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Newfoundland Modern: Architecture in the Smallwood Years, 1949-1972 Hardcover – Oct 17 2011

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  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Mcgill-Queens University Press; 1st edition (Oct. 17 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0773539026
  • ISBN-13: 978-0773539020
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 3.3 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 Kg
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #357,306 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Original and richly illustrated, Newfoundland Modern is a comprehensive and insightful tour d'horizon that will make St. John's the envy of other Canadian cities in terms of architectural history." Peter Neary, University of Western Ontario

"Weaving together comprehensive research and thoughtful observation, Newfoundland Modern makes a strong case in favour of protection and preservation and provides ample justification of the importance of modern works." George Thomas Kapelos, Ryerson Unive

"Newfoundland Modern tells an intriguing and sharply-focused story about the significance of an international architectural style for local politics. The lively historical commentary and exceptional illustration work together beautifully - an imaginative

About the Author

Robert Mellin is an associate professor in the School of Architecture, McGill University, and the author of Tilting: House Launching, Slide Hauling, Potato Trenching, and Other Tales from a Newfoundland Fishing Village.

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