Author:John W. Hood

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The Films of Buddhadeb Dasgupta

By: John W. Hood

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009506

ISBN: 8125028021

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 237. View more info

Beyond the World of Apu: The Films of Satyajit Ray

By: John W. Hood; Foreword By Buddadeb Dasgupta

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023527

ISBN: 8125035109

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 487. View more info

History of the Bengali People: From Earliest Times to the Fall of the Sena Dynasty (Second Edition)

By: Niharranjan Ray (Author), John W. Hood (Tr.) & Sumit Sarkar (Frwd)

Price: $38.61

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 101896

ISBN: 8125050531

Condition: New


Niharranjan Ray’s highly acclaimed magnum opus, Bangalir Itihas: Adi Parva, translated here as History of the Bengali People is a seminal work on the history of the Bengalis from the earliest times to the beginning of the Muslim rule in India. As much a work of literature as of history, this book is not a story of kings and the extension of their power but of the life of ordinary people. Thus, through detailed, methodical discussions on origins of the various peoples, their language and literature, science, trade and commerce, religious practices and rituals, there emerges a vivid picture of... View more info

Freedom's Ransom

By: Prafulla Roy (Author) & John W. Hood (Tr.)

Price: $5.45

Publisher: New Delhi, India, IndiaInk/Roli Books:

Seller ID: 108482

ISBN: 8186939407

Condition: New


In rural India, two worlds co-exist in extreme contrast to one another. There is the world of the big landowners, extraordinarily wealthy and hungry for power, and there is the world of the underclass - mostly untouchable landless labourers, toiling for a mere pittance and living in virtual thraldom. Prafulla Roy's contemporary masterpiece, translated here as Freedom's Ransom, encompasses these two worlds as he develops the intertwining story of a rich landholder's quest for political power and the touching tale of a young dalit couple and their dream of freedom from years of bonded labour. Wi... View more info