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Jaisalmer: Life and Culture of the Indian Desert

By: M.A. Konishi & Kodai Konishi

Price: $21.28

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100510

ISBN: 8124606595

Condition: New


This volume juxtaposes the history, culture, occupation and the lifestyle of people in the desert district of Jaisalmer of western Rajasthan, bordering Pakistan. Popularly called the “Golden City in Desert”, the city has much more to say beyond its popular fort and palaces. Jaisalmer was an old city of commercial magnitude for centuries till the onset of British rule in India. It was en route connecting the East and West in trade. It has now been transformed to a tourist destination, enticing people from India and abroad. The book details its past glory, lost significance and the regained ... View more info