The Promise of the Metropolis: Bangalore's Twentieth Century

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Oxford University Press, 2005 - History - 454 pages
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This volume provides a comprehensive perspective on the city of Bangalore that relates to three levels of analysis, that of the conceived city, the perceived city and spatial practice. The book also charts the styles and forms of contemporary urban democracy and the city as the site of a continuous redefinition of Indian citizenship.

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Bangalore Karaga 1980s
3
Kadalekai Parishe 2000
6
Town Hall Junction 1960s
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Janaki Nair is Professor of History, at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata.

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