Category Archives: History

Forthcoming: Attributing Design Identities/ Identifying Design Attributes

The implication of being ‘Indian’ and an exploration of what is meant by ‘Design’, are both fundamental to the context in which we work and learn, and therefore to our growth as individuals and as designers. The four related essays

Forthcoming: Attributing Design Identities/ Identifying Design Attributes

The implication of being ‘Indian’ and an exploration of what is meant by ‘Design’, are both fundamental to the context in which we work and learn, and therefore to our growth as individuals and as designers. The four related essays

New Release: Gorkha Hat and Maroon Beret : Everyman an Emperor

Gorkha Hat And Maroon Beret is a personal memoir of four decades of life in the Indian Army, as experienced by Lieutenant General Chandra Shekhar, former Vice Chief of the Indian Army (1997-2000). It recounts the rewards and rigours of his long and distinguished military career,

New Release: Gorkha Hat and Maroon Beret : Everyman an Emperor

Gorkha Hat And Maroon Beret is a personal memoir of four decades of life in the Indian Army, as experienced by Lieutenant General Chandra Shekhar, former Vice Chief of the Indian Army (1997-2000). It recounts the rewards and rigours of his long and distinguished military career,

New Release RHYTHMS IN STONE

Indira Menon’s journeys were recorded in diaries and through photographs, earlier black-and-white, then in colour. Her interests in music, history and architecture come together in this book about South Indian temples. When she visited these sites in the 1970s, they

New Release RHYTHMS IN STONE

Indira Menon’s journeys were recorded in diaries and through photographs, earlier black-and-white, then in colour. Her interests in music, history and architecture come together in this book about South Indian temples. When she visited these sites in the 1970s, they

Indian Order of Merit

More than a book about a medal – a detailed history of the campaigns fought by Indian soldiers of the British Indian Army, deeply researched, much from original primary sources and records in Delhi and London. The I.O.M. is the

Indian Order of Merit

More than a book about a medal – a detailed history of the campaigns fought by Indian soldiers of the British Indian Army, deeply researched, much from original primary sources and records in Delhi and London. The I.O.M. is the

The Eagle Strikes

The Eagle Strikes The Royal Indian Air Force 1932-1950 Squadron Leader Rana T. S. Chhina (Retd). The Indian Air Force came into being at a time when the air power of the Commonwealth was at its lowest ebb. Using period

The Eagle Strikes

The Eagle Strikes The Royal Indian Air Force 1932-1950 Squadron Leader Rana T. S. Chhina (Retd). The Indian Air Force came into being at a time when the air power of the Commonwealth was at its lowest ebb. Using period

Jantar Mantar

The Delhi Jantar Mantar is an enigma. Its huge and arresting forms evoke awe even today when architecture seems to consist primarily of strange shapes and proportions. Most people who see it are left with many questions. What is it

Jantar Mantar

The Delhi Jantar Mantar is an enigma. Its huge and arresting forms evoke awe even today when architecture seems to consist primarily of strange shapes and proportions. Most people who see it are left with many questions. What is it