The Illustrated Mahabharata (Hardcover)

The Definitive Guide to India s Greatest Epic

By DK

DK, 9781465462916, 512pp.

Publication Date: September 5, 2017

List Price: 50.00*
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Description

An illustrated guide to India's greatest epic, which has shaped Indian thought for over 3,000 years, with stories from all 18 chapters, the Bhagavad Gita, and the Harivamsa.

The Illustrated Mahabharata brings the world's longest epic to life. With more than 500 stunning images showcasing India's varied art forms, the book encapsulates the complete stories in a uniquely accessible way. Providing details of the principal cities and kingdoms from the epic, a seamless weaving of Sanskrit text with its regional variations, and more, The Illustrated Mahabharata also includes detailed family trees to help unfamiliar readers understand the relationships of the Mahabharata's various characters.

This coffee table–worthy book is wrapped in a textured jacket with gold foil, making it a great gift for mythology enthusiasts, history buffs, and readers interested in Indian culture.



About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.  

Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series.