Project Description

 Word is Sacred; Sacred is The Word, The: The Indian Manuscript Tradition

  • ART
  • INR 1,850/£34/$62
  • ISBN: 978-81-89738-22-8
  • Size: 279 x 216mm
  • 204pp, 170 gsm art paper (matt)
  • All colour
  • 190 photographs
  • Hard back with jacket
The book demonstrates the wealth and diversity of India’s manuscript traditions and presents India as a multicultural society with a high regard for knowledge. About one hundred precious manuscripts, books and documents introduced in this book span almost two millennia of Indian cultural history. The project was a presentation of India as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2006.

B.N. Goswamy


B.N. Goswamy B.N. Goswamy, a distinguished art historian, is Professor Emeritus of Art History at the Panjab University, Chandigarh. He has been the recipient of many honours, including the Jawaharlal [...]

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