Cover: Architecture in the Age of Reason: Baroque and Post-Baroque in England, Italy, and France, from Harvard University PressCover: Architecture in the Age of Reason in E-DITION

Architecture in the Age of Reason

Baroque and Post-Baroque in England, Italy, and France

Available from De Gruyter »

Product Details

E-DITION

$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674182288

Publication Date: 01/01/1955

293 pages

222 halftones

World

Harvard University Press has partnered with De Gruyter to make available for sale worldwide virtually all in-copyright HUP books that had become unavailable since their original publication. The 2,800 titles in the “e-ditions” program can be purchased individually as PDF eBooks or as hardcover reprint (“print-on-demand”) editions via the “Available from De Gruyter” link above. They are also available to institutions in ten separate subject-area packages that reflect the entire spectrum of the Press’s catalog. More about the E-ditions Program »

With a fresh point of view, this book presents new and rare material on architectural developments in England, France, and Italy during the eighteenth century, revealing how the trends in design were related to the everyday and earth-shattering events of the century. In presenting a thorough revaluation of the Post-Baroque style, the author interprets formal changes as the visual expression of the spiritual tendencies of that epoch.

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, by James L. Nolan, Jr., from Harvard University Press

Remembering Hiroshima

On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane