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Possessing the city : property and politics in Delhi, 1911-1947

Author: Anish Vanaik
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Series: Oxford historical monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Delhi as an urban space was re-made in the late-colonial period, not purely because of the new architecture, but also because of crucial social transformations. This text poses the question: who owned property, and what did they do with it, with answers rooted in the South Asian state, housing, finance, and religious conflict.
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Vanaik, Anish.
Possessing the city.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1122176129
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anish Vanaik
ISBN: 9780192588456 0192588451 9780191883132 0191883131
OCLC Number: 1137788682
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 243 pages) : illustrations (black and white), maps.
Series Title: Oxford historical monographs.
Responsibility: Anish Vanaik.

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Delhi as an urban space was re-made in the late-colonial period, not purely because of the new architecture, but also because of crucial social transformations. This text poses the question: who owned property, and what did they do with it, with answers rooted in the South Asian state, housing, finance, and religious conflict.

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