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Author Habel, Dorothy Metzger, 1950-

Title "When all of Rome was under construction" : the building process in baroque Rome / Dorothy Metzger Habel.

Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  711.40945632 HABE    AVAILABLE
Physical description 232 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series Rome perspectives.
Rome perspectives.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [211]-223) and index.
Contents The urban redevelopment of Piazza Colonna I : "senza spesa ne aggravare alcuno" -- The urban redevelopment of Piazza Colonna II : "il negotio restava aggiustato" -- The repercussions of building Piazza S. Pietro : "in tempo che tutta Roma era in fabrica" -- Lorenzo Pizzatti and his "Roza riforma" : a pavonazzo speaks up "tutto per ben publico."
Summary "Analyzes the politics and economics of architecture and the building process in seventeenth-century Rome. Explores topics ranging from the financing of construction to the availability of materials and personnel"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Alexander VII, Pope, 1599-1667.
Plazas -- Italy -- Rome -- Design and construction -- History -- 17th century.
City planning -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 17th century.
Architecture and state -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 17th century.
Piazza Colonna (Rome, Italy) -- History -- 17th century.
Piazza San Pietro (Vatican City) -- History -- 17th century.
ISBN 9780271055732 (cloth : alk. paper)