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Britain and the World

New Delhi: The Last Imperial City

Authors: Johnson, D., Watson, Richard

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Johnson provides an historically rich examination of the intersection of early twentieth-century imperial culture, imperial politics, and imperial economics as reflected in the colonial built environment at New Delhi, a remarkably ambitious imperial capital built by the British between 1911 and 1931.

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David A. Johnson is a Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA with research and teaching interests in British colonial history, transnational history, and urban history.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction: Seeing Like a (Colonial) State

    Johnson, David A.

    Pages 1-20

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  • The Transfer of Britain’s Imperial Capital: ‘A Bold Stroke of Statesmanship’

    Johnson, David A.

    Pages 21-38

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  • New Delhi’s New Vision for a New Raj: An ‘Altar of Humanity’

    Johnson, David A.

    Pages 39-64

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  • Colonial Finance and the Building of New Delhi: The High Cost of Reform

    Johnson, David A.

    Pages 65-85

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  • Competing Visions of Empire in the Colonial Built Environment

    Johnson, David A.

    Pages 86-109

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Hardcover 83,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-46986-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
New Delhi: The Last Imperial City
Authors
Series Title
Britain and the World
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-46987-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137469878
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-46986-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 261
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