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 23 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Sketches in Scinde
By Lieut. William Edwards and Charles Haghe
Published by Henry Graves and Co., London - 1846

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 23 Nov 2020 Rare Paintings
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Curry and Rice: On Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at "Our Station in India"
By Captain George Francklin Atkinson
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 23 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
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Curry and Rice: On Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at "Our Station in India"
By Captain George Francklin Atkinson
Published by Day and Son, London - 1860

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 23 Nov 2020 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A Picturesque Tour Along the Rivers Ganges and Jumna in India : Consisting of Twenty-four Highly Finished and Colored Views…From Original Drawings Made on the Spot
By Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Ramus Forrest
Published by R. Ackermann, London - 1824

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 9 Jul 2019 Rare BOOKS
Digital Book :
BY-WAYS OF BOMBAY
By Stephen Meredyth Edwardes
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
Published by D.B.Taraporevala Sons & Co., Bombay - 1912

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A BHANDARl MYSTERY

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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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PROLOGUE
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 min... 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 na... 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 colonia... 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.
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 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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 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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 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
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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
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Deccan Nursery Tales or Fairy Tales from the South
By Charles Augustus Kincaid
Illustrations by M.V. Dhurandhar
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 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