By Peter Scriver,Vikramaditya Prakash
A conscientiously crafted choice of essays from overseas specialists, this book explores the influence 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 some of the varied scales and dimensions of such 'empire-building' practices and structures. delivering an intensive exploration of those tensions, Colonial Modernities demanding situations the conventional literature at the structure and infrastructure of the previous ecu empires, no longer least that of the British Indian 'Raj'.
Illustrated with seventy-five halftone photos, it is a desirable and carefully 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