By Preeti Chopra
Chopra exhibits how the ecu and Indian engineers, architects, and artists labored with one another to layout a city—its infrastructure, structure, public sculpture—that used to be actually developed by way of Indian employees and craftsmen. past the equipped setting, Indian philanthropists entered into partnerships with the colonial regime to chanced on and finance associations for most of the people. Too frequently regarded as the manufactured from the singular imaginative and prescient of a founding colonial regime, British Bombay is published by means of Chopra as an expression of local traditions meshing in advanced methods with ecu principles of city making plans and progress.
The outcome, she argues, used to be the production of a brand new shared panorama for Bombay’s voters that ensured that neither the colonial executive nor the local elite may perhaps totally regulate the city’s future.
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