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Architecture and urbanism in the British Empire

Author: G A Bremner
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Series: Oxford history of the British Empire companion series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive overview of the architectural and urban transformations that took place across the British Empire between the seventeenth and mid-twentieth centuries, exploring the built heritage of Britain's former colonial empire as a fundamental part of how we negotiate our postcolonial identities.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G A Bremner
ISBN: 9780198713326 0198713320 9780191781766 0191781762
OCLC Number: 938360468
Description: xxvi, 465 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Themes in British imperial and colonial architecture and urbanism --
Regional continuity, divergence, and variation in the British world.
Series Title: Oxford history of the British Empire companion series.
Responsibility: edited by G.A. Bremner.

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this collection contains some stunning essays. * Tristram Hunt, Times Literary Supplement * The authors demonstrate how the British used the forces of urbanism and architecture to assert control over Read more...

 
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