The Heritage Of The Cathedral: A Study Of The Influence Of History And Thought Upon Cathedral Architecture

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Kessinger Publishing, Mar 1, 2004 - Architecture - 416 pages
1936. Prentice shows how the great buildings of the world, especially the cathedrals of Italy and France, not only embody in their magnificent structure the history of their times, but also tell fascinating stories of men's beliefs, hopes, fears, work, and pleasures. The author leads the reader in a journey through the background of human thought and work and dream that lies behind architecture. After reading this work the traveler will bring not only open eyes and mind, but a new understanding of the building they regard.

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