Bombay: The Cities Within

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India Book House, 1995 - Bombay (India) - 335 pages
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I have read this book with passion. It chronicles all the major and minor events which was the genesis of the present metropolis. As per the version of Sharada dwivedi, Mumbai was not found by any maharashtrian, or local person. It was first Portuguese, then The British, and later on a few prominent business personalities, like Parsees, Marwaris, Muslim, and Jews who built the city with their Textile mills, and other industries. Among them, Tatas were the prominent ones. 

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A very beautiful book on the history to the present day status of the city that is Bombay or Mumbai as you would prefer it. The book traces the history of the seven islands and contains gorgeous ... Read full review

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Preface and Acknowledgments
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THE GENESIS OF A SETTLEMENT 1630 18SOs
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THE EVOLUTION OF A CORE 1860s 1880s
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