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Modernism and the Architecture of Private Life (Gender and Culture)

Victoria Rosner

"Modernism and the Architecture of Private Life" offers a bold new assessment of the role of the domestic sphere in modernist literature, architecture, and design. Elegantly synthesizing modernist literature with architectural plans, room designs, and... (read more)

Prehistoric and Primitive
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Yaxchilan: The Design of a Maya Ceremonial City

Carolyn E. Tate

As archaeologists peel away the jungle covering that has both obscured and preserved the ancient Maya cities of Mexico and Central America, other scholars have only a limited time to study and understand the sites before the jungle, weather, and human... (read more)

Ancient and Classical
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The Iliad


Anger be now your song, immortal one, Akhilleus' anger, doomed and ruinous, that caused the Akhaians loss on bitter loss and crowded brave souls into the undergloom, leaving so many dead men-carrion for dogs and birds; and the will of Zeus was done... (read more)

Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Craftsman Homes

Gustav Stickley

296 architectural drawings, floor plans, and photographs illustrate 40 different kinds of "Mission-style" homes from The Craftsman (1901-16), voice of American style of simplicity and organic harmony. Thorough coverage of Craftsman idea in text and... (read more)

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The Story of Renaissance Architecture

Sonia Servida

Focusing on the Renaissance period, this book gives readers the tools they need to grasp the architectural language and building forms of this style. Part of an accessibly written and generously illustrated series on architecture through the ages, this... (read more)

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Renaissance Gothic: Architecture and the Arts in Northern Europe, 1470-1540

Ethan Matt Kavaler

This compelling book offers a new paradigm for the periodization of the arts, one that counters a prevailing Italianate bias among historians of northern Europe of this era. The years after 1500 brought the construction of several iconic Late Gothic... (read more)

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Mughal Architecture & Gardens

George Michell

Mughal Architecture & Gardens gives an insight into what is undoubtedly one of the most impressive groups of monuments and gardens ever to be ascribed to a single royal lineage.Innovative and inspirational, these 16th and 17th century constructions... (read more)

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At Home in Tennessee: Classic Historic Interiors

Donna Dorian

A celebration of the antebellum decorative arts of Tennessee, this volume depicts 20 historic homes that have retained their original furnishings. Each entry includes a brief history of the home's construction and occupants, detailed descriptions of its... (read more)

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