Architecture, nineteenth and twentieth centuries
With a constant truth of perspective, Professor Hitchcock reveals a period in architecture which saw revolutionary changes in style, function and materials. The volume traces the development and progress of modern architecture from around 1800 until the middle of the twentieth century.
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