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Lucknow: Buildings, Begums and The British

By: PC Sarkar

Price: $17.31

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kalpaz Publications/Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 106140

ISBN: 9789351281399

Condition: New


Lucknow: Buildings, Begums and The British is not about history; rather it is a book on heritage – defined as the legacy of physical artefacts and intangible attributes inherited from past generations. As a city , Lucknow has witnessed many upheavals during the last three centuries; from being the seat of Nawabi pomp and show to the imperiousness of Colonial rule. From being described as the Constantinople of the East to being decimated, demolished and “fairly improved off the face of this earth”. Although some aspects of Lucknow , especially few errant Nawabs and the siege of the Reside... View more info