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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

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

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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...

Japan, 1853–1945

Neil Jackson

Neil Jackson is Charles Reilly Professor of Architecture at the University of Liverpool, 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

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...US Commodore Matthew Perry’s arrival in Japan in 1853 forced the closed country to open up, for trade, to the West. The Meiji Restoration of 1868 and the subsequent Boshin War led to the country’s rapid modernization and consequent...

Southeast Asia, Australia and the Pacific, 1780–1914

Amanda Achmadi

Amanda Achmadi is Senior Lecturer in Architectural Design (Asian Architecture and Urbanism) at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Walker

Paul Walker is Professor of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, and has written extensively on the architectural history of Australia and New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In mainland Southeast Asia, consolidation occurred through the centralization of power in three indigenous kingdoms: Burma, Siam (Thailand) and Vietnam. Siam emerged as the strongest. However, European expansion early in the nineteenth...