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Calcutta : The Stormy Decades (Hardcover)

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Politics and culture are organically related in the city of Calcutta. The period (1940s to 1950s), was chaotic and turbulent, yet, this was also a time of significant creativity in literature,  art, films and music in the city. This is an unusual feature of any city but is interestingly characteristic of Calcutta. The originality of the work lies in blending poetry with historical writing, retaining the essence of both forms against the backdrop of the tumultuous events of the critical decades, as against the entire historical period of a city. This historical method together with twenty-one papers give the reader a sense of the pulse of this complex city ‘emerging creatively and chaotically from its colonial past’.
Number of Pages: 474
Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: June 23, 2017
TCIN: 53201253
UPC: 9781138019324
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-7769
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