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Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1922-1943

Συγγραφέας: Maulsby Lucy M.
Εκδότης: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9781442646254
Σειρά βιβλίου: Toronto Italian Studies
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 272
Διαστάσεις: 24x2x16
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1922-1943"

Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1922-1943 chronicles the dramatic architectural and urban transformation of Milan during the nearly twenty years of fascist rule. The commercial and financial centre of Italy and the birthplace of fascism, Milan played a central role in constructing fascism's national image and identity as it advanced from a revolutionary movement to an established state power. Using a wide range of archival sources, Lucy M. Maulsby analyses the public buildings, from the relatively modest party headquarters to the grandiose Palace of Justice and the Palazzo del Popolo d'Italia, through which Mussolini intended to enhance the city's image and solidify fascism's presence in Milan. Maulsby establishes the extent to which Milan's economic structure, social composition, and cultural orientation affected Il Duce's plans for the city, demonstrating the influences on urban development that were beyond the control of the fascist regime. By placing Milan's urban change in its historic context, this book expands our understanding of the relationship between fascism and the modern city.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Maulsby Lucy M.
Σειρά βιβλίου: Toronto Italian Studies
ISBN: 9781442646254
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 07/02/2014
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 272
Τόπος έκδοσης: Toronto
Χώρα έκδοσης: Canada
Βάρος βιβλίου: 560 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 24x2x16 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 65 Illustrations, unspecified


List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction 1. Milan in Context 2. Respectable Fascism: Fascist Party Headquarters, 1922-1931 3. The Commercial City: The Trading Exchange and Piazza degli Affari, 1928-1939 4. Fascist Authority: The Palace of Justice, 1932-1940 5. Urban Networks: Fascist Party Headquarters, 1931-1940 6. Museum, Monument, and Memorial: The Palazzo del Popolo d'Italia, 1938-1942 Epilogue Notes Selected Bibliography Index

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