ISBN 9788129119117,Journeys Through Rajasthan

Journeys Through Rajasthan


Amrita Kumar


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788129119117

ISBN-10 8129119110


Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)


Romanced through the centuries as the land of kings and warriors, forts and palaces, of brave and gallant Rajputs, and colour and festivals, Rajasthan is also a harsh and merciless land of hot winds, creeping sands, shifting sand dunes and devastating draughts. Journeys Through Rajasthan explores Rajasthan's wonders, and its terrors, and the fate of its people, caught in between the two faces of this enigmatic land. About the Author Amrita Kumar hails from Todgarh in the remote highlands of Rajasthan, a village named after James Tod, the historian, whom her ancestors played host to in the early nineteenth century. Kumar's wanderings through Rajasthan were the inspiration behind her novel, Damage, published by Harper Collins in 2009. She is also the co-editor of Lest We Forget, a book of essays on the Gujarat riots, published by World Report in 2002. She has been vice-president and senior editor of Osian's Literary Agency, the managing editor of Encyclopaedia Britannica, associate editor at Penguin India, and the editor-in-chief of Roli Books. She has also worked as a copy-writer. Aman Nath is a historian and co-author of thirteen illustrated books on art, history, architecture, corporate biography and photography, two of which have won national awards. He is involved in the restoration of India's unlisted architectural ruins, now run as the Neemrana 'non-hotel- Hote