Suburbanisation in Colonial Bombay

PAPER

Nikhil Rao, “An Indian Suburbia” (chapter 1 from dissertation in the Department of History, University of Chicago, 2006).

TEXTS

Robert Fishman, Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia. New York: Basic Books, 1987.

Kenneth T. Jackson, Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the
United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985.

John Archer, “Colonial Suburbs in South Asia, 1750-1850, and the Spaces of Modernity” in Roger Silverstone, ed. Visions of Suburbia, New York: Routledge, 1997, pp.26-54.

Anthony D. King, “Excavating the Multicultural Suburb: Hidden Histories of the Bungalow” in Roger Silverstone, ed. Visions of Suburbia, New York: Routledge, 1997, pp.55-85.

 

Patrick Geddes & Town Planning in India

Professor Patrick Geddes, from the Silver Jubilee Souvenir of the Bombay University School of Economics & Sociology, 1947
Professor Patrick Geddes, from the Silver Jubilee Souvenir of the Bombay University School of Economics & Sociology, 1947

SOURCES ON PATRICK GEDDES

Patrick Geddes, Selections from “Cities in Evolution” from Marshall Stalley, ed., Patrick Geddes: Spokesman for Man and the Environment, New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1972.

Hellen Meller, “Urbanisation and the Introduction of Modern Town Planning Ideas in India, 1900-1925″ in K.N. Chaudhuri and Clive J. Dewey, eds., Economy & Society: Essays in Indian Social & Economic History, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1979.

Indra Munshi, “Patrick Geddes: Sociologist, Environmentalist, Town Planner” in Economic & Political Weekly, Vol.35, No.6, 5 February 2000.

Ramachandra Guha, “Patrick Geddes and Ecological Town Planning in India”, paper given at the MIT Seminar on Environmental & Agricultural History, March 2006

TOWN PLANNING REPORTS BY PATRICK GEDDES

Geddes, Reports on Re-Planning of Six Towns in Bombay Presidency, 1915. Bombay: Government of Maharashtra Urban Development and Public Health Dept, 1965.

Geddes, Town Planning in Lucknow: A Report to the Municipal Council. Lucknow: Murray’s London Printing Press, 1916.

Geddes, Report on Town Planning, Dacca. Calcutta: Bengal Secretariat Depot, 1917.

Geddes (with H.V. Lanchester), Town Planning in Jubbulpore: A Report to the Municipal Committee. Jubbulpore: Hitkarini Press, 1917.

Geddes, Town Planning towards City Development: A Report to the Durbar of Indore. Indore: Holkar State Printing Press, 1918.