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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Karachi, Pakistan.

Prior to 18th century[edit]

18th-19th centuries[edit]

20th century[edit]

1900s-1940s[edit]

Independence: since 1947[edit]

1950s-1990s[edit]

21st century[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  59. ^ "Torrential rain and floods paralyse Karachi". BBC News. 13 September 2011.
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Bibliography[edit]

Published in 19th century[edit]

Published in 20th century[edit]

1900s–1940s
1950s–1990s
  • Behram Sohrab H. J. Rustomji (1952), Karachi, 1839-1947: a short history of the foundation and growth of Karachi, Karachi: Kitabistan
  • Herbert Feldman (1970), Karachi through a hundred years: the centenary history of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1860-1960 (2nd ed.), Karachi: Pakistan Branch, Oxford University Press
  • Azimusshan Haider (1980). History of Karachi Port. Karachi.
  • Mohamed Amin; Duncan Willetts; Brian Tetley (1986). Karachi. Karachi: Pak American Commercial Ltd. OCLC 18529948.
  • Karachi Development Plan 2000, Karachi Development Authority, 1990
  • Soofia Mumtaz (1990), "Dynamics of Changing Ethnic Boundaries: A Case Study of Karachi", Pakistan Development Review, 29 (3/4): 223–248, doi:10.30541/v29i3-4pp.223-248, JSTOR 41259434
  • I. Banga (1992). "Karachi and its Hinterland under Colonial Rule". In I. Banga (ed.). Ports and their Hinterlands in India (1700-1950). Delhi. ISBN 8185425868.
  • Mehtab S. Karim (1995), "Changing Demographic, Social, and Economic Conditions in Karachi City, 1959-94: A Preliminary Analysis", Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, 34 (4): 1093–1106, doi:10.30541/v34i4IIIpp.1093-1106, JSTOR 41259925
  • Yasmeen Lari; Mihail S. Lari (1996), The dual city: Karachi during the Raj, Karachi: Heritage Foundation, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0195777352
  • Moonis Ahmar (1996). "Ethnicity and State Power in Pakistan: The Karachi Crisis". Asian Survey. 36 (10): 1031–1048. doi:10.1525/as.1996.36.10.01p0176y. JSTOR 2645632.
  • S. Akbar Zaidi (20 December 1997). "Politics, Institutions, Poverty: The Case of Karachi". Economic and Political Weekly. 32 (51): 3282–3293. JSTOR 4406207.
  • Hamida Khuhro and Anwer Mooraj, ed. (1997). Karachi: Megacity of our Times. Karachi: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0195778065.

Published in 21st century[edit]

External links[edit]