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Promoting the Colonial Empire through French Interior Design

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Here is traditional art and modern art. Here is rustic oak, bourgeois walnut, plush palisander, formal mahogany. And here the same is satinwood, elm burl, thuya, amboina burr and bois des îles made fashionable and which cause one to dream...

Verandas: Spaces Without Walls—The Veranda in Colonial Singapore

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Veranda: In architecture, most frequently, an open-walled, roofed porch at to the exterior of a domestic structure and usually surrounded by a railing. The word came into English through the Hindi verandā, but it is related to the Spanish...

China since 1914

Edward Denison

EDWARD DENISON is an independent architectural historian, writer and photographer, and also an Associate Professor in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Owing to size and population, China’s ordeals during the period had an impact far beyond its national borders. Racked by internal discord after the Qing dynasty fell in 1912, China’s progress towards a stable and unified nation state...

Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania since 1900

Philip Goad

PHILIP GOAD is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Chair of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and also co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The region’s twentieth-century history was dominated by the Second World War and post-war quests for decolonization/independence. Thailand remained a monarchy, and British Commonwealth settler-colonies like Australia and New Zealand...

Indian Subcontinent, 1750–1947

Tania Sengupta

TANIA SENGUPTA is a Lecturer in Architectural History and Theory at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

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...The Indian subcontinent under colonial rule from the mid-eighteenth to mid-twentieth centuries witnessed the establishment of British economic and political dominance, suppressing other European powers, and consequently creating a long-term...

North America, 1830–1914

W. Barksdale Maynard

W. Barksdale Maynard is Lecturer in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA, and author of six books on American history and architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The period saw phenomenal population growth and urbanization in the USA, with westwards expansion intensifying North/South sectional strains over slavery, leading to the 1860s Civil War. Railroads triggered an architectural revolution...

Canada and the United States since 1914

Rhodri Windsor Liscombe

Rhodri Windsor Liscombe is Professor Emeritus in Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michelangelo Sabatino

Michelangelo Sabatino is Professor of Architecture and Interim Dean at the College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Canada and the USA share a remarkably large and diverse geography and climate, with their relatively open border along the 49th Parallel reflecting economic, social and cultural overlap. The greatest differences lies in their scales...

Western Europe, 1900–70

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

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...Western Europe’s climate is mild, although variations between the Mediterranean and Scandinavia are considerable. As a gathering of countries on the continental shelf, maritime trade was encouraged, which, once established, extended...