2 edition of Urbanisation, migration, and urban society in colonial Bengal found in the catalog.
Urbanisation, migration, and urban society in colonial Bengal
by Centre for Urban Economic Studies, Dept. of Economics, University of Calcutta in [Kolkata]
Written in English
|Series||Discussion paper -- no. 1/2005|
|Contributions||University of Calcutta. Centre for Urban Economic Studies.|
|LC Classifications||HT384.I42 B433 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||149 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||149|
|LC Control Number||2006414413|
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