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Interiors of Empire: Objects, Space and Identity within the Indian Subcontinent C. 1800-1947 - Robin D. Jones

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Interiors of Empire uses the methods of design history and material culture studies to analyse the domestic and public interiors of the British and local middle class during the heyday of the British Raj. It contrasts representations of that space within contemporary discourse with analysis of historical evidence, the varying uses of such space, and relevant social practices. Through detailed discussion of these texts, spaces, objects and practices, this study locates the domestic interiors and public spaces of empire in the history of the British colonisation of India. The book discusses the imagined barrier of the domestic against the local environment, the intrusions of the local and the effects of this on the British in India, and assesses the gradual westernisation of domestic and public spaces of empire. This work will be of interest to students and scholars of design history, material culture and colonial history.

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Author(s):
robin D. Jones
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24.5 x 17.5 cm
Edition:
2007 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0719069424
ISBN-13:
9780719069420
Number of pages:
254
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Title:
Interiors of Empire: Objects, Space and Identity within the Indian Subcontinent C. 1800-1947

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Interiors of Empire uses the methods of design history and material culture studies to analyse the domestic and public interiors of the British and local middle class during the heyday of the British Raj. It contrasts representations of that space within contemporary discourse with analysis of historical evidence, the varying uses of such space, and relevant social practices. Through detailed discussion of these texts, spaces, objects and practices, this study locates the domestic interiors and public spaces of empire in the history of the British colonisation of India. The book discusses the imagined barrier of the domestic against the local environment, the intrusions of the local and the effects of this on the British in India, and assesses the gradual westernisation of domestic and public spaces of empire. This work will be of interest to students and scholars of design history, material culture and colonial history.

Author(s):
robin D. Jones
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24.5 x 17.5 cm
Edition:
2007 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0719069424
ISBN-13:
9780719069420
Number of pages:
254
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Title:
Interiors of Empire: Objects, Space and Identity within the Indian Subcontinent C. 1800-1947

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