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BLACK SKYSCRAPER : architecture and the perception of race.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: ADRIENNE BROWN
ISBN: 1421429039 9781421429038
OCLC Number: 1057759026
Awards: Winner of MSA First Book Prize 2018 (United States)
Contents: Acknowledgments1. Introduction2. Architecture and the Visual Fate of Whiteness3. The Miscegenated Skyscraper and Passing Metropolitans4. The Black Skyscraper5. Feeling White in the Darkening CityEpilogueNotesWork CitedIndex


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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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