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The Situationist City

Simon Sadler

From 1957 to 1972 the artistic and political movement known as the Situationist International (SI) worked aggressively to subvert the conservative ideology of the Western world. The movement's broadside attack on "establishment" institutions and values... (read more)


Baroque and Rococo
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Baroque (10 Edition)

Rolf Toman

"• Chronological depiction of the fine arts from their origins in Rome through the late baroque and rococo • Explanation of the sociopolitical background: the Counter-Reformation, the development of Protestantism, absolutism, and the French... (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)


Romanticism
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Empire Splendor: French Taste in the Age of Napoleon

Carter Ratcliff

Frances Empire period, guided by the grand visions of the Emperor Napoleon, was one of the most sumptuous and creative epochs in French art, architecture, and decoration. By 1800, Neoclassical architects Percier and Fontaine had left an indelible... (read more)


Ancient and Classical
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Apex: Retracing the Egyptian Pyramids

Ole Jorgen Bryn

The author is a Norwegian architect affiliated with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. In this slim volume (formatted horizontally and measuring 12x8.5") he sets forth some provocative ideas about the Egyptian pyramids--not so much... (read more)


Contemporary (1945-)
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How Architecture Works: A Humanist's Toolkit

Witold Rybczynski

We spend most of our days and nights in buildings, living and working and sometimes playing. Architecture is both setting for our everyday lives and public art form—but it remains mysterious to most of us.   In How Architecture Works,... (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)


Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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I Speak of the City: Mexico City at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Mauricio Tenorio Trillo

In this dazzling multidisciplinary tour of Mexico City, Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo focuses on the period 1880 to 1940, the decisive decades that shaped the city into what it is today.  Through a kaleidoscope of expository forms, I Speak of the... (read more)


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