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Stairway to heaven : the functions of medieval upper spaces, Toby Huitson

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Stairway to heaven : the functions of medieval upper spaces
Title
Stairway to heaven
Title remainder
the functions of medieval upper spaces
Statement of responsibility
Toby Huitson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Medieval stairs, galleries and upper chambers in cathedrals, abbeys, and parish churches have been an enduring source of fascination to historians and archaeologists since the eighteenth century, but their practical purposes have long been shrouded in mystery and speculation. From libraries to lights, clocks to dovecotes, from secret games of skittles played over the vaults to the daring exploits of the twelfth-century Flying Monk, Toby Huitson explores the lofty spaces, nooks and crannies of medieval upper spaces though the interrogation of a wide range of documentary, visual and archaeologic
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Huitson, Toby
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Church architecture
  • Architecture, Medieval
  • Space (Architecture)
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • Architecture, Medieval
  • Church architecture
  • Space (Architecture)
  • HISTORY / Medieval
Label
Stairway to heaven : the functions of medieval upper spaces, Toby Huitson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Figures; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Architecture of Medieval Upper Spaces; Part 1: Stairs; Part 2: Upper Spaces; Chapter 2: Devotional Spaces; Holy Spaces; Sacred Sights; Chapter 3: Performing the Liturgy; Lights; Sound; Drama; Chapter 4: Supporting the Liturgy; Organising the Liturgy; Intellectual Life; Chapter 5: Behind the Scenes; Accommodating the Community; The Building Fabric; Hidden Assets; Chapter 6: Beyond the Everyday; Dangerous Men; Experiment and Entertainment
  • Chapter 7: Forms and FunctionsConventional Approaches and Problems; Re-thinking Functional Attribution; New Interpretations of Medieval Buildings; Chapter 8: Conclusions; Appendices; Appendix 1: Principal functions associated with medieval ecclesiastical upper space; Appendix 2: A high-level Liturgical year; Appendix 3: Measuring the step angles of spiral stairs; Reference section; Notes to text; Bibliography
Control code
ocn872655310
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (602 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842178614
Lccn
2014010159
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • fa700053-e91a-495a-937b-d9ace5860406
  • 22573/ctvgzbz87
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872655310
Label
Stairway to heaven : the functions of medieval upper spaces, Toby Huitson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Figures; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Architecture of Medieval Upper Spaces; Part 1: Stairs; Part 2: Upper Spaces; Chapter 2: Devotional Spaces; Holy Spaces; Sacred Sights; Chapter 3: Performing the Liturgy; Lights; Sound; Drama; Chapter 4: Supporting the Liturgy; Organising the Liturgy; Intellectual Life; Chapter 5: Behind the Scenes; Accommodating the Community; The Building Fabric; Hidden Assets; Chapter 6: Beyond the Everyday; Dangerous Men; Experiment and Entertainment
  • Chapter 7: Forms and FunctionsConventional Approaches and Problems; Re-thinking Functional Attribution; New Interpretations of Medieval Buildings; Chapter 8: Conclusions; Appendices; Appendix 1: Principal functions associated with medieval ecclesiastical upper space; Appendix 2: A high-level Liturgical year; Appendix 3: Measuring the step angles of spiral stairs; Reference section; Notes to text; Bibliography
Control code
ocn872655310
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (602 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842178614
Lccn
2014010159
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • fa700053-e91a-495a-937b-d9ace5860406
  • 22573/ctvgzbz87
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872655310

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