Divided We Stand: A Biography of the World Trade Center

Divided We Stand: A Biography of the World Trade Center

Eric Darton


When the realm alternate middle was once erected on the Hudson River’s facet, it endlessly replaced the nature of the yank urban. In Divided We Stand, cultural critic Eric Darton chronicles the lifetime of this billion-dollar construction, utilizing it as a lens wherein to view the wider twentieth-century pattern towards urbanized, worldwide tradition. Drawing on political and social background, Darton pioneers a brand new hybrid style of architectural biography, revealing the convergence of 4 risky components in modern city existence: great tall structures, monetary hypothesis, globalization, and terrorism.

Now with a brand new advent and afterword, Divided We Stand is still the definitive paintings at the beginning and lifetime of the area exchange Center.

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