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  • Sea of Poppiesby Amitav Ghosh

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 18.99

    At the heart of this vibrant saga is a vast ship, the Ibis . Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean; its purpose, to fight China's vicious nineteenth-century Opium Wars. As for the crew, they are a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts. In a time of colonial upheaval, fate has thrown together a diverse... more...

  • River of Smokeby Amitav Ghosh

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 18.99

    A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011 The Ibis , loaded to its gunwales with a cargo of indentured servants, is in the grip of a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal; among the dozens flailing for survival are Neel, the pampered raja who has been convicted of embezzlement; Paulette, the French orphan masquerading as a deck-hand; and Deeti, the... more...

  • Flood of Fireby Amitav Ghosh

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 10.99

    The thrilling climax to the Ibis trilogy that began with the phenomenal Booker-shortlisted Sea of Poppies. It is 1839 and tension has been rapidly mounting between China and British India following the crackdown on opium smuggling by Beijing. With no resolution in sight, the colonial government declares war. One of the vessels requisitioned... more...

  • Flood of Fireby Amitav Ghosh

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 17.99

    The stunningly vibrant final novel in the bestselling Ibis Trilogy It is 1839 and China has embargoed the trade of opium, yet too much is at stake in the lucrative business and the British Foreign Secretary has ordered the colonial government in India to assemble an expeditionary force for an attack to reinstate the trade. Among those consigned... more...

  • The Glass Palaceby Amitav Ghosh

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00

    Brilliant and impassioned, The Glass Palace is a masterly novel by Amitav Ghosh, the gifted novelist Peter Matthiessen has called an exceptional writer. This superb story of love and war begins with the shattering of the kingdom of Burma and the igniting of a great and passionate love, and it goes on to tell the story of a people, a fortune, and... more...

  • The Wycliffite Heresyby Kantik Ghosh

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 33.00 US$ 27.06

    This book studies how the debates initiated by the Wycliffite heresy changed the intellectual landscape of England. more...

  • Secondary Steelmakingby Ahindra Ghosh

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 172.95

    The steelmaking industry and its customers have benefited enormously from the many significant technological advances of the last thirty years. As their customers become ever more quality conscious, however, steelmakers must continue their efforts to minimize harmful impurities, minimize as well as modify harmful nonmetallic inclusions and achieve... more...

  • Handbook of Transcription Factor NF-kappaBby Sankar Ghosh

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 194.95

    Recent evidence proving the molecular link between unchecked, chronic inflammation and cancer has implicated the transcription factor NF-kB as a key factor in both inhibiting apoptosis and promoting cell proliferation. Since its initial identification 20 years ago as a simple regulating factor in one small part of the immune response, NF-kB is proving... more...

  • Rotation And Accretion Powered Pulsarsby Pranab Ghosh

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 222.00

    This book is an introduction to pulsars, a key area in high energy astrophysics with continuing potential for fundamental discoveries. Throughout the book runs the unifying thread of the evolutionary link between rotation-powered pulsars and accretion-powered pulsars — a milestone of modern astrophysics. Early textbooks on pulsars dealt almost... more...

  • The Smallest Biomoleculesby Abhik Ghosh

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 270.00

    This is not a book on NO biology, nor about hemoglobin, nor about heme-based sensors per se. Of course, it covers all these topics and more, but above all, it aims at providing a truly multidisciplinary perspective of heme-diatomic interactions. The overarching goal is to build bridges among disciplines, to bring about a meeting of minds. The contributors... more...