9 black & white illustrations, 9 black & white halftones
Table Of Contents
Dedication. List of Illustrations. Preface and Introduction. Acknowledgements. Part 1: Re-theorising the City: Globalisation, Colonialism, Postcolonialism 1. Architecture, Capital and the Globalisation of Culture 2. Colonialism, Urbanism and the Capitalist World Economy 3. Writing Colonial Space 4. Representing World Cities: Cultural Theory and Social Practice 5. Postcolonialism, Representation and the City 6. Cities: Contradictory Utopias Part 2: Methodologies: Case Studies in Globalisation and Imperialism 7. Actually-Existing Postcolonialisms: Colonial Urbanism after the Postcolonial Turn 8. Imperialism, Internationalism, Postcolonialism, Globalisation: Frameworks for Vernacular Architecture 9. Postcolonial Cities, Postcolonial Critiques 10. Notes Towards a Global Historical Sociology of Building Types 11. Imperialism and World Cities 12. Imperialism and the Grand Hotel 13. Globalisation and Homogenisation: the State of Play Part 3: Defining Contemporary and Historical Cities 14. Imperial Cities 15. Global Cities Further Reading. Name Index. Subject Index
Anthony D. King is Emeritus Professor of Art History and of Sociology, Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA, and now lives in the UK. He has been Visiting Professor of Architecture at University of California, Berkeley, USA, and was, for five years, Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India.