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Author Chopra, Preeti.

Title A joint enterprise : Indian elites and the making of British Bombay / Preeti Chopra.

Published Minneapolis, Minn. ; London : University of Minnesota Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  720.954792 CHOP    DUE 23-10-19
Physical description xxio, 293 pages : illustrations, map. ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-279) and index.
Contents Introduction -- A joint enterprise -- Anglo-Indian architecture and the meaning of its styles -- The biography of an unknown native engineer -- Dividing practices in Bombay's hospitals and lunatic asylums -- An unforeseen landscape of contradictions -- Of gods and mortal heroes : conundrums of the secular landscape of colonial Bombay.
Subject Architecture and society -- India -- Mumbai -- History -- 19th century.
Architecture and society -- India -- Mumbai -- History -- 20th century.
Colonial cities -- India -- Mumbai.
Social ecology -- India -- Mumbai.
Mumbai (India) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Mumbai (India) -- Social conditions.
Variant Title Indian elites and the making of British Bombay.
ISBN 0816670366 (hbk.)
0816670374 (paperback)
9780816670369 (hbk.)
9780816670376 (paperback)