a revenue-generating source in India’s cities. 033658

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15689 Kalahans Patel
Cultural Heritage of Gujarat
Good Companions; Baroda, India; 1996; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 136 with numerous colour plates. Slightly rubbed sut jacket. 018254

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15690 Kalamandalam Govindan Kutty
Kathakali: The Dance-Theatre
The Asiatic Society; Kolkata, India; 2004; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 66 with colour and b/w illustrations. 021414

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15691 Kalanath Jha
Figurative Poetry in Sanskrit Literature
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1975; 8120826698; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book is an attempt at resolving an important tangle, that of the utility of Figurative Poetry in Sanskrit Literature. In the shape of Sabdacitra and Ubhayacitra, connoting verbal juggleries and intellectual riddles this literature amuses vast shades of people, even today. Arthacitra is the real imagist poetry. Even old Sanskrit rhetoricians, Ananda, Abhinava and Panditaraja had a flash of its imagist appeal. The book is divided into seven chapters. Ch. I is introductory. It re-defines poetry and assesses the place of figurative poetry in that context. Ch. II deals with the historicity of different divisions and subdivisions of this branch of poetry as also with some new concepts either co-ordinate with them or contributory to their development. Chs. III IV discuss the various divisions of Sabdacitra and Ubhayacitra with apt illustrations from copious sources. Chs. V VI deal with Arthacitra and the development of Citrakavya right from the Vedic age. Ch. VII affirms and establishes the conviction of the concept treated in the previous chapters. The book is documented with Preface, Abbreviations, Appendices, Bibliography and Index.Printed Pages: 228. 102586

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15692 Kalani Kirk Hausman & Richard Horne (Authors)
3D Printing for Dummies: A Wiley Brand
Wiley India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8126549270; Softcover; New; 18 x 24 Cm 
Introduction Part I: Getting Started with 3D Printing Chapter 1: Seeing How 3D Printers Fit into Modern Manufacturing Chapter 2: Exploring the Types of 3D Printing Chapter 3: Exploring Applications of 3D Printing Part II: Outlining 3D Printing Resources Chapter 4: Identifying Available Materials for 3D Printing Chapter 5: Identifying Sources for 3D-Printable Objects Part III: Exploring the Business Side of 3D Printing Chapter 6: Commoditizing 3D Printing Chapter 7: Understanding 3D Printing's Effect on Traditional Lines of Business Chapter 8: Reviewing 3D Printing Research Part IV: Employing Personal 3D Printing Devices Chapter 9: Exploring 3D-Printed Artwork Chapter 10: Considering Consumer-Level 3D Printers Chapter 11: Deciding on a RepRap of Your Own Part V: Creating a RepRap 3D Printer Chapter 12: Assembling Structural Elements Chapter 13: Understanding RepRap Control Electronics Chapter 14: Assembling the RepRap Extruder and RepRap Upgrades Chapter 15: Identifying Software and Calibrating Your 3D Printer Part VI: The Part of Tens Chapter 16: Ten Ways That Rapid Prototyping Will Disrupt Traditional Manufacturing Chapter 17: Ten Examples of Direct-Digital Manufacturing and Personalization Chapter 18: Ten Impossible Designs Created Using Additive Manufacturing Index. Printed Pages: 384. 112323

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15693 Kalathil Ramakrishnan
Endosulfan Global Conspiracy and A Kerala Fraud Story
Gen Next Publication/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789380222400; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
The book, a venture on investigative journalism, questions the version created by the media and the Environmental NGOs that the aerial spraying of endosulfan had caused widespread diseases and deaths in Kasargod in North Malabar. All the pre- existing diseases in the area were described as Endosulfan diseases by anti-pesticide activists. Though it was described as an event next only to the Bhopal gas tragedy, the controversy was the fallout of a global conspiracy hatched by the European Union to sell its patented pesticides. The whole episode boils down to competition among pesticide manufacturers of the EU to create its hegemony in the global market. The conferences on Multilateral Environmental Agreements were manipulated by the European Union . Endosulfan was phased out at the Conference of Parties at the Stockholm convention in 2011 by flouting the rules of the convention.Printed Pages: 306. 106118

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15694 Kaleem Lashari
A Study of Stone Carved Graves: Special Issue: The Archaeological Review: Vol. 5, Issue I & II, 1996
Kaleem Lashari; Karachi, Pakistan; 1996; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 261 with numerous b/w illustrations. 039491

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15695 Kali Ghosh
The Autobiography of a Revolutionary in British India
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8187358750; Hardcover; New; New; 
This fascinating autobiography has an immense visual appeal. The reader will be able to almost see the growth of radical parties with young boys playing with fake bombs in the village, deeply involved in neighbourhood social service, to becoming members of revolutionary parties. The action moves from the villages to the city of Calcutta before the Partition of the Subcontinent. The description of Kali Ghosh being tortured in a British-run jail will remain with the reader for a long time. He was about to be sentenced to death, but was rescued by family connections in the secret police. The book has a rare account of everyday life of prisoners in a jail. Kali Ghosh was deported and later landed in England.Printed Pages: 320. 101919

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15696 Kali Charan Bahl
Studies in the Semantic Structure of Hindi
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1974; 8120827813; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The study of modern standard Hindi, in spite of all the attention it has so far received from an international community of scholars, cannot boast of showing any marked trend towards the development of a sophisticated understanding of its semantic structure. The present book lays a foundation which will aid in the development of such an understanding by making a beginning in this direction.Printed Pages: 409. 102567

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15697 Kali Charan Pandey (ed.)
Ludwig Wittgenstein: Ethics and Religion
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; 813160196X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 300. 032018

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15698 Kali Kinkar Datta
A Social History of Modern India
The Macmillan Company of India Limited; New Delhi, India; 1975; 0333900421; First Edition; Paperback; Good; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 424 with b/w illustrations. Scratched cover. Torn spine. Yellowing of pages. 019381

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15699 Kaliappa Kalirajan, Richard T. Shand, and Shashanka Bhide
Strategies for Achieving Sustained High Economic Growth: The Case of Indian States
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2010; 813210448X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book identifies the factors influencing countrywide economic growth and development by analysing the economic strategies and experiences of various Indian states. It employs a very broad range of analytical techniques to understand the growth patterns and inter-linkages among the sectors and economies of the states. The empirical studies of Indian state economies have largely ignored the inter-dependence of agriculture and industry sectors. The authors explore how this inter-relationship translates into the growth stimulus between the two sectors. The analysis looks at the growth experiences of the states with respect to convergence of their growth rates, spill-over effects of growth of one state on the others, and the impact of macroeconomic policies at the state level. The book also provides insights into factors that can lead to higher and more even growth performance by the Indian states so that the disparity becomes minimal. This book will be a helpful reference for scholars and students of economics and policy studies and political economics. Printed Pages: 256. 033022

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15700 Kalidas Bhattacharyya
Fundamentals of K.C. Bhattacharyya's Philosophy
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8124608415; Second Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
The Fundamentals of K.C. Bhattacharyya’s Philosophy is the only exhaustive exposition of Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya’s seminal philosophical ideas. Kalidas Bhattacharyya, son of Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya, had the opportunity of a prolonged critical exposure to this unique tradition. This monograph deals with Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya’s epistemic and metaphysical line of thought from the definite to the indefinite, from the objective level to the higher levels of subjectivity, and from association to dissociation or freedom leading to an alternation between knowledge and freedom. Both definiteness and indefiniteness have been identified. The two, however, do not have a coordinate status. There is an alternation between them. One and the same situation could be alternatively understood as definite or as indefinite. This leads to Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya’s well-known philosophical position of “Alternative Standpoints”. The indefinite has to be made definite through layers of transcendental knowledge. The absolute-as-transcendental-knowledge is related to the understanding of the absolute-as-transcendental-will. “The predatory outlook of the scientific intellect” has been referred to and insightful correctives have been offered. Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya’s style of writing is commensurate with the rigour and subtlety of his philosophy. The uninitiated requires a roadmap. This need is amply fulfilled by the present work. The monograph focuses on epistemology and metaphysics. The insights gained through this faithful commentary will help advanced readers to develop their own philosophical pursuits and the beginner will receive a good grounding. Printed Pages: 215. 107444

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