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The city in action : Bombay struggles for power / Jim Masselos.
By: Masselos, Jim.Material type: BookSeries: Oxford collected essays.Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007Description: viii, 414 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780195679298 (hbk.); 0195679296.Other title: Bombay struggles for power.Subject(s): Politics and government | Mumbai (India) -- Politics and government -- 19th century | Mumbai (India) -- Politics and government -- 20th century | India -- MumbaiDDC classification: 320.954792 MAS Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -399) and index.
Pt. I. The city in a time of empire --
Power in the Bombay 'Mohalla', 1904-15 : an initial exploration into the world of the Indian urban Muslim --
Bombay in the 1870s : a study of changing patterns in urban politics --
Social segregation and crowd cohesion : reflections around some preliminary data from 19th century Bombay city --
The city as represented in crowd action : Bombay, 1893 --
The outside inside : incursions into the Marathi household at the end of the nineteenth century --
pt. II. The city in the time of Gandhian resistance --
Some aspects of Bombay city politics in 1919 --
Audiences, actors, and congress dramas : crowd events in Bombay city in 1930 --
Controlling the Prabhat Pheris --
Bombay, August 1942 : re-readings in a nationalist text --
Appropriating urban space : social constructs of Bombay in the time of the Raj --
pt. III. The city in the time of independence --
'The magic touch of being free' : the rituals of independence on 15 August --
India's republic day : the other 26th January --
Postmodern Bombay : fractured discourses.
This collection of 14 essays revisits the city of Mumbai and the many facets of its political life from the late 19th century to the present. They reveal the urabn political and socio-cultural development of Mumbai and together constitute an extremely readable and accessible biography of the city.