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Anthony D. King is Emeritus Professor, Art History and Sociology, State University of New York, Binghamton and now lives in the UK. He has been Visiting Professor in Architecture, University of California Berkeley and was, for five years, Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He has also taught at the Architectural Association and at the Development Planning Unit, University College, London.

Anthony King has published extensively on the impact of colonialism, postcolonialism and globalization on cities and the built environment, and on the social production of building form. His publications include Colonial Urban Development (1976, 2006), Urbanism, Colonialism and the World-Economy: Cultural and Spatial Foundations of the World Urban System (1990), Global Cities: Postimperialism and the Internationalization of London (1990), Buildings and Society: Essays on the Social Development of the Built Environment (ed.1980, 1984), The Bungalow: The Production of a Global Culture (1984,1995), Culture, Globalization and the World-System (ed.1991, 1997, with translations in Japanese, Arabic, Turkish), Re-Presenting the City: Ethnicity, Capital and Culture in the 21st Century Metropolis (ed.1996) and Spaces of Global Cultures: Architecture, Urbanism, Identity (2004). Other recent essays are in N. Brenner and R. Keil, eds. The Global Cities Reader (2006), A. Cinar and T. Bender, eds. Locating the City: Urban Imaginaries and the Practices of Modernity (2007), S. Frank and J. Schwenk eds. Turn Over: Cultural Turns in Sociology, Campus Verlag 2010. With Thomas A Markus, he co-edits Routledge’s Architext series on architecture and social/cultural theory.