Wit And Humour In Colonial North India (Hardback)Mushirul Hasan (author)
Hardback 188 Pages / Published: 23/08/2007
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Presents a selection of Wilayat Ali Bambooque's writings, and Archibald Constable's commentary on some of the illustrations that appeared in the Avadh Punch'. In today's world, cartooning is becoming a contentious issue, unfortunately perceived as a deliberate attempt at demonizing the 'other'. This was not so in late 19th-century colonial India when a fine cartoonist could summarize a welter of perspectives.'The Avadh Punch', a weekly from Lucknow, under the stewardship of its formidable editor, Munshi Sajjad Husain, was published from 16 January 1877'
Publisher: Niyogi Books
Number of pages: 188
Dimensions: 310 x 212 mm
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