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Dances of India: Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, Odissi, Bharatanatyam, Kathakali, Kathak

By: Bharati Shivaji, Vijayalakshmi, Raja Reddy, Radha Reddy, R.K. Singhajit Singh, Sharon Lowen, Prathibha Prahlad, S. Balakrishnan and Shovana Narayan; Series Editor: Alka Raghuvanshi

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012013

ISBN: 8186685359

Condition: New


Indian classical dances have a tradition that has been distilled to perfection over centuries. For the first time, the actual practitioners of these forms—the dancers themselves—give the insider’s point of view, delineating the origin and history of various styles, the repertoire, technique, the music, the costumes, make-up and specific jewellery. Aimed at an interested but uninitiated audience. The series has edited by Alka Raghuvanshi with photographs by Avinash Pasricha A set of seven volumes packed in a slip case View more info

Handbook of Medicinal Plants: A Complete Source Book

By: Narayan Das Prajapati, S.S. Purohit, Arun K. Sharma & Tarun Kumar

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Sahitya/ Chaukhamba Publications: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100980

Condition: New


A Handbook of Medicinal Plants (A Complete Source Book), is the FIRST Book of its kind. The book describes more than 1346 medicinal plants found in the World. The book includes vernacular names, description, distribution, part use, utilization, active principles, agronomic practices and colour plates (about 870 photographs). Separate Chapters on Organic Fanning, Biofertilizers and Biopesticides I uses for Sustainable Cultivation of Medicinal Plants, Tips for Medicinal Plants Cultivation and Meltitire Agriculture Systems of Medicinal Plants have been presented. The book also includes complete a... View more info

The Dravidian Years: Politics and Welfare in Tamil Nadu

By: S. Narayan

Price: $18.58

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2018

Seller ID: 700665

ISBN: 0199488177

Condition: New


Tamil Nadu has managed to effectively integrate economic and development agenda for the backward classes into state policy. In the fifty years of rule between them, M. Karunanidhi, MGR, and J. Jayalalithaa—the iconic leaders of Tamil Nadu politics—managed to effectively transform institutions and structures to deliver a social welfare agenda in the state. Was it pure charisma on part of these leaders that gave us the unusual story of politicians and bureaucrats working hand in hand to implement a social agenda? Written by S. Narayan, who as part of the administration was both a witness to ... View more info

Indian Anthropology

By: S. Narayan

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1988

Seller ID: 105692

ISBN: 8121202353

Condition: New


INDIAN Anthropology owes its origin to the Asiatic Society of Calcutta. For the last two hundred years it has grown as an academic discipline, supported by an array of competent, and practicing anthropologists. Indeed, a lot of field and desk work has gone into to make Indian Anthropology a viable subject of study. This book presents the full range of study of Indian Anthropology between the covers. It takes into account the growth and concept of the subject to date. The tribal India being a special field of study receives full coverage. All important data and figures have been incorporated fo... View more info

Anthropology of Disaster Management

By: S. Narayan

Price: $6.63

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2000

Seller ID: 105929

ISBN: 8121206839

Condition: New


Anthropology, the Science of Man in its totality has to deal with disaster management at the close of the Millennium and to equip itself for 21st century with management techniques. says the Editor of this book, which deals with a very vital subject. In other Parts of the world, in General and in India in particular and specially in tribal belts in this country, occur drought. Hoods, epidemics, mysterious diseases, etc., which lead to depopulation, migration and other allied problems. The editor of this volume has collected scholarly Essays on this subject, by reputed scholars and celebrated a... View more info

The Dynamics of Tribals Development: Issues and Challenges

By: S. Narayan

Price: $10.56

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2002

Seller ID: 106083

ISBN: 8121206871

Condition: New


The Dynamics of Development Issues and Challenges discusses the nature, process and typology of development in general and with special reference to tribals and displaced persons, to be properly rehabilitated, sharing of revenue through Joint Forest Management. This book is quite useful for the policy-makers, Administrators, researchers as well as for general people genuinely interested in the development of man. The newly created States like Jharkhand and Chhatisgarh can take a cue from this work for the development of their people.Printed Pages: 192. View more info

Sacred Complexes of Deoghar and Rajgir

By: S. Narayan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 1983

Seller ID: 112128

ISBN: 8170221366

Condition: New


The study of religion as practiced by people who are at different levels of development has been a fascinating theme for social anthropologists. Pilgrimage centres and sacred complexes reflect facets of the civilization and culture of the communities they serve and can often be described as microcosms of civilization. Dr. Narayans work on Deoghar and Rajgir follows in the tradition set by Professor Vidyarthi and others in their studies on Kashi and Gaya. Deoghar or Baidyanathdham is the seat of one of the twele jyotirlingams in the Hindu pantheon. Within the same complex also lies Basukinath. ... View more info

Anthropological and Archaeological Research and Development

By: S. Narayan (ed.)

Price: $6.52

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1999

Seller ID: 105901

ISBN: 8121206197

Condition: New


Anthropology, the science of Man in its totality has come a long way from the early days of descriptive ethnography. The Anthropological tools and techniques need to be reoriented in order to understand the dimensions and perspectives of man of 21st Century. Its scope ranges from the origin and growth of Indian anthropology, genetics and linguistics to the evolution of Homosapiens and cosmic, cultural and biological evolution and Teaching and Training in Archaeology, human development and peace.Printed Pages: 200. View more info