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 HOUSES OF GOA
By Gerard da Cunha, Heta Pandit and Annabel Mascarenhas
Pp.208 (1999) $51 Rs. 1900.00
This book is the result of an extensive study of over 150 Goan houses with a foreword by an exponent of natural architecture, Gerard da Cunha. The book covers all elements of style found in Goa's architecture, with 200 gorgeous, colour pictures by photographer Ashok Koshy.

 THE TRANSFORMING OF GOA
Edited by Norman Dantas
Pp.212 (1999) $8 Rs.175.00
Selected essays by eminent writers, who focus on Goa and the Goan identity between the tradition-bound Portuguese period and the present India-oriented, development-driven democratic times. The book provides a much needed counterpoint to the considerable mythification that Goans are subjected to.

  FREE FROM SCHOOL
By Rahul Alvares
Pp.112 (1999) $5 Rs. 100.00
16-year-old snake-loving Goan, Rahul Alvares, opted out of school for a year, to unravel for himself the mysteries of nature's wonders reptiles, crocodiles, spiders, earthworms and turtles. This book reports Rahul's thrilling real-life learning, which students and teachers will find enormously engrossing.

SORROWING LIES MY LAND
By Lambert Mascarenhas
Pp.123 (1999) HB $12  Rs. 275.00, PB $8 Rs. 175.00
A moving novel of the feelings of Goa's people about the Portuguese domination they suffered silently for centuries. Mascarenhas documents a stirring manifesto of an oppressed people's growing awareness of its rights and heritage.

  GOA ACTS & RULES: VOL 1: GOA MUNICIPALITIES ACT, 1968
Compiled by Subodh S. Kantak
Pp.992 (1999) HB $27 Rs. 700.00
A very handy law reference for members of the Bar, Bench, Government and the general public, featuring the Municipalities Act, 1968, with all updated, connected material.

  VILLAGE GOA
By Olivinho Gomes
Pp.432 (1996) HB $ 23 Rs. 550.00
Gomes has produced a scholarly, detailed sociological study of the village of Chandor in South Goa.

  GOA REMEMBERED: VIGNETTES OF FADING TRADITIONS
By Angelo Pereira
Pp.100 (1995) HB $ 13 Rs. 300.00
A major book on Sangolda village, illustrated profusely. The things described here about life in a Goan village will make Goans yearn with nostalgia.

  CALANGUTE
By Carmo D'Souza
Pp.140 (1997) $4  Rs. 60.00
An unfolding of the culture, beauty and heritage of Calangute village: tales involving playing marbles on the beach, a walk around the tinto, religious festivals, Calangute Panchayat and Comunidade.

 STATISTICAL POCKET BOOK OF GOA. 1993-94
By Statistics Department, Govt of Goa
Pp.246 (1996) Small size $4 Rs. 70.00
All the basic statistics on Goa you need, at a glance. Official version. Pocket size.

  CONVERSION, CONTINUITY AND CHANGE: LIVED CHRISTIANITY IN SOUTHERN GOA
By Roweena Robinson
Pp.326 (1997 $ 27 Rs. 700.00
Despite the imposition of the European variety of Christianity, ethnic customs and traditions like the caste system still survive among the Christian community.

  GOA IMAGES & IMPRESSIONS
By Thomas Vaz
Pp.70 (LF) $ 13 Rs. 290.00
A quality coffee table book on Goa, filled with nostalgic and exquisite colour photographs of Goa today.

Contains 60 lavish pictures by Jean-Louis Nou.

  DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION IN GOA
By V.A. Pai Panandiker & P.N. Chaudhuri
Pp.46 (1983) HB $4 Rs. 75.00
By 1971 Goa had already achieved a birth rate of 21 per thousand compared to the national average of 35 per thousand. What were the factors responsible for such low fertility? Any lessons?

  GOA POLICE
By Dr N. Dilip Kumar
Pp.280 (1999) $17 Rs. 395.00
In this first book of its kind, a serving police officer attempts to provide a historical account of the police systems prevailing in Goa, and how the military and civil police helped the Portuguese suppress the freedom movement.

  A KIND OF ABSENCE
By Joao da Veiga Coutinho
Pp.127 (1997) $11 Rs. 250.00
Coutinho provides an indispensable vade mecum for emigrants searching for their cultural identity and personal meaning.

  GOA TO ME
By Teotonio R. de Souza
Pp.176 (1994) HB $11 Rs. 250.00
The 10 essayswith an autobiographical introductionare a search for self identity which the distinguished Goan historian sees as inseparable from the history of his land and people.

  AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SKETCH OF THE CITY OF GOA
By Jose Nicolau da Fonseca
Pp.350 (1994) HB $23 Rs. 595.00
A most comprehensive history of Goa in a format associated with gazetteers. Also carries important statistical information including charts about population, marriages, births and deaths in the year 1877 when it was first written. Reprint.

  LEGENDS OF GOA
By Mario Cabral e Sa
Pp.119 (1998) $17 Rs. 395.00
Cabral e Sa shares with readers a treasure chest of historical legends of Goa, from the earliest times till the end of the colonial rule. Illustrated by Mario.

  MALABAR AND THE PORTUGUESE
By K.M. Panikkar
Pp.221 $5 Rs. 175.00
An Indian viewpoint of the profound impact of the Portuguese conquest on Malabar.

  SINNERS AND SAINTS: THE SUCCESSORS OF VASCO DA GAMA
Edited by Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Pp.212 (1998) HB $8 Rs. 175.00
A collective endeavour by international researchers reflects the trends of Euro-Asian interaction, with emphasis on the state-sponsored female colonization.

  GOA DOURADA: THE INDO-PORTUGUESE BOUQUET
By T.P. Issar
Pp.177 (1995) HB $37 Rs. 1200.00
A visual delight. It celebrates the mingling of Indo-Portuguese cultures, manifested in architecture, artefacts, carpentry, `blue tiles' and textiles of golden Goa.

  ESSAYS IN GOAN HISTORY
Ed. by Teotonio R. de Souza
Pp.219 (1989) HB $ 9 Rs. 200.00
Eighteen assorted essays on subjects ranging from pre-Portuguese religious and cultural life in Goa, to contemporary issues linked to the freedom struggle, gold smuggling and the slave trade.

  AN HISTORICAL SKETCH OF GOA
By Denis L. Cottineau de Kloguen
Pp.120 (1988) HB $9 Rs. 195.00
Rare book, reprinted. Originally published in the early 19th century.

  THE BLINDED EYE
By Ziauddin Sardar, Ashis Nandy, Merryl Wyn Davies, Claude Alvares
Pp.96 (1993) $4 Rs. 60.00
The consequences of the voyages of Christopher Columbus and Vasco da Gama proved to be exceedingly traumatic for the non-European world.

  THE BLACK LEGEND OF PORTUGUESE INDIA
By George Davison Winius
Pp.123 (1985) $6 Rs. 125.00
Portuguese Asia was notoriously corrupt by the end of the 16th-17th centuries whatever Portuguese historians say.

  THE SAWANTS OF WADI AND THE PORTUGUESE
By S.K. Kamat Mhamai
Pp.192 (1984) $9 Rs. 200.00
Interesting narrative of the role played by the Sawants of adjacent Wadi in the history of Goa.

  COASTAL WESTERN INDIA
By M.N. Pearson
Pp.149 (1982) HB $5 Rs. 100.00

A tract within the canvas of Indo-Portuguese and maritime history. Papers include a survey of Goa archives, corruption, Goa as a `port city' and a discussion of Indian seafarers."

  DISCOVERIES, MISSIONARY EXPANSION AND ASIAN CULTURES
Ed. by Teotonio R. de Souza
Pp.215 (1994) HB $13 Rs. 300.00
Scholarly analysis of the quantum change in the conditions of survival for the world allegedly `discovered' by Europe and subsequently colonised by it.

  GOA, THROUGH THE AGES
Ed. by Teotonio R. de Souza
Pp.316 (1990) HB $21 Rs. 500.00
Part of a five-volume series on the history of Goa. This volume deals with economic history and contains essays on trade, transport, communication, migration, natural resources, etc.

  GOA AND THE REVOLT OF 1787
By Joaquim Heliodoro da Cunha Rivara
Pp. 292 (1996) HB $17 Rs. 400.00
The eminent historian unshrouds the legends cloaking the conspiracy known as "The Revolt of the Pintos" and other incidents relating to Goan nationalism.

  GOAN SOCIETY THROUGH THE AGES
Ed. by B.S. Shastry
Pp.286 (1993) HB $13 Rs. 300.00
23 papers on pre- and post-colonial Goa. Subjects range from Christian folk-songs to the status of women in Portuguese Goa, the tobacco trade, and other interesting insights into yesterday.

  GOA AND PORTUGALTHEIR CULTURAL LINKS
Ed. by Charles J. Borges & Helmut Feldmann
Pp.320 (1997) HB $19 Rs. 450.00
A collection of 21 papers on the theme: "Intercultural Relations: Portugal and Goa". Covers aspects like 16th century life in Goa, contacts with Japan and Mozambique, and aspects of art, music and literature.

  A MISSIOLOGICAL CONFLICT BETWEEN PADROADO AND PROPAGANDA IN THE EAST
By Fr Cosme Jose Costa
Pp.111 (1997) $4 Rs. 75.00
A comprehensive view of the history of the Church in India from the 16th to the 19th century. The book highlights the contribution of the Goan clergy, which suffered the most in the missiological conflict between the Padroado mission in India and the mission of Propaganda.

  JOAO DE BARROS: PORTUGUESE HUMANIST AND HISTORIAN OF ASIA
By C.R. Boxer
Pp.159 (1981) HB $6 Rs. 120.00
Joao de Barros (1496-1570) was the official chronicler of Portuguese expansion which he laid out in the three volumes of his Decades of Asia.

  AFRICANS IN INDIA: FROM SLAVERY TO ROYALTY
By R.R.S. Chauhan
Pp.264 (1995) HB $15 Rs. 350.00
A fascinating book on a little known subject: the African Diaspora in India and the contributions of people of African origin to the culture and politics of India.

  PORTUGUESE PALAEOGRAPHY
By Dr P.P. Shirodkar
Pp.222 (1997) HB $40 Rs. 1350.00
The eminent Goan historian succeeds in deciphering the archaic, colonial calligraphy of Portuguese documents dating from 15th to the 19th century.

  BIBLIOGRAPHY OF GOA AND THE PORTUGUESE IN INDIA
By Henry Scholberg
Pp.414 (1982) HB $28 Rs. 750.00
Literature listed here covers the nearly five centuries of Portuguese rule in India including its meteoric rise, its sustained presence, and its sudden and final decline leading to its evacuation in 1961.

  KALEIDOSCOPE OF WOMEN IN GOA
By Fatima da Silva Gracias
Pp.166 (1996) HB $11 Rs. 250.00
A fine historian provides a picture of the life-styles of women both Christian and non-Christian including their customs, traditions and rituals during colonial rule.

  HEALTH AND HYGIENE IN COLONIAL GOA: 1510-1961
By Fatima da Silva Gracias
Pp.300 (1994) H.B. $19 Rs. 450.00
Investigates the medical scenario during Portuguese rule. Da Silva Gracias discusses the roles of traditional Goan medicine vis-a-vis modern medicine and finds that the public health conditions during the period were quite abysmal.

  GOA: IMAGES AND PERCEPTIONS
By Celsa Pinto
Pp.147 (1996) HB $9 Rs. 200.00
A collection of 10 essays that shows Goa alive and throbbing in the 16th century. Discusses issues like: women's inheritance rights, the cotton trade, etc.

  TRADE AND FINANCE IN PORTUGUESE INDIA
By Celsa Pinto
Pp.315 (1994) $19 Rs. 450.00
A historical work that challenges the predominant Eurocentric biases still prevalent in Indo-Portuguese history. Pinto criticizes the idea that the 18th and 19th centuries were periods of no commercial consequence and documents the thriving, privately-operated, extra-Asian trade."

  IN SEARCH OF SELF-FULFILLMENT
By Jose F. Martins
Pp.346 (1997) HB $15 Rs. 350.00
Memories of a freedom-fighter, who is quite critical of the shape of developments in post-Liberation Goa.

  GOA'S STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM
By P.P. Shirodkar
Pp.347 (1988) HB $17 Rs. 395.00
The most comprehensive study of the fight of the Goans, their brethren in the country and the Indian govt. to knock Portuguese colonialism out of Goa.

  IN QUEST OF FREEDOM
By James Fernandes
Pp.148 (1990) HB $7 Rs 140.00

Glimpses into various aspects of the anticolonial stir in Goa. The book centers around liberation activity in Tivim, Aldona, Reis Magos, Aguada Jail, Assonora, etc.

  LANDMARKS IN MY TIME
By Bertha Menezes Braganca
Pp.112 (1992) $4 Rs. 60.00
Essays that provide an inside view to Goa's freedom struggle, post-liberation politics and also world events that made a great impression on the author.

  GOA INTO THE MAINSTREAM
By R.N. Saksena
Pp.147 (1974) HB $3 Rs. 50.00
Attempts to study the problems of emotional and national integration of Goans.

  TRIAL OF T.B. CUNHA
Ed. by P.P. Shirodkar
Pp.169 (1991) $6 Rs. 125.00

Historic records pertaining to the trial of the Father of Goan Nationalism.

  TRIAL OF RAMA KRISHNA HEGDE
Ed. by P.P. Shirodkar
Pp.121 (1993) HB $6 Rs. 125.00
His trial in the Military Court in Goa and in the Supreme Court, Lisbon.

  TRIAL OF J.I. DE LOYOLA
Ed. by P.P. Shirodkar
Pp.145 (1994) HB $6 Rs. 125.00
A series of edited accounts taken from the Goa Archives.

  FISH, CURRY AND RICE; A CITIZEN'S REPORT ON THE GOAN ENVIRONMENT
Ed. by Claude Alvares
Pp.260 (1995) $28 Rs. 750.00 (HB), $ 21 Rs. 500.00 (PB)
A basic textbook for students and a source of ready-to-consult information for anyone interested in the Goan ecosystem and its environmental problems

  A GUIDE TO THE FLORA AND FAUNA OF GOA
By P Killips
Pp.70 (1998) $9 Rs. 195.00
A handy, glossy book cataloguing the exotic species of Goa's fascinating wildlife. Every known bird, butterfly, animal, reptile, plant and flower photographed.

  AQUAWORLD: THE ENVIRONMENT AND ECOSYSTEMS OF COASTAL GOA
By Therese Almeida
Pp.267 (1998) LF $12 Rs. 270.00
A Resource Book and Activity Guide for Teachers. Excellent for environment education classes in schools.

  AREAWIDE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT (AEQM) PLAN FOR THE MINING BELT OF GOA STATE
By Tata Energy Research Institute
Pp.300 (1998) $11 Rs. 250.00
The first full length study of the impact of mining on the Goan environment, by a team headed by Ligia Noronha of TERI.

  FLORA OF GOA, DIU, DAMAN, DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI
By Rolla Seshagiri Rao
2 Vols. Pp.545 total (1985) $11 Rs. 250.00 per set
An exploration with a historical dimension of plant life in the country region of Goa, Diu, Daman, etc. Includes maps, photographs and locations."

  THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF ST. FRANCIS XAVIER
By Henry James Coleridge
2 Vols Pp.1048 (1997) HB $ 37 Rs. 1195.00 per set

Two beautifully bound expensive volumes. An extensive historical and biographical study based on study of the Saint's letters, writings and testimonies.

  THE LIFE OF ST. ANTHONY THE GREAT WONDER WORKER
By Sebastian D'Cruz
Pp.32 (1996) $2 Rs. 10.00
St. Anthony of Padua is brought to life in this book by Sebastian D'Cruz.

  GOA: PERSONALITIES 1996WHO IS WHO IN THE FUTURE
By Gil Bastos Vieira
Pp.140 (1996) HB $5 Rs. 100.00
English-Portuguese, bilingual book. A Brazilian journalist's word-sketches of prominent Goans today.

  DALGADO: THE MAN AND THE SCHOLAR
By Fr. A. Pereira, S.J.
Pp. 104 HB (1983) $3 Rs. 40.00
The writer profiles lucidly the life and work of the renowned Goan lexicographer, philologist and glottologist.

  LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF BLESSED JOSEPH VAZ
By Fr Cosme Jose Costa
Pp.134 (1996) $3 Rs. 30.00
A well documented biography of Blessed Joseph Vaz, the first ever indigenous missionary of Asia, who salvaged the Church in Sri Lanka.

  GOANS OF KENYA
By Teresa Albuquerque
Pp.102 (1999) $7 Rs. 150.00
Albuquerque delves into the saga of a segment of Goans, driven by economic circumstances to venture into Africa at the turn of the century. Besides attaining eminence in public life, some of them played a significantly role in Kenya's freedom struggle.

  PROFILE OF EMINENT GOANS
By J. Clement Vaz
Pp.347 (1997) HB $17 Rs. 400.00
A painstaking survey of the glorious achievements of an array of great Goans, past and present, and their various contributions to human progress.

  TALES FROM GOLDEN GOA
By Anita Pinto
Pp.36 (1998) $3 Rs. 50.00

Lovely tales for children with typical, rustic characters and colourful illustrations. The narrative takes the reader from one Goan village to another.

  THE VILLAGE HOME & OTHER STORIES
By J.P. D'Souza
Pp.141 (1998) $4 Rs. 75.00
Immensely readable stories illustrating village life in Goa.

  THE GENERAL IS UP
By Peter Nazareth
Pp.190 (1984) HB $5 Rs. 90.00
The setting is the expulsion of Goans from an "imaginary" country in Africa.

  SIMPLE FOLK
By Guerra Junqueiro
Pp.72 (1994) $5 Rs. 100.00
A collection of poems translated from the Portuguese by Olivinho Gomes which exalt the simplicity of rural life.

  THE GREATER TRAGEDY
By Lambert Mascarenhas
Pp.84 (1988) $2 Rs. 25.00
Goa Today's founder-editor presents a play to enfold the drama of pre-and post-liberation in Goa.

  THE RAPE OF GOA
By Patrick Ferdinand
Pp.72 (1998) $5 Rs. 100.00
A thought-provoking tragedy in five acts, bristling with cameos of cruelty, avarice and corruption in the wake of Portuguese invasion of Goa and the subsequent Inquisition.

  THE PORTRAIT
By Frederika Menezes
Pp.81 (1998) $5 Rs. 100.00

Sensitive thoughts, ideas and oodles of humour by a young, bubbly spastic. She translates them in poems, which show a remarkable maturity as she shares with the reader her pain, dreams and cheer.

  THE SONG OF THE BIRD
By Anthony de Mello
Pp.197 (1996) $3
Thought-provoking, spiritually oriented essays from the well-known Jesuit priest banned by the Pope.

  THE PRAYER OF THE FROG
By Anthony de Mello
Vol.I Pp.300 (1996) $5 Rs. 80.00
Vol.II Pp.256 (1996) PB $5 Rs. 75.00
Quotations and extracts on prayer, religion, awareness, love and self.

  GOA AND THE BLUE MOUNTAINS OR SIX MONTHS OF SICK LEAVE
By Richard F. Burton
Pp.368 (1991) HB $7
A British officer of the 1850s who spends time in Goa, Malabar, Calicut and the Nilgiris, leaves behind his impressions.

  ONE SIP AT A TIME
By George Menezes
Pp.220 (1996) $4 Rs. 65.00
Delightful reminiscences and colourful anecdotes to sip slowly as you laze in an armchair on a Sunday afternoon.

  NOSTALGIA: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE PAGES OF MY PAST
By Vasco Pinho
Pp.163 (1998) $9 Rs. 195.00
Pinho delves into his past and surfaces with interesting nuggets. He traps the finer element of his times in a pleasing sequence, with accompanying pictures.

  A PEEP INTO THE PAST
By Vasant Nevrekar
Pp.215 (HB) $9 Rs. 200.00
Nevrekar wrote this fine range of short, light, easily readable UN recollections.

  ELOCUTION PIECES FOR STUDENTS
By Anita Pinto
Book 1: Pp.102 (1995) $2 Rs. 25.00
Poems and speeches for students of all ages to recite and declaim.

  JOTTINGS
By Arthur Francis 'Meurin' Santos
Pp.136 (1970) Rs.$2 Rs. 25.00
Entertainment for the whole family laugh, a sob, a throbin this true-to-life experiences of the author.

  NEW ENGLISH-KONKANI DICTIONARY: NOVO INGLES-CONCANIM DICIONAR
Pp.596 (1991) HB $16 Rs. 365.00
A pocket-size Roman script dictionary, first published in 1930. Contains some 21595 words "which can be said to be sufficient for all practical purposes".

  NOVO CONCANIM-INGLEZ DICIONAR: NEW KONKANI-ENGLISH DICTIONARY
Pp.208 (1989) HB $9 Rs. 195.00
A pocket book Roman script dictionary.

  ENGLISH-KONKANI DICTIONARY
By Angelus Francis Xavier Maffei
Pp.545 (1990) $27 Rs. 695.00
First published in 1883! "The first attempt of its kind in Konkani." Traces the origins of words and offers literal translations.

  KONKANI- ENGLISH DICTIONARY
By Angelus Francis Xavier Maffei
Pp.158 (1990) HB $9 Rs. 195.00
A Kanarese and Roman script dictionary.

  LINGUISTIC GLOSSARY
By M. Almeida & P. Naik
Pp.165 (1994) HB $6 Rs. 120.00
English-Konkani and Konkani-English. Aims to provide a reliable, accurate and easy-to-use technical terminology.

  KONKANI: BASIC COURSE
By M. Almeida
Pp.249 (1991) $6 Rs. 120.00
One of the most scientific handbooks to learn Konkani. Almeida employs modern linguistic strategies of language learning. Devanagiri with English explanations.

  SPEAK KONKANI AND HAVE FUN
Pp.36 (1993) $3 Rs. 50.00
A pocket interpreter for simple make-do Konkani. Ideal for tourists and Goans who have forgotten their mother tongue.

  THE KONKAN AND THE KONKANI LANGUAGE
By V.P. Chavan
Pp.75 (1995) HB $5 Rs. 95.00
The book explains the evolution, history, character and use of Konkani, spoken by over a million and a half people.

  THE KONKANI LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
By J. Gerson da Cunha
Pp.50 (1991) HB $5 Rs. 95.00
Traces the history of the language, and its relationship with various other tongues, from Sanskrit to Persian.

  LEGENDS OF THE KONKAN
By Arthur Crawford
Pp.300 (1987) HB $12 Rs. 265.00
Fascinating and out-of-this-world legends of the Konkan as told by the `old Bhutt of Chiploon'. First published in 1909.

  A DESCRIPTION OF KONKANI
By Mathew Almeida s.j.
Pp.337 (1989) HB $7 Rs. 150.00
A book on the phonology, morphology and syntax of Konkani.

  THE KONKANI PROVERBS
By V. P. Chavan
Pp.96 (1995) HB $5 Rs. 95.00
He has come to the wedding pandal in search of a bullock.' `A nose ring bigger than the nose.' `The boiled rice becomes gruel by over-boiling.' For Konkani writers, speakers, students or anyone at all picturesque punchy speech.

  GUIDE TO GOA
Edited by A.C. Khanna, K.K. Sawhney, S.R. Vashist
Pp.64 (1998) $3 Rs. 50.00
Everything you would like to know while vacationing in Goa. Includes a handy tourist map of the State.

  AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO BOMBAY AND GOA
By Myriam Kaye
Pp.198 (1990) $5 Rs. 100.00
Kaye ventures beyond the sunny beaches to explore Goa's natural grandeur, stately homes, ethnic cuisine and Latin fiestas. The merry tour also negotiates through Bombay's high rises and into the teeming bazaars, forgotten villages and ancient temples.

  GOA MAPS (WITH YELLOW PAGES)
By Lobo, D'Souza & Mikada
Pp.132 (1997) $4 Rs. 60.00
Tourist maps of Goa, with enlarged sections of predominantly tourist areas. Splendid, first rate quality work.

  CLASSIC INDIA: GOA
Ed. by Amrita Kumar
Pp.57 (1997) HB $5 Rs. 95.00
A book on Goa generously illustrated with colour pictures.

  A ROAD GUIDE TO GOA
Ed. by P. Poovendran
Pp.16 (1996) $3 Rs. 40.00
A road guide with a map.

  GOAN COOKBOOK
By Joyce Fernandes
Pp.70 (1994) $5 Rs. 85.00
The book that placed Goan cooking on the world map.

  HOME STYLE CUISINE
By Joyce Fernandes
Pp.110 (1994) $5 Rs. 85.00
The author of the Goan Cookbook gives us another title full of tips for "a simple, economical and satisfying way to cook".

  GOAN DISHES
By Sudha Amonkar
Pp.140 (1996) $4 Rs. 70.00
Fourth reprint.

  THE BEST OF GOAN COOKING
By Gilda Mendonsa
Pp.105 (1997) $8 Rs. 175.00
Mendonsa dishes out well-tried recipes of both Goan and Portuguese origin.  

  100 EASY-TO-MAKE GOAN DISHES
By Jennifer Fernandes
Pp.128 (1997) $4 Rs. 70.00
Warning: "Goan food is pungent and I have used the required amount of chillies to keep the recipes authentic.

  DELIGHTS FROM GOA
By Aroona Reejhsinghani
Pp.135 (1979) $4 Rs. 65.00
Appetizing delicacies prepared by the masters of Goan culinary art.

  BAROQUE GOA
By Jose Pereira
Pp.177 (1995) HB $30 Rs. 850.00
Photographs, illustrations and history of Baroque architecture and the various edificial types in Goa.

  SCIENCE AND RELIGION
By Bailon de Sa
Pp.244 (1991) HB $7 Rs. 150.00
A collection of articles which makes a case for religion in its widest sense, complementing the advances of science.

  LAYING THE GROUND FOR COMMUNAL RIOTS….?
By Datta Naik
Pp.210 (1987) $3 Rs. 26.00
An analysis of the communal writing of N.G. Athawale during the Konkani agitation in Goa.

  MATHEMATICS MANUAL FOR CHILDREN
By Pratap Naik
Pp.43 (1996) $2 Rs. 25.00
Learn arithmetic in Konkani with English translations. Simple steps.

  COMPUTERS FOR ALL SCHOOLS: A VISION FOR THE FUTURE
By Dr Nishta Desai & Dr Bernadette Gomes
Pp.54 (1997) $4 Rs. 75.00
A comprehensive study on the use of computers in high schools and higher secondary schools in Goa.

  THE GOA LAW REFERENCE
By the Goa Foundation
Pp.226 (1997) $15 Rs. 350.00 (HB) $ 11 Rs. 250.00 (PB)

A formidable arsenal of information for members of the bench and bar, researchers, litigants and members of the public, compiled by the Goa Foundation. Contains the full text of the Goa Law Commission Report plus all laws applicable in Goa, local and central, with up-to-date list of amendments.

  LAW OF TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING IN GOA
Ed. by Shantaram Naik
Pp.583 (1994) HB $9 Rs. 200.00
An attempt to bring out the entire law on the subject in one handy volume.

  LEGAL SYSTEMS IN GOA
By Dr. Carmo D'Souza
Vol. 1 Pp.190 (1994) $7 Rs. 150.00
Vol. 2 Pp.305 (1995) $7 Rs. 150.00
Comprehensive study of the history of Goa's legal system. Volume 1 deals with judicial institutions. Volume 2 deals with laws and legal trends.

  A GARLAND OF MANDO, DULPODS & DEKHNI
Rewritten/Compiled by C.M. Estibeiro
Pp.92 $4 Rs. 75.00
A profusion of popular Mandos, Dulpods and Dekhnis along with musical notations.

  WIND OF FIRE: THE MUSIC AND MUSICIANS OF GOA
By Mario Cabral e Sa
Pp.373 (1997) $28 Rs. 750.00
Profiles some outstanding Goan musicians and vocalists both in the Indian and Western idioms.

         MHAMAIS OF GOA
Ed Dr. S.K. Mhamai
Pp 225 (2004) $ 13 Rs. 300.00
In the colonial period, the Mhamais were the most well known business and trading community in Goa. This gave them a decisive edge in politics. But they also played an important role in the social and religious sphere. This is their story, told by one of their own.

         CONVERSIONS & CITIZENRY
By Delio De Mendonca
Pp 554 (2002) (HB) $ 27 Rs. 700.00
A history of conversions to Christianity in Goa by the Portuguese from 1510-1610. Scholarly work.

         RELIGIOUS ORDERS IN GOA
By Prof. Dr. Olivinho J.F. Gomes
Pp 120 (2003) $ 17 Rs. 400.00
Historical account of the Christian religious societies in Goa in the 16th and 17th centuries.

         THE CAREER AND LEGEND OF VASCO DA GAMA
By Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Pp 400 (2004) $ 17 Rs. 395.00
A historian dissects the facts from the myths.

         A COMMERCIAL RESURGENCE, 1770-1830
By Celsa Pinto
Pp 248 (2003) $ 17 Rs. 400.00
Historical account of trade and commerce in Portuguese colonial lands in the 18th century.

         VOYAGE TO GOA AND BACK
By Jan Huyghen Van Linschoten
Pp 126 (2004) $ 9 Rs. 195.00
Diary of the Dutch travelers visit to Goa and the East Indies in the 16th century.

         FACES OF GOA
By Karin Larsen
Pp 507 (1998) $ 27 Rs. 720.00
A historical record of the cultural evolution of Goa from early records till the present day.

         GOA-KANARA:PORTUGUESE RELATIONS 1498-1763
By B.S. Shastry
Pp 327 (2000) (HB) $ 21 Rs. 500.00
Deals with the Portuguese attempts to dominate the Kanara coast.

         MALABAR AND THE PORTUGUESE
By K.M. Pannikar
Pp 221 (1997) $5 Rs. 100.00
An Indian viewpoint of the impact of the Portuguese conquest on Malabar.

         RESEARCHERS IN INDO-PORTUGUESE HISTORY 2 VOLS.
By Dr. P.P. Shirodkar
Approx. Pp 270 each (1998) (HB) $53 Rs. 2000.00 set
The author of these two volumes is the Director of Archives in Goa and writes on a wide variety of subjects, all having a bearing  on the Portuguese rule in Goa. A scholarly work.

         CATRINA, ETCETERA: UNSUNG HEROINES OF PORTUGUESE EXPANSION
By Mario Cabral e Sa.
Pp 132 (2001) $9 Rs. 190.00
This slim little volume attempts to uncover the hitherto using histories of Goan women in the Portuguese empire.

         FORTRESS PORTUGAL IN INDIA
By Henry Scholberg
Pp 47 /(1995) $4.0 or Rs. 75.0
The forts of the Malabar coast and Goa, now anachronisms, evoke nostalgic memories of a time long gone. A detailed documentary tribute.

         HISTORY OF THE KONKAN
By Rev. Alexander Kyd Nairne
Pp 131 /(2001)(HB) $9.0 or Rs. 195.0
Part of the Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency, first published in 1894, this is an unmatched history of the entire Konkan region.

         FEAST, FESTIVALS & OBSERVANCES OF GOA
By Mario de Lourdes Bervo da Costa Rodrigues
Pp 158 (2004) $ 9 Rs. 190.00
The book describes feasts, festivals and religious observances of the catholic, the Hindu and the Muslim communities in Goa.

         SAO JOAO 2004: SOUVENIR OF SIOLIM SAO JOAO
Mr. Sebastian D’cruz
Pp. 35 (2004) Rs.50
Mainly pictures of the 2004 San Joao  festival in Siolim

         MUSSOL DANCE OF CHANDOR
By Zenaides Morenas
Pp 78 (2002) $ 11 Rs. 250.00
A monograph which takes a detailed look at the rather rare ritual dance, the mussol dance performed just once annually in Chandor village alone.

         TOUCHED BY THE TOE
By Alexandre Moniz Barbosa
Pp 211 (2004) $ 7 Rs. 150.00
A fictional tale surrounding the religious hysteria that erupted in Goa on the arrival of the body of St. Francis Xavier in the 1600s

         JACOB & DULCE
By Francisco Joao da Costa (GIP)
Pp 198 (2004) $ 6 Rs. 115
Sahitya Academi has published the English translation of GIPs Portuguese novel, first published in 1896.

         SHATTERED LIVES
By Imelda Dias
Pp 166 (2003) $ 8 Rs. 175.00
Six short stories set in Goa.

         THE PEPPERNS & WARS OF THE MIND
By Frederika Menezes
Pp 173 (2003)  $ 9 Rs. 200.00
A whimsical tale of a world wholly of the imagination authored by a young goan girl.

         ACCHEV (THE UPHEAVAL)
By Pundalik Naik
Pp 144 (2002) (HB) $ 13 Rs. 295.00
In this dramatic novel set in rural Goa of the 70s, the destruction of nature by the introduction of mining is mirrored by the degradation of family life and traditional values in the village.

         SKIN
By Margaret Mascarenhas
2001/ Pp 250 $10.0 or Rs. 250.0
The story of Pagan Miranda Flores, who returns from California to Goa to be by the bedside of her dying grandmother and discovers her roots. A rich tapestry of tales woven together into an exquisite pattern; a book like none you have ever read before.

         DUST AND OTHER STORIES FROM GOA
By Heta Pandit
Pp 231 /(2002) $11.0 or Rs. 250.0
A lovely collection of short stories, which presents a wide range of vignettes of various well-drawn characters, firmly rooted in the Goan ethos. Filled with an ironic and unexpected humour, this collection from this new writer is a treat.

         MODERN GOAN SHORT STORIES
By Editor Lius S. Rita Vas
Pp 173 /(2002)$6.0 or Rs. 120.0
An excellent, low-priced collection of Goan short stories, this book contains pieces from each of four Goa’s languages, written by a variety of authors, both well-known as well as those who deserve to be better-known.

         THE CRUSADERS CROSS:REMEMBERING GOA
By Russell J. Foulds
Pp 448 (2003) $13 Rs. 295.00
A fictional account of the life and times of a Portuguese conquistador in Goa.

         ELSA’S JOINT AND SOME GOAN CHARACTERS
By Remigio Botelho
Pp 205 (2002) $ 7 Rs. 150.00
A novel about the petty trouble and travails that mark the lives its characters, residents of the Portuguese ambience of parts of Panjim.

         CRADLE OF MY DREAMS
By  Armando Menezes
Pp 278 (2002) (HB) $ 12 Rs. 265.00
Selected poem and prose pieces of the late Armando Menezes, with a strong flavour of Goa, the cradle of  his dreams.

         THE SEA BIRD
By Mangala Anaveker
Pp 84 (2001) $5.0 or Rs. 100.0
A tale set in Goa, this book offers reflections on life inter-spersed in a fairly interesting narrative

         DREAM FLOWER
By Dr. Bicaji Ganecar
Pp 65 /(2000) $3.0 or Rs. 50.0
A collection of poems

         TALES FROM GOLDEN GOA
By Anita Pinto
Pp 36 (1998) $ 3 Rs. 50.00
Tales for children with typical, rustic characters and colourful illustrations.

         LEGENDS OF THE KONKAN
By Arthur Crawford
Pp.300 (1987) HB$12.0 or Rs. 265.0
Fascinating and out-of-this-world legends of the Konkan as told by the 'old Bhutt of Chiploon'. First published in 1909

         HIDDEN HANDS: MASTER BUILDERS OF GOA
By Heta Pandit
Pp 222 (2003) (HB/LF) $ 41 Rs. 1400.00
The book celebrates the contribution of craftspeople and artisans who have built the beautiful houses of goa and given them their unique characteristics. Their lives, their tools, their methods of work are recounted in detail and in their own words. Beautiful pictures alongside.

         PARMAL: ETERNAL FRAGRANCE OF GOAN HERITAGE
By Goa Heritage Action Group
Pp 135 (2003) $ 9 Rs. 195.00
Short essays, notes, and jottings on Goan heritage issue

         CHURCHES OF GOA
By Jose Pereira
Pp 103 (PB)/(2002) $9.0 or Rs. 195.0
Goa’s churches are the finest neo-Roman monuments in Asia, that follow either European models in idiom and style, or subject European forms to an Indian aesthetic. Richly illustrated with photographs of church interiors, maps and line drawings, this a must for those who love Goa and good architecture.   

         HERITAGE OF GOVAPURI
By Fr. Cosme Jose Costa
Pp 132 (LF) (2002) $ 13 Rs. 300.00
A beautifully-produced study, profusely illustrated study of the artifacts in and around the Pilar Seminary Musuem.

         OLD GOA: THE COMPLETE GUIDE
By Third Millennium
Pp 160 (2004) $ 6 Rs. 125.00
Besides guiding the visitor around Old Goa the book also lists other interesting places in Goa to see.

         MAGNIFICENT MONUMENTS OF OLD GOA
By Patrick J. Lobo
Pp 130 (2004) (HB/LF) $ 37 Rs. 1200.00
13 churches and chapels in Old Goa are in various stages of preservation. But there were many more, now lost forever. The author painstakingly goes into the past while highlighting the present. Beautiful photographs maps and drawings illustrate this lavishly produced book.

         WHO’S WHO OF FREEDOM FIGHTERS: GOA, DAMAN & DIU 2 VOLS
Edited by Dr. P.P. Shirodkar
Approx pp 500 together (1986) HB Rs. 250 (set) $ 11.00
The two volumes contains over 1000 biographical sketches of Goan freedom fighters.

         INSIDE GOA
By Manohar Malgaonkar
Pp 199 (2004) Rs. 695.00 $ 27.00
The well known authors brings to life the history of Goa and shows how, through all its upheavals, Goa has remained a haven of communal harmony. A lesson for our times, indeed. Priceless illustrations from Mario Miranda

         GOA: A DAUGHTER’S STORY
By Maria Aurora Couto
Pp 436 (2004) Rs. 350.00 $ 15.00
In a unique blend of biography, memoir and social history, Couto examines the fundamental transformations in Goan society from 1510 to the present day, and concludes that Goa is India’s 21st century model of economic development and communal harmony.

         GOA: A REDISCOVERY
By Ben Antao
Pp 99 (2004) Rs. 150.00 $ 7.00
A prominent ex-pat travels of length and breath of Goa, meeting people, re-visiting familiar and new places and records his impressions in this collection of short essays.

         AMCHEM GOEM
By Seminar
Pp 100 (2004) Rs. 30.00 $ 3.00
Seminar Magazine has brought out a special issue on Goa with 15 articles by well known writers and activists which cover a whole range of topics from history and religion to art and language.

         WEIGHING THE GATS ON A DEVELOPMENT SCALE: THE CASE OF TOURISM IN GOA
By Equations
Pp 78 (2003) Rs. 60.00 $ 3.00
A study of the impact of tourism on two coastal areas in Goa: Chapora to Sinquerim and Miramar to Caranzalem

         SEE THE EVIL
By Nishta Desai
Pp 79 (2001) Rs. 60.00 $ 3.00
Focuses on the problem of tourism related paedophilia in Goa, and suggests measures to tackle the menace.

         OF UMBRELLA, GODDESSES AND DREAMS: ESSAYS ON GOAN CULTURE AND SOCIETY
By Robert Newman
Pp 292 (2000) Rs. 225.00 $ 10.00
A renowed anthropologist with an abiding love for Goa looks at Goan culture and society and Goa’s syncretic traditions from a variety of unconventional vantage points.

         GOVAPURI
Edited by Manohar Setty
Pp 120 (approx) Rs. 50 each $ 3.00
Excellent periodical from the institute Menezes Braganza, each issue focuses on a different aspect of goan life. Entertaining and instructive. Topics covered in past issues include Essays and Memoirs, Heritage planning and humour.

         GOVERNOR’S ADDRESSES TO GOA LEGISLATURE
Compiled by R. Kothandaraman
Pp 695 (2002) HB Rs. 500.00  $21.00
A collection of the addresses of Goa’s 40 governors from 1964 to 2002

         HOME GARDENING
By Agriculture Officers Association
Pp 200 (2004) Rs. 60.00 $ 4.00
How to grow vegetables and fruits in your front/backyards, pots, terraces,

         KITCHEN GARDEN MANUAL
By Agriculture Officers Association
Pp 64 (2003) Rs. 30.00 $3.00
Everything you need to know about kitchen garden plants.

         COMMERCIAL FLORICULTURE IN GOA
By Agriculture Officers Association
Pp.126 (2002) Rs. 60.00 $ 4.00
Provides information related to growing flowers commercially in Goa.

         EXPLORING GOA
By Centre For Environment Education
Pp. 88 (2001) Rs. 65.00 $ 4.00
A teacher’s handbook of environmental education activities.

         CALL OF THE SNAKE
By Rahul Alvares
Pp 152 (2003) Rs. 110.00 $ 6.00
Real life stories about snakes from one of Goa’s youngest authors and snake protectors. Related with a fine sense of humour the stories teach a whole lot about snakes while also keeping you wholly enthralled. Also contains critically useful information about how to survive a venomous snake bite.

         MY GOA: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
By Luizinho Faleiro
Pp. 142 (1999) Rs. 495.00 $ 21.00
Goa’s erstwhile Chief Minister renders his account of the rule.

         GOA’S FOREMOST NATIONALIST JOSE INACIO CANDIDO DE LOYOLA: THE MAN & HIS WRITINGS
Edited by Charles J. Borges
Pp 218 (2000) Rs. 400.00 $ 17.00
Four sketches of the man.

         A LETTER FROM VEN. FR. JOSEPH VAZ
By Fr. Cosme Jose Costa s.f.x.
Pp 46 (1994) Rs. 10.00
The missiological insights of Fr. Vaz,

         SPOKEN KONKANI
By Edward De Lima
Pp. 54 (2001) Rs. 100.00 $ 5.00
Ideal introduction to Konkani for the tourist or the second and third generation Goan expatriate. In Roman Script.

         ENGLISH-KONKANI PRONOUNCING POCKET DICTIONARY
By Neeraj Books
Pp. 596 Rs. 150.00 $ 7.00
Over 20,000 English words are translated into the Konkani (in Roman script). The reader is also guided on pronunciation of each Konkani word.

         LET’S LEARN KONKANI
By S.J.Borkar
Pp. 169 (2003) Rs. 70.00 $ 4.00
Running into its fifth edition this book is designed to help those involved in teaching learning konkani inside educational institutions.

         KONKANI-ENGLISH ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY VOLS. 1 & 2
By S.J. Borkar, Mukesh P. Thali, et al
Pp 708 (1999) Rs. 700 set
A dictionary designed to assist newcomers to the language.

         KONKANI GRAMMAR
By A.F.X Maffei
Pp. 439 (2003) HB Rs. 595.00 $ 25.00
Explains in English the konkani language including pronunciation, grammar and use of phrases.

         KONKANI MANASAGANGOTRI
Edited by Prof. Dr. Olivinho J.F. Gomes
Pp 342 (2000) Rs. 300.00 $ 13.00
An anthology of early konkani literature, ranging from 1200 to 1600 A.D.

         OLD KONKANI LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
By Prof. Dr. Olivinho J.F. Gomes
Pp 924 (1999) Rs. 850.00  $ 30.00
A revealing account of the plight of konkani under Portuguese rule in Goa.

         HANSOP EK OKHOD
By Dr. Bicaji Ganecar
Pp. 39 (1989) Rs. 10.00
A book of jokes in Roman Konkani.

         50 YEARS OF KONKANI CINEMA
By Andrew G. Viegas
Pp. 136 (2000) Rs. 50.00
A delightful account of konkani cinema, for all those who like quirky insights into neglected aspects of culture.

         GOA: PASSAGE TRAVEL GUIDE
By Samarth Travels
Pp. 160 (2004) Rs. 120.00 $ 6.00
Takes you on a tour of Goa’s hinterland as well.

         OUTLOOK TRAVELER- GOA
By Outlook publishing
Pp 542 (2004) Rs. 225.00 $ 10.00
A guide to goa from the outlook travel people.

         GOA IN DEPTH: AN A TO Z GUIDE
By Louise Nicholson
Pp. 125 (1997) Rs. 150.00 $ 7.00
A handy, pocket sized guide to Goa.

Goa in your pocket
By orient longman
Pp 62 (2000) Rs. 75.00 $ 4.00

Essential Goa cookbook
By Maria Teresa Menezes
Pp. 371 (2000) Rs. 295.00 $ 13.00
A well produced compilation of over two hundred goan recipes. Showcases an entire range of Goan food, with special attention to fish, prawn, pork and chicken.

Traditional taste of Goa
By Mrs K. Usgaonkar & Sharma Sarde
Pp. 244 (2000) Rs. 350.00 $ 15.00
The definitive guide to Goan Hindu cooking. Useful information on various aspects of food preparation apart from mouth-watering recipes, using the simplest and cheapest ingredients. (Also in konkani and Marathi)

How to be an instant Goan
By Valentino Fernandes
Pp. 155 (2004) Rs. 150.00 $ 7.00
Insightful portraits of the Goan way of life as practiced both in Goa as well as in other lands. With cartoons from Alexyz.

Song of Goa: Mandos of union and lamentation
By Jose Pereira, Micael Martins & et al
Pp 190 (2003) (HB) Rs. 480.00 $ 21.00
Everything you want to know about Mandos- the goan konkani love songs. Includes a collection of mando songs.

Song of Goa
By Jose Pereira & Michael Martins
Pp. 234 (2000) Rs. 450.00 $ 19.00
An ethno-musicological analysis of the mando

Wind of fire: The music and musicians of Goa
By Mario Cabral e Sa
Pp. 373 (1997) Rs. 750.00 $ 28.00
Profiles outstanding Goan musicians

Goan Catholic wedding guide
By Substance publications
Pp 96 (2004) Rs. 80.00
Everything you need to know if you plan to celebrate your wedding the traditional catholic goan way.

 

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