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Architecture, Power, and National Identity

Architecture, Power, and National Identity

 

The first edition of Architecture, Power, and National Identity, published in 1992, has become a classic, winning the prestigious Spiro Kostof award for the best book in architecture and urbanism. Lawrence Vale fully has fully updated the book, which focuses on the relationship between the design of national capitals across the world and the formation of national identity in modernity. Tied to this, it explains the role that architecture and planning play in the forceful assertion of state power. The book is truly international in scope, looking at capital cities in the United States, India, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Kuwait, Bangladesh, and Papua New Guinea.

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Title Architecture, Power, and National Identity
Authors Lawrence Vale
Type of Publication
Book
ISBN
978-0-415-95514-0
Date of Publication
Apr 3, 2008
Publisher
Routledge

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