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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)

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The Builders

National Geographic

x Winner of the International Architecture Book Award x More than 400 photographs, detailed diagrams, and period engravings x Handy reference format This fascinating book chronicles some of the world's greatest engineering wonders from ancient times to... (read more)

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Simple Shelters: Tents, Tipis, Yurts, Domes and Other Ancient Homes (Wooden Books)

Jonathan Horning

A brief introduction to the construction and history of basic shelters. Shelter is one of our most basic needs, and throughout history mankind has been highly inventive in meeting it. Simple Shelters introduces the principal types of wooden and stick... (read more)

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The Cloisters: Medieval Art and Architecture, Revised and Updated Edition

Peter Barnet

Home to an extraordinary collection of treasured masterworks, including the famed Unicorn Tapestries, The Cloisters is devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. This splendid new guide, published to celebrate The Cloisters' seventy-fifth... (read more)

Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Lost Chicago (Lost)

John Paulett

"For Chicago history and architecture lovers." — Chicago Sun... (read more)

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Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990

Wim De Wit

From 1940 to 1990, Los Angeles rapidly evolved into one of the most populous and influential industrial, economic, and creative capitals in the world. During this era, the region was transformed into a laboratory for cutting-edge architecture. Overdrive:... (read more)

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Walking Jane Austen's London (Shire General)

Louise Allen

The London of Jane Austen's world and imagination comes to life in this themed guidebook of nine walking tours from well-known landmarks to hidden treasures --each evoking the time and culture of Regency England which so influenced Austen's wise... (read more)

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