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Krishna Dutta
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Calcutta (Cities Of The Imagination)

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A Calcutta native explores the multiple paradoxes of the city, giving personal insight into its unique history and modern identity as reflected in literature, cinema, and music. Illustrations. Maps.
Published (first published September 15th 2003)
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A good overview of the history of Calcutta. I wish it had a little more focus on the post-independence period, but it still prepared me well for my visit to the city.
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