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  • The Gazetteer of India

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:425

    This volume of the Gazetteer of India, deals with History and Culture from Pre-historic and Proto-historic times up to independence. This compilation brought about a paradigm shift – from political history, which was pushed to the background – it zeroed down to the social, cultural, economic and artistic life of the people. Important milestones in the rise and development of regional languages and their literature have also been explained. The contributors to this volume are specialists in their fields. First printed in 1973, this compilation has gone into re-prints several times, making it a useful volume as a reference book for students and institutions alike.

  • Legends of Indian Silver Screen

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Hard Binding
    • Price:400

    Book is a compilation of essays on 23 luminaries who have been awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award from 1992­2014. These include Dilip Kumar, Gulzar, K. Balachander, Sivaji Ganesan, Bhupen Hazarika, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Majrooh Sultanpuri, Asha Bhosle. Eminent writers and film critics like Saibal Chatterjee, Randor Guy, Rachel Dwyer, Jai Arjun Singh to name a few, have contributed to this anthology and have provided insightful write­ups on their personalities along with a critical evaluation of their contributions to Indian Cinema. Enriched with appropriate photographs from various sources, this book is a reader’s delight.

  • Essential Writings Of Dharampal

    • Author:Gita Dharampal
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:135

    Essential Writings of Dharampal brings together all the research work done by Dharampal (1922-2006), a Gandhian thinker, historian and political philosopher. He conducted intensive archival research over several decades in India and UK and published some seminal works including The Beautiful Tree, Indian Science and Technology in the Eighteenth Century and Civil Disobedience and Indian Tradition. Prefaces / introductions of these books have been strung together in this compilation. The compilation has been edited by late Dharampal's daughter, Gita Dharampal, who teaches History in Heidelberg University, Germany.

  • Bharatiya Kala: Udbhav Aur Vikas

    • Author:Haripal Tyagi
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:Hindi
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:555

    Bharatiya Kala: Udbhav aur Vikas, a Hindi title is a powerful book on painting, sculpture and architecture. It traces contours of various creative art forms from ancient times, studies their evolution and phases of development in a systemic manner. The book culminates in discussing trends, objectives and problems before contemporary art and gives the reader a comprehensive as well as complete picture of different art forms in India over the ages Authored by eminent painter Haripal Tyagi, the book discusses contemporary art, its trends, objectives and problems in the same breathe.

  • Robinson Crusoe

    • Author:Danial Diefo
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:Hindi
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:100

    Robinson Crusoe, a Hindi translation of English classic by Danial Diefo, it is an adventure novel enormously popular among young readers. The book tells us a great deal of loneliness and how a man survives on an island with no human inhabitants. The major part of the book shows how Robinson copes up with hardship and overcomes shortcomings thereby learning to appreciate his strange life.

  • Shararat

    • Author:Rashmi Swaroop Johri
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:Hindi
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:180

    Shararat, this children book in Hindi is a bouquet of inspiring stories. The stories are based on day to day incidents but give social message too. The author of the book Rashmi Swaroop Johri is a well known children writer with many titles to her credit.

  • Kabir

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:Hindi
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:195

    Kabir, has been a ray of light in Indian tradition. He gave new vision of thought in society. This book is a collection of extraordinary essays on Kabir. All 24 articles compiled here are written by well-known Hindi writers. The book is compiled by Publications Division.

  • Vigyan Barahmasa

    • Author:Devendra Mewadi
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:Hindi
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:155

    Vigyan Barahmasa, authored by Devendra Mewadi is meant for children and young readers interested in reading and knowing about the nature. Written by science fiction writer Devendra Mewadi, the book tries to provide simple answers to questions related to science in conversational mode. It’s an exciting reading for children and young readers.

  • Selected Speeches Volume III (Pranab Mukherjee - The President of India)

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:520

    'Selected Speeches of the President' - Vol. III is third in a series of volumes containing important speeches of the President. Speeches in this volume have been segregated into three themes, namely, Award Functions, Important Days and Events and Conferences. These speeches reflect the President's deep understanding and appreciation of the subjects and his vision of where he wants to see our country to be in these sectors.

  • The Presidential Retreats

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:2200

    'The Presidential Retreats of India' published by the Publications Division covers "The Retreat" at Mashobra and "Rashtrapati Nilayam" at Secunderabad. Both these are 19th century heritage buildings. In this volume, a team of authors led by Gillian Wright trace the history of grand city residences and rural retreats from the time of construction of Government House, Kolkata (now Raj Bhawan) and the riverside retreat of Barrackpur. The authors look afresh at the Presidential Retreats' imposing partner buildings-Shimla's Viceregal Lodge (later the Rashtrapati Niwas and then, the Indian Institute of Advanced Study) and the Residency, Hyderabad. They throw new light on the context of the Retreats by analyzing the development of hill stations and the evolution of Hyderabad's military cantonments. For the first time, they bring to the public eye, the Retreats themselves, their architecture and interiors.

  • Hindi Bal Sahitya

    • Author:Kuchh Padav
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:Hindi
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:135

    Hindi Bal Sahitya : Kuchh Padav by Divik Ramesh contains a detailed discussion on the concerns, traditions, creation and challenges associated with children literature. The book contains detailed discussion on the creation, purpose and impact of children literature across various dimensions. Experiences of children litterateur explore newer dimensions of thoughts and discussion and provide insights. Dr. Divik Ramesh is a renowned children litterateur, poet, author, translator and thinker.

  • Vrittachitra Lekhan aur Film Taknik

    • Author:Shusheel Gautam
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:Hindi
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:190

    Vrittachitra Lekhan aur Film Taknik in Hindi attempts to provide basic knowledge of writing documentaries and making films. The author, a well- known documentary maker himself Shusheel Gautam provides different aspects related to techniques of documentary writing and film making.

  • Ali Sardar Jafri

    • Author: Ali Ahmed Fatmi
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:Urdu
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:155

    Ali Sardar Jafri was a legendary Urdu poet and a prose writer par excellence. He was closely associated with the freedom struggle and the progressive movement and went to jail several times. The poet's obsession with all that was good and beautiful coexisted with his deep involvement for the cause of downtrodden and suppressed classes round the globe. The author Ali Ahmed Fatmi is a well known Urdu litterateur himself.

  • Subhash Chandra Bose

    • Author:Girija P. Mookerjee
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:Hindi
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:130

    Subhash Chandra Bose (BMI), gives complete life sketch of Subhash Chandra Bose, his achievements and important events that changed his life and thinking. The book emphasizes upon his patriotism and leadership quality. The writer of the book is Girija P. Mookerjee.

  • Belief in the Ballot

    • Author:Publication Division
    • Subject:New Arrivals
    • Language:English
    • Date:2015
    • Binding Type:Paper Binding
    • Price:205

    Conducting elections in India is a mammoth task, compounded by the sheer scale, size, and diversities in this country. Millions of people are involved in ensuring that this exercise is conducted smoothly. This anthology presents stories of grit, sacrifice, hope, creativity, enthusiasm, and the diversity of experiences that showcase the picture of the story of elections in India.

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