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Politics and Modern Architecture

Instructor(s): Paul Jaskot

Given the needs for labor, materials, and legal permissions, architects in the modern period by definition intersect with interests of power. This course explores the role of political institutions and ideologies in the history of modern architecture. While the course focuses on European and North American examples, we will also include key case studies of non-Euroamerican architecture and politics. The course provides a foundational knowledge of the history of modern architecture as well as how political institutions and ideologies have influenced that development.

Course Code(s): ARTHIST 284, HISTORY 263, POLSCI 263, PUBPOL 287

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