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Title : Understanding Partition - Separation not Liquidation
Author : Yuvraj Krishnan
Pages : 520
Price : R 300
ISBN : 81-7276-277-1
About the book:

The book describes the separatist movement in India which led to partition. According to the author the Muslim separatism was fathered by Sheikh Sirhind in the 16-17th century, nourished by Walliullah in the 18th century and perpetuated by the madrassas. The hurried and precipitate transfer of power by Mountbatten made partition an unimaginable gruesome tragedy. There are many new points in this book which have not been put in print so far. Many myths about partition have also been shattered. Read More

Title : Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lectures 1982-97 Vol II
Author : Eminent contributors
Pages : 409
Price : R 400
ISBN : 81-7276-124-4
About the book:

The people whose lectures are included in these volumes have been drawn from the world of letters, or scientific achievement or reflective statesmanship. They reflect the critical wisdom of some of the leading minds of our era who voice the thought that the history of humankind has been an exciting journey of stimulating ideas, purposeful striving and commendable achievement. Read More

Title : "Mental Retardation" : Journey with a special traveller
Author : Prema Raghavan
Pages : 106
Price : R 75
ISBN : 81-7276-044-2
About the book:

This book is for parents of Mentally Retarded children who are anxious to know more about handling such children. Doctors and professionals working with the retarded people, will benefit from this book. It is guide to understanding the psyche of the MR. Personal experience in the form of a MR brother in law has made the book deeper and very significant. The book gives real life stories of MR people and how others coped with them. Read More

Title : Memories, Men and Matters
Author : N Raghunathan
Pages : 469
Price : R 450
ISBN : 81-7276-156-2
About the book:

The book is an objective assessment of varied issues. He has given the inner working of the government along with charts, photographs etc. The author has penned pen portraits of several political leaders, civil servants and other prominent personalities. He has given an insight into the management of state finances, budgeting, taxation, Finance commissions, Planning commissions. He has also discussed the Cotton Monopoly Scheme of the Government of Maharashtra, the impact of the emergency, the state agricultural policy, small scale industries and others.Read More

Title : Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba on the role of Mother
Author : Dr Prabha Ravi Shankar
Pages : 32
Price : R 45
ISBN : 81-7276-272-0
About the book:

In many of his discourses and writings Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba has spoken on the special role which mothers play in the upbringing of children. Sai Baba says that it is the mother who teaches the important principles of love and compassion, of forgiveness, tolerance and sacrifice. And if all mothers do this then the world will be happier, healthier and purer.Read More

Title : Bhagavan Buddha
Author : R R Diwakar
Pages : 200
Price : R 75
About the book:

The book consists of a comprehensive study of the life and teachings of Gautam Buddha and the author's long stay at Lumbini, Kapilavastu, Sarnath, Rajgriha, Buddha Gaya, Kusinara and other holy places hallowed by the feet of Buddha. Pictures and illustrations are also included in the book.Read More

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