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Author Mirzā Sangīn Bayg, active 1818-1820, author.

Title Delhi in transition, 1821 and beyond : Mirza Sangin Beg's Sair-ul manazil / Shama Mitra Chenoy.

Published New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2018.

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Uniform title Sayr al-manāzil. English
Edition First edition.
Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
Translated from the Persian.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This work is an annotated translation of Mirza Sangin Beg's Sair-ul Manazil which is one of the last works on Delhi written in Persian. The editor introduces the text to the readers and then proceeds with the translation on the basis of comparison of the four existing copies of the text including the Berlin manuscript which is being consulted for the first time. It depicts the early nineteenth-century Delhi as a city in transition. The original work was commissioned by the English East India Company between 1818 and 1820 and it documents the layout of the city and the author's observations regarding the buildings, habitations, bazars, localities, residences, individuals, as well as anecdotes of city life and expressions of rich local cultures.
Audience Specialized.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 6, 2018).
Other author Chenoy, Shama Mitra, editor.
Subject Mirzā Sangīn Bayg, active 1818-1820. Sayr al-manāzil.
Delhi (India) -- Description and travel.
Delhi (India) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Delhi (India) -- Social life and customs.
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