Designs on modernity : exhibiting the city in 1920s Paris (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Designs on modernity : exhibiting the city in 1920s Paris

Author: Tag Gronberg
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the 1925 Paris Exhibition as a key moment in updating the image of Paris as "capital of the 19th century". The text focuses on the Exhibition as a set of contesting representations of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Theses
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gronberg, Tag.
Designs on modernity.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1998
(OCoLC)607026879
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tag Gronberg
ISBN: 0719050073 9780719050077 9780719066740 0719066743
OCLC Number: 38870724
Description: xiv, 175 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: illusory cities --
2. Villes lumieres. Exhibiting Paris as a 'woman's city'. The boutique and the pavillon --
3. La boutique and the face of modern Paris. Little shops. An architectural face-lift for Paris. Seductive surfaces.
Responsibility: Tag Gronberg.
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