Dictionary of Historical Places: Bengal, 1757-1947 by Ranjan ChakrabartiDictionary of Historical Places: Bengal, 1757-1947 by Ranjan Chakrabarti

Dictionary of Historical Places: Bengal, 1757-1947

EditorRanjan Chakrabarti

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Few would recall that Digha, a popular beach resort in West Bengal, was once a small fishing village called Birkul or Beerkul, home to the Malangis who were the traditional producers of salt. Birkul also finds mention in British settlement records. Similarly, Jadavpur (now well known for Jadavpur University), located on the southern fringe of Kolkata, was once a small village called Ibrahimpur. Though Ibrahimpur is forgotten, there still exists a road in the area that bears this name.
Ranjan Chakrabarti is the Vice Chancellor of Vidyasagar University, West Bengal. Professor Chakrabarti has taught History at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, and Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan. A former Fulbright Visiting Professor at Brown University, recipient of the prestigious Charles Wallace Fellowship at the School of Orient...
Title:Dictionary of Historical Places: Bengal, 1757-1947Format:HardcoverDimensions:686 pages, 9.5 × 6.25 × 0.98 inPublished:October 15, 2013Publisher:Ratna Sagar P. Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:9380607415

ISBN - 13:9789380607412

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