Stones of Empire: The Buildings of the Raj

Stones of Empire: The Buildings of the Raj

by Jan Morris, Simon Winchester
     
 

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This book, now reissued with a new foreword by Simon Winchester, was the first to describe the whole range of British constructions in India. The text and accompanying photographs illustrate these buildings not simply as physical objects, but as reflections of an empire's mingled emotions and changing history. As such, Stones of Empire remains the classic work on…  See more details below

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This book, now reissued with a new foreword by Simon Winchester, was the first to describe the whole range of British constructions in India. The text and accompanying photographs illustrate these buildings not simply as physical objects, but as reflections of an empire's mingled emotions and changing history. As such, Stones of Empire remains the classic work on British architecture in India, providing the perfect overview of a unique enterprise in architecture, engineering, and social adaptation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192805966
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
243
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Jan Morris is an Honorary Fellow of the University College of Wales. Her many publications include Venice, The Pax Brittania Trilogy, The Oxford Book of Oxford, and The Matter of Wales. Simon Winchester is the author of the bestsellers The Map That Changed the World, The Professor and the Madman, and Krakatoa.

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