The Promise of the Metropolis: Bangalore's Twentieth Century

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Oxford University Press India, 2005 - History - 454 pages
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The 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
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Kadalekai Parishe 2000
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Town Hall Junction 1960s
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Mary John is with the Centre for Women's Development Studies, New Delhi.
Janaki Nair is with the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore.

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