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Author Rosenfeld, Gavriel David, 1967-

Title Building after Auschwitz : Jewish architecture and the memory of the Holocaust / Gavriel D. Rosenfeld

Publ Info New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press, 2011
 RWU Arch  ARCH NA680 .R655 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Fine Arts Stacks  NA680 .R655 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 438 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-415) and index
Contents Introduction -- Jewish architecture before the Holocaust -- From the wilderness to World War II: a brief history of Jewish architecture -- After the Holocaust: Jewish architecture in the era of Modernism -- Adorno's echoes: the Holocaust's cultural legacy at mid-century -- American synagogue architecture and the missing Holocaust -- Synagogues in Germany: between forgetting and remembrance -- Jewish architects and secular Jewish architecture -- Toward a more Jewish modernism: the architecture of Louis I. Kahn -- Jewish architecture in the postmodern era -- Postmodernism, post-Holocaust culture, and architectural discourse -- The Deconstructivists: Eisenman, Libeskind, and Gehry -- Jewish architects between alienation and assimilation -- Holocaust museums: a new form of Jewish architecture? -- Jewish architecture between nightmare, nostalgia, and normalcy -- Conclusion
LC subject Architecture, Modern -- 20th century
Architecture, Modern -- 21st century
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), and architecture
Judaism and architecture
Jews -- Identity
Alt Title Jewish architecture and memory after the Holocaust
ISBN 9780300169140 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300169140 (cloth : alk. paper)