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Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond

Ian Talbot and Tahir Kamran


There have been several studies of colonial Lahore in recent years. These have explored such themes as the city’s modernity, its cosmopolitanism and the rise of communalism which culminated in the blood- letting of 1947. This work moves away from the prism of the Great Divide of 1947 to examine the cultural and social connections which linked colonial Lahore with North India and beyond. Imperial globalisation globalization intensified long established exchanges of goods, people and ideas, despite portrayals of Lahore as inward looking and a world unto itself. The current volume is thus reflect ... More

Keywords: Colonial Lahore, Transr-regional linkages, Pilgrimage, Exchanges of goods, Film Industry, Revolutionary Networks, Global History

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190642938
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190642938.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Talbot, author
University of Southampton

Tahir Kamran, author
G. C. University