The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta: TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHS

Author:

Joanne Taylor

Publisher:

NIYOGI BOOKS PVT LTD

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Publisher

NIYOGI BOOKS PVT LTD

Publication Year 2018
ISBN-13

9788189738785

ISBN-10 818973878X
Binding

Hard Cover

Edition FIRST
Number of Pages 129 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 26X23X1
Weight (grms) 690

A discovery of the old areas of the city, where heritage houses and history fill every crowded lane and secret courtyard. The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta is an important contribution to the architectural history of both Calcutta and India.

Joanne Taylor

Australia-born Joanne Taylor is a Sydney- based scholar, writer and photographer with a passion for Indian architecture and culture. She has written for numerous publications, studied Indian history at the University of Sydney, and has done a thesis on Calcutta s Great Houses for the University of New South Wales. Joanne first visited India in 1971, which left an indelible impression on her. In The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta, she achieves her aim of showing another side of the city of Calcutta; a city which she feels, leaves a lasting impact on all who embrace it.
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