General Non-fiction

Mumbai Past and Present

Author: Manjiri Kamat

  • ISBN: 978-81-88569-43-4
  • Hardcover
  • Size: 6.00 X 9.00 inch
  • Pages: 196
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The city of Mumbai is poised to be a global metropolis and like other cities in the world faces enormous challenges in the new millennium. The underlying theme of this book is the transformation of Mumbai. It highlights the changing concerns of the city as it transited through the colonial to a global era.

The essays in this book cover diverse areas of research. The insights offered in this book will benefit students and researchers as well as urban planners and policymakers. The book will be a valuable contribution to the study of the past, present and future of one of the fastest growing cities in the world.


  • Frank F Conlon
  • Darryl D’Monte
  • Mariam Dossal
  • Amar Farooqui
  • Douglas E Haynes
  • Manjiri Kamat
  • Jim Masselos
  • Mridula Ramanna
  • Dietmar Rothermund
  • Manjiri Kamat


    MANJIRI KAMAT is Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Mumbai. Her field of specialization is Modern Indian History and her research interests include urban history, history of labour and history of medicine. She holds a doctorate in History from the University of Cambridge. She has published articles in national and international journals as well as contributed chapters to edited books. She was the recipient of the Professor B.B. Chaudhuri Prize at the Indian History Congress in 2006. She is a Member of the Board of Governors of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Heritage Conservation Society, External Associate at the Centre for Global Health Histories, University of York and a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.