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The Resource Enclaves of America : the Rhetoric of American Political Architecture Abroad, 1900-1965

Enclaves of America : the Rhetoric of American Political Architecture Abroad, 1900-1965

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Enclaves of America : the Rhetoric of American Political Architecture Abroad, 1900-1965
Title
Enclaves of America
Title remainder
the Rhetoric of American Political Architecture Abroad, 1900-1965
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Whether determining the style of its embassies or the design of overseas cemeteries for Americans killed in battle, the U.S. government in its rise to global leadership greatly valued architectural symbols as a way of conveying its power abroad. In order to explain the political significance of American monuments on foreign soil, this illustrated book explores the efforts made by the United States from 1900 to 1965 to enhance its image as a military and economic force with displays of artistic achievement. Originally published in 1996. The Princeton Legacy Library uses th
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Robin, Ron Theodore
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
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  • Embassy buildings
  • National cemeteries, American
  • Architecture and state
  • Architecture, American
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • Architecture, American
  • Architecture and state
  • Embassy buildings
  • National cemeteries, American
  • United States
Label
Enclaves of America : the Rhetoric of American Political Architecture Abroad, 1900-1965
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Publication
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Cover; Contents
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations ; Preface ; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART ONE; 1. Prologue: Hesitant Beginnings; 2. Incident at Sivry-sur -Meuse: Great War Monuments and Cemeteries in Western Europe; 3. From Palace to Plantation House: The Political Architecture of American Embassies, 1926-1932; PART TWO; 4. Interlude: MarkingTime, 1933-1945; 5. ""Our Own Land on Foreign Soil"" : The Overseas Military Cemeteries of World War II; 6. Foreign Bodies: American Imperial Architecture, 1945-1965; 7. Epilogue: Retreat; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Index
Control code
ocn884013022
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400863105
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt737mr2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013022
Label
Enclaves of America : the Rhetoric of American Political Architecture Abroad, 1900-1965
Publication
Note
Cover; Contents
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations ; Preface ; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART ONE; 1. Prologue: Hesitant Beginnings; 2. Incident at Sivry-sur -Meuse: Great War Monuments and Cemeteries in Western Europe; 3. From Palace to Plantation House: The Political Architecture of American Embassies, 1926-1932; PART TWO; 4. Interlude: MarkingTime, 1933-1945; 5. ""Our Own Land on Foreign Soil"" : The Overseas Military Cemeteries of World War II; 6. Foreign Bodies: American Imperial Architecture, 1945-1965; 7. Epilogue: Retreat; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Index
Control code
ocn884013022
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400863105
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt737mr2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013022

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