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Naga Cultural Attires and Musical Instruments

By: A. Lanu Ao (Ed.)

Price: $4.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 1999

Seller ID: 112395

ISBN: 8170227933

Condition: New


This book is a documentation of beautiful Naga culture who live in the hills. Written by the indigenous authors based on authentic information: this book claims to be an original one. It describes about the material cultural aspects of the Nagas associated with festival, ceremony, head hunting practice, song and dances. As an explorative work, we are first publishing this volume before the non material aspects of Naga culture in the second volume. The ornamental items, t... View more info

Punjab Panorama

By: Aanand Agashe

Price: $49.40

Publisher: Delhi, India, Chinar Publishers:

Seller ID: 112867

ISBN: 8193243005

Condition: New


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Punjab: Building the Land of the Five Rivers

By: Abha Narain Lambah (Ed.)

Price: $55.10

Publisher: Mumbai, India, The Marg Foundation: 2017

Seller ID: 112276

ISBN: 9789383243167

Condition: New


Through the centuries Punjab has been a historic rite of passage for invaders seeking control of the throne of Hindustan. In Mughal times, Punjab remained the vital highway linking the capitals of Agra and Delhi to Kashmir, Kabul and lands to the north. This region has also been traversed by people of different religions with Sufi saints and Sikh gurus profoundly influencing its cultural heritage. As the Mughal empire declined, the centre of power shifted and a new Sikh ... View more info

Two Classic Tibetan Fables

By: Acarya Ngawang Namgyal (Tr.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103640

ISBN: 8186470069

Condition: New


The two engaging stories in this Book originate in Tibetan folklore and deliver their essential moral message in such a way as to appeal to adults and Children alike.A Story of Antelopes : A Message of Renunciation Toward Cyclic Existence, we meet a stubborn antelope, whose refusal of his chieftain's wise advice leads to his downfall. From this tale we learn the invincible laws of self-responsibility or karmic cause and effect. The second fabel, The Legend of the Birds a... View more info

Tribal Festivals of Bihar: A Functional Analysis.

By: Ajit K. Singh

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 1982

Seller ID: 112144

Condition: New


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Saragarhi and the Defence of the Samana Forts: The 36th Sikhs in the Tirah Campaign 1897-98

By: Amarinder Singh

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Bookwise (India) Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 112868

ISBN: 8187330678

Condition: New


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Tales From the Devayana The Untold Epic of India

By: Amita Nathwani

Price: $11.02

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

Seller ID: 111129

ISBN: 9789351710714

Condition: New


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Attributes of Culture: Reflection of Cultural Itineraries from a Multi-Cultural Nation

By: Amitabha Sarkar

Price: $99.80

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

Seller ID: 111072

ISBN: 9789385161315

Condition: New


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People At Large: Popular Culture in Modern Bengal

By: Amitava Chatterjee

Price: $5.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Raj Publications: 2012

Seller ID: 110917

ISBN: 9789380677347

Condition: New


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Revisiting India’s Partition: New Essays on Memory, Culture, and Politics

By: Amritjit Singh, Nalini Iyer & Rahul K. Gairola (Eds)

Price: $21.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2016

Seller ID: 110974

ISBN: 8125064125

Condition: New


Revisiting India’s Partition: New Essays on Memory, Culture, and Politics is a contributory volume on the Partition of India on the eve of Independence. There are 19 essays in the book drawn from interdisciplinary backgrounds on several topics pertaining to the Partition, including decolonisation and post-colony, economic development and nation-building, cross-border skirmishes, terrorism, and nationalism. The volume covers areas beyond Punjab and Bengal and includes a... View more info

The Greek Folk Costume

By: Angeliki Hatzimichali & Benaki Museum (Authors)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Greece, Melissa Publishing House:

Seller ID: 113617

Condition: Fine


The masterpieces of folk handicrafts, which through the aspiration of the simple artisan reach the heights of true artistic creation, are presented in this publication. The diversity of costumes from the various areas of Greece, the impressive decoration, the detailed embroidery and the dazzling colours represent the wealth of Greek tradition. This is an exhaustive, authoritative and comprehensive publication, lavishly illustrated with material from the unique collection... View more info

Return to Culture: Oral Tradition and Society in the Southern Cook Islands (Folklore Fellows Communications 287)

By: Anna-Leena Siikala & Jukka Siikala (Authors)

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2005

Seller ID: 113839

ISBN: 9514109651

Condition: New


THEORETICAL DISCUSSIONS ON CULTURE and folklore have bifurcated into two major directions. Individualistic interpretations have emphasised performance and culture as being a product of individual strategic choices. Put in a wider social context culture has been reduced to hegemonic tradition in service of the interests of the elites. The analysis of Polynesian cultural practices in this volume reassesses the importance of theoretical understanding of culture which enable... View more info

Return to Culture: Oral Tradition and Society in the Southern Cook Islands (Folklore Fellows Communications 287)

By: Anna-Leena Siikala & Jukka Siikala (Authors)

Price: $88.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2005

Seller ID: 113840

ISBN: 951410966X

Condition: New


THEORETICAL DISCUSSIONS ON CULTURE and folklore have bifurcated into two major directions. Individualistic interpretations have emphasised performance and culture as being a product of individual strategic choices. Put in a wider social context culture has been reduced to hegemonic tradition in service of the interests of the elites. The analysis of Polynesian cultural practices in this volume reassesses the importance of theoretical understanding of culture which enable... View more info

Desire and Defiance: A Study of Bengali Women in Love,-1850-1930

By: Aparna Bandyopadhyay (Author) & Geraldine Forbes (Frwd)

Price: $52.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108391

ISBN: 8125062351

Condition: New


Power is the key element of patriarchy; and the other significant element is love. Traditional control over women’s sexuality was rearticulated in the mid-nineteenth century through the ideology of a non-consensual, non-dissoluble conjugality, based on the wife’s unconditional fidelity and loyalty to her husband. Intertwined with this control was the fear that women would transgress, fears that even led to a backlash against representations of women’s deviant love ... View more info

Flatweaves of Turkey

By: Arend Bandsma

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Timeless Books/TBI:

Seller ID: 113060

ISBN: 0856675288

Condition: New


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Amazing North East-Sikkim

By: Aribam Indubala Devi

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 113734

ISBN: 9789380177304

Condition: New


This small but comprehensive and compact book on this northeastern state, offers all information, within one cover. Hopefully, it would serve all those working on or interested in knowing about northeastern India, be they scholars, researchers, journalists, students or general readers. This is in fact, ‘Knowledge in Nutshell’ Printed Pages: 236. View more info

Guileless Indigenes and Hidden Passion: Descriptions of Ob-Ugrians and Samoyeds through the Centuries (Folklore Fellows Communications 306)

By: Art Leete

Price: $78.10

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2014

Seller ID: 113809

ISBN: 9514110927

Condition: New


This monograph is aimed for discussing the views of the character of the Khanty, Mansi and Nenets by authors of different periods­. Changes of general ideas about the inhabitants of the Arctic has had a remarkable, albeit often concealed, role in the development of the research on northern peoples. The author examines the image of northern peoples beginning from ancient Greek and Roman accounts of peoples, medieval sources, modern travel journals and ends up with the an... View more info

Dashavatarcharit: Sahityak Evem Sanskritik Anusheelan

By: Arun Pathak

Price: $12.07

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2004

Seller ID: 102742

ISBN: 8188934194

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 303. View more info

The Heartland of Divinity: Fairs and Festivals of Madhya Pradesh

By: Aruna Sharma

Price: $17.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree:

Seller ID: 106848

ISBN: 8183281583

Condition: New


Madhya Pradesh is blessed with a unique cultural and religious identity — the heart of incredible India can be described as a cauldron of fairs and festivals. The fairs, festivals and celebrations in the state act as the common thread binding the various local communities. The geographical diversity of Madhya Pradesh is a treat. It is an opportunity to experience, participate and enjoy the vibrant local culture of the heartland and understand its ethos. Amidst the natu... View more info

Perspectives in Culture

By: Asha Gupta & P.B. Nandkar (Eds)

Price: $16.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Akansha Publishing House: 2014

Seller ID: 110137

ISBN: 818370378X

Condition: New


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Kashmir: Roots of Conflict and Paths to Peace

By: Ashish Joshi (Ed.)

Price: $79.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lenin Media Pvt. Ltd.: 2017

Seller ID: 111867

ISBN: 9789385995354

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 302. View more info

India Now and in Transition

By: Atul K. Thakur (Author) & Sunil Khilnani (Frwd)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2017

Seller ID: 113918

ISBN: 9789385285639

Condition: New


India is the world’s largest democracy with nearly 70 years of independent existence. Its unique and ever-changing nature has sparked a great degree of academic debate, both before and since Independence. The beauty of India is that there are many kinds of Indias. Understanding the fundamentals that have given birth to such multiplicity across various segments is especially imperative in the present day, when the ‘Idea of India’ is keenly contested. Our nation has ... View more info

Agenda for North East India

By: B. Datta Ray (Ed.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2002

Seller ID: 112152

ISBN: 8170229383

Condition: New


North East India with its large untapped hydel power, mineral resources, virgin forests, sturdy people and vast water resources remain in the backyard of development. In the twenty-first century the crucial challenge facing North East India is how to achieve a balance between economy and ecology in order to ensure sustainable social and economic development preserving the basic cultural matrix, ethical values and equalitarian ethos. This calls for a truly democratic soci... View more info

Cultural Zones of India

By: B. Kundan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Shree Publishers & Distributors: 2015

Seller ID: 113276

ISBN: 8193036115

Condition: New


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Cultural and Traditional India

By: B. Kundan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Shree Publishers & Distributors: 2015

Seller ID: 113370

ISBN: 8193036107

Condition: New


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India: Caste, Culture and Traditions

By: B.B. Kumar

Price: $50.00

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

Seller ID: 111196

ISBN: 9789351251613

Condition: New


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Sarasvati Baha Rahi Hai: Bharatiya Samskrti Ka Nirantar Pravah (in Hindi)

By: B.B. Lal

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2017

Seller ID: 117985

ISBN: 8173055769

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 158 with 94 illustrations. View more info

Tribal Thought and Culture: Essays in Honour of Shri Surajit Chandra Sinha

By: Baidyanath Saraswati (Ed.)

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 1991

Seller ID: 112145

ISBN: 8170223407

Condition: New


This illuminating Festschrift is a collection of thirteen essays on tribes, written by a group of highly committed specialists in Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, Philosophy and Psychology. The four sections of the book are: implicit philosophy and world view; tribal aesthetics and science; biological, psychological interpretations; and the changing, the unchanging tribes. There is also a critical and appreciative evaluation of Surajit Sinha views on tribes and Indian... View more info

India's Culture: The State, the Arts and Beyong

By: Balmiki Prasad Singh

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2014

Seller ID: 113554

ISBN: 0198077343

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 337. View more info

Cultural Ecology: Prehistory and Ethnoarchaeological Context of Indian Rock Art (With Emphasis on North-Eastern States)

By: Bansi Lal Malla & Dwipen Bezbaruah (Eds)

Price: $56.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2017

Seller ID: 117980

ISBN: 8173055823

Condition: New


The objective of the present volume is to delve deep into the recent prehistoric and historic investigations carried out by various eminent scholars in North-East India and other parts of the country. In fact, it is an explanatory attempt to broadly trace the origin and antiquity of prehistory and rock art of the region. The present volume is divided into two sections. The first section gives an account of the cultural dimensions of ecology and rock art of the North-East... View more info

Economy Culture and Society: A Sociological Critique of Neo-Liberalism

By: Barry Smart

Price: $15.00

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

Seller ID: 111231

ISBN: 9789385957000

Condition: New


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Building for South Asia: An Architectural Autobiography

By: Benjamin Polk

Price: $13.52

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107970

ISBN: 8170173000

Condition: New


"Architect Polk believes that words about buildings are always secondary to the buildings themselves. In architectural presentation, buildings themselves are the central facts, and he sees that this is true in his own architectural autobiography. View more info

Research Ethics in Studies of Culture and Social Life (Folklore Fellows Communications 292)

By: Bente Gullveig Alver

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2007

Seller ID: 113827

ISBN: 9514110102

Condition: New


Questions of research ethics are matters of concern in all fields of scientific endeavour. This collection of essays explores issues that often come into view in humanistic and social science research. A general introductory article discusses major challenges of practical research ethics appearing along the entire time span on a research undertaking. In the articles that follow, analyses departing from a variety of vantage points address key issues—such as protecting i... View more info

Research Ethics in Studies of Culture and Social Life (Folklore Fellows Communications 292)

By: Bente Gullveig Alver

Price: $43.10

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Academia Scientiarum Fennica)/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2007

Seller ID: 113828

ISBN: 9514110110

Condition: New


Questions of research ethics are matters of concern in all fields of scientific endeavour. This collection of essays explores issues that often come into view in humanistic and social science research. A general introductory article discusses major challenges of practical research ethics appearing along the entire time span on a research undertaking. In the articles that follow, analyses departing from a variety of vantage points address key issues—such as protecting i... View more info

Folk Life and Culture of Odisha

By: Bhagabana Sahu

Price: $31.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104140

ISBN: 8174791701

Condition: New


This book attempts to present an accurate picture of the different aspects of the folk life and culture of south Odisha during the colonial era from historical point of view. Lying between the north and south India across a natural highway along the eastern coast of India, south Odisha acts like a cultural bridge between the Aryan culture of north and Dravidian culture of south. This region occupies a distinct place in the folk cultural tradition of India. The geographic... View more info

Ethnic Dances and Music of Western Orissa: An Anthropological Study Towards Promoting Eco-Tourism

By: Bhagyalaxmi Mahapatra

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2011

Seller ID: 112072

ISBN: 818069741X

Condition: New


Orissa has tremendous potentiality for eco-tourism. Irrespective of its regional disparity and social inequity, eco-tourism can be attributed as one of the most important factors. The state could be able to tap the employment opportunities through various tourism resources and avenues. Author identified and documented 52 folk troupes, their dance forms, music, costumes along with the musical instruments. Besides, arts and crafts have also been included along with the soc... View more info

The Collision of Culture

By: Bhaskar

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Vidya Prakashan: 2000

Seller ID: 103711

Condition: New


There has hardly been a year in the twentieth century when war was not being waged somewhere on the globe. Mankind seems to have evolved in shunning imperialism and colonialism. Yet the conflicts go on perennially and the grounds for collisions have also evolved. The ethic and cultural identity often deriving its Roots from the archetypal symbols incorporated in the Religion has superceded the national boundaries. Bhaskar Vyas and Rajni Vyas in this psycho-philosophical ... View more info

A Photographic Guide to the Birds of Nepal

By: Bikram Grewal

Price: $39.13

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Timeless Books/TBI:

Seller ID: 113117

ISBN: 8189497561

Condition: New


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Blood Rite: The Feast of St. Martin in Ireland (Folklore Fellows Communications 310)

By: Bill Mag Fhloinn

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Helsinki, Finland, Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia/Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2016

Seller ID: 113806

ISBN: 9514111214

Condition: New


The custom of sacrificing animals on St. Martin’s Eve (November 10), or ‘spilling blood for St. Martin’, was known in a large part of Ireland until recently. This ritual offering has played an important role in the religious calendar of Christian communities in Western Europe for many centuries. Numerous authors over the last two hundred years have explored ideas about ancient pagan survivals being involved in the festival. Billy Mag Fhloinn addresses this situatio... View more info

Widows in India: Study of Varanasi and Vrindavan

By: Bindeshwar Pathak & Satyendra Tripathi (Authors)

Price: $51.05

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

Seller ID: 111099

ISBN: 8131607720

Condition: New


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Buttertea at Sunrise: A Year in the Bhutan HImalaya

By: Britta Das

Price: $5.13

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rupa & Co./TBI:

Seller ID: 113089

ISBN: 8129109557

Condition: New


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Kathmandu Days: The Blight and the Plight

By: Chandra K. Bhatt

Price: $7.12

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111055

ISBN: 9789385285493

Condition: New


For years, Nepal was ravaged by a civil war. On one side were the King and the democratically elected government, on the other side were brutal Maoist revolutionaries who terrorised the countryside. After years of war, one night most members of the Nepalese Royal Family were assassinated.The official story? The Crown Prince shot all of them and then himself because he could not marry the woman he loved. The story most Nepalese believe? The King was assassinated because h... View more info

Trees of Chandigarh

By: Chhatar Singh

Price: $39.20

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

Seller ID: 111106

ISBN: 9789350502471

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 203. View more info

Kushti in Banaras: Wrestling as a Homage to the Gods

By: Christiane Etchezaharreta & Severine Dabadie (Authors)

Price: $7.38

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lustre Press/Roli Books:

Seller ID: 108622

ISBN: 8174366946

Condition: New


A sacred practice where the soul meets the divine, kushti is the spiritual synthesis of the body, discipline, and devotion. The symbolism of akharas transcends beyond being mere grounds for physical activity; the pahalwans worship them as temples dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Se?verine Dabadie and Christiane Etchezaharreta's journey through Banaras is a quest to portray the sensuality of the wrestlers bodies and their inherent strength and beauty. This testimony restores pr... View more info

India: Fascinating Earth

By: Claudia Penne

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wilco/TBI:

Seller ID: 113019

ISBN: 8182525225

Condition: New


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Change-Conflict and Convergence: Austral-Asian Scenarios

By: Cynthia Vanden Driesen & Ian Vanden Driesen (Eds)

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2011

Seller ID: 101865

ISBN: 8125042199

Condition: New


This is the fourth volume in the series of Australian–Asian Association publications and carries on the interdisciplinary and international tradition of the same. The intensely provocative theme of ‘change’ is traced through motifs of convergence or conflict across a multiplicity of disciplines. The volume has attracted contributions from some of the best-known authorities in their different fields. The papers cover subjects ranging from Sri Lankan cricket to dip... View more info

The Mother and The Sister

By: Cyriac Thomas

Price: $11.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Konark Publication/D.K. Publishers Distributors: 2013

Seller ID: 117845

ISBN: 9789322008147

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 196. View more info

Cultural Nationalism in Indian Perspective

By: D.D. Patanaik

Price: $80.00

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

Seller ID: 111242

ISBN: 8183877788

Condition: New


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Delhi: The City of Monuments

By: D.N. Dube

Price: $34.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Timeless Books/TBI:

Seller ID: 113073

ISBN: 8189497227

Condition: New


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Kache Phalu's Advice on the Art of Living

By: Dawa Norbu (Tr.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives: 1993

Seller ID: 103627

ISBN: 8185102643

Condition: New


It was based on the three Persian classics that were then taught in Mosque schools in Tibet: Gulistan, Boston, Pantanama. But a close study indicates that the work is not an imitation of Persian classics, neither in its style nor in its content., To be sure it is not a classic written by a highly-educated lama nor by an aristocrat who are the usual authors of the "Great Tradition".Kha-che Phallu'i rNam thar belongs to the "Little Tradition", and it precis... View more info