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Vernacular Modernism: Heimat, Globalization, and the Built Environment

Vernacular Modernism: Heimat, Globalization, and the Built Environment


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Vernacular Modernism advocates a rethinking of the importance of the vernacular as part of the modernist discourse of place, from art to literature, from architectural to social practice.

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ISBN-13: 9780804753432
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 08/30/2005
Edition description: 1
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Maiken Umbach teaches modern European history at the University of Manchester (UK). She is the author of Federalism and Enlightenment in Germany, 1740-1806 (2000) and German Federalism: Past, Present, Future (2002). Bernd Huppauf is Professor of German at New York University. Among his numerous publications in German and English are Globalization and the Future of German (2004), Skepsis und literarische Einbildungskraft (2003), War, Violence, and the Modern Condition (1997).

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