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10 walks in Calcutta

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HarperCollins Publishers , New Delhi
Calcuta (India) -- Guideb

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Calcuta (I

Other titlesTen walks in Calcutta
StatementProsenjit Das Gupta.
GenreGuidebooks.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS486.C2 G83 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 182 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL170244M
ISBN 108172233833
LC Control Number99949306
OCLC/WorldCa44128319

"Ten Walks In Calcutta" by Prosenjit Das Gupta is a thoroughly-researched guide to Kolkata's myriad heritage sites, grouped according to city location.

The author provides a colorful, historic background to each site, allowing the reader to visualize the contemporaneous state of social affairs during Kolkata's time as the capital of the British Raj period.4/5(2). 10 Walks in Calcutta by Prosenjit Das Gupta,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2).

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A useful guide for anyone visiting Calcutta, especially first-timers, this is a book that even old residents of the metropolis will find a treasure trove of detail and history. From a brief social, political, economic and cultural account of the city's growth, the book takes the reader through ten walks covering Calcutta that capture the essence of its people and places, its sights and sounds, its temples and ghats.4/5(1).

10 walks in Calcutta. New Delhi: HarperCollins Publishers, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Prosenjit Das Gupta. 10 Walks in Calcutta. Author. Prosenjit Das Gupta. Edition. illustrated. Publisher. HarperCollins Publishers, Original from.

the University of Michigan. This book takes you to the streets of Calcutta -- what they were in the days of Raj, what they are now.

Most travelers stay in cabs to avoid meeting Calcutta (now Kolkata) to closely.

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It can be scary, the 10 walks in Calcutta book time, but if you get out of the cab, and walk the streets of Kolkata, you'll find so many fascinating things up close/5(15). My only gripe was that I'd wished the book had covered more walks in south Kolkata. Small complaint in the scheme of things.

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"Find the sick, the suffering and the lonely right there where you are You can find Calcutta all over the world, if you have the eyes to see." --Mother Teresa Lifelong educator Mary Poplin, after experiencing a newfound awakening to faith, sent a letter to Calcutta asking if she could visit Mother Teresa and volunteer with the Missionaries of Charity/5(6).

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