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In this book the author has touched upon various aspects of Calcutta of the late 18th century and 19th century. With old and forgotten sources the author has drawn upon them some account of the by gone times and celebrities of Calcutta with the view of putting it into an accessible form, unencumbered with details and suitable fir the general reader. The subjects dealt with are historically associated with the city. The contents included the black hole; imprisonment in the black hole; Philip Francis; Nuncomar (nandkumar); A Duel; home and Social Life; Life and Death of the first Indian newspaper; Letters from Warren Hastings to his wife.
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Book Description Rupa, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M8171674771
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