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Author Pearson, Caspar, 1974-

Title Humanism and the urban world : Leon Battista Alberti and the Renaissance city / Caspar Pearson

Publ Info University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2011]
 RWU Arch  ARCH NA1123.A5 P43 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 268 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"Explores Italian Renaissance writer and architect Leon Battista Alberti's complex and sometimes ambivalent attitudes toward the concept of the city, and relates them to his broader intellectual positions"--Provided by publisher
LC subject Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472 -- Criticism and interpretation
Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472 -- Philosophy
Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De re aedificatoria
Cities and towns
Alt Title Leon Battista Alberti and the Renaissance city
ISBN 9780271048550 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271048557 (cloth : alk. paper)