On the Wings of Modernism

On the Wings of Modernism

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Traces the history of the United States Air Force Academy's construction from conception to completion, demonstrating how production was a result of political maneuvering involving the military.The modernist vocabulary, the magazine claimed, was a aquot;vehicle of our cultural leadershipaquot;a€” an effective tool to combat Soviet agendas, as represented by the official Soviet state architectural style of monumental classicism.37 By the time of anbsp;...

Title:On the Wings of Modernism
Author:Robert Allen Nauman
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 2004


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