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Published: 28 November 2019

260 Pages | 30 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198848752

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Possessing the City

Property and Politics in Delhi, 1911-1947

Anish Vanaik

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Offers a new social history of the property market in late-colonial Delhi
  • Based on never-before-used archival records, including municipal, police, and court records
  • Draws new connections between Delhi's economy and urban landscape
  • Provides an important new contribution to the scholarship on urban violence between religious communities