Author:Alexandra Soteriou


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Gift of Conquerors: Hand Papermaking in India

By: Alexandra Soteriou

Price: $124.00

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Mapin Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017938

ISBN: 81-85822-07-7

Condition: New

Comprehensive and detailed, this book traces the nearly thousand year history of hand papermaking in India, from the ancient sites in Gilgit and the Himalayas, through heartland Mathura, Agra, Daulatabad to the western sites in Rajasthan and Gujarat, to Pondicherry on the Bay of Bengal. Illustrated with numerous colour photographs, the story is revealed through India's visual art: books, miniatures, drawing scrolls, talismans, papier mach?Interwoven with religion, political conquest and repression, the discovery of papermaking ruins, and formulas, methods, memories and migration routes recalle... View more info