Vol.1: Letters subsequent to the annexation of Cachar 1834-1853.;Vol.2: Letters subsequent to the annexation of Cachar 1853-1860.;A collection of selected micellaneous letters (1834-1860) subsequent to the annexation of Cachar in 1834 by the British government.
Fruzzetti, Lina et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788180280092, 8180280098
On the modern history of Calcutta.;
ISBN: 9789386186096, 9386186098
The present study explores the visual chronicle of a colonial town, that is Calcutta, covering the period from 1775 to 1925, precisely by means of these trivia, comprising billboards, posters, trade cards, legal documents, municipal assessment reports and house rent bills, advertisements and a host of other things that informed daily life in Calcutta. A wide range of documents from the late 18t...
Ray, Siddhartha Guha
ISBN: 9788180641299, 8180641295
The book presents a history of organisation and movements of tram workers of Calcutta, their struggle for economic gains and on their response to contemporary political issues and developments.
ISBN: 9788174362605, 8174362606
The author gives personal insight into Calcutta's unique history and modern identity as reflected in its architecture, cinema and music.
Sarkar, Tanika et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9789383166077, 938316607X
The book puts together essays on the city's history and culture in the 1940s, a decade that made and unmade Calcutta. It fills an important gap in Indian historiography.;;;
ISBN: 9789382277248, 9382277242
ISBN: 9780761998495, 0761998497
This book convincingly demonstrates that Bengali Hindu society preserved the essentials of caste discrimination in colonial times, even while giving the outward appearance of having changed.
ISBN: 9780198083757, 0198083750
This book is showcases the natural wealth, history and culture, and recent developments in and around Champaran region in Bihar. Champaran's natural bounty-the Valmiki Tiger Reserve, Udaipur Sanctuary, Saraiya Mann lake, and other habitats. It also vividly captures the Bettiah Raj dynasty, the red coral statues, and the Tharu tribal culture.
Dayal, Mala (ed.)
ISBN: 9780670084821, 0670084824
A galaxy of experts come together to offer fresh perspectives on the capital city. Originally part of the Sir Sobha Singh Memorial Lecture series organized by The Attic in collaboration with the India International Centre and the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, this updated selection explores Delhi's living syncretic heritage.
ISBN: 9780415811941, 0415811945
Addressing an important gap in the historiography of modern Assam, this book traces the relatively unexplored but profound transformations in the agrarian landscape of late - and post-colonial Assam that were instrumental in the making of modern Assamese peasantry and rural politics.
ISBN: 9788183391429, 8183391427
ISBN: 9789384052300, 9384052302
Doshi, Tishani et al
ISBN: 9788174369147, 8174369147
This book perfectly captures the essence of Chennai. It contains aerial photographs (unpublished thus far) of the city that document its changing landscape, topography, and rapidly-developing skyline. A fascinating insight into a former British presidency - now hailed as the most livable city in India.
Venkatachalapathy, AR (ed.)
ISBN: 9788185026749, 8185026742
This somewhat provocatively titled book seeks to highlight the vernacular character of Chennai. Most of the contributors have not been visible to a non-Tamil audience before, other are academics who have been researching aspects of the city. Their writings are reflective and impressionistic and describe the changing character of the city.
Yadu, Hemu (b.1953)
ISBN: 9788176464673, 8176464678
ISBN: 9788187661337, 818766133X
ISBN: 9789381523025, 9381523029
The fort of Chittorgarh stands elevated over a 180 meter high hillock and covers a massive area of 700 acres. The antiquity of Chittorgarh is difficult to trace, but it is believed to have been built by the Maurya rulers in the 7th century AD. This book attempts to give you a glimpse into the checkered history of Chittorgarh, that has witnessed some of the bloodiest battles ever-three great sak...
ISBN: 9789351289753, 9351289753
This gazetteer, enriched with forty two illustrations, presents a graphic account of the land and people of Chota Nagpore, a little-known province of the British Empire during the later nineteenth century.
Pramanik, Rashmi at al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788173049798, 8173049793
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