To be a tourist in Libya during the period of Italian colonization was to experience a complex negotiation of cultures. Architecture and Tourism in Italian Colonial Libya shows how Italian authorities used the contradictory forces of tradition and modernity to both legitimize their colonial enterprise and construct a vital tourist industry.
The first history of twentieth-century America's architecture that puts architecture and its institutions into a dialogue with the "underground"--featuring the experiments, practices, and polemics of the 1960s and 1970s.
* Brings together international art and architectural historians to consider a range of topics that have influenced the shape, profile, and aesthetics of the built environment. * Presents crucial "moments" in the history of the field when the architecture of the past is made to respond to new and changing cultural circumstances.