Guiding the reader on a tour of the sights and sounds of an emerging city struggling to shake off colonialism and wrestling with the formation of its own budding identity, Narayanas beguiling book offers descriptions of Mumbaias daily life, its people and its institutions: the parts of the whole that come together to create this diverse and vivacious place. This valuable text is a rare and enthralling glimpse into a fascinating period and place otherwise lost to time.This was accompanied by a strong level of disinterest in and a complete disdain for Marathi as a literary language. ... announced a prize of hundred rupees for an essay competition in which participants had to write an impromptu essay on aanbsp;...
|Title||:||Govind Narayan's Mumbai|
|Author||:||Govinda Nārāyaṇa Māḍagã̄vakara|
|Publisher||:||Anthem Press - 2009-01-01|