Nomadic Narratives: A History of Mobility and Identity in the Great Indian Desert

The Thar Desert, which is today divided by an international boundary, has historically been a frontier region connecting Punjab, Multan, Sindh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. This book looks at the Desert as an historical region shaped through the mobility of its inhabitants – warriors, pastoralists, traders, ascetics and bards, often in overlapping capacities. It challenges the [...]

Nomadic Narratives: A History of Mobility and Identity in the Great Indian Desert

The Thar Desert, which is today divided by an international boundary, has historically been a frontier region connecting Punjab, Multan, Sindh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. This book looks at the Desert as an historical region shaped through the mobility of its inhabitants – warriors, pastoralists, traders, ascetics and bards, often in overlapping capacities. It challenges the [...]

Nomadic Narratives: A History of Mobility and Identity in the Great Indian Desert

The Thar, which is today divided by an international boundary, has historically been a frontier region connecting Punjab, Multan, Sindh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. This book looks at the desert as a historical region shaped through the mobility of its inhabitants; warriors, pastoralists, traders, ascetics and bards, often in overlapping capacities. It challenges the frames of [...]