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17501 Mahesh Rangarajan
India's Wildlife History: An Introduction
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8178241404; Softcover; New; 
The swift decline and present plight of India's wildlife make regular headlines. This book asks how we came to this point. It introduces us to the long history of India's wildlife, culminating in the present crisis. Drawing on memoirs, archives and official records, Mahesh Rangarajan brings new insights to bear upon age-old encounters between human beings and the natural world in India. While highlighting major figures, such as Jim Corbett and M. Krishnan, he also puts the spotlight on less-known conservationists, landscapes and species. The focus of this book is on key landmarks in the history of Indian wildlife—both its conservation and decline. Chapters on the Ancient and Medieval periods sketch out India's early wildlife history. Nature's retreat against human onslaught over the past two centuries, and efforts to reverse that trend, are then addressed in greater detail. The past can serve as a guide to options for the present. It can reveal strategies for a future in which wildlife and people coexist. This book ends by looking ahead and identifies workable ways to conserve India's vanishing wildlife. An easy and lucid style makes this illuminating historical account a book for the general reader. Specialists and scholars will find a mine of information within it. This book is the best available short account of the history of Indian wildlife.Printed Pages: 152. 101848

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17502 Mahesh Rangarajan
Nature and Nation: Essays on Environmental History
Orient BlackSwan/Permanent Black; New Delhi, India; 2015; 8178244594; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 22 Cm 
Writing India’s environmental history is not easy. The country’s territorial vastness, geographical complexity, and unusual biodiversity make the task difficult. Relatively few scholars have shown the historical range and intellectual depth required to tackle the area compellingly and with sophistication. Mahesh Rangarajan is among the foremost scholars in this field. The papers and books he has written or edited over more than two decades have helped craft and enlarge Indian environmental thought as a whole. They have established his reputation as a stimulating and wide-ranging historian-thinker in the discipline. The present collection comprises ten essays showcasing the core of Rangarajan’s thought and interventions. They include comparisons of the subcontinent with the world beyond, most specially with societies in Asia and Africa once under Western domination. They also include studies of specific historical conjunctures under regimes such as those of Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, Jomo Kenyatta and Julius Nyerere. Environmental shifts and continuities in a massive Asian society and polity are the central focus of this book. It discusses events and processes to show how specific environmental changes happened. It discusses the global ecological dimensions of Indian transformations. Economy and ecology, state-making and identity, nature and nation converge and cohere to make this a book for every thinking person.Printed Pages: 359. 102270

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17503 Mahesh Rangarajan and K. Sivaramakrishna (eds)
Shifting Ground: People, Animals, and Mobility in India's Environmental History
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2014; 0198098952; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Environmental history of India has developed as an important field of inquiry in the last twenty-five years. While providing major insights, the existing scholarship has primarily focused on drawing sharp lines of distinction—those between geographical spaces (forest, rivers, farms), people (herders, farmers, townspeople), eras (colonial, post-colonial), and so on. The limitations of these sharp divides are brought to the forefront when there is a critical engagement with the region's contested environmental past. Shifting Ground brings together an array of essays that pose critical questions regarding India's environmental past and the way it has been approached by scholars. From debunking the idea of a primeval, pristine forest cover, to analysing the dynamics that shape human-animal relations, to examining the conflicts created by post-Independence projects of rural development and conservation—this volume touches upon the various aspects of environmental studies and juxtaposes them with social history, history of science and technology, and history of trade and culture. Drawing on original case studies the book not only explores the past, but also portrays how its traditions are often invoked to be deployed in contemporary conflicts—those that are often aggravated by the pressures on natural assets created by the recent prosperity and the vaulting aspirations of a rapidly expanding Indian middle class. Printed Pages: 418. 038931

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17504 Mahesh Rangarajan Rao and K. Sivaramakrishnan (eds)
India's Environmental History, 2 Vols
Permanent Black; New Delhi, India; 2014; 81-7824-368-7; Second Impression; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Vol. I: From Ancient Times to the Colonial Period; Vol. II: Colonialism, Modernity, and the Nation. 036669

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17505 Mahesh Rangarajan, M.D. Madhusudan & Ghazala Shahabuddin (Eds)
Nature without Borders
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8125056149; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book explores the ways in which conservation of biodiversity can coexist with human actions and interests through a series of eight essays. These are tied together by an analytical introduction by the editors. It seeks to supplement the dominant discourse of conservation in India, which has traditionally depended on fencing off fragments of habitats and guarding them against human encroachment. However, formally designated Protected Areas occupy a very small proportion of territory and are therefore limited in value. Nature and natural processes transcend human boundaries and cannot be contained within the borders of nature reserves. This eclectic collection of essays explores inclusive conservation approaches in a spectrum of landscapes, from lake restoration in a metropolis to the issue of overfishing on the coastline. In the cases studied here, conservation action takes the producers’ or residents’ own imperatives into account along with wider ecological challenges. This method of conservation forges links with a range of actors: cultivators, herders, fishers and plantation owners, in addition to the government, the middle class and literati.Printed Pages: 280. 101931

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17506 Mahesh Rangarajan, N. Balakrishnan & Deepa Bhatnagar (Eds)
Selected Works of C. Rajagopalachari (Vol. I: 1907-21)
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8125050175; Hardcover; New; New; 
Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (1878–1972), popularly known as Rajaji, was the first Governor General of independent India (1948–50). A lawyer by profession, he was drawn into the non-violent nationalist movement steered by Mahatma Gandhi and came to be known as his ‘conscience-keeper’. He was awarded India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna in 1955. A prolific writer, he is also known for his books on the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. This volume looks at the period when Rajaji became involved in the freedom movement (1907–21). It is a collection of articles and letters he wrote to prominent leaders like Gandhi, Gokhale, Vijiaraghavachariar, and in newspapers like The Hindu, Madras Mail and Commonweal. These give us an insight into the thoughts of one of the most important leaders of the Indian national movement in the Madras Presidency. Printed Pages: 472. 101938

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17507 Mahesh Rao
One Point Two Billion
Harpercollins India Publishers Ltd./Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 9789351774846; Softcover; New; 
There are 1.2 billion people living in India, more than 1.2 billion stories in one country. A man living on a tea plantation in the Nilgiri Hills realizes his in love with his daughter-in-law, a young family eagerly awaits the launch of Shakti-Cola, a chronically anxious yoga retreat manager struggles with the demands of her enlightenment-seeking Western patrons and a family legacy hangs in the balance when a horrifying discovery is unearthed on their Rajasthani estate. Traversing thirteen Indian states, One Point Two Billion illuminates the exhilarating diversity of the second most populous nation in the world. Moving from towering megacity to remote detention camp, from the canals of rural Punjab to an exclusive club in Delhi, these remarkable stories offer glimpses into the loves, triumphs and tragedies of everyday life in a world torn between tradition and the shock of modernity.In a mesmerizing collection laced with biting humour, filled with danger and hope, these stories from the award-winning author of The Smoke is Rising portray the vast array of lives existing in the uneasy balance of Indian society.Printed Pages: 252. 106486

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17508 Mahesh Sharma
The Realm of Faith: Subversion, Appropriation, and Dominance in the Western Himalaya
Indian Institute of Advanced Study; Shimla, India; 2001; 8185952922; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 238. 019263

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17509 Mahesh Sharma and Padma Kaimal (eds)
Indian Painting: Essays in Honour of B.N. Goswamy (Themes, Histories, Interpretations)
Mapin Publishing in Association with Osianama.com; Ahmedabad, India; 2013; 193567739X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 492 with numerous colourillustrations. 037718

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17510 Mahesh Vikram
India Rediscovered: A New Vision of History and Call of the Age
Northern Book Centre; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8172112092; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 312. 020011

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17511 Maheshwar Neog
Sri Hastamuktavali of Subhankara Kavi
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/MLBD; New Delhi, India; 1991; 8120808290; Hardcover; New; New; 
Many texts on music, dance and drama continued to be written in different parts of India through the seventeenth century.Between the twelfth and the sixteenth century, regional styles emerged. Of the medieval texts Subha?kara Kavi's Srihastamuktavali belongs to the eastern tradition and is significant for its detailed treatment of the hastas (hand gestures). While there is ambiguity with regard to its origins, the text has been found in Maithili and in Assamese transcripts. It throws light on the language of the hand gestures which may have been followed in the eastern regions.The editor points out the similarities as also differences in the treatment of the subject in Srihastamuktavali, Na?yasastra and the Sa?gitaratnakara traditions. 101606

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17512 Maheswari Prasad
Some Aspects of the Varaha Katha in Epics and Puranas
Pratibha Prakashan; Delhi, India; 1989; 8185268118; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 200. 101336

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17513 Mahidha; Translated By a Board of Scholars
Mantramahodadhi of Mahidhara with His Own 'Nauka' Commentary
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170300509; New; New; 

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17514 Mahidhara Ramamohanarao; Translated from Telugu By Vegunta Mohan Prasad
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2011; 0198077378; First Edition; Hardback; New; New; 

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17515 Mahidhara; Preface By J.W. De Jong (in Sanskrit)
Mantramahodadhi of Mahidhara with the Author's Commentary Nauka
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170300614; New; New; 

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17516 Mahinder D. Chaudhry; K. Ishwaran (Gen. Ed.)
Contributions to Asian Studies: Volume 13: Rural Development
E.J. Brill; Leiden, The Netherlands; 1979; 9004058826; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 17 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 208. 005101

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17517 Mahinder Lall
On the Wings of Change
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2012; 8191038242; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 207. 109138

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17518 Mahindra B. Bhaduri (Author) & Sarat Chandra Roy (Intro.)
A Mundari-English Dictionary
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8121207959; Hardcover; New; New; 
Mundari English Dictionary is a by product of the master researchers and scintillating scholarship of Sarat Chandra Roy, whose anthropological work on the Mundas of Chotanagpur and Santal Parganas remains unsurpassed even till today. His compilation of about six hundred words of Mundari language in a note book contained the seed out of which this dictionary has flourished. On the eve of its compilation about fifty years ago, Mundari language was spoken by over 60,000 Mundas and other akin tribals. The dialects of the Mundari family of speech, to which Santa, Birhar and other tongues belong, are, besides Chotanagpur, also spoken in the Santal Parganas which adjoin some of the Bengal districts. It is on account of this geographical spread over of the Mundari family of speech that a large number of words from Bengali, Hindi and Sanskrit have crept into the fabric of the Mundari language. A lot of painstaking efforts have gone in coming the English equivalents of the tribal Mundari language. Despite a lot of transformation in the tribal world of the Mundas, there appears to be no depreciation in the value and relevance of his master dictionary for the anthropologists, linguists and administrators engaged in the onerous task of tribal studies.Printed Pages: 244. 106038

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17519 Mahmood Mamdani
Good Muslim, Bad Muslim: Islam, the USA, and the Global War Against Terror
Permanent Black; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8178241110; Seventh Impression; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 304. 012598

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17520 Mahmudul Huque
From Autonomy To Independence: The United States, Pakistan and Emergence of Bangladesh
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789325980426; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The emergence of Bangladesh in 1971 after a nine-month long liberation war against Pakistani forces was the culmination of a long-standing movement for provincial autonomy by the people of East Bengal that had started almost immediately after the creation of Pakistan in 1947. East Bengals sense of deprivation was the raison dtre of this movement. Bengali demands for autonomy coincided with the establishment of closer US-Pakistan relations in the early 1950s and American activities in the subcontinent had considerable bearing on the trajectory this movement followed.From Autonomy to Independence underscores the point that American policymakers, while aware of East Pakistans dissatisfaction with West Pakistan-based central ruling elite, were influenced by Pakistan governments propaganda that portrayed Bengali autonomy movement as Communist-inspired, petrified as they were of growing Soviet influence in the region. They thus viewed Bengali autonomy movement with certain disdain and suspicion, identifying US interests with a strong central government dominated by pro-American ruling elites.This book argues that American policy proved detrimental to the growth of democracy in Pakistan as well as the cause of East Bengals autonomy, for Bengali aspirations could be fulfilled only in a democratic system of government. It traces the fascinating journey of East Bengal emerging as an independent nation of Bangladesh despite Washingtons continued support for the ruling oligarchy in Pakistan.Printed Pages: 344. 104978

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17521 Mahomed Kasim Ferishta; Translated from the Original Persian By John Briggs
History of the Rise of Mahomedan Power in India till the Year A.D. 1612, 4 Vols.
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1981; 8170691222; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Mahomed Kasim Shah Ferishta, a Persian historian was born at Astrabad on the borders of Caspian Sea in 1570 AD. He came to Bijapur in 1589 and spent remainder of his life under the immediate protection of Ibrahim Adil Shah II, who commissioned him to write the general history of the Mahomedans in India. Ferishta presented the first draft of his history to Ibrahim Adil Shah in 1606 AD and spent the rest of his life in revising it. In the introduction of his work he gave a summary of the Mahomedan Conquest, and also of the Arab conquest of the Indian Borderlands, Ferishta is reputed as one of the most trustworthy of oriental historians. His work has come to be regarded as a classic and still maintains a high place as an authority. The author, Ferishta is more divested to the feel of massacres of the defenceless Hindus than any other author of his own religious creed. Ferishta has brought more brightness to the general history of the Mahomedans in India. The date of his death is altogether unknown. Briggs supposes that it occurred in 1612 AD making him only forty one years of age. Printed Pages: 1588. 032973

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17522 Mahua Sarkar
Visible Histories, Disappearing Women: Producing Muslim Womanhood in Late Colonial Bengal
Zubaan; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8189884433; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 145 x 220 Mm 
Printed Pages: 349. 024979

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17523 Mahua Sarkar
Justice in a Gothic Edifice: The Calcutta High Court and Colonial Rule in Bengal
Firma KLM Private Ltd.; Calcutta, India; 1997; 8171020712; First Edition; Hardcover; New; Very Good; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed pages: 246. Minor Edgewear. 019123

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17524 Mahuya Bandyopadhyay
Everyday Life in Prison: Confinement, Surveillance, Resistance
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2010; 812503692X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 354. 031473

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17525 Mahuya Bandyopadhyay
Everyday Life in a Prison: Confinementt, Surveillance, Resistance
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8125038337; Hardcover; New; New; 
Based on intensive fieldwork in a central prison in Kolkata, this book succinctly addresses issues in the sociology of institutions and organisations. It demystifies the image of the prison as an presenting a close understanding of lives and practices within its four walls. The book finds answers to such questions as: Is the prison a negative space? Does meaningful life cease to exist in a prison? Are there aspects of life of which prisoners are unable to make sense? What does the construction of meaningful worlds mean for organisational practice and goals? How do everyday life, organisational practice and goals interact, and what are the implications of this interaction for the nature of the organisation and the quality of prison life? The author thus constructs the prison as a space where inmates make meaningful social worlds that emerge out of despair.Printed Pages: 354. 101782

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17526 Mahuya Bandyopadhyay & Ritambhara Hebbar (Eds)
Towards a new sociology in india
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8125062742; Hardcover; New; New; 
Contents: 1. Is there a new sociology in India? Reflections on altered realities, new field sites and methodological challenges/Ritambhara Hebbar and Mahuya Bandyopadhyay. 2. Muslim mothers in the times of terror/Rumman Hameed. 3. The gift of Guru Ki Maseet: Celebrating the exemplary on the frontier of social sciences/Savyasaachi. 4. Reflections on defence and security analyses in India/S. M. Faizan Ahmed. 5. Studying laboratories: a sociological inquiry of research practices in genetics/Subhadeepta Ray. 6. Understanding the social in the making of the moving image/Rokhsar Vakharia. 7. Knowing and representation: unravelling contexts through images and conversations/ Subhashim Goswami. Index. Printed Pages: 276. 111107

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17527 Mahuya Roy Karmakar
Conflict and Human Rights: Role of Womens Organisations in North East India
Akansha Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8183703836; Hardcover; New; New; 

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17528 Mai Yamani
Cradle of Islam: The Hijaz and the Quest for an Arabian Identity
I.B. Tauris; London, UK; 2006; 1850437106; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 238. 036449

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17529 Maidul Islam
Limits of Islamism: Jamaat-e-Islami in Contemporary India and Bangladesh
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2015; 1107080266; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book focuses on Islamism as a political ideology by taking up the case of Jamaat-e-Islami in contemporary India and Bangladesh. It probes at whether Islamism can articulate a politics of alternative in a world marked by capitalist globalization and neoliberal consensus; what happens to the promise and goal of Islamism in providing an alternative to capitalism after the failure of twentieth-century socialism; and if a religious ideology like Islamism can represent a politics of social transformation or can it only limit itself as a peculiar politics of resistance and critique to neoliberal capitalism. This book addresses how in a contemporary globalized world Islamists construct an antagonistic frontier and try to mobilize people behind the political project of Islamism. It deals with the Islamist critique of neoliberal economic policies and ?western cultural globalization?. Further it analyzes why Islamists are opposed to such issues as atheism blasphemy and sexual freedom. Finally it traces the contemporary crisis of Islamist populism in providing an alternative to neoliberalism.Printed Pages: 358. 101450

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17530 Maiitreyee Deshpande
World View of Jatakas Stories, 2 Vols
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2015; 8183151353; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 

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17531 Maimun Nisha
Diet Planning for Diseases
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8178358492; Softcover; New; 
Diet Planning For Diseases, diet and therapy for women covers several chapters which contains; malnutrition, over nutrition, nutrients role, metabolism, cancer, cholesterol, diet for different diseases, food borne infections obesity, heart diseases, hyper tension, thyroid, water retension, osteoporosis, diabetes, renal failure, liver disorder, meno-pause and liver disorder, meno-pause and lastly maternal malnutrition. This book closely follow the syllabus prescribed by the Indian Universities.Printed Pages: 244. 106266

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17532 Maimun Nisha
Introduction to Child Development
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8182053730; Hardcover; New; New; 
Introduction to child development covers all the courses of studies of graduate and post-graduate classes. It follows the syllabi of child development and child psychology. It represents authentic and simple writing,very simple to understand the students as well as teacher. It contains nine chapters, i.e. Understanding the Child Psychology, Prental Development, Neo natal Development, Methods of Child Development, Development, Developmental Principles, Child Care, Childhood Diseases, Aspects of Development and Special Needs of Disadvantage Child. It aims to provide clear, concise and correct information of child development.Printed Pages: 346. 106304

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17533 Mainak Dhar
Hindustaan: What if the British Never Conquered India?
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789380828473; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Delhi, 1857 - the Mughal Empire is preparing to rejoice the hundredth anniversary of its conquest over the British. But the Empire is thrown into sudden commotion when the Emperor is killed in a bloody rebellion by three unlikely companions, who find themselves brought together by fate. Ranveer, a young officer in the top Mughal cavalry, who is now hunted by the Empire he once served, is the first rebel. Theo, an English traveller with a secretive past, and Maya, a stunning Princess rescued by the Ranveer and Theo, are the other two rebels. Battles with Afghan attackers, rescue missions in remote forts, joining an alliance of rulers who band together against the new tyrannical administration to protect their independence, and then back into the heart of Delhi for a dramatic conclusive mission that will determine not just their fate, but that of all of Hindustaan, are the thrilling episodes to follow in this book.Printed Pages: 296. 104676

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17534 Mainak Dhar
Line of Control: A War Thriller
Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8189766392; Softcover; New; 
It is 2011 and the world is a more dangerous place than ever before. A regime allied to Al-Qaeda has swept to power in Saudi Arabia and uses its oil wealth and modern arsenal to further spread jihad. Yet another military coup brings a fundamentalist regime to power in Pakistan, which initiates an audacious plan to strike the first blow in this new global jihad. As unprecedented terror attacks stun India, the stage is set for a conflict (with Pakistan) that brings the Indian subcontinent to the brink of a nuclear apocalypse.With a broad cast of characters from both sides that put the reader into the thick of the unfolding crisis, Line of Control is a war thriller with a fast-paced storyline ripped from today's headlines and explosive action. Printed Pages: 322. 107236

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17535 Mainak Dhar
A Little Mayhem
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789383260577; Softcover; New; 
According to official records, a girl is raped in India every twenty-two minutes. Unofficial estimates put it at more like one every five minutes. That was just a statistic to me. Until they raped and killed my little sister. The police don’t want to pursue the case the media blame her and the men who killed her walk free. It’s time men like them learn that they can no longer get away with it. It’s time they learn the meaning of fear. It’s time they learn that a woman need not just beg and plead for her dignity she can fight and kill for it. I am just an ordinary woman but sometimes all it takes to get the ball rolling is for one person to create a little mayhem. 109628

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17536 Mainak Dhar
Chronicler of the Undead
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789385152498; Softcover; New; 
When there were still people around to talk to, I would introduce myself as a drinker with a writing problem. It sounded witty at the time, and certainly got a smile once in a while from the ladies. None of that matters now. There are no people left to read my books, and nobody left to listen to my attempts at wit.Now it’s just me and my notebook, sitting in my house on the hill, watching the undead rampage through what we humans once called our world. I sometimes wonder why I still live when those much younger, stronger, smarter and fitter than me perished. Maybe it’s just dumb luck. But maybe I am being left alive for a purpose. Nobody may have cared much for my novel, but maybe this is what I was meant to write. Maybe this is what I was meant to be.The chronicler of the undead.This is my story. 109726

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17537 Maire Messenger Davies and Nick Mosdell
Practical Research Methods for Media and Cultural Studies
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8131601005; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 208. 032095

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17538 Maithily Jagannathan
South Indian Hindu Festivals and Traditions
Abhinav Publications; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8170174155; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 183 with 63 colour photographs and numerous b/w plates. 011872

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17539 Maithreyi Krishnaraj
Human Nature and Human Development
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 9789351282228; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book looks at different perspectives by different disciplines like Biology, Psychology and Philosophy for answers to the questions that have intrigued us: where are we, what are we, why are we here. How is the nature of the human being depicted by different disciplines and different philosophical explorations? Why is it important to know this? It is for a way to live our lives that enhances our own development. Drawing from Buddhist views, it comes to the conclusion that we have to recognise our connections to the rest of the species, our connections to the world and to the cosmos, treat all beings and each other with love and compassion and nurture the earth that sustains us. Printed Pages: 180. 111019

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17540 Maitrayee Chaudhuri
The Practice of Sociology
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2003; 812502512X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 446. 032509

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17541 Maitrayee Mukhopadhyay and Navsharan Singh (eds)
Gender Justice, Citizenship and Development
Zubaan in association with IDRC; New Delhi, India; 978818988431X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Although there have been notable gains for women globally in the last few decades, gender inequality and gender-based inequities continue to impinge upon girls' and women's ability to relaize their rights and their full potential as citizens and equal partners. In fact for every right that has been established, there are millions of women who do not enjoy it. In this book, studies from Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, are prefaced by an introductory chapter that links current thinking on gender justice to debates on citizenship, entitlements, and law and development. A concluding chapter situates the discussion of gender justice, citizenship and entitlements in current development debates on poverty alleviation and social exclusion. The book brings together multidisciplinary perspectives from leading feminist scholars of sociology, political science and legal studies, among others, and in doing so, provides new insights for both advocacy and reserach. Contents Foreword 1 Gender Justice, Citizenship and Development: An Introduction 2 Gender Justice, Citizenship and Entitlements: Core Concepts, Central Debates and New Directions for Research 3 Refiguring Citizenship: Research Perspectives on Gender Justce in the Latin American and Caribbean Region 4 Challenging the Liberal Subject: Law and Gender Justice in South Asia 5 Situating Gender and Citizenship in Development Debates: Towards a Strategy 6 Addressing Formal and Substantive Citizenship: Gender Justice in Sub-Sharan Africa 7 Unequal Citizenship: Issues of Gender Justice in the Middle East and North Africa 8 Select Bibliography 9 Notes on Contributors. Printed Pages: 366. 027125

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17542 Maitreya; Translated By The Dharmachakra Translation Committee
Middle Beyond Extremes: Maitreya's Madhyantavibhaga with Commentaries By Khenpo Shenga And Ju Mipham
Snow Lion Publications; New York ,USA; 2006; 1559392703; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15.5 Cms x 23.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 212. 017363

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17543 Maitreyee B. Chowdhury
Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen: Bengalli Cinema's First Couple
Om Books International; New Delhi, India; 8187108568; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen presents to the reader, the interesting chemistry between two legends in the world of Bengali cinema. It speaks about one particular period in the world of Bengali cinema. It also gives the reader a comparison between art house films and popular cinema. It is in this world of Bengali cinema that Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen came together. Music and charisma were what attracted the couple to each other.Printed Pages: 180. 105171

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17544 Maitreyee Bora
Facets of Vedic Religion and Culture
Pratibha Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2009; 8177022121; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 162. 028866

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17545 Maitreyee Bora
Priyanshudarpanah Mirror of Indic Wisdom
Pratibha Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2013; 8177023160; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book entitled Priyanshudarpanah comprises articles dedicated to the hallowed memory of late Dr. Priyangshuprabal Upadhyaya. He was a Sanskrit scholar of repute and a man of wisdom, hailing from Dibrugarh, Assam. For about twenty years (1972 - 1994) he served the Department of Sanskrit, Gauhati University as a reputed teacher of DarÜanaÜŒstra. Priyanshudarpanah is made up of two parts. In the first part the reader will find articles and Prashastis written in memory of late Dr. Upadhyaya. Twenty three research oriented articles authored by well known scholars have been incorporated in the second part of the book. The articles cover a wide range of areas of Indic studies such as religion, philosophy, literature, grammar, linguistics, poetics, law, polity and so on.It is expected that the book will be able to attract the attention of scholars and students of Indology from across the country.Printed Pages: 224. 101309

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17546 Maitreyee Desbande
Satapatha Brahmana (Sanskrit Text with English Translation, Notes and Index), 4 Vols
Chaukhambha Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Satapatha Brahmana belongs to the White Yajurveda. It is available in two recensions, Kanva and Madhyandina, the latter being widely used. The present work is a text and an English translation of the Satapatha Brahmana, both together for the first time. The translation is taken from the Sacred Book of the East by Julius Eggeling. The Satapatha Brahmana is an important text for a student of vedic studies in general and religious studies in particular. The 6atapatha Brahmana deals with not only the ritual aspects but also discusses some philosophical matters. The Brhadaranyakopanisad, a very well known Upanisad forms the last chapter of the Satapatha Brahmana.Printed Pages: 1984. 100637

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17547 Maitreyee Deshpande
Taittiriya-Samhita of Krishna Yajurveda (Text with Commentary of Sayanacharya and English Introduction), 5 Vols
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8183152023; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 2890. 104004

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17548 Maitreyee Deshpande
Manusmrti (Text with kulluka-Bhatta Commentary English Translation, Sloka Index and Word Index), 2 Vols
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8183150330; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 932. 104066

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17549 Maitreyee Deshpande
Problems in Vedic and Sanskrit Literature
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; Delhi, India; 2004; 8187418915; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This Book is collection of 48 articles on the problems in Vedic, Sanskrit and allied literature. Scholars from India and abroad have contributed-to this volume. The contributors belong to USA, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Japan and different parts of India. They are Dr. Laurie Patton (USA), Dr. Joel Brereton (USA), Dr. Andre Couture (Canada), Dr. Johannes Bronkhorst (Switzerland), Dr. Klaus Mylius (Germany), Dr. Musashi Tachikawa (Japan), Dr. Sukh Dev Sharma (Punjab), Dr. Thaneswar Sarmah (Assam). Dr. Mukund Wadekar (Gujarat), (Late) Dr. C.G. Kashikar, Dr. M.A. Mehendale, Dr. T.N. Dharmadhikari (all Maharashtra), Dr.M. N. Joshi (Karnataka) to name a few. They have written various interesting and informative articles oft Indology. There are articles on Vedic mythology, Srauta ritual, Grhya ritual, Vedic Interpretation, Grammar and Linguistics, Vedanta, Nyaya, Puranas, Pali, Prakrt, etc. This volume also contains an article on the contribution of Dr. G.U. Thite to the field of Sanskrit Studies. This volume will surely be of great help to the scholars and students of Indology.Printed Pages: 420. 104078

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17550 Maitreyee Deshpande
The Concept of Time in Vedic Ritual
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2001; 818315106X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Time is an important factor in the performance of vedic ritual. It is very much essential that every detail in the ritual be performed at its proper time. Vedic texts abound in numerous speculations about the mystic connection of time and ritual. A detailed study of such speculations was a long felt desideratum. The present thesis is an attempt in this direction. Aspects such as duration, order, frequency, auspicious and inauspicious time, symbolic time, time in respect to microcosm and macrocosm, etc. have been dealt with in this book.Printed Pages: 322. 104106

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17551 Maitreyee Deshpande (ed.)
Problems in Vedic and Sanskrit Literature
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; Delhi, India; 2004; 8187418915; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 420. 022520

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17552 Maj Gen Ajay Kumar Chaturvedi
Nuclear Energy in India's Energy Security Matrix: An Appraisal
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789382652359; Hardcover; New; New; 
Energy is essential for the economic growth of a nation. Its absence or deficiency makes a nation highly vulnerable to international arms twisting as well as internal disturbances. As such, it is an important element in a nation's security matrix. India which is in the lower half of the countries as far as the energy consumption per capita is concerned. One of major reasons is the gap between the demand and the capacity of the country to supply the energy from indigenous sources. One of the important sources that hold promise in Indian context is the nuclear energy as it is clean and the resource; thorium to produce power through this route is available indigenously. However despite a well developed plan for energy conversion in place, using indigenous resources for over half a century, it is still considered only promising. Relevant questions in this regard are; whether perceived promise is realizable? If so, in what time frame and at what cost? Will it be safe keeping in view its capacity to cause wide spread devastation? Is there a need to seek technical collaboration with other countries or will it be better to go indigenous route only? How do we tackle the widening demand- supply gap during the interim? And finally is there a case for a review for the existing decision loop/energy management system? An attempt has been made in this book to address these issues. It is also expected that the concept advocated in this book for achieving energy security for India by 2030 will initiate a wider debate on the subject.Printed Pages: 334. 103232

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17553 Maj Gen Ajay Kumar Chaturvedi
Water: A Source for Future Conflicts
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789382652069; Hardcover; New; New; 
Water, air and sun light are the three most important resources for the sustenance of life on the planet earth. While human race has hardly any control on air and sun light, water from time immemorial has always been used by various kingdoms/ states/ groups of people as an important aspect of their respective security policy to exercise their influence over their adversaries through a control/ denial of common water resources. Such a conflict of interest has often led the concerned stake holders, to go for dispute resolution through an armed skirmish/ battle. It needs to be appreciated that the shortage of water affects food security and the energy security of a country. With depleting resources and increasing demands; the situation is gradually becoming extremely critical and a number of flash points for future conflicts are emerging.Printed Pages: 288. 103245

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17554 Maj Gen Ajay Kumar Chaturvedi
Role of Pakistan in India's Energy Security
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789382652182; Softcover; New; 
India's energy security concerns. It sheds light on India's energy insecurity and explores its various dimensions, its nature and extent. It examines the role that trade, foreign and security policy should play in enhancing India's energy security. It is argued that the key challenge for India is to increase economic growth while at the same time keeping energy demands low. This is especially challenging with the transition from biomass to fossil fuels, the growth of the motorized private transport and rising incomes, aspirations and changing lifestyles. The book suggests that at this time there are strong arguments to lessen India's fossil fuel dependence and it argues for a need to engage with all the key sources of this dependence to implement a process of energy change.Prinred Pages: 96. 103265

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17555 Maj Gen Ian Cardozo (Ed.)
In Quest of Freedom: The War of 1971 (Personal Accounts by Soldiers from India and Bangladesh)
Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt Ltd/Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 9789385936005; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 324. 107740

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17556 Maj Gen P J S Sandhu (Ed.)
Rising China: Opportunity or Strategic Challenge
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 9789380177199; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 212. 103215

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17557 Maj Gen PJS Sandhu (Ed.)
Strategies for Countering Non State Actors in South Asia
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2011; 9789380177625; Hardcover; New; New; 
The current paradigm of violence in South Asia is based on militancy and strategic terrorism drawing from extremist ideologies, be it religion, ethnicity or sub nationalism across the region. While frequently fundamentalism is said to be the core of conflict in South Asia, there are many diverse threads to instability. The arc of insecurity and intensity of violence is extending each day, manifesting in different forms, be it Mumbai 26/11, Lahore 3/3, Marriott bomb attacks or air borne suicide strike in the heart of the capital Colombo.This book attempts to examine the overall threat emanating from non state actors in South Asia, with particular reference to India and suggest a joint framework to neutralise the same. The book examines contemporary and future security environment in South Asia and the threats and challenges. The phenomenon of Non State actors has been examined in detail to include armed Groups as Al-Qaeda, Lashkar e Tayyaba, Jaish e Mohammed, as well as Naxalites in the hinterland. Each facet of these to include Leadership Structure, Organisation, Political, Military, Judicial functions, Religious, Funding, Charity and aid arm, Media and Networking with other non state actors has been covered in detail.Printed Pages: 186. 103295

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17558 Maj Gen PJS Sandhu (Retd) & Brig Gen William Bowie (Retd) (Eds)
The Continued Relevance of International Humanitarian Law in the 21st Century
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2011; 9789380177564; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 110. 103311

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17559 Maj Gen Puhotam Vig
Discovering Life: A Poet Within
Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380828466; Hardcover; New; New; 
Discovering Life, a Poet Within is a beautiful flow of thoughts, observations and reflections about mystery of life by a former senior army officer. His urge to unravel this mystery, so close to our hearts, yet so distant, deepened when he ventured to share his thoughts in his first book, Seasons of Life, Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Soldier.Spurred by wide acceptance and readability of his first book, his quest continued with a renewed vigour and has now found an expression in this book. But this time in a totally new language, the preserve of the literary wizards, the forbidden domain, the artistic domain of poetry. This book is a collection of 100 poems, all on different topics, all about various facets of life, all with a subtle message and all in the first person. The author feels that, this was not done with a design, but has emerged to be so. Perhaps, instinctively.The book traces the intricate web of emotions and various facets of life like, the sublime feeling of love, misery and pain in life, the dilemma of conflicting thoughts, the nature and its cosmic manifestations, stretch of his poetic imagination to crystal gaze into this world and the world beyond, and finally the memories, what these hold for us in store. Each of these themes has been expressed beautifully in many of his poems. The Author feels that there is a poet residing within each one of us, waiting for an opportune moment or a trigger to surface.Overall, the frank and free flow of thoughts coming straight from the heart and expressed beautifully strikes a chord. There is so much to pick up from this book. Printed Pages: 240. 107246

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17560 Maj Gen Samay Ram (Retd)
Stress, Suicides and Fratricides in the Army: Crisis with in
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 9789380177410; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book is based on the study carried out by the author and begins with the reality that the officers and men of today are not the same as their predecessors in many ways. They have been adversely impacted by the society from which they come and the exposure to TV/other Media. Their levels of aspirations are high and they feel that they have been left behind in the race of life than their counterparts in the civil society.The book is based on the study carried out by the author and begins with the reality that the officers and men of today are not the same as their predecessors in many ways. They have been adversely impacted by the society from which they come and the exposure to TV/other Media. Their levels of aspirations are high and they feel that they have been left behind in the race of life than their counterparts in the civil society.Printed Pages: 246. 103279

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17561 Maj Gen Y K Gera (Retd) (Ed.)
Trade Commerce and Security in the Asia Pacific Region
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789382652083; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Asia Pacific region is a dynamic but complex area where much of the history of the 21st Century will be scripted. Although the strategic and economic importance of the region continues to grow, challenges of reconciling national interests with regional and global interests continue. Security architectures during the Cold War were based primarily on military alliances. However the need today is to base these architectures on shared values, interests and challenges. We need not only define but believe in these universal values. This book brings out this important aspect of this region and explains them briefly.Printed Pages: 186. 103237

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17562 Maj Gen Y. K. Gera
Peace and Stability in Asia-Pacific Region: Assessment of the Security Architecture
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789381411308; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 230. 103246

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17563 Maj Gen Y. K. Gera
Peace and Stability in Afghanistan: The Way Ahead
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 9789380177205; Hardcover; New; New; 
Even after almost eight years of international community's efforts in Afghanistan the instability and turbulence in Afghanistan has increased rather than abated. Not only has Afghanistan seen ever increasing levels of violence and loss of life the virus of instability and culture of violence has also spread across the Durand line with hardly any silver line on the horizon. A deadly insurgency, higher opium production, increasing civilian casualties, rampant corruption, an unstable neighborhood and an uncertain political future remain the defining features of the complex and combustible situation that obtains in Afghanistan.This book based on the seminar on peace and stability in Afghanistan and the way ahead is built around four themes of security, governance, development and examination of likely future scenarios and offering recommendations for policy and strategy choices which can be made now so as to move towards a better and brighter future for Afghanistan and in effect for rest of the international community.Printed Pages: 240. 103252

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17564 Maj. Gen. (Dr.) R.M. Kharb, AVSM; Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
Dog Care made Easy
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8174363513; First Edition; Paperback; New; 4.75 x 7 Inches Mahendra Sharma 
Toying with the idea of keeping a dog as a pet? Apprehensive about its house-training, feeding, rearing? Then Dog Care is the definitive practical guide for all your queries. Written in a Q & A format, Dog Care, which also includes chapters on taking care of adult and elderly dogs, and canine health, is useful for both first-time and seasoned dog owners. With close to four decades of invaluable experience in the field, Maj. Gen. (Dr.) R.M. Kharb, AVSM, who counts amongst his distinguished patients, pets of eminent personalities like Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the Scindias, and Dr. Karan Singh, addresses all aspects of dog care in this ready-reckoner that tells us how to really befriend ‘man’s best friend’. Printed Pages: 202. 008866

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17565 Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Shubhi Sood
Landmark Churches of India
SDS Publishers; Noida, U.P. India; 2010; 8190282808; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 194 with numerous colour illustrations. 030559

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17566 Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Shubhi Sood; Foreword By Gen. N.C. Vij
Younghusband: Troubled Campaign
India Research Press; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8187943750; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 29 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 212 with numerous b/w plates. 009815

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17567 Maj. Gen. Ian Cardozo
Param Vir: Our Heroes in Battle
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8174362622; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 8.5 x 5.5 Inches 
This is the story of men under fire, of the courageous Indian soldier inspired by his officers. While war is an extension of the politics of a nation, it ultimately fall to the lot of the soldier to face combat on the ground. Schooled in the culture of "Service before Self", soldiers of the Indian Army take their challenges head-on, turning adversity into opportunity, overcoming impossible situations with a smile. While some of their deeds of valour are rewarded, many more need to be remembered. What makes these men the way they are? This book helps us understand better the Indian soldier and his degree of commitment to the Indian Army, and to the nation that he serves. -Thirty years after the 1971 Indo-Pak war: Pak Brigadier confesses to Arun Khetarpal's father. The Brigadier had shot his son. I have something to tell you and it concerns your son. Arun Khetarpal is a national hero... the youngest recipient of Param Vir Chakra and you and I have become very close friends. But on that fateful day, at the battle of Bade Pind, we were soldiers unknown to each other, fighting for the safety and honour of our respective countries. I regret to have to tell you that your son died at my hands. Arun's courage on the battlefield was exemplary and he moved his tank with fearless courage and daring, totally unconcerned about his own safety. Tank casualties on both sides were very heavy, till finally it was just the two of us who faced each other. We both fired simultaneously... it was destined that I was to live and he had to die. Printed Pages: 228. 014122

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17568 Maj. Gen. Ian Cardozo & Rishi Kumar (Authors)
Param Vir Chakra: Bana Singh
Lustre Press/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789351941330; First Edition; Softcover; New; 

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17569 Maj. Gen. Vinod Saighal
Dealing with Global Terrorism the Way Forward
Sterling Publishers; New Delhi, India; 8120725344; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 

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17570 Maja Milcinski
Soteriology and Freedom
Buddhist World Press/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380852225; Hardcover; New; New; 

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17571 Majid Husain
Models in Geography
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8131601358; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 362. 032091

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17572 Majid Husain
World Geography (Third Edition)
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8131601587; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 464. 032087

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17573 Majid Husain
Fundamentals of Physical Geography
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8131602788; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 800. 032077

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17574 Majid Siddiqi (Author) & S. Inayat A. Zaidi (Intro.)
The British Historical Context and Petitioning in Colonial India
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2005; 8187879505; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 40. 109412

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17575 Major Dirom
A Narrative of the Campaign in India Which Terminated the War with Tippoo Sultan in 1792
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1997; 8120601734; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 312. 034713

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17576 Major Donovan Jackson
India`s Army
Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8175364386; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 158. 107388

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17577 Major Forbes
Eleven Years In Ceylon (A.D. 1826-37)- 2 Vols.
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1994; 8120609670; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: Vol.1- 423 alongwith 12 plates, Vol.2- 356 alongwith 3 plates. 034545

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17578 Major H.G. Raverty (trs.)
Bibliotheca Indica: A Collection of Oriental Works: Volume 78: Minhaj-i-Saraj, Abu Umar-i-Usman: The Tabaqat-i-Nasiri, 3 vols. (78,1, 78,2, and 78,3)
Biblio Verlag; Osnabruck, Germany; 1991; 3764813830; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 15.5 Cms x 21.5 Cms 

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17579 Major H.P.S. Ahluwalia
Tracing Marco Polo's Journey: The Silk Route
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 8189738844; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 22 x 28 Cm 
Printed Pages: 236 with numerous colour illustrations. 038819

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17580 Major Hps Ahluwalia
Higher Than Everest: Memoirs of a Mountaineer
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789385285264; Hardcover; New; New; 
This is the inspiring true story of one of India's most iconic mountaineers - Major HPS Ahluwalia, who was the member of India's first successful expedition to Everest. But the story does not end with this spectacular achievement. In fact this is where the real story begins - for the struggle to climb Everest was but a preparation for an even bigger challenge that lay ahead.Just four months after his success, Major Ahluwalia suffered a grievous spinal injury in the Indo-Pak war of 1965. In a man of lesser courage, this could have destroyed his spirit but in Major Ahluwalia's case, it ignited a deep passion.This is the story of how he fought 'the impossible fight' towards rehabilitation and how he achieved the 'seemingly unattainable dream' of building India's first world class Spinal Injuries Centre.This is ultimately the story of how Major Ahluwalia conquered a Summit even higher than the Everest, the Summit of the Mind. Printed Pages: 290 with numerous illustrations. 110833

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17581 Major John Dias; Foreword By S.S. Khera
The Everest Adventure: Story of the Second Indian Expedition
Publications Division; New Delhi, India; 1965; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; No Jacket; 22.5 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 63 with numerous colour and b/w plates. Torn spine. Rubbed cover. 011115

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17582 Major P. Sensarma
Military Thoughts of Tiruvalluvar
Naya Prokash; Calcutta, India; 1981; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Fair; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 90. Chipped dust jacket. Bumped corners. 025083

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17583 Major Percy Smith with an Introduction By Lawrence Hurst
Rivington's Building Construction, 3 Vols.
Donhead Publishing Ltd; Dorset, UK; 2004; 1873394667; Reprint; Hard Cover; Brand New; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
When this series first appeared in 1875 it was considered the best textbook on the subject, as it provided comprehensive coverage of all aspects of building construction work. This new reprint of the revised 1904 edition, in 3 volumes, contains over 1,350 pages of text and useful line drawings. Volume 1 covers brickwork, carpentry and roofing, giving detailed practical guidance on all aspects of the work and offering definitions of the terms used. Volume 2 includes sections on joinery, stairs and floors with Volume 3 providing detailed information on materials, including stone, brickwork, lime and paint. Contents: Volume 1 Walling and arches – Walls, Arches, Parts of walls, Apertures in walls, Wood built into walls Brickwork – Different bonds, Junction of walls at right angles, Gauged work, Brick arches, Arches over openings in external walls, Arches over openings in internal walls, Jambs of window and door openings, Parts of brick walls Masonry – Walling, Stone arches, Joints and connections, Dressings Brickwork and masonry – Compound walls, Prevention of damp in walls, Joints, Various bonds, Brick drains and sewers, Chimneys Carpentry – Joints, Fastenings Carpentry – Floors Carpentry – Timber beams, Curved ribs, Trussed timber girders Carpentry – Partitions Carpentry – Centres Carpentry – Timber roofs, Different forms, Scantlings, Parts of a King-post roof, Roofs of wood and iron combined, Parts of a Queen–post roof, Roofs of various shapes and their parts, Tredgold’s rules for scantling of roof timbers, Best forms of roof for different spans Roof coverings Slating Plumber’s work Steel and iron girders – Cast-iron girders, bressummers and cantilevers, Steel or iron girders, Steel skeleton construction Riveting Steel or iron roofs – Roofs with straight rafters, Parts of iron trusses Index Volume 2 Foundations Excavations – Shoring, Scaffolding Plumbing and sanitation Sanitary fittings Joinery – Joints, Framing, Doors, Windows, Window frames, Mouldings, Joints, Linings, Shutters, Skylights and lanterns Stairs – Different forms of stairs, Stone stairs, Wooden stairs Fireproof floors Plasterer’s work Painting – Paperhanging, Glazing Heating and ventilating buildings Electric and gas lighting Materials Stresses in structures Index. Volume 3 Stone – Characteristics of building stone, Examination of stone, Classification of stone, Granite, Igneous rocks other than granite, Slates, Serpentine, Sandstones, Limestones, Marbles, Compact limestones, Varieties of limestone in common use, Artificial stone, Preservation of stone, Tables illustrating the properties of different stones Bricks, tiles, terra cotta – Bricks, Brickmaking, Burning, Classification of bricks, Varieties of brick, Characteristics of good bricks, Size and weight of bricks, Tests for bricks, Strength of bricks, Different forms of bricks, colouring bricks, Fireclay, Firebricks, Terra cotta, Stoneware, Pipes and miscellaneous clay wares Limes, cements, mortar, concrete, plasters, and asphaltes – Terms in use, Cements, Scott’s processes, Testing tensile strength, Lime and cement burning, Sand, Mortar, Concrete, Mortar-mixing and concrete-mixing machinery, Action of foreign constituents in limestones and cements, Efflorescence on walls, Plasters, Asphaltes, Whitening and colouring Metals – Ores, Iron, Pig-iron Cast iron, Wrought iron, Tests for wrought iron, Descriptions and market forms of mild steel and wrought iron, Relative value of different forms of mild steel and wrought iron, Steel, Hardening Steel, Strength of cast iron, Wrought iron and steel, Safe or working stresses for cast iron, wrought iron and steel, Limit of elasticity, Elastic limit of cast iron, wrought iron and steel, Live and moving loads, Corrosion and preservation of iron and steel Copper, Lead, Zinc, Tin, Alloys, Solder, Tables Timber – Market forms of Timber, Different kinds of timber, selection of timber, Seasoning timber, Decay of timber, Preservation of timber, Conversion of timber, Destruction of timber by worms and insects, Varieties of timber for different purposes, Strength of timber Paints and varnishes – Bases, Vehicles, Linseed oil, Poppy oil, Oil of Turpentine, Driers, Colouring pigments, Blues, Lakes, Uses of pigments, Proportions of ingredients in mixed paints, Zinc paint, Coloured paints, Special paints, General paints, Varnish, Ingredients of varnish, Different kinds of varnish, Recipes for varnishes Glass – Crown glass, Sheet glass, British plate glass, British polished glass, British polished plate glass, perforated glass, Cathedral glass, Other glass Paperhanging Miscellaneous – Glue, Size , Knotting, Paste, Gold leaf, Putty, Rust cement, Laths, Vulcanised Indiarubber, Tar, Creosote, Felt, Asbestos, Willesden fabrics, Nails, Screws Index. Printed Pages: 1376 with numerous illustrations. 012609

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17584 Makarand Paranjape (ed.)
The Penguin Swami Vivekananda Reader
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2005; 0143032542; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
On 11 September 1893, Swami Vivekananda (1863–1902) made his first public appearance on the world stage as a last-minute, uninvited participant at the Parliament of Religions in Chicago. There he proclaimed his message of tolerance and universal acceptance in the ‘name of millions and millions of Hindu people of all classes and sects’. Speaking against sectarianism and bigotry, this young speaker in flaming robes sounded the death-knell of all fanaticism. In his brief life of less than forty years, Swami Vivekananda wrote four outstanding treatises on Hindu philosophy: Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga and Raja Yoga. He also taught, lectured and travelled tirelessly. After his death, his message spread all over India and in many parts of the world through the various activities, efforts and services of the Ramakrishna Mission and Math, the monastic order that he had founded in the name of his guru. The Penguin Swami Vivekananda Reader is the first major compilation of Vivekananda’s selected works aimed at a general audience. It includes speeches, essays, letters, poems, conversations and excerpts from his books on subjects that have contemporary relevance: celebration of the Indian spirit, karma, spirituality, reincarnation, realization of the Absolute. Swami Vivekananda’s writings do not merely inspire, but propel action. With a detailed biography and a scholarly introduction, the Reader provides a rare insight into one of India’s greatest minds. Printed Pages: 328 with 8 b/w illustrations. 010433

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17585 Makarand R. Paranjape (ed.)
Sacred Australia: Post-Secular Considerations
Aditya Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8177420984; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 330. 031252

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17586 Makhan Jha
Aspects of a Great Traditional City in Nepal: An Anthropological Appraisal
Kishor Vidya Niketan; Varanasi, India; 1978; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Fair; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 202 with numerous b/w illustrations. Torn dust-jacket. 025542

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17587 Makhan Jha
The Sacred Complex of Kathmandu, Nepal: Religion of the Himalaya Kingdom
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1995; 8121204909; Hardcover; New; New; 
Some of the important themes in this book deal with the Sacred centres of both Hinduism and Buddhism, the textual and contextual dimensions of the sacred centres, the significant Cultural History of Kathmandu, the Pilgrimage and Pilgrims of Kathmandu, peaceful co-existence of both Hinduism and Buddhism..Printed Pages: 224. 105809

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17588 Makhan L. Tickoo
Harold E. Palmer: From Learner-Teacher to Legend
Orient Longman; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8125034323; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 432. 021256

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17589 Makhan Lal Sen
The Ramayana of Valmiki: translated into English
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8121500931; Tenth Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Makhan Lal Sen's The Ramayana of Valmiki is a modernized version in English prose of the great Sanskrit epic Ramayana. The appeal and freshness of epic poems transcend all limitations imposed by time, space, age, caste, creed, society and language. All, irrespective of their age, succumb to the charms and fascinating personalities of its heroes, who have inspired countless men of different generations and spurred them on to perform almost superhuman task. Modern civilization owes most of dazzling achievements to such inspiration. Valmiki's Ramayana is something more than an epic. No one has built shrines in honour of Horner's heroes, to worship them as God. In contrast, from the time of its composition to this day, Valmiki's hero never lacked devotees. The reason for this strange phenomenon lies in this: in the Greek epics the cause is ambition, and the effect is the valour of its heroes; in Ramayana the cause is the moral welfare of society and the effect is the ideal conduct of its heroes under the most trying circumstances that destiny can weave. Rama is a personification of all that is expected of an ideal son, ideal brother, ideal husband, ideal prince, ideal ally, ideal commander and an ideal king. Translation of epics and rendering them in prose, is, at the best of times, an hazardous and arduous job. Here the translator has done his best to capture to a remarkable degree the grandeur of the epic, the loftiness of its thought, the simplicity and elegance of its enduring beauty. This book, being one of those rare ones which elevates one's soul, should find a place under every roof. Printed Pages: 624. 017710

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17590 Makkhan Lal
Secular Politics Communal Agenda: History of Politics in India from 1860 to 1953
Pragun Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8189920766; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 490. 021606

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17591 Mala Dayal
The Ramayana in Pictures
Rupa & Co.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8129108968; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 27 x 34 Cm Jagdish Joshi 
Printed Pages: 64 with numerous colour illustrations. 014826

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17592 Mala Dayal (ed.)
Celebrating Delhi
Penguin/Viking; New Delhi, India; 2010; 0670084824; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 280 with 2 maps. 033611

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17593 Malabika Chakrabarti
The Famine of 1896-1897 in Bengal: Availability or Entitlement Crisis?
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8125023895; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
This book is a focussed treatment of a famine both as an 'event' and a 'process'. It is a close-up of a peasant economy in the throes of a crisis which temporarily eroded the value-system determining the normal pattern of entitlements. An investigation of the socio-economic, ecological and cultural determinants of the famine helps evolve a coherent framework. The emphasis is on the distinctive problems of the various economic regions, most notably the tribal belts. Chakrabarti applies Amartya Sen's theory of exchange entitlements to a nineteenth century famine situation in Bengal, and finds that a market-based entitlement failure precipitating severe famine conditions, "even without receiving any impulse from food production", has little relevance here. Though teh book underlines the predicament of the subalterns, the famine is not seen from the viewpoint of any specific group or community. The focus is, rather, on the phenomenon of famine in its totality---on the agony and trauma of a peasant society thrown out of gear in an abnormal situation, and the crisis of identities that ensued. Printed Pages: 552. 031476

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17594 Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
I Am Malala : The Girl who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban
Weidenfeld and Nicolson; London, UK; 2013; 0297870920; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price. Shot in the head at point blank range while riding the bus home from school, few expected her to survive. Instead, Malala's miraculous recovery has taken her on an extraordinary journey from a remote valley in Northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations in New York. At sixteen, she has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest ever nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize. I Am Malala is the remarkable tale of a family uprooted by global terrorism of the fight for girls education and of Malala's parents fierce love for their daughter in a society that prizes sons. It will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world. Printed Pages: 288. 037703

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17595 Malati J. Shendge
Buddhahood in This Body: Japanese Esoteric Buddhism (Shin-gon) in Context
Pratibha Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2009; 8177022083; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 204 with b/w illustrations. 028864

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17596 Malati J. Shendge
Satsahasrika Hevajra Tika (Text in Sanskrit and Tibbetan, English Translation and Study)
Pratibha Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2004; 817702065X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 416. 101371

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17597 Malati J. Shendge
The Aryas Facets Without Fancy and Fiction
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170173183; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
"This short monograph is just not yet another book on the controversial clan of the Aryas. It has the distinction of being an unbiased, factual statement, which has been lacking, despite the fact that it has been one of the favourite topics of the Vedic scholars and the Indo-Europeanists. 107947

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17598 Malati Mahajan
Cultural History of Maharashtra and Goa: From Place Name Inscriptions
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1989; 8185067236; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 438 with 1 diagram and 9 maps. 032650

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17599 Malati Mahajan
Madhya Pradesh: Cultural and Historical Geography from Place Names in Inscriptions, 2 Vols.
Sharada Publishing House; Delhi, India; 2000; 8185616612; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 524 with maps. 032237

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17600 Malati Mahajan
Chhattisgarh: A Study in the Culture and Historical Geography (from Place Names in Inscriptions)
Sharada Publishing House; Delhi, India; 2000; 8185616647; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 282 with maps. 032231

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