Architecture: Architectural History

  • How to Read Architecture: An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment book cover

    How to Read Architecture

    An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Paulette Singley

    How to Read Architecture is based on the fundamental premise that reading and interpreting architecture is something we already do, and that close observation matters. This book enhances this skill so that given an unfamiliar building, you will have the tools to understand it and to be inspired by…

    Paperback – 2019-07-10 
    Routledge

  • The High Middle Ages: 1200-1550 book cover

    The High Middle Ages

    1200-1550, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1986, The High Middle Ages begins in the late twelfth century and ends, not with the arrival of the Tudor monarchs in 1485, but with the destruction of the wealth and power of the Church in the 1530s. The book looks at how the passing of the monasteries marked the transition…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Norman Heritage: 1055-1200 book cover

    The Norman Heritage

    1055-1200, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Rowley

    Originally published in 1983, The Norman Heritage looks at the Norman Conquest as a turning point in English history. The book argues that not only was this the last time that England was successfully invaded, but it followed a complete change in the ruling dynasty, the introduction of military…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Exploring Castles book cover

    Exploring Castles

    1st Edition

    By W. Douglas Simpson

    Originally published in 1957, Exploring Castles examines the 'classic' castle story. The book traces the origins of castles across England and Scotland, from the early Norman Castles, to Edwardian, all the way up to the ‘modern’ castles. The book case studies on individual castles, such as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Castle in England and Wales: An Interpretive History book cover

    The Castle in England and Wales

    An Interpretive History, 1st Edition

    By D.J. Cathcart King

    Originally published in 1988, The Castles in England and Wales is a comprehensive treatment of the archaeology of the castles in England and Wales. The books looks at how following the Norman Conquest, one of the most characteristic structures of the English landscape, the castle, was used to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Gold Was the Mortar: The Economics of Cathedral Building book cover

    Gold Was the Mortar

    The Economics of Cathedral Building, 1st Edition

    By Henry Kraus

    Originally published in 1979, Gold Was the Mortar details the financing and the building of the medieval cathedrals at Paris, Amiens, Toulouse, Lyon, Strasbourg, York, Poitiers and Rouen. The book examines the raising of funds and their expenditure, not only on the Cathedrals themselves, but also…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Architecture on the Borderline: Boundary Politics and Built Space book cover

    Architecture on the Borderline

    Boundary Politics and Built Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anoma Pieris

    Architecture on the Borderline interrogates space and territory in a turbulent present where nation state borders are porous to a few but impermeable to many. It asks how these uneven and conflicted social realities are embodied in the physical and material conditions imagined, produced or…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Architecture of Defeat book cover

    Architecture of Defeat

    1st Edition

    By Kengo Kuma

    Kengo Kuma, one of Japan’s leading architects, has been combining professional practice and academia for most of his career. In addition to creating many internationally-recognized buildings all over the world, he has written extensively about the history and theory of architecture. Like his built…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico: The Casa de Montejo book cover

    Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico

    The Casa de Montejo, 1st Edition

    By C. Cody Barteet

    This book investigates the role of the architectural façade as an indicator of individual and communal cultural identities, focusing on a residence of a conquistador rather than religious and monarchial structures. Cody Barteet analyzes the Casa de Montejo within the visual culture that it belongs,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Eloquent Spaces: Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture book cover

    Eloquent Spaces

    Meaning and Community in Early Indian Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shonaleeka Kaul

    Eloquent Spaces adopts the twin analytic of meaning and community to write a fresh history of building in early India. It presents a new perspective on the principles and practices of early Indian architecture. Defining it broadly over a range of space uses, the book argues for architecture as a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge India

  • The Protected Vista: An Intellectual and Cultural History book cover

    The Protected Vista

    An Intellectual and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Brigden

    The Protected Vista draws a historical lineage from the eighteenth century picturesque to present day planning policy, highlighting how the values embedded within familiar views have developed over time through appropriation by diverse groups for cultural and political purposes. The book examines…

    Hardback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • The Routledge Companion to Art Deco book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Art Deco

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bridget Elliott, Michael Windover

    Scholarly interest in Art Deco has grown rapidly over the past fifty years, spanning different academic disciplines. This volume provides a guide to the current state of the field of Art Deco research by highlighting past accomplishments and promising new directions. Chapters are presented in five…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Art History and Visual Studies Companions

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