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Baroque and Rococo
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La

Jesus Escobar

Profusely illustrated, this historical work focuses on the planning and construction of the Plaza Mayor in Madrid, Spain, during the second half of the 16th century—when Madrid went from being a mercantile town to the capital of the Hapsburg Empire.&... (read more)


Ancient and Classical
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On Architecture (Penguin Classics)

Vitruvius

A new, illustrated edition of a foundational work on architecture, engineering, and urban planning The only treatise on architecture to have survived from Roman times, Vitruvius' On Architecture provides a fascinating picture of how the Romans planned... (read more)


Prehistoric and Primitive
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Pre-Columbian Architecture in Mesoamerica

Maria Teresa Uriarte

Pre-Columbian Architecture in Mesoamerica is destined to become a standard reference for the serious student and an intellectual delight for the interested amateur. This authoritative yet accessible study begins with an overview of the aesthetics... (read more)


Medieval
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Medieval Naples: An Architectural & Urban History, 400-1400

Caroline Bruzelius

Two leading American experts on the subject offer the first comprehensive English-language review of Naples' architecture and urban development from late antiquity to the high and late Middle Ages. William Tronzo treats the early Middle Ages, from the... (read more)


Romanticism
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Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape

Caroline Dalton

Sir John Vanbrugh (1664-1726) was one of the most important figures in English garden history although he is rarely recognised as such. An eclectic early career as a merchant, a soldier and a dramatist preceded Vanbrugh 's acceptance of the role of... (read more)


Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Lost Washington, DC (Lost)

Paul Kelsey Williams

A nostalgic look at the important buildings lost in the capital city, following the changing transport of the city from horse-drawn streetcars to electric trolleys and steam trains crossing Maryland Avenue Sites represented here ... (read more)


Contemporary (1945-)
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Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories

Patricio Del Real (edt)

Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories has thirteen new essays from a range of distinguished architectural historians to help you understand the region 's rich and varied architecture. It will also introduce you to major projects that... (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)


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