White And Black: Journey To The Centre Of Imperial Calcutta

by Soumitra Das

White And Black: Journey To The Centre Of Imperial Calcutta

  • ISBN-13: 9788189738433
  • Author(s): Soumitra Das
  • Foreword by: Olaf van Cleef
  • Illustrated by: Christopher Taylor
  • Subject: Places & peoples: general & pictorial works
  • Publisher: Kodansha Europe Head Office
  • Imprint: Niyogi Books
  • Publication Date: 28-07-2009
  • Format: h/b

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Globalisation has made a dramatic if belated foray into Calcutta, once considered the Second City of the Raj and India's cultural capital. This title takes a view of the changing face of Calcutta's power centre from the tumultuous days of its establishment to our sad times. Globalisation has made a dramatic if belated foray into Calcutta, once considered the Second City of the Raj and India's cultural capital. The most visible of its impacts has been a rapid change in the city's skyline. The outlines of the Victoria Memorial Hall, Howrah Bridge and the Ochterlony Monument
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Globalisation has made a dramatic if belated foray into Calcutta, once considered the Second City of the Raj and India's cultural capital. This title takes a view of the changing face of Calcutta's power centre from the tumultuous days of its establishment to our sad times. Globalisation has made a dramatic if belated foray into Calcutta, once considered the Second City of the Raj and India's cultural capital. The most visible of its impacts has been a rapid change in the city's skyline. The outlines of the Victoria Memorial Hall, Howrah Bridge and the Ochterlony Monument