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The black skyscraper : architecture and the perception of race

Author: Adrienne R Brown
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A highly interdisciplinary work, The Black Skyscraper reclaims the influence of race on modern architectural design as well as the less-well-understood effects these designs had on the experience and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrienne R Brown
ISBN: 9781421423845 1421423847
OCLC Number: 1011094578
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 262 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction- race in three dimensions --
Architecture and the visual fate of whiteness --
The miscegenated skyscraper and passing metropolitans --
The black skyscraper --
Feeling white in the darkening city --
Epilogue: from skyscrapers to suburbs.
Responsibility: Adrienne Brown.

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The issues are at once new and familiar: how architecture and race entwine, and how writers contend with those links. * UChicago Magazine *

 
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