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Southeast Asia’s Modern Architecture

Explores history and modern architecture in Southeast Asia. Contains urban planning, tourism and architecture in colonial Saigon, translating modernism and fascism in mid twentieth-century Thailand, and repositioning national and regional identities through architectural discourse. Includes urban hygiene and colonial architecture in the age of American imperialism (1898-1942), the constitutional defense monument and democracy temple as a political form of architecture and urban space in Bangkok, and feminist critique of Southeast Asian Islamic architectural history.