Eyewitness at Amritsar: A Visual History of the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
About the Author
AMANDEEP SINGH MADRA and PARMJIT SINGH are independent historians, authors and curators who co-founded the UK Punjab Heritage Association, a charity dedicated to promoting Punjab's rich cultural heritage.
They have co-authored several highly acclaimed books on Sikh history and are leading global players in showcasing the culture, history, art and heritage of the Sikhs and Punjab. They have lectured extensively on the subject as well as having contributed to several television documentaries, radio programmes, exhibitions and publications. Most recently they curated three major exhibitions at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, London, covering the Golden Temple of Amritsar (2011), Sikhs in World War One (2014) and the Sikh Empire (2018).
They continue to work as special consultants for various organisations including the BBC, The Discovery Channel, Victoria & Albert Museum, British Museum, British Library and Wallace Collection.
KIM A. WAGNER teaches the history of colonial India and the British Empire at Queen Mary, University of London. He has written extensively on the subject of ‘Thuggee’, the Uprising of 1857, and colonial violence. His most recent publications include The Skull of Alum Bheg: The Life and Death of a Rebel of 1857 (2017), and Amritsar 1919: An Empire of Fear and the Making of a Massacre (2019).
Hardback, 208 pages, 255 x 210 mm
Over 100 colour and b&w illustrations
Publication Year: 2019