Building versus Bildung. Manfredo Tafuri and the construction of a historical discipline

Titia Rixt Hoekstra

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This is a study of the Italian intellectual Manfredo Tafuri, who was one of the most important architectural historians of the 20th century. Tafuri was also a controversial intellectual, who was associated with the Italian radical Left in the 1970s. This study sheds a light on the context of Tafuri and on the mainspring of his actions, as well as on his place in a larger framework of 20th century intellectual and architectural history.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
  • Taverne, Eduard, Supervisor
Print ISBNs9036723094, 9036723108
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • Manfredo Tafuri (1935-)
  • Proefschriften (vorm)
  • Geschiedschrijving
  • Bouwkunst, Theorieën
  • 1950-2000

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