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Cities and Slums: A study of Squatters Settlement in the City of Vijayawada

By: K. Ranga Rao & M.S.A. Rao (Authors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1984

Seller ID: 701213

ISBN: 8170221285

Condition: New


Although the slum has come to be regarded as a major problem of urbanization, there have been only a few full length studies of slums which give both insights into as well as a general picture of slum life. This book is an attempt to fill this gap. The authors define and identify different kinds of slum areas and analyse the factors in their emergence and growth in general. They then give a graphic description of a squatters slum (Peta) in the city of Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) in terms of social composition, demographic features of the slum-dwellers, patterns and causes of rural-urban migrat... View more info

Madhurantakam Rajaram Stories

By: Madhurantakam Rajaram (Author), D. Ranga Rao (Tr.)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Sahitya Akademi: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900953

ISBN: 8126025344


Madhurantakam Rajaram Stories is a collection of forty stories which intellectually delineates the various aspects of the middle class life. Human warmth here, with subtle imagination, deep sympathy and broadest kind of weltanscchaung , encapsulates the intricate aspects of life and enables readers understand how ordinariness of existence has extraordinary strength to sustain the desire to live. PRINTED PAGES: 504. View more info

Learn Kannada in 30 Days

By: Ranga Rao

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Madras, India, Balaji Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025658

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 160. View more info

R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and His Art

By: Ranga Rao

Price: $47.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 111571

ISBN: 0199470758

Condition: New


R.K. Narayan’s immense literary oeuvre comprises novels, novellas, short stories, travelogues, and film scripts. In a career spanning over six decades, the creator of Malgudi received, notably, the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Padma Bhushan, and the Padma Vibhushan. Drawing upon his five decades of sustained interest and research on Narayan, and his own experience as a writer, Ranga Rao offers in this volume detailed critical analyses of Narayan’s fifteen novels and novellas. Through the lens of the three gunas in Indian philosophy, Rao traces Narayan’s shift from sattvic comedies to rajas... View more info

The Yanadis of Southern India

By: T. Ranga Rao

Price: $4.63

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102868

ISBN: 8120618769

Condition: New


The Yanadis are a race of people who occupy the Telegu speaking areas of erst-while Madras Presidency. This thin volume of 25 pages describes their manners and customs, beliefs, and mode of living. In the authors words : “In this paper, an attempt is made to bring together, as the result of personal observation and experiment, all that can be said of the Yanadis as they are.” This book was first published in 1899.Printed Pages: 30. View more info

The Yanadis of Southern India

By: T.Ranga Rao

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034754

ISBN: 812618769

Condition: New


Printed pages: 26. View more info