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Modern architectural theory : a historical survey, 1673-1968

Author: Harry Francis Mallgrave
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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Modern Architectural Theory is the first book to provide a comprehensive survey of architectural theory, primarily in Europe and the United States, during three centuries of development.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Francis Mallgrave
ISBN: 9780521130486 0521130484 0521793068 9780521793063
OCLC Number: 780932090
Description: XVII, 503 str. : ilustr. ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Prelude; 2. The enlightenment and neoclassical theory; 3. British theory in the eighteenth century; 4. Neoclassicism and historicism; 5. The rise of German theory; 6. Competing directions at midcentury; 7. Historicism in the United States; 8. The arts and crafts movement; 9. Excursus on a few of the conceptual foundations of twentieth-century German modernism; 10. Modernism 1889-1914; 11. European modernism 1917-1933; 12. American modernism 1917-1934; 13. Depression, war, and aftermath 1934-1958; 14. Challenges to modernism in Europe 1959-1967; 15. Challenges to modernism in America; Epilogue.
Responsibility: Harry Francis Mallgrave.

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