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Representing Calcutta

Modernity, Nationalism and the Colonial Uncanny

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English


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SeriesAsia"s Transformations
The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7492350M
ISBN 100415343593
ISBN 109780415343596

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Modernity, Nationalism and the Colonial Uncanny. By Swati Chattopadhyay. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Author: Swati Chattopadhyay. Representing Calcutta is a spatial history of the colonial city, and addresses the question of modernity that haunts our perception of Calcutta.

The book responds to two inter-related concerns about the city. First is the image of Calcutta as the worst case scenario of a Third World city -.

Representing Calcutta is a spatial history of the colonial city, and addresses the question of modernity that haunts our perception of Calcutta. The book responds to two inter-related concerns.

Representing Calcutta: Modernity, Nationalism, and the Colonial Uncanny is a spatial history of colonial Calcutta, addressing the question of modernity that haunts our perception of Calcutta. The book responds to two interrelated concerns about the city.

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Routledge, New York,pp. (ISBN 0‐‐‐3) (hbk). This book provides an original, groundbreaking approach to excavating dominant modes of representation used by British colonialists and the indigenous Bengalis in their claims to the colonial city of Calcutta (spelt.

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