ISBN-10:
1861893442
ISBN-13:
9781861893444
Pub. Date:
02/28/2008
Publisher:
Reaktion Books, Limited
USA: Modern Architectures in History / Edition 1

USA: Modern Architectures in History / Edition 1

by Gwendolyn Wright
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ISBN-13: 9781861893444
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 02/28/2008
Series: Reaktion Books - Modern Architectures in History Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,211,631
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 8.67(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author



Gwendolyn Wright is professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. She is cohost of the PBS television series “History Detectives” and is also the author of Building the Dream and The Politics of Design in French Colonial Urbanism.
 

Table of Contents


Introduction
 
One: Modern Consolidation, 1865-1893
 
Two: Progressive Architectures, 1894-1918
 
Three: Electric Modernities, 1919-1932
 
Four: Architecture, the Public and the State, 1933-1945
 
Five: The Triumph of Modernism, 1946-1964
 
Six: Challenging Orthodoxies, 1965-1984
 
Seven: Disjunctures and Alternatives, 1985 to the Present
 
Epilogue
References
Select Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Photo Acknowledgements
Index

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