Capital Cities in the Aftermath of Empires: Planning in Central and Southeastern Europe

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-29
  • Publisher: Routledge

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The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw cities across Central and Southeastern Europe transformed into the cultural and political capitals of the nations and nation-states, which were created as the Ottoman and Hapsburg Empires declined and finally collapsed.

Author Biography

Emily Gunzburger Maka is Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Tanja Damljanvic Conley is Advisor and Visiting Associate Professor in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Belgrade.

Table of Contents

The Contributorsp. vii
Shaping Central and Southeastern European Capital Cities in the Age of Nationalismp. 1
South-Eastern European Capitals after the Ottoman Empire
Athensp. 29
Belgradep. 45
Bucharestp. 61
Cetinjep. 75
Sofiap. 91
Tiranap. 108
Ankarap. 124
Central European Capitals within and after the Hapsburg Empire
Budapestp. 141
Praguep. 157
Bratislavap. 174
Cracow and Warsawp. 189
Zagrebp. 208
Ljubljanap. 223
Sarajevop. 241
Not just the National: Modernity and the Myth of Europe in the Capital Cities of Central and Southeastern Europep. 258
Indexp. 270
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