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In the Images of Development by Tridib Banerjee
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Jun 08, 2021 | ISBN 9780262044707

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Table Of Contents

Foreword by Manuel Castells ix
Preface xi
1 Looking Back from Vila Dunia 1
I Development and Urbanism
2 The Fable of Bell Curves 23
3 Modernity and Other Images of Development 53
4 Urban Form and Urbanism 69
II Precolonial and Colonial Legacies 
5 The Canonical City 95
6 Piety, Community, Autopoiesis, and Aesthetics 119
7 The Colonial Project 153
III The Postcolonial Era
8 Postcolonial Utopias 197
9 Import of Design Paradigms 229
10 The Spectacle of Poverty and Inequality 249
11 The Faustian Imperative 273
12 The Place of Medina 307
13 Looking Ahead from Vila Dunia 325
Epilogue: Best Practices 357
Notes 385
Referenced 443
Index 483

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