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Nnamdi Elleh not only provides a substantial architectural and pictorial analysis of the buildings themselves. Elleh has chosen a provacative topic and this ambitious but highly readable book raises serious questions.

Nnamdi Elleh not only provides a substantial architectural and pictorial analysis of the buildings themselves. Using these two buildings as case studies. It places architecture at the center of debates about culture, power, religion, and politics. Whether one agrees with Elleh or not, he is treading into new territory here. He is not responding to the canon, he is writing i. -International Journal of African Historical Studies.

Architecture and Power in Africa: Nnamdi Elleh. It has many flaws, mostly dealing with the writing, yet with very little to work with, Elleh contributed greatly to the foundation for the study architecture and Africa. His work has since gone a great distance and his held in high regard by the international community of architectural historians. This book isn't perfect, yet its flaws will forever fail to undermine its significance. Two of the most ambitious religious edifices of the 20th century are the Our Lady of Peace Basilica in the West African country of the Ivory Coast and the Hassan II Mosque in Morocco

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Start by marking Architecture and Power in Africa as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. From Egypt to Ethiopia, Botswana to Burundi and Zimbabwe to Cameroon, this book presents a study of African architecture from antiquity to present day. The author evaluates historical, traditional and contemporary architecture by examining the various cultural groups of North, Central, East, South and Western Africa from ethnic, climatic, political, regional, economic, rel From Egypt to Ethiopia, Botswana to Burundi and Zimbabwe to Cameroon, this book presents a study of African architecture from antiquity to present day.

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Architecture and Power in Africa. Two of the most ambitious religious edifices of the 20th century are the Our Lady of Peace Basilica in the West African country of the Ivory Coast and the Hassan II Mosque in Morocco. Nnamdi Elleh not only provides a substantial architectural and pictorial analysis of the buildings themselves.

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Two of the most ambitious religious edifices of the 20th century are the Our Lady of Peace Basilica in the West African country of the Ivory Coast and the Hassan II Mosque in Morocco. Nnamdi Elleh not only provides a substantial architectural and pictorial analysis of the buildings themselves. Using these two buildings as case studies, he also investigates questions of national memory, urban form, architectural styles, concepts of democracy, social hierarchies as well as the elites who make the decisions to build Africa's post-independence monuments and capital cities. His book is an exciting synthesis of theoretical and empirical analysis that is bound to stimulate debate about the form and content of post-colonial identities in Africa.

Architecture and Power in Africa: ebook
Author:
Nnamdi Elleh
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Praeger (December 30, 2002)
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200 pages
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