Representing Calcutta: Modernity, Nationalism and the Colonial Uncanny

  title={Representing Calcutta: Modernity, Nationalism and the Colonial Uncanny},
  author={Arindam Dutta},
  journal={Journal of Architectural Education},
  pages={167 - 169}
  • Arindam Dutta
  • Published 1 March 2010
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Architectural Education
architects, cultural historians and many others. There is a feeling of debate and real energy through this interaction. This energy is sustained formally by a lively mix of presentation genres, ranging from academic essay to photographic essay to diary-style entries and proceedings of workshop discussions. The form and content of both the books, then, belie the overarching theory by which they are housed. The earlier book, Asian Ethical Urbanism, is more academic in tone. It consists of two…