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Churches : An Architectural Guide (Hardcover) (Simon Bradley)

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This accessible book is for anyone who would like to understand more about the architectural history of English churches. Clear and easy to use, the text explains the key components of church architecture—stylistic developments, functional requirements, regional variations, and arcane vocabulary. Readers can equip themselves to explore historic churches knowledgeably, evaluate dates and restoration phases, interpret stained glass and monuments, and make their own discoveries. Written by the editor of the Pevsner Architectural Guides and distilling years of experience visiting churches, the book includes explanations of how to learn more from building plans, tips for further research, searching for clues, and analyzing the evidence.
Number of Pages: 192.0
Genre: Architecture
Sub-Genre: History / General
Series Title: Pevsner Architectural Guides: The Buildings of England
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
Author: Simon Bradley
Language: English
Street Date: May 17, 2016
TCIN: 50228478
UPC: 9780300215533
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-2608

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