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Author Rosenfeld, Gavriel David, 1967-

Title Building after Auschwitz : Jewish architecture and the memory of the Holocaust / Gavriel D. Rosenfeld
Published New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2011]
New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, 2011


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Description ix, 438 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents Introduction -- Jewish architecture before the Holocaust. From the wilderness to World War II : a brief history of Jewish architecture -- After the Holocaust : Jewish architecture in the era of Modernism. Adorno's echoes : the Holocaust's cultural legacy at mid-century -- American synagogue architecture and the missing Holocaust -- Synagogues in Germany : between forgetting and remembrance -- Jewish architects and secular Jewish architecture -- Toward a more Jewish modernism : Louis L. Kahn -- Jewish architecture in the postmodern era. Postmodernism, post-Holocaust culture, and architectural discourse -- The Deconstructivists : Eisenman, Libeskind, and Gehry -- Jewish architects between alienation and assimilation -- Holocaust museums : a new form of Jewish architecture -- Jewish architecture between nightmare, nostalgia, and normalcy
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.
Architecture, Modern -- 21st century.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), and architecture.
Jews -- Identity.
Judaism and architecture.
LC no. 2011009738
ISBN 0300169140 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780300169140 (cloth : alk. paper)
Other Titles Jewish architecture and the memory of the Holocaust