Making Lahore Modern: Constructing and Imagining a Colonial City

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Fifty years after the British annexed the Punjab and made Lahore its provincial capital, the city--once a prosperous Mughal center that had long since fallen into ruin--was transformed. British and Indian officials had designed a modern, architecturally distinct city center adjacent to the old walled city, administered under new methods of urban governance. In Making Lahore Modern , William J. Glover investigates the traditions that shaped colonial Lahore. In particular, he focuses on the conviction that both British ...

Making Lahore Modern: Constructing and Imagining a Colonial City 2008, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816650224

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Making Lahore Modern: Constructing and Imagining a Colonial City 2007, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816650217

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