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- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 125.00
First published in 1909, this book presents an English translation of chapters 25-42 of the Bhishma Parva from the epic Sanskrit poem Mahabharata ? better known as the Bhagavad-Gita, reckoned as one of the "Five Jewels" of Devanagari literature. The plot consists of a dialogue between Prince Arjuna and Krishna, the Supreme Deity, in a war-chariot... more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 14.99
Red Peonies: Two Novellas of China is the first translation in English of two of the books written by Zhang Yihe about women she met and befriended in prison. The subjects of her stories have been described as ?beautiful women who wielded magic power over men. They were like jealous evil spirits, vengeful treacherous persons?countless snakes... more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 34.99
The city of Tokyo, renamed after the Meiji Restoration, developed an urban culture that was a dynamic integration of Edo?s highly developed traditions and Meiji renovations, some of which reflected the influence of Western culture. This wide-ranging anthology?including fictional and dramatic works, essays, newspaper articles, political manifestos,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 15.50
'Yoga is to be known through yoga. Yoga arises from yoga. One who is vigilant by means of yoga delights in yoga for a long time' Yoga is hugely popular around the world today, yet until now little has been known of its roots. This book collects, for the first time, core teachings of yoga in their original form, translated and edited by two of the... more...
- NYU Press 2017; US$ 23.80
Set between the rise of the U.S. and Japan as Pacific imperial powers in the 1890s and the aftermath of the latter?s defeat in World War II, Strange Fruit of the Black Pacific traces the interrelated migrations of African Americans, Japanese Americans, and Filipinos across U.S. domains. Offering readings in literature, blues and jazz culture, film,theatre,... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99
Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Le R?m?yana ou « Geste de R?ma » retrace la vie et la marche (« ayana »), l'offensive guerrière de R?ma, prince d'Ayodhy?, et de son épouse S?t?, fille du roi Janaka. Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur R?m?yana . Chaque fiche de lecture... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99
Immersion dans une société de l'absurde, pourtant pas si éloignée de la réalité... Un trentenaire, après des années de formation et de tentatives, trouve enfin un emploi auprès d'un laboratoire public. L'unique tâche qui lui est confiée étant de vérifier le matériel livré chaque matin? Ses journées se passent ainsi, entre l'ennui et la contemplation... more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99
All the great utterances of man have to be judged not by the letter but by the spirit--the spirit which unfolds itself with the growth of life in history. We get to know the real meaning of Christianity by observing its living aspect at the present moment--however different that may be, even in important respects, from the Christianity of earlier periods.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 175.00 US$ 159.25
The seventh and final book of the monumental R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki , the Uttarak???a , brings the epic saga to a close with an account of the dramatic events of King R?ma's millennia-long reign. It opens with a colorful history of the demonic race of the r?k?asas and the violent career of R?ma?s villainous foe R?va?a, and later recounts R?ma?s grateful... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 36.35
This is the second volume of a translation of India's most beloved and influential epic saga, the monumental R?m?ya?a of V?lm?ki . Of the seven sections of this great Sanskrit masterpiece, the Ayodhyak???a is the most human, and it remains one of the best introductions to the social and political values of traditional India. This readable translation... more...