(PRODUCTID:13412 ~ ISBN:81-85229-87-2 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:174 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Tulika)
The essays put together in this volume ar the proceedings of a seminar on Globalizing Women, organized by the School of Women’s Studies. The idea behind the seminar was to assess how women are involved in and affected by the profound economic, political and cultural changes that have been going on in India for more than a decade, under the name of globalization.
Morality of Markets
(PRODUCTID:13432 ~ ISBN:81-7188-366-4 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:358 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Academic Foundation)
Morality of Markets presents a unique compilation of essays by distinguished economists, ethicists, and theologians that explores the moral and ethical foundations of the free market. The essays comprehensively address critical issues ranging from the underlying ethics of voluntary exchange, morality in commerce and the corporation, the immorality of state intervention, and the role of markets in the teachings of major world religions.
Music Makers - Living Legends of Indian Classical Music
(PRODUCTID:13431 ~ ISBN:81-291-0319-2 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:531 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Rupa)
While music cannot be captured on paper, one can however make an attempt to project its essence or soul through words and pictures.In presenting brief but insightful profiles of some of the living legends of Indian Classical Music, this book makes a spirited attempt to paint a timeless portrait of Indian Classical Music itself.
Bullion for Goods - European and Indian Merchants in the Indian Ocean Trade 1500 - 1800
(PRODUCTID:13430 ~ ISBN:81-7304-538-0 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:426 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Manohar)
The twenty-one essays included in this volume are firmly embedded in original archival sources. They deal mainly with issues arising out of the Europeans commercial presence in the Indian Ocean region and the interaction they had with their Asian counterparts
Taxation of Income - An Internatinal Comparison
(PRODUCTID:13429 ~ ISBN:81-7304-532-1 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:422 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Manohar)
This book attempts to provide a detailed analysis of income tax provisions of six countries-three of them developed, namely, the U K, the U S, and Australia and three developing, Malaysia, Pakistan and India. The book makes a detailed analysis of the tax rate structure and explains the mode of the computation of the taxable income of the individual and the corporate taxpayer.
Running Wild - Essays, Fictions and Memoirs
(PRODUCTID:13428 ~ ISBN:81-7304-550-X ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:308 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Manohar)
Michael Wilding the distinguished teacher, critic and writer retired in 2000 from his Personal Chair in English and Australian Literature at the University of Sydney. Two of his former colleagues David Brooks and Brian Kiernan have put together this Festschrift as a mark of honour to his brilliant career.
From Hydaspes to Kargil - A History of Warfare in India from 325 BC to AD 1999
(PRODUCTID:13427 ~ ISBN:81-7304-543-7 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:283 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Manohar)
Warfare has determined the fate of India from the dawn of civilization Battles like Tarain and Panipat have altered the course of history. Nevertheless, military history remains marginal within the academic discourse. In this volume, the aim is to show the interaction between war as an institution and society. This book also contains guidelines for contemporary military management
The Hindu Journey
(PRODUCTID:13426 ~ ISBN:81-212-0835-1 ~ Pub Year: N/A ~ Pages:N/A ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Gyan Publishing House)
The Hindu Journey comprises a prime example of allegorical writing. Part One of this book deals with visionary experiences, though a spiritual technique known as gazing though which access can be made possible to religious experiences. The next part of this allegory follows up on experiences and describes places and people that defy the imagination. Finally there is an Afterword on allegorical sociology.
Wall at Wagah : India - Pakistan Relations
(PRODUCTID:13425 ~ ISBN:81-212-0829-7 ~ Pub Year: N/A ~ Pages:N/A ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Gyan Publishing House)
This is monumental work, spread over five decades and more, from August 1947 to 2003. All the articles of Kuldip Nayar on relations between India and Pakistan, with special focus on Kashmir, have been included in this volume. It is a history of wars and accords, of enmity and amity, of failures and successes.
Encyclopaedia of Women in South Asia - (In 8 Vols. Set)
(PRODUCTID:13424 ~ ISBN:81-7835-187-0 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:2426 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Kalpaz Publications)
The Encyclopaedia of Women in South Asia is a detailed study of eight countries including India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldive. The theme has been weaved into eight comprehensive Chapters having deep bearing on historical background, geography and people, social status of women etc. ,
Family Diveristy in India - Patterns, Practices and Ethos
(PRODUCTID:13423 ~ ISBN:81-212-0803-3 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:350 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Gyan Publishing House)
This book examines the characteristics of family life of various religious and cultural groups in India and analyses the diversities and complexities of family patterns, practices and ethos that exists in India.
Trade Between SAARC and Other Asian Developing Countries
|S V Hariharan|
(PRODUCTID:13422 ~ ISBN:81-86771-07-7 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:127 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
This book makes an attempt to assess the progress in Intra-regional trade in the SAARC and trade between SAARC and other Asian developing countries based on the time series data for a period of fifteen years, through various parameters. The study provides important guidelines for the SAARC to have closer trade links within the region and with other developing countries.
Religious Movements in South Asia 600-1800
|David N Lorenzen|
(PRODUCTID:13398 ~ ISBN:0-19-566448-5 ~ Pub Year: N/A ~ Pages:N/A ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
Every religious movement is, to some degree, a social movement. In this important volume, David Lorenzen addresses a range of debates regarding religious movements in the medieval and early modern periods and presents the views of several scholars on each debate.
The Scandal of the State
|Rajeswari Sunder Rajan|
(PRODUCTID:13418 ~ ISBN:81-7824-064-5 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:313 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Permanent Black)
This work is a pathbreaking examination of the relationship between the postcolonial democratic Indian nation state and Indian women's actual needs and lives. Rich with theoretical acumen and activist passion, This work is a powerful critique of the mutual dependence of women and the state in the specific context of India's postcolonial modernity.
Select Essays on Indian Economy (A Set of 2 Volumes)
(PRODUCTID:13435 ~ ISBN:81-7188-338-9 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:678 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Academic Foundation)
Feasting on Indian Economics, Dr C Rangarajan is one of the finest and the most illustrious economists that India has produced. The two volumes not only bring together his earlier research in one place, but also serve as a very useful reference guide to the students and practitioners of economics alike.
(PRODUCTID:13409 ~ ISBN:81-86017-28-3 ~ Pub Year: 2000 ~ Pages:93 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Thema)
Has the universe always been there? Or, was it created some time? What was there before creation? How large is the universe? How and why did the solar system form? These are only some of the questions that the author answers in this little book.
(PRODUCTID:13408 ~ ISBN:0-19566252-0 ~ Pub Year: N/A ~ Pages:N/A ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Oxford)
The Pakistani parliament declared the Ahmadis non-Muslims in 1974, a presidential ordinance in 1984 transformed much of the religious observance of the Ahmadis into a criminal offence, punishable by imprisonment and fine. This book opens with a discussion of these developments, which is important for an understanding of the complex relationship between religion and state in Pakistan
Thema Book Of Naxalite Poetry
(PRODUCTID:13407 ~ ISBN:N/A ~ Pub Year: 1987 ~ Pages:133 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Thema)
The poems included in this anthology therefore may often sound different, the conventional metres or poetic images having been abandoned. But an imaginative identification, or even sympathy on the part of the readers, will help their appreciation better. The present introduction and the accompanying notes are meant to explain the context.
Ellora - Monumental Legacy
|M K Dhavalikar|
(PRODUCTID:13406 ~ ISBN:0-19-565458-7 ~ Pub Year: N/A ~ Pages:N/A ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
The cave temples at Ellora, excavated between the sixth and tenth centuries AD, are a fascinating showcase of the evolution of Indian sculptural art. This book provides a succinct overview of Ellora's historical background and discusses the development of the site in relation to religious contexts as well as architectural and artistic ones.
India's Islamic Traditions, 711-1750
|Richard M Eaton|
(PRODUCTID:13405 ~ ISBN:0-19-565974-0 ~ Pub Year: N/A ~ Pages:N/A ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
For a thousand years before the advent of British power, a great variety of Islamic traditions appeared in India-letters and conversations of Sufis, vernacular epics, visual arts, qawwali music, commentaries on the Qur'an, historical chronicles, romance literature, folk ballads, and much more. The essays in this book-some of them classics, some written especially for inclusion here-seek to place such traditions in their historical contexts
Three Statesmen - Gokhale, Gandhi and Nehru
|B R Nanda|
(PRODUCTID:13404 ~ ISBN:0-19-566876-6 ~ Pub Year: N/A ~ Pages:N/A ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
The destiny of modern India has largely been shaped by the efforts of three charismatic leaders-Gokhale, Gandhi and Nehru. This omnibus volume brings together the lives of these three giants that enable us to compare their personalities, approaches, and achievements
Community and Public Culture
(PRODUCTID:13403 ~ ISBN:0-19-566803-0 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:352 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
This book explores the historical and cultural processes by which people under colonial and postcolonial rule come to regard themselves as part of a community, sharing a particular local and pan-regional ethnic community identity.
Land, Politics and Trade in South Asia
(PRODUCTID:13402 ~ ISBN:0-19-566707-7 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:336 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
The implications of colonial rule have been among the core concerns for historians of modern India,. This collection of outstanding essays represents this dynamic aspect of the history writing about the colonial period, with one eye always trained on its effects on understanding contemporary India. .
Unequal Citizens - A Study of Muslim Women in India
(PRODUCTID:13401 ~ ISBN:0-19-566535-X ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:N/A ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
This path-breaking study of Muslim women in India seeks to dispel popular misperceptions and stereotypes regarding their status, as well as to seriously engage with academic debates on gender and Islam. The data and interpretative analysis presented here are based on the first-ever national survey of 10,000 Muslim and Hindu women in India,
The Buddhism Omnibus
(PRODUCTID:13400 ~ ISBN:0-19-566898-7 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:N/A ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
The three works brought together in this collection explore Buddhism as a rich source of literary legend, an austere ethical guide, and a contemporary philosophy very relevant in the modern world.
Bend Without Fear - Hopes and Possibilities for an Indian Church
(PRODUCTID:13497 ~ ISBN:81-7214-709-0 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:310 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
The Church in India has to be prophetic without fear or favour. More than eighteen scholars and theologians have come together in this volume to express their hopes and dreams for an Indian Church
Explaining the Universe - The New Age of Physics
|John M Charap|
(PRODUCTID:13421 ~ ISBN:81-7371-467-3 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:226 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Universities Press)
John Charap offers a panoramic view of the physicist's world as the twenty-first century opens. The view is entirely different from the one that greeted the twentieth century. After a review of the twentieth century's thorough transformation of physics, he checks in on the latest findings form particle physics, astrophysics, chaos theory, and cosmology.
Sainthood and Revelatory Discourse
|David Emmanuel Singh|
(PRODUCTID:13465 ~ ISBN:81-7214-728-7 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:485 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
Many Muslim nations prefer religious nationalism to secular democracy. The traditional Prophetic model largely inspires their brand of nationalism. The ideas of the Saint and Sainthood are also power-laden. These provide, however, a viable alternative to the traditional Prophetic model and harbour a promise for change. It is important, therefore, that scholars study the range of saintly expressions of Islam. This book makes a contribution to this area of study.
Chistian Faith Meets Other Faiths
|Leonard Fernando, SJ|
(PRODUCTID:13496 ~ ISBN:81-7214-446-6 ~ Pub Year: 1998 ~ Pages:261 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
Christianity among other religions is a lived-in reality in India.. This work on the one hand shows well the problems Christianity faced at the time of Origen as well as his own position then. On the other hand it also brings out clearly the questions which Christianity meets today especially in India.
The Hidden History of Christianity in Asia
|John C England|
(PRODUCTID:13494 ~ ISBN:81-7214-242-0 ~ Pub Year: 2002 ~ Pages:203 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
The history of Christianity is often taught, and understood as comprising only the Westward expansion of the church. The long and richly diverse church history of the other half of the world has been largely ignored, and seldom outlined in any complete form. This book provides a survey of the history of Christianity in the Asian region, from the second to the fifteenth centuries.
Introducing Christian Ethics
(PRODUCTID:13489 ~ ISBN:81-7214-721-X ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:297 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
The book Introducing Christian Ethics is a survey of issues related to ethics in the local and global context. It deals with methodology as well as the problems that we find around us. Christian responses to the issues are very significant in order to curb the evil and also to act responsibly in the context.
The Further Shore
(PRODUCTID:13487 ~ ISBN:81-7214-401-9 ~ Pub Year: 1997 ~ Pages:148 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
Swami Abhishiktananda (Dom Henri Le Saux) was a French monk who came to India in 1948 and died in 1973, aged 63. During these years he entered ever more deeply into the classical tradition of Indian spirituality. The three essays printed here were written during the last eighteen months of his life.
The Secret of Arunachala - A Christian Hermit on Shiva's Holy Mountain
(PRODUCTID:13486 ~ ISBN:81-7214-400-0 ~ Pub Year: 1997 ~ Pages:150 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
Swami Abhishiktananda During his times at Arunachala, Swami Abhishiktananda came in contact with many interesting people-other hermits, both men and women, sadhus, mystics, devotees, temple-priests, townsmen, peasants, beggars, children. There are presented here with understanding and respect, and also with kindly humour-though the pretentious are given short shrift!
The Banquet is Ready - Rich and Poor in the Parables of Luke
(PRODUCTID:13485 ~ ISBN:81-7214-739-2 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:414 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
An original study that combines biblical scholarship and fine exegetical flair with relevance to the Indian context. Beyond the too facile slogans on poor and poverty, this study on the Lucan Parables will lead the reader in a reflection in depth on the message of the Gospel.
Christianity is Indian - The Emergence of an Indigenous Community
|Roger E Hedlund|
(PRODUCTID:13484 ~ ISBN:81-7214-561-6 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:463 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
The 27 essays in this volume written by established and emerging national and international scholars, are a most timely contribution to correct the popular notion that Christianity is a Western religion.
Asian Dreams and Christian Hope
(PRODUCTID:13483 ~ ISBN:81-7214-580-2 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:309 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
This book is addressed to all people of good will who are concerned about what happens to the poor in our Asian societies. The book is also intended to help the Christians forge new relationships with the larger society, and in the process, become self-critical.
Prophetic Dialogue - Challenges and Prospects in India
(PRODUCTID:13482 ~ ISBN:81-7214-777-5 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:178 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
Dialogue is buzz-word today. One cannot understand mission today without dialogue. People have to understand the meaning of the Word of God in the context they live. God speaks very specially and differently in the given context. This volume brings home fourfold prophetic dialogue: dialogue with the marginalized, people of different cultures, religions and faith seekers.
Mission in the Spirit - The Holy Spirit in Indian Christian Theologies
(PRODUCTID:13474 ~ ISBN:81-7214-754-6 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:290 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
Kirsteen Kim’s book on the pneumatology of three well-known Indian Christian theologians, Sister Vandana, Samuel Rayan and the late Stanley Samartha makes a substantial contribution to the critical current debate on the role of the Spirit in interfaith dialogue.
Religion and Eco-Economics of Dr J C Kumarappa: Gandhism Redefined
(PRODUCTID:13473 ~ ISBN:81-7214-711-2 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:271 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
This is a fine and well-researched piece of work on a thinker important in his own time but gravely neglected. Kumarappa was multiple outsider, he was not orthodox enough as a Christian, or as a Gandhian, or as an economist, and hence has been unfairly ignored in the historiography of those three fields.
Economic Reforms Sans Development
|N A Majumdar|
(PRODUCTID:13433 ~ ISBN:81-7188-345-1 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:286 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Academic Foundation)
This book examines thie central theme of the whole range of economic reforms and seeks to demonstrate that these reforms have resulted in shifting the focus of macroeconomic policy away from the end-objectives of development, namely, reduction in poverty and improvement in the quality of the life of the bulk of the population. The bunch of 33 selected articles brought together in this book seeks to provide concrete evidence in support of this central theme.
Dr Radhakrishnan and Christianity - An Introduction to Hindu-Christrian Apologetics
(PRODUCTID:13466 ~ ISBN:81-7214-690-6 ~ Pub Year: 2002 ~ Pages:187 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
What was the role of Madras Christian College in shaping the life, thought and career of Radhakrishnan? How objective is his thesis that Hinduism and Buddhism have indirectly influenced Christian religion and thought? Should a Hindu-Christian dialogue be based on comparisons or contrasts? These are some of the questions addressed in this book.
Poverty and Economic Reforms -The Social Concerns
|G S Aurora|
(PRODUCTID:13434 ~ ISBN:81-7188-392-3 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:328 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Academic Foundation)
This book is based on research carried out in a few villages in South India, when they were at the threshold of their economies and society being exposed to a new economic order. This volume is intended to help academicians, policy makers, voluntary organisations and other activists engaged in understanding the responses of the poor to the sweeping economic changes.
Towards Understanding Indian Society
(PRODUCTID:13464 ~ ISBN:81-7821-011-8 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:287 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: CSS Books)
This book is based on class and group-work with students as well as activists. It is meant as text-book for teachers and students of the course Understanding Indian society. Scholars working in Specialized fields may find it useful as an attempt to make the linkage with other fields of study visible in a praxis oriented perspective of peoples struggle for social transformation.
The Socio-Cultural and Political Significance of the Monarchical System of the Konyak Nagas
|L Metjen Konyak|
(PRODUCTID:13463 ~ ISBN:81-7214-742-2 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:84 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
The research work on the practice of Kingship among the Konyak Nagas is a maiden venture. This makes the book informative about various issues pertaining to the Konyak Nagas which may interest the readers.
Ambedkar on Religion - A Liberative Perspective
|P Mohan Larbeer|
(PRODUCTID:13462 ~ ISBN:81-7214-729-5 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:231 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
This book is popularized version of a dissertation entitled, Study of philosophy of Dr B R Ambedkar with special reference to his criticism on religion in relation to the origin and development of Caste and Untouchability to evaluate his liberative principles of Dalits.
Spiritual Traditions - Essential Visions for Living
|David Emmanuel Singh|
(PRODUCTID:13461 ~ ISBN:81-7214-461-X ~ Pub Year: 1998 ~ Pages:454 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
This book deals with Spirituality, its meaning from various denominational angles and perspectives. It covers Modern Hindu Spirituality, Advaita Spirituality and Sikh Spirituality, to name a few.
Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta - Deluxe Edition (HINDI+SANSKRIT)
(PRODUCTID:13455 ~ ISBN:N/A ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:384 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Manoj Pocket Book)
This book offers Sanskrit shlokas with Hindi translation and commentary. A colorful printing with illustrations and bold print makes this a fine presentation.
(PRODUCTID:13447 ~ ISBN:81-86962-72-7 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:N/A ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Rainbow publishers)
Cinema is not just a visual medium; it is also an emotional medium. This emotional dimension is what makes some films - like Kismet, Aawara, Baiju Baawra, Pyaasa, Mother India, Mughal-e-Azam, Mere Mehboob, Sholay, - our films. This book of essays explores the experience of Hindi movei-goers, especially that of small town teenagers in north-central India.
World Vedic Heritage - A History of Histories (2-Volume Set)
|P N Oak|
(PRODUCTID:13444 ~ ISBN:81-88388-23-8 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:1394 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Hindi Sahitya Sadan)
The controversial author made some far-reaching discoveries in history regarding the so called Muslim architecture in India. His discovery that Shahjahan did not build the Taj Mahal and That e Tajmahal is a Temple Palace was published as a book. .According to his latest discovery-prior to the Mahabharat War, Vedic Culture and Sanskrit language pervaded the whole world.
Economic Reforms Need Radical Changes
(PRODUCTID:13439 ~ ISBN:81-7835-184-6 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:350 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Kalpaz Publications)
This volume deals with iuntricate issues relating to the Indian economic reforms, and alaylsis many critical areas where radical changes are required to be done keeping in view the long-term interest of the country in the wake of Globalisation.
Folklore in the New Millennium
|P Chenna Reddy|
(PRODUCTID:13438 ~ ISBN:81-89131-01-X ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:256 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Research India Press)
This age of post modernism has woken up from the slumber of modernism and begun to recognize certain plus points of Pre-modern Age that have been discounted as unscientific and unreliable during modernism. This book presents a good gamut of scholars from highly academic to greatly experienced people in folklore.
Human Rights - Perspectives and Challenges
(PRODUCTID:13437 ~ ISBN:81-212-0830-0 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:350 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Gyan Publishing House)
This monumental work is a comprehensive collection of articles contributed by an eminent Judge and Senior Advocate and will be useful for Parliamentarians, social scientists, teachers and student in India and abroad.
Human Rights and the Constitution - Vision and the Reality
|K P Saksena|
(PRODUCTID:13436 ~ ISBN:81-212-0819-X ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:396 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Gyan Publishing House)
More than 50 years ago, we the people of India gave ourselves the constitutional framework, which would ensure to all the citizens human diginity. But gross violation of human rights are widely rampant. In this book, a group of eminent and experienced human rights activists, attempt to analyse the factors responsible for the sordid state of affairs.
The Red Fort of Shahjahanabad
|Anisha Shekhar Mukherji|
(PRODUCTID:13397 ~ ISBN:0-19-565775-6 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:282 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
The Red Ford and the city of Shahjahanabad built by emperor Shah Jahan in the seventeenth century have both undergone radical transformation. This well laid out book offers an engaging narrative of how life was lived within the Red Fort. Richly illustrated, this architectural biography of a fascinating palace and city Contains over 300 black & white and colour photographs, charts, maps, etc.
The Message of Mission
(PRODUCTID:13472 ~ ISBN:0-85111-326-5 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:288 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: ISPCK)
The Root of the Word mission means sending. All Christian mission has its fountainhead in the God revealed in Scripture. This presentation of mission in this book is as broad, lively, earthy and integrated as the Bible itself
Does Class Matter? - Colonial Capital and Workers' Resistance in Bengal, 1890-1937
(PRODUCTID:13394 ~ ISBN:0-19-566599-6 ~ Pub Year: N/A ~ Pages:N/A ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
Labour history in India has often compared the working class in India with its counterpart in the West, describing it as a version of the migrant peasant. Against this background, the book explores the interaction between workers' politics, nationalist movements, and the colonial state at various levels in the period between 1890 and 1937.
Social Security in a Developing Word Context
(PRODUCTID:13387 ~ ISBN:81-86771-49-2 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:350 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
This collection of papers focuses on existing social security strategies and analyzes the viable strategies that can be adopted in to the social policy to promote social justice for every citizen. The aim of the book is to generate further research and discussion among the social security experts and policy makers on different issues of social security.
Women in Leading Professions in Middle East
(PRODUCTID:13386 ~ ISBN:81-86771-21-2 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:120 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
It is a sad truth of Indian polity and society that even 50 years after the attainment of independence from a foreign yoke, the Indian nation has not been able to secure for its women citizen a legitimate place of equality in society. His book highlights this dismal scenario.
World Trade Organisation - Regional Trading Arrangements and India
|M G Basavaraja|
(PRODUCTID:13385 ~ ISBN:81-86771-15-8 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:345 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
Consisting of 31 papers contributed by scholars from different Universities/Institutions, this book is the outcome of a seminar on the theme World Trade Organization Regional Trading Arrangements and India, organized by the Division of Economics, Mysore University,
Economic Reforms and Perspectives
(PRODUCTID:13384 ~ ISBN:81-86771-28-X ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:632 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
After one decade of transition of Indian Economy towards market, there is a dire need to study the economy in order to further initiating more reforms that are called as second generation reforms. The importance of this volume is enormous; it had looked into the sectoral analysis during a decade of reform period, which tried to fill the research gap.
A Decade of Economic Reforms in India
|C Narasimha Rao|
(PRODUCTID:13383 ~ ISBN:81-86771-43-3 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:284 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
The book brings together a number of interesting research papers on the important issue of economic reforms formulated and implemented in India since 1991. The papers discuss thoroughly and critically many important macro and micro level aspects of the reforms and underline the need for modifications of the reforms.
Globalisation, Growth and Poverty
|V B Jugale|
(PRODUCTID:13382 ~ ISBN:81-86771-31-X ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:573 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
The papers in these volume have diversified issues encountered with growth, globalization and poverty. There are three dimensions in the papers presented in the each Volume. Some papers deals with theoretical relevance of globalization to the selected macro economic variables and sectors in the Indian economy.
Southeast Asian Crisis - An Economic Analysis
(PRODUCTID:13381 ~ ISBN:81-86771-35-2 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:416 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
The book traces the development experience of the Southeast Asian countries of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand in the pre and post Asian crisis period detailing the lessons that developing countries like India can draw from the same. It will be very useful to all students of international economics.
A K Ramanujan - In Profile and Fragment
(PRODUCTID:13358 ~ ISBN:81-7033-833-6 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:274 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Rawat Publications)
The reputation of Ramanujan the translator eclipses the claims of Ramanujan the poet. This book seeks to correct this critical lopsidedness, as it endeavors to establish his poetry as the mainstay of his creative genius.
Indian Literary Criticism in English
|P K Rajan|
(PRODUCTID:13357 ~ ISBN:81-7033-748-8 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:363 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Rawat Publications)
Indian English literature is barely a century and a half old. Theoretical work in the post-Independence period has been substantial, and Indian English literature can claim to have developed a body of critical theory which merits serious attention. This book makes a vluable contribution to this ongoing process of inquiry in the filed of Indian literary critism in English,
Globalisation, Decentralisation, Institutions and Development
|K S Naidu|
(PRODUCTID:13380 ~ ISBN:81-86771-34-4 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:125 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
The world has become a village in terms of globalization approach to development. These new techniques apart, the role of institutions in the development of a country is not sufficiently recognized which this book emphasizes
Agriculture in India - Policy and Performance
|B Sambasiva Rao|
(PRODUCTID:13379 ~ ISBN:81-86771-09-3 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:274 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
The Present Volume is a collection of selected papers presented at the seminar on Agriculture. The focus of the New Economic Policy in India has been integrated to the economy with the global market.
Lilamani - A Study in Possibilities
(PRODUCTID:13399 ~ ISBN:0-19-566622-4 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:388 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
As interest in postcolonial and Indian English fiction grows, there is an increasing need for a critical re-evaluation of the Raj fiction which preceded, and in some cases was produced alongside, the work of Indian authors in English. Lilamani is the second novel to appear after Charles Pearce's Love Besieged, as part of the effort to publish lesser-known Raj fiction.
People of India - Karnataka (A Set of 3 Volumes)
|K S Singh|
(PRODUCTID:13377 ~ ISBN:81-85938-98-9 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:1782 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Affiliated East-West)
As part of an all-India project, the ethnographic survey Karnataka was taken up in collaboration with local scholars. The results of the survey were discussed at the workshops held in Mysore in May 1987 and later. The identity of the Karnataka which has evolved through its history, is now defined inter alia by language, territory including four distinct regions, dress, cuisine, local forms of religion, elements of life cycle ceremonies and vibrant folk art and oral traditions.
Social and Economic Dimensions of Indian Population
(PRODUCTID:13391 ~ ISBN:81-86771-19-0 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:188 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
The book covers some vital aspects regarding contemporary socio-economic condition of the country. The papers presented in the volume carry wide range of interesting topics such as decentralisation of planning benefiting the people at grass root level, need for human resource development programmes and initiation and implementation of employment generating schemes.
People of India - Andhra Pradesh (A Set of 3 Volumes)
|K S Singh|
(PRODUCTID:13376 ~ ISBN:81-7671-006-7 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:2344 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Affiliated East-West)
This ethnographic survey of all communities of present-day Andhra Pradesh was taken up in collaboration with local scholars. The results of the survey were discussed at workshops held in Mysore in July 1987 and later. The identity of the Andhra, which goes back to 6th century B C, has evolved through history. This identity is now defined, inter alia, by language, territory, couture, cuisine, folklore, life-cycle ceremonies and local forms of religion.
My Nine Lives - Chapters of a Possible Past
|Ruth Prawer Jhabvala|
(PRODUCTID:13748 ~ ISBN:0-7195-6760-2 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:277 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: John Murray)
Ruth is a novelist of unequalled insight, grace and emotional power. This book represents a new and fascinating strand in her outstanding canon of work: as she says, "potentially autobiographical".
Bismillah Khan -The Shehnai Maestro
(PRODUCTID:13369 ~ ISBN:81-291-0351-6 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:64 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Rupa)
Even at the age of eighty-seven, Ustad Bismillah Khan continues to woo his listeners with the melodious notes of the shehnai. In this book, discover the life of one of India's greatest musical legends, with all his endearing qualities and quirks-be it his humility, fondness for his cup of tea, or his need for Benaras, the city that continues to inspire him.
Democracy and Dictatorship in South Asia
(PRODUCTID:13356 ~ ISBN:81-87943-22-X ~ Pub Year: 2001 ~ Pages:194 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: India Research Press)
Torn from cloth of the same civilization, the societies of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh are more like one another countries.Yet over the past fifty years of independent statehood, parliamentary democracy has been developing in India, whereas in Pakistan it has never been more than a masquerade and its players in Bangladesh have yet to understand it as other then a zero-sum game. Why? This book is an effort to suggest some answers.
(PRODUCTID:13355 ~ ISBN:81-7992-227-8 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:288 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Jaico)
This book is a selection of the greatest crime stories ever written. The selection demonstrates how the mystery story has evolved over a century, and how authors have kept it fresh through their ingenuity and thematic variations.
Sidis and Scholars - Essays on African Indians
(PRODUCTID:13353 ~ ISBN:81-86962-64-6 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:226 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Rainbow publishers)
This exciting collection of essays brings together scholars from a wide range of disciplines to explore the history and present circumstances of one of India's least known minority groups, the African Indians.
Dalit Movement in South India : 1857 - 1950
|Swapna H Samel|
(PRODUCTID:13344 ~ ISBN:81-86771-39-5 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:520 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Serials Publications)
Based on intensive and extensive archival work, this book is one of the first attempts to bring together History of Dalit Movement during 1857-1950, in four southern states . Each chapter provides valuable insights into genesis of the concerned movement and leadership, event structure, internal dynamics and the social and cultural consequences.
India - A Splendour in Cultural Diversity
|Sir Paulias Matane|
(PRODUCTID:13352 ~ ISBN:81-261-1899-7 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:228 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Anmol Publications)
Sir Paulias Matane, a senior statesman from Papua New Guinea, visited India in March 2003. Accompanied by Mr M L Ahuja, a Delhi-based Indian, he visited Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. This book is the outcome of their keen observation and prolonged discussion with the people they met.
The Hill Miris of Arunachal Pradesh
(PRODUCTID:13351 ~ ISBN:81-87502-71-1 ~ Pub Year: 2003 ~ Pages:208 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Spectrum Publications)
The Hill Miris of Arunachal Pradesh is a descriptive and comprehensive study of this tribe of the Greater Subansiri area of Arunachal Pradesh. This is not an armchair study about the tribe, but an authentic attempt to identify and introduce the Hill Miris to the outside world.
Asian Security and China : 2000 - 2010
(PRODUCTID:13350 ~ ISBN:81-7541-167-8 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:606 ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: IDSA)
There would be many significant events in China during 2001-10 in its roadmap to power. Some have occurred like China's entry into WTO with implications for progressive opening of the banking and insurance sectors. This volume is a collection of 43 papers presented at the 5th Asian Security Conference held in New Delhi.
Islamic Architecture of Deccan
(PRODUCTID:13349 ~ ISBN:81-85616-71-X ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:197+ ~ Binding: Hardcover ~ Publisher: Sharda Publishing House)
With 12 BW and 76 color illustrations, this copiously illustrated with color plates, plans and maps, this is an essential book for anyone interested in Islamic art and architecture and the perfect guide to the enthralling monuments of Rayalaseema.
People of India - Tamil Nadu (A Set of 3 Volumes)
|K S Singh|
(PRODUCTID:13378 ~ ISBN:81-85938-88-1 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:1866 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Affiliated East-West)
As part of an all-India project, the ethnographic survey of all 364 communities of present-day Tamil Nadu was taken up in collaboration with local scholars. The results of this survey were discussed at workshops held in Madras in April 1988 and at the regional workshop held in Mysore in May 1991.
Surya Namaskar - Teach Yourself the Sun Salute
(PRODUCTID:13580 ~ ISBN:81-88575-29-1 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:83 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Srishti)
Surya Namaskar: Teach yourself the Sun Salute is a gift from the sages of the Vedic times. This is neither an asana nor part of traditional Yoga. Nevertheless it is extremely beneficial of health. This book enables you to learn the right technique of Sun Salute.
The Crisis in Government Accountability
(PRODUCTID:13396 ~ ISBN:0-19-566787-5 ~ Pub Year: 2004 ~ Pages:164 ~ Binding: Paperback ~ Publisher: Oxford)
These essays discuss the importance of and challenges for the second-and third-generation challenges for the second-and third-generation reforms in the Indian economy in an era of a continuously expanding role for market forces.
Subordinate and Marginal Groups in Early India