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Baroque

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Coined as a term of derision, the term “baroque” is derived from a word used to describe misshapen pearls. The Baroque, however, is now considered one of the great styles or epochs of European art and culture, one that dominated Western...

Peruvian Design

Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos

Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos Santos

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Peru lies on the west of the South American continent and borders on Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, and Chile. Its Pacific coastline, Andes Mountains, and Amazonian rain forest together define the country’s great geographic, climatic...

Spanish Colonial Revival

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Spanish Colonial Revival is an architectural style most popular in the United States in the early to mid-twentieth century based upon the building style found in Spanish colonies from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries in what is now...