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Robert and James Adam, Architects of the Age of Enlightenment

1st Edition

By Ariyuki Kondo

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224 pages

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During the second half of the eighteenth century British architecture moved away from the dominant school of classicism in favour of a more creative freedom of expression. At the forefront of this change were architect brothers Robert and James Adam. Kondo’s work places them within the context of eighteenth-century intellectual thought.

About the Series

The Enlightenment World

This series features monographs that take an innovative and challenging look at the political and intellectual history of the Enlightenment period. The richness of the Enlightenment experience makes it a significant topic for study. It had a profound impact on nearly every aspect of life during the long eighteenth century and many of its values are familiar to modern society. Some of the key themes that this series embraces include the scientific revolution; philosophical origins and progress of the Enlightenment; high and popular culture; the political impact of the Enlightenment; and its comparative impact in a broad European context.

Series Editor:          Michael T Davis (Griffith University)

Series Co-Editors:  Jack Fruchtman (Towson University)
                                 Kevin Gilmartin (Caltech)
                                 Jon Mee (University of York)

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC005060
ARCHITECTURE / History / Romanticism