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29301 Sachindranath Bhattacharya, Rupendra Kumar Chattopadhyay & Goutami Bhattacharya (Eds)
Sanskriti Vichitra: Essence of Art and Archaeology Museums, Museology and Heritage Management (In Honour of Dr. S.S. Biswas), 2 vols
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 817479185X; Hardcover; New; New; 
Sanskriti Vichitra, presented in two volumes, contains 128 essays on such wide range of subjects like art, archaeology, museums, museology, heritage management, etc. The book, with its varied subjects, is divided into two volumes –Vol. I on Art and Archaeology, and Vol. II on Museums, Museology and Heritage Management.Volume I comprise 61 articles. Though broadly classified as ‘Art and Archaeology’ volume, it contains articles on Prehistory, Proto-history, Historical Archaeology, Art, Iconography, Architecture, Religious and Social History, Modern Art, Folk Art, History of Archaeological researches, etc. Similarly, Volume II incorporates 67 articles on History of Museum movement, Museums, Museological studies and also new developments in Museology, Structural and Chemical Conservation, Women empowerment and Traditional knowledge systems.The articles presented in these volumes flow from the pens of established academicians as well as young research scholars of various universities, colleges and other cultural institutions of the country and beyond. The authors who have contributed to the volume, whether in Art, Archaeology, Museology, Heritage Management, etc., have brought in their writings their own understanding of the subject coupled with new material gleaned through field visits and practical knowledge acquired in the course of their professional careers. Thus, the articles are an optimum amalgamation of conventional knowledge and new perceptions and discoveries. 112674

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29302 Sada Nand Madan
Srimad Bhagavata and Medieval Hindi Poets
B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8176460249; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 436. 110374

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29303 Sadanand Bhatkal
Asian Book Trade Directory (Prepared with the Assistance of UNESCO)
Nirmala Sadanand Publishers; Bombay, India; 1967; Second Edition; Hardcover; Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 453. 039238

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29304 Sadanand Deshmukh; Translated By Vilas Salunke
Baromaas: Twelve Enduring Months
Popular Prakashan; Mumbai, India; 2013; 8179917770; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Baromaas: Twelve Enduring Months, a Sahitya Akademi Award winning novel of 2004, presents a gripping tale of a farmer's family in contemporary India. Its realism is so convincing, content so genuine and near perfect, form so aesthetically pleasing that it could become one of the best regional novels in World Literature. A representative tale of Indian farming that depends on the erratic rain-god on the one hand and the expectancy of high market returns on the other both of which rarely come to the farmer's aid the tale develops a point of no return. Deeply rooted in the Vidarbha soil, Sadanand Deshmukh, a regional novelist of repute in Marathi, captures the tragedy of the honest, god-fearing but hard working Tanpure family so faithfully that it could even be compared to the poignancy and realism of the Joads in John Steinbeck's Nobel Prize winning American regional novel The Grapes of Wrath. The tragic inevitability of the plot, its down-to-earth characters and its near perfect realism helps reach the novel to a pinnacle of artistic achievement. Printed Pages: 384. 037663

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29305 Sadanand Karnavalli
Karnataka's Hindustani Musicians
B.R. Rhythms; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8188827037; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 191. 018150

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29306 Sadanand Naimpalli
Theory and Practice of Tabla
Popular Prakashan and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan; Mumbai, India; 2005; 8179911497; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 250. 014495

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29307 Sadanand Singh (ed.)
Measurement Procedures in Speech, Hearing, and Language
University Park Press; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 1975; 0839107536; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 478. 007646

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29308 Sadanand Singh and Joan Lynch (eds.)
Diagnostic Procedures in Hearing, Language, and Speech
University Park Press; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; 1978; 0839112173; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 658. 007543

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29309 Sadananda Bhaduri
Studies in Nyaya Vaisesika Metaphysics (Bhandarkar Oriental Series)
Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute; Pune, India; 1975; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
1. Introductory 2. Substance 3. Matter and its constitution 4. The Formation of Gross Bodies 5. Qualitative Changes in Earthy Bodies 6. The Properties of Matter 7. The Forms of Matter 8. Akasa 9. Time 10. Space 11. Whole and Part 12. Causality Printed Pages: 331. 103034

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29310 Sadananda Das and Ernst Furlinger (eds.)
Samarasya: Studies in Indian Arts, Philosophy, and Interreligious Dialogue in Honour of Bettina Baumer
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8124603383; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 22.5 Cms x 29.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 639 with numerous colour illustrations. 012574

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29311 Sadashiv A. Dange & Sindhu S. Dange
Critiques on Sanskrit Dramas
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 1994; 8173050333; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 22 Cm 
The present volume brings together the observations of the authors on twelve of the most important Sanskrit dramas. Apart from critical observations on the development of the plot, there are details of social behaviour, dramas and various new angles of study. Views of earlier writers have been taken note of, wherever necessary. Printed Pages: 242. 100254

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29312 Sadashiv Ambadas Dange
Vedic Myths in Social Perspective: Acharya Dr Vishva Bandhu Memorial Lectures (Panjab University Indological Series: No. 29)
Vishveshvaranand Vishva Bandhu Institute of Sanskrit and Indological Studies, Panjab University; Hoshiarpur, India; 1982; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 85. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 026527

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29313 Sadashiv Ambadas Dange
Myths From the Mahabharata (Volume 2: Study in Patterns and Symbols)
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8173052107; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The present Book forms part of the bigger plan of studying the Mahabharata, from a different point of view, the Vol. I being Myths from the Mahabharata - quest for immortality. The various mythical accounts, concerning awkward looking tests and Supranormal Birth, collected and faithfully preserved by the tradition of the suta-s with a belief of iti-ha-asa ("This happened so' or "This was so'), are studied in this volume, taking into account the Mythological patterns and symbols they present. The chapter on "Tests" deals with the tests taken of the disciples breathing the 'gurukula'-atmosphere as also the tests taken of the royal personages by the whimsical sages, the chapter not leaving off the point of sexual hospitality asked by the guest as a test of the householder. The pattern of myths woven round the motif of "Supranormal Birth" is seen unfolding many an interesting symbol concerning birth-phenomenon, which had remained unearthed up to this time. Printed Pages: 328. 100237

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29314 Sadashiv Ambadas Dange
Myths From the Mahabharata (Volume 3: Probe in Early Dim History and Folklore)
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8173052166; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
The book forms the third and final part of the plan of studying the Mahabharata, from a different point of view, Vol. 1 being-Myths from the Mahabharata-Quest for Immortality, Vol. 2 being- Myths from the Mahabharata-Study in Patterns and Symbols. In this volume are unearthed through myths some iti-ha-asa records, which shed light on the facts and incidents of the hoary past, as yet shrouded in mystery. The iti-ha-asa records through myths, such as those gathered round the sage Agastya and those of the advent of the river Ganga, can be taken as breathing the 'true history' from the modern day point of view. Some iti-ha-asa records in the Mahabharata as seen through the tales of "Metamorphosis" and the "Miscellaneous Tales" lead us to the study of 'patterns' and are a help to explain many a myth. The Appendices serve as searchlight on some myths and folktales. Printed Pages: 304. 100238

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29315 Sadashiv Ambadas Dange
Gleaning From Vedic to Puranic Age
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2002; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 22 Cm 
"The book in its first part contains twenty-three papers of (late) Dr. Sadashiv Ambadas Dange. Excepting three, the papers have already been published in reputed research journals. "The book deals with varied topics such as several Vedic beliefs; Sanskrit poetician’s imagery gliding into the realm of semiotics; the ‘riddle’—like incidents in the two great epics; Purana to be regarded as a ‘shastra’; interesting motifs in mythology and folklore; Mimamsa-rules applied in life and some significant problems in the ‘spoken’ aspect of the Sanskrit language. "The book in its second part gives a short biographical sketch of (late) Dr. S.A. Dange and a bibliography of his writings, the latter, on the earnest insistence of researchers and scholars." Printed Pages: 242. 100239

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29316 Sadashiv Ambadas Dange
Vedic Sacrifices: Early Nature, 2 Vols.
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2000; 817305195X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 22 Cm 
The book is meant to mark the state of ritual as found in the Samhita and Brahmana texts. This is much before the Srautasutras, which in later times codified every matter of the then developed elaborate ritual. The glimpses from the Rgveda do not correspond to the details of the ritual found in these later texts. With the Brahmanas, the so called Srauta type of Vedic ritual was almost fixed, through the Srautasutras at some places show changes - omissions or additions. Even at the Samhits-Brahmana period, the institution of Vedic sacrifices evolved to such a level as to make a labyrinth of rules, options and explanatory myths. Without the knowledge of ritual of this stage, the picture of the ritual got from the Srautasutras would remain incomplete. The present book is meant for both scholars and those elite readers, who are interested in knowing the main sacrifices without getting lost in the net of rites. Printed Pages: 584. 100240

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29317 Sadashiv Ambadas Dange
Images From Vedic Hymns and Rituals
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8173051909; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 22 Cm 
"The book deals with variety of concepts, images and beliefs in the Vedic tradition, revealed through Vedic hymns and rituals. Several images and symbols, at times, are influenced by folk-beliefs at that period, some of which are current even to-day. "The complex image of 'Aksara' not only having a rain-symbolism but also getting a dimension of proto-philosophy, that of the Son-husband current even today, that of the "crying worlds" not restricted only to the Vedic literature, the images centering round Soma as a ritual-drink, the 'eye' of Prajapati, the problematic "Sasarpari", divinity of the banners, Vana though a war-trumpet changing into ritual musical instrument, the unique birth of Vasistha and Agastya from a jar, the words 'Dvibarhas' and 'siprin' indicative of power and status, the riddle of the black antelope, dance of Indra and Chaya giving a glimpse of ancient war-dance - these and many more, delvings in the Vedic hymns and rituals display a treasure of myriad images." Printed Pages: 393. 100241

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29318 Sadashiv Ambadas Dange
Towards Understanding Hindu Myths
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 1996; 8173050805; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 22 Cm 
The Book takes a survey of important opinions and schools regarding the meaning of myths, such as the nature-myth school, the ritual-myth school which believed that all myths and rituals are intimately connected to each other and that they are counterparts of each other, the functional school and the structural approach to the understanding of myths. It also takes note of the historical and the typological method. It examines all these methods and evaluates the role of metaphor and symbol in the formation, and hence understanding, of myths. Dwelling on some of the tribal and classical myths studied by such scholars as Kramer, Malinowski, Claude Levi-Strauss, Kirk and others, it tries to throw fresh light on the meaning of these myths by further comparison. Non-Hindu myths are put to comparison with those from The Hindu context. This forms part I of the book. In part II it presents a study of some Hindu myths and legends, explaining the various symbols, motifs and patterns therein and tries to arrive at the meaning of these myths and legends. Thus, the 'bones of the sage Dadhici' get related to the ribs of the sacrificial horse. The avatara of Narsimha (Visnu Man-lion) gets related to the actual practice of showing lion-heads on thrones and pillars from ancient middle east to India, and Burma. The myth of Trisanku's bodily ascent to heaven has its source in a ritual at the Vajapeya sacrifice. The motif of the 'eighth', in relation to Krsna, has its source in early Vedic beliefs. Fresh light has been thrown on the myth of Renuka and Yellamma. The myth and ritual of Mahisasura-mardini gets a fresh scrutiny with new evidence from the Veda and south Indian folk-tales. Printed Pages: 566 with 7 halftone illustrations. 100242

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29319 Sadasiba Pradhan
Rock Art in Orissa
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8173052158; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 22 x 28 Cm 
The Book Rock Art in Orissa for the first time presents an exhaustive account of the rock Art Heritage in Orissa documented from 55 rock shelters by the explorer himself. It brings to limelight a distinct regional style in the rock art heritage of India. One notices a happy blending of engravings (petroglyphs) with paintings (pictographs), both being complementary to each other, drawn in non-thematic and non-figurative pictorial codes-a rare phenomenon not encountered so far from anywhere in India. The Author has taken due care to draw conclusion with the help of archaeological and ethnographical evidences drawn from the rock shelters and the surrounding areas. The book would interest not only the students and researchers in the field of rock art but will also be useful to scholars in art History and archaeology. Printed Pages: 102 with 25 figures, 4 maps with 46 colours illustrations. 100228

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29320 Sadasiba Pradhan (Ed.)
Art And Archaeology of Orissa: Recent Perspectives
Aryan Books International And Post Graduate Department of History, Sambalpur University; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8173053162; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 22.5 Cms x 28.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 169 alonwith numerous b/w ills. 023842

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29321 Sadasiva Biswal and Bidyut Lata Ray
Vedic Science and Technology
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8124604657; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 268. 025745

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29322 Saddhaloka
Encounters With Enlightenment: Stories from the Life of the Buddha
Wisdom Tree; New Delhi, India; 8183281265; Softcover; New; 
Stories that capture Buddha’s timeless wisdom and inspiring example retold in simple and straightforward way.Printed Pages: 172. 106789

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29323 Sadguru Sant Keshavadas
Ramayana at a Glance
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120805453; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 212. 030433

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29324 Sadguru Sant Keshavadas
Gayatri: The Highest Meditation
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8120806972; Reprint; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 162. 022273

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29325 Sadguru Sant Keshavadas
Sadguru Dattatreya
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1988; Softcover; New; 
The Present volume on Lord Dattatreya by Sadguru Sant Keshavadas is a significant contribution for interested scholars and lay people alike, released in his ongoing series of such scholarly publications. Among the multi-phased, worldwide spiritual and religious expressions and services of Sri Keshavadas, taking time to identify, reflect and write upon important religious themes to help illumine the readers' minds has always found a top priority. The theme Lord Dattatreya is such a rare, lofty subject for study and spiritual inquiry, it lifts the mind to experience some of the higher peaks of Hindu and world spirituality. It is a theme which, until now, has not been adequately explored nor written about in detail. Hence the importance of this work which truly fills a great need in many ways. 102488

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29326 Sadhan Chakraborti
Some Philosophical Issues in Logic and Language
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8192611450; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Preface. 1. Two faces of triple negation. 2. Michael Dummett on truth. 3. Ayer’s two-tier theory of language. 4. A prelude to pragmatics–semantics interface. 5. Semantic holism vs. Intentional realism an informational semanticist’s approach. 6. Reflections on the problem of justifying deduction. 7. The computational theory of mind. 8. Wittgenstein on necessity and objectivity in mathematics and logic. 9. Truth, meaning and understanding the Dummett–Davidson controversy. 10. Language, communication and miscommunication. 11. Representation, meaning and truth. 12. The folly of trying to tarnish the objectivity of truth. 13. On empathic reasoning. Bibliography. Index. Philosophy of logic and philosophy of language are closely interrelated areas of research. Many of the philosophical questions arising from logic cannot be fully addressed without taking into consideration certain issues associated with the concerned language. The philosophical issues, e.g. concerning validity of an argument, proof for the validity of an argument are philosophical problems, which are generated from the study of logic.The book makes it explicit on how certain important philosophical questions generated from logic are, in the ultimate analysis, rooted in the area of philosophy of language. It also suggests certain means of settling these issues of philosophy of logic. In addition to certain issues in philosophy of logic the book extensively deals with certain issues in philosophy of language such as the issue concerning holism, semantic inferentialism, realism, objectivity of statements and representationalism.Those who are engaged in advanced research in philosophy of language and philosophy of logic will benefit immensely from reading this book. It will also be of great use to the students of philosophy and to the general readers as well. Printed Pages: 182. 110951

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29327 Sadhan Chakraborti & Gangadhar Kar (Eds)
Objectivity and Communicability of Meaning
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8192611442; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Introduction. 1. Indeterminacy thesis and the naturalized semantics: a critique from the first-person perspective of meaning/Amitabha Dasgupta. 2. Communication, scepticism and triangulation/Kausik Bhattacharya. 3. Word, sentence and meaning/Nirmalya Narayan Chakraborty. 4. Meaning internalism vs meaning externalism can meaning holism be defended?/R.C. Pradhan. 5. The theory of Anvitabhidhana the Dvaita perspective/D. Prahlada Char. 6. How to apprehend the meaning of a word?/Gangadhar Kar. 7. Can the term Akasha Be meaningful in the Jatipadarthavada framework?/Madhumita Chattopadhyay. Index.This collection begins with the assumption that communication through language is possible. The moot question it is engaged with is whether the communicability of meaning entails the objectivity of meaning or not. The nuances involved in the idea of objectivity are deciphered and in what sense meaning is objective, if at all, is discussed in the volume.The articles included in this volume are written from the Western as well as from the Indian philosophical perspectives. Philosophical views of Wittgenstein, Searle, Putnam, Davidson, Quine, McDowell and many such eminent philosophers from the West, and the views of scholars of Nyaya, Buddhism and Mimamsa schools of Indian philosophy are studied closely in these articles. Researchers interested in the issue of objectivity and communicability of meaning of language will find food for their thought in reading this book. Students of philosophy, linguistics, logic, mathematics and the allied subjects in Western and Indian traditions will have a clear grasp of the nature of meaning that is made explicit in this collection. Printed Pages: 132. 110953

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29328 Sadhana Amte; Translated By Shobha Pawar
Samidha
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8125034048; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
A fairy tale romance and a blueprint for anyone who wants to venture into social service, this autobiography of Sadhanatai Amte – a woman who chose to marry a frenzied man and a dreamer, Baba Amte – is also a tale of her willing surrender in love without the slightest loss of her identity. It is a document of the dreams they dreamt for humankind and their struggle to put life into them. These memoirs present the portrait of a woman beside a man; a perfect consort who has the ability to tame the living storm, Baba Amte. Written without a stance, the distinctive simplicity of this transparent narrative, as compared to other similar writings by women, it has the power to stir its readers with its salty sea-air tang, and the warmth of a fruitful mad pursuit of a goal—at once personal and impersonal. A book like this – a saga of suffering, hopes, tensions and success, as well as the thrill of pleasure of work the two experienced while pursuing their goal – will serve as the beacon of light for posterity, and as a model in human relationships. Printed Pages: 296. 031648

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29329 Sadhana Amte; Translated from the Marathi By Shobha Pawar; Foreword By M.S. Swaminathan
Samidha
Orient Longman; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8125034048; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 285 with numerous colour plates. 021801

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29330 Sadhana Naithani
In Quest of Indian Folktales: Pandit Ram Gharib Chaube and William Crooke
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8125034501; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
In Quest of Indian Folktales publishes for the first time a collection of northern Indian folktales from the late nineteenth century. Reputedly the work of William Crooke, a well-known folklorist and British colonial official, the tales were actually collected, selected, and translated by a certain Pandit Ram Gharib Chaube. In 1996, Sadhana Naithani discovered this unpublished collection in the archive of the Folklore Society, London. Since then, she has uncovered the identity of the mysterious Chaube and the details of his collaboration with the famous folklorist. In an extensive four-chapter introduction, Naithani describes Chaube's relationship to Crooke and the essential role he played in Crooke's work, as both a native informant and a trained scholar. By unearthing the fragmented story of Chaube's life, Naithani gives voice to a new identity of an Indian folklore scholar in colonial India. The publication of these tales and the discovery of Chaube's role in their collection reveal the complexity of the colonial intellectual world and problematize our own views of folklore in a postcolonial world. Printed Pages: 344. 031523

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29331 Sadhana Parashar
Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara: Original Text in Sanskrit and translation with Explanatory Notes
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8124601402; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 350 with 2 folded maps. 027434

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29332 Sadhana Parashar
Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara: Original Text in Sanskrit and Translation with Explanatory Notes
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8124606943; First Edition; Softcover; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
As a body, Sanskrit writings unfold India’s millennia-long, almost unbroken intellectual tradition: not only of philosophy and grammar, but of literary theory as well. The concepts and critical theories, which the Sanskrit poeticians advanced or the issues they sought to address, inhere both universal appeal and validity. And, with certain modifications, these can well live up to the demands of modern literature. In this long and powerful tradition of Sanskrit literary theory that marked a definitive begining with Bharata’s Natyashastra (first century ad), Kavyamimamsa is a monumental work. Written sometime during 880-920 ad by Rajashekhara: an eminent poet, dramatist and critic, it is a kind of practical treatise for poets: kavishiksha manual -- highlighting, as it does, all possible attributes that go into the making of a good poet and a good poetic composition. Among other relevant aspects, Rajashekhara also includes here a systematic exposition of the views/opinions of his predecessors, with illustrations of the literary practices of various times and climes put down after careful empirical observation. Now, when there is a growing scholarly interest in the study of Sanskrit literary theory and how it is positioned vis-a-vis the Western critical tenets, Dr. Sadhana Parashar brings Rajashekhara’s classic within everyone’s reach -- offering the first-ever, complete English translation of Kavyamimamsa, with its original Sanskrit text and comprehensive explanatory notes. For sure, it is invaluable to the scholars of linguistics and literary criticism.Printed Pages: 350 with 2 maps 100474

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29333 Sadhana Satapathy
Diversification of Agriculture in India
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789383575879; Hardcover; New; New; 
111233

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29334 Sadhguru
Inner Engineering
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 0143428845; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 286. 113531

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29335 Sadhguru
Of Mystic and Mistake
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8184953089; Softcover; New; 
says Sadhguru, leaving readers in no doubt of the category to which they belong!That sounds damning. But mistakes can thankfully be rectified. And thats the hope this book holds out to seekers. It reminds us that each one of us can make the journeyfrom confusion to clarity, from error to enlightenment, from self-deception to self-discoveryif only we choose.Printed Pages: 208. 105328

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29336 Sadhna Arya and Anupama Roy (eds)
Poverty, Gender and Migration
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0761934588; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This volume studies the new migratory flows among Asian women, focusing particularly on poverty and the attendant issues of powerlessness that mediate women’s migration. While gender provides the conceptual tool for mapping differential experiences of social reality, by identifying poverty and migration as significant axes around which social relations and processes unfold, the volume unravels the complex layers of needs, networks and choices that come into play in poverty-driven migration. Printed Pages: 260. 028631

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29337 Sadhna J. & Bhavesh Sheth
Ghazal Wizard Ghulam Ali: The Life, Times and Experiences of a Living Legend
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 9789382299134; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 92. 104657

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29338 Sadhna Shanker
Never A Disconnect
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 8189738666; Hardcover; New; New; 
What did the three of them have? Abha had Parul, Rekha – A marriage and a lover, and Simran a steadfast longing for a man who refused to hold her hand. Not much, when life has so much to offer. Yet each stood at this crossroad by choice.Never a Disconnect is a journey. It is a multi-layered story of subtle anguish, yearning and hope, moving back and forth from past to present. Abha, Rekha and Simran pass through the portals of Delhi University on a roller coaster ride of idealism, romance and dreams. Then they wake up to meeting professional challenges, grappling with failed and failing relationships, parenthood, religious differences, and myriad expectations, they face life – with its simple joys and complex desires. From mothers who lived for others, to daughters who try to live for themselves, there is always hope that perhaps, someday, granddaughters will actually live for themselves.This multi-layered story moves from the past to the present. Abha, Rekha and Simran pass through the portals of Delhi University on a roller coaster ride of idealism, romance and dreams.Printed Pages: 312. 106553

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29339 Sadhu Charan Panda
Naga Cult in Orissa
B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789350501733; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 162 with 24 b/w illustrations & 1 map. 110380

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29340 Sadhu Ram
Essays on Sanskrit Literature: Bearing on Ancient Sanskrit Literature and Indian Culture
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1965; 8121503698; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 284. 024028

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29341 Sadhu Santidev
Encyclopaedia of Tantra, 5 Vols.
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120832353; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Set of 5 vols. 030780

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29342 Sadhu Santidev
Encyclopaedia of Tantra, 5 Vols.
Cosmo Publications; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8170208637; Reprint; Hardbound; New; New; 
The text guides the reader towards a greater understanding of the secrets of tantra. This is probably the first and the only such Encyclopaedia available on Tantra and will be welcomed by all classes of readers. It will particularly be interesting for the western readers as it provides him on opportunity to get all important information on this important branch of Hindu philosophy at one place. Printed Pages: 1750 with illustrations. 031336

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29343 Sadhu Santideva
Encyclopaedia of Tantra, 5 Vols
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Hindu Tantras and are usually set in the form of a dialogue between the god Shiva and his consort Parvati, in which he explains to her the philosophy and myths underlying the Tantric ritual. They emphasize the goddess Shakti as the female power or energy of the God. This view taken to its extreme holds that Shiva without Shakti is like a corpse. The text guides the reader towards a greater understanding of the secrets, explaining various important and key facets in language simple enough for a general reader to understand the mystery of Tantras and clear enough for student to provoke him to further research on the subject. The Encyclopaedia is being, for the first time, made available in paperback edition on persistent demand of the readers. The hardbound edition since its first publication in 2003 has been enormously successful the world.Printed Pages: 1327. 100646

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29344 Sadhu Santideva
Tantric Mysticism
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2000; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 321. 100672

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29345 Sadhu Santinath
Encyclopaedia of Philosophy of Indian Religion, 2 Vols
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2001; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The present work was originally intended to be a part of a greater collection being compiled on systems of Indian Philosophy. The Plan of the book was that the first part should be devoted to the exposition of all the principal religio-philosophical systems of India, and the second part to the critical examination of these systems. The material for the first part were collected from the original works, published as well as unpublished, of most of the representative writers belonging to the different systems. The work was arranged not historically but in accordance with the different conceptions of causality, which lead to the different philosophical conclusions. The second part was devoted to independent criticism of all those views by the author. After both the parts had been written, The Author engaged himself in a thorough revision of the work. In course of this revision the present work grew much bigger in volume and richer in content than it was originally intended to be. It was particularly so, because the author decided that it would be helpful for the general reader, if the views to be criticized were reproduced in plain and non-technical language just before the analysis and observations on them. The final work is now presented here in the shape of this major treatise, which also contains all the important contributions of the author to the philosophical literature of the country.The work is a significant contribution to a better understanding of the philosophy of religion, and will serve as a resource book for the readers.Printed Pages: 692. 100644

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29346 Sadhu Subrahmanya Sastri
Report on the Inscriptions
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170300754; New; New; 
034260

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29347 Sadhu Subrahmanya Sastri (ed.)
Early Inscriptions
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170300681; New; New; 
034253

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29348 Sadhu Subramanya Sastri and B. Vijayaraghavacharya (eds)
Inscriptions of Saluva Narasimha's Time
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 817030069X; New; New; 
034254

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29349 Sadhu Vivekjivandas; Editorial Consultant: Dr Janakbhai Dave
Hinduism: An Introduction, 2 Vols
Swaminarayan Aksharpith; Ahmedabad, India; 2011; 8175264330; Second Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Set of 2 vols 036601

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29350 Sadia Dehlvi
Sufism: The Heart of Islam
HarperCollins Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8172237979; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 407. 032691

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29351 Sadia Shepard
The Girl from Foreign: A Search for Shipwrecked Ancestors, Forgotten Histories, and a Sense of Home
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0143064754; First Edition; Paperback; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Sadia Shepard grew up just outside of Boston, in a home where cultures intertwined—her father a white American Protestant and her mother, a Muslim from Pakistan. One day, when she was thirteen, she learned that Nana, her beloved maternal grandmother, was not a Muslim like the rest of her Pakistani family but had begun her life as Rachel Jacobs, a member of a tiny Jewish community in India that believes it is descended from one of the lost tribes of Israel, shipwrecked in India over two thousand years ago. Before Nana died, Sadia promised her grandmother that she would return to her birthplace to learn about the life and the faith that Nana had left behind. Armed with a suitcase of camera equipment, Sadia arrives in Bombay, where she finds herself struggling to document the Bene Israel’s unique traditions and make sense of her complicated cultural inheritance. In the course of her remarkable journey she unearths long-buried family secrets, learns that love is sometimes found in unusual places, and is forced to examine what it means to both lose and seek a homeland. Printed Pages: 384. 028285

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29352 Sadiq Ahmed
India's Long-term Growth Experience: Lessons and Prospects
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2007; 076193605X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
India’s rapid growth since 1980 is transforming it into a modern economic power. Measured in nominal US dollars, India’s economy has risen from a low rank of 50 in 1979 to 12th position in 2003. In income-to-purchasing power parity, India ranked fourth in the world in 2003, behind only the United States, China, and Japan. Although still classified as a low-income country in terms of per capita nominal US dollars because of its huge population, if present rates of growth continue, India should reach low middle income status by the end of this decade. Due to the closed nature of the Indian economy until the 1980s India continues to be a small player in the arena of international trade and investment flows, But with the recent opening up of the economy and rapid growth in the export of goods and services, India is definitely gaining strength. The tremendous surge in the export of services since 2001 is drawing international attention, inducing many IT-based global services to move to India. Also, private capital flows – including foreign direct investment – which were initially very limited, are now showing dynamism. During the 1970s, the debate in India centered on how to improve upon the historical 3 percent annual growth rate of the economy. Few would have predicted that this “sleeping giant” would wake up to attain – and sustain – an average growth rate of about 6 percent per annum for over 25 years. In fact, with 7.9 percent growth during 2002–05, there is increasing optimism about the economy achieving further growth. This situation has fueled a very lively debate in India, primarily on two aspects. The first concerns the factors underlying India’s long-term growth and the other relates to the sustainability of this growth. Sadiq Ahmed reviews the debate in the context of India’s long-term growth experience, opportunities, and challenges and examines the factors that helped to achieve rapid economic growth during the past 25 years. He draws on his findings to analyze the main constraints that are likely to affect the country’s growth in the future and highlight the policies that are needed to ease them. Printed Pages: 108. 028518

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29353 Sadiq Ahmed
Job Creation and Poverty Reduction in India: Towards Rapid and Sustained Growth
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0761936513; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Rapid growth since 1980 has transformed India from the world's 50th ranked economy in nominal US dollars to the 12th largest in 2003. When income is measured with regard to purchasing power parity, the Indian economy occupies 4th place, after the United States, Japan, and China. Along with growing incomes, India's increasingly outward orientation and the growing optimism about its economy has led to a sweeping rise in international investors' interest. At the same time evidence suggests that income inequality is rising and the gap in average per capita income between the rich and poor states is growing. Election results at the national and state level suggest that unless the issue of growing income inequality and inequality in standard of living is tackled upfront, there is a risk that the economic reform momentum might slow down. If this happens, growth will suffer. This book provides an in-depth treatment of growth and employment issues in India. It reviews India's long-term growth experience, emerging constraints and challenges, and the way forward for sustaining rapid growth along with more and better employment. Specifically, the book identifies ways in which investment can be improved to raise productivity and reduce the cost of doing business, thereby promoting domestic and foreign private investment. It looks at the growth and productivity challenges of agriculture and suggests policies that will help raise farm productivity and incomes. It explains the reason for the low overall employment elasticity of past growth and why there has been limited expansion of good jobs, and concludes by suggesting critical reform options for increasing employment. Printed Pages: 356. 028138

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29354 Sadiq Ahmed, Saman Kelegama, and Ejaz Ghani (eds)
Promoting Economic Cooperation in South Asia: Beyond SAFTA
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8132103114; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Promoting Economic Cooperation in South Asia: Beyond SAFTA examines the distinct development dichotomy that exists in South Asia and tries to find a workable solution to bridge this gap. In spite of rapid economic growth since 1980, there is extensive poverty and inequality in South Asia. This dichotomy has two faces: one is highly urbanized and well-linked to global markets and the other is rural, isolated from the global economy and growing very slowly. The large bulk of South Asia’s poor live in the latter environment. The book brings together perspectives from academics, the private sector, civil society and policy makers. Using solid empirical evidence and sound analysis, it stresses that in addition to policy and institutional reforms aimed at removing domestic constraints to growth and job creation, market integration and regional cooperation ought to be key elements of a strategy for removing the dichotomy and eliminating poverty in the longer term. Delving into major political economic issues of the SAARC region, the book analyses SAFTA, bilateral FTAs, transportation, regional integration, regulatory mechanisms, food prices, labour and employment, and tourism. It also provides a political economic analysis of why past cooperation efforts have not worked and how better cooperation can be achieved in specific areas. It looks at the many policy and institutional constraints that contribute to the present state and have made South Asia one of the least integrated regions of the world. The book will be a very useful reference for researchers, scholars and bilateral and multilateral financial institutions and donor groups interested in South Asia’s development. Policy makers and think tanks focusing on economics, political science and international relations will also find it beneficial. Printed Pages: 472. 031071

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29355 Sadruddin Hashwani
Truth Always Prevails: A Memoir
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 2014; 0670085227; Hardcover; New; New; 
Truth Always Prevails is the memoir of one of Pakistan’s most prominent businessmen, Sadruddin Hashwani, chairman of the internationally renowned Hashoo Group.From sleeping in the back of trucks in the cold deserts of Balochistan to now owning a brand of luxury hotels as well as numerous other businesses, Sadruddin Hashwani has led a remarkable life. He has struggled against corrupt politicians and uncooperative government officials to build and sustain an extensive business empire. He has faced near-death experiences, most remarkably the 2008 bombing of his own hotel, the Marriott Islamabad, and has overcome seemingly insurmountable odds.Filled with fascinating anecdotes and telling sketches of prominent Pakistani personalities, his is an extraordinary story that will inspire and entertain readers.Printed Pages: 272. 103411

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29356 Safi Ahmad (edited with an introduction)
Topography and Statistics of Southern Districts of Awadh: Being the Treatise of Donald Butler: Being the Treatise of Donald Butler Entitled 'Outlines of the Topography and Statistics of the Southern Districts of Oudh, and the Cantonment of Sultanpur Oudh
Idarah-i-Adabyat-i-Delli; New Delhi, India; 1982; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 203. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 019296

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29357 Safi Ullah Khan
Mughalkalin Bharat Ke Aadhunik Urdu Itihaaskar (in Hindi)
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2012; 8191038226; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 184. 109131

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29358 Sagarika Ghose
Indira: India's Most Powerful Prime Minister
Juggernaut Books; New Delhi, India; 9789386228345; Hardcover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Indira Gandhi is fondly remembered as the Durga who won India its first decisive military victory in centuries and the strong stateswoman who had the courage to look American bullying in the eye and not blink. Equally, she is remembered as the terrible dictator who imposed the Emergency and tried to destroy institutions ranging from her own party to the judiciary; she is seen as the source of many of the problems that afflict Indian democracy today. Even so, for politicians Indira is the very definition of a strong leader and a role model on both sides of the aisle. In this spellbinding story of her life, journalist Sagarika Ghose has excavated not just Indira the iron lady and political leader but also the flesh-and-blood woman. Born in 1917, Indira soon found her life swept up by Gandhi’s call for freedom and swadeshi. Her family home became a hub of the national movement and Indira marinated in a political environment from an early age. But she also saw politics of another kind. Her sickly mother and she were the target of unkind attacks from her aunts. And her celebrated father, who had no patience for illness, was desperate to sculpt his daughter into his version of perfection – but Indira simply couldn’t keep up with his expectations. Despite Nehru’s disappointment and dismissiveness, Indira rose to become the unquestioned high command of the Congress and, indeed, the most powerful prime minister India has ever had. This no-holds-barred biographical portrait looks for answers to lingering issues: from why Indira revoked the Emergency to her son Sanjay’s curious grip over her; and from her bad marriage and love affairs to her dangerous religious politics. This is the only book you need to read about Indira Gandhi. Printed Pages: 358 with b/w and colour photographs. 114565

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29359 Sage Satyacharya
Satya Jatakam (Basis of Dhruva Nadi)
Ranjan Publications; New Delhi, India; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 152. 026628

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29360 Sagong Wangdu (Author) & Tenzin Tsepak (Tr.)
A Hundred Customs and Traditions of Tibetan People
Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8186470964; Softcover; New; 
A Hundred Customs and Traditions of Tibetan People puts together everyday beliefs, practices, observances, and mannerisms of living life enriched by thousands of years of spiritual consciousness. Though it is hard to condense the rich customs and traditions of Tibet into it. From ceremonial rites, auspicious days and symbols to everyday beliefs, Tibetan opera and various kinds of dance forms to the five schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The tradition of naming a newborn to marriage customs and finally to the funeral rites, The Author covers major aspect of Tibetan customs and traditions in a nutshell.Printed Pages: 110. 103641

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29361 Sahajo Bai; Translated By Harry Aveling and Sudha Joshi
Sahaj Prakash (The Brightness of Simplicity)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120817753; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 320. 031033

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29362 Sahana Gupta
Ustad Alauddin Khan
Lustre Press/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8174363866; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 20 x 24 Cm 
028509

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29363 Sahara India
India Always More For You A Travel Guide
Sahara Global/TBI; New Delhi, India; 8190805509; Hardcover; New; New; 
113015

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29364 Sahmat
Addressing Gandhi: 125 Years Of Mahatma Gandhi
Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust; New Delhi, India; 1995; 8186219226; First Edition; Hard Cover; As New; Very Good; 21 Cms x 27.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 190 alongwith numerous coloured and b/w ills.. 016889

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29365 Saibal Chatterjee
Echoes and Eloquences: The Life and Cinema of Gulzar
Rupa & Co.; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8129112353; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed pages: 275 with numerous colour illustrations. 019237

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29366 Saibal Gupta
India in the Third Millennium CE: An Inclusive View
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 818069884X; Hardcover; New; New; 
India in the Third Millennium CE, a collection of essays covering a wide range of experience and concerns, is knit together by the incisive and probing mindset of the author, a distinguished surgeon who has travelled extensively and studied several cultures comparatively to draw inferences for India. In the process he comes up with an original analysis of the present Indian reality perceived in social, economic, political and cultural terms, his brilliant insights opening up fresh approaches to contemporary problems. Printed Pages: 276. 112368

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29367 Saibal Kumar Gupta; Edited By Partho Datta
Improving Calcutta: Notes and Essays on Urban Government
Bibhasa; Kolkata; 2000; 8187337095; First Edition; Hardcover; New; Very Good; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed pages: 174 with a folding map. 019893

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29368 Sailen Chandra Banerjee
Indian Social Customs as Noticed By Foreign Writers Up to 750 A.D.
Firma KLM Private Ltd.; Calcutta, India; 1992; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed pages: 365. 025042

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29369 Sain Bulleh Shah; Transcreated By Kartar Singh Duggal
The Mystic Muse
Abhinav Publications; New Delhi, India; 1996; 8170173159; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 271. 033498

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29370 Saint Shri Samartha Ramdas
Dasbodh: Spiritual Instruction for the Servant
Zen Publications/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 9789384363147; Softcover; New; 
Dasbodh is a classic spiritual text that until recently has been largely unavailable in the West. The text was written in the late 17th Century by the great Saint, Shri Samartha Ramdas in the Marathi language. Marathi is the native language of Maharashtra State in India. The book was originally written in a poetic style and is presented in the format of a conversation between a Master and listeners. Many questions are answered and many doubts are cleared about non-duality and spiritual life.In Dasbodh, Samartha Ramdas presents the essence of many Vedic texts. This book is truly a manual for life, in the highest sense. It has been popular for many years in India and has only recently begun to receive recognition in the West. Dasbodh is somewhat unique among spiritual literature in that it not only expounds the classic themes of discrimination between the true and the untrue, detachment, devotion, and the nature of the Self that are commonly found in Vedic literature, but it also provides us with detailed instruction on how to function and excel in society from a place of deep spiritual understanding.Dasbodh is a large volume which is comprised of 20 Main Chapters, each consisting of 10 sub-chapters. Each of these sub-chapters varies in the number of stanzas, but averages around 30-35 stanzas per subchapter, with some being considerably longer. Contained within the chapters of Dasbodh, Ramdas clearly outlines and makes easy the path of liberation through Devotion and Knowledge. With his explanations, Ramdas is able to clear away doubts and give the understanding of one’s “True Self.” Ramdas also reveals the true meaning and significance of discrimination and detachment, and provides detailed explanations of many of the fundamental principles of Advaita Vedanta. 111624

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29371 Sairam Bhat (ed.)
Law of Business Contracts in India
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8132102231; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Law of Business Contracts in India brings together in-depth, wide-ranging articles by legal experts in the area of business contracts. It focuses on the modern forms of business contracts and exposits on the historical evolution, judicial interpretation and future applications of such contracts. The articles bridge the gap between the theoretical understanding of contract law and its practical orientation, need, relevance and challenges. The key features of the volume are: - Comprehensive coverage of modern laws on contract formation. - Discussion on the relevance of international laws in the global business context. - Delineation of the modern style, practice and challenges confronting new forms of contracts. - Description of the application of contract law to special contracts. - Discourse on the issues of international taxation and multinational contractual jurisdiction. - Research-based analysis of the common law approach with the Indian perspective on contract law application. The compilation views modern business contracts in a wide variety of commercial segments—from infrastructure to consortium loans, from joint ventures to outsourcing. It will serve as an excellent reference material for students of law, especially commercial law and business contracts. It will also be an exhaustive guide for lawyers and entrepreneurs. Printed Pages: 352. 031078

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29372 Saitya Brata Das
The World to Come: Essays on Ethics and Politics
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2015; 9789350023280; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 184. 108982

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29373 Saitya brata Das
Politics and Religion
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2015; 9789350023075; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 195. 108985

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29374 Saitya Brata Das
The Wounded World: Essays on Ethics and Politics
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2013; 9789350022450; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 158. 109086

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29375 Saitya Brata Das & Soumyabrata Choudhury (Eds)
The Weight of Violence: Religion, Language, Politics
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 0199453721; Hardcover; New; New; 
Grapples with theoretical and conceptual questions on the social cognition of violence and its role in perpetuation of violence.Written from an interdisciplinary perspective; the contributors come from a variety of social science disciplines.Will be useful to both theoreticians/academics as well as activists. 108784

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29376 Saiyed Jafar Reza
The Husaini Revolution of Islam
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789351252177; Hardcover; New; New; 
111119

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29377 Saiyed Jafer Reza
The Essence of Islam
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8180698327; Hardcover; New; New; 
In the current environment of global terrorism, Islam is more misunderstood than any other religion. The adherents of other faiths consider Islam as a religion that encourages violence, death, and destruction. True, many terrorists commit these heinous crimes in the name of Islam, but true Islam is a religion of love, devotion, and mercy. This is exactly what this book tries to highlight. It presents Islam in its true perspectives without compromising its basic principles.Books on Islam are many in practically all languages. It is difficult for a reader to chose, which of them are authentic and unbiased. Islam, like other religions, has many sects and each sect considers itself to be true to what Prophet of Islam taught. Authors belonging to various sects of Islam present picture of this faith that suites the philosophy of their respective sects. Often they contradict each other. Some missionaries too have published books not to introduce Islam as it really is but to prove the superiority of their own religion.Here is a book authored by a scholar who considers all religions to be great, Islam included and who feels that true Islam has nothing to do with death and destruction. In fact, it is religion of peace, love and human brotherhood. This book presents this true picture of Islam in English for all those in India or abroad, who are interested in knowing what Islam is and what it stands for. Printed Pages: 343. 112068

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29378 Saiyid Athar Abbas Rizvi
A History of Sufism in India: Vol. I: Early Sufism and Its History
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8121500397; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
This work seeks to study Sufism as a psycho-historical phenomenon. The author finds it efficacious to combat social and political upheavals which are brought about by prolonged political revolutions, associated with autocratic oppression and economic deprivation. It is divided into two volumes. The present volume outlines the history of Sufism before it was firmly established in India and then goes on to discuss the principal trends in Sufi developments therefrom the thirteenth to the beginning of the sixteenth centuries. Chronologically it is concerned with Sufi history from the establishment of the Delhi Sultanate to the beginning of the Mughal Empire. Naturally it lays great emphasis on the Chistiyya, Suhrawardiyya, Firdausiyya and Kubrawiyya orders, but the contributions made by qalandars and legendary and semi-legendary saints have also not been neglected. A detailed discussion of the interaction of medieval Hindu mystic traditions and Sufism shows a unique polarity between the intolerant rigidity of the orthodox and the flexibility of the Sufis in India. Printed Pages: 480 with 2 coloured illustrations and 2 maps. 022672

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29379 Saiyid Athar Abbas Rizvi
A History of Sufism in India: Vol. II: From Sixteenth Century to Modern Times
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8121500400; Fourth Impression; Hard Cover; New; New; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
The first volume of the History of Sufism in India outlined the history of Sufism before it was firmly established in India and then went on to discuss the principal trends in Sufi development in that country from the thirteenth to the beginning of the sixteenth century. Naturally it laid great emphasis on the Chishtiyya, Suhrawardiyya, Firdausiyya and Kubrawiyya orders, but the contributions made by Qalandars and legendary and semi-legendary saints were also discussed. The interaction of medieval Hindu mystic traditions and Sufism formed a significant chapter in that book. The present volume starts with a brief discussion of the mystical philosophy of Ibn 'Arabi, which played a pivotal role in the development of Sufic thought and practices in India, as it did in other Islamic countries. The work then deals with the Qadiriyya, Shattariyya, Naqshbandiyya and the Chishtiyya orders. It also analyses the role of Indian Sufis in the wider Islamic world, as well as Sufi perception of politics and Hinduism. Printed Pages: 548. 033810

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29380 Saiyid Athar Abbas Rizvi
Iran: Royalty, Religion and Revolution
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1980; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Although the history of the Iranian monarchy itself goes back 2,500 years, the periods of strong rule during important dynasties, such as the Achaemenids and the Sasanids, were very short-lived. After the Arab conquest in the reign of 'Omar (634-644), Iran was ruled first from Medina and then from Damascus and later from Baghdad. Later still, Iran was ruled largely by Turkish and Mongol invaders. The Iranian people had never, however, hesitated to resist tyrannous rule. From the time of the legendary Kaveh in Ferdowsi's Shahnama to that of Ayatollahol 'Ozma Rouhollah Khomeini, the Iranian masses have struggled to establish a just and dynamic society. There has been no dearth of counter-revolutions, demagogues and impostors either. Many revolutions designed to overthrow despotism culminated in a new tyranny leading to a fresh revolution. Although the present work describes all important rebellions, revolutions and terrorist activities in Iran, it sees revolution only in terms of those human endeavours which fulfill a crucial function in the development of society; and does not seek to pass moral judgments. The work is also designed to analyse the process of reconstruction and revolution within the framework of the political, religious, literary and artistic development of Iran. Printed Pages: 404. 009253

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29381 Saiyid Athar Abbas Rizvi; Foreword By Prof. Muhammad Habib
Muslim Revivalist Movements in Northern India: In the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8121505909; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Focussing on the controversy surrounding the Wahdat-ul-Wujud (Unity of Being, All is He) of Ibn 'Arabi (1165-1240) and the Wahdat-ush-Shuhud (Unity of Appearance, All is from Him) of Shaikh 'Alaud-Dawla Simnani (1261-1336), the work goes on to analyse the impact of the above ideologies on the teachings of early Chishtiyas, Suhrawardiyas, Firdausiyas and Shattariyas. It then discusses the impact of the Islamic millennium and the messianic movements on the body-politic of Islam in India, culminating with the Mahdawi movement in the realm of religion and the Sulh-i-Kul (Universal peace and concord) of Akbar the Great in the realm of politics and government. The study of Muslim revivalist movements in Northern India that emerged as a reaction to the pressure of the movements mentioned above, is the principal objective of the present book. Their pioneers such as Shaikh 'Abdul Haq Muhaddis Dehlawi (1515-1642) and Mujaddid Alf-i-Sani Shaikh Ahmad Sirhindi (1564-1624) differed widely in their ideologies and practices. Shaikh 'Abdul Haq proceeded cautiously, while Mujaddid made strenuous efforts to convert the Mughal noblemen to his puritanically Islamic teachings. Naturally such a study is bound to be studded with controversial judgements but the author’s presentation of the vast source material on the subject has aroused considerable interest among the independent and objective thinkers, in the Muslim religious movements of India. Printed Pages: 511. 037742

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29382 Saiyid Safdar Hosain
The Early History of Islam (Two Vols Bound in One)
Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8175363886; Softcover; New; 
In this book the author has undertaken to present an impartial and an over-all view of the elements of the early Islamic history, with the chief aim of educating the average muslim youth who cannot understand substance of the Islamic history from the standard works written Arabic or Persian or in English by Europeans.The first volume of the book narrates the bare facts of the chief events in the life of Lord Mohammed, the Apostle of GOd, and the Founder of the religion.The second volume of the book delineatesthe biographical sketches of the Prophet`s successors, namely, Abudekr, the First Caliph; Omar, the Second Caliph; Othman, the Third Caliph and Ali, the Fourth Caliph and their contributions toward to progress of the Islamic religion.The book will kindle great interest in the Muslim youth and general readers for undertaking deeper study of the subject. Printed Pages: 454 with 1 folded chart. 107389

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29383 Saiyid Zaheer Husain Jafri
Studies in the Anatomy of a Transformation: Awadh: From Mughal to Colonial Rule
Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Association with Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8121205972; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 14.5 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 217 with numerous b/w illustrations and folding maps. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 019735

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29384 Saiyid Zaheer Husain Jafri
Awadh From Mughal to Colonial Rule: Studies in the Anatomy of a Transformation
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8121213290; Hardcover; New; New; 
This volume contains wide-ranging surveys of various aspects of the history of Awadh from its position as a province of the Mughal Empire to a successor state, a semi-colony under the Nawabi regime, the British annexation and the resistance in 1857. The study explores the manner of Mughal administration, the emergence of the class of t'alluqdars, the Company's constant pressure on the Nawabi regime, the cultural and agrarian milieu of a religious establishment, the law of succession and inheritance at a sufi-khanqah, the biography of a the famous scholarly rebel of 1857, Maulavi Ahmadullah Shah, the indigenous discourse in the rebel's world, co-existence and conflicts in pre-1857 Awadh and finally, the study closes with a discussion on education and a sufi establishment of northern India with an analysis of impact of the colonial interventions. The work brings home to the reader not only the different facets of the historical personality of Awadh, but also the different types of source material available for such a study. The book forms an important complement (and corrective) to much of current historical writing of Awadh. Printed Pages: 352. 110989

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29385 Saiyid Zaheer Husain Jafri and Helmut Reifeld (eds)
The Islamic Path: Sufism, Society and Politics in India
Rainbow Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2006; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14.5 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 438. 037117

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29386 Sajad Padder
India-Pakistan Composite Dialogue Process: Issues and Action
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789351280866; Hardcover; New; New; 
India and Pakistan started the Composite Dialogue Process (CDP) in 1997 when at Male, the capital of the Maldives, the then Indian Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif proposed the idea of a structured dialogue. Initially the dialogue process became the casualty of the 1999 Kargil war and the subsequent attack on the Indian Parliament in 2001.However, since April 2003 it has progressed steadily till the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attacks when the dialogue process was suspended for a long time. This book dwells upon the history of the peace process since its inception in 1997 and examines the progress made in the eight baskets of issues namely, Peace and Security including Confidence Building Measures (CBMs); Jammu and Kashmir (J&K); Siachen; Wullar Barrage/Tulbul Navigation Project; Sir Creek; Economic and Commercial Cooperation; Terrorism and Drug Trafficking; and, Promotion of Friendly Exchanges in Various Fields. Amongst the major achievements of Composite Dialogue can be cited a number of Confidence Building Measures related to peace and security; enhanced people to people contacts through bus and train services; continuation of ceasefire along the LoC since 2003; setting up of the Judicial Committee to look into the humanitarian issue of civilian prisoners/fishermen held in each other's jails and substantial growth on the trade front.Printed Pages: 178. 106170

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29387 Saji Varghese (Ed.)
Beyond Humanism: Philosophical Essays on Environmental Ethics
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789351251064; Hardcover; New; New; 
All the major ethical theories in the Western philosophical tradition-from Socrates and Plato, through Aristotelian virtue ethics and Kantian deontology, to utilitarianism-have disagreed about two related ideas: what it means to be human and what it means to relate morally to the other. However, all of these traditions have shared the basic assumption that the morally significant other is human: family, friends, fellow citizens, or fellow human beings. This is true even when these moral relationships are established or supported by God. Given this tradition, any deep shift in our relationship to nature will require a new understanding of what it means for human beings to relate to the natural world and to live a moral life as part of that world. The present volume, a conglomerate of number of historical and Philosophical essays from Scholars of different regions of India, do present varieties of perspectives on environment. It is a comprehensive attempt to understand the ethical response humans ought to have towards nature. The pernicious degradation on the environment results in a threat to the existence of life itself on the earth. The ‘wakeup call’, though late, is an effort to let the world know about the need to create an awareness among the so called ‘rationales’ of the moral values attached to various ingredients of the nature of which he is a part. Printed Pages: 248. 112044

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29388 Sajida Sultana Alvi
Perspectives on Mughal India: Rulers, Historians, 'Ulama' and Sufis
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2012; 0195476433; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 297. 039691

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29389 Sajida Sultana Alvi
Perspectives on Mughal India: Rulers, Historians, 'Ulma and Sufis'
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2012; 0195476433; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
This collection aims to demonstrate that rigorous historical analysis should lead to a better understanding of socio-political developments in their respective historical contexts. Beginning with an overview of the expansion of Islam in the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent, it goes on to discover the pearls of wisdom on the art of governance through a perceptive study of historical works and didactic literature, and Islamic "Mirrors for Princes. " It then introduces the reader to the spiritual life of the Naqshbandi Sufis and provides glimpses of their lives, as they lived. Against the backdrop of political crises and social disorder during the later period of Mughal rule, it adeptly portrays the role of Naqshbandi Sufis and 'ulama ' in spearheading the revitalization and genuine understanding of the practices of Islam. The ascendancy of Shi 'ism in Emperor Jahangir 's administration (1606-1627), is amply demonstrated in an account of the rise of Baqir Najm-i Sani, a Shi 'i migr from Iran to India - a man of sword and pen - who rose to become a powerful noble in Jahangir 's administration (1605-1627). Over hundred years later, as the Mughal Empire declined, sectarian squabbles between Shi 'is and Sunnis are succinctly captured in an analysis of the discourses of Naqshbandi Sufis and Sunni 'ulama 's. Printed Pages: 297. 107432

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29390 Sajjan Kumar
Domestication of Animals in Harappan Civilisation
Research India Press; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8189131850; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 260 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 037958

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29391 Sajjan Kumar
Rajtarangini Me Varnit Samaj (in Hindi)
Research India Press; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8189131966; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 127. 107538

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29392 Sajohn Daverly
Bhagavad-Gita: The Ambrosial ‘Sat-Song’ of Sri Krishna
Zen Publications/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8188071978; Softcover; New; 
Although Pandu’s son Arjuna was widely known as one who in combat could single-handedly fight and defeat 1,000 opposing warriors simultaneously, he was twice traumatized and brought to his knees on the battlefield of Kurukshetra. The first time was upon seeing countless loved ones eager for bloodshed on both sides of the impending fray. The second was upon discovering that his own charioteer, a bosom friend since adolescence, could not only speak about the experience of awakening to one’s true nature, but could also provide the experience of beholding the infinite form of the one universal Self. Complete with word-for-word transliteration, this new presentation of India’s timeless spiritual classic illuminates many subtle details which readers may find themselves either relishing for the very first time, or revisiting with a new level of penetration and appreciation. “More than just beautifully translating the Gita, Sajohn Daverly sublimely transmits the mystery of awakened life in human circumstances. We can read his translation of this ancient, divine text and find it alive in our own hearts, here, today.”- Gangaji, spiritual teacher and author of The Diamond In Your Pocket “This Gita is a real gem because it builds a bridge between the traditional approach and the very contemporary one, bringing the ancient teaching to life and making it relevant to the modern reader.”- Adyashanti, spiritual teacher and author of Falling Into Grace“ Sajohn’s direct knowing and immersion in the unknown gives him the unique authority to explain and clarify in scholarly terms the profound understanding linking the essential truth and alignment between Vedanta and Zen Buddhism.”- Jon Bernie, contemporary Zen teacher and author of Ordinary Freedom. Printed Pages: 415. 111617

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29393 Sakari Heikkinen
History of Finnish Economic Thought 1809-1917
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2000; 9516533035; New; 
Printed Pages: 249. 114928

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29394 Sakari Huovinen
Pörssiyhtiön tiedonantovelvollisuus, sijoittajan odotukset ja Media
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2004; 9518552223; New; 
Teoksessa avataan näkökulmia yhtiöiden tiedotuskriteereihin ja tehdään markkinasosiologiaa ja oikeustaloustiedettä soveltaen oikeudellisia johtopäätöksiä. Nykyistä tiedotuksen pistekäsitykseksi teoksessa kutsuttua lain tulkintaa ei pidetä riittävänä, vaan päinvastoin uhkana sijoittajansuojalle. Tiedotuksen pistekäsityksen rinnalle tuodaan ratkaisuna tiedotuksen prosessikäsitys. Tällöin osakemarkkinoiden pirstaleista tietoa olisi tarkasteltava neljän ulottuvuuden kautta. Pörssiyhtiön tulisi täyttää tiedonantovelvollisuuden edellytys-, olennaisuus-, huolto- ja ajallinen ulottuvuus, jotta lain tarkoitus toteutuisi. Printed Pages: 425. 116093

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29395 Sakari Selin
Kun valtiopetos oli isänmaallinen Teko
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2011; 952999916X; New; 
Teos kertoo Tampereen seudulla sodan aikana toimineesta nuorten vastarintaryhmästä. Ryhmä perustettiin kesäkuussa 1941. Ensimmäiset iskut olivat lähinnä propagantistisia, sodanvastaisten lentolehtisten levittämistä ja pieniä vahingontekoja. Myöhemmin toimintaan kuului ratojen, muuntajien ja sähkölinjojen räjäyttelyä. Ryhmää ei aluksi osattu epäillä tuhotöistä, niinpä sen toiminta jatkui vuoden 1942 lopulle asti. Printed Pages: 357. 115476

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29396 Sakari Toiviainen
Sata vuotta-sata Elokuvaa
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2007; 9517469128; New; 
Sata vuotta – sata elokuvaa juhlii sadan vuoden ikään ehtinyttä suomalaista näytelmäelokuvaa ja 50-vuotiasta Suomen elokuva-arkistoa, elokuvaperintömme vaalijaa. Teos esittelee sanoin, kuvin ja tekijätiedoin sata valikoitua elokuvaa sadan vuoden taipaleelta. Valikoima antaa monipuolisen kuvan kotimaisen elokuvan lajeista, tekijöistä ja suuntauksista niin historiallisessa, sosiologisessa kuin esteettisessä valossa. 115001

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29397 Sakari Toiviainen
Kadonnutta Paratiisia Etsimässä
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2009; 9522220671; New; 
Teos tutkii Markku Lehmuskallion elokuvauraa ja käsittelee hänen 18 elokuvaansa, joista osa on syntynyt yhteistyössä nenetsitaiteilija Anastasia Lapsuin kanssa. Suomalaisten elokuvantekijöiden joukossa Lehmuskallio on ainutlaatuinen: hän kulkee omaa tietään valtavirtojen ulkopuolella, toteuttaa persoonallista näkemystään ja on noussut kansainvälisesti arvostetuksi taiteilijaksi. Lehmuskallion elokuvissa kysymys on ihmisen ja luonnon välisen tasapainon menetyksestä, pienten ihmisten ja pienten kansojen perinteiden, kielen ja elinkeinojen murenemisesta valtakulttuurin ja globaalin markkinatalouden puristuksessa. Tätä vasten traditio ja taide muodostuvat eräänlaiseksi kadotetun paratiisin kuvaksi, peiliksi, jota vasten näkyy myös suomalaisen kulttuurin ja suomen kielen merkitys. Printed Pages: 277. 115002

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29398 Sakari Virtanen
Oswald Kihlman-Kairamo 1858-1938
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2014; 9522224839; New; 
Perhekronikka kertoo ruotsinkielisen pappisperheen pojan suomalaistumisesta ja kasvusta ensin kansainvälisesti tunnetuksi tundran tutkijaksi ja sitten merkittäväksi toimijaksi talouselämän eri aloilla ja politiikassa. Oswald Kihlman oli venäläistämiskaudella senaattorina ja myöhemmin Kairamona kokoomuksen kansanedustajana. Hän oli suomalaisen osuustoimintaliikkeen käynnistäjiä ja kuului useiden muidenkin yhteiskunnallisesti tärkeiden yritysten ja järjestöjen ylimpiin hallintoelimiin. Isän, valtiopäivämies ja professori Alfred Kihlmanin lisäksi hänen yhteiskunnalliseen ajatteluunsa vaikuttivat mm. lähimmät pitkäaikaiset työ- ja aatetoverit Hannes Gebhard, J. K. Paasikivi, H. G. Paloheimo ja J. R. Danielson-Kalmari. Printed Pages: 636. 115487

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29399 Sakari Wuolijoki
Hyvä pankki- ja Vakuutustapa
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2003; 9518552177; New; 
Onko luottokelvottomalla henkilöllä oikeus saada kotivakuutus? Voiko pankki irtisanoa yrityksen luoton, vaikka yritys olisikin hoitanut luottoa tunnollisesti? Mihin perustuu velvollisuus noudattaa hyvää pankki- ja vakuutustapaa? Muun muassa näihin kysymyksiin pureudutaan tässä lisensiaatintutkimukseen perustuvassa kirjassa. Kirjassa selvitellään ensinnäkin hyvän pankki- ja vakuutustavan oikeudellista luonnetta yleisellä tasolla. Lisäksi käsitellään näiden liiketapojen velvoittavuutta ja niiden sisällön määräytymistä sekä niiden rikkomisen seurauksia. Printed Pages: 139. 116107

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29400 SaKHYa (eds)
Ganitasarakaumudi: The Moonlight of the Essence of Mathematics
Manohar; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8173048096; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 328. 035592

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