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AEAH 4815: 20th Century Architecture and Interiors : Reception & Contexts

Research resources for creating a biography of a key building or interior.

Selected Books

Reception and Contexts of the Building

Reception and Contexts of the Building

Some of the reception and contexts of the building will be found as you research the history and building culture (see that tab in this guide).
Search the journal article databases listed under the "History and Culture" tab for the name of the city and the name of the building and just the political, social and economic aspects of the city.  It would also be helpful to search for historical books on the city where the building is built - see the Books section under the "History and Culture" tab.

Also search the Newspapers section below for more information about the reception of the building.

Search examples:  
"Crystal Palace" and reception, "Crystal Palace" AND criticism, Johnson, Philip AND "glass house", "glass house" AND "New Canaan, Conneticut", "New Canaan, Conneticut" AND politics, "New Canaan, Conneticut" AND society, "New Canaan, Conneticut" AND economy, Conneticut AND politics


Search the following databases for newspaper articles on your building to find historical recpetion information.

Search example: "Crystal Palace"

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