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The Resource The politics of the piazza : the history and meaning of the Italian square, Eamonn Canniffe

The politics of the piazza : the history and meaning of the Italian square, Eamonn Canniffe

Label
The politics of the piazza : the history and meaning of the Italian square
Title
The politics of the piazza
Title remainder
the history and meaning of the Italian square
Statement of responsibility
Eamonn Canniffe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Through a detailed study of the principal spaces of Italian cities, this book explores the relationship between political systems and their methods of representation in architecture. It examines approximately 70 significant piazzas and situates these in their social and political contexts
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Canniffe, Eamonn
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
index present
LC call number
NA9070
LC item number
.C36 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Design and the built environment series
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  • Plazas
  • Architecture and state
  • Platz
  • Öffentlicher Raum
  • Italien
  • Architecture and state
  • Plazas
  • Italy
Label
The politics of the piazza : the history and meaning of the Italian square, Eamonn Canniffe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-273) and index
Contents
Part I: The roots of Italian urban form : Rome: The centre of the city as axis mundi -- Christianity: The development of new urban forms -- The Middle Ages: from the city of God to the city of man -- Part II: The early modern city : Early Renaissance: Perspective, representation and the ideal -- High Renaissance: The modern city all'antica -- Mannerism: The theatre of the city -- Baroque: Scale, form and meaning -- Part III: The city and national consciousness : Neo-Classicism: Style and political ideology -- Risorgimento: The formation of a national urban space -- Fascism: The urban language of authoritarianism -- Part IV: Urban expression in an age of uncertainty : Neo-Realism: Urban form and la dolce vita -- Neo-Rationalism: Aldo Rossi and the rediscovery of typology -- Labyrinths: The city of 'the years of lead' -- The piazza and the politics of the present
Control code
174112727
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 288 p.
Isbn
9780754647164
Lccn
2007041397
Other physical details
ill., plans
System control number
(OCoLC)174112727
Label
The politics of the piazza : the history and meaning of the Italian square, Eamonn Canniffe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-273) and index
Contents
Part I: The roots of Italian urban form : Rome: The centre of the city as axis mundi -- Christianity: The development of new urban forms -- The Middle Ages: from the city of God to the city of man -- Part II: The early modern city : Early Renaissance: Perspective, representation and the ideal -- High Renaissance: The modern city all'antica -- Mannerism: The theatre of the city -- Baroque: Scale, form and meaning -- Part III: The city and national consciousness : Neo-Classicism: Style and political ideology -- Risorgimento: The formation of a national urban space -- Fascism: The urban language of authoritarianism -- Part IV: Urban expression in an age of uncertainty : Neo-Realism: Urban form and la dolce vita -- Neo-Rationalism: Aldo Rossi and the rediscovery of typology -- Labyrinths: The city of 'the years of lead' -- The piazza and the politics of the present
Control code
174112727
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 288 p.
Isbn
9780754647164
Lccn
2007041397
Other physical details
ill., plans
System control number
(OCoLC)174112727

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