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Delhi in transition, 1821 and beyond : Mirza Sangin Beg's Sair-ul manazil

Author: Mirzā Sangīn Bayg; Shama Mitra Chenoy
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This work is an annotated translation of Mirza Sangin Beg's Sair-ul Manazil which is one of the last works on Delhi written in Persian. The editor introduces the text to the readers and then proceeds with the translation on the basis of comparison of the four existing copies of the text including the Berlin manuscript which is being consulted for the first time. It depicts the early nineteenth-century Delhi as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Named Person: Mirzā Sangīn Bayg
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mirzā Sangīn Bayg; Shama Mitra Chenoy
ISBN: 9780199090907 0199090904
OCLC Number: 1032365864
Language Note: Translated from the Persian.
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Other Titles: Sayr al-manāzil.
Responsibility: Shama Mitra Chenoy.

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This book documents the layout of the city and the author's observations regarding the buildings, habitations, bazars, localities, residences, individuals, as well as anecdotes of city life and  Read more...

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