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Architecture et lieux de pouvoir en Bretagne : XVIIIe-XXe siècle

Abstract : The republican ideology widely seized the highly symbolic meaning of the municipal architecture. As for the school, it contributed to give her the image of the State, which is democratic and equalitarian. Nevertheless, a fast report shows that on the scale of the national territory, the republican influence on the regional architecture was made with more or less of success, as we are situated near big cultural centers and active political homes. In Brittany, the anchoring of the Republic in the mentalities recovers underlying fights which condition directly the state commission: from the parochial enclosure into the republican city hall-school, it is finally on the marriage of convenience enter the civil society (the municipality) and the rustic community (the parish) which build themselves the items of the power. This thesis has for objective, not to demonstrate the relevance of republican architecture, but more widely to return on the constitution of a common base of representations of the power, the State generally, and the premises in particular. From the powerful image which itloosens, the architecture of the power asks actually the question of its identity: this work offers, from the eighteenth to the 80’s, to exceed the purely structuralist approach collectively admitted for this kind of analysis, and to undertake, on the basis of a methodical observation of the springs of archives, inquiries on the ground, the crossing of architects' routes, asecond reading of semantics regional architectural
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Périg Bouju. Architecture et lieux de pouvoir en Bretagne : XVIIIe-XXe siècle. Histoire. Université Rennes 2, 2011. Français. ⟨NNT : 2011REN20032⟩. ⟨tel-00652518⟩



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