A voluminous (Vol.I + Vol. II) and scholarly yet highly readable work on the history of Kashmir. It deals with the political, cultural and literary history of Kashmir from the ancient times to the modern era.
It is a well researched treatise which does not confine itself to a mere description of the various dynasties and rulers of Kashmir but in fact gives a vivid account of all aspects of life - cultural, religious and economic of the people of this land in various periods of history.
The landmarks and historical places have been elaborately described alongwith their historical backgrounds.
From the earliest times to our own this book in two thick volumes describes everything which the history witnessed for Kashmir. The book is more than an encyclopedia of Jammu & Kashmir.
A Kashmir by birth the late Dr.G.M.D Sufi was the first registrar of the Delhi University. Later he joined the Education Department of the then Central Provinces (modern M.P).
Dr. Sufi has written copiously on Kashmir its Culture.
He believed in working on the field and paid annual visits to Kashmir, meeting people and collecting and verifying information. All this resulted in his books "Kasheer" and his monumental work, "Kashmir". Both the books have become standard work on this subject.