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'Cultural Studies' results 527 Book(s). Displaying 1-50 of 527 records.
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American literature and Indian English literature; studies in cultural contiguity
John, Varghese et al. (ed.)
1999, Hardcover
Dynamics of rural development, 3 Vols (Set)
1999, N

vol.1: planning strategy and policy imperatives vol.2: rural industrialisation and infrastructure vol.3: major issues in agricultural management
Ardhat and Ardhatdari: a sociographical study of agricultural marketing in small towns
Gupta, Khadija Ansari
1998, N
Society and culture in India: their dynamics through the ages
Deva, Indra et al.
1999, N

it provides an understanding of the processes of social change, social stratifications, family status of woman, religion and cultural interaction among ancient civilizations.
Women and socio-cultural changes
1998, N

the book traces the historical antecedents of the life and culture of marathwada as manifested in the world of women and puts the consequential problems on a comprehensive and holistic context.
Folklore and its motifs in modern literature
Jadav, Kishore (b.1939)
1998, N

this in-depth study relates to the folk tales, myths, legends, rites and rituals, folk songs and deals with the most selective and representative items (aspects) of the tribal cultural heritage of north east india from analytical perspectives
Culture and rationality: the politics of social change in post colonial India
Mitra, Subrata K
1999, N

using the post-colonial state as the backdrop, it addresses the theoretical issues of transformation in a multi-cultural and hierarchical society which is coping with the twin challenges of democratisation and development
Culture, socialization and human development: theory, researh and applications in India
Saraswathi, TS (ed.)
1999, N

this volume provides a context for scholars from allied fields to transcend their disciplinary boundaries and to come together to contribute to a body of culturally relevnt knowledge.
Dalits in modern India: vision and values
Michael, SM (ed.)
1999, Hardcover

this volume explores the social, economic, political and cultural content of the dalit articulatin and its relevance for the nation, both today and in the future.
Socio-cultural history of an Indian caste
Gupta, C Dwarakanath (b.1945)
1999, N

the book deals with the social structure of the vysyas in india with special reference to the state of andhra pradesh
Social and cultural history of modern India
Pruthi, Raj Kumar (b.1939) et al.
1999, N

the present compllation of essays on topics at various levels of the social spectrum, reveal a rare perception of contemporary society.
Buddhism in contemporary Tibet: religious revival and cultural identity, with a foreword by Orville Schell, USA, 1998
Goldstein, Melvyn C et al. (ed.)
1999, Hardcover

five leading specialists in tibetan anthropology and religion conducted case studies in the tibet autonomous region and among the tibetans of sichuan and qinghai provinces.
Tathagata Akshobhya and the Vajra Kula: Studies in the iconography of the Akshobhya family, with foreword by Lokesh Chan
Jha, Achyutanand (1953- )
1993, N

highlights the socio-economic problems of two minor tribes, asur and the birjia of chotanagpur and the cultural changes which have taken place. a comparison of the two minor tribes, who share a number of common things presented.
Bazaar India: markets society and the colonial state in Gangetic Bihar
Yang, Anand A
2000, Hardcover

in this richly textured book, the author offers a social, cultural and economic history of markets in india\'s north-eastern state of bihar during the period of 1765-1947.
Profile of rural Himalayas
Naswa, Sumedha
1999, Hardcover

an acount of the social, cultural and economic life of a village harbanswala in dehradun district of uttar pradesh.
Life and death on Mt. Everest: Sherpas and Himalayan mountaineering, Princeton, 1999
Ortner, Sherry B
2000, Hardcover

drawing on years of field research in the himalaya, renowned anthropologist sherry ortner presents a compelling account of the evolving relationship between the mountaineers and the sherpas, a relationship of mutual dependence and cultural conflict played out in an environment of mortal risk.
Gender: a cross-cultural perspective, foreword by V. MohiniGiri
2000, Hardcover

present study incorporates various aspects: of gender from its subversion to immigration, marriage to motherhood, women of religion, state, politics and finally at work through the lanes and by lanes of history.
The silken swing: the cultural universe of Dalit women
Franco, Fernando et al. (ed.)
2000, Hardcover

selecting two villages in two talukas of gujarat, the book focuses on vankar, bhangi and koli-patel women.
Land, power and market; a Bihar district under colonial rule, 1860-1947
Pouchepadass, Jacques
2000, Hardcover

perhaps the only comprehensive analysis of the roots of agricultural stagnation in bihar. also studies ecological, technical, demographic and the economic factors. the result is a rigorous, systematic and coherent study of rural, economic and social structure with a well-defined regional and chronological frame work.
Indian artisans: social institutions and cultural values
Bhattacharya, RK (b.1942) et al. (ed.)
2000, Hardcover
Intersections: socio-cultural trends in Maharashtra
Kosambi, Meera (ed.)
2000, Hardcover
Thailand: political history and Buddhist cultural influences, 2 Vols (Set)
Hazra, Kanai Lal
2000, Hardcover

the book comprehensively studies aspects of thai political life, religion, art and literature emphasising the role of buddhism in influencing the thai culture. it analyses buddhist art styles pertaining to sculpture, stucco decoration and paintings in different periods of history and surveys schools of art and stupa-building.
Human values and social change; essays in honour of Prof. T.K.N. Unnithan
Modi, Ishwar (ed.)
2000, Hardcover

the contributions in this volume focus on a wide range of issues concerning both human values and social change in the context of a multi-cultural and multi-civilizational world, including the perspective of the social sciences and gandhian studies.
Women on the move: socio-cultural dimensions influencing status of rural women
Sengupta, Nilanjan
2000, Hardcover

the book depicts the lives of women in rural bengal.
Peculiar customs and rites of the Himalayan people
Sharma, DD (b.1928)
2000, Hardcover

on socio-cultural life style of the himalayan people, inhabiting from ladakh in the west to bhutan in the east.
Perspectives on Indo-Canadian studies
Jacob George C (ed.)
2001, Hardcover

the twenty-three atricles in this volume present the varied encounters of the colonial, migratory, cross-cultural, constitutional and multilingual kind which forge the identity of india and canada.
The politics of cultural practice: thinking through theatre in an age of globalization
Bharucha, Rustom
2001, Hardcover

drawing on the secular struggle of contemporary india, the author casts his analytical gaze far and wide to include a spectrum of cultural forms ranging from the folk tradition of chhau to an impersonation of michael jackson in manipur, from deepa mehta\'s fire to the miss world beauty pageant.
Pleasure and the nation: the history, politics and consumption of Public culture in India
Dwyer, Rachel et al. (ed.)
2001, Hardcover

this volume contains three important themes: the historical depth of the circulation of imagery and its political appropriation; the necessity of substantive ethnographic approaches that reflect the sociological reality of indian society; and the role of pleasure in sustaining these cultural norms.
Tribal health in India
Basu, Salil (ed.)
1994, N

contents: (i) perceptions of health and patterns of health seeking behaviour-perspectives of indian tribal populations (ii) social, cultural and environmental factors of tribal health (iii) food, nutrition and physical growth (iv) traditional tribal medicine and modern health care system (v) determinants of tribal health (vi) approaches to health development among tribals.
India briefing: a transformative fifty years
Bouton, Marshall et al. (ed.)
2001, Hardcover

this volume provides analysis of and context for political, economic, social, and cultural developments in india, and considers what past trends may indicate for the future.
Understanding the Bengal Muslims: interpretative essays
Ahmed, Rafiuddin (ed.)
2001, Hardcover

the essays in this volume offer interesting insights into the social and cultural processes which contributed to the making of this community, the second largest muslim ethnic population in the world after the arabs.
Social nature: resources, representations, and rule in India
Agrawal, Arun et al. (ed.)
2001, Hardcover

the collection of essays in this volume examines how environmental change has articulated agrarian and rural transformation in technological, cultural and political terms over the last two centuries.
Garhwal Himalaya: nature, culture and society
Kandari, OP et al. (ed.)
2001, Paperback

provides a consolidated overview on the natural and socio-cultural heritage of the region alongside a broad assessment on the state of geographic, geologic, biotic, social, cultural and economic environment(s). the present contribution touches all issues including geography, geology, biogeography, forestry, settlement patterns, agriculture and even archaeology and culture of th ...
The All India Muslim Educational Conference: its contribution to the cultural development of Indian Muslims 1886-1947
Khan, Abdul Rashid
2001, Hardcover

makes a valuable contribution to studies on the evolution of muslim nationalism and muslim cultural and educational identity in south asia.
Historical studies in the cult of the goddess Manasa: a socio-cultural study, with a foreword by A.L. Basham
Maity, Pradyot Kumar
2001, Hardcover
Geography of Asia, drawings by Dale Austin
Tirtha, Ranjit
2001, Hardcover

this survey of the asian continent offers systematic studies of its complex physical, cultural, and political patterns, followed by its regional divisions.
Rethinking social transformation: criticism and creativity at the turn of the millennium
Giri, Ananta Kumar (ed.)
2001, Hardcover

the sixteen papers in this volume explore the implications of rethinking social transformation in various domains of our lives, viz., education, politics, religion, spirituality, social movements and cultural criticism.
Ladakh: then and now; cultural, ecological and political
Mann, RS
2002, Hardcover
The novels of John Gardner: a study in the theme of affirmation
Bharathi, Thummapudi
2002, Hardcover

this book studies the theme of affirmation which is prominent and recurring in the novels of john gardner, who is perhaps america\'s most important spokesperson of moral and cultural values in literature.
Mapping multiculturalism
Deb, Kushal (ed.)
2002, Hardcover

the essays not only deal with the theoretical issues and debates on multiculturalism and its effect on disciplinary boundaries but also provide a cross-cultural comparison between india and canada on issues such as identity politics, minority rights and nationalist and religious movements.
India's development after independence
2002, Hardcover

contents: (i) economy of india-from nationalisation to privatisation. (ii) polity, constitution and parliamentary democracy. (iii) social organisation-cultural and moral values. (iv) science, education and technology-future perspective.
Temples of India, 2 Vols (Set)
Krishna Deva (b.1914)
1995, Hardcover

vol. 1: text. vol. 2: plates. the book identifies the distinctive feature of the various temples in india and studies them against a background of their cultural and political development, the latter not inconsiderably conditioned by dynastic patronage.
Tourism and society: cross-cultural perspectives
Modi, Shalini
2001, Hardcover
Ethnic groups, cultural continuities and social change in north-east India; foreword by Devdas Kakati
Barua, Indira et al. (ed.)
2002, Hardcover

proceedings of a seminar on ethnic groups of north east india: problems and prospects organised by dibrugarh university, assam.
India's North-East: the process of change and development
Samanta, Ranjit Kumar (1948- ) (ed.)
1994, N

contents: (i) insurgency and economic development in india\'s north-east (ii) demographic features and migration in north-east india (iii) tribal administration and its implications on development in north-east india (iv) inner line regulation and its impact on development of north-eastern states (v) issues for agricultural development in tribal dominated north-east india (vi) ...
Manasollasa of King Somesvara, Vol.2, ed. with an introd. by G.K. Shrigondekar, Skt. text with prefatory matter in English
Wadekar, ML (ed.)
2001, Hardcover

the work deals with one hundred different topics, connected with the royal house hold. it contains a mine of information regarding different technical sciences, polity, architecture, iconography, painging, music, dance, jewellery, taming of elephants & horses and various pastimes-indoor and outdoor games of indian cultural origin.
Women leadership in organization: socio-cultural determinants
2003, Hardcover

present study intends to examine the socio-cultural determinants of women leadership at the top in southeast asian countries.
Songs, stories, lives: gendered dialogues and cultural critique
Raheja, Gloria Goodwin (ed.)
2003, Hardcover

the essays in this volume address theoretical and ethnographic issues concerning oral traditions and women\'s speech in diverse south asian communities in north and south india and nepal.
Austral-Asian encounters: from literature and women's studies to political and tourism
Driesen, Cynthia Vanden et al. (ed.)
2003, Hardcover

this collection of papers signals the emergence of innovative developments in austral-asian studies. in the area of cultural theory some of the brightest talents from australia, new zealand and india theorize the fresh insights emerging through exploration of the commonalities of the shared colonial and postcolonial experience of these regions.
Environment and culture: a historical perspective
Dhavalikar, MK
2002, Hardcover

contents: (i) cultural ecology. (ii) from foraging to farming. (iii) the first civilization. (iv) rural economies. (v) age of empires. (vi) second deurbanization. (vii) mediaeval misery.