John Robert Alderman
John Robert Alderman is an independent art historian and writer on India, contributor to African Elites in India (2006), and author of numerous book reviews about India.
Alderman, John Robert
Alderman, John Robert
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Description: History of Design: Decorative Arts and Material Culture 1400–2000
~~Western influences on the decorative arts and design of India continued throughout the twentieth century. Until 1947, when British rule came to an end, the British, along with the Indian princely aristocracy, administrative elite, and wealthier merchants, set the fashions. They imported many goods but also bought a wide range of...
Author
Pat Kirkham (Editor), Susan Weber (Editor)
PublisherBard Graduate Center
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.515-531
Description: History of Design: Decorative Arts and Material Culture 1400–2000
~~In 1750, at the start of this period, the political map of the Indian subcontinent was a patchwork of warring regional power centers. By 1900, India had become a more unified nation subjugated first to British colonial administration and then, after 1857, to direct rule. In the early eighteenth century, Mughal power in Delhi...
Author
Pat Kirkham (Editor), Susan Weber (Editor)
PublisherBard Graduate Center
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.339-357