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Motif, Type and Genre: A Manual for Compiling of Indices and A Bibliography of Indices and Indexing (Folklore Fellows Communications 273)

By: Heda Jason

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2000

Seller ID: 113866

ISBN: 9514108787

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The present Manual describes in detail methods and procedures for classifying (indexing/typing) folk literature. It has been prepared by an ethnopoetician at the suggestion of colleagues engaged in philological-historical research and is written on the basis of the author’s experience in both compiling indices for oral folk literature and using indices compiled by others. The Manual describes concepts, methods and working techniques. Three kinds of indices are described: indices for literary motifs, indices for tale types of oral and folk literatures and indices for ethnopoetic genres. It is... View more info

Motif, Type and Genre: A Manual for Compiling of Indices and A Bibliography of Indices and Indexing (Folklore Fellows Communications 273)

By: Heda Jason

Price: $111.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2000

Seller ID: 113867

ISBN: 9514108795

Condition: New


The present Manual describes in detail methods and procedures for classifying (indexing/typing) folk literature. It has been prepared by an ethnopoetician at the suggestion of colleagues engaged in philological-historical research and is written on the basis of the author’s experience in both compiling indices for oral folk literature and using indices compiled by others. The Manual describes concepts, methods and working techniques. Three kinds of indices are described: indices for literary motifs, indices for tale types of oral and folk literatures and indices for ethnopoetic genres. It is... View more info

The Life of Buddha (B.C.563-483)

By: Henry Clarke Warren

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035436

ISBN: 8120606175

Condition: New


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The Life and Letters of St. Francis Xavier, 2 Vols.

By: Henry James Coleridge, S.J.

Price: $28.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 023994

ISBN: 8176465348

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The Tagores of Jorasanko

By: Hironmoy Banerjee

Price: $7.21

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1995

Seller ID: 105810

ISBN: 8121204887

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For a full century, the House of Jorasanko functioned as the Cultural centre of this country. For three successive generations, the members of this Family led all the important Movements of the Country in the field of religion, literature, music, Education and social reforms.Dwarakanath Tagore, grand-father of Rabindranath was not only enthusiastic about the propagation of English education but was very much in favour of the spread of Knowledge about western science.His son Debendranath championed the cause of the Hindu against the Missionaries and campaigned for the abolition of the Purdah sy... View more info

Underdogs End Empires: A Memoir

By: I.P. Khosla

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Konark Publication/D.K. Publishers Distributors: 2010

Seller ID: 117730

ISBN: 8122007805

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 432. View more info

Main Aur Mera Pakistan (in Hindi)

By: Imran Khan

Price: $10.62

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient Publishing/Orient Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 106620

ISBN: 8122205682

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Printed Pages: 272. View more info

Shiv Kumar Sharma: The Man and His Music

By: Ina Puri (Ed.)

Price: $24.44

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books:

Seller ID: 106520

ISBN: 9789383098149

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Shiv Kumar Sharma: The Man & His Music takes the reader on a journey that goes back to a time when the maestro first started out as an adolescent learning the rudiments of Indian classical music under the guidance of his guru and father, Uma Dutt Sharma. It traces, through fascinating text and rare photographs, the life of the young boy who dared to dream that he would make his name among the greatest musicians of the country and then went on to receive the Padma Vibhushan.Pandit Vijay Kichlu, an old friend and distinguished fellow musician, shares anecdotes from his earliest memory of how he ... View more info

Maharani Laxmibai Sanskrit Bhartiya

By: Indu Singh

Price: $34.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 111784

ISBN: 9789385160165

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Mira Bai (in Hindi)

By: Indu Singh

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111810

ISBN: 9789385160493

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee (in HIndi)

By: Indu Singh

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111822

ISBN: 9789385160608

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Madan Mohan Malviya (in Hindi)

By: Indu Singh

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111823

ISBN: 9789385160615

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Bheem (in Hindi)

By: Indu Singh

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111824

ISBN: 9789385160622

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Bharat Ratan: Atal Bihari Vajpayee (in Hindi)

By: Indu Singh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111878

ISBN: 8193095448

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Bharat Ratan Pt. Madan Mohan Malviye (in Hindi)

By: Indu Singh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111879

ISBN: 8193095456

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Bheem (in Hindi)

By: Indu Singh

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111882

ISBN: 8193095480

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Mira Bai (in Hindi)

By: Indu Singh

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 111919

ISBN: 8193095758

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Swami R.Vaidyanathan (Remaji): A Man With a Message to Humanity

By: IP-Meera Grimes

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Indica Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036779

ISBN: 9789381120019

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75 People Who Changed the World

By: Ira Rifkin (Ed.)

Price: $4.85

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105428

ISBN: 817992582X

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75 PEOPLE WHO CHANGED THE WORLD is a wonderful, provocative collection of short biographies of reformers, scholars, martyrs and mystics of many faiths who shook up religious thought and practice in the twentieth century. The short profiles make interesting reading and, often, discovery and the quotations and bibliographies following each profile make this an even more valuable resource. It’s an admiring and instructive survey of influential spiritual practitioners and pioneers.A celebration of the human spirit, ideal for both seekers and believers, the curious and the passionate, thinkers an... View more info

dGe-dun-chos-phel: Biography of the 20th Century Tibetan Scholar

By: Irmgard Megele

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives: 1999

Seller ID: 103657

ISBN: 8186470239

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The savant dGe-‘dun-chos’phel (1902-1951 was the first "modern" scholar of Tibet. He was the first who not only completed a traditional Tibetan education, but who also was courageous enough to leave the monastic society, travel abroad, learn several new languages and deepen his knowledge by collaborating with scholars of different nationalities. dGe-‘dun-chos’phel was renowned in Tibet as a brilliant scholar, a talented artist, a highly gifted poet, an excellent translator, and a skillful dialectician. Yet he was also well-known for his nonconformity which turned him into a hig... View more info

Martyr As Bridegroom: A Folk Representation of Bhagat Singh

By: Ishwar Dayal Gaur

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aakar Books:

Seller ID: 111701

ISBN: 9789350024492

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Printed Pages: 220. View more info

Martyr As Bridegroom: A Folk Representation of Bhagat Singh

By: Ishwar Dayal Gaur

Price: $15.80

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aakar Books:

Seller ID: 111702

ISBN: 9789350024508

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My Passage from Indian

By: Ismail Merchanl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Viking Studio/TBI:

Seller ID: 112964

ISBN: 0670031631

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Anna Hazare: Reformer, Socialist and Anti-Corruption Leader

By: J.C. Dua

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104194

ISBN: 8174791213

Condition: New


In India, corruption has been a slow burning. However, in 2010, it flared up with the revelation of a spate of scams and scandals across the country. Today, Anna Hazare is the face of India's fight against corruption. He has taken that fight to the corridors of power and challenged the government at the highest level. People, the common man and well-known personalities alike, are supporting him in the hundreds swelling to the thousands. However, it can safely be said that mature democracies have all gone through the stages we have, but in time that spans hundreds of years. Criminalized politic... View more info

Life and Work of Ramesh Chunder Dutta C.I.E.

By: J.K. Gupta

Price: $7.82

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1986

Seller ID: 105637

ISBN: 812120030X

Condition: New


Ramesh Chunder Dutt (1848-1909) is one of the brightest stars in the galaxy of nineteenth century Indian thinkers both in History and literature as well as in contemporary politico-economic conditions. His innumerable writings on India's economic conditions under the British rule, and on the Cultural Heritage of this Country are too well known to need any fresh introduction; they made his name known in India, as well as in the West. He was at once a man of great capacity and of great character.The present work is, as the title indicates, an Account in great details, of the life and works of th... View more info

S.R. Goyal: His Multi-dimensional Historiography

By: Jagannath Agrawal and Shankar Goyal (eds)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aditya Prakashan: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035697

ISBN: 8185179778

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 234. View more info

Adolf Hitler

By: James Bunting

Price: $4.38

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105436

ISBN: 8172240740

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There can be little doubt that Adolf Hitler changed the lives of everyone who lived in Europe and altering the lives of future generations throughout the world. No one has ever attracted more attention from biographers and historian than Adolf Hitler. This short book is an outcome of the conversation taken place between the author, James Bunting and the tyrant Hitler. It shows how and for what reason this non-descript, ill-educated son of simple parentage became ruler of a country and one of the worst tyrants the world has ever known.Printed Pages: 176. View more info

Aung San Suu Kyi: A Biography

By: Jesper Bengtsson

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Amaryllis: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037330

ISBN: 9789381506066

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 259 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. View more info

My India

By: Jim Corbett

Price: $5.62

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 039698

ISBN: 019562341X

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Mao Zedong: A Biography

By: Jonathan Clements

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105427

ISBN: 8184952295

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The life of Mao Zedong who became ruler of the world’s most populous nation is one of the most remarkable stories of the 20th century.His leadership of the communist revolution and the establishment of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, after two decades of civil war and Japanese invasion, earned him the title of Chairman Mao and the Great Leader.His launch of rapid and extensive collectivisation and industrialisation in his second Five Year Plan, known as the Great Leap Forward, had catastrophic repercussions for millions in rural China, and the Cultural Revolution that he instigated... View more info

Studies in Hysteria, Volume 3

By: Josef Breuer & Sigmund Freud (Authors)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 113588

ISBN: 0140137939

Condition: Fair


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Indira Gandhi: A Comprehensive Political Biography

By: K. Damodara Reddy

Price: $73.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2016

Seller ID: 111189

ISBN: 9789351710745

Condition: New


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P.T. Raju: [The Builders of Indian Philosophy Series, General Editor R. Balasubramanian]

By: K. Srinivas

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000504

ISBN: 8121509009

Condition: New


This monograph highlights Prof. P.T. Raju's contribution to Indian Philosophy is general and Advaita in particular. Raju is regarded as one of the architects and disseminations of Indian philosophy in the contemporary philosophical scene. This work covers range of philosophical issues discussed by Raju in his writtings concerning the nature of Indian philosophy, comparative philosophy and Advaita. Printed Pages: 160. View more info

The Life, Times and Miracles of Sree Narayana Guru

By: K.K. Ramachandran

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116183

ISBN: 8124608873

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 336. View more info

The Unseen Indira Gandhi: Through A Physicians Eye

By: K.P. Mathur

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Konark Publication/D.K. Publishers Distributors: 2016

Seller ID: 117794

ISBN: 9789322008727

Condition: New


The book is an intimate look at probably Indias best-loved Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, with the solitary exception of her father and the first person to hold that post, Jawaharlal Nehru. While biographers have generally seen Indira only through the lens of politics, Dr Mathur gives us a moving and witty account of the three-term PM as a person. The book provides us with a rare look at the trajectory of her development as a politician as well. Printed Pages: 164. View more info

Biographical History of Indian Medicine

By: K.R. Srikantha Murthy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Jaikrishn Ayurveda Granthmala/Chaukhambha Orientalia: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100735

Condition: New


The Book furnishes glimpses of life and works of great men who propounded and propagated Ayurveda-the Science of ancient Indian medicine, commencing from the period of Indus Valley Civilisation upto the present day in chronological order. Information is collected from various sources, sifted carefully and only those, which have been held as reliable by the present day authorities, are furnished. Discussion on points of dispute has been avoided and only the opinion accepted by majority of scholars are provided. The book is neither very elaborate nor very brief contains all available information... View more info

Inner Recesses Outer Spaces: Memoirs

By: Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay

Price: $15.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books:

Seller ID: 106513

ISBN: 9789383098392

Condition: New


1903-47 marks a period of fundamental change in India. A strong force swept the country, which compelled the world to recognise the power of spiritual energy. Mahatma Gandhi evolved the spiritual methods, and a rare band of individuals adopted them. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay is such a person who changed the course of her comfortable existence to join the national struggle first as a Sevika-volunteer, later designated as an organiser of women workers in the Indian National Congress and finally as a member of the National Working Committee of the Congress. In this book Kamaladevi describes the ev... View more info

Adolf Hitler

By: Kaushal K. Goyal

Price: $2.74

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd: 2015

Seller ID: 108248

ISBN: 9789384401085

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Printed Pages: 165. View more info

Albert Einstein

By: Kaushal K. Goyal

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd:

Seller ID: 108249

ISBN: 9789384401122

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Alexander The Great

By: Kaushal K. Goyal

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd:

Seller ID: 108250

ISBN: 9789384401047

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Benjamin Franklin

By: Kaushal K. Goyal

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd:

Seller ID: 108251

ISBN: 9789384401580

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Printed Pages: 169. View more info

George Washington

By: Kaushal K. Goyal

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd:

Seller ID: 108252

ISBN: 9789384401115

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Printed Pages: 156. View more info

Mahatma Gandhi

By: Kaushal K. Goyal

Price: $2.74

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd: 2015

Seller ID: 108253

ISBN: 9789384401184

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Printed Pages: 173. View more info

Mao Zedong

By: Kaushal K. Goyal

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd:

Seller ID: 108255

ISBN: 9789384401214

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Printed Pages: 171. View more info

Mother Teresa

By: Kaushal K. Goyal

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd:

Seller ID: 108256

ISBN: 9789384401061

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Nelson Mandela

By: Kaushal K. Goyal

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd:

Seller ID: 108257

ISBN: 9789384401078

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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

By: Kaushal K. Goyal

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd:

Seller ID: 108258

ISBN: 9789384401313

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Subhas Chandra Bose

By: Kaushal K. Goyal (Ed.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd:

Seller ID: 108259

ISBN: 9789384401177

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Swami Vivekananda

By: Kaushal K. Goyal (Ed.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Star Publications Pvt. Ltd:

Seller ID: 108260

ISBN: 9789384401108

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Sonia Gandhi: The Dynamic Party President

By: Kavita Das

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Raj Publications: 2016

Seller ID: 110866

ISBN: 9789382281696

Condition: New


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