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The Amsterdam Town Hall: The Triumphant Statement of a Successor State

Caroline van Eck

Caroline van Eck’s main research interests are art and architectural history and theory of the early modern period and the relation between rhetoric and the arts and architecture. Publications include Classical Rhetoric and the Arts and Art, Agency and Living Presence (2014). In 2016 she was elected to the first established Chair in Art History at Cambridge University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Amsterdam Town Hall in Words and Images : Constructing Wonders

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...Introduction Traditionally, the Amsterdam Town Hall is presented in architectural history as a success story, both politically and artistically: of the Burgomasters in securing peace for the young Republic and of the entry of Palladian...

An Account of Uxbridge House, Burlington Gardens

The Great Public Buildings of London Volume I : Historical and Descriptive Accounts of Each Edifice, with Illustrations

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

An Account of the Church of all Saints, Poplar

The Great Public Buildings of London Volume II : Historical and Descriptive Accounts of Each Edifice, with Illustrations

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

The Palace of the Republic: Idea and Construction

The Amsterdam Town Hall in Words and Images : Constructing Wonders

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book chapter

...The start of the construction of the Amsterdam Town Hall marked the end of a long period of political and religious turmoil in Western Europe. The Peace of Westphalia of 1648 ended the Thirty Years’ War, which had brought death...

An Account of the Church of St. Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside

John Britton

John Britton is Artistic Director of DUENDE, an international performance group dedicated to ensemble-based, interdisciplinary new work. Between 2004 and 2011 he was Senior Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield, where for a number of years he ran an innovative practice-based MA in Ensemble Physical Theatre. He still retains a research affiliation to the University of Huddersfield and is one of the only academic-pracitioners in the UK with a specific research focus and practice in the training and directing of ensemble theatre. Britton has a continuing international practice as a trainer and director of ensembles. Recent workshops have taken place in Mexico, Slovenia, France, Germany, Greece, Sweden, China, Portugal, Australia as well as the UK. Britton has extensive experience as a director, performer and writer of physical, interdisciplinary and text-based work. In 2013 he will teach, perform and direct in India for two months , as well as continuing to run DUENDE's programme of workshops and intensive, rural, residential training events. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Auguste Charles Pugin

Auguste Charles Pugin

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The Great Public Buildings of London Volume II : Historical and Descriptive Accounts of Each Edifice, with Illustrations

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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Christian Roman Empire, c. 285–480 CE

Thomas N. Howe

Thomas N. Howe is Professor of Art and Art History and Chair of Art History at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, USA, and also Coordinatore Generale (scientific director for archaeology and masterplanning) for the Fondazione Restoring Ancient Stabiae in Castellammare di Stabia, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

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...Historically the period of the Late Roman Empire was characterized by the re-establishment of stability after the chaos of 235–285 (the so-called ‘third-century crisis’), although on a more rigid social and economic basis and with a great...