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Ancient and Classical
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Greek Architecture (Classical World)

R. A. Tomlinson

A clearly structured discussion of all the major buildings constructed by the Greeks, from houses to temples, theatres to council buildings. The book describes particular architectural styles and features and sets the buildings in their context, with an... (read more)


Renaissance
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Villa I Tatti #29: Renaissance Studies in Honor of Joseph Connors, Volumes 1 and 2

Machtelt Israels (edt)

The 177 essays in these two richly illustrated volumes represent the cutting edge of Italian Renaissance scholarship in nearly every one of its fields and were gathered to honor Joseph Connors, Director of Villa I Tatti from 2002 to 2010. Demonstrating I... (read more)


Contemporary (1945-)
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Felix Novikov: Architect of the Soviet Modernism (Basics)

Vladimir Belogolovsky

It was prominent architect and publicist Felix Novikov (b. 1927) who first coined the term Soviet modernism, which refers to the third, concluding period (1955-85) of Soviet architecture. The value of Novikov's creative path lies in the fact that it... (read more)


General
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Modern Architecture Since 1900

William J. R. Curtis

Since its first publication in 1982, Modern Architecture Since 1900 has become established as a contemporary classic. Worldwide in scope, it combines a clear historical outline with masterly analysis and interpretation. Technical, economic, social and... (read more)


Baroque and Rococo
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Versailles: A Biography of a Palace

Tony Spawforth

Called “fast-paced” (Kirkus Reviews) and “highly engrossing” (Publishers Weekly), this is the behind-the-scenes story of the worlds most famous palace. The story of Versailles is one of high historical drama mixed with the high... (read more)


Prehistoric and Primitive
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Shire Archaeology #53: Brochs of Scotland

J. N. G. Ritchie

This book examines some of the most spectacular ancient monuments in Britain - the iron age brochs of north and west Scotland. It sets the building of these unique fortifications into context and examines some of the impressive sites that may still be... (read more)


Medieval
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Cultural Difference and Material Culture in Middle English Romance: Normans and Saxons (Routledge Research in Medieval Literature)

Dominique Battles

This book explores how the cultural distinctions and conflicts between Anglo-Saxons and Normans originating with the Norman Conquest of 1066 prevailed well into the fourteenth century and are manifest in a significant number of Middle English romances... (read more)


Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Antoni Gaudi, 1852-1926: From Nature To Architecture (03 Edition)

Maria Antonietta Crippa

The Dante of architecture   "Do you want to know where I found my model? An upright tree; it bears its branches and these, in turn, their twigs, and these, in turn, the leaves. And every individual part has been growing harmoniously... (read more)


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