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Architecture and Geometry in the Age of the Baroque (New edition)

Architecture and Geometry in the Age of the Baroque (New edition)

By: George L. Hersey (author)Paperback

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The age of the baroque - a time of great strides in science and mathematics - also saw the construction of some of the world's most magnificent buildings. In this book, George L. Hersey explores the interrelations of the two developments, explaining how the advancements of geometry and the abstractions of mathematicians were made concrete in the architecture of the day.

About Author

George L. Hersey is professor emeritus of the history of art at Yale University. His many books include The Monumental Impulse: Architecture's Biological Roots, The Evolution of Allure: Sexual Selection from the Medici Venus to the Incredible Hulk, and High Renaissance Art in St. Peter's and the Vatican.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780226327846
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780226327846
  • weight: 694
  • ISBN10: 0226327841
  • edition: New edition

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