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Opposites

By: Double Delight

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Wisdom Tree:

Seller ID: 900780

ISBN: 8183281117

Condition: New


Discover the fun way of learning through the flaps. Flip the flaps and watch a full basket become empty, a closed window open, a dirty boy turn clean. PRINTED PAGES: 16. View more info

Numbers

By: Double Delight

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Wisdom Tree:

Seller ID: 900781

ISBN: 8183281109

Condition: New


Here is the fun way of learning through the flaps. Flip the flaps and watch six ribbons become six butterflies, nine circles on table lamp turn into nine fish in a bowl. PRINTED PAGES: 16. View more info

Revenge of the Noble Spirit

By: G.S. Dutt

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Wisdom Tree:

Seller ID: 900782

ISBN: 8183280900

Condition: New


This book is the second after An Endless Journey in the six-part series on Adventure of Nikki. PRINTED PAGES: 186. View more info

Ghumantu Hai, Chor Nahin : Adivasi Maun Par Vimarsh (In Hindi)

By: Ganesh Devy and Madhu Singh (Tr.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900503

ISBN: 9789386689429

Condition: New


Ghumantu Hai, Chor Nahin : Adivasi Maun Par Vimarsh is the Hindi translation of Dr Ganesh Devy’s English original A Nomad Called Thief : Reflections on Adivasi Silence. The English original is published by Orient BlackSwan. The essays in this book focus on the inadequacies in the way Adivasis have been looked at and thought about, resulting in their complete marginalization and oppression. The essays are the result of the author’s deep involvement with tribal pe... View more info

The Ugliness of the Indian Male and other Propositions

By: Mukul Kesavan

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2011

Seller ID: 900723

ISBN: 8178242524

Condition: New


‘Every English-speaking Indian man between twenty-five and sixty has written about the Hindi movies he has seen, the English books he has read, the foreign places he has travelled to, and the curse of communalism’, says Mukul Kesavan. Like many of the insightful comments for which his historically informed and provocative journalism has become so widely admired, this deliberately large statement may even be true. What is certainly true is that Kesavan’s hugely ent... View more info

The Orient BlackSwan Atlas for Competitive Exams

By: ORIENT

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900504

ISBN: 9789352872008

Condition: New


The Orient BlackSwan Atlas for Competitive Exams brings the world closer to us through its completely updated maps and graphical representation of facts, in the form of pie-charts and histograms. These authoritative maps cover various physical and political themes relevant to India and the continents of the world. This Atlas has been specially designed for students preparing for competitive examinations conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Key featur... View more info

Dead Man Wandering:The Case that Shook a Country

By: Partha Chatterjee

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2016

Seller ID: 900698

ISBN: 8178244888

Condition: New


In 1921 a travelling sadhu appeared in appeared by a river bund in Dhaka. He was there every day. Soon, people began to identify him as none other than the Second Kumar of Bhawal, a young zamindar who had died twelve years earlier. His wife denounced him as an impostor. His sisters welcomed him back. This resulted in one of the most extraordinary legal cases in Indian history: it held the entire country’s attention for several decades as it unwound in courts from Dhak... View more info

The Melodramatic Public: Film Form and Spectatorship in Indian Cinema

By: Ravi Vasudevan

Price: $20.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2015

Seller ID: 900705

ISBN: 8178244551

Condition: New


What role has Indian cinema played in the history of Indian cultural and political transformations? How have Indian films addressed notions of nationhood, ideas about nation and region, matters of social difference, and conflicts over caste and religion? What cultural visions can be traced through the history of Indian cinema, and how have their co-ordinates changed? What new vistas have emerged—of national territory, new lifestyles, and urban cultures—as India has m... View more info

Living Class In Urban India

By: Sara Dickey

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2016

Seller ID: 900704

ISBN: 817824490X


Many people still envision India as rigidly caste-bound, locked in traditions that inhibit social mobility. In reality, class mobility has long been an ideal, and today globalization is radically transforming how India’s citizens perceive class. Living Class in Urban India examines a nation in flux, bombarded with media images of middle-class consumers navigating the currents of capitalism and the inequality they can produce. Anthropologist Sara Dickey puts a human fa... View more info

Raga’n Josh: Stories from a Musical Life

By: Sheila Dhar

Price: $19.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2017

Seller ID: 900710

ISBN: 8178244632

Condition: New


Sheila Dhar’s autobiographical stories, essays, and memoirs are classics of modern Indian prose. An accomplished singer, the world she inhabited included renowned north Indian classical musicians such as Begum Akhtar, Siddheshwari Bai, Fayyaz and Niaz Ahmed Khan, Kesar Bai Kerkar, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, and Bhimsen Joshi. No writer has ever conveyed the ethos of this world and the quirks of its denizens with such wit, irreverence, perceptiveness and empathy. Sheila Dha... View more info

The Invention of Private Life: Literature and Ideas

By: Sudipta Kaviraj

Price: $22.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2018

Seller ID: 900702

ISBN: 8178245272

Condition: New


Sudipta Kaviraj has long been internationally recognized as a political analyst and thinker. In this book he shows that he is also one of the most acute writers on the interconnections of literature and politics. The essays here lie at the intersection of three disciplines: the study of literature, social theory, and intellectual history. Kaviraj argues that serious reflections on modernity’s predicaments and bafflements lie in literature. Modernity introduced new lit... View more info

The Hidden Pleasures of Life :A New Way of Remembering the Past and Imagining the Future

By: Theodore Zeldin

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2015

Seller ID: 900717

ISBN: 8178244675

Condition: New


What new priorities can people give to their private lives? How can one escape from work colleagues who are bores and from organisations that thrive on stress? When the romantic ideal is disappointing, how else can affections be cultivated? If only a few can become rich, what substitute is there for dropping out? If religions and nations disagree, what other outcomes are possible beyond strife or doubt? Where there is too little freedom, what is the alternative to rebe... View more info