By Peter Scriver,Vikramaditya Prakash
A conscientiously crafted number of essays from overseas specialists, this book explores the impression of colonial structure and house at the societies concerned – either the colonizer and the colonized.
Focusing on British India and Ceylon, the essays discover the discursive tensions among a few of the diversified scales and dimensions of such 'empire-building' practices and buildings. supplying an intensive exploration of those tensions, Colonial Modernities demanding situations the normal literature at the structure and infrastructure of the previous eu empires, no longer least that of the British Indian 'Raj'.
Illustrated with seventy-five halftone pictures, it is a desirable and punctiliously grounded exposition of the societal impression of colonial structure and engineering.
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Colonial Modernities: Building, Dwelling and Architecture in British India and Ceylon (Architext) by Peter Scriver,Vikramaditya Prakash