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Empire, architecture, and the city : French-Ottoman encounters, 1830-1914 / Zeynep Çelik.

Author/Creator:
Çelik, Zeynep.
Publication:
Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2008.
Series:
Studies in modernity and national identity.
Studies in modernity and national identity
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 337 p., [25] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), plans (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Subjects:
Public spaces -- Africa, North.
Public spaces -- Turkey.
Architecture, French -- Africa, North.
Architecture, Ottoman.
Architecture and state -- Africa, North.
Architecture and state -- Turkey.
Summary:
Examines the cities of Algeria and Tunisia under French colonial rule and those of the Ottoman Arab provinces, providing a nuanced look at cross-cultural exchanges.
Contents:
Imperial infrastructures
Transforming urban fabrics
New public spaces
A new monumentality and an official architecture
Affirming empire : public ceremonies.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-320) and index.
ISBN:
9780295987798 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0295987790 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
183265001
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