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In his highly acclaimed reference work David Watkin traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the eclectic styles of the twenty-first century. The author emphasizes the ongoing vitality of the Classical language of architecture, underlining the continuity between, say, the work of Ictinus in fifth-century BC Athens and that of McKim, Mead and White in twentieth-century New York. Authoritative, comprehensive and highly illustrated, this fifth edition has been expanded to bring the story of western architecture right up to date and includes a separate final chapter on twenty-first century developments.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781856697903
Author:
Watkin, David
Publisher:
Laurence King Publishing
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Subject:
Architecture-United States General
Subject:
History
Publication Date:
20110921
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from P up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9.5 x 7.75 x 1.75 in 4.21 lb
Age Level:
up to 99

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