The Other Mahabaleshwar

450.00

The Other Mahabaleshwar – A Template for Mindful Travel – General Editor of this book is Dhruti Vaidya and co-authored by Sonam Ambe, Anand Pendharkar and Seema Hardikar. Design and Illustrations are by Sneha Chhatre.
Mahabaleshwar located at a height of 1353 m above sea level. This book can serve as a field-guide for nature lovers and conservationists, as also, a travel-guide for the occasional visitor. Additionally, it is also a valuable record of history that could so easily be forgotten if not documented so wonderfully by the authors. Its ancient history, culture, spectacular views, the flora and fauna and nature trails make it attractive for visitors, but this book gives a much deeper insight into what really matters – preservation of this beloved hill-station.

Bajirao I An Outstanding Cavalry General

425.00

Military history of the Bajirao Peshwa from 1720 to 1740 is narrated in this Bajirao I An Outstanding Cavalry General book by author Col. R.D. Palsokar. This is an account of the Peshwa Bajirao First. The book has 352 pages and 28 maps with the narrative. The book has 14 chapters. Book also have Epilogue, bibliography and an index. Overall to understand battles of First Bajirao Peshwe and his strategies as Cavalry General, this book is useful.

Maratha Kalkhandatil NagarVikas – मराठा कालखंडातील नगरविकास

400.00

Urban development is the transformation of a small village into a big prosperous city with the use of proper town planning.
During the Maratha period, mainly in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the development of the villages in the western India was structured. The factors that were required for it and how this development was directly reflected in the urban structure, town planning and town development is described in this Maratha Kalkhandatil NagarVikas book written by Dr. Avinash Sowani.

Jirnoddhar – जीर्णोद्धार

400.00

Temples in many villages are waiting for restoration. However, instead of demolishing such old temples and constructing them in a flashy ‘modern’ style, a conscious effort should be made to conserve the existing structures and preserve the historical heritage. But unfortunately today, in the name of restoration, many old temples, palaces are completely demolished without proper consultation and the works reflected in modern style are common.
However, none of the agitators realize that because of this we are losing the historical significance of the place, destroying the historical architectural heritage, and not only erasing our own past. For that, in this Jirnoddhar book, a lot has been commented on how to restore a building, how to do conservation.
What exactly is restoration? by the author Dr. Avinash Sowani. So going beyond all the different concepts of repairs, renovation, reconstruction and conservation, trying to do ‘re-creation’ in the original architectural style, i.e. ‘Jirnoddhar’ in Marathi.
This story is created keeping exactly this concept in mind.
In this novel, author describes how main character discovered an ancient temple by guessing from the old remains of the settlements that she found around.

Adbandarcha Rudrakot – आडबंदरचा रुद्रकोट

400.00

A Marathi girl born, educated, brought up in USA, recently turned archeologist comes to Konkan. Still, with the desire to research something through his own efforts, she starts searching in the surrounding area.
She has neither knowledge of historical Marathi language nor familiarity with Modi script. Yet without the aid of any historical authentic documents, she begins to take what comes her way and find the right opportunity and unexpected success comes her way. Adbandarcha Rudrakot is a story written by Dr. By Avinash Sowani.

Kille Kandhar va Rashtrakutkalin Shilpvaibhav – किल्ले कंधार व राष्ट्रकूटकालीन शिल्पवैभव

400.00

Kille Kandhar va Rashtrakutkalin Shilpvaibhav book describes details of Kandhar fort located in Nanded District. This place was developed during Rashtrakut period. Krushna Second created Jagattung lake in this area and Krushna Third has developed this entire place with planning.
This book describes historical, geographical importance of this place along with religion, temples and water management in this area. Devnagari, Kannad, Farsi and Arabic inscriptions are given along with colour photographs and transliteration. It contains 70 colour pages displaying various monuments in this area. Overall this book is came out of research done by the author Dr. Arunchandra Pathak, who was ex-director of Gazetteer department of Government of Maharashtra.

Maratha Armar Ek Anokhe Parva – मराठा आरमार-एक अनोखे पर्व

400.00

Maratha Armar – Ek Anokhe Parva gives analysis and detailed information right from the establishment of the Maratha naval force by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, progressive contribution and development by the Angre dynasty, constitution of Naval force, ships, cannons, defense tactics with supportive historic references, thus making it a detailed summary of distinctive era of Maratha Navy written by Dr. Sachin Pendse

Shivaji The Great Guerrilla

360.00

Shivaji The Great Guerrilla is a Comprehensive and objective biographical study of the Shivaji Maharaj. This book provides a powerful critical analysis of Shivajis strategic tactics of guerrilla warfare and the judicious principles implemented in battle.
Author Col. R.D. Palsokar has written this book primarily for the Defence Services officers who wish to study the strategy and tactics of Shivaji Maharaj. Overall this is a unique book written by army person studying the techniques of guerrilla war of Shivaji Maharaj.

Trek the Sahyadris

360.00

Trek the Sahyadris is about Trekking in Sahyadri region of the western ghats in Maharashtra. Author Harish Kapadia gave various topographical details like the historic forts, mountains, pinnacles, peaks, lakes, valleys, dense forests forming parts of Sahyadri. The book proves to be a practical guide for trekking routes in Sahyadris. It reveals the paths, camping places, scenic views.

The Maritime and Coastal forts of India

360.00

In The Maritime and Coastal forts of India book, author Mukund S. Naravane has described 151 forts, their importance to the various Indian rulers has been analyzed. The appendices cover some allied topics such as climate of history of the period, some thoughts on restoration, preservation and utilisation of these forts. Two new concepts add to the value of this book. One is the classification of forts into Main forts, Secondary forts and fortified outposts, which are otherwise classified into land, sea and hill forts. Second is the distinction done between maritime forts and costal forts.

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