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Designing modern Germany

Author: Jeremy Aynsley
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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German design and architecture reflects the country's rich and fraught political history in its structure and aesthetic philosophy. This book offers an in-depth study of this relationship between German history and design since 1870 and the complex principles underlying it.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Aynsley
ISBN: 9781861894014 1861894015
OCLC Number: 476821922
Description: 255 s. : illustrations delvis i farver
Contents: Introduction: The Culture of Design in Germany --
Design Ideals, Design Reform, Design Professions, 1870-1914 --
Experiment and Tradition in Design, 1917-33 --
Politics and Design: Reacting and Colsolidation, 1933-45 --
Reconstruction and the Tale of Two Germanys, 1945-75 --
Reunification: Design in a Global Context, 1975-2005

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a welcome book that should be on the shelf of every university library ... this book, more than any source outside academic specialist literature, brings the complexity of German developments to the Read more...

 
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