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By Mrinalini Rajagopalan

ISBN-10: 022628347X

ISBN-13: 9780226283470

Building Histories deals leading edge debts of 5 medieval monuments in Delhi—the purple fortress, Rasul Numa Dargah, Jama Masjid, Purana Qila, and the Qutb complex—tracing their smooth lives from the 19th century into the twentieth.

Mrinalini Rajagopalan argues that the fashionable development of the heritage of those monuments entailed the cautious choice, manipulation, and legislation of the previous by means of either the colonial and later postcolonial states. even supposing framed as goal “archival” truths, those histories have been intended to erase or marginalize the strong and chronic affective appropriations of the monuments by way of teams who usually existed outdoor the guts of energy. through interpreting those archival and affective histories jointly, Rajagopalan works to redefine the ancient monument—far from a logo of a particular previous, the monument is proven in Building Histories to be a culturally mutable item with a number of tales to tell.

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