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A Forest Tribe of Borneo
Rs.800.00

Here is the third volume in the series Man and Forest: a series trying to highlight the relevance of 'indigenous knowledge' of various tribal communities in the sustainable management of forests/local resources against ...

A Saga of Agony and Shame
Rs.280.00

In this book Dr M.S. Bhattacharya offers nothing less than a comprehensive account of child labour and child abuse in almost the entire South Asia. It began with the days of the Raj when newly set-up industries and plantations ...

A Socio-Economic Study of Company Paintings (CE 1757-1857)
Rs.890.00

The paintings of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are recognised as a valuable source for the study of social and economic life during the colonial period. A deep study of the Company paintings of the time is significant...

Ageing : Indian Perspective
Rs.550.00

The old and aged in a society represent the bedrock of its existence: symbolising the past. They are the carriers of tradition, values and experience, the guiding light for the young without whom society is not total and lose i...

Anna Hazare
Rs.395.00

In India, corruption has been a slow burning. However, in 2010, it flared up with the revelation of a spate of scams and scandals across the country. Today, Anna Hazare is the face of India's fight against corruption. He has taken that fight to the corridors of...

Between Femininity and Feminism
Rs.600.00

This book engages with the contribution of feminist thinkers to examine their transformation of the activity of philosophy itself in the course of its contact with the feminine. It also portrays how the feminist philosophy brings about a greater awareness of philos...

Beyond the Private World
Rs.1,395.00

Beyond the Private World explores the status of Indian women, through the ages, in the framework of the private-public dichotomy, as reflected in their lives. Keeping in mind the Habermasian concept of ‘public sphere’ as a reference point, yet mindful o...

Bharatiya Chounritya
Rs.3,800.00

Chhau dance has an unbroken relation with the essence of Indian culture. This dance form that flourishes in the forest-areas of Jharkhand,  Odisha and West Bengal has already attained widespread acclaim, internationally, as an art. By its distinct confluence o...

Bharatiya Samajshastra ke Parmukh Sampardaya
Rs.380.00

'Bharatiya Samaj Shastra ke Pramukh Sampradaya' is a book in Hindi language that deals with the advent, teaching and development of Sociology in India.It is an original book that deals with the major Sociologists in India. This book divides the whole history of sociolog...

Bharatiya Samajshastra ke Parmukh Sampardaya
Rs.660.00

'Bharatiya Samaj Shastra ke Pramukh Sampradaya' is a book in Hindi language that deals with the advent, teaching and development of Sociology in India.It is an original book that deals with the major Sociologists in India. This book divides the whole history of sociolog...

Bharatiya Samskriti men Striyon ki Sthiti
Rs.140.00

Respecting of women was prevalent in Indian culture ever since the Vedic period. The life values of women were considered holy and pure in those times. In the literature pertaining to Ramayana, Mahabharata...

Buddhism and Socio-Economic Life of Eastern India
Rs.500.00

With the revival of Brahmanical Hinduism sometime around the fifth century ad, Buddhism had been dying out in India. But, paradoxically perhaps, in Bengal and Orissa, it saw not only its resurgence, but also a spell of its clim...

Chanted Narratives
Rs.900.00

Every region/community of the world has its sahre of oral creativity, in varying measures though. And, accordingly, has its own legacy of 'chanted narratives': epical, hostorical, mythical, romantic, or even ritualistic...

Children Without Childhood
Rs.300.00

This book expresses the beauty of childhood; beauty that can enhance a child’s future. It enables the readers to shoulder their responsibility as parents and caregivers towards the sacred task of nurturing children in its fullness considering various aspects,...

CROSS-CULTURAL MANAGEMENT
Rs.1,495.00

The need to appreciate cross-cultural perspectives and orientations is increasingly seen as indispensable. Globalization and emerging markets have highlighted the challenges of working in a multicultural environment. Strategically, these challenges can be viewed po...

Eco-Theology and the Scriptures
Rs.990.00

The book is a special endeavor for readers to reread the Biblical Texts entirely from non-traditional Ecological perspectives and motivate them to join hands with the people who have genuine concern for the Creation.
The Author has tried to show linkage bet...

Empowerment and Disempowerment of the Olds
Rs.600.00

The book emphasises on a deeper understanding of ageing in the society of today, viewing it as a precarious process, both at the individual and at the societal level. It takes into consideration the position of the aged within the family and in the society, and the...

Enslaved Innocence
Rs.995.00

Enslaved Innocence: Child Labour in South Asia explores the historical, economic, and social factors surrounding the issue of child labour. It is often argued that child labour is the result of under development, large families, or cultural practices. This volume a...

Essential Forest Produce in Orissa
Rs.450.00

This volume is the 4th in the ongoing "Man and Forest" series -- a series trying to high...

Folk Culture of The Missings of Assam
Rs.1,100.00

The book is an in-depth study of the socio-cultural life of the Mising tribe of Assam, the second largest among the plain tribes of Assam. Studying their oral narratives, it deals with the factors that influence the material cu...

Folk Songs from Uttar Pradesh
Rs.550.00

Blowing of a conch-shell and/or ringing of a hand bell and/or singing a song to welcome the evening twilight in front of a tulsi plant is a nostalgic scene from India's past. For the majority of the young Indian popu...

Forest Tribes of Orissa
Rs.800.00

In the management of renewable resources, forests have undeniably a vital role and today, as never before, their conservation is an urgency. In view of this dire necessity, the series Man and Forest tries to highlight the relev...

Forest Tribes of Orissa (Vol. 2): The Kuttia Kondh
Rs.1,100.00
<p align="justify"> <span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">In the management of renewable resources, forests have undeniably a vital role, and today, as never before, their conservation is an urgency. In view of this dire necessity the series Man and For...
Forest Tribes of Orissa (Vol. 3): The Juang
Rs.900.00
<p align="justify"> <span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">In the management of renewable resources, forests have undeniably a vital role, and today, as never before, their conservation is an urgency. In view of this dire necessity the series Man and For...
Forest Tribes of Orissa (Vol. 4)
Rs.1,200.00
Forests, a precious renewable resource, are habitats of many aborigines and treasure houses of a large number of flora and fauna. Any distortion to them imbalances the life of their inhabitants. Man and Forest series highlights the relevance of i...
Forgotten Identities -- Women Artisans of Kashmir
Rs.500.00

The contribution of women to sustenance and survival of cultures and civilization, as such, has assumed new proportions in the last century or so, with women engaging themselves in a range of activities for livelihood in urban ...

From Chant to Script
Rs.600.00

Callewaert started to publish long before the computer age, in 1974. He sent his PhD dissertation to the press typed on paper and then revised three typeset proofs. In 2009, he sent his most recent publication to the publisher on a memory stick: 2,187 pages. Many o...

Gender, Space and Resistance
Rs.1,800.00

This book explores the presence and contribution of women to the recorded history of Indian theatre. It provides a platform to raise, discuss and debate issues, aesthetics and techniques connected with the Indian theatre in the backdrop of political, social and mor...

Gods, Men and Women
Rs.5,500.00

The book is an exploration of ancient Indian art from the perspective of gender. It focuses on the period from 181 BCE to CE 320 — a period of great turmoil in the politico-economic, socio-cultural and religious spheres that gave rise to contesting ideologies...

Hinduism and Divorce
Rs.1,200.00

The book is a detailed study (in two volumes) of the traditional concept of Hindu marriage as a sacrament, analysing the validity of the reasons for incorporating the provision of divorce in the Hindu Law. Relying on a variety ...

Hindus and Tribals
Rs.250.00

The complex process of tribal absorption into the Hindu society and the mobility of jatis in the varna scale has been keenly studied by scholars in the past under various labels -- 'Sanskritization...

Human Rights As A Western Concept
Rs.120.00

Whether the discourse on Human Rights constitutes an authentically universal discourse, or merely Western discourse masquerading as such, is an issue which has persisted ever since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted in 1948,...

Impact of Buddhism on Socio-Religious Life of the Asian People
Rs.550.00
<p align="justify"> <span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Buddhism is an ancient religion that spread across Asia in a matter of centuries and had a rare kind of influence on the social and religious life of the Asian peoples. </span></p> &...
India
Rs.500.00
<p align="justify"> <span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">It is often taken for granted that Independence from the British rule also ushered an era of cultural and social freedom in India. The author wishes to examine if that is true or if a cultural de...
India
Rs.300.00
<p align="justify"> <span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">It is often taken for granted that Independence from the British rule also ushered an era of cultural and social freedom in India. The author wishes to examine if that is true or if a cultural de...
Indian Family System
Rs.700.00

The joint family system has ancient roots in India, being traceable to the Vedic times when four generations lived together. The tradition helped in maintaining strong bonds of kinship and keeping alive customs and traditions o...

Journal of Gender and Justice
Rs.300.00

India has been labelled as a land of gender inequality and a challenging place for a woman to live. For centuries, social reformers were fighting for women rights and thus taking the country out of this social stigma and injustice, and they invested a lot on educat...

Jyotiba Phule
Rs.170.00

Caste conflicts ruled the roost in the nineteenth-century India. It housed many social evils like untouchability, discrimination against women and the underprivileged, and sati. Education was the prerogative of the mighty Brahmins and the upper-class socie...

Kamakhya
Rs.950.00

This is a comprehensive work on the Kamakhya temple complex in Assam: the complex processes of the deity's sanskritization and the temple's role in integrating the people of this region with the mainland. Incorporating details from int...

LGBTQ
Rs.800.00

The invisibility accorded to queer literary works in India has a systematic sinister agenda of silencing. Such a hidden target can be countered only by cataloguing the still unexplored queer texts in various Indian languages and by developing unique critical tools ...

Local Initiatives
Rs.700.00

This book illustrates how people in rural Bangladesh, without any institutional or material support, manage their water resources to make their environment safer or more productive. Case studies of over seven hundred local init...

Lost Shangri La
Rs.160.00

The Land of Kashmir, celebrated as paradise on earth for its scenic beauty, has an equally enchanting historical and cultural past: this is the place symbolising India's cultural unity, where different cultures have prosper...

Matrimonial Alliances and Ancient Indian Polity (c.600 BCE to c. CE 650)
Rs.650.00

Matrimonial alliances between royal families to further the power, prestige and influence were a prominent feature of politics in ancient India. This volume examines the matrimonial alliances among the ruling dynasties of ancie...

Mission and Ecumenical Concerns of the Christian Conference of Asia
Rs.990.00

The book scrupulously covers the concept of mission and ecumenism of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) from 1957 to 2007. CCA has been a vital instrument in bringing up the human communities in Asia, by strengthening ecumenical life at the local, national and ...

Morality and Social Justice
Rs.1,000.00

The highly stratified Indian society, with a history of domination by a few on all the sections of the society, is going through a predicament. There is a crisis for justice in every section of the society, particularly in thos...

Mrtyu -- Concept of Death in Indian Traditions
Rs.550.00

Yama, in Hindu mythology, is the eschatologist and god of death. And is, thus, dreaded. Even in today's India, there is a fearful hesitancy, if not conscious avoidance, of any talk about him. Yet, paradoxically, the phenome...

Mrtyu -- Concept of Death in Indian Traditions
Rs.320.00

Yama, in Hindu mythology, is the eschatologist and god of death. And is, thus, dreaded. Even in today's India, there is a fearful hesitancy, if not conscious avoidance, of any talk about him. Yet, paradoxically, the phenome...

Music Rituals in the Temples of South India (Vol. 1)
Rs.1,500.00

The book presents a wealth of information on the music rituals in temples at various places in south India. Following visits to a number of temples and based on interviews with temple artistes, the author shows that the musical...

New Lives
Rs.425.00
In the pages of this book we are taken on a profound pilgrimage of spiritual discovery. With our guide, Malcolm Tillis, we wander the length and breadth of India in search of other Westerners who, like him, have forsaken their old lives in the West for totally ne...
Patient-Physician Relationship
Rs.480.00

The papers presented at a workshop on "patient-physician relationship," organized by Department of Philosophy, Jadavpur University, have thinkers from various disciplines like religion, philosophy and law discussing a...

Performing for Tourists
Rs.595.00

This book is about the culture of performing traditional dance, drama and musical forms for tourists, and is based on the research carried out at Ubud (Bali/Indonesia). This bo...

Pilgrimage
Rs.1,100.00

Pilgrimage involves movement of people, either as individuals or as members of a group, in search of the sacred. Spontaneous behaviour, miraculous events, and/or ecstatic visions of individual pilgrims have often resulted in co...

Primitive Tribes of Orissa and their Development Strategies
Rs.750.00

 Tribal people living in the remote areas of the territory forms an indispensable part of the Indian population. More than 250 different tribal groups inhabit in India, of which 62 tribal groups live in Orissa, each varying in culture, la...

Primitive Tribes of Orissa and their Development Strategies
Rs.380.00

 Tribal people living in the remote areas of the territory forms an indispensable part of the Indian population. More than 250 different tribal groups inhabit in India, of which 62 tribal groups live in Orissa, each varying in culture, la...

Prologue to Provocations
Rs.750.00

The book is a philosophical endeavour that intends to present facets of our age: pluriform and postmodern. It is a summation of different scholarly articles by various contributors, wherein each contributor has exhibited his/her thought-provoking insights in relati...

Religion and Culture in Indian Civilization
Rs.750.00
<p align="justify"><span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">The volume deals with the civilizational dimensions of religion and culture in India. It underlines the point that religion and culture are important elements of all civilizations but it is their in...
Rishikas of the Rigveda
Rs.400.00

The volume presents a study of the famous women Rishikas mentioned in the Vedic literature.
The book describes the great respect offered to seers in the Vedic literature and the equal importance given to Rishikas when compared to Rishis. Discussing how even...

Sacred Complex of Ujjain
Rs.325.00
<p align="justify"> <span style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">An anthropologist of wide repute here profiles Ujjain: a millennia-old, pilgrim centre that has been celebrated in history, legend and mythology. ...
Samkaleen Bharatiya Chintak
Rs.800.00

This is the age of enlightenment. The contemporary Indian thinkers accept and practise the old values, traditions, and have paved the way for a new thought process in philosophy. And this philosophy is the product of an age of India's struggle against long and ...

Samkaleen Bharatiya Chintak
Rs.395.00

This is the age of enlightenment. The contemporary Indian thinkers accept and practise the old values, traditions, and have paved the way for a new thought process in philosophy. And this philosophy is the product of an age of India's struggle against long and ...

Social Ecology
Rs.1,000.00

This book of Radhakamal Mukerjee, with an “introduction” of Klaus Seeland, is an authoritative study on “social ecology”. Social ecology is different in scope from human ecology. Since there is whole gamut of confusion about the term social ...

Social Justice
Rs.300.00

Civilisational history, in a way, has been man's unending quest for social justice, leading him to strive not only for equality, but also for the abolition of discriminations in every form. Social justice, however, has defi...

Society in the Atharvaveda
Rs.225.00

Of the Vedas the Atharvaveda, the Veda of the masses, is unique. Unlike the Rig, Sama and Yajur Vedas, the Atharvaveda delineates the life of the common man in the ancient Indian village community --...

Sovereignty, Power, Control
Rs.620.00

In Sovereignty, Power, Control, John McLeod uses the princely states of the Western India States Agency (now in Gujarat) as a case-study to examine the triangular relationship among the Indian princes, the politicians of the states'...

Sri Devnarayan Katha
Rs.680.00

Sri Devnarayan Katha is an oral narrative extolling the life and deeds of Sri Devnarayan a widely venerated deity of Rajasthan. Bhopas or itinerant, costumed singers recite and perform the narrative durin...

Stonemill and Bhakti
Rs.750.00
<p align="justify"><span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Tangible patrimony usually attracts attention and efforts of preservation. Intangible cultural traditions do often go with the winds of history when their social and material setting disappears. Suc...
Sustainable Development
Rs.1,200.00

Sustainable Development is a major thrust area adopted for all development interventions initiated by different National Governments of the world as a follow up initiatives to resolutions of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The First Globa...

Tejaswini
Rs.100.00

Tejasvini is an inspirational handbook that records the contribution and sacrifice of sixty-seven great Indian women from various walks of life. These short biographical accounts capture in letter and spirit the strength and power of women from eleventh century ce to our pres...

The Bible in India
Rs.1,100.00

This legendary interpretation compares the life of ‘Christna’ (Shri Krishna) with that of ‘Christ’ (Lord Jesus Christ) and concludes that it could not have been a coincidence that the stories of the two religions, to a great extent...

The Hill Bhuiyas of Orissa
Rs.650.00

Bhuiyas, numbering around two million, are the aboriginal tribes of Central Hill Belt of India. These primitive Pauri or Hill Bhuiyas of Keonjhar, Bonai and Pal Lehera states, and the Hinduized Bhuiyas of Himgir and Nagra of Gangpur State of Orissa in British India...

The Indian Diaspora
Rs.1,500.00

Since the late 1990s, the Indian community in Australia has grown faster than any other immigrant community. The Indian Diaspora has made substantial contributions to the multi-ethnic and multi-religious diversity within Australia. The growth of Hinduism and Sikhis...

The Marwari Community in Eastern India
Rs.550.00

The migration of a community to a specific region and its prosperous growth there, is dependent on a number of socio-economic factors that require in-depth research to understand the nuances of change and complexities of the co...

The Measure of Time in The Appraisal of Social Reality
Rs.595.00

Coming on the eve of the Indian elections of 2009, The Measure of Time in the Appraisal of Social Reality is an explosive exposé of what went wrong in Indian developmental planning. Focusing on land, caste, and gender issues, and advocating a place-time-peop...

The Universe As Audience
Rs.160.00

How does one gain an understanding of the socio-religious life of a group of believers in contemporary India (in which group the author himself is an occasional practitioner) and communicate it to readers who may be largely unfamiliar with it? This pioneering socio...

Unique Art of Warli Paintings
Rs.700.00

Warli painting has its own place in adivasi art of India. It takes its name from the Warli tribes of Maharashtra. It seems their roots are in the rock shelters...

Voices Against Domestic Violence
Rs.550.00
The essays on different forms of domestic violence in the book deals with questions such as: what domestic violence is; its root causes, issues & questions; concerns & possible intervention to reduce, resist, prevent & eradicate this social evil. This...
Warfare in Ancient India
Rs.800.00

Differing from the existing studies on the warfare of ancient India; Warfare in Ancient India: In Historical Outline is a comprehensive study of the defence policies, construction of forts, arms and ammunitions, commissariat, the espionage system, the rule...

Why Unitary Social Science?
Rs.695.00

Why Unitary Social Science? pleads for a comprehensive appraisal of social reality. Tracing the visionary and transformative paths of reality from subjective to objective points of view, Mukherjee argues that it is precisely the division of social sciences into dis...

Youth and Drugs
Rs.550.00

In a comprehensive drug report, the United Nations recently declared India as southern Asia’s biggest consumer of heroin. The book is an outcome of extensive research done by the author in knowing the level of harm caused, and bringing out a new initiative to...