Coverart for item
The Resource 194X : architecture, planning, and consumer culture on the American home front, Andrew M. Shanken

194X : architecture, planning, and consumer culture on the American home front, Andrew M. Shanken

Label
194X : architecture, planning, and consumer culture on the American home front
Title
194X
Title remainder
architecture, planning, and consumer culture on the American home front
Statement of responsibility
Andrew M. Shanken
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
During the Second World War, American architecture was in a state of crisis. The rationing of building materials and restrictions on nonmilitary construction continued the privations that the profession had endured during the Great Depression. At the same time, the dramatic events of the 1930s and 1940s led many architects to believe that their profession--and society itself--would undergo a profound shift once the war ended, with private commissions giving way to centrally planned projects. The magazine Architectural Forum coined the term "194X" to encapsulate this wartime vision of postwar arc
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Architecture, landscape, and American culture series
194X : architecture, planning, and consumer culture on the American home front, Andrew M. Shanken
Label
194X : architecture, planning, and consumer culture on the American home front, Andrew M. Shanken
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.cttttckg
Publication
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Related Items
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-244) 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: planning the postwar architect -- The culture of planning: the rhetoric and imagery of home front anticipation -- Old cities, new frontiers: mature economy theory and the language of renewal -- Advertising nothing, anticipating nowhere: architects and consumer culture -- The end of planning: the building boom and the invention of normalcy -- Afterword -- Appendix: wartime advertising campaigns
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
https://contentcafe2.btol.com/ContentCafe/Jacket.aspx?Return=1&Type=S&Value=9780816668076&userID=ebsco-test&password=ebsco-test
Dimensions
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'f': 'http://opac.lib.rpi.edu/record=b4325519'}
Extent
1 online resource (x, 254 pages, [12] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816668076
Lccn
2008043154
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

Library Locations

    • Folsom LibraryBorrow it
      110 8th St, Troy, NY, 12180, US
      42.729766 -73.682577
Processing Feedback ...