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The Architecture of Pleasure - a book by Kane, Josephine

The Architecture of Pleasure

British Amusement Parks 1900-1939

The Architecture of Pleasure( )
Author: Kane, Josephine
Series title:Ashgate Studies in Architecture Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4094-7096-0
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $119.95
Book Description:

This book considers the relationship between popular modernity, pleasure and the amusement park landscape in Britain from 1900-1939. Focusing on three sites - Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Dreamland in Margate and Southend's Kursaal - the book contextualises their development with references to the wider amusement park world. The meanings of these sites are explored through a detailed examination of the spatial and architectural form taken by rides and other buildings. The rollercoaster -...
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Pages:284
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Landscape
Architecture / Regional
Travel / Special Interest / Amusement & Theme Parks
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.708 x 9.516 Inches

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