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Moderns Abroad

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Klappentext This volume studies the architecture and urbanism of modern-era Italian colonialism (1869-1943) as it sought to build ... Lire la suite
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Klappentext This volume studies the architecture and urbanism of modern-era Italian colonialism (1869-1943) as it sought to build colonies in North and East Africa and the eastern Mediterranean. Mia Fuller follows, not only the design of the physical architecture, but also the development of colonial design theory, based on the assumptions made about the colonized, and also the application of modernist theory to both Italian architecture and that of its colonies. Moderns Abroad is the first book to present an overview of Italian colonial architecture and city planning. In chronicling Italian architects' attempts to define a distinctly Italian colonial architecture that would set Italy apart from Britain and France, it provides a uniquely comparative study of Italian colonialism and architecture that will be of interest to specialists in modern architecture, colonial studies, and Italian studies alike.

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University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA

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Studies the architecture and urbanism of modern-era Italian colonialism (1869-1943) as it sought to build colonies in North and East Africa and the eastern Mediterranean. In chronicling Italian architects' attempts to define a distinctly Italian colonial architecture, this book provides a comparative study of Italian colonialism and architecture.

Contenu

Introduction Part I: Contexts 1. History: 1869--1943 2. Geographies 3. The Colonial Built Environment Untheorized, 1880s -- 1920s Part II: Theories 4. Modern Italian Architecture, 1910s -- 1930s 5. Colonial Modern, 1920s -- 1940s 6. Imperial Urbanism, 1936--1937 Part III: Practices 7. The Italian Colonial City: Tripoli 8. Islands of Ethnicity: Planned Agricultural Settlements 9. The Imperial City: Addis Ababa Epilogue Bibliography

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Moderns Abroad
Sous-titre: Architecture, Cities and Italian Imperialism
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Code EAN: 9780415194631
ISBN: 978-0-415-19463-1
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Routledge
Genre: Art
nombre de pages: 288
Poids: 708g
Taille: H252mm x B175mm x T20mm
Année: 2006

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