Journals Higher Education

$65.00

Hardcover

Published: 27 July 2017

452 Pages | 23 Images

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199474004


Bookseller Code (06)

A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab

Ruchi Ram Sahni, 1863-1948

Neera Burra

  • This the first time the complete autobiography of Ruchi Ram Sahni is being published. A man of science, a social reformer, and a nationalist, Ruchi Ram Sahni is still remembered and revered in both India and Pakistani Punjab.
  • This is a firsthand account of life in colonial Punjab and provides a graphic description of the social life of a Hindu business community in Dera Ismail Khan, part of Waziristan in mid-19th century.
  • This provides a detailed account of social, political and intellectual transformation that was taking place in Punjab in the mid-19th century.
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