The great Gothic cathedrals of Europe are among the most astonishing achievements of Western culture. This title explores why medieval people built Gothic cathedrals, how they built them, what conception of the divine lay behind their creation, and how religious and secular leaders used cathedrals for social and political purposes.
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Scott, Robert A. /
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320 pages, 41 b-w photographs, 2 tables pagesTitle: