[[ Reading ]] ➸ Of Greater Dignity than Riches Author Farhan Karim – Arvoldchiropractic.com

[[ Reading ]] ➸ Of Greater Dignity than Riches  Author Farhan Karim – Arvoldchiropractic.com Extreme Poverty, Which Intensified In India During Colonial Rule, Peaked In The S After Decades Of Imperialist Exploitation, Famine, And Disease A Time When Architects, Engineers, And City Authorities Proposed A New Type Of Housing For India S Urban Poor And Industrial Workers As Farhan Karim Argues, Economic Scarcity Became A Central Inspiration For Architectural Modernism In The Subcontinent As India Moved From Colonial Rule To Independence, The Indian Government, Business Entities, International NGOs, And Intergovernmental Agencies Took Major Initiatives To Modernize Housing Conditions And The Domestic Environment Of The State S Low Income Population Of Greater Dignity Than Riches Traces Multiple International Origins Of Austerity As An Essential Ingredient Of Postcolonial Development By Prescribing Model Villages, Communities, And Ideal Houses For The Working Class, This Project Of Austerity Eventually Reduced Poverty Into A Stylized Architectural Representation In This Rich And Original Study, Karim Explains The Postwar And Postcolonial History Of Low Cost Housing As An Intertwined Process Of Global Transferences Of Knowledge, Cold War Cultural Politics, Postcolonial Nationalism, And The Politics Of Economic Development

  • Farhan Karim
  • 22 February 2018
  • Hardcover
  • 408 pages
  • 9780822965695
  • Of Greater Dignity than Riches
Of Greater Dignity than Riches

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