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Mumbai by the sea

By: Arunachalam, B.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Maritime history society, MHS 7. Publisher: Mumbai Maritime History Society 2004Description: x, 240p.ISBN: 9788190100069.Subject(s): Navigation - India | Mumbai region - history | India - Mumbai region | Indian ocean regionDDC classification: 623.890954792 Summary: This is a book on the rich maritime heritage of Mumbai and its waters ever since the beginning of Christian era. Though much has been written about urban Mumbai and its modern ports since the days of the East India Company, the nostalgic reminiscences of the more distant past have not been fully expressed. This book seeks to fill this gap about the romance of Mumbai with the surrounding seas and the eventful progress through many crises emanating from seawards. The book is illustrated with many maps, most of which have been designed for the book. A number of ‘historic maps’ also finds place in the work. A choice photo-gallery is added to give the book a historic flavour.
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This is a book on the rich maritime heritage of Mumbai and its waters ever since the beginning of Christian era. Though much has been written about urban Mumbai and its modern ports since the days of the East India Company, the nostalgic reminiscences of the more distant past have not been fully expressed. This book seeks to fill this gap about the romance of Mumbai with the surrounding seas and the eventful progress through many crises emanating from seawards. The book is illustrated with many maps, most of which have been designed for the book. A number of ‘historic maps’ also finds place in the work. A choice photo-gallery is added to give the book a historic flavour.

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