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- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 10.19
India is on the up. Historically derided as the lumbering elephant of Asia, this vast sub-continent has quickened its pace. The economy is booming. Tens of millions have been pulled out of poverty. Software and service companies abound. Millionaire entrepreneurs are springing up at every turn. Bollywood is going global and Indian expats are flooding... more...
- Travelers' Tales 2009; US$ 19.95
India is among the most difficult?and most rewarding?of places to travel. Some have said India stands for "I?ll Never Do It Again." Many more are drawn back time after time because India is the best show on earth, the best bazaar of human experiences that can be visited in a lifetime. India dissolves ideas about what it means to be alive, and its... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 15.99
When Bindra contracts leprosy, she is driven from her home in the Himalayan foothills with her two small sons and embarks upon a seemingly impossible course in search of salvation. David's first journey to India is driven by devastating loss, and yet he finds unexepected solace in the discovery of an exceptional family legacy, and insights offered... more...
- Pariyatti Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99
This unique guidebook provides practical and inspiring information for meditators who plan to visit the sacred sites where the Buddha lived and taught in India and Nepal. The book offers a rich anthology of stories relating to each of the pilgrimage sites connected to the Buddha?s life and teaching, as well as helpful maps, creative artwork, and spiritual... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 17.95
This India travel pictorial captures the mind-boggling geographic and cultural diversity of the Indian subcontinent. Exciting India brings readers the major attractions of India through spectacular photographs. The heart of India is the densely populated Gangetic plain, the home of great civilizations for over 5,000 years. To the north of the... more...
- National Geographic Society 2013; US$ 28.00
Gripping and sumptuous, this is the definitive book on the history, mystique, and science of Mount Everest, including how climate change is impacting the world's tallest mountain. In 1963, the American Mount Everest Expedition made mountaineering history. It was the first American venture to successfully scale the legendary peak and the first... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95
The New York Review of Books ?Fascinating. . . . Chaudhuri explores ideas of modernity and globalization in this essayistic appreciation. . . . [His] insider-outsider status allows him to probe the city?s eccentricities with both affection and unease.? ? The New Yorker ?[A] lovely account. . . . [Marked by] the strength of Mr. Chaudhuri?s prose... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
With the help of a Maratha nobleman, Mark Shand bought an elephant named Tara and rode her over six hundred miles across India to the Sonepur Mela, the world?s oldest elephant market. From Bhim, a drink-racked mahout, Shand learned to ride and care for her. From his friend Aditya Patankar he learned Indian ways. And with Tara, his new companion, he... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
Fanny Parkes lived in India between 1822 and 1846 and was the ideal travel writer – courageous, indefatigably curious and determinedly independent. Her journals trace her transformation from prim memsahib to eccentric, sitar-playing Indophile, fluent in Urdu, critical of British rule and passionate in her appreciation of Indian culture. Fanny is fascinated... more...