About The Book Calcutta Mosaic Essays And Interviews On The Minority Communities Of Calcutta A City Is Than Its Buildings And Streets A City Is Thepeople Who Live, Work, And Play In It And Make It Their Own Thisbook Brings Together Original Essays And Interviews Which Trace Thehistory Of The Peoples In The City Of Calcutta Those Who Came Andstayed Why They Did So And How They Contributed In Building Thecity Once Celebrated As The Second City Of The British Empireafter London And Recently Derided As The Dying City, Calcuttais Simultaneously Associated With Intellectual Creativity,processions And Palaces And A Unique Way Of Claiming The Outsideras Its Own This Collection Brings Together The Stories Of TheArmenians, Chinese, Sikhs South Indians Bohra Muslims And Othercommunities Who Have Come And Created This Wondrous Mosaic The Cityof Calcutta Contents Acknowledgements List Of Contributors Introduction 1 Mapping The Spaces Of Minorities Calcutta Through The LastCentury 2 The Armenians Of Calcutta 3 The Jews Of Calcutta An Interview Of Michael Ezra 4 The City Of Colleges The Bengali Muslim In ColonialCalcutta 5 The Sindhis Of Calcutta 6 The Chinese Community Of Calcutta An Interview Of PaulChung 7 The Anglo Indians Of Calcutta An Interview Of Rudolph LRodrigues 8 The Biharis Of Calcutta An Interview Of Sachchidand And InduRai 9 Agraharis Of Calcutta A Minority Group Within A LargerMinority Community 10 A Journey Into My Neighbourhood The Bohra Community OfCalcutta About The Authors Himadri Banerjee, Nilanjana Gupta, Sipra Mukherjee Himadri Banerjee Is The Guru Nanak Professor Of History AtJadavpur University, India Nilanjana Gupta Is Professor Of English And The Director Of TheSchool Of Media, Communication And Culture At Jadavpur University,India Sipra Mukherjee Is Reader In English At Bhairab Ganguly College,India.
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- Calcutta Mosaic
- Himadri Banerjee
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