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9301 Farina Mir
The Social Space of Language: Vernacular Culture in British Colonial Punjab
Permanent Black; Ranikhet, India; 2010; 8178243075; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 22.5 Cms x 14.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 290. 035369

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9302 Farley P. Richmond, Darius L. Swann, and Phillip B. Zarrilli; Farley P. Richmond (General Editor); Ashok Monga (Joint General Editor)
Indian Theatre: Traditions of Performance (Performing Arts Series: Vol. I)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 8120809815; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Indian Theatre expands the boundaries of what is usually regarded as theatre in order to explore the multiple dimensions of theatrical performance in India. From rural festivals to contemporary urban theatre, from dramatic rituals and devotional performances to dance-dramas and classical Sanskrit plays, this volume is a vivid introduction to the colourful and often surprising world of Indian performance. Besides mapping the vast range of performance traditions, the volume provides in-depth treatment of representative genres, including well-known forms such as Kathakali and ram lila and little-knowa performances such as tamasha. Each of these chapters explains the historical background of the theatre form under consideration and interprets its dramatic literature, probes its ritual or religious significance, and, where relevant, explores its social and political implications. Moreover, each chapter, except for those on the origins of Indian theatre, concludes with performance notes describing the actual experience of seeing a live performance in its original context. Based on extensive fieldwork, Indian Theatre is the first comprehensive account of the subject to be written by Western specialists and addressed to the needs of readers in the West. It will be a valuable resource for all students of Indian culture and a standard work in the history of theatre and performance for years to come. Printed Pages: 501. 033564

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9303 Farooq Ameen (ed.)
Contemporary Architecture and City Form: The South Asian Paradigm (Vol. 48 No. 3)
Marg Publications; Mumbai, India; 1997; 8185026351; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Introduction Farooq Ameen PRE-TEXT: THE CULTURAL PARADIGM The South Asian Paradigm/s Farooq Ameen CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE AND CITY FORM Social Institutions and a Sense of Place Balkrishna Doshi Land, Water, and Man in Bengal: Themes for a Deltaic Architecture Kazi Khaleed Ashraf Vernacular, Religion, and the Contemporary Expression in Pakistan Kamil Khan Mumtaz The Use of Tradition in Architecture and Urban Form Raj Rewal The Persistence of Pre-Modernism: The Search for Authenticity in Central Asia, Tibet, India, and Nepal Romi Khosla Monumentalism, Iconography, and Deep Structure: The Interventions of Corbusier, Lutyens, and Kahn Anupam Banerji REDEFINING THE PARADIGM Reassessing the Text Michael W. Meister The Predicament of the Place-Form: Notes from New York Kenneth Frampton Of Education and Empowerment: Cultural Landscape and the Mind (Conversations with Balkrishna Doshi and Muhammad Yunus) Farooq Ameen Index Printed Pages: 128 with colour and b/w illustrations. 007933

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9304 Farooq Fayaz
Kashmir Folklore: A Study in Historical Perspective
Gulshan Books; Srinagar, India; 2008; 8183390382; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 296 with numerous colour illustrations. 025725

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9305 Farrah Ahmed
Religious Freedom Under the Personal Law System
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2015; 0199458065; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 264. 108870

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9306 Farzana Shaikh
Making Sense of Pakistan
Hurst & Company; London, UK; 2009; 1850659648; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 145 x 225 Mm 
Printed Pages: 290. 027880

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9307 Fateme Keshavarz
A Descriptive and Analytical Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine
Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine; London, UK; 1986; 0854840524; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; No Jacket; 21.5 Cms x 31 Cms 
Printed Pages: 705. Slightly shelf-worn. 025480

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9308 Fatesinghrao Gaekwad
Sayajirao of Baroda: The Prince and the Man
Popular Prakashan; Mumbai, India; 2012; 8171540996; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 411 with numerous b/w illustrations. 037557

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9309 Father Fernao Guerreiro, S.J.
Jahangir and the Jesuits: trans. C.H. Payne with an account of the Travels of Benedict Goes and the Mission of Pegu
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1997; 8121507693; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
The first part of the present work gives an account of the Jesuit Missions to the court of Jahangir. Part two and three contain the accounts of Benedict Goes, and of the Portuguese occupation of Pegu. All three parts are based almost exclusively on the Relations of Father Fernao Gurreiro, which constitutes a complete history the missionary undertakings of the Society of Jesus in the East Indies, China, Japan, and Africa, during the first nine years of the seventeenth century. The work was compiled from the annual letters and reports sent to Europe from the various missionary centres as Jesuit Fathers did not profess to write history. Printed Pages: 317. 024373

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9310 Fatima da Silva Gracias
Kaleidoscope of Women in Goa
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1996; 8170225914; Hardcover; New; New; 
This study provides a picture of the life styles of women both Christian and non-Christian in Goa (a tiny state in the west coast of India) during the Portuguese colonial rule. Customs, traditions and rituals dominated the life of the Goan women. The State and the Church played a significant role in upgrading their position. The Portuguese rule seemed to have made a difference to the status of women. As a result the conditions of women in Goa were far better than their counterparts elsewhere in India. Printed Pages: 166. 112382

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9311 Fatima Hussain
The War That Wasn't: The Sufi and the Sultan
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8121511682; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
The main thrust of the book is to analyze the subtle nuances of the dynamics of Sufi power in the social politics of the Delhi sultanate, and how this power affected the relations between the Sufi and the Sultanate - the two most powerful institutions in medieval India. This book contains numerous anecdotes from medieval Persian sources, while dealing with incidents related to these Sufis. Author's object in this book has been to examine the broad bases of Sufi history in the Sultanate period to adduce the sufficient evidence to suggest the need for a new approach. This work contains vital aspects of the Sufi movement, i.e., philosophy and practices of Sufism, development and practices of Sufism, development of Sufism in India, dynamics of Sufi power and the multidimensional role of the Sufi hospices, especially, as an impetus to urban expansion, i.e., khanqahs in India, during the Sultanate period. Printed Pages: 257. 029059

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9312 Fauja Singh and A.C. Arora (eds)
Punjab History Conference: Fourth Session, March 14-15, 1969: Proceedings. Papers on Guru Nanak
Punjab Historical Studies Department, Punjabi University; Patiala, Punjab, India; 1970; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; No Jacket; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 230 with b/w illustrations. Bumped boards. 024385

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9313 Fauja Singh and A.C. Arora (eds)
Punjab History Conference: Sixth Session, March 19-20, 1971: Proceedings
Punjab Historical Studies Department, Punjabi University; Patiala, Punjab, India; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 x 24 Cm 

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9314 Fay Gale (ed.)
Woman's Role in Aboriginal Society (Third Edition)
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies; Canberra, Australia; 1986; 0855750472; Reprint; Paperback; Good; 15 Cms x 21 Cms 
Printed Pages: 92 with numerous illustrations. Slightly scratched cover. 011404

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9315 Fay Gale (ed.)
We are Bosses Ourselves: The Status and Role of Aboriginal Women Today
Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies; Canberra, Australia; 1983; 085575138X; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 185 with numerous b/w illustrations. 009864

Price: 7.00 USD
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9316 Fazlur Rehman Shaikh
Lisan Al-Qur'an: A User-friendly Dictionary
Ibadah Publications; Imphal, India; 2011; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 16.5 Cms x 25.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 630. 036823

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9317 Federica Boschett
Dictionnaire Hindi-Francais: Hindi-French Dictionary
Editions Du Makar; Paris, France; 1991; 2950606806; First Edition; Paperback; New; New; 16 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 306. 000872

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9318 Feisal Alkazi
Exploring an Environment: Discovering the Urban Reality
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8125020500; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Printed Pages: 85. 032377

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9319 Feisal Alkazi
Srinagar: An Architectural Legacy
Lotus/Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 817436918X; Softcover; New; 
A unique part of India that is associated with the best living traditions in craft, cuisine, houseboats and shikaras, rushing mountain streams, and snow-clad mountains, Srinagar is a garden of paradise. Srinagar: An Architectural Legacy explores the history and architectural heritage of this 500-year-old city bringing to life its rich past, with its different eras of rulers who made the Valley a part of their empire. To understand the present context of the city, the book takes on a series of walks giving readers a chance to get a sense of the architectural culture, as well as the dynamic interplay of civic life, religion, and trade in the city. Printed Pages: 208. 108562

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9320 Felix Escrig
Towers and Domes
Computational Mechanics Publications; Southampton, UK and Boston, USA; 1998; First Edition; Hardcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 100 with numerous b/w illustrations. 038089

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9321 Felix Otter
Residential Architecture in Bhoja's Samarangnasutradhara: Introduction, Text, Translation & Notes
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2010; 812083447X; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 309. 031387

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9322 Felix Padel
Sacrificing People: Invasions of a Tribal Landscape
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8125041893; Softcover; New; 
Sacrificing People is a provocative anthropological study of the structures of power and authority which the British rule imposed on a tribal people of Central India, the Konds. The Konds practised human sacrifice and in the pretext of rooting out this ‘barbaric’ ritual, the British waged wars of conquest against them subjecting them to a century of exploitation. Recalling the violence during the colonial period, this book puts into perspective the violence and ethnic cleansing in the district of Kandhamal (2007–8) when invading forces burnt dozens of Kond villages. It also brings to light how mining companies have invaded the Kond territory due to the rich Bauxite cappings dominating their largest mountains and displaced several million tribal people. Printed Pages: 504. 101779

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9323 Felix Padel and Samarendra Das, With a Foreword By Arundhati Roy
Out of This Earth: East India Adivasis and the Aluminium Cartel
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8125041648; First Edition; Paperback; New; 21.5 Cms x 14 Cms 
Printed pages: 771. 035366

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9324 Felix Padel and Samarendra Rao; Foreword By Arundhati Roy
Out of This Earth: East India Adivasis and the Aluminium Cartel
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8125038671; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Capping the biggest mountains in south Odisha are some of the world’s best deposits of Bauxite, the ore for aluminium—mineral wealth to bring prosperity to one of India’s poorest states. But for tribal people who have lived around them since history began, these mountains are sacred—not a resource to be exploited, but a source of life itself, through the water they store, and release in perennial streams. So metal factories, built in tribal areas with a view to mining the mountain summits, are seen as a new colonial invasion, to be resisted. Thousands of Adivasis have already been displaced, in a process of cultural genocide, that involves notorious scams, and corrupts the values of civil society at the same time as wasting irreplaceable resources. Aluminium is a metal we take for granted in hundreds of artefacts. But what do we understand about its real costs? This book traces a hidden history, coming alive through hundreds of voices and stories, of how one country after another swallowed promises of prosperity, and plunged into a cycle of exploitation and unrepayable debt. What is the link between the massive meltdown of Iceland’s banks, and the promotion of dams and smelters? Between the mafia-style looting of Russia’s assets and the rise to power of a succession of aluminium barons? Why did the US set a limit during the 1950s-60s and start to outsource aluminium factories to other, poorer countries, such as Ghana, Guinea, Jamaica, India? The answer lies in hidden subsidies and prohibitive ‘externality costs’. Making aluminium consumes vast quantities of water and electricity. The industry is driven by a cartel that fuses mining companies, investment bankers, government deals, metals traders and arms manufacturers. Secret deals motivate the projects. Behind these stand metals traders in derivatives, in London and other capitals, whose deals drive the industry through futures contracts. Adivasis who oppose this invasion of their landscape by aluminium projects in East India face an enemy as remorseless and difficult to fathom as the colonial East India Company. Mining projects are fuelled by an entrenched notion of development so powerful, that democracy and human rights often seem to wither in the face of it. This penetrating anthropological study uncovers an epic clash of ideologies that pits metals traders against Indian citizens whose lifestyle is a model of long-term sustainability. (400) The cover is a still from the documentary film by Amarendra & Samarendra Das: Wira Pdika: Matiro Poko, Company Loko (Earth Worm, Company Man, 2005). Printed Pages: 752. 033220

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9325 Felix Padel, Ajay Dandekar & Jeemol Unni
Ecology, Economy: Quest for a Socially Informed Connection
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2013; 8125051791; Hardcover; New; New; 
Ecology, Economy is an elaborate argument to establish society as central in policy-making for holistic development. The book presents cases of the adverse effects of resource utilisation—water, metals, power, land—on Adivasi communities in particular. It presents an overview of the paradoxes inherent in ‘development’ projects, emphasising the drastic drop in the standard of living of rural communities, and the immeasurable damage to India’s ecosystems and resource base.The authors highlight the tussle between real growth and the rule of law, the informalisation of labour under a neoliberal economy, and current threats to ‘Adivasi Economics’—the little monetised systems based on a long-term symbiosis with the natural environment, based on taking from the ecosystem without intrinsically damaging it.Printed Pages: 340. 101763

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9326 Femida Handy, Meenaz Kassam, Suzanne Feeney, and Bhagyashree Ranade
Grass-Roots NGOs By Women for Women: The Driving Force of Development in India
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2006; 0761935002; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Adopting an inter-disciplinary approach, this book provides an in-depth understanding of why Indian NGOs run by women for women, tend to be successful. Based on first-hand observations spanning five years and interviews with 20 founders of NGOs, this book explores the factors that motivate and facilitate women entrepreneurship in the development sector. It examines the organizational structures that have evolved based on feminist ideology and the services provided (e.g. self-help groups and micro-finance). The authors also discuss the social impact of these NGOs in promoting both development and women’s empowerment. They show how small NGOs are particularly effective in garnering support from the grass-roots and in tapping the knowledge base of local communities. Overall, the authors find that women entrepreneurs act as facilitators with a unique leadership style and that they encourage community-based movements grounded in local issues. As a result, these NGOs are successfully changing the landscape of rural poverty in India while ushering in sustainable development. Printed Pages: 236. 028615

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9327 FeMInda Handy, Meenaz Kassam, Jillian Ingold and Bhagyashree Rahade
From Seva to Cyberspace: The Many Faces of Volunteering in India
Sage Publications; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8132106989; First Edition; Hardback; New; New; 
Printed pages: 272. 036835

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9328 Feng-Hwa Mah
The Foreign Trade of Mainland China
Edinburgh University Press; Edinburgh, UK; 1972; 0852242174; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; No Jacket as Originally Issued; 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 287. Price clipped. 020306

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9329 Ferd Mahler
Under the Painted Eyes: A Story of Nepal
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 1999; 8120816838; Hardcover; New; New; 
The three novels of "Under The Painted Eyes" are set in the shadow of the great Himalayan Mountains and against the background tapestry of Nepal's fascinating history and rich culture. Fictional and historical characters live, love, fight and worship under the watching eyes of the Adi Buddha, which are painted on the torans of the wayambhunath and the Bodnath and other ancient temples. The novels tell of romance and love over the centuries and the happiness and tragedy they bring. There are the golden-roofed pagodas and the exotic festivals, intrigue, war and massacre, and the abuse of power and finally the successful struggle for democracy in modern times. 102609

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9330 Ferdinand F. Stone; Andre Tunc (Chief Editor)
International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law: Volume XI: Torts: Chapter 5: Liability for Damage Caused By Things
J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), Tubingen, Germany and Mouton, The Hague, Netherlands; Tubingen, Germany; 1972; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 19 x 28 Cm 

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9331 Ferdinand Mount
The Tears of the Rajas: Munity, Money and Marriage in India 1805–1905
Simon and Schuster; New York, USA; 1471129462; First Edition; Paperback; New; 16 x 24 Cm 
The Tears of the Rajas is a sweeping history of the British in India, seen through the experiences of a single Scottish family. For a century the lows of clatto survived mutiny, siege, debt and disease, everywhere from the heat of Madras to the Afghan snows. They lived through the most appalling atrocities and retaliated with some of their own. Each of their lives, remarkable in itself, contributes to the story of the whole fragile and imperiled, often shockingly oppressive and devious but now and then heroic and poignant enterprise. On the surface, John and Augusta Low and their relations may seem imperturbable, but in their letters and diaries they often reveal their loneliness and desperation and their doubts about what they are doing in India. The Lows are the family of the author's grandmother and a recurring theme of the book is his own discovery of them and of those parts of the history of the British in India which posterity has preferred to forget. The book brings to life not only the most dramatic incidents of their careers - the massacre at Vellore, the conquest of Java, the deposition of the boy-king of Oudh, the disasters in Afghanistan, the Reliefs of Lucknow and Chitral - but also their personal ordeals - the bankruptcies in Scotland and Calcutta, the plagues and fevers, the deaths of children and deaths in childbirth. And it brings to life to the unrepeatable strangeness of their lives - the camps and the palaces they lived in, the balls and the flirtations in the hill stations and the hot slow rides through the dust. An epic saga of love, war, intrigue and treachery, the tears of the Rajas is surely destined to become a classic of its kind. Printed Pages: 773. 037933

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9332 Ferenc A. Molnar; Translated By Bela Hollosy
On the History of Word-Final Vowels in the Permian Languages
Szeged; Hungary; 1974; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 87. 008363

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9333 Ferenc Kiefer
On Emphasis and Word Order in Hungarian
Indiana University Press; Bloomington, USA; 1967; First Edition; Paperback; Good; 15.5 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 250. Rubbed and scratched cover. 010526

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9334 Ferenc Kiefer (ed.)
Hungarian Linguistics (Linguistics & Literary Studies in Eastern Europe Series: Volume 4)
John Benjamins Publishing Company; Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 1982; 9027215081; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; 16 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 599. 005656

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9335 Ferenc Papp
Mathematical Linguistics in the Soviet Union
Mouton & Co.; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1966; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 165. Janua Linguarum Series Minor: 60. 038203

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9336 Fernandes James
In Quest of Freedom
Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2016; 8170223091; Hardcover; New; New; 
In Quest of Freedom, though it purports to be primarily an account of personal experiences of the author, is more than that. It provides glimpses into various aspects of the non-violent struggle launched in Goa since August 1954. It sheds light on the reign of fear that prevailed in Goa after that, and the police brutalities against the freedom fighters. The author succeeds in presenting the account as a struggle of the free human spirit against the powers of tyranny. The book is a testimony to the idealism that moved a generation of Goans of those times. Very striking is the capacity of the author to see the good points even in the Portuguese police and to display a sense of humour in describing situations that would normally be painted in a somber style. Printed Pages: 148. 112366

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9337 Fernando De Haro and Omar Fuentis
Houses: Proporcion y Armonia
Arquitectos Editores Mexicanos; Bosques De Las Lomas, Mexico; 2005; 9709726153; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 22 x 29 Cm 
Numerous colour illustrations throughout. 023410

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9338 Fernando De Haro and Omar Fuentis
Mexico Handcrafted Art: Central Region
Arquitectos Editores Mexicanos; Bosques De Las Lomas, Mexico; 2007; 9709726803; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 24 x 31 Cm 
Printed Pages: 223 with numerous colour illustrations throughout. 023411

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9339 Fernando De Haro and Omar Fuentis
Interiors: Outstanding Settings
Arquitectos Editores Mexicanos; Bosques De Las Lomas, Mexico; 2006; 970972634X; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 22 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 173 with numerous colour illustrations throughout. 023412

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9340 Fernando Tola & Carmen Dragonetti
Buddhist Positiveness: Studies on the Lotus Sutra
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2009; 8120831918; Hardcover; New; New; 
The Lotus Sutra is one of the Buddhist texts which can give a real Idea of the force, originality, influence, and value of the Buddhist Positivene;5s. This essay on Buddhist Positiveness was originally written (in 1994) by Fernando Tola as an answer to the Catholic Pope's criticism of Buddhism, according to which Buddhism is a 'negative' religion; and this essay was presented afterwards, in an abridged version, as a paper, in The International Conference of The International Association of Buddhist Studies held in Lausanne, Switzerland (in 1999). The topics which are dealt with in this book are on the conflict of change in Buddhism; the conflict of change in the Lotus Sutra; apologetics and harmony in the Lotus Sutra and Bhavya; sunyata in the Lutus Sutra; some reflections that the translation of the saddharmapundarikasutra ) from its original text into Spanish) provoked in the authors regarding some linguistic, semantic and communication problems; the meaning of the infinite numbers in the Lotus Sutra; beginninglessness of the Veda and the Dharma, names of the Bhiksus and Bodhisattvas in the Lotus Sutra; Buddhist spirituality: positiveness in the Lotus Sutra; Buddhism and family; attitudes in regard to food in Ancient India, and some important reviews concerning the Lotus Sutra.Printed Pages: 286. 102348

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9341 Fernando Tola and Carmen Dragonetti
Being as Consciousness: Yogacara Philosophy of Buddhism
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8120819675; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 310. 033733

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9342 Fernando Tola and Carmen Dragonetti
Nagarjuna's Refutation of Logic (Nyaya) Vaidalyaprakarana: Zib Mo Rnam Par Hthag Pa Zes Bya Bahi Rab Tu Byed Pa (Edition of the Tibetan Text, English translation and commentary, with Introduction and notes)
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8120809203; Reprint; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Printed Pages: 209. 029216

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9343 Fernando Trimarchi, Eugenio Mira and Alberto Rioto
Biblioteca Medica: Gli Organi Di Senso: Occhio, Orecchio, Naso, Gola e Bocca
Fabri Editori; Milano, Italy; 1970; First Edition; Soft Cover; Very Good; Slightly Torn Jacket; 21.5 Cms x 30. 5 Cms 
Pinted pages: 315. 017269

Price: 75.00 USD
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9344 Fernao Paes & Nuniz
The Vijayanagar Empire: Chronicles of Domingos Paes and Fernao Nuniz
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 2002; 8120606841; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 182. 035122

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9345 FiCCI
An Illustrated History of Indian Enterprise
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2012; 0198089813; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This volume provides an evocative account of Indian entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs from the dawn of civilization to the present. Broadly classifying the Indian business saga into pre- and post-Independence eras, it maps the trajectory of Indian enterprise with all its turns. Including contributions from Dwijendra Tripathi, R. Champakalakshmi, Shireen Moosvi, Purushottam Agarwal, Ashok Desai, T.C.A. Srinivasa-Raghavan, and Vikram Singh Mehta, this volume chronicles the Indian business narrative through the intersections of history, culture, and commerce to offer a multidimensional perspective. It examines the policies and institutions that have enabled growth, studies the entrepreneurial role of the private sector and the role and position of public sector enterprises in the current scenario, and also looks at the possible future course for Indian business. Documenting the incredible journey of Indian enterprise through the ages from the Harappan civilization through the Mughal reign to the making of the globally-recognized India Inc. brand this profusely illustrated volume will appeal to anybody interested in the India narrative as well as corporates, entrepreneurs, and students and teachers of business studies, management, economics, and cultural studies. About the Author Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) was established in 1927. The largest and oldest apex business organization in India, its history is closely interwoven with Indias struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies. FICCI has contributed to this historical process by encouraging debate, articulating the private sectors views, and influencing policy. Contributors R.V. Kanoria has an MBA from IMD, Switzerland, and did an advanced management programme from Wharton, USA, before returning to take charge of his family business in chemicals, textiles, and jute. He has headed several joint business councils, was the chair of the Commission on International Trade and Investment Policy of the International Chamber of Commerce, Paris, and part of the official Indian government delegation for the WTO inter-ministerial meetings in Seattle and Hong Kong. A past president of ICC India, he is past chairman of the Indian Jute Mills Association and the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry, and is on the board of several companies. Dwijendra Tripathi was formerly Kasturbhai Lalbhai professor of business history at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has played a pioneering role in promoting the study of and research in business history in India. Educated at the Allahabad, Wisconsin, and Harvard universities, Tripathi has to his credit several books on Indian business history, including the monumental book The Oxford History of Indian Business, and a large number of papers published in reputed national and international journals. He has been general president, Indian History Congress, and is a founder editor of The Journal of Entrepreneurship. R. Champakalakshmi was awarded the Governors gold medal for her M.Litt. thesis on Jainism in south India from Madras University. She has obtained her Ph.D. for her thesis on Vaishnava iconography in the Tamil country, which was later published as a book. An associate professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University from 1982 to 1997, she has published four books and has written frequently on art, religion, society, state, and urbanization in south India. She was general president of the Indian History Congress in 2010 (Delhi), and has presided over several regional history congresses. Shireen Moosvi is professor of history at Aligarh Muslim University. With 43 years of teaching experience, she has served as dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, chairman, Department of History, and coordinator, Centre of Advanced Study in History. She was secretary of the Indian History Congress (1997-2000) and has been secretary of the Aligarh Historians Society since 1998. Purushottam Agrawal is a member of the Union Public Service Commission. He was formerly a professor and chairperson, Centre of Indian Languages, School of Languages, Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru Museum, New Delhi. Ashok Desai is a consultant editor with Business World. As a professional economist, he specializes in industry, trade, and technology. He has been a liberal critic of Indian economic policies for the past 40 years. In 1991, when those policies led to a serious crisis, he was taken into the finance ministry, where he helped design the economic reforms for two years. He has been propagating his ideas through the press since then. T.C.A Srinivasa-Raghavan is a senior associate editor of The Hindu Business Line. He has previously worked at Financial Express, Indian Express, Economic Times, and Business Standard. He has also worked as a consultant to the history of the Reserve Bank of India, and as advisor to the director of ICRIER and the Asian Institute of Transport. Vikram Singh Mehta is former head of Shell-India and has written extensively in journals and newspapers on the contribution of MNCs to the Indian economy since independence, and in particular over the last two decades. Omkar Goswami is an economist and the chairman of CERG Advisory Private Limited, a firm specializing in corporate and economic consulting. He did his MA from the Delhi School of Economics and his D.Phil from Balliol College, Oxford. Between 1982 and 1996, Goswami taught at the Delhi School of Economics, Tufts, Harvard, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Rutgers universities, and the Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi. After two years as the editor of Business India, he joined the Confederation of Indian Industry as chief economist, where he worked for six years, before starting CERG Advisory in April 2004. top Table of Contents 1. Messages From Past Presidents, Ficci 2. Introduction 3. Origins of Indian Enterprise from Ancient Times to 1947 4. Trade and Commerce in Early India 5. Trade and Merchants in Mughal India 6. The Indian Merchants of Astrakhan 7. Indian Enterprise since Independence: From Trade to Industry 8. India Inc: Policy Impact on Business (1947 - 2012) 9. Multinationals in India: A Dynamic Perspective 10. Conclusion: Hopes and Challenges 11. Profiles: Editors and Contributors Index Printed Pages: 324. 037449

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9346 Fida Mohammad Khan Hassnain
Kashmir: The History of Himalayan Valley
Gulshan Publishers; Kashmir, India; 2002; 8186714480; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Kashmir The History of Himalayan Valley, very often called the ‘Switzerland of India’ is so attractive that millions of people from several regions of India and abroad pass a few months in costly hotels, lodges and house-boats. Its rich culture developed in several hundred years during the reigns of Hindu, Mughlas, Afghan and other rules. New structures limit up by these rulers made this region much attractive and enriched the socioeconomic life of its people. This work would be a useful study for students, teachers and scholars interested in the Himalayan valley in various spheres. Indeed the contributions by eminent academics have greatly enriched this work. Printed Pages: 511. 000659

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9347 Filipa Lowndes Vicente; Translated from the Portuguese By Stewart Lloyd-Jones
Other Orientalisms: India Between Florence and Bombay, 1860-1900
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2012; 8125047581; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Other Orientalisms analyses different forms of knowledge about India through the circulation of people, ideas, information, images and objects between Florence and Bombay through the last decades of the nineteenth century. During this period, Florence became a centre of studies on India, organizing and promoting exhibitions, museums, journals, and international conferences. Based on the relationship between two Indianists – the Italian Angelo de Gubernatis, professor of Sanskrit in Florence, and the Goan historian José Gerson da Cunha, doctor and historian in Bombay – this book reveals an India created in different places and manifested by multiple voices. By being marginal to the main European colonial metropolis, the institutional, intellectual and visual experience of Florentine Orientalism enriches the debate on power and colonial knowledge that has been very much at the centre of the social sciences in the last decades. Likewise, by exploring the intellectual world of Bombay in the second half of the nineteenth century, made up of people from a variety of cultural, national and religious backgrounds, this book contributes to the wider cultural history of colonial India. By combining fascinating unpublished materials of this period, with a deep analysis embedded in contemporary historiographical approaches such as European and India encounters in a colonial context; the debate on “orientalism” initiated by Edward W. Said, or the global circulation of knowledge, people and objects, this books provides new insights into different fields. Printed Pages: 360. 037525

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9348 Filippo De Filippi
The Italian Expedition to the Himalaya, Karakoram and Eastern Turkestan (1913-14)
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2005; 8121511445; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
First edition in English, with revisions and an additional chapter in which are summed up the general results of the expedition in the various fields of research. The expedition crossed India, Baltistan, Ladakh, and Russian Turkestan. There are still a number of remote ranges which have never been traversed since this expedition. With chapters by G. Dainelli and J.A. Spranger. Illustrated with two colored plates by R.W. Spranger, 15 panoramas, 4 maps in color, and over 300 illustrations in the text from photographs by C. Antili and other members of the expedition. Printed Pages: 544 with numerous b/w illustrations and folding maps. 012444

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9349 Filita Bharucha
Role of Space Time in Jaina's Syadavada and Quantum Theory
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170303842; New; 

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9350 Filita Bharucha
Buddhist Theory of Causality and Einstein's Theory of Relativity
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170303311; New; New; 

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9351 Finbarre Fitzpatrick
The Open Door: The Bradford Bilingual Project (Multilingual Matters: Volume 26)
Multilingual Matters Ltd; Clevedon, Philadelphia, USA; 1987; 0905028600; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 15 Cms x 21 Cms 
Printed Pages: 120. 006954

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9352 Fiona Fernandez
Ten Heritage Walks of Mumbai
Rupa & Co.; New Delhi, India; 2007; 81-291-10001-6; First Edition; Soft Cover; New; 14.5 Cms x 22 Cms Disha Art 
Printed pages: 193 alongwith numerous coloured photographs. 026745

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9353 Firdaus Kanga
Trying to Grow
Penguin; New Delhi, India; 2008; 0143100785; First Edition; Paperback; New; 13 x 20 Cm 
Printed pages: 280. 026814

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9354 Firdous Azmat Siddiqui
A Struggle for Identity: Muslim Women in the United Provinces
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2014; 9789382993063; Hardcover; New; New; 
In the nineteenth century the British were occupied with the question of becoming socially acceptable as they had already established political and military sway in India. It was in this context that the servants of the East India Company merchants adventurers and missionaries who arrived in India from Europe attempted to enter the zennana in much the same manner as the ruling Indian elites. These foreigners adopted the ways of the ruling class and thus demonstrated a preference for the Muslim section of Indian society. This book is an attempt to understand the social and economic profile of Muslim women in India and to shed light on the conditions of Indian Muslim women in the United Province particularly after 1857. This period is significant for Muslim society as it was undergoing social and economic transition especially with the Mughal dynasty reaching its end.In the nineteenth century the British were occupied with the question of becoming socially acceptable as they had already established political and military sway in India. It was in this context that the servants of the East India Company merchants adventurers and missionaries who arrived in India from Europe attempted to enter the zennana in much the same manner as the ruling Indian elites. These foreigners adopted the ways of the ruling class and thus demonstrated a preference for the Muslim section of Indian society. This book is an attempt to understand the social and economic profile of Muslim women in India and to shed light on the conditions of Indian Muslim women in the United Province particularly after 1857. This period is significant for Muslim society as it was undergoing social and economic transition especially with the Mughal dynasty reaching its end. Besides the book critically discusses the influence of how the new colonial judicial system weakened traditional customs and questions whether this legal system was beneficial to Muslim women or whether it enhanced its complexities.Printed Pages: 273. 101430

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9355 Firoze Rangoonwalla
A Pictorial History of Indian Cinema
Hamlyn; London, UK; 1979; 0600349098; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Good; 23 x 31 Cm 
Printed Pages: 125 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 013476

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9356 Fitz-Edward Hall (ed.)
Bibliotheca Indica: A Collection of Oriental Works: Volume 27: The Sankhya-Prachavana-Bhashya
Biblio Verlag; Osnabruck, Germany; 1980; 3764813288; Reprint; Hard Cover; Brand New; 15.5 Cms x 21.5 Cms 

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9357 Fitz-Edward Hall with the Assistance of Pandit Bapu Deva Sastri (eds.)
Bibliotheca Indica: A Collection of Oriental Works: Volume 25: The Surya-Siddhanta
Biblio Verlag; Osnabruck, Germany; 1980; 3764813253; Reprint; Hard Cover; Brand New; 15.5 Cms x 21.5 Cms 

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9358 Fitzroy Maclean
A Concise History of Scotland
Thames & Hudson; London, UK; 1981; 0500272247; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 18 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 239 with 231 illustrations. 005821

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9359 Flame
108 Mantras: Financial Success (in Gujarati)
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789382299233; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 116. 104505

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9360 Flame
108 Mantras: Financial Success (in HIndi)
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789382299226; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 116. 104506

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9361 Flame
108 Mantras: Financial Success (in English)
Times Group Books; New Delhi, India; 2012; 9789380942193; First Edition; Softcover; New; 
108 Mantras for Financial Success is a compilation of easy-to-understand mantras for financial success. This book has been conceived and conceptualized under IIFL’s Financial Literacy Agenda for Mass Empowerment initiative towards increasing financial literacy among people. The book is packed with colorful illustrations and covers important aspects of financial dealings for an individual. This book will enable the readers understand how to enhance financial security and avoid fraud and losses from corrupt agents and dubious schemes. 108 Mantras for Financial Success is a must-have for investors, housewives and management students.Printed Pages: 116. 104507

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9362 Flavia Agnes
Law and Gender Inequality: The Politics of Women's Rights in India
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2001; 0-19-566445-6; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
Law and Gender Inequality maps the issue of gender and law reform upon a broad canvas of history and politics, and explores strategies which could safeguard women's rights within India's sphere of complex social and political boundaries. Written in a lucid style, this book provides an invaluable analysis of the current trends of the debate on the Uniform Civil Code and goes on to expose the communal undertones of some recent judicial pronouncements. The author brings the focus of this debate to the central issue - that of arresting the trend of destitution and consequential impoverishment of Indian women from all religious communities. Printed Pages: 268. 013860

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9363 Flavia Agnes
Law and Gender Inequality: The Politics of Women's Rights in India
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2001; 0195655249; Softcover; New; 
Printed Pages: 268. 108872

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9364 Flavia Agnes
Family Law: Family Laws and Constitutional Claims, Vol. I
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2011; 0198067909; Softcover; New; 
The first of two-volumes on the subject, this book provides an in-depth analysis of family laws while exploring the overlaps and contradictions in them. It reviews the legal history of personal laws of the colonial and post colonial periods and their application in contemporary matrimonial law. The ground level litigation practices are interwoven with the framework of statutory provisions, which in turn provide an entry point into the rights discourses and social movements. The book discusses cases, Acts, and amendments, and unravels legal complexities. The concern of the book is to weave women`s realities into legal theories and position women`s claims within the Constitution to highlight the lacunae in laws and to analyse their effectiveness at the ground level. It further discusses the strategies which need to be adopted to make these laws work effectively. Printed Pages: 600. 108887

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9365 Flavia Agnes & Shoba Venkatesh Ghosh (Eds)
Negotiating Spaces: Legal Domains, Gender Concerns, and Community Constructs
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2012; 0198076630; Hardcover; New; New; 
Laws protecting women are based on a belief that gender-sensitive statutory laws can protect women better than the laws based on community practices of patriarchal traditions. However, in India these two sets of laws constantly overlap. Though apparently in conflict, the statutory laws, which are deemed to be uniform and certain but also formal and alien, coexist alongside the pluralistic community practices which are fluid, ridden with internal contradictions but also accessible. This volume analyses the impact of such laws on women`s rights, and studies the interventionist role of courts. The essays explore the contradictions that Indian women face when it comes to choosing between the formal state laws and community-based laws. The volume raises an important question that if law is not the sole arbiter which determines women`s rights, what are the other locations with which we need to engage for the determination of these rights? Unless we view the composite whole of women`s lives, it is difficult for us to comprehend the way women negotiate their rights. The essays in this volume contextualize these negotiations in order to better understand how and why certain laws work for women, and the manner in which we can engage with the process of social transformation beyond the realm of legal norms and dictates. Printed Pages: 448. 108871

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9366 Flavio Conti; Translated By Patrick Creagh
The Grand Tour: Architecture as Environment
Cassell; London, UK; 1977; 0304301973; First Edition; Hard Cover; As New; Very Good; 24 Cms x 31 Cms 
Printed Pages: 153 with numerous colour and duo-tone photographs. 003515

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9367 Flavio Conti; Translated By Patrick Creagh
The Grand Tour: Centers of Beliefs
Cassell; London, UK; 1977; 0304301981; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 23 Cms x 29 Cms 
Printed Pages: 168 with numerous colour and duo-tone illustrations. 003519

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9368 Flavio Conti; Translated By Patrick Creagh
The Grand Tour: The Closed Faith
Cassell; London, UK; 1979; 0304300209; First Edition; Hard Cover; Fine; Very Good; 24 Cms x 31 Cms 
Printed Pages: 168 with numerous colour and duo-tone photographs. 007212

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9369 Flora Annie Steel
Dramatic History of India: 29 Playlets
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 2004; 8120618785; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 143. 035384

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9370 Florence Colombani
Marlon Brando: Anatomy of an Actor (Cahiers Du Cinema Series)
Phaidon Press Limited; London, UK; 2013; 0714866636; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 192. 037687

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9371 Florence Hollis; with a Preface to the First Edition By Charlotte Towle
Casework: A Psychosocial Therapy (Second Edition)
Random House; New York, USA; 1972; 0-394-1379-8; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; No Jacket; 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 415. Slightly torn and scratched cover. 011990

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9372 Florence W. Kaslow (Ed.)
Handbook of Family Business: A Global Perspective
Jaico Publishing House; Delhi, India; 8179928616; Softcover; New; 
This book is designed to fill an important gap in the family business literature. As the worlds economies interface and intertwine with the evolution of international markets and globalization, the Handbook Of Family Business provides the essential broad knowledge that family business consultants need in todays business climate. It examines issues essential to anyone involved in, or consulting to, family businesses. Florence W. Kaslow, Ph.D., Editor, an internationally respected authority in both family psychology and family business consultation, presents a disciplined look at how family businesses are structured, the ebb and flow of their dynamics, and the ways they operate in different countries. Top family business consultants working in those countries share their methods of helping clients increase earnings and fulfill the missions of their companies. The contributors examine essential aspects of the world of family business today, including family offices, globalization, and the management of a familys wealth. Tables and figures, plus a helpful glossary, make complex and unfamiliar information easy to understand.Printed Pages: 488. 105595

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9373 Florencio Sanchez Camara and Felipe Ayala (eds)
Concepts for Communication and Development in Bilingual-Bicultural Communities (World Anthropology Series)
Mouton Publishers; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1979; 90-279-7860-3; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 215. 038496

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9374 Florian Coulmas (ed.)
A Language Policy for the European Community: Prospects and Quandaries (Contributions to the Sociology of Language: 61)
Mouton De Gruyter; Berlin, Germany; 1991; 3110128691; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 321. 005321

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9375 Florian Coulmas (ed.)
Conversational Routine: Explorations in Standardized Communication Situations and Prepatterned Speech
Mouton Publishers; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1981; 90-279-3098-8; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 343. 038132

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9376 Florin Giripescu Sutton
Existence and Enlightenment in the Lankavatara-Sutra (A Study in the Ontology and Epistemology of the Yogacara School of Mahayana Buddhism)
Sri Satguru Publications; Delhi, India; 1992; 8170303117; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
This Book offers a systematic analysis of one of the most important concepts characterizing the Yogacara School of Buddhism (the last creative stage of Indian Buddhism as outlined and explained in one of its most authoritative and influential texts, Lankavatara-sutra. Compiled in the second half of the fourth-century A.D., this sutra not only represents a comprehensive synthesis of both early and late religio-philosophical ideas crucial to the understanding of Buddhism in India, but it also provides and Insight into the very early Roots of Japanese Zen Buddhism in the heart of the South Asian esotericism.The first part of the book outlines the three-fold nature of being, as conceptualized in Buddhist metaphysics. The Author uses an interpretive framework borrowed from the existentialist philosophy of Heidgger, in order to separate the transcendental Essence of Being from its Temporal manifestation as Self, and from its Spatial or Cosmic dimension. The second part clarifies the Buddhist approach to knowledge in its religious, transcendental sense and it shows that the Buddhists were actually first in making use of dialectical reasoning for the purpose of transcending the contradictory dualities imbedded in the common ways of perceiving, thinking, and arguing about reality.Printed Pages: 393. 101128

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9377 Floyd L. Ruch
Psychology and Life (7th Edition)
Scott, Foresman and Company; Glenview, Illinois, USA; Seventh Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; 20 Cms x 26 Cms 
Printed Pages: 758 with numerous b/w illustrations, maps and line diagrams. Corners bumped. 007773

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9378 Foreign Languages Press
Say it in Chinese
Foreign Languages Press; Beijing, China; 1981; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 10 x 17.5 Cm 
Printed Pages: 107. Rubbed cover. 025947

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9379 Foris Publications
Journal of Italian Linguistics: Sociolinguistic Variation in Italy; Volume 4, Number 2: 1979
Foris Publications; Dordrecht, The Netherlands; 1979; First Edition; Paperback; Very Good; 17 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 165. 006582

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9380 Fosco Maraini; Translated from the Italian By Eric Mosbacher
Secret Tibet
Book Faith India; New Delhi, India; 1993; 8173030154; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; New; 19 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 251. 001630

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9381 Fouad Zakariyya
Myth and Reality in the Contemporary Islamic Movement
Routledge; London, UK; 2005; 0745322468; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
This classic book explores the intellectual, political and social foundations of Islamism, and current Islamist groups across the Arab and Muslim worlds. Written by Egyptian philosopher and leading Arab intellectual, Fouad Zakariyya, and now available for the first time in English, this thoughtful book has no rival as a critical introduction to the nature of contemporary Islamism. The book was written in the aftermath of the assassination of Egyptian president Anwar Sadat, and at the height of global debates about the relevance of Islamism in contemporary Muslim societies -- especially in the light of Iran's Islamic revolution in 1979. Zakariyya offers an important analysis of the multiple voices of current Islamism. He explores various recent attempts to construct an Islamic social and political order, presenting a sustained critique of modern ideological currents and theological worldviews. He delves into the sensitive question of Shari'ah, civil society and democracy in the Arab world. Ultimately, Zakariyya argues for a secular and democratic civil society that is unconstrained by past interpretations of the Shari'ah. Printed Pages: 200. 011263

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9382 Fr. J.W. De Jong; Translated and Commentary in English By Michael Comans
Advaitamoda By Vasudevasastri Abhyankar: A Study of Advaita and Visistadvaita
Sri Satguru Publications; New Delhi, India; 8170301688; New; New; 

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9383 Fr. Spiegel
Grammatik Der Huzvaresch-Sprache
Biblio Verlag; Osnabruck, Germany; 1971; 3764806141; Reprint; Hard Cover; Fine; 16 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 482. New copy. 004813

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9384 Fr.Monserrate
The Community of Father Monserrate on His Journey to the Court of Akbar in the Year 1580
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1993; 8120608070; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 304. 035105

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9385 Fr.Monserrate
The Commentary Of Father Monserrate On The Journey To The Court Of Akbar In The Year 1580
Asian Educational Services; New Delhi, India; 1993; 8120608070; Reprint; Hard Cover; New; 
Printed pages: 304. 034461

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9386 Frances Christie
Language Education in the Primary Years
Orient BlackSwan; Hyderabad, India; 2010; 8125040226; First Edition; Soft Cover; New; 24 Cms x 16 Cms 
Printed pages: 248. 036252

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9387 Frances Collard
Regency Furniture
Antique Collectors Club; Suffolk, UK; 1985; 0-907462-51-0; First Edition; Hardcover; As New; As New; 22 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 346 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Never sold, read or exhibited. Book in mint condition. 038597

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9388 Frances Henry (ed.)
Ethnicity in the Americas (World Anthropology Series)
Mouton Publishers; The Hague, The Netherlands; 1976; 9027932689; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Very Good; 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 467. 038492

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9389 Frances Hodgson Burnett
A Little Princess
Indiana Publishing House; New Delhi, India; 8184083319; Hardcover; New; New; 

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9390 Frances Mary Isabella Smith; Introduction By Ralph Whitlock
British Birds from Nature: The Tresco Collection of Early Victorian Paintings and Observations
Hamlyn; London, UK; 1985; 0600306208; First Edition; Hard Cover; Very Good; Good; 24 Cms x 32 Cms 
Printed Pages: 94 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 007238

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9391 Frances Taft (ed.)
From Purdah to the People: Memoirs of Padma Shri Rani Laxmi Kumari Chundawat
Books Treasure; Jodhpur, India; 2005; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; Very Good; 14.5 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 244. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. 019884

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9392 Francesca Fremantle & Chogyam Trungpa (Trs)
The Tibetan Book of the Dead
Shambhala Publication/TBI; New Delhi, India; 1570627479; Softcover; New; 
In this classic scripture of Tibetan Buddhism—traditionally read aloud to the dying to help them attain liberation—death and rebirth are seen as a process that provides an opportunity to recognize the true nature of mind. This translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead emphasizes the practical advice that the book offers to the living. The insightful commentary by Chögyam Trungpa, written in clear, concise language, explains what the text teaches us about human psychology. This book will be of interest to people concerned with death and dying, as well as those who seek greater spiritual understanding in everyday life. Printed Pages: 144. 111599

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9393 Francesca Marino, Beniamino Natale (Author) & Ayesha Siddiqa (Frwd)
Apocalypse Pakistan: An anatomy of 'the world's a most dangerous nation'
Niyogi Books; New Delhi, India; 9789381523964; Softcover; New; 
Pakistan is presently the battle ground on which the unceasing war between the West and the international Islamic terror groups is being fought. After the killing of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad and the case of Raymond Davis—an undercover CIA agent who killed two ISI agents in Lahore but was later released because of his diplomatic status—the relations between the once staunch allies Washington and Islamabad is at the lowest point in decades. How did they reach this point and how could they, for more than a decade, pretend to be fighting the same enemy together? Most importantly, what does the future hold for them and the rest of the world?Apocalypse Pakistan tries to answer these and more introspective questions, by analysing the political and cultural evolution of the Pakistani elite (generals, politicians, etc.) from Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to the present, on topics like the relationship with Afghanistan and China, terrorism and nuclear proliferation. The book is based on first person accounts, reportage and personal interviews with two generations of the Bhuttos, the Sharifs, Hamid Gul and also includes Mohammed Hafeez Saeed’s first ever interview to a woman journalist. The book presents a multi-faceted history of contemporary Pakistan and offers a balanced view without taking sides or trying to offer solutions to govern the country.Printed Pages: 204. 106530

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9394 Francesca Orsini (ed.)
Love in South Asia: A Cultural History
Cambridge University Press; Cambridge, UK; 2007; 8175964332; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 160 x 240 Mm 
Love may be a universal feeling, but culture and language play a crucial role in defining it. Idioms of love have a long history, and within every society there is always more than one discourse, be it prescriptive, religious, or gender-specific, available at any given time. This book explores the idioms of love that have developed in South Asia, those words, conceptual clusters, images and stories which have interlocked and grown into repertoires. Including essays by literary scholars, historians, anthropologists, film historians and political theorists, the collection unravels the interconnecting strands in the history of the concept (shringara, 'ishq, prem and Contents 1. Introduction Francesca Orsini Part I. Love and Courtliness: 2. The household and the pleasure garden: love and dynastic marriage in the post-Gupta period Daud Ali 3. If music be the food of love: music, masculinity and eroticism in the Mughal mehfil Katherine B. Brown Part II. Worldly Love and Mystical Love: 4. The shifting sands of love Christopher Shackle 5. Love, passion and reason in Faizi’s Nal-Daman Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam 6. To die at the hands of love Jeevan S. Deol Part III. Love and (Colonial) Modernity: 7. Tagore and transformations in the ideal of love Sudipta Kaviraj 8. The spaces of love and the passing of the seasons Vasudha Dalmia Part IV. Shifting Paradigms: 9. Love in the time of Parsi theatre Anuradha Kapur 10. Love letters Francesca Orsini 11. Love’s repertoire: Qurratulain Hyder’s Ag ka darya Kumkum Sangari Part V. Contemporary Lovescapes: 12. Kiss or tell? Declaring love in Hindi films Rachel Dwyer 13. Love’s cup, love’s thorn, love’s end: the language of prem in Ghatiyali Ann Grodzins Gold 14. Kidnapping, elopement and abduction: an ethnography of love-marriage in Delhi Perveez Mody. Printed Pages: 384. 028386

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9395 Francesca Orsini (Ed.)
Before the Divide: Hindi and Urdu Literary Culture
Orient BlackSwan; New Delhi, India; 2011; 8125042636; Softcover; New; 
Today, Hindi and Urdu are considered two separate languages, each with its own script, history, literary canon and cultural orientation. Yet, pre-colonial India was a deeply multilingual society with multiple traditions of knowledge and literary production. Historically the divisions between Hindi and Urdu were not as sharp as we imagine them today. The essays in this volume reassess the definition and identity of language in the light of this. Its aim is to move away from the received historical narratives of Hindi and Urdu, and look afresh at the textual material available in order to attempt a more complex picture of the north Indian literary culture that is more attuned to the nuances of register, accent, language choice, genre and audiences. Various factors that would lead one to consider a broader range of texts and tastes that lay before poets and writers in those times are examined. For instance, why did a Sant write in Nagari Rekhta? Why did a Persian poet or an Avadhi Sufi mix Hindavi and Persian? Whatever their motivations, all these cases speak of an awareness of multiple literary models. It also implies a keenness towards experimenting with other literary or oral traditions that go against the purist intentions of modern literary historians.Printed Pages: 320. 101864

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9396 Francesca Orsini and Samita Sheikh (eds)
After Timur Left: Culture and Circulation in Fifteenth Century North India
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2014; 0199450668; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 15 x 23 Cm 
Timur invaded northern India in 1398 but returned to Samarkand a year later. In 1555 the Timurid emperor Humayun came back to India after being forced into exile in Persia and re-established Mughal rule in northern India. Between these two significant dates stretches an era largely consigned to oblivion—the 'long' fifteenth century. The Mughal dynasty has long occupied a pre-eminent position in research on Indian history. It has also been credited with ushering in a radically new age of innovation in art, literature, and statecraft. But what of the period before the Mughals? With the empire-centred study of history privileging periods of political centralization, the multi-centred fifteenth century has remained relatively unexplored and undervalued. After Timur Left presents a path-breaking interdisciplinary set of writings on the politics, languages, religions, literatures, and arts of the fifteenth century. Together they reveal it to be a period of considerable political and social mobility, of cultural connectivity and consolidation, of innovation in literature and language choices, and of new forms of religious organization and expression Printed Pages: 512. 038928

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9397 Francesca Wilson
Muscovy: Russia Through Foreign Eyes 1553-1900
George Allen and Unwin Ltd; London, UK; 1970; 0049100440; First Edition; Hard Cover; Good; Fair; 15 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 328 with numerous b/w illustrations. 009234

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9398 Francesco Baandarin (Frwd)
Humayun's Tomb Conservation
Mapin Publishing; New Delhi, India; 8189995960; Softcover; New; 
The Humayun’s Tomb-Nizamuddin area, inhabited by a vibrant local community, is visited by millions of tourists and pilgrims each year. Conservation works being undertaken on the monuments in this area have aimed to re-define standard conservation practice in India by setting benchmarks in using a craft-based approach, setting documentation standards, using a participatory and multi-disciplinary approach, and using the conservation initiative as a tool towards improving quality of life for local communities.This book aims to inform the general public about the discipline of conservation and the rationale behind the successful conservation initiative and makes an argument for change in conservation approach in India: from isolated monuments to an urban approach that includes concern for the setting; from a ‘tender-based’ approach to a quality-concerned method; amongst other factors. Printed Pages: 160 with 130 colour photographs & 30 colour drawings. 111660

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9399 Francesco Brighenti
Sakti Cult in Orissa
D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.; New Delhi, India; 2001; 8124601798; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 23 x 29 Cm 
Printed Pages: 530 with 66 b/w illustrations and 33 coloured plates. 027411

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9400 Francesco Falciani (ed.)
Microarray Technology Through Applications
Taylor & Francis; London, UK; 2007; 0415378532; First Edition; Paperback; New; 175 x 245 Mm 
Microarray Technology Through Applications provides the reader with an understanding, from an applications perspective, of the diverse range of concepts required to master the experimental and data analysis aspects of microarray technology. The first chapter is a concise introduction to the technology and provides the theoretical background required to understand the subsequent sections. The following chapters are a series of case studies representative of the most general and important applications of microarray technology, including CGH, analysis of gene expression, SNP arrays and protein arrays. The case studies are written by experts in the field and describe prototypic projects, indicating how to generalize the approach to similar studies. There are detailed step-by-step protocols describing the specific experimental and data analysis protocols mentioned in the case study section. There is also information on printing glass DNA microarray slides and data interpretation. Printed Pages: 276. 020840

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