An Imperial Vision: Indian Architecture and Britain's Raj

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"An Imperial Vision" explores the relationship between culture and power as revealed in the architectural forms the British used in their buildings in India between 1830 and 1930. It illustrates how, in the years after the Indian Mutiny of 1857, the British gradually acquired a vision of themselves as something more than conquerors. In the author's view they saw themselves as legitimate rulers linked directly to the Mughals and so to India's past. This assumed connection was the origin of the distinctive "Indo-Saracenic" ...

An Imperial Vision: Indian Architecture and Britain's Raj 2002, Oxford University Press, USA, New Delhi, India

ISBN-13: 9780195656022

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An Imperial Vision: Indian Architecture and Britain's Raj 1989, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520062351

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An Imperial Vision: Indian Architecture and Britain's Raj 1989, Faber Inc

ISBN-13: 9780571154197

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