The Making of an Indian Metropolis (Historical Urban Studies)
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The Making of an Indian Metropolis (Historical Urban Studies)

by Prashant Kidambi (Author),
Ashgate (Publisher)
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Book Description
This book explores the social history of colonial Bombay in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras, a pivotal time in its emergence as a modern metropolis. Drawing together strands that hitherto have been treated in a piecemeal fashion and based on a variety of archival sources, the book offers a systematic analytical account of historical change in a premier colonial city. In particular, it considers the ways in which the turbulent changes unleashed by European modernity were negotiated, appropriated or resisted by the colonised in one of the major cities of the Indian Ocean region.A series of crises in the 1890s triggered far-reaching changes in the relationship
Book Specifications
ISBN-13 9780754656128
Language English
Binding Hard Bound
Publisher Ashgate
Publishing Date 2007-08-28
Total Pages 262