The Soul of Mumbai : Brief History of Mumbai
By Ivan Raskino
A brief history of Mumbai (Bombay), from the early times to the present. This book highlights what made this city grow and also endeavors to understand her soul — which would center around her people, passions and pain, her problems and her progress. It discusses the city's founder and his vision, the city's architecture and the story it tells, the vibrancy of the city after Independence, the aspirations of her Marathi-speaking people and the problems and solutions to keep the city running.