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.
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.