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The Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts (SDBM) makes available data on medieval manuscript books of five or more folios produced before 1600. Its purpose is to facilitate research for scholars, collectors, and others interested in manuscript studies and the provenance of these unique books.
NA100-130 Architecture and the state
NA 1995 Architecture as a profession
NA 2000-2320 Study and teaching. Research
NA 2335-2360 Competitions
NA 2400-2460 Museums. Exhibitions
NA 2500-2599 General works
NA 2599.5-2599.9 Architectural criticism
NA 2695-2793 Architectural drawing and design
NA 2835-4050 Details and decoration
NA 4170-7020 Public buildings
Includes: Religious architecture, Domestic architecture, Houses, Dwellings, Clubhouses, guild houses, etc.
Focusing on architecture from all regions of the world, this three-volume set profiles the twentieth century's vast chronicle of architectural achievements, both within and well beyond the theoretical confines of modernism.
The Oxford Companion to Christian Art and Architecture is a unique and fascinating exploration of the art and architecture that has been influenced and inspired by Biblical stories and Christian history and beliefs.
The book contains over 1000 works of art from all periods and regions in the world and breaks through the usual geographical and cultural boundaries of art history to celebrate the vast range of human artistry across time and space.
The Italian Renaissance is one of the great periods of genius in western history. In this new book, art historian Laurie Schneider Adams brings to readers a vibrant and engaging presentation of Renaissance art history that is supported by up-to-date scholarship and methodology.
A practical guide to the understanding and appreciation of Western Art. A delight to read and highly informative, the fascinating A-to-Z entries explore religious themes that have dominated Western painting and sculpture from its beginnings.
There are series of titles that provide information about the daily life and social customs of various countries, civilizations and time periods. You can search the GIL-Find library catalog for these titles by entering the words "Daily Life In".
Covering ancient Asia from the Jomon culture in Japan in approximately 11,000 BCE through to the Cambodian empires that lasted until the 15th century, this encyclopedia covers civilizations that have thus far been treated only marginally in English literature.
In addition to material on the history, development, & characteristics of each musical instrument, this oversize, well-illustrated book gives a history of music-making, plus coverage of composers & performers.