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Architecture in Oxford 1350–1500

J. H. Harvey

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses that the buildings of Oxford in the late middle ages represent English architecture of the time. It explains that the architectural style was a formal interpretation of the ... More


Visions of Antiquity: Architecture and the Classical Style

Phiroze Vasunia

in The Classics and Colonial India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199203239
eISBN:
9780191746598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203239.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The question of architectural propriety recurs in discussions about British building in India. Which architectural style was appropriate to India? In which style should colonial administrators ... More


Anglo-Indian Architecture and the Meaning of Its Styles

Preeti Chopra

in A Joint Enterprise: Indian Elites and the Making of British Bombay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670369
eISBN:
9781452947105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670369.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter explores the architectural style of Bombay during the period roughly between the second half of the nineteenth century and World War I, a period when most of Bombay's public institutions ... More


Making Sacred Places, and Making Places Sacred

Frank Burch Brown

in Good Taste, Bad Taste, & Christian Taste: Aesthetics in Religious Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158724
eISBN:
9780199849567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158724.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Tillich asserted that Protestants should give more attention to visual aesthetics and not just the Word despite their fears of harboring thoughts of idolatry because architecture is significant to ... More


The quest for architectural style for French West Africa: invented traditions and ideologies in colonial Dakar

Liora Bigon

in French colonial Dakar: The morphogenesis of an African regional capital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099359
eISBN:
9781526109736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099359.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Insights into the French architectural agenda as implemented in Dakar in the interwar period are the subject of this chapter. It seems that drawing on Hobsbawm’s term ‘the invention of tradition’ is ... More


The Origins and Elaboration of Rank in the Early and Middle Formative Periods

Charles Stanish

in Ancient Titicaca: The Evolution of Complex Society in Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232457
eISBN:
9780520928190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232457.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the origins and evolution of ranked society in the Early and Middle Formative Periods in the Titicaca Basin. It explains that during Early Formative, sites were small, ... More


Inka Architecture and Urban Buildings

Ian Farrington

in Cusco: Urbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044330
eISBN:
9780813046327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044330.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter presents a comprehensive review of inka construction materials, tools, techniques, and processes, from the digging of footings to wall construction and styles, roof construction, ... More


Growing the Health Services Southwest Campus

David R. Godschalk and Jonathan B. Howes

in The Dynamic Decade: Creating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607252
eISBN:
9781469608280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607252.003.0009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter discusses the dense Health Affairs and Health Research Communities at the Southwest Campus. These two communities include four major North Carolina hospitals (Memorial, Women's and ... More


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