New Books
 30 May 2013 New Books
New Book:
Myth of Aryan Invasion in India
By David Frawley

The Aryan invasion theory denies the Indian origin of predominant culture, but gives the credit for Indian culture to invaders from elsewhere. It even teaches that some of the most revered books of hindu scripture are not actually In... Read More
 24 May 2013 New Books
New Book:
Vimana aircraft of ancient India & Atlantis
By David Hatcher Childress
Published by Adventures Unlimited Press, 1991

Did the ancients have the power of flight? A reading of ancient Indian texts, Ramayana and Mahabharata are used to prove that aircraft were in use more than four thousan... Read More
 9 May 2013 New Books
New Book:
Under The Banyan Tree And Other Stories
By R. K. Narayan
Published by Indian Thought Publishers -2007

Book Summary:
A delightful collection from India's foremost storyteller, Under the Banyan Tree adds twenty-eight tales of the rich and colorful heritage of R K Narayan's fictiona... Read More
 5 May 2013 New Books
Digital Book:
The Organization of Education in Mughal India
By Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi
Published by Indian History Congress, Delhi - 2008

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Painting; gouache on mica, A Muslim school; the teacher smoking a... Read More
 17 Apr 2013 New Books
New Book:
Ragamala: Paintings from India
By Anna L. Dallapiccola, Catherine Glynn, Robert Skelton
Published by Philip Wilson Publishers - 2011

Ragamala is a unique form of Indian miniature painting developed by combining a variety of sources including musical codes and accompanying poetry to ind... Read More
 2 Apr 2013 New Books
New Book:
Wonder of the age
By John Guy and Jorrit Britschgi
Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art - 2011

This vividly illustrated publication features 110 works by many of the most eminent painters in the history of Indian art. These remarkable paintings, dating from 1100 to 1900, were ... Read More
 1 Apr 2013 New Books
New Book:
Document Raj: Writing and Scribes in Early Colonial South India
By Bhavani Raman
Published by University of Chicago Press, Chicago - 2012

Historians of British colonial rule in India have noted both the place of military might and the imposition of new cultural categories in the ... Read More
 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 the... 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