Examines the residential, policed, and infrastructural landscapes of New and Old Delhi under British Rule.
- The first book of its kind to present a comparative history of New and Old Delhi
- Draws on the governmentality theories and methodologies presented in Michel Foucault’s lecture courses
- Looks at problems of social and racial segregation, the policing of the cities, and biopolitical needs in urban settings
- Undertakes a critique of colonial governmentality on the basis of the lived spaces of everyday life