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Early Medieval Architecture As Bearer of Meaning

ISBN-10: 0231127049

ISBN-13: 9780231127042

Edition: 2005

Authors: Gunter Bandmann, Kendall Wallis, Hans Josef B�ker, Hans B�ker

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First published in 1951 & now at last available in English, this book conveys an analysis of the societies in western Europe up to the 12th century that aspired to be the heirs of the Roman Empire.
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 7/6/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Gunter Bandmann was an eminent German historian who wrote on architecture and church history. Kendall Wallis is the humanities and social sciences librarian at McGill University. Hans B�ker is professor of architectural history at McGill University.

Introduction
Form and Type Reception Claim
Indicating Coining
The Problem of Meaning in Architecture
The Essence of Meaning
The Medieval Work of Art Aesthetic Meaning
The Current State of Research on Symbolic and Historical
Meaning in Architecture Sources and Methods: The Sources Sources and Methods: The Methods
The Symbolic Meaning of Buildings According to Written and Visual Sources
The Written Sources
The Visual Sources
Summary
Historical Meaning Tradition and Habit
Turning Toward Historicity
The Effects of Historical Meaning
The Decline of Symbolic and Historical Meaning Reform and Secularization
The Predominance of Artistic Tendencies
The New Awareness of Space
Summary
Afterword