India : Some Crucial Questions

 

tirhutIndia : Some Crucial Questions, Hetukar Jha ed., 2007 (Rs. 250.00), ISBN 978-81-908806-5-7 (HB). The book contains the texts of Maharajadhiraja Kameshwar Singh Memorial Lectures, delivered by Namwar Singh, Amiya Kumar Bagchi, Andre’ Beteille, D.K.Bhattacharya, Bagirath Lal Das, Sho Kuwajima, Satish Saberwal and Ramawatar Yadav.

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Jharkhandi Jha Rachit Bhagalpur Darpan

 

bhagalpur darpanJharkhandi Jha Rachit Bhagalpur Darpan (in Hindi), Panchanand Mishra and Ajay Kumar Jha eds., 2006 (Rs. 500.00). It contains historical and sociological details of eastern Bihar of early twentieth century, Kameshwar Singh Bihar Heritage Series – 9.

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Mithila Darpan of Ras Bihari Lal Das

 

mithila darpanMithila Darpan of Ras Bihari Lal Das (in Hindi), Hetukar Jha ed., 2005 (Rs. 750.00). It contains a comprehensive account of the traditions, legends, communities, rivers, environment, etc., of Mithila in early Twentieth Century, Kameshwar Singh Bihar Heritage Series – 8.

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Mauz-i-Sultani : Mughal Rajkumar Zubairuddin Bahadur Gorgan ke Sansmaran

 

maujesultaniMauz-i-Sultani : Mughal Rajkumar Zubairuddin Bahadur Gorgan ke Sansmaran (in Hindi), Surendra Gopal and Ezaz Ahmad eds., 2003 (Rs. 450.00). Mauz-i-Sultani was first published in 1884. It contains the travel accounts of a descendant of the last Mughal emperor of India. Kameshwar Singh Bihar Heritage Series – 6.

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Perspectives on Indian Society and History: A critique

 

tirhutPerspectives on Indian Society and History: A critique , Hetukar Jha ed., 2002 (Rs.250.00), ISBN 81-7304-422-8. The book contains the texts of the Maharajadhiraja Kameshwar Singh Memorial Lectures delivered by Ramkrishna Mukherjee , Sabyasachi Bhattacharya , Binay Bhushan Chaudhuri , K.S. Singh and Surendra Gopal.

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Mithila in the Nineteenth Century : Aina-i-Tirhut of Bihari Lal ‘Fitrat’

 

tirhutMithila in the Nineteenth Century : Aina-i-Tirhut of Bihari Lal ‘Fitrat’, Hetukar Jha ed., 2001 (Rs. 500.00). Aina-i-Tirhut (in Urdu) was first published in 1883. It contains a very elaborate and objective account of culture, education, professions, religious activities, heritage sites, famines, ecology as well as economy of north eastern Bihar during the nineteenth century. The present edition includes both the original version and its translation in Hindi, Kameshwar Singh Bihar Heritage Series – 5.

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Kalyani Kosh, A Maithili – English Dictionary

 

kalyani koshKalyani Kosh, A Maithili – English Dictionary, Govinda Jha ed.,  1999 (Rs.475.00), ISBN 978-81-908806-2-6 (HB).  This is the first Maithili – English dictionary. It contains more than forty thousand Maithili words (in both Deonagari & Roman scripts) along with their meanings in Maithili as well as English, Kameshwar Singh Bihar Heritage Series – 4.

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A Glimpse of Tirhut in the Second Half of the Nineteenth  century : Riaz-i-Tirhut of Ayodhya Prasad “Bahar”

 

tirhutA Glimpse of Tirhut in the Second Half of the Nineteenth  century : Riaz-i-Tirhut of Ayodhya Prasad “Bahar”, Hetukar Jha ed., 1997 (Rs. 200.00). It was first published in 1868 in Urdu. The author narrated the details of socio – economic life of the people of north eastern Bihar based mostly on his personal observations. The present edition contains both the original version as well as its translation in Hindi, Kameshwar Singh Bihar Heritage Series – 3.

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Babu Ramdeen Singh Rachita Bihar Durpan

 

bihar darpanBabu Ramdeen Singh Rachita Bihar Durpan (in Hindi), Dhirendra Nath Singh ed., 1996, (Rs.190.00),ISBN 978-81-908806-0-21 (HB). Bihar Durpan was first published in 1881. It contains the biographical sketches of twenty four Biharis of different caste groups. These sketches present a rich account of the socio-economic life of the people of Bihar during late Mughal and early colonial days, Kameshwar Singh Bihar Heritage Series – 1.

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