Whose Tradition?: Discourses on the Built Environment

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Whose Tradition?: Discourses on the Built Environment - AlSayyad, Nezar (Editor), and Gillem, Mark (Editor), and Moffat, David (Editor)
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In seeking to answer the question Whose Tradition? this book pursues four themes: Place: Whose Nation, Whose City?; People: Whose Indigeneity?; Colonialism: Whose Architecture?; and Time: Whose Identity? Following Nezar AlSayyad's Prologue, contributors addressing the first theme take examples from Indonesia, Myanmar and Brazil to explore how traditions rooted in a particular place can be claimed by various groups whose purposes may be at odds with one another. With examples from Hong Kong, a Santal village in eastern India ...

Whose Tradition?: Discourses on the Built Environment 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138192072

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