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Cathedrals of the World

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A useful resource for architecture students, travelers, and anyone interested in our religious heritage, this volume documents the world's most important cathedrals from their early Christian, Romanesque, and Gothic origins through their evolution during the Renaissance and Baroque periods to the styles of the modern age. Spanning the globe, the monuments in this volume ha ...more
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published September 7th 2010 by White Star Publishers (first published October 24th 2006)
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Jan 04, 2012 Lynda rated it really liked it
Cathedrals are often the truest representation of the architecture of the time and location they were built. Sometimes, and thankfully a minority of the times, they are truly monstrous combinations of the worst architecture has to offer.

People build cathedrals as the ultimate glorification of their faith. Whether it is Robert Schueller's Crystal Cathedral or the gothic cathedrals of Europe, cathedrals represent organized religion to followers.

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