Re-forming Britain: Narratives of Modernity before Reconstruction

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780415334075: Re-forming Britain: Narratives of Modernity before Reconstruction
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Re-forming Britain considers the nature and practice of architectural modernism in inter-war Britain in a new light. Bringing hitherto little considered protagonists and projects to the fore, it argues that rather than being an imported idiom, the new architecture in Britain formed part of an ongoing attempt to make a modern nation.

Spanning the period 1925-42, the book focuses on the key sites from and through which architectural modernism emerged in the UK. Part one considers the main arena in which a will to modernize Britain developed in the 1920s. In parts two and three the author documents, contextualizes and explains how this modernizing will was given modernist form, discussing the work of architects such as Wells Coates, Maxwell Fry, and Connell and Ward, and their allied ventures with likeminded reformers in other fields. These collaborations produced ‘narratives of modernity’: buildings, projects, exhibitions and books, through which, the book argues, modernist reformers were able to persuade politicians, and those with influence upon them, that modernism was the means to re-form the nation.

Re-forming Britain offers the first in-depth analysis of well-known modernist schemes such as Kensal House and the Pioneer Health Centre but also brings previously little studied or unknown activities to light. This important work invites a new understanding of the nature of architectural modernism in inter-war Britain and the ways in which it ultimately gave form to post-war Britain.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Elizabeth Darling trained as an art and architectural historian at University College London. Since then she has taught, researched and published in the history of 19th and 20th century architecture. She is now a Reader in Architectural History at Oxford Brookes University.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 190.00
US$ 159.62

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 5.04
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780415334082: Re-forming Britain: Narratives of Modernity before Reconstruction

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  041533408X ISBN 13:  9780415334082
Publisher: Routledge, 2006
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Darling, Elizabeth
Published by Routledge (2016)
ISBN 10: 0415334071 ISBN 13: 9780415334075
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Seller Inventory # ria9780415334075_lsuk

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 159.62
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.04
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Darling, Elizabeth
Published by Routledge
ISBN 10: 0415334071 ISBN 13: 9780415334075
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge. Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Hardcover - This title is now printed on demand - please allow added time for shipment! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Seller Inventory # 3530663

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 193.95
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

DARLING, ELIZABETH.
Published by Routledge (2018)
ISBN 10: 0415334071 ISBN 13: 9780415334075
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2018. Hardback. Condition: NEW. 9780415334075 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 10 working days. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Seller Inventory # HTANDREE0252159

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 184.41
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.39
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Elizabeth Darling
Published by Routledge 2006-12-07 (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415334071 ISBN 13: 9780415334075
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge 2006-12-07, 2006. Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 4-5 working days from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Seller Inventory # NU-TNFPD-00044516

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 157.81
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 39.06
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Elizabeth Darling
Published by Routledge (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415334071 ISBN 13: 9780415334075
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2006. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780415334075

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 193.42
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Darling, Elizabeth (Editor)
Published by Routledge (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415334071 ISBN 13: 9780415334075
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 275 pages. 10.00x6.75x1.00 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0415334071

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 197.35
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.77
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Elizabeth Darling
Published by Routledge (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415334071 ISBN 13: 9780415334075
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2006. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9780415334075

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 199.09
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.72
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Elizabeth Darling
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415334071 ISBN 13: 9780415334075
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Re-forming Britain considers the nature and practice of architectural modernism in inter-war Britain in a new light. Bringing hitherto little considered protagonists and projects to the fore, it argues that rather than being an imported idiom, the new architecture in Britain formed part of an ongoing attempt to make a modern nation. Spanning the period 1925-42, the book focuses on the key sites from and through which architectural modernism emerged in the UK. Part one considers the main arena in which a will to modernize Britain developed in the 1920s. In parts two and three the author documents, contextualizes and explains how this modernizing will was given modernist form, discussing the work of architects such as Wells Coates, Maxwell Fry, and Connell and Ward, and their allied ventures with likeminded reformers in other fields. These collaborations produced narratives of modernity : buildings, projects, exhibitions and books, through which, the book argues, modernist reformers were able to persuade politicians, and those with influence upon them, that modernism was the means to re-form the nation. Re-forming Britain offers the first in-depth analysis of well-known modernist schemes such as Kensal House and the Pioneer Health Centre but also brings previously little studied or unknown activities to light. This important work invites a new understanding of the nature of architectural modernism in inter-war Britain and the ways in which it ultimately gave form to post-war Britain. Seller Inventory # APC9780415334075

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 233.73
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Elizabeth Darling
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415334071 ISBN 13: 9780415334075
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Re-forming Britain considers the nature and practice of architectural modernism in inter-war Britain in a new light. Bringing hitherto little considered protagonists and projects to the fore, it argues that rather than being an imported idiom, the new architecture in Britain formed part of an ongoing attempt to make a modern nation. Spanning the period 1925-42, the book focuses on the key sites from and through which architectural modernism emerged in the UK. Part one considers the main arena in which a will to modernize Britain developed in the 1920s. In parts two and three the author documents, contextualizes and explains how this modernizing will was given modernist form, discussing the work of architects such as Wells Coates, Maxwell Fry, and Connell and Ward, and their allied ventures with likeminded reformers in other fields. These collaborations produced narratives of modernity : buildings, projects, exhibitions and books, through which, the book argues, modernist reformers were able to persuade politicians, and those with influence upon them, that modernism was the means to re-form the nation. Re-forming Britain offers the first in-depth analysis of well-known modernist schemes such as Kensal House and the Pioneer Health Centre but also brings previously little studied or unknown activities to light. This important work invites a new understanding of the nature of architectural modernism in inter-war Britain and the ways in which it ultimately gave form to post-war Britain. Seller Inventory # APC9780415334075

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 238.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Elizabeth Darling
Published by Routledge (2006)
ISBN 10: 0415334071 ISBN 13: 9780415334075
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. annotated edition. Seller Inventory # DADAX0415334071

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 244.73
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book