The Making of an Indian Metropolis

The Making of an Indian Metropolis

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This book investigates the social history of colonial Bombay in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. Drawing together strands that have hitherto been treated separately, and based on a wide range of untapped archival sources, this book offers the first systematic analytical account of historical change in a modernizing colonial city. In highlighting the colonial experience of historical processes that have attracted considerable attention in recent scholarship, it restores the much neglected global dimension to a comparative discussion of these themes. At the same time the volume demonstrates the manner in which the globalizing forces unleashed by European imperialism were appropriated and transformed in the colonial context.Concerned about the growing civic problems and the widening a#39;rift between rich and poora#39;, Canadian middle-class social ... Uses of Theater in Torontoa#39;s Settlement Houses, 1910-1930a#39;, History of Education Quarterly, 38/3 (1998): 287- 311.

Title:The Making of an Indian Metropolis
Author:Prashant Kidambi
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2007-01-01


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