Theatre of Conflict, City of Hope: Mumbai 1660 to Present Times

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This is the first volume to present such a comprehensive history of Bombay-from 1660s to the present times. Strongly grounded in primary sources and richly illustrated, it maps the radical transformation of Bombay from an agricultural settlement of little significance to a megalopolis. What had originally been seven 'islets' of fishing villages, coconut gardens, rice fields, salt-pans, and vegetable plots, had by the nineteenth century given way to chawls, warehouses, cotton mills, railway lines, and docks. In recent times ...

Theatre of Conflict, City of Hope: Mumbai 1660 to Present Times 2010, OUP India, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9780198064381

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