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Published: 29 June 2017

452 Pages | 23 Images


ISBN: 9780199474004

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A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab

Ruchi Ram Sahni, 1863-1948

Edited by 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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