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The Making of the Indian Landscape, 2 Vols

By: Aditi Chatterji

Price: $221.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100010

ISBN: 8173055092

Condition: New


The book is the outcome of over twenty years of research at Oxford and Kolkata, and encompasses a historical, social and cultural study of the development of the urban landscape of India from the era of the Indus Civilisation to contemporary postcolonial times. It tends to focus particularly on colonial and postcolonial urban development in India and consists of eighteen chapters, including an analysis of urbanisation down the ages, the multifaceted concepts of urban space in Indian cities, whether sacred, public, commercial or practical and the socio-economic and socio-cultural dimensions of ... View more info