Book Vision – Aug Sep 16


Ishopanishad call for equality and equilibrium

Author: Ranjan Kumar Singh
Publisher: Partridge India
(Pg 95, ISBN 9781482851717)

Ishopanishead: Call for Equality and Equilibrium holds up a venerable scripture and views it from an innovative perspective. While the traditional approach to reading and interpreting this poetic work has focused upon a spiritual exploration of its message, author looks at the Ishopanishad from a secular perspective.

Tribes and analogous peoples in India

Author: B Francis Kulirani, Kamal K Misra and Kishor K Basa
Publisher: Gyan Publishing House
(Pg 396, ISBN 9788121213035, Rs 800)

The volume deals with-four major themes: Ethnicity and cultural identity of tribes; Endangerment of indigenous languages of tribes; Issues and perspectives of tribal development in multiple cultural contests; and Impact of globalisation on livelihood systems and occupational patterns of tribes in India.

I Still Think About You

Author: Arpit Vageria
Publisher: Srishti Publishers & Distributors
(Pp178, ISBN 978-93- 82665-70-0, Rs 195)

The book is a story of love, brotherhood, passion, dedication, pain and the depths of which a heart can go to win back lost love. The story revolves around two brothers – Aamir and Dhruv – and their love lives.

Princely palaces in New Felhi

Author: Sumanta K Bhowmick
Publisher: Niyogi Books
(Pg 263, ISBN 9789383098910, Rs 2,500)

This book delineates the story behind the story, documenting history through archival research, interviews with royalty and unpublished photographs from royal private collections.

Social change and public administration in India
Author: SN Singh, KK Srivastava and SS Chauhan
Publisher: Kalpaz Publications
(Pg 363, ISBN 9789351281993, Rs 1,220)

This book covers the theme through the articles contributed by eminent academies on the question of social change, particularly with focus on scheculed Castes and Scheduled Tribes and the weaker sections of the society. It provides a critical appraisal of policy interventions as to how far they have been able to address the issue in question.

Indian tibet tibetan india the cultural legacy of the western himalayas

Author: Peter Van Ham
Publisher: Niyogi Books
(Pg 244, ISBN 9789383098934, Rs 2,495)

With the aid of rare archival and contemporary tetual and visual materials, many seen here for the first time ever, Peter van Ham draws a comprehensive picture of the fascinating history of the exploration of the present Indian border region towards Tibet.

Baby’s Record book…

Publisher: Parragon Publishing
(Pp 96, ISBN: 9781474864756, Rs 795)

Your baby’s first year is precious with new memories created every day. Tell the story of your baby’s first year from pregnancy to birthday – with this gorgeous Baby’s Record Book. Each page is beautifully designed with space to write about important events, places to add photos of those special moments and also pockets to store your mementoes for years to come. The book is designed with beautiful, neutral illustrations, perfect for any new parent.

Vedic Mathematics (Vol I & II)

Author: Rajesh Singh
Publisher: Edu Hub Publishing Co
(ISBN 978-93-859-9401-2, 978-93-859-9402-9)

Vedic Mathematics is the name given to a supposedly ancient system of calculation which is believed to be rediscovered from the Vedas between 1911 and 1918 by Sri Bharati Krishna Tirtha ji Maharaj (1884-1960). According to Tirtha ji, all of Vedic Mathematics is based on Sixteen Sutras, or word-formulae. Vedic Mathematics has been designed and developed using the simplest techniques promoted through these sutras in a two part series, aiming towards the creative and intellectual development of pupils.

Special economic zones in India

Author: Malini L Tantri
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
(Pg 171, ISBN 9781107109544)

This book systematically evaluates the trajectories of SEZs policymaking in India and its performance. The findings of the sduty are the result of a detailed fieldwork conducted by the author in India and China at different points in time.

Indian Defence Industry: An Agenda for Making in India

Author: Laxman Kumar Behera
Publisher: Pentagon Press
(Pp 220, ISBN 9788182749054, Rs. 995)

This book thoroughly probes the Indian Defence industry and the policies pertaining to it. Based on hard core evidence, it identifies the key shortcomings of this vital sector and provides a detailed roadmap for the Modi government’s ambitious ‘Make in India’ programme to succeed in defence production sector.

How to become a good speaker

Author: Surya Sinha
Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books (P) Ltd
(Pg 176, ISBN 9789352611003, Rs 150)

The book carries the detailed aspects and find nuances of public speaking which will help people in developing effective communication skills. This book is lucid and easy-to-understand. A must read book to gain success and prosperity in life.

India Book of Records 2016 Publisher: Diamond Books
(Pp 212, ISBN 978-93- 85975-91-2, Rs 450)

The book is a collection of extraordinary stories of ordinary people. Each story demonstrates a beautiful aspect of the human excellence and its hidden massive invisible power which can make

Knowledge management in organizations and in people’s lives

Author: Dr Viswanathan Gopalan
Publisher: GenNext Publications
(Pg 154, ISBN 9789380222967, Rs 540)

This is one unique book which describes in detail some of the core concepts related to Knowledge Management, the process, the terms used and their meanings. The knowledge shared is re-usable for better quality of living which is the primary goal of this book.

Women in the ramkathas
Author: Atreyi Biswas
Publisher: Gyan Publishing House
(Pg 219, ISBN 9788121213127, Rs 625)

Women in the Ramakathas attempts to focus on the unfavourable conditions of women in the various renderings of the Rama legends, originating from Valmiki Ramayana. Biswas analyses the mythological stories relating to Sita’s birth, including some of the Ramakathas composed outside the Brahminicaldominant Northern India, consider her to be a child of Ravana; the role of women in marriages; their subjugation, and their ‘work’ in society; and the exploitation of women as ‘workers’.

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