This generously illustrated book provides a vivid commentary on society and manners in pre-Revolutionary France.
The Architecture of the French Enlightenment
Author:"Allan Braham"| Published on 1989 by Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520067394/0520067398 | en | 288 pages | BOOK | 5.0
Allan Braham's comprehensive treatment of this brilliant and complex period introduces the reader to the major buildings, architects, and architectural patrons of the day. At the same time, it explores the broader determinants of architectural production: the rapid economic expansion of Paris and the main provincial centers and the increasing demand for improved public amenities--theaters, schools, markets, and hospitals. This generously illustrated book provides a vivid commentary on society and manners in pre-Revolutionary France.. The Architecture of the French Enlightenment was ranked 33 by Google Books for keyword Architecture.