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How did food supplies help in developing ancient cities?
How has historian Gareth Stedman Jones described the city of London in the 19th century?
What steps were taken to clean-up London city?
Why were people scared to travel by underground railways in the beginning?
What were the sources of entertainment for people in urban Britain in the 19th century?
For whom the annual ‘London Season’ was organised?
Mention the main demand of the 10-hour movement.
In what way Bombay became the important city of India?
How was the lifestyle in the chawls?
Name the first Indian City to get smoke nuisance legislation.
Why was London Underground Railway considered a menace to public health?
Name one factor which changed the form of urbanisation in the modern world.
When was the London Underground Railway started?
Which city of India is called ‘Mayapuri’ or ‘the city of dreams’?
Who was the director of the film ‘Raja Harishchandra’?
Which British king got Bombay as a dowry from the Portuguese?
In which year, Bombay become the capital of Bombay Presidency?
Which cities were known as Presidency cities?
What were the measures taken to decongest London during the 19th and 20th centuries?
Who was listed as criminals by Henry Mayhew and why they called criminals? What steps did the authorities take to discipline them?
What was the reason for the increasing concern of the city dwellers for providing houses for the poor? To what extent were these philanthropic in nature?
How did the working population of London prove to be both, a threat and an opportunity?
Mention the major characteristic of an ancient town.
What do you mean by ‘Land Reclamation’? Explain the history of land reclamation in Bombay.
What adequate step should be taken to prevent pollution without hampering the development process?