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INTRODUCTION PREFACE CHAPTER 1: MACHINERY, MATERIALS AND MEN CHAPTER 2: STYLE IN INDUSTRY CHAPTER 3: THE PASSING OF THE CORNICE CHAPTER 4: THE CARDBOARD HOUSE CHAPTER 5: THE TYRANNY OF THE SKYSCRAPER CHAPTER 6: THE CITY

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Neil Levine, the Emmet Blakeney Gleason Professor of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, is the author of "The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright" (Princeton).

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"The endpapers of Modern Architecture--which Princeton University Press has reissued in a facsimile of its original 1931 edition--are embellished with Wright aphorisms that recall the improving mottoes typically displayed in Arts and Crafts interiors... The Princeton reprint has an authoritative introduction by the architectural historian Neil Levine."--Martin Filler, New York Review of Books "Perhaps some people think you can have too many books on Frank Lloyd Wright, but I believe there's always room for more. This year, it's a scholarly duo from Princeton University Press: The Essential Frank Lloyd Wright: Critical Writings on Architecture, edited by Wright scholar Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer (453 pages, $49.95) and the essential Modern Architecture: Being the Kahn Lectures for 1930, with a new introduction by Neil Levine (115 pages, $29.95)."--Mary Chandler, Rocky Mountain News Praise for the original edition: "Exuberant, confessedly romantic, insistently individualistic, at times even florid and rhetorical, [Modern Architecture] is still (and I say it, who fought my rising enthusiasm at every turn of a page) the very best book on modern architecture that exists."--Catherine Bauer, New Republic

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