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The Gazetteer of Dehra Dun
The Gazetteer of Dehra Dun

The Gazetteer of Dehra Dun

by H G Walton

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Language

English

Publisher

Natraj Publishers

ISBN

9788181580931 - Year: 2007 - Pages: 268

Binding

Hardcover

H G Walton

Author: H G Walton
Publisher: Natraj Publishers
Year: 2007
Language: English
Pages: 268
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788181580931

Description

The passage of time since the Dehra Dun Gazetteer was first published more than 90 years ago has served to underline the immense value of this exceptionally informative work.

In this volume the author has presented posterity with a meticulously researched record of the Dehra Dun District Walton's gazetteer, while following the format structure of such publications, illuminates innumerable rare and little known facets of the evolution and developments of the district.

It is a fascinating storehouse of knowledge. It hold a wealth of information for scholars and historians, for environmentalists and sociologists.

Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Preface

CHAPTER 1
Area and General Description
Boundaries
Mountains
Rivers Geology
Minerals and Building Materials
Forest
Fauna
Domestic Animals
Climate and Rainfalls

CHAPTER 2
Cultivation in the Dun
Irrigation in the Dun
Canals
Cultivation in Jaunsar Bawar
Irrigation in Jaunsar Bawar
Tea
Sericulture
Scarcity
Prices
wages
weights and Measures
Trade and Manufactures
Markets and Fairs
Communications

CHAPTER 3
Population
Towns and Villages
Sex
Marriage
Polyandry
Religions
Castes
Christian Missions
Occupations
Conditions of the People
Food of the People
Language
Tenure
Rents
Landed Proprietors
European Landholders

CHAPTER 4
Administration and District Staff
Fiscal History - Dun
Fiscal History - Jaunsar Bawar
Wasteland Grants
Police and Crime
Excise
District Board
Municipalities
Education
Dispensaries
Leprosy
Imperial Forest school and College
Great Trignometrical Survey
X-Ray Institute

CHAPTER 5
History
Directory
Appendix
Index

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