By Narendar Pani,Sindhu Radhakrishna,Kishor G Bhat

Probing into the historical past past mere old evidence, this e-book specializes in the 'imaginations' that experience made up our minds the process Bengaluru over the past two-and-a-half centuries. It places jointly modern debts of the imaginations of these who have been heard at every one element of time. This procedure is especially appropriate in modern India, of the present time the place debates on background are principally an issue of selecting one set of historic evidence rather than another.

The imaginations within the e-book relate to these of the Bengaluru of the eighteenth century that the British colonised; the 19th century Bangalore they governed, without delay or in some way; the Bangalore of the 20th century years after Independence; and the Bengaluru of the twenty-first century. It identifies the occasions that marked the turning issues within the historical past of the town over these centuries, from the conflict for Bangalore in 1791 to the battles at the city's roads within the twenty-first century. It then choices the 'words' that seize the mind's eye that triggered each one occasion, even if it was once within the type of Thomas Munro's letter domestic, Seshadri Iyer's report back to the meeting at the plague or the prospectus of the preliminary Public provide of stocks through Infosys.

This paintings, which supplies a brand new view of Bengaluru's background in addition to a style of the prior that's fairly assorted from such a lot Indian old experiences, will curiosity historians, sociologists and all lecturers within the social sciences.

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