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Swaan, Wim

Overview
Works: 39 works in 430 publications in 6 languages and 10,706 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Local history 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Other
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Most widely held works by Wim Swaan
The Gothic cathedral by Wim Swaan( Book )

41 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een algemeen overzicht van de Gothische kathedraal, gevolg door een gedetailleerde beschrijving in woord en beeld van 32 kathedralen in Frankrijk, Engeland, Duitsland, Oostenrijk, Spanje en Italië
The late Middle Ages : art and architecture from 1350 to the advent of the Renaissance by Wim Swaan( Book )

25 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monastic world, 1000-1300 by Christopher Brooke( Book )

41 editions published between 1974 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reader is taken to the most beautiful and evocative stone buildings in the whole of Christendom
Lost cities of Asia : Ceylon, Pagan [and] Angkor by Wim Swaan( Book )

38 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tibet, land of snows by Giuseppe Tucci( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford and Cambridge by Christopher Brooke( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isfahan, pearl of Persia by Wilfrid Blunt( Book )

29 editions published between 1966 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of Plantagenet and Valois : the struggle for supremacy, 1328-1498 by Kenneth Fowler( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Hundred Years' War was a series of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 between the Kingdom of England and the Kingdom of France for control of the French throne. Many allies of both sides were also drawn into the conflict. The war had its roots in a dynastic disagreement dating back to the time of William the Conqueror, who became King of England in 1066 while retaining possession of the Duchy of Normandy in France. As the rulers of Normandy and other lands on the continent, the English kings owed feudal homage to the king of France. In 1337, Edward III of England refused to pay homage to Philip VI of France, leading the French king to claim confiscation of Edward's lands in Aquitaine."--Wikipedia
Art & architecture of the late Middle Ages : 1350 to the advent of the Renaissance by Wim Swaan( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the growth and characteristics of medieval art and architecture, focusing attention on the individual Gothic styles that evolved throughout Europe
Morocco; Marrakesh, Fez, Rabat by Rom Landau( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in 4 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flemish cities; their history and art by William Gaunt( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1983 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese lantern by Wim Swaan( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Golden Age of Flemish art by William Gaunt( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castles of Europe from Charlemagne to the Renaissance by William Anderson( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the general development of castles chronologically and deals with castles of selected countries. Emphasis is on the origin of the castle concept, on the defensive and offensive functions of castles, on their impact on medieval politics and society, and on their eventual demise
Kunst und Kultur der Spätgotik : die europäische Bildkunst und Architektur von 1350 bis zum Beginn der Renaissance by Wim Swaan( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moorish Spain: Cordoba, Seville, Granada by Enrique Sordo( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in English and German and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs, many in color, evoke the culture and atmosphere of Moorish Spain
Burgen Europas von der Zeit Karls des Großen bis zur Renaissance by William Anderson( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in German and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Swaan, Willem Albertus.

Swaan, Willem Albertus 1927-1995

Wim Swaan

Languages
English (237)

German (47)

French (27)

Italian (9)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (2)