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How Bombay was ceded

James H. Gense

How Bombay was ceded

by James H. Gense

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Published by D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co. in Bombay .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bombay (India),
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Bombay (India) -- History,
    • India -- History -- 1526-1765

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaf at end.

      Statementby J.H. Gense, S.J. ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS486.B7 G4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., ii, 108 p., 1 l.
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6475732M
      LC Control Number44038759
      OCLC/WorldCa11072093

      Bombay was faced with an epidemic of bubonic plague at the end of the 19th century, which led to the formation of the Bombay City Improvement Trust. The Trust was created to improve the sanitary and living conditions of the city, and to also later develop the suburbs for residential purposes as the city area was getting Size: 1MB.   The Portuguese bases at Goa, Bombay and Chittagong were ceded to the British authorities as the dowry of Catherine of Braganza (–), Queen consort of Charles II of England. Numerous trading posts were established along the east and west coasts of India, and most conspicuous of English establishment developed around Calcutta, Bombay.

        Book review These two books reveal how Tamil enterprise and Bombay merchants helped build business in India The history of commerce in India is surprisingly ancient. Deep within the Naval Dockyard in South Mumbai are the remains of the first colonial structure in the city. Dating back to the 16th century, this is where the first ‘European resident’ of Bombay lived – Portuguese physician Garcia da Orta, who leased the island of Bombay from the Portuguese and built a Author: Anshika Jain.

      The Cambridge Economic History of India, published in two volumes, aims at tracing the changes in the economy of India from the thirteenth to the middle of the present century and beyond. The second volume covers the period –, from the establishment of British rule to its termination, with epilogues on the post-Independence period. Historical timeline of Bombay: The City of Mumbai was actually a conglomerate of 7 separate islands: Isle of Bombay, Colaba, Old Woman's Island, Mahim, Mazagaon, Parel, Worli plus some other smaller islands. The name Mumbai is derived from Mumbā.


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In Bombay was ceded to the Kingdom of England as part of the dowry of the infanta Catherine of Braganza on her marriage to King Charles II. So lightly was the acquisition esteemed in England, and so unsuccessful was the administration of the crown officers, that in Bombay was transferred to the East India Company for an annual payment Capital: Bombay.

The history of journalism in Bombay commenced with publication of the Bombay Herald in and the Bombay Courier in Inthe Maratha army defeated the Nizam of Hyderabad. Following this, many artisans and construction workers from Andhra Pradesh migrated to Bombay and settled into the flats which were constructed by the Hornby Vellard.

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They are more involved in relationships than in a struggle for food and not particularly religious. The characters are very memorable and totally believable/5(54). Originally, Bombay was only 24 km long and 4 km wide from Dongri to Malabar Hill and consisted of seven islands, namely Mahim, Worli, Parel, Mazagon Bombay, Colaba and Little Colaba.

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In it passed to the English as part of the dowry brought to Charles II by the Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza. History of the Bombay Army Hardcover – January 1, by Patrick. Cadell (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Author: Patrick. Cadell. Then, there were disagreements over exactly how much territory had been ceded to the British in the dowry. In the original map, Salsette and Thana were shown as part of. The city’s official name change, to Mumbai from Bombay happened when regional political party Shiv Sena came into power in The Shiv Sena saw Bombay as a legacy of British colonialism and wanted the city’s name to reflect its Maratha heritage, hence renaming it to pay tribute to the goddess Mumbadevi.

However, the name change wasn’t Author: Sridevi Nambiar. Today’s book, Ray and Oliver Strachey’s Kegwin’s Rebellion () An Episode in the History of Bombay, demonstrates one extreme of the range of material I am using to write the biography of Captain Thomas a detailed description of a short rebellion at a tiny, newly settled fort on the Indian subcontinent it is particularly niche.

Bombay, the East India Company's port on the Malabar Coast of India, Company trading vessels are in the foreground and quayside warehouses and buildings behind. Bombay was ceded by the Portuguese to Charles II of England in as the dowry of Catherine de Braganza. Then, there were disagreements over exactly how much territory had been ceded to the British in the dowry.

In the original map, Salsette and Thana were shown as part of Bombay and Charles was. The train of circumstances which ended in the establishment of the English in Bombay is certainly as wonderful as anything on record. A group of grey-headed sinners living in London, and another group living in Lisbon, decree that the island of Bombay shall constitute part of a dowery of a Portuguese girl who shall marry Charles II., King of England.

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For centuries, the islands came under the control of successive indigenous empires before being ceded to the Portuguese and subsequently to the British East India Company. During the midth century, Bombay was reshaped by the British with large-scale civil engineering projects, and emerged as a significant trading town.

Mumbai. Mumbai (Bombay) has a population of million () and, like Manhattan, is located on a rocky peninsula. Together with adjacent municipalities, the Mumbai urban agglomeration exceeds 20 million and is thus India's largest metropolis; it is also India's most important port.

Bombay in the 19th century was characterised by economic and educational development. During the early 20th century it became a strong base for the Indian independence movement.

The Bombay Reorganisation Act, (11 of ) India. General Manager, Government of India Press, - Gujarat (India) - 63 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people Bhil Board body corporate Central Government clause column Commission connection constituency construed contained continue Court of Bombay Court of Gujarat Dangs.The Portuguese ceded the island in to the colonial British, but by then the Caves had seen considerable damage.

The Portuguese had also removed and then lost an inscription stone from the caves. [33] [34] During the British rule, many Europeans visited the caves during their visit to Bombay, then published their impressions and nates: landmark_region:IN .Digital Rare Book: History of The Superintendent would recommend all visitors visiting the island in sailing boats to leave Bombay when the tide is rising, and so time their journey that they may leave Elephanta when the tide is going out.

The British found a plentiful stock of provisions and military stores here, but ceded the fort to.