The monuments of Polish architecture

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Published by Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne in Warszawa .

Written in English

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StatementBartlomiej Kaczorowski ... [et a.].
The Physical Object
Pagination431 p. :
Number of Pages431
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Open LibraryOL20097919M
ISBN 108302071307

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The accounts of Polish architecture are just as tumultuous and complex as the political fate of this part of Europe. Poland’s borders moved on multiple occasions, the partitions and loss of independence, wartime destruction, and finally, European funds now stimulating the construction market – all of these factors contribute to the image of Polish architecture.

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No eBook available The Monuments of Polish Architecture. Bartłomiej Kaczorowski. WSiP, - Architecture - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. The monuments of Polish architecture. [Bartłomiej Kaczorowski;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bartłomiej Kaczorowski.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: A comprehensive review of the history of architecture within the present Polish borders from early romanesque to the nineteenth century and a little post-war modern.

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The a. In occupied Poland, Polish musicians and artists were suppressed; as well Polish monuments were destroyed, such as the famous Polish monument to poet Adam Mickiewicz in Krakow.

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