European Architecture 1750-1890

ISBN-10: 0192842226
ISBN-13: 9780192842220
Authors: Barry Bergdoll
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This comprehensive examination of eighteenth and nineteenth-century architecture explores its extreme diversity within the context of tremendous social, economic and political upheaval. Bergdolls offers a penetrating analysis of the very ways issues of style functioned to make architecture one of the most vitally experimental of art forms in a period of sweeping political, social, and economic change. Never before had the functional requirements and expressive capacities of architecture been tested so thoroughly and with such diversity of invention. Bergdoll traces this experimentation in a broad range of contexts, focusing in particular on the relation of architectural design to new…    
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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated Number of pages: 336 Dimensions: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 1.958 lbs. Language: English