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Graeme Brooker

Graeme Brooker is Professor and Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Brighton, University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Manchester Metropolitan University. Between 2013 and 2015 He was the Head of the Department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting professor at institutions across Europe, the Far East and America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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... R Rococo 215 Not a style in its own right but the last phase of the baroque movement, rococo was prominent in early eighteenth-century France (1725–1775). It developed from baroque but was more playful and graceful; its decoration...

Introduction

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The most familiar and enduring example comparing architecture and cuisine hails from the nineteenth century and the magnificent edible fantasies of Marie-Antonin Carême, king of chefs and chef of kings. Carême is credited with having said...

Russia, 1475–1830

Neil Kent

Neil Kent was formerly a Professor of European Cultural History in St Petersburg, Russia. He is an Academic Fellow of the Cyber Conflict Documentation Project in Washington DC, USA, based at the University of Cambridge, UK, and also an Associate Professor at L’Ecole (Special) Militaire de St-Cyr, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Russia changed from a small state on Europe’s periphery to a powerful empire stretching from Baltic to Pacific, with few geographical features to protect it. Subjection to Tatars was oppressive, but enabled rulers of Muscovy, from which...

France, 1450–1830

Jean-François Bédard

Jean-François Bédard is Associate Professor at the Syracuse University School of Architecture in Syracuse, New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

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

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...From the end of the Hundred Years War in 1453 to the re-establishment of the Bourbon monarchy after Napoleon Bonaparte’s defeat at Waterloo in 1815, French rulers benefited from the consolidation of the court and the centralization...

The Low Countries, 1450–1830

Maarten Delbeke

Maarten Delbeke holds the Chair for the History and Theory of Architecture at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and previously taught at the universities of Ghent, Belgium and Leiden, The Netherlands. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Eelco Nagelsmit

Eelco Nagelsmit is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, and wrote his doctoral thesis on the art and architecture of Counter-Reformation Brussels. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In the complex history of the Low Countries, the short-lived unification of the northern and southern part between 1815 and 1830 reinstated a political union that had persisted in various forms during the Burgundian and Habsburg periods...

Nordic Countries, 1475–1830

Neil Kent

Neil Kent was formerly a Professor of European Cultural History in St Petersburg, Russia. He is an Academic Fellow of the Cyber Conflict Documentation Project in Washington DC, USA, based at the University of Cambridge, UK, and also an Associate Professor at L’Ecole (Special) Militaire de St-Cyr, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

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

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In Nordic lands, the sixteenth-century Protestant Reformation ousted the Catholic Church, creating the Lutheran Church. Confiscated land and wealth went to monarchs and nobles: the church became subordinate to the Crown. During the Thirty...