Chapter : 3. Work, Life & Leisure - Cities in Count. World

The city in Colonial India

The city in Colonial India
India cities did not mushroom in the nineteenth century. The pace of urbanisation in India was slow under colonial rule.
A large proportion of these urban dwellers were resident of the three Presidency cities. These were multi-functional cities, they had major ports, warehouses, homes and offices, army camps, as well as educational institutions, museums and libraries. Bombay was the premier city of India.
(a) Bombay : The Prime City of India?
(b) Work in the City
(c) Housing and Neighbourhoods
(d) Land Reclamation in Bombay
(e) Bombay as the City of Drams : The world of Cinema and culture

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