Bombay (as of 1995?, "Mumbai") is the most populous and influential modern city of the Western Indian Ocean littoral.

Short Bibliography

Albuquerque,  Teresa. Bombay: A History. New Delhi: Rashna & Co., 1992.

Das Gupta, Ashin and M. N. Pearson, eds. India and the Indian Ocean, 1500-1800. Calcutta: Oxford University Press, 1987.

David, M. D. Bombay, the city of dreams: a history of the first city in India. Bombay: Himilaya Pub. House, 1995.

Dossal, Mariam. "Bombay and the Famine of 1803-6: The Food supply and public Order of a Colonial Port City." In Frank Broeze, ed., Gateways of Asia: Port Cities of Asia in the 13th-20th Centuries. London: Kegan Paul International, 1997.

Dwivedi, Sharada. Bombay : the cities within. Bombay: India Book House, 1995.

Ingram, A. R. The gateway to India; the story of Methwold and Bombay. London: Oxford University Press, 1938.

Kosambi, Meera. Bombay in transition: the growth and social ecology of a colonial city, 1880-1980. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1986.

Rohatgi, Pauline, Pheroza Godrej, and Rahul Mehrotra, eds. Bombay to Mumbai: changing perspectives. Mumbai: Marg Publications, 1997.

Subramanian, Lakshmi. Indigenous Capital and Imperial Expansion: Bombay, Surat, and the West Coast. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Web Resources

The Mumbai Pages

History of Mumbai