The Shaping of Modern Calcutta

31 August 2022

Ranabir Ray Choudhury

This volume, based on archival material, traces the impact of the Calcutta Lottery Committee on the city between 1817 and 1830, studying how, among other things, it built major roads across the northern and central parts of the city.

Niyogi books, Rs 1,250, 516 pages