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The Past in the Present

Louise Young

in Beyond the Metropolis: Second Cities and Modern Life in Interwar Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275201
eISBN:
9780520955387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275201.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the 1910s and 1920s, a local-history boom took place across the country, producing new forms of urban biography, whose storylines came to define the local community. A growing local-tourism ... More


A Hijra, a Female Pradhan, and a Real Estate Dealer: ‘Slum’ Lives between the Market, the State, and ‘Community’

Sanjay Srivastava

in Entangled Urbanism: Slum, Gated Community, and Shopping Mall in Delhi and Gurgaon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198099147
eISBN:
9780199084487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099147.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The history of 20th century Delhi is an intertwined history of the city and the slum. This chapter explores strategies of survival and belonging deployed by the urban poor in the Delhi basti of ... More


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