ISBN: 9780195678307, 0195678303
ISBN: 9788183701495, 8183701493
The essays in this book deal with both history and contemporary issues of the country specially the northeast India and Manipur.
Jana, Ashoke Kumar (b.1958)
ISBN: 9788187661276, 8187661275
The first substantial ethnographic account of the Kora which make important cross-cultural comparison with other Munda speaking communities.
ISBN: 9780195680027, 0195680022
The book examines the changing perceptions and attitutes in nineteenth-century Bengal growing out of its social, cultural and intellectual encounter with the West.
Ham, Peter van et al.
ISBN: 9788189497163, 8189497162
This book is an exciting multi-sensory trip into one of the world's most remote and least accessible regions - the interiors of Nagaland in Northeast India near the border of Burma (Myanmar) - to meet the Naga, a people once notorious for their headhunting activities. With nearly 600 stunning contemporary and historic photographs, most of which are published here for the first time, along with ...
Basu, Bhaskarjyoti (ed.)
ISBN: 9788175224643, 8175224649
ISBN: 9788175363854, 8175363851
Describes some of the chief ceremonies and festivals together with leading features of the principal Indian religions of India.
Majumdar, Janaki AP (1886-1963)
ISBN: 9780195663600, 0195663608
Written in 1935 and reproduced from a manuscript left to her grandson, Janaki Majumdar's Family History describes the family fortunes of at least two upper-class Bengali families during the period 1870-1945.
Sen, Colleen Taylor
ISBN: 9789385755347, 938575534X
The book is an exploration of Indian cuisine in the context of the country's religious, moral, social and philosophical development. This lavishindly illustrated book gives a mouth-watering tour of India's regional cuisines, containing numerous recipes to interest and excite readers.
An account of the long-term trends in the colonial rural economy measured through a large number of indices such as population, cultivated area, livestock, deadstock, prices, commodity circulation and farm budgets and their impact upon the nature of agricultural production and functional possibilities of growth which in a colonial milieu were extremely limited.
Sharma, Manorma (b.1937)
ISBN: 9788175741423, 8175741422
These volumes present the contemporary folk lore of India comprising of music, dance, drama, art forms, ballads, musical instruments and songs of different states of India.
ISBN: 9788125040255, 8125040250
Arondekar examines the spectracularisation of sexuality in anthropology, law, literature, the pornography form 1843-1920.
ISBN: 9788189833183, 8189833189
The author examines the contibution of Sufism which inherently Connoles syncretism - as well as the simultaneous rise of the Bhakti movement in medieval India.
Sen, Amartya et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788190485807, 8190485806
Confident of its future but proud of its past, this new India is a markedly different place from the country that gained freedom that August midnight in 1947. How this came to be is a fascinating study that this volume records through words and visuals. Essays by finest minds analyze various aspects of the nation's progress while paintings by India's best and brightest reveal starling yet enthr...
Ahmed, Syed Habib
ISBN: 9780195470802, 019547080X
The author presents an account of his life, partition of India, his migeration to Pakistan, then to US where he worked with the UN and a fascinating, insider's description of UN practices and operations.
Kamerkar, Mani et al.
ISBN: 9788177643015, 8177643010
This book attempts to show the history of the Parsis in India as a continuous movement from the origin of the Aryan speaking people in the Margiana Bactria region, to the entry of part of the group into India.
Harrison, Mark et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788125037026, 8125037020
This book provides account of the hospital's emergence in Asia, Africa and other non-western contexts. Its essays examine various facets of hospital medicine from eighteenth century onwards, including interaction with indigenous traditions of healing and with economic and political issues during the colonial and post-colonial periods.
Ahmed, Kasim Ali
ISBN: 9789380261089, 938026108X
It is a book with some new approaches to the study of Indian Society and highlights various aspects of Indian socio-cultural milieu concisely right from the vedic age to the Modern period.
ISBN: 9780199474295, 019947429X
In this book, the author investigates the entire range of what Gandhi said or wrote about caste divisions over a period of more than three decades: from his return to India in 1915 to his death in 1948. Caste still continues to influence the socio-political dynamics of India, even after India attained freedom seven decades ago.
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