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When Buildings Speak Architecture As Language in the Habsburg Empire and Its Aftermath, 1867-1933

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ISBN-10: 0226015076

ISBN-13: 9780226015071

Edition: 2006

Authors: Anthony Alofsin

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Description:

The canonical inventors of International Style have long dominated studies of modern European architecture. But in this text, Anthony Alofsin broadens this scope by exploring the rich yet overlooked architecture of the late Austro-Hungarian Empire and its successor states.
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Book details

List price: $49.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Issues of Architecture, Language, and Identity
The Language of History
The Language of Organicism
The Language of Rationalism
The Language of Myth
The Language of Hybridity
Conclusion
Continuities, Discontinuities, and Transformations
Appendix: Place-Names, Educational Institutions, Translation of Secession
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Illustration Credits
Index