Culture and Entertainment

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The range of buildings linked to cultural spectacles is absolutely vast, indefinable and ever-changing. Processional routes often include an element of theatre and can have declared intentions or unannounced overtones that give them a role in religion or government. In the modern world, there is so much entertainment in the home that the future for live theatre and music looks uncertain. The buildings featured in this chapter are all permanent versions of structures that could have been smaller and simpler but which turned into something noteworthy.

The Great Bath at Mohenjo-Daro in Pakistan might have had a religious ...

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