ISBN 9789380625348,The Splendours Of South India

The Splendours Of South India


S. Muthiah


Rk Publications



Rk Publications

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9789380625348

ISBN-10 9380625340


Language (English)

History and Politics

About The Book: The Splendours Of South India The Four Southern States Of India Extend Across Coastal Plains And Rocky Plateaux, River Valleys, Tropical Forests And Mountainous Terrain. They Encompass A Range Of Cultural Patterns, Religious Beliefs And Styles Of Life Which Vary As Widely As The Landscape. The Sheer Wealth Of Experiences That South India Offers Makes It Especially Difficult To Do Justice To This Extraordinary Part Of The Indian Subcontinent In A Single Book. Nevertheless, S. Muthiah And Rupinder Khullar Have Succeeded In Providing A Richly Textured Introduction To The Many Faces Of South India. S. Muthiah Has Written A Lively And Informative Introduction To The Four Southern States Of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh And Kerala And The Union Territory Of Pondicherry. His Formidable Knowledge And Unerring Eye For The Telling Detail Have Resulted In An Excellent Text Which Is Superbly Illustrated By The Photographs Rupinder Khullar Has Managed To Capture The Essence Of The Southern States With Vibrant Immediacy. Short Of Actully Smelling The Fragrance Of Sandalwood And Feeling The Salt-Laden Sea Breezes On The Coast, This Delightful Book Brings To The Reader All The Flavour And Colour Of South India. About The Author: Rupinder Khullar Rupinder Khullar Has Been Clicking Pictures With His Prized Nikon Ever Since He Was A Teenager. Living Amidst The Scenic Beauty Of Uttaranchals Capital Dehradun, He Inherited This Passion From His Hobbyist Photographer Father, Whom He Often Accompanied On His Travels In The Hills. A Leading Travel Photographer For Four Decades, Rupinder Khullar Has Captured Indias Art, Architecture, Cities, Religions, People And Natural Wonders. His Arresting And Wide Ranging Body Of Travel Photography Has Been Published In Many Books And Publications. Among Them 1001 Images Of Taj Mahal- A Great Wonder Of The World, Splendours Of Rajasthan, Enchanting India, Flowering Trees, Shrubs And Climbers Of India, Kashmir: A Pageant Of Seaso