Central Bombay (Mumbai). The colonial rule in India brought with it British influence in many areas of Indian life and culture, and urban landscape. Buildings and architecture in the colonial cities such as Bombay reflect western style and aesthetics. In other parts of Asia and Africa colonial cities show the influence of other European colonial powers such as the French, Dutch or the Portuguese.
Bombay possesses an intense history in which it grew and developed as a city containing a variety of populations, religions, cultures and architectural styles. In the present volume, Dr.