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The Shaping of Modern Calcutta: The Lottery Committee Years, 1817–1830

Ranabir Ray Choudhury (Author)

Rs 1,250.00 Rs 999.00

Description

Author: Ranabir Ray Choudhury

Languages: english

Number Of Pages: 516

Binding: Hardcover

Release Date: 05-07-2022

The volume focuses on the Calcutta Lottery Committee’s work from 1817 till about 1830 when, for all practical purposes, the functions of the committee relating to the improvement of the city ceased effectively. The work done by the committee was phenomenal because the projects conceived and implemented by it still cast their long shadow on life in modern Calcutta.