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Contents Foreword Joan Ockman 000 Preface Mardges Bacon 000 Introduction Mardges Bacon 1 Part I. American History and Visual Culture Two Temperaments in History: Scientific and Literary (1951) 000 American Architecture Between World's Fairs: Richardson, Sullivan, and McKim (1983) 000 Four Approaches to Regionalism in the Visual Arts of the 1930s (1977) 000 The Tennessee Valley Authority: Lessons for the Present and Future (1993) 000 Fiasco at Willow Run (1943) 000 Part II. The Arc of European Modernism The Symbolic Essence of Modern European Architecture of the Twenties and Its Continuing Influence (1963) 000 The International Style in the 1930s (1965) 000 <"I Am Alone": Le Corbusier, Bathrooms, and Airplanes (1983) 000 William Lescaze Reconsidered (1984) 000 The Aftermath of the Bauhaus in America: Gropius, Mies, and Breuer (1968) 000 Part III. The Historian as Critic: Formal Perspectives on American Architecture After 1945 Seagram Assessed (1958) 000 Medical Research Building for the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (1961) 000 Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas; Library, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire (1974) 000 Robert Venturi and the Decorated Shed (1985) 000 Bank of China Tower (1991) 000 Selected Bibliography of Writings by William H. Jordy 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Architecture -- United States -- 20th century.
Art, American -- 20th century.
United States -- Civilization -- 20th century.