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Landscapes of urban memory the sacred and the civic in India"s high-tech city by Smriti Srinivas

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Bangalore.


  • High technology industries -- India -- Bangalore.,
  • Urban beautification -- India -- Bangalore.,
  • Hinduism -- Social aspects -- India -- Bangalore.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSmriti Srinivas.
SeriesGlobalization and community ;, v. 9
LC ClassificationsHC440.H53 S65 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 329 p. :
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3937271M
ISBN 10081663615X, 0816636168
LC Control Number2001000492

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