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Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London and the Birth of the Modern City

Jonathan Conlin

Paris and London have long held a mutual fascination, and never more so than in the period from 1700 to 1914, when each vied to be the worlds greatest city. Each city has been the focus of countless books, yet here Jonathan Conlin explores the complex... (read more)

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Worldly Gurus and Spiritual Kings

Tamara I. Sears

This pioneering book is the first full-length study of the matha, or Hindu monastery, which developed in India at the turn of the first millennium. Rendered monumentally in stone, the matha represented more than just an architectural innovation: it... (read more)

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Florence (Art & Architecture)

Rolf C. Wirtz

" Each volume of the Art and Architecture series is opulently illustrated. The highly readable texts provide concentrated information on accessing well-known and less-known sites in the world of art. An image of every piece of art that is described is... (read more)

Baroque and Rococo
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Baroque (Lct)

Rolf Toman

Every conceivable expression of this epoch, from Roman baroque to Dutch painting and naturally the unfolding splendour of Louis XIV is gathered in this volume. This work includes: chronological depiction of the fine arts from their origins in Rome... (read more)

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The Making of Assisi: The Pope, the Franciscans, and the Painting of the Basilica

Donal Cooper

For a brief moment at the close of the 13th century, the town of Assisi was the focus for the two greatest powers in the Latin Church: the Roman papacy and the Franciscan Order. The election in 1288 of Nicholas IV, the first Franciscan pope, was the... (read more)

Ancient and Classical
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Maya Art and Architecture (World of Art)

Mary Ellen Miller

Rewritten and updated to include the discoveries and new theories from the past decade and a half, this classic guide to the art of the ancient Maya is now illustrated in color throughout. World expert Mary Miller and her co-author Megan O'Neil take the... (read more)

Contemporary (1945-)
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The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings (Ted Books)

Marc Kushner

The founder of and practicing architect draws on his unique position at the crossroads of architecture and social media to highlight 100 important buildings that embody the future of architecture.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Weand#8217;re... (read more)

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Building-In-Time: From Giotto to Alberti and Modern Oblivion

Marvin Trachtenberg

This ambitious book is about a way of building that for centuries dominated the making of monumental architecture and#8211; yet now not only is it lost as practice, but knowledge of its very existence is consigned to oblivion. In pre-modern Europe, the... (read more)

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