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English Architecture: A Concise History (World of Art)

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This comprehensive, well-illustrated survey of English architecture provides an evenhanded, straightforward history from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the twentieth century. Concentrating on buildings that can still be seen today, David Watkin discusses all the styles and periods of English architecture, including Norman, early Gothic, Perpendicular, Tudor and Jacobean, Baroque, Classical, and Victorian.<P>The emphasis is on the high points of English creative genius as expressed in the art of architecture by Edwin Lutyens, Inigo Jones, Christopher Wren, John Soane, James Stirling, Richard Rogers, and a host of others. This updated edition includes a new preface, a revised bibliography, and an expanded chapter on twentieth-century architecture that brings the story up to the present.

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A broad survey of English architecture, from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the 20th century. Concentrating on buildings still visible today, Watkin emphasizes the historic high points of English creative genius. He also provides an expanded chapter on the Modern Movement and more recent styles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500203385
Author:
Watkin, David
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
London
Subject:
History
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
International Architecture - British
Subject:
Architecture -- England -- History.
Subject:
Architecture-Britain and Ireland
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
World of Art
Series Volume:
116
Publication Date:
20010231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.30x5.97x.68 in. .97 lbs.

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Product details 224 pages Thames & Hudson - English 9780500203385 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A broad survey of English architecture, from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the 20th century. Concentrating on buildings still visible today, Watkin emphasizes the historic high points of English creative genius. He also provides an expanded chapter on the Modern Movement and more recent styles.
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