Dhaka / Bibliography – Dacca: A Record of its Changing Fortune

Book: Dani, A. H. (1962) Dacca – A Record of its Changing Fortune. Asiatic Society, Dhaka.

This book is a detailed account illustrating an extensive history of Dhaka from old Dacca to Dhaka as the Capital of East Pakistan. The author explores the historical development and how it has shaped Dacca. Illustrations and plates documenting facts build up to portray detailed cultural history.   The documents critically analyze the growth and decline of Dacca, attempting in unfolding the forces that contribute to the socio-political issue in Dhaka.