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4 edition of Bombay and Mumbai found in the catalog.

Bombay and Mumbai

The City in Transition

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Cultural studies,
  • History,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • History: World,
  • India,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • Bombay (India),
  • Economic conditions,
  • Politics and government,
  • Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSujata Patel (Editor), Jim Masselos (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9372550M
    ISBN 100195677110
    ISBN 109780195677119

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People living in extreme poverty, sleeping on the city's footpaths and bathing near an open by:   ‘City of Gold’, ‘Urbs Prima in Indis’, ‘Maximum City’: no Indian metropolis has captivated the public imagination quite like past decade has seen an explosion of historical writing on the city that was once Bombay.

This book, featuring new essays by its finest historians, presents a rich sample of Bombay’s palimpsestic pasts. The city’s official name change, to Mumbai from Bombay happened when regional political party Shiv Sena came into power in The Shiv Sena saw Bombay as a legacy of British colonialism and wanted the city’s name to reflect its Maratha heritage, hence renaming it to pay tribute to the goddess Mumbadevi.

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