ISBN 9788129120373,Annals Of Mewar

Annals Of Mewar


James Tod


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788129120373

ISBN-10 8129120372


Number of Pages 192 Pages
Language (English)

History & Politics

About the Book: Annals of Mewar A definite and detailed history of the Rajputs that is alsoremarkably readable. Annals of Mewar by James Tod presents the illustrioushistory of the Sisodia Rajputs who presided over the land of Mewarand the vaunted fortress of Chittor. Part history, part legend,this is an account of the saffron-robed heroes who guarded Mewar'sfrontiers, defending her against repeated invasions, and valuedhonour above all else. Abridged and retold by C. H. Payne, thisbook is a colourful narrative - complete with illustrations - aboutlegendary rulers like Bappa Rawal, Rana Sanga, and the jewel ofRajputana, Maharana Pratap. Annals of Mewar is a tribute to the spirit of the martialRajput clan. About the Author: James Tod James Tod was a British army colonel and Political Agent ofRajasthan from 1818 to 1822. He combined his official role and hisamateur interests to create a series of works about the history andgeography of India, and in particular the area then known asRajputana that corresponds to the present day state ofRajasthan.