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Author Hartoonian, Gevork.

Title The Mental Life of the Architectural Historian : Re-Opening the Early Historiography of Modern Architecture
Edition Second edition
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013
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Summary Starting with the question concerning the discursive formation of architectural history, the chapters compiled in this book attempt to re-read the historiography of early modern architecture from the point of view of the theoretical work produced since the post-war era. Central to the objectives of the argument are the ways in which, firstly, architectural history differs from the traditions of art history, and, secondly, that the historical narrative works its autonomy through theoretical re .
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Subject Giedion, S. (Sigfried), 1888-1968.
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, 1903-1987.
Pevsner, Nikolaus, 1902-1983.
Architectural historians.
Architecture -- Historiography.
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1443865958 (electronic bk.)
9781443865951 (electronic bk.)