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Urban Regeneration in Europe

Couch, Chris
'I am delighted to endorse this book, which considers and debates urban regeneration in Europe. Its comprehensive aim of understanding regeneration problems is given a unique insight by the use of practical European examples.
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The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution

Slezkine, Yuri
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Landscapes of Communism: A History Through Buildings

Hatherley, Owen
Reveals the history of twentieth-century communist Europe told through its buildings. This is a book about power, and what power does in cities. It is a journey of discovery, plunging us into the maelstrom of socialist architecture.
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European Architecture 1750-1890

Bergdoll, Barry~
This comprehensive examination of 18th and 19th-century architecture explores its extreme diversity within the context of social, economic and political upheaval. It offers an analysis of the ways issues of style functioned to make architecture one of the most experimental art forms in the period.
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When Buildings Speak

Alofsin, Anthony
Explores the architecture of the late Austro-Hungarian Empire and its successor states. This work shows that several different styles emerged in this milieu during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It contends that each of these styles communicates to us in a manner resembling language and its particular means of expression.
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The Ghosts of Berlin: Confronting German History in the Urban Landscape

Ladd B
Brian Ladd examines the ongoing conflicts radiating from the remarkable fusion of architecture, history, and national identity in Berlin.
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The Third Rome, 1922-43: The Making of the Fascist Capital

Kallis A
What kind of city was the Fascist 'third Rome'? Imagined and real, rooted in the past and announcing a new, 'revolutionary' future, Fascist Rome was imagined both as the ideal city and as the sacred centre of a universal political religion. Kallis explores this through a journey across the sites, monuments, and buildings of the fascist capital.
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Venice, An Interior

Marias, Javier
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The Palace Complex: A Stalinist Skyscraper, Capitalist Warsaw, and a City Transfixed

Murawski, Michal
The Palace of Culture and Science is a massive Stalinist skyscraper that was "gifted" to Warsaw by the Soviet Union in 1955. Author Michal Murawski traces the skyscraper's powerful impact on 21st century Warsaw, exploring the many factors that allow Warsaw's Palace to endure as a still-socialist building in a post-socialist city.
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