Rajasthan has a long glorious. Events of history are evidenced in the form of ancient monuments and archaeological sites spread through the length and breadth of the entire state.
The present volume - an outcome of field studies carried out for several years by the author and his team of expert associates - is a comprehensive and composite study of monuments and archaeological sites of Rajasthan. The information, not limited to any particular type or period covers a variety of monuments including massive forts, temples, tombs, mosques, caves tanks, etc.
This book also contains fresh data on the archaeological sites dating back to the Bronze Age. Among these special mention may be made of Ojiyana an Ahar culture site located in the Aravalli mountains. Results of the excavations carried out by the author has thrown fresh light on the protohistoric archaeology of Rajasthan.
The book contains two parts. Part I deals with centrally protected monuments and sites sites and Part II contains monuments protected by the State Government, monuments with erstwhile rulers, monuments under trusts and in private ownership. It is indeed an appreciable attempt to provide authentic information on such diverse monuments and sites of Rajasthan in a single volume.
Written lucidly, this strikingly illustrated volume is valuable for researchers, scholars, students, general interest readers and tourists alike.