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- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2005; US$ 14.99
Amitav Ghosh?s extraordinary first novel makes a claim on literary turf held by Gabriel García Márquez and Salman Rushdie. In a vivid and magical story, The Circle of Reason traces the misadventures of Alu, a young master weaver in a small Bengali village who is falsely accused of terrorism. Alu flees his home, traveling through Bombay to the Persian... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2009; Not Available
At the heart of this epic saga, set just before the Opium Wars, is an old slaving-ship, the Ibis . Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean, its crew a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts. In a time of colonial upheaval, fate has thrown together a truly diverse cast of Indians and Westerners, from a... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 34.00
It is 1839. The British, whose opium exports to China have been blockaded by Beijing, are planning an invasion to force China?s hand. Their demands??an island base on the Chinese coast from which to continue their trade and a princely sum in compensation for their losses. In Calcutta, Zachary Reid, an impoverished young sailor, dreams of his lost love... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 175.00
This work assesses Lebanon's development experience during 1948-2002, a case study of laissez-faire performance over more than 50 years. The text analyzes the strong monetary crisis of the mid-1980s and the reconstruction policy that produced weak growth and high government indebtedness. more...
- SAGE India 2004; US$ 71.95
Among the issues being extensively debated throughout the world today are the relevance of the nation-state, the role of civil society in good governance, and the relationship between social movements and social policy. Professor Oommen analyses these issues and simultaneously contests several of the prevailing conceptualisations, both Indian and Western,... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1989; US$ 24.00
This commemorative volume has been prepared by the teaching staff of the Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, in honour of Professor david Todd, as a tribute to his distinguished tensure as Head of the Department of Medicine from 1974-1989. In addition to his biography and curriculum viate, achievements in each subspecialty of Medicine... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95
Applications of the science of fluid mechanics to the new and expanding fields of industrial safety and environmental protection are discussed in this volume. The material is organized in accordance with the chain-of-events in real accidents, starting with the loss of containment of hazardous fluids, going on to the spreading and mixing processes in... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Handbook of Naturally Occurring Compounds, Volume II: Terpenes is a handbook of naturally occurring compounds to which structures have been assigned, with particular reference to terpenes. Each structure is stored in the handbook with its name, molecular formula, molecular weight, optical rotation, melting point, literature reference, and classification... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Handbook of Naturally Occurring Compounds, Volume I: Acetogenins, Shikimates, and Carbohydrates contains most of the known naturally occurring compounds and their corresponding structures, classified into acetogenins, shikimates, and carbohydrates. Each structure includes the molecular formula, molecular weight, optical rotation, melting point, literature... more...