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 8 Jan 2015 New Books
New Book:
Residential Architecture in Bhoja's SAMARANGANASUTRADHARA
By Felix Otter
Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publishers - 2010

The Samaranganasutradhara, composed in the 11th century and commonly attributed to King Bhoja of Dhara, is one of the most remarkable silpasastras of northern Ind... Read More
 25 Jun 2014 New Books
New Book:
Paradigms of Indian Architecture: Space and Time in Representation and Design
By G. H. R. Tillotson
Published by Routledge - 2014

This book explores conceptions of Indian architecture and how the historical buildings of the subcontinent have been conceived and described. Investigating ... Read More
 29 May 2014 New Books
New Book:
Veer Savarkar - Father of Hindu Nationalism
By Jaywant Joglekar
Published by the Author - 1983

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 28 May 2014 New Books
New Book:
NEW DELHI: Making of a Capital
By Malvika Singh and Rudrangshu Mukherjee
Concept and visual research by Pramod Kapoor
Published by Roli Books - 2012

New Delhi was born at two o'clock on 12 December 1911, as King George V proclaimed it to be India's new capital at his grand Coronation D... Read More
 18 Mar 2014 New Books
New Book:
The Library - A World History
By James W. P. Campbell (Author) & Will Pryce (Photographer)
Published by University Of Chicago Press - 2013

A library is not just a collection of books, but also the buildings that house them. As varied and inventive as the volumes they hold, such buildi... Read More
 17 Mar 2014 New Books
New Book:
The City Palace Museum Udaipur - Paintings of Mewar Court Life
By Andrew Topsfield
Published by Mapin Publishing -2002

An impressive showcase of the art of the Mewar kingdom of Rajasthan.

Once the ancestral home of the Maharanas of Mewar, the premier Rajput rulers of Rajasthan, this ... Read More
 15 Mar 2014 New Books
Book Review:
Bhagwanlal Indraji (1839-88) - The first Indian Archaeologist: Multidisciplinary approaches to the study of the past
By Virchand Dharamsey
Published by Darshak Itihas Nidhi,Vadodara - 2012

Although it has ‘prehistoric’ roots, such as early studies of fossils or of classical languag... Read More
 15 Mar 2014 New Books
New Book:
BHAGWANLAL INDRAJI (1839-88) - The first Indian Archaeologist: Multidisciplinary approaches to the study of the past
By Virchand Dharamsey
Published by Darshak Itihas Nidhi,Vadodara - 2012

Book Review:

A third kind of sidelined scholarship is introduced to us by Virchand Dharamsey’s ... Read More
 6 Mar 2014 New Books
INTERVIEW with Amitav Ghosh:
'The Ghazipur and Patna Opium Factories together produced the wealth of Britain'.

Q. You also did research about the opium trade?

The bulk of the opium came from Bengal and Bihar, and no book has been written on it. I had to spend a lot of time in archives digging ... Read More
 6 Mar 2014 New Books
New Book:
Sea of Poppies
By Amitav Ghosh

The novel, Sea of Poppies, is first book of the trilogy Ibis and has been written by the Indian author, Amitav Ghosh. The novel deals with life in Calcutta and on the banks of river Ganga preceding the Opium Wars. This novel earned a Man Booker Prize nomi... Read More
 24 Jan 2014 New Books
Book Review:
12 Maps That Changed the World
By Uri Friedman

Is there such a thing as a perfect map?

In June 2012, Brian McClendon, an executive at Google, announced that Google Maps and Google Earth were part of a far loftier pursuit than edging out Apple and Facebook in the map services ... Read More
 20 Jan 2014 New Books
New Book:
Edge of Empire: Conquest and Collecting in the East 1750–1850
By Maya Jasanoff
Published by HarperCollins UK - 2009

Book Summary:
Talented historian Maya Jasonoff offers an alternative history of the British Empire. It is not about conquest – but rather a collection of startlin... Read More
 19 Jan 2014 New Books
New Book:
The Plunder of Art
By H. Bhisham Pal
Published by Abhinav Publications - 1992

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 14 Jan 2014 New Books
New Book:
Madras Miscellany
By Muthiah S
Published by Westland & Tranquebar Press - 2011

Madras Miscellany has, over that decade, created an awareness and a greater appreciation of the significant past of Madras and of the events and the people who over the years made Madras ‘the first c... Read More
 2 Jan 2014 New Books
Digital Rare Book:
The Hindi Shorthand Manual
Developed by Radhelal Trivedi
Printed at The Agra Akhbar Press, Agra - 1925


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 16 Dec 2013 New Books
New Book:
H.H. Uthradom Tirunal Marthanda Varma
Travancore : The Footprints Of Destiny : My Life and Times Under the Grace of Lord Padmanabha
As told to Uma Maheswari
Published by Konark Publishers - 2011

Travancore: the Footprints of Destiny is an unusual work among the chronicles of the amazin... Read More
 15 Dec 2013 New Books
New Book:
The Art of Play Board and Card Games of India
By Andrew Topsfield
Publisher: Marg Publications

It is not commonly known that several of the world's most popular board games were conceived in the Indian subcontinent, including Ludo (chaupar or pachisi), Snakes and Ladders, and not least... Read More
 22 Oct 2013 New Books
New Book:
The Kathakali Complex - Actor, Performance & Structure
By Philip Zarrilly
Published by Abhinav Publications - 1984

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 26 Sep 2013 New Books
New Book:
Workshop and Patron in Mughal India: The Freer Ramayana and Other Illustrated Manuscripts of 'Abd al-Rahim (Artibus Asiae)
By John Seyller
Publisher: Paul Holberton publishing (January 1, 2002)

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 24 Sep 2013 New Books
Book review - Asura: Tale of the Vanquished

God of all things big
By Swathi Chatrapathy | Age Correspondent

"...Of late, Indian authors have increasingly been bringing in Hindu mythology into their fiction novels. Amish Tripathi, Ashwin Sanghi, Devdutt Pattanaik, Anand Neelakantan, Ashok K Bank... Read More