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The Modernist City: Paperback: University of Chicago Press: 9780226349794: 01 Sep 1989: The utopian design and organization of Brasília?the modernist new capital of Brazil?were meant to transform Brazilian society. In this sophisticated, pioneering study of Brasília from its inception in 1957 to the present, James Holston analyzes this attempt to change society by building a new kind of city and the ways in which the paradoxes of constructing an imagined future subvert its utopian pre. The utopian design and organization of Brasília?the modernist new capital of Brazil?were meant to transform Brazilian society. In this sophisticated, pioneering study of Brasília from its inception in 1957 to the present, James Holston analyzes this attempt to change society by building a new kind of city and the ways in which the paradoxes of constructing an imagined future subvert its utopian premises. Integrating anthropology with methods of analysis from architecture, urban studies, social history, and critical theory, Holston presents a critique of modernism based on a powerfully innovative ethnography of the city. Anthropology, , , , , , , , , , , ,, [PU: University of Chicago Press]

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The Modernist City: An Anthropological Critique of Brasilia
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Holston, James

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The Modernist City: An Anthropological Critique of Brasilia

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0226349799

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780226349794
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0226349799
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Publishing year: 1989
Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR
383 Pages
Weight: 0,517 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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