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History of Shahjahan

By: Banarsi Prasad Saksena

Price: $16.40

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2013

Seller ID: 110635

ISBN: 8180902374

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History of Shahjahan

By: Banarsi Prasad Saksena

Price: $7.30

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2013

Seller ID: 110636

ISBN: 8180903109

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Shaiva Thought and Art of Kashmir: Cosmology and Cosmic Mainfestations

By: Bansi Lal Malla

Price: $52.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100105

ISBN: 8173055165

Condition: New


Indian thought-currents are deeply rooted in the theory and concept of rtam as the framework in which the process of creation, sustenance and dissolution operates. It views man and nature in a holistic perspective. Space, time, primal elements are the essentials as are the primary faculties of sense perceptions. The scholars have been investigating many dimensions of these fundamental concepts. The author in the present book has entered into an intensive holistic dialogu... View more info

Archives of Empire

By: Barbara Harlow & Mia Carter (Eds.)

Price: $86.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2018

Seller ID: 701489

ISBN: 9789386552570

Condition: New


Tracing the beginnings of the British colonial enterprise in South Asia and the Middle East, From the Company to the Canal brings together key texts from the era of the privately owned British East India Company through the crises that led to the company's takeover by the Crown in 1858. It ends with the momentous opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. Archives of Empire provides a powerfully revealing documentary history of nineteenth-century British imperialism from the Ind... View more info

Mughal and Persian Paintings and Illustrated Manuscripts in the Raza Library, Rampur

By: Barbara Schmitz & Ziyad-Din A. Desai (Eds)

Price: $80.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Aryan Books International: 2006

Seller ID: 101652

ISBN: 8173052786

Condition: New


During the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century, the Nawwabs of Rampur, the hereditary rulers of Rohilkha??, a district some 75 km, east of New Delhi, amassed a large collection of books and art, including illustrated books and album paintings. Their collection was given to the people of India after independence.The Raza Library at Rampur thus possesses a remarkable collection of Mughal and Persian paintings and illustrated books. This includes ... View more info

Travels in Kashmir and the Panjab: Containing A Particular Account of the Government and Character of the Sikhs

By: Baron Charles Hugel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 117947

ISBN: 8175361999

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 440. View more info

To the Pacific and Arctic with Beechey: The Journal of Lieutenant George Peard of H.M.S. 'Blossom' 1825-1828

By: Barry M. Gough (ed.)

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006896

ISBN: 0521200792

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 282 with several folding maps. View more info

Travels in India, Ceylon and Borneo

By: Basil Hall

Price: $16.00

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034400

ISBN: 8120610229

Condition: New


Printed pages: 276 alongwith 4 plates. View more info

Travels In India, Ceylon and Borneo

By: Basil Hall

Price: $16.00

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034548

ISBN: 8120610229

Condition: New


Printed pages: 276 alongwith 4 plates. View more info

Folklore and Customs of the Lapchas of Sikkim

By: Beauvoir C. De Stock

Price: $12.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102883

ISBN: 812061559X

Condition: New


This book is an extract of the journal and proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (Vol XXI, No.4, 1925) from page 329 to 505. It concerns the study of the tribe to Lap-chas of Sikkim. The book starts with a brief note on the history and geography of Sikkim. The follows a note on the Lap-cha, also known as the Rong folk, concerning their ethical type and language. The next part deals with their mythology as reflected in their folktales; the tales analysed are their ... View more info

History of Jahangir

By: Beni Prasad

Price: $15.40

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2013

Seller ID: 110633

ISBN: 8180902366

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History of Jahangir

By: Beni Prasad

Price: $8.75

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2013

Seller ID: 110634

ISBN: 8180903087

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Theory of Government in Ancient India

By: Beni Prasad

Price: $54.60

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

Seller ID: 111113

ISBN: 9789350742358

Condition: New


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Maritime Trade and Overseas Activities of Early India: Orissan Perspective

By: Benudhar Patra

Price: $76.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100125

ISBN: 8173054614

Condition: New


The present volume is a sincere attempt to have a critical and exhaustive study of the maritime trade and overseas activities of early India, particularly that of Odisha. The main concern of the work has been to frame a detailed analytical study of the maritime history of early Odisha. It analyses and illustrates various sources, traditions, customs and socio-religious festivals that contain references to the maritime activities; traces out and identifies several ports, ... View more info

China’s India War: Collision Course on the Roof of the World

By: Bertil Lintner

Price: $17.22

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2017

Seller ID: 700659

ISBN: 0199475555

Condition: New


For fifty years, India has been seen as the provocateur of the 1962 Sino-Indian conflict. This idea has been largely reinforced by Neville Maxwell’s seminal work India’s China War, which proposed that China was merely defending its territory. Bertil Lintner’s China’s India War offers a strong rebuttal to this view. Offering an entirely new perspective, Lintner argues that the ‘border dispute’ was merely a small move in the larger strategic game that China was... View more info

Why Brother with History?

By: Beverley Southgate

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pragati Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101197

ISBN: 0582423902

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 184. View more info

The Bhakti Cult in Ancient India (Samalochanatmak Itihas Grantha)

By: Bhagabat Kumar Goswami

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100809

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 456. View more info

Original Documents Relating to Ranee Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi (1839-1859)

By: Bhagwandas Gupta (Comp.) Sudha Gupta(Ed.)

Price: $115.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2015

Seller ID: 1200545

ISBN: 9789350980545

Condition: New


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Gurjar Samrat Mihir Bhoja

By: Bhai Surjit Singh

Price: $68.50

Publisher: New Delh, Bhairavi Publisher/Lenin Media Publishers:

Seller ID: 1201409

ISBN: 8193797817

Condition: New


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Interrogating Political Systems : Integrative Processes and States in Pre-Modern India

By: Bhairabi Prasad Sahu & Hermann Kulke (Eds)

Price: $59.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200627

ISBN: 9789350980644

Condition: New


New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. This work more than fulfills the requirement of a comprehensive volume on political processes and the structure of polities in pre-colonial India. It cuts across time and space, and provides the reader with an anthology of seminal contributions on the varied regions and different stages of Indian history. The introduction incorporates the recent concerns of historians in the field, and engages with the related themes and deba... View more info

Approaching the Divine: The Integration of Alvar Bhakti in Srivaisnavism

By: Bharati Jagannathan

Price: $49.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2015

Seller ID: 701572

ISBN: 9789384082130

Condition: New


Approaching the Divine: The Integration of Alvar Bhakti in Srivaisnavism is situated in the context of the ongoing scholarly debate regarding the historical evolution of Tamil Srivaisnavism. This study spans the period from the second half of the first millennium, i.e. the bhakti period to the period of consolidation of the scriptural and sectarian tradition in the first half of the second millennium. Traditionally, the lives of the bhakti saints have been used to unders... View more info

M N Roy Reader: Essential Writings, 3 Vols

By: Bhaskar Sur & R.M. Pal (Authors)

Price: $106.20

Publisher: Delhi, India, Aakar Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108912

ISBN: 9789350023853

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 1592. View more info

History of Indian Music: With Particular Reference to Theory and Practice

By: Bhavanrav A. Pingle

Price: $2.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2008

Seller ID: 107416

ISBN: 8175364327

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 137. View more info

Sikh Heritage: Ethos & Relics

By: Bhayee Sikandar Singh, Roopinder Singh

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rupa & Co.: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037549

ISBN: 8129119838

Condition: New


Beautifully produced, and as erudite as it is entertaining, this volume is a rare window into the world of artefacts and relics that shaped the Sikh culture. Sikh Heritage: Ethos & Relics elucidates on the essence of Sikhism, and entwined with it the history and lore of the people of Punjab. Through photographs and descriptions of many hitherto unseen relics of Sikh heritage, bestowed by the Gurus upon the disciples, the authors place each artefact in its historical con... View more info

History of Hindu Mathematics, 2 Vols.

By: Bibhutibhushan Datta & Avadhesh Narayan Singh (Authors)

Price: $12.37

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2015

Seller ID: 110595

ISBN: 8180903907

Condition: New


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Calcutta in the Nineteenth Century: An Archival Exploration

By: Bidisha Chakraborty & Sarmistha De (Authors)

Price: $10.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books:

Seller ID: 106573

ISBN: 9789381523810

Condition: New


This collection examines Calcutta’s rapid transformation from a cluster of three villages into the second city of the British Empire. Bidisha Chakraborty and Sarmistha De, two talented archivists, remind us that the ancient and crumbling British legacy scattered all around Calcutta was once a fledgling imperial dream of the most astounding scope.The English East India Company started out as a trading company but soon found itself saddled with administrative responsibil... View more info

Mahatma Gandhi: A Historical Biography

By: Bidyut Chakrabarty

Price: $6.52

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

Seller ID: 108549

ISBN: 8174365060

Condition: New


Quite distinct from the abundant literature available on Mahatma Gandhi, this historical biography attempts to articulate the historiography of India's freedom struggle, of which Gandhi was undoubtedly the central figure. Relooking at key issues and themes that have been raised in the research conducted over the past few decades, this is an interpretative essay that seeks to contextualize Gandhi and his ideology of ahimsa and satyagraha. Instead of focusing merely on Gan... View more info

History of the Bengali Language

By: Bijaychandra Majumdar

Price: $12.06

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Asian Educational Services: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102842

ISBN: 8120614526

Condition: New


A collection of 12 essays that intend to give a sketch, in broad outline, of the origin of the Bengali language and the various influences, linguistic, ethnic, social, that shaped and moulded its earlier history. Following an introduction, the next 3 are titled Ancient Bengal and its peoples and they discuss a) the antiquity of the names Vanga and Bangala; b) the geography of old Bangala and of other related tracts; c) Ganda, Radha and Banga. Lecture 5 is on the influenc... View more info

Dalit Men's Autobiographies : A Critical Appraisal

By: Bijender Singh

Price: $24.49

Publisher: New Delhi, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd..: 2017

Seller ID: 700033

ISBN: 9789351282402

Condition: New


Dalit Men's Autobiographies: A Critical Appraisal, an anthology of twenty-four research papers, is an unprecedented scholarly enterprise, by renowned literary scholars and dignitaries in the area of literature of marginality and subalternity in the context of the Indian subcontinent. Dalit Literature is one of the most controversial topics in contemporary India, revealing the socio-economic structure with respect to casteism and cultural contexts. Just like the suffering... View more info

Extremism in North East India

By: Bimal J. Deb

Price: $44.30

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2015

Seller ID: 701317

ISBN: 9789351251408

Condition: New


Over the years, North East India remained the hotbed of militant extremism largely attributable to identity politics seeking to institutionalise political aspirations of various ethnic communities. The emergence of educated middle class and a growing sense of alienation of the people from mainstream India has also had the effect of triggering growth of militant organizations adding substantially to political dynamics of the region. The proliferation of rebel groups coinc... View more info

Pathway to India s Partition: Volume III: The March to Pakistan 1937-1947

By: Bimal Prasad

Price: $53.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200569

ISBN: 8173042500

Condition: New


This volume the third in the trilogy on the Pathway to India's Partition shows the key role played by Jinnah in the last phase of the journey to that goal. It also proves the hollowness of the so called revisionist thesis that although claiming to work for the creation of Pakistan Jinnah actually did not believe in that demand and was really working for a compromise which might succeed in bringing about a strong Central Government for a united India and that this had ind... View more info

Pathway to India's Partition Volume II: A Nation Within a Nation

By: Bimal Prasad

Price: $37.80

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200570

ISBN: 8173042497

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Pathway to India`s Partition Vol. I: The Foundations of Muslim Nationalism

By: Bimal Prasad

Price: $21.30

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200571

ISBN: 8173042489

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Jayaprakash Narayan Selected Works (Vol. 2)

By: Bimal Prasad

Price: $27.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200731

ISBN: 8173043876

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Jayaprakash Narayan: vol. 9: Selected Works

By: Bimal Prasad (Ed.)

Price: $43.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2008

Seller ID: 1200560

ISBN: 8173047715

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Jayaprakash Narayan (1902-79) was one of the most prominent Leaders and thinkers that India produced in modern times. Although he never sought power for himself, he played a major role not only in the struggle for independence, but also in the Socialist and Sarvodaya Movements and finally in the Movement for strengthening democracy, popularly known as the J.P. Movement. This series of volumes has been planned with a view to presenting as comprehensive a Picture as possib... View more info

Tribes in Ancient India

By: Bimala Churn Law

Price: $26.01

Publisher: New Delhi, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd..: 2017

Seller ID: 700151

ISBN: 9789351289005

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Tribes in Ancient India

By: Bimala Churn Law

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd..: 2017

Seller ID: 700152

ISBN: 9789351288992

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Printed Pages: 454. View more info

Geography of Deprivation: An Unfair World

By: Bimalendu Bhattacharya

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2014

Seller ID: 701361

ISBN: 8180699935

Condition: New


Poverty, Hunger and Malnutrition worldwide are the major focus of this book, taken up as the principal areas of human deprivation with wide geographical variations as determined by different factors. Gender discrimination in its various manifestations and child abuse also feature very prominently as other forms of deprivation corroding life and attitudes of people requiring very serious concern to deal with the prevailing humiliating situation along with an assessment of... View more info

The Maharaja's Household: A Daughter's Memories of Her Father

By: Binodini

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 109502

ISBN: 9789384757090

Condition: New


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Living A Dream: Rabindranath Tagore and Rural Resuscitation

By: Bipasha Raha

Price: $47.10

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200699

ISBN: 9789350980606

Condition: New


One of India’s most celebrated litterateurs, Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was a social, political, religious and aesthetic thinker who towered over his countrymen. However, while his contribution to Bengali literature is well documented, his work on rural resuscitation has gone largely unnoticed. It is imperative to place Tagore’s constant ideological progression and his attempts to put innovative ideas into practice in the context of changing nationalist outlook ... View more info

Mapping The Path To Maturity: A Connected History of Bengal and the North-East

By: Bipasha Raha & Subhayu Chattopadhyay (Authors)

Price: $34.35

Publisher: New Delh, Manohar Publishers &Distributors:

Seller ID: 1201228

ISBN: 9789350981801

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The Soul of India: A Constructive Study of Indian Thoughts and Ideals

By: Bipin Chandra Pal

Price: $10.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aakar Books: 2017

Seller ID: 117883

ISBN: 9789383723218

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The Soul of India is a reflection on Bipin Chandra Pal’s belief that writing could also inspire the masses in the struggle for independence. Pal was instrumental in the creation of a comprehensive and constructive ideology which would be the basis for what he described as the 'new patriotism'. Pal invoked the Hindu god Krishna as both a symbol and a means through which India's past could manifest itself in the present, as well as the future. The Soul of India is a comp... View more info

Exploring New Dimensions in Hunter-Gatherer Studies: The Prehistory of the Tarafeni Valley

By: Bishnupriya Basak

Price: $47.85

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2017

Seller ID: 701501

ISBN: 9789386552426

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In the last decade or so, there has been substantial development in understanding the behavioural patterns of past hunter-gatherers societies. Although images of existing hunting-gathering populations continue to be used as analogues in drawing inferences about the past, there has been a considerable shift in the analyses of both, the archaeological record and the ethnographic data as well as more meaningful engagement with inquiries in territoriality, mobility strategie... View more info

Historiography of India's Partition: An Analysis of Imperialist Writings

By: Bishwa Mohan Pandey

Price: $8.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2003

Seller ID: 107134

ISBN: 8126903147

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Printed Pages: 248. View more info

Tribals and Dalits in Orissa: Towards a Social History of Exclusion, c. 1800-1950

By: Biswamoy Pati

Price: $27.35

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2018

Seller ID: 1202616

ISBN: 0199489408

Condition: New


Table of contents Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Map 1. Orissa: Provinces Map 2. Princely States of Orissa 1. Invisibility, Social Exclusion, Survival: Tribals and the Untouchables/Dalits in Orissa 2. The Rhythms of Change and Devastation: Colonial Capitalism and the World of the Socially Excluded, c. 1800–1920 3. The Tribals and Outcastes Hit Back: Survival as Resistance in the Nineteenth Century 4. Health Matters: Exploring the World of the... View more info

Invoking Ambedkar: Contributions, Receptions, Legacies

By: Biswamoy Pati

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2014

Seller ID: 701604

ISBN: 9789380607900

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B.R. Ambedkar was intimately involved with many factors that created the basis of what India is today. At the same time, one cannot overlook Ambedkar's 'past' and the fact that he grew up facing discrimination and being made to sit on the floor outside the classroom as a child, as he was a Dalit. Even today, millions of Dalit children face similar discrimination in their everyday life. Such incidents are distinct reminders of the continuing relevance of Ambedkar and the ... View more info

Bal Gangadhar Tilak : Popular Readings

By: Biswamoy Pati

Price: $30.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2011

Seller ID: 701644

ISBN: 9789380607184

Condition: New


Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a frontline fighter, intimately involved with the Indian national movement. This book explores Tilak's engagements, not just with the Indian national movement, but also the nuanced diversities associated with a context that preceded the mass movements. Based on a variety of sources, the contributors attempt to historicize a nationalist icon. In the process, the reader is presented with a holistic picture of a leading nationalist personality, i... View more info

The Social History of Health and Medicine in Colonial India

By: Biswamoy Pati & Mark Harrison (Eds.)

Price: $39.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2011

Seller ID: 701650

ISBN: 9789380607122

Condition: New


This volume analyses the diverse facets of the social history of health and medicine in colonial India. It explores a unique set of themes that capture the diversities of India, such as public health, medical institutions, mental illness and the politics and economics of colonialism. Based on interdisciplinary research, the contributions offer valuable insight into topics that have recently received increased scholarly attention, including the use of opiates and the role... View more info

Adivasis in Colonial India: Survival, Resistance and Negotiation

By: Biswamoy Pati (Ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Orient Blackswan/ICHR: 2010

Seller ID: 900823

ISBN: 8125040943


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Kanishka: A Great Commander

By: Bittu K Singh

Price: $49.90

Publisher: New Delh, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2018

Seller ID: 1201427

ISBN: 819358936X

Condition: New


Kanishka I or Kanishka the Great, was the emperor of the Kushan dynasty in the second century (c. AD 127–150). He is famous for his military, political, and spiritual achievements. A descendant of Kushan empire founder Kujula Kadphises, Kanishka came to rule an empire in Bactria extending from Turfan in the Tarim Basin to Pataliputra on the Gangetic plain. The main capital of his empire was located at Purucapura in Gandhara, with another major capital at Kapisa. Kanish... View more info