Modernism and the Middle East: Architecture and Politics in the Twentieth Century (Studies in Modernity & National Identity) (Studies in Modernity and National Identity)

Modernism and the Middle East: Architecture and Politics in the Twentieth Century (Studies in Modernity & National Identity) (Studies in Modernity and National Identity)

by SandyIsenstadt (Author), KishwarRizvi (Editor)

Synopsis

Focuses on 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, post-war Turkey, and on to Iraq, this title looks around the historical encounter between the politics of nation-building and architectural modernism's materials, methods, and motives.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 303
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Published: 06 Aug 2008

ISBN 10: 0295987944
ISBN 13: 9780295987941