The Great Hill Stations Of Asia

Hill stations still cling to their history, and the story they tell reveals a lot about how colonial life was lived.

Author: Barbara Crossette

Publisher: Westview Press

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Describes the health spas, convalescent centers, and resort towns created by Europeans in the Asian mountains during colonialism

Challenges to Asian Urbanization in the 21st Century

The Great Hill Stations of Asia. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press. Daniels,
B. M., and McConnell V. (1973). The Springs of Manitou. Manitou Springs,
Colorado: Manitou Springs Historical Society. Dutt, A. K. (1993). “Cities of South
Asia”.

Author: Ashok K. Dutt

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1402025319

Category: Social Science

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This book is unique in that it brings forth the nature and characteristics of 21st century Asian urbanization. It provides a basic framework, particularly as it relates to the patterns, characteristics and problems associated with urbanization. Urban structural models are discussed in relation to their applicability and non-applicability. It is of relevance to researchers and students working in the fields of social geography, Asian studies, urban economies, urban and regional planning and social issues.

Journal of Asian History

Crossette , Barbara : The Great Hill Stations of Asia . ( Boulder : Westview Press ,
1998 ) , vii + 259 pp . , $ 28 . 00 . ISBN 0 - 8133 - 3326 - 1 . It is easy to
understand why an average American or European would claim ignorance of the
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New York University Journal of International Law Politics

The Great Hill Stations of Asia is a fascinating book about a unique aspect of
colonial life — the hill station . Hill stations developed as a way for colonialists to
cope with brutally hot weather and treacherous health conditions , by providing ...

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Artistic and Cultural Exchanges between Europe and Asia 1400 1900

Eine Muthmassung«, in Herders sämtliche Werke, ed. B. Suphan, vol. 15 (Berlin,
1888), p. 571 et seq. 3 Barbara Crossette, The Great Hill Stations of Asia (New
York, 1999), pp. 3¥162. 4 Peter Burke, Kultureller Austausch (Frankfurt/Main, ...

Author: Michael North

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351956922

Category: History

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The European expansion to Asia was driven by the desire for spices and Asian luxury products. Its results, however, exceeded the mere exchange of commodities and precious metals. The meeting of Asia and Europe signaled not only the beginnings of a global market but also a change in taste and lifestyle that influences our lives even today. Manifold kinds of cultural transfers evolved within a market framework that was not just confined to intercontinental and intra-Asiatic trade. In Europe and Asia markets for specific cultural products emerged and the transfers of objects affected domestic arts and craft production. Traditionally, relations between Europe and Asia have been studied in a hegemonic perspective, with Europe as the dominant political and economic centre. Even with respect to cultural exchange, the model of diffusion regarded Europe as the centre, and Asia the recipient, whereby Asian objects in Europe became exotica in the Kunst- und Wunderkammern. Conceptions of Europe and Asia as two monolithic regions emerged in this context. However, with the current process of globalization these constructions and the underlying models of cultural exchange have come under scrutiny. For this reason, the book focuses on cultural exchange between different European and Asian civilizations, whereby the reciprocal complexities of cultural transfers are at the centre of observation. By investigating art markets, workshops and collections in Europe and Asia the contributors exemplify the varieties of cultural exchange. The book examines the changing roles of Asian objects in European material culture and collections and puts a special emphasis on the reception of European visual arts in colonial settlements in Asia as well as in different Asian societies.

Tourism in Southeast Asia

In her book, The Great Hill Stations of Asia, Barbara Crossette (1999) explains
how highland retreats became tourist summer homes and in some cases the
eventual locations of colonial administrations during the hottest seasons.

Author: Michael Hitchcock

Publisher: NIAS Press

ISBN: 8776940349

Category: Tourism

Page: 358

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Tourism in Southeast Asia provides an up-to-date exploration of the state of tourism development and associated issues in one of the world's most dynamic tourism destinations. The volume takes a close look at many of the challenges facing Southeast Asian tourism at a critical stage of transition and transformation and following a recent series of crises and disasters. Building on and advancing the path-breaking Tourism in South-East Asia, produced by the same editors in 1993, it adopts a multidisciplinary approach and includes contributions from some of the leading researchers on tourism in Southeast Asia, presenting a number of fresh perspectives.

Food Culture in Colonial Asia

98Crossette, The Great Hill Stations of Asia, pp. 168¥69, citing John Turnbull
Thomson«s Glimpsesinto Lifein Malayan Lands,first published 1864. 99Bhatt,
Resorts of the Raj, p. 43. 100Steel and Gardiner, The Complete Indian
Housekeeper ...

Author: Cecilia Leong-Salobir

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136726535

Category: History

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Presenting a social history of colonial food practices in India, Malaysia and Singapore, this book discusses the contribution that Asian domestic servants made towards the development of this cuisine between 1858 and 1963. Domestic cookbooks, household management manuals, memoirs, diaries and travelogues are used to investigate the culinary practices in the colonial household, as well as in clubs, hill stations, hotels and restaurants. Challenging accepted ideas about colonial cuisine, the book argues that a distinctive cuisine emerged as a result of negotiation and collaboration between the expatriate British and local people, and included dishes such as curries, mulligatawny, kedgeree, country captain and pish pash. The cuisine evolved over time, with the indigenous servants preparing both local and European foods. The book highlights both the role and representation of domestic servants in the colonies. It is an important contribution for students and scholars of food history and colonial history, as well as Asian Studies.

Far Eastern Economic Review

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Southeast Asia

Crossette , Barbara . The Great Hill Stations of Asia . Boulder , Colo . : Westview
Press , 1998 . Crouch , H . “ Malaysia : Neither Authoritarian Nor Democratic . "
Southeast Asia in the 1990s : Authoritarianism , Democracy and Capitalism .

Author: Thomas R. Leinbach

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Category: History

Page: 594

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This comprehensive survey of Southeast Asia addresses the specific problems related to the uneven economic development of the region versus the rest of the world and within the context of the geography, history, culture, society, and economics of that region. While the emphasis is on the present, it examines the past as a means of understanding current patterns. Addressing the latest issues and developments relating to Southeast Asia, this book also presents the indigenous culture, external forces, population and settlement characteristics, and economic patterns of the region. The book covers a wide range of settings and conditions, from the chaos and isolation of the politics in Myanmar, Laos, and Cambodia to the economic development in Singapore. It also presents the inequality and poverty in nations where economic progress has been recorded. An essential resource for anyone doing business in Southeast Asia, or traveling to the region.

Current Law Index

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The Cumulative Book Index

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The Economist

The other is a critical sense where it matters , when a familiar cliché is at stake .
Mr McKibbin ' s broad sympathies are with the Cities on the hills THE GREAT
HILL STATIONS OF Asia . By Barbara Crossette . Westview Press ; 292 pages ; $
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The Cyprus Review

167 - 186 . 2 . Nora Mitchell , ( 1972 ) The Indian Hill - Station : Kodaikanal ,
Chicago , pp . 87 . Dane Kennedy , The Magic Mountains : Hill Stations and the
British Raj , Berkeley , 1996 , 4 , 14 ; Barbara Crossette , The Great Hill Stations
of Asia ...

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A Global Agenda

She is the author of “ So Close to Heaven : The Vanishing Buddhist Kingdoms of
the Himalayas ” ; “ The Great Hill Stations of Asia ” ; and a Foreign Policy
Association study , “ India : Old Civilizations in a New World . ” Crossette won a
George ...

Author: Dulcie Leimbach

Publisher: United Nations Publications

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For more than two decades this publication has served as the ultimate authority on the full spectrum of UN activity. The 2009-2010 edition speaks about efforts for peace, International Security, the protection of the Environment and promotion of International Justice and the Rule of Law, for instance

Indochina Chronology

to a close, Asia presented scenes of economic devastation. ... Vietnam-Sarah
Tilton (May/June 1996)—Sketches for a Portrait of Vietnamese Culture-Lady
Borton (March/ April 1996)—The Great Hill Stations of Asia by Barbara Crosette
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Against the Current

Burghart , Richard , ' The formation of the concept of nation - state in Nepal ' ,
Journal of Asian Studies , vol . 44 , no ... Munshiram Manoharlal , 1971 .
Crossette , Barbara , The Great Hill Stations of Asia , Boulder , CO : Westview
Press , 1998 .

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This book is an inspiring tribute to a true renaissance man of Nepal, written by a long time friend of Bangdel, Don Messerschmidt, and his daughter Dina Bangdel.

Talking Book Topics

... the Americans by highlighting key political events and personalities of the time
. Bestseller 1998 . The Great Hill Stations of Asia RC 47582 by Barbara Crossette
read by Janis Gray 3 cassettes In 1997 this New York Times journalist traveled ...

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Includes audio versions, and annual title-author index.

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Annual Bibliography of British and Irish History

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