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Author Dutta, Arindam

Title The bureaucracy of beauty : design in the age of its global reproducibility / Arindam Dutta

Publ Info New York : Routledge, [2007]
 RWU Arch  ARCH DS428 .D85 2007    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-352) and index
Contents The Department of Science and Art : the aesthetic in the age of its global reproducibility -- Empire " ... in a fit of absence of mind" : towards a vulgar theory of imperialism -- Architecture upside down : the morphotropy of value -- "Tardy imaginations, torpid capacities, tottering thought" : drawing at the origin -- Of abOriginal and copyRight -- Cyborg/artisan : on a certain asymmetry deriving from the binary system ; or, notes on a moment in the development of a Taylorist feudalism -- Congress : Gandhi at the world exhibitions -- Unmaking beauty : aesthetics in the shadow of history -- Postscript: Infinite justice : an architectural coda
Note Offering a study in the history of ideas, of design and architecture, and of cultural politics, this book converges on the issues of globalisation. It explores the development of international laws of intellectual property, ideas of design pedagogy, and competing philosophies of aesthetics
LC subject India -- Cultural policy -- History
Architectural design -- India -- History
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Economic policy
Great Britain. Department of Science and Art -- History
Nationalism -- India -- History
India -- Colonial influence
Link Online version: Dutta, Arindam. Bureaucracy of beauty. New York : Routledge, c2007 (OCoLC)608382353
ISBN 0415979196 (hb)
9780415979191 (hb)
041597920X (pb)
9780415979207 (pb)