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Daily Life in Ancient India : From 200 BC to 700 AD

By: Auboyer, Jeannine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix Press: 2002

Seller ID: 019553


The traditions that define Indian life have remained unchanged for thousands of years. Emphasizing the nine centuries of the "golden age, " this introduction to India's noble culture reconstructs a time when political and religious enlightenment flourished, and artistic creation reached its height. It evokes the complexities of India's ancient epoch, caste system, endless ritual, and ceremonial nature of human relations. View more info

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Costume, Textiles and Jewellery of India

By: Bhandari, Vandana

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Mercury Books: 2005

Seller ID: 026870


A magnificent book, internally unmarked with minimal edgewear to red boards. D/W in excellent condition (now protected in removable clear archival plastic). "√únveils the eloquent world of traditional Indfian attire and adornment." View more info

The Stranglers : The Cult of Thuggee and Its Overthrow in British India

By: Bruce, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World Inc.: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 029616


A very good unmarked book in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. "Tells in grim yet fascinating detail the story of the cult of Thuggee in British India during the years 1828 to 1841 and of the young Bengal Army officer, William Sleeman, who finally managed to suppress its bloody activities." View more info

Tradition and Change in India : An Inquiry Approach

By: Ford, Richard B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1968

Seller ID: 025414


Copyright 1968. Internally unmarked, wraps with some wear and fading. Part of the Hotl Social Studies Curriculum (Edwin Fenton, general editor). View more info

Tranquebar : A Season in South India

By: Harding, Georgina

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.K., Sceptre: 1994

Seller ID: 027564


Prev. bookseller sticker but otherwise unmarked, pages lightly tanned. View more info

Living Faith : The Many Faces of Spiritual India

By: Iyer, Pico (introduction by)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin Group India: 2003

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 025327


An unmarked copy in excellent condition, colourful illustrated boards remain bright and clear. View more info

The Creation of Wealth : The Tatas from The 19th to the 21st Century

By: Lala, R. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: New Edition - Reprint

Seller ID: 023760


Small blue ink mark back panel where prev. price obliterated, otherwise unmarked and in very good condition. View more info

A Viceroy's India: Leaves from Lord Curzon's Note-Book

By: Longford, Elizabeth; Lord, Curzon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1984

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028821


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Forts & Palaces of India : sentinels of History

By: Manchanda, Bindu

Price: $35.00

Publisher: India, Roli & Janssen: 2008

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 026678


"Spanning the four corners of India, the forts and palaces featured in these pages have been included as much for their historical and cultural significance as for their architectural splendour and beauty." View more info

Temptations of the West : How to be Modern in India, Pakistan and Beyond

By: Mishra, Pankaj

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Picador: 2007

Seller ID: 020695


Pages lightly tanned, remainder mark. View more info

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Ganges

By: Nicholson, Jon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028092


An unmarked "gift quality"book with et by Ian Gray, Tom Hughes-Jonrd and Dan Rees. "A true visual feast, as teeming with life and colour as the mighty river itself." View more info

The Art of Kathakali

By: Pandeya, Avinash C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026199


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. D/W lightly rubbed with minimal edgewear (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). "This book is a detailed analysis of the dance and art of Kathakali, its origin, technique, the costume, make-up and the gestural code, with a separate chapter on "Evolution of Kerala's Art" by Krishna Chaitanya. View more info

Khushwant Singh's India : a Mirror for its Monsters and Monstrosities

By: Singh, Khushwant; Singh Rahul (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bombay, IBH Publishing Company: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021873


A well-worn reading copy with chips and creasing to wraps, spotting, fore-edges a little marked, PO name but otherwise internally clean and unmarked. View more info

Simon Winchester's Calcutta (Writer & Place)

By: Winchester, Simon & Rupert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Lonely Planet: 2004

Seller ID: 028540


An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps, no creasing to spine. "Best-selling writer Simon Winchester explores his love-hate relationship with Calcutta, a city that provokes intense reactions in all who visit." View more info