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Spaces of colonialism: Delhi's urban governmentalities Stephen Legg

By: Legg, Stephen.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Royal Geographical Society Book Series ; Institute of British Geographers Book Series. Publisher: Malden Blackwell Publishing 2007Description: xvi, 254 p. : ill, maps, plans ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781405156325 (pbk.).Subject(s): Delhi (India) -- Politics and government -- 20th century | New Delhi (India). -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Delhi (India) -- Historical geography | New Delhi (India) -- Historical geographyDDC classification: 320.9545609041 LEG Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
1. Imperial Delhi 2. Residential and racial segregation : a spatial archaeology 3. Disciplining Delhi 4. Biopolitics and the urban environment 5. Conclusions : within and beyond the city.
Summary: "Drawing upon the theories and methodologies of govern mentality as presented in Michel Foucault's translated lecture courses, Spaces of Colonialism provides an analysis of the attempts made by the Government of India to secure and order Delhi, the capital of the Raj from 1911 to 1947. Following the path from New Delhi to Old Delhi, this book contains a mass of new empirical data that illustrates how these seemingly separate cities were united by shared political rationalities and landscapes of control."--BOOK JACKET.
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1. Imperial Delhi
2. Residential and racial segregation : a spatial archaeology
3. Disciplining Delhi
4. Biopolitics and the urban environment
5. Conclusions : within and beyond the city.

"Drawing upon the theories and methodologies of govern mentality as presented in Michel Foucault's translated lecture courses, Spaces of Colonialism provides an analysis of the attempts made by the Government of India to secure and order Delhi, the capital of the Raj from 1911 to 1947. Following the path from New Delhi to Old Delhi, this book contains a mass of new empirical data that illustrates how these seemingly separate cities were united by shared political rationalities and landscapes of control."--BOOK JACKET.

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