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18701 Louisa May Alcott
Little Women
Indiana Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 8184081871; Hardcover; New; New; 

Price: 3.26 USD
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18702 Louisa Sadler
Welsh Syntax: A Government-binding Approach
Croom Helm; London, UK; 1988; 0709944837; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 288. Dust-jacket is rubbed and slightly scratched. Book is in mint condition. 007729

Price: 20.00 USD
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18703 Louise Allison Cort & Purna Chandra Mishra
Temple Potters of Puri
Mapin Publishing; Ahmedabad, India; 2013; 0944142753; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 492. 037469

Price: 86.95 USD
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18704 Louise Allison Cort & Purna Chandra Mishra (Authors)
Temple Potters of Puri
Mapin Publishing; New Delhi, India; 2013; 818999509X; Hardcover; New; New; 
The first to describe in detail a community of potters working for the Jagannatha Temple in Puri, eastern India, Temple Potters of Puri explores the role of the temple servant and how it affects the potters’ understanding of their work and of themselves. As a pilgrimage centre of national importance, supported by the patronage of successive regional dynasties and by fervent popular belief, the Jagannatha Temple requires earthenware in great quantities for the creation and distribution of the sacred food that is an integral feature of daily ritual and pilgrimage.Several hundred potters participate as temple servants in maintaining the temple’s ritual cycle by performing their divinely assigned task. This study observes the potters’ technical prowess, sustained by devotion, but also examines the tensions within their relationships to more powerful temple servants and authorities. The role of the potter as temple servant is at once glorious, as demonstrated by texts and personal interpretations of the potters’ divinely-appointed service, and pathetic, as shown in the brutality of caste-based hierarchy and cash-based exchange penetrating the modern temple’s daily operations. The accompanying DVD shows the potters at work and records their skills and products as well as the annual festival that celebrates their role as temple servants. Printed Pages: 498 with 268 colour photographs & 3 maps. 112005

Price: 100.00 USD
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18705 Louise Tillin, K. K. Kailash & Rajeshwari Deshpande (Eds)
Politics of Welfare: Comparisons Across Indian States
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2015; 0199460124; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Indian states are the main arenas in which popular expectations around healthcare, education, and social security intersect with electoral politics. Yet the ways in which state politics shape India's social welfare policies are inadequately understood. After a decade of experimentation with new rights-based approaches to social policy at the national level, there is a pressing need to understand how regional political environments influence the ways in which policies are initiated and enacted on the ground.Written by political scientists and a sociologist with expertise across India's regions, this volume presents comparative analyses of the emergent politics of welfare across Indian states. Bringing together ground-level empirical data and innovative perspectives, it investigates the ways in which state-level political dynamics shape policies in the fields of education, health insurance, social security, employment, and food subsidies. In-depth and timely, the book allows for a deeper understanding of the diversity of welfare scenarios in contemporary India.Printed Pages: 256. 104489

Price: 17.85 USD
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18706 Loveleen Kacker
The Sugar Baron's Daughter
HarperCollins Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8172234627; First Edition; Paperback; New; 198 x 129 Mm 
Nagina, the beautiful and ruthless daughter of Rai Sahab Hukam Singh, is driven only by a consuming passion to inherit her father's sugar mill in Majhauli. Anmol, son of the loyal family retainer, is driven only by his consuming passion for her… Hoping that his special equation with the sugar cane farmers will help her win control over the sugar mill, the sultry Nagina lures her ex-flame Anmol out of middle-class Lajpat Nagar torpor with the promise of rekindling the relationship they shared fourteen years ago. So, largely indifferent to the raging agitation brought on by the Mandal Commission Report, and insensitive to the havoc they are creating in the lives of those around them, Nagina and Anmol set about pursuing their personal agendas. Anmol deserts his family and finds himself embroiled deeper and deeper in the caste-ridden politics of the sugar industry while Nagina plays every underhand trick in the book to stay on top…Set in part against the riot-hit streets of New Delhi in the early Nineties and then in the villages of the sugar belt of western UP, where feudal sugar lords continue to brazenly exploit the poor, Loveleen Kacker's novel is as much a comment on the entrenched mindsets of India's exploiters and exploited as a feisty novel of ambition and lust. Printed Pages: 288. 021420

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18707 Lovely Awomi James
Tribal Theology: Reviewing the Naga Traditional Worldview
Christian World Imprints/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2017; 9789351481690; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book is a theological work on the Naga traditional worldview, through the re-examining and re-reading of the Naga tribal myths, folklores, folktales, sayings, its patriarchal culture, etc., from a Womanist theological perspective. It argues against the popular claim that the traditional worldview is holistic and communitarian without any discriminatory elements in concept and practice. In particular, it takes under its critical study the concept of cosmic oneness - a central concept in the Naga traditional worldview - and re-views the traditional sources to either prove or disprove such claim.The author exposes misconception of the status of women in the Naga society with an argument that there cannot be gender equality in `patriarchal society,' as Naga culture does not give sufficient space to gender equality. She asserts that the patriarchal culture of the Nagas in itself clearly belies such romantic and half-truth claims. This eye-opening research is an attempt to identify the operative forces that create such contrast between the ideal state and the actual state. Printed Pages: 247. 113692

Price: 14.00 USD
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18708 Lovely Dasgupta
Cartel Regulation: India in an International Perspective
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789382993759; Hardcover; New; New; 
The recent decision of the Competition Commission of India imposing Rupees 60 billion penalties on the Cement cartels exemplifies the extent to which cartelization affects the Indian consumers. The book looks into the law policy and practice that inform the anti-cartel provisions within the Indian Competition Act 2002. In the process it tries to establish that even though the anti-cartel provisions of the Indian Competition Act are ambiguous on their support or opposition to cartels the primary purpose of the Act is protection of the interest of consumers. Therefore the Competition Commission of India and the Central Government are expected to come up with such regulations and notifications that help in clarifying the scope of the anti-cartel provisions in the interest of consumers. The book also compares the Indian regulator’s approach vis-à-vis the approach taken by the fair trade regulators in more advanced jurisdictions like the EU US and UK. Importantly it introduces readers to a developing country perspective by bringing forth the impact of cartels on bargaining power of both end consumer as well as intermediaries. It also provides workable solutions to enhance the efficacy of anti-cartel provisions.Printed Pages: 384. 101513

Price: 20.05 USD
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18709 Lowell Bouma
The Semantics of the Modal Auxiliaries in Contemporary German
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1973; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 19 Cms x 27 Cms 
Printed Pages: 126. 005990

Price: 15.00 USD
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18710 Lowell Dittmer (ed.)
South Asia's Nuclear Security Dilemma: India, Pakistan, and China
Pentagon Press; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8182749670; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 

Price: 40.00 USD
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18711 Loya Agarwala
A School Counsellor’s Diary
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789383260430; Softcover; New; 
A School Counsellors Diary aims to bridge the gap in the modern Indian parent-adolescent relationship. Aimed at parents and written in an easy-to-understand style, with numerous reallife examples, this book illustrates the genuine problems faced by modern adolescents in the classroom, family sphere and wider world. Presented through thirty-four case studies spanning a wide range of problems faced by the new generation, the book includes seldomspoken- about issues such as masturbation, homosexuality, sexual abuse, self-cutting and even attempted suicide. A School Counsellors Diary guides parents towards imparting the skills and confidence that adolescents need to protect themselves in the new world. Each chapter gently eases the reader into a new issue through anecdotes, stories and even technical knowledge presented in an easy-to-understand way. Once the reader is familiar with the topic, several case studies are reproduced as if the author and the reader are sharing a chat over coffee. Written in the first person, the accounts are refreshingly compelling because they are presented as honest, easy-toread conversational transcripts as they happened without the frills of text-bookish or technical language. They show the pain behind various problems, their manifestation and ultimately, how the problem was solved/handled through weeks or months of counselling. Each chapter ends with a list of red flags to watch out for and possible courses of action to follow in case of problems. Since there is no preaching narrative or one-size-fits-all recommendations, it is hoped that discerning parents will use the book to understand the pitfalls facing their adolescents and initiate a better connection. 109620

Price: 6.35 USD
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18712 Lt Cdr. KV Singh (Retd.)
The Indian Tricolour
Rupa & Co. in Association with Flag Foundation of India; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8129100851; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 326 with numerous colour and b/w photographs. 014357

Price: 7.00 USD
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18713 LT Col Behram A. Sahukar
Suicide Terrorism: Relevance in Indian Context
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2009; 9789380177083; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 120. 103308

Price: 4.00 USD
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18714 LT Col H. Katoch
Territorial Army: Future Challenges
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789382652120; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book has been written with intent of echoing a fact that the defence of a nation is a right of every one of its citizens. It tries to apprise countrymen about the availability of an efficient and flexible citizen-friendly tool the Territorial Army (TA) existing in our country for everyone to fulfill this right. It has been attempted to highlight the potential of TA as a national reserve and the identity crisis it is presently facing. Can Army be everywhere? Do we really need a force like TA when adequate standing army is there? How large a reserve force can our country afford? An attempt has been made to address all such issues and bring out answers.Printed Pages: 152. 103271

Price: 11.92 USD
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18715 Lt Col K.K. Puri
My Father the Villain: The Life and Times of Madan Puri
Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt Ltd/Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 9789385436192; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 224. 106498

Price: 9.45 USD
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18716 Lt Col RK Langar
Success is no Fluke
Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8189766848; Softcover; New; 
Everyone wants to be successful in life but real success lies in the development of one’s personality with a spiritual blend. This book delves on spirituality and its role in developing a wholesome personality. The book aims at promoting spiritual and moral values of life which are found wanting in present times. The book intends to engage in conversation with a common man who aspires to achieve big but tries to find meaning when he is showered with repeated failures despite best endeavours. It presents the rudiments of Indian cultural and spiritual thoughts. These will be of interest to those who want to understand the cultural values that have inspired success and encouraged people to rise despite failures. The book will be specifically beneficial to students and teaching community. The book is written with a view to provide spiritual counselling to enhance psychological growth for attaining psychosocial development of society. Printed Pages: 256. 107255

Price: 6.12 USD
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18717 Lt Col S. Bhattacharya
A Soldier's Diary
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8190428551; Softcover; New; 
This is an account from a Soldier’s Diary written in the form of short stories. These deal with handling of emotions and experiences of a soldier based on real life incidents faced by a soldier in day today life.Printed Pages: 125. 103353

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18718 Lt Col Vivek Dhall
India's Energy Security
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789382652151; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book explores the multifaceted aspects of 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.Printed Pages: 120. 103235

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18719 Lt Gen. J.F.R. Jacob
An Odyssey in War and Peace: An Autobiography
Lotus Collection/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2011; 817436840X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 199. 036579

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18720 Lt. Col. Gautam Sharma
Our Armed Forces
National Book Trust/Sangam Book Depot; New Delhi, India; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 223. 108367

Price: 9.50 USD
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18721 Lt. Col. Raj Kumar
Longevity: An Astrological Analysis
Alpha Publications; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8179480429; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 369. 025374

Price: 6.95 USD
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18722 Lt. Gen. (Retd.) (Dr.) Surrinder Bir Singh Kochar; Foreword By Dada J.P. Vaswani
Bhagavad Gita: Timelessly Pertinent
Himalayan Books; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8170020875; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 534 with a folding table. 011591

Price: 14.00 USD
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18723 Lt. Manwati Arya
Patriot The Unique Indian Leader Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
Lotus Press Publishers & Distributors; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8183821715; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 248. 106883

Price: 6.25 USD
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18724 Lt. Manwati Arya & R.K Bajpai (Authors)
Judgment No Aircrash No Death
Lotus Press Publishers & Distributors; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8183822363; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 296. 106882

Price: 6.25 USD
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18725 Lt.-Col. G.W. Meates
Lullingstone Roman Villa
William Heinemann Ltd; London, UK; 0955; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 14.5 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 184 with numerous b/w illustrations. Torn dust-jacket. 009020

Price: 5.00 USD
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18726 Luca Aceto, Anna Ingolfsdottir, Kim Guldstrand, and Jiri Srba
Reactive Systems: Modelling, Specification, and Verification
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0521875463; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 175 x 255 Mm 
Formal methods is the term used to describe the specification and verification of software and software systems using mathematical logic. Various methodologies have been developed and incorporated into software tools. An important subclass is distributed systems. There are many books that look at particular methodologies for such systems, e.g. CSP, process algebra. This book offers a more balanced introduction for graduate students that describes the various approaches, their strengths and weaknesses, and when they are best used. Milner’s CCS and its operational semantics are introduced, together with notions of behavioural equivalence based on bisimulation techniques and with variants of Hennessy-Milner modal logics. Later in the book, the presented theories are extended to take timing issues into account. The book has arisen from various courses taught in Iceland and Denmark and is designed to give students a broad introduction to the area, with exercises throughout. • Broad accessible introduction to the topic - the first book to cover all the different approaches • Based on taught courses, and containing case studies and many exercises, this book is ideal as a graduate text • Offers first presentation in book form of Hennessy-Milner logic with recursive definitions and its applications Contents Preface; Part I. A Classic Theory of Reactive Systems: 1. Introduction; 2. The language CCS; 3. Behavioural equivalences; 4. Theory of fixed points and bisimulation equivalence; 5. Hennessy-Milner logic; 6. Hennessy-Milner logic with recursive definitions; 7. Modelling and analysis of mutual exclusion algorithms; Part II. A Theory of Real-Time Systems: 8. Introduction; 9. CCS with time delays; 10. Timed automata; 11. Timed behavioural equivalences; 12. Hennessy-Milner logic with time; 13. Modelling and analysis of Fischer’s algorithm; Appendix; Bibliography; Index. Printed Pages: 300 with 28 line diagrams, 7 tables, 188 exercises, and 45 worked examples. 020786

Price: 85.00 USD
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18727 Luca Caioli
Messi Vs. Ronaldo: The Greatest Rivalry
Icon Books Ltd./Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 1785780557; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 240. 106453

Price: 7.48 USD
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18728 Luca Maurizi
II Cursus Honorum Senatorio da Augusto a Traiano
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2013; 9516533949; New; 
Printed Pages: 324. 114672

Price: 115.00 USD
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18729 Luca Mozzati
Islamic Art: Architecture, Painting, Calligraphy, Ceramics, Glass and Carpets
Prestel; Munich, Germany; 2010; 3791344552; First Edition; Hardback; New; New; 30 Cms x 31.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 320 alongwith numerous colour photographs. 036929

Price: 112.25 USD
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18730 Lucas Myers
Dolma Ling: A Pilgrim's Progress Across the Himalayas
Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives; New Delhi, India; 1997; 8186230076; Softcover; New; 
Tsomo, A Young girl, was unaware of the tragedy that devastated the life of her Family and countrypeople. The elders never spoke of the past for fear of reprisal. It was in the course of her pilgrimage by prostration from her home town to Lhasa, the forbidden city, a stretch of over 1000 miles, that made her gradually aware of what happened before she was born. She also came to understand the perpetual fear in which her fellow countrypeople were living. Her pilgrimage took a new turn.Printed Pages: 2012. 103667

Price: 12.00 USD
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18731 Lucas Otto
51 Greatest Modern Heroes: Heroes Who Changed the World
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 818495039X; Softcover; New; 
Everyone needs a hero. Heroes are people who make a difference in our world and are often considered larger than life. They are the men and women of action, who think great thoughts, have nerves of steel and make personal sacrifices to initiate change. Heroes are the models we put up to our children as the people to be and act like.A modern hero is not always a great general or statesman, but more often ordinary men and women who have influenced our society, changed our views and sought to make the world a better place. They entertain us, make us laugh and cry and have even given their lives for their ideas and their values.Our heroes are men and women from all walks of life, from around the world who, through science, politics, war, letters, music, sports and the media stood above even the best of us. They often speak to us directly and indirectly about the things that are most important in our lives and they challenge us to be like them, to follow them and ultimately respect them even if we do not always agree with them but without them, our lives would be significantly different.Printed Pages: 224. 105423

Price: 4.85 USD
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18732 Luciano Martini
Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases, 4 Vols.
Academic Press; 2004; 0124755704; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 
Set of 4 vols. 028224

Price: 1260.00 USD
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18733 Luciano Pellicani
I Rajput: Storia, Leggende e Tradizioni Dei Samurai dell'India
Newton Compton Editori; Rome, Italy; 1994; 8879836757; First Edition; Hardcover; New; Very Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 286. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 019144

Price: 150.00 USD
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18734 Lucien D. Benichou
From Autocracy to Integration: Political Developments in Hyderabad State, 1938-1948
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8125018476; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 326. 032381

Price: 13.25 USD
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18735 Lucienne Peiry & Philippe Lespinasse
Nek Chand's Outsider Art: The Rock Gardens of Chandigarh
Editions Flammarion; Paris Cedex, France; 2005; 2080305182; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; 27 Cms x 27 Cms 
Printed pages: 160 with numerous coloured photographs. 016212

Price: 55.00 USD
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18736 Lucilla Burn
Greek Myths
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8125039473; Reprint; Paperback; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 80 with numerous b/w illustrations. 031700

Price: 3.75 USD
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18737 Lucy L. Rosenstein
The Devotional Poetry of Svami Haridas: A Study of Early Braj Bhasa Verse
Egbert Forsten; Groningen, The Netherlands; 1997; 9069801027; First Edition; Paperback; New; 17.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 434. 001360

Price: 70.00 USD
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18738 Lucy Norton
Rome of the Caesars
PHaidon; London, UK; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; No Jacket; 24 Cms x 32 Cms 
Printed Pages: 118 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Few pages stained. Cover slightly scratched. 007248

Price: 10.00 USD
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18739 Lucy Peck
Delhi: A Thousand Years of Building (An INTACH Roli Guide)
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8174363548; First Edition; Paperback; New; 8.5 x 5.5 Inches 
Delhi’s glorious history comes alive through Lucy Peck’s text which provides insights into Delhi’s built heritage and weaves in interesting anecdotes from the city’s past. From Early Sultanate Delhi to New Delhi today, the author traces the architectural influences of each period of the city’s past and brings to attention even the lesser known ruins found scattered throughout Delhi. This accessible guide to Delhi’s rich architectural heritage includes photographs, line drawings and maps of all areas covered. Aimed at both local inhabitants as well as the interested visitor the book includes over 600 structures and walking routes for each area covered. Printed Pages: 308. 029132

Price: 12.50 USD
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18740 Lucy Peck
Fatehpur Sikri: Revisiting Akbar's Masterpiece
Lustre Press/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8174366938; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 145 with numerous colour illustrations. 038594

Price: 14.95 USD
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18741 Lucy Peck
Agra: The Architectural Heritage
Lotus/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 8174366113; Softcover; New; 
Few people know just how much more there is to Agra than the Taj Mahal. A recent listing by INTACH has identified many beautiful ruined Mughal gardens, tombs and mosques, colonial buildings, and havelis along the winding lanes of the old city. For those who want to range wider than the normal tourist route, Lucy Peck's new book takes the visitor through historic Agra and Fatehpur Sikri, revealing the lesser-known buildings to be found in both places. It is illustrated with photos, line drawings and numerous maps, many of which feature walks through the historic areas. Printed Pages: 186. 108511

Price: 6.55 USD
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18742 Lucy Peck
Lahore: The Architecture Heritage
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 9789351941699; Softcover; New; 14 x 22 Cm 

Price: 9.87 USD
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18743 Lucy Rosenstein
New Poetry in Hindi ('Navi Kavita'): An Anthology
Permanent Black; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8178240513; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 235. 032502

Price: 9.25 USD
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18744 Ludmila Okreglak and Marcia E. Taylor
Periodicals in the Field of Applied Linguistics: An International Survey
Center for Applied Linguistics; Washington, DC, USA; 1974; 0872810364; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 97. Slightly stained front cover. 008303

Price: 40.00 USD
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18745 Ludovicho Di Varthema and R.C.Temple
The Itinerary of Ludovico Di Varthema of Bologna From A.D.1502 To1508
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1997; 8120612698; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 124 alongwith 2 illustrations and 5 maps. 034507

Price: 16.00 USD
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18746 Ludwig Bemelmans
Dictionary of Plant Breeding
IVY Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8178901951; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 338. 025183

Price: 14.95 USD
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18747 Ludwig Pauli
The Alps: Archaeology and Early History
Thames & Hudson; London, UK; 1984; 0500050414; First British Edition; Hard Cover; As New; As New; 21.5 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 166 illustrations. 005716

Price: 35.00 USD
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18748 Ludwig V. Habighorst Unter Verwendung Von Textuebersetzungen Und Literaturrecherchen Von J.K. Bautze
Moghul Ragamala: Gemalte Indische Tonfolgen Und Dichtung Des Kshemakarna
Ragaputra Edition; Koblenz, Germany; 2006; 300019018X; First Edition; Paperback; New; 23 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 122 with numerous colour illustrations. 018029

Price: 45.00 USD
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18749 Ludwig W. Adamec (ed.)
Historical and Political Gazetteer of Afghanistan, 6 Vols.
Pentagon Press; New Delhi, India; 2005; 3201008575; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 18.5 x 27.2 Cm 
Vol. I: Badakhshan, Vol. 2: Farah, Vol. 3: Herat, Vol. 4: Mazar-i-sharif, Vol. 5: Kandahar, Vol. 6: Kabul 019117

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18750 Ludwik Sternbach
The Subhasita-Samgraha-s as Treasuries of Canakya's Sayings (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series: 36)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1966; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; No Jacket; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 195. 026519

Price: 25.00 USD
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18751 Ludwik Sternbach
Maha-Subhasita-Samgraha: Being an Extensive Collection of wise Sayings in Sanskrit Critically Edited with introduction, English translation, Critical notes, Etc.: Volume V: Subhasitas Nos. 8264-9979
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1981; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 492. 026515

Price: 65.00 USD
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18752 Ludwik Sternbach
Maha-Subhasita-Samgraha: Being an Extensive Collection of wise Sayings in Sanskrit Critically Edited with introduction, English translation, Critical notes, Etc.: Volume I: Subhasitas Nos. 1-1873
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1994; Second Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 586. 026511

Price: 65.00 USD
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18753 Ludwik Sternbach
Maha-Subhasita-Samgraha: Being an Extensive Collection of wise Sayings in Sanskrit Critically Edited with introduction, English translation, Critical notes, Etc.: Volume II: Subhasitas Nos. 1874-4208
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1976; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 608. 026512

Price: 65.00 USD
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18754 Ludwik Sternbach
Maha-Subhasita-Samgraha: Being an Extensive Collection of wise Sayings in Sanskrit Critically Edited with introduction, English translation, Critical notes, Etc.: Volume III: Subhasitas Nos. 4209-6285
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1977; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 564. 026513

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18755 Ludwik Sternbach
Maha-Subhasita-Samgraha: Being an Extensive Collection of wise Sayings in Sanskrit Critically Edited with introduction, English translation, Critical notes, Etc.: Volume IV: Subhasitas Nos. 6286-8264
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1980; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 571. 026514

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18756 Ludwik Sternbach
Canakya Niti Text Tradition: Volume I: Six Versions of Canakya's Collections of Maxims: Part I
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1963; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 599. Chipped dust jacket. I: The Vrddha-Canakya (textus Ornatior version); II: The Vrddha-Canakya (textus simplicitor version); III: The Canakya-Niti-Sastra: version; and IV: The Canakya-Sara-Samgraha version. 026473

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18757 Ludwik Sternbach
Canakya Niti Text Tradition: Volume II, Part I: Introduction
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1970; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 292. Chipped dust jacket. 026475

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18758 Ludwik Sternbach; Edited By Indra Datt Uniyal
Maha-Subhasita-Samgraha: Being an Extensive Collection of wise Sayings in Sanskrit Critically Edited with introduction, English translation, Critical notes, Etc.: Volume VIII: Subhasitas Nos. 13019-14653
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 2007; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 732. 026518

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18759 Lufti Sunar (Ed.)
Debates on Civilization in the Muslim World: Critical Perspectives on Islam and Modernity
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 0199466882; Hardcover; New; New; 
Since its birth as a concept, civilization has been defined by an encounter with the ‘other’. Barbarism, the ever-ready counter concept, has provided civilization with its raison d'être—that of exerting violence upon other societies to ‘civilize’ them. Enlightenment thinkers defined civilization as an opponent of nature, while science and technology, tools with which nature was to be conquered, became one of the basic indicators of development. Thus was formed the unbroken tie between civilization and science. In the Muslim world, civilization became a synonym for modernization, a lifestyle imposed by the colonialists and their local counterparts. However, as this volume reveals, the resistance to and reception of Western modernity by non-Western societies is not homogenous, nor is the ‘othering’ unidirectional. If the Orientalist discourse portrayed the Islamic East as an exotic, seductive, and untamed ‘other’, a corresponding Occidentalism also stereotyped the West as the soulless, mechanistic ‘other’ to Islam. Challenging the embedded prejudices within social theory, Debates on Civilization in the Muslim World questions the Eurocentric understanding of civilization and also explores the themes of modernization, globalization, and the future of the civilization debate. Printed Pages: 444. 111563

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18760 Luis Althusser
Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2006; 8187879866; Softcover; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 173. 108950

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18761 Luis Gonzalez-Reimann
The Mahabharata and the Yugas: India's Great Epic Poem and the Hindu System of World Ages
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8120834844; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book questions the conventional wisdom that a fully matured theory of the yugas-Hinduism's ages of the world-is integral to the Mahabharata, and it illustrates how traditional commentators and modern scholars have read the later Puranic yuga theory into the Mahabharata, in particular when it comes to placing the action at the beginning of the current terrible Kali Yuga. Luis Gonzalez-Reimann discusses the meaning of key terms in the epic by examining the text and early Buddhist sources. This book also traces the sectarian appropriation of the yuga system in later literature and documents how modern religious movements have used the system to proclaim the arrival of a new, prosperous Krta Yuga, a phenomenon that coincides with New Age expectations.Printed Pages: 298. 102089

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18762 Luis Martinez Cuitino
Garcia Lorca for Beginners
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8125029028; Reprint; Paperback; New; Delia Cancela 
Lorca was one of the most influential and talented members of the avant-garde movement of his generation.His chilling and compelling drama Blood Wedding established him as the dramatist who revived Spanish-speaking theatre.Garcia Lorca for Beginners analyses Lorca's work within the context of his life-a life filled with passion and drama. The books in this series deal with a vast and diverse range of subjects—history, philosophy, current events, visual arts, music, literature, culture studies and science. For Beginners offers inquisitive readers intelligent, accessible introductions to the major thinkers and ideas of our time. These complex subjects are presented with clarity and simplicity. The books are reader-friendly: comic strips, photographs, cartoons, illustrations etc. are used creatively, to both convey information and to comment on the subjects. Printed Pages: 172. 031611

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18763 Luis O. Gomez (introduction and English translation)
The Land of Bliss: The Paradise of the Buddha of Measureless Light (Sanskrit and Chinese Versions of the Sukhavativyuha)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 812081813X; First Edition; New; 

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18764 Luis S.R. Vas
J. Krishnamurti: Great Liberator or Failed Messiah?
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8120820517; First Indian Edition; Paperback; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 191. 005466

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18765 Luis S.R. Vas
Pranic Living and Healing
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8178221616; Softcover; New; 
Is it possible to live on sunlight and boiled water and no other food? Practitioner of Pranic living assure us that it is possible. The practice is called pranic nourishment and its practitioners claim that in the coming decades it may be the answer to global hunger and malnutrition. Anybody can live on light provided they follow an eight-point plaaan to change their lifestyle, some of its practioners maintain. In this book, the author presents all the evidence for the claims and counterclaims and other fascinating material on this subject of pranic nourishment, giving all sides of the picture to enable readers to decide for themselves on the merits of the concerned issues, including the healing properties of prana.Printed Pagse: 144. 102258

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18766 Luke Daimary
Status of Adivasis/Indigenous Peoples Land Series-5: (Assam)
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2012; 9789350021767; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 103. 109129

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18767 Luke S.K. Kwong
T'an Ssu-T'ung, 1865-1898: Life and Thought of a Reformer
E.J. Brill; Leiden, The Netherlands; 1996; 9004104712; First Edition; Hard Cover; Brand New; Brand New; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
The first full-length study in English on T'an Ssu-t'ung, a well-known scholar-reformer in late-Ch'ing China. Based on a rich variety of primary sources, it traces T'an's progress from his early years to his summary execution during the palace coup in 1898. The Introduction explains the premises and sources pertinent to this study, while the Epilogue provides an overall interpretation of T'an's life. The remaining eight chapters are organized in such a way as to allow a chronological and thematic appreciation of the book's subject matter. This is more than a biography of a remarkable individual. By placing T'an's personal experience in the larger social and political contexts, it also sheds light on an emergent intellectual community in modern China. Printed Pages: 272 with 1 illustration. 005073

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18768 Lungthuiyang Riamei
The Kurdish Question : Identity, Representation and Struggle for Self-Determination
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789383649365; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book examines several models which have been advocated for a workable and acceptable solution to the Kurdish problem which would be absolutely necessary for stability in the West Asian region. The book evaluates how the more than two-decade long experience of Kurdish self-rule in a democratic framework in Iraqi Kurdistan affects the debate over the other Kurdish regions in West Asia. With Turkey’s European Union accession process contributing to the opening of the political space to ethno-nationalism, there is a need for a non-military solution to the Kurdish issue. The book analyses the role of Kurdish diaspora which plays a significant part in placing the Kurdish question on the European political agenda. It also examines the role of the Kurds in the aftermath of the Arab Spring and the changing geopolitics in the region. Now, the Kurds maintain the strongest platform in battling against the ISIS terrorists.Printed Pages: 301. 105033

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18769 Luther, the Reformation, and the Book
Luther, reformaatio ja Kirja
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2012; 9529791860; New; 
Martti Lutherin aloittama uudistusliike, reformaatio, perustui alusta alkaen painetun sanan käyttöön. Kirjan merkitys oli keskeinen luterilaiselle kirkolle ja koko protestanttiselle kristikunnalle. Teos johdattaa luterilaisuuden kirjojen pariin ja toimii samalla Kansalliskirjaston näyttelyn "Luther, reformaatio ja kirja" (7.6.?20.10.2012) julkaisuna. Näyttelyssä ovat esillä reformaation tulo Suomeen ja sitä seuranneet lukutaidon opetus ja kansankielisen kirjallisuuden julkaiseminen. Teoksen lopussa on luettelo näyttelyssä esillä olevista kirjoista ja niihin liittyvät tekstit. Printed Pages: 209. 114551

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18770 Luther, the Reformation, and the Book
Luther, reformaatio ja kirja
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2012; 9525031683; New; 
Martti Lutherin aloittama uudistusliike, reformaatio, perustui alusta alkaen painetun sanan käyttöön. Kirjan merkitys oli keskeinen luterilaiselle kirkolle ja koko protestanttiselle kristikunnalle. Teos johdattaa luterilaisuuden kirjojen pariin ja toimii samalla Kansalliskirjaston näyttelyn "Luther, reformaatio ja kirja" (7.6.?20.10.2012) julkaisuna. Näyttelyssä ovat esillä reformaation tulo Suomeen ja sitä seuranneet lukutaidon opetus ja kansankielisen kirjallisuuden julkaiseminen. Teoksen lopussa on luettelo näyttelyssä esillä olevista kirjoista ja niihin liittyvät tekstit. Printed Pages: 209. 114552

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18771 Lutz Hafner
The Economy of Diphthongization in Early Romance
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1968; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 19 Cms x 27 Cms 
Printed Pages: 127. 006040

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18772 Lutz Hafner
Die Partei Der Linken Sozialrevolutionare in Der Russischen Revolution Von 1917/18
Bohlau Verlag; Koln, Germany; 1994; 3412111945; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 825. 008370

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18773 Lutz Seiler
In Field Latin
Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 0857423363; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 96. 111417

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18774 Lydia A. Dournovo with a Preface By Sirarpie Der Nersessian
Armenian Miniatures
Thames & Hudson; London, UK; 1961; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Fair; 25 Cms x 32 Cms 
Printed Pages: 181 with numerous colour illustrations. Chipped dust-jacket. 003224

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18775 Lydia Alix Filingham
Foucault for Beginners
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8125019138; Reprint; Paperback; New; Moshe Süsser 
The documentary comic books of the For Beginners series deal with complex and serious subjects. They attempt to untimidate and uncomplicate the great ideas and work of great thinkers. The movements and concepts dealt with are placed in their historical, political and intellectual contexts. The books are painstakingly researched, humourouly written and enlivened with classic comic-strip illustrations, photographs, paintings, etc. The range of subjects covered is truly vast and varied—Malcom X and the New Age guru Castenanda, Shakespeare and Foucault, Jewish Holocaust and Arab and Israel, Structuralism and Biology. Printed Pages: 156. 031609

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18776 Lyla Mehta (ed.)
Displaced By Development: Confronting Marginalisation and Gender Injustice
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8178299003; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This compilation is a rare attempt to apply gender analysis to development-induced-displacement and resettlement in the Indian context. It brings together leading scholar-activists, researchers and contributors from people’s movements to critique and draw attention to the injustices perpetrated during such processes. Facing up to the need to focus specifically on how displacement and resettlement affect social groups differently with regard to axes such as gender, class, caste and tribe, the articles show that disenfranchised groups are deemed dispensable and tend to be affected the most, and that women and children among them suffer disproportionately. Displaced by Development: Confronting Marginalisation and Gender Injustice argues that without differentiated analyses and programmes, displacement and resettlement will continue to intensify and perpetuate gender and social injustice. This work will hold the interest of a wide readership and will be a crucial source of information for those working in the areas of Gender and Social Policy, Economics and Development Studies, Sociology of Gender, Environment and Development, Migration Studies, Anthropology, and South Asian studies. It will also interest policy makers in development agencies, activists and non-governmental organisations concerned with forced displacement and migration issues. Printed Pages: 356. 028858

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18777 Lyman Tower Sargent
Utopianism: A Very Short Introduction
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 0199573409; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 160. 108851

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18778 Lyn Birkbeck
Astro-Wisdom: The knowledge, Love and Power in Your Stars
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8178222434; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
An Interactive guide to take a dip and enjoy the following without any calculations: Your Emotional Intent-putting you in physical and emotional touch with the power and meaning of your personal life. Divine Do's and Don'ts-showing the essential dynamics to your being which you can direct positively. The Zodiacal Lifestream - connecting you with the living energy and greater meaning of your Star Sign.Laws of Relating-revealing the ways in which each Sign relates and what issues predominate in your relationships. As Time Goes By - planetary cycles; your 'lucky' years (Jupiter Cycle); your emotional tides (Lunar cycle), life's lessons and progression (Saturn cycle) and your mid-life crisis (Uranus cycle.) Planets of Love-showing you how, by being aware of planetary law, you can see why things are as they are.Printed Pages: 294. 102626

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18779 Lynn A. Friedman (ed.)
On the Other Hand: New Perspectives on American Sign Language
Academic Press; London, UK; 1977; 0122678508; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; Fair; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 253. 004299

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18780 Lynn Deas
Horse Racing in India: A Royal Legacy
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789385285233; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Few things are as exhilarating and can be compared to the finishing dash of a horse race.Charting the hitherto untold story of Indian horse racing, Horse Racing in India: A Royal Legacy is a monumental effort to illustrate the glorious history of Indian racing. It recalls, with its exquisitely detailed content and breathtaking photographs, the lustre and old charm of the sport as it used to be, and testifies the passion that is still held for horse racing in India.The reader is taken on a fascinating journey through two centuries that reveals the majesty and raw competition of horse racing. Horse Racing in India offers a singular, panoramic view of the sport's existence. It serves to inform and inspire the reader, evoking a sense of patriotism, and remedies the issue of the want of comprehensive information about Indian racing.The book is written in chronological order and details and celebrates, among other things, horse breeding in India, races of historical importance and significance, and illustrious jockeys and trainers. It also includes intriguing information about famed owners and equally famous horses, and vision statements by the chairmen of the major turf clubs in the country.Most prominently, it brings to light the pertinence of the 'sport of kings' to both the past and future of Indian society. Printed Pages: 292. 108417

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18781 Lynn McGregor
Developments in Drama Teaching
Open Books; London, UK; 1976; 0729100073; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; 13 Cms x 21 Cms 
Printed Pages: 121. Slightly rubbed and scratched cover. Bumped corners. 010267

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18782 Lynn Quitman Troyka
Structured Reading
Prentice-Hall International; Engelwood Cliffs, N.J. USA; 1978; 0-13-854513-8; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 18 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 380. 038382

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18783 Lynn Weiss
How to Understand Your Child
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8172249462; Softcover; New; 
Here is the first book that helps you interpret your children’s behavior by letting you know what they are thinking.Dr. Lynn Weiss, a nationally recognized expert on child development, has created a unique new book for parents. It explains why babies, toddlers, and preschoolers behave the way they do: Why does your baby fuss, cry, and squirm when you try to hold him? Why does your toddler act self-centered? Why does your child misbehave? Why does your child constantly test the boundaries of parental control?Printed Pages: 224. 105327

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18784 Lynn Welchman and Sara Hossain (eds)
'Honour': Crimes, Paradigms, and Violence Against Women
Zubaan; New Delhi, India; 8189013807; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
'Honour' brings together the practical insights and experience of individuals and organisations working in diverse regions and contexts to combat 'crimes of honour'. The authors examine strategies of response to such manifestations of violence against women, focusing largely on 'honour killings' and interference with the right to choice in marriage, and the related use and legal treatment of the defence of 'honour' and 'provocation' in different countries of Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and South Asia. This timely book is distinctive in approach and content, highlighting activist and practice-oriented academic perspectives from both the South and the North. The authors give voice to the struggle to locate 'crimes of honour' firmly within the international framework of violence against women and human rights rather than positioning these abuses as specific to particular cultures or communities. The first of its kind, this book serves as a resource in addressing 'honour crimes' and, more broadly, violence against women, and will be of interest to a multi-disciplinary academic audience as well as lawyers, policy-makers and activists. Contents Acknowledgements Preface: Violence against women and 'crimes of honour' Introduction: 'Honour', rights and wrongs 1. United Nations approaches to 'crimes of honour' 2. 'Crimes of honour', value and meaning 3. The role of 'community discourse' in combating 'crimes of honour': preliminary assessment and prospects 4. 'Honour killings' and the law in Pakistan 5. Murders of women in Lebanon: 'crimes of honour' between reality and the law 6. 'Crimes of honour' as violence against women in Egypt 7. Researching women's victimisation in Palestine: a socio-legal analysis 8. Culture, national minority and the state: working against the 'crime of family honour' within the Palestinian community in Israiel 9. Changing the rules? Developments on 'crimes of honour' in Jordan 10. Honour-based violence among the Kurds: the case of Iraqi Kurdistan 11. 'Crimes of honour' in the Italian Penal Code: an analysis of history and reform 12. The 'legitimate defence of honour', or murder with impunity? A critical study of legislation and case law in Latin America 13. 'Ther is no "honour" in domestic violence, only shame!' Women's struggles against 'honour' crimes in the UK 14. Of consent and contradiction: forced marriages in Bangladesh 15. From fathers to husbands: of love, death and marriage in North India 16. Tackling forced marriages in the Nordic countries: between women's rights and immigration control References About the contributors Index. Printed Pages: 398. 027142

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18785 M D Srinivas (ed), M S Sriram K Ramasubramanian
500 Years Of Tantrasangraha: A Landmark In The History Of Astronomy
Indian Institute of Advanced Study; Shimla, India; 2002; 8179860094; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 196. 037567

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18786 M. Abraham Pandither
Extract From Karunamirtha Sagaram
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1988; 8120604040; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
The present work is a paper that was presented before the All-India Music conference in Baroda in 1916, and the subject matter of which is the suritis of Indian music. The work presents the various scales in a mathematical manner, laying special emphasis on the system Dwavimsati suritis according to Sarnga Dev, the author of Sangeetha Ratnakaram. There are many charts in the book that list the various time signatures, and scales of various tonic notes. This work ends with a extract from the first book on staff notation for Indian music. This book is a reprint of the 1917 edition.Printed Pages: 102. 102766

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18787 M. Alderton Pink and S.E. Thomas; Revised By J.J. Cowdery
English Grammar Composition and Correspondence
The Donnington Press in Association with Cassell & Company, Ltd.; London, UK; 1970; 0304936308; Twelfth Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 408. 007786

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18788 M. Arokiaswami
The Classical Age of the Tamils
University of Madras; Madras, India; 1972; First Edition; Hardcover; Good; Fair; 16 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 137. Slightly chipped dust-jacket. 025371

Price: 20.00 USD
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18789 M. Aslam
Panchayati Raj in India
National Book Trust/Sangam Book Depot; New Delhi, India; 8123751893; Hardcover; New; New; 

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18790 M. Aurel Stein
Ancient Khotan. Detailed Report of Archaeological Explorations in Chinese Turkestan Carried out and Described under the Orders of H.M. Indian Government, 3 vols. (bd. in 1)
SDI Publications; Bangkok, Thailand; 2001; 1878529420; Second Edition; Hardbound with Gilted Corners; New; New; 25 Cms x 35 Cms 
Still, after over 90 years, Ancient Khotan is regarded by scholars as the most significant and indispensable publication on Khotan's unique culture, religion, ancient monuments, and it's conspicuous role in Central Asian history. It is also the account of Sir M. Aurel Stein's exploration and discoveries in this strategic ancient kingdom, situated on the Silk Road in Chinese Turkestan (Xinjiang province). Detailed accounts of the discoveries at the early Buddhist monastic cities of Rawak and Dandan-Uilik. Important Archaeological sites of Niya and Endere. Includes large folding color map of Khotan from original surveys. Sir Aurel Stein was perhaps the greatest explorer of the 20th Century. Ancient Khotan was his first major publication, and for which he was awarded the prestigious Explorer's Gold Medal by the Royal Geographical Society, London. The original 'Ancient Khotan' issued in 1907 has been out-of-print for over 80 years. Rare, even in antiquarian circles, the Oxford 1907 title commands a price in excess of £5,000. 645pp with 119 plates. With descriptive list of antiques by F.H. Andrews. 72 illustrations in-text, and appendices by L.D. Barnett and S.W. Bushell. Limited edition of 900 copies. 025193

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18791 M. Aurousseau (ed.)
The Letters of F.W. Ludwig Leichhardt, 3 Vols. (Works Issued By the Hakluyt Society, Second Series No. CXXXIII)
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 1967; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 

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18792 M. Beresford
Complete Russian Course for Beginners
Clarendon Press; Oxford, UK; 1980; 0198156421; Reprint; Paperback; Very Good; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 244. Scratched spine. 007802

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18793 M. Berger, P. Pansu, J.P. Berry, and X. Saint-Raymond
Problems in Geometry
Springer- Verlag; Berlin; 2009; 818489094X; Reprint; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 265. 026836

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18794 M. Berthelot
Les Origines De L'Alchimie
Otto Zeller Verlag; Osnabruck, Germany; 1966; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 15 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 465. Brand new copy. 004831

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18795 M. Bloomfield
Hymns of the Atharva-Veda
Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8171562086; Hardcover; New; New; 

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18796 M. Brownson
Assamese-English Dictionary
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1991; 8120606442; Reprint; Hardcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 614. 023937

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18797 M. Carol
G.K. Chesterton (The Dynamic Classicist)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 

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18798 M. Christopher Byrski
Methodology of the Analysis of Sanskrit Drama
Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1997; 8121701198; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19.5 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 117. 025047

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18799 M. Deshpande
Agni Mahapuranam (Sanskrit Text with Romanized, English Translation, Sloka Index and Word Index and Introduction), 3 Vols
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8183151051; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Puranas occupy a unique position in Indian literature, both sacred and secular. Composed at different times, they not only contain valuable historical material, but also canons relating to several spheres of art and life. The Puranas have enabled our people to maintain unimpaired the sense of the unity of India. Agni-Purana, although it begins with Visnu, still it is in essence a Saivite work and treats exhaustively the mystic cult of the linga (Phallus) and of Durga. There are chapters on cosmology, genealogy and Geography which are all so characteristic of the Puranas. But what characterizes this Purana is its encyclopedic character. It actually deals with each and everything. In it we find chapters on Astronomy and astrology, on marriage and funeral rites, on omens and portents, house construction and other customs of everyday life and also on politics (Niti) and the art of warfare, on law, on medicine, prosody, poetics and grammar. The present work is the Agni-Purana with the Sanskrit text in Devanagari as well as Roman script. This has been supported by the translation into English by M.N. Dutt. It is the first time that the Agni-Purana is appearing in such a user-friendly format and will surely find A Good readership amongst scholars and students alike.Printed Pages: 1515. 104023

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18800 M. Dinesh Kumar with contribution from O.P. Singh
Groundwater Management in India: Physical. Institutional and Policy Alternatives
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0761935355; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Groundwater is becoming an increasingly popular resource because of the relative ease and flexibility with which it can be tapped. While developing groundwater resource promises to help alleviate poverty in many areas, the most formidable challenge is its sustainable use and management in regions where it is under threat. The central focus of this book is groundwater management in India: the economies that groundwater generates, the socio-economic impact of its intensive use, and the physical, institutional and policy options for its management. The book provides a fresh analysis of the socio-ecology of groundwater, based on a synthesis of macro and micro level data on the hydrological, social, economic and institutional parameters. The region of North Gujarat has been specifically studied to document the uncontrolled use of groundwater and the ill-effects of such exploitation. With alarming drops in water levels and increasing levels of fluorides and TDS in groundwater, the region’s water problems have attracted international attention because of their implications in terms of reducing the viability of irrigated agriculture as also their impact on community health. The findings are used to draw policy conclusions regarding the tools for managing groundwater in other regions with similar resource and use characteristics. The authors have used several new methodologies, analytical procedures and criteria to analyse groundwater use in agriculture, the economic value of groundwater, water intensity of milk production and the efficient use of groundwater. Printed Pages: 360. 028843

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