One Hundred Years, One Hundred Voices

  • Title: One Hundred Years, One Hundred Voices
  • Author: Meena Menon Neera Adarkar
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 386
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • One Hundred Years One Hundred Voices The history of central Bombay s textile area is one of the most important least known stories of modern India Covering a dense network of textile mills public housing estates markets and cultural
    The history of central Bombay s textile area is one of the most important, least known, stories of modern India Covering a dense network of textile mills, public housing estates, markets and cultural centres, this area covers about a thousand acres in the heart of India s commercial and financial capital With the advent of globalization, the survival of these 1.3 millionThe history of central Bombay s textile area is one of the most important, least known, stories of modern India Covering a dense network of textile mills, public housing estates, markets and cultural centres, this area covers about a thousand acres in the heart of India s commercial and financial capital With the advent of globalization, the survival of these 1.3 million people, their culture and their history has been up for grabs The new economic policies of the Indian government have sought to style this moribund industrial metropolis into a centre for global business and finance The middle classes and business elite are anxious to turn it into offices and entertainment centres.The working class residents face displacement after over a century of constant habitation, and the social rhythms and cultural economy of this area face an impending destruction This book, comprising about a hundred testimonies by the inhabitants of these districts, is a window into the history, culture and political economy of a former colonial port city now recasting itself as a global metropolis While following the major threads of national and international events, it tries to render the history of central Bombay through the narratives and perceptions of the people, in the process casting new light on the processes of history as they were experienced by the working classes the contesting ideas of what a free India would be the growth of industry and labour movements the World Wars and their impact the complex politics of regional and linguistic identities in Bombay and Maharashtra the eclipse of the organized Left and the rise of extremist sectarian politics.

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