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  • Chinese Business Etiquette and Cultureby Kevin Barry Bucknall

    Bitingduck Press 1999; US$ 9.99

    This book introduces the basics of Chinese culture. You will discover how to initiate contact, what to expect in meetings, and how to behave there. You will learn the way the Chinese approach negotiations, discover how you can respond to them, and learn how to negotiate a successful conclusion. You will also find out how to socialize for success, how... more...

  • The Quest For Hermes Trismegistusby Gary Lachman

    Floris Books 2011; US$ 12.49

    From the sands of Alexandria via the Renaissance palaces of the Medicis, to our own times, this spiritual adventure story traces the profound influence of Hermes Trismegistus -- the 'thrice-great one', as he was often called -- on the western mind. For centuries his name ranked among the most illustrious of the ancient world. Considered by some a contemporary... more...

  • A Good Talkby Daniel Menaker

    Grand Central Publishing 2010; US$ 20.00

    A GOOD TALK is an analysis of and guide to that most exclusively human of all activities-- conversation . Drawing on over forty years of experience in American letters, Menaker pinpoints the factors that drive and enliven every good conversation: the vagaries (and joys) of subtext; the deeper structure and meaning of conversational flow; the subliminal... more...

  • The Amish of Lancaster Countyby Donald B. Kraybill; Dr Daniel Rodriguez

    Stackpole Books 2008; US$ 15.99

    Primer to understanding Amish life for visitors. Captivating color photography. Insight on recent media events. more...

  • Why Do They Dress That Way?by Stephen Scott

    Good Books 2008; US$ 7.95

              This unique book, by a man who has chosen to "dress plain," describes the history and use of hats, bonnets, dresses, overcoats, and other articles of clothing used by the various religious groups who wear plain garb. This is the first comprehensive book about why more than 150,000 persons in North America wear plain clothes for religious... more...

  • Sustainability of Van Gujjarsby Rubina Nusrat

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 36.99

    The Book is about the forest dwelling tribes of Northern Himalayas who are in the process of resettlement by the Uttarakhand Government in India. This book discusses the sustainability issues of this tribe in the context of vulnerability and livelihood strategies. The main theme and objective is to make available the literature pertaining to Van Gujjar... more...

  • Customary Law of Austric-Speaking Tribesby P. K. Bhowmick

    Kalpaz Publications 2002; US$ 54.99

    This book shows the gradual changing conditions of the customary law of the Austric speaking tribal people of Frontier Bengal. Due to socio-political changes their customary laws are expected to change. All these factors have been critically explained including the ethnographic account of the tribal communities, namely Santal, Munda, Kheria, Mahali,... more...

  • Tribal Culture in Indiaby Dr. N. Mishra

    Kalpaz Publications 2004; US$ 72.99

    The 'Tribal Culture in India' is a collection of research papers mostly based on the empirical facts collected by the author through various anthropological techniques over a span of thirsty years: the problems faced by Chota Nagpur, the Student’ unrest with its effects is a paper on "village studies in India" reflecting various patterns of village... more...

  • The Sangaiby M.L. Khaute

    Kalpaz Publications 2009; US$ 54.99

    This book is mainly about the ‘Sangai’. A short story entitled, ‘A Tale of the Thangjing Hills’, plus notes on ‘Haofu, the Indigenous Dog of Manipur’ is appended. Though not directly connected to each other, yet the theme of animal and the wild runs through the strands of these writings. A couple of poems are sprinkled to give poetic touch to this... more...

  • Art And Culture of Marginalised Nomadic Tribes In Andhra Pradeshby P. Sadanandam

    Gyan Publishing House 2008; US$ 47.99

    India is rich in its oral tradition. Its antiquity defies historical inquiry. Indian folklore offers diversity in the forms of expression while retaining the unity of theme, i.e. Dharma., The forms may be changing periodically to suit the times. The purpose of these popular art forms has been the same in a way as the classical arts. They provide... more...