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Urbanisation, migration, and urban society in colonial Bengal

Biplab Dasgupta

Urbanisation, migration, and urban society in colonial Bengal

by Biplab Dasgupta

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Published by Centre for Urban Economic Studies, Dept. of Economics, University of Calcutta in [Kolkata] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urbanization -- India -- Bengal -- History.,
  • Rural-urban migration -- India -- Bengal -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBiplab Dasgupta.
    SeriesDiscussion paper -- no. 1/2005
    ContributionsUniversity of Calcutta. Centre for Urban Economic Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT384.I42 B433 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination149 p. ;
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16267141M
    LC Control Number2006414413

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