Real Estate Capital & Film Finance in Bombay


Ashish Rajadhyaksha, “The Contrasting Case of Bombay” chapter from forthcoming book Cinema in the Time of Celluloid: Indian Evidence 2005-1925 (New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2007).

Nikhil Rao, “The City as Subject: The Acquisitions of the Bombay Improvement Trust” (chapter from  dissertation in the Department of History, University of Chicago, 2006)


Y.D. Phadke, “Impact of the Great Depression and the Second World War on Agriculture and Industry in the Bombay Presidency, 1929-1945” in Meera Kosambi, ed. Intersections: Socio-Cultural Trends in Maharashtra, New Delhi: Orient Longman, 2000, pp.141-160.

Purshottam Thakurdas, J.R.D. Tata, G.D. Birla, Ardeshir Dalal, Shri Ram, Kasturbhai Lalbhai, A.D. Shroff and John Matthai, A Brief Memorandum Outlining a Plan of Economic Development for India, London: Penguin Books, 1944.

P.A. Wadia and K.T. Merchant, The Bombay Plan: A Criticism, Bombay: Popular Book Depot, 1946.

J.J. Anjaria, D.T. Lakdawala and S.A. Pandit, War and the Middle Class: An Inquriy into the Effects of Wartime Inflation on Middle Class Families in Bombay City, Bombay: Padma Publications, 1946.

C.N. Vakil, J.J. Anjaria and D.T. Lakdawala, Price Control and Food Supply with Special Reference to Bombay City, Bombay: N.M. Tripathi & Company, 1943.

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