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  • The Four Modes of Seeing: Approaches to Medieval Imagery in Honor of Madeline Harrison Caviness book cover

    The Four Modes of Seeing

    Approaches to Medieval Imagery in Honor of Madeline Harrison Caviness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evelyn Staudinger Lane, Elizabeth Carson Pastan, Ellen M. Shortell

    Borrowing its title from Madeline Harrison Caviness's influential work on the modes of seeing articulated by the twelfth-century cleric Richard of Saint Victor, this interdisciplinary collection brings together the work of thirty scholars from England, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Religious Patronage of the Duke of Lerma, 1598–1621 book cover

    The Religious Patronage of the Duke of Lerma, 1598–1621

    1st Edition

    By Lisa A. Banner

    Introducing fresh archival evidence, author Lisa Banner here demonstrates how Francisco Gómez de Sandoval y Rojas, first Duke of Lerma, served as a vital link in Habsburg architectural patronage. She traces Lerma's trajectory as, beginning with the ancient royal city of Valladolid, he embarked on a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Structural and Civil Engineering Design book cover

    Structural and Civil Engineering Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Addis

    The importance of design has often been neglected in studies considering the history of structural and civil engineering. Yet design is a key aspect of all building and engineering work. This volume brings together a range of articles which focus on the role of design in engineering. It opens by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of Civil Engineering

  • Rethinking the High Renaissance: The Culture of the Visual Arts in Early Sixteenth-Century Rome book cover

    Rethinking the High Renaissance

    The Culture of the Visual Arts in Early Sixteenth-Century Rome, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jill Burke

    The perception that the early sixteenth century saw a culmination of the Renaissance classical revival - only to degrade into mannerism shortly after Raphael's death in 1520 - has been extremely tenacious; but many scholars agree that this tidy narrative is deeply problematic. Exploring how we can…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Nuns and Reform Art in Early Modern Venice: The Architecture of Santi Cosma e Damiano and its Decoration from Tintoretto to Tiepolo book cover

    Nuns and Reform Art in Early Modern Venice

    The Architecture of Santi Cosma e Damiano and its Decoration from Tintoretto to Tiepolo, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Paul

    Decorated by Giovanni Buonconsiglio, Jacopo Tintoretto, Palma il Giovane, Sebastiano Ricci and Giambattista Tiepolo, the church of the former Benedictine female monastery Santi Cosma e Damiano occupies an outstanding position in Venice. The author of this study argues that from its foundation in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Engineering of Medieval Cathedrals book cover

    The Engineering of Medieval Cathedrals

    1st Edition

    The great cathedrals and churches of the medieval West continue to awe. How were they built, and why do they remain standing? What did their builders know about what they were doing? These questions have given rise to considerable controversy, which is fully reflected in the papers selected here.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of Civil Engineering

  • Functionalism Revisited: Architectural Theory and Practice and the Behavioral Sciences book cover

    Functionalism Revisited

    Architectural Theory and Practice and the Behavioral Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Jon Lang, Walter Moleski

    A range of current approaches to architecture are neglected in our contemporary writings on design philosophies. This book argues that the model of 'function' and the concept of a 'functional building' that we have inherited from the twentieth-century Modernists is limited in scope and detracts…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Ottoman Women Builders: The Architectural Patronage of Hadice Turhan Sultan book cover

    Ottoman Women Builders

    The Architectural Patronage of Hadice Turhan Sultan, 1st Edition

    By Lucienne Thys-Senocak

    Examined here is the historical figure and architectural patronage of Hadice Turhan Sultan, the young mother of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed IV, who for most of the latter half of the seventeenth century shaped the political and cultural agenda of the Ottoman court. Captured in Russia at the age of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Reading the Royal Monument in Eighteenth-Century Europe book cover

    Reading the Royal Monument in Eighteenth-Century Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Chastel-Rousseau

    Reading the Royal Monument in Eighteenth-Century Europe is the first in-depth study of the major role played by royal monuments in the public space of expanding cities across eighteenth-century Europe. Using the royal public statues as the basis for its examination of modern European cities, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • The Visual Culture of Baptism in the Middle Ages: Essays on Medieval Fonts, Settings and Beliefs book cover

    The Visual Culture of Baptism in the Middle Ages

    Essays on Medieval Fonts, Settings and Beliefs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harriet M. Sonne de Torrens

    Under the guidance of the leading experts on baptismal fonts and the co-directors of the Baptisteria Sacra Index, the world’s only iconographical inventory of baptismal fonts, a research project at the University of Toronto, this collection of essays by a group of European and North American…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Temple Imagery from Early Mediaeval Peninsular India book cover

    Temple Imagery from Early Mediaeval Peninsular India

    1st Edition

    By Archana Verma

    Analyzing the ways in which ideas of heroic discourse and the socio-religious and political needs of the period moulded iconography, this book explores the evolution of the iconography of the early mediaeval Hindu temples of the Indian peninsula, over the course of the sixth-twelfth centuries C.E.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Ad Quadratum: The Practical Application of Geometry in Medieval Architecture book cover

    Ad Quadratum

    The Practical Application of Geometry in Medieval Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Y. Wu

    The purpose of the project is to provide the most up-to-date survey on issues dealing with practical geometry and how it might have been applied in the design of medieval architecture. Chronologically, the topics cover a wide span - from early Medieval through Late Gothic. Geographically, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

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