Expanded and redesigned the book was the third title of the specialist publisher Kashi House with Juga designing both the hardback and the limited special edition.
To contextualise the historic locations within their surrounding terrain, two new maps were created; map 1 of ‘India & surrounding regions’ and map 2 ‘the extent of the Sikh Territory in 1839’.
Background
Originally published in 1999 by I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd in association with The Sikh Foundation. ‘Warrior Saints: Three Centuries of the Sikh Military Tradition’ was released as a single print run of 10,000 to coincide with the tricentury celebrations of the formation of the Khalsa.
Expanded and redesigned the book was the third title of the specialist publisher Kashi House with Juga designing both the hardback and the limited special edition.
The content of the book consisted of illustrations and descriptions of 88 objects; paired alongside historical observations of the Sikhs. To assist with image selection, the authors were provided with access to images from Juga’s digital asset archive and provision for additional photography from a private collections recent acquisitions.
To contextualise the historic locations within their surrounding terrain, two new maps were created; map 1 of ‘India & surrounding regions’ and map 2 ‘the extent of the Sikh Territory in 1839’. Marketing material included: production of review copies; 28 page brochure; pack-shot imagery of the book editions; and supporting print marketing.
Outcome
The book was launched on 25 April, 2013 at the National Army Museum, London; followed with BBC radio presenter Nihal Arthanayake described the book '… if you love history, and military history, and you just want to have an amazing book in your hands, I strongly advise you to buy this book'. The book's first print run sold out within 2013.
Photographed by Juga, the second publication featuring the Toor Collection, a private collection of Sikh Art anchoring a third of all objects [28/88]. A reprint of the long-awaited classic work, destined to become the standard text on the subject matter; supported by illustrations, maps and the insertion of recognisable public, commercial and private collections provided a comprehensive account of the early Sikh Military History and contextualized the critical importance of objects within the book. 
The authors wrote within the acknowledgements: “Design maestro Juga Singh,… delivered a masterpiece of book design that makes the material accessible and a delight in celebrating our collective story”.

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