Bombay: Mosaic of Modern Culture
This work is a broad inter-disciplinary approach to present day conditions in Bombay. Chapters on nineteenth century Bombay and the famine migrants, the emergence of educational institutions and the Gujarati influence on Bombay's intellectual life, images of Bombay in literature and poetry, Bombay's architecture, and the art, theatre, film and music scenes in the city, are included in this volume.
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