Modern Architecture and the End of Empire available in Hardcover
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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.