Written in simple Hindi by an IITian – ‘ईंट: मेरी कहानी, मेरा इतिहास’ (Eint: Meri Kahani, Mera Itihas) is the most comprehensive treatise, ever published, on the oldest building material – Brick.
24 well-researched chapters of the book include the evolution of brick and its structures in the ancient and medieval era of Mesopotamia, Indus Valley, Rome and China etc. Detailed description on America, Africa, Australia and Japan is also included. Chapters on Brick Museums, Brick Competitions, Amazing Bricks and Bricks in different religions create great amount of inquisitiveness in the readers. The book is dedicated to the internationally acclaimed brick genius – Laurie Baker.
Although, the book is primarily intended for those concerned with architecture, archaeology, engineering, history etc.; the general reader will also find that it is highly interesting and an efficient knowledge gainer.