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Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Postcolonial Morocco

Katarzyna Pieprzak

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665181
eISBN:
9781452946269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665181.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book examines the intertwined politics surrounding art and modernization in Morocco from 1912 to the present by considering the structure of the museum not only as a modern institution but also ... More


Degeneration and Decay in the National Museum: Useful and Useless Memory in Modern Morocco

Katarzyna Pieprzak

in Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Postcolonial Morocco

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665181
eISBN:
9781452946269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665181.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Moroccan museums. It provides an overview of the museum’s origin and history in Morocco from 1912 to the turn of the twentieth-century using memoirs, travel narratives, and ... More


Modern City, Modern Campus: Institutional Expansion and Urban Renewal in the Postwar Era

Sharon Haar

in The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665648
eISBN:
9781452946528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665648.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the urban transformation in the wake of World War II, wherein urban and national leaders call for the participation of universities in urban renewal projects. Postwar urban ... More


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