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The fires of excellence : Spanish and Portuguese oriental architecture

Author: Miles Danby; Matthew Weinreb
Publisher: Reading, U.K. : Garnet Pub., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This work details the Oriental influence, both direct and indirect, on architecture in Spain and Portugal. It covers, amongst others, gothic, Moorish, Midejar and Manveline architecture.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miles Danby; Matthew Weinreb
ISBN: 1859640877 9781859640876
OCLC Number: 37577974
Description: 236 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 33 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Golden Age of Cordoba --
Ch. 2. The Resurgence of Christianity in the North --
Ch. 3. Confrontation and the Reconquest --
Ch. 4. Coexistence and Cultural Interaction --
Ch. 5. The Final Flowering of Granada --
Ch. 6. Survival of the Mudejar Style Against the Odds --
Ch. 7. Rediscovery, Revival and Transformation.
Responsibility: Miles Danby ; photography by Matthew Weinreb.

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