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Architecture : from prehistory to postmodernity

Architecture : from prehistory to postmodernity

Author: Marvin Trachtenberg; Isabelle Hyman
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Prentice Hall ; London : Pearson Education [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Moving back and forth between the long view of historical trends and close-ups on major works and crucial architectural themes, this survey is designed to help students understand and appreciate  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marvin Trachtenberg; Isabelle Hyman
ISBN: 9780131830653 0131830651
OCLC Number: 213114692
Notes: This ed. originally published: New York; London: Harry N. Abrams, 2002.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. The Ancient World. 1. Architecture Before Greece --
2. Greece --
3. Rome --
Part II. The Middle Ages. 4. Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture --
5. Pre-Romanesque and Romanesque Architecture --
6. Islam and West --
7. Gothic Architecture --
Part III. The Renaissance and the Baroque. 8. The Renaissance --
9. The Baroque --
IV. The Modern World. 10. The Eighteenth Century --
11. The Nineteenth Century --
12. Modern Architecture --
13. Second Modernism (through Post-Modernism) --
14. Modernisms: Renewal and Hyper-Diversity in Recent Decades.
Responsibility: Marvin Trachtenberg and Isabelle Hyman.


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