An Economic Survey of Bhambu Sandila, a Village in the Muzaffargarh District of the Punjab
Lahore, Board of Economic Enquiry, Punjab/Civil & Military Gazette, Ltd. 1936. Hardcover. Book, 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. Fine.
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Keywords: British India Punjab Panjab Muzaffargarh District Village Economic Inquiries and Surveys Nur Mohammad Pcs J.W. Thomas, General Editor M R Kayani Horow