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The Resource Skyscraper : the politics and power of building New York City in the twentieth century, Benjamin Flowers

Skyscraper : the politics and power of building New York City in the twentieth century, Benjamin Flowers

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Skyscraper : the politics and power of building New York City in the twentieth century
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Skyscraper
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the politics and power of building New York City in the twentieth century
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Benjamin Flowers
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Language
eng
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non fiction
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Skyscraper : the politics and power of building New York City in the twentieth century, Benjamin Flowers
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Skyscraper : the politics and power of building New York City in the twentieth century, Benjamin Flowers
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt3fj409
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Narratives of the built environment : architecture, ideology, and skyscrapers -- pt. I. The Empire State Building : the setback skyscraper, the great Depression, and American modernism. Ch. 1. Building, money, and power -- Ch. 2. Setback skyscrapers and American architectural development -- Ch. 3. Capital nightmares -- Ch. 4. The politics of American architecture in the 1930s -- pt. II. The Seagram Building : the ascension of the international style and a somber monument to corporate authority. Ch. 5. Architecture culture into the 1950s -- Ch. 6. Clients and architect -- Ch. 7. Gangland's grip on business -- Ch. 8. Modern architecture and corporate America in the 1950s -- pt. III. The World Trade Center : urban renewal, global capitalism, and regeneration through violence. Ch. 9. Regeneration through violence -- Ch. 10. The rhetoric and reality of urban renewal -- Ch. 11. Cathedrals of commerce : Minoru Yamasaki, skyscraper design and the rise of postmoderism -- Conclusion. Into the future -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Index -- Acknowledgments
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1 online resource (vi, 232 pages :)
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online
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9780812202601
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illustrations
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