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    DescriptionJohn Ruskin exerted a powerful and pervading influence on architects and architecture in the nineteenth century and his legacy can still be felt today. His highly individual (and idiosyncratic) prose encouraged the lay person to look and think about architecture and he covered strands as diverse as the choice of style, the use of polychromy, the relations between the workman and his work, and even between politics and the arts. In this book leading experts in Ruskin and architectural history re-examine these and numerous other issues, often providing wholly new insights into the man, his writings and his influence upon architecture and the cultural landscape of his day and since. The essays that make up this substantial and richly illustrated book, shed new and revealing light on the wide-ranging and profound influence of this great writer and thinker on architecture.


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    Title
    Ruskin and Architecture
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Rebecca Daniels, Edited by Geoff Brandwood
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 382
    Width: 167 mm
    Height: 239 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 835 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780954361518
    ISBN 10: 0954361512
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25850
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HBT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AMB
    DC21: 720.92
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 14
    Abridged Dewey: 720
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: ARC005000
    DC22: 720.1
    BIC subject category V2: 3JH
    Thema V1.0: NHT, AMB
    Illustrations note
    b/w illus throughout
    Publisher
    Spire Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Spire Books Ltd
    Publication date
    31 December 2003
    Publication City/Country
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    Review quote
    the papers are generally splendid.'--Michael J Lewis"Society of Architectural Historians" (01/01/2006)