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The Vijayanagara-Nayaka: Artv and Culture

By: A. Mahalingam

Price: $62.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2014

Seller ID: 102730

ISBN: 8188934909

Condition: New


The present work has taken it as a mission to unravel the social life of the contemporary people as revealed from the sculptures and paintings of the Vijayanagara-Nayaka period. This work brings to limelight the technical deviation of the Nayaka artists from the earlier art tradition of the Tamil country. This study also traces out the development of sculptures and paintings from the earliest times to the Vijayanagara-Nayaka period. Besides, this work focuses the sociolo... View more info

An Introduction to the Study of Society

By: A.C. Das

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1972

Seller ID: 102525

ISBN: 812082461X

Condition: New


The present book is an attempt to analyse social concepts and trace their origin and development, with particular reference to man as a member of his family, caste-group, social institutions and organizations. In presenting this analysis the author has followed the latest method of philosophers who interpret philosophy by the help of history, including the study of society through all stages of its growth. The study fully documented with the critical apparatus--general i... View more info

Glimpses of Indian Culture

By: A.C. SArangi

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan: 1997

Seller ID: 103718

Condition: New


The Present Book represents a novel aspect and fresh interpretation of India's glorious past. It is hoped that like his other earlier publications, the present work on different aspects of Indian culture will be avidly read by both scholars and persons interested in indology.Printed Pages: 140. View more info

Excavation at Karkabhat (Chhattisgarh)

By: A.K.Sharma

Price: $27.25

Publisher: New Delh, Agam Kala Prakashan:

Seller ID: 1201381

ISBN: 817320103X

Condition: New


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History of Bangladesh: Early Bengal in Regional Perspectives (up to c.1200 CE) Vol. 2 Society Economy Culture

By: Abdul Momin chowdhury & Ranabir Chakravarty (Authors) Romila Thapar (Frwd.)

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh: 2018

Seller ID: 1202336

ISBN: 9843445201

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 716 View more info

Popular Culture: Literary Cultural Theory

By: Abin Chakraborty

Price: $54.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan:

Seller ID: 1202856

ISBN: 9789352875757

Condition: New


This volume provides an overview of popular culture and examines in particular how it represents, influences and even reinvents Indian society. Each chapter outlines key theoretical insights from various fields of study—such as Marxism, gender, sexuality, postcolonialism, postmodernism—and demonstrates how they may be used to understand the ever-expanding domain of popular culture. Examples from global culture as well as contemporary India have been used to further e... View more info

Harappan Culture

By: Ajith Kumar

Price: $32.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, New Bharatiya Book Corporation: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101242

ISBN: 8183152015

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 308. View more info

Poetry, Politics and Culture: Essays on Indian Texts and Contexts

By: Akshaya Kumar

Price: $59.70

Publisher: New Delh, Routledge/Manohar Publishers &Distributors:

Seller ID: 1201249

ISBN: 1138500488

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 412 View more info

English Drama: Shakespeare to the Restoration 1590-1660

By: Alexander Leggatt

Price: $26.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/ Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1201936

ISBN: 1138226823

Condition: New


Table of Contents 1. Introduction PART ONE: Shakespeare 2. Early Plays. 3. History and Comedy. 4. Tragedy. 5. Later Comedies. PART Two: Early Jacobean Drama 6. The Early Jacobeans. 7. Jonson. 8. Middleton. 9. Webster. 10. Popular Drama. PART THREE: Later Jacobean and Caroline Drama 11. Fletcher and Company. 12. Middleton, Rowley and Company. 13. Ford. 14. Caroline Drama. Epilogue. Printed Pages: 310 View more info

The Being of Man: Science, Culture and Consciousness (Collected Works of Prof. S.C. Malik)

By: Alok Tripathi (Ed.)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106090

ISBN: 9789383221110

Condition: New


The Being of Man is a valuable collection of articles written by Prof. S.C. Malik, on science, culture, and consciousness. These articles deal with dual nature of thought, autonomy and wholeness in creative art, thought as technology progress and civilization, dimensionless space as eternal silence, the pursuit of knowledge and happiness, self-expression, creativity and non-duality, science and new directions, violence-nonviolence, holistic science and consciousness, shi... View more info

Reflections on Dharma

By: Ambika, K.R.

Price: $12.80

Publisher: New Delhi, New Bharatiya Book Corporation:

Seller ID: 1200945

ISBN: 8183152996

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 123 View more info

Culture, People And Power: India and Globalized World

By: Amitabh Mattoo & Heeraman Tiwari (Authors)

Price: $25.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Shipra Publicaitons:

Seller ID: 1201840

ISBN: 8175417137

Condition: New


Culture, People and Power deals with a rich tradition of India which has in its long history attracted the world through its cultural wealth and literary heritage. Power of India for its natural wealth could be another story to tell in many a volume. But scholars who have contributed to this volume are focusing mainly on India cultural, intellectual, literary and political relations with the external world for over half a millennia. If the Mughal emperors were trying to ... View more info

Debating Culture

By: Anirban Ganguly

Price: $8.38

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100388

ISBN: 8124607036

Condition: New


Barring the political agenda, the vital forces associated with India's nationalist movement were moral, literary and artistic. Many cultural protagonists were vocal in saying that the regeneration of our society could happen through the revival of our arts and culture, not by politics and economics alone. This impulse was quite visible in cultural thought-leaders like Ananda Coomaraswamy, Sri Aurobindo, Swami Vivekananda, Sister Nivedita, John Woodroffe, Syamaprasad Mook... View more info

Debating Culture

By: Anirban Ganguly

Price: $5.30

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100439

ISBN: 8124607044

Condition: New


Barring the political agenda, the vital forces associated with India's nationalist movement were moral, literary and artistic. Many cultural protagonists were vocal in saying that the regeneration of our society could happen through the revival of our arts and culture, not by politics and economics alone. This impulse was quite visible in cultural thought-leaders like Ananda Coomaraswamy, Sri Aurobindo, Swami Vivekananda, Sister Nivedita, John Woodroffe, Syamaprasad Mook... View more info

The Lepchas of Dzongu Region in Sikkim: A Narrative of Cultural Heritage and Folklore

By: Anita Sharma

Price: $26.50

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100132

ISBN: 8173054436

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 190 with 4 maps & 91 colours illustrations. View more info

The Sherthukpens of Arunachal Pradesh: A Narrative of Cultural Heritage and Folklore

By: Anita Sharma

Price: $26.25

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100133

ISBN: 8173054444

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 200 with 2 maps & 53 colours illustrations. View more info

Valley of Kashmir

By: Aparna Rao (Ed.)

Price: $42.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200594

ISBN: 8173047510

Condition: New


New. Contents Foreword Kashmir Kashmiris Kashmiriyat an introductory essay/T.N. Madan. I. The socio cultural heritage Critical components 1. The Kashmiri Pandits Their early history/Michael Witzel. 2. Mass conversation in Medieval Kashmir Academic perceptions and people's practice/Rattan Lal Hangloo. 3. Islam state and society in Medieval Kashmir A revaluation of Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani's Historical Role/Mohammad Ishaq Khan. 4. Lalla's relation to the Shaivite and Sufi T... View more info

Colonialism and Resistance: Society and State in Manipur

By: Arambam Noni & Kangujam Sanatomba (Eds)

Price: $27.65

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/ Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1201913

ISBN: 113866670X

Condition: New


Table of Contents Introduction. Part I: Framework, Administration and Democratisation 1. Cast of Colonialism: Constructing the Peculiar North East India Arambam Noni 2. Colonial Administration, Knowledge and Intervention: Colonial Project of Ethnicisation in Manipur Homen Thangjam 3. Revisiting the Kuki Rebellion and Nupi Lan Lisham Henthoiba 4. Colonialism and Movement of Democracy in Manipur Konthoujam Indrakumar Part II: Literature, Popular Culture and Religion 5. Rel... View more info

Art of Terracotta: Cult and Cultural Synthesis in India

By: Arputha Rani Sengupta

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 2005

Seller ID: 101558

Condition: New


The book focuses on cult and cultural synthesis in India. The terracotta images are of profound nature and have significant role in fertility and funerary rituals. The terracotta temples of Bishnupur have also been dealt with. The main focus in on votive terracotta, which includes portable icons and sculptured veneer on architectural monuments of Bengal in the late medieval period. The images are vaishnavite and saivite krishna, Buddha as avatara or vishnu, Ramayana and ... View more info

Cult of the Goddess

By: Arputharani Sengupta (Ed.)

Price: $153.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100301

ISBN: 8124607974

Condition: New


This volume is comprised of forty-one well researched and illustrated papers on Cult of the Goddess. It tries to trace the origin and trajectory of the divine feminine force in art and culture for over a period of five millennia, which is a great achievement in itself. While exploring the living tradition of the Great Goddess, the book offers unique insight to the psyche of India and the Greater India. In the multifaceted goddess cult, the goddess takes diverse forms in ... View more info

Culture Under the Gahadavalas: An Epigraphical Study

By: Ashish Kumar Dubey

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2014

Seller ID: 102729

ISBN: 818893481X

Condition: New


Utilizing critically after a thorough assessment of the data gleaned from the Gahadavala inscriptions, substantiated by the contemporary literature and other archaeological sources, the book judiciously deals with the culture of the Middle Ganga Valley during the twelfth century CE. It also incorporates the relevant material available in the researches of modern scholars. The study mainly focuses on landgrants, feudalism, scribes and artisans, historical geography, socie... View more info

Indian Culture and Work Organisations in Transition

By: Ashish Malik & Vijay Pereira (Eds)

Price: $26.20

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/ Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1201908

ISBN: 1138220140

Condition: New


Table of Contents List of Tables. List of Figures. Foreword. Preface. Introduction India: A Culture in Transition Ashish Malik & Vijay Pereira 1. Expanding the Vedantic virtues into business ethics: A leadership perspective Balakrishnan Muniapan & Mohan Dass 2.Significance of Work Culture and Managerial Effectiveness Guidelines from ‘Bhagavad-Gita’ in Contemporary Indian Organisations Kirti Rajhans 3. Indigenous Indian Management Philosophies. Key Concepts and Releva... View more info

The Sarasvati Flows On: The Continuity of Indian Culture

By: B.B. Lal

Price: $23.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100200

ISBN: 8173052026

Condition: New


"First. It has been asserted by many scholars, both Indian and foreign, that the Sarasvati mentioned in the Rigveda is the Helmand of Afghanistan. The author examines the entire Rigvedic evidence and demonstrates that it goes counter to aforesaid assumption. On the other hand, there are compelling geographical data in the Rigveda itself which unambiguously show that the Rigvedic Sarasvati is none other than the present-day Sarasvati-Ghaggar combine which flows throug... View more info

Material Culture of Deccan

By: B.S. Rajendra Babu

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 1999

Seller ID: 101564

Condition: New


In the early centuries of the Christian era, there was an all round development in the country in socio-economic, cultural and religious spheres. well-knit trade routes and the introduction of coinage helped brisk trade and commerce. Major religions like Jainism and Buddhism were introduced during the period. In this book,an attempt has been made to study the life and culture of the Deccan with special reference to Andhra under the Satavahanas and the kshvakus on the bas... View more info

Cultures and Cosmos: The Cosmic Anthropological Principle

By: Baidyanath Saraswati

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100244

ISBN: 8173052581

Condition: New


"The present volume, Cultures and Cosmos : The Cosmic Anthropological Principle is an endeavour to explore the numerous dimensions of the fundamental concepts in cosmic anthropology such as nature, sound, space, time, mind, etc. This remarkable work reflects the importance of cosmology in human organization which is an important tool for understanding human nature and culture. The book is a pioneering attempt to explore the cosmic principle while integrating it with... View more info

Bhog-Moksa Sambhava: Kasi ka Samajika-Sanskrtika Svarupa

By: Baidyanath Saraswati

Price: $9.62

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100500

ISBN: 8124601518

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 375. View more info

Mrtyu Ki Dastak: Pracheen Sastra evam Aadhunik Gyan

By: Baidyanath Saraswati & Ramlakhan Maurya

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100396

ISBN: 8124603146

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 215. View more info

Sasvara Jiwan: Pracheen Sastra evam Aadhunik Gyan

By: Baidyanath Saraswati & Ramlakhan Maurya

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100397

ISBN: 8124604622

Condition: New


This book, divided into three parts, presents the independent thoughts of distinguished scholars on the satiety of life, its various styles and meanings in reference to religion and scriptures vis-a-vis modern science. The essays in the first part, based on the Shastras, try to explain the conception of life in Hindu, Buddhist, Jaina, Muslim and the Christian religions. The second part aims to understand the subject of "Life" and also to explain its essence on th... View more info

The Nature of Man and Culture: Alternative Paradigms in Anthropology

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100245

ISBN: 8173051968

Condition: New


"The Nature of Man and Culture is a response to the relentless search for alternative paradigms in anthropology. Presented here are contributions from a distinguished group of experts from India, Kenya, Korea, Venezuela, Mexico and USA. Anthropology based on the premises of a materialistic science does not answer but raises questions about man. As for secular western science what is one to think? Are other modes of thinking possible outside the modern scientific hori... View more info

Integration of Endogenous Cultural Dimension Into Development

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $11.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 1997

Seller ID: 101687

ISBN: 8124600899

Condition: New


This volume takes the discourse on: from the complex issues of cultural identity to the worldwide human problems stemming from the development-planners unmindfulness of endogenous cultures. Carrying 17 presentations of a Unesco-sponsored workshop: 19-23 April 1995 at IGNCA, New Delhi, it questions the modern methods of development which, evolved from the experience of the industrialized world, have brought about neither peace nor harmony, neither alleviation of poverty n... View more info

The Cultural Dimension of Education

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $14.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 1998

Seller ID: 101688

ISBN: 8124601011

Condition: New


How can a sensibly worked-out system of education afford a symbiosis between modernity and wisdom tradition Addressing the vital question, the authors here look afresh at the relevance of art in the age of science/technocentrism, the role of education in promoting peace and concord, Gandhian system of basic education& and, finally, how far Indias national concerns are reflected in its national policy on education.As assemblage of 16 education-related essays, this volume ... View more info

The Cultural Dimension of Ecology

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $12.08

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 1998

Seller ID: 101689

ISBN: 812460102X

Condition: New


Focussing on the ecological systems in the mountains, forests, and islands vis-a-vis the hitherto-adopted modes of aggressive development, the 15 articles here underscore the urgency of changing the modern lifestyles, of befriending Nature and, above all, of returning to wisdom tradition. Also included here are case studies, highlighting the aspects of culture that are being lived in the day-to-day lives of people even today!This volume has also grown from the 4-day Conf... View more info

Culture of Peace: Experience and Experiment

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $12.09

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 1999

Seller ID: 101691

ISBN: 8124601240

Condition: New


Is peace a dream? A Utopian abstraction in a dehumanized, fragmented world, stockpiling all-devastating war machines? And can we possibly uphold the culture of peace amidst the growing cult of violence and blind consumerism, or in a climate of distrust, acrimony and intolerance? Embodying the presentations of an Asian Conference: 25-29 November 1996 in New Delhi on "The Culture of Peace: the Experiences and the Experiments", this volume addresses these and other ... View more info

Computerizing Cultures

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts: 1995

Seller ID: 101692

ISBN: 8124408246

Condition: New


This book is a part of the proceedings of a UNESCO workshop, Cross Cultural Lifestyle Studies with Multi-Media Computerizable Documentation. The essays here collected deal with theoretical and technical issues concerning documentation and computerization of cultural data.Cognizance of ideological and methodological problems in man-computer interface is admirably demonstrated by several contributors, taking into account a comprehensive view of cultural data on India, Pak... View more info

Cross-Cultural Lifestyle Studies

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/MLBD: 1995

Seller ID: 101693

ISBN: 8122407951

Condition: New


The central concern of the authors of this book is to evolve a holistic approach to lifestyle studies, the distinguishing feature of which is to look for interacting factors in human cultures. The book demonstrates through case-studies that aspects such as economic pursuit, health, pilgrimage, music, religious images and ritual can be taken as an entry point to study creative life and configuration of styles of traditional cultures.The book opens the way to a new methodo... View more info

The Nature of Man and Culture: Alternative Paradigms in Anthropology

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $14.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Aryan Books International: 2001

Seller ID: 101694

ISBN: 8173051763

Condition: New


The Nature of Man and Culture is a response to the relentless search for alternative paradigms in anthropology. Presented here are contributions from a distinguished group of experts from India, Kenya, Korea, Venezuela, Mexico and the USA. Anthropology based on the premises of a materialistic science does not answer but raises questions about man. To answer such central questions, the authors of this volume reflect on sacred science, space and time, experience and expres... View more info

Sishupalvadh Mahakavya Ke Shastriya Sandhrabh

By: Balkrishan Tripathi

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New Delhi, New Bharatiya Book Corporation:

Seller ID: 1201030

ISBN: 8187418516

Condition: New


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The Culturalization of Caste in India

By: Balmurli Natrajan

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/Manohar Publishers&Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200816

ISBN: 0415857864

Condition: New


This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. In India, caste groups ensure their durability in an era of multiculturalism by officially representing caste as cultural difference or ethnicity rather than as unequal descent-based relations. Challenging dominant social theories of caste, this book addresses questions of how caste survives the system that gave rise to it and adapts... View more info

Neolithic and Post-Neolithic Cultures of Odisha

By: Basanta Kumar Mohanta

Price: $88.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101299

ISBN: 8177023217

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 236 with 70 illustrations. View more info

Cultural History of Western Trans-Himalayas

By: Bashahar Kinnaur

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100164

ISBN: 8173053529

Condition: New


"Bashahar, situated amid the high Himalayan ranges, on the Indo-Tibetan border, is one of the most ancient states among those of the Punjab and Shimla hills. The valley remained generally secluded and peaceful and as such had been a safe refuge for many a moving tribes. Having survived in the face of harsh environment of the high Himalayas, they developed and gave protection to a unique civilization. The book endeavours to showcase the title known history of the st... 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

India: A Cultural Decline or Revival?

By: Bharat Gupt

Price: $6.35

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100389

ISBN: 8124604606

Condition: New


It is often taken for granted that Independence from the British rule also ushered an era of cultural and social freedom in India. The author wishes to examine if that is true or if a cultural decline set in soon after. Based on a verse in the Pancatantra, the book has been divided into six parts: Eka (person), Kula (family), Grama (habitat), Janapada (land), Prithvi (earth) and Atma. Issues of education; conflicts between the classes, regions, jatis, languages and relig... View more info

Unforgotten: Love and the Culture of Dementia Care in India

By: Bianca Brijnath

Price: $15.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101760

ISBN: 8125055096

Condition: New


As life expectancy increases in India, the number of people living with dementia will also rise. Yet little is known about how people in India cope with dementia, how relationships and identities change through illness and loss. In addressing this question, this book offers a rich ethnographic account of how middle-class families in urban India care for their relatives with dementia. From the husband who wakes up at 3 am to feed his wife ice-cream to the daughters who ga... View more info

Prince, Patron and Patriarch: Maharaja Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala

By: Brigadier H.H. Sukhjit Singh & Cynthia Meera Frederick (Authors)

Price: $87.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Roli Books: 2019

Seller ID: 1202376

ISBN: 8193860853

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 255 with Colours & b/w illustration View more info

Racial Basis of Indian Culture

By: C. Chakraberty

Price: $20.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100224

ISBN: 8173051100

Condition: New


Indian subcontinent in a living museum of Races. The present book attempts to discover the integral component of India's racial complex with its historical background. The work discusses the subject matter on scientific lines especially the racial composition of people of Indian subcontinent and their migratory pattern. Various startling myths and social customs prevalent among the aborigines and tribal groups in India and in other countries makes an interesting reading.... View more info

Faiths, Fairs, Festivals of India

By: C.H. Buck

Price: $9.98

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 102781

ISBN: 812061304X

Condition: New


This book brings together the leading features of the principal religions of India. Starting with Hinduism, it describes the sacred books, the caste structure, the poems, the domestic ceremonies, the present day pantheon, the festivals and the sects and societies of Hinduism. It then notices Buddhism, Jainism Sikkism. It further describes Islamabad the Quran, the Muslim festivals and fairs and then list the sects, saints and superstitions of Muslims in India. The book en... View more info

Culture, Language and Identity: English-Tamil in Colonial India 1750-1900 CE

By: C.T. Indra & R. Rajagopalan (Authors)

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/Manohar Publishers&Distributors: 2018

Seller ID: 1201097

ISBN: 1138542644

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 133 View more info

History and Culture of Tamil Nadu: As Gleanedfrom the Sanskrit Inscriptions, Volume 1 (Up to c. AD 1310)

By: Chithra Madhavan

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100365

ISBN: 8124603804

Condition: New


Inscriptions are the most authentic and vital source for reconstructing the history of India. Epigraphs were composed in Sanskrit in various parts of India and the ancient Tamil country was no exception to this practice. Among the thousands of epigraphs found all over Tamil Nadu, a large number are composed in chaste Sanskrit and these as well as the Sanskrit portions of the bi-lingual copper-plate records serve as an important source of data about the conditions which e... View more info

History and Culture of Tamil Nadu: As Gleaned from the Sanskrit Inscriptions, Volume 2

By: Chithra Madhavan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100366

ISBN: 8124603952

Condition: New


Epigraphy, or the study of inscriptions, has played a very important role in reconstructing the history of India. Tamil Nadu in particular has a very large number of epigraphs, which have been of immense help to historians in writing about the history of the Tamil country. The majority of these inscriptions are written in Tamil. However, beginning from the sixth century ad, a large number of inscriptions, both lithic and copper-plate grants came to be composed in Sanskri... View more info

Ritual, Heritage and Identity: The Politics of Culture and Performance in a Globalised World

By: Christiane Brosius & Karin M. Polit (Eds)

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/Manohar Publishers &Distributors:

Seller ID: 1201263

ISBN: 1138541699

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 308 View more info