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This substantive yet easy-to-use guide to selected French gothic churches and cathedrals provides profiles of fourteen important religious buildings. They are located in different parts of France, were constructed at different times and in different styles, and include both well-known and less well-known churches and cathedrals. They range from the tiny church of Saint Maclou in Rouenperhaps the best example of flamboyant designto the worlds most visited Gothic cathedral, Notre Dame in Paris. A second section of the book considers what a Gothic cathedral is as well as their medieval setting and the many architectural, artistic, and spiritual elements that comprise a Gothic cathedral. The guide is lavishly illustrated with photos and helpful images to help the readers derive the maximum benefit and pleasure from their Gothic church and cathedral visits.
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About the Author
Richard Moore Retired after over forty years in international development work, mainly overseas. He received a PhD in management from Cornell University and has an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. His essays have appeared in many literary magazines, including Guernica Magazine and Fine Arts Connoisseur. He taught a course on French Gothic Cathedrals at Encore Learning program in VA in 2015 and 2016. Sawon Hong Retired from UNICEF. She has a PhD in Sociology from the University of Hawaii. She authored the book, A Nomadic Life, based on her first-hand experiences working and living overseas. Her photography hobby provided many of the photos for this book.