Behind the Postcolonial: Architecture, Urban Space, and Political Cultures in Indonesia

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Psychology Press, 2000 - Architecture - 250 pages
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Contents

Origins Revisited Colonial Milieu and the Crisis of Architectural Representations
25
Modern Architecture and Traditional Polity Jakarta in the Time of Sukarno
49
Recreating Origins The Birth of Tradition in the Architecture of the New Order
71
URBAN SPACE
95
The Violence of Categories Urban Space and the Making of the National Subject
97
Colonial Replica Urban Design and Political Cultures
120
Custodians of Transnationality Urban Conflict Middle Class Prestige and the Chinese
144
TRANSNATIONAL IMAGININGS
167
Professional and National Dreams The Political Imaginings of Indonesian Architects
169
Spectre of Comparisons Notes on Discourses of Architecture and Urban Design in Southeast Asia
190
Beyond the Postcolonial?
206
Notes
213
References
233
Index
247
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About the author (2000)

Abidin Kusno is a Professor at the Institute of Asian Research and Director of the Centre for Southeast Asia at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

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