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Punjab History in Printed British Documents: A Bibliographic Guide to Parliamentary Papers and Select, Nonserial Publications, 1843-1947

By Barrier, N. Gerald

Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1969. Book. Fine. Hardcover. University of Missouri Studies Volume 50. First Edition. [viii], 109pp. Tall 8vo/24cm. Cloth, Fine. The author, a professor at the University of Missouri, is a specialist on the Punjab and also runs a major Indian book importing firm..

$22.00

Punjab in Perspective: Proceedings of the Research Committee on Punjab Conference, 1987

By Dulai, Surjit and Arthur Helweg, Editors

East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State University, 1991. Book. Fine. Soft cover. viii, 179pp, Editors' Introduction, articles, contributor bio sketches. 8vo/23cm. Printed card wrappers, shelf wear only, internally fine. VG+. Thirteen articles by leading North American and Indian scholars of the Punjab including N.Gerald Barrier, Himadri Banerjee, Miriam and V.B.L. Sharma on diverse aspects of the Punjab, its history and population including the evolution of Punjab studies, Lepel Griffin's role, the nationalist movement, the Sikhs and their diaspora, etc. The Research Committee on Punjab (RCOP) was established in 1965. Tatla and Talbot 105..

$19.00

Some Problems of Water Distribution Between East and West Punjab. From Geographical Review, Vol 40, No 4 (1950)

By Fowler, F. J.

New York: American Geographical Society, 1950. Book. Fine. Soft cover. Offprint. pp 583-599, 3 figures, 5 tables. Tall 8vo/25.5cm. Printed grey wrappers, stapled, light wear, internally fine. A paper read at the Annual Meeting of the Institute of British Geographers in Cambridge in January 1950 on one of the many vexed problems arising from Partition in 1947. The author was a lecturer in geography at Leeds University, England..

$10.75

Punjab in Perspective: Proceedings of the Research Committee on Punjab Conference, 1987

By Dulai, Surjit and Arthur Helweg, Editors

East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State University, 1991. Book. Fine. Soft cover. viii, 179pp, Editors' Introduction, articles, contributor bio sketches. 8vo/23cm. Printed card wrappers, shelf wear only, internally fine. VG+. Thirteen articles by leading North American and Indian scholars of the Punjab including N.Gerald Barrier, Himadri Banerjee, Miriam and V.B.L. Sharma on diverse aspects of the Punjab, its history and population including the evolution of Punjab studies, Lepel Griffin's role, the nationalist movement, the Sikhs and their diaspora, etc. The Research Committee on Punjab (RCOP) was established in 1965. Tatla and Talbot 105..

$20.00

An Economic Survey of Bhambu Sandila, a Village in the Muzaffargarh District of the Punjab

By Khan, Abdur Rahim Under the supervision of K.B.Sheikh Nur Mohammad

Lahore: Board of Economic Enquiry, Punjab/Civil & Military Gazette, Ltd., 1936. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1935/1936. BEI, Punjab Publication No. 45. Punjab Village Surveys--8. First Edition. [ii], ii, xx, 205 + [iii] list pp, folding maps (1 colored), 83 tables, Foreword, Preface, Introduction, General, Cropping and Cultivation, Irrigation, Holdings, Effects of Tenancy, Land Revenue and Taccavi, Indebtedness, Mortgages, Sales of Land, Sales of Village Produce, Price of Land, Yields, Rents, Expenses of Cultivation, Food Consumption, 5 appendices, index. Tall 8vo/24.5cm. Cloth backed printed boards, light edgewear, minor foxing, internally fine. The eighth of twenty nine projected studies, one for each district of the Punjab province. The Muzaffargarh District, in the south-west corner of the Punjab on the edge of the Rajputana Desert is known for its poverty. In the substantive and most interesting Foreword and Preface by the General Editor, J.W. Thomas, and the Deputy Commissioner, Nur Muhammad, who appears to have made substantive changes in Khan Abdur Rahim's original inquiry, some of the reasons for this poverty are pointed out including river floods, marriages between blood relations and Hindu money lenders. Scarce..

$31.28

Working of the Co-operative Farming Societies in the Punjab

By Khan, Rana Nasib

Lahore: Board of Economic Enquiry, 1956. Book. Fine. Soft cover. Publication No. 115. First Edition. vii, 75 + [iv] list pages, Preface by General Editor Professor Mohammad Hassan, Foreword by Adalat Hussain Shah, Introduction, Organisation and Objects, Membership, Management, Allotment of Land, Finance, Farming Operations, Recommendations, Statistical Appendices, Questionnaire Used, Glossary of Terms. Printed grey wrappers, slightly faded at edges, small closed splits on spine, internally fine. Tall 8vo/24cm..

$29.33

Punjab State Gazetteers, Vol XLI, Part B, Chamba State, Statistical Tables. 1933

By Punjab Government

Lahore: Superintend Government Printing, Punjab, 1934. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Compiled and published under the authority of the Punjab Government. [ii], ii, ii, xcv pp, Preface, Chapter I--Descriptive; Chapter II--Economic; Chapter III--Administrative, 57 tables. Tall 8vo/25.5cm. Cloth backed boards with spine title strip, slightly worn at extremities, small chip in title strip, internally fine. Not listed in Dewey's, Settlement Literature of the Greater Punjab..

$29.33

Working of Co-operative Marketing Societies in the Punjab

By Syed, Hasan Ali

Lahore: Board of Economic Enquiry/Superintendent, Government Printing, West Pakistan, 1958. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Publication No.120. [i], iii, [i], 85pp, Preface by M. Hassan (General Editor), Introduction, The Co-operative Marketing Agencies, Marketing Conditions in the Rural Areas, Development of Co-operative Marketing, Summary and Recommendations, 4 appendices. Tall 8vo/25.5cm. Printed wrappers, old damp(?) stain back panel penetrating two leaves, light soil and wear, otherwise internally clean, tight and very good. Examines the working of cooperative societies, which provide credit, fertilizers and other services to the rural economy. Tatla and Talbot 775. Relatively scarce..

$23.46

Survey of Small Holdings in the Punjab

By Khan, Rana Nasib. Conductor of Inquiry

Lahore: Board of Economic Enquiry Punjab (Pakistan), 1955. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Publication No 112 Board of Economic Inquiry. [iv], 72 + [ii] publisher list pp, Introduction, Distribution and Fragmentation of Holdings, Marketing, Family Consumption, Indebtedness and Agricultural Finance, Agricultural Employment and Subsidiary Occupations, Concept of Economic Holding, Statistical Appendices, Questionnaire Used, Glossary of Terms. Tall 8vo/24cm. Rather scarce--4 copies listed by OCLC World Catalogue..

$19.55

Report on the Sargodha District Board Elections 1952-1953

By Leghari, A.M. Khan

Lahore: Superintend Government Printing, Punjab, 1955. Book. Fine. Soft cover. First Edition. [il], 61, xviii, 6 appendices with folded chart and 3 large folding maps. 4to/25.5cm. Printed card wrappers, light soil and edgewear, internally fine. A. M. Khan Leghari, C.S.P., was Commissioner of the Rawalpindi/Lahore Division..

$14.66

The Punjab Village Panchayat Act, 1939 (Punjab Act No. XI of 1958) (As corrected up to 31st December, 1958)

By Law Department, Government of West Pakistan

Lahore: Superintend Government Printing, West Pakistan, 1958. Book. Fine. Soft cover. iii, 32pp. Table of Contents, [text of Act], Schedules I and II. Tall 8vo/25cm. Printed wrappers, light wear, stamp of Punjab Religious Book Society Lahore on front panel, internally fine. The Panchayat is a South Asian political system usually composed of five (panch) or more village elders who settle disputes between individuals and villages..

$16.62

Soil Erosion in the Punjab

By Anwar, Abdul Aziz

Lahore: Board of Economic Enquiry, 1955. Book. Fine. Soft cover. Publication No.111. First Edition. v, 91 + [iv] list pages, Preface by General Editor Prof. M. Hassan, Introduction, Nature and Extent of Erosion, Erosion its Causes, Effects and Control, Role of the Government, The Future, Summary and Conclusions; Statistical Appendices, Bibliography, Glossary of Terms. Tall 8vo/24cm. Printed pink wrappers, light soil and wear, short closed splits at spine ends, internally fine..

$24.44

The Rajas of the Punjab Being the History of the Principal-States in the Punjab and Their Political Relations with the British Government

By Griffin, Lepel H.

Patiala and Delhi: Languages Department, Punjab, India, 1970. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. xiii, 272pp, Publisher's Note, Contents and Preface to First Edition of 1873, History of Pattiala State, The Bhadour Chiefship. 8vo/21cm. Cloth backed printed boards, upperforecorners rubbed, otherwise as new though not a good printing job. Sir Lepel H. Griffin (1840-1908) was Chief Secretary to the Panjab Government in 1870 when the original of this book, a classic, was first published. Sometimes called a 2nd edition, this reprint does not include the Jhind, Nabh, Kapurthalla, Faridkot and Mandi states, the minor Phulkian Families or the appendices and index that were in the original. Though much reprinted this edition seems relatively scarce..

$25.42

An Economic Survey of Kala Gaddi Thamman (Chak 73 G.B.) a Village in the Lyallpur District of the Punjab

By Singh, Randhir supervised by W. Roberts

Lahore: Board of Economic Enquiry, Punjab, 1932. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Punjab Village Surveys--4. BEI Rural Section Publication 27. First Edition. [iv], ii, [ii], 200 + [ii] list pp, 4 folding maps (2 colored), 3 appendices, index. Tall 8vo/25cm. Green cloth gilt, no wear, spotting (possible damp marks?) on back board, 2 small edge abrasions top and bottom of front board, internally fine. The fourth of twenty nine projected studies, one for each district of the Punjab province. The village, a relatively new one, lies eleven miles southeast of the town of Lyallpur, is dependent entirely on irrigation from a branch of the Lower Chenab Canal and is inhabited chiefly by Sikh Jats. The inquiry was conducted from 1925 to 1927 and supervised by William Roberts (later Sir William) (1884- ), then Managing Director of the British Cotton Growing Association (Punjab) Ltd. A careful survey. Scarce..

$39.10

Canal Irrigation in the Punjab: An Economic Inquiry Relating to Certain Aspects of the Development of Canal Irrigation by the British...

By Paustian, Paul W.

New York: Columbia University Press, 1930. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Studies in History, Economics and Public Law Number 322. First Edition. 139pp, folding map, Part I--Historical Development of Irrigation Canals by the British in the Punjab; Part II--Some Economic Aspects of Canal Irrigation in the Punjab, 8 appendices, select bibliography, index. Tall 8vo/24cm. Decorated blue cloth gilt, shelf wear only, in slightly chipped dj, internally fine. VG+/G-. Tatla and Talbot (233) state that it is, "a pioneering study of the history of the canal colonies.".

$18.57