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Medieval Architecture

Nicola Coldstream

April 2002

ISBN: 9780192842763

256 pages
Paperback
238x167mm

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Oxford History of Art

Price: £19.99

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Description

A unique study of medieval architecture, which treats the subject thematically. It looks at construction methods, patronage, and function, as well as the symbolic meanings represented in the architecture. It also offers completely new information on architecture in Spain and central Europe.

About the Author(s)

Nicola Coldstream, Independent scholar

Table of Contents

    I
    Introduction
    1:'What we now vulgarly call the Gothic'
    2:Structure and Design
    3:Patron and Builder
    II
    Introduction
    4:Architectural Space
    5:Symbolic Architecture: Representation and Association
    6:Innovation and Commemoration
    7:The Future that Arrives
    Notes
    Further Reading
    Timeline
    Museums and Websites
    List of Illustrations
    Index

Reviews

"a beatifully written survey" - Contemporary Review July 2002