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The Bureaucracy of Beauty: Design in the Age of Its Global Reproducibility

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The Bureaucracy of Beauty: Design in the Age of Its Global Reproducibility - Dutta, Arindam
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The Bureaucracy of Beauty is a wide-ranging work of cultural theory that connects literary studies, postcoloniality, the history of architecture and design, and the history and present of empire. Professor Ananya Roy of UC Berkeley calls it a "fantastic book," and in many ways this is the best description of it. The Bureaucracy of Beauty begins with nineteenth-century Britain's Department of Science and Arts, a venture organized by the Board of Trade, and how the DSA exerted a powerful influence on the growth of museums, ...

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The Bureaucracy of Beauty: Design in the Age of Its Global Reproducibility 2006, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415979207

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The Bureaucracy of Beauty: Design in the Age of Its Global Reproducibility 2006, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415979191

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