1- An economic capital city in an emerging country
2- A rapidly growing city
3- A hugely unequal society4- A former british colony.
Here you can download all the documents on Mumbai. I recommend all of you to read all those articles.
There you have several documents on Mumbai we commented in class. The beginning of the slideshow was made by a workmate, it can help you to understand this city and the question of inequalities in India. There is also a passionating part about how was built this city by joining 7 islands.
At the end of the slideshow you have several links you can follow. For example, this one, to a short and uncommon BBC documentary on inequalities in Mumbay
|Hermant Morparia drawing published in Mumbai Mirror in 2010 |
about Ambani tower, the 1 billion $ house of billionaire Mukesh Ambani.