White City, Black City: Architecture and War in Tel Aviv and Jaffa

White City, Black City: Architecture and War in Tel Aviv and Jaffa
Publisher: Pluto Press
Published Date: January 2015
ISBN-13: 978-0745335117

White city, black city is a story of two intertwining narratives: the story of the white city of Tel Aviv, Bauhaus-influenced modernist architecture glittering white; and the haunting, violent, scandalous history of the black city of Jaffa.

Rotbard captivatingly reveals what lies beneath the surface of t White city, black city is a story of two intertwining narratives: the story of the white city of Tel Aviv, bauhaus-influenced modernist architecture glittering white; and the haunting, violent, scandalous history of the black city of jaffa. Rotbard captivatingly reveals what lies beneath the surface Tel Aviv’s most celebrated story, presenting a critical and profoundly political counter-narrative of the white city.

This new urban parable is not only about architecture; it is at its heart about war, destruction and erasure: an angry uncovering of a vanished history. Tel Aviv's most celebrated story, presenting a critical and profoundly political counter-narrative of the white city. This new urban parable is not only about architecture; it is at its heart about war, destruction and erasure: an angry uncovering of a vanished history.

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