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  • Country House Discourse in Early Modern England: A Cultural Study of Landscape and Legitimacy book cover

    Country House Discourse in Early Modern England

    A Cultural Study of Landscape and Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Kari Boyd McBride

    In this study, Kari Boyd McBride defines 'country house discourse' as a network of fictions that articulated and mediated early modern concerns about the right use of land and the social relationships that land engendered. McBride provides new perspectives on the roles of the discourse she…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City: Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur book cover

    Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur, 1st Edition

    By Yamini Narayanan

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Hollywood Action Films and Spatial Theory book cover

    Hollywood Action Films and Spatial Theory

    1st Edition

    By Nick Jones

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • De Re Metallica: The Uses of Metal in the Middle Ages book cover

    De Re Metallica

    The Uses of Metal in the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Bork

    De Re Metallica brings together a wide variety of perspectives on metal use in the Middle Ages, a topic that has received less systematic scholarly attention than it deserves, given its central importance for medieval culture. Because of its strength, beauty, and prestige, metal figured prominently…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • Architecture and the Politics of Gender in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Architecture and the Politics of Gender in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Hills

    Written by leading scholars in the field, the essays in this book address the relationships between gender and the built environment, specifically architecture, in early modern Europe. In recent years scholars have begun to investigate the ways in which architecture plays a part in the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture: Between Imitation and Invention book cover

    The Challenge of Emulation in Art and Architecture

    Between Imitation and Invention, 1st Edition

    By David Mayernik

    Emulation is a challenging middle ground between imitation and invention. The idea of rivaling by means of imitation, as old as the Aenead and as modern as Michelangelo, fit neither the pessimistic deference of the neoclassicists nor the revolutionary spirit of the Romantics. Emulation thus…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Renaissance Palace in Florence: Magnificence and Splendour in Fifteenth-Century Italy book cover

    The Renaissance Palace in Florence

    Magnificence and Splendour in Fifteenth-Century Italy, 1st Edition

    By James R. Lindow

    This book provides a reassessment of the theory of magnificence in light of the related social virtue of splendour. Author James Lindow highlights how magnificence, when applied to private palaces, extended beyond the exterior to include the interior as a series of splendid spaces where virtuous…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design book cover

    Art in Consumer Culture

    Mis-Design, 1st Edition

    By Grace McQuilten

    Written with beautiful clarity, Art in Consumer Culture: Mis-Design asks the contemporary art world to be honest about the pervasive effects of commodification and the difficulty of staging critique. The book examines the collusion of 'art' and 'design' in contemporary artistic practices in order…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • A Life in Education and Architecture: Mary Beaumont Medd book cover

    A Life in Education and Architecture

    Mary Beaumont Medd, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Burke

    This book provides a detailed exploration of the relationships between individual architects, educators, artists and designers that laid the foundation and shaped the approach to designing new school buildings in post-war Britain. It explores the life and work of Mary Medd (née Crowley) (1907-2005)…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The Borghese Collections and the Display of Art in the Age of the Grand Tour book cover

    The Borghese Collections and the Display of Art in the Age of the Grand Tour

    1st Edition

    By Carole Paul

    The redecoration of the exhibition spaces at the Borghese palace and villa, undertaken together with the reinstallation of the family's vast art collections, was one of the most important events in the cultural life of eighteenth-century Rome. In this comprehensive study, Carole Paul reconstructs…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Architectural Programming and Predesign Manager book cover

    Architectural Programming and Predesign Manager

    1st Edition

    By Robert Hershberger

    In this book, first published in 1999, Hershberger presents architectural programming and predesign management in a clear, detailed manner. With numerous examples and illustrations from both his and his colleagues’ experience, he shows the reader step by step how to use the techniques of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Art of the Sublime: Principles of Christian Art and Architecture book cover

    The Art of the Sublime

    Principles of Christian Art and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Roger Homan

    In the view of Hegel and others, pagan art is the art of the beautiful and Christian art is the art of the sublime. Roger Homan provides a comprehensive and informative account of the course of Christian art, encompassing a re-evaluation of conventional aesthetics and its application to religious…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

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