Title: Architecture and Ideology In Early Medieval ...
Publisher: University Park and London: The Pennsylvania State University Press
Publication Date: 1990
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
Quarto (28.5 x 22 cm); xiv, 174 pp; ill. Black cloth boards with gilt to spine; dust jacket is lightly rubbed with crease down inside flap. 81 plates of photographs follow the text; unpaginated. Bookseller Inventory # 001095
Synopsis: In analyzing the early medieval architecture of Christian and Islamic Spain, this text explores the principles of artistic response to social and cultural tension, offering an account of the experience that set Spain apart from the rest of Europe and established a visual identity.
About the Author: Jerrilynn D. Dodds is Associate Professor of Architectural History in the School of Architecture at the City College of the City University of New York and editor of Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain (Abrams, 1992).
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