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Ghosh, Amitav

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Works: 13 works in 16 publications in 2 languages and 300 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Pictorial works  Sources 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR9499.3.G536, 823.914
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Publications about Amitav Ghosh
Publications by Amitav Ghosh
Most widely held works about Amitav Ghosh
 
Most widely held works by Amitav Ghosh
The home and the world : a view of Calcutta by Laura McPhee( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Photographer Laura McPhee, noted for her stunning large-scale landscapes and portraits of the people who live and work in them, has been traveling to eastern India for over a decade. There she has devoted her keen and perceptive vision to picturing layers of history, culture, religion and class, as they appear in private heritage homes and public markets, lively street festivals, and the faces of city dwellers in Calcutta (also known as Kolkata). This exquisitely produced book features a selection of McPhee's works in and around India's former capital. Here we glimpse courtyards, living spaces, temples and altars as both vestiges of the past and integral to contemporary urban existence. McPhee's images sensitively penetrate the surface to show the blurred boundaries between social classes, the blending of public and private life, and resonances between India and other parts of the world. Also included are preface by Amitav Ghosh on the historical divisions inherent in the city's culture and on the nature of McPhee's work and an essay by art historian Romita Ray
River of smoke by Amitav Ghosh( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Amid a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, three vessels, and the diverse occupants within, converge on Canton's Fanqui-Town, or Foreign Enclave, which is a powder keg awaiting a spark to ignite the Opium Wars
The slave of Ms. H. 6 by Amitav Ghosh( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Translation and explanation of Hebrew correspondence between a Jewish trader and his slave, mostly on culture and trade in 12th cent. South Kanara District, Karnataka; culled from the Cairo Genizah manuscripts, preserved in the Cambridge University Library
Keep guessing by Amitav Ghosh( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The relations of envy in an Egyptian village by Amitav Ghosh( Article )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Other routes : 1500 years of African and Asian travel writing ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Glass Palace : a novel by Amitav Ghosh( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in Burmese and held by 1 library worldwide
Tells of Rajkumar, a poor boy lifted on the tides of political and social chaos, who creates an empire in the Burmese teak forest. During the British invasion of 1885, when soldiers force the royal family out of the Glass Palace and into exile, Rajkumar befriends Dolly, the woman whose love will shape his life. He cannot forget her, and years later, as a rich man, he goes in search of her
The relations of envy in an Egyptian village by Amitav Ghosh( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Flood of fire : a novel by Amitav Ghosh( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
It is 1839 and tension has been rapidly mounting between China and British India following the crackdown on opium smuggling by Beijing. With no resolution in sight, the colonial government declares war. One of the vessels requisitioned for the attack, the Hind, travels eastwards from Bengal to China, sailing into the midst of the First Opium War. The turbulent voyage brings together a diverse group of travellers, each with their own agenda to pursue. Among them is Kesri Singh, a sepoy in the East India Company who leads a company of Indian sepoys; Zachary Reid, an impoverished young sailor searching for his lost love, and Shireen Modi, a determined widow en route to China to reclaim her opium-trader husband's wealth and reputation. Flood of Fire follows a varied cast of characters from India to China, through the outbreak of the First Opium War and China's devastating defeat, to Britain's seizure of Hong Kong. Flood of Fire is a thrillingly realised and richly populated novel, imbued with a wealth of historical detail, suffused with the magic of place and plotted with verve. It is a beautiful novel in its own right, and a compelling conclusion to an epic and sweeping story - it is nothing short of a masterpiece
 
Alternative Names
Amitav Ghosh.
Amitav Ghosh 1956-
Amitava Ghosh.
Ghosh, Amitav
Ghosh, Amitav 1956-
גוש, אמיטאב 1956-
Languages
English (15)
Burmese (1)
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