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Arms  free pdf This book has a selection of 186 of the most interesting arms in the Jaipur royal palace and discusses them as weapons in their social and historical context. The book breaks new ground in Indian arms scholarship and is also a very readable account that takes in Rajput, Mughal and British Indian history, anthropology and art history. The objects are stunning. One in a series illustrating the collections of the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur, the book will be essential for all museum curators, dealers and collectors working in the field.

About Robert Elgood

Robert Elgood studied Islamic History at SOAS and has a DPhil from Oxford University in Indian Anthropology before working as a consultant on Indian and Islamic arms at Sotheby's in the early 1980s. He is a freelance consultant, lecturer and the author of a number of books which can be seen on his website www.robertelgood.co.uk In 2007 he was invited to catalogue the armory at Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur (Rajput Arms and Armour, in publication)- and this Jaipur catalogue was a consequence of that research.

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Author : Robert Elgood
Publisher : Niyogi Books
Data Published : 17 September 2015
ISBN : 9383098775
EAN : 9789383098774
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 298 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    . This book has a selection of 186 of the most interesting arms in the Jaipur royal palace and discusses them as weapons in their social and historical context. The book breaks new ground in Indian ar