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Travels in Kashmir Brigid Keenan

Travels in Kashmir By Brigid Keenan

Travels in Kashmir by Brigid Keenan

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Drawing on British, European and Indian travel literature, this text paints a portrait of Kashmir and its people from the 12th century to the present. It celebrates the region's arts and crafts, especially its internationally renowned shawls, carpets and papier mache sculpture.

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Travels in Kashmir: A Popular History of Its People, Places and Crafts by Brigid Keenan

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About Brigid Keenan

About the Author
Brigid Keenan was born in India and educated in England and France. She has been Fashion Editor of the Sunday Times and Women's Editor of The Observer. She is currently exploring Gambia while contributing articles to leading newspapers and magazines in Europe.

Table of Contents

A personal introduction; the secret garden - an informal history; travellers' tales - descriptions of Kashmir from earliest times to the 19th century; resort of the Raj; a thousand flowers - arts, crafts, people; principal sites in Srinagar and the Kashmir Valley.

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Travels in Kashmir: A Popular History of Its People, Places and Crafts by Brigid Keenan
Used - Very Good
Oxford University Press
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