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Reliving Pompeii

The Adventures of an Archaeologist

by Marisa de Spagnolis

<p><em>Reliving Pompeii</em> tells the story of a unique archaeological adventure experienced by an archaeologist at the beginning of her career &quot;forced&quot; by circumstances to move from Rome to Pompeii, where she lived and worked for ...

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Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas

Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy

by Natsumi Nonaka

<p>This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the

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Restoring Your Historic House: The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners

by Scott T. Hanson & David Clough

<p><strong>How to accommodate contemporary life in a historic house.</strong></p> <p>This book does not repeat basic information that is readily available in many standard DIY books about carpentry, wiring, and plumbing. Rather, it shows how to

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Restoring Your Historic House: The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners

by Scott T. Hanson & David Clough

<p><strong>How to accommodate contemporary life in a historic house.</strong></p> <p>This book does not repeat basic information that is readily available in many standard DIY books about carpentry, wiring, and plumbing. Rather, it shows how to

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Richard I (Serapis Classics)

by Jacob Abbott

<p>King Richard the First, the Crusader, was a boisterous, reckless, and desperate man, and he made a great deal of noise in the world in his day. He began his career very early in life by quarreling with his father. Indeed, his father, his ...

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Richard II

by William Shakespeare

<p>King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to be written in approximately 1595. It is based on the life of King Richard II of England and is the first part of a tetralogy, referred to by scholars as the Henriad,

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Richard III

by William Shakespeare

<p>Richard III is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately 1591. The play is an unflattering depiction of the short reign of Richard III of England. While generally classified as a history, as grouped

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Richard the Third (Serapis Classics)

by Jacob Abbott

<p>THE mother of King Richard the Third was a beautiful, and, in many respects, a noble-minded woman, though she lived in very rude, turbulent, and trying times. She was born, so to speak, into one of the most widely-extended, the most bitter, ...

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Rise of the Modern Hospital

An Architectural History of Health and Healing, 1870-1940

by Jeanne Kisacky

<p><em>Rise of the Modern Hospital</em> is a focused examination of hospital design in the United States from the 1870s through the 1940s. This understudied period witnessed profound changes in hospitals as they shifted from last charitable ...

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Risks Mitigated In World's Most Amazing Projects

by Azmathulla Khan

Do you know the key challenges and risks that were faced while creating the world’s most amazing projects ever?<br/>Do you want to learn and understand how these challenges and risks were mitigated?<br/>Enjoy the beauty of each of the projects ...

ISBN: 9781946515025

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Robert and James Adam, Architects of the Age of Enlightenment

by Ariyuki Kondo

<p>During the second half of the eighteenth century British architecture moved away from the dominant school of classicism in favour of a more creative freedom of expression. At the forefront of this change were architect brothers Robert and ...

ISBN: 9781317322504

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Rococo. Chapter 11 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Rococo is 11th chapter of the series containing:<br />- Ancient Egypt<br />- Ancient Mesopotamia<br />- Cretan-Mycenaean<br />- Ancient Greece<br />- Ancient Rome<br />- Byzantine architecture<br />- Romanesque<br />- Gothic architecture<br ...

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Roman Military Architecture on the Frontiers: Armies and Their Architecture in Late Antiquity

by Collins, Rob

The Roman army was one of the most astounding organizations in the ancient world, and much of the success of the Roman empire can be attributed to its soldiers. Archaeological remains and ancient texts provide detailed testimonies that have ...

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Romanesque. Chapter 7 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles

by Tatyana Fedulova

<p>Romanesque is a 7th chapter of the series containing:<br />- Ancient Egypt<br />- Ancient Mesopotamia<br />- Cretan-Mycenaean<br />- Ancient Greece<br />- Ancient Rome<br />- Byzantine architecture<br />- Romanesque<br />- Gothic ...

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Rome, Postmodern Narratives of a Cityscape

by Dom Holdaway

<p>Until the mid-twentieth century the Western imagination seemed intent on viewing Rome purely in terms of its classical past or as a stop on the Grand Tour. This collection of essays looks at Rome from a postmodern perspective, including ...

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Rome: Continuing Encounters between Past and Present

by Dorigen Caldwell

<p>Few other cities can compare with Rome's history of continuous habitation, nor with the survival of so many different epochs in its present. This volume explores how the city's past has shaped the way in which Rome has been built, rebuilt, ...

ISBN: 9781351902410

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Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare

<p>Romeo and Juliet is a tragic play written early in the career of William Shakespeare about two teenage &quot;star-cross'd lovers&quot; whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding households. It was among Shakespeare's most popular ...

ISBN: 9782291037521

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Sanctioning Modernism

Architecture and the Making of Postwar Identities

by Vladimir Kuli, Timothy Parker & Monica Penick

In the decades following World War II, modern architecture spread around the globe alongside increased modernization, urbanization, and postwar reconstruction—and it eventually won widespread acceptance. But as the limitations of conventional ...

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Saving San Antonio

The Preservation of a Heritage

by Lewis F. Fisher

<div>Few American cities enjoy the likes of San Antonio's visual links with its dramatic past. The Alamo and four other Spanish missions, recently marked as a UNESCO World Heritage site, are the most obvious but there are a host of landmarks and

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Scottish Cathedrals

by Dugald Butler

<p>Architecture is a great stone book in which nations have recorded their annals, before the days of the printing-press: have written their thoughts, expressed their aspirations, and embodied their feelings as clearly and truly as by any other ...

ISBN: 9786050385557

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