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Architecture, print culture, and the public sphere in eighteenth-century France

Architecture, print culture, and the public sphere in eighteenth-century France

Author: Richard Wittman
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013. ©2007
Series: The classical tradition in architecture
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First issued in paperbackView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wittman
ISBN: 9780415514651 0415514657 9780415774635 0415774632
OCLC Number: 1109446603
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Description: x, 290 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction Part I: The Academy and the Public 1. A Network for Debate 2. The Aestheticizing Discourse of Print 3. Architecture and Civic Ideals Part II: Architecture, Politics, and Public Life 4. The City as Critical Allegory 5. The Debate on the Place Louis XV and the Louvre Part III: The Impact of Public Debate 6. Marigny's Program 7. A Public for Architecture 8. A New Paradigm for Publicity: 1759-1763 Part IV: The Crisis of Architectural Representation 9. Sainte-Genevieve and the Unraveling of a Tradition 10. Politics and Monuments under Louis XVI 11. Private Interest and the Rhetoric of Public Good 12. The Disrepute of Architecture Conclusion: The Image of Unity
Series Title: The classical tradition in architecture
Responsibility: Richard Wittman.


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