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By Peter Scriver,Vikramaditya Prakash

A rigorously crafted choice of essays from foreign 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 many of the assorted scales and dimensions of such 'empire-building' practices and buildings. supplying an intensive exploration of those tensions, Colonial Modernities demanding situations the conventional literature at the structure and infrastructure of the previous ecu empires, now not least that of the British Indian 'Raj'.

Illustrated with seventy-five halftone photographs, it is a desirable and punctiliously grounded exposition of the societal influence of colonial structure and engineering.

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