Download E-books Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan Frogmouths to Pittas PDF

By Salim Ali and S. Dillon Ripley

This enormous ten-volume sequence, the 1st quantity of which used to be released in 1996, is the main accomplished and trustworthy reference paintings at the birds of the Indian subcontinent. A completely revised moment variation with new plates, textual content revisions, and the addition of recent subspecies, it comprises information regarding long-range migration and taxonomic adjustments, besides existence background info, bills of habit, ecology, and distribution and migration records.
an individual with an curiosity in natural world at the Indian subcontinent, will locate those volumes to be a unprecedented source.

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Download E-books Aryans and British India PDF

By Thomas R. Trautmann

"Aryan," a note that this day inspires photos of racial hatred and atrocity, used to be first utilized by Europeans to signify bonds of kinship, as Thomas Trautmann indicates in his far-reaching historical past of British Orientalism and the ethnology of India. while the historic courting uniting Sanskrit with the languages of Europe used to be stumbled on, it appeared transparent that Indians and Britons belonged to an identical kin. hence the Indo-European or Aryan proposal, according to the primary of linguistic kinship, ruled British ethnological inquiry.

In the 19th century, notwithstanding, an emergent organic "race technology" attacked the authority of the Orientalists. The spectacle of a dark-skinned those who have been obviously civilized challenged Victorian rules, and race technology answered to the enigma of India via redefining the Aryan thought in narrowly "white" racial phrases. by way of the tip of the 19th century, race technology and Orientalism reached a deep and lasting consensus in regard to India, which Trautmann calls "the racial idea of Indian civilization," and which he undermines together with his strong research of colonial ethnology in India. His paintings of reassessing British Orientalism and the Aryan concept should be of significant curiosity to historians, anthropologists, and cultural critics.

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Download E-books Communications, Media and the Imperial Experience: Britain and India in the Twentieth Century PDF

Featuring a communicational point of view at the British empire in India throughout the twentieth century, the ebook seeks to ascertain how, and clarify why, British proconsuls, civil servants or even the monarch George V, in addition to Indian nationalists, interacted with the media, essentially British and American, and with what results.

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Download E-books Real Estate Finance in India PDF

By Prashant Das, Divyanshu Sharma

The ebook bargains a concise but entire realizing of actual property finance in India. The important issues of this ebook are functioning, tools, and determination research with regards to domestic loans and home loan banking. those topics also are prolonged to advertisement genuine property borrowing and secondary markets.
The chapters are geared up to supply virtually necessary and theoretically sound wisdom of genuine property finance. sensible situations, examples, specialist reviews, illustrations, and, most significantly, hands-on monetary routines are widely used to supply a concrete wisdom of the intricacies of actual property finance. The e-book systematically progresses from uncomplicated monetary suggestions to extra advanced discussions (such as unique domestic mortgage kinds and their analysis).
Beyond solved examples, the ebook additionally bargains perform issues of solutions in order that a reader is familiar with the monetary tools. PowerPoint shows for many of the chapters may be helpful for teachers. genuine property traders (institutional or individuals), teachers, scholars, execs, and generalist genuine property fanatics will locate the publication invaluable for his or her studying and real-life applications. 

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Download E-books The Value of Comparison (The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures) PDF

In The price of Comparison Peter van der Veer makes a compelling case for utilizing comparative ways within the learn of society and for the necessity to face up to the simplified civilization narratives renowned in public discourse and a few social conception. he is taking the quantitative social sciences and the extensive social theories they depend on to job for his or her lack of ability to query Western cultural presuppositions, demonstrating that anthropology's comparative strategy presents a greater potential to appreciate societies. This capability stems from anthropology's engagement with variety, its fragmentary method of learning social lifestyles, and its skill to translate distinction among cultures. via essays on issues as assorted as iconoclasm, city poverty, Muslim immigration, and social exclusion van der Veer highlights the ways in which learning the actual and the original makes it possible for gaining a deeper wisdom of the full with no resorting to uncomplicated generalizations that elide and marginalize difference.

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