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The 'Recent Additions' of books are kept on display for reference and consultation for a week. These are normally displayed on every Monday and will remain on display till the end of week. However, they can be reserved when they are on display and will be issued on Saturday between 9.00am and 1.00pm. These weekly lists below provide the information on the latest additions to our collection.

Volume 20 No. 38
Period : 20-26 September 2021

Philosophy and Psychology (100-199)
  1. Essays
  2. by Friedrich Schiller|111.85 SCH| 032567
    Friedrich Schiller was born in Marbach, Germany, the son of an army surgeon, a profession for which he himself was later educated. He never wanted to practice medicine, however, and found an outlet for his dissatisfaction in writing poetry and plays.Read more...

Religion (200-299)
  1. Don't polish your ignorance ... it may shine
  2. by Vasudev Jaggi Sadhguru|294.544 SAD| 032339
    The persistent questions of seekers fill this book. It’s all here – the pain, the confusion, the raging gut-level thirst, all that it means to be human and alive and wanting. And through it all are the clear, strong, unwavering tones of a master who reminds us that the only thing that lies between the human and the divine, the finite and the boundless, the seeking and the finding, is choice.Read more...

Social sciences (300-399)
  1. Social origins of dictatorship and democracy : lord and peasant in the making of the modern world
  2. by Barrington Moore|301 MOO| 032542
    Originally published in 1966, this classic text is a comparative survey of some of what Barrington Moore considers the major and most indicative world economies as they evolved out of pre-modern political systems into industrialism.Read more...

  1. Ideology : a very short introduction
  2. by Michael Freeden|320.5 FRE| 032487
    Ideology is one of the most controversial terms in the political vocabulary, exciting both revulsion and inspiration. This book examines the reasons for those views, and explains why ideologies deserve respect as a major form of political thinking.Read more...

  1. Liberalism : a very short introduction
  2. by Michael Freeden|320.51 FRE| 032490
    Liberalism is one of the most central and pervasive political theories and ideologies, yet it is subject to different interpretations as well as misappropriations. Its history carries a crucial heritage of civilized thinking, of political practice, and of philosophical-ethical creativity. Read more...

  1. People's constitution : the everyday life of law in the Indian republic
  2. by Rohit De|342.54 DER| 032565
    It has long been contended that the Indian Constitution of 1950, a document in English created by elite consensus, has had little influence on India’s greater population. Drawing upon the previously unexplored records of the Supreme Court of India, A People’s Constitution upends this narrative and shows how the Constitution actually transformed the daily lives of citizens in profound and lasting ways.Read more...

Literature & rhetoric (800-899)
  1. Narrative form : revised and expanded second edition
  2. by Suzanne Keen|808.036 KEE| 032586
    This revised and expanded handbook concisely introduces narrative form to advanced students of fiction and creative writing, with refreshed references and new discussions of cognitive approaches to narrative, nonfiction, and narrative emotions.Read more...

  1. Kafka's other trial : the letters to Felice
  2. by Elias Canetti|833.912 CAN| 032585
    In July 1914, Franz Kafka's fiancée Felice broke off their engagement in a humiliating public tribunal, surrounded by her friends and family, and the other woman with whom Kafka had recently fallen in love.Read more...

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