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30101 Soame Jenyns
Japanese Porcelain
Faber and Faber Limited; London, UK; 1965; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 365 with numerous b/w illustrations. Slightly chipped dust-jacket. 001822

Price: 45.00 USD
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30102 Sobranie Buddijskich Tekstov
Bibliotheca Buddhica, 30 vols. In 32 Parts
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 81-208-0976-5; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Set of 30 vols. in 32 parts 022327

Price: 194.95 USD
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30103 Sobraniie Buddijskich Tekstov
Bibliotheca Buddhica, 30 Vols in 32 Parts
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1992; 8120809769; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 8244. 102333

Price: 198.00 USD
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30104 Society of Antiquaries of London
Archaeologia or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity
The Society of Antiquaries; Oxford, UK; 1961; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; No Jacket; 25 Cms x 32 Cms 
Printed Pages: 192 with numerous b/w illustrations. Binding slightly falling torn. 008337

Price: 75.00 USD
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30105 Sogyal Rinpoche (Author), Patrick Gaffney & Andrew Harvey (Eds)
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying: A Spiritual Classic from One of the Foremost Interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism to the West
Rider Books/TBI; New Delhi, India; 1846041058; Softcover; New; 
Written by the Buddhist meditation master and popular international speaker Soygal Rinpoche, this highly acclaimed book clarifies the majestic vision of life and death that underlies the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. It includes not only a lucid, inspiring and complete introduction to the practice of meditation but also advice on how to care for the dying with love and compassion, and how to bring them help of a spiritual kind. But there is much more besides in this classic work, which was written to inspire all who read it to begin the journey to enlightenment and so become `servants of peace.`What the critics say One of the most helpful books I have ever read - John Cleese If you believe books can change lives, earmark this one - Metro Marvellous - like all the great teachings, it is both simple and complex, and full of love and compassion - Joanna Lumley Brilliant - Mail on Sunday For readers of all religions and readers of none - The Observer. Printed Pages: 456. 112810

Price: 8.20 USD
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30106 Soha Parekh
Saris: Splendour in Threads
Redpepper Books; Mumbai, India; 2012; 9789350673607; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 248 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 037134

Price: 55.95 USD
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30107 Sohan Singh
The Way of Education
Asia Publishing House; Bombay, India; 1967; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Fair; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed pages: 134. Chipped dust jacket. Bumped corners. 020620

Price: 17.00 USD
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30108 Sohan Singh
The Search for Purpose and Meanings: In Life and From Death
Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8173862826; Softcover; New; 
We identify ourselves and are attached to material possessions and physical comforts. Some of us take materialism to be more important than spiritual or ethical values. We have accepted this temporary condition to be final and as a consequence live purposeless and meaningless lives. A poet has aptly said that we can pass our night laughing and joking, but do not know about the morning. Life is transient, and nobody is immortal. We don`t have to push death to the farthest extremes of our consciousness. It can be a good reminder to bring back to our consciousness what is really important in life to us.This book will help you to find your mission in life, give meaning to your existence, and guide you to realise your true self. 110926

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30109 Sohini Sen
Ladakh: A Photo Travelogue
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789385285028; First Edition; Softcover; New; 23 x 31 Cm Sohini Sen 
Unlike any other book so far published on Ladakh — and quite possibly unlike any other travel book published till date — here is a travel story told through high-resolution colour photographs laid out in a comic-strip format. Two lady travellers arrive in Leh one local summer morning. In the course of their journey through Ladakh, they get to know about the war between ‘Nanak Lama’ and a demon and watch masked lamas offer a comic interlude amid serious rituals at the Phyang Monastery festival. On their way to Nubra Valley via Khardung Pass (altitude: 18,380 ft), the travellers meet animals with an identity crisis, and a donkey who will never lend its owner an ear again. In the valley, a 32-metre tall statue of Maitreya Buddha shares the limelight with double-humped camels. The ladies are bowled over by their names. The journey to Pangong Lake (altitude: 13,900 ft) and back has quite a few highpoints — Shey Palace, Thiksey and Hemis monasteries, the Chang Pass, and the curious case of the frozen marmot. A nomadic stay in a tent by the enchanting Pangong with its ever-changing colours reveals a considerable bird population, some with horns on their heads. The Tso Moriri Wetlands combine the beauty of the Lake Districts and the ruggedness of the Wild West. Almost 250 km from Leh, Tso Moriri lake (altitude: 15,075 ft) is visited by very few tourists. Korzok village near the lake helps the ladies peek into the lives of Changpa nomads who do not let the grass grow under their feet. The same cannot be said of their sheep. With its fascinating subject, over 400 crisp photos, and the easy, humorous writing style, this book will appeal immensely to casual tourists, serious travellers, even those keen on armchair travelling.Printed Pages: 96. 102444

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30110 Soihiamlung Dangmei
Religious Politics and Search for Indigeneity: A Study of Donyi Polo Movement in North East India
Akansha Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8183703828; Softcover; New; 
110164

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30111 Soihiamlung Dangmei
Christianity and De-politicization of Naga Movement
Akansha Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8183703844; Hardcover; New; New; 
110192

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30112 Soko Morinaga
Novice to Master: An Ongoing Lesson in the Extent of My Own Stupidity
Wisdom Publications; Boston, USA; 0861713931; First Edition; Paperback; New; 6 x 9 Inches 
Everybody loves NOVICE TO MASTER! As you''ll see in the glowing endorsements and reviews included below, this modern spiritual classic has been embraced by readers of all types. In his singularly humorous and biitingly direct way, Zen abbot Soko Morinaga tells the story of his rigorous training at a Japanese Zen temple, his spiritual growth and his interactions with his students and others. Morinaga''s voice is uniquely tuned to the truth of the condition of the human mind and spirit and his reflections and interpretations are unvarnished and succinct. His great gift is the ability to lift the spirit of the reader all the while exposing the humility and weakness in the lives of people, none more so than his own. Read on to see what everyone from Publishers Weekly to well-known Buddhist figures and even New York Times bestselling author Anthony Swofford have to say about this one of a kind book! Printed Pages: 160. 011027

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30113 Soko Morinaga; Introduction By Martin Collcutt
The Ceasing of Notions: An Early Zen Text from the Dunhuang Caves with Selected Comments
Wisdom Publications; Boston, USA; 2013; 1614290415; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Printed Pages: 121. 037474

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30114 Sol Gittleman
Sholom Aleichem: A Non-Critical Introduction
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1974; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 14.5 Cms x 21.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 203. 004465

Price: 5.00 USD
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30115 Solomon I. Sara
A Description of Modern Chaldean
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1974; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 19 Cms x 27 Cms 
Printed Pages: 113. 035797

Price: 10.00 USD
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30116 Solomon Victus
Eco-Theology and the Scriptures: A Revisit of Christian Responses (Christian Heritage Rediscovered: 10)
Christian World Imprints/B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789351480198; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book is a special endeavor for readers of any sector to enable them to reread the Biblical Texts entirely from non-traditional Ecological perspectives and motivate them to join hands with the people who have genuine concern for the Creation.Starting with the more cautious attitude of many countries shown at the `Rio + 20' Conference and comparing them with the heady promises made at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, the Author shows that for many modern economies, implementation of `Green' movements has become a hard task as the issue of eradication of poverty comes into conflict and in that, the latter often wins. So, the question is left with these economies to decide whether they want to head towards Green Economy, or Great Economy, or Big Economy.He boldly addresses the Colonial character of Christianity imposed on the Indian sub-continent, which stressed the dualist concept of the Earth and Heaven, which puts emphasis on the salvation of the soul rather than that of Creation. The Author has tried to show linkage between Colonialism and Environmental damage, he further proposes for the review of inherited mindset of Indian Christians, that has become indifferent towards the Ecological Problems).He then charts the development of Indian Christian Theology and its great thinkers with particular reference to the second half of the 20th century and proposes a complete review for its deconstruction and replacement with a sound Biblical and Theological Methodology.This informative and thoughtful work also deals with Socio-Economic and Historical subjects and is thus meant for Ecologists, Historians, Economists, Christian Laity, Church Clergies, and Students & Researchers. An ordinary person will be left less informed without having read the book.Printed Pages: 328. 106411

Price: 19.30 USD
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30117 Som P. Ranchan
For Pa: In Gratitude and Guilt
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170175488; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
For Pa in Gratitude and Guilt is an elegy written in epical mode wherein Ranchan mourns the passing away of his father. Written ten years after his father’s death, it presents rich mand analytical portait of the dynamics of relationship between him and his father. Printed Pages: 96. 107833

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30118 Som P. Ranchan
Mantra Manual
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170174872; Hardcover; New; New; 
Mantra Manual explains mantra not only from the viewpoint of traditional, scriptural formulations, but also from depth psychological perspectives to make the subject relevant to our times. It gives twelve mantras, along with their meanings, in one chapter. However, over-elucidation of the mantras has been avoided to provide space for personal meanings created by the mantrin as they life experiences. The Mantra Manual devotes a chapter to the mantra's effect on one's bhavas that alters they very grammar of relationships and bestows superior, introspective insights into the business, in depth and details, the implication of sadhana in the context of dharma, artha, kama and moksha. The Mantra Manual also focusses on the onstacles in the sadhana and suggest ways on how to remove them through dealogue exercises. Printed Pages: 98. 107864

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30119 Som Prakash Verma
Taj Mahal (Monumental Legacy Series)
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2012; 0198080352; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 119 with numerous b/w illustrations. 037024

Price: 6.95 USD
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30120 Som Raj Gupta
Taittriya and Aitareya Upanisads (Wisdom of Sankara Series: The Word Speaks to the Faustian Man: A translation and Interpretation of the Prasthanatrayi and Sankara's Bhasya for the Participation of the Contemporary Man: Vol. III)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120815459; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 
029527

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30121 Som Raj Gupta
Chandogya Upanisad (Wisdom of Sankara Series: The Word Speaks to the Faustian Man: A translation and Interpretation of the Prasthanatrayi and Sankara's Bhasya for the Participation of the Contemporary Man: Vol. IV)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120817974; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 
029528

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30122 Som Raj Gupta
Brhadaranyaka Upanisad (Wisdom of Sankara Series: The Word Speaks to the Faustian Man: A translation and Interpretation of the Prasthanatrayi and Sankara's Bhasya for the Participation of the Contemporary Man: Vol. V in 2 parts)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 812083271X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 
Set of 2 vols. 029529

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30123 Som Raj Gupta
The Word Speaks to the Faustian Man: A translation and Interpretation of the Prasthanatrayi and Sankara's Bhasya for the Participation of Contemporary Man, 4 Vols.
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1991; 8120808266; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 16.5 x 25 Cm 
Set of 4 vols. 022193

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30124 Som Ranchan
Durga Rahasya: A Key to the Eternal Feminine
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2001; 812151035X; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
An initiate of the late Swami Venkatesananda, Durga Rahasya builds on the insights vouchsafed by him. It brings out the cosmological, anthropological and existential meaning of the text via the three tales. The Introduction unravels the stories syntactically together with the lauds in a relaxed semiotic rhythm, supplementing with a commentary cultural and trans-cultural in five brief chapters enabling insights on the Eternal Feminine to the contemporary reader. The transcreation in a class by itself done by a poet steeped in Durga symbology as a sahridaya reader rounds off the Durga Rahasya. The book should interest any intellegent reader in addition to indologists and psychologists and the initiates. It is a handmade book, free from needless jargon. It stands apart from any other book on the subject by vitue of its freshness and interdisciplinary rangings. Printed Pages: 130. 017566

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30125 Som Ranchan
Revisioning Shiva
Indian Publishers' Distributors; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8173413312; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 132. 001274

Price: 7.25 USD
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30126 Som Ranchan & R.K. Shandill (Authors)
Hanuman: A Talkathon Scroll
Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books; New Delhi, India; 8170175437; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 96. 107840

Price: 21.00 USD
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30127 Soma Basu
Warfare in Ancient India: In Theory and Practice
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8124607338; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Differing from the existing studies on the warfare of ancient India; Warfare in Ancient India: In Historical Outline is a comprehensive study of the defence policies, construction of forts, arms and ammunitions, commissariat, the espionage system, the rules of aggression and defence, the technical matters and war ethics, based upon a thorough comprehension of Sanskrit and Sanskritic sources. This being done based on the existing and newly-explored sources. It also analyses the diplomatic and economic factors in aggressive designs, one of the major elements of the political history of early India. This volume partially deals with the activities of the Indo-Aryans and their continuous struggle for survival against hostile environment in Indus Valley and their expansion towards the east along the major rivers of north India, leading to frequent invasions and attacks. Thus came the warlike traits of some major Vedic deities, ancient battles, arms and armour, chariots, forts, arrays, Jain war canons, and major weapons cited in the Mahabharata, Shilappadikaram, Manasollasa, Kural, etc. as the main focus of the book. It also vividly addresses the war policies and tactics enunciated by Kautilya in Arthashastra and Manu in Manu-Smriti, and differentiations in their views on few aspects. The inevitable factors that led to wars — survival, and domination and economic exploitation — are also well dealt. The book should enthuse the interests and spirit of all those who are into the study and research of history, warfare and ancient Indian culture mainly from the Vedic viewpoint.Printed Pages: 308. 100504

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30128 Soma Basu (Sikdar) (ed.)
Supriya Sarthavaha Jataka of Bhadrakalpavadana
The Asiatic Society; Kolkata, India; 2010; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 179. 036307

Price: 8.25 USD
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30129 Soma Chand
Harekrushna Mahtab and Freedom Struggle: 1920-1947
Firma KLM Private Ltd.; Calcutta, India; 1997; 8171020704; First Edition; Hardcover; As New; Very Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 206. Slightly rubbed dust jacket with a small tear. 019225

Price: 7.50 USD
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30130 Soma Chaudhuri
Witches, Tea Plantations, and Lives of Migrant Laborers in India
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789382993452; Hardcover; New; New; 
Bringing together a holistic theoretical perspective drawing from sociology anthropology and postcolonial history the author argues that witchcraft accusations among the adivasi worker communities in the tea plantations of West Bengal are a protest against the plantation management. Thus the witchcraft accusations are not as ‘exotic and primitive rituals of a backward’ adivasi community during times of stress but rather as a powerful protest organized by a marginalized community against its oppressors. The book also illuminates how witchcraft accusations should be interpreted within the backdrop of labor-planters relationship characterized by rigidity of power patronage and social distance.Printed Pages: 210. 101489

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30131 Soma Deb & B. Sinha (Authors)
Encyclopaedia of Fairs and Festivals in India
Raj Publications; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8186208143; Softcover; New; 
A welcome addition to the compelling resources of academic, public and Research Libraries, this single volume compact encyclopaedia is the first attempt to give an Account of not only the Fairs, Festivals and Festivities observed currently in India, but provides t I valuable vestiges of our past traditions, now relinquished with the time.Through full focus is on the what, why and how of the Pan Indian Festivals, this useful work offers entries on both the seasonal and Religious ceremonies of all the Regions of India, be it South Indian Festivals, or of the North, West, East or north-east. This handy volume goes further to expore numerous local and tribal rituals and ceremonies.On this subject, this is the first encyclopaedia, as no work of this Nature was published in the last two millennium. A reference tool based an standard books, attempt has also been made to bring together the leading festivals of different Religions of India, a nation that has embraced Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Zoroastianism and naturally the work also covers apart from Hinduism, major Buddhishist, Jains and Sikh festivals. The work is profusely illustrated having numerous cross-references for easy access to informations. Thus, the range of information provided and the convenience of arrangement make this the ideal companion for all who wish to have a glimpse of Indian culture through its Colour seasonal celebrations.Printed Pages: 256. 106327

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30132 Soma Dutta
Edifice of Learning
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789351280194; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 320. 106195

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30133 Soma Marik
Reinterrogating the Classical Marxist Discourses of Revolutionary Democracy
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2009; 8189833359; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 537. 109313

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30134 Soma Marik
Reinterrogating the Classical Marxist Discourses of Revolutionary Democracy
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2008; 8189833340; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 537. 109337

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30135 Somendranath Bandyopadhyay (Author) & Bhaswati Ghosh (Tr.)
My Days with Ramkinkar Baij
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 8192091244; Hardcover; New; New; 
My Days with Ramkinkar Baij, an English translation of the original Bengali Shilpi Ramkinkar Alaapchari (In Conversation with Artist Ramkinkar) is the result of the author’s long and close association with Ramkinkar Baij, one of modern India’s finest sculptors. This was an association that brings forth many cherished memories of the days in Santiniketan, when Ramkinkar was at his prolific and creative best.As Dr Bandyopadhyay puts it, ‘The very meaning of Ramkinkar is a huge amount of enterprise and a tumult of joy. Those who came slightly closer to him occasionally got to see another avatar—a serious, sombre, Ramkinkar, self-imprisoned within an introspective castle.’This book gives the reader a chance to delve into the mind of this great man and share some special moments of his life.Printed Pages: 316 with 39 colour illustrations, 100 paintings & 155 colour photographs. 106514

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30136 Somerset Playne and Arnold Wright
Southern India
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8120613449; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 766 alongwith numerous illustrations. 035148

Price: 164.75 USD
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30137 Somesh Kumar
Methods for Community Participation: A Complete Guide for Practitioners
Vistaar Publications; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8178290723; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
This immensely practical and comprehensive manual covers the concepts, practice and methodology of participatory development, focusing primarily on how to achieve participation. It is rich with insights from the field, particularly from India, China and Nigeria. Among its many unique features are: - it provides inclusive methodologies for reaching people - it suggests practical ways of making people’s participation a reality - it is designed to suit the needs of those working in diverse development sectors - the author provides space for innovation while encouraging creativity and flexibility - it contains tips on best practices as well as on attitudes and behaviour, while drawing attention to limitations and precautions - it adopts a simple step approach and provides a ready reckoner of 24 methods to suit different development activities and contexts Printed Pages: 336. 028588

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30138 Someswar Bhowmik
Cinema and Censorship: The Politics of Control in India
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8125036652; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
This ‘narrative historiography’ traces the evolution of censorship discourses in post-colonial India, delineates the theoretical bases of censorship claims and contentions, and uncovers its many socio-political dimensions and complexities. The exercise of film censorship in modern India, Bhowmik argues, must be de-linked from its colonial origins, as such a practice violates the sacrality of the constitutionally granted freedom of speech and expression in the post-independence system. Penetrating the haze of bureaucratic manipulation, judicial laxity, vested interest and political or public pressure surrounding the film censorship debate, the author disagrees with the popular notion of censorship as moral restraint. Rather, he reveals that its true import lies in the propagation of political agendas. The overarching chronological schema that he devises outlines the intricate interplay of policies of governance and strictures of censorship. As in his other books – Indian Cinema Colonial Contours (1995) and Behind the glitz: Exploring an Enigma called Indian Film Industry (2008) – Bhowmik grounds the specific topicality of Cinema and Censorship within the wider contexts of film history and culture. A riveting read, this book goes into the very heart of the problematiques of Indian cinematic censorship. Printed Pages: 396. 026763

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30139 Somnath Chakraverty
Rock Art Studies in India: A Historical Perspective
The Asiatic Society; Kolkata, India; 2003; 8172361378; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 64 with 52 colour plates. 021416

Price: 8.50 USD
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30140 Somnath Dhar
Jammu and Kashmir
National Book Trust/Sangam Book Depot; New Delhi, India; 8123725337; Softcover; New; 
Regarded by the Mughals as ' the earthly paradise', Kashmir has held a particular fascination for many. Since time immemorial, tourists as well as pilgrims belonging to different regions have been attracted to this land of scenic splendour, bracing climate and sacred shrines. The present book is about this land and its handsome people noted for their tolerance, intelligence, indsutry and skill. it describes Kashmir's rich contribution to the fabric of Indian Life-- its art, lieterature and culture. Printed Pages: 226. 108358

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30141 Somnath Ghosal
Sustainable Forestry: People, Culture and Economics
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2013; 8191038293; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 248. 109060

Price: 11.38 USD
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30142 Somnath Sapru
Combat Lore: Indian Air Force 1930-1945
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789383649259; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages:1190. 104258

Price: 24.00 USD
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30143 Somnath Sapru
Armed Pegasus: The Early Years
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380502915; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Barely seven years after the Wright Brothers flew for the first time a heavier than air machine at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, USA, in 1903, the first crates containing two Boxkite aeroplanes landed at Karachi. In December 1910, they flew in the Indian skies for the first time, heralding the coming of the air age to India. Barely seven years after the Wright Brothers flew for the first time a heavier than air machine at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, USA, in 1903, the first crates containing two Boxkite aeroplanes landed at Karachi. In December 1910, they flew in the Indian skies for the first time, heralding the coming of the air age to India. It was, however, in early 1916, with the pressure of war on, that the British government decided to send military aeroplanes to India. Prior to that, a flying school had been opened in early 1914 but due to the war, it closed down. Thereafter, the miniscule presence of the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force (RFC/RAF) in India (mostly in the North-West Frontier area) steadily increased and served right through the Twenties and Thirties, until World War II began and beyond it up to 1947. This was the period when the tactics and organisational structure of the new service gradually changed through innovation and emulation of the other two services until the Indian Air Force (IAF) came into existence in October 1932. It was in this period that there was a demand for Indians to be recruited into the RAF. The British flatly refused but eventually conceded that a separate service for India should be established.Printed Pages: 400. 104355

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30144 Somnath Wakhlu (Author) & Karan Singh (frwd)
The Rich Heritage of Jammu and Kashmir: Studies in Art and Architecture, History and Culture of the Region
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8121205700; Hardcover; New; New; 
Jammu And Kashmirhlu has basically been a Teacher of English literature but while working in the Amar Mahal Museum and Library, Jammu for the last two and half decades his mind got yoked to many Devotions of Jammu and Kashmir Art and architecture, History and culture, Mysticism and literature. And he passes from one devotion to the other with athletic ease.The present book is divided into two parts: one is concerned with Jammu and the other with Kashmir. Then each part is subdivided into various sections; first, art and architecture; second, history and third, literature.Essays on art and architecture: this section attempts at a descriptive and critical Study of ancient monuments of Jammu and Kashmir. The Author has detailed the Geographic and scenic beauty of the places with actuality and narrated the historical background in quite a succinct manner. He has examined the Religious aspect and then in the case of paintings his analytical faculty marks the critical one.Historical Essays: In this section Prof. Wakhlu writes about the historical personages with vivid dramatic effectiveness without sacrificing the historical accuracy. He has written only about the great and noble historical figures ignoring many others of less significance.Literary Essays: In the domain of literature he indeed has self-confidence and ease. Apart from English he also had the opportunity to study both the Dogri and Kashmiri literature in depth. In this section he has taken care to include only a few chosen representative poets.By a slightest reflection on this work one can feel that he possesses a firm Sense of composition, a sweep, and compact and delightful verve and eloquence.Printed Pages: 372. 105896

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30145 Sonal Singh & Surendra Singh
Trends in Library and Information Science
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8121206766; Hardcover; New; New; 
Today, information, whether in the form of empirical data or in the developed form called "knowledge' is regarded as a vital national source. This book deals with this vital subject, comprehensively and exhaustively. It's a must for all scholars, professionals and students in the discipline concerned.Printed Pages: 398. 105977

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30146 Sonali Bendre Behl
The Modern Gurukul: My Experiments with Parenting
Random House/Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 8184005229; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 288. 106481

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30147 Sonali Bhatt Marwaha
Colors of Truth: Religion, Self and Emotions
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 818069268X; Hardcover; New; New; 
Every culture is guided by a philosophy or belief system. These beliefs influence every aspect of an individual life, including his identity and concept of self. This book explores the Hindu, Buddhist, Jaina, Zoroastrian, Islamic and Sikh belief systems in order to comprehend their percepts on the concept of self, their perspectives on emotions, and the implications of these for the individual and society. In addition, a review of contemporary psychology, incorporating views from evolutionary psychology, biological psychology, neuro psychology, cognitive psychology, and social psychology, in relation to their theories on self and emotions, is also presented. This analysis is an attempt towards integrating religion and personal identity, within the background of contemporary knowledge of the dynamics of being human. Printed Pages: 319. 112052

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30148 Sonali Shivlani
Prenatal Fitness 360°: The Way to a Healthy Pregnancy
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789384030803; Softcover; New; 
“Right nutrition and regular exercise during pregnancy go a long way in increasing immunity, boosting energy levels, alleviating discomfort, easing labour and delivery, relieving stress and promoting overall well being.If you are planning a pregnancy or are already pregnant, Prenatal Fitness 360°:The Way to a Healthy Pregnancy will help you to create your own exercise and nutrition plan from preconception, to during and after delivery.It is your complete resource on planning a healthy pregnancy and advancing in this life-changing direction armed with the right knowledge and confidence. 109700

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30149 Sonalini Chaudhry Dawar (ed.)
Ramayana: The Sacred Epic of Gods and Demons
Om Books Intenational; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8187107677; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 22 Cms x 28.5 Cms 
Printe pages: 256 alongwith numerous coloured ills. 017491

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30150 Sonam T.Kazi
The Collected Works of Kun-Mkhyen 'Jigs-Med-gling-Pa: Volume 7; Klong Chen Snying Thig: Part 1
Unknown; Gangtok, India; 1972; Reproduction of the Original Manuscript; Hardcover; Very Good; 36 Cms x 27 Cms 
016025

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30151 Sonam T.Kazi
The Collected Works Of Kun-Mkhyen 'Jigs-Med-Gling-Pa: Volume 3; Rnying Ma'i Rgyud 'Bum Gyi-Rtogs brjod and Dris Lan Rin Po Che'i Bstan Bcos
Unknown; Gangtok, India; 1972; Reproduction of the Original Manuscript; Hardcover; Very Good; 36 Cms x 27 Cms 
016026

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30152 Sonam T.Kazi
The Collected Works of kun-Mkhyen 'Jigs-Med-gling-Pa: Volume 4; Dgongs 'Dus Cho Ga'i Rnam bshad and Gtam Tshogs
Unknown; Gangtok, India; 1972; Reproduction of the Original Manuscript; Hardcover; Very Good; 36 Cms x 27 Cms 
016024

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30153 Sondra L. Hausner
Wandering with Sadhus: Ascetics in the Hindu Himalayas
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8175968923; Softcover; New; 
In this moving ethnographic portrait of Hindu renouncers – sadhus or ascetics – in northern India and Nepal Sondra L. Hausner considers a paradox that shapes their lives: while ostensibly defined by their solitary spiritual practice the stripping away of social commitments and their break with family and community renouncers in fact regularly interact with each other and with “householder” society. They form a distinctive alternative community with its own internal structure one that is not located in any single space. Highly mobile and dispersed across the subcontinent its members are regulalrly brought together through pilgrimage circuits on festival cycles. Drawing on many years of fieldwork Hausner presents intimate portraits of individual sadhus as she examines the shared views of space time and the body that create the ground of everyday experience. Written with an extraordinary blend of empathy compassion and anthropological insight this study will appeal to scholars students and general readers alike.Printed Pages: 266. 101498

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30154 Soni Kumari
Nutrition Education in Rural India
Raj Publications; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789382281610; Softcover; New; 
110862

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30155 Sonia Bahi
The Spectacular Miss
Fingerprint/Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 8175993413; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 240. 107030

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30156 Sonia Cole
Animal Ancestors
Phoenix House Ltd; London, UK; 1964; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; Good; 19.5 Cms x 26 Cms M. Maitland Howard 
Printed Pages: 78 with illustrations. Torn dust-jacket. Bumped corners. 012126

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30157 Sonia Gandhi (ed.)
Two Alone, Two Together: Letters Between Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru 1922-1964
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2004; 0143032453; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi were eloquent and prolific letter writers. The letters in this volume, selected from the extensive correspondence between the two over more than forty years, are like ‘conversation on paper—but more revealing’, as Sonia Gandhi observes. Intimate, articulate and unreserved, they provide illuminating new insights into the character and personality of two of the most towering figures of modern India. Remarkable for their honesty, sensitivity and humour, and replete with vivid descriptions of major personalities and events of their times, the letters chart Indira Gandhi’s development from a shy, frail schoolgirl into a charismatic political leader; they reflect the love of nature and books that father and daughter shared, and reveal their candid views on a variety of subjects, ranging from family and friends to issues of political and national importance. Above all, this volume reflects the depth and tenderness of the relationship between Jawaharlal and Indira, and the formidable moral and physical courage that was the hallmark of both personalities. Printed Pages: 648. 011753

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30158 Sonia Golani
Decoding Bollywood: Stories of 15 Film Directors
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789384030308; Softcover; New; 
Some like Farah Khan and Zoya Akhtar had sterling antecedents but it took a tough childhood and intermittent assignments on film sets to win the box office with Om Shanti Om and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, while Ashutosh Gowarikar auditioned for folk dances and failed with his debut film, Lagaan created cinematic history and Anurag Basu had to first dance as a background extra and later overcome cancer to witness Barfi win hearts and awards. These and other hitherto unfamiliar stories of directors belonging to the “100 crore club” like Rohit Shetty and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, the adventurous Kabir Khan and the maverick, Mahesh Bhatt take us through the unusual lives of 15 filmmakers of extraordinary films.Sonia Golani achieves the incredible by sitting each director down to candidly discuss the hype around the Oscars, the exclusivity of the “100 crore club”, effect of corporatization and much more. 109670

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30159 Sonia Ricotti
Step Into Your Greatness: Powerfully Take Action Move Forward and Create A Life You Deserve!
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8184954964; Softcover; New; 
is both inspiring and clearly written, offering step-by-step strategies, stories and exercises that will teach you how to:Powerfully move forward, take action, and create the life you deserve.Transform your way of thinking and feel better now.Experience inner peace and happiness no matter what your circumstances.Printed Pages: 292. • Release your negative past experiences and create a new and exciting present and future. 105226

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30160 Sonia Ricotti
The Law of Attraction: Plain and Simple 11 Simple Steps to Enjoy Freedom and Inner Peace
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8184950225; Softcover; New; 
Ricotti shows you how to live the life of your dreams, your greatest life,by applying eleven simple steps to enjoying inner peace and happiness in every area including:Decide what you want, Choose your thoughts and feelings,Connect mind, body, spirit.The Law of Attraction states that we attract into our lives what we project into the universe. Written in plain English and filled with stories, tips, and exercises, The Law of Attraction helps you shift your thoughts, language, and emotions. It’s time to stop the negative energy flow and learn to project positive energy all the time.Concise, accessible, and practical this little book is all you need to put the complaints behind you and get what you want, need, and deserve.Printed Pages: 140. 105227

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30161 Sonia Sikka, Bindu Puri & Lori G. Beaman (Eds)
Living with Religious Diversity
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 1138639729; Hardcover; New; New; 
111184

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30162 Sonithaa J. Kapoor
Ifs, Buts Going Nuts
Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8192535460; Softcover; New; 
So, you hate oily food and Mom served parathas for breakfast...how could she! You just adore that little navalpiercing that your friend has but your parents would get a heart attack if you want that, right? Also, that cute guy you saw at the schoolfest . . . does he really like you? Too many questions plague your mind which the world never understands, how would they? They're adults after all. So meet your new friend—Natasha. Studying in the tenth standard, living in a city with her mom and dad, her life is a royal mess that she is trying to sort out. What's the meaning of friendship? Can parents ever be friends? Do friendships stand the test of time? Natasha is trying her best to understand life that is offering a new challenge everyday. What kind of challenge? Well, she does not fall off a cliff and she does not meet a monster either—she just goes to school! But that's adventure enough. You would know. It's your story. 107238

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30163 Sonja Chandrachud
Full On Fashionista
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 2014; 0143333305; Softcover; New; 
Angie is NUTS about fashion and loves designing outlandish outfits. But life isn’t easy when your mother, Bollywood superstar Kajol Kulkarni, thinks you’re a complete fashion disaster. Things get tough when Angie wears her own crazy creation to the Movie Mania Awards, steals the limelight and lands up in the news for the wrong reasons! Mocked as the ‘Wannabe Fashionista’, Angie is shattered.Then life takes a glorious turn. School hottie Roberto befriends Angie and insists she must take part in Teen Runaway, a happening fashion-designing competition. Angie is on top of the world! But will she survive a brawl with her besties, a terrible wardrobe malfunction, a skeleton in the family cupboard and a broken heart? Charming, dramatic and very fashionable, Full On Fashionista is a must-read for all trendy teens.Printed Pages: 200. 103433

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30164 Sonja Hukantaival
For a Witch Cannot Cross Such a Threshold!: Building Concealment Traditions in Finland c. 1200-1950
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2016; 9526732987; New; 
Why people in the past hide animal bones and other objects in the structures of their buildings? For a Witch Cannot Cross Such a Threshold! discusses building concealment practices and the worldview where they were meaningful in the light of archaeological finds and folklore accounts. Moreover, the book introduces a means for studying historical folk religion as part of the archaeology of religion. Printed Pages: 396. 114087

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30165 Sonja Hukantaival
Muinaistutkija 1/2016
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2016; New; 
Sisältää mm. artikkelit: Juha Ruohonen, Raudun Vehmaisten Linnamäki. Tarinoita, tulkintoja ja tutkimushistoriaa; Jussi Moisio, Miekansirpaleita Sauvosta. Möyrymäen gladiuksen analyysi; Timo Muhonen, Vuorenpeikkoja ja vaaranpaikkoja. Kaksi kivirauniota Pohjanmaalta; Tuuli Koponen, Kuusamon Pyhälahti ja varhaismetallikautinen ympäristönmuokkaus; Krista Vajanto, Väriaineet ja värjäysmenetelmät Suomessa rautakauden lopulla. Printed Pages: 56. 114095

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30166 Sonja Hukantaival`
Muinaistutkija 4/2016
Bookstore Tiedekirja; Finland; 2016; New; 
Muinaistutkija 4/2016 sisältää mm. seuraavat artikkelit: Liisa Kunnas-Pusa, Tärvellyt ja kaaputetut – Kivikautiset irtolöydöt Jaakkiman pitäjästä ja kivikauden esineiden keräily 1800-1900-lukujen vaihteessa; Jussi Moisio, Lisiä Maarian Kärsämäen kalmiston tutkimuksiin – androsentrismistä kohti monipuolisempaa tulkintaa; Riku Kauhanen, Taistelukenttälöydön tutkimusta historiallisen ajan konfliktiarkeologisin keinoin – erään pakinkannen monet tulkinnat. Printed Pages: 68. 114091

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30167 Sophia B. Blaydes
Christopher Smart as a Poet of His Time: A Re-Appraisal
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1966; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fair; 15 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 182. 006310

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30168 Sophia Behrens
Directory of Foreign Language Service Organizations (Language in Education: Theory and Practice: Volume I)
Center for Applied Linguistics; Washington, DC, USA; 1978; 0872810771; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 22 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 56. Slightly scratched covers. 008123

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30169 Sophie Ehrhardt and Kenneth A.R. Kennedy
Excavations at Langhnaj: 1944-63: Part III: Human Remains
Deccan College Post-Graduate and Research Institute; Pune, India; 1965; First Edition; Paperback; New; 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
039485

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30170 Soran Singh
Scheduled Castes of India: Dimensions of Social Change
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1987; 8121200849; Hardcover; New; New; 
The present work deals with the changing socio-economic condition of the scheduled castes in the field of social structure, occupation, economic condition, Political participation and affiliation, education, health, Housing and reservation quota etc.The Study draws an empirical profile of new dimensions of social change among scheduled castes of India. Major dimensions of social change in the field of social structure, occupation, economic, condition, political, participation and affiliation, education, health, housing and reservation quota are analysed. An endeavour has been made to investigate into the impact of the modern Forces on the scheduled castes. The well-known technique of inflow analysis has been adopted. The conclusions of the study are definitive and will be extremely useful in planning further descriptive studies on the subject in future.Printed Pages: 194. 105677

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30171 Soraya Caro Vargas
India Latin America: An Alliance for the Future
Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789382711124; Hardcover; New; New; 
India and Latin America An Alliance for the Future talks about better understanding of the mutual realities of these two regions, which are crucial in the achievement of constructing a higher quality economic relationship--balanced, diverse, inclusive and long lasting. It includes particular case studies which do not involve just simple transaction of natural resources but building of global value chains, inducing the two economies to practice a balanced inter-dependency. The study is aimed at businessmen, policymakers and researchers in both regions, so it addresses issues that may be of interest to one or the other, always attempting a comparative analysis... Printed Pages: 276. 107232

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30172 Sorin Alexandrescu (ed.)
Transformational Grammar and the Rumanian Language
The Peter De Ridder Press; Lisse, The Netherlands; 1977; 9031601446; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 15 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 97. 018521

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30173 Sotheby's
Art at Sotheby's: The Year at Sotheby's 1981-82 (Two Hundred and Forty-eighth Season)
Sotheby Publications; London, UK; 1982; 0856671657; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 21.5 Cms x 28 Cms 
Printed Pages: 392 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 003245

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30174 Sotheby's
Art at Sotheby's: The Year at Sotheby's 1982-83 (Two Hundred and Forty-ninth Season)
Sotheby Publications; London, UK; 1983; 0856671800; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 21.5 Cms x 28 Cms 
Printed Pages: 416 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 003246

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30175 Sotheby's
Art at Auction: The Year at Sotheby's 1981-82 (Two Hundred and Forty-Eighth season)
Sotheby Publications; London, UK; 1982; 0856671657; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 21.5 Cms x 28 Cms 
Printed Pages: 392 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 004913

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30176 Sotheby's
Sotheyby's: Art at Auction 1988-89
Sotheby's Publications; London, UK; 1989; 085667365X; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 23 x 28 Cm 
Printed Pages: 464 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 017954

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30177 Sotheby's
Art at Auction: The Year at Sotheby's 1982-83 (Two Hundred and Forty-Ninth season)
Sotheby Publications; London, UK; 1983; 0856671800; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 21.5 Cms x 28 Cms 
Printed Pages: 416 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 007210

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30178 Soti Virendra Chandra
Bharatiya Samskriti men Striyon ki Sthiti
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8124604975; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 22 Cm 
Respecting of women was prevalent in Indian culture ever since the Vedic period. The life values of women were considered holy and pure in those times. In the literature pertaining to Ramayana, Mahabharata, Upanishads, Buddhist, Middle Age and the British times, the highly respectable status of women is clearly shown. How differently were the women viewed at various times in different eras? Which were the women who made a special place for themselves in the different fields of life? In this context we remember Brahmavadini Gargi, Rajmahishi Durgavati of Gondvana, Queen Ahilyabai, Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi, and some other women for their special contribution in maintaining the high status of women in Indian society. Portraying the position of women in the ancient period and comparing them to the present times when life is full of struggles, this book becomes a valuable tool for the scholars engaged in women studies and also for the people specializing in Indian traditional culture besides the general readers.Printed Pages: 103. 100395

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30179 Soubhagya Pathy
Aesthetics of Pictorial Language
Harman Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8186622829; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 376 with numerous b/w illustrations. 021262

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30180 Soumen Mukherjee
Against All Odds: The Struggle of the Marginalized in Select Indian English Fiction
Raj Publications; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789382281313; Softcover; New; 
Preface, Acknowledgment 1. Introduction 2. In the labyrinth of Identity - Salman Rushdie’s 'Midnight’s Children' 3. Struggle for Survival - Arundhati Roy’s 'The God of Small Things' 4. Breaking Down the Class Barriers - Amitav Ghosh’s 'The Hungry Tide' 5. ‘The Have - Nots’ in the Land of Plenty - Kiran Desai’s 'The Inheritance of Loss' 6. When the Underclass Speaks - Aravind Adiga’s 'The White Tiger', Conclusion, Bibliography, Index.Printed Pages: 254. 106384

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30181 Soumik Nandy Majumdar
8 Bengal Masters: Miracles of Existence
Mapin Publishing; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789385360015; Softcover; New; 
Published on the occasion of the show ‘8 Bengal Masters: Miracles of Existence’, this volume explores the post-Colonial context of Bengal that produced some of the finest artists of all times. Focusing on eight eminent artists, from various practices of print-making, sculpture and painting, it traces how they embarked on individual artistic journeys fostered by a renewed modernist search for an appropriate style in tandem with their responses to the contemporary situation.Preceded by international figure like Rabindranath Tagore, stimulating cross-cultural contacts with the modern European art and a critical exploration into the indigenous sensibilities heralded a whole new set of fresh alternative aesthetic possibilities for these artists. Their works reflect a period of intense social and aesthetic transformations with a visible emphasis on the humanistic concerns and existential condition of the newly-Independent India.The eight artists showcased here redefined the quest for a personal idiom not as a mere stylistic search but as the intimate and mutually transforming dialogue between individual and the world—both social and natural. From this perspective, this book takes a fresh look at the works of these artists as some of the best examples of the socially-relevant, liberating aesthetics of the post-’40s modern Indian art. Printed Pages: 120 with 98 colour illustrations. 111946

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30182 Soumitra Das; Foreword By Olef Van Cleef
White & Black: Journey to the Centre of Imperial Calcutta
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8189738437; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 11 x 11.5 Inches 
Soumitra Das is a journalist born and based in Calcutta who began his career with The Statesman and its now with The Telegraph. He is deeply involved with the visual arts and heritage issues and writes regularly on these topics. He has a popular column titled ‘Flashback’ on Calcutta’s history and the city's rapidly changing face. In October 2007, he brought out a book on the streets of Calcutta entitled A Jaywalker's Guide to Calcutta which became a bestseller. He has contributed to the Tramjatra book on Calcutta trams published by an Australian university. Christopher Taylor is an English photographer based in France with the vision of a poet. His black-and-white photographs have an elegiac quality that sensitively capture the misty, grey climes of Iceland, the rarely noticed details of China's bleak and dreary urbanscape, and the grand colonial buildings of Calcutta that had seen better days. A zoologist by training, this self-taught photographer mostly uses a cumbersome studio camera or else an ancient Rolliflex even in the busiest streets. Yet human beings are rarely sighted in his works. So, his photographs never fail to surprise. He has held critically-acclaimed exhibitions in Paris, Arles, London, Beijing, Delhi, Mumbai, and Calcutta. Olaf Van Cleef, scion of the Van Cleef dynasty, has been a counselor in high-range jewellery at Cartier since 1982. An accomplished artist in his own right, Olaf, who lives in Paris, has held several exhibitions in India. He has published a travelogue entitled From Darjeeling to Pondicherry and is also a designer of gardens. Above all, he is an indefatiguable lover of Calcutta, a city he has been visiting since 1990. Printed Pages: 236 with 205 b/w photographs. 028483

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30183 Soumitra Singh
The Child of Misfortune
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789382299929; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Amar and Jonah played chess in childhood before a series of events ripped their friendship apart. Now, they have grown up and find themselves challenging each other again-a dangerous game of chess with extremely high stakes involving their lives and the lives of millions of people. A game that takes them on an audacious journey from the valleys of Kashmir to the corporate houses of London. Who will survive and who will win?Printed Pages: 328. 104864

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30184 Sourin Banerji
Discovery of Divinity Within: From a Personal File
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8170229545; Hardcover; New; New; 
The journey within man points to traversing inward pastures more than normal in one's lifetime. Whatever the revelations, are enough meaningful in greatly shaping the human destiny. The book is a volume of uncommon self-realisation blessed by divinity that reigns within every man, as much as in the author himself. All materials of this supreme knowledge have been taken from the author's personal file, seldom sullied by narrow egotism; but the selective autobiographical touches to the sublimation might well inspire individual searches within, and the book is intended to create such mental thrusts. A long life covering more than seven decades is normally full of events and episodes that gives one lots of scope for unravelling the mysteries coming by if the one has the right eye so developed. The personal file is not all bliss but rather a mixed discovery of successes and failures, all uniquely novel and telling, nowhere putting hurdles on the track to the concept of divine oneness. Going beyond man is not easy; more difficult is going within man. The innermost self of man is a closed shop; there is no open sesame for it; instead one has to sharpen the eye to look for the key to divinity. It is awareness that divinity is everywhere, in you, me and all, which helps in spiritual discovery of the divine min dest. Yet the book is a humble work that does not provide any futuristic model for the millions of individuals. Neither does the author envisage it. Printed Pages: 156. 112061

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30185 Sourindro Mohun Tagore
Hindu Music (Two Parts Bound in One)
Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8175365137; Hardcover; New; New; 
In the first part, the present collection, notwithstanding its short-comings, will be received with indulgence by those interested with the revival of Hindu music. It also provides a further collection of the views of foreign writers on Hindu music which has been placed in the second part. The first part contains extracts from almost all the eminent works on Hindu music found in the Englis language.The similarity of the music of Egypt and Greece to that of this country has been traced and pointed out: harmony and melody have been compared; and time noticed. The varieties of song have been enumerated, and the character of each detailed. A brief account of the principal musicians has been superadded and the work concluded with a short alphabetical glossary of the most useful musical terms. Printed Pages: 447 with 4 plates 1 folded illustration. 107415

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30186 Sourindro Mohun Tagore
Universal History of Music
Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8175361565; Hardcover; New; New; 
Music pervades all nature. There is nothing in nature that arouses our attention of eaffects our feelings so quickly as a sound. The book furnishes an account of the music of various nations-civilized ot uncivilized, on the face of the habitable globe. A few facts concerning Hindu music are given a place in the Appendix.It is generally accepted that most countries have a music of their own, the character of which may be called national. The primitive tones of the human voice are much the same in all countries and the prior to the progress of the art and to the period when the music of one country came to exercise some influence over that of another; the songs of a nation could express only the sensations of the heart, and have been little better than the mere tones of the voice.In the case of civilized nations where music is cultivated on scientific principles in the upper strata of society and where it has reached a high degree of development one must look to the less educated classes for obtaining a strictly correct idea of their national music. National music means a faithful expression of national feelings, and these feelings are best manifested under circumstances that are not controlled by extraneoud influences.The shepherd tending his flock, the fishermen mending his nets, the labourer in the paddy field, the cartman driving his cart, has no inducement to sing his favourite tune, unless he is prompted to it by the emotions of his heart. The professional musician, on the other hand, has several inducements to compose or perform music which he does not really feel. The peculiar character of the popular music of a nation depends to a large extent upon the climate of the country; upon the occupation and habits of the people, and as some go to the length of asserting upon the food upon which they chiefly subsist.The study of the music of various nations is advantageous to the musician for a number of resasons. The variety of rhythm and modulation and the deep and beautiful expression that prevail in some of the melodies may present to the student excellent models in composition. The study is important from an ethnological point of view, as it affords him an insight into the inward man and displays the character and temperament of different races, and the relation they bear to one another. It is also important from historical standpoint, for it shows the different stages of progress which music has made in different countries. Printed Pages: 402. 107421

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30187 South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre
Human Rights and Humanitarian Law: Developments in Indian and International Law
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0195692128; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
This unique volume is a wide-ranging, yet exhaustive examination of human rights and humanitarian law in India as well as their interconnections with international law. Designed as a basic text for LLM and MA students pursuing courses in human rights and related subjects, including criminology and legal administration, it has been developed using the UGC course outline. Thematically organized and lucid, this book provides extremely useful reference material for human rights law practitioners and judges, and also for police and other government officials undergoing training on human rights issues in relation to their work. The topics covered include: # the Indian constitutional framework relating to human rights # India’s obligations under international law # the criminal justice system # environmental protection and development issues # the debate about human rights and cultural rights # regional associations and human rights # international humanitarian and refugee law The methodology adopted in the book integrates the theoretical and practical aspects of learning. Every chapter includes cross-references and a list of recommended reading, case law wherever relevant, and web-based citations for easy research. 026944

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30188 South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre
Handbook of Human Rights and Criminal Justice in India: The System and Procedure
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0195690508; Second Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This handbook is a practical, up-to-date, and reader friendly guide to the Indian criminal justice system, particularly in the context of human rights. It provides an overview of the Criminal Procedure Code, a lengthy and complex piece of legislation, which contains safeguards for civil and political rights. This substantially revised second edition explains the changes brought about by the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2005 in various provisions, including those relating to bail, plea bargaining, and the functioning of the police. It also discusses the recent Supreme Court judgement on police reforms and the right to compensation. Retaining the structure and organization of the original work, the handbook lucidly explains the provisions and rules that the police and courts must follow while dealing with crime — from complaint to trial to sentencing. It sets out the hierarchical framework of the police and the judiciary and their functions in the criminal justice system. The volume has been authored by a team at the South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre (SAHRDC), which is engaged in the documentation of human rights laws and developments in the region. It draws attention to the implications of errors and omissions that can occur during the investigation and trial process. The handbook underscores the remedies found within the Code and in the Indian Constitution. It also highlights cases that have established important rules and guidelines relating to the implementation of the Code in accordance with the provisions of the constitution. The Handbook also includes # a glossary of often used, but little understood legal terms # a reproduction of the table of classification of offences under the Indian Penal Code 019688

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30189 South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre
Introducing Human Rights: An Overview including Issues of Gender Justice, Environmental, and Consumer Law
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 0195681479; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 256. 108901

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30190 Sovon Som
An Enchanted Space: The Private World of Ganesh Pyne
CIMA; Kolkata, India; 2006; 8187977051; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 26 Cms x 26 Cms 
Printed pages: 82 alongwith numerous coloured photographs of paintings. 017434

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30191 Sovon Som
Tagore's Paintings: Versification in Line
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 8189738941; Hardcover; New; New; 
Rabindranath Tagore, in the prefatory note in his Birmingham exhibition had commented: ‘My pictures are my versification in lines. If by any chance, they are entitled to claim recognition, it must be primarily for some rhythmic significance of form, which is ultimate and not for any interpretation of an idea or representation of fact.’ Breaking away from his image as the philosopher-poet of Gitanjali, that permeated an aura of mysticism, an ambience of peace and sublime harmony, Tagore set forth on this adventurous journey in the wonderful domain of art at a time when both health and words were failing him. Painting was seen by him as the epilogue to his life, a means to recollect memories and refurbish certain images that haunted him.Tagore’s Paintings: Versification in Lines outlines the creative process behind Tagore’s experiments with ink and colour. What began as emendations and rhythmic linear traceries gradually took diagrammatic abstract forms, creating curves and loops or flowing in a jagged manner, and moving in search of recognisable bodies or towards figuration. Tagore’s unrestrained expression in lines played havoc in the complacent and stagnant world of Indian art and paved the way towards modernism. The images presented in this book have been selected to support the author’s fastidious research of Tagore’s paintings, and the captions added to them, complement his analyses.Printed Pages: 96 with 79 paintings & 24 colour photographs. 106512

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30192 Sowmya Dechamma C.C. And Elavarthi Sathya Prakash (eds)
Cinemas of South India: Culture, Resistance, and Ideology
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2010; 019806795X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
With around 800 films per year, India is the leading producer of filmed entertainment in the world. Interestingly, the Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam film industries––the major four in south India––make up over half the share. This collection of diverse but interconnected essays provides a fresh approach to understanding cinemas of south India. Considering cinema from various language-cultures, this volume discusses issues ranging from identity politics and minority discourse to re-makes and the politics of gender. Instead of focusing on language, or nation, or region, which have dominated discussions on films, this volume looks at ideologies within traditions of films and film industries to explore ideas and images related to language, identity, gender, communities, and politics. The essays look at culture in terms of conventional and transforming norms of societal politics, and more importantly in terms of cultures of cinema: of production, viewing, stardom, and film songs, among others. The comprehensive Introduction surveys all the issues and reviews existing studies on cinemas of south India. Contributors # Sowmya Dechamma C.C. # Jananie Kalyanaraman # Nikhila H. # Elavarthi Sathya Prakash # M. Madhava Prasad # Ratheesh Radhakrishnan # M.K. Raghavendra # S.V. Srinivas # Shyma P. # Tharakeshwar V.B. 033963

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30193 Sowmya Rajendran & Niveditha Subramaniam
Nirmala and Normala
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 2014; 0143333143; Softcover; New; 
Nirmala and Normala are twins separated at birth *dramatic music*. While one goes on to become a heroine, the other goes on to become a normal person. Yes, we know we should put ‘normal’ in quotes. We also know that we should issue a disclaimer that there’s no such thing as normal, but really, let’s talk about that later. If you’ve ever sat through a movie wondering why in the world the heroine is playing with street children or why she seems so daft despite being Harvard-educated, you should listen to Nirmala’s story. As for Normala, well, we all know her, don’t we?Printed Pages: 200. 103430

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30194 Sp. Palaniappan and K. Annadurai
Organic Farming: Theory and Practice
Scientific Publishers; Jodhpur, India; 2006; 8172334354; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 257. 024624

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30195 Spencer Hardy
The Legends and Theories of the Buddhists
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1993; 8120607333; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 244. 034738

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30196 Spencer Tucker
Who's Who in Twentieth Century Warfare
Routledge; London, UK; 2001; 0415234972; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 234 x 156 Mm 
This authoritative biographical guide to warfare in the twentieth century is at once fascinating reading and an invaluable work of reference for anyone interested in modern military history. As well as the First and Second World Wars, the book takes in key figures from Vietnam, Korea, and other key conflicts. Those whose lives and careers are covered here include not only major military leaders, but also politicians, inventors, and other major public figures central to the course of modern military history. From Che Guevara to Mao Zhedong, from Albert Speer to Norman Schwarzkopf, and from Josef Stalin to Charles de Gaulle, this volume's breadth of coverage makes it a unique and indispensable guide to an important and absorbing element of modern history. Printed Pages: 384. 009024

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30197 Spink
Coins of England and the United Kingdom 2011 (46th Edition)
Spink; London, UK; 2010; 190742704X; 46th Edition; Hardcover; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 647 with numerous colour illustrations. 036461

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30198 Spiro Kostof
Caves of God: The Monastic Environment of Byzantine Cappadocia
The MIT Press; Cambridge, Massachussets, USA; 1972; 0-262-11042-3; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Good; Malcolm C. Carpenter 
Printed Pages: 314. 038579

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30199 Spos-khan-pa Rin-chen-rgyal-mtshan; Edited under the Direction of Ven. Gdon-thog Rin-po-che (ed.)
Sdom Pa Gsum Gyi Rab Tu Dbye Ba'i Gzun Lugs Legs Par Bsad Pa: A Detailed Commentary on Sa'skya Pandi-ta's Famed Sdom Gsum Rab Dbye: Reproduced from an Ancient Manuscript from Nepal and Edited Under the Direction of the Ven. Gdon-thog Rin-po-che
Unknown; New Delhi, India; 1977; Reproduction of the Original Manuscript; Hardcover; Very Good; 37 x 28 Cm 
015778

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30200 Squadron Leader K.S. Tripathi; Foreword By Air Chief Marshal Arjan Singh, D.F.C.
Evolution of Nuclear Strategy
Vikas Publications; Delhi, India; 1970; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 223. Chipped dust jacket. Bumped corners. 020423

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