Welcome to the personal website of Daniel Majchrowicz, Assistant Professor of South Asian Literature and Culture at Northwestern University. This site is dedicated to making available resources for the study of travel writing in South Asia.


About Me

I am an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University. My current book manuscript is entitled "Travel and the Means to Victory: Travel Writing and Aspiration in South Asia." 

About Me

Travelogue blog

Over the last two centuries, many thousands of travelogues have been published in Urdu, Hindi and Indo-Persian. Most of these have been forgotten. This blog takes a look at some of the most interesting and rare. Each piece features an introduction to the work along with a short selection.

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Resources and links

This section features a miscellany of resources helpful for doing research on Islam, South Asia, and Urdu and Hindi literature, including: 

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