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Book Review| June 01 2017
Review: Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity, by Mario Gooden
Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity
Columbia Books on Architecture and the City,
2016, 144 pp., 21 color and 26 b/w illus. $20, ISBN 9781941332139
Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2017) 76 (2): 252–254.
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Amber Wiley; Review: Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity, by Mario Gooden. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 1 June 2017; 76 (2): 252–254. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jsah.2017.76.2.252
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