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Jaipur Nama: Tales From The Pink City
Jaipur Nama: Tales From The Pink City
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About the Book:

Jaipur Nama is the story of one of India's most fascinating cities, as seen through the eyes of both its residents and visitors, who witnessed and recorded different monuments in Jaipur's history between the 18th and the 20th centuries.

The triumphs, follies and foibles of its rulers, the passion and drama of place intrigues, the splendour of royal rites and entertainments, and the bustle and energy of its bazaars and ateliers, all come to life through the vivid and detailed accounts of chroniclers and diverse an Austrian Jesuit, a French naturalist, a court priest, a city merchant and a pilgrim from Banaras. Many of these accounts are here translated into English for first time. Each reflects a different aspect of Jaipur, together creating a captivating, kaleidoscopic portrait of the Pink City.

Linking these narratives are the observations, experiences and perceptions of the author, Giles Tillotson, who skilfully weaves the past into the present as he writes about the personalities who shaped the character of the city, the wonders of its architecture, and the development of its superb arts and crafts.

Entertaining as well as scholarly, Jaipur Nama will appeal to a wide readership. For those who know Jaipur or plan to go there, this book will sharpen and enrich their experience of the city, while armchair travelers will find it a delightfully witty and knowledgeable companion.

About the Author:

Giles Tillotson is a writer and lecturer on Indian history and architecture. He was previously Reader in History of Art in the University of London (SOAS), and is also a former Director of the Royal Asiatic Society, London. His previous books include The Rajput Palaces and Mughal India, the later published by Penguin. He has been visiting and writing about Rajasthan for over twenty-five years, and currently lives in Gurgoan, near Delhi.

Experts from Review:

'[The Rajput Places is] lucid, readable and well-argued'
- Times Literary Supplement

'Superb…[Mughal India] weaves strands of the history, biography and aesthetics….
fascinating reading for armchair travelers as well'
- Far Eastern Economic Review

'Full marks….Tillotson's achievement is to write about his subject without condescension for
the lay reader and to inform his text with some much appreciated gleams of humour'
- Indian Express

CONTENTS
Introduction IX
1. The Age of The Founder 1
2. Sons and Grandsons 41
3. An Agent, A Bishop and a Naturalist 70
4. Ram Raj 109
5. Victorians and Aesthetes 138
6. The Subjects and The King 186
7. A Perfect Prince 215
Glossary 248
Chronology 251
Sources 253
Acknowledgements 255
Index 256

Jaipur Nama: Tales From The Pink City

Item Code:
IDF258
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2006
Publisher:
ISBN:
0140001004
Language:
English
Size:
8.4" X 5.4"
Pages:
273 (B & W Illus:17)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 353 gms
Price:
$29.00   Shipping Free
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About the Book:

Jaipur Nama is the story of one of India's most fascinating cities, as seen through the eyes of both its residents and visitors, who witnessed and recorded different monuments in Jaipur's history between the 18th and the 20th centuries.

The triumphs, follies and foibles of its rulers, the passion and drama of place intrigues, the splendour of royal rites and entertainments, and the bustle and energy of its bazaars and ateliers, all come to life through the vivid and detailed accounts of chroniclers and diverse an Austrian Jesuit, a French naturalist, a court priest, a city merchant and a pilgrim from Banaras. Many of these accounts are here translated into English for first time. Each reflects a different aspect of Jaipur, together creating a captivating, kaleidoscopic portrait of the Pink City.

Linking these narratives are the observations, experiences and perceptions of the author, Giles Tillotson, who skilfully weaves the past into the present as he writes about the personalities who shaped the character of the city, the wonders of its architecture, and the development of its superb arts and crafts.

Entertaining as well as scholarly, Jaipur Nama will appeal to a wide readership. For those who know Jaipur or plan to go there, this book will sharpen and enrich their experience of the city, while armchair travelers will find it a delightfully witty and knowledgeable companion.

About the Author:

Giles Tillotson is a writer and lecturer on Indian history and architecture. He was previously Reader in History of Art in the University of London (SOAS), and is also a former Director of the Royal Asiatic Society, London. His previous books include The Rajput Palaces and Mughal India, the later published by Penguin. He has been visiting and writing about Rajasthan for over twenty-five years, and currently lives in Gurgoan, near Delhi.

Experts from Review:

'[The Rajput Places is] lucid, readable and well-argued'
- Times Literary Supplement

'Superb…[Mughal India] weaves strands of the history, biography and aesthetics….
fascinating reading for armchair travelers as well'
- Far Eastern Economic Review

'Full marks….Tillotson's achievement is to write about his subject without condescension for
the lay reader and to inform his text with some much appreciated gleams of humour'
- Indian Express

CONTENTS
Introduction IX
1. The Age of The Founder 1
2. Sons and Grandsons 41
3. An Agent, A Bishop and a Naturalist 70
4. Ram Raj 109
5. Victorians and Aesthetes 138
6. The Subjects and The King 186
7. A Perfect Prince 215
Glossary 248
Chronology 251
Sources 253
Acknowledgements 255
Index 256
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