Colonial constructions : architecture, cities, and Italian imperialism in the Mediterranean and East Africa (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Colonial constructions : architecture, cities, and Italian imperialism in the Mediterranean and East Africa

Author: Mia Fuller
Publisher: London : Spon, 2003.
Series: Architext series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Studies the architecture and urbanism of modern-era Italian colonialism (1869-1943) as it sought to build colonies in North and East Africa and the eastern Mediterranean. In chronicling Italian  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mia Fuller
ISBN: 0415194636 9780415194631 0415194644 9780415194648
OCLC Number: 52991899
Description: 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Contexts 1. History: 1869 - 1943 2. Geographies 3. The Colonial Built Environment Untheorized, 1880s - 1920s Part 2: Theories 4. Modern Italian Architecture, 1910s - 1930s 5. Colonial Modern, 1920s - 1940s 6. Imperial Urbanism, 1936 - 1937 Part 3: Practices 7. The Italian Colonial City: Tripoli 8. Islands of Ethnicity: Planned Agricultural Settlements 9. The Imperial City: Addis Ababa. Epilogue
Series Title: Architext series.
Responsibility: Mia Fuller.

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