Politics and Culture in Wilhelmine Germany: The Case of Industrial Architecture

Synopsis

- A valuable resource for students taking specialist options on Imperial Germany or the origins of modern architecture and design.This original book explores the relationship between politics and culture in turn-of-the-century Germany through the unusual medium of industrial architecture, which for a time brought together the disparate worlds of politics, art and commerce. It focuses on the efforts of reformers to improve the quality and character of the industrial workplace during the period when Germany was overtaking Britain as Europe's leading manufacturing power.