The power of place : rulers and their palaces, landscapes, cities, and holy places

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Full title: The power of place : rulers and their palaces, landscapes, cities, and holy places / David Rollason.
Main author: Rollason, D. W.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Palaces
  • The Power of Design
  • The Power of Architectural Style and Decoration
  • Part II. Landscapes
  • Gardens, Parks, and Power
  • The Power of Forests and the Hunt
  • Part III. Cities
  • Cities, Planning, and Power
  • Triumphs and Entries : the City as Stage-Set
  • Part IV. Holy Places
  • Power, Place, and Relics
  • Churches, Mosques, and Power
  • Part V. Inauguration-Places and Burial-Places
  • The Inauguration of Rulers : Places and Rituals
  • Death and Power : The Burial-Places of Rulers
  • Conclusion
  • Research and Reading.