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Wednesday, August 31,  2005

The Indian Analyst


  Book Review Articles


                                                                          From August 24, 2005 to August 31, 2005


India's Natural History

A sequel to Salim Ali's India, with over 70 colour plates, this is a record of India's rich wildlife, of which very little remains.

Social Novel

CHILA VISUDHA JANMANGALUDE SUVISHENGAL — Novel: C. Ashraf; DC Books, DC Kizhakemuri Edam, Good Shepherd Street, Kottayam-686001. Rs. 75. 

Commentary On Yajnavalkya Smriti

VIJNANESHWARA-MITAKSHARA: Srinivasa Siranoorkar; Pub. by Prasaranga, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. Rs. 50.

Vibrant Metropolis

Vazhum Nagarin Netru Inru Nalai: Vamanan; Manivasagar Pathippagam, 31, Stringer Street, Parrys Corner, Chennai-600108. Rs. 100. 

Population Policy And Health Care

A powerful critique of neo-Malthusianism and neo-liberalism which continue to influence India's population policies and programmes.

Myriad Facets Of Krishna

IN THE FOOT-STEPS OF KRSNA — Researches in Krsna Lore (Based on the Mahabharata and the Puranas): Asha Goswami; Y. R. Publications, 7694, G.T. Road, New Delhi-110007. Rs. 1100. 

Rational Approach To Music

PERFECTING CARNATIC MUSIC — Level 2 — Varnams and Krtis: Chitravina N. Ravikiran; The International Foundation for Carnatic Music India Publication, 105, 2nd Cross Street, VGP Layout Part1, Palavakkam, Chennai-600041. Rs. 99. 

Managing Cultural Differences

Inter-cultural management, an important issue in global call centres, is the central theme of the book.  

White Collars And Gi Joes

The book delivers new meaning to the term corporate ‘warfare’ by citing examples of real military battles as guidelines for business operations. 

Antics Of Suki
One of the nicest things that Manjula Padmanabhan's cartoon character Suki does for you is that she makes you laugh uncontrollably at an absurd person doing absurd things.

On A Speedway To Nirvana

Perhaps no collection of books on Buddhism would be complete without that epic little volume, 

Smoky Mists Of Intrigue

A story of courage adventure, and compassion that bridges the human as well as the spirit world. 

Mind Over ‘Matter’

William Leith’s tale of being a reformed lard bucket will strike a chord with anyone who has been on the slippery slope of over-indulgence, says Rachel Cooke. 

Intimations Of Mortality

The book records the richness of experience of a couple who ultimately has to contend with the reality of death.

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