Paperback. 104 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.2in.The author proposes the new historical discipline comparative castellology. Comparative castellology focuses on the sources, direct and indirect influences, historical and ahistorical parallels, resistents to influences and creative replicas. It is possible to model structural units, functional decisions, constructive systems, compositional principles, morphological aspects, architecturally-plastic decisions, etc. Comparative castellology is fully adequated to certain case studies serving researches bent on history of facts and global interpretation of some evolution of military architecture. In the light of comparative castellology are examined the phenomenon of humanizing of defensive constructions and also the simbols considered protective: crosses, solar signs, swastikas, babylons, etc. On the cover of the book the Transilvanian Draculas Castle (Bran Castle, Romania) is represented. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783659214721
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About the Author: Mariana Slapac ? Doctor of Art Criticism, Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Coordinator of the Division of Social Sciences and Humanities. She is the author of scientific works dealing with various problems of architectural and town-planning theory and history.
Title: Comparative Castellology
Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Book Condition: New
Book Type: Paperback
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