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 ...

Interiors of Empire: Objects, Space and Identity Within the Indian Subcontinent, c. 1800-1947 2008, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719069420

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