Much Ado Over Coffee: Indian Coffee House Then And Now (Hardback)Bhaswati Bhattacharya (author)
Hardback 410 Pages / Published: 18/07/2017
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Based on oral history, fiction, fascinating intellectual gossip, and records of the Coffee Board of India, this study is a multi-sited ethnography of the Indian Coffee House, possibly the world's first coffee house chain. It offers a critical analysis of adda (informal meetings) of the educated middle class in Allahabad, Calcutta and Delhi. The coffee house became the new socio-intellectual nerve centre, replacing the neigbourhood tea shops, and creating an entirely different social space. This book will have line drawings and cartoons as well as archival photographs.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 410
Weight: 3175 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm
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