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The Resource Modernism and the Middle East : architecture and politics in the twentieth century, edited by Sandy Isenstadt and Kishwar Rizvi

Modernism and the Middle East : architecture and politics in the twentieth century, edited by Sandy Isenstadt and Kishwar Rizvi

Label
Modernism and the Middle East : architecture and politics in the twentieth century
Title
Modernism and the Middle East
Title remainder
architecture and politics in the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sandy Isenstadt and Kishwar Rizvi
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of essays treats the development of modern architecture in the Middle East, ranging from Jerusalem at the turn of the 20th century to Libya under Italian colonial rule, and on to present-day Iraq. The essays cohere around the encounter between the politics of nation-building and architectural modernism
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
720.1/0309560904
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2543.S6
LC item number
M58 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Isenstadt, Sandy
  • Rizvi, Kishwar
Series statement
Studies in modernity and national identity
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture and society
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • Architecture and society
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)
  • Middle East
  • Arkitektur och samhälle
  • ARCHITECTURE / Design, Drafting, Drawing & Presentation
Label
Modernism and the Middle East : architecture and politics in the twentieth century, edited by Sandy Isenstadt and Kishwar Rizvi
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-287) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Modern architecture and the Middle East: The burden of representation -- Part I: Colonial constructions -- 1. Jerusalem remade -- 2. Modern architecture, preservation, and the discourse on local culture in Italian colonial Libya -- Part II: Building the nation -- 3. Visions of Iraq: modernizing the past in 1950s Baghdad -- 4. Baghdad's urban restructuring, 1958: aesthetics and the politics of nation building -- 5. Democracy, development, and the Americanization of Turkish architectural culture in the 1950s -- 6. Temporal states of architecture: mass immigration and provisional housing in Israel -- 7. Modernisms in conflict: architecture and cultural politics in Post-1967 Jerusalem -- 8. Palestinian remembrance days and plans: Kafr Qasim, Fact and Echo -- Part III: Overviews and openings -- 9. Global ambition and local knowledge -- 10. From modernism to globalization: The Middle East in context
Control code
709606810
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295800301
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvct89j6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)709606810
Label
Modernism and the Middle East : architecture and politics in the twentieth century, edited by Sandy Isenstadt and Kishwar Rizvi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-287) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Modern architecture and the Middle East: The burden of representation -- Part I: Colonial constructions -- 1. Jerusalem remade -- 2. Modern architecture, preservation, and the discourse on local culture in Italian colonial Libya -- Part II: Building the nation -- 3. Visions of Iraq: modernizing the past in 1950s Baghdad -- 4. Baghdad's urban restructuring, 1958: aesthetics and the politics of nation building -- 5. Democracy, development, and the Americanization of Turkish architectural culture in the 1950s -- 6. Temporal states of architecture: mass immigration and provisional housing in Israel -- 7. Modernisms in conflict: architecture and cultural politics in Post-1967 Jerusalem -- 8. Palestinian remembrance days and plans: Kafr Qasim, Fact and Echo -- Part III: Overviews and openings -- 9. Global ambition and local knowledge -- 10. From modernism to globalization: The Middle East in context
Control code
709606810
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 303 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295800301
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvct89j6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)709606810

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