EMA Book Reviews: October 2017

Pan-European / Global

Ackerman, James S. Origins, Invention, Revision: Studying the History of Art and Architecture.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 232 pages, ISBN 9780300218718. Review by Jeremy Melvin available here. [Registration required.]

Baier, Christof, André Bischoff, Joanna Drejer, Ulrich Reinisch, and Tadeusz J. Żuchowski (eds.). Retablissement. Preußische Stadtbaukunst in Polen und Deutschland | Urbanistyka pruska w Polsce i w Niemczech. Berlin: Lukas Verlag für Kunst- und Geistesgeschichte, 2016. 396 pages, ISBN-13: 978-3-86732-249-2. Review by Reinhart Strecke available here.

Fabris, Dinko, and Margaret K. Murata (eds.). Passaggio in Italia: Music on the Grand Tour in the Seventeenth Century. Turnhout: Brepols, 2015. 276 pages, ISBN 978-2-503-53568-5. Review by Naomi Barker available here.

Austria

 Opll, Ferdinand, Heike Krause, and Christoph Sonnlechner. Wien als Festungsstadt im 16. Jahrhundert. Zum kartografischen Werk der Mailänder Familie Angielini. Cologne: Böhlau, 2017. 278 pages, ISBN 978-3-205-20210-3. Review by Guido von Büren available here.

British Isles

Ross, Cathy (ed.). Revealing the Charterhouse: The Making of a London Landmark. London: Giles, 2016. 224 pages, ISBN 978-1-907804-98-4. Review by Maurice Howard available here.

France

Baridon, Laurent, Jean-Philippe Garric, and Gilbert Richaud (eds.). Les leçons de la terre. François Cointeraux (1740-1830). Professeur d’architecture rurale. Paris: INHA/Editions des Cendres 2015. 352 pages, ISBN 978-2-86742. Review by Béatrice Gaillard available here.

Germany

 CONFERENCE REVIEW: Fürstliche Witwen und Witwensitze in Schleswig-Holstein. Husum, 24 March 2017. Review by Stefan Brenner and Jan Ocker available here.

CONFERENCE REVIEW: Die Karlskirche in Wien im Spannungsfeld von Religion und Politik. Vienna, 23-24 June 2017. Review by Meinrad von Engelberg available here.

Italy

 Bortolozzi, Anna. Santi Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso. Identità, magnificenza e culto delle reliquie nella Roma del primo Seicento. Saggi di storia dell’arte. Rome: Campisano Editore, 2014. 288 pages, ISBN 978-88-98229-25-3. Review by Philippe Malgouyres available here.

Ferretti, Emanuela. Acquedotti e fontane del Rinascimento in Toscana Acqua, architettura e città al tempo di Cosimo I dei Medici. Aquae – Studi e testi sulle terme, vol. 8. Florence: Olschki, 2016. 332 pages, ISBN 9788822264152. Review by Martina Massarente available here.

 

 

 

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