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The French Institute of Pondicherry publishes scientific books, articles, maps and CDs in the fields of Indology, Ecology and Social Sciences.

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Niśvāsamukhatattvasamhitā, A Preface to the Earliest Surviving Śaiva Tantra (on non-Tantric Śaivism at the Dawn of the Mantramārga). Critical Edition, with Introduction & Annotated Translation and an Appendix containing Śivadharmasaṅgraha 5–9.

Author Edited by Nirajan Kafle with a foreword by Dominic Goodall
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Pages 555 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 145
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-237-8 (IFP) ; 978-2-85539-240-0 (EFEO)
Price 1000.00 INR (43.00 EUR)

Flowers in Cupped Hands for Śiva. A critical edition of the Śambhupuṣpāñjali, a seventeenth-century manual of private worship by Saundaranātha

Author edited by Deviprasad Mishra with the help of the late S. Sambandhaśivācārya and with an introduction by Dominic Goodall
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Ecole française d’Extrême-Orient
Year 2020
Pages 416 p.
Series Collection Indologie n˚ 144
Language Sanskrit, English
ISBN 978-81-8470-236-1 (IFP) ; 978-2-85539-239-4 (EFEO)
Price 900.00 INR (38.00 EUR)

Debates on Muslim Caste in North India and Pakistan: from colonial ethnography to pasmanda mobilization

Author Julien Levesque
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry / Centre de Sciences Humaines
Year 2020
Pages 23 p.
Series CSH-IFP Working Papers n°15
Language English

British forestry in the Western Ghats (India) and French forestry in Indochina. A comparison.

Author Marlène Buchy
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1993
Pages 22 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°13
Language English

Les humus forestiers des Ghâts occidentaux en Inde du Sud. Facteurs climatiques, édaphiques et biologiques intervenant dans le stockage de la matière organique du sol.

Author B. Ferry
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1994
Pages 260 p., ill., tables
Series Publications du département d’écologie n°34
Language French
ISBN 978-81-8470-064-0
Price 580.00 INR (25.00 EUR)

Wet evergreen forests of the Western Ghats of India. Ecology, structure, floristic composition and succession.

Author J.-P. Pascal
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1988
Pages 345 p., ill, tables
Series Travaux de la section scientifique et technique n°20 Bis
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-040-4
Price 720.00 INR (31.00 EUR)

Forests and the folk. Perceptions of nature in the swidden regimes of highland Malabar.

Author Rich Freeman
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1994
Pages 36 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Social Sciences n°15
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-062-6
Price 120.00 INR (5.00 EUR)

Forest Map of South India. 1. Belgaum-Dharwar-Panaji . 2. Shimoga. 3. Mercara-Mysore. [3 Maps and Explanatory Booklet]

Author J.-P. Pascal with the collaboration of Shyam Sunder & V.M. Meher-Homji
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Pages Booklet: 88 p., ill., tables
Series Hors série n°18
Language Booklet: English
ISBN 978-81-8470-008-4 (map 1) ; 978-81-8470-009-1 (map 2) ; 978-81-8470-010-7 (map 3) ; 978-81-8470-011-4 (booklet).

Forest Map of South India. 5. Coimbatore-Thrissur [Map]

Author D. De Franceschi, B.R. Ramesh & J.-P. Pascal
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2002
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-109-8
Price 400.00 INR (18.00 EUR)

Forest Map of South India. 6. Thiruvananthapuram-Tirunelveli. [Map]

Author B.R. Ramesh, D. De Franceschi & J.-P.Pascal
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1997
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-084-8
Price 400.00 INR (18.00 EUR)

Modelling tree architecture and forest dynamics. A research project in the dense moist evergreen forests of the Western Ghats (South India).

Author François Houllier, Yves Caraglio, Muriel Durand
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1997
Pages 37 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°2
Language English

Forest Map of South India. 4. Bangalore-Salem [Map & Explanatory Booklet]

Author J.-P. Pascal with the collaboration of B.R. Ramesh & K. Kichenassamy
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Pages 66 p., ill., tables
Series Hors série n°21
Language English
ISBN 78-81-8470-054-1 (set).
Price 660.00 INR (29.00 EUR)

Pollen of wet evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, India.

Author Colette Tissot, Hafida Chikhi, T.S. Nayar
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry/Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram
Year 1994
Pages 133 p., ill., map
Series Publications du département d’écologie n°35
Language English

Analyzing Canopy Heterogeneity of the Tropical Forests by Texture Analysis of Very-High Resolution Images - A Case Study in the Western Ghats of India [E-paper]

Author Pierre Ploton
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2010
Pages 71 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°10
Language English

Reconnaissance soil map of forest area (Western Karnataka and Goa).

Author G. Bourgeon
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1989
Pages 96, cviii p. + 1 folded map (1/1000 000)
Series Hors série nº20
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-043-5
Price 460.00 INR (22.00 EUR)

A field key to the trees and lianas of the evergreen forests of the Western Ghats (India).

Author H. Puig
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Pages 238 p., 136 plates
Series Travaux de la section scientifique et technique n°23
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-079-4
Price 520.00 INR (25.00 EUR)

Dynamics of the dense moist evergreen forests. Long term monitoring of an experimental station in Kodagu district (Karnataka, India).

Author Claire Elouard, François Houllier, Jean-Pierre Pascal, Raphaël Pélissier, B.R. Ramesh
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1997
Pages 23 p.
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°1
Language English

Forest landscapes of the Southern Western Ghats, India: biodiversity, human ecology and management strategies

Author Edited By B.R. Ramesh, Rajan Gurukkal
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2007
Pages 298 p. + CD-ROM (in pocket of back cover)
Series Collection Ecologie n°40
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-155-5
Price 550.00 INR (25.00 EUR)

Atlas of Endemics of the Western Ghats (India). Distribution of tree species in the evergreen and semi-evergreen forests [Book] and Endemic tree species of the Western Ghats (India) [CD-ROM]

Author B.R. Ramesh, J.-P. Pascal. Geomatics and CD-ROM by C. Nouguier, R. Datta; Botany and ecology by B.R. Ramesh, J.-P. Pascal.
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 1997
Pages Book: 403 p., maps
Series Publications du département d’écologie n°38
Language English
ISBN 978-81-8470-083-1
Price 1000.00 INR (43.00 EUR)

Assessment and Conservation of Forest Biodiversity in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. 1. General Introduction and Forest Land Cover and Land Use Changes (1977-1997) [E-paper]

Author B.R. Ramesh, Mohan Seetharam, M. C. Guero, R. Michon
Publisher Institut Français de Pondichéry
Year 2009
Pages pp. 1-64
Series Pondy Papers in Ecology n°6
Language English