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Manhood Factories: YMCA Architecture and the Making of Modern Urban Culture.
Lupkin, Paula.
Manhood Factories: YMCA Architecture and the Making of Modern Urban Culture.
Beginning with the early history of the YMCA and the construction of New York City's landmark Twenty-third Street YMCA of 1869, Lupkin follows the efforts of YMCA leaders to shape a modern yet moral public culture and even define class, race, ethnicity, and gender through its buildings. Illustrated with many rarely seen photographs, maps, and drawings, Manhood Factories offers a fascinating new perspective on a venerable institution and its place in America's cultural and architectural history.

Category: Architecture, History & Theory
Binding: Pap.
Pages: 312 pp
Publisher: Univ. of Minnesota Press
Year: 2010
Publication Place: Minneapolis,
ISBN: 9780816648351
Book Id: 83764

Price: $27.50

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