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Delhi: A City of Museums
Delhi: A City of Museums
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Delhi: A City of Museums is a beautifully designed guide and reference book for tourists and art, history and culture enthusiasts. Delhi showcases the country's absorbing geographical, political, social and art history in the range of fascinating museums found within its limits. The author has compiled in this volume a bird's eye view of ten important museums in the city. Each chapter is walk through the history of the exhibitions of each museum, and is lavishly illustrated with striking photographs. In departing from conventional formats of guide books and catalogues – with few exceptions, the only forms of information available currently on museums in Delhi – the author has accomplished the demanding task of presenting an admirably readable account of tem prominent museums in Delhi. The museums selected have been established in the last fifty years, post India's independence, but some have antecedents in pre-independence India. The narration reflects the painstaking research and infectious enthusiasm of the author, as well as an abiding interest, closing the gap between the wealth of information that museums provide and our own lives.

The book opens with a foreword by notes arts and cultural theorist, Kapila Vatsyayan.

Listing of Museums in the Book:

Sanskriti Museum of Everyday Art
Gallery of Musical Instruments
National Philatelic Museum
National Museum of National History
National Rail Museum
Maritime Heritage Gallery
Craft Museum
Air Force Museum
National Gallery of Modern Art

About the Author:

Satyen Mohapatrais a special correspondent with a prominent English news daily, the Hindustan Times. He has over twenty-five years' experience in reporting on a variety of subjects, including science and technology, agriculture, health, education, culture, environment, consumer affairs, politics, crime, and women and children. He lives and works in Delhi.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgements VI
Photo Credits VII
Foreword VIII
Map of Museums in Delhi XI
Introduction XIII
National Museum of National History 1
Crafts Museum 16
Sanskriti Museum of Everyday Art 30
Maritime Heritage Gallery 46
National Rail Museum 61
Air Force Museum 78
National Philatelic Museum 93
Gallery of Musical Instruments 109
National Gallery of Modern Art 126
National Museum 137
Appendix 1 156
Appendix 2 158
References 160

Delhi: A City of Museums

Item Code:
IDF383
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2006
Publisher:
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN:
8129108305
Language:
English
Size:
11" X 8.6"
Pages:
175 (Illustrated in Full Colour)
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Weight of the Book: 980 gms
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$37.50   Shipping Free
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From the Jacket:

Delhi: A City of Museums is a beautifully designed guide and reference book for tourists and art, history and culture enthusiasts. Delhi showcases the country's absorbing geographical, political, social and art history in the range of fascinating museums found within its limits. The author has compiled in this volume a bird's eye view of ten important museums in the city. Each chapter is walk through the history of the exhibitions of each museum, and is lavishly illustrated with striking photographs. In departing from conventional formats of guide books and catalogues – with few exceptions, the only forms of information available currently on museums in Delhi – the author has accomplished the demanding task of presenting an admirably readable account of tem prominent museums in Delhi. The museums selected have been established in the last fifty years, post India's independence, but some have antecedents in pre-independence India. The narration reflects the painstaking research and infectious enthusiasm of the author, as well as an abiding interest, closing the gap between the wealth of information that museums provide and our own lives.

The book opens with a foreword by notes arts and cultural theorist, Kapila Vatsyayan.

Listing of Museums in the Book:

Sanskriti Museum of Everyday Art
Gallery of Musical Instruments
National Philatelic Museum
National Museum of National History
National Rail Museum
Maritime Heritage Gallery
Craft Museum
Air Force Museum
National Gallery of Modern Art

About the Author:

Satyen Mohapatrais a special correspondent with a prominent English news daily, the Hindustan Times. He has over twenty-five years' experience in reporting on a variety of subjects, including science and technology, agriculture, health, education, culture, environment, consumer affairs, politics, crime, and women and children. He lives and works in Delhi.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgements VI
Photo Credits VII
Foreword VIII
Map of Museums in Delhi XI
Introduction XIII
National Museum of National History 1
Crafts Museum 16
Sanskriti Museum of Everyday Art 30
Maritime Heritage Gallery 46
National Rail Museum 61
Air Force Museum 78
National Philatelic Museum 93
Gallery of Musical Instruments 109
National Gallery of Modern Art 126
National Museum 137
Appendix 1 156
Appendix 2 158
References 160
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