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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.

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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