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Colonial frames, nationalist histories : imperial legacies, architecture and modernity

Author: Mrinalini Rajagopalan; Madhuri Desai
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate Publishing Company, [2012]
Series: Ashgate studies in architecture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive and diachronic investigation of the ways in which architecture and urban space mediate the intersections of colonialism, nationalism, and modernity. This book questions  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mrinalini Rajagopalan; Madhuri Desai
ISBN: 9780754678809 0754678806
OCLC Number: 766608047
Description: xviii, 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Making Indian modern architects / William Glover --
In search of the sacred and antique in colonial India / Madhuri Desai --
From colonial memorial to national monument / Mrinalini Rajagopalan --
Comparative alterities / C. Greig Crysler --
The black Atlantic and Georgian London / Richard W. Hayes --
Almost but not quite / Kelema Lee Moses --
Redefining the dual city / Anoma Pieris --
Beyond racialized representation / Imran bin Tajudeen --
Between tyologies and representation / Cecilia Chu --
Postcolonial Shanghai / Andrew Law.
Series Title: Ashgate studies in architecture series.
Responsibility: Mrinalini Rajagopalan, University of Pittsburgh, USA, Madhuri Desai, Pennsylvania State University, USA.

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