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1 Sujata Patel and Jim Masselos
Bombay and Mumbai: The City in Transition
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2005; 0195677110 / 9780195677119; First Edition; Paperback; New; 
This volume, third in the series on Bombay or Mumbai brings together essays that treat the renaming of the city as a point of departure in visiting enduring themes in the city's life. The essays offer exhilarating and provocative insights on what Bombay has become, as it steps into the new millennium. Among other themes, the volume inquires whether the city has managed to retain its identity or if it has lost it like any other large metropolis. This volume will be useful to sociologists, historians, urban theorists, political scientists, and culturalists, in addition to activists and journalists. Printed Pages: 360 with 3 maps, numerous tables, and halftones. 014014

Price: 14.00 USD
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2 Jim Masselos and Naresh Fernandes
Bombay Then Mumbai Now
Roli Books; New Delhi, India; 2010; 8174365729 / 9788174365729; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; Pramod Kapoor and Chirodeep Chaudhuri 
Numerous colour illustrations throughout. 029524

Price: 72.95 USD
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3 Jim Masselos, Jackie Menzies, and Pratapaditya Pal; Edited By Pratapaditya Pal
Dancing to the Flute: Music and Dance in Indian Art
Thames & Hudson; London, UK; 1997; 0731304284 / 9780731304288; First Edition; Hardcover; New; New; 
Printed Pages: 311 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. 036488

Price: 57.00 USD
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4 Jim Masselos
The City in Action: Bombay Struggles for Power
Oxford University Press; New Delhi, India; 2007; 0195679296 / 9780195679298; First Edition; Hard Cover; New; New; 
The essays brought together in this volume revisit the city of Mumbai and the many facets of its political life from the 1880s to the 2000s. It traces the metamorphosis of Mumbai from a colonial port city under foreign rule into a metropolis and the prime commercial centre in independent India. Mumbai's urban transition and its dramatic and continuing change in physical shape and urban morphology form the backdrop for these essays. The essays deal with varying themes from colonial political cultures to the highly nationalist and exclusivist Hindu politics. They highlight the urban political and socio-cultural developments of Mumbai. The topics range from power in Mumbai's mohallas, urban politics, crowd action, audiences and events, the control of prabhat pheris (patriotic songs by young people), celebrations of independence, and Congress and Right wing politics and the Bombay riots of 1993. The volume explores the structure of power within various localities of the city; how physical force and power structures patterned social hierarchies. As the title indicates, the essays discuss struggles within the city for power, self-expression, and identity formation. As a whole the essays are concerned with three themes: space, locality and identity, as they track through some of the key events of Mumbai's past. It is about the people of Mumbai and how they have viewed and expressed themselves within the city and in an extended sense made the city a distinctive identity. The essays are written in different contexts but share a common concern with the city itself as a phenomenon. 019713

Price: 17.25 USD
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