Architecture and independence: the search for identity--India 1880 to 1980

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Oxford University Press, Oct 27, 1997 - Architecture - 347 pages
Architecture reflects the spirit of its times: in India's case, the, fight for Independence. Examining the forces that have shaped Indian architecture over the last century, this profusely illustrated book traces the patterns of architecture and its response to political change in both India
and the world since the founding of the Indian National Congress.

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Jon Lang is Head of the School of Architecture at the University of New South Wales. Madhavi Desai is Adjunct Faculty member and Miki Desai is Associate Professor, both at the School of Architecture, Ahmedabad.

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