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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)


General
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S, M, L, XL: Small, Medium, Large, Extra-Large

Rem Koolhaas

There are some books that will make you into a genius as soon as you turn back the title page, and S, M, L, XL by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas is certainly one of them. Once you get the hang of things, the book is a remarkable and inspiring read... (read more)


Romanticism
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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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William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

Susan Weber

The most versatile British designer of the 18th century, William Kent (1685–1748) created a style for a new nation and monarchy. The scope of his achievements encompasses architecture, palatial interiors, elaborate gardens, and exquisite furniture.... (read more)


Medieval
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Universe of Stone: A Biography of Chartres Cathedral

Philip Ball

Chartres Cathedral, south of Paris, is revered as one of the most beautiful and profound works of art in the Western canon. But what did it mean to those who constructed it in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries? And why, during this time, did Europeans... (read more)


Contemporary (1945-)
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The Nazi Perpetrator: Postwar German Art and the Politics of the Right

Paul B. Jaskot

Who was responsible for the crimes of the Nazis? Party leaders and members? Rank-and-file soldiers and bureaucrats? Ordinary Germans? This question looms over German disputes about the past like few others. It also looms over the art and architecture of... (read more)


Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Alcatraz: History and Design of a Landmark

Donald Macdonald

Shrouded in mystery and rich with history, Alcatraz draws over a million visitors each year. This enlightening volume provides the first complete history of Alcatraz told through its architecture. In friendly illustrations and accessible text, authors... (read more)


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