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6501 Dharam Vir, Dhrubjyoti Sen, Priyadarshini Patnaik and Arnab Kumar Hazra
Sixty Years in the Service of the Nation: An Illustrated History of IIT Kharagpur
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8125043225; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed pages: 279 with numerous b/w and colour photographs and illustrations. 036792

Price: 19.75 USD
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6502 Dharamavir Bharati; Translated from the Original Hindi By Tripurari Sharma
The Blind Age (Andha Yug)
National School of Drama in Association with Har-Anand Publications Pvt Ltd; New Delhi, India; First Edition; Paperback; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 97. 013625

Price: 3.79 USD
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6503 Dharambir Rai Sharma
Philosophy and Science of Hindu Rituals and Mythology
Black & White; Delhi, India; 2006; 8189320130; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15.5 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed pages: 124. 016189

Price: 15.00 USD
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6504 Dharanidhar Sahu
Simple Things of Life: A Novel
Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8126900288; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 296. 107094

Price: 8.75 USD
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6505 Dharma Bhanu; Foreword By Sir Jadunath Sarkar
History and Administration of the North-Western Provinces: Subsequently Called the Agra Province: 1803-1858
Shiva Lal Agrawala & Co. Private Ltd.; Agra, India; 1957; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Fair; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed pages: 424. Minor tears on the dust jacket. 019094

Price: 29.00 USD
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6506 Dharma Kumar
The Cambridge Economic History of India: Volume II: C. 1757-c. 2003
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2005; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 1115. 032326

Price: 14.75 USD
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6507 Dharma Kumar (Ed.)
The Cambridge Economic History of India, Volume 2: C. 1757-2003
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8125027319; Softcover; New; 
The two-volume Cambridge Economic History of India has served as the single most widely consulted and cited reference for over twenty years. Now in an expanded edition, this volume offers a nuanced and useful introduction by the reputed historian, Sabyasachi. While updating major current trends in Research since the 1970s, it also carries two additional chapters that Focus on the Indian and Pakistani economies respectively. Combining factually reliable and specific studies of Region and nation, this volume spans about 250 years of India`s Political and social economy. The chapters here introduce subjects as diverse as Domestic trade and market in the 18th century, the -economic zones prevalent in the 19th and the pre-Independence Agrarian structure of our village economy. CONTENTS: Preface Introduction/Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Formerly Professor of Indian Economic History, Jawaharlal Nehru University.Printed Pages: 1115. 101826

Price: 18.40 USD
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6508 Dharmaraj Adat
New Horizons of Indological Research
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8183151884; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 620. 103994

Price: 40.00 USD
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6509 Dharmaraj Adat
Rigvedic Society and Culture
New Bharatiya Book Corporation; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8183152201; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
103998

Price: 15.00 USD
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6510 Dharmaraj Adat
Sanskrit Poetics in the Post Modern Scenario
Star Publications Pvt. Ltd; New Delhi, India; 8183152643; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 491. 108282

Price: 39.52 USD
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6511 Dharmaraj Adat
Sankara Philosophy and the Role of Religion in Indian Society
Star Publications Pvt. Ltd; New Delhi, India; 8183152732; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 200. 108288

Price: 11.52 USD
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6512 Dharmarakshita & Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey
The Wheel of Sharp Weapons
Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8185102082; Softcover; New; 
The Wheel of Sharp Weapons, one of the most important and influential texts in the Mahayana training of the mind, was composed by the great Indian Yogi Dharmaraksita. From among his numerous disciples, Dharmaraksita transmitted these teachings to Atisha (982-1054) who transmitted the same to his greatest disciple Upasaka Dromtonpa and together translated it into Tibetan from Sanskrit. The present English translation based on its Tibetan text was done by the Translation Bureau of the Library of Tibetan Works & Archives. Commentary to the Wheel of Sharp Weapons was given by Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey.Printed Pages: 101. 103573

Price: 30.00 USD
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6513 Dharmendar Kanwar
Chittorgarh: The Braveheart of Rajputana
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2011; 9789381523025; First Edition; Paperback; New; Abhijit Singh Jhala 
036899

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6514 Dharmendar Kanwar
Rajmata Gayatri Devi - Enduring Grace
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2004; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 9 x 7.5 Inches 
Rajmata Gayatri Devi...Enduring Grace traces the life and times of one of the most admired icons of modern India. Educated in England, Switzerland and Shantiniketan, Gayatri Devi of Cooch Behar, ‘the princess from the east’, became the third wife of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II of Jaipur. In a tradition-bound set-up, she participated in religious ceremonies, played tennis with male partners, went swimming and horse riding, and did not miss a single season of polo. She also took it upon herself to bring the women of Rajasthan out of the purdah. Vogue voted her as one of the Ten Most Beautiful Women in the World, and with time, the world also witnessed her political courage and her dignified acceptance of life’s vicissitudes—the loss of her only child Jagat, a five-month ordeal in Tihar Jail under Mrs Indira Gandhi’s regime… Rajmata Gayatri Devi is about the continuation of a charmed life despite all odds, about the grace with which a queen of the erstwhile Jaipur State today dons the mantle of the Rajmata or Queen Mother of Jaipur. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dharmendar Kanwar studied at the Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls Public School and went to university in Jaipur. She started her writing career immediately after finishing school and did campus reporting for youth magazines like Hi, Young People’s Newspaper, Junior Statesman and Youth Times. Over the last twenty-five-odd years she has done scripts for television documentaries, been involved in heritage conservation, and contributed stories to almost all the major magazines and newspapers in the country. In the late '80s, she took to travel writing and did a coffee-table book Rajasthan and several booklets/brochures on Rajasthan that won national awards. Dharmendar Kanwar has edited, designed and published Gourmet’s Gateway by Rajmata Gayatri Devi, co-authored Delhi-Agra-Jaipur and written Fifty Years of Rajasthan Police. She was awarded the Best Travel Writer (English) for 1993-94 by the Government of Rajasthan. She is currently working on a book with Rajmata Gayatri Devi, and writing a travel book. Printed Pages: 128. 029064

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6515 Dharmendar Kanwar
Palace on Wheels: A Royal Train Journey
Prakash Books; New Delhi, India; 2007; 8172341830; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 29 x 30 Cm Robert A. Huber 
With numerous colour illustrations throughout. 021446

Price: 75.00 USD
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6516 Dharmendar Kanwar
Times Food Guide Jaipur 2014
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789382299639; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Times Food / Nightlife Guides are targeted at both the local residents and at domestic and international tourists. Whether one is celebrating with friends, taking an important guest out to a business dinner or just taking a day off from cooking at home, help is at hand. Times Food Guides consist of reviews of restaurants, caterers, shops stocking special ingredients, arranged alphabetically. The reviews attempt to give the reader as real an experience as is possible. This information-packed review goes beyond description and state the special features of the restaurant, its specialties, price range etc.Certain special features include- Reviews of restaurants along with - Name of the eatery, Cuisine served, Open / close timings, Price of a meal for two, Liquor served or not, Takeaway or not, Credit card accepted or not. Times Food / Nightlife Guides are available of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Pune, Goa, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chandigarh and Jaipur.Printed Pages: 210. 104927

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6517 Dharmendar Kanwar
Times Food Guide Jaipur-2015
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789384038083; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
The Times of India guides are targeted at both Local residents and Domestic and International Tourists. Reviews of restaurants include cuisine served, opening times, price of a meal for two, alcohol served or not, take away or not and if credit cards are accepted. Times Guides are available for Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Pune, Goa, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and Jaipur.Printed Pages: 192. 105001

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6518 Dharmendar Kanwar
Rajmata Gayatri Devi Enduring Grace (Series: Family Pride)
Lustre Press/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 8174362940; Hardcover; New; New; 
This book traces the life and times of Gayatri Devi of Cooch Behar, 'the princess from the east'who became the third wife of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II of Jaipur. Printed Pages: 128. 108639

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6519 Dharmendar Kanwar; Preface By H.R.H. Gayatri Devi
The Last Queen of Jaipur: The Legendary Life of H.R.H. Maharani Gayatri Devi
White Star Publishers; Vercelli, Italy; 2009; 8854404942; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 26 x 30 Cm 
Printed Pages: 272 with numerous colour illustrations. 033090

Price: 90.00 USD
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6520 Dharmendra Kumar & Yemuna Sunni (Eds)
Proselytisation in India: The Process of Hinduisation in Tribal Societies
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2009; 818983374X; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 267. 109285

Price: 10.45 USD
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6521 Dharmendra Kumar & Yemuna Sunni (Eds)
Proselytisation in India: The Process of Hinduisation in Tribal Societies
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2009; 8189833758; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 267. 109286

Price: 5.35 USD
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6522 Dharnidhar Sharma
Vastu Guide (Broad Guidelines on the Ancient Indian Architecture Vastu-Shastra)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1999; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 56. 030290

Price: 3.75 USD
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6523 Dhaval Bathia
Vedic Mathematics Made Easy
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8184953011; Softcover; New; 
Vedic Mathematics Made Easy (With VCD), written by Dhaval Bathia, is an ideal answer for all those who are poor in mathematics.This book details how the application of 16 basic formulae (Sutras) of Vedic Maths will help in solving complex arithmetic and algebra problems. Since these sutras are based on the workings of the human mind, they are much easier to grasp when compared to the rules of conventional maths. Competitive exam aspirants will also find this book particularly useful as they can learn to solve mathematical problems of varying complexity in the shortest duration of time.Multiplying 231072 and 110649 in a single step or finding the cube roots of 262144 and 704969 in a couple of seconds, are some of the techniques mentioned in Vedic Mathematics Made Easy (With VCD). He shows how tricks such as predicting someone’s age and guessing the money on a person without asking him can be done mentally with the help of these Vedic Maths techniques with significant speed.A wonderful guide for students who have to write competitive exams like MBA, MCA, CET, UPSC, GRE and GMAT, Vedic Mathematics Made Easy (With VCD) provides tips which will help them improve their quantitative ability.The chapters in the book are arranged in order of difficulty, Basic, Intermediate and Advanced. Vedic Mathematics Made Easy (With VCD) also contains lots of solved examples, problems, diagrams and visual effects.The free VCD that comes with Vedic Mathematics Made Easy (With VCD) shows the magic of Vedic Mathematics step by step. The author himself teaches Vedic Math formulas in a live environment.Printed Pages: 256 with CD. 105310

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6524 Dhaval Bathia
The Best of Sudoku: From Easy Solving Techniques for Beginners to Advanced Strategies for Experts
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8179925633; Softcover; New; 
The addictive Sudoku puzzle has captivated millions of people across USA, UK, Australia, India and other countries. This book is intended to help a beginner understand the puzzle and learn how to solve it. Those already conversant with sudoku will discover a variety of secret tools and strategies to crack even the toughest puzzles with ease. The 100-plus puzzles in this book offer different levels of difficulty for puzzles buffs to crack. In addition, you get a chance to join the Sudoku Lovers Club, a worldwide community of sudoku enthusiasts and share puzzles, techniques and strategies.Printed Pages: 116. 105311

Price: 3.12 USD
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6525 Dhaval Bathia
He Swam with Sharks for an Ice-cream: An Inspiring Story about Fulfilling Your Dreams and Achieving Success
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8184950667; Softcover; New; 
In an ancient village, a retired billionaire possesses a secret diary! Within its pages are insights by which a person can attract fame, wealth and success.For over decades the old man has preserved the diary, but an unexpected series of events in his life has now forced him to reveal its contents.He is deeply aware that whosoever reads it will acquire the power to fulfill all his dreams and reach his estiny. However, he knows that this priceless wisdom is not for everybody, only for a few chosen ones !Are you amongst one of them ?Will you get to know these powerful secrets ?Join Dave and Abhi, two young executives, in an enchanting journey that will transform your life forever!.Printed Pages: 328. 105312

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6526 Dheer Kothari
The Mecca of Polo: Odyssey from the Days of the Raj
The Entertainment Design Co.; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; Anup Ray 
Printed Pages: 155 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 037212

Price: 89.95 USD
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6527 Dheeraj Singh
India Reloaded: Inside India's Resurgent Consumer Market
Westland Limited; New Delhi, India; 9789385152337; Softcover; New; 
Brands and businesses from across the globe have tried to leverage the India opportunity, based upon simplistic and widely-held assumptions. This book takes a critical look at these myths and contradictions from an inside perspective, presenting a fresh and nuanced perspective on the opportunities that the Indian market offers. It draws upon a wealth of data, from consumer research, market data, macroeconomic research, popular culture and case studies, to provide a thorough and compelling insight into what makes for success in the complex Indian market, based upon two decades of experience.! 109720

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6528 Dheeraj Sinha
Consumer India: Inside The Indian Mind and Wallet
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8126529784; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 194. 104591

Price: 12.00 USD
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6529 Dhira Dhar (translated from Bengali)
Bina Das: A Memoir
Zubaan; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8189013645; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 145 x 225 Mm 
Printed Pages: 142. 031761

Price: 8.50 USD
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6530 Dhirendra Datt Dangwal
Himalayan Degradation: Colonial Forestry and Environmental Change in India (Culture and Environment of South Asia Series)
Foundation Books; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8175966319; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 155 x 235 Mm 
Himalayan Degradation, Colonial Forestry and Environmental Change in India questions the recent trend of treating environmental and agrarian concerns as two separate domains. In this aspect, the book goes beyond the existing framework of environmental history that focuses only on the study of state policies and debates over redefining rights and examining protests. The author makes a careful study of the larger rural economy, emphasising the changing significance of pastoralism, trade and foraging in the life of the common people. He links forest degradation and environmental change to socioeconomic transformation. The introduction of ‘scientific forestry' in the late nineteenth century transformed forests into a profitable resource for commercial purposes. Forests were overexploited, which resulted in wider ecological changes in the Himalaya . Underlining the centrality of forests and mountain resources to the livelihood and culture of the people of Uttarakhand, the book subjects the notion of sustainable management of forests to close scrutiny. The book will be of interest to historians, environmentalists, policy-makers, social scientists and general readers. Contents Preface List of Tables, Maps, and Illustrations Acknowledgements Abbreviations Glossary Chapter 1: Introduction Part I: Nature and Culture in the Early Nineteenth Century Chapter 2: The Context: Society at the Onset of the Colonial Rule Chapter 3: The Changing Agrarian Environment Chapter 4: The Changing Attitude of the State Towards Forests Part II: Scientific Forestry, Forest Management and Environmental Change Chapter 5: Scientific Forestry and Social Control: Regulating Access to Forests Chapter 6: The New Forest Regime and Restructuring of the Livestock Economy Chapter 7: Commercialisation of Forests, Unsustainable Timber Extraction and Deforestation Chapter 8: The Myth of Sustainability and the Fate of Forests Chapter 9: Separating Farms from Forests: Collapsing of the Hill Economy Chapter 10: Conclusion: Unravelling the Crisis Afterthoughts: From Desperation to Hope Bibliography Index. Printed Pages: 332. 025168

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6531 Dhirendra Kumar Pant
Care and Administration of Heritage Monuments in India
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8173054207; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 22 x 28 Cm 
Certainly remarkable were the British efforts to safeguard the monumental heritage of India. The central administration of the Company’s Government and, subsequently, that of Crown not only showed genuine interest in Indian monuments, but also carried out programmes to safeguard its rich cultural past. For the first time, this book charts the administrative history of the growth and care of heritage monuments: from 1784 to 1904 – the years that are crucial for the development of the history of archaeology in India. The year 1784 saw the establishment of the Asiatic Society of Calcutta that marked the embryonic beginning of a consciousness ‘to explore, document, and preserve’ the ancient heritage of India; while enactment of The Ancient Monuments Preservation Act 1904 saw a culmination of the spirit to ‘dig, discover, and preserve the heritage’. These 120 years witnessed the birth and growth of the ‘archaeological consciousness’ in India and its urge to protect and preserve the monuments by the State leading to a permanent footing of the Archaeological Survey of India. Based exclusively on the archival records of the National Archives of India, State Archives, and the records of India Office, London, the book chronicles the administrative policy of English East India Company and the British Crown towards India’s heritage monuments: 1784-1904, highlighting the British government’s concern over the neglect of monuments, and how it put together efforts to evolve a definitive policy for arresting their further decay. Offered in fifteen chapters, the study vividly demonstrates the gradual development of a definitive policy towards care of monuments in India. Each chapter is followed by extensive original references. The book focuses specially on the times of Lytton and Curzon, when Archaeology in India received considerable state support and impetus. Dr Dhirendra Kumar Pant (b. 1946) is a former officer of the National Archives of India, New Delhi. He has also worked in the Ministry of Home Affairs as Senior Archivist. Printed Pages: 420 with 21 halftone illustrations. 100141

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6532 Dhirendra Narayan Majumdar
A Study of Culture Change in Two Garo Villages of Meghalaya
Gauhati University; Gauhati, Assam, India; 1980; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 217 with 30 b/w plates and numerous line diagrams. 026308

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6533 Dhirendra Nath Pal
Sri Krishna: His Life and Teachings
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan; Mumbai, India; 2003; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 395. 019945

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6534 Dhirendra Singh and Mohan Joseph
Sentinels of Raisina Hill
Timeless Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8189497383; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; Vikram Kalra 
Printed pages: 144 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 037124

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6535 Dhires Bhattacharyya
Understanding India's Economy: A Course of Analysis: Part One
Progressive Publishers; Calcutta, India; 1963; Third Revised Edition; Hardcover; Good; Fair; 14.5 x 21.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 379. Slightly torn dust jacket. 020355

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6536 Dhramendra Parmar
The Lord of the Sacred Sword
Omji Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789384028114; Softcover; New; 
107067

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6537 Dhriti K.Lahiri Choudhury
A Trunk Full of Tales: Seventy Years With The Indian Elephant
Permanent Balck; Delhi, India; 2006; 8178241668; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15.5 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed pages: 249. 016158

Price: 15.00 USD
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6538 Dhruv S. Kaji
Common Sense About Uncommon Wisdom: Ancient Teachings of Vedanta
The Himalayan Institute Press; Honesdale, Pennsylvania, USA; 0893891924; Reprint; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 228. 036213

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6539 Dhruv S. Kaji
Understanding Vedanta a Contemporary Approach : A Collection of Essays to Introduce Vedanta
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8178223961; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Based on the wisdom of the Upanishads, the most ancient and authoritative scriptures of India, this book is an insightful introduction to the teachings of vedanta in a contemporary manner without compromising its traditional contents.Vedanta says that no individual needs salvation because he or she is never lost but merely living in ignorance of his or her true nature. The collection of essays here is meant to provide a background, in language which appeals to our reason, for further exploration of this extraordinary insight of ancient sages.Printed Pages: 271. 102159

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6540 Dhruva
Astrological Analysis of Indian Affairs (1947-2050)
Readworthy Publications Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8189973029; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 284. 021309

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6541 Dhruva N. Chaudhuri
New Delhi Down the Decades: A Behind-the-lens View of The City
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 9789381523865; Softcover; New; 
This book is the second of a series of 13 Volumes which will document and present the proceedings of the Indian National Congress from 1885 to 1947.These volumes are not just a record of Congress speeches and resolutions, but they also capture the mental, emotional, and political life of late-nineteenth and early twentieth century India. They are probably the first authentic version of the Congress proceedings.Printed Pages: 120 with 75 colour photographs. 106617

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6542 Dhruva N. Chaudhuri; Foreword By Khushwant Singh
Nirad C. Chaudhuri: Many Shades, Many Frames
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8189738909; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 26 Cm 
Printed Pages: 180 with numerous colour illustrations. 036546

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6543 Dhurba K. Deep
The Nepal Festivals with Some Articles Enquiring Into Nepalese Arts, Religion and Culture
Ratna Pustak Bhandar; Kathmandu, Nepal; 1992; Second Edition; Soft Cover; Very Good; 13 x 19 Cm 
Printed Pages: 128 with numerous b/w illustrations. Slightly rubbed cover. 026208

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6544 Diamond Books
Hindu Gods and Goddesses
Diamond Books; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8128808028; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 81. 036329

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6545 Diamond Books
Learn Gujarati in 30 Days Through English
Diamond Books; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8128810332; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 18 Cm 
Printed Pages: 183. 028720

Price: 1.00 USD
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6546 Diana and Michael Preston
Taj Mahal: Passion and Genius at the Heart of the Moghul Empire
Walker & Company; New York, USA; 2007; 0802715117; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed pages: 317 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 036339

Price: 25.95 USD
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6547 Diana DiZerega Wall
The Archaeology of Gender: Separating the Spheres in Urban America
Plenum Press; New York, USA; 1994; 0306445514; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Introduction. The Separation of the Home and the Workplace. The Changing Social Landscape of the City. Changing Household Composition. The Ritualization of Family Meals I. The Ritualization of Family Meals II. Conclusion. Index. Printed Pages: 262. 004342

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6548 Diana K. Myers and Susan S. Bean (eds)
From the Land of the Thunder Dragon: Textile Arts of Bhutan
Serindia Publications; Chicago, USA; 2008; 1932476423; First Edition; Paperback; New; 22 x 28 Cm 
Bhutanese textiles are among the last of the major arts of Asia to gain recognition in the West, and this is the first book to present this outstanding art form in its cultural and historical context. Bhutan's textiles, especially the intricate brocades and complex supplementary-warp patterns, are unmatched anywhere in the world. This art, with a steadily growing and devoted following in the West and Japan, has become Bhutan's most powerful emblem abroad. This volume, first published in 1994 (now reprinted in 2008) in conjunction with a special exhibition organized by the Peabody Essex Museum of Salem, Massachusetts, covers all aspects of Bhutan's textiles and weaving heritage, from the central role of women - more than 80 percent of Bhutanese women contribute to their household's income by weaving - to fibers, dyes, and looms, to the functioning of beautiful cloth as an item of trade and an indicator of historical change and social identity. This copiously illustrated book reveals the richness, originality, and striking beauty of Bhutanese textiles. Examples come from the Peabody Essex Museum, which holds the largest such collection of any North American museum, and public and private collections in Bhutan, the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The illustrations are supplemented by field photographs and rare archival images. Printed Pages: 248 with 130 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. 023522

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6549 Diana L. Eck
Banaras: City of Light
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 1992; 0140190791; Paperback; New; 16 Cms x 23 Cms 
The sacred city of Banaras on the River Ganges is one of the oldest living cities in the world—as old as Jerusalem, Athens and Peking. It is the place where Shiva, the Lord of All, is said to have made his permanent home since the dawn of creation. There are few cities in India as traditionally Hindu and as symbolic of the whole of Hindu culture as Banaras. In this eloquent, finely observed study, Diana Eck shows how the city, over the centuries, has become a lens through which the Hindu vision of the world is precisely focused. She reveals the spiritual and historical resonance of this holy place where great sages such as the Buddha and Shankara taught, where ashrams, palaces, and universities were built, where God has been imagined and imaged in a thousand ways. Eck describes the rites of its temples, the busy life of its riverfront, and the exuberance of its festivals. She narrates how people travel from all over India to Banaras for the privilege of dying a good death here, for they believe that on the banks of the River Ganges where ‘the atmosphere of devotion is improbable in its strength’, it is possible to be released from this earthly round forever. In her account of the sacred history, geography, and art of the city, its elaborate and thriving rituals, its myths and literature, and its importance to pilgrims and seekers, Diana Eck uses her wealth of scholarship to make the Hindu tradition come powerfully alive so that we come to understand the meaning that this sacred city holds for the millions of believers who have been coming here for over 2,500 years. Printed Pages: 432. 033875

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6550 Diana L. Eck
India: A Sacred Geography
Harmony Books; New York, USA; 2012; 0385347081; First Edition; Paperback; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
In India: A Sacred Geography, renowned Harvard scholar Diana Eck offers an extraordinary spiritual journey through the pilgrimage places of the world's most religiously vibrant culture and reveals that it is, in fact, through these sacred pilgrimages that India's very sense of nation has emerged. No matter where one goes in India, one will find a landscape in which mountains, rivers, forests, and villages are elaborately linked to the stories of the gods and heroes of Indian culture. Every place in this vast landscape has its story, and conversely, every story of Hindu myth and legend has its place. Likewise, these places are inextricably tied to one another not simply in the past, but in the present through the local, regional, and transregional practices of pilgrimage. India: A Sacred Geography tells the story of the pilgrim's India. In these pages, Diana Eck takes the reader on an extraordinary spiritual journey through the living landscape of this fascinating country ?its mountains, rivers, and seacoasts, its ancient and powerful temples and shrines. Seeking to fully understand the sacred places of pilgrimage from the ground up, with their stories, connections and layers of meaning, she acutely examines Hindu religious ideas and narratives and shows how they have been deeply inscribed in the land itself. Ultimately, Eck shows us that from these networks of pilgrimage places, India's very sense of region and nation has emerged. This is the astonishing and fascinating picture of a land linked for centuries not by the power of kings and governments, but by the footsteps of pilgrims. India: A Sacred Geography offers a unique perspective on India, both as a complex religious culture and as a nation. Based on her extensive knowledge and her many decades of wide-ranging travel and research, Eck's piercing insights and a sweeping grasp of history ensure that this work will be in demand for many years to come. Printed Pages: 576. 037407

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6551 Diana L. Eck and Francoise Mallison (eds)
Devotion Divine: Bhakti Traditions from the Regions of India. Studies in Honour of Charlotte Vaudeville
Egbert Forsten; Groningen, The Netherlands; 1991; 90-6980-045-4; First Edition; Paperback; New; 17.5 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 315. 038568

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6552 Diana M. DiNitto and C. Aaron McNeece
Social Work: Issues and Opportunities
Rawat Publications; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0925065862; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 464. 031924

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6553 Diana Major
The Acquisition of Modal Auxiliaries in the Language of Children
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1974; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 121. Janua Linguarum Series Minor: 195. 006138

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6554 Diana Richardson
Tantric Sex: A Unique Guide to Love and Sexual Fulfilment
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 81-7822-188-5; Reprint; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 255 with numerous b/w illustrations. 035191

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6555 Diana Richardson & Michael Richardson (Authors)
Tantric Love: Feeling vs. Emotions (Golden Rules of Make Love Easy)
Indiana Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 8184083033; Softcover; New; 
109872

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6556 Diana Slade and Scott Thornbury
Conversation: From Description to Pedagogy
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 2005; 052181426X; First Edition; Paperback; New; 228 x 152 Mm 
The fully revised edition of this 'classic' helps teachers give their learners the tools they need to express themselves through a range of stimulating drama contexts. This completely revised edition of the ‘classic’ title Drama Techniques provides: • 150 ideas for interesting and productive fluency practice • a large selection of drama-based techniques which focus learners’ attention on communicative tasks or activities • techniques suitable for all levels • clear instructions for the teacher • advice on how to use the techniques in the classroom Printed Pages: 256. 012848

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6557 Diana Slade and Scott Thornbury
Conversation: From Description to Pedagogy
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 2005; 0521601193; First Edition; Paperback; New; 228 x 152 Mm 
The fully revised edition of this 'classic' helps teachers give their learners the tools they need to express themselves through a range of stimulating drama contexts. This completely revised edition of the ‘classic’ title Drama Techniques provides: • 150 ideas for interesting and productive fluency practice • a large selection of drama-based techniques which focus learners’ attention on communicative tasks or activities • techniques suitable for all levels • clear instructions for the teacher • advice on how to use the techniques in the classroom Printed Pages: 256. 012846

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6558 Diane Bellchambers
The Definitive Dream Dictionary
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; First Edition; New; 
029819

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6559 Diane Bellchambers
The Definitive Dream Dictionary
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8178222671; Softcover; New; 
The Definitive Dream Dictionary is the ultimate reference tool to help you unlock the meanings of your dreams. The contemporary self-teaching guide empowers you, the dreamer, to ask the right questions and shows you how to link dream meanings to events taking place in your life. Discover how to: 1.Ask yourself the right questions to trigger a solution in your dream 2. Analyse and understand your dreams 3. Decipher your personal dream symbols 4. Compile your own dream jorunal and chart your dreams With more than 1700 symbols organised into commonsense chapters and an easy reference index. 102573

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6560 Diane D’Souza
Shia Women: Muslim Faith and Practice
Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8189884743; Hardcover; New; New; 
109512

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6561 Diane Stein
Healing with Gemstones and Crystals
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170306574; New; 
035476

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6562 Diane Stein
The Natural Remedy Book for Women
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170305896; New; 
035281

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6563 Dibakar Mohanty
Jainism in Indian Philosophy
Bharatiya Kala Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2006; 8180901254; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 346. 110722

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6564 Dibyesh Anand
Tibet: A Victim of Geopolitics
Routledge; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0415484499; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 190. 024278

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6565 Dick Allwright
Observation in the Language Classroom (Applied Linguistics and Language Study Series)
Longman; London, UK; 1989; 0582553768; Third Impression; Paperback; As New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 304. 026553

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6566 Diego Maiorano
Autumn of the Matriarch: Indira Gandhi's Final Term in Office
HarperCollins Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2015; 9789351774709; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 270. 038932

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6567 Dieter B. Herrmann; translated and Revised By Kevin Krisciunas
The History of Astronomy from Herschel to Hertzsprung
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 1984; 0521257336; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Fine; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
This book assesses the impact of writing on human societies, both in the Ancient Near East and in contemporary Africa, and highlights some general features of social systems that have been influenced by this major change in the mode of communication. Such features are central to any attempt at the theoretical definition of human society and such constituent phenomena as religious and legal systems, and in this study Professor Goody explores the role of a specific mechanism, the introduction of writing and the development of a written tradition, in the explanation of some important social differences and similarities. Goody argues that a shift of emphasis from productive to certain communicative processes is essential to account adequately for major changes in human societies. Whilst there have been previous descussions of the effect of literacy upon social organisation, no study has hitherto presented the general synthesis developed here. Contents Studies in literacy, family, culture and the state: an introduction; Preface; 1. The word of God; 2. The word of mammon; 3. The state, the bureau and the file; 4. The letter of the law; 5. Ruptures and continuities; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Printed Pages: 232. 003337

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6568 Dieter Glogowski
Buddhism: Eight Steps to Happiness
Bucher; Munich, Germany; 2008; 3765817333; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 24 x 18 Cm 
Printed Pages: 383 with numerous colour illustrations. 025154

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6569 Dieter Glogowski
Himalaya: The Secret of the Golden Tara
C.J. Bucher Verlag GmbH; Munich, Germany; 2007; 3765816345; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 25 x 31 Cm 
Printed Pages: 191 with numerous colour illustrations. 021447

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6570 Dieter Schlingloff
Artibus Asiae: Institute of Fine Arts, New York University: Kalyanakarin's Adventures: The Identification of an Ajanta Painting: Vol. XXXVIII, I
Artibus-Asiae Publishers; Ascona, Switzerland; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 
038608

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6571 Dieter Schlingloff
Ajanta: Handbook of the Paintings (3 Vols)
Aryan Books International; New`; 2013; 8173054568; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 21 x 31Cm 
Prof. Dieter Schlingloff is one of the leading experts on the paintings of Ajanta. He has been engaged with the task of identifying the subject matter of the Ajanta Paintings in rich detail-a pre-requisite for further research. His steadfast research for last forty years constitutes a brilliant corpus of books and articles on the paintings of Ajanta. The present work comprises the quintessence of his research on the narrative wall paintings, their literary sources and the cultural background. In Prof. Schlingloff's own words, “The narrative paintings of the ancient period of Ajanta are of no less quality than the contemporaneous paintings of Roman Pompeii, and like those, they are the only testimonies of the marvelous art of narrative wall-painting elsewhere lost. The glory of ancient Indian culture and the high standard of its morality as revealed in the Ajanta paintings should become known worldwide”. The narrative wall paintings thus forms the subject matter of the present publication arranged in three volumes where the main focus remains on the relationship of the text and the image that will hopefully stimulate further discussion and investigation in similar fields. An English translation of the 2000 edition of “Ajanta, Handbuch der Malereien = Ajanta, handbook of the paintings”. Professor emeritus Dr. Dieter Schlingloff, formerly head of the Department of Indology and Iranian Studies at the University of Munich, Germany, is a specialist in Buddhist Sanskrit literature, ancient Indian culture and art. More than forty years of the author's researches have been concentrated on the narrative Ajanta paintings. Printed Pages: 928. 100100

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6572 Dieter Wunderlich
Foundations of Linguistics Cambridge Studies in Linguistics, 24)
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 1979; 0521220076; First Edition; Hard Cover; As New; No Jacket; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 374. 003570

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6573 Dieter Wunderlich
Foundations of Linguistics Cambridge Studies in Linguistics, 24)
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 1979; 0521293340; First Edition; Paperback; Fine; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 374. 038241

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6574 Dietmar Richter (ed.)
Lipmann Symposium: Energy, Regulation and Biosynthesis in Molecular Body
Walter De Gruyter; Berlin, Germany; 1974; 3110049767; First Edition; Hard Cover; As New; 18 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 721 004401

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6575 Dietmar Rothermund
Mahatma Gandhi: An Essay in Political Biography
Manohar; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8173042624; First Edition; Paperback; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 146. 036375

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6576 Dietmar Rothermund
Government, Landlord, and Peasant in India: Agrarian Relations Under British Rule 1965-1935
Franz Steiner Verlag GMBH; Wiesbaden, Germany; 1978; 3515027645; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 17.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 223. 008460

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6577 Dietmar Rothermund
India: The Rise of an Asian Giant
Aakar Books; Delhi, India; 2008; 8189632302; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 274. 109342

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6578 Dietmar Rothermund (ed.)
Islam in Southern Asia: A Survey of Current Research (Beitrage Zur Sudasien-Forschung Sudasien-Institut Universitat Heidelberg, Band 16)
Franz Steiner Verlag GMBH; Wiesbaden, Germany; 1975; 3515020950; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 17.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 134. Slightly rubbed covers. Book in mint condition. 008505

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6579 Dietmar Rothermund and Siegfried Schwertner (eds.)
South Asia Institute: The Second Decade: Bulletin of the South Asia Institute of Heidelberg University 1983/84
Sudasien-Institut; Heidelberg, Germany; 1984; First Edition; Paperback; Good; 17.5 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 286. Few pen markings on the text. 008469

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6580 Dietrich Brandis
Indian Trees: An Account of Trees, Shrubs, Woody Climbers, Ramboos and Palms Indigenous or Commonly Cultivated in the British Indian Empire
Natraj Publishers; Dehra Dun, India; 2009; 818158130X; Reprint; Hardcover; New; 19 x 25 Cm 
Printed Pages: 799 with numerous b/w illustrations. 036584

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6581 Digambar Bhouraskar
United Nations Development Aid: A Study in History and Politics
Academic Foundation; New Delhi, India; 2006; 8171885330; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 6 1/4" X 8 3/4" 
Printed pages: 260. 016426

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6582 Digumarti Bhaskara Rao
United Nations Decade for Human Rights Education
Discovery Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8171418872; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 336. 107014

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6583 Digumarti Bhaskara Rao
World Conference on Human Rights
Discovery Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8171416616; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 234. 107018

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6584 Digvijay Nath Chaubey
Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh: Vichardhara, Naitratav Avem Sankalp (in Hindi)
Raj Publications; New Delhi, India; 2013; 9789382281092; Hardcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 208. 106340

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6585 Diki Tsering; Edited and Introduced By Her Grandson Khedroob Thondup
Dalai Lama, My Son: A Mother's Story
Viking/Arkana; New York, USA; 2000; 0670889059; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 13 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 201. 014297

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6586 Dilara Choudhury
Bangladesh and the South Asian International System
Scorpion Publishing Ltd.; Essex, England, UK; 1992; 0-905906-91-B; First Edition; Soft Cover; As New; Slightly Soiled Jacket; 14 Cms x 21.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 405. 017093

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6587 Dilbagh Singh
On the Wings of Destiny
KW Publishers; New Delhi, India; 2010; 9789380502267; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This volume is the life story of Air Chief Marshal Dilbagh Singh PVSM, AVSM, VM written by him before his unfortunate demise. Acknowledged as an outstanding professional fighter pilot and an outstanding commander during his four decades of service in the Indian Air Force, he was an imposing personality, tall, upright, smiling, confident and a born leader who set very high standards for himself and everyone under his command. He possessed great skills not only in operational matters, but also a mature understanding of the key role of the human element in the exercise of leadership. This book is an example of Dilbagh's extraordinary skills in recording not only a narrative of daily life – starting decades ago – in the Air Force, but the emotional element that brings each event, each incident, alive. His style is frank and forthright but laced with a charming touch of humility. Noteworthy also is – and this soon becomes apparent – that many paragraphs are narrations with a purpose, a deliberate choice to underline an important point – happily often peppered with wit and humour! The vivid account of his forty years in the Air Force also bears testimony to his truly remarkable memory of events and incidents from the very start of his career, memories of colleagues and friends, of emotions, of aspirations, and of the pulls and pressures of the all too frequent challenges and crises, big and small; and how he faced and surmounted each. It is so true that those of us who have spent the best years of our lives in the Air Force and want to live them all over again, cannot do better than to take to the skies 'On The Wings of Destiny'! For those not of the Air Force, but still curious about what life in the Air Force is all about, this book will be something they will greatly relish. It is, of course, a charming and accurate narration of Air Force life, of one who rose all the way to the top: of its thrills and its excitement, of friendship and camaraderie; of tragedy and of sorrow; of humour and of happiness; of action and of achievement. It is basically all about the challenging but wonderful life in the Indian Air Force which exists ready for action against the aggressor within minutes. Of special interest to the discerning reader will surely be Dilbagh's effort, in his rather charming and modest way, to tell us what, in his view, leadership is all about. And with it all, the story of his life gives a wonderful insight into the happiness and deep satisfaction of human relationships that life, in our Air Force at least, offers.Printed Pages: 228. 104407

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6588 Dilbar Bhengra
Archaeology of the Chotanagpur (Jharkhand)
Agam Kala Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2007; 8173200637; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 Cms x 25.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 203 alongwith numerous plates and three maps. 016300

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6589 Dilbar Bhengra
The Archaeology of the Chotanagpur Division (Jharkhand)
Agam Kala Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2006; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 26 Cm 
Dr. D Bhengra, Director, Archaeological Survey of India, had specially worked in the region of Chotanagpur (Jharkhand) and thoroughly and extensively explored the sites. His discoveries have been presented in this volume.Printed Pages: 200. 101557

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6590 Dileep Kumar Singh
Pracheen Bharatya kala Me Prakirti Puja
Agam Kala Prakashan; Delhi, India; 2012; 9789381843017; Hardcover; New; New; 19 x 26 Cm 
Printed Pages:236. 101537

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6591 Dileep Padgaonkar (ed.); Compiled and Annotated By K.N. Subramaniam with Ratnakar Tripathy
Flashback: Cinema in the Times of India
The Times of India; New Delhi, India; 1990; First Edition; Hardcover; Very Good; Very Good; 40 x 30 Cm 
Printed Pages: 311 with numerous b/w illustrations. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 013475

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6592 Dileep Prakash
Whistling Steam: Romance of Indian Rails (Pocket Art Series)
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2003; 8174361871; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 6.25 x 4.25 Inches 
Ever since the first steam locomotive came to India, we have had an enduring romance with the railway. The iron devil, as the locomotive is called, conjures up visions of a black engine chugging through green fields with smoke billowing from its chimney, trailed by a string of red carriages. Printed Pages: 64 with numerous colour illustrations. 002943

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6593 Dilette Polach
Radiocarbon Dating Literature: The First 21 years, 1947-1968. Annotated Bibliography
Academic Press; London, UK; 1988; 0125592906; First Edition; Hard Cover; As New; As New; 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 380. 004328

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6594 Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche; Padmakar Translation Group (Trans.)
The Excellent Path to Enlightenment: Oral Teachings on the Root Text of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
Snow Lion Publications; Ithaca, New York, USA; 1996; 1559390646; First Edition; Paperback; New; 14 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 125 with numerous b/w illustrations. 018773

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6595 Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche; Padmakar Translation Group (Trans.)
Zurchungpa's Testament: A Commentary On Zurchung Sherab Trakpa's Eighty Chapters of Personal Advice: Based on Shechen Gyaltsap's Annotated Edition
Snow Lion Publications; New York, USA; 2006; 1559392649; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 16 Cms x 23.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 447. 017365

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6596 Dilip Haldar (ed.)
Economic Studies
Sundeep Prakashan; New Delhi, India; 1989; 818506721X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 209. 032666

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6597 Dilip Hiro
Blood of the Earth: The Battle for the World's Vanishing Oil Resources
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0143104012; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
When the Great Powers switched from coal to oil to run their navies just before World War I, it heralded a change in global politics comparable to the introduction of gunpowder in 1040. Oil became the chief strategic weapon of war. The victors’ conclusion that oil—the ‘blood of the earth’—proved to be the ‘blood of victory’ has since applied to all major conflicts. With petroleum becoming an indispensable part of modern life—from fertilizers and fuel to plastics and pharmaceuticals—it has emerged as the prized commodity for which wars are fought. As oil output peaks and competition for it grows fierce, the number of countries able to export will shrink to a handful by 2020. They will all be Muslim states in the Persian Gulf, except Venezuela, which is currently poised against the US. Blood of the Earth, by the acclaimed historian and journalist Dilip Hiro, is a gripping history of oil and how it has revolutionized civilian life as well as war and global politics over the last century. Written in Hiro’s customary lucid and colourful style, it sets the stage for the coming oil wars of the 21st century, as well as considering the alternatives to hydrocarbons. Printed Pages: 480. 021456

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6598 Dilip K. Chakrabarti
Nation First: Essays in the Politics of Ancient Indian Studies (including an Analysis of the CAG Report on the Archaeological Survey of India)
Aryan Books International; New Delhi, India; 2014; 8173055262; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 330. 038319

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6599 Dilip K. Chakrabarti
Archaeological Geography of the Ganga Plain: The Upper Ganga (Oudh, Rohilkhand, and the Doab)
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2008; 8121511852; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
Based on archaeological field-work for six seasons (1999-2001, 2002-5), this book examines the problems of ancient political units, urban centres, and routes of the upper Ganga plain between Pratapgarh in the south and the foothills of Uttaranchal (Uttarakhand) in the north. This also examines how the links were maintained between this Himalayan belt and the plain, and what could be the general period by which the Himalayan pilgrim-spots of this sector came into focus. This book and the earlier one on the archaeological geography of the lower and middle Ganga plain sum up the author's observations on the historico-geographical survey of the Ganga plain which he conducted for fourteen field seasons beginning in 1991. In many ways these books demonstrate how it is possible to gain insights into the ancient historical reality of a region by going over the modern ground with a feel for the land, historical understanding, and the scholarship to back it. This is a path-breaking effort in Indian archaeology. Printed Pages: 259 with numerous b/w illustrations. 021373

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6600 Dilip K. Chakrabarti
The Oxford Companion to Indian Archaeology: The Archaeological Foundations of Ancient India: Stone Age to AD 13th Century
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2006; 0195673425; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
A thematic, geographic, and temporal study, The Oxford Companion to Indian Archaeology offers a definitive introduction, area-by-area, phase-by-phase, to a whole range of archaeological data in the Indian subcontinent. Using a wide variety of sources ranging from earliest excavations to the most recent findings, this companion traces the archaeological scenario of the subcontinent, from the Stone Age to AD 13th century. Richly illustrated with photographs, figures, and maps, this volume will fill a long-felt lacuna in South Asian archaeological studies Key Features: # establishes the interconnections between regional geographies and related archaeological and historical issues # archaeological data and related evidence including inscriptions, coins, art, architecture as well as religious and iconographical frameworks are examined # covers various aspects of material and social life such as agriculture, metallurgy, pottery, internal and external trade, and religion # presents a succinct account of the archaeology of the Lakshadveep and the Andaman-Nicobar Islands # revisits the Aryan question and discusses the most recent developments in the field of archaeology including the sites unearthed by the tsunami in December 2004. 033743

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