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The Resource Metallic modern : everyday machines in colonial Sri Lanka, Nira Wickramasinghe, (electronic resource)

Metallic modern : everyday machines in colonial Sri Lanka, Nira Wickramasinghe, (electronic resource)

Label
Metallic modern : everyday machines in colonial Sri Lanka
Title
Metallic modern
Title remainder
everyday machines in colonial Sri Lanka
Statement of responsibility
Nira Wickramasinghe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wickramasinghe, Nira
Dewey number
338.095493
LC call number
HD60.5.S797
LC item number
W53 2014
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Industries
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Civilization, Modern
Label
Metallic modern : everyday machines in colonial Sri Lanka, Nira Wickramasinghe, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-173) and index
Contents
  • List of illustrations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Exploring Sri Lanka's modern : multiple loops of belonging -- Following the Singer sewing machine : fashioning a market in a British crown colony -- Creating a market imaginary -- Paths to a Buddhist modern : from Siam to America -- The gramophone : soulful sounds and sacred speeches -- An Asian modern : Japan -- Trams, cars, bicycles : modern machines in the city -- A tailor's tale and machines in the home -- Working like machines -- Conclusion: metallic modern -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
  • List of illustrations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Exploring Sri Lanka's modern : multiple loops of belonging -- Following the Singer sewing machine : fashioning a market in a British crown colony -- Creating a market imaginary -- Paths to a Buddhist modern : from Siam to America -- The gramophone : soulful sounds and sacred speeches -- An Asian modern : Japan -- Trams, cars, bicycles : modern machines in the city -- A tailor's tale and machines in the home -- Working like machines -- Conclusion: metallic modern -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
  • List of illustrations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Exploring Sri Lanka's modern : multiple loops of belonging -- Following the Singer sewing machine : fashioning a market in a British crown colony -- Creating a market imaginary -- Paths to a Buddhist modern : from Siam to America -- The gramophone : soulful sounds and sacred speeches -- An Asian modern : Japan -- Trams, cars, bicycles : modern machines in the city -- A tailor's tale and machines in the home -- Working like machines -- Conclusion: metallic modern -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
  • List of illustrations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Exploring Sri Lanka's modern : multiple loops of belonging -- Following the Singer sewing machine : fashioning a market in a British crown colony -- Creating a market imaginary -- Paths to a Buddhist modern : from Siam to America -- The gramophone : soulful sounds and sacred speeches -- An Asian modern : Japan -- Trams, cars, bicycles : modern machines in the city -- A tailor's tale and machines in the home -- Working like machines -- Conclusion: metallic modern -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
  • List of illustrations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Exploring Sri Lanka's modern : multiple loops of belonging -- Following the Singer sewing machine : fashioning a market in a British crown colony -- Creating a market imaginary -- Paths to a Buddhist modern : from Siam to America -- The gramophone : soulful sounds and sacred speeches -- An Asian modern : Japan -- Trams, cars, bicycles : modern machines in the city -- A tailor's tale and machines in the home -- Working like machines -- Conclusion: metallic modern -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001132577
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
x, 181 pages ;
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781782382423
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013017853
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001132577
Label
Metallic modern : everyday machines in colonial Sri Lanka, Nira Wickramasinghe, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-173) and index
Contents
  • List of illustrations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Exploring Sri Lanka's modern : multiple loops of belonging -- Following the Singer sewing machine : fashioning a market in a British crown colony -- Creating a market imaginary -- Paths to a Buddhist modern : from Siam to America -- The gramophone : soulful sounds and sacred speeches -- An Asian modern : Japan -- Trams, cars, bicycles : modern machines in the city -- A tailor's tale and machines in the home -- Working like machines -- Conclusion: metallic modern -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
  • List of illustrations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Exploring Sri Lanka's modern : multiple loops of belonging -- Following the Singer sewing machine : fashioning a market in a British crown colony -- Creating a market imaginary -- Paths to a Buddhist modern : from Siam to America -- The gramophone : soulful sounds and sacred speeches -- An Asian modern : Japan -- Trams, cars, bicycles : modern machines in the city -- A tailor's tale and machines in the home -- Working like machines -- Conclusion: metallic modern -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
  • List of illustrations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Exploring Sri Lanka's modern : multiple loops of belonging -- Following the Singer sewing machine : fashioning a market in a British crown colony -- Creating a market imaginary -- Paths to a Buddhist modern : from Siam to America -- The gramophone : soulful sounds and sacred speeches -- An Asian modern : Japan -- Trams, cars, bicycles : modern machines in the city -- A tailor's tale and machines in the home -- Working like machines -- Conclusion: metallic modern -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
  • List of illustrations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Exploring Sri Lanka's modern : multiple loops of belonging -- Following the Singer sewing machine : fashioning a market in a British crown colony -- Creating a market imaginary -- Paths to a Buddhist modern : from Siam to America -- The gramophone : soulful sounds and sacred speeches -- An Asian modern : Japan -- Trams, cars, bicycles : modern machines in the city -- A tailor's tale and machines in the home -- Working like machines -- Conclusion: metallic modern -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
  • List of illustrations -- Preface and acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Exploring Sri Lanka's modern : multiple loops of belonging -- Following the Singer sewing machine : fashioning a market in a British crown colony -- Creating a market imaginary -- Paths to a Buddhist modern : from Siam to America -- The gramophone : soulful sounds and sacred speeches -- An Asian modern : Japan -- Trams, cars, bicycles : modern machines in the city -- A tailor's tale and machines in the home -- Working like machines -- Conclusion: metallic modern -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001132577
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
x, 181 pages ;
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781782382423
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013017853
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001132577

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