H For Heritage Mumbai
AUTHOR: Fiona Fernandez & Sumedha Sah
PUBLISHER: Harper Collins
H FOR HERITAGE: MUMBAI
Mumbai! The city by the sea. The city with a breathtaking skyline. The city that never sleeps…
And bringing this incredible city to life is H for Heritage: Mumbai by Fiona Fernandez. Part guide and part trivia trove, this book is an alphabetical exploration from A to Z that criss-crosses the city and its suburbs. Aided by Sumedha Sah’s illustrations, this storytelling adventure reveals the multi-layered history of Mumbai through remarkable stories and anecdotes, forgotten footnotes, inspiring visionaries, quirky episodes and humorous asides.
Get ready to discover, explore and be charmed by this great city…
Fiona Fernandez is a historian at heart with atime-traveller’s soul. As Associate Editor at Mid-day and through her outspokenprotagonists Sir PM and Lady Flora, in her weekly column Bombaynama,Fiona highlights Mumbai’s multi-layered urban histories, the conservation ofits UNESCO World Heritage Sites and its citizen champions. H for Heritage:Mumbai is her third book, the result of years of wandering through thecity’s known and forgotten precincts. Fiona has also written Bombay MeriJaan and Ten Heritage Walks of Mumbai. She was co-researcher for TheMumbai Factfile and has contributed to Urban Voice 3 and The Book of Dog.
|24 × 20 × 2.5 cm
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|Country of Origin
Printed in India