Early Nineteenth Century Punjab: Historical Analysis of European Travellers' Literature
Bajwa, Kulwinder Singh
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Book ID : 35396
ISBN-10 : 81-311-0250-5 / 8131102505
ISBN-13 : 978-81-311-0250-3 / 9788131102503
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
xviii, 204p., Index, Gloss., 23 cm.
This Buuk is the first attempt, made by Dr. K.S. Bajwa un the European Travels Literature : Historical Analysis ^Early 19th Century). On the basis oi this work the author was awarded Ph.D. This work throws light on the works of some of the Europeans who visited Punjab. The Beauty of hook is that it throws light on the political social and economic life not only of the Punjab but of the British Doruain as well. The author has also examined critically the motives of their visit to Punjab; how did they live; what did they observe, what did they write about the people of Punjab and also the administrative functioning of the province of the Punjab. This book carries wait because of two reasons, one it is author's first attempt that throws light on the importance their writings as a source of the history of the Sikh's and the Punjab; he has made comparative study of these writing's with other contemporary writings which speak at length about the people and also the conditions of this province. This makes the work • more valuable and worth reading in order to now the factual conditions of the people of Punjab. The work is novel itself as it supplies information of the period which has not been so far explored by in any other scholar of history Punjab.