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Art, Architecture, and Theater

Nicholas P. Cushner

in Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The visual presentations of the new religion were found mainly in the colonial art and architecture of Christian churches. Workshops functioned as places where native artisans could learn the new ... More


Architecture in the British Empire

Thomas R. Metcalf

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0037
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Any assessment of architecture within the British Empire must take into account both the historic monuments of the colonized territories and colonial architecture. The notion of decline at once made ... More


Public and domestic colonial architecture

Sara Mills

in Gender and Colonial Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053351
eISBN:
9781781702284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes a look at the way that colonial architecture structures the way that spatial relations are considered. The discussion focuses on the domestic architecture of the bungalow and the ... More


Anglo-Indian Architecture and the Meaning of Its Styles

Preeti Chopra

in A Joint Enterprise: Indian Elites and the Making of British Bombay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670369
eISBN:
9781452947105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670369.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter explores the architectural style of Bombay during the period roughly between the second half of the nineteenth century and World War I, a period when most of Bombay's public institutions ... More


Inheritance and Betrayal: Historical Preservation and Colonial Nostalgia in Harbin

Yukiko Koga

in Inheritance of Loss: China, Japan, and the Political Economy of Redemption After Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411941
eISBN:
9780226412276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226412276.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

“Inheritance and Betrayal: Historical Preservation and Colonial Nostalgia in Harbin” shows the dynamics of inheritance and betrayal as they play out in the politics surrounding historical ... More


Back to the Future: Modernist Architecture and All That Heaven Allows

Victoria L. Evans

in Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409391
eISBN:
9781474434737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409391.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since every stage of Ron Kirby and Carey Scott's relationship is marked by alterations in their domestic environments, Chapter 6 ("Back to the Future: Modernist Architecture and All That Heaven ... More


New Zealand and the Pacific

Ian Lochhead and Paul Walker

in Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198713326
eISBN:
9780191781766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713326.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

New Zealand’s first architecture was shaped by the country’s geographical remoteness, its seismically active geology and its natural abundance of timber. Māori settlers, from around 1250–1300 CE, ... More


French colonial Dakar: The morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Liora Bigon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099359
eISBN:
9781526109736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book deals with the planning culture and architectural endeavours that shaped the model space of French colonial Dakar, a prominent city in West Africa. With a focus on the period from the ... More


Conclusion: The Coronado Cuarto Centennial and the Depletion of Spanish Heritage

Charles Montgomery

in The Spanish Redemption: Heritage, Power, and Loss on New Mexico's Upper Rio Grande

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229716
eISBN:
9780520927377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229716.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Cuarto Centennial paid tribute to multiple strands of the upper Rio Grande's modern Spanish heritage. As the summer of 1940 approached, Spanish colonial art and architecture, village folkways, ... More


Walling the City

Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

in Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099371
eISBN:
9789882207660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the defences and colonial architecture that were built in Macao. It is composed of walls that run from one end of Macao to the other; for example, the walls to the north run ... More


Imperial to International: A History of St John's Cathedral Hong Kong

Stuart Wolfendale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139873
eISBN:
9789888180738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139873.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Founded in 1849, St John’s Cathedral is the oldest neo-gothic cathedral in East Asia and China’s oldest surviving Anglican church still in operation. In its early decades it was a centre of colonial ... More


The Archaeology of French and Indian War Frontier Forts

Lawrence E. Babits and Stephanie Gandulla (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049069
eISBN:
9780813046990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049069.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Based on papers presented at the Society for Historical Archaeology meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia, the chapters in this edited volume detail results of archaeological investigations at several ... More


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