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Materan contradictions : architecture, preservation and politics

Author: Anne Parmly Toxey
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., 2011.
Series: Ashgate studies in architecture series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrated with a detailed study of the ancient World Heritage city of Matera and its 'Sassi', this book analyses the contemporary effects of preservation on the city and surrounding province. More broadly, it examines the relationship between and interdependence of preservation and modernism within architectural thought. The work asserts that preservation is not a passive, curatorial pursuit, but is a powerful  Read more...
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Toxey, Anne Parmly.
Materan contradictions.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., 2011
(DLC) 2011012511
(OCoLC)711642665
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Parmly Toxey
ISBN: 9781409412083 1409412083
OCLC Number: 759402228
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 361 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Prologue: Introduction to the Problem; 1 Geographic Situation; 2 Social Geography and Political Context of Modern Matera; 3 1945-1952: Transformation of Public Discourse into Political Action; 4 1953-1970: Modernization of the Vernacular City; 5 1971-2001: Completion of the Job: Recupero dei Sassi; 6 2002-2006: Consequences of Preservation; Epilogue: Preservation, Modernization, and the Political Economy; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Ashgate studies in architecture series.
Responsibility: by Anne Parmly Toxey.

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Shaped by encrusted layers of development spanning millennia, the southern Italian city of Matera is the ultimate palimpsest. Known as the Sassi, the majority of the ancient city is composed of  Read more...

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