'Myths of Modernism: Japanese Architecture, Interior Design and the West, c1920-1940

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dc.contributor.author Mcneil, Peter en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:25:27Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-07T06:25:27Z
dc.date.issued 1992 en_US
dc.identifier 2006010139 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Mcneil Peter 1992, ''Myths of Modernism: Japanese Architecture, Interior Design and the West, c1920-1940', Oxford University Press, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 281-294. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1741-7279 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/13868
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the impact of western architec- ture on Japan in the 1920s and 1930s with reference to both public and domestic buildings and their interiors. The simple model of Japan submitting to overseas 'influence' is avoided; rather, it is suggested that the Japanese made conscious design choices from the range of 'modern' European styles avail- able. European histories of the modern movement in Japan are scrutinized, particularly the privileging of German architectural models. A case is made for the re-emphasis of French Art Deco modes as popular for middle- and upper-class interior design. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Oxford University Press en_US
dc.title 'Myths of Modernism: Japanese Architecture, Interior Design and the West, c1920-1940 en_US
dc.parent Journal of Design History en_US
dc.journal.volume 5 en_US
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation Oxford and New York en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 281 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 294 en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.School of Design en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120300 en_US
dc.personcode 997374 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Design Practice and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
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dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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dc.staffid 997374 en_US


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