The Making of an Indian Metropolis: Colonial Governance and Public Culture in Bombay, 1890-1920
This work explores the dynamics of urban change in a premier colonial city at a pivotal juncture in its emergence as a modern metropolis. It investigates the social history of Bombay in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras.
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