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30601 Subir K. Chatterjee
4 Victoria Terrace: Memoirs of a Surgeon
Orient BlackSwan/Permanent Black; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8187358637; Hardcover; New; New; 
4 Victoria Terrace: Memoirs of a Surgeon covers tumultuous times in recent history, beginning from the later years of British Rule. Rarely does one come across a doctor''s account of what it meant to experience and handle human tragedies of the magnitude of the Bengal Famine or the Partition of the country.Apart from being a doctor''s travelogue, there is hardly any major city in the world that Dr Chatterjee has not visited, this book also unfolds an extremely perceptive description of one of our most important social institutions: medical colleges and hospitals. We also get an inside view of the medical profession itself, one of the most politicized at every level, but not without enduring friendships and knowledge sharing.hese pages contain some tragic stories of dedicated brilliant doctors, who become the victims of their own profession. There are also accounts of almost miraculous surgery that saves patients, all but dead, and often just a few hours old.Printed Pages: 288. 101930

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30602 Subir Kar
1857 in North East India: A Reconstruction From Folk and Oral Sources
Akansha Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8183701310; Hardcover; New; New; 
An attempt is made in this volume to delineate how history is carefully blended with the oral tradition to construct a picture of the past. n nThe balled Jangiyar Geet, the `Song of the warriors `, is a very valuable source material in formulating the appropriate history of our glorious past--the War of independence, 1857. n nThe common people, primarily the fishermen community and the peasantry, till today, recite in mass gatherings commemorating the sacrifice of the patriotic soldiers of the 34 N.I. regiment, who embraced martyrdom to liberate the motherland from the British. The events and the reaction and the attitude of the people as reflected in these songs and folk-ballad help us reconstruct the so called history of the power and his allays, and can make the history of the voiceless, -- a popular history of our own. Printed Pages: 226. 110125

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30603 Subodh Ghose
Shock Therapy
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8125019685; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Subodh Ghose’s stories are marked by a strong, vigorous narrative style and a lively universe of people and places drawn from the writer’s formidable range of life experiences. This collection of translations into English presents a number of his better-known stories. Printed Pages: 228. 031651

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30604 Subodh Ghosh; Translated from the Original Bangla By Pradip Bhattacharya
Love Stories from the Mahabharata
Indialog Publications Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8187981792; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14.5 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 341. 010900

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30605 Subodh Gopal Nandi
Library Management: Recent Thoughts and Development
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8174791159; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
The present work Library Management: Recent Thoughts and Development highlights on the recently developed change environment and tries to create the new vision in the field of library and information centre. This work contains 13 chapters which are all related to current topics on library management and services, such as, trends in library management; job satisfaction of library professionals; library and its working group; library profession and code of ethics; library and information services in e-library environment; open source software and its application; e-publications as helpful resources for researchers; developing skills of library professionals for using ICT; application of knowledge management; copy right; electronic recording technology, etc. All chapters have two elements of specified discussion: the theoretical implication and their application rudiments. The present work basically deals with recent thoughts and development of libraries; and would immense helpful for the practicing librarians and all those who are associated with the Library and Information Science Education as teachers, researchers and students.Printed Pages: 144. 104209

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30606 Subodh Gopal Nandi & Projit K. Palit (Eds)
Manuscript and Manuscriptology in India
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8174791051; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Preservation of manuscripts is a serious issue for the Librarians, Information Scientists and Archivists ever since human beings acquired the knowledge of writing. The manuscripts have the chances to be damaged by insects or due to tearing by use of rough handling; so it is most essential to repair these damages at the moment of identification. The preservation of manuscripts follows traditional as well as modern methods, which are scientific and preserve documents for further use. In traditional system of preservation herbals are used such as neem leaves, aswagandha leaves, dried ginger, kumkum fruit powder, sandal wood, termaric powder, garlic, etc. In case of modern methods suitable chemicals are used for preservation. This work contains twenty-eight papers contributed by distinguished scholars from India. These articles, with notes references and bibliography are well illustrated and have shed illuminating light on various aspects of manuscript and manuscriptology as practised in India which focus on the following facets like, Manuscript writers; Manuscript research; Manuscript typology; Manuscript and use of colophons; Style of writing Manuscript; Manuscript editing; Manuscript centers; Manuscript collection; Manuscript storage and preservation; Manuscript conservation; Manuscript catalogue and cataloguing and Manuscript case studies. Contents: Foreword, Introduction, 1. Buddhism and Indo-Tibetan Literature: A Survey Linked to Manuscript and Xylographs in India/ S K Pathak, 2. Manuscript Catalogue and Cataloguing/ Alakananda Banerjee, 3. Arabic Manuscripts of Kerala/ A I Rahmathullah, 4. Jainism and Jain Manuscripts/ Jagat Ram Bhattacharyya, 5. Bhakti as Gleaned from the Manuscript of Chaitanya Charitamrita of Krishnadasa Kaviraja/ Pranabananda Jash, 6. Haracandra Tarkapancanana: A Little Known Scholar from Calcutta/ S Y Wakankar, 7. Vyadhibhaktitarangini and Goharivishahari Pujabidhi: A Study / Amalendu Bhttacharjee and Jahar Kanti Sen, 8. The Manuscript of Sabitri Brata Katha: A Study of the 19th Century Prose Text of Barak Valley and its Context/ Dipendu Das, 9. Padmapuran: A Case Study of a Manuscript of 1878 in Barak Valley of South Assam/ Sanjib Deblaskar, 10. Un-published Chishti Sufi Literature in India in the 17th Century/ Muhammad Ismail, 11. Manuscripts of North East India: A Case Study of Tripura/ Projit Kumar Palit, 12. Angirasa Kalpa: A Study/ Pranati Mohapatra and Harekrushna Mishra, 13. Role of Manuscript in the Development of Chinese Writing System/ Avijit Banerjee, 14. The Development of Script for Nagamese/ Ajit Kumar Baishya, 15. Dimasa Writing System: A Linguistic Approach/ Kh. Dhiren Singha, 16. Problems in Editing the Sanskrit and the Tibetan Text of the Kamadhenu/ Lata Mahesh Deokar, 17. A Glimpse of Scientific Knowledge in Ancient India: Evidence of Manuscript/ Anita Bagchi, 18. Styles of Islamic Calligraphy in Manuscripts/ G S Khwaja, 19. Manuscript Use and Manuscript Preservation with Special Reference to Palm Leave Manuscripts/ Subodh Gopal Nandi, 20. Tagore, Visva-Bharati and Manuscriptology/ Buddhadev Acharya and Sailen Kumar De, 21. The Study of Manuscripts and Modern Critical Scholarship/ Jagatpati Sarkar, 22. Anatomy of Manuscripts/ Naba Gopal Roy, 23. History of the Catalogues of Sanskrit Manuscripts/ Mitali Chatterjee, 24. Cataloguing of Manuscripts and its Difficulties/ J Lalitha, 25. Traditional Methods of Preserving Manuscripts: An Overview/ Aarti Sharma and Suniti Bala, 26. Preservation, Conservation and Digitization of Manuscripts: Problems and Prospects: A Case Study of M M Central State Library, Patiala/ Rupinder Singh, Sanjeev Kumar and Deepak Agarwal, 27. Manuscript Collections in Indian Public Libraries/ Rani Syamalamba, 28. Manuscript Collections of South India/ M N Krishnakumar.Printed Pages: 314. 104179

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30607 Subodh Kapoor
Sacred Sanskrit Literature, 3 Vols
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2003; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This work brings together commentaries of the Sacred Literature in Sanskrit covering the Vedas, the Upanishads and other famous scriptures. The works forming this voluminous literary heritage are the foundation of Hindu spiritual tradition. This Book is an excellent introduction for readers who are coming to the subject for the first time, and is rich with in-depth meditations for those who already know it well. It draws material from such legendary authorities as Max Muller, J.N. Farquhar, T. Goldstruker, Rajendralala Mitra, J. Muir, Maurice Winternitz among others. The volumes form part of the parent reference work of massive proportions titled ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF INDIAN HERITAGE, in 90 volumes. This work on Sacred Sanskrit Literature is being made available to the readers separately fulfilling the persistent demand for it.Printed Pages: 928. 100661

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30608 Subodh Kapoor (ed.)
An Introduction to Epic Philosophy: Epic Period, History, Literature, Pantheon, Philosophy, Traditions, and Mythology, 6 Vols.
Cosmo Publications; New Delhi, India; 2004; 817755879X; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Set of 6 vols. 005945

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30609 Subodh Kapoor (ed.)
The Systems of Indian Philosophy: Principle Doctrines of the Philosophical Systems, 2 Vols.
Cosmo Publications; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8177558870; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Set of 2 vols. 005949

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30610 Subodh Kapoor (ed.)
Ancient Hindu Society: Including races, dynasties, politics, war, Law enforcement, social and Caste systems, economics, life-style, women, Traditions and Habits of the Ancient Indians, 6 Vols.
Cosmo Publications; New Delhi, India; 8177552953; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Set of 6 vols. 015575

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30611 Subodh Kapoor (ed.)
The Muslims Encyclopaedia of Islam, 11 Vols.
Cosmo Publications; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8177557866; First Edition; Hardbound; New; New; 22 Cms x 28 Cms 
The Encyclopaedia of Islam, as the name implies, proposes to give its readers full and authoritative information on the entire cycle of Islamic interests, actions and doctrines. What Islam teaches and has taught; what has it done and is still doing for the development of human kind; its methods, past and present; its struggles, the triumphs, and the achievements of its adherents, not only for its own immediate benefit, but for the broadening and deepening of all true science, literature and art-all come within the scope of the Encyclopaedia of Islam. It differs from all previous works as it is not limited to the geographic and historic knowledge of Islam. It records all that Islam has done, not only in the field of religion and philosophy, but for the intellectual and artistic development of mankind. It chronicles what Islamic artists, educators, poets, philosophers, scientists and men of action have achieved in their several areas. 006401

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30612 Subodh Kapoor (Ed.)
Encyclopaedia of Upanishads and Its Philosophy, 4 Vols
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2002; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
In the long History of man's endeavor to grasp the fundamental truths of being, the Metaphysical treatises known as the Upanisads hold an honoured place. They represent the earnest efforts of the profound thinkers of early India to solve the problems of the origin, the nature, and the destiny of man and of the universe, or-more technically-the meaning and value of 'knowing' and 'being'. They are replete with sublime conceptions and with intuitions of universal truth. Here are found intimations of the inadequacy of mere nature-worship and of the falsity of ritualistic ceremonialism. Here are expressed the momentous discoveries that the various gods of polytheistic belief are but numerous special manifestations of the One Power of the universe, and that the supreme object of worship is this variously revealed, partially elusive, all-comprehending Reality. Here in the Upanisads are set forth, in concrete example as well as in dogmatic instruction.In the long history of man's endeavor to grasp the fundamental truths of being, the metaphysical treatises known as the Upanisads hold an honoured place. They represent the earnest efforts of the profound thinkers of early India to solve the problems of the origin, the nature, and the destiny of man and of the universe, or-more technically-the meaning and value of 'knowing' and 'being'. They are replete with sublime conceptions and with intuitions of universal truth. Here are found intimations of the inadequacy of mere nature-worship and of the falsity of ritualistic ceremonialism. Here are expressed the momentous discoveries that the various gods of polytheistic belief are but numerous special manifestations of the One Power of the universe, and that the supreme object of worship is this variously revealed, partially elusive, all-comprehending Reality. Here in the Upanisads are set forth, in concrete example as well as in dogmatic instruction, two opposing theories of life: an ignorant, narrow, selfish way of life which seeks temporary, unsatisfying, unreal ends; and a way of life which seeks to relate itself to the Supreme Reality of the universe, so as to escape from the needless misery of ordinary existence into undying bliss. The Upanisads attract as many devoted readers as they have for the past twenty-five centuries. The Upanisads appeal to the student of the history of philosophy who desires to know some of the earliest answers reached in India for the ever insistent problems of man and the universe and for the ideals of the higher existence; the special student of India who strives to understand the essence as well as the externals of its culture and traditions; the religious teacher and worker in East and West who seeks to apprehend the aspirations and spiritual ideals of The Hindu soul; the educated Hindu who feels a special affection for, and interest in, the sacred writings of his land; and the deep thinker who searches in arcane texts for clues to the solution of life's mysteries-all of these students will turn constantly to the Upanisads as an authoritative compendium of Indian meta-physical teachings. This pioneering reference work wishes to present a rendering of the fundamental philosophy and truths the Upanisads talk of. With contributions from some of the foremost scholars in the field of Indology and philosophical contemplation, the set should be a welcome addition to any collection on Indian studies.Printed Pages: 1600. 100647

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30613 Subodh Kapoor (Ed.)
Encyclopaedia of Vedic Philosophy: The Age, Religion, Pantheon, Philosophy, Traditions and Teachers of the Vedas, 9 Vols
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2002; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The orthodox Hindu regards the Vedas as his highest written authority. Any subsequent scripture, if he is to regard it as valid, must be in agreement with them, it may expand them, it may develop them, and still be recognized, but it must not contradict them. They are to him, as nearly as any human document can be, the expression of divine truth. At the same time it would be a mistake to suppose that his allegiance to their authority is, in the final analysis, blind and automatic. If he considers them the word of God, it is because he believes their truth to be verifiable, immediately, at any moment, in his own personal experience. If he found, on due examination, that it was not so definable, he would reject it. If he found that any part of it was not so definable, he would reject that. In short, he conceives that his faith in the Vedas is as well founded, and on grounds exactly as critical as is the natural scientist’s belief in any physical law. In other words, the study of the Vedas, is first-hand experience of God. The Vedas teach the knowledge of God, and lay down work as a means to that knowledge---the word work here signifying both sacrificial rites and unselfish performance of secular duty. When through work our hearts are purified, we are ripe for divine knowledge. Work and knowledge these two are the subjects of the Vedas, and name the parts into which Rg, Sàma, Yajur and Atharva are each divided. Against the background of these conceptions the orthodox view of the origin of the Vedas may be quickly sketched. At the very beginning of each cycle, holy seers are born into the world, men who in previous universes have ascended far towards the supreme goal and are therefore especially capable of perceiving divine truth. These blessed saints---ûŸis, the Hindus call them---meditate on God, and while so meditating discern the everlasting laws of the spirit, and it is the concrete record of these laws, so discerned, that constitutes, in each cycle, the most authoritative or sacred writings. The record of the meditations of the ûŸis born at the beginning of our own cycle is, then, what we know as the Vedas. This Encyclopaedia of Vedic Philosophy fulfills the need for a vast introductory work of reference to this diverse philosophical subject. The nine-volume set, with contributions from some of the foremost Indological scholars from around the world, incorporates the finest writings on the Vedas and the philosophy they propound. This work is perhaps the largest comprehensive reference source on the subject.Printed Pages: 3150. 100648

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30614 Subodh Kapoor (Ed.)
A Short Introduction to Vedanta
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The fundamental ideas of the Vedanta have pervaded the whole of the Indian literature, have leavened the whole of their language, and form to the present day the common property of the people at large. In fact Vedanta has, through the ages, gone on embodying the inmost stirrings of the soul of the India. For anyone who may have become curious about Vedanta, and who is looking for A Good introduction to what is one of the greatest philosophical achievements of either the east or west, there could be no better guide than this book. This short book, skillfully introduces us to the basic ideas of this complex system (Brahman, levels of being, Brahman and the world, self, karma, ethics, Moksa and Jnana), while taking care to avoid overwhelming the reader with too much detail.Printed Pages: 292. 100650

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30615 Subodh Kapoor (Ed.)
Philosophy of Saivism: History, Philosophy and Literature of Saivism
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2004; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
"Saivism, may be defined as the setting aside of the triune equality of Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva, and the merging of the former two Gods in the God -- Siva. But it is also more than this. It is supreme being, infinite, eternal, an exempt from subjection to the law of ultimate absorption into the universal spirit. Rudra appears quite early in the Veda with a well-recognized and well-marked personality of his own. He is an important deity, whose anger is to be dreaded and whose favour is to be propitiated. Probably the first office or function connected with him was that of directing and controlling the rage of the howling storms. As God of gale and tempest, he is father of the destructive storm-winds, who are also called Rudras, and generally identified with the Maruts. He is also nearly relate to time (kala), the all-consumer, and indeed afterwards identified with him. Siva became to his worshippers the great God (Maha-Deva) and lord of the universe (Jagat-pitri, Visva-natha) who, although he has numerous forms, is generally worshipped under one mystical shape -- a plain upright stone, the sign or symbol (Linga) of generative and creative power -- scattered in millions of shrines over every part of India. Unquestionably all Hindus, even the strictest Vaishnavas, are ready to pay homage to Siva in his characters of dissolver and regenerator. The book is designed to be an informative treatise devoted to Siva."Printed Pages: 608. 100656

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30616 Subodh Nath Jha
Uttar Pradesh: The Land and the People
National Book Trust/Sangam Book Depot; New Delhi, India; 8123749600; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 216. 108386

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30617 Subramania Mudaliar & Others
Valmiki Ramayana and South Indian Sociology
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8120617592; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 112. 035403

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30618 Subrata Banerjee
Advertising as a Career
National Book Trust/Sangam Book Depot; New Delhi, India; 8123715978; Softcover; New; 

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30619 Subrata Dasgupta
The Bengal Renaissance: Identity and Creativity from Rammohun Roy to Rabindranath Tagore
Permanent Black; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8178242796; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Scholars have long debated the very idea of a ‘Bengal Renaissance’. Their controversies have dwelt almost entirely over whether there was anything like a ‘renaissance’ at all, and its significance or otherwise from social, political, and cultural perspectives. This book addresses the issue from a very different framework. Subrata Dasgupta—an eminent scientist and author of a highly regarded intellectual biography of the scientist Jagadis Chandra Bose—approaches the topic from the perspective of philosophy of science and the psychology of creativity. His intention is to show that the phenomenon of the Bengal Renaissance is characterized by a certain collective cognitive identity, which had its roots in the work of the British Orientalists, beginning with William Jones, and which took form amidst a small but remarkable community of highly creative individuals in nineteenth-century Bengal. The most notable figures in this creative community were the social reformer and savant Rammohun Roy; the poet Henry Derozio; the scholar-poet Michael Madhusudan Datta; the novelist Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay; pioneering scientists and medical men such as Mahendra Lal Sircar, Jagadis Chandra Bose, and Prafulla Chandra Ray; the mystic Sri Ramakrishna, the pedagogue Swami Vivekananda; and the all-encompassing literary figure Rabindranath Tagore. The core work of each of these major figures is outlined for its distinctive style, analysed for its contribution to an intellectual milieu, and assessed for its effect on cultural life. The author unveils in detail the precise cognitive nature of the respective creative endeavours of these key figures, especially in the realms of Indology, theology, literature, science, and practical religion. He demonstrates the ‘cross-cultural mentality’ and the interest in ‘universalism’ that characterize the work of these cultural icons. He argues that the creativity manifested by these individuals and the resulting shared cognitive identity were sufficiently radical and represent a genuine cognitive revolution in Indian history. Written in completely accessible and elegant English, this is a work for general readers. Those unfamiliar with the basics of the Bengal Renaissance will find it an excellent introduction to the area; scholars familiar with the area will find this perspective on cultural history from the perspective of science and psychology quite novel, unusual, and compelling. Printed Pages: 286. 031432

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30620 Subrata Dutta-Chaudhuri
Bibliography of Recovery of Metals from Spent Industrial Catalysts: Status at the Beginning of the Current Millennium
The Asiatic Society; Kolkata, India; 2004; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 14.5 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 407. 014856

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30621 Subrata Ganguly
Symbol, Script and Writing (from Petrogram to Printing and Further...)
Sharada Publishing House; Delhi, India; 2005; 8188934070; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 240 with 21 figures and 10 tables. 032213

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30622 Subrata K. Mitra
The Puzzle of India's Governance: Culture, Context and Comparative Theory
Routledge; London, UK; 0415348617; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
India no longer gets an easy ride as the world's largest democracy. Spectatcular terrorist attacks on India's Parliament and places of worship, communal riots of unprecedented ferocity, lingering separatist insurgency and violent caste conflict in impoverished regions have combined to cause a closer appraisal of India's capacity to sustain the rule of law. This book examines how India has been able to sustain democratic governance while undergoing substantial social, economic and political changes through a neo-institutional rational choice model of governance, bounded by local culture and context. The author applies the central logic of bounded rationality to fresh data derived through quantitative and qualitative methods from a geographically diverse, multi-ethnic post-colonial state. It sheds light on governance in India and generates findings relevant to cross-national studies of governance. The book shows how elites, by drawing on the logic of human ingenuity, driven by self-interest rather than mechanical adherence to tradition, and innovating new procedures when it suits them, can enhance governance through appropriate policies, institutions and processes. This book will be invaluable to researchers and students of South Asia and will be of special interest to those studying governance and the rational actor model. Contents List of figures List of tables Foreword Preface Abbreviations 1. Introduction: a comparative theory of governance The problem stated Locating the puzzle Power and legitimacy: the two faces of governance The Indian context The stakeholder's dilemma: governance as a game on the rules of the game Methodological individualism and the issue of bias A neo-institutional model of governance based on elite strategies Rules, discretion and human agency Security, welfare and trust: some hypothetical parameters of governance The liminality of governance and its genealogies Culture, context and the rational actor: bringing politics back again Governance and the 'irrational' actor: beyond socio-psychological explanations Plurality of the usage of governance: public policy and orderly rule Conclusion: a road map 2. Measuring governance: a design for empirical inquiry Introduction: bridging theory and data 'Seeing like a state': murder and riots as aggregate indicators of governance Text and context: political ambiguities of violent crime A 'twitch and a wink': the shared meaning of an event Perception of law and order as a qualitative measure of governance: citizens and leaders Design of the inquiry Specifying parameters of the research design Regional distribution of quantitative indicators of governance One country, many cases: some advantages of intra-state comparison Conclusion: governance as an interaction of locally embedded values and the political context 3. The institutional arrangement of governance: structure and the formation of the state in India Introduction Inter-community violence in India: the state at risk? Micro-politics, macro linkages and institutional arrangements of the state Power, protest and federalisation The Indian Penal Code: a 'cunning' of colonial rule Rule of law, judicialisation and strategic reform Social change, welfare and bureaucratic planning as strategies of governance The hiatus between trust and empowerment, and its implications for governance Conclusion 4.The regional context of governance: six analytical narratives Introduction: the region as a site of governance Homeostasis: social cohesion, regional state formation and governance Punjab: balancing repression with surreptitious accommodation West Bengal: institutionalisation of class conflict under the hegemony of the Left Front Bihar: the dynamics of stalemated class conflict Tamil Nadu: charisma, corruption and Tamil nationalism Maharashtra: community, conflict and resilience Gujarat: community and conflict in a fragile politcal system Conclusion: the narratives compared 5. Policing and strategic reform: culture, context and welfare in the organisation of order The problem stated Policing and governance The moral ambiguity of power and the myth of police neutrality 'Indulgence and abundance': a 'cultural model' of why people do not always rebel Rulers and guardians: keeping order under colonial rule The institional arrangements of policing in India Relative merits: elite evaluation of the police as an instrument of governance Strategic reform: room to manoeuvre in the middle Conclusion 6. The agency of public institutions: leaders, administrators and governance Introduction Elite mediation in a post-colonial democracy: bridging the unbridgeable? The agency of public institutions: from social to political capital Why does institutional agency matter? Self- and mutual perception of administrators and politicians Governing in tandem: upward and downward spirals Eletoral participation, party system fragmentation and governance Accountability, efficacy, legitimacy and trust: bridging elites and masses From political norms to administrative policy Conclusion: politics in command? 7. Modern state, pre-modern identities: culture and governance in changing societies The puzzle Identity and governance in the context of post-colonial India Subaltern cultures, empowerment of difference and the contestation of authority: state-nations versus nation-states 'Communal violence and 'normal' politics Memory and violence: public institutions as sites of conflict Rioters into stakeholders: institutional solutions to the conflict over language Governing personal law Religion and political order: saced places as 'realms of memory' Judicialisation: surreptitious acculturation of the public sphere Harmony, accommodation, trust and governance: elte discourse and public opinion Conclusion 8. Negotiating governance in changing societies: beyond the Indian model The problem restated The hegemonic and the accommodating: two faces of governance Order and anarchy in India after independence: plus ca change? Variations in regional governance Culture, context and community: a synergetic constellation Culture as embedded values: democracy and the empowerment of difference Context: the perils of relativity The elites' dilemma: to transcend or to accommodate? 'Getting to good governance': elite perceptions of startegic choices in governance Negotiating identity: the Indian model and its limitations Collective violence and the modern state: Tilly to the recue Homecoming of the stranger: governance and indigenous modernity Re-enchanting governance: bringing choice back in again Appendix Glossary Notes Bibliography Index" Printed Pages: 345. 029078

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30623 Subrata K. Mitra
Politics in India: Structures, Processes, and Policy
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 0198098480; Softcover; New; 

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30624 Subrata K. Mitra and V.B. Singh
When Rebels Become Stakeholders: Democracy, Agency and Social Change in India
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8178299453; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
When Rebels Become Stakeholders: Democracy, Agency and Social Change in India explores the agency of ordinary men and women in the making of democratic social change in India. The study is specific to India, but the issues that it examines are of wider significance. The authors join the debate on democracy and development on the basis of case studies that showcase the opinions and attitudes of the Indian voter. They assert that mass perception of institutions, policies and processes—so often dismissed as mere false consciousness or as the conditioned reflex of a gullible public, manipulated by the rhetoric of populist politicians—is our only window to the inner dynamics of democracy and social change. The authors have used the public opinion data from three national surveys of the Indian electorate held in 1971, 1996 and 2004 to focus on the political understanding of India’s voters and their leaders. While agency is a much-discussed theme in contemporary social sciences, connecting the rationality of ordinary men and women to explain electoral participation and rapid structural change in the lives of people of this country is specific to this study. This book argues that the cohabitation of democracy and social change in India is not merely incidental or coincidental; rather the two are institutionally linked in a manner that is fundamentally causal, to the extent that the weakening of the one renders the other ineffective. This book would be of interest to researchers and scholars of political science, international relations, democracy, Indian politics, political analysts, sociology, development studies, journalism, comparative politics and public administration. Printed Pages: 344. 028327

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30625 Subrata Kumar Acharya
Palaeography of Orissa
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8124603065; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 360 with numerous b/w illustrations. 011794

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30626 Subrata Kumar Acharya
Copper-Plate Inscriptions of Odisha: A Descriptive Catalogue
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8124607540; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Odisha is well known for its epigraphical wealth. More than 400 copper-plate grants and 1,000 stone inscriptions ranging from the fourth to the sixteenth century ce have been discovered so far. In this volume, the author has taken extreme care in documenting all the published and unpublished copper-plate grants including the stray plates, spurious charters and the palimpsests. These epigraphs are grouped under different dynasties and the relevant data in each copper-plate inscription have been systematically classified making the volume a descriptive catalogue of the copper-plate inscriptions of Odisha. It, thus, painstakingly furnishes detailed information about the rulers and the beneficiaries, religious persuasion of kings, occasion and purpose of the grants, eras and other astronomical details, officers and persons present at the time of the grants, rights and privileges transferred to the donees, land measures, prevailing currency system of the period, administrative and revenue terms, topographical details, development of language and scripts, and so on. These inscriptions, mostly in Sanskrit, also delineate the system of numeration while specifying the era or days of a month, amount of tax to be paid, land measures, etc. While adopting a comprehensive approach in treating the subject, the book deals with the technique of preparing copper plates for writing the royal deeds; flattening of the metal sheets into rectangular plates, their sizes, positing of the seals, the symbols and legends on the seals, amidst many more pieces of information. This innovative and scholarly work should entice the spirit of students, historians and researchers, especially those who are interested in the history and culture of Odisha. The bibliographical details furnished in the volume will prove to be of immense help to serious scholars working in the field. Printed Pages: 601. 100328

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30627 Subrata Kumar Acharya
Studies on Odishan Epigraphy
Pratibha Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2015; 8177023675; Hardcover; New; New; 
The volume is edited with an intention to encourage the epigraphical studies in Odisha. In this collection of essays, a few were read in the joint annual session of the XXXIX Epigraphical Society of India and XXXIII Place Names Society of India organized in Ravenshaw University, cuttack, on 16-18 November 2013, while a majority of papers were called for from some eminent epigraphists and historians working on Odishan history and culture. There are a number of copper plate and stone inscriptions as well as some inscribed medallions, terracotta tablets, seals and sealings in private possessions. they remain unedited and unpublished for several years. Attempt has been made here to bring to notice some of them. Epigraphical discoveries from recently concluded excavated sites like Lalitgiri, Radhanagar and many more sites in and around the modern town of Jajpur have been included in this volume. In some of the papers the scholars have offered new interpretation of the already published inscriptions. Stimulating discussions on historical geography of specific regions/ sub-regions, administrative divisions, regional state formations and similar other issues offer new perspectives of research. Only one article is on the recently acquired punch marked coins by the Odisha State Museum, Bhubaneswar. Scholars working on the early and early medieval history and culture of Odisha and India will find the volume useful and rewarding. Printed Pages: 234. 110845

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30628 Subrata Mukherjee & Sushila Ramaswamy (Authors)
Theoretical Foundations of Comparative Politics
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789386296306; Softcover; New; 
The modern study of Comparative Politics emerged in the late nineteenth century, and since then has evolved largely due to the research in US universities. Comparative Politics is one of the three core components of political science, the other two being political theory and international relations. However, it was only in the twentieth century that comparative government and politics emerged as an important sub-field within the discipline of political science. Since then, it has undergone tremendous transformation in terms of its nature and ambit of study.Theoretical Foundations of Comparative Politics analyses in depth the theories and concepts that form the foundation of comparative politics. Concentrating on the study of this sub-discipline in the context of the developing world, this book. Analyses core concepts from a non-Western perspective.Explains new modifications to the study of comparative politics, for example, through the theories of Skocpol and Wallerstein. Analyses various forms of government—federal system, parliamentary and presidential systems. Analyses the notion of the state and its different perspectives.Discusses the impact of liberalisation and globalisation on comparative politics.Discusses important world events, such as the collapse of communism in the 1990s, a unified Europe and the recent Brexit, and their effect on the discipline. Examines new issues of gender and environment, and how they are affecting contemporary comparative politics.Detailed and filled with recent, relevant examples from world and Indian politics, this book will be invaluable to undergraduate and postgraduate students of political science and comparative politics. Printed Pages: 306. 110971

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30629 Subrata Sarkar
The Centre and the States
Academic Publishers; Calcutta, India; 1972; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Fair; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 245. Chipped dust jacket. Bumped corners. 021027

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30630 Subrata Sen
The Institution of Sridhana in the Dharmasastra
Sanskrit College; Calcutta, India; 1995; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 391. 027556

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30631 Subratesh Ghosh
Indian Labour in the Phase of Industrialization
New Age Publishers Private Ltd.; Calcutta, India; 1966; First Edition; Hardcover; Good; Fair; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed pages: 194. Chipped dust jacket. Bumped corners. Price clipped. 021020

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30632 Subroto Bagchi
The High-Performance Entrepreneur: Golden Rules for Success in Today's World
Penguin Portfolio; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0143064266; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Difficult though setting up a business is, becoming a high-performance entrepreneur is harder still. And yet of the many thousands who try, there are those who go on to become successful, some even graduate to setting up companies that hold their own against the toughest competition, becoming icons of achievement. In The High-performance Entrepreneur, Subroto Bagchi, co-founder and chief operating officer of MindTree Consulting, draws upon his own highly successful experience to offer guidance from the idea stage to the IPO level. This includes how to decide when one is ready to launch an enterprise, selecting a team, defining the values and objectives of the company and writing the business plan to choosing the right investors, managing adversity and building the brand. Additionally, in an especially illuminating chapter, Bagchi recounts the systems and values which have made Indian IT companies on a par with the best in the world. The rewards of being a successful entrepreneur are many. High-performance entrepreneurs create great wealth, for themselves as well as for others. They provide jobs, crucial for an expanding workforce such as India’s, and drive innovation. Moreover, in India as elsewhere, governments have become much more entrepreneur friendly than ever before. More than just a guide, this is a book that will tap the entrepreneurial energy within you. Printed Pages: 256. 028774

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30633 Subroto Bagchi
Go Kiss the World: Life Lessons for the Young Professional
Penguin Portfolio; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0670082309; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
‘Go, kiss the world’ were Subroto Bagchi’s blind mother’s last words to him. These words became the guiding principle of his life. Subroto Bagchi grew up amidst what he calls the ‘material simplicity’ of rural and small-town Orissa, imbibing from his family a sense of contentment, constant wonder, connectedness to a larger whole and learning from unusual sources. From humble beginnings, he went on to achieve extraordinary professional success, eventually co-founding MindTree, one of India’s most admired software services companies. Through personal anecdotes and simple words of wisdom, Subroto Bagchi brings to the young professional lessons in working and living, energizing ordinary people to lead extraordinary lives. Go Kiss the World will be an inspiration to ‘young India’, and to those who come from small-town India, urging them to recognize and develop their inner strengths, thereby helping them realize their own, unique potential. Printed Pages: 256. 023200

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30634 Subroto Bagchi
Zen Garden: Conversations With Pathmakers
Star Publications Pvt. Ltd; New Delhi, India; 0143416944; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 328. 108310

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30635 Subroto Bagchi & Shrutee Khurana
Zen Garden: Conversations with Pathmakers
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 2013; 067008705X; Softcover; New; 
For the immensely popular column ‘Zen Garden’, which he published in Forbes India for over three years, bestselling business author Subroto Bagchi spoke to some very interesting people. Many, though not all, of the visitors to ‘Zen Garden’ were, like Subroto himself, high-performance entrepreneurs. But the one thing that was common to every guest was that they were pathmakers—rather than choosing to follow the well-trodden path, they had charted new paths that others could tread on. This book features the very best conversations from ‘Zen Garden’, including those with the Dalai Lama, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Nandan Nilekani, Aamir Khan, Dr Devi Shetty, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Ekta Kapoor, social entrepreneur Harish Hande, Sanjeev Bikhchandani . Deep Kalra , Café Coffee Day’s V.G. Siddhartha, Vikram Bakshi (the man who brought McDonald’s to India) and India’s top winemaker, Rajeev Samant. In their own words, these game changers reveal what it was that made them think differently, what gave them the courage to step off the beaten track, and how they sustained their vision in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. Zen Garden is a book that every young Indian should read.Printed Pages: 344. 103446

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30636 Subuddhi Charan Goswami (ed.)
Lokayata Philosophy: A Fresh Appraisal
The Asiatic Society; Kolkata, India; 2010; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 143. 036295

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30637 Subuhi Jiwani (Ed.)
Day’s End Stories: Life After Sundown in Small-Town India
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789383260812; Softcover; New; 
The night has a thousand eyes and the day but one, Francis William Bourdillon the nightscape of the Indian metropolis has been eulogized in film and literature. But what of small-town India? Day’s End Stories, through a series of essays, chronicles nightlife in the towns of this country, covering not just dance and drinks, but also night-time activities that fall outside the conventional. Once darkness descends, Amitava Kumar visits the forgotten cultural spaces of Patna and Bettiah, Sumana Roy journeys with women carriers, past Siliguri, to the Indo-Nepal border, Shiladitya Sarkar takes a midnight rickshaw through the firefly-lit lanes of Puducherry and Vinod K. Jose recollects, with awe and longing, the late-evening film screenings in Mananthavady. The writers uncover, at dusk, the topography of small-town India, sprinkled with taverns, temples, cafés and cinema halls. Equally, they delve into the nocturnal public cultures and subcultures of these spaces, their wonders and trappings intact. They ask, how best can the nightlife of a small town be defined? How do social mores and beliefs impact late-evening wanderings? What pursuits are acceptable under the cover of darkness and what kind is deemed strange and subversive? How does the political climate color the hours after sundown? Most importantly, has nightlife here come to define a rather parochial idea of modernity in India, that is attached to the metropolis? Tabish Khair, in a crucial essay in this collection, studies Jejuri and Gaya and attempts answering the last question. He says: ‘The metropolis need not be cosmopolitan, similarly, the small town can be cosmopolitan in its own ways, as I discovered while growing up in Gaya, the interest we had in other spaces and different cultures was often in excess of what I have encountered among some people who have grown up in London or Copenhagen or Delhi. Day’s End Stories wishes to acknowledge precisely this, the cosmopolitanism of small-town India’s nightlife. It impels us to reconsider the metropolitan gaze. 109644

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30638 Sucha Singh Gill, Sukhwinder Singh & Jaswinder Singh Brar (Authors)
Globalization and Indian State: Education, Health and Agricultural Extension Services in Punjab
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2010; 9789350020340; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 135. 109242

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30639 Suchandana Chatterjee (Ed.)
Image of the Region in Eurasian Studies
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789383649235; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 350. 104257

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30640 Suchandana Chatterjee (Ed.)
Trans-Himalayan Buddhism: Reconnecting Spaces, Sharing Concerns
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789381904480; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Trans-Himalayan Buddhism is not simply a cultural spectacle across spaces north and south, east and west of the Himalayas. It is also a subject of interactive behaviour among Buddhist communities who have been dispersed over the Kunlun mountains or the Kashgar markets that have been the meeting points of pilgrims, traders, merchants, envoys, military men, artists and scholar travelers. The northern reach of Buddhism is incomprehensible without reflections on shared histories and common concerns which the book tries to focus on.The ambit of Buddhist studies reflects not only the spiritual and philosophical domain of Buddhism but also a symbiotic relationship between the monastic establishment and protectors of cultural tradition-a trend that one sees in the context of Buddhist revivalist projects in Mongolia and Buryatia. The presence of a Buddhist order in the political realm has revived intellectual debates about the relationship between spiritual and temporal authority. The interface between South Asian and South East Buddhism on the one hand and Central Asian Buddhism on the other is also delicately balanced in Buddhist cultural discourse. The relevance of Buddhism in a globalized world has also given a new direction to the realm of Buddhist studies.This book takes into account the competing discourses of preservation and revival of Buddhism in the trans-Himalayan sector. It not only deals with the cultural ethos that Buddhism represents in this region but also the diverse Buddhist traditions that are strongly entrenched despite colonial intervention. Juxtaposed to the aesthetic variant is the extremely sensitive response of the Buddhist communities in India and Asiatic Russia centred round the issue of displacement. It is this issue of duality of common traditions and fractured identities that has been dealt with in the present volume.Printed Pages: 130. 104317

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30641 Sucharita Khanna
Dancing Divinities in Indian Art
Sharada Publishing House; Delhi, India; 1999; 8185616507; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 192 with 134 b/w photos. 032232

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30642 Sucheta Dalal and Debashis Basu; Foreword By Dr Vijay Kelkar
Pathbreakers: Deep insights, Unknown facts and Captivating Events in the Life of 26 Top Achievers, in Their Own Words
KenSource Business Books; Mumbai, India; 2007; 8188154075; First Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 28 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 234 with numerous colour illustrations. 030618

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30643 Sucheta Dalal and Debashis Basu; Foreword By G.V. Ramakrishna
Pathbreakers 2: Deep insights, Unknown facts and Captivating Events in the Life of 26 Top Achievers, in Their Own Words
KenSource Business Books; Mumbai, India; 2008; 8188154083; First Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 28 x 22.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 222 with numerous colour illustrations. 030619

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30644 Suchintya Bhattacharyya
Genesis of Tribal Extremism in Tripura
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1991; 8121203953; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book embodies the research findings of the militant politics of the state of Tripura. While dealing with the tribal uprisings, the author focuses attention on the burning issues of the TWV insurgency and its aftermath. The basic quest of the author has been not only to find out how to strike a balance between the tribals and non-tribals but also to amongst them. The book is the first attempt of its kind to pin-point the complex problems confronting Tripura even today. The author very earnestly pleads for the widening of our mental horizon and to think more in terms of national interest rather then petty party politics.Printed Pages: 188. 105742

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30645 Suchismita Banerjee
The Throne of Vikramaditya and Other Stories
Rupa & Co.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8171679463; First Edition; Paperback; New; 12 x 18 Cm 
Printed Pages: 55. 035832

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30646 Suchitra Balasubrahmanyam and Sharmila Sagara (eds)
Ahmedabad 600: Portraits of a City
Marg Publications; Mumbai, India; 2011; 8192110605; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 156 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 036992

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30647 Sudarshan Kumar Sharma
Samarangana Sutradhara of Bhojadeva (Paramara Ruler of Dhara): An Ancient Treatise on Architecture ( An Introduction, Sanskrit Text, English Translation and Notes): A Set of 2 Vols. Chapter: 1-83.
Parimal Publications; Delhi, India; 2007; 8171103049; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 Cms x 24.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 1153. 017448

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30648 Sudarshan Kumar Sharma
Vayu Mahapurana (An Exhaustive Introduction, Sanskrit Text, English Translation, Notes and Index of Verses), 2 Vols
Chaukhamba Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
A person who has learnt the Vedas and the Upanishads, but has not bothered to study the Puranas, can never be wise. The knowledge of the Puranas supplements that of the Vedas and the Upanishads. As such, the Puranas contain many stories and history. There is no race on Earth that does not have its own history. But the immense volume of the Puranas is unsurpassed anywhere else in the world. The Vayu Purana itself states that the Puranas were originally recited by the great God Brahma and that one has to understand the Puranas if one is to appreciate the Vedas and the Upanishads. Vayu Purana is named because it is believed that it was recited by the Wind-god Vayu. The Vayu Purana has twenty-four thousand shlokas. These are divided into two parts (bhaga)- a first part (purva-bhaga) and a subsequent part (uttara-bhaga). There are one hundred and twelve chapters in Vayu Purana. These chapters describe in details about various solar and lunar dynasties, development of Cosmic Egg, birth of progenies, description of various mountains and sacred rivers, duties of four castes and stages of society, measurement and the respective distance of luminary bodies, the Science of Yoga and Meditation, enumeration of various kings and sages, method of performing Shraddhas and the relative benefits, number of Yugas and Kalpas, description of various continents and sub-continents, the way to ultimate liberation (Moksha) and so on. There are two chapters specifically dedicated to the science of Music and Alamkaras. Vayu Purana presents the most comprehensive details of various dynasties, the names of various kings, their successors as well as their kingdoms. This edition of Vayu Purana in two volumes is the most unique as compared to all other editions published so far from various sources. It includes original Sanskrit text and verse by verse English translation. There is an exhaustive introduction at the beginning of the first volume and an index of all Sanskrit verses at the end of the second volume for ready reference of the scholars and readers. Printed Pages: 196 100597

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30649 Sudarshan Kumar Sharma
Mrcchakatika of Sudraka: A Critical and Cultural Study
Parimal Publications; Delhi, India; 2005; 8171102557; Hardcover; New; New; 
Mrcchakatika has been and is even now one of the most enchanting dramas in in the Sanskrit Literature. It is a brilliant torso of a play written by the great Dramatist Sudraka in the full maturity of his powers. This play is full of spiritedness, humour and ebullience.Mrcchakatika-A critical and cultural study has been done taking into account the critical study of Dr. G.V. Devasthali and introduction to Mrcchakatika by M.R. Kale, R.D. Karmarkar. Dr. R.S. Tripathi. The entire bonk is divided into eleven chapters which together presents a faithful critical .and cultural study of this famous play. 1 he critical study also encompasses a brief portrait of the dramatist Sudraka. 'I he cultural study gives a brief description of philosophical, architectural, administrational. flora, fauna, jyotisa (agronomical) and other aspects of the play.Printed Pages: 159. 103166

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30650 Suddhabrata Deb Roy
A Poision Called Love
Omji Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8192851893; Softcover; New; 
A tale of three people, Rahul, Priya and Vipul, all victims of thecruel fate. When Rahul commits sucide, he leaves some recorded tapes,telling his story. The case of Rahul's death is investigated byVikram, who finds traces of his own life in it. Rahul reveals that hehad tried to kill his only love, Priya and at the same time triedsaving her too.Suddhabrata Deb Roy was born and raised in Silchar, ASSAM. He is apassionate fan of Sherlock Holmes and is in the habit of imitating thegreat detective, though he fails at it every time. An atheist, helikes to remain absorbed in books as he finds very little outside theworld of books that interests him. He is currently pursuing his B.Ecourse in the discipline of Electrical Engineering from JorhatEngineering College, Assam. He has authored three books so far ,"WellPlayed...Mate!","Return of the Emperor" and "A poison called love",being his third book. He can be easily contacted through his facebookaccount (Suddhabrata Deb Roy) 107037

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30651 Sudeep Chakravarti
Once Upon a Time in Aparanta
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0143099973; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Printed Pages: 232. 022968

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30652 Sudeep Nagarkar
You're Trending in My Dreams
Random House/Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 2015; 0143333496; Softcover; New; 

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30653 Sudeep Sen
Mapin Publishing; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8188204609; Hardcover; New; New; 
In this beautiful, inspiring treasure of a book, Sudeep Sen reflects on rain—?its passion and politics, its beauty and fury, its ability to "?douse and arouse"?. He ultimately explores the various moods that water and fluids inherently unravel.The evocative art by an impressive array of leading contemporary Indian artists that accompany the writing act as an aesthetic counter-point, leitmotiv, and antithesis—?thus creating a fine tension and balance between words and images.Sudeep Sen'?s fiction which is at the same time balletic and precise, poetic and minimalist, stylized and wise, combines the virtual and visual—convey the intensely special magic of monsoon rains as felt in the Indian subcontinent. Printed Pages: 104 with 30 colour illustrations. 111999

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30654 Sudeep Sen with Twenty Contemporary Indian Artists
Gallerie/MapinLit: An Imprint of Mapin Publishing; Ahmedabad, India; 2005; 8190199900; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 12 x 15 Cm 
Printed Pages: 103 with numerous colour illustrations. 015103

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30655 Sudeepa Banerjee
Internet as a Media
Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8178359685; Hardcover; New; New; 
Internet is a technology that can be used for various purposes. It can be used as a medium for providing knowledge, information, entertainment, communication and a range of services in the areas of health, agriculture and governance. Internet technology has opened new avenues to reduce disparities in the distribution and access of these facilities and services. Thus its adoption and utilization is relevant for India.This book seeks to investigate the impact, acceptability, effectiveness and usage of Internet technology in India where it has served as a medium of news, or is used in health care services, agriculture and rural development, and governance.Printed Pages: 296. 106242

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30656 Sudeepta Adhikari
Fundamentals of Geographical Thought (Textbook)
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2015; 8125059490; First Edition; Softcover; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
The modern academic discipline of geography is rooted in ancient practice. Its separate identity was first formulated and named some 2,000 years ago by the Greeks when they combined the Greek worlds geo and graphein to mean 'earth writing' or 'earth description'. Every discipline pivots around its specific fundamental philosophies. fundamentals of Geographical Thought identifies the basic philosophies of geography, from the ancient through the medieval to the modern /post-modern, which guided the development of and/or former Soviet Union, and in others. It also highlights the philosophical and methodological conflicts that took place during the various periods of conceptual development of the scientific character of geography. The introductory chapter of the book deal with content, purpose, nature, schools and approaches of geography. The others 19 chapters discuss schools of geography in historical perspectives, and compare the extent of similarities and differences between them.Printed Pages: 412. 102264

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30657 Sudesh Ahuja
Arwachin Sanskrit Saahitye Ke Navin Aayaam (in Hindi)
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2017; 8183152929; Softcover; New; 

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30658 Sudesh Kumar Sharma
Studies in Indian Administration
International Book Company; Jullundur, India; 1967; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; No Jacket as Originally Issued; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 204. Rubbed boards. Bumped corners. 020350

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30659 Sudesh Verma
The Game Changer: Narendra Modi
Vitasta Publishing Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789382711384; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 436. 107220

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30660 Sudeshna Banejee
Durga Puja: Celebrating the Goddess Then and Now
Rupa & Co.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8129110342; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 9.5 Cms x 9.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 78 alongwith numerous coloured photographs. 016492

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30661 Sudeshna Basak
Socio-cultural study of a minority linguistic group: Bengalees in Bihar, 1858-1912
B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 1991; 8170186277; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 235. 110562

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30662 Sudeshna Guha
The Marshall Albums: Photography and Archaeology
Mapin Publishing/TBI; New Delhi, India; 1890206458; Hardcover; New; New; 

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30663 Sudeshna Guha (ed.); Preface By Prof. B.D. Chattopadhyaya; Sudeshna Guha, Michael S. Dodson, Tapati Guha-Thakurta, Christopher Pinney, and Robert Harding (contributors)
The Marshall Albums: Photography and Archaeology
Mapin Publishing; Ahmedabad, India; 2010; 8189995324; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 288 with 119 sepia photographs, 10 drawings, and a map. 034312

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30664 Sudha Bhattacharjee (translated Into English)
Madhyama-Vyayoga: A Sanskrit One-act Play Attributed to Bhasa
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan; Mumbai, India; 1999; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 72. 022549

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30665 Sudha Bose
Rupa-Ikshana: Development of Indian Art and Culture (Autobiography of O.C. Gangoly)
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1991; 8185067740; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 317. 032955

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30666 Sudha Datar, Ruma Bawikar, Geeta Rao, Nagmani Rao, and Ujjwala Masdekar (eds)
Sill Training for Social Workers: A Manual
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2010; 813210238X; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Skill Training for Social Workers: A Manual, which integrates social development in social work education, responds to the demand of indigenous textbooks and teaching materials for social work educators, scholars and students. Unlike theory books of social work which list the skills required for the practice of social work methods but do not enable the development of these skills, this manual bridges the gap by giving concrete exercises for the development of method-linked skills. Some of its main features are: - Includes theoretical inputs, games and exercises on the theme of understanding perception, self-awareness, sensitivity, communication and working with individuals and groups. - Covers a variety of topics, role plays, songs, case studies, street plays and exercises on self-awareness, self-development, SWOT analyses, communication, goal setting, time management and stress management. - Allows for flexibility to adapt modules to the local realities, drawing from students’ field experiences and using indigenous agency case records or material. This manual carries a continuous discourse on developing interactive work ability in individuals, ensuring the holistic professional development of the trainees. It helps them understand their values and capacities as professionals and equips them for skilled intervention for working at different levels, with a variety of client groups. It facilitates the inculcation of professional and global competencies essential for social workers. It will also be useful to trainers in other fields who seek to develop skills in working with people and their problems. Printed Pages: 308. 031073

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30667 Sudha Gopalakrishnan
Kutiyattam: The Heritage Theatre of India
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8189738828; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Kutiyattam: The Heritage Theatre of India, is the first major book on this vibrant theatre tradition that existed in India from the times of the Natya Sastra. It traces the history and evolution of Kutiyattam through different ages, its aesthetics and theatre grammar as well as the challenges in its transmission to a new generation of artists and viewers. Kutiyattam is widely acknowledged as the only living link to India’s ancient theatrical tradition. While its origins are hazy, it is said to have an unbroken history of around two thousand years, combining old Sankrit theatre with the regional forms of Kerala. It has its own distinctive theatrical conventions and improvisations, with highly sophisticated facial expressions and a fluent vocabulary of gestures. Kutiyattam elaborates action by extending the performance score to heights of imaginative fancy. Ever since it ventured outside Kerala’s temple-theatres in the 1950s, it has been appreciated by a wider circle of connoisseurs, and challenged by shifting systems of patronage. This book discusses the theory and practice of the art form and aims to introduce Kutiyattam to a larger readership. It includes the translation of the performance manual of ‘Asokavanikanakam’, from Saktibhadra’s play Ascharyachudamani, as an illustrative example. Printed Pages: 196 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations 036623

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30668 Sudha Gopalakrishnan
From the Comic to the Comedic: The Traditions of Comedy of Bhasa and Shakespeare
Sharada Publishing House; Delhi, India; 1993; 8185616116; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 176. 032277

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30669 Sudha Gopalakrishnan (ed.)
Tattvabodha: Essays from the Lecture Series of the National Mission for Manuscripts: Vol. I
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8190402951; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 5.5 Cms x 9 Cms 
Printed pages: 176. 017688

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30670 Sudha Gopalakrishnan (translated from the Malayalam original)
Unnayi Varier's Nalacaritam: With Performance Manual Based on Kalamandalam Krishna Nair's Stage Version
Sahitya Akademi; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8126007958; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 288 with colour and b/w illustrations. 035818

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30671 Sudha Madhuri D.
A Beginning to an End: Darimbari
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789381904350; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
An era, when the flavour of British rule was still strong upon our palates. Maharajas and beautiful Maharanis were still not yet tales of the yore...a new breed of men had emerged...the office babus, clad in crisp dhoti and kurta with a flair for British English. Beral babu a clerk in a discrete bank was well settled into an uncomplicated and confortable life. His wife Binodini, sweet natured and ever accommodating...her whole life revolved around serving others and making her husband happy. Life for them was like the calm surface of a village pond...no ripples...no disturbances but for a bunch of ghosts who decide otherwise. Destiny changed hands one afternoon when a bond of friendship blossomed and this opened portals into the lives of the royal Raibahadurs. Lady Sreelatas horse is spooked by a dark mysterious figure. The Berals alone leave for Darimbari. They are received by Patta Nath and the fierce Khan. The majestic war horse Nestor draws the royal carriage to the Grande Hindol Kothi. The Maharaja and the beautiful Maharani of Darimbari welcome them with open arms. Binodini enters the maze to bring back sacred water from the fountain of Gautama, this saves the Maharanis life. Beral babu leaves on a quest with the handsome and dashing prince...to save the elder prince who had been kidnapped long ago by the demons of the underworld. Dolly D. a sharp shooting reporter is hot on the trails of the mysterious disappearances from the train; she knows somehow that these are connected to the world famous writer. Investigations by the DCP Avinash Bakshi reveal nothing except for the puzzling photos on Dollys camera. On such dark nights they say, the train still screeches to a halt...footsteps are heard and passengers are known to disappear. As for Beral babu and Binodini both of them display such courage and wisdom beyond extraordinaire. Fame, wealth and immortality were just rewards for their good deeds. What they actually earned as experience from their friends beyond this mortal world...changed their world forever.Printed Pages: 172. 104323

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30672 Sudha Malhotra
Interpersonal Relationship: Psychological, Sociological & Educational Study
United Publishers; Allahabad, India; 1970; Second Enlarged Edition; Hardcover; Good; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed pages: 211 with numerous folding tables. Rubbed boards. Bumped corners. 026228

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30673 Sudha Menon
Devi, Diva or She-devil: The Smart Career Woman's Survival Guide
Ebury Press/Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 067008932X; Hardcover; New; New; 
"Here’s an exploration of the complex issues faced by Indian women at the workplace, such as dealing with family pressures, gender perceptions, the glass ceiling, leadership challenges and bringing up children while also excelling in their careers. With insights from renowned and successful women like film director Farah Khan, food writer Karen Anand, actor Lillette Dubey, boxer M.C. Mary Kom, journalist Sharda Ugra, corporate head honchos Devita Saraf, Nisaba Godrej, Aruna Jayanthi, Manisha Girotra and Mallika Srinivasan, casting director Shanoo Sharma and banker Pankajam Sridevi, among others, this book will help the contemporary Indian woman negotiate the professional world. " Printed Pages: 256. 111461

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30674 Sudha Murty
Dollar Bahu
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0143103768; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 20 Cm 
A story of how money corrupts the way people look at one another and how it can almost tear a family apart Vinuta marries Girish, a bank clerk, and starts living with his family in Bangalore. She adjusts to her new family well, looking after her husband, father-in-law and mother-in-law Gouramma, not taking to heart her mother-in-law’s constant picking. But when Girish’s elder brother Chandru, who is in the US, decides to get married, Vinuta has to listen to the constant comparisons made between her and Chandru’s wife, the ‘Dollar Bahu’, whose husband earns the valuable dollars that has brought the family its recent affluence. Vinuta slowly loses her peace of mind and health. Then Gouramma decides to visit her US-based son and daughter-in-law. Once there, she sees how liberating life can be, away from the strict norms that govern Indian middle-class life. But she also begins to understand that mere dollars cannot buy the love and respect that she gets as her due back in India. Does Gouramma forge a new relationship with Vinuta and can Vinuta forgive and forget the past? Printed Pages: 152. 020907

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30675 Sudha Murty
Gently Falls the Bakula
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0143103776; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Shrimati and Shrikant are neighbours and star students of their school in the small north Karnataka town of Hubli. It leaves no one in surprise when they come first and second respectively in the final Board exams. Soon Shrikant discovers he is strangely attracted to Shrimati, a plain-looking yet charming person, who always does better than him in the exams. Shrimati too falls in love with the amiable and handsome Shrikant and the two get married. Shrikant joins an IT company and starts rapidly climbing the corporate ladder. He works relentlessly and reaches the pinnacle of his industry, while Shrimati abandons her academic aspirations and becomes his uncomplaining shadow, silently fulfilling her duties as a corporate leader’s wife. But one day, while talking to an old professor, she starts examining what she has done with her life and realizes it is dismally empty . . . Gently Falls the Bakula is the story of a marriage that loses its way as ambition and self-interest take their toll. Written nearly three decades ago, Sudha Murty’s first novel remains startlingly relevant in its scrutiny of modern values and work ethics. Printed Pages: 176. 021393

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30676 Sudha Murty
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0143103296; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 20 Cm 
Anupama’s fairytale marriage to Anand falls apart when she discovers a white patch on her foot and learns that she has leukoderma. Abandoned by her uncaring in-laws and insensitive husband, she is forced to return to her father’s home in the village. The social stigma of a married woman living with her parents, her stepmother’s continual barbs and the ostracism that accompanies her skin condition force her to contemplate suicide. Determined to rebuild her life against all odds, Anupama goes to Bombay where she finds success, respect and the promise of an enduring friendship. Mahashweta is an inspiring story of courage and resilience in a world marred by illusions and betrayals. This poignant tale offers hope and solace to the victims of the prejudices that govern society even today. Printed Pages: 160. 021123

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30677 Sudha Murty
The Old Man and His God: Discovering the Spirit of India
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2006; 0144001012; First Indian Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 20 Cm 
Printed Pages: 141. 014415

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30678 Sudha Murty
The Mother I Never Knew: Two Novellas
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 2014; 0143422251; Softcover; New; 
Sudha Murty’s new book comprises two novellas that explore two quests by two different men—both for mothers they never knew they had.Venkatesh, a bank manager, stumbles upon his lookalike one fine day. When he probes further, he discovers his father’s hidden past, which includes an abandoned wife and child. Ventakesh is determined to make amends to his impoverished stepmother—but how can he repay his father’s debt?Mukesh, a young man, is shocked to realize after his father’s death that he was actually adopted. He sets out to find his biological mother, but the deeper he delves, the more confused he gets about where his loyalties should lie: with the mother who gave birth to him, or with the mother who brought him up.The Mother I Never Knew is a poignant, dramatic book that reaches deep into the human heart to reveal what we really feel about those closest to us.Printed Pages: 216. 103382

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30679 Sudha Murty
The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk: Life Stories from Here and There
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.; Delhi, India; 2014; 0143418653; Softcover; New; 
Extraordinary stories about ordinary people’s lives Over the years, Sudha Murty has come across some fascinating people whose lives make for interesting stories and have astonishing lessons to reveal. Take Vishnu, who achieves every material success but never knows happiness; or Venkat, who talks so much that he has no time to listen. In other stories, a young girl goes on a train journey that changes her life forever; an impoverished village woman provides bathing water to hundreds of people in a drought-stricken area; a do-gooder ghost decides to teach a disconsolate young man Sanskrit; and in the title story, a woman in a flooded village in Odisha teaches the author a life lesson she will never forget.Over the years, Sudha Murty has come across some fascinating people whose lives make for interesting stories and have astonishing lessons to reveal. Take Vishnu, who achieves every material success but never knows happiness; or Venkat, who talks so much that he has no time to listen. In other stories, a young girl goes on a train journey that changes her life forever; an impoverished village woman provides bathing water to hundreds of people in a drought-stricken area; a do-gooder ghost decides to teach a disconsolate young man Sanskrit; and in the title story, a woman in a flooded village in Odisha teaches the author a life lesson she will never forget.Printed Pages: 224. 103406

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30680 Sudha Narsimhachar
The Red Monster
Unicorn Books; New Delhi, India; 8178060655; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 104. 108178

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30681 Sudha Pai & Avinash Kumar (Eds)
Revisiting 1956: B. R. Ambedkar and States Reorganisation
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8125055142; Hardcover; New; New; 
When the Indian identity was in its embryo, he feared that fostering cultural identities would result in separate nationalities. By 1953, after the formation of Andhra State, he pointed at the lack of proper thinking that had gone into the merger. In 1956, when the States Reorganisation Commission submitted its report, he identified its flaws, and famously laid down his ‘One state, one language’ principle.The speeches, tracts and articles that Ambedkar produced on these lines were soon forgotten. And now, as new states are being formed, Ambedkar’s works find renewed relevance. When he called the merger of Telangana and Telugu-speaking areas of Madras Presidency as ‘artificial’, Ambedkar showed remarkable vision that administrators can learn from. In laying criteria for reorganisation of states—viability, size, economic feasibility, equality, federal balance, and the divisive issue of language—he has already addressed concerns that the contemporary common man now asks.Printed Pages: 256. 101933

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30682 Sudha Rajagopalan
Leave Disco Dancer Alone!: Indian Cinema and Societ Movie-going After Stalin
Yoda Press; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8190618601; First Edition; Paperback; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 292. 022161

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30683 Sudha Satyawadi
Unique Art of Warli Paintings
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8124605572; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 98 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 033471

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30684 Sudha Satyawadi
The Timeless Art of Ajanta
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8173054304; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 22 x 28 Cm 
Printed Pages: 356 with 1297 figures & maps & 41 colours illustrations. 100151

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30685 Sudha Satyawadi
Proto-Historic Pottery of Indus Valley Civilisation: Study of Painted Motifs
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8124600309; Hardcover; New; New; 
In the 1920s was found one of the world’s oldest, most mysterious civilizations: the Indus Valley. Which, in view of the relatively more recent archaeological evidence, could possibly have evolved from a much older, indigenous culture: of about nine millennia ago — some 6000 years before the growth of Mesopotamian urbanism or about 2000 years before the Egyptian’s. Among a variety of excavated material remains, pottery affords a significant clue that influences archaeologists’ conclusions.Despite many a scholar’s avowed fascination for the pottery of the Indian subcontinent — since John Marshall’s days, Dr. Satyawadi’s book becomes the first-ever, exclusive study of its art motifs: from the earliest times to 1750 bc Marshalling a whole diversity of painted-pottery motifs: from potsherds, from excavatory reports, and from as many as twenty archaeological museums of India, it explores the genesis of popular themes/forms and how they developed from their most primitive character to mature Harappan period — with sharp focus on their creative purpose, stylistic/formal variants and their spatial-temporal parameters. Also surveying extensively the painted pottery of Indus Valley: of both pre- and post-Harappan cultures, the author painstakingly classifies art motifs into their different genres: religious, ritualistic, decorative, superstitious, and personal. And into their different forms too, like geometrical, floral, faunal, other.In her effort to probe the beginnings of pre-Harappan pottery motifs, the artist in Dr. Satyawadi visualizes their continuity not only in mature Harappan cultures, but even in contemporary folk and tribal art of India: almost in their pristine, primitive form -- keeping alive, from generation to generation, an insistent, inherently powerful tradition, despite the ravages of time. The author also tries to trace the linkages between the painted motifs (on pottery) of Indus Valley and other old-world cultures, notably, Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Afghan, Iranian, and Baluchi.With one hundred thirty six photographic reproductions, this study is supplemented by over 650 line-drawings which, (all beautifully copied by the author herself straight from museum exhibits), try to capture the panorama of protohistoric art motifs in their essential variety and pristine splendour. Printed Pages: 324. 111034

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30686 Sudha Sengupta
Buddhism in the Classical Age
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1985; 8175740221; Hardcover; New; New; 
There are quite a great number of books on Ancient Indian History by many scholars, both big and small Buddhism became a very popular topic for the last twenty-five years or more, i.e., after the 25th centenary celebrations of Buddha jayanti. although there was no dearth of scholars of Buddhism before that also. Encouraged by the new enthusiasm from that time many scholars produced different works on different aspects of Buddhism, As a result we have a rich harvest of books on Buddhism. The present work intends to project a picture of Buddhism during the Gupta. post-Gupta and prePala period, in all the aspects of history, art, architecture, inscriptions, literature, philosophy as well as the intercourse with China, which; by this time, became more interested in India (though it had received Buddhism much earlier) and was exchanging Buddhist scholar with India. A such, it is a work away from the trodden path, As yet, no such comprehensive work covering all the aspects of Buddhism has been produced and it is hoped that this book will cater to the needs of both scholars and research students as well as lay people who would like to have a clear picture of this period in all its details in a single volume. Foreword Introduction List of Illustrations Transliteration Tables 1. Historical Background 2. Inscriptions and Monuments 3. Intercourse Between India and China 4. Religious and Secular Writings of India Concerning Buddhism 5. Religion and Philosophy 6. Conclusion. Printed Pages: 225. 112740

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30687 Sudha Sharma
The Status of Muslim Women in Medieval India
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789351505662; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 269. 111137

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30688 Sudha Shastri
Disnarration: The Unsaid Matters
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 8125062386; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 188. 107469

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30689 Sudha Verma
Tulasidasa: A Bibliography
B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 1998; 8170189640; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 182. 110368

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30690 Sudhakar Chattopadhyaya
Evolution of Hindu Sects upto the Time of Samkaracarya
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8121509475; Second Revised Edition; Cloth; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
This book deals with the origin and development of what later evolved into important Hindu sects. It traces the history of these theistic sects of ancient India from the earliest period to the time of the great religious reformer Samkaracarya. This book is based on available materials, both Indian and foreign, literary as well as archaeological. Reference to mythological accounts has been made only to a limited extent, insofar as it has been found necessary for tracing the history of the sects. Printed Pages: 192. 031323

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30691 Sudhakar Dikshit
Sermons and Sayings of the Buddha
Chetana (P) Ltd.; Mumbai, India; 2000; 8185300372; Third Edition; Paperback; New; 12 x 18 Cm 
Printed Pages: 100. 027249

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30692 Sudhakar Dikshit
The Republic of Pompapur
Chetana (P) Ltd.; Mumbai, India; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; Good; 14 x 22 Cm R.K. Laxman 
Printed Pages: 161. Rubbed dust jacket. Minor edgewear. 020685

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30693 Sudhamahi Regunathan (ed.)
Song of the Spirit...: The World of Sacred Music
Tibet House; New Delhi, India; 2000; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 223. Rubbed and slightly scratched boards. Otherwise good copy. 017879

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30694 Sudhi Kakar
The Inner World: A Psychoanalytic Study of Childhood and Society in India
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0195696670; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
The Inner World is an inquiry into the development of Indian identity. It examines the network of social roles, traditional values, and customs with which the threads of Indian psychological development are interwoven. In doing so, it reveals important aspects of Indian society, myths, rituals, fables, and arts. Hailed by critics from all over the world as the best application of psychoanalysis to Indian culture, this third edition includes an Afterword by Kakar. The Inner World will appeal equally to scholars of social psychology, cultural studies, anthropology, and sociology, as well as general readers interested in the psychology of Indian imagination. 024440

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30695 Sudhi Ranjan Das
Rajbadidanga: 1962 (Chiruti: Jadupur): An Interim Report on Excavations at Rajbadidanga and Terracotta Seals and Sealings
The Asiatic Society; Calcutta, India; 1968; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 17 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 90 with numerous b/w plates. Slightly scratched dust jacket. 013976

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30696 Sudhibhushan Bhattacharya
Ollari: A Dravidian Speech
The Government of India Press; Calcutta, India; 1957; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 88. Chipped dust jacket. 025960

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30697 Sudhikant Bharadwaj
Surya-Siddhanta: An Astro-Linguistic Study
Parimal Publications; Delhi, India; 1999; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 550. 103157

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30698 Sudhindra Chandra Chakravarti
Philosophical Foundation of Bengal Vaisnavism (A Critical Exposition)
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8121511313; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
This is an original work by an eminent teacher of Philosophy and Religion who can present the best results of Indian and Western scholarship and evaluate them in the light of unbiased insight. The chapters on comparison of Bengal Vaisnavism with Christianity and Existentialism are highly stimulating. The book is indispensable to those advanced students of oriental philosophy and religion who are devoted to research work, since no knowledge of oriental philosophy and religion will be complete without a clear understanding of Vedanta and the different types of Vaisnavism. Printed Pages: 450. 017765

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30699 Sudhindra Nath Bhattacharyya
A History of Mughal North-east Frontier Policy: Being a Study of the Political Relation of the Mughal Empire with Koch Bihar, Kamrup and Assam
Punthi Pustak; Calcutta, India; 1994; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 456 with a folding map. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 019603

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30700 Sudhir Chakravarti (Author) & Utpal K. Banerjee (Tr.)
Along Deep Lonely Alleys: Baul-Fakir-Dervish of Bengal
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2017; 9789385285691; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Are we truly familiar with the deeper connotations of the terms 'Baul-Bairagi-Dervish-Fakir-Sahajiya' or for that matter the Sufi and the Udasin-terms that we often loosely apply to certain people or sects while ploughing through the routine walks of life? H.A. Wilson (The Various Religious Cults of India) or Akshaykumar Dutta had rightly spotted these people and produced seminal works on this community more than a century and a half ago. In Along Deep Lonely Alleys: Baul-Fakir-Dervish of Bengal, the author opens the doors to a new vision of this unique world of wandering minstrels. Having travelled through the districts of Nadia, Murshidabad, Birbhum and Bardhaman - cutting across tiny hamlets and settlements tucked away in the farthest corners of Bengal - he completed an intensive research over a period of time spanning two decades. These spiritual communities and cults are unique as well as varied; the language they use and the norms of living they follow are remarkably mysterious and tinged with a certain rarity. The obscure mysticism in their songs and nuanced bends in their train of thoughts and philosophy have been portrayed in the book through an inclusive approach, with singular clarity and totality. A relatively unknown world thrives parallel to the extensive studies in folk sociology and rural cultural anthropology. Tracing this distinctive strain of folklore, music and spiritual beliefs, this book throws up certain characters which have no archetypes, lending a composite structure to it all. Printed Pages: 390. 112633

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