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The story of Western architecture

Author: Bill Risebero
Publisher: London : Herbert Press, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When this survey of Western civilization was first published in 1979, the executive editor of the Architectural Review said, "I find it one of the most remarkable books on the subject that I have ever come across. . . a tremendous achievement of Pevsnerian dimensions." The author views the history of architecture not as a chronology of styles but as an expression of social and economic conditions; he tells us not  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Risebero, Bill, 1938-
Story of Western architecture.
London : Herbert Press, 1979
(OCoLC)664615996
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Risebero
ISBN: 0273013351 9780273013358 0906969492 9780906969496
OCLC Number: 5799374
Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Bill Risebero.
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A second updated edition of a title originally published in 1979, which provides a survey of Western architecture from early times through to the present day, to reveal how architecture can be used  Read more...

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