Delhi Past and Present: With Maps and Illustrations, The

P.C. Chakravarti
First published in 1902. The book starts with a brief account of Delhi at the advent of the 20th century. It was written to server as a guidebook to the visitors of Delhi. The rest of the six chapters distinctly highlight: the modern city of Shahjehanabad; the scenes in Delhi in 1957; the south side of Delhi including Humayun's tomb, the grave of Nizam-ud-din Awliya and the Safdarjang tomb; Ancient Delhi of the Hindu and Mohammaden era including the Kila Rai Pithora, The Kutub Minar and Tughlakabad; a brief history of the kings of Delhi wiht a historical table of the Mughla king, and list of object with archaeological interest.


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