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Moran, Michelle

Summary: "When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the mid-nineteenth century, it expects a quick and easy conquest ... But when they arrive in the Kingdom of Jhansi, the British army is met with a surprising challenge. Instead of surrendering, Queen Lakshmi raises two armies--one male and one female--and rides into battle, determined to protect her country and her people. Although her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Roy, Arundhati.

Summary: In early 2010, Roy traveled into the forests of Central India, homeland to millions of indigenous people, dreamland to some of the world's biggest mining corporations. The result is this... report from the heart of an unfolding revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954.137 ROY

Gholz, Sophia M.

Summary: As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PAY

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PAY

Phillips, Charles.

Summary: An introduction to myths of ancient India features commentary on tales about the divinities, the ten incarnations of Vishnu, and female figures prevalent in the legends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 294.5 PHI

Cobb, Daniel M.

Summary: Join the Smithsonian Institution to discover the rich history of native Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.004 NAT

Lelyveld, Joseph.

Summary: In this ambitious, original study, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lelyveld sets out to measure Gandhi's accomplishments as a politician and an advocate for the downtrodden--against Gandhi's own expectations and in light of his complex, conflicted feelings about his place in Indian history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GANDHI, MAHATMA LEL

Summary: "Winner of top prizes at the Venice and Mumbai film festivals, Chaitanya Tamhane's Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. An elderly folk singer and grassroots organizer, dubbed the 'people's poet,' is arrested on a trumped-up charge of inciting a sewage worker to commit suicide. His trial is a ridiculous and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN COU

Rahman, A. R.

Contents: Chaiyya chaiyya -- Jiya jale -- Dil se re -- E Ajnabi -- Thayya thayya -- Satrangi re.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Venus 2009

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC DIL

Rich, Katherine Russell.

Summary: At a time when her life seemed to be crumbling, Rich took on a writing assignment in India, where she was seduced by the idea of trying to speak Hindi, the language she heard swirling all around her. In a rash moment, she determined she would go live and study in the ancient city of Udaipur. That decision led to unexpected reclamation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RICH, KATHERINE RUSSELL RIC

Craven, M. W.

Summary: A serial killer is burning people alive in the Lake District's prehistoric stone circles. He leaves no clues and the police are helpless. When his name is found carved into the charred remains of the third victim, disgraced detective Washington Poe is brought back from suspension and into an investigation he wants no part of. Reluctantly partnered with the brilliant but socially awkward...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Constable 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRA

Gray, W. M. (William Melville)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boston Mills Press 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 623.8 GRA

Campbell, William A.

Summary: Contains the history of villages, camps, and islands in the northeastern Georgian Bay area of Parry Sound District as well as brief family histories of the cottagers in the area. Covers such places as the French River mouth, Bustard Islands, Key Harbour, Key Junction, Pakesley, Ludgate, Britt and Byng Inlet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [W.A. Campbell] 1982

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.371 Campbell

Muesse, Mark W. (Mark William)

Summary: Provides an overview of Hinduism and discusses why Hinduism is perhaps the most diverse religion of all. Covers topics such as arranged marriages and the caste system, the Indus Valley Civilization, the sacred writings in the Vedas, the Bhagavad-gita, and the Upanishads, ritual purity rites, the Aryan language of Sanskrit, and Hinduism's rejection of the notion that there is but one path to the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.5 GRE

York, M. J.

Summary: "Provides useful words, numbers, greetings, and phrases in Hindi"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2020

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J HINDI 491.43 YOR

Muesse, Mark W. (Mark William)

Summary: Provides an overview of Hinduism and discusses why Hinduism is perhaps the most diverse religion of all. Covers topics such as arranged marriages and the caste system, the Indus Valley Civilization, the sacred writings in the Vedas, the Bhagavad-gita, and the Upanishads, ritual purity rites, the Aryan language of Sanskrit, and Hinduism's rejection of the notion that there is but one path to the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 294.2 MUE

Summary: When their land is sold to developers, the magicians, acrobats, and puppeteers of Kathputli, a hand-built artist colony hidden away in the alleyways of Delhi since the 1970s, must find a way to unite or splinter apart forever. Filmed from 2011 to 2014, this documentray chronicles the last days of of Kathputli, focusing on Puran the Puppeteer, Rahman the Magician, and Maya the Acrobat as they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TOM

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Behl, Benoy K.

Summary: In 1819, a group of British soldiers on a hunting expedition chanced upon the Ajanta caves, lying in the horseshoe-shaped ravine of a river some 200 miles northeast of Bombay. Ranging in date from the second century BC to the sixth century AD, the paintings and sculptures that they found there now rank among the world's most important cultural treasures. Since the rediscovery of the caves,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 751.73 BEH

Sanger, Amy Wilson.

Summary: Illustrations and rhyming text introduce a variety of desserts and foods from India. On board pages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD SAN

Dehejia, Vidya.

Summary: Using a contextual approach, this book considers the meaning of the word "art" in the Indian cultural mileau, the relationship between the subcontinent's religious traditions, the status of artists, and the impact of trade and travel on artistic development.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 Dehejia

Eaton, Richard Maxwell

Summary: "Protected by vast mountains and seas, the Indian subcontinent might seem a nearly complete and self-contained world with its own religions, philosophies, and social systems. And yet this ancient land and its varied societies experienced prolonged and intense interaction with the peoples and cultures of East and Southeast Asia, Europe, Africa, and especially Central Asia and the Iranian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954.02 EAT

Contents: Mother goddess hymn (3:55 ; 4:48) -- Boy's birth song (3:18) -- Boy's playful birth song (3:31) -- Wedding song at groom's home (3:22) -- Bridal separation song (3:46) -- Song for men's rite in wedding (3:04) -- Song protecting the groom from sorcery (5:02) -- Hymn to the snake goddess (2:35) -- Morning hymn (5:34) -- Mother goddess hymn (3:19) -- Hymn to a village deity (2:10) -- Song for...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder Records 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN WOM

Chanani, Nidhi

Summary: Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind? But Pri's mom avoids these questions and the topic of India is permanently closed. For Pri, her mother's homeland can only exist in her imagination. That is, until she finds a mysterious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2017

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Denyer, Susan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harry Abrams 2000

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