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J. Williams
Archictecture of Disjuncture
Mediterranean Trade and Cathedral Building in a New Diocese (11th-13th Centuries CE)

approx. 200 p., 80 b/w ill. + 5 colour ill., 15 b/w tables, 216 x 280 mm
ISBN: 978-2-503-58108-8
Languages: English
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Through careful analysis of a Romanesque cathedral, Williams demonstrates how Mediterranean trade changed the way churches were funded, designed, and built.

Joseph C. Williams is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Williams holds a Ph.D. in Art History from Duke University, where he was advised by Dr. Caroline Bruzelius. His research focuses on Romanesque architecture in Southern Italy, with a particular emphasis on building process, construction techniques, and pan-Mediterranean exchanges of specialized knowledge. Williams is also active in the Digital Humanities and new ways of representing historic buildings, including digital photogrammetry and GIS, and has served as Project Manager for the Kingdom of Sicily Image Database. At Maryland, Williams teaches courses on ancient and medieval architecture, buildings archaeology, and the theme of interaction and conflict in the Mediterranean. Williams is the recipient of a Phyllis W. G. Gordan / Lily Auchincloss / Samuel H. Kress Foundation Rome Prize in Medieval Studies.

Interest Classification:
Fine Arts & Performing Arts
Architecture
Medieval architecture

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