Architecture and Statecraft: Charles of Bourbon's Naples, 1734-1759 (Hardcover)

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Robin L. Thomas is Assistant Professor of Art History at The Pennsylvania State University.

The eighteenth century was a golden age of public building. Governments constructed theaters, museums, hospices, asylums, and marketplaces to forge a new type of city, one that is recognizably modern. Yet the dawn of this urban development remains obscure. In Architecture and Statecraft, Robin Thomas seeks to explain the origins of the modern capital by examining one of the earliest of these transformed cities. In 1737 King Charles Bourbon of Spain embarked upon the most extensive architectural and urban program of the entire century. A comprehensive study of these Neapolitan buildings does not exist, and thus Caroline contributions to this new type of city remain undervalued. This book fills an important gap in the scholarship and connects Charles’s urban improvements to his consolidation of the monarchy. By intertwining architecture and sovereignty, Thomas provides a framework for understanding how politics created the eighteenth-century capital.

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ISBN 9780271056395
Genre HISTORY / Europe / Italy
Format Hardcover
Pages 223
Publisher Date 2013-06-05 00:00:00.0
Publisher Pennsylvania State Univ Pr
Copyright Year 2013
Height 10.25 in
Wdth 9.25 in
Thickness 1.25 in
Unit weight 3.08 lb
Language English
Subtitle Charles of Bourbon's Naples, 1734-1759
Series Name Buildings, Landscapes, and Societies
Series Volume Number 8
Audience College/higher education
Authors Thomas, Robin L.
Country of Origin United States

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