Architecture, power and national identity

by Vale, Lawrence J. Edition statement:Ed.2 Published by : Routledge (London & New York) Physical details: xiv,386p. ISBN:0415955157. Year: 2008 List(s) this item appears in: Identity Histories (Architecture)
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CONTENTS Preface to the second editionvii Preface to the first editionxi Part 1The locus of political power1 1 Capital and capitol: an introduction3 2 National identity and the capitol complex48 3 Early designed capitals: for union, for imperialism, for independence 63 4 Designed capitals after World War Two: Chandigarh and Brasilia 121 5 Designed capitals since I960146 Part 2Four postcolonial capitol complexes in search of national identity 195 6 Papua New Guinea's concrete haus tambaran197 7 Sri Lanka's island parliament226 8 Precast Arabism for Kuwait248 9 The acropolis of Bangladesh279 10 Designing power and identity321 Notes347 Illustration credits377 Index379

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