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Published by Konemann, Konigswinter, Germany (2006)
ISBN 10: 3833116366 ISBN 13: 9783833116360
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Book Description Konemann, Konigswinter, Germany, 2006. Soft cover. Book Condition: Brand new. "The Story of Architecture" is a work on architecture, 119 wonderfully colorful pages in an oversize volume. This book reviews developments in Western and Middle Eastern architecture from the period of antiquity about 2900 . B.C.-through early Christianity, the rise of Islamic building, the Romanesque period, the Gothic style of the late medieval, the Renaissance, baroque and rococo periods, and the classicism of the 18th century. The rise of industrial architecture in the 19th century, and the revolutions in architecture of the pre- and post-World War II eras are examined more closely, and the book spotlights such architectural milestones as the Pyramids of Giza, the Lion Gate of Mycenae, the Acropolis of Athens, the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, the Taj Mahal in Agra, the Sainte-Chappell cathedral of Paris, St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, the Houses of Parliament in London, the Bavarian castle Neusch. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 10566

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