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27201 Rosario N. Mantegna and H. Eugene Stanley
An Introduction to Econophysics: Correlations and Complexity in Finance
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0521039878; First Edition; Paperback; New; 170 x 245 Mm 
This book concerns the use of concepts from statistical physics in the description of financial systems. The authors illustrate the scaling concepts used in probability theory, critical phenomena, and fully developed turbulent fluids. These concepts are then applied to financial time series. The authors also present a stochastic model that displays several of the statistical properties observed in empirical data. Statistical physics concepts such as stochastic dynamics, short- and long-range correlations, self-similarity and scaling permit an understanding of the global behaviour of economic systems without first having to work out a detailed microscopic description of the system. Physicists will find the application of statistical physics concepts to economic systems interesting. Economists and workers in the financial world will find useful the presentation of empirical analysis methods and well-formulated theoretical tools that might help describe systems composed of a huge number of interacting subsystems. • This book is on an important field of econophysics, which applies ideas from statistical physics to economics and finance • Gene Stanley is a distinguished and very well-known physicist and author • This work was highlighted in a page 1 article in the Wall Street Journal on November 6, 1998 Contents Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Efficient market hypothesis; 3. Random walk; 4. Lévy stochastic processes and limit theorems; 5. Scales in financial data; 6. Stationarity and time correlation; 7. Time correlation in financial time series; 8. Stochastic models of price dynamics; 9. Scaling and its breakdown; 10. ARCH and GARCH processes; 11. Financial markets and turbulence; 12. Correlation and anti-correlation between stocks; 13. Taxonomy of a stock portfolio; 14. Options in idealized markets; 15. Options in real markets; Appendix A: notation guide; Appendix B: martingales; References; Index. Printed Pages: 158 with 63 line diagrams. 020833

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27202 Rose Nash
Turkish Intonation: An Instrumental Study
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1973; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 19 Cms x 27 Cms 
Printed Pages: 190. 004467

Price: 15.00 USD
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27203 Rose Rosetree
The Power of Face Reading
New Age Books; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8178221802; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 380 004133

Price: 6.75 USD
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27204 Rosemary Crill
Indian Ikat Textiles
Calico Museum of Textiles; Ahmedabad, India; First Edition; Hard Cover with Paper Jacket; New; New; 22.5 Cms x 29 Cms 
176 pages, 136 colour plates. 012521

Price: 65.00 USD
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27205 Rosemary Crill and Kapil Jariwala (eds)
The Indian Portrait: 1560-1860
Mapin Publishing; Ahmedabad, India; 2010; 8189995375; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 24 x 30 Cm 
Printed Pages: 176 with numerous colour illustrations. 032271

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27206 Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt
The Enigma of Arnold van Gennep (1873-1957): Master of French Folklore and Hermit of Bourg-la-Reine (Folklore Fellows Communications 241)
Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja; Helsinki, Finland; 1988; New; 
Printed Pages: 133. 113914

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27207 Roshan Lal Sharma
Raja Rao's Shorter Fiction: The Enlightenment Theme
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2009; 813160263X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 230. 032156

Price: 13.95 USD
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27208 Roshan Taqui
Images of Lucknow
New Royal Book Company; Lucknow, India; 2005; 8189267043; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 5.5 Cms x 9 Cms 
Printed pages: 200. 016501

Price: 10.00 USD
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27209 Roshen Alkazi
Ancient Indian Costume
National Book Trust/Sangam Book Depot; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8123716877; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 140. 108330

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27210 Roshen Dalal
The Vedas: An Introduction to Hinduism's Sacred Texts
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2014; 0143066382; Paperback; New; 
Legend puts them into four parts, and claims that they were sorted thus by Krishna Dveipayana Vyasa, an act so important to Hinduism that he was renamed Veda Vyasa for it. Passed on by oral recitation, there is no original record of the Vedas, but their origin itself is set as entirely in legend and religion as their content. Considered the holy tenets of Hinduism, they are divided into the Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharva, four principal parts of the entire body of mantras which form the basis of the Hindu religion. This companion introduces readers to the history behind the myths and legends, and tries to put the Vedas in a strong historical root. Explaining the situation of the country during the time that they were probably composed, Roshen Dalal speaks with the voice of an expert in the subject and sorts centuries of information and speculation to answer questions which have been asked since time immemorial. Who wrote the Vedas? Why were they composed? Did they originate in India? She explains the possible lives people led to have brought out such a library of work, and stresses on the whole Indian nature of the body through socio-economic, archeological and linguistic research. An authoritative book, it will interest anyone desiring to know the background story of the cornerstone of Hindu faith. Printed Pages: 424. 037860

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27211 Roshen Dalal
The Puffin History of India for Children, Volume 2: 1947 to the Present
Puffin; New Delhi, India; 2003; 0143335464; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 427. 000671

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27212 Roshen Dalal
The Puffin History of the World, Volume 2
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 2014; 0143331582; Softcover; New; 
Chronicling events from 1500 CE, this sequel to the bestselling Puffin History of the World packs in interesting stories and quotes, portraits of colourful personalities, and numerous illustrations that bring global history alive.Printed Pages: 432. 103437

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27213 Roshmi Goswami
Meaning in Music
Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla in Association with Jnana Pravaha, Varanasi and Aryan Books International, New Delhi; New Delhi, India; 1995; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; No Jacket; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 120. 013049

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27214 Rosie Hamilton-McGinty
A Winning Attitude: To Change Your Life Change Your Attitude
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8179928020; Softcover; New; 
With A Winning Attitude, you can 1Motivate and guide yourself.2 Be in control of yourself, your appetite, your passion3.Do right by others 4. Keep emotions under control 5. Open the way to empathy, to real listening, to taking another person’s perspective. Empathy leads to caring and compassion.Printed Pages: 132. Take control of yourself and your life; take up a winning attitude. 105296

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27215 Rosie Llewellyn-Jones (ed.)
Portraits in Princely India: 1700-1947 (Vol. 59 No. 4)
Marg Publications; Mumbai, India; 2008; 8185026866; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 136 with numerous colour illustrations. 023534

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27216 Rosie Llewellyn-Jones (ed.)
Lucknow: Then and Now
Marg Publications; Mumbai, India; 8185026610; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 Cms x 29 Cms Ravi Kapoor 
Although many people believe that Lucknow's finest period was during the time of the nawabs, its history did not begin in 1775 when the court of Awadh returned to Lucknow permanently, any more than it finished in 1856 when the last nawab Wajid Ali Shah travelled into exile and Lucknow presented the picture of a looted city. Pre-nawabi Lucknow was a flourishing city that lay mainly to the south of the Gomti with several Mughal structures along the river. Under the nawabs the city became synonymous with extravagance, the creative arts and patronage of artists, and extraordinary buildings. It went on to become a battleground between the East India Company and opponents of British rule. After 1858, the British reorganized Lucknow and some of the finest architects were commissioned to build here. The city became known for its fine educational institutions. Today, once again it is a city in transition, with a move away from the old city into the new suburbs.The last twenty years have seen an enormous amount of research and writing about the many-faceted city which has something for everyone - the historian, the artist, the photographer, the social anthropologist. The present volume focuses on less well-known aspects of Lucknow life and history - the present-day attraction of this city in transition, the bazaars with delectable foods to tempt the palate, the craftspeople who even today create delicate works of art; the architecture, from imambaras and karbalas to Victorian, Edwardian, and modernist structures, and educational institutions including the legacy of Claude Martin; and the charm of 18 and 19 century Faizabad and Lucknow preserved in paintings and photographs. Thus, in three sections - the living city, secular and religious institutions, and the visual arts - the chapters present a lively range of subjects, some of which will be enlightening even for those who live in Lucknow. Printed Pages: 148 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 001561

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27217 Rosie Thomas
Bombay Before Bollywood: Film City Fantasies
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2014; 812505362X; Hardcover; New; New; 
Bombay Before Bollywood offers a fresh, alternative look at the history of Bombay cinema. Eschewing the conventional focus on India’s social and mythological films, it foregrounds the subaltern genres of the ‘magic and fighting films’—the fantasy, costume and stunt films popular in the B- and C-circuits in the decades before and immediately after independence. It explores the influence of this other cinema on the big-budget masala films of the 1970s and 1980s, before ‘Bollywood’ erupted onto the world stage in the mid-1990s. The book reminds us that a significant stream of Bombay cinema has always revelled in cultural hybridity, borrowing voraciously from global popular culture and engaging with transcultural flows of cosmopolitan modernity and postmodernity. This volume will be a welcome addition to the fields of film studies and cultural studies. It will also be of interest to the general reader.Printed Pages: 344. 101850

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27218 Rosinka Chaudhuri
Freedom and Beef Steaks: Colonial Calcutta Culture
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8125047646; Hardcover; New; New; 
Freedom and Beef Steaks explores path-breaking debates to do with the literary, with identity, and with cultural authenticity in nineteenth-century Calcutta--- debates arising from the flux of creative and critical work in that period. The seven essays collected in this book range across a diverse field of interests that have been, so far, under-researched. Crucial to our understanding of the making of modern Indian culture in a particular location, these are issues that uncover the complexity of the postcolonial field and further extend its scope. A humorous poem written by Henry Meredith Parker (1796–1868) about the newly educated youth of Calcutta is used to frame debates for and against meat-eating as the issue played itself out against the backdrop of a developing Indian nationalism. A closer look at the political poetry written by a radical iconoclast such as Derozio reveals the communal stereotyping of the ‘Muslim’ as Other—representations in keeping with British historiographical orthodoxies of the time. Scrutinising early letters written to the Calcutta Journal in 1819 about the community’s thoughts on naming and defining itself, Rosinka Chaudhuri also deals with the early history of the Anglo-Indians.Printed Pages: 228. 101863

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27219 Rosinka Chaudhuri (edited with an introduction)
Derozio, Poet of India: The Definitive Edition
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0195669096; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
022957

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27220 Ross Steele and Terry Threadgold (eds.)
Language Topics: Essays in Honour of Michael Halliday, 2 Vols.
John Benjamins Publishing Company; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 1987; 9027220425; First Edition; Hard Cover; As New; 16 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 1160. Set of 2 volumes. 005662

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27221 Ross Welford
Time Travelling with a Hamster
Harpercollins India Publishers Ltd./Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 000815631X; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 400. 107597

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27222 Rosy Singh (ed.)
Autobiography: Fact and Fiction
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8173053669; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 252. 031819

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27223 Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to India: Sacred Sites, Tranquil Beaches, Sensational Food
Rough Guides; 2011; 1848365632; Eighth Edition; Paperback; New; 
Printed Pages: 1224 with numerous colour illustrations. 037412

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27224 Rowena Robinson
Boundaries of Religion: Essays on Christianity, Ethnic Conflict, and Violence
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2013; 0198090404; Hardcover; New; New; 
Religion is deeply intertwined with modern Indian society and polity. Boundaries of Religion is a collection of essays that brings together critical writings by Rowena Robinson spanning the past two decades that map the course of community interactions and ethnic and religious conflict in India. The author looks at Hindu-Muslim ethnic violence; the ideology of Hindutva; the survival strategies of victims of violence under the shadow of majority-minority politics; popular Christianity and the varying forms of intercultural engagement emerging out of conversion; the sharing of traditions across boundaries; and the battles over religion, conversion, and secularism in contemporary India. Focusing on the study of non-Hindu communities, this book, at first, looks at Christians, and their field of interaction with Hindus, bringing to the fore the various manifestations of religion in ritual and practice specifically, and, on a larger scale, its relation to politics and the state. It goes on to analyze the ways in which periodic violence reshapes the Muslims` understanding of themselves and their relations to other communities and the state. The memory of violence imprints itself on the awareness of time, the use of space, dress codes, and the mobility of both men and women. Analysis is made of how violence disfigures relations of kin and family, distorts social and economic trajectories of individuals and households, and deforms the everyday. The book brings out the gendered consequences of ethnic violence and strategies of survival. Printed Pages: 328. 110230

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27225 Rowena Robinson (ed.)
Sociology of Religion in India
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8178292556; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 359. 000582

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27226 Rowlandson
The Grand Master or Adventures if Qui Hi ? In Hindostan: A Hudibrastic Poem in Eight Cantos
Aditya Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2013; 819245021X; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
This fierce satire on British imperial rule in India was originally published in 1816, with many hand-coloured illustrations. It was set in the tenure of the Earl of Moira, Francis Edward Rawdon-Hastings, Ist Marquess of Hastings (1754-1826), and Governor-General of British India from 1813 to 1823. Printed Pages: 276 with 28 colours plates. 100098

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27227 Roxanne Kamayani Gupta, Ph.D.
A Yoga of Indian Classical Dance: The Yogini's Mirror
Inner Traditions International; Mumbai, India; 2000; 0892817658; First Edition; Paperback; New; 20.5 x 26 Cm 
Printed Pages: 200 with numerous b/w illustrations. 013367

Price: 24.00 USD
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27228 Roy A. Young, Allen M. Weiss & David W. Stewart
Marketing Champions: Practical Strategies for Improving Marketing's Power, Influence and Business Impact
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2011; 812652958X; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Marketing Champions explains to marketing professionals how to make the marketing department an influential, powerful, and critical part of any organization. Because many CEOs don't currently perceive their marketing departments as delivering sufficient value, the author posits that it is up to marketers to prove them wrong and seize organizational significance. He outlines the three key dimensions of value required to effectively manage marketing as an asset of any organization, and leads the reader through the steps necessary to achieve them -- first, how marketers must prove that they manage demand so as to create and harvest cash flow; second, how they must demonstrate profitability, showing a clear link between marketing activities and financial returns to the firm; and third, how they must establish repeatable, transparent processes to show the line of reasoning behind their proposals and decisions.Printed Pages: 288. 104741

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27229 Roy Andrew Miller
Prolegomena to the First Two Tibetan Grammatical Treatises
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
029785

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27230 Roy C. Craven
Indian Art: A Concise History
Thames & Hudson; London, UK; 2001; 0500203024; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 15.5 Cms x 21.5 Cms 
Printed Pages:256 with 201 illustrations, 33 in colour and 168 in duotone. 002921

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27231 Roy C. Craven, Jr.
Painters of the Pahari Schools (Vol. 50 No. 1)
Marg Publications; Mumbai, India; 1998; 8185026416; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Introduction Vishwa Chander Ohri Devidasa at the Basohli Court Asok Kumar Das Laharu and Mahesh: Two Master Painters of Chamba Eberhard Fischer Manaku: A Guler Painter Roy C. Craven, Jr Nainsukh of Guler B.N. Goswamy Fattu: A Rediscovery Jutta Jain-Neubauer Nikka and Ranjha at the Court of Raj Singh of Chamba Vishwa Chander Ohri Harkhu and Chhajju: Two Guler Artists at Chamba Jagdish Mittal Gursahai: A Guler Painter at Basohli Suwarcha Paul Chaitu at Tehri Garhwal Usha Bhatia Pandit Seu and his Sons Manaku and Nainsukh Vishwa Chander Ohri Genealogies Select Bibliography Index Printed Pages: 180 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 011386

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27232 Roy Chapman
All About Dinosaurs
W.H. Allen; London, UK; 1959; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; Fair; 15 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 128. Torn dust-jacket. 005858

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27233 Roy Emanuel Lemoine
The Anagogic Theory of Wittgenstein's 'Tractatus'
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1975; 9027933936; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 215. Janua Linguarum Series Minor: 214. 006166

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27234 Roy Eugene Davis
Science of Self-Realization: A Guide to Spiritual Practice in Thee Krioga Tradition Patanjali's Yoga Sutra)
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170308623; New; 
035220

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27235 Roy Eugene Davis
The Science of God-Realization: Knowing Our True Nature and Our Relationship with the Infinite
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8178220822; Reprint; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 142. 035193

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27236 Roy Eugene Davis
Seven Lessons in Conscious Living: A Progressive Program of Higher Learning and Spiritual Practice in the Kriy Yoga Tradition
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120817508; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 143. 031232

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27237 Roy Eugene Davis
A Master Guide to Meditational and Spiritual Growth
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 812081245X; Reprint; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 128. 031225

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27238 Roy Eugene Davis
Living in God: 366 Themes for Daily Meditative Contemplation and Spiritual Enrichment (with Life-Enhancing Affirmations and Inspirational Quotations)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120815440; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 160. 031224

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27239 Roy Eugene Davis
Living in God: 366 Themes for Daily Meditative Contemplation and Spiritual Enrichment (with Life-Enhancing Affirmations and Inspirational Quotations)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120815432; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 160. 031223

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27240 Roy Eugene Davis
The Eternal Way
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 812081780X; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
031202

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27241 Roy Eugene Davis
The Path of Light (A Guide to 21st Century Discipleship and Spiritual Practice in the Kriya Yoga Tradition)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120816579; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
031002

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27242 Roy Eugene Davis
A Master Guide to Meditation and Spiritual Growth
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 812081245X; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
030995

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27243 Roy Eugene Davis
The Book of Life: Everyone's Commonsense Guide to the Purposeful Living and Spiritual Growth into the 21st Century and Beyond
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120812875; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 160. 030930

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27244 Roy Eugene Davis
Life Surrendered in God: The Philosophy and Practices of Kriya Yoga
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8120814959; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 300. 030021

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27245 Roy Eugene Davis
Life Surrendered in God: The Philosophy and Practices of Kriya Yoga
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8120814967; Reprint; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 300. 030022

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27246 Roy Eugene Davis
Satisfying Our Innate Desire to Know God: How We Can Be Spiritually Awake and Live as the Divine Beings We Really Are
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8178221985; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Although the innate urge ot know God is presentin everyone, few people know how to actually experience the reality of God. Every soul as an individualized unit of pure consciousness is living on God now. This truth (fact) only has to be acknowledged and realized. When we know God as God is, our awareness is no longer ordinary (fragmented and blurred by mental and emotional confusion and subconscious influences) it is illumined (clarified).Printed Pages: 140. 102282

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27247 Roy Eugene Davis
The Self-Revealed Knowledge That Liberates the Spirit: A Handbook of Essential Information for Experiencing a Conscious Relationship with the Infinite and Restoring Soul Awareness to Wholeness
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8178220504; Softcover; New; 
In this book the author presents a clear explanation of the soul's awakening through progressive stages of spiritual growth from ordinary, illusional states of awareness to mental illumination, spiritual enlightenment, and liberation of consciousness. The descriptions of philosophical principles will satisfy the rational mind and speak to the heart that aspires to direct perception of truth. Lifestyle routines and spiritual growth practices that nurture the unfoldment of innate soul capacities are provided for the reader who is resolved to experience the life-enhancing and soul-redemptive results of focused commitment ot Self-discovery.Printed Pages: 156. 102285

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27248 Roy Eugene Davis
The Spiritual Basis of Real Prosperity: How to Always be in the Flow of Resources and Supportive Events Reltionship for Your Highest Goods
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8178220539; Softcover; New; 
In this book the author proclaims that life need not be difficult, painful, or limited. He clearly explains how anyone who is capable of rational thinking can be spiritually awake and serenely happy, live creatively and effectively, have life-enhancing desires easily fulfilled, and consistently accomplish meaningful purposes.Printed Pages: 126. 102288

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27249 Roy Harris
Saussure and His Interpreters
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8120827651; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 262. 030061

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27250 Roy Kamphausen, David Lai & Andrew Scobell (Eds)
The PLA at Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China's Military
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789382573234; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 646. 103283

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27251 Roy W. Davies
Service in the Roman Army
Edinburgh University Press; Edinburgh, UK; 1989; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 348 with numerous b/w illustrations. 005752

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27252 Royal Skousen
Substantive Evidence in Phonology: The Evidence from Finnish to French
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1975; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 135. Janua Linguarum Series Minor: 217. 006162

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27253 Royina Grewal
In the Shadow of the Taj: A Portrait of Agra
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2007; 014302656; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Agra has more than mere mention in the Hindu scriptures. And the city’s position of strategic importance astride important trade routes historically attracted empire-builders ranging from the Lodhis and the Mughals to the British. Now, says Royina Grewal, Agra has fallen prey to a lassitude that has caused large swathes of the once magnificent capital of emperors Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan to succumb to decay and haphazard development. Delving into myth and history, drawing deep conclusions from her lengthy conversations with varied citizens of multi-cultural Agra, Grewal weaves grand strands from the past with the humbler textures of present-day Agra to explain why the home of the world’s best-known monument has been allowed to disintegrate, and why the once mighty Yamuna is merely a stream of sludge. But there is hope, says Grewal. Drawing inspiration from the many enlightened individuals she met on her peregrinations in and around Agra, she points to ways in which the city can be saved. In the Shadow of the Taj may be a map of the city’s history, but it can also be a drawing board that offers insights for a sustainable future. Printed Pages: 280. 021130

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27254 Rta Kapur Chisti and Rahul Jain; Gen. Ed.: Martan Singh
Handcrafted Indian Textiles: Tradition and Beyond
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8174360840; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 32 Cms x 32 Cms 
Handcrafted Indian textiles, steeped in tradition, are the living heritage of the glory of India. The decade spanning 1980-1990 witnessed a renaissance in the promotion and revival of techniques, some of which were in danger of becoming extinct. Warps and wefts underwent a transformation, with assorted weaves being combined to produce 'new from the old'. Written and edited by renowed names in textile design, this book is, indeed, a treasure for both the textile aficionado and designer. Printed Pages: 150 with numerous colour illustrations. 000548

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27255 Rta-rna Bla-ma
The Collected Works of Karma-Chags-med (Ra-Ga-A-Sya); Reproduced from Various Manuscripts and Blockprints Avaialable in India: Volume 7
Unknown; New Delhi, India; 1976; Reproduction of the Original Manuscript; Hardcover; Very Good; 36 Cms x 27 Cms 
016021

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27256 Rta-rna Bla-ma
The Collected Works of Karma-Chags-med (Ra-Ga-A-Sya); Reproduced from Various Manuscripts and Blockprints Avaialable in India: Volume 6
Unknown; New Delhi, India; 1976; Reproduction of the Original Manuscript; Hardcover; Very Good; 36 Cms x 27 Cms 
016014

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27257 Ruby Lal
Domesticity and Power in the Early Mughal World
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 0521145546; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
In a fascinating and innovative study, Ruby Lal explores domestic life and the place of women in the Mughal court of the sixteenth century. Challenging traditional, orientalist interpretations of the haram that have portrayed a domestic world of seclusion and sexual exploitation, the author reveals a complex society where noble men and women negotiated their everyday life and public-political affairs in the 'inner' chambers as well as the 'outer' courts. Using Ottoman and Safavid histories as a counterpoint, she demonstrates the richness, ambiguity and particularity of the Mughal haram, which was pivotal in the transition to institutionalisation and imperial excellence. Contents 1. Introduction 2. A genealogy of the Mughal haram 3. The question of the archive: the challenge of a princess's memoir 4. The making of Mughal court society 5. Where was the haram in a peripatetic world? 6. Settled, sacred, and all-powerful: the new regime under Akbar 7. Settled, sacred, and 'incarcerated': the imperial haram 8. Conclusion. Printed Pages: 26 with 6 b/w illustrations. 034005

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27258 Ruby Lal
Coming of Age in Nineteenth-Century India: The Girl-Child and the Art of Playfulness
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 1107045916; Hardcover; New; New; 
In this engaging and eloquent history Ruby Lal traces the becoming of nineteenth-century Indian women through a critique of narratives of linear transition from girlhood to womanhood. In the north Indian patriarchal environment women's lives were dominated by the expectations of the male universal articulated most clearly in household chores and domestic duties. The author argues that girls and women in the early nineteenth century experienced freedoms eroticism adventurousness and playfulness even within restrictive circumstances. Although women in the colonial world of the later nineteenth century remained agential figures their activities came to be constrained by more firmly entrenched domestic norms. Lal skillfully marks the subtle and complex alterations in the multifaceted female subject in a variety of nineteenth-century discourses elaborated in four different sites - forest school household and rooftops.Printed Pages: 247 with 4 b/w illustrations with 2 maps. 101432

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27259 Ruby Maloni
European Merchant Capital and the Indian Economy: Strut Factory Records 1630-1668
Manohar; New Delhi, India; 1992; 8185425507; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 464. 036160

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27260 Ruby Roy
R.K. Narayan's: Swami and Friends and the Guide
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789351280422; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 44. 106282

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27261 Ruchir Joshi
The Last Jet-Engine Laugh
HarperCollins Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2003; 817223497X; First Paperback Edition; Paperback; New; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Printed Pages: 383. 002862

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27262 Ruchir Sharma
Breakout Nations: In Search of Next Economic Miracle
Allen Lane: An Imprint of Penguin Books; London, UK; 2012; 1846145562; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 302 with numerous b/w illustrations. 037175

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27263 Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase
Global Issues, Local Contexts: The Rabi Das of West Bengal
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8125019871; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 290. 032388

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27264 Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase
Global Issues, Local Contexts: The Rabi Das of West Bengal (Revised Edition)
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8125050523; Softcover; New; 
This book is an ethnographic study of a community of leather workers (the Rabi Das), and their transformations under global capitalism. The lived experiences of the Rabi Das are embedded within the broader context of India''s economic liberalisation as well as in the local system of class and cultural relations in Bengali society. The various chapters in the book provide a detailed analysis of the changing nature of their conditions of employment, education, lifestyle and survival strategies. In her richly textured narrative Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase uncovers the process of Rabi Das cultural and economic marginalisation despite six decades of efforts towards self-improvement. This edition also has a new Preface.Printed Pages: 284. 102000

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27265 Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase and Timothy J.Scrase
Globalisation and The Middle Classes In India
Routledge; New Delhi, India; 2010; 0415441161; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Printed pages: 194. 034626

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27266 Ruddar Datt (Ed.)
Privatization: Bane or Panacea
Pragati Publications; New Delhi, India; 1993; 8173070083; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Panacea brings out the debate over privatization initiated by Professor Ruddar Datt in his presidential address to the Indian Economic Association in December 1991. A galaxy of economists have contributed to this debate during the 75th Confidence of the Indian Economic Association held at Indore during May 1993. A very wide range of issues of both theoretical and practical importance have been discussed in this volume. Professor Shrawan Kumar Singh has studied the issue with reference to sick public-sector undertakings. DrG. Karunakaran Pillai has studied the theoretical framework or privatization. Dr Shridhar Pandey carries forward the debate about the Economics and politics of privatization with reference to India. Dr Debendra Kumar Das has studied the problem from a global perspective and drawn the lessons for restructuring Indian economy. Case studies on privatization with reference to fertilizer industry, passenger transport and highways have been made Dr T.R. Kundu and Mr Chander Ballabh Sharma has studied the impact of privatization on the manufacturing sector of the Indian economy by analysing empirical data both of production and employment.Printed Pages: 330. 101222

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27267 Ruddar Datt (Ed.)
Workers' Participation and Workers' Ownership
Pragati Publications; New Delhi, India; 1993; 8173070075; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Distinguished teachers of Labour Economics, Personnel Managers in industrial managements provide in their contributed articles a critical analysis of workers' participation in Management in historical perspective, highlighting experiments in Yugosalvia, U.K., Germany and India.Printed Pages: 386. 101226

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27268 Rudi Jansma
A Study of Global Philosophical and Ecological Concepts: Cycles, Causality, Ecology and Evolution in Various traditions and Their Impact on Modern Biology, 2 Vols.
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120831985; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Set of 2 vols. 030069

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27269 Rudolf Bicanic
Turning Points in Economic Development
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1972; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 289. 004226

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27270 Rudolf C. Heredia
Voluntary Action and Development: Towards a Praxis for Non-Government Agencies
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1988; 8170221641; Hardcover; New; New; 
Voluntary action represents an alternative principle of social organization, outside the massive bureaucratisation and centralization of our society. The present crisis in the development process too, has brought a search for alternatives outside the mainstream. The participatory research approach attempts a collaborative and committed search for understanding and action with the subjects of the study themselves. The intensive case study here is planned in lieu of this. The particular policy recommendations and more generalised conclusions are meant to demonstrate the critical contribution voluntary organisations can make towards development. Though macro-level problems are beyond their resources, with the proper linkages and networks, their micro-level contribution is crucial in creating role expectations which question the status quo, in producing institutional models which are replicable elsewhere. Printed Pages: 96. 112609

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27271 Rudolf Ekstein
The Language of Psychotherapy (Foundation of Semiotics Series: Volume 22)
John Benjamins Publishing Company; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 1989; 9027232814; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; 16 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 353. 005611

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27272 Rudolf P. Botha with the Collaboration of Walter K. Winckler
The Justification of Linguistic Hypothesis: A Study of Nondemonstrative Inference in Transformational Grammar
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1973; First Edition; Hard Cover; As New; Fair; 19 Cms x 28 Cms 
Printed Pages: 350. 004433

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27273 Rudrangshu Mukherjee
Dateline 1857: Revolt Against the Raj
Lustre Press/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8174364706; First Edition; Paperback; New; 28 x 44 Cm Pramod Kapoor 
Printed Pages: 144 with numerous b/w illustrations. 022091

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27274 Rudrangshu Mukherjee
Nehru and Bose: Parallel Lives
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 2014; 0670087238; Hardcover; New; New; 
‘Nobody has done more harm to me ... than Jawaharlal Nehru,’ wrote Subhas Chandra Bose in 1939. Had relations between the two great nationalist leaders soured to the extent that Bose had begun to view Nehru as his enemy? But then, why did he name one of the regiments of the Indian National Army after Jawaharlal? And what prompted Nehru to weep when he heard of Bose’s untimely death in 1945, and to recount soon after, ‘I used to treat him as my younger brother’? Rudrangshu Mukherjee’s fascinating book tracks the growth of these two towering figures against the backdrop of the independence movement, delicately tracing the contours of a friendship that did not quite blossom as political ideologies diverged, and delineates the shadow that fell between them—for, Gandhi saw Nehru as his chosen heir and Bose as a prodigal son. Nehru and Bose: Parallel Lives brings to light the riveting story of two contrasting personalities who would go on to define modern India.Printed Pages: 288. 103397

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27275 Rudrangshu Mukherjee & Vir Sanghvi
India Then & Now
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8174363971; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 12 x 12 Inches Pramod Kapoor 
India lives in many centuries. Discover the majesty and sweep of India’s rich cultural and historical heritage, replete with the people, events and places that have contributed the chequered mosaic of India’s past. Featured in this exquisite book are rare and never-before-seen vintage photographs from some of the finest collections across the world. The vibrant and ever-changing cultural landscape of contemporary India is also featured in a series of photographs, showcasing the multifaceted, kaleidoscopic present. The timeless past lives amidst fast-paced, cutting-edge change. Modernity and tradition co-exist in the most endearing and surprising of places. India Then & Now, uniquely designed as two books in one, is a visual feast of India. Printed Pages: 276 with numerous colour illustrations. 013721

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27276 Rudrangshu Mukherjee (ed.)
The Penguin Gandhi Reader
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 1993; First Edition; Paperback; Good; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948) was born in Porbander on the western coast of India. His childhood and early upbringing were undistinguished but as an adult he initiated and was involved in a series of novel forms of peaceful protests which established him as one of the most important leaders of the twentieth century and one whose message and relevance transcended national boundaries. This meticulously edited volume culled from the Collected Works of Gandhi contains a representative selection of his writings focusing on themes which were central to Gandhi’s philosophy. The reader is divided into eight sections and discusses the following in detail: Gandhiji’s complete rejection of what is known as modern civilization together with its materialistic nature; the doctrines of swaraj and swadeshi, which meant more to him than mere independence for the British; the creed of non-violence, the centrepiece of his political theory; his role in mass movements particularly in the Non-Co-operation Civil Disobedience and Quit India movements; his views on women and sex; his arguments against caste and untouchability; his thoughts on capitalism and socialism; his commitment to a united India; his firm belief in religious tolerance and finally, his lifelong struggle towards the attainment of both Home Rule and Self Rule. Printed Pages: 316. 022664

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27277 Rudrangshu Mukherjee (ed.)
Awadh in Revolt 1857-1858: A Study of Popular Resistance
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 1984; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; Fair; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 235. Slightly scratched dust-jacket. 027652

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27278 Rudrangshu Mukherjee (ed.)
Art of Bengal: A Vision Defined: 1955-1975
CIMA; Kolkata, India; 2003; 8187977027; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 25 Cms x 28.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 152 alongwith numerous coloured photographs of paintings. 017438

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27279 Rudrangshu Mukherjee (ed.)
Great Speeches of Modern India
Random House; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8184000162; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 16.5 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 452. 020308

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27280 Rudrangshu Mukherjee (ed.)
The Penguin Gandhi Reader
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 1993; 0140236864; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948) was born in Porbander on the western coast of India. His childhood and early upbringing were undistinguished but as an adult he initiated and was involved in a series of novel forms of peaceful protests which established him as one of the most important leaders of the twentieth century and one whose message and relevance transcended national boundaries. This meticulously edited volume culled from the Collected Works of Gandhi contains a representative selection of his writings focusing on themes which were central to Gandhi’s philosophy. The reader is divided into eight sections and discusses the following in detail: Gandhiji’s complete rejection of what is known as modern civilization together with its materialistic nature; the doctrines of swaraj and swadeshi, which meant more to him than mere independence for the British; the creed of non-violence, the centrepiece of his political theory; his role in mass movements particularly in the Non-Co-operation Civil Disobedience and Quit India movements; his views on women and sex; his arguments against caste and untouchability; his thoughts on capitalism and socialism; his commitment to a united India; his firm belief in religious tolerance and finally, his lifelong struggle towards the attainment of both Home Rule and Self Rule. Printed Pages: 316. 002506

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27281 Rudrani Fakir
The Goddess and the Slave: The Fakir, the Mother, and Maldevelopment
Indica Books; Varanasi, India; 2005; 818656957X; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 533. 013127

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27282 Rudrendra Kumar Pal
Biology of Senescence: Problems and Perspectives
The Asiatic Society; Kolkata, India; 1972; First Edition; Hardcover; Good; Good; 17 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 52 with b/w illustrations. 013841

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27283 Rudyard Kipling
Something of Myself- For My Friends Known and Unknown
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1997; 8120612663; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 237 alongwith 3 plates. 034974

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27284 Rudyard Kipling
Indian Stories
Indialog Publications Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8187981881; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 304. 009747

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27285 Rudyard Kipling
The Jungle Book
Indiana Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 8184082134; Hardcover; New; New; 
109844

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27286 Rujuta Diwekar
Women and The Weight Loss Tamasha
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789380658339; Softcover; New; 
Women And The Weight Loss Tamasha is the sequel to the author’s previous weight loss book entitled Don’t Lose Your Mind, Lose Your Weight, and is directed towards women only. Through the course of this book, Diwekar begins to throw light on the different stages in the life of a woman, and how they impact her life. In her previous book, Diwekar explained that eating the right kind of food is essential for controlling excess weight gain. However, in this book, she tells the readers that there are four principles for women to remain fit and healthy.These principles include Sleep, Relationships, Nutrition, and Exercise. In this book, Diwekar writes about the life of Indian women, from puberty, right till the time she gets married, along with the stress of handling everything at home. Through the course of this book, she also provides answers to a number of questions, as to whether hormonal problems result in weight issues, or whether stressful schedules cause lifestyle disorders. The author answers the above-mentioned questions, and much more, by providing concrete scientific proof to back her statements.All in all, this book, Women And The Weight Loss Tamasha provides Indian women with all the info they need to begin their weight loss plan, and achieve the success they always craved for, making it a must-have. The foreword of the book is written by the famous Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor. 109560

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27287 Rujuta Diwekar
Don’t Lose Out, Work Out!
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789383260959; Softcover; New; 
109651

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27288 Rukmini Dey
My Bouquet For You
Zorba Books/TBI; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789385020698; Softcover; New; 
As Life takes me on a roller coaster swing, 110967

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27289 Ruma Chaudhary
Srikantha’s Philosophy of the Monotheistic Vedanta
Global Vision Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8182200555; Hardcover; New; New; 
Srikantha is the most celebrated of all the Saiva Vedantists and his Brahma-Sutra-Bhasya is taken to be the most authoritative Vedanta-Bhasya of the Saivas. He has very ably explained the Vedanta philosophy from the standpoint of Saivaism. Srikantha propounds his central philosophy that Brahman is Siva. Siva is taken to be the sole Creator, Sustainer and Destroyer of the Universe, as well as the sole Cause of Salvation. In his Commentary, he identifies ?Brahman? with ?Siva,? attributing to the latter all the usual qualities and activities of a Monotheistic God. Printed Pages: 429. 110075

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27290 Rumer Godden
Rungli-Rungliot (Thus Far and No Further)
Speaking Tiger Publishing Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789385288395; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
In the 1940s, as the Second World War raged elsewhere, author Rumer Godden lived for a year in Rungli-Rungliot—an isolated tea estate three thousand feet down the mountain from Darjeeling—with her two daughters, their nanny Giovanna, and four Pekinese. Rungli-Rungliot, which means ‘Thus Far and No Further’, is a memory of the time Godden spent there.In this journal, Godden records her days in spare, unadorned words: the endless, driving rain of monsoon and the impossibility of staying dry; seeing her daughters anew, and finding that she has perhaps never seen them at all; sowing an autumn garden that refuses to heed direction; the extreme solitude, which strips the material world away and lets the spirit soar; an almost aborted Christmas; and the eternal snows of the Kanchenjunga and Pandim peaks, which look on at everything in serenity.Lyrical, and suffused with gentle melancholy, Rungli-Rungliot evokes a precise sense of place. This book is perfect for lovers of the mountains and the quiet, meditative life.Printed Pages: 176. 103372

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27291 Rumu Sarkar
The New Soldier in the Age of Asymmetric Conflict
Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789382573890; Hardcover; New; New; 
The text for the NEW SOLDIER deals with the causes, symptoms and solutions to global terrorism, particularly Jihadist Islamic-based terrorism. The book is an expanded version of the essay “A Fearful Symmetry: A New Global Balance of Power?” for which the author was awarded the 2007 Grand Prize by the St Cyr Foundation, which supports the St. Cyr military academy established by Napoleon Bonaparte – in effect, France’s West Point. The work was unanimously awarded the First (Grand) Prize by a jury of four distinguished panelists, and later translated and published in French under the title, “Une Symétrie de la Peur : Vers un Nouvel Equilibre Mondial Des Puissances ? “ (Paul Wormser, trans.)(CLD Éditions, November 2008).The text for the NEW SOLDIER deals with the causes, symptoms and solutions to global terrorism, particularly Jihadist Islamic-based terrorism. The book is an expanded version of the essay “A Fearful Symmetry: A New Global Balance of Power?” for which the author was awarded the 2007 Grand Prize by the St Cyr Foundation, which supports the St. Cyr military academy established by Napoleon Bonaparte – in effect, France’s West Point. The work was unanimously awarded the First (Grand) Prize by a jury of four distinguished panelists, and later translated and published in French under the title, “Une Symétrie de la Peur : Vers un Nouvel Equilibre Mondial Des Puissances ? “ (Paul Wormser, trans.)(CLD Éditions, November 2008).Printed Pages: 320. 103263

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27292 Runjiv J.Kapur and Abhijit Majumader
Bazaars Down Under
Popular Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8179912590; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 28 Cms x 23.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 158 alongwith numerous coloured photographs. 017148

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27293 Rupa Bajwa
The Sari Shop
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0143031589; First Indian Edition; Paperback; New; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
A gem of a novel about the stuff life's made of It is another working day in Amritsar, and Ramchand is late again. He runs through the narrow streets to Sevak Sari House, buried in the heart of one of the city's main bazaars. There, amongst the Bangladesh cottons and Benaras silks, Ramchand and his fellow shop assistants sit all day, patiently rolling and unrolling yards of coloured fabric. Then, one afternoon, Ramchand is sent to a new part of the city with a bundle of saris carefully selected for a trousseau. His trip to Kapoor House jolts him out of the rhythm of his daily routine and his glimpse into this different world charges him with an urgent sense of possibility. And so, armed with a second-hand English grammar book and a battered Oxford Dictionary, a fresh pair of socks and a bar of Lifebuoy soap, Ramchand attempts to realize the dream that his childhood had promised. But soon these efforts turn his life upside down, bringing him face to face with the cruel reality of his very existence. The Sari Shop heralds the arrival of a writer who combines a profound sensitivity with humour and unflinching honesty. Rupa Bajwa's story is both heartbreaking and very real, and depicts a modern world in which hope and violence are permanently entwined. Printed Pages: 256. 002721

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27294 Rupa Gulab
Girl Alone
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2005; 0143033387; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Cough-syrup junkie, emotionally insecure intellectual snob (she’s an English literature graduate from Calcutta University), faithful advocate of the ‘Why me?’ brigade, Arti believes that rock bands help her get centred better than shrinks. And that large doses of D.H. Lawrence and Woody Allen dilute the emotional neediness coursing through her veins. In Bombay now, on her domineering mother’s orders to get a job or else marry a loser hand-picked from the matrimonial columns, Arti’s one objective (apart from bombing her Super-Bitch Boss’s office) is to keep alive her unrelenting search for the man with whom she can live happily ever after. But Arti has the unique talent of always falling for the wrong men. And as she stumbles from one disastrous relationship to the next, she realizes the potency of that all-important, universal truth: men only want you when you don’t want them any more . . . An irresistible blend of satiric wit, romance (not of the mushy kind) and saucy tips on surviving single in the city, Girl Alone is a rollicking read from start to finish. Printed Pages: 216. 010415

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27295 Rupakjyoti Borah
The Elephant and the Samurai: Why Japan Can Trust India
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2017; 817479204X; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book seeks to analyze the ongoing flux in the Indo-Pacific region, as India, Japan and China-all seek to grow at the same time. Japan and India have had close historical ties, but these have not translated into robust gains in the economic and political front in the modern times. All this, however, seems to be changing with the growing power and influence of China and the relative decline in American dominance in the region. At the same time, India, under PM Modi and Japan, under PM Abe are actively seeking to establish themselves as leading players, not only in Asia, but globally.India and Japan are both energy-deficient nations and have a deep interest in ensuring that the sea-lines of communication in the Indo-Pacific region are kept open for all. This book elucidates India’s usefulness for Japan in the maritime arena as the Indian Navy is the most powerful actor in the Indian Ocean region, with the sole exception of the US. India’s growing closeness with the US has also helped to bring New Delhi and Tokyo together. The central argument of this book is that Japan can trust India, in the maritime Indo-Pacific, it is sine qua non that the two countries shed their reticence and take some tough decisions to take the relations on the maritime front to the next level. Printed Pages: 160. 112662

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27296 Rupali Segal & Anirudh Vasdev
Essence of Spiritual Wisdom: Inspirational Thoughts of Eastern Masters
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8178224445; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
True wisdom is inexpressible as words are seldom sufficient. The vast experience before the wisdom dawns cannot be expressed in a few words. However, some masters have succeeded to some extent in doing so, resulting in quotations which capture the essence of wisdom. This collection of quotations arranged thematically is unusual. It represents a broad spectrum of spiritual traditions of the East. The quotations are taken from Eastern masters with dynamic personalities who have inspired and transformed hundreds and thousands of people. Right from Buddha to Sivananda, from Zen to Bhagavad Gita, from Mahatma Gandhi to Mother Teresa, the wise words of these sages and texts have trickled down through ages propagating truth and knowledge. Readers who may find some quotations too subtle are encouraged in the direction of quiet contemplation and occasional rereading which may bring special rewards.Printed Pages: 167. 102232

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27297 Rupen Dattani and Ridzuan Farouk
Principles of Surgery Vivas for the MRCS
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 2007; 0521699037; First Edition; Hardcover; Brand New; Brand New; 125 x 185 Mm 
Written for the Principles of Surgery viva of the MRCS exam by an examiner at both the London and Glasgow Colleges of Surgery and a successful recent MRCS candidate, Principles of Surgery Vivas for the MRCS provides the reader with sample viva questions to enable them to prepare fully for this section of the examinations. In A-Z format for quick reference, this book will be invaluable to MRCS candidates, undergraduate medical students and those sitting the FRCOG examinations. It will also serve as a valuable 'aide memoire' for the training surgeon or doctor at all levels of experience, especially those training junior staff. • Written by an MRCS examiner and an Orthopaedic SpR who are familiar with frequently asked questions on this subject • Applicable to the principles of surgery components of several different postgraduate examinations, so invaluable to MRCS exam candidates, undergraduate medical students and for the FRCOG examinations • Written in an A-Z format and pocket-sized for portability Contents Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), Abdominal pain, Abscesses, Alcohol and surgery, Amputation, Anaemia and surgery, Anastomoses, Antibiotic prophylaxis, Anticoagulation therapy and surgery, Assessment for fitness for anaesthesia, Atelectasis, Biopsy and cytological sampling, Bone grafts, Breast cancer, Burns, Cancer treatment I: Surgery, Cancer treatment II: Chemotherapy, Cancer treatment III: Radiotherapy, Cancer treatment IV: Hormonal therapy, Cancer Treatment V: Cryotherapy and immunotherapy, Cardiac disease and surgery, Carotid artery disease, Clinical governance, Colitis, Colorectal cancer, Compartment syndrome I: Extremities, Compartment syndrome II: Abdominal, Consent, Corticosteroid therapy and surgery, Day surgery, Diabetes and surgery, Diathermy, Drains, Dressings, Drugs in the perioperative period, Deep venous thrombosis (DVT), Elderly and surgery, Empyema, Endocrine disorders and surgery, Fluid management, Fracture management I: Basic principles, Fracture management II: Open fractures, Fracture healing, General anaesthetics, Genes, Grafts and flaps, Gunshot and blast wounds, Head injury, HIV/hepatitis and surgery, Immune system, Immune deficiency and surgery, Jaundice, Joint replacements, Laparoscopy, Large bowel obstruction, Lasers, Latex allergy, Limping child, Local anaesthetics, Minimal access surgery, Needles, Nutrition, Obesity and surgery, Oliguria, Operating theatre design, Osteoarthritis I, Osteoarthritis II: Hip, Osteoarthritis III: Knee, Osteomyelitis, Paediatric surgery, Pain, Perioperative monitoring, Peripheral vascular disease, Physiological response to surgery, Positioning of patients, Postoperative care, Postoperative complications, Pre-admission clinics, Pregnancy, Premedication, Preoperative investigations, Preparation for surgery, Prostate cancer, Pyrexia, Radiology, Regional anaesthesia, Renal failure and surgery, Respiratory disease and surgery, Rheumatoid arthritis, Scars, Screening, Sedation, Sickle cell disease, Small bowel obstruction, Smoking, Splenectomy, Staging of tumours, Stomas, Sutures and ligatures, Thyroid surgery, Tourniquets, Transplantation, Trauma I: Basic principles, Trauma II: Head injury, Trauma III: Abdominal injury, Trauma IV: Spinal injury, Trauma V: Splenic injury, Trauma VI: Thoracic injury, Urological investigations I, Urological investigations II, Wound classification, Wound healing. Printed Pages: 338. 019989

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27298 Rupert Snell and Simon Weightman
The Eighty-four Hymns of Hita Harivamsa: An Edition of the Caurasi Pada
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1991; 8120806298; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 376. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 029008

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27299 Rupika Chawla
Ramachandran: Icons of the Raw Earth
Kala Yatra; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8190017233; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 22.5 x 29 Cm 
017951

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27300 Rupinder Khullar
India: Land of Celebration
RK Publications; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8190757881; First Edition; Paperback; New; 21 x 24.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 280 with over 500 colour illustrations. 031838

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