Chatterjee, Ipsita,

Spectacular cities : religion, landscape, and the dialectics of globalization / Ipsita Chatterjee. - First edition. - xvi, 194 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-191) and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction
2.Culture and the Dialectic Approach
3.In the Name of the Father, the Globalization, and the Holy City, Amen!
4.Transcendental Landscapes: Akshardham Temples in the US
5.Mapping the Fantastic: Akshardham Temples in India
6.Subjecting Globalization: The Class and Gender of Globalization
7.Conclusions: Spectacular City as Synthesis.

9780199465132 (hbk.) Rs795.00 0199465134 (hbk.)

Library of Congress -- New Delhi Overseas Office


Public spaces--India.
Public spaces--United States.
Urban landscape architecture--India.
Hindu temples--Social aspects--United States.
Hindu temples--Social aspects--India.
Swami-Narayanis--United States.
Globalization--Religious aspects.
Culture and globalization.

726.1450954 CHA / 011696
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