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Digging and Discovery, 2nd Edition: Wisconsin Archaeology (New Badger History)

Diane Young Holliday

Introduces young readers to Wisconsin's prehistoric and historic past, including the glacial times of the Paleo-Indians, Woodland era cultures, and French, British, and American settlers.... (read more)


Contemporary (1945-)
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Retro Style: Class, Gender and Design in the Home

Sarah Elsie Baker

Retro interiors have come to the fore in recent years as a highly desirable and valuable branch of interior design. The emergence of a need for decorative objects and vintage furniture has resurrected retro style and placed it firmly as a key trend of... (read more)


Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
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Architecture and Modern Literature

David Spurr

Architecture and Modern Literature explores the representation and interpretation of architectural space in modern literature from the early nineteenth century to the present, with the aim of showing how literary production and architectural... (read more)


Ancient and Classical
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Origins of Classical Architecture: Temples, Orders, and Gifts to the Gods in Ancient Greece

Mark Wilson Jones

The Greek architectural orders—Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian—lie at the heart of the classical traditions of building, and yet satisfying accounts for their origins have proved elusive. In contrast with conventional theories that would see the... (read more)


Medieval
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Financing Cathedral Building in the Middle Ages: The Generosity of the Faithful

Wim Vroom

This volume is the first complete overview of the process of commissioning and financing the construction of cathedrals during the Middle Ages. The first part of the book outlines the sources of wealth from which the commissioners of these projects... (read more)


Baroque and Rococo
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Magnificent Entertainments: Temporary Architecture for Georgian Festivals

Melanie Doderer-winkler

A thoroughly original study of ephemeral architecture and design, Magnificent Entertainments examines the spectacular displays created for large-scale public and private celebrations in the Georgian period. The book focuses on a number of specific... (read more)


Renaissance
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Renaissance Gothic: Architecture and the Arts in Northern Europe, 1470-1540

Ethan Matt Kavaler

This compelling book offers a new paradigm for the periodization of the arts, one that counters a prevailing Italianate bias among historians of northern Europe of this era. The years after 1500 brought the construction of several iconic Late Gothic... (read more)


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