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27901 Ravi Shankar
Know Your Mind
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8192179818; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Know Your Mind is written by the Indian Spiritual Guru who is the founder of the famous organization The Art of Living. In this book, he asserts that if we acknowledge the fact that our existence has its own mind and accept the laws of the universe, we will be able to set ourselves free and attain peace. Also, life would seem more natural as everything will happen spontaneously without us having to worry about anything. 104708

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27902 Ravi Shankar
Management Mantras
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8184953097; Softcover; New; 
Present in the form of questions and answers, this book is a work by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. The book shows his beliefs and principles which are proved by the way the Art of Living Foundation has retained most of its workforce over its history. It examines why people burn out and why their efficiency decreases over time. It contains practices and methods to improve employee effectiveness and also how to develop an encouraging and beneficial work environment for the employees to grow in.Printed Pages: 220. 105332

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27903 Ravi Shankar Etteth
The Village of Widows
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0143031759; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
When a diplomat at the Madagascan embassy in Delhi is stabbed to death in mysterious and quite possibly scandalous circumstances, the ambassador calls upon his old friend Jay Samorin to help find the murderer as quickly and discreetly as possible. In his somewhat unorthodox approach to solving crimes, Samorin crosses swords with the police officer in charge of the investigation, Deputy Commissioner Anna Khan, recently transferred from Kashmir where her zealous pursuit of suspected terrorists had threatened to cause an uproar. But it transpires that each has an intensely personal reason for their obsession with murder: Samorin's father, a pilot and war hero, was hanged for the murder of his mother, while Anna Khan's husband was killed by the Kashmiri Mujahadeen. Forming an uneasy alliance, the gifted amateur and the jaded professional start to untangle a shocking web of corruption, prostitution and callous medical malpractice. It is a trail fraught with danger, tainted by the older, deeper mysteries that lie outside the more tangible boundaries of a criminal investigation—a trail leading back through the darkest recesses of their own lives to that elusive, haunted place known as the Village of Widows Printed Pages: 368. 003319

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27904 Ravi Shankar Etteth
The Swinging Bridge
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0143031759; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
When a diplomat at the Madagascan embassy in Delhi is stabbed to death in mysterious and quite possibly scandalous circumstances, the ambassador calls upon his old friend Jay Samorin to help find the murderer as quickly and discreetly as possible. In his somewhat unorthodox approach to solving crimes, Samorin crosses swords with the police officer in charge of the investigation, Deputy Commissioner Anna Khan, recently transferred from Kashmir where her zealous pursuit of suspected terrorists had threatened to cause an uproar. But it transpires that each has an intensely personal reason for their obsession with murder: Samorin's father, a pilot and war hero, was hanged for the murder of his mother, while Anna Khan's husband was killed by the Kashmiri Mujahadeen. Forming an uneasy alliance, the gifted amateur and the jaded professional start to untangle a shocking web of corruption, prostitution and callous medical malpractice. It is a trail fraught with danger, tainted by the older, deeper mysteries that lie outside the more tangible boundaries of a criminal investigation-a trail leading back through the darkest recesses of their own lives to that elusive, haunted place known as the Village of Widows Printed Pages: 368. 002725

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27905 Ravi Shankar; Foreword By Philip Glass; Introduction By Yehudi Menuhin
My Music, My Life
Mandala Publishing Group; San Rafael, CA, USA; 1601090056; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
With stunning new photographs and a new final chapter detailing Ravi Shankar?s hope for the preservation of Indian classical music, this updated edition of My Music, My Life profiles an extraordinary man. In his own words, Shankar describes his transformation from a young traveling dancer to a Grammy Award-winning, internationally known musician. An autobiography, a history of Indian classical music, and a manual on how to play the sitar, this book is about music as a both a lifestyle and an art. It embodies Ravi Shankar?s unique approach to his craft. Printed Pages: 179. 037910

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27906 Ravi Sheorey
Learning and Teaching English in India
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2006; 0761934650; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book presents empirical studies on the various factors that influence English language learning and teaching in India. In particular, the author examines whether and to what extent the variables which have been shown to influence second language learning in monolingual countries also apply to the Indian situation which is characterized by multilingualism and multiculturalism. Among the various aspects discussed in this book are Indian students` (and their teachers`) ‘theories’ about learning English; their preferences or styles for language learning; the learning and reading strategies they use to enhance their competence in English; the degree of language learning anxiety they experience; and their attitudes toward, and motivation for, learning English. Ravi Sheorey also explores Indian teachers` judgments of the errors they come across in the writings of their students. The results are compared to studies with subjects from other countries and the implications for the learning and teaching of English are discussed in each chapter. Printed Pages: 226. 028653

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27907 Ravi Shyam & T.J. Walker (Authors)
Facing the Media
Zen Publications/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8188071455; Softcover; New; 
Are you ready to face the media? When the media wants to talk to you, you can’t run and you can’t hide. All you can do is prepare.Media interviews can be intimidating. Facing the unknown can be unnerving. The root cause for fear is that you exercise no control. Remember, you have zero control on what the media asks. But you do have 100% control over what you answer. But for that you need to know how.How will you be perceived? What key messages do you want to convey? What pitfalls must you avoid? How best can you create appropriate sound bites? Most important, how can you say what you want to say and say it effectively -- with poise and confidence? It all distills down to this: what the media wants to know, what you want to convey and how to manage the interface so that, in the tightly edited version that will finally appear, your message gets through loud and clear. Printed Pages: 172. 111630

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27908 Ravi Subramanian
God is a Gamer
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 2014; 0143421395; Softcover; New; 
What happens when you cross gamer, banker, politician and terrorist with virtual money? God Is a Gamer is a world where money means nothing, martyrs are villains, predators are prey, assassination is taught by the ancient Greeks, and nothing is as it seems. Totally unputdownable, it is Ravi Subramanian’s best novel yet.Printed Pages: 324. 103414

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27909 Ravi Sundaram (ed.)
Retrieving the Lost Paradise: Celebrating the Earth Day
Northern Book Centre; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8172111908; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 88. 020015

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27910 Ravi Sundaram (Ed.)
No Limits: Media Studies from India (Oxford India Studies in Contemporary Society)
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2013; 019808398X; Hardcover; New; New; 
India after globalization is an increasingly mediatized society. Today, media experiences, desires, dream worlds, and fears have enveloped our time with force that was unimagined before. The blurring of the private and the public is now dramatically visible. The `power of media` is a core explanatory category in public and academic common sense. No Limits maps the emergence of this mediatized world, and reflects on its wideranging consequences. The volume approaches this transformation of India from the prism of media studies. With essays authored by well-known scholars in the fields of cinema, television, radio, music, print, and the Internet, it presents a wide ranging and fresh perspective on our mediamodernity. From media in the colonial era to contemporary experiences after globalization, it provides a long-term, comparative perspective to the present transformations. No Limits maps new connections between old and new media, and sets up questions for addressing past and present. Presenting the media in India as a prism through which millions access the world, this volume will be indispensable to common citizens, students and scholars of sociology, social anthropology, media and cultural studies, mass communication, political science, and history Printed Pages: 440. 110243

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27911 Ravi Vasudevan
The Melodramatic Public: Film Form and Spectatorship in Indian Cinema
Permanent Black; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8178242621; First Indian Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
What role has Indian cinema played in the history of Indian cultural and political transformations? How have Indian films addressed notions of nationhood, ideas about nation and region, matters of social difference, and conflicts over caste and religion? What cultural visions can be traced through the history of Indian cinema, and how have their co-ordinates changed? What new vistas have emerged—of national territory, new lifestyles, and urban cultures—as India has moved from the early days of state formation, through the unravelling of national consensus, down to contemporary globalization? The Melodramatic Public explores these issues as they play out in different historical moments, and in response to larger theoretical formulations—for example, vis-à-vis the place of film in discourses of secularism and citizenship. At the same time, it deploys the category of melodrama to navigate this variegated field. Drawing on debates in film studies, it reveals how melodrama relates the public and the private, as well as modes of aesthetic expression, in different historical and cultural settings. Vasudevan explores significant crossovers and comparative registers in Indian and American cinema, as well as changes in the nature of Indian cinema and melodramatic form, especially between the ‘classical’ 1950s and the contemporary period. Several features make this a work of seminal importance in film studies. First, it moves away from generalities about the ways in which film represents or contributes to large political and cultural issues: it does so by attending to the specifics of cultural address, film style, and film technology. Second, it analyses the transformation of the film industry since the 1990s in terms of the changing location of cinema in a new globalized environment. Third, it considers the impact of digitization, both in terms of film form and audience engagement, and through the new circuits of distribution and delivery. Vasudevan lays great emphasis on film analysis to explore significant practices and changes in the realm of cinema and the world around it. While primarily focused on popular cinema, his book also devotes attention to the work of Satyajit Ray, as well as to the practices of art cinema and documentarists in present times. Printed Pages: 546. 033851

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27912 Ravi Velloor
India Rising: Fresh Hope New Fears
Konark Publication/D.K. Publishers Distributors; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789322008741; New; 
In an Asia caught in rapid transition, no country is as fascinating to report on as India. Big, noisy, bulging at the seams, Indias economy and society move much like the traffic on a New Delhi road states and sections of its people advancing at varying speeds and levels of discipline. For every high horsepower engine on the road, there is the cycle rickshaw and the humanly powered pushcart frustrating those who seek to travel more quickly. Meanwhile, a few intrepid riders do weave ahead, often by breaking the rules of the road or fixing them to their advantage. But behind its warts and obvious confusion, a pattern is discernible of an India that warrants optimism. This is the India of resilience, of improvisation, a nation of multiple ethnicities in 29 states jelling as one, even as they steadily and confidently embrace the world outside. INDIA RISING tries to chronicle that India, alongside its convulsions. It is a collection of anecdotes and observations of the significant events that marked the decade of Congress Party rule under Manmohan Singh, culminating in the rise of Narendra Modi. It is built around the access the writer enjoyed with some of the key decision-makers of the time and is targeted at the person who has a general idea of India, and perhaps is curious to know more. The reader is invited to begin anywhere, because the chapters are very nearly self-contained like the traditional Indian village community that only needed to reach out of its territory for salt and matrimonial alliances. Printed Pages: 384. 117801

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27913 Ravi Vohra & T. S. V. Ramana (Eds)
Shipbuilding in India: Challenges and Strategies
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8190743147; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
As a maritime nation, warship-building is an essential element of the India's national security strategy construct. India produces world class warships but still lags behind the world leaders in the production of large commercial vessels. Even so, warshipbuilding processes and practices need to be improved further, so that the industry does not impose increasingly high opportunity costs on scarce national security resources. This volume highlights the challenges that bear upon the shipbuilding industry in India, and the response strategies and mechanisms that need to be resorted to, in order to overcome the challenges. It consists of contributions by renowned experts from across the shipbuilding community, be it the yards or their customers, from India as also from abroad. A brief but succinct overview of the industry in the international context is followed by a detailed examination of the state of the industry in India. The chapters that follow then delve deeper into specific issues like infrastructure constraints in Indian shipyards as also material management issues, capacity limitations and the path to indigenous warship building. The volume also highlights best practices and lessons learned from the design, production and procurement processes of some leading European yards. Efficient shipbuilding is not merely a production issue, particularly for warships wherein stringent government specified acquisition procedures often apply. Not surprisingly, many new developments have taken place worldwide in acquisition processes and procedures as well. The warship acquisition process in the United Kingdom and the US Navy’s ship acquisition procedure have also been dealt with in detail, so that appropriate lessons emerge.The volume will, thus, be very useful for policy makers, shipbuilding industry personnel both from the technical and non-technical streams, study groups and individual scholars, both from within and outside the shipbuilding community.Printed Pages: 222. 104432

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27914 Ravi Vohra, P. K. Ghosh & Devbrat Chakraborty (Eds)
Contemporary Transnational Challenges: International Maritime Connectivities
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8187966955; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Contents 1.The Geo-Strategic Scenario in the Indian Ocean Region 2. Globalisation and its Impact on Maritime Trade 3.Maritime-related Terrorism and Crime: A Watchlist for the Indian Ocean Region 4.Management of Large Maritime Zones for Resource-Constrained Maritime States 5.Harnessing Technology for Maritime Cooperation 6.Managing International Shipping 7.The 1982 UN Law of the Sea Convention: The Need for Change 8.Maritime Capacity Enhancement: The Case of the Gulf States and Beyond 9.Operationalising Regional Maritime Cooperation Towards Ensuring Collective Maritime Security for the Indian Ocean 10.Commonality of Maritime Challenges and Options for a Cooperative IOR Maritime Security Structure Printed Pages: 238. 104440

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27915 Ravikumar; Translated By R. Azhagarasan
Venomous Touch: Notes on Caste, Culture and Politics
Samya; Kolkata, India; 2009; 8185604762; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 320. 026683

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27916 Ravinder Kaur
Since 1947: Partition Narratives Among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0195683773; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14.5 Cms 22.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 277. 016917

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27917 Ravinder Kaur & Rajni Palriwala (Eds)
Marrying in South Asia: Shifting Concepts, Changing Practices in a Globalising World
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8125053557; Hardcover; New; New; 
Marriage has long been central to the study of kinship and family and to imaginings of culture, identity and citizenship. If the deeply gendered nature of marriage has been critiqued by feminist researchers, the conjugal contract has been the subject of debate in the legal domain and the economics of marriage and of the wedding ceremony figure in the discourse on development.Engaging with these and other strands is Marrying in South Asia, a volume which looks closely at Bangladeshi, Pakistani and south Indian Muslims, Bhutanese ethnic groups, Nepali widows, the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora, south Asian gays and lesbians, middle class and urban, working class communities and many other groups. With the globalising world as the backdrop, the essays trace the encounters with changing notions and practices of marriage. The book examines processes that make a marriage, the implications of non-marriage or its end and the acknowledgement of multiple sexualities, as well as the contestations and conflicts, including in the law courts, that are part of the institution. The integration of the larger economic and political contexts in understandings of personal relations around marriage is significant. The diverse ethnographic accounts, demographic analyses and economic investigations provide a wider window to marriage than is usually available in a single volume.Printed Pages: 440. 101757

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27918 Ravinder Kaur (ed.)
Religion, Violence and Political Mobilisation in South Asia
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2005; 0761934308; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
An oft-neglected theme in studies on communal violence is the role of the state, particularly of its institutions of law enforcement and policing. Recent experience with religion-based violence in South Asia—particularly, the 2002 riots in Gujarat—has brought into sharp focus this relationship between communal violence and partisan state institutions. The seven essays in this anthology—written by eminent authors from diverse traditions of anthropology, history, politics and sociology—critically re-examine the symbolism, scale and nature of communal violence in South Asia in view of the state’s changing image. Moving beyond cliched explanations of riots, the contributors: - Map the contemporary discourse on Hindu-Muslim violence and focus on the causes of communal violence as well as its long-term consequences - Situate the nation-state within the incidents of violence—variously termed ethnic, communal and everyday violence—that simultaneously frame and challenge the authority of the state - Locate the current discussion on violence and the state in Pakistan, and provide a general thematic overview of religion and state institutions in Pakistan - Expand various categories of violence to present a South Asian perspective vis-a-vis the current western discourse on `global terrorism`. Printed Pages: 228. 028351

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27919 Ravinder Kaur (Ed.)
Too Many Men, Too Few Women: Social Consequences of Gender Imbalance in India and China
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8125062491; Hardcover; New; New; 
The gender balance in Asia is significantly shaped by the male-biased sex ratios of two of its most populous countries, China and India. The rapid fertility declines in the two countries, resulting from China's one-child policy and India's two-child norm, combined with the advent of sex determination technologies, has contributed to the birth of fewer girls. As a result of these factors, both countries now have an excess of males and a shortage of females.There is increasing concern over the likely adverse consequences of such highly masculine populations. Most work on adverse sex ratios has dealt with the identification, patterns and causes of skewed sex ratios; Too Many Men, Too Few Women is the first book to focus specifically on the social consequences of the skewed sex ratio in both India and China. Well-known sociologists, economists and demographers come together to explore the social consequences of a skewed sex ratio from varied perspectives: the position of women in communities with fewer women; the likely increase in incidents of crime and violence; the impact on cultural practices such as dowry and bride price, as well as on domestic violence; and possible policy and reform measures that governments can undertake to correct the gender imbalance.Based on new empirical work and ethnographical accounts, this book takes a critical look at demographic approaches and policies in both India and China. It will be essential reading for students and scholars of sociology, as well as researchers, policymakers, and funding agencies involved in population studies and problems related to male-biased sex ratios. Printed Pages: 352. 110978

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27920 Ravinder Singh
Your Dreams Are Mine Now
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 2014; 0143423002; Softcover; New; 
Rupali, a young, small-town girl, comes to Delhi for her studies. She joins college full of enthusiasm. An idealist with a soft exterior and a tough interior, she soon gets into trouble. When the elections are held, her firm stance on the wrong goings-on around her make her a threat for the student leaders. Arun—one of them—watches her activities with interest. Initially hostile, Arun, however, is slowly able to see her point of view and is drawn to her. Meanwhile, trouble is brewing in the college and the powers that be are no longer in the mood to forgive Rupali for her meddling. They want to teach her a lesson. What will Arun do? Will he watch from the sidelines or will he try and save her from what will prove to be the ultimate test of both their lives? Your Dreams Are Mine Now is a powerful and poignant love story.Printed Pages: 240. 103413

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27921 Ravinder Singh
I Too Had a Love Story
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd./Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 0143418769; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 206. 107277

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27922 Ravinder Singh Sandhu
Urbanization in India: Sociological Contributions (Themes in Indian Sociology, Volume 2)
Sage Publications/Vistaar; New Delhi, India; 2003; 0761998012; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 14 Cms x 23 Cms 
This volume brings together papers by well-known scholars that look at various aspects of the urbanization phenomenon in India, including the folk-urban continuum, social stratification, neighbourhood and family, and slum-dwellers and migrants. Printed Pages: 256. 001312

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27923 Ravinder Singh Sandhu
Urbanization in India: Sociological Contributions (Themes in Indian Sociology, Volume 2)
Sage Publications/Vistaar; New Delhi, India; 2003; 0761998004; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 23 Cms 
This volume brings together papers by well-known scholars that look at various aspects of the urbanization phenomenon in India, including the folk-urban continuum, social stratification, neighbourhood and family, and slum-dwellers and migrants. Printed Pages: 256. 001311

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27924 Ravindra K. Jain
Between History and Legend: Status and Power in Bundelkhand
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8125021949; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: The theme of this book is the evolution, patterning and socio-cultural perceptions of status and power relations in this region since the creation of state structure during late medieval times. History and legend are recorded in this book through documents and oral narratives as well as the manner in which the past is ‘encapsulated’ institutionally in society, myth and ritual. Printed Pages: 166. 031712

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27925 Ravindra K. Jain
The Universe as Audience: Metaphor and Community Among the Jains of North India
Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Association with Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8185952647; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14.5 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 122. Slightly rubbed cover. 020161

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27926 Ravindra K. Jain
The Making of a Museum: Personal Recollections
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2013; 9789350022207; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 221. 109085

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27927 Ravindra K.S.Choudhary
Wittgensteinian Philosophy and Advaita Vedanta: A Survey of the Parallels
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8124604193; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 283. 017620

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27928 Ravindra Kumar
Cold War: Its Effects on Global Peace
Raj Publications; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8192757021; Softcover; New; 
Printed Page:246. 106220

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27929 Ravindra Kumar
Sardar Valabhbhai Patel: Life, Work & Views
Gyan Books Pvt Ltd; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8121208777; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 246. 019666

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27930 Ravindra Kumar
Gandhian Thought: New World New Dimensions
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd; New Delhi, India; 2009; 817835800X; Softcover; New; 
If there is only one book about Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi that you need to read today, make “Gandhian Thought, New World, New Dimensions” by Ravindra Kumar be the book. There are many Gandhian scholars around the world but Kumar is peerless. What sets Kumar apart from the other scholars is that like Gandhi he is Indian, and he understands the culture and customs behind the teachings and the philosophy. One can never study Gandhi and try to separate him from his ethnology. He is a noteworthy researcher. Kumar’ s interpretation of Gandhi and his ideas is outstanding. Kumar, an educator who has authored over a hundred books, has emerged as one of the great thinkers of our time, and a leading Gandhian scholar. In this book he articulates on “Satyagraha,” the “Sustainable Culture of Peace” and how the Gandhian philosophy applies in current international conflicts, Sudan, Myanmar, Iraq, Iran, and outer countries. The book also addresses the fundamental question, “is Gandhi relevant today?” This book should be a required reading for all individuals who are interested in peace and the Gandhian theory. This book is a necessary read.Printed Pages: 152. 106269

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27931 Ravindra Kumar
Kundalini and Self-Realization: The Journey Back to Our True Home Through Spiritual Energy
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8178224232; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Every human being has spiritual Energy which is asleep below the base of the spine. This Energy, which is responsible for involution and later for evolution, is known as Kundalini in the East, where its related theory is developed to the highest extent. Almost all religions and faiths have their own practices to awaken this Energy, which leads to liberation from falsehood and Self-Realization. The purpose of this book is to show that Kundalini is the common denominator in most religions. It is shown that householders have greater chances of success and lesser problems than celibates. The awakening takes place when the masculine and feminine aspects in the aspirant have come to a balance, and this brings an overall change in the personality, as a result of rebirth. Normally we have a fixed destiny. The "psychic sense" flashes some important events which could be turning points. The exercise of "free will" can change the course of events. Over several life-times the Soul develops a separate personality, called Psychic Being or High-Self, which connects the Soul to God. A person with awakened Kundalini becomes the master of his own destiny, the cycle of death and rebirth is broken and the ultimate reality "Existence-Knowledge-Bliss" is realized.Printed Pages: 253. 102246

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27932 Ravindra Kumar and Jytte Kumar Larsen
The Kundalini Book of Living and Dying
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 8120832159; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 288. 031220

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27933 Ravindra Kumar Vasisthas
Brahmin Scripts: Its Palaeography (From 300 A.D. to 600 A.D.)
Nag Publishers; Delhi, India; 2001; 8170815320; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 280. 103860

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27934 Ravindra N. Singh
Ancient Indian Glass: Archaeology and Technology
Parimal Publications; New Delhi, India; 1989; 8171100902; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 256 with 37 b/w plates. Slightly rubbed dust-jacket. 016659

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27935 Ravindra Varma
The Spiritual Perceptions of Mahatma Gandhi
Rupa & Co.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8129109107; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14.5 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 225. 014823

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27936 Ravindra Verma & Anna Alomes
Towards a Nonviolent Mind
Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380359618; Softcover; New; 
How can we reduce the violence going on around us and lead happier more meaningful lives? What can we do to change a fearful or anxious state of mind into one that is relaxed, happy and compassionate in order to benefit ourselves and others?. In this book, the authors provide impressive answers and practical solutions to these questions. By bringing forward the combined 20-year work of Western Scientists and Tibetan Meditators (including the Mind & Life group led by H. H. the Dalai Lama) Cutting edge research is offered for transforming the mind from a negative to a positive state. The seamless span of History for the past four thousand years of nonviolence practice across major religious, spiritual and secular groups is examined to compliment the wave of success for nonviolent people movements over the past 100 years (included are the Tunisian and Egyptian Revolutions of 2011 as well as the Occupy Wall Street Movement of 2011/12). The authors provide an engaging picture of the problems facing us in today's society like the fear and threat of terrorism, and the broader social concerns of damage to the Environment and declining standards of living. They offer advice to the seven billionth human who has just arrived on the planet and urge the building blocks of universal human values, a global Ethics and a more compassionate way of life which is required if the human species is to survive. We no longer have the luxury of choice between violence and nonviolence. It is now nonviolence or nonexistence.Printed Pages: 312. 103609

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27937 Ravindran Gopinath; Foreword By Tim Dyson
Historical Demography and Agrarian Regimes: Understanding Southern Indian Fertility, 1881-1981
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8125038620; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 265 with maps. 033057

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27938 Ravindranath R. Javalgekar
The Yoga-Science for Everyone
Chaukhamba Sanskrit Sansthan; Varanasi, India; 2005; 8186937773; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 121 with numerous b/w illustrations. 026008

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27939 Ravindranath Raghvendra Javalgekar; Foreword By Prof. R.H. Singh
An Introduction to Ayurveda for Everyone
Chaukhamba Sanskrit Bhawan; Varanasi, India; 2007; 8186937196; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 310. 026012

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27940 Ray A. Carrayett
Physical Anthropology
W. & G. Foyle Ltd.; London, UK; 1954; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 12.5 Cms x 18.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 82. Torn cover. Price clipped. 009844

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27941 Ray B. West
The Writer in the Room: Selected Essays
Popular Prakashan; Mumbai, India; 1972; First Indian Edition; Hardbound; Good; Fair; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 266. Chipped dust jacket. 021103

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27942 Ray B. West, Jr.
The Writer in the Room: Selected Essays
Popular Prakashan; Mumbai, India; 1972; First Edition; Hardbound; Very Good; No Jacket; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 266. Bumped boards. 025497

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27943 Ray Douglas
Palmistry and the Inner Self
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120813502; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 260. 030865

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27944 Ray Keily
Empire: In the Age of Globalisation: US Hegemony and Neoliberal Disorder
Orient Longman; Hyderabad, India; 2005; 8125031952; First Edition; Soft Cover; New; 13.5 Cms X21.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 219. 017324

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27945 Ray Kiely
Empire in the Age of Globalisation: US Hegemony and Neoliberal Disorder
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8125031952; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Empire in the Age of Globalisation is perfect for students of globalisation and international studies. It is a comprehensive critical introduction to the relationship between US hegemony and contemporary globalisation. Many introductory textbooks on globalisation tend to be simplistic and conservative. This book moves things forward, providing a critical review of the globalisation debate. Kiely argues that we can only approach a proper understanding of the contemporary world order by linking globalisation to debates on capitalism, imperialism and universal human rights. He explores US hegemony in this light, showing how ‘liberal internationalism’ cannot be separated from capitalism, neo-liberalism and US empire building. Covering all the major issues, from globalisation theory to international economics, cultural imperialism and global governance, this will be of interest to anyone looking for a refreshing analytical approach. Printed Pages: 220. 031466

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27946 Ray M. Wakefield
Nibelungen Prosody
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1976; 902793066X; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 122. Slightly rubbed and stained cover. 009881

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27947 Raya Dunayevskaya
Philosophy and Revolution: From Hegel to Sartre and From Marx to Mao
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2015; 9789350023051; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 377. 109004

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27948 Raya Dunayevskaya
Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2015; 9789350023068; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 240. 109010

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27949 Raya Dunayevskaya
Women's Liberation and the Dialectics of Revolution: Reaching for the Future
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2015; 9789350023044; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 294. 109011

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27950 Raya Dunayevskaya
Marxism and Freedom: From 1776 Until Today
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2013; 9789350021132; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 416. 109054

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27951 Raya Shani
Oxford Studies in Islamic Art: Volume XI: A Monumental Manifestation of the Shi'ite Faith in Late Twelfth-Century Iran: The Case of the Gunbad-i 'Alawiyan, Hamadan
Oxford University Press; Oxford, UK; 1996; 0197280218; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 172 with numerous b/w plates. 018491

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27952 Raya Shani
A Monumental Manifestation of the Shi'ite Faith in Late Twelfth-Century Iran
Oxford University Press; Oxford, UK; 1996; 0197280218; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 172 with numerous b/w illustrations. 038006

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27953 Rayman Gill Rai (Author), Sneha Pamneja (Photos) & Shyam Benegal (Frwd)
India: Five Senses
Lustre Press/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 8174369708; Hardcover; New; New; 
About the book India, with its swirling colours, curious aromas and bursting flavours is a veritable feast for all the five senses. A country rich in heritage and culture, it offers incredible sensory stimulation which this book takes a look at through each of the five senses – sight, smell, sound, taste, and touch. India 5 Senses presents a series of pictures taken by photographers who bring forth a freshperspective and new-age aesthetic. The images in this book, almost entirely crowd-sourced, were compiled after an online competition inviting photographers to share their work. A compelling foreword by the celebrated film-maker Shyam Benegal puts the book in perspective of a country that is an enigma to the world. Printed Pages: 224. 108612

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27954 Raymond A. Bauer, Ithiel De Sola Pool, and Lewis Anthony Dexter
American Business and Public Policy: The Politics of Foreign Trade
Aldine. Atherton, Inc.; Chicago, USA; 1972; 0202241289; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; No Jacket; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 527. Bumped corners and scratched cover. 012241

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27955 Raymond A. Smith (ed.)
Encyclopaedia of AIDS
Pentagon Press; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8186830413; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 22 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 750 with numerous photos. 012541

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27956 Raymond B. Flannery
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Victim`s Guide to Healing and Recovery
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8178221284; First Edition; Soft Cover; New; 
This book will help you understand what Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is, what its signs of distress are, and how it is linked to addictive behavior in many victims. It will help you determine if you have PTSD. If you do, this book will then help you learn what feelings your traumatic event(s) has (have) stirred in you, and what you can do to recover successfully and get on with your life.Printed Pages: 248. 102691

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27957 Raymond Benoit
Single Nature's Double Name: The Collectedness of the Conflicting in British and American Romanticism
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1973; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 146. 006270

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27958 Raymond Bloch; Translated from the French By James Hogarth
The Ancient Civilization of the Etruscans
Barrie & Rockliff: The Cresset Press; London, UK; 1969; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 17 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 205 with 61 illustrations in colour and 71 illustrations in b/w. 006293

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27959 Raymond Brady Williams
An Introduction to Swaminarayan Hinduism
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 2001; 0521652790; First Edition; Cloth; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
An Introduction to Swaminarayan Hinduism is a comprehensive study of a modern form of Hinduism that is growing in the place of its birth in the Indian state of Gujarat and among Indian immigrants in east Africa, Great Britain, and the United States. It is the most prominent form of transnational Hinduism because it creates networks that define and preserve ethnic and religious identity in the modern context of rapid mobility and communication. Founded by Sahajanand Swami or Swaminarayan (1781–1830), a religious reformer in a time of great social and political change in Gujarat, Swaminarayan Hinduism expounds a path of devotion to Swaminarayan as the final, perfect manifestation of God. Raymond Brady Williams provides a detailed introduction to the history, theology, discipline, and ritual of this important form of Hinduism. Based on and extending, with considerable updating and revision, his A New Face of Hinduism: The Swaminarayan Religion (Cambridge, 1984), the book places Swaminarayan in the context of transnational Hinduism and analyses its current status in India and abroad. Reviews ‘A much-needed descriptive account.’ Times Literary Supplement ‘This work is most valuable as a reference source on the Swaminarayan movement.’ The Journal of Asian Studies ‘A book every Hindu would do well to read.’ East and West Series Printed Pages: 266 pages with 18 half-tones, 6 tables and 3 figures. 031382

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27960 Raymond Brady Williams
Christian Pluralism in the United States: The Indian Immigrant Experience
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 1996; 0521570166; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Recent immigrant Christians from India are changing the face of American Christianity. They are establishing churches with Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic rites. This book is the first comprehensive study of these Christians, their churches, and their adaptation. Professor Williams describes migration patterns since 1965, and how the role of Indian Christian nurses in creating immigration opportunities for their families affects gender relations, transition of generations, interpretations of migration, Indian Christian family values, and types of leadership. Contemporary mobility and rapid communication create new transnational religious groups, and Williams reveals some of the reverse effects on churches and institutions in India. He notes some successes and failures of mediating institutions in the United States in responding to new forms of Christianity brought by immigrants. Contents Introduction; 1. Road to America; 2. Christian stories about India; 3. Becoming what you are: St Thomas Christians from Kerala; 4. Becoming what you are: Catholics and Protestants from India; 5. Wilderness, exile or promised land: experience and interpretations of migration; 6. Going home: bridges to India; 7. Adding rooms to the house; Conclusion: immigration and the many faces of Christ; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Printed Pages: 315 with 2 maps. 009099

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27961 Raymond Brady Williams
Religions of Immigrants from India and Pakistan: New Threads in the American Tapestry
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 1988; 0521359619; First Edition; Paperback; Fine; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Landmark changes in the immigration law of 1965 admitted to the United States large numbers of immigrants from India and Pakistan. The religious groups formed by these new immigrants have exerted and will continue to exert significant influence upon the fabric of American religion and culture. This book is the first comprehensive study of the religious groups formed in the United States by Asian-Indian and Pakistani immigrants and of their patterns of adaptation and organization. Professor Williams provides an overview of the variety of religions practiced by these new immigrants, examining Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Jain, Zoroastrian, and Jewish communities, and the size and character of the various groups formed. Through analysis of demographic statistics as well as information gathered in extensive interviews with religious group participants, Professor Williams examines the trajectories of adaptation charted by these groups through the involvement in a wide range of ecumenical, ethnic, sectarian, and national organizations. Detailed descriptions of Swaminarayan Hindus and Nizari Ismili Muslims, two diverse religious communities, illustrate the national growth of immigrant religious groups and the formative power of their adaptive strategies, while religious profiles of Asian-Indian and Pakistani religious groups in Chicago and Houston illustrate varying patterns of development of these groups, Professor Williams assesses the current problems and prospects of Asian-Indian and Pakistani religious organizations and the influence of these groups on the shape of religion in America. Contents Preface; Introduction; Part I. The People and Their Religions: 1. A new pattern: made in the USA; 2. The religions: Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism; 3. The religions: Islam, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, and Judaism; Part II. Studies of Adaptive Strategies: 4. Their American cousins: adaptation of cultural groups; 5. Swaminarayan Hinduism: an ethnic religion; 6. Nizari Ismaili Muslims: a religious minority; Part III. Profiles of Religious Organizations in Metropolitan Areas: 7. Asian-Indian and Pakistani religions in Chicago; 8. Asian-Indian and Pakistani religions in Houston; Conclusion; Notes; Glossary; List of abbreviations; References; Index. Printed Pages: 336 with 1 line diagram, 7 half-tones, 7 tables and 2 maps. 006829

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27962 Raymond Dawson (ed.)
The Legacy of China
Clarendon Press; Oxford, UK; 1964; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; Fair; 13 Cms x 19 Cms 
Printed Pages: 411 with numerous b/w illustrations. Chipped dust-jacket. Minor edgewear. 012406

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27963 Raymond E. Dumett and Lawrence J. Brainard (eds.)
Problems of Rural Development: Case Studies and Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology: Volume XIX)
E.J. Brill; Leiden, The Netherlands; 1975; 9004043071; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 161. 005192

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27964 Raymond E. Vickery, Jr
The Eagle and the Elephant: Strategic Aspects of US-India Economic Engagement
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2011; 0198072511; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
The Eagle and the Elephant shows how economic engagement directly affects the way the United States cooperates with India on strategic issues. Through case studies of major efforts, including civil nuclear cooperation, services outsourcing, antiterrorism, and electricity generation and the environment, Raymond E. Vickery, Jr., presents both successful and unsuccessful instances of complex collaborations between the two nations. Vickery draws on his own experience in the US Commerce Department and as an economic consultant. Buttressed by information from official sources, journalistic accounts, and interviews, he offers new insight into the interplay of legislative and executive branch officials, policy proponents, business and nonprofi t organizations, and activists. He explores how the US employs commercial diplomacy as only one component of an overall economic engagement in the formation and implementation of foreign policy. This interaction, Vickery argues, has the potential to increase inter-governmental confidence and cooperation in areas vital to both countries and to world security and peace. Printed Pages: 346. 036599

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27965 Raymond F. Baddour and Robert S. Timmins (eds.)
The Application of Plasmas to Chemical Processing
The MIT Press; Cambridge, Massachussets, USA; 1967; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 223 with numerous b/w illustrations. 008982

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27966 Raymond Hickey (ed.)
Legacies of Colonial English: Studies in Transported Dialects
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 2005; 0521830206; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 228 x 152 Mm 
As a result of colonization, many varieties of English now exist around the world. Legacies of Colonial English brings together a team of internationally-renowned scholars to discuss the role of British dialects in both the genesis and subsequent history of postcolonial Englishes. Considering the input of Scottish, English and Irish dialects, they closely examine a wide range of Englishes - including those in North and South America, South Africa, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand - and explain why many of them still reflect non-standard British usage from the distant past. Complete with a checklist of dialect features, a detailed glossary and set of general references on the topic of postcolonial Englishes, this book will be an invaluable source to scholars and students of English Language and Linguistics, particularly those interested in sociolinguistics, historical linguistics and dialectology. • The first comprehensive book devoted to the legacy of British dialects in extraterritorial Englishes • The contributors include many of the leading scholars in the field • The different social and linguistic conditions in the various settings under discussion are taken fully into account, rather than one explanatory model being expected to serve for all cases Contents Introduction Raymond Hickey; Part I. Out of Britain: 1. Dialects of English and their transportation Raymond Hickey; 2. Scots and Scottish English Caroline Macafee; 3. Development and diffusion of Irish English Raymond Hickey; Part II. The New World: 4. The emergence of American English Merja Kytö; 5. The language of deported Londoners Laura Wright; 6. Remnant dialects in the coastal United States Walt Wolfram and Natalie Schilling-Estes; 7. Verbal -s in the (African American) English diaspora Shana Poplack and Sali Tagliamonte; 8. ‘Canadian dainty’: the rise and decline of Briticisms in mainland Canadian English J. K. Chambers; 9. The legacy of British and Irish English in Newfoundland Sandra Clarke; 10. The English dialect heritage of the Southern United States Edgar W. Schneider; 11. Solving Kurath’s puzzle: establishing the antecedents of the American midland dialect region Michael Montgomery; 12. English dialect input to the Caribbean Raymond Hickey; Part III. The Southern Hemisphere: 13. South African English Roger Lass; 14. English transported to the south Atlantic Ocean: Tristan da Cunha Daniel Schreier; 15. English on the Falklands Andrea Sudbury; 16. English input to Australia Scott Kiesling; 17. English input to New Zealand Elizabeth Gordon and Peter Trudgill; 18. English input to the English-lexicon pidgins and creoles of the Pacific Suzanne Romaine; Part IV. English in Asia: 19. Asian Englishes, origin and structure Raymond Hickey; 20. South Asian Englishes Raymond Hickey; 21. South-east Asian Englishes Raymond Hickey; Part V. Appendixes: 22. Checklist of nonstandard features Raymond Hickey; 23. Glossary of terms Raymond Hickey; 24. General references Raymond Hickey; 25. Timeline for varieties of English Raymond Hickey; 26. Maps of anglophone locations Raymond Hickey. Printed Pages: 752 with 5 maps. 012786

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27967 Raymond Jamous; Translated from the French By Nora Scott
Kinship and Rituals among the Meo of Northern India: Locating Sibling Relationship
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2003; 0195664590; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book presents the kinship system of the Meo, a Muslim community of Rajput caste of north India, where the brother sister relationship transcends the distinctions between consanguines and affines to pervade relations both before and after marriage. In terms of family and kinship, and associated ceremonies, myths and legends, the Meo have long been regarded as unusual among Indian Muslims. They forbid what is regarded as a diacritical Muslim kinship practice patrilineal parallel-cousin marriage as well as cross-cousin marriage, and follow north Indian, Hindu kinship rules. In this book, the author engages with classical kinship themes: the Meo kinship terminology the relation of kinship and territory marriage alliance and marriage rituals and prestations. Printed Pages: 216. 013796

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27968 Raymond L. Ditmars
Snakes of the World: Forward From The Reprint By C.P. Oberai
B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789383784035; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 220. 110576

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27969 Raymond Murphy
Essential Grammar in Use: A self-study Reference and Practice Book for Elementary Students of English, with Answers
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 2009; 97805211133890; First Edition; Paperback with CD-ROM; New; 195 x 265 Mm 
Using clear examples and easy-to-follow exercises, this new, full-colour edition of the best-selling Essential Grammar in Use makes learning easy, covering all the areas of grammar that an elementary-level student needs. • Two-page units with clear explanations on the left page and practice exercises on the right. • Useful grammar reference pocket guide allows you to check your grammar quickly and easily. • NEW! Study Guide helps you find the most useful language points for you, making this book ideal for self-study. • New! Updated content includes a new unit on imperatives an important area at this level. • NEW! Even more ‘Additional Exercises’ give you extra practice of difficult areas. Printed Pages: 320. 026979

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27970 Raymond Nacenta
School of Paris: The Painters and the Artistic Climate of Paris Since 1910
Oldbourne Press; London, UK; 1960; First Edition; Cloth; Very Good; 24 Cms x 32 Cms 
Printed Pages: 366 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 003404

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27971 Raymond Wacks
Understanding Jurisprudence (Fourth Edition)
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2015; 0198723865; Softcover; New; 
108879

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27972 Raymond Williams
Marxism and Literature
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2010; 0199586829; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 224. 109223

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27973 Rayna R. Reiter
Toward an Anthropology of Women
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2011; 9789350021620; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 416. 109177

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27974 Rayna R. Reiter
Toward an Anthropology of Women
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2011; 9789350021637; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 416. 109178

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27975 Raza Elahi
How to Become a Good Journalist
Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8126921080; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 112. 111404

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27976 Raza Elahi
How to Become A Good Journalist
Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8126921099; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 112. 111405

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27977 Razia Akbar (trs.); Commentaries By K.L. Mehra, K.L. Chadha, J.S. Kanwar, and Y.L. Nene
Nuskha Dar Fanni-Falahat: The Art of Agriculture. Persian Manuscript compiled in the 17th Century By the Mughal Prince Dara Shikoh
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2000; 0971-7722; First Edition; Paperback; New; 16.5 x 24 Cm 
032921

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27978 Razia Grover
Mosques
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8174364412; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 9.5 Cms x 11 Cms 
Printed pages: 141 alongwith numerous coloured photographs. 016518

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27979 Raziuddin Aquil and Partha Chatterjee (eds)
History in the Vernacular
Permanent Black; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8178243016; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 512. 023755

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27980 Reba Som
Gandhi, Bose, Nehru and the Making of the Modern Indian Mind
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0670058009; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
This intellectual history of twentieth-century Indian nationalist thought examines the relationship between three key figures of modern Indian history and the influence their ideas had in the shaping of society and politics in independent India. As leaders of the anti-imperialist struggle, Gandhi, Bose and Nehru not only devised various strategies to overthrow colonial rule, but also grappled with vital issues—democracy, federalism, secularism, social justice, gender equality, modernity, national identity, and international relations—regarding the future of India. In this fresh and insightful analysis, Reba Som contrasts and juxtaposes the thoughts and responses of the three leaders to changing political and social conditions—from Gandhi's faith in local self-governance and village-centric institutions to Nehru's liberal values of secularism, equity and democracy and his belief in a planned economy to Bose's struggle to project India's concerns on the international stage. She draws chiefly on their own writings and speeches to show the evolution of their thinking in all its ambivalence, complexity and contradiction. In the process, she also offers a reassessment of Bose, often seen as a challenger to Gandhi, and emphasizes that Gandhi and Bose, despite fundamental ideological and political differences, shared much in common in temperament, foundational values and beliefs and styles of functioning than perhaps even they themselves acknowledged. In showing how the intellectual and political legacy of Gandhi, Bose and Nehru contributed to the making of the modern Indian mind, Reba Som's book becomes as much an examination of our present as it is an analysis of India's fight against colonial rule and the struggle to define the country's post-independence identity as a socialist secular democratic republic. Printed Pages: 272 033779

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27981 Reba Som & Sergei Serebriany (Eds)
Tagore and Russia
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8124119147; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 190. 111131

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27982 Rebecca J. Manring
Reconstructing Tradition: Advaita Acarya and Gaudiya Vaisnavism at the Cusp of the Twentieth Century
Columbia University Press; New York, USA; 2005; 0231129548; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Advaita Acarya was one of the leading figures in the genesis of the Bengali Vaisnava movement in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Though crucial to the movement's origins, Advaita's standing among subsequent generations of Bengali Vaisnavas began to fade, only to be reestablished once again during the nineteenth century. In her groundbreaking study, Rebecca Manring examines the ways in which Advaita's followers used his life story to define, preserve, and reconstruct a political and religious movement. Manring's illuminating and detailed readings of Middle Bengali and Sanskrit texts reveal the evolving hagiographical traditions concerning Advaita. Her work also presents new perspectives on theological issues within the Bengali Vaisnava tradition, the role of sacred biography, and the religious history of South Asia. Advaita rose to prominence as the older teacher and right-hand man to Caitanya, the founder of the Vaisnava movement. As a Brahman, Advaita also helped the movement gain acceptance among the religious establishment. However, his school and its promotion of conservative brahman values began to lose adherents in the next generation as other, less tradition-bound groups came to the fore. In the late nineteenth century his followers reasserted their place in Bengali Vaisnavism by demonstrating, through their hagiographies, that they alone represented Caitanya's, and hence Advaita's, original vision and that they alone had kept it untainted despite the potential for contamination from external forces. Manring analyzes how members of Advaita's school used established imagery and techniques to sustain their claim for the religious superiority of an individual and recreated themselves in light of the changing political and social contexts of nineteenth-century Bengal. Contents Introduction The Birth of an Image Advaita crya: A New Imminence Variant Messages: Non-Hagiographical Texts Treating Advaita Acarya Revival and Return Another "Black Forgery," or Mere Play? Advaita Prakasa Sita Devi: Gateway to the Future Advaita Acarya Today Conclusions Printed Pages: 336 with b/w illustrations. 012584

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27983 Rebecca McClen Novick
Fundamentals of Tibetan Buddhism
Alchemy; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8180460207; Reprint; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 206. 027984

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27984 Rebecca Posner and John N. Green (ed.)
Trends in Romance, Linguistics and Philology: Volume I: Romance Comparative and Historical Linguistics (Trends in Linguistics, Studies and Monographs: 12)
Mouton Publishers; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1980; 9027978867; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 394. 005333

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27985 Rebecca Posner and John N. Green (ed.)
Trends in Romance, Linguistics and Philology: Volume 2: Synchronic Romance Linguistics (Trends in Linguistics, Studies and Monographs: 13)
Mouton Publishers; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1981; 9027978964; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 422. 005334

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27986 Rebo Publishers
100 Most Beautiful Museums of the World: The Greatest Treasures of Mankind on Five Continents
Rebo Publishers; Lisse, The Netherlands; 2005; 903661578X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 207 with numerous colour illustrations. 037115

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27987 Rebo Publishers
100 Natural Disasters: Spectacle and Tragedy
Rebo Publishers; Lisse, The Netherlands; 2006; 9036618924; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 207 with numerous colour illustrations. 037113

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27988 Red Frames
Frames of My City: 100 Best Photographs
Red Frames; Mumbai, India; 2012; 9789350671511; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 95. 037183

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27989 Red. Agneta Rahikainen
Jag är ju utlänning vart jag än Kommer: En bok om Henry Parland
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2009; 9515831814; New; 
Henry Parland var den sista i raden av finlandssvenska lyriska modernister, möjligen var han också den modernaste av dem alla. I text och bild skildras Henry Parlands färgstarka liv och författarskap, från hans konfirmation 1925 till hans död i scharlakansfeber i november 1930. Biografiska texter, framför allt brev, varvas med dikter och essäer av Parland själv och illustreras med hans egna fotografier och material ur familjen Parlands arkiv. Printed Pages: 230. 115641

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27990 Red. av Fredrik Hertzberg
Historiska och litteraturhistoriska studier 87
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2012; 9515832527; New; 
Artiklar: Anna-Maria Åström, Urbanitet och bikulturalitet bland svenskarna i Finland; Carl-Thomas von Christierson, Min allrakäraste lilla flicka. Carl Wilhelm von Christiersons brev till dottern Ulrica Charlotta; Christopher Ridgewell, Alexander Magnus de la Garde; Christoffer Sundman, "Hellre i sällskap med Shakespeare och Sciller, än i släptåg efter Jolin". När Nya Teaterhusets bolagsdirektörer blev teaterdirektörer 1861?1863; Maarit Mannila, Carl Gustaf Estlander och hans familj i skärgården; Maria Vainio-Kurtakko, En episod ur ett äktenskap. Friherrerinnan Hulda von Borns självbiografiska text "En nutids lögn" sedd i en privat, litterär och samhällelig kontext; Gunnar Ternhag, Otto Andersson och den svenska spelmansrörelsen; Fabian Dahlström, Otto Andersson och Jean Sibelius; Jan Dlask, Tikkanen-Kihlman-debatten. En bourdieusk analys av paradoxen i att revoltera inifrån. Printed Pages: 286. 115524

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27991 Red. av Jennica Thylin-Klaus
Historiska och litteraturhistoriska studier 89
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2014; 9515832810; New; 
Artiklar: Björn Sundmark, Tove Janssons tecknade serie "Muminfamiljen och havet" (1957). En medieanalys; Sirke Happonen, Blommor, skräck och den bauerska skogens doktrin. Tove Jansson och illustrationens konventioner; Boel Westin, Stenens berättelser. Tove Jansson och idén om den lömska barnboksförfattaren; Maria Antas, Livet i ateljén var ingen fest. Om män som skapar kvinnor i Tove Janssons barndomsskildring Bildhuggarens dotter; Tuula Karjalainen, Tove Jansson och passionen till måleriet; Tarja-Liisa Luukkanen, E. G. Palmén och 1800-talets svenskspråkiga förnyare av teologin. Språkpolitik och religionstolkning som värderingsgrund inom den finländska lärdomshistorien; Claes Ahlund, Vid kärrets rand. Joel Rundt som österbottnisk naturdiktare; Krister Nordberg, Förenom oss Scandier. Dikt och politik 1814. Printed Pages: 176. 115468

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27992 Red. av Jennica Thylin-Klaus
Historiska och litteraturhistoriska studier 88
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2013; 9515832675; New; 
Artiklar: Tuva Korsström, Platsen, texten, minnet; Monika Fagerholm, Bördan av att vara jag; Johanna Wassholm, Rykten och propaganda i världshistoriens virvlar. Två finska studenter i Moskva och Nizjnij Novgorod 1812?13; Liisa Byckling, Jakov Grot och J. L. Runeberg. Vänskap, översättningar och litterära kontakter mellan Finland och Ryssland 1838?1842; Kirsti Ekonen, Jakov Grot: kulturen, nationaliteten och biblioteket; Vesa Oittinen, Marx och Finland ? Finland och Marx. Speglingar från 1800-talet; Fredrik Hertzberg, Gunnar Björlings släktbakgrund; Trygve Söderling,"Brandes, Georg, var här, vältalig, ämabel". Tidskriftsröster om Brandes två besök i Finland; Piotr Wawrzeniuk, Med udden österut. Historia och ras i Finland i polsk militärrapportering; Allan Rosas, Rättigheter och skyldigheter ? tankar kring medborgarskap, solidaritet och civil lydnad. Printed Pages: 220. 115505

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27993 Red. av Malin Bredbacka-Grahn
Historiska och litteraturhistoriska studier 83
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2008; 9515831644; New; 
Artiklar: Henrik Meinander, Nationen Finland, en lyckosam biprodukt? Föredrag vid Svenska litteratursällskapets i Finland årshögtid den 5 februari 2008; Carl-Thomas von Christierson, Krigsfiskalen Pehr von Christierson – kommendantsekreterare på Sveaborg 1772–1783; Christoffer Sundman, De nyländska studenterna och gravvården över korpralen Gustaf Glansberg; Aapo Roselius, “Arvet efter Runebergs hjältar”. Finska kriget 1808–09 och skyddskårens minneskultur; Eljas Orrman, Statssekretariatets arkiv – ett finskt forskningsarkiv i S:t Petersburg; Marjatta Hietala, De finländska forskarna och orienteringen mot Tyskland; Per Stam, “Det är redan poesi”. Anteckningar om Henry Parlands litterära metod; Sven Hirn, Pantomimens historia i Norden. Printed Pages: 279. 115681

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27994 Red. av Pia Forssell
Historiska och litteraturhistoriska studier 84
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2009; 9515831822; New; 
Artiklar: Mats Thelander, Delad vårdnad och dubbelt medborgarskap – svenskans lott under 200 år; Klaus Törnudd, En österbottnisk ynglings dagbok 1808–1810; Henrik Degerman, Storfurstendömets heraldiska arv; Roland Dahlman & Krister Wahlbäck (red.), Finlands sak är vår – frivilligrörelsen i Sverige 1939–1940. Ett vittnesmål från “propagandachefen” Sven Dahlman; Thomas Ek, Dödsmörk och bländljus. Om dikten Rösterna och polariseringen i Jarl Hemmers författarskap; Jyrki Nummi, Att kanonisera Linna, eller hur man blir nationalförfattare; Conny Svensson, Breven från Elin; Liisa Wilska, Den levande estetiska känslan, sinnet för måttfullhet och trevnad – arkitekten Frans Nyberg som skriftställare och grafiker. Printed Pages: 160. 115644

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27995 Red. av Pia Forssell
Historiska och litteraturhistoriska studier 81
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2006; 9515831350; New; 
Innehåll: Kari Tarkiainen, Hur påverkades Finland genom anslutningen till Sverige? Föredrag vid Svenska litteratursällskapets i Finland årshögtid den 5 februari 2006; J. E. O. Screen, Prins William av Gloucesters resa i Finland och Sverige 1802–1803; Vesa Oittinen, Snellman och Hegel; Maija Lehtonen, Du är en elfva. Brevväxlingen mellan Zacharias Topelius och Ingeborg Wallenius-Malmström; Christoffer Sundman, Anders Mauritz Jernström och guldet vid Ivalo älv; Michel Ekman, Än finns på våra skär ett släkte kvar. Arvid Mörnes skärgårdspoesi 1899–1919; Liisa Lindgren, Topelius och minnesmärkena över honom. Printed Pages: 232. 115738

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27996 Red. av Pia Forssell
Historiska och litteraturhistoriska studier 82
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2007; 9515831512; New; 
Artiklar: Carina Burman, Fredrikorna, Bremer, Runeberg och andra författarinnor. Föredrag vid Svenska litteratursällskapets i Finland årshögtid den 5 februari 2007; Johanna Ilmakunnas, Hovets damer i 1700-talets Sverige; Augusta Lundahl, Dikter. Utgåva och efterskrift av Harry Lönnroth; Michel Ekman, Den af mig uttalade åsigten skall, förr eller senare, tränga in i nationens allmänna medvetande. Fredrik Cygnæus som litteraturkritiker; Pia Forssell, Fredrika Runeberg och bilden av författarskapet; Lisbeth Stenberg, Toini Topelius – dotterliv och drömmar; Elisabeth Stubb, Ebba zu Solms-Braunfels och Alma von Oertzen. Konstitutionell upplysningsverksamhet bland europeiska hov och aristokrater 1899–1901; Torsten Pettersson, Lånade drömmar – fiktion och verklighet. Den första Cygnæus-föreläsningen vid Helsingfors universitet. Printed Pages: 208. 116303

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27997 Red. Björn Forsén
Det svunna Grekland: Finska reseskildringar från tiden före Massturismen
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2006; 951583127X; New; 
Grekland är i dag ett av de populäraste turistmålen för resenärer från Finland. Men före massturismen var Grekland ett avlägset resmål, som det bara var ett fåtal förunnat att besöka. Det var också ett annorlunda, mera ursprungligt Grekland som de tidiga resenärerna upplevde. Sina intryck beskrev de gärna i reseskildringar och brev. Dessa intryck av det svunna, av massturismen undanträngda Grekland har här samlats för första gången. Vi möter resenärer från filhellenen August Myhrberg på 1820-talet till seglaren och författaren Göran Schildt på 1950- och 1960-talen. Printed Pages: 344. 115249

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27998 Red. Camilla Wide
Konstruktioner i finlandssvensk Syntax
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2009; 9515831733; New; 
I iKonstruktioner i finlandssvensk syntax/i presenteras åtta uppsatser om finlandssvenskt tal- och skriftspråk. Studierna har en gemensam grund i konstruktionsgrammatik och interaktionell lingvistik och anlägger ett jämförande perspektiv på de syntaktiska drag som studeras. Finlandssvenskt språkbruk jämförs med sverigesvenskt, och frågan om finskans inflytande på svenskan i Finland diskuteras. Också skillnader mellan tal och skrift och mellan dialekt och standardspråk berörs i bidragen. Printed Pages: 300. 116272

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27999 Red. Erik Geber
Skolhistoriskt arkiv 35
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2015; New; 
Svenska skolhistoriska föreningens årsbok nr 35 behandlar den svenska yrkesutbildningens historia i Finland, dels som översikter, dels nårgra enskilda utbildningars och skolors historia. Den sträcker sig från de första yrkesutbildningarnas uppkomst ända till yrkehögskolorna. I årsboken ingår som vanligt en recension av nyutkommen skolhistorisk litteratur och vissa trender av Erik Geber, samt en kort analys med förteckning av Skolhistorisk Arkivs innehåll genom åren av Hilding Klingenberg. Printed Pages: 261. 115416

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28000 Red. Gabriel Bladh Christer Kuvaja
Dialog och Särart
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2005; 9515831261; New; 
Dialogen och växelverkan mellan Sverige och Finland har genom seklerna format de båda länderna. Denna bok belyser de två grannländernas historia ur olika synvinklar och bidrar samtidigt till förståelsen av dem i dag. Här får vi läsa om varför savolaxare blev skogsfinnar i Värmland och Dalarna på 1500- och 1600-talen och hur den pietistiska separatismen spreds från Stockholm till Österbotten på 1700-talet. Städernas politiska kultur på vardera sidan av Bottniska viken under frihetstiden studeras liksom likheter och olikheter i det urbana namnskicket. Rikets delning 1809 krävde en nyorientering på alla plan. Printed Pages: 448. 115751

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