Table of contents for "Symbolic essence" and other writings on modern architecture and American culture / William H. Jordy ; edited by Mardges Bacon for the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture.

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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.