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Title Sites of modernity : Asian cities in the transitory moments of trade, colonialism, and nationalism / Wasana Wongsurawat, editor
Imprint Berlin : Springer, [2016]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HT384.A78 S58 2016    AVAILABLE    30600020096864
Descript vii, 179 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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Series The humanities in Asia, 2363-6890 ; volume 1
Humanities in Asia ; v. 1
Note Includes bibliographical references
1. Introduction / Wasana Wongsurawat -- 2. Teaching civilization : the role of a French education in the development of modernity in Shanghai / Alexander Major -- 3. Scientific institutions as sites for dissemination and contestation : emergence of colonial Calcutta as a science city / Deepak Kumar -- 4. Management of 'public spaces' : case-study of roads in Bangkok in the reign of King Rama V / Nontaporn Youmangmee -- 5. A city-state as migrant nation : Singapore from the colonial to the Asian modern / Hong Lysa -- 6. Whose home? : cultural pluralism and preservation of Japanese colonial heritage in Taipei City / Hiroko Matsuda -- 7. Home base of an exiled people : Hong Kong and overseas Chinese activism from Thailand / Wasana Wongsurawat -- 8. Bangkok : from an antique to a modern city / Udomporn Teeraviriyakul -- 9. Nationalism in Indian architecture : a modern trajectory in twentieth-century India / Madhavi Desai and Miki Desai -- 10. From the demolition of monasteries to the installation of neon lights : the politics of urban construction in the Mongolian People's Republic / Balazs Szalontai
Subject Urbanization -- Asia -- History
Cities and towns -- Asia -- Growth -- History
Civilization, Modern
Asia -- Civilization -- 19th century
Asia -- Civilization -- 20th century
Asia -- Civilization -- 21st century
Sociology, Urban -- Asia
Cities and towns -- Growth. fast (OCoLC)fst00861781
Civilization. fast (OCoLC)fst00862898
Civilization, Modern. fast (OCoLC)fst00863073
Sociology, Urban. fast (OCoLC)fst01123961
Urbanization. fast (OCoLC)fst01162722
Asia. fast (OCoLC)fst01240495
1800-2099 fast
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
Alt Author Wongsurawat, Wasana, editor of compilation
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