A History of Western Architecture
In his highly acclaimed reference work David Watkin traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times to the 21st century. Adopting an approach that sees architectural history as a continuous narrative, the author emphasizes the ongoing vitality of the Classical language of architecture, underlining the continuity between, for example, the work ofIctinus in 5th-century BC Athens and that of McKim, Mead and White in 20th-century New York.
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Some 7000 years of architectural history and highlights are summarized in this classic survey, which serves equally well as a reference work and a college textbook for introductory architectural history courses. The current edition, updated from 2000, includes new material and illustrations on ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia and touches on early 21st-century flagship buildings and globalization. Watkin (history of architecture, Univ. of Cambridge) captures with a fine economy architecture's successive revivals and historical legacies. Given the book's scope, coverage is mostly confined to acknowledged masterpieces and trendsetters. While classics such as the Parthenon (three pages) and Chartres Cathedral (two pages) receive the most attention, only 25 buildings in New York and 15 in Chicago are mentioned, often in passing. Almost 1000 photographs (50 full-page, color) illustrate buildings, interiors, and styles. A glossary, a (somewhat dated) chapter-by-chapter "for further reading" list, and a detailed index conclude the work. In anticipation of reference consultation, libraries may elect to bind this sturdy paperback. VERDICT Popular since it was first published in 1986, this title can be appreciated by a second generation of readers for Watkin's erudition, big-picture overviews, and explanations of historical context and continuity.—Russell T. Clement, Northwestern Univ. Lib., Evanston, IL
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good book for art lovers ,also with tips of hystorical development of the ancient civilizactions ,now im reading carolingian and romanesque in europe,very good review A History of Western Architecture ...
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JSTOR: A History of Western Architecture
A History of Western Architecture is shorter (and cheaper) than Trachtenberg and Hyman's volume. Other books may do a better job of treating certain periods ...
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A history of Western architecture / David Watkin. 4th ed. London : Laurence King Publishing, 2005. All items. BK. 720 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 25 cm. ...
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212, A History of Western Architecture, David Watkin 1986, 0-500-27425-8, Architecture, USA, Michigan, Mio, 48647, $7.00 ...
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A History of Western Architecture Third Edition David Watkin ISBN: 0-8230-2274-9 Watson-Guptill Book (Paperback) $40.00 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 704 pages ...
David Watkin (historian) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He has also published on general topics including A History of Western Architecture (4th ed. 2005) and English Architecture: A Concise History (2nd ed. ...
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Os termos aqui incluídos foram extraídos, em sua maioria, do capítulo referente ao art nouveau espanhol em A History of Western Architecture, ...
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Undergraduate courses: History of Art
eh Gombrich, The Story of Art; H Honour & J Fleming, A World History of Art; D Watkin, A History of Western Architecture. Some familiarity with classical ...
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Texts/References David Watkin, A History of Western Architecture, 3rd edition, New York 2000 Chapters 7-10 required. Spiro Kostof, A History of Architecture ...
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AICT Text Concordance
A History of Western Architecture, 3rd edition. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 2000. -W&S 3. Wilkins, David G., Bernard Schultz, Katheryn M. Linduff ...
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Western architecture :: General works -- Britannica Online ...
... Dan Cruickshank (1996), provides a comprehensive standard survey of Western architecture; as do David Watkin, A History of Western Architecture, 3rd ed.
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