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 29 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
PADMAVATI
by A.G.Shirreff
Published by The Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta - 1944

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Metrical epic on the life of the Rajput heroine, Padmavati was written by Malik Muhammad J... Read More
 5 Jan 2017 New Books
New Book:
A Grandmother's Legacy
By Jenny Mallin
Published by AuthorHouse - 2015

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With her passions for cooking, India, research and writing, the outcome has been a labour of love – a memoir which m... Read More
 3 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Journal of Indian History
Volume VII
Printed at The Diocesan Press, Madras - 1929

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In 1914, the University of Madras appointed Sakkottai Krishnaswamy Aiyangar to the chair of the Department of ... Read More
 28 Aug 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Sir Charles Wilkins' Basic Contribution to Indology in the West
By Swami Tathagatananda
Vedanta Society of New York

It was only when the English became firmly established as administrators in the land of Bharat that India’s philosophy could be disseminated in England and other European ... Read More
 16 Aug 2016 New Books
New Book:
Thuggee: Banditry and the British in Early Nineteenth-Century India
By Kim Wagner
Published by Springer - 2007

Based largely on new material, this book examines thuggee as a type of banditry, emerging in a specific socio-economic and geographic context. The British usually described th... Read More
 15 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Lectures on some criminal tribes of India and religious mendicants
By George Whitty Gayer
Published by Madras Government Press, Madras - 1909

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A party of thugs, in India," from 'Harper... Read More
 15 Aug 2016 New Books
New Book:
Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India: Acting Like a Thief
By Henry Schwarz
Published by John Wiley & Sons - 2010

Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India provides a detailed overview of the phenomenon of the “criminal tribe” in India from the early days of col... Read More
 14 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Thugs or Phansigars of India
Comprising a history of the rise and progress of that extraordinary fraternity of assassins. And a description of the system which it pursues, and of the measures which have been adopted by the supreme government of India for its suppression.
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 14 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Thugs or Phansigars of India
Comprising a history of the rise and progress of that extraordinary fraternity of assassins. And a description of the system which it pursues, and of the measures which have been adopted by the supreme government of India for its suppression.
By... Read More
 14 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official
By William Henry Sleeman
Published by J. Hatchard & Son, London - 1844
Volume 2

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Major-general Sir William Henry Sleeman KCB (8 August 1788 – 1... Read More
 14 Aug 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official
By William Henry Sleeman
Published by J. Hatchard & Son, London - 1844
Volume 1

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Major-general Sir William Henry Sleeman KCB (8 August 1788 – 1... Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
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Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by Macmillan and Company, London - 1914 Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
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Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by Macmillan and Company, London - 1914 Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
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Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by Macmillan and Company, London - 1914 Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
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Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by Macmillan and Company, London - 1914 Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare Paintings
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Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by Macmillan and Company, London - 1914 Read More
 8 Jan 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
The Tale of the Tulsi Plant and Other Stories
By Charles A. Kincaid
Published by Times of India Office, Bombay - 1908

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 8 Jan 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by Macmillan and Company, London - 1914

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 7 Apr 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A Hindu at Home
By Rev. J.E. Padfield
Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., London - 1908

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Watercolour view of a Hindu temple from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Patna to Benar... Read More
 4 May 2014 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Ethnographic Notes in Southern India
By Edgar Thurston
Printed by the Superintendent, Government Press, Madras - 1906

Book Extract:

The following story is current concerning the sacred vultures of Tirukazhukunram. The Ashtavasus, or eight gods who guard the eight points of th... Read More