The Apartment Building in Bombay

PAPERS

Nikhil Rao, “House, But No Garden: Apartment Living in Bombay in the 1930s” and “Caste, Community and the Cooperative Society: The Emergence of Dadar-Matunga as Ethnic Neighbourhood in Bombay” (chapters from dissertation in the Department of History, University of Chicago, 2006).

TEXTS

Meera Kosambi, Bombay in Transition: The Growth and Social Ecology of a Colonial City, 1880-1980 Chapters 1-4 and Chapters 5-8. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1986.

Robert E. Park, “The City: Suggestions for the Investigation of Human Behavior in the Urban Environment” (1915) in Robert Park, Ernest Burgess and Roderick D. McKenzie, eds., The City, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967, pp.1-46 (chapter 1).

Ernest W. Burgess, “The Growth of the City: An Introduction to a Research Project” in Robert Park, Ernest Burgess and Roderick D. McKenzie, eds., The City, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967, pp.47-62 (chapter 2).

Roderick D. McKenzie, “The Ecological Approach to the Study of the Human Community” in Robert Park, Ernest Burgess and Roderick D. McKenzie, eds., The City, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967, pp.63-79 (chapter 3).

Paul G. Cressey, “The Taxi-Dance Hall as a Social World” (1932) in James F. Short, Jr., ed. The Social Fabric of the Metropolis: Contributions of the Chicago School of Urban Sociology, Chicago: Univesity of Chicago Press, 1971, pp.193-209.

William Foot Whyte, “Social Structure, The Gang and the Individual” (1943) in James F. Short, Jr., ed. The Social Fabric of the Metropolis: Contributions of the Chicago School of Urban Sociology, Chicago: Univesity of Chicago Press, 1971, pp.214-235.

Ulf Hannerz, “Chicago Ethnographers” in Exploring the City: Inquiries Towards an Urban Anthropology, New York: Columbia University Press, 1980, pp.19-48 (chapter 2).

Hyderabad from Charminar to Cantontment

PAPER

Eric Lewis Beverley. “Cosmopolitanism from Charminar to Cantontment: Urban Hyderabad and Colonialism” (draft chapter of dissertation in the Departments of History and Indo-Islamic Studies, Harvard University).

TEXTS

David Harvey. “Paris, 1850-1870″ and “Monument and Myth: The Building of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart” in Consciousness and The Urban Experience: Studies in the History and Theory of Capitalist Urbanisation, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985, pp.63-249.

David Harvey, “Part II: Materializations: Paris 1848-1870″ and “Part III: Coda” in Harvey, Paris: Capital of Modernity, New York: Routledge, 2003.

Marshall Berman. “Baudelaire: Modernism in the Streets” in All that is Solid Melts into Air: The Experience of Modernity. New York: Verso Books, 1983, pp.131-172.