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Monumental: The Greatest Architecture Created by Humankind (Hardcover)

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The iridescent play of light through Gothic windows. Skyscrapers gleaming in the sun. The worn steps of a Mayan pyramid. Indian temples rich in detailed reliefs. Buildings move us, protect us, and give us places for devotion and contemplation, political debate, and artistic expression. Here, humankind's architectural masterpieces are presented in outstanding photographs, accompanied by texts that highlight interesting facts about each monument's history.
  • Features full-color photographic portraits of 169 of the world's greatest buildings and UNESCO World Heritage Sites A gorgeous large-format photo book brings together
churches and temples, castles and caves to pyramids and palaces, walls, towers, and more Presented chronologically, this deluxe linen-cloth book reveals often-overlooked parallels among cultures worldwide: Who would have thought that while the Romans were discussing politics at the Forum, life was flourishing in the Mexican city of Teotihuac n? Or that the Great Mosque of Djenn and St. Patrick's Cathedral were built at the same time? This captivating book will take you on a global exploration of humanity's greatest architectural achievements
Product Details
ISBN: 9780764364181
ISBN-10: 0764364189
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: October 28th, 2022
Pages: 352
Language: English

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