Mumbai was formerly called Bombay, and the older name has been slow to change.




History including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history, modern history, and the future can be connected.

Other Sociology

Other sociology including peoples of the world, other communities, and social mechanics can be connected.

Peoples of the world

Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Asiatic peoples and African peoples can be connected.

Nations such as United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, South Korea, Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan can be examined for connections.

Asiatic peoples including South Asian, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian and Oceanic, and Oriental peoples can be connected. Thailand can be connected. Cities such as Mumbai itself, can be connected.

South Asian peoples such as those of Bangladesh are most closely connected. Mumbai is a city of India. Pakistan can be connected.

Middle Eastern peoples such as those of Turkey can be connected. Egypt can be connected. Persian peoples such as those of Iran can be connected.

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples such as those of Vietnam can be connected. Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of the Philippines can be connected. Indonesia can be connected.

Oriental peoples such as those of Japan can be connected. Cities such as Tokyo and Seoul can be connected. China can be connected.

Western Civilization

Western Civilization including Anglic, Latin, and Northeast European peoples can be connected. New York City can be connected. France can be connected.

Anglic peoples such as those of United States can be connected.

Latin peoples including Lusitanic peoples can be connected. Mexico can be connected. Mexico City can be connected. Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected.

Northeast European peoples such as those of Russia can be connected.

African peoples such as those of Congo DR can be connected. Eastern African peoples such as those of Ethiopia can be connected. Western African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.

American Indian peoples such as those of Mexico can be connected. North American Indian peoples such as those of United States can be connected. South American Indian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of the southwestern United States can be connected.

Other communities

Cities such as Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris can be connected.

World cities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai itself, and Jakarta can be compared.

Social mechanics

Social change

Particular changes and movements including stone age developments, the agricultural revolution, and agrarian developments can be connected. The industrial revolution including the early industrial revolution, middle industrial revolution can be connected. The late industrial revolution can be connected.

Social change factors such as institutional change, cultural change, demographic change, and natural change can be connected. Social change processes including innovation, transmission, adaptation, and extinction can be connected.

Social types including industrial societies, agrarian societies, horticultural societies, and hunting and gathering societies can be connected. Social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure can be connected.


Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family can be connected.

Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected. Particular religions including Abrahamic religion, Asiatic religion, pagan religion, and secularism can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected. Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected. Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected. Family including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be connected.


Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected.

Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be connected. Conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language can be connected. Material culture including miscellaneous artifacts, communications technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology can be connected.

Anthropology including demography and social foundations can be connected. Particular groups can be connected. Human geography including Asian geography, European geography, African geography, North American geography, South American geography, and Oceanic geography can be connected. Human ecology including human effects on the environment, relations with other life forms, and environmental effects on people can be connected. Physical anthropology including human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins can be connected.

Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected. Science including astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and physics can be connected.

Created 23 Mar 2013 Last updated 19 Sep 2017