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Three Colonial Port Cities in India
Meera Kosambi and John E. Brush
Vol. 78, No. 1 (Jan., 1988), pp. 32-47
Published by: American Geographical Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/214304
Page Count: 16
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Madras, Bombay, and Calcutta share a distinctive pattern of urban morphology that is part of their colonial past. Basic features are a nucleus with a European-style fort and open esplanade, segregated, residential areas for Europeans and Indians, a central business district, and peripheral military and manufactural zones. Evolution of these features varied in each city, and they survived largely intact until the early twentieth century.
Geographical Review © 1988 American Geographical Society