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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
The Spaces of the Hospital examines how hospitals operated as a complex category of social, urban and architectural space in London from 1680 to 1820. This period witnessed the transformation of the city into a modern metropolis. The hospital was very much part of this process and its spaces, both interior and exterior, help us to understand these... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 57.95
Architectural history is more than just the study of buildings. Architecture of the past and present remains an essential emblem of a distinctive social system and set of cultural values and as a result it has been the subject of study of a variety of disciplines. But what is architectural history and how should we read it? Reading Architectural... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 9.99
This clear and concise introduction examines all the major debates and issues using a wide range of well-known examples. Importantly, this book explains how the traditional emphasis on periods and styles originates in western art production and can obscure other approaches, as well as art from non-western cultures. more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 34.95
Art History: Contemporary Perspectives on Method examines the various patterns and approaches to the discipline of art history exhibited across the scholarship of all periods over the last 30 years, resulting in a cross section of art history in all its complexities and a timely survey of its historiography. Newly commissioned essays by a group... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 78.95
Architecture as Experience investigates the perception and appropriation of places across intervals of time and culture. The particular concern of the volume is to bring together fresh empirical research and animate it through contact with theoretical sophistication, without overwhelming the material. The chapters establish the continuity of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 140.00
Bringing together a collection of high-profile authors, Biographies and Space presents essays exploring the relationship between biography and space and how specific subjects are used as a means of explaining sets of social, cultural and spatial relationships. Biographical methods of historical investigation can bring out the authentic voice of... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 143.95
"Smart and savvy contribution to a list of recent anthologies that work at putting the spirit back into art history. Reading so many lively voices talking about why art still matters is both a serious pursuit and a pleasurable pastime." — Michael Ann Holly , Clark Art Institute more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 206.95
? A Companion to British Art: 1600 to the Present is a sparkling collection of consistently high-quality, freshly-minted essays that is a pleasure to read. The book manages the admirable feat of alerting us to the major themes and preoccupations of recent scholarship on British art whilst also breaking entirely new ground. Whether discussing the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 73.95
Rather than subscribing to a single position, this collection informs the reader about the current state of the discipline looking at changes across the broad field of methodological, theoretical and geographical plurality. Divided into three sections, Rethinking Architectural Historiography begins by renegotiating foundational and contemporary... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 36.99
This timely book presents a multifaceted look at war, media, and propaganda from international perspectives. Focusing on the media's role in global conflicts, prominent authors, journalists, scholars, and researchers provide an insightful overview of the impact of globalization on media practices. They explore war coverage, propaganda techniques, public... more...