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Suomalaisen päivä

By: N/A

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2001

Seller ID: 116477

ISBN: 9517462719

Condition: New


Mitä teit, näit ja mietit tiistaina, helmikuun toisena päivänä vuonna 1999? Kalevalan juhlavuoden työryhmä ja Kansanrunousarkisto kysyivät tätä suomalaisilta ja saivat vastaukseksi lähes 24 000 päiväkirjaa. Suomalaisen päivä -kirjoitustapahtumaan osallistui kymmeniä sanomalehtiä, satoja kouluja ja tuhansia yksityishenkilöitä. Tämä kirja on arjen eepos, kurkistusaukko 50 000 -sivuiseen alkuperäisaineistoon ja suomalaisen elämään. Printed Pages: 420. View more info

Suomalaisen päivä

By: N/A

Price: $111.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2001

Seller ID: 116484

ISBN: 9517462719

Condition: New


Mitä teit, näit ja mietit tiistaina, helmikuun toisena päivänä vuonna 1999? Kalevalan juhlavuoden työryhmä ja Kansanrunousarkisto kysyivät tätä suomalaisilta ja saivat vastaukseksi lähes 24 000 päiväkirjaa. Suomalaisen päivä -kirjoitustapahtumaan osallistui kymmeniä sanomalehtiä, satoja kouluja ja tuhansia yksityishenkilöitä. Tämä kirja on arjen eepos, kurkistusaukko 50 000 -sivuiseen alkuperäisaineistoon ja suomalaisen elämään. Printed Pages: 420. View more info

Muistelmia matkalta Venäjän Karjalassa kesällä 1879

By: A.V. Ervasti

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2017

Seller ID: 116483

ISBN: 9517466358

Condition: New


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Holy Cancer: How a Cow Saved My Life (A Memoir)

By: Amit Vaidya

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aditya Prakashan: 2015

Seller ID: 111268

ISBN: 8177421476

Condition: New


Holy Cancer: How A Cow Saved My Life is the enlightening and emotional memoir by Amit Vaidya, a young man who sets off on a one-of-a-kind journey that perhaps nobody should ever have to. Given six months to live and no immediate family to support him, Vaidya, a first generation Indian- American, ventures a pathless taken and explores alternative treatments throughout India for his metastatic stage IV cancer diagnosis. The journey starts as a prelude to his death but ends up giving birth to his second life. This is a story about resilience, believing in oneself, trusting in humanity and not let... View more info

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The History of Humayun (Humayun-Nama): Translated Into English with introduction, Notes, Illustrations and Biographical Appendix and Reproduced in the Persian from the Only Known Manuscript of the British Museum

By: Annette S. Beveridge; Gulbadan Begam

Price: $10.25

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 032980

ISBN: 8121510066

Condition: New


Princess Gul-Badan Begam witnessed the reign of the three Mughal emperors: her father Babur's, her brother Humayun's and her nephew Akbar's. Perhaps this explains Akbar's choice of Gul-Badan, the only woman, along with Jauhar and Bayazid ewer-bearer and steward of Humayun when he ordered these three to 'write down what ever you know of the doings of Firdaus-Makani and Jannat-ashyani', i.e. Babur and Humayun. Akbar wanted to help his friend Abu'l Fazl gather materials for his Akbar-nama, hence this order. Gul-Badan's efforts culminated in Humayun-nama. Her mother-of-fact style did not hesitate ... View more info

Valkopurjeiden Aikaan

By: Helge Heikkinen

Price: $121.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2006

Seller ID: 116478

ISBN: 9517467613

Condition: New


Teos perustuu merikapteeni Rolf Mélartin muistiinpanoihin vuosilta 1903–1909. Se tuo lukijan eteen tuoreesti ja hauskasti sadan vuoden takaiset syvänmeren purjelaivojen matkat ”raivoavien eteläisten latitudien” ja pelätyn Cap Hornin kautta Chilen salpietarirannikolle ja Perun guanovarastoille. Rolf Mélart kuvaa lämpimän humoristisesti merimiesten rankkaa arkea ja vierailuja eksoottisissa satamissa. Mélartin muistiinpanot on kirjaksi muokannut merikapteeni Helge Heikkinen. Printed Pages: 204. View more info

Pääsihteerin Päällimmäiset: Muistelmat

By: Joel Juppi

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2004

Seller ID: 116485

ISBN: 9518982694

Condition: New


Filosofian tohtori Joel Juppi toimi Liikuntatieteellisen Seuran pääsihteerinä vuosina 1967–2001. Pääsihteerin päällimmäiset on Jupin asiakirjoihin nojaava muistelmateos eletystä ja koetusta. Juppi kertoo seuran tehtävistä, tekijöistä ja toimintakentästä yli kolmen vuosikymmenen ajalta. Arkistojen kertomaa ja omia tulkintojaan Juppi täydentää haastatteluilla. Printed Pages: 208. View more info

Yksin vai yhdessä: Rintamanaisen monta Sotaa

By: Kaija Heikkinen

Price: $77.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2012

Seller ID: 116481

ISBN: 951974939X

Condition: New


Teos tarkastelee rintamanaisten muistelmien pohjalta naiseuden eri muotoja ? miten rintamalla työskennelleet naiset, niin lotat kuin sotilaskotisisaret, sairaanhoitajat, apuhoitajat, palkkatyötä tekevät ja ns. työvelvolliset identifioivat itseään suhteessa suomalaisiin miehiin ja muihin suomalaisiin naisiin. Teoksessa kiinnitetään huomiota erikoisesti ns. työvelvollisiin, suurissa pesuloissa ja varuskorjaamoissa työskennelleisiin naisiin, jotka ovat joutuneet "huoran varjoon" lottien puolustaessa siveellisyyttään. Sotavankisairaaloissa ja suomalaisten miehittämässä Karj... View more info

Nazrul:The Poet Remembered

By: Kalyani Kazi

Price: $74.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree:

Seller ID: 106839

ISBN: 8183281346

Condition: New


Nazrul, The Poet Remembered is a beautifully produced book in the format of a photo album—a personal approach to understand the towering presence behind an astonishing corpus of one of the most influential Bengali poets of the twentieth century. The life of Kazi Nazrul Islam (1899-1976) is an extraordinary story of courage and determination as he faced political challenges of British imperialism and personal challenges of poverty and socio-religious prejudices. he countered these with a rebellious spirit advocating equality and justice. In an age where communal riots were rife and gender bia... View more info

An Unsuitable Boy

By: Karan Johar & Poonam Saxena (Authors)

Price: $17.47

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

Seller ID: 111462

ISBN: 067008753X

Condition: New


Karan Johar is synonymous with success, panache, quick wit, and outspokenness, which sometimes inadvertently creates controversy and makes headlines. KJo, as he is popularly called, has been a much-loved Bollywood film director, producer, actor, and discoverer of new talent. With his flagship Dharma Production, he has constantly challenged the norms, written and rewritten rules, and set trends. But who is the man behind the icon that we all know? Baring all for the first time in his autobiography, An Unsuitable Boy, KJo reminisces about his childhood, the influence of his Sindhi mother and Pun... View more info

The Great Himalayan Climb

By: M.S. Kohli (Author) & Narendra Modi (Frwd

Price: $17.37

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

Seller ID: 106621

ISBN: 8122205879

Condition: New


It was for the first time in the history of Everest that a summit attempt was launched so early in the season; as it happened the team reached the goal in 85 days and the Indian Tricolour fluttered on the Summit on the morning of May 25, 1965.Fifty years ago, in 1965 nine brave hearts, supported by ten gallant colleagues, unfurled the Indian Tricolour four times on top of the world, inspiring a whole new generation and opening floodgates of adventure and mountaineering in India.The entire world sat up and took notice of this record-breaking achievement. Members of the team arrived at the Delhi... View more info

Higher Than Everest: Memoirs of a Mountaineer

By: Major Hps Ahluwalia

Price: $13.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2016

Seller ID: 110833

ISBN: 9789385285264

Condition: New


This is the inspiring true story of one of India's most iconic mountaineers - Major HPS Ahluwalia, who was the member of India's first successful expedition to Everest. But the story does not end with this spectacular achievement. In fact this is where the real story begins - for the struggle to climb Everest was but a preparation for an even bigger challenge that lay ahead.Just four months after his success, Major Ahluwalia suffered a grievous spinal injury in the Indo-Pak war of 1965. In a man of lesser courage, this could have destroyed his spirit but in Major Ahluwalia's case, it ignited a... View more info

Subbalakshmi: Fragments of a Life: A Family Archive

By: Mythili Sivaraman

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027168

ISBN: 8189013114

Condition: New


This is the life story of Subbalakshmi-married at 11 years and mother at 14 - in the early twentieth century. Hers is yet another instance in the long annals of women whose aspirations, abilities, selfhood, the right to dream and to rebel have been snuffed out by patriarchy. Printed Pages: 200. View more info

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The Tuzuk-i-Jahangiri or Memoirs of Jahangir

By: Nur-ud-din Jahangir, Translated By Alexander Rogers and Edited By Henry Beveridge

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 033253

ISBN: 8121502632

Condition: New


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The British The Bandits and The Bordermen

By: P.V. Rajgopal (Ed.)

Price: $12.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree:

Seller ID: 106840

ISBN: 8183281354

Condition: New


This ‘autobiographical narrative’ of K.F. Rustamji—an officer of the erstwhile Indian Police (IP) who served under the British during the years of the Raj and who was also the Founder Director General of the BSF—is an eyewitness account of some of the most epoch-making events in Indian history. Rustamji’s eventful life and distinctive flair for writing make for this gripping account, excerpts of his diaries and articles edited by P.V. Rajgopal as a sequel to the much acclaimed bestseller I Was Nehru’s Shadow.Printed Pages: 464. View more info

Maximissing Your Memory: How to Train Yourself to Remember More

By: Peter Marshall

Price: $2.87

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105303

ISBN: 817224939X

Condition: New


A powerful memory brings obvious advantages in educational, career and social terms. A school and college those certificates which provide a passport to a career depend heavily on what you can remember in the exam room. In the world of work, being able to recall details which slip the minds of colleagues will give you a competitive edge. In addition, one of the secrets of being popular with customers and friends is to remember their names and the little things that make them feel they matter to you. This book explains clearly how you can maximise your memory in order to achieve your academic, ... View more info

The Other Senses: An Inspiring True Story of a Visually Impaired Woman and her Road to Success

By: Preeti Monga

Price: $4.52

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

Seller ID: 108574

ISBN: 8174369082

Condition: New


Preeti was barely six years old when doctors diagnosed her deteriorating vision as a condition due to optic atrophy. Those were difficult days but with the support and encouragement of her parents she learnt to get the best out of her disability. She looked for possibilities, focused on every positive she could dream of, always playing her best shot at facing challenges and failures with dignity and without shame. Sprinkled liberally with failures and obstacles, her story is a journey through a fairly difficult life with lots of courage and never-say-die attitude. In her memoirs she shares all... View more info

Reminiscences: The Memoris of Shardaben Mehta

By: Purnima Mehta Bhatt (compiled and translated); Introduced By Svati Joshi

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027167

ISBN: 8189013653

Condition: New


IN THE AFFLUENT and confident capitalist society of nineteenth century Gujarat, debates on social reform, including women’s reform, were conducted entirely by men, and were largely of academic interest since the historical transition to British rule had brought about little change in the existing social structure. In this context, the interventions of Sharadaben Mehta, a progressive educationist and social worker, represented a pioneering attempt by a woman in the early twentieth century at questioning, analysing and changing the conditions of women’s lives. The story of her life, as told ... View more info

Maximize Your Memory

By: Ramón Campayo

Price: $4.85

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105304

ISBN: 8184951965

Condition: New


Each of us has the ability to develop and improve our minds in amazing ways. All you need is motivation, an effective method, and an expert guide. Ramon Campayo’s method shows you the fastest, easiest and most effective way to: Enhance your learning methods and study techniques. Drastically and almost immediately increase your memorization capacity and reading speed. Improve your study habits and prepare for exams.Maximize Your Memory is for students who want to reach their best potential, as well as anyone else who dreams of increasing his or her mental capacity.As Campayo himself declares,... View more info

Flying in High Winds: A Memoir

By: S.K. Misra

Price: $8.20

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

Seller ID: 111220

ISBN: 812913960X

Condition: New


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Työtä ja Rakkautta: Kansanmiesten päiväkirjoja 1834-1937

By: Toim. Kaisa Kauranen

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2009

Seller ID: 116480

ISBN: 9522220833

Condition: New


Päiväkirja-antologiaan valitut tekstit tarjoavat syväsukelluksen suomalaista maalaismiestä liikuttaneisiin tapahtumiin ja kokemuksiin. Enemmän tai vähemmän omatoimisesti hankituilla kirjallisilla taidoilla kirjoittajat kertovat ankarasta työstä, sitkeästä itseopiskelusta, pienistä ihastuksista ja Suuresta Rakkaudesta. Keisarin murha, katovuodet, mielivaltainen kartanon herra – lähiympäristössä koettu ja maailmalla tapahtunut ikuistettiin muistivihkoihin. Printed Pages: 264. View more info

Laboratoriotyön Muistoja

By: Toim. Pekka Hako

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2008

Seller ID: 116479

ISBN: 9517469667

Condition: New


Teos kertoo laboratoriohoitajien eli nykyisten bioanalyytikkojen työstä yli viiden vuosikymmenen ajalta. Se on elämyksellinen kuvaus työkokemuksista sairaaloissa ja laboratorioissa, työolojen muutoksista, työmenetelmistä ja -välineistä sekä työn arvostuksesta. Laboratoriohoitajien hauskat tarinat ja tarkat havainnot työstä ja työympäristöstä punoutuvat laajempaan kokonaisuuteen, myös järjestötoiminnan kehitykseen. Printed Pages: 234. View more info