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Architects of fortune : Mies van der Rohe and the Third Reich

Author: Elaine S Hochman
Publisher: New York : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An investigation of the relationship between this acclaimed 20th-century architect and the Nazi regime. This book claims that far from being an opponent of the Nazis, Mies was in fact a collaborator.

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Genre/Form: Biographie 1933-1937
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig <1886-1969> - Critique et interprétation.; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine S Hochman
ISBN: 1555841821 9781555841829 187218040X 9781872180403
OCLC Number: 18560655
Description: xvi, 382 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: PART I: Mies --
Prelude: Hitler's weather --
A strange duality --
A blind and fateful course --
"The iron fist" --
So deadly a battle --
Black leather boots and bayonets --
A fearsome silence --
Triumph --
An astonishing turn --
PART II: Hitler --
"Nearest my heart" --
"Unmistakably clear" --
PART III: Confrontation --
Momentary exaggerations --
"Noisy, bothersome and slightly crazy" --
"A shameful, dishonorable fate" --
"It is time..." --
The Olympic spirit --
A kind of suicide.
Responsibility: Elaine S. Hochman.
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