BIBLIOGRAPHY (in alphabetical order)

  1. Austen, Ian,  City of Legends, The Story of Hyderabad, Penguin 1992

  2. Barnes, Ruth ; Cohen Steven ; Crill, Rosemary, Trade, Temple and Court, Indian Textiles from the Tapi Collection, India Book House Pvt. Ltd., 2002

  3. Bawa, V K, The Last Nizam, The Life and Times of Mir Osman Ali Khan, Penguin 1991

  4. Dallapiccola, L. Anna, Edited, Indian Painting, The Lesser-Known Traditions, Niyogi Books, 2011

  5. Dalrymple, William, ed. Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company. London: Philip Wilson Publishers (Bloomsbury), 2019

  6. Doty, William, Mythography, The Study of Myth and Rituals, Universty of Alabama Press 1986

  7. Fortey, Richard, Life, An Unauthorized Biography, Harper Collins Publishers, 1997

  8. Fortey, Richard, The Hidden Landscape, A Journey into the Geological Past, The Bodley Head, 2010

  9. Gittinger, Mattiebelle, Master Dyers to the World, The Textile Museum, Washington DC. 1982.

  10. Goswamy, B N, The Spirit of Indian Painting, Close Encounters with 101 Great Works 1100 – 1900, Thames & Hudson, 2016

  11. Haidar, N Navina ; Sardar Marika, Ed. Sultans of the South: Arts of India's Deccan Courts, 1323-1687, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Symposia, 2011

  12. Imam, Syeda Edited, The Untold Charminar, writings on Hyderabad, Penguin Books, 2008

  13. Irwin, John and Hall, Margaret, Indian Painted and Printed Fabrics, Calico Museum of Textiles, 1971

  14. Lal, Krishna, Bidri Ware, National Museum Collection, National Museum, 1990

  15. Lal, Pranay,  Indica: A Deep Natural History of the Indian Subcontinent, Allen Lane - Penguin Random House India, 2016

  16. Luther, Narendra, “Legendotes of Hyderabad”, Niyogi Books 2014

  17. Lynton, Harriet R. and Rajan, Mohini, The Days of the Beloved, Orient Longman Ltd., 1974

  18. Mittal, Jagdish, Bidri Ware and Damascene Work,  Jagdish and Kamal Mittal Museum of Indian Art, 2011

  19. Munshi, K M, The End of an Era, Hyderabad Memoirs, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan 1957

  20. Naidu, Ratna, “Old Cities, New Predicaments, A Study of Hyderabad” , Sage Publications 1990

  21. O’ Flaherty, Wendy Translated, Hindu Myths, Penguin Classics 1975

  22. Ramanujam, A K, 300 Ramayanas in Richman, Paula Edited, Many Ramayanas, The Diversity of a Narrative Tradition in South Asia, University of California Press 1991

  23. Sharma, Rani, The Deodi’s of Hyderabad, A Lost Heritage, Rupa Co.2008

  24. Valdiya, Khadg Singh, The Making of India, Geodynamic Evolution, Earth Scientist Series,  Springer International Publishing, 2015

  25. Varma, Dr Anand Raj, Hyderabad, Mohalle Gali aur Koonche, Akadamik Pratibha, New Delhi 2013

  26. Yazdani, G, The Early History of the Deccan Parts 1-6, Edited by Dept. of Archaeology & Museums, Govt of AP, 2012 

  27. Zebrowski, Mark, Deccani Painting, Sotheby Publications, 1983


Additional Readings / Links:

  1. Issues of Deccan Studies Journal, Centre for Deccan Studies, India

  2. Hyderabad in Retrospect by an ex-official of Hyderabad, Reprinted from Articles published in the Times of India, Bennet Coleman and Co.

  3. Homage to Kalamkari, Marg Publications, 1979

  4. Jagdish Mittal, An Art Connoisseur, Shrishti Art Gallery 2014

  5. James Hutton (The Founder of Geology): see here and here

  6. Narayan, Kirin: see here

  7. Alf Hiltebeitel: see here

  8. Chester Beatty Library, Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts and Miniatures: see here. 

  9. Magal, Uma: Rockscapes series in The Hindu Metroplus, Hyderabad: see here

  10. Stone, An Ecology of the Inhuman, by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen: see here.

  11. Local States in an Imperial World, Identity, Society and Politics in the Early Modern Deccan by Roy S. Fiscel : see here.