The Red Sari

Author: Javier Moro
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480444634
Size: 72.19 MB
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A transfixing novel about the Nehru-Gandhi family, told through the story of Sonia Gandhi, an Italian from modest origins who becomes one of the world’s most powerful women In 1965 Sonia Maino, a nineteen-year-old Italian student, meets a young Indian man named Rajiv Gandhi. She is the daughter of a humble family near Turin; he comes from the most powerful lineage in India. It is the beginning of a love story that not even death can end. In the name of love, Maino leaves her past to blend in with her expansive new country, India, which worships twenty million gods, speaks eight hundred languages, and votes for five hundred political parties. Her courage, integrity, and devotion will turn her into a revered and beloved figure.

Mama S Saris

Author: Pooja Makhijani
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316090085
Size: 57.42 MB
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When a young girl eyes her mother's suitcase full of gorgeous silk, cotton and embroidered saris, she decides that she, too, should wear one, even though she is too young for such clothing. When the mother finally realizes how important it is for her little girl to feel like a big girl on her seventh birthday, she dresses up her daughter in the folds of a blue sari. Feeling grown-up and very pretty, the daughter is thrilled to look just like her mother, even if only for a day. Mama's Saris captures an elegant snapshot of every girl's wish to play dress up.

Pink Sari Revolution A Tale Of Women And Power In India

Author: Amana Fontanella-Khan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 039306297X
Size: 52.93 MB
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Describes the Pink Gang, an Indian women's grassroots vigilante group, 20,000-members strong, who fight for women's rights throughout the country and highlights the stories of the women they have helped and the tactics they used. 10,000 first printing.

My Dadima Wears A Sari

Publisher: Peachtree Pub Limited
Size: 25.92 MB
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Two young sisters raised in America learn about the beauty and art of wearing a sari from their wise Indian grandmother, in a multicultural story that offers young children a glimpse into the distinctive culture and customs of India.

Sisters Of The Sari

Author: Brenda L. Baker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101515627
Size: 38.77 MB
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A debut novel about an American woman and an Indian woman who are about to dramatically change each other's lives-along with the lives of those around them. While vacationing in India, Kiria Langdon, the opinionated and driven CEO of a major company, meets Santoshi, a former slave who now works as a cleaning lady and lives in a shelter for homeless women in Chennai. Appalled by the conditions in the shelter, Kiria becomes obsessed with the idea of building decent housing for poor working women in India. Santoshi reluctantly agrees to help, even though she thinks Kiria's ideas are too crazy to succeed. Embarking on a rich journey of personal discovery, both women will learn invaluable lessons about themselves as they forge a powerful bond of sisterhood across the barriers of language and culture-a bond that makes anything possible.

Thinking Through Things

Author: Amiria Henare
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135392714
Size: 74.91 MB
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Drawing upon the work of some of the most influential theorists in the field, Thinking Through Things demonstrates the quiet revolution growing in anthropology and its related disciplines, shifting its philosophical foundations. The first text to offer a direct and provocative challenge to disciplinary fragmentation - arguing for the futility of segregating the study of artefacts and society - this collection expands on the concerns about the place of objects and materiality in analytical strategies, and the obligation of ethnographers to question their assumptions and approaches. The team of leading contributors put forward a positive programme for future research in this highly original and invaluable guide to recent developments in mainstream anthropological theory.