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Karachi : megacity of our times

Author: Hamida Khuhro; Anwer Mooraj
Publisher: Karachi : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hamida Khuhro; Anwer Mooraj
ISBN: 0195475194 9780195475197
OCLC Number: 641463508
Notes: Previously published: 1997.
Description: xix, 390 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: How it all began ; The making of a colonial port ; The halcyon years ; The capital of Pakistan / Hamida Khuhro --
The founding fathers of modern Karachi / Muneeza Shamsie --
An economic perspective / Shahida Wizarat --
The growth of a metropolis / Arif Hasan --
More than half a century of trends / Noman Ahmed --
The literary scene : English I / Tariq Rahman --
The literary scene : English II / Navid Shahzad --
The literary scene : Urdu / Muhammad Ali Siddiqui --
The literary scene : Sindhi / Hamida Khuhro --
Saddar of the fifties and sixities / Asif Noorani --
An ever expanding canvas / Marjorie Husain --
Comedy, tragedy, and realism / Hameed Zaman --
A close-up of cinema, radio, and television / Asif Noorani --
Karachi before Prohibition ; Being young in the fifties / Anwer Mooraj --
Millennium Karachi / Ayela Khuhro.
Responsibility: edited by Hamida Khuhro, Anwer Mooraj.

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