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Memoirs Of Mrs Harriet L.Winslow (A.D.1796-1933)

By: Miron Winslow

Price: $12.25

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034515

ISBN: 8120618165

Condition: New


Printed pages: 478. View more info

Balaji-Venkateshwara: Lord of Tirumala-Tirupati: An Introduction

By: Nanditha Krishna

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Vakils, Feffer and Simons Ltd:

Seller ID: 017219

ISBN: 8187111461

Condition: New


Lakshmi, the goddess of material abundance, affluence, authority and auspiciousness, is the most popular goddess of the Hindu pantheon. An understanding of her helps one appreciate the Hindu attitude towards wealth and power. This book brings together:Stories of the goddess compiled from Vedas, Puranas, Tantras and folk narrativesOver 200 images from different parts of India, from different times, each in a different styleSymbols associated with fertility that are an integral part of Lakshmi worship Explanation of her attributes and her enigmatic association with demons and the nether regionsD... View more info

Guru Dutt: A Life in Cinema (New Edition)

By: Nasreen Munni Kabir

Price: $14.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 009669

ISBN: 019567233X

Condition: New


...Guru Dutt was a master. See the way he handled the camera, the actors and the lighting...The black and white movies always managed to capture the mood. Maybe the fascination for Guru Dutt has lasted for two reasons: his early death and that he made genuinely interesting films. If you see Pyaasa or Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam, the subjects are contemporary, it's not like, "tabhi hota tha abhi nahin. (That was the old days, it never happens now.)" Guru Dutt's films were about human emotions and they don't change.' -- Farhan Akhtar, Film Director Nasreen Munni Kabir traces the life of this ... View more info

The Three Voyages of Edmond Halley in the Paramore 1698-1701, 2 Vols.

By: Norman J.W. Thrower

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, UK, The Hakluyt Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006901

ISBN: 0904180026

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 392 with numerous b/w illustrations and several folding maps. The second volume consists of 3 folding maps of the three voyages. View more info

My Indian Reminiscences- Travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 1892-93)

By: P.Deussen

Price: $15.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034383

ISBN: 8120610547

Condition: New


Printed pages: 284. View more info

India's Captains: From Nayadu to Ganguly

By: Partab Ramchand

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003262

ISBN: 0143031678

Condition: New


The captain of the Indian cricket team has to be a man of a different breed. Cricket evokes such tremendous passion among its followers in India that every action of the cricket team, particularly of its captain, is assessed under a microscope, and public reaction can swing from the highest praise to the harshest and often personal criticism. The position evokes respect, admiration and even a certain awe, just as it is also a hotbed of intrigues, jealousies and rivalries, often having nothing to do with the game itself. India's Captains is a comprehensive account of the various aspects of cri... View more info

For the Love of India: The Life and Times of Jamsetji Tata

By: R.M. Lala

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002792

ISBN: 0670057827

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 240 with 12 b/w photos. View more info

Torch Bearers of India's Heritage, 2 Vols.

By: Ramnath Sharma

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Gurgaon, India, Shubhi Publications: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012345

ISBN: 8187226684

Condition: New


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Sonia: A Biography

By: Rasheed Kidwai

Price: $8.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003085

ISBN: 0670049557

Condition: New


The rise of Sonia Gandhi to leader of the venerable Congress party is one of the most remarkable stories of recent times, even in the unpredictable world of Indian politics. The story of how an apolitical housewife—who was dead set against the entrance of her husband, Rajiv Gandhi, into the political arena—emerged as an astute player of the game herself is one that has never been told. Adding to the enigma is her reserve—she has given very few interviews and remains a very private person. In Sonia: A Biography, journalist Rasheed Kidwai offers the first close look at the person and the ... View more info

Leonard Bloomfield: Essays on His Life and Work (Studies in the History of Language Sciences Series: Volume 47)

By: Robert A. Hall, Jr. (ed.) With the Collaboration of Konrad Koerner

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, John Benjamins Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005650

ISBN: 9027245304

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 247. View more info

Diana: The Portrait

By: Rosalind Coward; Introduction By Lady Sarah McCorquodale; Foreword By Nelson Mandela

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, HarperCollins Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018233

ISBN: 0007182031

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 368 Slightly soiled dust jacket. Book is Brand New. View more info

Satish Jacob from Hotel Palestine Baghdad: Pages From A War Diary

By: Satish Jacob; Foreword By Paul Danahar

Price: $6.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011504

ISBN: 8174362924

Condition: New


The only eyewitness account of the US-led war to topple the Iraqi President, Saddam Hussein. A day-by-day retelling from the battlefield by Satish Jacob, the only Indian correspondent in Baghdad. From Baghdad’s Hotel Palestine, Satish’s spirited reports were the only eyewitness accounts of the drama of those days on Indian television. They were also special in that his perception of the events differed significantly from that of the Western media more prone to accept uncritically the invading armies’ version of events. From Hotel Palestine, Satish Jacob writes of a nation devastated on a... View more info

Who's Who in Twentieth Century Warfare

By: Spencer Tucker

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, UK, Routledge: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009024

ISBN: 0415234972

Condition: New


This authoritative biographical guide to warfare in the twentieth century is at once fascinating reading and an invaluable work of reference for anyone interested in modern military history. As well as the First and Second World Wars, the book takes in key figures from Vietnam, Korea, and other key conflicts. Those whose lives and careers are covered here include not only major military leaders, but also politicians, inventors, and other major public figures central to the course of modern military history. From Che Guevara to Mao Zhedong, from Albert Speer to Norman Schwarzkopf, and from Jos... View more info

The Gift of a Daughter: Encounters with Victims of Dowry

By: Subhadra Butalia

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2002

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 005917

ISBN: 0143028715

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 183. View more info

My Life as an Explorar (A.D.1985-1935)

By: Sven Hedin

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034404

ISBN: 8120610571

Condition: New


Printed pages: 548 alongwith 68 illustrations and drawings by the author. View more info

Letters Written in a Mahratta Camp

By: T.D.Broughton

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034340

ISBN: 8120610083

Condition: New


Printed pages: 272 alongwith 10 plates and 1 map. View more info

Fifty Years In Ceylon (A.D1818-68)

By: Thomas Skinner

Price: $35.50

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034570

ISBN: 8120610725

Condition: New


Printed pages: 327. View more info

Continents of Exile: The Red Letters. My Father's Enchanted Period

By: Ved Mehta

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007394

ISBN: 0143032909

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 200. View more info

Letters from India (A.D.1828-1831)- 2 Vols.

By: Victor Jacquemont

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034419

ISBN: 8120608305

Condition: New


Printed pages: Vol.1- 458 alongwith plate, Vol.2- 386 alongwith 1 map. View more info

India: The Years of Indira Gandhi (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology: Volume XLVII)

By: Yogendra K. Malik and Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi (eds.)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005190

ISBN: 9004086811

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 147. View more info

Rediscovering Gandhi

By: Yogesh Chadha

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, UK, Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001104

ISBN: 0712677313

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 556. View more info

A Simple Monk: Writings on His Holiness the Dalai Lama

By: Yogi Impressions

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Yogi Impressions:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003050

ISBN: 1577311752

Condition: New


His Holiness the fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, has captured the world’s heart and imagination with his extraordinary wisdom and humility in the face of China’s brutal, decades-long occupation of Tibet. This stunning new visual biography marries provocative writings on His Holiness by some of today’s most intriguing authors with vibrant full-color images by photojournalist Alison Wright, author of The Spirit of Tibet. Published with the cooperation of New York’s Tibet House, which will receive a portion of the book’s proceeds, A Simple Monk features impressionistic essays ab... View more info

Desperately Seeking Paradise: Jorneys of a Sceptical Muslim

By: Ziauddin Sardar

Price: $24.99

Publisher: London, UK, Granta Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002873

ISBN: 1862076502

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 354. View more info