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Product Description: Gita is a 700-verse Hindu scripture in Sanskrit that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. It is set in a narrative framework of a dialogue between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide and charioteer Lord Krishna. Facing the duty as a warrior to fight the Dharma Yudhha or righteous war between Pandavas and Kauravas, Arjuna is counselled by Lord Krishna to "fulfill his Kshatriya (warrior) duty as a warrior and establish Dharma...read more

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9781530442270 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, March 10, 2016), cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Gita is a 700-verse Hindu scripture in Sanskrit that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata.
9781512121162 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 10, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: GITA is a 700-verse Hindu scripture in Sanskrit is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata.

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Product Description: The Tao Te Ching, is a Chinese classic text. According to tradition, it was written around 6th century BC by the sage Laozi (or Lao Tzu, literally meaning "Old Master") It is a fundamental text for both philosophical and religious Taoism, and strongly influenced other schools, such as Legalism, Confucianism, and Chinese Buddhism...read more

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9781530441372 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, March 9, 2016), cover price $8.00 | About this edition: The Tao Te Ching, is a Chinese classic text.

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Product Description: MATLAB in EASY HINDI MATLAB® is the high-level language and interactive environment used by millions of engineers and scientists worldwide. It lets you explore and visualize ideas and collaborate across disciplines including signal and image processing, communications, control systems, and computational finance...read more

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9781530358243 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, March 3, 2016), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: MATLAB in EASY HINDI MATLAB® is the high-level language and interactive environment used by millions of engineers and scientists worldwide.

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9781516865918 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, August 12, 2015), cover price $12.00

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Product Description: Epictetus taught that philosophy is a way of life and not just a theoretical discipline. To Epictetus, all external events are determined by fate, and are thus beyond our control; we should accept whatever happens calmly and dispassionately...read more

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9781512326000 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, May 23, 2015), cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Epictetus taught that philosophy is a way of life and not just a theoretical discipline.

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Product Description: Rather than being a work authored by a single person, the 36 Stratagems is a collection of warfare wisdom that was derived over many centuries of inter-state conflict within China. Many of the stratagems involve deception of some kind and may be used in changing minds, though of course the values of modern society act to moderate effective action...read more

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9781512161632 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 23, 2015, cover price $8.00 | About this edition: Rather than being a work authored by a single person, the 36 Stratagems is a collection of warfare wisdom that was derived over many centuries of inter-state conflict within China.

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Product Description: The Art of Worldly Wisdom is a book by Baltasar Gracián y Morales (a.k.a. Baltasar Gracián). It is a collection of maxims. Oráculo manual y arte de prudencia was written in 1647, and became popular throughout Europe. Each with a commentary, on various topics giving advice and guidance on how to live fully, advance socially, and be a better person...read more

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9781512246353 | Italian edition edition (Createspace Independent Pub, May 18, 2015), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: The Art of Worldly Wisdom is a book by Baltasar Gracián y Morales (a.

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Product Description: The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician. The text is composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare. It is commonly known to be the definitive work on military strategy and tactics of its time...read more

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9781512149043 | Tra lrg edition (Createspace Independent Pub, May 17, 2015), cover price $8.00 | About this edition: The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise attributed to Sun Tzu, a high-ranking military general, strategist and tactician.

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Product Description: APOLOGY is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC against the charges of "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other daimonia that are novel"...read more
By Alok Kumar (trans)

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9781512169492 | Italian edition edition (Createspace Independent Pub, May 12, 2015), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: APOLOGY is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC against the charges of "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other daimonia that are novel".

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Product Description: CRITO is a dialogue by the ancient Greek philosopher Plato. It is a conversation between Socrates and his wealthy friend Crito regarding justice, injustice, and the appropriate response to injustice. Socrates thinks that injustice may not be answered with injustice, and refuses Crito's offer to finance his escape from prison...read more
By Alok Kumar (trans)

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9781512170283 | Lrg tra edition (Createspace Independent Pub, May 12, 2015), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: CRITO is a dialogue by the ancient Greek philosopher Plato.

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Product Description: The Republic is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning the definition of justice, the order and character of the just city-state and the just man. This is the HINDI translation of Plato's work THE REPUBLIC

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9781512122329 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 11, 2015, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The Republic is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning the definition of justice, the order and character of the just city-state and the just man.

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Product Description: To understand modern science, it is essential to recognize that many of the most fundamental scientific principles are drawn from the knowledge of ancient civilizations. Taking a global yet comprehensive approach to this complex topic, A History of Science in World Cultures uses a broad range of case studies and examples to demonstrate that the scientific thought and method of the present day is deeply rooted in a pluricultural past...read more

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9780415639835 | Routledge, June 26, 2015, cover price $145.00

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9780415639842 | Routledge, June 30, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: To understand modern science, it is essential to recognize that many of the most fundamental scientific principles are drawn from the knowledge of ancient civilizations.

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Product Description: Activists, scientists and policymakers around the world have long argued that we need to find sustainable and secure solutions to the world's energy demands. At issue for citizens worldwide is whether we are scientifically literate enough to understand the potential policy choices before us...read more

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9781780329352 | Zed Books, November 1, 2014, cover price $143.95 | About this edition: Activists, scientists and policymakers around the world have long argued that we need to find sustainable and secure solutions to the world's energy demands.

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9781780329345 | Zed Books, November 1, 2014, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Activists, scientists and policymakers around the world have long argued that we need to find sustainable and secure solutions to the world's energy demands.
9780373703043, titled "Above the Clouds" | Harlequin Books, April 1, 1988, cover price $2.95 | also contains Above the Clouds | About this edition: When air safety investigator Addison Lowe met pilot Annie Russell at the Miami airport, he felt torn.

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Product Description: Modern science and medicine would be unrecognizable, and far more primitive, without the immense contribution of the ancient Hindus. They invented everyday essentials such as our base-ten number system and zero as a numeral. The ancient Hindus also developed a sophisticated system of medicine with its mind-body approach known as Ayurveda; detailed anatomical and surgical knowledge of the human body, including cataract surgery and the so-called plastic surgery; metallurgical methods of extraction and purification of metals, including the so-called Damascus blade; knowledge of various constellations and planetary motions that was good enough to assign motion to the Earth; and the science of self-improvement popularly known as yoga...read more

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9781497374331 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 19, 2014, cover price $25.98 | About this edition: Modern science and medicine would be unrecognizable, and far more primitive, without the immense contribution of the ancient Hindus.

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Product Description: This is the HINDI translation of Hermann Hesse's famous friction novel Siddhartha: An Indian Tale. Here the spiritual journey of self-discovery of a man named Siddhartha during the time of the Buddha took place. This book was the Hesse's ninth novel (1922), was originally written in German, in a simple, lyrical style...read more

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9781484178423 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, May 6, 2013), cover price $8.00 | About this edition: This is the HINDI translation of Hermann Hesse's famous friction novel Siddhartha: An Indian Tale.

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Product Description: Power shortage may very well be one of the major bottlenecks threatening the economic growth of India. Thus power, and particularly electricity, assumes top priority in maintaining a stable growth rate and ensuring energy security...read more

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9780198082279 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 9, 2012, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Power shortage may very well be one of the major bottlenecks threatening the economic growth of India.

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Product Description: This is the story of the successes and challenges faced in building the fast expanding rural sanitation network in India. It presents a detailed account of the development of the rural sanitation movement in India in the last decade...read more

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9788132103059 | Sage Pubns Pvt Ltd, February 4, 2010, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This is the story of the successes and challenges faced in building the fast expanding rural sanitation network in India.

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Product Description: During the Middle Ages, a thriving center for learning and research was Muslim Spain, where students gathered to consult Arabic manuscripts of earlier scientific works and study with famous teachers. One of these teachers was Sa'id al-Andalusi, who in 1068 wrote Kitab Tabaqat al-'Umam, or "Book of the Categories of Nations," which recorded the contributions to science of all known nations...read more
By Said Al-Andalusi, Alok Kumar (editor) and Semaan I. Salem (editor)

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9780292711396, titled "Science in the Medieval World: "Book of the Categories of Nations"" | Univ of Texas Pr, December 1, 1991, cover price $35.00 | also contains Reference Frames for Applications in Geosciences: Proccedings of the Symposium in Marne-la-vallee, 4-8 October, 2010 | About this edition: During the Middle Ages, a thriving center for learning and research was Muslim Spain, where students gathered to consult Arabic manuscripts of earlier scientific works and study with famous teachers.

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9780292704695, titled "Science in the Medieval World: "Book of the Categories of Nations"" | Reprint edition (Univ of Texas Pr, March 1, 1996), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: During the Middle Ages, a thriving center for learning and research was Muslim Spain, where students gathered to consult Arabic manuscripts of earlier scientific works and study with famous teachers.

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