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Author Gobbi, Grazia.

Title The Florentine villa : architecture, history, society / Grazia Gobbi Sica ; [translated from the Italian by Ursula Creigh]
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Classical tradition in architecture
Classical tradition in architecture.
Contents BOOK COVER; TITLE; CONTENTS; COPYRIGHT; PREFACE; PART ONE; CHAPTER ONE: Origins and Development of the Villa; CHAPTER TWO: The Ideology of Villa Life in Florentine Culture and Society; CHAPTER THREE: Typological Research and Renaissance Treatises; CHAPTER FOUR: The Garden: Origin and Development; CHAPTER FIVE: Villas in the Nineteenth Century; PART TWO; CHAPTER SIX: The Shape of the Landscape; CHAPTER SEVEN: The History of the Area; CHAPTER EIGHT: Mapping the Area; PART THREE; VILLAS IN THE CASTELLO-SESTO FIORENTINO AREA; APPENDIX: Six villas to visit; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF NAMES AND PLACES
Summary Scholarly and innovative with visually stunning line drawings and photographs, this volume provides readers with a compelling record of the unbroken pattern of reciprocal use and exchange between the countryside and the walled city of Florence, from the thirteenth century up to the present day
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Architecture and society -- Italy -- Florence (Province)
Country homes -- Italy -- Florence (Province)
ARCHITECTURE -- Buildings -- Residential.
Architecture and society.
Country homes.
Italy -- Florence (Province)
Form Electronic book
Author Creigh, Ursula.
ISBN 0203939255
Other Titles Villa fiorentina. English