Harper's Fine Arts Series - A History of Architecture

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Read Books, 2009 - Architecture - 642 pages
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Originally published in 1917, this extensively illustrated works on Architecture contains a wealth of information with chapters on Prehistoric, Greek, Roman, Gothic and Modern Architecture to name just a few! It is intended to provide a concise but authorative look at the histories of Architecture, sculpture and painting. This is a fascinating read for any architectural enthusiast or historian, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwor

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Editor-in-Chief
F. Charles Brunicardi, MD, FACS
DeBakey/Bard Professor and Chairman, Michael E. DeBakey
Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine,
Houston, TX

Associate Editors:
Dana K. Andersen, MD, FACS
Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Surgeon-in-Chief, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Baltimore, MD Timothy R. Billiar, MD, FACS
George Vance Foster Professor and Chairman of Surgery
Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School
of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA David L. Dunn, MD, PhD, FACS
Vice President for Health Sciences, State University
of New York, Buffalo, Buffalo, NY John G. Hunter, MD, FACS
Mackenzie Professor and Chair,
Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science
University, Portland, OR Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD, FACS
Dallas B. Phemister Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery, University of Chicago,
Chicago, IL Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, FACS
Head, Divisin of Surgery, Professor and Chairman,
Department of Surgical Oncology, Senator A.M. Aiken, Jr.,
Distinguished Chair, University of Texas M.D.
Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

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