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Stierlin, Henri

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Most widely held works by Henri Stierlin
Encyclopaedia of world architecture by Henri Stierlin( Book )

49 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... This reference book provides a detailed and reliable guide to the buildings of all major cultures from ancient to modern. The same graphic techniques are applied to edifices of widely varied provenance and date, allowing the reader the grasp at a glance the parallels and differences. Contents include Egypt, the Middle East, Greece, the Roman Empire, Byzantium, the Middle Ages, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Victorian, India, Southeast Asia, China, Japan, Islam, Persia, Turkey, Mexico, Central America, Peru and the International Style. Each chapter is introduced by a summary of the culture or period's major achievements. Over 350 exquisite drawings make this an essential handbook for architects and art historians, both students and professionals. It is also a useful field guide for travelers the world over." -- Back cover
Islamic art and architecture by Henri Stierlin( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This album of the greatest Islamic art and architecture of Iran and India explores and celebrates cities from Tabriz to Khiva, Lahore to Sikandra. It offers a key to understanding the immense heritage left by hundreds of architects, landscape gardeners, calligraphers, miniaturists and weavers
Art of the Maya : from the Olmecs to the Toltec-Maya by Henri Stierlin( Book )

13 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art of the Incas and its origins by Henri Stierlin( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greece : from Mycenae to the Parthenon by Henri Stierlin( Book )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the superb mausoleum of Mausolus in Halicarnassus, stop by the shrine to Apollo at Delphi with its famous oracle, or pass through the imposing Lion Gate in Mycenae. This "picture book journey" takes us through all the important architectural sites in ancient Greece. "Noble simplicity, quiet proportions" was how the distinguished archaeologist Johann Joachim Winckelmann once described Greek culture, and the beauty of classical art certainly lies in its simplicity
The art of Karl Gerstner : nine picture chapters and selected essays by Karl Gerstner( Book )

16 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pharaohs, master-builders by Henri Stierlin( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With over 200 photographs, the author draws on historical fact to reveal the spiritual aspects of a unique architecture and building technique
Hindu India : from Khajuraho to the temple city of Madurai by Henri Stierlin( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roman Empire by Henri Stierlin( Book )

31 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kronologisk tavle og glossary. Taschen World Architecture
Turkey, from the Selçuks to the Ottomans by Henri Stierlin( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art of the Aztecs and its origins by Henri Stierlin( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayan by Henri Stierlin( Book )

19 editions published between 1900 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maya : palaces and pyramids of the rainforest by Henri Stierlin( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume retraces the development and magnificent flowering of Mayan architecture in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and Belize over the period 300 B.C.-A.D. 1500. Tikal, the earliest Mayan religious center, Palenque, famous for its ceremonial center, and Copan, with its hieroglyphic staircase featuring 2500 glyphs, are among the cites featured."--Alibris
Living architecture: Greek by Roland Martin( Book )

41 editions published between 1900 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht waarin door middel van foto's de samenhang tussen gebouw en landschap wordt verduidelijkt en dat o.a. een toelichting geeft op de werkwijze en werktuigen van de bouwers
Splendours of an Islamic world : [Mamluk art in Cairo 1250-1517] by Henri Stierlin( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt : from prehistory to the Romans by Dietrich Wildung( Book )

27 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the geography, history, government, economy, and culture of the Middle Eastern country that at one time had the most advanced civilization the world had yet seen
The world of the pharaohs by Henri Stierlin( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living architecture: ancient Mexican by Henri Stierlin( Book )

36 editions published between 1964 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MEXIQUE, histoire, ART PRECOLOMBIEN, AMERIQUE PRECOLOMBIENNE
Los Maya : palacios y pirámides de la selva virgen by Henri Stierlin( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Islamic art and architecture
Alternative Names
Henri Stierlin journaliste suisse

Henri Stierlin kunsthistoricus uit Zwitserland

Henri Stierlin periodista suizo

Henri Stierlin Swiss journalist

Stierlin, H.

Stierlin, H. (Henri)

Stierlin, Henri 1928-

Анри Штирлин швейцарский журналист и писатель

スチールラン, アンリ

ステアリン, アンリ

スティールラン, アンリ

Languages
English (268)

French (42)

German (28)

Spanish (19)

Japanese (2)

Italian (1)

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Greece : from Mycenae to the ParthenonThe pharaohs, master-buildersHindu India : from Khajuraho to the temple city of MaduraiThe Roman EmpireTurkey, from the Selçuks to the OttomansThe Maya : palaces and pyramids of the rainforestSplendours of an Islamic world : [Mamluk art in Cairo 1250-1517]Egypt : from prehistory to the RomansLos Maya : palacios y pirámides de la selva virgen