South Asia Books in June 2016
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Bibliography of 16 titles - Titles from South Asia received in May/June 2016 at the University of Virginia Library - two Sanskrit, 4 Urdu, and the rest in English, on topics of Calcutta, Bihar and Jharkhand, a big volume on kavya, lovely plates and paintings of Pahari miniature painting, early Indian art, the 1984 anti-Sikh violence (following Indira Gandhi's assassination), 'understanding Pakistan," the Tiger action plans in 13 countries, Indian's military in the first world war, the Election 2014 and back to 1952, Buddhist art, and a tantric text


1. Sarkar, Tanika, Bandyopadhyaya, Sekhara. Calcutta : the stormy decades. 2015.
2. Singh, Lata, Pati, Biswamoy. Colonial and contemporary Bihar and Jharkhand. 2014.
3. Masud Khan, Muhammad Athar, Cand, A'ishah. Do gaz zamin : afsane va inshay'e. 2013.
Contents: Selected short stories, essay and plays on various themes; includes contributed articles on the life and works of Muhammad Athar Masud Khan, 1961, Urdu author.
4. Bronner, Yigal, Shulman, David Dean, Tubb,Gary A. Innovations and turning points : toward a history of Kavya literature. 2014.
5. Rahi, Onkara. Growth and tradition of Pahari miniature painting. 2013.
6. P. C. Jain. Early Indian art and architecture. 2015.
7. Lokesh Chandra, International Academy of Indian Culture. The Buddhist cosmopolis. 2014.
8. Joseph C., Mathew, Jamia Millia Islamia (India), Centre for Pakistan Studies. Understanding Pakistan : emerging voices from India. 2015.
Contents: Contributed articles presented at a seminar organized by Centre for Pakistan Studies, MMAJ Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
9. Ashraf, Tariq. Election 2014 : a complete documentation & analysis of Indian parliamentary elections since 1952. 2015.
10. Global Tiger Forum (Noida, India), Secretariat, Wildlife Trust of India. Action Tiger : Tiger action plans of 13 tiger range countries. 2014.
11. Amarinder Singh.Honour and fidelity : India's military contribution to the great war 1914-18. 2014.
12. Mishra,Giri Ratna. Lankesa Ravana's Uddisa Tantra = Uddisatantra : with Sarveshwari English commentary & introduction. 2015.
Contents: Tantric text on black magic etc.
13. Javid, Khalid. Nimat khanah. 2014. Contents: Novel based on social themes.
14. Husena, Jabira. Yih shahar lage mohe ban. 2014.
15. Jayarasibhatta, Nyaupane, Kasinatha, sarma, Ambikadatta, Jayarasibhatta, Jayarasibhatta. Tattvopaplavasimhah. 2015. Contents: Critically edited Sanskrit text with Hindi translation on Carvaka school of philosophy, with refutation of other schools in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.
16. Vasupujya. Danasasana. 2009. Contents: Sanskrit text with Hindi explanation on Jaina doctrines of charity.

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