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A Dravidian Etymological Dictionary

By B, Burrow T and Emeneau M

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An Encyclopaedia of Human Races All Over the World, 7 Vols

J.A. Hammerton (Ed.)

Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., 1997. Hardcover. New. 15 x 23 cm. This voluminous work focuses attention on the people of various nations, their habits, customs and manners, Art and architecture, Religious beliefs and uperstitions, feasts and Festivals and a variety of subjects in a pleasing manner. The Encyclopaedia describes, with profuse Illustrations, the peoples of all Nations in their habits they live, their customs and manners, their art and architecture, their religious beliefs and superstitions, and their feasts and festivals; and for the Purpose of better understanding of the subject, historical chapters in which every nation`s story is briefly retold by competent historians, have been added. Every Country of the World has been depicted a new by a writer of accepted Authority on Anthropology or History to make the work most authentic and comprehensive. Besides such well-written texts, the Encyclopaedia is Illustrated with more than five thousand photographs, numerous coloured plates and one hundred fifty maps. Printed Pages: 5644.

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The City in South Asia: Pre-Modern and Modern (Collected Papers on South Asia, no. 3)

Kenneth Ballhatchet

Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 1980. First edition. Hardcover. New. 15 x 23 cm. This is a collection of papers which have recently been presented at an inter-disciplinary seminar on The City in South Asia: pre-modern and modern, held at the School of Oriental and African Studies, under the auspices of the Centre of South Asian Studies. Some of the papers in this volume are comparative; others are concerned with specific cities-Allahabad, Dacca, Delhi, Karachi, Lucknow and Murshidabad. They deal with three main themes; the city and the state, the city and society, the city and the surrounding country. The book is appropriately embellished with maps and contemporary illustrations. Printed Pages: 356.

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Raghu Smriti: Recent Researches in Archaeology

D. Dayalan

Bharatiya Kala Prakashan, Delhi, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. New. 23 x 29 cm. Raghu Smriti : Recent Researches in Archaeology (in honour of Late Dr. H.R. Raghunath Bhat) Raghu Smriti, the present Commemoration Volume is a humble tribute recording our profound respect to Late Prof. H.R. Raghunath Bhatt, to whom the fraternity of scholars of Indian Art, History, Epigraphy and numismatics of Karnataka are greatly indebted to. When we proposed to bring out this volume, a large number of scholars and friends of Prof. Bhatt, not only appreciated and applauded it but also assured of all co-operation with love and affection to make it success. And accordingly contributed their valuable research papers on varied subjects of their interests. Printed Pages: 379.

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Eighteenth Century Deccan: Cultural History of the Peshwas

Varsha S. Shirgaonkar

Aryan Books International, 2010. Hardcover. New. 22 x 29 cm. Presently, one of the prominent debates in Indian History remains the eighteenth century period that revolves around the relationship between political stability and culture. Eighteenth century marked a significant stage in the Maratha history since in this century the Maratha rule expanded in North India and Karnataka. This century also witnessed an important position granted to the post of the Peshwa, as seen from the sanad of Maratha king Chhatrapati Shahu in the name of Peshwa, bestowing upon him total administrative authority. The political connections with the new provinces outside Maharashtra brought with them the streams of a new culture to the Deccan. Historical records reflect upon the intention of the Peshwas and their sardars to create the prototype especially of the culture of North India. Various dimensions of new culture such as Persian language, luxurious items, music and dance entered the Deccan and blended with its prevalent cultural characteristics. The eighteenth century, towards its close, also witnessed the entry of European culture into the Deccan. The book shows how cultural dynamism was operative in the eighteenth century Deccan with special reference to the Peshwa period. The downfall of Maratha Empire took place in 1818 and hence the discussion in the book goes beyond the eighteenth century. In conclusion, the book takes a stand that culture thrives in spite of political instability and that it migrates in search of patronage. When culture settles in the new patron house, its blend with the local trend is inevitable and thus the process paves the way for a composite culture. The book will interest researchers of the cultural history of India. Table of Content: Preface vii List of Illustrations xiii Introduction xxi 1. Eighteenth Century Debate and Maratha Historiography: An Interpretation of Emerging Culture in the Deccan 1 2. Localities, Structures and Gardens 37 3. Fabrics and Ornaments 65 4. Religion and Festivals during Peshwa Period 79 5. Natakshalas and Kunbins 98 6. Folk Performances and Pastimes 113 7. Reconstruction of Cultural History of Medieval Deccan through Lavanis 132 8. Postscript 157 Bibliography 161 Index 171 Printed Pages: 208.

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A Dravidian Etymological Dictionary

Burrow, T., and Emeneau, M.B

Clarendon Press, 1961. First THUS. Hardcover. Acceptable/No Dust Jacket. Oxford University Press, 1961. 609 pages. Ex-library with typical library markings. Front endpaper has pencil markings. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square. Moderate wear to exterior. No dust jacket (none issued?). Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Due to the size/weight of this book extra charges to apply for international shipping.

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The Iconography of the Brahadisvara Temple

Francoise Hernault,Lalit M. Gujral

Aryan Books International & Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. New. 23 x 30 cm. The programme Ksetra Sampada or regional heritage of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) envisages studies of specific cultural areas taking into account the process of interlocking devotional, artistic, geographical and social aspects. One area identified for such an integrated study was Tanjavur in South India. In collaboration with Ecole Francaise D`Extreme - Orient (EFEO), Pondicherry, IGNCA launched a comprehensive project to investigate the multi-layered and multi-dimensional personality of the Brhadisvara temple at Tanjavur. This in-depth study of the identified area and monument resulted in the publication of Tanjavur Brhadisvara: An Architectural Study, by Pierre Pichard, in 1995. One of the inter-related modules of the project coordinated by Dr. R. Nagaswamy, includes iconographical study of sculptures, stone reliefs, bronze images amd mural paintings. Accordingly, Dr. Francoise L`Hemault of EFEO undertook the task of photo documentation of the icons of the Brhadisvara temple. She completed the assignment in 1994, and based on nearly 600 photographs of the icons, she prepared this monograph as a catalogue for the identification of the iconographical forms on the Brhadisvara temple. This monograph is the second in the series of studies of Brhadisvara undertaken by the IGNCA. It sheds illuminating light on the iconographical forms of the two capital sites of the Cholas, viz., Tanjavur and Gangaikondacholapuram. Dr. Francoise L`Hernault passed away in 1999 at Pondicherry. CONTENTS: Preface, 1. The iconographic context of Tanjavur and Gangai 2. The sanctuary-tower 3. The two lateral stairways leading to the vestibule 4. The pillared hall 5. The gallery and its subshrines 6. The inner gateway 7. The subsidiary shrines in the courtyard , Conclusion, References, List of Plates Printed Pages: 80.

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CAD/CAM: Principles and Applications (Third Edition)

P.N. Rao

Tata McGraw-Hill Education Pvt. Ltd., 2012. Softcover. New. This revised and up-to-date third edition is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of subject along with the latest technological advancements in field. Replete with numerous solved and unsolved problems, this book offers a balanced coverage of CAD and CAM. Table of contents 1. Introduction Part - I Hardware and Software Components 2. CAD/CAM Hardware 3. Computer Graphics Part - II Design of Industrial Products 4. Geometric Modelling 5. CAD Standards 6. Introduction to a Drafting System 7. Introduction to Modelling Systems 8. Finite Element Analysis Part - III Manufacturing Aspects of Industrial Products 9. Introduction to Computer Numerical Control 10. CNC Hardware Basics 11. CNC Tooling 12. CNC Machine Tools and Control Systems 13. CNC Programming 14. Turning-Centre Programming 15. Advanced Part-Programming Methods 16. Computer-Aided Part Programming Part - IV Role of Information Systems 17. Information Requirements of Manufacturing 18. Group Technology and Computer Aided Process Planning 19. Production Planning and Control Part - V Integration of Manufacturing Systems 20. Communications 21. Material-Handling Systems 22. Flexible Manufacturing Systems 23. Computer Aided Quality Control 24. Computer Integrated Manufacturing Printed Pages: 784.

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Fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis

David Hutton

McGraw Hill Education, 2005. First edition. Softcover. New. This new text, intended for the senior undergraduate finite element course in civil or mechanical engineering departments, gives students a solid, practical understanding of the principles of the finite element method within a variety of engineering applications. Hutton discusses basic theory of the finite element method while avoiding variational calculus, instead focusing upon the engineering mechanics and mathematical background that may be expected of senior engineering students. The text relies upon basic equilibrium principles, introduction of the principle of minimum potential energy, and the Galerkin finite element method, which readily allows application of finite element analysis to nonstructural problems. The text is software-independent, making it flexible enough for use in a wide variety of programs, and offers a good selection of homework problems and examples. A Book Website is also included, with PowerPoint images of key figures; complete problem solutions (password protected); the FEPC finite element program for student use; instructions on FEPC and its use with the text; and links to commercial FEA sites. Key features # Simple, straightforward approach to the FEM that is appropriate for undergraduates. # Hutton avoids variational calculus in this text, instead relying upon the mathematical and engineering mechanics background typical of senior undergraduate students. This approach makes the material more accessible to students, and enables them to quickly apply the method to practical problems and projects. # Numerous applied examples and problems. # Examples and problems from mechanical engineering, aero, and civil engineering are included in each chapter to motivate students with examples from their area of study. # Good coverage of heat transfer and fluids applications in FEA. # Many books are weak on non-structural applications; Hutton provides good, balanced coverage. # Book Website, which includes the FEPC finite element program. # Readers can use FEPC, a limited node 2D FEA program, to actually work on basic problems and projects. Table of contents Chapter 1 Basic Concepts of the Finite Element Method Chapter 2 Stiffness Matrices, Spring and Bar Elements Chapter 3 Truss Structures: The Direct Stiffness Method Chapter 4 Flexure Elements Chapter 5 Method of Weighted Residuals Chapter 6 Interpolation Functions for General Element Formulation Chapter 7 Applications in Heat Transfer Chapter 8 Applications in Fluid Mechanics Chapter 9 Applications in Solid Mechanics Chapter 10 Structural Dynamics Appendix A Matrix Mathematics Appendix B Equations of Elasticity Appendix C Solution Techniques for Linear Algebraic Equations Appendix D The Finite Element Personal Computer Program Appendix E Problems for Computer Solution Index Bookmark and Share Specimen Copy Order/Buy Related Products Printed Pages: 508.

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Management of Banking and Financial Services (Second Edition)

Dr Justin Paul,Padmalatha Suresh

Pearson Education, 2011. 2nd edition. Softcover. New. The dynamic banking and financial services environment in the country calls for prudent decision making under pressure. Management of Banking and Financial Services provides students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of managerial issues in the banking and financial services industry, enabling them to evaluate the overall organisational impact of their decisions. The first section of the book focuses on the basic concepts of banking and financial services, and the other sections explain how these concepts are applied in the global banking environment as well as in India. In addition to presenting the big picture of the banking and financial services industry, the book also provides useful tips on the trade-off between risk and return. Printed Pages: 620.

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The Tirumalavadi Temple: History and Culture Through Ages

Dr. C. Mookka Reddy

B.R. Publishing Corporation, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. New. 15 x 23 cm. irumalavadi, an ancient town in Ariyalur Taluk, is situated 55 km away from Tiru-chirappalli town on the northern bank of the river Coleroon. It was one of the capitals of Kulottunga Chola I. The temple of Sri Vadyanathaswami has been in existence for more than one thousand five hundred years. It is a sacred place for the saivites. Lord Vaidyanathaswami is praised by the famous saiva saints Appar, Sambandar, Sundarar and Ayyadigal Kadavar Kon. There are hundred and fifty long historical inscriptions on the walls of the temple. They belonged to the periods, the Vijayanagar kings, etc. They help us to know the political history which plays an important role in the changes of the social conditions. It exposes the developments of the economic conditions and changes thereon, of the people through the ages. Chatrapati Sivaji encamped for Twenty-two days in this temple Hyder Ali Khan of Mysore also stayed at Tirumalavadi for some time. Thus the temple of Tirumalavadi plays an important role in the history of Tamil Nadu. This monograph gives a comprehensive study of the Temple at Tirumatavadi. The author believes that it is a distinct contribution to our knowledge of South Indian History. Printed Pages: 236.

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Macroeconomics: Theory and Policy

Vanita Agarwal

Pearson Education, 2010. First edition. Softcover. New. Macroeconomics: Theory and Policy provides students with comprehensive coverage of all the essential concepts of macroeconomics. A balanced approach between theoretical and mathematical aspects of the subject has been adopted to ensure ease and clarity in learning. The book brings classroom teaching directly to the student with the friendly language that it uses. The purpose behind this book is not only to make the study of macroeconomics simple for the students but to enable them to apply it to every day situations and the prevailing economic state of affairs. The wide coverage of topics has been designed for use in courses on macroeconomics at the undergraduate level of Indian universities. Printed Pages: 416.

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Critical Care Update 2008

Vineet Nayyar, J V Peter, Roop Kishen & S Srinivas (Eds)

Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd., 2009. First edition. Softcover. New. 18 x 24 cm. Printed Pages: 221.

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Kiran Chandra Gupta

New Age International (P) Limited, 2009. First edition. Softcover. New. The last decade has seen considerable advances in the field of microwave engineering. There are new devices available for the generation of microwaves. Also, microwaves are now finding interesting applications in several non-communication areas like industrial control and measurement and dielectric heating at microwave frequencies. The present text is the result of the attempts to incorporate these new trends in the first course on Microwaves. Apart from classical topics in the field of microwave circuits, measurements, vacuum tube and solid state sources, etc., the coverage in the book extends to non-reciprocal devices switching elements, and microwave integrated circuits. The book also covers some of the emerging industrial applications. A bibliography follows each chapter. Problems at the end of the book will help the students to get a better understanding of the subject. Printed Pages: 252.

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Bhasapraneet Swapnavasavadattam: (Hindi Anuvad, Sanskrit Tika Vishad Vyakhya Evam Anya Upyogi Samagri Sahit), (in Hindi)

Jaipal Vidyalankar

Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 2011. 5th or later edition. Softcover. New. 14 x 22 cm. Printed Pages: 254.

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