An improbable reconstruction

@article{Viguier2011AnIR,
  title={An improbable reconstruction},
  author={Anne Viguier},
  journal={The Indian Economic and Social History Review},
  year={2011},
  volume={48},
  pages={215 - 239}
}
  • Anne Viguier
  • Published 1 April 2011
  • History
  • The Indian Economic and Social History Review
This article concerns the city of Madurai in the middle of the nineteenth century, at a time of urban development undertaken by the head of the colonial administration in that district. The difficulties involved in this exceptional operation, at a time when colonial administration was not very concentrated with urban development, reflect how there was not much colonial control in urban areas. The article also looks at how this urban development affected the organisation and appearance of the… 
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