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Title Embodiments of power [electronic resource] : building baroque cities in Europe / edited by Gary B. Cohen and Franz A.J. Szabo.

Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, 2008.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description xvii, 283 p. : ill., maps.
Series Austrian and Habsburg studies ; v. 10
Austrian and Habsburg studies ; v. 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-276) and index.
Contents List of illustrations -- Notes on contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: embodiments of power: building baroque cities in Austria and Europe / Gary B. Cohen and Franz A.J. Szabo -- Embodiments of power? Baroque architecture in the former Habsburg residences of Graz and Innsbruck / Mark Hengerer -- Baroque comes for the archbishops: Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau, Johann Ernst Count Thun, and their ideals of "modern art" and architecture / Roswitha Juffinger -- Religious art and the formation of a Catholic identity in baroque Prague / Howard Louthan -- Prague, Wroclaw, and Vienna: center and periphery in transformations of baroque culture? / Jií Peek -- Representation of the court and burghers in the baroque cities of the high road: Kraków, Wroclaw, and Dresden in a historical comparison / Jan Harasimowicz -- From Protestant fortress to baroque apotheosis: Dresden from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century / Barbara Marx -- A tale of two cities: Nuremberg and Munich / Jeffrey Chipps Smith -- Searching for the new Constantine: early modern Rome as a Spanish imperial city / Thomas Dandelet -- The zodiac in the streets: inscribing "Buon Governo" in baroque Naples / John A. Marino -- A setting for royal authority: the reshaping of Madrid, sixteenth-eighteenth centuries / David Ringrose -- Bibliography.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject City planning -- Europe -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- Europe -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- Austria -- History.
Architecture, Baroque -- Europe.
Architecture, Baroque -- Austria.
Cities and towns, Renaissance.
Sociology, Urban -- Europe.
Sociology, Urban -- Austria.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cohen, Gary B., 1948-
Szabo, Franz A. J.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781845454333 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1845454332 (hbk. : alk. paper)

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