Desai, Madhavi, 1951-

Women architects and modernism in India : narratives and contemporary practices / Madhavi Desai. - First South Asia Edition. - xxii, 408 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm - Visual and media histories .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 402-404) and index.

"This book attempts to recover the stories of the women architects whose careers nearly parallel the development of modernism in colonial and postcolonial India. Writing their experiences into the narrative of mainstream architectural history within the challenge of non-existent archives, it sheds light on seven pioneering women who broke male bastions to go beyond the traditional confines of the era from the 1940s onwards."--Publisher's description.

9781138281424 (hbk.) Rs9450.00 9781138210691 1138210692

2017325353


Women architects--India.
Architecture--India.

NA1997 / .D47 2017

720.82 DES / 012885
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