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Moderns Abroad: Architecture, Cities, and Italian Imperialism, London: Routledge (Architext series, series editors Anthony D. King and Thomas Markus), 2007.


Italian Colonialism, anthology of 20 essays co-edited with Ruth Ben-Ghiat, New York: Palgrave Macmillan (Italian and Italian American Studies series, series editor Stanislao G. Pugliese), 2005.


“Building Power: Italy's Colonial Architecture and Urbanism, 1923–1940,” Cultural Anthropology 3(4)(1988): 455–87.
• Republished as “Building Power: Italian Architecture and Urbanism in Libya and Ethiopia,” in Forms of Dominance. On the Architecture and Urbanism of the Colonial Enterprise, edited by Nezar AlSayyad, Aldershot: Avebury, 1992, 211–39.
• Published in Italian as “Edilizia e potere: l'urbanistica e l'architettura coloniale italiana, 1923–1940,” Studi Piacentini 9(1991): 117–55, 1988.

’’Carlo Enrico Rava, the Radical: First Formulations of Colonial Rationalism,’’ Journal of the Islamic Environmental Design Research Centre 15–16, 1–2(1994–5): 150–9.

“Wherever You Go, There You Are: Fascist Plans for the Colonial City of Addis Ababa and the Colonizing Suburb of EUR '42,” Journal of Contemporary History 31(2)(1996): 397–418.
• Published in Italian as “I progetti fascisti per la città coloniale di Addis Abeba e per il quartiere EUR ‘42,” Studi Piacentini 22(1997): 81–103.

“Preservation and Self-Absorption: Italian Colonisation and the Walled City of Tripoli, Libya,” The Journal of North African Studies 5(4)(2000): 121–54.
• Republished in The Walled Arab City in Literature, Architecture and History: The Living Medina in the Maghrib, edited by Susan Slyomovics, London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2001, 121–54.
• Excerpted in Italian Colonialism, edited by Ruth Ben-Ghiat and Mia Fuller, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, 131–42.

"Tradition as a Means to the End of Tradition: Farmers’ Houses in Italy’s Fascist-Era ‘New Towns’," in The End of Tradition?, edited by Nezar AlSayyad, London: Routledge, 2004, 171–86.

’’Oases of Ambiguity: On How Italians Did Not Practice Urban Segregation in Tripoli,’’ in La Libia tra Mediterraneo e mondo islamico (Atti del convegno di Catania, Facoltà di Scienze Politiche, 1–2 dicembre 2000, Aggiornamenti e approfondimenti), edited by Federico Cresti, Milan: Giuffrè, 2006, 163-81.

“Mediterraneanism: French and Italian Architects’ Designs in 1930s North African Cities,” in The City in the Islamic World, edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi, Renata Holod, Attilio Petruccioli, and André Raymond, Leiden: Brill; and in Arabic translation of the same volume, (In press).


“Mediterraneanism,” Journal of the Islamic Environmental Design Research Centre 8, 9–10(1990): 8–9.

‘’Les chantiers de la colonisation: l’architecture, l’urbanisme et la création de la société moderne dans les colonies italiennes 1869–1943,’’ Correspondances 44(1997): 3–8.

“The Medina and the Islamic City: Colonial Terms and Postcolonial Legacies,” Public Affairs Report 43, 4(2002): 4–6.

"Libia," in Il fascismo. Un dizionario critico, edited by Victoria De Grazia and Sergio Luzzatto, Turin: Einaudi, 2005, 45–8.

“Urbanism,” in The Columbia History of Twentieth Century French Thought, edited by Lawrence Kritzman, New York: Columbia University Press, 2006, 348–51.

“Libya,” in A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures in Continental Europe and Its Empires, edited by Prem Poddar, Rajeev Patke, and Lars Jensen; section on Italy edited by Ruth Ben-Ghiat; Edinburgh University Press and Columbia University Press (In press).


The Modernist City: An Anthropological Critique of Brasília (James Holston), Anthropological Quarterly 65(3)(1992): 156–7.

Oasi di italianità: La Libia della colonizzazione agraria tra fascismo, guerra e indipendenza (1935–1956) (Federico Cresti), The Journal of North African Studies 6(4)(2001): 93–6.

Une ville du Maghreb entre ancien régime et réformes ottomanes. Genèse des institutions municipales à Tripoli de Barbarie (1795-1911) (Nora Lafi), H-Urban, H-Net reviews, January 2003.

La colonia: Italiani in Eritrea, special issue of Quaderni Storici, 109 (2002), (Alessandro Triulzi, editor), Modern Italy 9(2)(2004): 294–7.

Oltremare. Storia dell’espansione coloniale italiana (Nicola Labanca), Journal of Modern History 79(2)(2007): 449–50.


“Afterword,” Pierre Bourdieu; in Paul Rabinow, Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985, 163–7.

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