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Moderns abroad : architecture, cities and Italian imperialism

Author: Mia Fuller
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Architext series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Moderns Abroad is the first book to present an overview of Italian colonial architecture and city planning. In chronicling Italian architects' attempts to define a distinctly Italian colonial architecture that would set Italy apart from Britain and France, it provides a uniquely comparative study of Italian colonialism and architecture that will be of interest to specialists in modern architecture, colonial  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fuller, Mia, 1958-
Moderns abroad.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(DLC) 2006012528
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mia Fuller
ISBN: 9780203968864 0203968867 9786610731756 6610731756
OCLC Number: 85773838
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 273 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Chapter Introduction --
part Part I: Contexts --
chapter 1 History: 1869-1943 --
chapter 2 Geographies --
chapter 3 The Colonial Built Environment Untheorized, 1880s-1920s --
part Part II: Theories --
chapter 4 Modern Italian Architecture, 1910s-1930s --
chapter 5 Colonial Modern, 1920s-1940s --
chapter 6 Imperial Urbanism, 1936-1937 --
part Part III: Practices --
chapter 7 The Italian Colonial City: Tripoli --
chapter 8 Islands of Ethnicity: Planned Agricultural Settlements --
chapter 9 The Italian Imperial City: Addis Ababa.
Series Title: Architext series.
Responsibility: Mia Fuller.
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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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