The essays in Calcutta Diary first appeared in the Economic and Political Weekly during the infamous 21-month Emergency imposed in India between June 1975 and March 1977. Interestingly, Ashok Mitra had worked with former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who had imposed the Emergency. The essays recount aspects of a unique and particularly difficult phase in contemporary Indian history. This new edition includes a foreword by eminent social scientist, Partha Chatterjee, and a concluding commentary by the celebrated historian of ...

Calcutta Diary 2014, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

ISBN-13: 9789384439224

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Calcutta Diary 1977, Frank Cass Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780714630823