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(ˌtʃʌn dər nəˈgɔr, -ˈgoʊr)

also Chan•dar•na•gar

(-ˈnʌg ər)

a port in S West Bengal, in E India, on the Hooghly River: a former French dependency. 421,256.
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The general route of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway is as follows: Leaving Bombay, it passes through Salcette, crossing to the continent opposite Tannah, goes over the chain of the Western Ghauts, runs thence north-east as far as Burhampoor, skirts the nearly independent territory of Bundelcund, ascends to Allahabad, turns thence eastwardly, meeting the Ganges at Benares, then departs from the river a little, and, descending south-eastward by Burdivan and the French town of Chandernagor, has its terminus at Calcutta.
Over these dark and sombre chairs were thrown splendid stuffs, dyed beneath Persia's sun, or woven by the fingers of the women of Calcutta or of Chandernagor. What these stuffs did there, it was impossible to say; they awaited, while gratifying the eyes, a destination unknown to their owner himself; in the meantime they filled the place with their golden and silky reflections.
Spivak (postcolonial theorist from India) and Souleymane Bachir Diagne (philosopher from Senegal) could be situated in the constant preoccupation with the subaltern's agency as the two scholars aim to establish what they call global contemporaneity between Saint Louis of Senegal and Chandernagor in India.
8979-8982, "Registre de lettres ecrites de Chandernagor par Dupleix, 1731-1740", 96 + 153 + 95 + 257 fol.
For example, Francoise Chandernagor refers to "specific groups" who, "charged with emotion," become the "clientele" of demagogic politicians.
Chandernagor, Francoise L'Allee du Roi: Souvenirs de Francoise d'Aubigne, marquise de Maintenon, epouse du Roi de France.
Rila Mukherjee, Institut de Chandernagor, in her summing up noted that world history cannot obviously be the history of the world.
Asi, manifiestos en distintos parrafos de su opusprimum, el Diario de viaje a Oriente, se adelantan las formas que Mansilla aplicara en su obra posterior, que las investigadoras tambien comparan con distintas causeries en las que el autor retoma sus vivencias en Chandernagor.
Relecturas de textos canonicos son "Mansilla, el tesoro de las doscientas mil lineas" de Cristina Iglesia sobre los articulos de la serie de Chandernagor. El tema de Paola Cortes-Rocca es uno de los mas visitados por la critica anterior: "La ciudad bajo los ojos del Modernismo," pero se ocupa de materiales interesantes, como la cronica donde Marti comenta la muerte de Karl Marx o las de Gutierrez Najera sobre "Esposas, grisetas y damas alegres," y "Pasiones fatales: consumo, bandidaje y genero en El Zarco" de Juan Pablo Dabove y Susan Hallstead.