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Ottoman Baroque : the architectural refashioning of eighteenth-century Istanbul / Ünver Rüstem.

By: Rüstem, Ünver [author.]Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2019]Description: xi, 324 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780691181875Subject(s): Architecture, Ottoman -- Turkey -- Istanbul | Architecture -- Turkey -- Istanbul -- History -- 18th century | Architecture, Baroque -- Influence | Istanbul (Turkey) -- Buildings, structures, etcDDC classification: 724/.160949618 LOC classification: NA1370 | .R88 2019
Contents:
Introduction -- Setting the scene : the return to Istanbul -- Pleasing times and their "pleasing new style" : Mahmud I and the emergence of the Ottoman Baroque -- A tradition reborn : the Nuruosmaniye Mosque and its global audiences -- The old, the new, and the in-between : stylistic consciousness and the establishment of tradition -- At the sultan's threshold : the architecture of engagement as new imperial paradigm -- Conclusion.
Summary: A new approach to late Ottoman visual culture and its relationship with the West.
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Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode
Books Books The BIAA David H. French Library
Shelf 62 - Reading Room
Q4l RÜSTE 32568 Not for loan BOOKS-000000025445

Outgrowth of the author's thesis (Ph.D.)--Harvard University, 2013, under the title: Architecture for a new age : imperial Ottoman mosques in eighteenth-century Istanbul.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Setting the scene : the return to Istanbul -- Pleasing times and their "pleasing new style" : Mahmud I and the emergence of the Ottoman Baroque -- A tradition reborn : the Nuruosmaniye Mosque and its global audiences -- The old, the new, and the in-between : stylistic consciousness and the establishment of tradition -- At the sultan's threshold : the architecture of engagement as new imperial paradigm -- Conclusion.

A new approach to late Ottoman visual culture and its relationship with the West.

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