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Title : Gandhi: Anti-Biography of a Great Soul / Gandhi, l'anti-biographie d'une grande âme

Author : Michaël de Saint-Chéron

Translated in : English

Translated by : Asha Narang Spaak

Publisher/Rights Holder : Social Science Press

Date of publication : 2016

This books is not just another biography of Gandhi. It is valuable because it offers us a French view – and Jewish too perhaps- of a man and times so familiar...

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Title : Suspended Passion / La Passion suspendue

Author : Marguerite Duras

Translated in : English

Translated by : Chris Turner

Publisher/Rights Holder : Seagull Books

Date of publication : 2016

A controversial figure of the postwar French literary and cultural scene, Marguerite Duras has exerted a powerful hold on readers around the world. This volume ...

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Title : Kaboolie Narayana pakshikal / Les Hirondelles de Kaboul

Author : Yasmina Khadra

Translated in : Malayalam

Translated by : Parameswaran

Publisher/Rights Holder : Green books

Date of publication : July 2016

Since the ascendancy of the Taliban the lives of Mosheen and his beautiful wife, Zunaira, have been gradually destroyed. Mosheen's dream of becoming a diplomat ...

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A stunning collectible that takes a breath-taking, sweeping look at the evolution of style in India


‘A sumptuous work drawing on immense research, this volume is a remarkable view of the evolution of style in India – an ambitious and instant magnum opus that will changes the way that we look at dress and fashion in the subcontinent.’ – Dr Amin Jaffer

 

A lavish work that will thrill and delight, Style of India is a stunning visual view of the evolution of style in India – an ambitious and lavish volume that will be a forever collectible.

This spectacular volume traverses an incredible breadth of history, offering a panoramic view of the defining moments – the cultural factors, historical compulsions and mystical concepts – that have intersected over time and propelled the evolution of style in the country over millennia. Bringing together over 300 stunning visuals from archival material and gorgeous recreations of drapes and accessories over centuries, accompanied by perceptive essays, this unique book weaves a compelling chronicle from pre-history and the Harappan civilization to the era of Hindi cinema and contemporary Indian fashion to throw a spotlight on the unique story of Indian style.

An unforgettable pictorial journey through the history of style in India, Style of India is a lavish, full-colour deluxe collectible edition that will be a treasure and a keepsake among style connoisseurs for years to come.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR


 Geeta Khanna, who also writes as Geeta Josie Khanna, is the founder and principal director of Hirumchi Styling Company (HSC). Educated in Delhi University, the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi, and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York, she has honed her skills under Carlos Campos and Marc Jacobs in New York City.

 Style of India is her first book. It is the result of her vision and travels through India to research and photograph the plethora of styles and expressions the country has to offer.

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