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Author Loo, Yat Ming.

Title Architecture and urban form in Kuala Lumpur : race and Chinese spaces in a postcolonial city / Yat Ming Loo
Published Burlington : Ashgate Publishing Company, 2013
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2013]


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Description x, 221 pages ; 26 cm
Contents Introduction -- The racialised landscapes of nation -- race relations and spatial segregation -- Colonial identification and Kuala Lumpur -- Duplicating colonial identification -- KLCC and Putrajaya -- The making of 'Chinatown' -- Landscape of the non-descript -- Kuala Lumpur Chinese Cemetery -- Conclusion
Summary This book is arguably the first academic book to examine the relationship of Malaysia's large Chinese minority with the politics of architecture and urbanism in Kuala Lumpur. It is also one of the few academic books to situate the Chinese diaspora spaces at the centre of the construction of city and nation
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nationalism and architecture -- Malaysia -- Kuala Lumpur.
Space (Architecture) -- Malaysia -- Kuala Lumpur.
Identity (Psychology) in architecture -- Malaysia -- Kuala Lumpur.
Chinese -- Malaysia -- Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) -- Ethnic relations.
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
LC no. 2012042967
ISBN 9781409445975 (hardback) (alkaline paper)
1409445976 (hardback) (alkaline paper)