Abandoned 1860s India by UAP

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UAP, "It’s 1863 to 1870 "imperial" Britons’ arrival to Calcutta reveals a desolate, abandoned, advanced Greco-Roman city almost devoid of life."

The population of Calcutta in 1710 was estimated at 12,000, from which figure it rose to about 117,000 in 1752. In the census of 1831 it was 187,000, in 1839 it had become 229,000 and in 1901, 949,144. Thus in the century between 1801 and 1901 it increased sixfold, while during the same period London only increased fivefold.

1860s India
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