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Overview

A magnificently illustrated guide to the

global history of architecture—updated to

include the non-western world and works

from women

The Second Edition of this historical architectural

guide gives you a deeper

knowledge and wider perspective of traditions in

architecture throughout the world—from prehistoric

through modern structures. Extensively and beautifully

illustrated, the book includes photos, plans, scales for

world-famous structures such as the Parthenon, Versailles,

the Brooklyn Bridge, and many others.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071544795
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/4/2008
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 324,586
  • Product dimensions: 9.20 (w) x 11.80 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Fazio is emeritus professor

of architecture at Mississippi State University. He is the author

of The Domestic Architecture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe.

Marian Moffett taught architectural history at the University

of Tennessee. Her publications include A History of Western

Architecture, and East Tennessee Cantilever Barns.

Lawrence Wodehouse taught architectural history at the

University of Dundee and various American universities.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Beginnings of Architecture
Chapter 2. The Greek World
Chapter 3. The Architecture of Ancient India and Southeast Asia
Chapter 4. Traditional Architecture of China and Japan
Chapter 5. The Roman World
Chapter 6. Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture
Chapter 7. Islamic Architecture
Chapter 8. Early Medieval and Romanesque Architecture
Chapter 9. Gothic Architecture
Chapter 10. Indigenous Architecture in the Pre-Columbian Americas
Chapter 11. Renaissance Architecture
Chapter 12. Baroque Architecture
Chapter 13. The Eighteenth Century
Chapter 14. Nineteenth Century Developments
Chapter 15. The Twentieth Century and Modernism
Chapter 16. Modernisms in the Mid- and Late-Twentieth Century
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