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Building the Bank of England : money, architecture, society, 1694-1942

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Published by New Haven in Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London.
    • Subjects:
    • Bank of England -- Buildings.,
    • Bank of England -- History.,
    • Bank buildings -- England -- London.,
    • Architecture and society -- England -- History.,
    • London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDaniel M. Abramson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA6245.G72 L633 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3399568M
      ISBN 100300109245
      LC Control Number2005013484

      Building the Bank of England: Money, Architecture, Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, x + pp. $ (cloth), ISBN Reviewed by Robert Tittler (Departments of History and Art History, Concordia University) Published on H-Albion (July, ).   Given its supposed possession of "popish money" (84), the Bank was in the minds of many associated with France: "By the ideological logic of the Gordon Riots the Bank of England and its architecture represented a modern, foreign, and elitist presence in the traditional body of the traditional City of London. Obsolescence: An Architectural History (English Edition) eBook: Abramson, Daniel M.: : Tienda Kindle/5(5).


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He is the author of three books: Obsolescence: An Architectural History (University of Chicago Press, ); Building the Bank of England: Money, Architecture, Society, – (Yale University Press, ); and Skyscraper Rivals: The AIG Building and the Architecture of Wall Street(Princeton Architectural Press, ); as well as being co.Daniel M.

Abramson is professor of architectural history and director of architectural studies at Boston University. Previously, he taught at Tufts University and Connecticut College. He is the author of Building the Bank of England: Money, Architecture, Society, and Skyscraper Rivals: The AIG Building and the Architecture of Wall Street.Daniel M.

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