skip to content
Sites of memory : perspectives on architecture and race Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Sites of memory : perspectives on architecture and race

Author: Craig Evan Barton
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The issue of race in architecture is a complicated and often divisive one. Traditional methods of architectural history and theory tend to attribute a city's civic and cultural identity to the dominant culture. Ignored are more marginal cultures without a tradition of public building, often preventing a complete understanding of the city and the forces that shape it." "These essays explore the historic and  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Local history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sites of memory.
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606491790
Online version:
Sites of memory.
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606509008
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Evan Barton
ISBN: 156898233X 9781568982335
OCLC Number: 43390365
Description: xv, 193 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Duality & invisibility : race and memory in the urbanism of the American South / Craig Evan Barton --
Between rooms 307 : spaces of memory at the National Civil Rights Museum / Mabel O. Wilson --
Uncovering places of memory : walking tours of Manhattan / Felecia Davis --
Miami's colored-over segregation : segregation, Interstate 95 and Miami's African-American legends / Nathaniel Q. Belcher --
Negotiated space : the Black college campus as a cultural record of postbellum America / Kenrick Ian Grandison --
Marking Brown v. Board of Education : memorializing separate and unequal spaces / Amy Weisser --
Accommodation, resistance, and appropriation in African-American building / Bradford Grant --
body.memory.map : a narrative in 12 segments / Lesley Naa Norle Lokko --
Sonorous urbanism : spatial implications of the AACM / David P. Brown --
Waiting on the dawn at Demus : reflections on historic landscape documentation / La Barbara James Wigfall --
African-American art and architecture : a theology of life, death, and transformation / Sheryl Tucker de Vazquez --
Storing memories in the yard : remaking Poplar Street, the shifting Black cultural landscape / Walter J. Hood Jr., Mellissa Erikson.
Responsibility: Craig Evan Barton, editor.
More information:

Abstract:

This collection of essays explores the historic and contemporary effects of race upon the development of the built environment, examining the myths and realities of America's racial landscape. It  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43390365> # Sites of memory : perspectives on architecture and race
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "43390365" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Topic/stadtplanung> ; # Stadtplanung
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Topic/noirs_americains_etats_unis_conditions_sociales> ; # Noirs américains--États-Unis--Conditions sociales
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862081> ; # City and town life
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Place/schwarze> ; # Schwarze.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001983> ; # African Americans--Social conditions
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Topic/schwarze> ; # Schwarze
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100738> ; # City and town life--United States
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001987> ; # African Americans--Social life and customs
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799011> ; # African American architecture
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Topic/vie_urbaine_etats_unis> ; # Vie urbaine--États-Unis
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Topic/architecture_aspect_social_etats_unis> ; # Architecture--Aspect social--États-Unis
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799703> ; # African Americans--Social life and customs
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Topic/stadtebau> ; # Städtebau
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799698> ; # African Americans--Social conditions
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/305.896073/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Topic/soziale_situation> ; # Soziale Situation
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/57839656> ; # Craig Evan Barton
   schema:copyrightYear "2001" ;
   schema:datePublished "2001" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/44662006> ;
   schema:genre "Local history"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606509008> ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606491790> ;
   schema:name "Sites of memory : perspectives on architecture and race"@en ;
   schema:productID "43390365" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/43390365#PublicationEvent/new_york_princeton_architectural_press_2001> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Agent/princeton_architectural_press> ; # Princeton Architectural Press
   schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/43390365#Review/-503714691> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781568982335> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/43390365> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Agent/princeton_architectural_press> # Princeton Architectural Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Princeton Architectural Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Topic/architecture_aspect_social_etats_unis> # Architecture--Aspect social--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Architecture--Aspect social--États-Unis"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Topic/noirs_americains_etats_unis_conditions_sociales> # Noirs américains--États-Unis--Conditions sociales
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Noirs américains--États-Unis--Conditions sociales"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/44662006#Topic/vie_urbaine_etats_unis> # Vie urbaine--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Vie urbaine--États-Unis"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100738> # City and town life--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "City and town life--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001983> # African Americans--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001987> # African Americans--Social life and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--Social life and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799011> # African American architecture
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American architecture"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799698> # African Americans--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799703> # African Americans--Social life and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans--Social life and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862081> # City and town life
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "City and town life"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/57839656> # Craig Evan Barton
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Barton" ;
   schema:givenName "Craig Evan" ;
   schema:name "Craig Evan Barton" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781568982335>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "156898233X" ;
   schema:isbn "9781568982335" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606491790>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Sites of memory." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43390365> ; # Sites of memory : perspectives on architecture and race
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606509008>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Sites of memory." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43390365> ; # Sites of memory : perspectives on architecture and race
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/43390365#Review/-503714691>
    a schema:Review ;
   schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43390365> ; # Sites of memory : perspectives on architecture and race
   schema:reviewBody ""The issue of race in architecture is a complicated and often divisive one. Traditional methods of architectural history and theory tend to attribute a city's civic and cultural identity to the dominant culture. Ignored are more marginal cultures without a tradition of public building, often preventing a complete understanding of the city and the forces that shape it." "These essays explore the historic and contemporary effects of race upon the development of the built environment, and examine the myths and realities of America's racial landscapes. Its multi-disciplinary approach identifies and interprets the black cultural landscape, examining its visual, spatial, and ideological dimensions." "Contributors to this collection include Nathanial Belcher, Felicia Davis, Sheryl Tucker de Vasquez, K. Ian Grandison, Bradford Grant, Walter Hood, and Mabel O. Wilson."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.