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Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015
THE INTERNATIONAL LAW OF THE SEA by O P Sharma, Oxford University Press, Rs 795
The law of the sea has undergone more changes in the last 60 years than in the past 100. This book deals with some of the changes. The author analyzes concepts like ocean governance, the limitations on the freedom of the seas and looks at the importance of maritime cooperation in various spheres of the law of the sea.

GLOBAL ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRISIS: ESSAYS FROM ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY, Orient Blackswan, Rs 350
Many see the current economic crisis as the worst contraction since the Depression of the 1930s. This volume puts together essays on a number of aspects of the global economic and financial crisis that were first published in the Economic and Political Weekly in early 2009. Economists from across the world cover six areas from a global and Indian perspective.

WOMEN, GENDER AND DISASTER: GLOBAL ISSUES AND INITIATIVES edited by Elaine Enarson and P G
Dhar Chakrabarti, Sage, Rs 850 This book analyzes the failure to implement inclusive and gender-sensitive approaches to relief and rehabilitation work. The collection focuses on women's knowledge, capabilities, leadership in community resource management.

NEW DELHI, MAKING OF A CAPITAL CITY by Rudrangshu Mukerjee and Malavika Singh, Roli Books, Rs 1,975
This book showcases centuryold telegrams, maps, plans and drawings related to Delhi. A range of aerial shots capture the growth of the new city from a barren landscape into a bustling metropolis.
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