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Calcutta : a cultural and literary history

Author: Krishna Dutta
Publisher: Oxford : Signal Books, 2003.
Series: Cities of the imagination.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work shows that, found in the 1690s by East India Company merchants beside the Hugli River, Calcutta grew into both India's capital during the Raj and the second city of the British Empire.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Krishna Dutta
ISBN: 1902669584 9781902669588 1902669592 9781902669595
OCLC Number: 249531597
Description: XVI, 255 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Cities of the imagination.
Responsibility: Krishna Dutta.

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"... her history of Calcutta ... blends history and analysis with incident (and) personal experience..." The Hindu "This is an admirable and in-depth guide to a city rich in traditions and Read more...

 
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