Interiors of empire

Objects, space and identity within the Indian Subcontinent, c. 1800-1947
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ISBN-13:
9780719069420
Veröffentl:
2007
Einband:
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Erscheinungsdatum:
01.11.2007
Seiten:
272
Autor:
Robin Jones
Gewicht:
656 g
Format:
250x175x19 mm
Serie:
Studies in Design and Material Culture
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
This book examines the cultural impact of colonialism on both colonizer and colonized via analysis of the domestic interiors and public spaces of empire within the Indian Subcontinent, contrasting representations of such spaces within contemporary discourse with analysis of the evidence of actual interiors and the social practices there engendered.
This book examines the cultural impact of colonialism on both colonizer and colonized via analysis of the domestic interiors and public spaces of empire within the Indian Subcontinent, contrasting representations of such spaces within contemporary discourse with analysis of the evidence of actual interiors and the social practices there engendered. -- .
List of figuresAcknowledgementsGlossaryIntroduction1. Locating the East Indian home: settlement, forms of housing and the local environment2. Objects, memory and identity: the Anglo-Indian domestic sphere3. 'Furnished in English style': globalization of local elite domestic interiors4. Domesticating authority in the public spaces of empireConclusionBibliographyIndex