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European architecture : 1750-1890

Author: Barry Bergdoll
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2000.
Series: Oxford history of art
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive examination of 18th and 19th-century architecture explores its extreme diversity within the context of social, economic and political upheaval. It offers an analysis of the ways  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Bergdoll
ISBN: 0192842226 9780192842220
OCLC Number: 237385120
Description: VI, 326 S. : zahlr. ill.
Contents: INTRODUCTION; 1. NEOCLASSICISM: SCIENCE, ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE DOCTRINE OF PROGRESS; 2. WHAT IS ENLIGHTENMENT? THE CITY AND THE PUBLIC, 1750-1789; 3. SENSATIONALISM FROM LANDSCAPE GARDEN TO THE ARCHITECTURE OF REFORM, 1750-1800; 4. REVOLUTIONARY ARCHITECTURE; 5. NATIONALISM AND DEBATES ON ARCHITECTURAL STYLE; 6. HISTORICISM AND NEW BUILDING TYPES; 7. NEW TECHNOLOGY AND ARCHITECTURAL FORM; 8. THE CITY TRANSFORMED; 9. FIN-DE-SIECLE; BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY; TIMELINE; GLOSSARY; INDEX.
Series Title: Oxford history of art
Responsibility: Barry Bergdoll.
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