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HILL STATIONS OF INDIA By PRATIBHA RANKA
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Indian hill stations are a traveler's paradise, gifted with snowy peaks, deep green valleys, misty woods, frothing rivers, beautiful lakes and flower-filled meadows. These mystical and serene hill... More > stations of India are a perfect holiday option. Bounded by the majestic Himalayan ranges in the north and edged by a spectacular coastline surrounded by three seas. India With the highest mountain ranges in the world, the Himalayas, running north to east, Aravalli and Vindhya ranges across western and central India, and Western Ghats in western and southern parts, India is full of beautiful hill stations and offers spectacular landscapes in the world. India has historical sites and royal cities, golden beaches, misty mountain, colorful people, rich cultures and festivals. In the end I can just say that india is a very beautiful country gifted with beautiful landscape, mountains, beaches, deep valley which are worth to see.< Less
As Far as the East is from the West By Abba Seraphim
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Early in the twentieth century an Englishman, Ulric Vernon Herford (1866-1938) living in Oxford, received episcopal consecration from an Indian bishop of the Syro-Chaldean succession. Although the... More > ministry of ‘Mar Jacobus’, the religious name by which he was known, was relatively small, his impact on the local religious scene was significant. This study, subtitled “Sidelights on Assyrian Church History” attempts to explain the historical context in which these events took place as well as the dynamics of the ancient Assyrian Church of the East, from which Mar Jacobus derived his mission. On the death of his consecrator, he inherited the oversight of the communities in southern India, which others who came after him claimed to inherit.< Less
Wisdom of The East - Buddhist Psalms By Shinran Shonin
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It is a singular fact that though many of the earlier Buddhist Scriptures have been translated by competent scholars, comparatively little attention has been paid to later Buddhist devotional... More > writings, and this although the developments of Buddhism in China and Japan give them the deepest interest as reflecting the spiritual mind of those two great countries. They cannot, however, be understood without some knowledge of the faith which passed so entirely into their life that in its growth it lost some of its own infant traits and took on others, rooted, no doubt, in the beginnings in India, but expanded and changed as the features of the child may be forgotten in the face of the man and yet perpetuate the unbroken succession of heredity.< Less
Long Shadows of Yesterday: India and the Middle East Seen from the Perspective of a Young British Officer from 1945 – 1949 By Cyril J.M. Branson
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Merriam Press Military Memoir Series. During the period of 1945-1949, the late author served as an army officer in India and a number of Middle-East countries. He saw the miseries inflicted on... More > hundreds of thousands of people as a result of bad decisions made by politicians in Westminster and Washington, DC. He felt compelled to recount his experiences that took place during a seminal period. But to write such an account posed a number of problems. He decided to write a number of short sketches of what life was like for a young officer serving in India and the Middle East during those turbulent times. To give the picture some background, he included his earlier training period in England that led to a commission in the Indian Army. 94 photos, map.< Less
"Value Chain Management for Promotion of Bamboo-based Livelihood in Tripura, North-East India" By DR. MD. ARSHAD And DR. SELIM REZA
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Bamboo often known as the ‘Green Gold’ is one of the fastest and highest yielding renewable natural resources. It has been found abundantly in all over the State of Northeast region... More > of India. Since time immemorial, bamboo has been intertwined with socio-cultural and economic life of the tribal and rural poor. Its value is being rediscovered as important natural resources for poverty reduction and environment protection. The reduction of chronic poverty, to improve the socio-economic conditions of the rural poor and tribal in Northeastern states of India is a daunting task through local economic development programs. In Asia, bamboos take the character of “poor man’s timber” since for many people, bamboo growing, harvesting and processing are essentially subsistence activities. It is a fundamental part of people’s overall livelihood strategies.1< Less
East India Merchants in Wimbledon:The Diary of George and Gertrude Walker, 1860-63 By Denis Mollison
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George Walker married Susan Gertrude Liddell in 1847 in Madras. In 1850 he founded his own company there, which was to last well into the 20th century. But the years of this diary (1860-63) find... More > George and Gertrude living in Wimbledon, visiting the Great Exhibition of 1862, hearing Jenny Lind (and their own local nightingales) sing and Dickens read, and taking long seaside holidays on the south coast and in Scotland. George's wide business contacts, Gertrude's more than fifty cousins, and their location near London give them a busy social life, with visitors from India, Ceylon, Scotland and Cornwall. They already have five children, and two more are born during the period of the diary. Their close friends William and Elizabeth Sim move into Cottenham Park, `the finest house near London', during the period of the diary, for what was to prove a brief and tragic stay.< Less
The Naulahka: A Story of West and East By Rudyard Kipling & Wolcott Balestier
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Kate Sheriff, a young American woman, knew without a shadow of a doubt what her calling was. She was to move to India where she would dedicate herself to improving the condition of Indian women. In... More > her ensuing struggle to lay aside her favoured Western lifestyle, and her adjustments to life in the Indian subcontinent, Kipling presents east and west side by side and reveals the complex, often tangled nature of the two. This adventure novel was written in collaboration with Wolcott Balestier and serialised in the Century Magazine from November 1891 to July 1892. However, after two instalments, Wolcott suddenly died from typhoid in Dresden on 5th December 1891, and Kipling was left with the task of revising and supervising the first English and American book editions.< Less
A Voyage to India 1796-1797 By Carl Anderson
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In June 1796 a 17-year old Anglo-Irish youth, Jonathan Henry Lovett, was appointed a junior clerk with the British East India Company. With Britain at war with France, Lovett sailed from England to... More > India aboard the East Indiaman Malabar. It took the ship seven months to reach Bombay, where Lovett disembarked in January 1797. Lovett kept a journal during the voyage in which he recorded his observations of seabirds, fish, and marine life seen from the quarterdeck of the Malabar. During a stopover at the Cape of Good Hope he described its rugged mountains, exotic wildlife, its Dutch and native inhabitants, British military encampments, and ships coming and going. Originally written in two volumes recently discovered in libraries 7,000 miles apart, the complete Jonathan Lovett journal comes together here for the first time in living memory. Excerpts from the Malabar’s logbook and detailed maps add additional detail to this tale of travel by sea in the days of the East Indiamen.< Less
Kaziranga National Park - Assam, India By Ajay Jain
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Is Kaziranga the best national park in India? Most wildlife enthusiasts would answer with a resounding yes. The reserve is no less than a carnival of animals and birds living amidst forests, tall... More > grasses, reeds, marshes and shallow pools. It was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. And don’t miss out on a visit to the Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary near Jorhat.. Home to the Hoolock Gibbons, you will not find these apes anywhere else in the country. Some animals in Kaziranga Rhinoceros, Wild Buffalo, Elephant, Swamp Deer, Hog Deer, Sloth Bear, Tiger, Leopard, Jungle Cats, Otters, Wild Boar, Pythons, Monitor Lizards Some birds in Kaziranga Oriental Honey Buzzard, Black-shouldered Kite, Black Kite, Brahminy Kite, Pallas's Fish Eagle, White-tailed Eagle, Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Himalayan Griffon * Download the e-book on Kaziranga to know more. * ** For the complete collection of books and e-books by Kunzum, visit http://kunzum.com/books. Contact us at wetravel@kunzum.com.**< Less
Tropicania - In Search of South East Asia By Salli Conway
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Disillusioned with life in a London suburb, Sal and Dan dream through long cold winter’s evenings of a world beyond the Western rat race. It isn’t that easy to pack up your life and... More > disappear around the other side of the world for a year on a shoestring. Or at least, like most people, they didn’t think it was … A humourous and well-observed travelogue, Tropicania follows their 32,000km year long backpacking adventure around South East Asia. If you’ve ever wondered how it might be to pick up a backpack and a passport and disappear into the unknown, this insightful book is for you.< Less

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