Amritsar: a city in rememberance correlates amritsar's historical narratives with its material culture. An anthology of insightful essays by domain experts, it retraces the history and Culture of Amritsar since its inception through landmark events that shaped the city and its people, to recent initiatives on the recovery of its multi-layered heritage.
Amritsar: A City in Remembrance is a compilation of insightful essays by experts from various disciplines. Edited by renowned architect Gurmeet S Rai, internationally recognised for her work in the conservation of heritage sites, the book traces the history and culture of Amritsar through the dual perspective of historical narratives and material culture.
The book is a multi-layered exploration of the city’s history and contemporary conservation initiatives. In addition to the textual essays, the book begins with the visual journey through the lens of prominent photographer and photojournalist Raghu Rai. The sublime photography underscores why he is the only living photographer in the world to have received the Académie des Beaux-Art Photography Award-William Klein in 2019, one of the highest international awards in photography.
Publication Date: 15th April 2021
Dimensions: 20.3 x 25.4 x 4.7 cm