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 9 Dec 2015 New Books
New Book:
Nagapattinam to Suvarnadwipa: Reflections on the Chola Naval Expeditions to Southeast Asia
By Hermann Kulke, K Kesavapany, Vijay Sakhuja
Published by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies - 2009

The expansion of the Cholas from their base in the Kaveri Delta saw this growing power subdu... Read More
 23 Nov 2015 New Books
New Book:
Hindu Gods and Goddesses in Japan
By Saroj Kumar Chaudhuri
Published by Vedams eBooks - 2003

Buddhism introduced many Hindu Gods and Goddesses to the Japanese. The rulers were the first to be attracted to them. Historical records show that they earnestly believed in the miracles of t... Read More
 22 Nov 2015 New Books
New Book:
Sita Ram’s Picturesque Views of India
Lord Hastings’s Journey from Calcutta to the Punjab, 1814-15
By J.P. Losty
Published by Roli Books, New Delhi - 25 November 2015

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 12 Nov 2015 New Books
New Book:
Eminent Historians: Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud
By Arun Shourie
Published by HarperCollins - 2015

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Eminent Historians: Their Technology, Their Line, Their Fraud by Arun Shourie, offers an authoritative exposé on the NCERT controvers... Read More
 12 Nov 2015 New Books
New Book:
By Sweat and Sword: Trade, Diplomacy and War in Kerala Through the Ages
By K.K. Nair
Published by Manohar Publishers, New Delhi - 2012

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"All that one knows about Indian history is that ... Read More
 23 Oct 2015 New Books
New Book:
The Courts of Pre-colonial South India: Material Culture and Kingship
By Jennifer Howes
Published by RoutledgeCurzon, London - 2003

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 18 Oct 2015 New Books
Digital Book:
Divine Images, Human Visions:
The Max Tanenbaum Collection of South Asian and Himalayan Art in the National Gallery of Canada
By Pratapaditya Pal
Published by National Gallery of Canada - 1997

A fascinating text by Dr. Pratapaditya Pal makes this an exciting narrative for the scho... Read More
 15 Oct 2015 New Books
Digital Rare Book:
Painted Delight: Indian Paintings from Philadelphia Collections
By Stella Kramrisch
Published by Philadelphia Museum of Art

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 29 Sep 2015 New Books
New Book:
Darsan: Seeing the Divine Image in India
By Diana L. Eck
Published by Motilal Banarsidass - 2007

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The experience of the divine in India merges the three components of sight, performan... Read More
 24 Sep 2015 New Books
Digital Rare Book:
Shah Waliallah and His Times
By Sayyid Athar Abbas Rizvi
Published by Ma'rifat Publishing House , Canberra - 1980

A study of eighteenth century Islam, politics and society in India.

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 20 Sep 2015 New Books
New Book:
Mughal Warfare: Indian Frontiers and Highroads to Empire 1500–1700
By J.J.L. Gommans
Published by Routledge - 2003

Mughal Warfare offers a much-needed new survey of the military history of Mughal India during the age of imperial splendour from 1500 to 1700. Jos Gommans looks at warfa... Read More
 17 Sep 2015 New Books
New Book:
Loving Ganesa - Hinduism's endearing elephant-faced God
By Satguru Sivaya Subramaniya Swami
Published by Himalayan Academy - 2000

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 10 Aug 2015 New Books
New Book:
India by Design: Colonial History and Cultural Display
By Saloni Mathur
Published by University of California Press - 2007

"India by Design: Colonial History and Cultural Display" maps for the first time a series of historical events from the Raj in the mid-nineteenth century up to the... Read More
 10 Aug 2015 New Books
New Book:
Race, Religion and Law in Colonial India: Trials of an Interracial Family
By Chandra Mallampalli
Published by Cambridge University Press - 2011

How did British rule in India transform persons from lower social classes? Could Indians from such classes rise in the world by marrying Europ... Read More
 20 Jun 2015 New Books
New Book:
Gurus of Modern Yoga
By Mark Singleton and Ellen Goldberg
Published by Oxford University Press, USA - 2013

Book Summary:
Within most pre-modern, Indian traditions of yoga, the role of the guru is absolutely central. Indeed, it was often understood that yoga would simply not work witho... Read More
 16 Jun 2015 New Books
New Book:
Yoga: The Art of Transformation
By Debra Diamond and Others
Published by the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington - 2013

The book features sculptural masterpieces of historical and divine yogis, exquisite Mughal paintings of militant yogis and romantic her... Read More
 15 Jun 2015 New Books
New Book:
The Yoga of the Yogi: The Legacy of T. Krishnamacharya
By Kausthub Desikachar
Published by North Point Press - 2014

This deeply personal biographical tribute by Krishnamacharya's grandson includes photographs, archival materials, and family recollections that have never been published... Read More
 27 May 2015 New Books
New Book:
LAND OF THE SEVEN RIVERS
A Brief History of India’s Geography
By Sanjeev Sanyal
Published by Penguin - 2013

DID THE GREAT FLOOD OF INDIAN LEGEND ACTUALLY HAPPEN? WHY DID THE BUDDHA WALK TO SARNATH TO GIVE HIS FIRST SERMON? HOW DID THE EUROPEANS MAP INDIA? The history of any country b... Read More
 25 May 2015 New Books
New Book:
Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
By Navina Najat Haidar and Marika Sardar
Published by MetPublications - 2015

The vast Deccan plateau of south-central India stretches from the Arabian Sea to the Bay of Bengal. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the re... Read More
 18 May 2015 New Books
New Book:
Ajanta: The end of the Golden Age
By Walter M. Spink
Published by BRILL - 2005 - History

The twenty-nine Buddhist caves near Ajanta form a devotional complex which ranks as one of the world's most startling achievements, created at the very apogee of India's Golden Age. "Ajanta: Histo... Read More