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Calcutta through British eyes, 1690-1990

Calcutta through British eyes, 1690-1990

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Published by Oxford University Press in Madras, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Calcutta (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Calcutta (India) -- Social life and customs.

    • About the Edition

      Collection of articles.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [164]-168).

      Statementchosen and edited by Laura Sykes.
      ContributionsSykes, Laura.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS486.C2 C186 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 168 p. :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1376189M
      ISBN 100195628691
      LC Control Number92908081
      OCLC/WorldCa28183702

      Kolkata (/ k ɒ l ˈ k ɑː t ə / or / k ɒ l ˈ k ʌ t ə /, Bengali: [ˈkolˌkata] (), also known as Calcutta / k æ l ˈ k ʌ t ə /, the official name until ) is the capital of the Indian state of West ing to the Indian census, it is the seventh most populous city in India; the city had a population of million, while the suburb population brought the total to 14 Country: India.   In the days of the Raj, a newly arrived Scotland Yard detective is confronted with the murder of a British official—in his mouth a note warning the British to leave India, or elseCalcutta, Captain Sam Wyndham, former Scotland Yard detective, is a new arrival to Brand: Pegasus Books.

        Ambivalent Heritage: Between Affect and Ideology in a Colonial Cemetery Show all authors. Calcutta Through Years: Changing Visions, Lasting Images. Bombay: Marg Publications. Google Scholar. Pearson, R. ( Calcutta Through British Eyes, New York: Oxford University Press. Google Scholar. Tarlow, Sarah () Bereavement Cited by: The thought of shifting to South Calcutta, for instance, left him cold. “We would have to start over, find a new tea shop, a new sweet shop, new neighbors, a new para [conversation place] in.

        The Epic City hits home and hits hard. It takes you into the heart of Calcutta, its core flaws and outstanding beauty. Calcutta/Kolkata is a busy city, with people running around as they attend to their daily schedule/5(61).   The god-in-a-bottle, one of the most startling types of folk art in this show, blows all that away and shows, through the eyes of the common folk, how strange and magical the British .


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Kolkata was the capital of the British Indian empire until when the capital was relocated to Delhi. Calcutta Through British Eyes Oxford University Press The best perspectives on a city are often those of outsiders: these vignettes have been chosen for the positive light in which they portray CalcuttaTitle: Writer and Editor.

Convenor, Lay. Stocqueler, J.H. ‘Social Life in Calcutta during the first half of the Nineteenth Century’, in Nair, D. Thankappan (ed.), British Social Life in Ancient Calcutta (–), Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar, Calcutta. Current bibliography of urban history - Volume 20 Issue 2 - Nigel GooseCited by: 2.

Sykes, L. () Calcutta through British eyes, Madras: Oxford University Press. Madras: Oxford University Press. Talbot, I. (a) Divided cities: Partition and its aftermath in Lahore and Amritsar, But his answer to the government was a sharp, slim book called I Spy with My Little Eye, an attack on the British policing system.

In it the peripatetic narrator takes us through Calcutta's lanes, bars and interrogation rooms, even as the city swings fantastically between fact and fiction, to show how ridiculous the policing system is.

The Wyndham & Banerjee books, set in Raj-era Calcutta of the s, feature English cop Captain Sam Wyndham, and his Indian sidekick, Sergeant Surendranath Banerjee. Or Surrender-not, as his Author: Samhita Chakraborty.

Calcutta’s lasting conflicts come alive in this book. Photo: Keystone/Getty Images. Book Review | Calcutta: Two Years in the City 3 min read. Updated: 15 FebPM IST Somak Ghoshal.

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Mukhopadhyay’s book is limited in scope. It tries to see the Naxalite movement through the eyes of the Calcutta Police by presenting a selection of notices in the Calcutta Police Gazette between and Since the notices were meant for the police force, they offer a fairly credible account of how the police too had felt insecure in the.

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James Long (–) was an Anglo-Irish priest of the Anglican Church.A humanist, educator, evangelist, translator, essayist, philanthropist and a missionary to India, he resided in the city of Calcutta, India, from to as a member of the Church Missionary Society, leading the mission at Thakurpukur.

Long was closely associated with the Calcutta School-Book Society, the Bethune. Published inRaater Kolkata is an account of a young man’s nocturnal adventures in Calcutta, now Kolkata, a city in the eastern part of India, also the first capital city of British India Author: Soni Wadhwa.

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