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Toronto, No Mean City: Third Edition, Revised
Toronto, No Mean City: Third Edition, Revised
By Eric Arthur and Stephen Otto

This reprint of the third edition, prepared by Stephen Otto, updates Arthur's classic to include information and illustrations uncovered since the appearance of the first edition.

Published May 2017
Baroque Visual Rhetoric
Baroque Visual Rhetoric
By Vernon Hyde Minor

Baroque Visual Rhetoric probes the Baroque’s combination of style and message and the methodological basis on which the critical art historian comes to establish that meaning.

Published Dec 2015
Civic Symbol: Creating Toronto's New City Hall, 1952-1966
Civic Symbol: Creating Toronto's New City Hall, 1952-1966
By Christopher Armstrong
Foreword by John Sewell

Lavishly illustrated with contemporary photographs, plans, and drawings, Civic Symbol is the essential history of this iconic Canadian building.

Published Sep 2015
Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1922-1943
Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1922-1943
By Lucy M. Maulsby

Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan chronicles the dramatic architectural and urban transformation of Milan during the nearly twenty years of fascist rule.

Published Feb 2014
The Domestic Space Reader
The Domestic Space Reader
Edited by Chiara Briganti and Kathy Mezei
The Domestic Space Reader demonstrates how discussions of domestic spaces can help us better understand our inner lives and challenge our perceptions of life in particular times and places.
Published Dec 2012
The Allegory of the Church: Romanesque Portals and Their Verse Inscriptions
The Allegory of the Church: Romanesque Portals and Their Verse Inscriptions
By Calvin B. Kendall

The Allegory of the Church is the first full-length study of Romanesque verse inscriptions in the context of church portals and portal sculpture, and is the product of a twenty-year study.

Published Nov 2011
Pride in Modesty: Modernist Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition in Italy
Pride in Modesty: Modernist Architecture and the Vernacular Tradition in Italy
by Michelangelo Sabatino

Pride in Modesty argues that ordinary, often anonymous, everyday things inspired and transformed Italian art and architecture from the 1920s through the 1970s.

Published May 2011
Studies in Hellenistic Architecture
Studies in Hellenistic Architecture
By Frederick E. Winter and Janos Fedak

Studies in Hellenistic Architecture is an invaluable resource, containing a wealth of illustrations of the various types of Hellenistic building and the most comprehensive scholarship to date on the topic.

Published May 2006
Toronto, No Mean City: Third Edition, Revised
Toronto, No Mean City: Third Edition, Revised
By Eric Arthur and Stephen Otto

This reprint of the third edition, prepared by Stephen Otto, updates Arthur's classic to include information and illustrations uncovered since the appearance of the first edition.

Published Dec 2003
A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, Second Edition
A Guide to Canadian Architectural Styles, Second Edition
Written by Shannon Ricketts, Leslie Maitland, and Jacqueline Hucker

"A thoughtful, elegantly written, and easy-to-read guide to over three hundred years of architectural style in Canada." - Kelly Crossman, Carleton University

Published Nov 2003