A History of Russian Architecture

A History of Russian Architecture

by William Craft Brumfield


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780295983943
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Pages: 744
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.30(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

William Craft Brumfield is professor of Russian studies at Tulane University. He is the author of Lost Russia and The Origins of Modernism in Russian Architecture, among other books, and a member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences.View the William C. Brumfield Russian Architecture Collection online at http://depts.washington.edu/ceir/brumfield

Table of Contents

Prologue to the 2004 EditionAcknowledgmentsAuthor's NoteIntroduction

Part One: Early Medieval Architecture1. Kiev and Chernigov2. Novgorod and Pskov: Eleventh to Thirteenth Centuries3. Vladimir and Suzdal Before the Mongol Invasion4. The Revival of Architecture in Novgorod and Pskov

Part Two: The Moscovite Period5. Moscow: Architectural Beginnings6. The Ascent of Architecture in Moscovy7. The Seventeenth Century: From Ornamentalism to the New Age

Part Three: The Turn to Western Forms8. The Foundations of the Baroque in Saint Petersburg9. The Late Baroque in Russia: The Age of Rastrelli10. Neoclassicism in Petersburg: The Age of Catherine the Great11. Eighteenth-Century Neoclassicism in Moscow and the Provinces12. The Early Nineteenth Century: Alexandrine Neoclassicism

Part Four: The Formation of Modern Russian Architecture13. Nineteenth-Century Historicism and Eclecticism14. Modernism During the Early Twentieth Century15. Revolution and Reaction in Soviet Architecture

AppendicesAppendix I. Russian Wooden ArchitectureAppendix II. Illustrated Architectural ElementsNotesBibliographyIndex

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