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City in action: Bombay struggles for power

By: Masselos, Jim.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Oxford University Press 2007Description: viii + 414 p.ISBN: 0195679296.Subject(s): Bombay (India) - Politics and governmentDDC classification: 354.54 Summary: These fourteen essays revisit Mumbai and the many facets of its political life over the last 100 years. They reveal the urban political and socio-cultural development of the city and together constitute an extremely readable and accessible biography of the city. The essays in this volume revisit the city of Mumbai and the many facets of its political life from the 1880s to the 2000s. The essays are concerned with three themes: space, locality, and identity, as they track through some of the key events of Mumbai's past. It is about the people of Mumbai and how they have viewed and expressed themselves within the city and in an extended sense made the city a distinctive identity. Written in different contexts, the essays share a common concern with the city itself as a phenomenon. An extremely readable biography of the city, this volume will be of interest to political scientists, urban scholars, historians, sociologists, and the interested lay reader.
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These fourteen essays revisit Mumbai and the many facets of its political life over the last 100 years. They reveal the urban political and socio-cultural development of the city and together constitute an extremely readable and accessible biography of the city. The essays in this volume revisit the city of Mumbai and the many facets of its political life from the 1880s to the 2000s. The essays are concerned with three themes: space, locality, and identity, as they track through some of the key events of Mumbai's past. It is about the people of Mumbai and how they have viewed and expressed themselves within the city and in an extended sense made the city a distinctive identity. Written in different contexts, the essays share a common concern with the city itself as a phenomenon. An extremely readable biography of the city, this volume will be of interest to political scientists, urban scholars, historians, sociologists, and the interested lay reader.

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