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Calcutta : two years in the city

Author: Amit Chaudhuri
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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An account of the author's two years in Calcutta depicts the city's vibrant architecture, diverse classes, and evolving politics while exploring its self-renewing culture and resilience against globalization.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Amit Chaudhuri; Amit Chaudhuri; Amit Chaudhuri
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amit Chaudhuri
ISBN: 9780307270245 0307270246
OCLC Number: 819383396
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Description: 306 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: A purchase --
Chandan hotel --
Names --
The new old guard --
Universal suffrage --
High tea --
Italians abroad --
Study leave --
A visit.
Responsibility: Amit Chaudhuri.

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An account of the author's two years in Calcutta depicts the city's vibrant architecture, diverse classes, and evolving politics while exploring its self-renewing culture and resilience against globalization.

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