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4301 Bruce G. Trigger; Prof. Lallanji Gopal (ed.)
Archaeology as Historical Science
Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology, Banaras Hindu University; Varanasi, India; 1985; First Edition; Paperback; Good; 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 77. Slightly rubbed cover. 011826

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4302 Bruce Goldberg
A Magic of Astral Voyages: The Art of Interdimensional Travel
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2002; 817822089X; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 265. 030027

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4303 Bruce Hayes, Robert Kirchner, and Donca Steriade (eds)
Phonetically Based Phonology
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 2004; 0521825784; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 228 x 152 Mm 
Phonetically based phonology is centered around the hypothesis that phonologies of languages are determined by phonetic principles; that is, phonetic patterns involving ease of articulation and perception are expressed linguistically as grammatical constraints. This book brings together a team of scholars to provide a wide-ranging study of phonetically-based phonology. It investigates the role of phonetics in many phonological phenomena - such as assimilation, vowel reduction, vowel harmony, syllable weight, contour line distribution, metathesis, lenition, sonority sequencing, and the Obligatory Contour Principle (OCP) - exploring in particular the phonetic bases of phonological markedness in these key areas. The analyses also illustrate several analytical strategies whereby phonological sound patterns can be related to their phonological underpinnings. Each chapter includes a tutorial discussion of the phonetics on which the phonological discussion is based. Diverse and comprehensive in its coverage, Phonetically-based Phonology will be welcomed by all linguists interested in the relationship between phonetics and phonological theory. • Applies the approach of phonetically-based phonology to a broad range of phonological phenomena • Includes a long introduction which places the material in the context of the general theoretical issues faced by researchers in this area • Each chapter includes a special background section covering the phonetics that is needed in order to understand the related phonology Contents 1. Introduction: the phonetic basis of phonological markedness Bruce Hayes and Donca Steriade; 2. Perceptual cue robustness and phonotactic constraints: rethinking sonority Richard Wright; 3. A perception-based analysis of place assimilation Jongho Jun; 4. Rounding harmony Abigail Kaun; 5. The evolution of metathesis Juliette Blevins and Andrew Garrett; 6. The role of contrast-specific and language-specific phonetics in contour tone Jie Zhang; 7. Vowel reduction Katherine M. Crosswhite; 8. Contrast and perceptual distinctiveness Edward Flemming; 9. Syllable weight Matthew Gordon; 10. Consonant lenition Robert Kirchner; 11. Language processing and segmental OCP effects Stefan Frisch. Printed Pages: 384 with 27 line diagrams, 124 tables, and 8 graphs. 012771

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4304 Bruce Ingham
North East Arabian Dialects (Monograph No. 3)
Kegan Paul International; London, UK; 1982; 0710300182; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Rubbed.dust-jacket 007698

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4305 Bruce King
Three Indian Poets: Ezekiel, Moraes, and Ramanujan (Second Edition)
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2005; 0195676319; Second Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
This revised and updated edition brings together the poetry of three contemporary Indian poets--Nissim Ezekiel, A K Ramanujan, and Dom Moraes. Often considered the pioneers of modern Indi an poetry in English, they played significant roles in creating a cultural space for postcolonial Indian English-language verse. Three Indian Poets is an introduction to their lives and poetry, including the characteristics and development of each author's work. It examines their major concerns as well as the themes, preoccupations, traits, and evolution of their poetry. A brief biographical sketch of each poet is followed by a close literary analysis of his entire body of work and discussion of technique and individual poetic porcess. Included in this volume are three additional chapters (one on Ramanujan's Black Hen and two on Moraes' final four volumes), as well as updated biographical and bibliographical information. This study will be invaluable to students of Indian, Commonwealth, and postcolonial literature as well as the general reader with an interest in poetry. Printed Pages: 229. 016075

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4306 Bruce L. Liles
Linguistics and the English Language: A Transformational Approach
Goodyear Publishing Company, Inc.; Pacific Palisades, California, USA; 1972; 0876205295; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 331 Rubbed covers. 008184

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4307 Bruce Lincoln
Discourse and the Construction of Society: Comparative Studies of Myth, Ritual, and Classification
Oxford University Press; New York, USA; 1989; 0195057570; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 247. Slightly rubbed dust-jacket. Price clipped. 009918

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4308 Bruce M. Sullivan & N.P. Unni
The Sun God's Daughter and King Samvarana: Tapatisamvaranam and the Kutiyattam Drama Tradition (Introduction Text, Vivaran Commentary and English Translation)
Nag Publishers; Delhi, India; 1995; 8170813115; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 328. 103934

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4309 Bruce Mathews
Craving and Salvation: A Study in Buddhist Soteriology
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170304148; New; New; 
034132

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4310 Bruce Mazlish and Akira Iriye (eds)
The Global History Reader
Routledge; London, UK; 2005; 0415314607; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
021328

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4311 Bruce Newman
A Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism: Notes from a Practitioner's Journey
Snow Lion Publications; Boston, USA; 2004; 1559392118; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
As Tibetan Buddhism extends its reach in the West, many practitioners are making strong commitments to this path. The Vajrayana tradition still being new to our culture, however, there remain significant gaps in Western students' education and understanding. These can lead to practical difficulties for new or intermediate students. This book begins with the very awakening of students' interest in spirituality and their initial encounter with Tibetan Buddhism, and then leads them through the steps necessary for successful practice in the West. A Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism speaks powerfully and directly to the Western student who is working to integrate this incredibly vast tradition into the realities of daily life. Drawing on his many years of practice and teaching, the author skillfully addresses obstacles, doubts and confusions that every reader will recognize. "Bruce Newman has been my close student for almost thirty years. I am confident that he will be able to share his insights with others and help them on the Buddhist Path."— Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist teacher and meditation master. "Lama Bruce Newman, my old dharma friend, writes openly and honestly about his love for Buddhism and what the path of dharma has brought to his life as a Westerner. This book is an enjoyable, practical read which will inspire interested seekers and encourage them to bring out their best."— Sangye Khandro, translator of Tibetan Buddhism, Light of Berotsana Translation Group "Bruce, your friendly Dharma Pal, takes the beginner by the hand to walk through the intricacies of the path, making complex ideas and terminology plain and simple. A solid, down-to-earth book."— Erik Schmidt, Rangjung Yeshe Publications Bruce Newman has studied and practiced Tibetan Buddhism, mostly in the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions, for almost thirty years. He spent eleven years in India and Nepal studying under his primary teacher, Venerable Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche. Mr. Newman also completed a four-year retreat at Kagyu Samye Ling in Scotland. For the past ten years, he has been practicing and teaching under the guidance of Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche in Ashland, Oregon. "Bruce Newman, a long-time student of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, relays his own experiences with finding a teacher and establishing a practice front and center in A Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism: Notes from a Practicioner's Journey. Written by a Westerner for Westerners, this how-to overview contains everything from charts explaining the different schools and lineages of Tibetan Buddhism to explicit advice on discipline, guru devotion, and pitfalls like "emotional enthrallment" (detailed in an absorbing chapter called "Getting it Wrong)."-- Joan Duncan Oliver, Tricycle Magazine, The Buddhist Review Printed Pages: 230. 009791

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4312 Bruce Rich
To Uphold the World: The Message of Ashoka and Kautilya for the 21st Century
Penguin/Viking; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0670999466; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, we cannot escape the turbocharged global economy we live in. Yet the very forces that link all of us have accelerated the dissolution of traditional sources of social authority and historical identity, spurring increasingly violent counter movements. We realize traditional national politics and the reorganization of all social values around markets cannot hold together the six and a half billion inhabitants of this small planet—the world needs a new global order based on a common global ethic and global justice. To Uphold the World is Bruce Rich's deeply illuminating and thought-provoking exploration of such an alternative. His search to found a civil and international order on principles that transcend the goals of pure economic efficiency and amoral realpolitik is inspired by the writings and lives of two of the greatest figures of ancient India—Ashoka and Kautilya. Ashoka provides a unique example of a world ruler—his empire at the time was arguably the world's largest, richest and most powerful multi-ethnic state—who tried to put into practice a secular state ethic of non-violence and reverence for life, which he also extended to international relations. Kautilya, one of history's greatest political geniuses, wrote the world's first treatise on political economy, the Arthasastra, which proclaims accumulation of material riches as the chief underpinning of human society. Both addressed the questions of political realism and idealism, the role of force and violence in international relations, and the tension between economics and ethics. Through the retelling of mythical and historical accounts, Bruce Rich distils the message of Ashoka and Kautilya to help us uphold our world in the twenty-first century. A unique blend of historical and political narrative combined with reflections on contemporary society, the international environment and human rights, To Uphold the World is particularly timely, because it puts forth a truly original perspective and thinking on our responses to the political, economic and ethical challenges of globalization. 'The reader is drawn powerfully into a long-gone world in which an extraordinary human being dramatically changed his own life and the world around him . . . A highly readable book on the importance and reach of some arguments in ancient India, and on their relevance for global problems today.'—From the Foreword by Amartya Sen. 'To Uphold the World should serve as a source of great inspiration . . . It is my hope and prayer that readers today may be inspired by this tale of a powerful ruler to find ways to contribute to making the world . . . a more just and peaceful place.' —From the Afterword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama Printed Pages: 344. 028850

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4313 Bruce Tulgan
It's Okay to Manage Your Boss: The Step-By-Step Program for Making the Best of Your Most Important Relationship at Work
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8126529555; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
In this follow-up to the bestselling It's Okay to Be the Boss, Bruce Tulgan shows that the number one factor in employee productivity, work-quality, morale and retention is the relationship between employees and their immediate managers. Unfortunately, he argues, we have been focusing so much on the skills and habits of the managers, that we have neglected the role of the employee in these relationships.Printed Pages: 208. 104696

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4314 Bruno Cerdan
Aphrodisiac Cuisine
Lustre Press/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 8174362886; Hardcover; New; New; 
Food of love have captured the imagination of the young and the old alike and broken down gender barriers. The quest for substances that can increase sensuality, and prolong ecstasy during moments when bodies and minds meet is indeed eternal. Aphrodisiac Cuisine - a selection of the best recipes from all over the world showcases how classic culinary heritage and avant garde fusion complement each other to stimulate and satiate your appetite. Chef Bruno Cerdan has ably demonstrated through his labour of love that there are many options that blend the therapeutic with the artistic - and this is no mean accomplishment. 108593

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4315 Bruno Dagens (edited and translated from the Sanskrit Text)
Mayamatam: Treatise of Housing, Architecture and Iconography: Permiere Partie, First Volume
Institut Francais D'Indologie; Pondicherry, India; 1970; Paperback; Very Good; 19 x 25 Cm 
039650

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4316 Bruno Dagens (edited and translated from the Sanskrit Text)
Mayamatam: Treatise of Housing, Architecture and Iconography, 2 Vols.
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8120812263; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Set of 2 vols. 024427

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4317 Bruno Latour; Translated By Catheine Porter
Politics of Nature: How to Bring the Sciences Into Democracy
Orient Longman; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8125030816; First Edition; Soft Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 21.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 317. 016733

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4318 Bryan J. Cuevas & Jacqueline I. Stone (Eds)
The Buddhist Dead: Practices, Disources, Representations
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8120834240; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
In its teachings, practices, and institutions, Buddhism in its varied Asian forms has been-and continues to be-centrally concerned with death and the dead. Yet surprisingly "death in Buddhism" has received little sustained scholarly attention. The Buddhist Dead offers the first comparative investigation of this topic across the major Buddhist cultures of India, Sri Lanka, China, Japan, Tibet, and Burma. Its individual essays, representing a range of methods, shed light on a rich array of traditional Buddhist practices for the dead and dying; the sophisticated but often paradoxical discourses about death ad the dead in Buddhist texts; and the varied representations of the dead and the afterlife found in Buddhist funerary art and popular literature. The paradigmatic figure of the historical buddha, his death, the symbolism of his funeral, and his relationship to the impurity of the dead are treated in the opening essays by John S. Strong and Gregory Schopen. The deaths of later remarkable adepts, following the Buddha's model, and their significance for Buddhist communities are investigated by Koichi Shinohara, Jacqueline I. Stone, Raoul Birnbaum, and Kurtis R. Schaeffer. A dramatic, often controversial category of exemplary death, that of "giving up the body" or Buddhist suicide, is examined by James Benn and D. Max Moerman. Moving from celebrated masters to ordinary practitioners and devotees, Bryan J. Cuevas, John Clifford Holt, and Matthew T. Kapstein take up the subject of the "ordinary dead" and the intimate relations that often persist between them and those still living, while Hank Glassman, Mark Rowe, and Jason A. Carbine shed light on Buddhist funerary practices and address the physical and social locations of the Buddhist dead.Printed Pages: 401. 102341

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4319 Bu-Ston
The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet: Companion Volume to the Jewellery of Scripture
Indian Book Centre; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8188043419; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 231. 016113

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4320 Bu-Ston; Translated from Tibetan By Dr E. Obermiller with an Introduction By Prof. Th. Stcherbatsky
Jewellery of Scripture
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8188043400; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 245. 014047

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4321 Bubbles Sabharwal
Tomorrow's Promise
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0143103008; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 20 Cm 
Printed pages: 144. 026816

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4322 Buddha Prakash
India and the World: Researches in India's Policies, Contacts and Relationships with Other Countries and Peoples of the world (Vishveshvaranand Indological Series: 31)
Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute; Hoshiarpur, India; 1964; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 301. Slightly chipped dust jacket. Price clipped. 026580

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4323 Buddha Prakash
Hariyana Through the Ages
Kurukshetra University; Kurukshetra, India; First Edition; Hardcover; Good; 15 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 95 with b/w illustrations. Rubbed boards. 019235

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4324 Buddha Prakash
Political and Social Movements in Ancient Punjab
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 812082458X; Hardcover; New; New; 
102545

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4325 Buddhadasa Bhikkhu; Edited By Santikaro Bhikkhu; Original Translation from the Thai By Dhammavicayo
Heartwood of the Bodhi Tree: The Buddha's Teaching on Voidness
Wisdom Publications; Boston, USA; 1614291527; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 176. 038989

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4326 Buddhadasa P. Kirthisinghe (ed.)
Buddhism and Science
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8120808037; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 175. 022206

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4327 Buddhadeb Guha; Translated By Shankar Sen
Madhukari: Art of Honey-gathering
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789381523612; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
037331

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4328 Buddhadesa P. Kirthesinghe (ed.)
Buddhist Concepts: Old and New
Sri Satguru Publications/Indian Books Centre; New Delhi, India; 8170300851; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 
034032

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4329 Buddhist Centre Halle
Buddhist Yearly 1968/69 (Jahrbuch Für Buddhistische Forschungen)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Für Buddhistische Forschungen in Der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik; Halle (Saale); 1970; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 
Printed Pages: 221. 038990

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4330 Bulbul Mankani; Foreword By Shyam Benegal
The Bollywood Cookbook: The Glamorous World of the Stars and Over 75 of Their Favourite Recipes
Mapin Publishing; Ahmedabad, India; 2006; 8188204757; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 21 Cms x 26 Cms 
Printed pages: 176 alongwith various coloured photographs. 016710

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4331 Bulbul Sharma
The Ramayana
Puffin; New Delhi, India; 2003; 0143330314; First Edition; Soft Cover; New; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Printed pages: 137. 017222

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4332 Bullhe Shah; edited and Translated By Christophe Shackle
Sufi Lyrics
Harvard University Press; London, UK; 2015; 0674504461; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 479. 039680

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4333 Bullhe Singh (Author) & Christopher Shackle (Ed. & Tr.)
Sufi Lyrics
Harvard University Press/IBD; Noida, India; 2015; 067442784X; Softcover; New; 13 x 20 Cm 
The poetry of Bullhe Shah (d. 1758) is considered one of the glories of premodern Punjabi literature. Born in Uch, Punjab, in present-day Pakistan, Bullhe Shah drew profoundly upon Sufi mysticism in his writings. His lyrics, famous for their vivid style and outspoken denunciation of artificial religious divisions, have long been held in affection by Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs and they continue to win audiences today across national boundaries and in the global Punjabi diaspora. Indeed, many young people in South Asia are already acquainted-albeit unknowingly at times-with the iconic eighteenth-century Punjabi poets words through popular musical genres of the twenty-first century.The striking new translation in English is presented alongside the Punjabi text, in the Gurmukhi script, re-edited on the basis of the best modern Pakistani and Indian editions. Bullhe Shahs Sufi Lyrics thus offers at once the most complete and most approachable version of this great poets works yet available.The Murty classical library of India makes available original texts and modern English translations of the masterpieces of literature and thought from across the whole spectrum of Indic languages over the past two millennia in the most authoritative and accessible formats on offer anywhere. Printed Pages: 479. 107399

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4334 Bulloram Mullick; Edited By Dr H.C. Das
Lord Jagannatha in Indian Religious Life
Kalyani Debi; Calcutta, India; 1985; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 021915

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4335 Bulu Imam
Antiquarian Remains of Jharkhand
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8173055297; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 17 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 566 with 182 halftone illustrations. 038315

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4336 Bunyio Nanjio
A Catalogue of the Chinese Translation of the Buddhist Tripitaka: The Sacred Canon of the Buddhists in China and Japan
Biblio Verlag; Osnabruck, Germany; 1988; 3764807393; Reprint; Hard Cover; Fine; 21 Cms x 30 Cms 
Printed Pages: 515. 004819

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4337 Burf Kay
The Theatre of Jean Mairet: The Metamorphoses of Sensuality
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1975; 9027931011; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 92. 004508

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4338 Burr Cartwright Brundage
The Fifth Sun: Aztec Gods, Aztec World
University of Texas Press; Austin, Texas, USA; 1979; 0292724276; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms Roy E. Anderson 
Printed Pages: 282. Scratched and torn dust-jacket. Slightly bumped corners. 039580

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4339 Burton Smith (trs)
The Lotus Sutra
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170306329; New; New; 
034194

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4340 Burton Stein
Essays on South India
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1997; 812150760X; Reprint; Cloth; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
The essays of this volume were first presented to a conference of South Indian specialists convened at the University of Wisconsin on 7-9 April 1970. This was the second such conference of the Society for South Indian Studies, the first having met at the University of Texas on 5-7 December 1968, from which came a valuable set of essays entitled Symposium on Dravidian Civilization (1971), edited by Andree F. Sjoberg. Robert E. Frykenberg, Department of History, University of Wisconsin, the convenor of the second SSIS conference, intended that the papers and discussion should be a comprehensive "stock-taking" of scholarship on South India. Each of the scholars invited to present papers was specifically asked to make such an assessment in the field of his or her competence and was also asked to suggest potentially useful lines of future research in the light of that assessment. The scope of the essays is broad; they reflect the range of interests and scholarship of Americans in South India. And, though each of the writers accepted the charge of Professor Frykenberg to survey some portion of the totality of knowledge of South Indian society, culture, and history, some essays provide new and sometimes startling formulations. This was an unexpected dividend of the conference. Printed Pages: 220. 030593

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4341 Burton Stein
Vijayanagara (The New Cambridge History of India II-5)
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 8185618461; First Paperback Edition; Paperback; New; 
Printed Pages: 170. 024545

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4342 Burton Stein
A History of India
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2002; 0195662997; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
016461

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4343 Burton Watson
The Vimalakirti Sutra (Buddhist Tradition Series)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8120816722; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Vimalakirti Sutra, one of the most influential works of the Mahayana Buddhist canon, is of particular importance in the Ch'an or Zen sect. Originally written in sanskrit, probably in the first century C.E., it claims to record events of more than four hundred years earlier. Noted for its eloquent, orderly exposition of the basic tenets of Mahayana, the text is also remarkable for the liveliness of its episodes and frequent touches of humor, rarities in a religious work of this type. The Vimalakirti Sutra is unusual in that its central figure is not a Buddha or Buddhas, but a wealthy townsman, Vimalakirti, who epitomizes the ideal lay believer. For this reason, and because of the Sutra's enduring literary appeal, it has been particularly popular among lay Buddhists in China, Japan, and the other Asian countries where Mahayana doctrines prevail, and has exercised a marked influence on literature and art. Beautifully translated by Burton Watson from the Chinese version of Kumarajiva, The Vimalakirti Sutra is the first-ever translation into englishfrom the popular Chinese version. Including notes to the translation and a glossary, as well as a brief history of early. Buddhism and an introduction to the doctrine of nondualism-a key tenet in Mahayana thought -this translation will delight not only those familiar with the text but also a new generation of readers.Printed Pages: 159. 102429

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4344 Burton Watson (Tr.)
Four Huts: Asian Writings on the Simple Life
Shambhala Publication/TBI; New Delhi, India; 1570629463; Softcover; New; 
The short works collected in Four Huts give voice to one of the most treasured aesthetic and spiritual ideals of Asia—that of a simple life lived in a simple dwelling. The texts were written between the ninth and the seventeenth centuries and convey each author's underlying sense of the world and what is to be valued in it. Four Huts presents original translations by Burton Watson—one of the most respected translators of Chinese and Japanese literature. The qualities that emerge from these writings are an awareness of impermanence, love of nature, fondness for poetry and music, and an appreciation of the quiet life. Four Huts features eleven brush paintings by artist Stephen Addiss. Printed Pages: 112. 111595

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4345 Burton Watson (trs.)
The Lotus Sutra
Columbia University Press; New York, USA; 1993; 0231081618; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 388. 018834

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4346 Burton Watson (trs.)
The Essential Lotus: Selections from the Lotus Sutra
Columbia University Press; New York, USA; 2002; 0231125070; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 200. 018785

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4347 Buryl Payne
Magnetic Healing: Advanced Techniques for the Application of Magnetic Forces
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2000; 8178220024; Softcover; New; 
Through this book discover the positive benefits of magnetism for improving your health and well being. The book narrates-What ailments can be treated with magnets? How do magnets work to heal the body? Which polarity shoudl be used for which condition? What is the correct way to use Magnets? How long should magnets be placed on the body? What are the latest magnetic health products now being used? etc.Printed Pages: 235. 102680

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4348 Butterworth & Venugopal Chetty
Nellore Inscriptions- 3 Vols.
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1990; 812060279X; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 1556 alongwith plates. 036001

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4349 Buyantyn Dashtseren
The History and Culture of Mongolia
The Asiatic Society; Kolkata, India; 1997; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 82. 014168

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4350 BVLA Manga
Empowering Rural Women Through Self Help Groups
Akansha Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8183702635; Hardcover; New; New; 
110207

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4351 C L Datta & Surinder Singh (Authors)
Crisis in the Western Himalayas: Reports of J D Cunningham 1841-1842
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2015; 9789350023570; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 272. 108949

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4352 C,Wessels
Early Jesuit Travellers In Central Asia (A.D.1603-1721)
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1997; 8120607414; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 344 alongwith illustrations and 5 maps. 034513

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4353 C. Akanuma
Comparative Catalogue of Chinese Agamas and Pali Nikayas
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170302315; New; 
035504

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4354 C. B. Khanduri
Thimayya: An Amazing Life
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2006; 818796636X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Thimayya was the only Indian who commanded a brigade in World War II and later in Japan as part of the occupation force. He was the only Indian General who was invited to the Japanese surrender ceremony in Singapore; and after whom a boulevard is named in Nicosia, Cyprus, and whose Government also issued a special stamp is his memory.Printed Pages: 316. 104459

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4355 C. Bilqees Taseer
The Kashmir of Sheikh Abdullah
Gulshan Books; Srinagar, India; 2005; 818339034X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 17 x 26 Cm 
Printed Pages: 363 with numerous b/w illustrations. 012950

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4356 C. Carter
Sinhalese English Dictionary (Translated from Sinhalese to English)
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1996; 8120611748; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 816. 102958

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4357 C. Carter
English Sinhalese Dictionary (Translated from English to Sinhalese)
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8120613392; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 547. 102961

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4358 C. Chakraberty
Racial Basis of Indian Culture
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 1997; 8173051100; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 22 x 28 Cm 
Indian subcontinent in a living museum of Races. The present book attempts to discover the integral component of India's racial complex with its historical background. The work discusses the subject matter on scientific lines especially the racial composition of people of Indian subcontinent and their migratory pattern. Various startling myths and social customs prevalent among the aborigines and tribal groups in India and in other countries makes an interesting reading. Quite a number of pages have also been devoted to the so-called superrace 'Aryans' their social life, traditions and customs. Animals, Plants, Agriculture, Metals, their synonyms in other Indo-European languages and their mention in various ancient texts have been vividly recorded. The book serve as a valuable contribution in anthropology and history of Indian subcontinent. Numerous references have been quoted in it from various sources, literary and otherwise. Scholars, researchers and students will benefit from the valuable and useful information incorporated in this well written book. Printed Pages:334. 100224

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4359 C. Chandramouli
Temples of Tamil Nadu: Kancheepuram District (Census of India 2001)
Directorate of Census Operations, Tamilnadu; Chennai, India; 2003; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 29 Cms x 30 Cms 
Printed Pages: 324 with numerous colour photographs. 002276

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4360 C. Christine Fair & Sumit Ganguly (Eds)
Policing Insurgencies: Cops as Counterinsurgents
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 0198094884; Hardcover; New; New; 
For long, the fight against insurgency has been seen mainly as a domain of military forces, and not of the police. The vast literature on counterinsurgency, both historical and contemporary, therefore, tends to focus solely on combat strategies, organizational issues, and politico-military relations. However, national leaders and governments, in a variety of settings, are beginning to grasp the important role played by a neutral, competent, and reliable police force in quelling insurgencies. But there remains an inexplicable dearth of scholarship on this dimension of internal security. This volume, part of the Oxford International Relations in South Asia series, corrects this imbalance, bringing together a series of case studies from Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. It examines the conditions in which police forces have either succeeded or failed in contributing to the resolution of an insurgency situation in a particular society. Each study presents the history of the specific insurgency, the attempts made and reform measures undertaken by the police force to confront it, and the efficacy of those measures, thereby offering insights into a geographically and socially diverse typology of insurgency and counterinsurgency operations from across the world. Printed Pages: 376. 108829

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4361 C. Dasgupta
War and Diplomacy in Kashmir, 1947-48
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2002; 0761995897; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Printed Pages: 240. 028579

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4362 C. Dhandapani
Health of Nations: India's Experiments and Experiences
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8183877478; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 428. 111204

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4363 C. Dorje
Monumental Heritage of Pangi: A Forgotton Valley
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8174791477; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Pangi is located in the remotest region of the district Chamba in Himachal Pradesh. The valley has preserved their rich cultural Heritage in the form of monumental remains including temples, both wooden and stones; Buddhist Monasteries, Chrtens, mani-walls and inscribed stones; memorial stones; inscribed and uninscribed fountain stone slabs. In this book, an attempt has been made to highlight the monumental remains with plans and photographs. It is divided in to three chapters. The first one gives a brief introduction of the region while the second chapter is devoted to the historical background. The details of the monumental heritage has been highlighted in the third chapter. This pictorial monograph will definitely help the serious scholars for carrying out detailed research on various aspects and also will serve as a guide to the lay visitors/tourists during their visit to the area.Printed Pages: 156 with 91 Colour Illustrations. 104150

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4364 C. Dorje and D.N. Dimri
Kumbhalgarh: The Pride of Maharanas of Mewar
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8173053367; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 26 x 21 Cm 
Printed Pages: 168 with 131 colour plates, 56 figures and maps. 020023

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4365 C. Dwarakanath
Digestion and Metabolism in Ayurveda
Chowkhamba Krishnadas Academy; Varanasi, India; 1997; Second Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Good; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 396 035799

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4366 C. Dwarakanatha
Introduction to Kayachikitsa
Chaukhamba Orientalia; Varanasi, India; 1996; Third Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 413. 035756

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4367 C. Dwarakantha
Lectures of Tanmatras and Pancamahabhutas (Chowkhamba Sanskrit Studies: 9)
Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office; Varanasi, India; 1996; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 117. 100849

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4368 C. Edward Barker
Psychology's Impact on the Christian Faith
George Allen and Unwin Ltd; London, UK; 1964; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Fair; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 220. Slightly torn dust jacket. 022017

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4369 C. Hayavadana Rao
Indian Caste System
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8120602706; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 
A small book on the various theories and implications about the origin of caste system and its impact on society. The author presents various theories but does not take sides; he neither takes sides nor does he condemn or glorify the system. The theories of well known scholars have been notices among them are Newfield, Servant, Risley, Gait Ibbetson, Alfred Lyall etc… This book is a reprint of the 1931 edition.Printed Pages: 96. 102813

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4370 C. Hayavadana Rao (Ed.
The Srikara Bhashya: Being the Virasaiva Commentary on the Vedanta-Sutra , 2 Vols
Aditya Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8188643009; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
"Though the existence of Sripatipanditacharya's Bhashya on the Vedanta Sutras of Badarayana has been long known, it has not so far been available in print. An incomplete Telugu edition was published many years ago but this is the first time the whole text is offered in the Devanagari script. The circumstances under which the edition has been undertaken have been set out at some length in the introduction. "The work is published in two volumes, the first being devoted to the introduction in English and the second to the text, with appendices. "Volume I and contains preface, table of contents and introduction. In translating passages, clearness has been preferred to elegance. Philosophical terms have been rendered on an uniform basis, all attempts at subtlety being avoided. Well-known philosophical terms have, however, been retained. The use of Sanskrit terms and phrases which have acquired a definite significance, has more than mere utility to commend it. While it is difficult to find exact English equivalents for them, their frequent use is likely in the long run to popularise Indian thought in the west. Footnotes have been given chiefly with a view to elucidate the text or the Sruti passages quoted. " Volume 2 contains the Text of the Commentary of Sripatipanditacharya on the Vedanta Sutras. The several appendices included in it will, it is hoped, prove useful to readers. Special attention may perhaps be invited to certain of these appendices which furnish a comparative idea of the division of the work into Adhikaranas and Sutras by certain. Printed Pages: 1548 100039

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4371 C. Jinarajadasa
The New Humanity of Intuition
The Adyar Library and Research Centre; Chennai, India; 1947; Second Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; 13 x 18 Cm 
Printed Pages: 189. 013682

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4372 C. Joe Arun
Constructing Dalit Identity
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8131600815; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 340. 032012

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4373 C. Kerenyi
The Religion of the Greeks and Romans
Thames & Hudson; London, UK; 1962; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 19 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 303 with 124 monochrome plates. 003305

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4374 C. Kerenyi; Introduction By Lord Kinross
Greece in Colour
Thames & Hudson; London, UK; 1964; Fifth Impression; Hard Cover; Very Good; No Jacket; 30 Cms x 36 Cms R.G. Hoegler 
007280

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4375 C. Krishnan Kutty Nair
Nyayacandrika
B.R. Publishing Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8176465976; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 336. 110516

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4376 C. Lalitha Kumari
Laghudharmaprakasika (A Study with Sanskrit Text)
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8187418885; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Laghudharmaprakasika satisfies the characteristics of a Smrti or Dharma Sastra. In twelve chapters it deals with the origin of the four stages of life, the sixteen customary rites of purification, the duties of a king, the duties of women and allied topics. The work has drawn upon earlier works like Manusmrti and Yajnavalkyasmrti, though it does not quote stanza from them. The mode of punishment for adultery is novel in that a proper trial by authorities well-versed in Vedic lore is enjoined to establish the guilt beyond doubt. It has the approval of the king since the presence of his representative is a must for the trial called Smartavicara which was in vogue upto the beginning of the twentieth century AD.The peculiar customs enumerated here are a part of the life of the people of Kerala even at present. The work supplies a mine of information to a historian since it sheds much light on the history, culture, Sociology and Anthropology and allied fields.Printed Pages: 189. 104059

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4377 C. Lalthlengliana
The Lushai Hills: Annexation, Resistance and Pacification (1886-1898)
Akansha Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8183701116; Hardcover; New; New; 
110161

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4378 C. Mabel Duff
Chronology of India (From the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century), Vol. I
Chaukhamba Oriental Studies/Chaukhamba Orientalia; Delhi, India; 1975; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 422. 100691

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4379 C. Mackenzie Brown
The Devi Gita: The Song of the Goddess. A Translation, Annotation and Commentary
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170306345; New; 
034941

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4380 C. Mackenzie Brown
The Triumph of the Goddess: The Canonical Models and Theological Visions of the Devi-Bhagavata Purana
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170303052; New; 
034810

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4381 C. Mani (ed.)
The Heritage of Nalanda
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8173053308; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 22 x 31 Cm 
Printed Pages: 333 with 61 colour and 26 b/w illustrations. 033189

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4382 C. Mani (Ed.) & B.R. Mani
Samajik Vikas aur Vaigyanik Manavvada
Sharada Publishing House; Delhi, India; 2009; 8188934623; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 127. 102738

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4383 C. Margabandhu & K.S. Ramachandran (Eds)
Spectrum of Indian Culture (Prof S.B. Deo Felicitation Volume), 2 Vols
Agam Kala Prakashan; Delhi, India; 1996; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Spectrum of Indian Culture felicitates Prof. S.B. Deo. The papers in this volume deal with Prehistory; Hisotry; Epigraphy and Numismatics; Art & Architecture; Sculpture and Paintings; Religion and Literature. These have been presented in a sequential and chronological order reflecting the whole gamut of Indian Culture.Printed Pages: 700. 101577

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4384 C. Margabandhu and K.S. Ramachandran (eds)
Spectrum of Indian Culture: Professor S.B. Deo Felicitation Volume, 2 Vols.
Agam Kala Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1996; 817320022X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Set of 2 vols. 032021

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4385 C. Margabandhu, A.K. Sharma & R.S. Bisht (Eds)
Puraratna: Emerging Trends in Archaeology, Art, Anthropology, Conservation and History (In honour of Shri Jagat Pati Joshi), 3 Vols
Agam Kala Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2002; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Senior archaeologists and scholars have contributed their recent researchers to this volume in honour of Sri Jagat Pati Joshi, former Director General, Archaeological Survey of India. The 3-volume set has 15 sections prehistory, protohistory, iron age, historical archaeology, medieval archaeology, interpretation, epigraphy, architecture, sculpture, history, literature, preservation and recentdiscoveries.Printed Pages: 1050. 101566

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4386 C. Margabandhu, D.K. Sinha & K.S. Ramachandran (Eds)
Indian Archaeological Heritage (Shri K.V. Soundara Rajan Felicitation), 2 Vols
Agam Kala Prakashan; Delhi, India; 1991; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Indian Archaeological Heritage is a felicitation volume honouring Sh K V Soundara Rajan Festschrift. In these the editors have endeavoured to cover the fields of Archaeology, Historycovering Epigraphy, Numismatics, Philosophy, Religion, Art, Architecture, Scuplture, Paintings, Fine Arts, Dance, Arts and Crafts etc. Its wide range of 106 papers have dealt with the subjects in a chronological and sequential manner so as to bring before the reader the maximum amount of knowledge in as few words as possible.Printed Pages: 760. 101585

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4387 C. Maria
Dictionary of Gynaecology
IVY Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8178902036; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 388. 031106

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4388 C. Nagaraja Rao
Urban Governance in India
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 9789351281832; Hardcover; New; New; 
The importance of efficient urban governance needs no elaboration in an increasingly urbanising world. Cities with high population densities throw significant challenges of transportation, safety, urban revitalisation, social inclusion and cohesion, environmental protection, water, air, energy, sanitation and climate changes which will magnify in the near future if not properly addressed now. These socio-economic changes necessitate augmentation of urban finances for investment in well-planned urban development and to bring about reforms in governance to enforce efficient urban governance at all levels to cater to the needs of urbanites and to make cities inclusive, congestion-free, safe, resilient and sustainable in which all people have access to basic services, housing and mobility. The urban local governance structures, mechanism and arrangements should aim at facilitating the adoption and implementation of successful policies to meet the challenges of sustainable, safe and equitable urbanisation. This book discusses measures to stimulate revitalisation and foster better economic and social development through developing cooperation mechanism between local and national governments so that the challenges of urbanisation can be best utilised as opportunities of innovation, economic growth and employment. Printed Pages: 278. 111014

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4389 C. Narasimhan
Made in India for Make in India: Indian Production System
Productivity & Quality Publishing Pvt. Ltd.; Madras; 2016; 8185984808; Hardcover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Mr C Narasimhan has development new unique tool suited to the culture of Indian Manufacturing Organizations. This book describes a Production System developed for India.It draws on the best available improvement tools and develops further to work in our environment. The Indian Manufacturing Sector is undergoing a paradigm shift through Lean Production Systems. Realising its importance as a tool in a highly competitive atmosphere, this sector has been ifluenced by the principles of Lean Manufacturing. Printed Pages: 191. 107522

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4390 C. Paramasivan (Ed.)
Social Entrepreneurship
Kaveri Book Service; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8177084224; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 174. 111149

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4391 C. Parvathamma, Satyanarayana
Housing, Rural Poor and their Living Conditions
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1987; 8121200881; Hardcover; New; New; 
The main theme of the book deals with the shortage of Housing among the lower Income Groups and the Poor besides those without a house in Rural areas. The authors view that a pragmatic planning will Help in Meeting the challenge of housing need in rural India. The Cultural History of man viewed house as a place of safety and an important determinant of personal and Family satisfaction. Modern housing includes for more than the living space and shelter. Its Nature and value are determined by the facilities like neighbourhood, access to education, Health amenities, security and availability of community facilities, Employment and so forth. Only very few Societies have been Successful in providing adequate housing. A number of developing Countries have come to recognise the magnitude of the problems and are adopting different strategies for housing and building policy. The main theme of the book which is based on a Research project completed in 1981 at the University of Mysore deals with the shortage of housing among the lower income groups and the poor besides those without a house in rural areas. In rural India housing poses a different problem. There is acute shortage of housing in village. The present shortage is put at twenty million units with an Annual backlog of two million units due to Population growth. An attempt is made by the authors to analyse the efforts of one of the Governmental Measures to the benefit of rural houseless population in Karnataka, one of the states of the Indian union. Much of the conclusions are based on the implementation of the Peoples (Janata) housing scheme during 1970s. The findings are revealing. The socio-political situation in rural areas of the state militates against the welfare schemes undertaken to the good of the poor and the needy. Nearly seventeen per cent of the village residents are without a place of their own to live. Plan allocation towards rural housing are meager. Land Reforms and land ceiling Laws are simply not helpful in tackling the problems effectively. Interestingly the state government has taken initiative through various schemes to house the poor and houseless with priorities and yearly targets. The strategy is working fairly well. The authors view that with pragmatic planning it would go a long way in meeting the challenge of housing need in village India.Printed Pages: 144. 105673

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4392 C. Raj Kumar and K. Chockalingam (eds)
Human Rights, Justice, and Constitutional Empowerment
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0195686918; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 
Concern for human rights is deeply rooted in the Indian constitutional system as a legacy of the country's struggle for independence. This remarkable book is a multi-dimensional examination of the contemporary state of human rights in India, the unresolved issues, and the challenges ahead. The contributors are a distinguished cross-generational selection of scholars and legal practitioners, specialists in the fields of human rights, criminal justice, and constitutional law. Dedicated to Justice V. R. Krishna Iyer, the book places the work of the passionately rights-oriented judge in today's context. The subjects analysed in individual essays include constitutionalization and the realization of rights, the freedom of the press and the rights discourse, compensatory discrimination, corruption and its impact, the right to development, social rights jurisprudence, environmental degradation and its effect on rights, justice for victims of crime, and sexual harassment. Among the distinguished scholars who have contributed to this book are Granville Austin, Upendra Baxi, Yash Ghai, N. R. Madhava Menon, Arjun K. Sengupta, Mahendra P. Singh, and Soli Sorabjee. 021302

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4393 C. Raja Mohan
Samudra Manthan: Sino-Indian Rivalry in the Indo-Pacific
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2013; 0198092334; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Rising China and emerging India are becoming major maritime powers. Beijing and Delhi arebuilding powerful blue water navies to secure their vital interests far beyond their immediate shores. Beijing is looking beyond the Pacific to seek military access and special political relationships in the Indian Ocean. Delhi, in turn, is deepening its security partnerships with China’s neighbours in the Pacific. As the naval footprints of China and India overlap, their maritime competition has begun to roil the waters of the Indo-Pacific, the vast littoral stretching from Africa to Australasia. Invoking a tale from Hindu mythology—‘Samudra Manthan’—C. Raja Mohan tells the story of Sino Indian rivalry spilling over from the Great Himalayas into the Indian and Pacific Oceans. He examines the prospects for reducing Sino-Indian mistrust in Asia’s waters and expanding their maritime security cooperation. The unfolding of Sino-Indian rivalry inevitably draws in the United States, until now the dominant power in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Despite the massive differences in the current naval capabilities of China, India, and the United States, the three countries are locked in a triangular dynamic that is shaping the strategic future of the Indo-Pacific. Printed Pages: 344. 037446

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4394 C. Rajendran
Abhinayadarpana (Text with English Translation and Notes), (Second Edition)
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8183150616; Second Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Abhinayadarpana, assigned to the mythical Nandikesvara is an exhaustive manual of angikabhinaya, the acting consisting of bodily movements relevant to Indian classical dance forms like Bharatnatya. The handy work, consisting of more than three hundred mnemonic verses deals with even the minute aspects of bodily acting in a lucid manner and has become an indispensable companion to all serious students of Indian theatre, especially dance. Professor Rajendran, an authority of Indian theatre puts the work in perspective in his learned introduction and makes it approachable to even a general reader with his elegant translation.Printed Pages: 95. 104021

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4395 C. Rajendran
Living Traditions of Natyasastra
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2002; 818741846X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Most of the papers collected in the present volume have a common theme : they deal with the amazing persistence and continuity of the Natyasastra tradition even in the contemporary theatre. Most of the papers were originally presented in a U.G.C. Seminar on "Living Traditions of Natyasastra in India" conducted by the Department of Sanskrit, University of Calicut in November, 1995. A Few items had to be included to the volume to cover areas left out in the Seminar. There are some other papers also which deal with peripheral problems related to Natysastra tradition, especially its text and meaning.The term contemporary theatre is used in the present Context in a broad sense to include not only classical art forms like Kathakali and Kutiyattam, but even modern experimental theatre. Natyasastra, ascribed to the mythical Bharata, is encyclopaedic in its scope and range. Its authorship, date, and even textual details may be problematic. But there can be no denying of the fact that it represents an Indian attempt to give shape to its own theatrical philosophy which was never lost sight of until the advent of modernity ushered in by colonialism. Hence, we just cannot imagine a genuine Indian theater without a reference to the broad theoritical framework outlined in this extra-ordinarily rich store-house of indigenous theatrical knowledge. Regional art forms like Kutiyattam, Kathakali, Krisnanattam, Yaksagana, Bharatanatyam or even folk forms like the Yatra of Bengal are tied to the Natyasastra through an umbilical chord. For that matter, even modern experimental theatre makes use of the stagecraft of Bharata and concepts like that of the Sutradhara.Printed Pages: 200 with 16 Plates. 104061

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4396 C. Rajendran
Narratology Indian Perspective
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8183151167; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Though India has A Rich narrative tradition, it has not been perspectivised in the light of contemporary developments in Narratology. The present volume, the proceedings of a two-day International Seminar conducted at Calicut University examines the narratological precepts and practices of the vast subcontinent. The papers collected shows the amazing range of narratological heritage of ancient India as gleaned through Indian literatures, fine arts and literary theory.Printed Pages: 168. 104072

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4397 C. Rajendran
Studies in Comparative Poetics
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8187418362; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Comparative poetics opens up exciting avenues in our perceptions as we see the same basic issues addressed to from different angles by thinkers separated by time and space, but often speaking in the same language. Here divergence of views is as important as convergence since both help us to understand given cultures better. The present work, with its comprehensiveness and openness of approach retrieves much of the valuable insights of Indian tradition my putting it in proper perspective. The Author spans a vast area of knowledge from the time of Bharata and Aristotle stretching to modern and post-modern developments in literary theory.Printed Pages: 170. 104096

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4398 C. Rajendran
Vyakiviveka: A Study
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2003; 818741877X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
The present work aims at an analytical and interpretive study of Vyaktiviveka, a Great Classic in Sanskrit poetics written by Mahimabhatta, the 12th Century Kashmiri poetician. Mahimabhatta is famous in Indian poetics as the doughty polemist logician who endeavored hard to divest Anandavardhana's Dhvani theory of its halo of mystery. His thought is of astounding originality and depth. In his masterly exposition, Professor Rajendran analyses the intricate philosophical and linguistic questions raised by The Author in all their ramifications and puts the work in proper perspective. For the first time, Vyaktiviveka is here treated as an original work propounding its own philosophy rather than a polemical text simply criticizing Anandavardhana's dhvani doctrine. Professor Rajendran also explores fascinating areas like Mahimabhatta's orientation to various philosophical systems, especially medieval Buddhistic logic. Translations of some key passages of Vyaktiviveka are also appended to the work.Printed Pages: 303. 104125

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4399 C. Ramachandraiah, A.C.M. Van Westen, and Sheela Prasad (eds)
High-Tech Urban Spaces: Asian and European Perspectives
Manohar; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8173047731; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
This book takes a comparative approach in discussing the engagement of hi-tech industries and urban space, and the associated problems and challenges. It presents a range of case studies of India cities, and also dcuments experiences in other Asian countries such as China, Malaysia, Korea and Singapore, and European countries like The Netherlands and France. Printed Pages: 393. 027773

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4400 C. Robert Elliott & Roberts Emma
Views In India, China and on the Shores of the Red Sea
Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1986; 8121200709; Hardcover; New; New; 
The book introduces the present day readers to a wonderful work on Asia, of the nineteenth century. Indian cities like Agra, Varanasi, Kanpur, Delhi, Bijapur, Jaipur etc. have found adequate place and the wild shores of the Red Sea, the popular rivers of China and the gem-like isles of the eastern archipelago, constituting a large part of Asia have been covered by the work.Printed Pages: 130. 105655

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