The Lucknow omnibus
Oxford University Press, Dec 27, 2001 - History - 870 pages
This omnibus combines three classic works on the history and culture of that splendid city during British rule: Lucknow: The Last Phase of Oriential Culture, A Fatal Friendship: The Nawabs, the British, and the City of Lucknow, and The Making of Colonial Lucknow: 1856-1877.
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A Note on Abdul Halim Sharar
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