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Buildings of empire

Author: Ashley Jackson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
Publication:Buildings of Empire.
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An exciting journey to thirteen buildings that capture the essence of the British imperial experience, painting an intimate portrait of the biggest empire the world has ever seen: the people who made  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley Jackson
OCLC Number: 869870529
In: Jackson, Ashley
Description: XIV, 317, [8] Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Dublin Castle ; 2. King's House, Spanish Town, Jamaica ; 3. Capitol Building, Williamsburg, Virginia ; 4. Fort St Angelo, Malta ; 5. Botanical Gardens, Christchurch, New Zealand ; 6. Gezira Sporting Club, Cairo ; 7. Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, Malaya ; 8. Vice-Regal Lodge, Simla ; 9. Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne ; 10. Raffles Hotel, Singapore ; 11. Gordon Memorial College, Khartoum ; 12. British Empire Stadium, Wembley ; 13. Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, Hong Kong ; Conclusion ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Ashley Jackson.

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A particularly interesting analysis of the influence of the British, using well-chosen examples to explain his view. An absorbing study which encourages the reader to visit these remarkable places. * Read more...

 
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