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Urbanism, Western Medieval, Samuel Gruber Jan 1990

Urbanism, Western Medieval, Samuel Gruber

Samuel D. Gruber Dr.

Survey of the architectural aspects of medieval urbanism in Western Europe.


Origen Y Evolución De Las Murallas De La Ciudad De Alicante., Pablo Rosser Jan 1990

Origen Y Evolución De Las Murallas De La Ciudad De Alicante., Pablo Rosser

pablo rosser

Libro sobre la creación y desarrollo de los distintos anillos defensivos que tuvo la villa y ciudad de alicante desde las primeras levantadas en época islámica. Este libro fue Premio de Investigación de la Conmemoración del Quinto Centenario de la Ciudad de Alicante en 1990.


Ordering The Urban Environment: City Statutes And City Planning In Medieval Todi, Italy, Samuel D. Gruber Dr. Dec 1989

Ordering The Urban Environment: City Statutes And City Planning In Medieval Todi, Italy, Samuel D. Gruber Dr.

Samuel D. Gruber, Ph.D.

Discusses the deliberate urban policies that of medieval Todi, Italy that helped create a functioning and beautiful medieval town through explicit laws and the careful micro-planning that utilized an incremental urbanism to create an inter-connected and integrated urban environment. Many of the medieval views visitors assume are part of an "organic" growth are actually careful projections of communal power and order.


Alien Or Accepted? African Perspectives On The Western 'Other' In 15th And 16th Century Art, Kathy Curnow Dec 1989

Alien Or Accepted? African Perspectives On The Western 'Other' In 15th And 16th Century Art, Kathy Curnow

Kathy Curnow

The visual record of Africa's interaction with the West is proving to be a rich source of information concerning the changing natures of ethnographic perception. Post-contact imagery reflects shifting attitudes shaped by political, economic and historical events and trends. Examination of an individual artist's treatment of "the other" and his departure from or conformation with prevailing cultural attitudes can reveal a range of responses and interpretations of the outsider as enemy, a part of daily life, or a being with religious or prestige associations. This article compares ivory carvers' attitudes towards late 15th/early 16th-century Portuguese travelers to ...