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Making Lahore Modern: Constructing and Imagining a Colonial City

Making Lahore Modern: Constructing and Imagining a Colonial City (Paperback)

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Fifty years after the British annexed the Punjab and made Lahore its provincial capital, the city-once a prosperous Mughal center that had long since fallen into ruin-was transformed. British and Indian officials had designed a modern, architecturally distinct city center adjacent to the old walled city, administered under new methods of urban governance. Offering an in-depth study of a single provincial city, Glover reveals that urban change in colonial India was not a monolithic process and establishes Lahore as a key site for understanding the genealogy of modern global urbanism.

Architecture & DesignArchitectureLandscape art & architecture Publisher: University of Minnesota Press Publication Date: 01/12/2007 ISBN-13: 9780816650224  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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