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Tradition as an Imposed and Elite Inheritance: Yangon’s Modern Past


Roberts, J, Tradition as an Imposed and Elite Inheritance: Yangon's Modern Past, Whose Tradition? Discourses on the Built Environment, Routledge, N AlSayyad, M Gillem and D Moffat (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 41-61. ISBN 9781138192072 (2017) [Research Book Chapter]

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If tradition is something that is handed down from the past to the present, the downtown core of Yangon (also known as Rangoon) stands as an odd inheritance - not so much bestowed as cast aside by the British Empire, and not so much affirmed as acquiesced to by the independent Burmese state.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:Yangon, tradtion, British emprire
Research Division:Studies in Human Society
Research Group:Human Geography
Research Field:Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Objective Division:Construction
Objective Group:Construction Planning
Objective Field:Urban Planning
Author:Roberts, J (Dr Jayde Roberts)
ID Code:116880
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2017-05-24
Last Modified:2018-02-14

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