Hard Bound . Very Good. (Size : 22 x 28 cms.), Colour B& W Illus.), This volume deals with the life and times of The Tragic King, Wajid Ali Shah, the last nawab of Awadh. It unfolds the history of the Dynasty of the nawabs of Awadh. Their rise and the supremacy at the court of the later Mughal Emperors and the formation of the Kingdom of Awadh. It deals in depth about the life and times of Wajid Ali Shah, and tells the story of the colonial conspiracy which resulted in the annexation of Awadh by Dalhousie. For the first time, this volume unfolds the new facet of Wajid Ali Shah, as a genius. Wajid Ali Shah was the man who revolutionised the Dance of Kathak, by introducing Thumri, Costume, ballett, and the elegance (nazakar) to it. This book is profusely illustrated by rare etchings, colour and b & W illustrations. vii+164 8186782788 Unused New Copy Ships from India Year of Publication 2002
From the rear cover: "Where does money come from? Where does it go? Who makes it? The money magicians' secrets are unveiled. Here is a close look at their mirrors and smoke machines, the pulleys, cogs, and wheels that create the grand illusion called money. A boring subject? Just wait! You'll be hooked in five minutes. Reads like a detective story -- which it really is. But it's all true. This book is about the most blatant scam of history. It's all here: the cause of wars, boom-bust cycles, inflation, depression, prosperity. Your world view will definitely change…"...
Glimpses of World History, a book written by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1934, is a panoramic sweep of the history of humankind. It is a collection of 196 letters on world history written from various prisons in British India between 1930-1933. The letters were written to his young daughter Indira, and was meant to introduce her to world history. The letters start off with one he sends to his daughter on her birthday....
Alexandra Fuller was born in England in 1969. In 1972 she moved with her family to a farm in Rhodesia. After that country’s civil war in 1981, the Fullers moved first to Malawi, then to Zambia. Fuller received a B.A. from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada. In 1994, she moved to Wyoming, where she still lives. She has two children. From the Hardcover edition. ...
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