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 20 Feb 2016 New Books
New Book:
The Ancient Manuscripts Of Gandharan Buddhism
By Jens Braving and Fredrik Liland
Published by Hermes Publishing, Oslo - 2010

An exhibition of ancient Buddhist manuscripts in the Schoyen collection.

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 13 Feb 2016 New Books
New Book:
India and Japan, a study in interaction during 5th Cent.-14th Cent. A.D.
By Upendra Thakur
Published by Abhinav Publications - 1992

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 5 Feb 2016 New Books
New Book:
Hampi: A Story in Stone
By John Fritz and George Michell
Published by Eminence Publishing - 2010

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The ruins of Vijayanagara, the City of Victory, known better today as Hampi, on the right bank of the Tungabhadra river in northern Karnataka, consti... Read More
 3 Feb 2016 New Books
New Book:
Hampi Vijayanagara
By John M Fritz and George Michell
Published by Jaico - 2014

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Journey into the high seat of one of the most celebrated empires of South India, into a world where the natural wonders of rock and stone combine with the long forgott... Read More
 8 Jan 2016 New Books
New Book:
The Peshwa: The Lion and the Stallion
By Ram Sivasankaran
Published by Westland - 2015
Fiction

It is the 18th century and despite the dominant Mughal rule, the Maratha Confederacy has established itself as a force to be reckoned with in the Indian Subcontinent. The fragile peace betwe... Read More
 7 Jan 2016 New Books
New Book:
Mastani
By Kusum Choppra
Published by Rupa Publications - 2012

Until recently, history told us very little about who Mastani really was. She has been known only as a ‘dancing girl’ due to lack of evidence about her true place in the Peshwa household. Daughter of Maharaj Chhatrasal of B... Read More
 17 Dec 2015 New Books
New Book:
The Presence of Siva
By Stella Kramrisch
Published by Princeton University Press - 1992

One of the three great gods of Hinduism, Siva is a living god. The most sacred and most ancient book of India, The Rg Veda, evokes his presence in its hymns; Vedic myths, rituals, and even astronomy... Read More
 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 controversy... 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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 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 warfare... 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