Mithila in the Nineteenth Century : Aina-i-Tirhut of Bihari Lal ‘Fitrat’, Hetukar Jha ed., 2001 (Rs. 500.00). Aina-i-Tirhut (in Urdu) was first published in 1883. It contains a very elaborate and objective account of culture, education, professions, religious activities, heritage sites, famines, ecology as well as economy of north eastern Bihar during the nineteenth century. The present edition includes both the original version and its translation in Hindi, Kameshwar Singh Bihar Heritage Series – 5.