The Indian state of Rajasthan, just south of Delhi, shares its western border with Pakistan. The state as we know it today, came into being in the wake of Indian independence when 21 princely states of the former Rajputana, and the British enclave of Ajmer-Mewara were merged.
Its area of over 342,000 square kilometers (132,000 square miles) presents intriguing contrasts and immense variety. This book this state breathtaking photography of Rajasthan's immense forts and palaces, temples, architecture, sculptures and paintings, and most importantly its people.
Makes a great edition to the coffee table, or serves as a guide to anyone interested in learning Rajasthan's history, or anyone interested in traveling to Rajasthan.