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Street furniture design : contesting modernism in post-war Britain

Author: Eleanor Herring
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2016. ©2016
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Herring
ISBN: 9781474245616 1474245617
OCLC Number: 926061919
Description: viii, 214 pages : illustrations; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Precedents and beginnings: 1841-1944 --
2. The Council of Industrial Design: official articulations of street furniture design --
3. The great and the good: power and influence --
4. Municipal vandalism: tyranny, confrontation and resistance --
5. Beyond good design: a period of transformation, 1960-1974.
Responsibility: Eleanor Herring

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