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Urbanisation beyond Cities in South Asia

Frontier Urbanism


In her essay “Is There an Indian Urbanism?” historian Janaki Nair (2013: 42) asks,

Is India imprisoned in the older sociological categories that were laid out by Max Weber in his study of the medieval Western city, or can one theoretically account for the apparent regeneration of some historical features of Indian urbanism in the contemporary city?

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Updated On : 23rd Mar, 2018


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