New Books
 31 Mar 2013 New Books
The Origins of Modern Historiography in India: Antiquarianism and Philology, 1780-1880
By Rama Sundari Mantena
Published by Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History -2012

Intellectual encounters abound in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century India comprising surveyors,... Read More
 31 Mar 2013 New Books
New Book:
Illustrating India: The Early Colonial Investigations of Colin MacKenzie (1784-1821)
By Jennifer Howes
Published by Oxford University Press - 2010

Colin Mackenzie, the first Surveyor General of India, left behind a massive collection of manuscripts and drawings gathered between 1784 an... Read More
 25 Mar 2013 New Books
New Book:
Much Maligned Monsters: A History of European Reactions to Indian Art
By Partha Mitter
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press - 1992

In this fascinating study, Partha Mitter traces the history of European reactions to Indian art, from the earliest encounters of explorers with the exot... Read More
 21 Mar 2013 New Books
New Book:
The Flame and the Lotus: Indian and Southeast Asian Art from the Kronos Collections
By Martin Lerner
Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1984

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 20 Mar 2013 New Books
New Book:
The Art of South and Southeast Asia: A Resource for Educators
By Steven M. Kossak and Edith W. Watts
Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 2001

A great and early civilization arose on the subcontinent of South Asia that in time spread northward to the Himalayan region and... Read More
 11 Mar 2013 New Books
New Book:
Court Painting in Rajasthan
By Andrew Topsfield
Publisher: Sangam Books Ltd - 2000

From the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries the patronage of the Rajput rulers of Rajasthan gave rise to a rich profusion of distinctive painting styles, devoted both to the illustration of poetical and... Read More
 11 Mar 2013 New Books
New Book:
The City Palace Museum Udaipur - Paintings of Mewar Court Life
By Andrew Topsfield
Published by Mapin Publishing - 2010

Book Description:
Once the ancestral home of the Maharanas of Mewar, the premier Rajput rulers of Rajasthan, this palace is now an impressive showcase of the art, his... Read More
 4 Mar 2013 New Books
New Book Release :
LIFE AND LEGACY of COL. WILLIAM LINNAEUS GARDNER.
By Frank Gardner
Published in June 2010

Book Synopsis :

Innumerable sketches of the lives of hordes of European Military Adventurers that began arriving into Hindoostan from the late 1700’s are replete with tales of t... Read More
 28 Feb 2013 New Books
New Book:
The Richest East India Merchant: The Life and Business of John Palmer of Calcutta (1767 - 1836)
By Anthony Webster
Published by Boydell & Brewer Limited - 2009

Book Summary:
John Palmer, a merchant in Calcutta, dominated commercial life in India and the far east for over thirty ... Read More
 19 Feb 2013 New Books
New Book:
Empire and Information: Intelligence Gathering and Social Communication in India, 1780-1870
By Christopher Alan Bayly
Published by Cambridge University Press - 2000

In a penetrating account of the evolution of British intelligence gathering in India, C. A. Bayly shows how networks of ... Read More
 15 Feb 2013 New Books
New Book:
Critical inventory of Ramayana Studies in the World: Foreign languages.
By K. Krishnamoorthy
Published by Sahitya Akademi - 1993

This is the second volume of a critical inventory of Ramayana Studies in the world. In 28 foreign languages. In addition to Urdu & Nepali. The volume al... Read More
 13 Feb 2013 New Books
New Book:
AYURVEDA - Life, Health and Longevity
By Dr.Robert E. Svoboda
Published by The Ayurvedic Press, Albuquerque - 2004

Book Summary:
Ayurveda, the universal healing art. More than a medical system.

Developed from the Vedas, India's ancient books of wisdom, Ayurveda combines physic... Read More
 28 Jan 2013 New Books
New Book:
Dissenters and Mavericks: Writings about India in English, 1765-2000
By Margery Sabin
Published by Oxford University Press - 2002


- Proposes a controversial challenge to prevailing academic methodology in the field of postcolonial studies

- Presents both colonial English and twentie... Read More
 20 Jan 2013 New Books
New Book:
Benares Illustrated by James Prinsep
By O.P. Kejariwal
Published by Viswavidyalaya Prakashan, Varanashi - 2002

For more than 150 years, there was no reprint of this fascinating work. a reprint was brought out in 1996 by the Vishwavidyalaya Prakashan of Benares . Sadly, it was of a... Read More
 16 Jan 2013 New Books
New Book:
Mahakumbh: The Greatest Show on Earth
By J. S. Mishra
Published by Har-anand Publications - 2010

The book describes the various managerial dimensions and highlights the most intricate and subtle nuances that ensured the fool proof and fail-proof arrangements to cater to the basi... Read More
 14 Jan 2013 New Books
New Book:
Pilgrimage and Power: The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, 1765-1954
By Kama Maclean
Published by Oxford University Press - 2008

Today the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, India, is not merely a major Hindu religious pilgrimage but the largest religious gathering in the world. In 2001, according ... Read More
 10 Jan 2013 New Books
New Book:
Illustrating India : The Early Colonial Investigations of Colin Mackenzie (1784-1821)
By Jennifer Howes
Published by Oxford University Press - 2010

Colin Mackenzie, the first Surveyor General of India, left behind a massive collection of manuscripts and drawings gathered between 1... Read More
 6 Jan 2013 New Books
New Book:
Art and Nationalism in Colonial India, 1850-1922: Occidental Orientations
By Partha Mitter
Published by Cambridge University Press, 1994

An original study of the history of modern Indian art, this book tells the story of Indian art during the Raj, set against the interplay of colo... Read More
 2 Jan 2013 New Books
Excerpt from Dining With The Maharajas: Thousand Years Of Culinary Tradition by Roli Books

Dining with the Maharajas showcases the rich culinary traditions of the royal families of Hyderabad, Jammu and Kashmir, Jodhpur, Mahmudabad, Mysore, Patiala, Rampur, Sailana, Tripura and Udaipur, and, in... Read More
 2 Jan 2013 New Books
Book Review:
Kingdom of food
The Hindu - December 19, 2012

“Dining with the Maharajas” highlights the culinary traditions of Indian royal families

Highlighting the unwavering dedication of patrons of the royal families of India towards preserving their centuries old culinary tradition... Read More