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Architecture and independence : the search for identity--India 1880 to 1980 / Jon Lang, Madhavi Desai, Miki Desai.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.Description: xix, 347 p. : ill., map ; 28 cmISBN:
  • 9780195639001
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 720.9540904 LAN
Contents:
1. Architecture and Identity: Nationalism, Regionalism and Individualism 2. Antecedents and Precedents India Before 1857 3. The Imperial Heyday 1858 to 1910 4. Indian Nationalism and the Arts 1880 to 1940 5. Towards Independence: The Architectural Profession and its Architecture 1900 to 1950 6. Independence: The Views of India's Future 1940 to 1950 7. Nehru's India: Searching for a Suitable Architecture 1945 to 1980 8. The Architecture of Independence: Rethinking Modernism, Traditionalism and Revivalism The Years Since 1964 9. India in a Globalizing World
Summary: Architecture reflects the spirit of its times: in India's case, the, fight for Independence. Examining the forces that have shaped Indian architecture over the last century, this profusely illustrated book traces the patterns of architecture and its response to political change in both India and the world since the founding of the Indian National Congress.
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1. Architecture and Identity: Nationalism, Regionalism and Individualism
2. Antecedents and Precedents
India Before 1857
3. The Imperial Heyday
1858 to 1910
4. Indian Nationalism and the Arts
1880 to 1940
5. Towards Independence: The Architectural Profession and its Architecture
1900 to 1950
6. Independence: The Views of India's Future
1940 to 1950
7. Nehru's India: Searching for a Suitable Architecture
1945 to 1980
8. The Architecture of Independence: Rethinking Modernism, Traditionalism and Revivalism
The Years Since 1964
9. India in a Globalizing World

Architecture reflects the spirit of its times: in India's case, the, fight for Independence. Examining the forces that have shaped Indian architecture over the last century, this profusely illustrated book traces the patterns of architecture and its response to political change in both India and the world since the founding of the Indian National Congress.

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