Автор: Khanna, Parag Название: Connectography ISBN: 0399589376 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780399589379 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 1368 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Harper Collins Publishers, Chintamani Gautam Название: Dark Star: The Loneliness of Being Rajesh Khanna ISBN: 9350296209 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789350296202 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 1814 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: FOREWORD BY SHARMILA TAGORE The first-ever biography of the enigmatic Rajesh Khanna, the original 'superstar' If ever a life was meant to be a book, few could stake a stronger claim. Like a shooting star doomed to darkness after a glorious run, Rajesh Khanna spent the better half of his career in the shadow of his own stardom. Yet, forty years after his last monstrous hit, Khanna continues to be the yardstick by which every single Bollywood star is measured. At a time when film stars were truly larger than life, Khanna was even more: the one for whom the term 'superstar' was coined. Born Jatin Khanna to middle-class parents, the actor was adopted by rich relatives who brought him up like a prince. By the time he won the Filmfare-United Producers Combine Talent Hunt, he was already famous for being the struggler who drove an imported sports car. With seventeen blockbuster hits in succession and mass adulation rarely seen before or since, the world was at Khanna's feet. Everything he touched turned to gold. The hysteria he generated - women writing him letters in blood, marrying his photograph and donning white when he married Dimple Kapadia, people bringing sick children for his 'healing' touch after Haathi Mere Saathi - was unparalleled. Then, in a matter of months, it all changed. Khanna's career hit a downward spiral as spectacular as his meteoric rise just three years after Aradhana (1969) and never really recovered. Dark Star looks at the phenomenon of an actor who redefined the 'film star'. Gautam Chintamani's engaging narrative tries to make sense of what it was that made Rajesh Khanna and what accounted for his extraordinary fall. A singular account of a wondrous life.
Описание: From the visionary bestselling author of "The Second World "and" How to Run the World "comes a bracing and authoritative guide to a future shaped less by national borders than by global supply chains, a world in which the most connected powers and people will win. Connectivity is the most revolutionary force of the twenty-first century. Mankind is reengineering the planet, investing up to ten trillion dollars per year in transportation, energy, and communications infrastructure linking the world s burgeoning mega-cities together. We have become a global network civilization, with profound consequences for geopolitics, economics, demographics, the environment, and social identity. Connectivity, not geography, is our destiny. In "Connectography, "global strategist Parag Khanna sweeps us along on his journeys to explain the rapid and unprecedented changes affecting every part of the planet. He travels from Ukraine to Iran, Mongolia to North Korea, Pakistan to Nigeria, and across the Arctic Circle and the South China Sea to show how militaries are deployed to protect supply chains as much as borders. This is not war over territory but tug-of-war over pipelines, railways, shipping lanes, and Internet cables. The new arms race is to connect to the most markets a race China is winning, as it has become the top trade partner of twice as many countries as America. And just as China has launched a wave of infrastructure investments to unite Eurasia around its new Silk Roads, the United States can only regain ground by fusing with its neighbors into a super-continental North American Union of shared resources and prosperity. "" "Connectography" offers a unique and hopeful vision for the future. Khanna argues that new energy discoveries and technologies have eliminated the need for resource wars; ambitious transport corridors and power grids are unscrambling Africa s fraught colonial borders; even the Arab world is evolving a more peaceful map as it builds resource and trade routes across its war-torn landscape. At the same time, thriving hubs such as Singapore and Dubai are injecting dynamism into young and heavily populated regions, cyber-communities empower commerce across vast distances, and the world s ballooning financial assets are being wisely invested into building an inclusive global society. Beneath the chaos of a world that appears to be falling apart is a new foundation of connectivity pulling it together."
Описание: In "The Second World," scholar Parag Khanna, chosen as one of "Esquire" s 75 Most Influential People of the Twenty-First Century, reveals how America s future depends on its ability to compete with the European Union and China to forge relationships with the Second World, the pivotal regions of Eastern Europe, Central Asia, South America, the Middle East, and East Asia that are growing in influence and economic strength. Informed, witty, and armed with a traveler s intuition for blending into diverse cultures, Khanna depicts second-world societies from the inside out, observing how globalization divides them into winners and losers and shows how China, Europe, and America use their unique imperial gravities to pull the second-world countries into their orbits. Along the way, Khanna explains how Arabism and Islamism compete for the Arab soul, reveals how Iran and Saudi Arabia play the superpowers against one another, unmasks Singapore s inspirational role in East Asia, and psychoanalyzes the second-world leaders whose decisions are reshaping the balance of power."
Описание: The world is heading toward a perfect storm of economic imbalance, geopolitical tension, and environmental stress: we are entering a new Middle Ages. At the same time, a great debate is under way on how to run a world in perpetual crisis. It is at this moment of flux that Parag Khanna captures the stakes confronting all of us and offers a detailed road map for global resilience. Putting forth a scheme for mega-diplomacy that unifies the resources of governments, corporations, and civic groups, this book introduces a new vocabulary that will change how to think about our most pressing problems and their solutions. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to achieve a stable and just world in our lifetimes.
Описание: A vibrant vegetarian cookbook from New York`s hottest Indian chef.
Автор: Khanna, Twinkle Название: Mrs funnybones ISBN: 0143424467 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780143424468 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1908 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Good morning, it's 6 a.m. and I am wide awake because the man of the house has decided that he needs to perform a series of complex manoeuvres that involve him balancing on his left elbow. When I fell asleep last night, there was a baby lying next to me. Her smelly diaper is still wedged on my head but aside from this rather damp clue, I can't seem to find her anywhere. I could ask my mother-in-law if she has seen the baby, but she may just tell me that I need to fast on alternate Mondays, and God will deliver the baby back to me . . .
Full of wit and delicious observations, Mrs Funnybones captures the life of the modern Indian woman-a woman who organizes dinner each evening, even as she goes to work all day, who runs her own life but has to listen to her Mummyji, who worries about her weight and the state of the country. Based on Twinkle Khanna's super-hit column, Mrs Funnybones marks the debut of one of our funniest, most original voices.
Автор: Vikas Khanna Название: My Great Indian Cookbook ISBN: 0670086339 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780670086337 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Цена: 1477 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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