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Medieval Architecture

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ISBN-10: 0192842765

ISBN-13: 9780192842763

Edition: 2002

Authors: Nicola Coldstream

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Medieval architecture comprises more than the traditional image of Gothic cathedrals and the castles of chivalry. A great variety of buildings - synagogues, halls, and barns - testifies to the diverse communities and interests in western Europe in the centuries between 1150 and 1550. This book looks at their architecture from an entirely fresh perspective. It shifts the emphasis away from such areas as France towards the creativity of other regions, including central Europe and Spain. It treats the subject thematically, seeking what all buildings, both religious and secular, have in common, and how they reflect the material and spiritual concerns of the people who built and used them. It…    
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Book details

List price: $31.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/18/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.57" wide x 9.37" long x 0.68" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

'What we now vulgarly call the Gothic'
Structure and Design
Patron and Builder II Introduction
Architectural Space
Symbolic Architecture: Representation and Association
Innovation and Commemoration
The Future that Arrives
Further Reading
Timeline Museums and Websites
List of Illustrations