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Ali, Syed A. (1970) The urban geography of Kanpur. MPhil thesis. SOAS University of London. DOI:

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The present study is concerned with geographical interpretation of the foundation, growth and character of Kanpur, illustrated with relevent maps and diagrams. The study commences with the discussion of the site and situation of this centre against the background of the physical setting and local weather conditions. In the II Chapter, the evolution and growth of the townscape have been discussed with special reference to the changes and developments after the Mutiny of 1857. Chapter III deals with the process of growth and the demographic structure as influenced by the geographical, economic, political and social factors. A discussion on the expansion of principle services and social amenities forms the Chapter IV. It is followed by the Chapter on the growth of industries in the city with special reference to the expansion and development of large scale industries. Finally in Chapter VI, important land use features have been analysed and distinguished to indicate the present character of the functional structure and organization of the city.

Item Type: Theses (MPhil)
SOAS Departments & Centres: SOAS Research Theses > Proquest
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Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2018 15:13

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