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When buildings speak : architecture as language in the Habsburg Empire and its aftermath, 1867-1933 / Anthony Alofsin.

Author/Creator:
Alofsin, Anthony.
Other Title:
Architecture as language in the Habsburg Empire and its aftermath, 1867-1933
Publication:
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 326 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Subjects:
Architecture -- Europe, Central -- 19th century.
Architecture -- Europe, Central -- 20th century.
Symbolism in architecture -- Europe, Central.
Semiotics.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-310) and index.
ISBN:
0226015068 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0226015076 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
61200687
Publisher Number:
9780226015064
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