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Bombay: Then & Now

Naresh Fernandes and Jim Masselos

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Enriched with in-depth historical research and exclusive photographs, Bombay Then documents the transformation of the once ‘insignificant cluster of islets’ into one of the most exciting spots for cultural exchange in South Asia. Among other views, the book illustrates the Mankeshwar temple and the Rajabai Clock Tower wrapped in scaffolding; th...e construction of Victoria Dock and the opening of its massive underwater gates; a lush and sparsely populated Malabar Hill; a rare view of the interior of a Parsi fire temple; factory scenes inside the Royal Mint and the Times of India units; what the stock exchange looked like nearly a century ago; and many breath-taking aerial shots of this beautiful island-city. Bombay Then is a sheer visual treat through extraordinary historical photographs.

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Authors

  • Naresh Fernandes is the editor of Scroll.in, a digital daily. He was previously editor-in-chief of Time Out India, and has also worked at The Times of India and the Associated Press in Mumbai, and the Wall Street Journal in New York. His journalism has appeared in the Hindustan Times, the New York Times, India Magazine, Man's World, Outlook Traveller, Seminar, Columbia Journalism Review, Art and Thought, Wespennest, Letras Libres, Transition, Culturefront and Citylimits, among other publications. He is the author of City Adrift: A Short Biography of Bombay and the co-author of Bombay: Then and Now, a photo-led record of the city's historical and contemporary concerns. In 2003 he was the co-editor, along with Jerry Pinto, of Bombay Meri Jaan, an anthology of writing about Bombay. First published in 2012, Taj Mahal Foxtrot was shortlisted for the Economist Crossword Book Award in the non-fiction category and the Tata First Book Award.

  • Jim Masselos is an honourary reader in history in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney. He received a doctorate from the Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture, St Xavier's College, University of Bombay. He has written 'Indian Nationalism: An History', co-authored 'Beato's Delhi: 1857-1997', and co-edited 'India: Creating a Modern Nation' and 'Bombay and Mumbai: The City in Transition', among many others. Naresh Fernandes is Editor in Chief of 'Time Out India'. He has previously worked with the 'Times of India' and the 'Associated Press' in Mumbai and with the 'Wall Street Journal' in New York. His writings have appeared in 'The New York Times', 'Suddeutsche Zeitung', 'Transition', 'India Magazine', 'Man's World', the 'Columbia Journalism Review' and the 'National'. He has coedited the anthology 'Bombay Meri Jaan' and is the award winning author of 'Taj Mahal Foxtrot -The Story of Jazz in India'.

ISBN
9788174365729
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
240
Weight (kg)
3.13
Height (in)
11.25
Width (in)
11.25
Subject
Photography
Published Date
17/11/09
Publisher
Roli Books

Authors

  • Naresh Fernandes is the editor of Scroll.in, a digital daily. He was previously editor-in-chief of Time Out India, and has also worked at The Times of India and the Associated Press in Mumbai, and the Wall Street Journal in New York. His journalism has appeared in the Hindustan Times, the New York Times, India Magazine, Man's World, Outlook Traveller, Seminar, Columbia Journalism Review, Art and Thought, Wespennest, Letras Libres, Transition, Culturefront and Citylimits, among other publications. He is the author of City Adrift: A Short Biography of Bombay and the co-author of Bombay: Then and Now, a photo-led record of the city's historical and contemporary concerns. In 2003 he was the co-editor, along with Jerry Pinto, of Bombay Meri Jaan, an anthology of writing about Bombay. First published in 2012, Taj Mahal Foxtrot was shortlisted for the Economist Crossword Book Award in the non-fiction category and the Tata First Book Award.

  • Jim Masselos is an honourary reader in history in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney. He received a doctorate from the Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture, St Xavier's College, University of Bombay. He has written 'Indian Nationalism: An History', co-authored 'Beato's Delhi: 1857-1997', and co-edited 'India: Creating a Modern Nation' and 'Bombay and Mumbai: The City in Transition', among many others. Naresh Fernandes is Editor in Chief of 'Time Out India'. He has previously worked with the 'Times of India' and the 'Associated Press' in Mumbai and with the 'Wall Street Journal' in New York. His writings have appeared in 'The New York Times', 'Suddeutsche Zeitung', 'Transition', 'India Magazine', 'Man's World', the 'Columbia Journalism Review' and the 'National'. He has coedited the anthology 'Bombay Meri Jaan' and is the award winning author of 'Taj Mahal Foxtrot -The Story of Jazz in India'.

ISBN
9788174365729
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
240
Weight (kg)
3.13
Height (in)
11.25
Width (in)
11.25
Subject
Photography
Published Date
17/11/09
Publisher
Roli Books
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Authors

  • Naresh Fernandes is the editor of Scroll.in, a digital daily. He was previously editor-in-chief of Time Out India, and has also worked at The Times of India and the Associated Press in Mumbai, and the Wall Street Journal in New York. His journalism has appeared in the Hindustan Times, the New York Times, India Magazine, Man's World, Outlook Traveller, Seminar, Columbia Journalism Review, Art and Thought, Wespennest, Letras Libres, Transition, Culturefront and Citylimits, among other publications. He is the author of City Adrift: A Short Biography of Bombay and the co-author of Bombay: Then and Now, a photo-led record of the city's historical and contemporary concerns. In 2003 he was the co-editor, along with Jerry Pinto, of Bombay Meri Jaan, an anthology of writing about Bombay. First published in 2012, Taj Mahal Foxtrot was shortlisted for the Economist Crossword Book Award in the non-fiction category and the Tata First Book Award.

  • Jim Masselos is an honourary reader in history in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney. He received a doctorate from the Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture, St Xavier's College, University of Bombay. He has written 'Indian Nationalism: An History', co-authored 'Beato's Delhi: 1857-1997', and co-edited 'India: Creating a Modern Nation' and 'Bombay and Mumbai: The City in Transition', among many others. Naresh Fernandes is Editor in Chief of 'Time Out India'. He has previously worked with the 'Times of India' and the 'Associated Press' in Mumbai and with the 'Wall Street Journal' in New York. His writings have appeared in 'The New York Times', 'Suddeutsche Zeitung', 'Transition', 'India Magazine', 'Man's World', the 'Columbia Journalism Review' and the 'National'. He has coedited the anthology 'Bombay Meri Jaan' and is the award winning author of 'Taj Mahal Foxtrot -The Story of Jazz in India'.

ISBN
9788174365729
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
240
Weight (kg)
3.13
Height (in)
11.25
Width (in)
11.25
Subject
Photography
Published Date
17/11/09
Publisher
Roli Books

Authors

  • Naresh Fernandes is the editor of Scroll.in, a digital daily. He was previously editor-in-chief of Time Out India, and has also worked at The Times of India and the Associated Press in Mumbai, and the Wall Street Journal in New York. His journalism has appeared in the Hindustan Times, the New York Times, India Magazine, Man's World, Outlook Traveller, Seminar, Columbia Journalism Review, Art and Thought, Wespennest, Letras Libres, Transition, Culturefront and Citylimits, among other publications. He is the author of City Adrift: A Short Biography of Bombay and the co-author of Bombay: Then and Now, a photo-led record of the city's historical and contemporary concerns. In 2003 he was the co-editor, along with Jerry Pinto, of Bombay Meri Jaan, an anthology of writing about Bombay. First published in 2012, Taj Mahal Foxtrot was shortlisted for the Economist Crossword Book Award in the non-fiction category and the Tata First Book Award.

  • Jim Masselos is an honourary reader in history in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry at the University of Sydney. He received a doctorate from the Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture, St Xavier's College, University of Bombay. He has written 'Indian Nationalism: An History', co-authored 'Beato's Delhi: 1857-1997', and co-edited 'India: Creating a Modern Nation' and 'Bombay and Mumbai: The City in Transition', among many others. Naresh Fernandes is Editor in Chief of 'Time Out India'. He has previously worked with the 'Times of India' and the 'Associated Press' in Mumbai and with the 'Wall Street Journal' in New York. His writings have appeared in 'The New York Times', 'Suddeutsche Zeitung', 'Transition', 'India Magazine', 'Man's World', the 'Columbia Journalism Review' and the 'National'. He has coedited the anthology 'Bombay Meri Jaan' and is the award winning author of 'Taj Mahal Foxtrot -The Story of Jazz in India'.

ISBN
9788174365729
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
240
Weight (kg)
3.13
Height (in)
11.25
Width (in)
11.25
Subject
Photography
Published Date
17/11/09
Publisher
Roli Books