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Women architects and modernism in India : narratives and contemporary practices / Madhavi Desai.

By: Desai, Madhavi, 1951- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017Distributor: New Delhi, India : Exclusively distributed by Manohar Publishers & Distributors Edition: First South Asia Edition.Description: xxii, 408 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138281424 (hbk.); 9781138210691 ; 1138210692.Subject(s): Women architects -- India | Architecture -- IndiaDDC classification: 720.82 DES Review: "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.
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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.

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