India by Design: Colonial History and Cultural Display

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"Eschewing simple formulation of power's dependence on display, Saloni Mathur offers a brilliantly original disentangling of the anxious and involuted attempts to manage India as an 'aesthetic' project. Her account is rich in archival research, theoretically elegant, and exceptionally engrossing. With remarkable clarity, it opens colonial rule's 'cultural techniques' to a new set of illuminating questions."--Christopher Pinney, author of "Photos of the Gods: The Printed Image and Political Struggle in India" ""India by ...

India by Design: Colonial History and Cultural Display 2007, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520252318

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India by Design: Colonial History and Cultural Display 2007, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520234178

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