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1501 Amish Tripathi
The Immortals of Meluha
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789380658742; Softcover; New; 
The land of Meluha is an empire created by Lord Rama, and it is ruled by the Suryavanshis. This empire is powerful and proud, however, the Saraswati river that is their source of water is slowing drying up. On top of that, the empire is at war with the Chandravanshis who have allied with The Nagas, a group of sinister and deformed human beings who have extraordinary martial art skills.The Immortals Of Meluha, published in 2010, is the first story of the trilogy. Daksha, the king of the Suryavanshis, realizes that his empire needs help. He invites a tribe from Tibet to help him fight off the enemies. The Tibetan Guna tribe is lead by Shiva, who is a fearless soldier, and the only one who does not fall ill on arriving at Meluha. To everyone’s surprise, Shiva’s throat turns blue.The locals believe that this warrior is their fabled saviour Lord Shiva, also known as Neelkanth. Shiva goes to Devagiri to meet Daksha and his daughter Princess Sati. There, he learns about the dangerous wars and terror attacks that the Chandravanshis have carried out on the Meluhans.The brave warrior gets enraged, and declares a full war on the enemy. Readers will find this mythological fantasy to be gripping and exciting. Questions about Shiva’s duty, destiny, and karma arise throughout the book. The author has written a book that is adventurous, mystifying, and captivating, but at the same time he also has thrown light onto the subjects of what is evil, and who is truly a hero.This page-turner is a treat for readers who enjoy history, fantasy, and adventure. The Immortals Of Meluha received good reviews from leading newspapers, and was a bestseller within its first week of release. 109567

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1502 Amish Tripathi
Meluha Ke Mritunjay (Immortals of Meluha), (in Hindi)
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789380658827; Softcover; New; 

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1503 Amish Tripathi
The Secret of the Nagas
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789381626344; Softcover; New; 
The Secret of the Nagas begins with Shiva trying to save Sati from a Naga attack. His quest for the Naga warrior who killed Brahaspati and assaulted Sati leads Shiva and Sati to the land of the Brangas. In The Secret of Nagas, Shiva the prophesied savior of the Meluhan Empire finds himself in a turbulent situation trying to avenge the murder of his friend and saving his clan and the people of Meluha from the evil serpent people.His journey takes him across the lengths and breadths of the ancient India, searching for the truth and answers to all his intriguing questions. He travels to Kashi to find every bit of detail about the Nagas. He comes to learn about the reason behind the alliance between the Brangas and the Nagas. Both Shiva and Sati eventually discover startling secrets that have profound effects on both their lives and relationship. With a war brewing in the backdrop, will Shiva be able to accept the truth and live up to the expectations attached to him? 109572

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1504 Amish Tripathi
Nagaon Ke Rahasya (in Hindi)
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789381626603; Softcover; New; 

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1505 Amish Tripathi
The Oath of the Vayuputras
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789382618348; Softcover; New; 
The Oath of the Vayuputras is the final book of the Shiva Trilogy. In the earlier books of the trilogy, Shiva finds out that the Nagas are not his enemies and joins hands with them to reach the root of all evil. This book will have answers to ‘the Neelkanth’s’ questions about his fate, the choices he made previously and karma.Further, in the concluding book of the trilogy, Shiva reaches Panchavati, the capital of Naga where he will come face to face with his greatest enemy. Will he win the battle over his wicked enemies, who are out to destroy him and his legacy?The Oath of the Vayuputras will also reveal the reason of Shiva’s close friend Brahaspati’s disappearance and reappearance at the end of the second book, The Secret of the Nagas. Further the relationship between Daksha, the king of Meluha and the mysterious temple priests will also be exposed in this last part of the trilogy. Shiva seeks helps from the Vayuputras in the quest to conquer all evil.The great warrior will encounter the real intentions of some characters he deemed to be close to him. Some new characters will add that extra vitality to the entire plot, especially Shiva’s greatest enemy whose name sends shivers down the spines of many great warriors.An interesting journey of a warrior who is turned into a God by his followers because of his deeds and war against the evil, this book is sure to have its readers’ full attention. A good read which will make one reflect on their actions, this book like the two earlier books of the trilogy focuses on philosophy, religion and the never ending battle between the good and the evil. 109586

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1506 Amish Tripathi
Vayuputron Ki Shapath (in Hindi)
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789383260003; Softcover; New; 

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1507 Amish Tripathi
The Oath of Vayuputras
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789383260140; Softcover; New; 

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1508 Amish Tripathi
Meluhavin Amarargal: The Immortals of Meluha (in Tamil)
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789383260157; Softcover; New; 

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1509 Amish Tripathi
Shiva Trilogy
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789383260164; Softcover; New; 
Shiva Trilogy Collector’s Edition Includes Exclusive Free Shiva Trilogy DVD is a part of a series of three books that span the journey Shiva takes, that transforms him into a legend. This set contains three books, the first is The Immortals of Meluha, which tells the tale of Shiva and his tribe being relocated to the magical land of the Suryavanshis. The second book is The Secret of the Nagas, in which the secrets of the Naga people are revealed and the third book is the Oath of the Vayuputras, which sees the end of Shiva’s journey in all his glory.Shiva Trilogy Collector’s Edition Includes Exclusive Free Shiva Trilogy DVD is based on mythical characters and events and the tale woven around these characters is magically fictitious. One of the aspects of the books that make it engaging and relatable is that the characters are portrayed as fallible and flawed humans, instead of gods. The box set was published in 2013 by Westland and is available in hardcover. 109601

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1510 Amish Tripathi
Shapath Vayuputrachi (in Marathi)
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789384030049; Softcover; New; 

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1511 Amish Tripathi
The Secret of the Nagas (in Bengali)
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789384030087; Softcover; New; 

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1512 Amish Tripathi
Scion of Ikshvaku
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789385152146; Softcover; New; 
Ram Rajya. The Perfect Land. But perfection has a price. He paid that price.3400 BCE. INDIA Ayodhya is weakened by divisions. A terrible war has taken its toll. The damage runs deep. The demon King of Lanka, Raavan, does not impose his rule on the defeated. He, instead, imposes his trade. Money is sucked out of the empire. The Sapt Sindhu people descend into poverty, despondency and corruption. They cry for a leader to lead them out of the morass. Little do they appreciate that the leader is among them. One whom they know. A tortured and ostracised prince. A prince they tried to break. A prince called Ram.He loves his country, even when his countrymen torment him. He stands alone for the law. His band of brothers, his Sita, and he, against the darkness of chaos.Will Ram rise above the taint that others heap on him? Will his love for Sita sustain him through his struggle? Will he defeat the demon Lord Raavan who destroyed his childhood? Will he fulfill the destiny of the Vishnu?Begin an epic journey with Amish’s latest: the Ram Chandra Series. 109715

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1513 Amish Tripathi
The Immortals of Meluha (in Oriya)
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789385152696; Softcover; New; 

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1514 Amit Ambalal
Krishna as Shrinathji: Rajasthani Paintings from Nathdvara
Mapin Publishing; Ahmedabad, India; 1995; Second Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 Cms x 31 Cms 
Printed Pages: 177 with numerous colour illustrations. 028040

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1515 Amit Bajpai & Meenakshi Dwivedi (Authors)
Learning Disability: Uncover the Myths
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd; New Delhi, India; 9789351282358; Hardcover; New; New; 
Learning disability is a general term that describes specific kinds of learning problems. It can cause a person to have trouble in learning and using certain skills like reading, writing, listening, reasoning etc. Learning Disabilities are present in at least ten per cent of the population yet little is currently known to parents and teachers. The more one know, the more he can help the persons with learning disabilities. When we have a child with learning and attention issues, books can be a huge help. Keeping in the mind, we planned to write a book on learning challenges of students which would like to take the shape in the form of Edited Book entitled – “Learning Disability: Uncover the Myths”.This book is about helping youngsters with learning disabilities hold onto their dreams and about helping their teachers, parents, professionals to know more about the maze of challenges. Printed Pages: 269. 111550

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1516 Amit Basole
Lokavidya Perspectives: A Philosophy of Political Imagination for the Knowledge Age
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2015; 9789350023310; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 485. 108980

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1517 Amit Bhaduri
Employment and Development: Essays from an Unorthodox Perspective
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2006; 0195680820; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 
Amit Bhaduri's distinction as an economic theorist lies in challenging mainstream theory in a precise yet compelling way. The essays in this collection, written by the author over the last quarter century, mark a fresh approach to one of the most important economic problem of our time. Why poverty and unemployment, as two sides of the same problem, appear and persist, and are often bypassed by the process of development? The author looks at this problem from a multidimensional perspective. In the first section he discusses some of the theoretical issues involved, and point to oversights in standard theorizing on the subject. The second section draws out the connection between development of a predominantly agrarian economy and unemployment. The final section deals with the problem in the context of transitional economies of east Europe and draws lessons. In particular the essays highlight the errors from the use of orthodox theories relied on by the IMF and the World Bank. By rejecting the uncritical and mechanical acceptance of globalization as the remedy to all evils, the author invites the reader to think independently, and thereby stimulates argument and debate. 019703

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1518 Amit Bhaduri
Essays in the Reconstruction of Political Economy
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2010; 9789350020586; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 256. 109227

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1519 Amit Bhaduri
Malignant Growth
Aakar Books; New Delhi, India; 9789350023952; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book argues that the ideology of high growth which has been adopted as the dogma by successive governmentsat the centre and states are excluding the poor, disenfranchising them from the growth process and destroying their livelihood without creating alternative jobs. This process has distorted parliamentary democracy and reduced it to a level of no choice. The polity's inbuilt insensivity to poverty and rising inequality has in recent years turned into arrogant defiance of the poor and is now turning into an assault on them, dispossessing them of their land and livelihood, community and culture. Of late, this process is increasingly assuming the form of narrow jingoistic majoritarianism. But it is not all that new as a streak of this narrowness could be seen present in the mainstream nationalism that took shape around the anti-colonial struggle and continued through the course of post-independence development process. The book also outlines a proposition to rethink development, democracy and also nationalism. Printed Pages: 151. 111709

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1520 Amit Bhattacharjee
A Source Book of Indian Materialism
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8170309484; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 146. 111048

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1521 Amit Chaudhuri
Small Orange Flags During a 'State of Emergency'
Seagull Books; Kolkata, India; 8170462460; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 21.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 88. 012399

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1522 Amit Chaudhuri
Odysseus Abroad
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 2014; 0670086193; Hardcover; New; New; 
He saw his uncle once or twice a week. They got on each other’s nerves, but had grown fond of the frisson. He was Ananda’s sole friend in London—and Ananda his. ‘Friend’ was right; because his uncle was capable of being neither uncle, nor father, nor brother. Ananda’s uncle, Rangamama, is an eccentric bachelor who has taken early retirement and lives off his pension in a squalid bedsit in Belsize Park. His habits are angular—he rarely bathes, and devours paranormal stories—and his personality combative. Ananda, by contrast, is fragile, nervous and romantic. Uncle and nephew circle around their past, walk the streets of London and find in each other, an unspoken solace. A retelling of the story of Odysseus and Telemachus, Odysseus Abroad is a novel about a young man and an old man, about friendship, loneliness and love. Written in a voice at once tender and ribald, wry and unsentimental, this is Amit Chaudhuri’s most extraordinary novel yet.Printed Pages: 256. 103381

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1523 Amit Chaudhuri
Odysseus Abroad
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd./Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 0143425536; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 256. 107275

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1524 Amit Dasgupta (ed.)
The Strategic Shape of the World: Proceedings of MEA-IISS Foreign Policy Dialogue
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8178299364; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
This book is a compilation of the proceedings of the MEA-IISS Foreign Policy Dialogue held at New Delhi in December 2007. The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) is the world’s leading think tank on international security, political risk and military conflict. It provides trusted and independent analysis for professionals and institutions wanting cutting-edge information on global developments and their effect on political and economic affairs. Similarly, the Public Diplomacy division of the Ministry of External Affairs was especially created in April 2006 as it was increasingly felt that in today’s world, successful foreign policy practitioners would need to have an open and regular dialogue with civil society, NGOs, academia, think tanks and media. This dialogue between the IISS and the Public Diplomacy division of the MEA focuses on three subjects: the strategic shape of the world (in terms of foreign policies of different nations), international terrorism and energy security. It emphasizes that in the context of globalization and economic interdependence, the real source of danger lies not in the fact of supremacy of the Westphalian state order, but in issues like terrorism, energy security and environmental and climate change which threaten stability. These are recognized as global threats and the dialogue focuses on ways to deal with them. Printed Pages: 120. 032851

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1525 Amit Goswami
God is Not Dead: What Quantum Physics Tells Us About Our Origins and How We Should Live
Jaico Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 8179929922; Reprint; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 319. 035654

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1526 Amit Gupta, Ravi K. Dhar & Silky V. Kushwah (Authors)
Indian Management: Thought and Practice
Gen Next Publication/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 9789380222325; Hardcover; New; New; 
Indian business and industry in the 21st century has witnessed mind boggling changes on account of the opening up of the economy in late 20th century. The onrush of competition from across the Indian shores and the unleashing of the enterprising spirit within the nation changed the business and economic scenario to such a great extent that managing business with the paradigms of the previous century became extremely unfeasible and incompatible. In such a scenario not only the private sector but also the public sector repositioned itself to survive and flourish in a seamless global market.The chapters included in this book mirror this concern with the new reality. They spotlight attention on the attempt of Indian business organisations to reinvent themselves to fulfill their strategic intent and contribute to the overall welfare and well being of each of their stake holders. They also focus attention on the nature of changes that management has undergone in the Indian context, in the specific areas of Human resource, Finance and Marketing. The studies included here show that while the private sector organizations are capitalizing on the liberalized business environment, the public sector companies and corporations too are emerging out of their bureaucratic comfort zones to give the private sector run for money. Some of the studies also look at the changes in the regulatory and policy environment and are more or less eulogistic about them. It is our conviction that this book will act as a window on a new and resilient India Incorporated as compared to the times when business and industry clamored for protection against the opening up of the economy., About the author:- Amit Gupta, Chairman, JIMS, is an alumnus of Shri Ram College of Commerce and IIFT. Doctorate in Management from GGS Indraprastha University, he is a member of many Committees of Indraprastha University and holds membership of various national educational associations, namely, National HRD Network, All India Management Association, and Association of Indian Management Schools etc. He was recently selected among 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England. He was also conferred the prestigious title of “Man of the Year-2003” by the American Bibliographical Institute for his overall accomplishments and contribution to Society. The Institute of Economic Studies has also conferred on him Shiksha Ratan Award and Gold Medal for his outstanding contribution to the development of professional education in India.,Ravi K. Dhar is the Director of Jagannath International Management School, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. With more than 24 years of teaching experience, 20 of which have been in university departments in Shillong and Ludhiana, he has also taught at Jammu and Addis Ababa and lectured in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the course of his work, he has traveled to Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Ethiopia and Sweden. Prior to joining JIMS, he was the Director of Tecnia Institute of Advanced Studies, affiliated to GGS IP University. Dr. Dhar also dabbles in poetry and blogging. He has a poetry homepage on and a blog, Silky V. Kushwah is currently Assistant Professor of Finance, Jagannath International Management School, New Delhi. With over 5 years of teaching and research experience, she has around 27 research publications to her credit in national and international journals of repute. Her main area of specialization is financial markets and institutions. At present, she is working on her new book, Business Economics.Printed Pages: 364. 106121

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1527 Amit Jain
Guide to Godhood: The Roadmap to Moksha (based on Shramansutram)
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8121512638; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Moksha—the State of Godhood, is one of the most mystical concepts of the east. It means rise of an ordinary individual from the realms of manhood into the domain of Godhood. It symbolizes the release of soul from the ever repeating cycle of birth and death and assimilation of the same into the souls of previously liberated beings, collectively referred to as “Siddha.” This book, “Guide to Godhood—The Roadmap to Moksha, “breaks open the path to achieve this high state. It’s based on Sutras(verses) of Shraman Theology and divides the journey into Fourteen milestones referred to as “Guna.” Each one of us, irrespective of our beliefs and value system, is stationed at one of these phases (Guna). As a reader reads through the pages of this book, it will not be difficult for him to pin-point the phase at which he is currently stationed. This knowledge of one’s current state of being will not only help him analyze where he stands on the spiritual platform, but will also help him in discovering the reason of his stationing at that particular phase and thus plan remedial actions to break free. The basic idea of this book is to help explain all these phases from a scientific outlook, so a fair idea of the road that lies to Godhood could be achieved. Printed Pages: 217. 037782

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1528 Amit Jain
Karma Dharma Moksha: The Art and Science of Living, Dying and Enlightenment (Gnosis: The Pathway to Self Mastery: 2)
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8124606757; First Edition; Softcover; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Dr Amit Jain's simplistic writing, insightful perspective and enthusiasm make this book an excellent manual for anyone who wants to know the purpose of human life, about death and enlightenment. Dr Jain in his simple words explains the teachings of Venerable Master Samael Aun Weor. He beautifully reveals how by fulfilling the first three aims of human life, i.e. artha (money), kama (sex) and dharma (cosmic principles), without shunning sex and money, one can achieve the fourth and ultimate aim of human life — the self realization/moksha. You may read it for a better understanding of karma, dharma and moksha. If you have been in quest of enlightenment, this book will unfold the wisdom which only the masters know. Also an eye-opener on why we suffer, how we acquire negative karma and how to get what we want. Printed Pages: 207. 100414

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1529 Amit Jain
Mind and Meditation: The Art and Science of Awakening (Gnosis: The Pathway to Self Mastery: 1)
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8124606749; First Edition; Softcover; Nerw; 19 x 25 Cm 
Mind and Meditation opens the doors of wisdom for people interested in knowing what meditation is and how to meditate. In this book, Dr Amit Jain uncovers the secrets of our mind, so that we can awaken. In simple words, this book prepares us for meditation. It breaks lots of myths related to meditation. The book reveals that the human machine has not one but three brains and how by using the three brains in a balanced way one can keep oneself away from diseases, stress, aging, etc. The book also throws light on different types of minds and how they trap us and destroy our intuition. Overall the book calls the reader to learn how to transform negative thoughts. For those wanting to achieve a calm mind, it's a blessing. It also teaches how to use this calm mind and intuition to solve our problems creatively. Insightful and life changing! Printed Pages: 78. 100418

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1530 Amit Jain
Core Decore: Interior Designing for Your Mind and Soul (Gnosis: The Pathway to Self Mastery: 4)
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8124606773; First Edition; Softcover; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Overall the book calls the reader to develop the values of the soul which are much more important than the moral values we have grown with. Also get a deeper psychological understanding on why some people annoy us so much and why we find some people very irritating and how we unconsciously project our own defects on others. Liberating and insightful, it talks about the three kinds of love Þ sexual, emotional and conscious. Dr Jain also reveals the esoteric exercises of Runes that awaken the consciousness.For those striving to grow spiritually it explains in detail the Eightfold Path that is the most important teaching of Lord Buddha. Included here is wisdom for young on how to choose a vocation that each human being is here for a purpose. A must read for anyone on the path of spiritual awakening.Printed Pages: 162. 100446

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1531 Amit Jain
Zen Kamasutra: From Sex to Samadhi (Gnosis: The Pathway to Self Mastery: 3)
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8124606765; First Edition; Softcover; Nerw; 19 x 25 Cm 
Zen Kamasutra is loaded with esoteric wisdom on how to achieve samadhi through transforming sex. It uncovers the mystery of gods and goddesses, why Hindus worship the Shiva Lingam and why is sex sacred? What is Kundalini? How and why to raise the Kundalini? It explains the much-guarded secret of the gods — the connection between sex and spirituality. It enlightens one on how to keep the flame of love ever lit in a marriage and achieve a union of heart, mind and soul. It clears up questions that a spiritual seeker has on mysteries of life and death. Also discover here the fountain of youth, another secret, guarded for centuries. The book would appeal to all those who want to grow spiritually whilst perceiving their journey to be rational and logical. Apply the recommended practices to experience the magic yourself. This book also throws light on chakras by revealing that different chakras govern different qualities like leadership, wisdom, love, communication skills, creativity and intelligence, which can be developed. Printed Pages: 181. 100450

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1532 Amit Jha
Traditional Indian Medicine with Specific Reference to Buddhist and Tribal Medicine
Research India Press; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8189131354; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 394 with numerous b/w illustrations. 037159

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1533 Amit Jha
Oral Tradition in Ancient India
Research India Press; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789351710479; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 269. 107523

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1534 Amit K. Gupta and Arjun Dev
Towards Freedom: Documents on the Movement for Independence in India 1941: Part 1
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2010; 019806537X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Part of the Towards Freedom series, this volume contains documents related to the year 1941. It focuses on constitutional politics and World War II, India’s economic condition, curbs on the press, government repression, as well as the role of students, women, and culture in the Indian national movement. 030636

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1535 Amit Kumar Gupta
Crises and Creativities: Middle Class-Bhadralok in Bengal, C. 1939-52
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8125037039; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
The 1940s was the decade of crisis and change in Bengal. The years that began with famine, war and devastation ended with rioting, death and mass migration as a land, its people and its soul were partitioned. In the darkness of terrible human tragedy, however, twinkled significant triumphs of human achievement. Bengali intellectualism flourished on either side of Independence, and new landmarks were erected in thought, art and aesthetics. The bhadralok, a multilayered social category comprising educated professionals, translatable literally as ‘gentlemen’ and as ‘middle class’ in socioeconomic terms confronted change with a mix of radicalism and reaction. The loftiness of the resultant intellectual product was in inverse proportion to the drastic fall in the general conditions of life. Littérateurs and artists broke out of the elitism of their predecessors to experiment with new forms, and thinkers and theoreticians adapted the philosophical debates of 20th century Europe to contemporary Indian circumstances. This book is an account of the Bengali bhadralok’s distinctive creative response to historical circumstances that remain without parallel in the rest of India in the years both before and after their passage. It evaluates aesthetic resurgence in socio-economic perspective, following its many twists and turns, and mapping its essentially non-conformist, liberating and egalitarian spirit. It will be of great interest to students of social crisis and cultural change, and everyone seeking to appraise artistic responses to historical realities. Printed Pages: 352. 031444

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1536 Amit Kumar Sharma
Bharatiya Samajshastra ke Parmukh Sampardaya
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8124606013; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
'Bharatiya Samaj Shastra ke Pramukh Sampradaya' is a book in Hindi language that deals with the advent, teaching and development of Sociology in India.It is an original book that deals with the major Sociologists in India. This book divides the whole history of sociology in India into nine interesting chapters. This book is an outstanding narration of the advent and evolution of Sociology in India. For a long time there was a need of such a book in Hindi .This is a helpful book for the teachers, students and researchers in various colleges, Universities and research institutions. For the researchers in Hindi literature, Cinema and Culture this can be used as a reference book. This book is also helpful for the UGC. / NET aspirants in Sociology.Printed Pages: 303. 100498

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1537 Amit Kumar Sharma
Bharatiya Samajshastra ke Parmukh Sampardaya
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8124606021; First Edition; Softcover; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
'Bharatiya Samaj Shastra ke Pramukh Sampradaya' is a book in Hindi language that deals with the advent, teaching and development of Sociology in India.It is an original book that deals with the major Sociologists in India. This book divides the whole history of sociology in India into nine interesting chapters. This book is an outstanding narration of the advent and evolution of Sociology in India. For a long time there was a need of such a book in Hindi .This is a helpful book for the teachers, students and researchers in various colleges, Universities and research institutions. For the researchers in Hindi literature, Cinema and Culture this can be used as a reference book. This book is also helpful for the UGC. / NET aspirants in Sociology.Printed Pages: 303. 100499

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1538 Amit Mehra
India: A Timeless Celebration
Timeless Books/TBI; New Delhi, India; 8189497146; Hardcover; New; New; 

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1539 Amit Mukhopadhyay (ed.)
Ten Contemporary Graphic Prints
Lalit Kala Akademi; New Delhi, India; 1994; First Edition; Very Good; 

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1540 Amit Mukhopadhyay (ed.)
Lalit Kala Contemporary 42: Special Issue on Art and Nature: Two Renewable Resources
Lalit Kala Akademi; New Delhi, India; 1996; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 22.5 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 100 with numerous colour plates. 010376

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1541 Amit Pasricha; Bharati Motwani; Foreword By Aman Nath
The Sacred India Book
The Shoestring Publisher; Mumbai, India; 2010; 8190472038; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 47 x 32 Cm 
Numerous colour photographs throughout. 036182

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1542 Amit Pathak, Krishna Kant Sharma & Amit Rai Jain (Authors)
History and Culture of Western Uttar Pradesh, 2 vols
Shree Publishers & Distributors; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8183296726; Hardcover; New; New; 

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1543 Amit Shankar
Chapter Eleven: Kissa Corporate Bankruptcy Ka
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789380828336; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Feeling suffocated within the confines of Udaipur, his past and inconsequential job, Virendra Vikram Singh aspires to be a part of an MNC. However, with dreams having a nasty habit of going haywire, the day he joins his dream company, it files for Chapter 11–bankruptcy. Printed Pages: 370. 104583

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1544 Amit Shankar
Flight of the Hilsa
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2010; 9789380828138; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
What is happiness? A by-product of success or a state of mind? Flight of the Hilsa explores and demystifies the same while tracing the story of Avantika Sengupta. As a creative soul-restless and opinionated-life to her has been unking, even in her chosen career, painting. A chanced encounter with a boat owner; some twenty years her senior, changes everything. With a new found 'success mantra' and the 'boat guy' be her side, she starts striding towards her long-cherished notion of happiness-of being a rich and famous painter. But will the Hilsa discover her true calling and happiness? A gripping tale till the end.Printed Pages: 336. 104642

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1545 Amit Shankar
Café Latte: Eighteen Unusual Short Stories
Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789382711445; Softcover; New; 
We are brought up listening to and reading stories, which make us form a clichéd framework of expectations and concepts about life. Café Latte, takes you on a tantalizing foray into the unusual with some refreshing and some startling stories. A young man, Bikash, is delivered a message through paranormal forces while waiting on the railway platform; A doctor snaps a young man back to life by promising to help him commit suicide. A poor boy, Lokesh, dreams of people at a cinema night show perishing in a fire. Will his desperate attempts to save some lives succeed? ‘The Other Side’ is the story of a nymphomaniac fighting her desperate craving for sex. ‘Smart TV’ showcases a smart sales performer, Raj, buying his wife and daughter an expensive TV to cover his affair. ‘Code of Honor’ is a poignant tale of an army jawaan and his last letter to his son who shuns the army. The stories cover a broad spectrum of people and events and have us turning the pages eagerly for the twist in the end. So shed the mundane, become a fearless traveller and savor a fresh approach towards the enigma called Life. Printed Pages: 208. 107213

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1546 Amit Shankar
Love is Vodka
Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8192535444; Softcover; New; 
Being a love child, Moon is anything but a conventional teen. With a leading TV news anchor as her mother, an aspiring entrepreneur as her boy friend, the word LOVE baffles her. The whole idea of having one partner and love being eternal intrigues her. Life turns upside down when she falls for the CEO, who happens to be her mother's boyfriend too. Destiny further complicates things by blessing her with a big-time modelling assignment. She becomes famous and popular overnight. A war wages between her head and heart on a lot of issues – exposing her to various forms of love – online & offline. Will she decipher the true meaning of love? Embark on an exhilarating rendezvous with Moon and discover love like never before. Printed Pages: 212. 107240

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1547 Amit Thomas (Rev.)
Christ in Multidimensional Context: An Integrated Presentation of Articles (Christian Heritage Rediscovered: 15)
Christian World Imprints/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789351480372; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book makes an attempt to understand Christ from different perspectives in the contemporary world. It tries to survey, both traditional as well as contemporary understanding of the subject and their relevance in the present day situation. This book is an outcome of much discussions and enormous reading. It explores the problem of religious language in theology and historical understanding of Christ as well as His contemporary view and its relevance. It calls for the theology to begin from the context and bottom not necessarily always from the transcendental level.The Author has also showcased the teaching efforts and articles written and presented at different times by the esteemed personalities of this genre. He challenges us to be more active in understanding Christ from different parameters vis a vis the changed scenario of the modern world. The Author believes that Christ needs to be brought forth as a force of liberation and be embodied in all the changed situations, where still the unjust social structures suffocate people to live and grow.This book is meant to be a handy tool for both the socio-theological fraternity as well as lay leadership, alike.Printed Pages: 231. 106400

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1548 Amit Vaidya
Holy Cancer: How a Cow Saved My Life (A Memoir)
Aditya Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2015; 8177421476; Hardcover; New; New; 
Holy Cancer: How A Cow Saved My Life is the enlightening and emotional memoir by Amit Vaidya, a young man who sets off on a one-of-a-kind journey that perhaps nobody should ever have to. Given six months to live and no immediate family to support him, Vaidya, a first generation Indian- American, ventures a pathless taken and explores alternative treatments throughout India for his metastatic stage IV cancer diagnosis. The journey starts as a prelude to his death but ends up giving birth to his second life. This is a story about resilience, believing in oneself, trusting in humanity and not letting judgment stop anyone from trying anything. It goes beyond any disease. It?s about appreciating each moment, truly living, and winning in life by finally taking time to get back in touch with nature. ?All the wishful thinking in the world wouldn?t have saved me if I didn?t have discipline, a routine and faith. Faith in myself, my Earth and fellow human beings -- strangers who let me live, survive and thrive? Printed Pages: 264 111268

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1549 Amita Agarwal
Indo US Relations and Peace Prospects in South West Indian Ocean
Kaveri Book Service; New; 2008; 8174790837; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Water is essential both for the creation and sustenance of life. But we have always taken the oceans, the basic source of water and their resources as the permanent and inexhaustible. Humankind has awakened very late to the fact that the marine resources are not inexhaustible and need to be conserved and developed for future generations. With this realization the possibility to conflicts among sovereign nation over use and control of the oceans and their resources has increased manifold. The present study attempt to discuss the interests of the littoral states as well as of other big power in the Indian ocean, the presence of regional and extra-region powers on its waters and the prospects of peace in the Indian Ocean region in the backdrop of Indo-US relations. Contents: Preface; Indtroduction; Conceptualizing Peace; Indian Diplomacy; US Interest and Presence in the Indian Ocean; Littoral States and Sea Politics; Role of IOR-ARC; Regional and Extra-Regional Navies in the Indian Ocean Region; Indo-US Relations and Prospects of Peace in the Indian Ocean Region; Appendices; Bibliography; Index. About the Author: Amita Agarwal (b.1960) has been teaching Political Science at the post graduate level for the last twenty-two years. She is a senior lecturer (equivalent to associate professor) and is currently the Head of the Department of Political Science at Government S.K. College, Sikar, Rajasthan. She graduated (Hons.) from the University of Rajasthan in 1980 and thereafter completed her Masters, M.Phil and Ph. Degrees from the same University. She was also awarded a post doctoral research award by the UGC in March 2002, which she has successfully completed in 2005. She has participated in several national and international conferences and has a number of publication to her credit.Printed Pages: 240. 104215

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1550 Amita Chatterjee
Understanding Vagueness
Pragati Publications; New Delhi, India; 1994; 8173070202; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 264. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 028808

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1551 Amita Chatterjee
Perspectives on Consciousness
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8121510813; First Edition; Hardbound; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Consciousness has remained an enigma even after close scientific scrutiny. Last two decades of the twentieth century, therefore, witnessed an explosion of interest in consciousness. Lack of consensus about the nature, definition and taxonomy of consciousness and lack of conviction about the adequacy of the reductive methodology have led scholars from different disciplines to study this multidimensional phenomenon from perspectives of their own. This volume is a collection of essays focusing on ontological, epistemological, semantic and methodological debates from philosophical and scientific perspectives. The issues dealt with here include the following: What is consciousness – a substance, a state or a process? Is consciousness subjective and private? Does ‘consciousness’ mean something unitary and indivisible or is it a cluster concept? What is the hard problem of consciousness and how to solve it? Who will have the last word on consciousness – philosopher, physicist, psychologist or neurobiologist? Is it possible to have a unified theory of consciousness and how to go about it? The unique feature of this volume is the inclusion of articles on classical Indian theories of consciousness analysed from the contemporary point of view by very competent scholars. This collection is meant for both scholars and general readers. Rich information content of the volume will be particularly useful to students and researchers in Philosophy and Consciousness Studies. Printed Pages: 222. 015746

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1552 Amita Nathwani
Tales From the Devayana The Untold Epic of India
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789351710714; Softcover; New; 

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1553 Amita Ray, H. Sanyal, and S.C. Ray (eds)
Indian Studies: Essays Presented in Memory of Prof. Niharranjan Ray
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1985; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 415 with 110 plates. 032827

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1554 Amita Sahaya & Sunita Kaistha (Authors)
Women Work and Health: Current Concerns
The Women Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8189110284; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 344. 110585

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1555 Amita Sahaya, Sunita Kaistha & Vibhuti Patel (Eds)
Gender and Development
The Women Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8189110314; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 326. 110584

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1556 Amita Sinha
Landscapes in India: Forms and Meanings
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8120620518; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 30Cm 
This book is a doctoral thesis by the author, who is presently the Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She approaches the subject treating the Landscape of India as a living entity that has grown and evolved over the course of the millennia. The book is divided into 4 parts : introduction, natural archetypes, spatial archetypes, and archetypes. Contained in these 4 parts are chapters on, nature in the Ramayana, scared landscape of Braj; the Cosmic Tree in Buddhist landscapes, Kalika at Pavagarh; social and spatial order in villages; design in Vastu Shastra; the courtyard; implication for pilgrimage sites, etc. This book has 73 colour, and 46 b/w illustration, and a map of India’s sacred sites. This book was published in 2011 by AES.Printed Pages: 244 with 47 b/w & 73 Colour illustrations. 102878

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1557 Amitabh Mattoo, Happymon Jacob & Kapil Kak (Eds)
India and Pakistan: Pathways Ahead
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8187966661; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
India-Pakistan relations are at a historic juncture. This new found warmth, more than mere ‘cold peace’ something that has traditionally characterised the relationship between the two countries has started manifesting in an urge to engage the other country with a positive frame of mind, explore the finer aspects of the other, and impelled an unprecedented popular momentum generated by the expectations of ordinary Indians and Pakistanis. The leadership in both India and Pakistan has not just accepted that they are willing to go beyond their stated positions, but have realised that the welfare of the other is essential to their own. The people of Jammu and Kashmir are also undergoing an attitudinal metamorphosis towards realism and the imperatives of peace, stability and prosperity.Still, much remains unchanged. Mindsets, suspicion, terror tactics and political compulsions created by age-old ‘nationalist’ rhetoric remain potential wild cards in the ongoing process towards positive peace. Thus, much of the challenging journey still lies ahead.Printed Pages: 330. 104452

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1558 Amitabha Bagchi
Above Average: A Novel
HarperCollins Publishers and The India Today Group; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8172236530; First Edition; Soft Cover; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Printed pages: 306. 020511

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1559 Amitabha Basu and Ranjan Gupta (eds); Introduction By Paul T. Baker
Human Biology of Asian Highland Populations in the Global Context
Indian Anthropological Society; Calcutta, India; 1989; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 143. Slightly rubbed cover. 026783

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1560 Amitabha Mukherjee
Toward a Non-Static Theory of Profit Maximization
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170172748; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
"This book is an exercise in pure theory at the micro-level. Abandoning the traditional concept of profit, as being the residual difference between revenue and cost, the book examines in detail new concepts of profit and attempts at determining the behaviour of firms (where management and ownership is separated) in terms of these new profit concepts. 107992

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1561 Amitabha Mukhopadhya
National Book Trust/Sangam Book Depot; New Delhi, India; 812372649X; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 144. 108379

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1562 Amitabha Ray
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789381523575; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 165. 037356

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1563 Amitabha Sarkar
Dhodia: Industrialisation and Change in a Primitive Community
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1994; 8121204429; Hardcover; New; New; 
This monograph is a micro-level empirical study of a scheduled tribe settled on the plains of Valsad and Surat districts of Gujarat and has dealt with the impact of industrialization in the socio-cultural life of this tribe.Printed Pages: 186. 105787

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1564 Amitabha Sarkar
Attributes of Culture: Reflection of Cultural Itineraries from a Multi-Cultural Nation
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789385161315; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 345. 111072

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1565 Amitabha Sarkar & Samira Dasgupta
Frontiers of Social Anthropology
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1996; 812120528X; Hardcover; New; New; 
This volume deals with the basic concepts, horizons and methods used in social Anthropology and focuses light on the Study of society, culture and civilization. Contents:Preface1. Aim and Scope of Anthropology2. Family, Marriage and Kinship3. Society, Culture and Civilisation4. Political Organisation5. Primitive Religion6. Method and Technique7. Anthropology in Practice8. Culture Change.Printed Pages: 154. 105817

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1566 Amitabha Sarkar and Samira Dasgupta
Mal Paharia Culture at the Crossroad
Agam Kala Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2011; 8173201056; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 155 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 036337

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1567 Amitabha Sarkar and Samira Dasgupta
Religious Belief and Practices (A Portrayal of the Integrative process)
Agam Kala Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8173200947; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 128 with numerous colour illustrations. 031277

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1568 Amitacakarar
Amitacakarar Iyarriya Yapparunkalakkarikai, Kunacakarar Iyarriya Uraiyutan: The Verses on the Precious Jewel Prosody (Publications de l'Institut francais d'Indologie: 79)
Aditya Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1993; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Text, translation and notes by Ulrike Niklas (in Tamil and English).;Yapparunkalakkarikai represents an important element in the development of classical Tamil literary theory, being the first post-Tolkappiyam treatise on prosody known to us. Printed Pages: 484. 100075

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1569 Amitai Etzioni (ed.)
Policy Research (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology: Volume XXVI)
E.J. Brill; Leiden, The Netherlands; 1978; 9004057668; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 171. 005193

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1570 Amitav Acharya
The End of American World Order
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 0199458928; Hardcover; New; New; 
The age of western hegemony is over. Whether or not America itself is declining, the post-war liberal world order underpinned by US military, economic and ideological primacy and supported by global institutions serving its power and purpose, is coming to an end. But what will take its place? A Chinese world order? A reconstituted form of American hegemony? A regionalized system of global cooperation, including major and emerging powers?In this timely and provocative book, Amitav Acharya offers an incisive answer to this fundamental question. While the US will remain a major force in world affairs, he argues that it has lost the ability to shape world order after its own interests and image. As a result, the US will be one of a number of anchors including emerging powers, regional forces and a concert of the old and new powers shaping a new world order. Rejecting labels such as 'multipolar', 'apolar' or 'G - zero', Acharya likens the emerging system to a multiplex theater, offering a choice of plots (Ideas), directors (Power) and action (Leadership) under one roof. Finally, he reflects on the policies that the US, emerging powers and regional actors must pursue to promote stability in this decentered but interdependent, multiplex world. Printed Pages: 168. 108789

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1571 Amitav Acharya
East of India, South of China: Sino-Indian Encounters in Southeast Asia
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 0199461147; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 260. 111560

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1572 Amitav Ghosh
River of Smoke
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 0143424718; Paperback; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
In September 1838 a storm blows up on the Indian Ocean and the Ibis, a ship carrying a consignment of convicts and indentured labourers from Calcutta to Mauritius, is caught up in the whirlwind. When the seas settle, five men have disappeared—two lascars, two convicts and one of the passengers. Did the same storm upend the fortunes of those aboard the Anahita, an opium carrier heading towards Canton? And what fate befell those aboard the Redruth, a sturdy two-masted brig heading East out of Cornwall? Was it the storm that altered their course or were the destinies of these passengers at the mercy of even more powerful forces? On the grand scale of an historical epic, River of Smoke follows its storm-tossed characters to the crowded harbours of China. There, despite efforts of the emperor to stop them, ships from Europe and India exchange their cargoes of opium for boxes of tea, silk, porcelain and silver. Among them are Bahram Modi, a wealthy Parsi opium merchant out of Bombay, his estranged half-Chinese son Ah Fatt, the orphaned amateur botanist Paulette and a motley collection of others in pursuit of romance, riches and a legendary rare flower. All struggle to cope with their losses—and, for some, unimaginable freedoms—in the alleys and crowded waterways of nineteenth-century Canton. As transporting and mesmerizing as an opiate induced dream, River of Smoke, book two in Amitav Ghosh’s Ibis trilogy, will soon be heralded as a masterpiece of twenty-first century literature. Printed pages: 568. 036608

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1573 Amitav Ghosh
The Calcutta Chromosome
Penguin/Viking; New Delhi, India; 0143066552; First Edition; Paperback; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
In this extraordinary novel, Amitav Ghosh navigates through time and genres to present a unique tale. Beginning at an unspecified time in the future and ranging back to the late nineteenth century, the reader follows the adventures of the enigmatic L. Murugan. An authority on the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Sir Ronald Ross, who solved the malaria puzzle in Calcutta in 1898, Murugan is in search of the elusive ‘Calcutta Chromosome’. With its astonishing range of characters, advanced computer science, religious cults and wonderful portraits of Victorian and contemporary India, The Calcutta Chromosome expands the scope of the novel as we know it, as Amitav Ghosh takes on the avatar of a science thriller writer. Printed pages: 272. 022945

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1574 Amitav Ghosh
The Hungry Tide
Penguin/Viking; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0670082198; First Penguin Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 440. 022951

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1575 Amitav Ghosh
In An Antique Land
Penguin/Viking; New Delhi, India; 0143066498; First Penguin Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 344. 022953

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1576 Amitav Ghosh
Penguin/Viking; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0670082104; First Penguin Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 96. 024588

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1577 Amitav Ghosh
Dancing in Cambodia, At Large in Burma
Penguin/Viking; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0670082120; First Penguin Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 108 with 4 colour illustrations. 024075

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1578 Amitav Ghosh
The Glass Palace
HarperCollins Publishers; New Delhi, India; 0007427468; Paperback; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 552. 002982

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1579 Amitav Ghosh
The Shadow Lines
Penguin/Viking; New Delhi, India; 2009; 0143066560; Paperback; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
As a boy, Amitav Ghosh’s narrator travels across time, experiencing different worlds, all brought to life by the tales of those around him. Set against a backdrop of war and strife, each story becomes an extension of his life. Through them he traverses the unreliable planes of memory, unmindful of physical, political and chronological borders. But as he grows older, he is haunted by a seemingly random act of violence. Bits and pieces of stories, both half-remembered and imagined, come together in his mind until he arrives at an intricate, interconnected picture of the world where borders and boundaries mean nothing, mere shadow lines that we draw dividing people and nations. Out of a miraculously complex web of memories, relationships and images, Amitav Ghosh builds an intensely vivid, funny and moving story. He questions the meaning of political freedom and the force of nationalism in the modern world. Exposing the idea of the nation state as an illusion, an arbitrary dissection of people, Ghosh reveals the absurd manner in which your home can suddenly become your enemy. Printed Pages: 288. 037853

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1580 Amitava Chatterjee
People At Large: Popular Culture in Modern Bengal
Raj Publications; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380677347; Softcover; New; 

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1581 Amitava Chatterjee (Ed.)
Gender and Modernity
Raj Publications; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789380677743; Softcover; New; 

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1582 Amitava Kumar
Husband of a Fanatic
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0143031899; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
In the summer of 1999, while the Kargil War was being fought, Amitava Kumar married a Pakistani Muslim. That event led to a process of discovery that made Kumar examine the relationship not only between India and Pakistan but also between Hindus and Muslims inside India. The result is this fiercely personal essay on the idea of the enemy. Written with complete honesty and with no claims to journalistic detachment, this book chronicles the complicity that binds the writer to the rioter. Unlike both the fundamentalists and the secularists, Kumar finds—or makes—utterly human those whom he opposes. More than a travelogue which takes the reader to Wagah, Patna, Bhagalpur, Karachi, Kashmir, and even Johannesburg, this book, then, becomes a portrait of the people the author meets in these places, people dealing with the consequences of the politics of faith. With a writer's eye for detail, Kumar has drawn a map of violence. Informed more by a traveller's sense of observation than a safe, academic moralism, Husband of a Fanatic refuses to monumentalize suffering—instead, it presents tragedy as ordinary, and hence, more difficult to accept easily. In a village beside the Ganges near Bhagalpur, in a psychiatric ward in Srinagar, in a classroom in Ahmedabad ... everywhere that the author goes, the reader is compelled to accompany him on a journey to the heart of hatred. Printed Pages: 356. 023433

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1583 Amitava Mukherjee
Participatory Learning and Action: Monitoring and Evaluation and Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8180691063; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book is a comprehensive treatise on "Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation". It brings out the critical difference between Traditional Monitoring and Evaluation using 'PLA Tools' and Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation while focusing attention on both these two monitoring and evaluation systems. It discusses what is 'participatory monitoring and evaluation' (PM&E), steps in PM&E and some of the tools that may be used. It demonstrates the use of PLA tools in the evaluation of an integrated rural development project, in impact assessment villages hits by disasters, in evaluating (in the orthodox sense) developmental organization, in evaluating a primarily agricultural development project, and in 'participatory Evaluation' of a system of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation established for housing projects in Nepal and Sri Lanka. The book then is a combination of conceptual specification of PM&E, four case Studies from India of evaluation of different kinds of development project) where participatory tools have been used for traditional evaluation and two case studies on participatory evaluation from Nepal and Sri Lanka. The book will be of immense use in understanding Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation on the one part vis-a-vis Monitoring and Evaluation using PLA tools on the other part. Readers will get a glimpse of how the two systems of evaluation can be carried out in different kinds of projects and environments. It will be of great value to development workers, development organizations, international donors, government departments engaged in M&E and serious students of development economics. Printed Pages: 425. 112548

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1584 Amitava Mukherjee
Participatory Rural Appraisal: Methods and Appications in Rural Planning (Essays in Honour of Robert Chambers)
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8180691055; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book is the most comprehensive treatise available on the subject of application of methods and tools from the repertoire of Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) in micro-level planning for rural development. It contains authoritative discussions on conceptual issues, principles, databases, methodologies and case studies in PLA as applied to rural development planning. There are nine Chapters in the book. Chapter 1 is on the architecture and engineering of PLA and its sources. Chapter 2 deals with the similarities and potentials of micro-level planning and PLA, which in effect contains a clear analysis of the principles and philosophies of the two disciplines, as it were. Chapters 3 and 4, provide the soft system and the hard system approach to micro-level planning using PLA methods. The details of databases and kinds of data required for different levels of micro-level planning are in Chapter 5. Chapters 6 and 7 are case studies from Africa where PLA has been used for preparing micro-level plans. In Chapter 8, a case study exhibiting use of PLA techniques for a Block Plan in India has been included. Chapter 9 provides a tactical plan for village development from Indonesia. All these plans are real plans, involving the community in full measure. Though the primary focus of the book is on micro-level planning for rural areas, the principles and methodologies apply as much to urban planning as well. The book, like its earlier edition, will be an invaluable guide to practitioners, academicians, planners, development functionaries and government officials who are interested in participatory micro-level planning. Printed Pages: 456. 112553

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1585 Amitava Mukherjee & D. Bandyopadhyay (Authors)
Empowering Women Panchayat Members: Handbook for Master Trainers Using Participatory Approach
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8180693031; Hardcover; New; New; 
This handbook attempts to address the political and social learning needs of women in Panchayati Raj Institutions in India. It develops thematic gender-focused training modules on a range of subjects, including social mobilization and use of social capital formation for ushering development of a network of women PRIs at the grassroots level. The handbook adopts a Participatory Action Research approach involving the different stakeholder groups in praxis cycles for deepening and sustaining the impact of the capacity building interventions. Printed Pages: 236. 112507

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1586 Amitava Mukherjee, D. Bandopadhyay & Mitali Sen Gavai (Authors)
Empowering Panchayats: Handbook for Master Trainers (Using Participatory Approach)
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8180690415; Hardcover; New; New; 
The vital need for capacity-building of numerous functionaries of Panchayati Raj Institutions is widely acknowledged. However, there has been no systemic approach to building capacities of the functionaries of Panchayati Raj Institutions across the 3-tiers and there is no book which comprehensively deals with training needs of different tiers of PRIs. This book is an attempt to fill in gap. The book provides for 10 modules together with a Base Module, each specially devised to meet the training needs of different functionaries in different tiers of Panchayati Raj system. These modules have been prepared after extensive assessment of training needs and consultations with experts and institutions across the country who are engaged in or are concerned with capacity-building of Panchayati Raj functionaries. The book for the first time provides for a road map to train functionaries of Panchayati Raj Institutions using Participatory Learning and Action methods (PLA methods). It provides for trainers' notes, content flow, diagrams, sketches, posters and games as necessary aids for imparting training to functionaries of PRIs who are adult learners keeping fully in mind learning theory. The book gives details of different steps to be followed by the trainer in separate modules and outlines an and ragogy which is suitable for adult learners. Twenty coloured posters depicting 29 disciplines of Panchayati Raj, as incorporapted in eleventh schedule of Indian Constitution, also make part of this book. The book will be an invaluable handbook for administrators, trainers, training institutions and scholars engaged in building capacity of PRI functionaries. Printed Pages: 370. 112506

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1587 Amitendu Palit (Ed.)
South Asia: Beyond the Global Financial Crisis
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8175968931; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book is an edited volume of different perspectives on the South Asian region and captures the political social and economic challenges facing the region following the financial crisis and the region's responses to these challenges. Key features: • Distinguished contributors (Mr. K Shanmugam Minister for Law and Second Minister of Home Affairs Singapore; Mr. Mani Shankar Aiyar Former Cabinet Minister for Petroleum India; Mr. Sartaj Aziz Former Finance Minister for Finance Planning and Economic Affairs Pakistan; Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury Senior Research Fellow ISAS & Former Foreign Minister Bangladesh; and several other distinguished academics and public policy experts • Wide coverage of issues such as socio-economic development conflict resolution terrorism political developments environmental challenges governance etc. • Regional perspectives as well as individual country analysis (India Pakistan Bangladesh Sri Lanka etc.) Printed Pages: 192. 101472

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1588 Amiteshwar Jha
Bharatiya Sikke: Ek Aitihasik Parichay (in Hindi)
IIRNS Publications; Nashik, Maharashtra, India; 2003; 8186786147; First Edition; Paperback; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 160 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 033948

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1589 Amiteshwar Jha (ed.)
Medieval Indian Coinages: A Historical and Economic Perspective: February 17th-19th, 2001: 5th International Colloquium
IIRNS Publications; Nashik, Maharashtra, India; 8186786090; First Edition; Paperback; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 274 with numerous b/w illustrations. 033944

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1590 Amiteshwar Jha and Sanjay Garg (eds)
Numismatic Digest: Vols. 25-26: 2001-2002
Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies; Nashik, Maharashtra, India; 2002; 8186786163; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 192 with numerous b/w illustrations. 033928

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1591 Amiteshwar Jha and Sanjay Garg (eds)
Numismatic Digest: Vols. 27-28: 2003-2004
Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies; Nashik, Maharashtra, India; 2004; 818678621X; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 196 with numerous b/w illustrations. 033929

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1592 Amiteshwar Jha and Sanjay Garg (eds)
Numismatic Digest: Vols. 29-30: 2005-2006
Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies; Nashik, Maharashtra, India; 2006; 8186786244; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 195 with numerous b/w illustrations. 033930

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1593 Amiteshwar Jha and Sanjay Garg (eds)
Numismatic Digest: Vols. 31: 2007
Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies; Nashik, Maharashtra, India; 2007; 8186786260; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 255 with numerous b/w illustrations. 033931

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1594 Amiya Dev (ed.); Research Assistant: Poushali Bhadury
Science, Literature and Aesthetics (History of Science, Philosophy, and Culture in Indian Civilization: Vol. XV, Part 3)
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8187586397; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 904 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 028494

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1595 Amiya Dev and Chakraborty Dasgupta (ed.)
Day's End and Other Bangla Stories
Srishti Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2003; 81-88575-21-X; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 14 Cms x 21 Cms 
Printed Pages: 266. 000653

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1596 Amiya Kumar Bagchi (ed.)
Economy, Society and Polity: Essays in the Political Economy of Indian Planning in Honour of Professor Bhabatosh Datta
Oxford University Press; Calcutta, India; 1988; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Good; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 284 009936

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1597 Amiya Kumar Bagchi (Ed.)
Money and Credit in Indian History: From Early Medieval Times
Tulika Books; New Delhi, India; 8185229651; Softcover; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 269. 107435

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1598 Amiya Kumar Bagchi, Dipankar Sinha, and Barnita Bagchi (eds)
Webs of History: Information, Communication and Technology from Early to Post-Colonial India
Manohar; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8173046131; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 298. 021977

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1599 Amiya Kumar Das
Urban Planning in India
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8131600947; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 264. 032048

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1600 Amiya Kumar Mazumdar (ed.)
Faith and Reason: The Indian Scene and Experience
The Asiatic Society; Kolkata, India; 1999; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 77. 013947

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