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Mumbai : theatre of conflict, city of hope : 1660 to present times / Mariam Dossal.

By: Dossal, Mariam.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2010Description: xl, 252 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780198064381 (hardback).Subject(s): Bombay (India) -- History | Land use -- India -- Bombay -- History | Cities and towns -- Growth -- India -- Mumbai -- History | Land tenure -- India -- MumbaiDDC classification: 954.792 DOS Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Machine derived contents note: Bombay's 'Magna Carta', Preface, Acknowledgments, Introduction: The Politics of Land Use. Poem on the City : Nissim Ezekeil, Island; Section I : Agrarian Bombay C. 1660 - 1860 Land Into Private Property, 1. A Precarious Presence: The British in Bombay, c. 1660-1720, 2. Defence Preoccupations and the Emerging Town c. 1720 1780, 3. Customary Rights and State Regulations c. 1780-1810, 4. A Time for Change: Thomas Dickinson and the Bombay Revenue Survey, c. 1810-1830, 5. Law and the Acquisition of Land for Public Purpose, c. 1830-1860; Section II : Industrial Bombay C. 1860 - 2010 Changing Patterns Of Land Use, 6. A Metropolis Takes Shape c. 1860-1890, 7. Urban Planning or Crises Management ? c. 1890- 1930, 8. The Housing Conundrum and Bombay's Built Environment, c. 1930-1970, Chapter Nine: Megalopolis Mumbai: Confronting the Challenges of Today, Conclusion: Whither Mumbai?, Maps and Locality Plans, Photographs, Abbreviations, Appendices, Bibliography, Glossary, Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [236]-245) and index.

Machine derived contents note: Bombay's 'Magna Carta', Preface, Acknowledgments, Introduction: The Politics of Land Use. Poem on the City : Nissim Ezekeil, Island;
Section I : Agrarian Bombay C. 1660 - 1860 Land Into Private Property,
1. A Precarious Presence: The British in Bombay, c. 1660-1720,
2. Defence Preoccupations and the Emerging Town c. 1720 1780,
3. Customary Rights and State Regulations c. 1780-1810,
4. A Time for Change: Thomas Dickinson and the Bombay Revenue Survey, c. 1810-1830,
5. Law and the Acquisition of Land for Public Purpose, c. 1830-1860;
Section II : Industrial Bombay C. 1860 - 2010 Changing Patterns Of Land Use,
6. A Metropolis Takes Shape c. 1860-1890,
7. Urban Planning or Crises Management ? c. 1890- 1930,
8. The Housing Conundrum and Bombay's Built Environment, c. 1930-1970, Chapter Nine: Megalopolis Mumbai: Confronting the Challenges of Today, Conclusion: Whither Mumbai?,
Maps and Locality Plans, Photographs, Abbreviations, Appendices, Bibliography, Glossary, Index.

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