Urbanisation and urban centres under the great Mughals, 1556-1707
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Urbanisation and urban centres under the great Mughals, 1556-1707 an essay in interpretation. by Hameeda Khatoon Naqvi

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Published by Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Simla .
Written in English


  • Urbanization -- India -- History,
  • Cities and towns -- Growth -- History

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LC ClassificationsHT147 I5 N36 1972
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19555886M

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