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The book is a compilation of the lectures given by Romila Thapar. The book contains viewpoints of the writers like Durkhim and Weber and has elements taken from mythology as well. There is a growing interest in the philosophy of history and it informs about the idea of interpreting the role of historical consciousness.
Aahuti is a historical play. Cultural and national unity comes naturally to this play and it is very simple to be staged. The king of Ranthamborgarh, Hammirsingh Chauhan, gives shelter to one enemy of Allauddin Khilji and loses everything by this.
The collection of poems written by Narendra Bhanawat have been composed when he was little. Whenever he got up in the night and found time, he would write whatever came into his mind. The poems have been dedicated to his family members and are related to his illness.
Aakul Antar is a collection of poems written by the famous poet. The poems have shadowism as their characteristics. Signs of romanticism and decorative language can clearly be seen in the poems.
Also known as Chokher Bali or Binodini this is a timeless tale of complex emotional relationships from an acknowledged master. It presents an extraordinary case of extramarital affair. What unfolds and spreads is beautiful. Definitely worth a read.
Poetry that touches the land of romantic poetry. The poems of Ramola are signs of new age poetry. Her usage of words indicates the deepness of sensation. The style of writing of the poet changes quite frequently in the collection which facilitates her aims in the poems.
The book indicates the emptiness in life in the poetess's life. Between the happiness and the sorrows the poetess searches the meaning of life. In the loneliness of life she finds that the beginning and end of life all converges in the sound of tik tik.
A collection of progressive stories of Urdu from India and Pakistan.
A collection of progressive stories of Urdu from India and Pakistan. The stories will definitely paint some new pictures in front of you. This collection gives a new perspectives of stories from across the border.
Orphan Paul as it is known in English is the first novel written by Maxim Gorky. He has chosen an orphan boy and a prostitute as the leads of this novel. The novel describes the despair and downtrodden humanity, violent protests of the characters and helpless frustration.
Abul Kalam Azad was one of the most important figure of India's struggle for freedom. He organised the masses against the British Empire. His life was dedicated to the nation and its development. He spent almost ten years of life in jail but that did not deter him from fighting it out and make Indians stronger than ever.
Five stories in the book depict the human ideal and values. It tells us that flourishing of human life is not only the gaining of material success. It is dedicated to those children who live with all the hopes in the twenty first century.
The book tells about the vast national movement as the most improtant historical process, establishment of independent states. The rise of nationalism in India and its success is a historical event of significance.
A classic story written by Shri Lal Shukla where a husband leaves his wife and wants to get her back after leaving although she has died but the desired to get her back never end. In the remembrance of his wife never cared for his daughter.
Aj Kal Parso is Hindi Translation of the famous Sahitya Akademi award winner Maithli story collection. This collection of stories depicts the ironies of middle-class life and is an effective and positive presentation of them. The book is one among the collectibles of the readers. The translator of the work, Shubhankar Mishra, is also a writer of fame who brings life to this translation work.
The book gives an outline of the life in the beginning of 17th century India. A fantastic attempt by the writer to see the future from the mirrors of present. A wonderful reading for researchers in Indian history.
The second stage of the Economic history has been described in this book. It details the ousting of the Portuguese from Indian by Dutch and English. It gives a detailed analysis of the economic history of the times.
Another Brilliant story by Premchand highlighting the life of a saint which highlights the religion and spirituality in his writings.
A novel set in the period of the sanyasi revolt in the late 1700s, banned in the British government period. One of the very important novels in the history of Indian literature, from pre-Independence era. This is the book from where national song of India, Vande Mataram, came from.
Arvind Gupta, the author, is the winner of the National Award for Science Popularisation amongst children (1988) and the distinguished alumnus award from IIT Kanpur.(2000). Arvind has dedicated his life to teaching science to underprivileged children in rural ares by employing simple stories and toys. Here is one such treasure.
The poet sees a dream about changing earth and sky. Although it has no direct links with the real world, it makes a good attempt to let people know that they are always indebted to their motherland and this debt can't be ever paid.
A marvelous play written by Singh. The play is woven around the love story where a boy and a girl of different religions meet. The play shows the existing problem in the Indian society which was quite divided on religious lines. The pathetic condition of women folks is shown very clearly to the readers.
Krishneswar Deengar has presented the various character of society in different conditions in a satirical way. He has dealt a sharp blow to the growing corruption in the society.
Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi, the father of the Nation of India, wrote this book for the betterment of the mankind. The book tells us how to stay fit by moving all the time. From the basics of eating and drinking, he speaks about the fundamental ways in which a person should live to stay healthy. This is the key to good health.