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Cistercian Art and Architecture in the British Isles

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ISBN-10: 0521181356

ISBN-13: 9780521181358

Edition: 2010

Authors: Christopher Norton, David Park

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List price: $51.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/29/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 570
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

David Park is Webster Atwell-Class of 1921 Professor of Physics, Emeritus at Williams College. He is the author of seven previous books, including "The Fire within the Eye", a "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year in 1997, and "The How and the Why" (both Princeton).

List of plates
List of figures and maps
Preface
Preface to the Paperback Edition
Acknowledgements
Introduction
St Bernard, the patrons and monastic planning
The foundation of the British Cistercian houses
The chronology and character of early Cistercian legislation on art and architecture
The Cistercian attitude towards art: the literary evidence
The earliest architecture of the Cistercians in England
The Cistercians as 'missionaries of Gothic' in Northern England
The architecture of the Cistercian churches of Ireland, 1142-1272
Cistercian architecture from Beaulieu to the Dissolution
The twelfth-century refectories at Rievaulx and Byland Abbeys
Cistercian wall painting and panel painting
Cistercian window glass in England and Wales
Early Cistercian tile pavements
Cistercian metalwork in England
Cistercian seals in England and Wales
English Cistercian manuscripts of the twelfth century
Liturgy and liturgical music: the limits of uniformity -
Table of Cistercian legislation on art and architecture
Tables of Cistercian affiliations
Bibliography
Index