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 11 May 2021 New Books
New Book:
"The Heathen in his Blindness...": Asia, the West and the Dynamic of Religion
By S. N. Balagangadhara
Published by Manohar Books - 2013

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This trenchant critique of Western scholarship on Eastern religions holds that religion is important to the West becau... Read More
 11 May 2021 New Books
New Book:
Reconceptualizing India Studies
By S. N. Balagangadhara
Published by Oxford University Press - 2012

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This book asserts that postcolonial studies and modern India studies are in need of theoretical rejuvenation. Post Said's Orientalism, postcolonialism, as a discip... Read More
 11 May 2021 New Books
Debate:
On Colonial Experience and The Indian Renaissance: A Prolegomenon to a Project
By S. N. Balagangadhara
Professor at the Ghent University in Belgium


One of the striking things about the British colonial rule is its success in developing certain ways of talking about the Indian cu... Read More
 11 May 2021 New Books
New Book:
Invading the Sacred: An Analysis of Hinduism Studies in America
By Krishnan Ramaswamy, Antonio de Nicolas, Aditi Banerjee

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Nearly a century ago, some believed that Indian art constituted multiheaded monsters and horrendous sculpture with multi arms. An animated and w... Read More
 26 Jun 2019 New Books
New Book Release:
The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire
By William Dalrymple
Published by Bloomsbury Publishing on 10 September 2019

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In August 1765 the East India Company defeated and captur... Read More
 10 Jun 2017 New Books
New Book:
Acts of Faith: Journeys to Sacred India
By Makarand R. Paranjape
Published by Hay House - 2012

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Acts of Faith: Journeys to Sacred India
An adventure into the heart of spiritual India that could change the way you think and live .... Read More
 23 May 2017 New Books
New Book:
The Educational Heritage of Ancient India - How an ecosystem of learning was laid to waste
By Sahana Singh

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When Tagore started an open-air school at Shantiniketan in 1901, which later went on to become a famous university, he was o... Read More
 5 Apr 2017 New Books
New Book:
Saraswati'S Intelligence: Book 1 of the Kishkindha Chronicles
By Vamsee Juluri
Published by Westland - 2016

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Before the dawn of man, there was Hanuman.

Ancient Kishkindha, the land of Hanuman and his people, is in mortal danger.

T... Read More
 1 Apr 2017 New Books
New Book:
Panchatantra
By Vishnu Sharma
Translated into English by Rohini Chowdhury
Published by Penguin Random House India - 8 March 2017

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Evergreen animal fables, now in this classic keepsake edition
Composed in Sanskrit in around 300 ce, the Panchatantra... Read More
 6 Mar 2017 New Books
New Book:
The Wonder That Was India
A survey of the history and culture of the Indian sub-continent from the coming of the Muslims to the British conquest 1200-1700 AD
By Syed Athar Abbas Rizvi
First published by Sidgwick & Jackson, London - 1987
Volume 2

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 25 Feb 2017 New Books
Digital Rare Book:
Cultural Data in the Kurma Purana
By Dr.Harinarayan Dubey and Lakshminarayana Tripathi
Published by University of Allahabad - 2002
In Hindi

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Painting, Kurma, the tortoise incarnation of Vishnu, in opaque watercolour on paper, Te... Read More
 15 Jan 2017 New Books
Digital Rare Book:
The Smile of Murugan - On Tamil Literature of South India
By Kamil Zvelebil
Published by BRILL - 1973

A comprehensive introduction to South Indian (Tamil) Sangam Literature, in the wide context of tradition and culture of ancient South India.

Kamil Václav Zvelebil (1927 - 200... Read More
 7 Jan 2017 New Books
New Book:
History Of Ancient India
By Kamlesh Kapur
Published by Sterling Publishers - 2010

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Kamlesh Kapur, an educator and researcher, has a Masters in Economics from Punjab University, and a ... 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 min... Read More
 27 Dec 2016 New Books
New Book:
Maps of Mughal India
By Susan Gole
Based on illustrations by Jean Baptiste Joseph Gentil
Published by Manohar Publishers and Distributors - 2003

Gentil lived for twenty-five years in India, spending eleven of them at the court of Shuja-ud-daula. He carried from India among other thing... Read More
 5 Dec 2016 New Books
New Book Release:
Treasures of the Gupta Empire
A Catalogue of Coins of the Gupta Dynasty
By Sanjeev Kumar

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This book covers the history and the entire Coinage of the Gupta Dynasty from the start in 319 AD to it's end in 543 AD. It also includes the Coi... Read More
 4 Dec 2016 New Books
Digital Book:
The Jahangirnama - Memoirs of Jahangir, Emperor of India
Translated and edited by Wheeler Macintosh Thackston,
Published by Freer Gallery of Art, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, New York - 1999

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 27 Nov 2016 New Books
New Book:
An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
By Shashi Tharoor
Published by Aleph Book Company - 26 October 2016

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In 1930, the American historian and philosopher Will Durant wrote that Britain?s ?conscious and deliberate bleeding... Read More
 21 Nov 2016 New Books
Digital Book:
Modern Money Mechanics
Published by Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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The purpose of this booklet is to describe the basic process of money creation in a "fractional reserve" banking sy... Read More
 26 Oct 2016 New Books
New Book Lauch:
The Mewar Ramayana
The finest surviving illustrated manuscript in India
By J.P.Losty and Sumedha Verma Ojha
Published by Roli Books - 26 October 2016

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Welcome to one of the world's most beautiful Ramayana manuscripts. The original was prepar... Read More