URDU: Journey of the Language through People and Culture – Rehma


URDU: Journey of the Language through People and Culture is a richly illustrated book about the Urdu language, containing a curated selection of over 100 entries, arranged from A to Z. Although eclectic, the minutely researched and thoughtfully selected entries fit together like the tiles of a mosaic to provide a fuller portrait than previously presented of the Urdu language.

The book brings the fascinating story of Urdu to a whole new generation of readers, including native speakers, heritage speakers, and anyone interested in South Asian languages. Full of unique and interesting facts about the language, its history, people, and culture, the book will appeal to all Urdu enthusiasts!

Age: 8 and up

Language: English

Format: Hardcover

Number of Pages: 56

Publisher: REHMA

Author: Saima Aman (author), Ismat Shahid (illustrator)

Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.3 x 11 inches

ISBN-13: 978-1732234215

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How do you tell the story of Urdu, spread over 800 years, with millions of speakers & enthusiasts spread all over the world?
This book does it by means of 100+ curated entries about the language and through visuals: 25 full-page illustrations!

Urdu is a living language which, according to estimates, is spoken by close to 100 million people around the world. It is the official language of Pakistan. It is also spoken and understood in parts of India, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Middle East, and many other countries around the world where Pakistani communities have settled. The Urdu community in the UK numbers about four hundred thousand speakers.

Urdu Poetry is believed to be the best form of poetry. One can indulge in reading the extraordinary poetry written by great poets like Allama Iqbal, Mirza Ghalib, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Akbar Allahabadi, Jaun Elia etc.