This is the first book to examine both colonial and the postcolonial aspects in comparable depth, and the authors draw on a broad range of primary sources, including private papers and photographic collections, and the extensive records of the Indian Public Works Department system. This critical reinterpretation of India's key role in the history of modern architecture is essential reading for all students and scholars of architecture, as well as all those interested in the story of global modernism.
Read more Read less. Review Scriver and Srivastava have produced the definitive analysis of the long trajectory of modern architecture in India, from its naissance in the colonial world to the present, when its fate hangs in the balance.
Colonial Modernities: Building, Dwelling and Architecture in British India and Ceylon
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The guide also contains walking tours, with easy to follow maps, an introduction describing the main characteristics, and the significance of each walk, along with illustrations. Vikramaditya Prakash grew up in Chandigarh, India.
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Book Description Routledge, Condition: NEW. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Language: English. Brand new Book. A carefully crafted selection of essays from international experts, this book explores the effect of colonial architecture and space on the societies involved - both the colonizer and the colonized.
Illustrated with seventy-five halftone images, it is a fascinating and thoroughly grounded exposition of the societal impact of colonial architecture and engineering. Seller Inventory AAS Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Never used!.