Print and the Urdu Public

30 April 2021

Print and the Urdu Public
Muslims, Newspapers and Urban Life in Colonial India
Megan Eaton Robb 

Robb revisits the story of the founding of the twentieth-century Urdu newspaper Madinah in 1912 and its rising popularity. Her book also expands into a reading of history of print culture and religious identity in the kashbahs of northern India.  

Oxford University Press India, Rs 475, 263 pages