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Indigenous modernities : negotiating architecture and urbanism Jyoti Hosagrahar.

By: Hosagrahar, Jyoti.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The Architext series. Publisher: London : Routledge, 2005Edition: 1st Indian reprint.Description: xiii, 234 p. ill., maps, plans ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415323765 (pbk.); 0415323762.Subject(s): Architecture -- History -- Delhi -- India -- 19th century | Architecture -- History -- Delhi -- India -- 20th century | City planning -- History -- India -- Delhi -- 19th century | City planning -- History -- India -- Delhi -- 20th century | Delhi (India) -- HistoryDDC classification: 720.954560904 HOS Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Table of Contents: 1. Becoming 'Modern' 2. Fragmenting Domestic Landscapes: From Mansions to Margins 3. Negotiating Streets and Squares: Spatial Culture in the Public Realm 4. Sanitizing Neighborhoods: Geographies of Health. 5. Beyond the Walls: Commerce of Urban Expansion 6. Imagining Modernity: Symbolic Terrains of Housing 7. Recovering an Urban Past.
Summary: The author examines Delhi, India, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries as it developed from a walled city into a fragmented metropolis. --Book Cover.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of Contents:
1. Becoming 'Modern'
2. Fragmenting Domestic Landscapes: From Mansions to Margins
3. Negotiating Streets and Squares: Spatial Culture in the Public Realm
4. Sanitizing Neighborhoods: Geographies of Health.
5. Beyond the Walls: Commerce of Urban Expansion
6. Imagining Modernity: Symbolic Terrains of Housing
7. Recovering an Urban Past.

The author examines Delhi, India, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries as it developed from a walled city into a fragmented metropolis. --Book Cover.

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