A Companion to Philip Larkin is designed to help the beginners learn about Larkin without assistance. Others may find in it plenty of material for refurbishing their knowledge of the poet.
The book consists of two volumes. Volume I contains seven chapters: chapter one presents a brief biography of Larkin, chapter two deals with some distinctive aspects of his personality, chapter three shows an inventory of his works, and chapter four examines Larkin as a novelist.
Besides, there is one long chapter each for his three collections of poems: The Less Deceived, The Whitsun Weddings and High Windows. Twelve poems from each of the three collections have been lucidly explained, discussed and evaluated.
Volume II comprises the following eleven chapters(less)
2. Bias in Ability Tests.
3. Ability Tests Design and Construction.
4. Ability Tests Reliability Validity and Standardization.
5. Ability Tests Uses and Misuses.
6. Abnormality Behavioral Models.
7. Abnormality Biomedical Models.
8. Abnormality Cognitive Models.
9. Abnormality Family Models.
10. Abnormality Humanistic Existential Models.
11. Abnormality Legal Models.
12. Abnormality Psychodynamic Models.
13. Abnormality Sociocultural Models.
14. Abnormality Defined.
15. Achievement Motivation.
16. Addictive Personality and Behaviors.
17. Adlerian Psychotherapy.
18. Adolescence Cognitive Skills.
19. Adolescence: Cross cultural Patterns.
20. Adolescence Sexuality.
21. The Adrenal Gland.
22. Affiliation and Friendship.
23. The Affiliation Motive.
25. Aggression Definitions and Theoretical Explanations.
26. Aggression Reduction and Control.
27. The Aggression Motive.
28. Aging Cognitive Changes.
29. Aging Institutional Care.
30. Aging Physical Changes.
31. Theories of Aging.
32. Agoraphobia and Panic Disorders.
33. Alcoholism: Altered States of Consciousness.
34. Interest Inventories.
35. Theories of Intergroup Relations.
: Preface. 1.
Perspective. A creative response--emergence of Sikhism: 2.
Guru Nanak Dev. Consolidation and expansion: 3.
Guru Angad Dev. 4.
Guru Amar Das. 5.
Guru Ram Das. 6.
Guru Arjan Dev. Appendices: i.
Date of birth of Guru Nanak. ii.
Guru Amar Das's mother's name. iii.
Date of birth of Guru Amar Das. iv.
Twenty-two Manjis. v.
Baba Mohan's birth and death dates. Vol.
II. 1606-1708 C.
E.: PIRI-MIRI--Structural bonding of spiritual and temporal concerns: 7.
Guru Hargobind. Masterly inactivity--a strategic response to Islamic imperialism: 8.
Guru Har Rai. 9.
Guru Harkrishan. 10.
Guru Tegh Bahadur. Culmination: 11.
Guru Gobind Singh. 12.
Manifestation of the Khalsa. 13.
Khalsa battles against Islamic imperialism and Hindu conservatism. 14.
Damdama period. 15.
Through Rajasthan, Agra to Nander. 16.
Guru Granth Sahib--the eternal Guru. 17.
Sikh religious orders. 18.
Important Sikh structures. 19.
Sikh polity. 20.
Sikh social ethics. 21.
Some eminent Sikhs of the(less)
2. Evidence-based HRD Practice.
3. Learning, work and human resource development.
4. The nature of human resource supply and demand.
5. Capacity to govern.
6. Knowledge Management in HRD.
7. Pedagogical implications of learning in HRD.
8. Human resource management in small business.
9. Postmodernity and the contemporary workplace.
II: Preface. 1.
Equal employment opportunity. 2.
Learning and difference. 3.
Development practices of management. 4.
New approaches to teaching and learning. 5.
Talent search in HRD. 6.
Current business environment. 7.
Concept of flexibility. 8.
Management of intellectual capital. 9.
Performance management. 10.
Technology in HRD. 11.
Corporate management development. Index.
Vol. III: Preface.
1. Performance management.
2. HRD practices in organizations.
3. Problem-solving and decision making.
4. Theory of strategic planning.
5. HRD: Philosophy, process and practice.
6. Organizational diagnosis and consulting.
7. HRD in international arena.
8. Leadership, qualities and personal relationships.
9. HRD practices(less)
2. History of Tantra.
3. Some aspects and doctrines of the Nathas.
4. The Goddess in the Tantrik Tradition.
5. The Five Limbs (Panchanga) of Bala.
6. Some school of Tantras.
Vol. II: Preface.
1. Nyasa of Tantras.
2. Other traditions of Tantra.
3. Works of Mahendranatha.
4. The Londinium Temple Strain.
5. The Sun, Planets and Tantra.
Index. "The Hindu Tantras were written after the Puranas, in the medieval period, and are usually set in the form of a dialogue between the God Shiva and his consort Parvati, in which he explains to her the philosophy and myths underlying the Tantric ritual.
They emphasize the Goddess Shakti as the female power or energy of the God. This view taken to its extreme holds that Shiva with out Shakti is like a corpse.
This is probably one such Encyclopaedia available on Tantra and will be(less)
Section-K: 1. Introduction to Kayachikitsa.
2. Vyadhi Dosh.
Paper 1. Section-KH: 1.
Ama: Metabolic toxin. 2.
Dosha-Dhatu-Mala Vikriti. 3.
Alternative medical systems. Vol.
II: Paper 2. Section- K: 1.
Jwara (Fever). 2.
Annavaha Srotas (Digestive system). 3.
Mutravaha Srotas (Urinary system). 4.
Pranavaha Srotas (Respiratory system). 5.
Raktavaha Srotas (Haemopoetic system). 6.
Udakavaha Srotas (Water metabolism system). 7.
Rasavaha Srotas (Tissue nutritional system). 8.
Asthivaha Srotas (Skeletal system). 9.
Shukravaha Srotas (Male reporductive system). 10.
Purishavaha Srotas (Excretory system). Paper 2.
Section-KH: 1. Yauna Samkramita Roga (Sexually transmitted diseases).
2. Yauna Manogata Roga (Sexual Anomalies).
3. Chayapachaya-janya Vyadhi (Metabolic Diseases).
4. Medovaha Srotas (Adipose tissue system).
5. Tvag-roga (skin diseases).
III: Paper 3. Section-K: 1.
Kuposhanaja Vyadhi (Malnutritional diseases). 3.
Antahsravi Granthi Vyadhi (Endocrine diseases). 4.
Hereditary and other diseases. 5.
Kshudra Roga (Minor diseases). Paper 3: Section KH-1.
Manasa Roga. 2.
Vol. I: 1.
Introduction/Narayan Singh Rao. Part.
I. Speeches of the high dignitaries in the inaugural and valedictory functions based on Video recording.
Part II. Terrorist mindset, causes and concepts, and strategies for elimination of terrorism: 5.
The ideology and an insight into the mind and psyche of the terrorist/A.J.
6. Understanding terrorist mindset/Niraj Kumar.
7. Terrorism-causes and strategies for resolution/Anjali Sharma.
8. Training citizens for tackling terrorism and faceless killers/Joginder Singh.
9. Dimensions of terrorism--a victim logical perspective/M.
Priyamvadha and Gopalji Malviya. Part III.
Religious fundamentalism and terrorism, global threat of terrorism: 10. Fundamentalism and terrorism/Afsir Karim.
11. Religious fundamentalism manifestation of terrorism/Shahid Raheem.
12. Islamic terrorism in South Asia and India's strategic response/Ajit Doval.
13. Religious fundamentalism manifestation of terrorism/Kalim Bahadur.
14. Countering terrorism in India--the integrity of systems/Ajai Sahni.
15. Globalized terrorism---a European perspective/Alok Rashmi Mukhopadhyay.
16. Darkness under the thousand suns--those who(less)
This second volume of the Complete Woks of Kalidasa with English translation consist of the three dramas of the national poet, which are universally acclaimed. They are the Malavikagnimitra, the Vikramorvasiya and the Abhijanana Sakuntala which in considered as the masterpiece.
Each of these dramas and poems are presented here based on critical editions in the Devanagari script followed by the English translation so that the reader could easily appreciate the work. A brief introduction giving an a account of their contents, commentaries and translation in Indian and foreign languages added here will be helpful for(less)
2. Gandhi: a biography.
3. Gandhi and his mind.
4. Views of Gandhi.
5. Gandhi on various subjects.
Vol. II: Preface.
1. Gandhi on women issues.
2. Gandhi on freedom and democracy.
3. Gandhi on world.
4. Gandhi on Karma and Dharma.
5. Gandhi on labour and wealth.
6. Gandhi on social issues.
Vol. III: Preface.
1. Political views of Gandhi.
2. Gandhian philosophy.
3. Gandhi's work in brief.
4. The Gospel of Swadeshi.
Vol. IV: Preface.
1. Associates of Mahatma Gandhi.
2. Famous speeches.
3. Civil disobedience.
4. Village economy.
Vol. V: Preface.
1. Gandhi on economy.
2. Writings of Gandhi.
3. FAQs about Gandhi.
4. Gandhian meaning of education.
5. Gandhian aims of education.
6. Gandhian experiments on education in India.
7. Gandhian education at various stages and related questions.
8. Gandhi on students and teachers.
Jatakas: Journeys of Compassion and Conscience. 3.
Bodhisattvas: Towards the Buddhism. 4.
Shakyamuni : The Historical Buddha. 5.
Theravada: Effulgence of Enlightenment. 6.
Samgiti : Consolidation of Ethos. 7.
Mahayana: Embodiment of Altruism. 8.
Lotus Sutra: Attainment of Buddhahood. 9.
Zen : Tranquility of Inner Mind. Bibliography.
II: 10. Mantrayana: Unto Higher Conscience.
11. Vajrayana: Multiple Manifestations.
12. Sahajayana: The Mystic Interface.
13. Vishvacharya: Sojourns Across Asia.
14. Shilpakriti: Efflorescence in Aesthetics.
15. Maitreya: The Future Buddha.
The Journey with the Buddha across pan-Asian countries and 27 centuries since the Buddha's appearance - has been exciting fact-finding mission : both assimilative and analytical in approach. It questions from the modern man's context, are: What made the appearance of the Buddha and his credo so compelling to the Indian masses in the 6th century BC? How far the ancient Jataka stories held prototypes for the parables(less)
It is said that Lakshmana was impelled to write this treatise because of his compassion for men who wanted to know about all the different forms of worship, but could not do so by reason of the voluminousness of the different Tantras, each dealing with a single form of worship and because of the abstruse character of the same. The commentary on the Sharada gives an adequate idea of not only the greatness of the spiritual culture of India but shows the progress that had been made in every sphere of human activity.
In expounding the text the commentator-Raghava-cites passages not only from the Mantrashastra alone, but has drawn his materials from mathematical and astrological(less)
The book that is now in your hands is expected to remedy this problem to a considerable extent. The subjects dealt with are: religion, philosophy, mythology, rituals, scriptural works, festivals and pilgrim centres, astrology, biographies of religious personalities, iconography, temples and religious institutions.
Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism which are closely allied to Hinduism have also been dealt with briefly. Short biographical notes of the better known indologists have been added at the end as appendices.
The students of Hinduism will find this work useful in understanding the essence of Hinduism in the right spirit. The entries have been arranged in the English alphabetical order.
Since most of the subject headings are in Sanskrit, standard diacritical marks as approved by the International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration(less)
Biological War: 1. Biological warfare.
2. Biological threat and Atomic Bomb.
3. Threat created by bioweapons.
4. Airborne diseases.
5. Foodborne and waterborne diseases.
6. Soilborne diseases.
7. Physical control.
8. Chemical control.
10. Biological challenge.
11. Regulatory environment.
12. Sensitive information.
II. Biological Agents: 1.
Agents of biological diseases. 3.
Laboratory requirements. 4.
Medical management. 5.
Disease control and prevention. 6.
Emerging diseases. 8.
Virulence detection. 9.
Ebola and other viral hemorrhagic fevers. 15.
Human Hepatitis. Index.
Biological Weapons: 1. Introduction.
2. Biological weapons.
3. Biological weapons program.
4. Evolution of biological weapons.
5. Security and threat.
6. Homeland security.
7. Threat of biological weapons.
8. Changing face of the war.
9. Wound healing.
10. Genomic weapons.
11. Biological weapons capabilities.
12. Rare strategies.
13. Biological terrorism.
A common language. 2.
The basic number systems. 3.
Decompositions of integers. 4.
Diophantine problems. 5.
Another look at congruences. 6.
Polynomial rings. 7.
Quadratic domains. 8.
Modular systems. 9.
Modules and vector spaces. 10.
Linear transformations and matrices. 11.
Elementary theory of matrices. "Our aim in this book is basically a very simple one: to show how the familiar methods and ideas used in the analysis of the system of "whole numbers" have been and are being extended and generalized to enable more diverse mathematical systems to be analyzed.
In particular the concept of factorization or decomposition into "simpler" pieces underlies essentially all of our efforts. However, before we can proceed with this programme of study we must try to establish a common starting a point and path of approach.
Even before doing this we must agree upon some basic assumptions, terms and notations, and these are set down in this(less)
To the Overthrow of the English in the Spice Archipelago: Introduction. 1.
The closing of the Old Trade Paths to 1516 A.D.
2. The quest for India by sea, 1418-1499.
3. The struggle between Christendom and Islam for the Indian seas, 1500-1600.
4. The Portuguese Policy in the East, 1500-1600.
5. England's attempts to reach India in the sixteenth century, 1497-1599.
6. The constitution of the First English East India Company, 1600.
7. The 'Separate Voyages' of the Company, 1601-1612.
8. The struggle with the Portuguese, 1612-1622.
9. The struggle between the English and the Dutch for the Eastern Archipelago, 1601-1623.
10. The end of the Struggle: the tragedy of Amboyna, 1623.
II. To the Union of the Old and New Companies Under the Earl of Godolphin's Award; 1708: Introduction.
1. The Company and the King, 1623-1649.
2. Our first settlements of the Bombay Coast, 1607-1658.
3. Our first settlements(less)
In Gods, Demons And Others, He Includes Stories From Kalidasa S Sanskrit Classic Abhijnana Shakuntalam, The Tamil Epic Silappadikaram, The Shiv Purana And The Devi Bhagwatam(less)
1. Play with the Seven Notes.
2. Classification of Swaras.
The sound of Nada. 2.
The sound of Sruthi. 3.
Tala - the rhythmic beats. III.
1. Voice of Nada.
2. Janaka and Janya ragas.
3. Alphabets of music - musicography.
4. Ancient Talas.
The music of Ragas. 2.
Janya Ragas. 3.
Tala and Laya. V.
1. Features of Ragas.
2. The diverse music system of India.
3. Folk music - the rustic melody.
4. The path of learning.
5. Mudras in Carnatic Music.
6. Some of the first, the best and the other 'est' factors of Indian music.
Bibliography. "Sa-Pa-Sa is a genuine effort to give an idea at a glimpse about one significant part of our extraordinary heritage - the Indian classical music.
This concise book covers most of the essential and relevant information about classical music in India. Though today, there are many(less)
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