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Modern Architecture and the End of Empire

Modern Architecture and the End of Empire

by Mark Crinson


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ISBN-13: 9780754635109
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/01/2003
Series: British Art and Visual Culture
Edition description: 1
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.94(w) x 9.86(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Mark Crinson is Senior Lecturer and Head of the School of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Manchester. He is author of Empire Building: Orientalism and Victorian Architecture (Routledge, 1996) and co-author (with Jules Lubbock) of Architecture - Art or Profession? Three Hundred Years of Architectural Training in Britain (Manchester University Press, 1994).

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Imperial panorama: panorama of architecture; The double end: training architects for the empire; Oil and architecture; The national pavilion: 'A building which needs no name'; The commonwealth of architecture; Dialects of internationalism: architecture in Ghana, 1945-66; The view from Penang Hill: modernism and nationalism in Malaysia; Conclusion: Discrepant cosmopolitanism; Bibliography; Index.

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