Bibliography: T


Teague, Walter Dorwin
Design This Day: The Technique of Order in the Machine Age
Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1940

Keywords:
natural proportion, patterns, ratio, golden section, spirals, polygons, polyhedra, Pythagoras, Fibonacci, geometry in art-music-architecture, ancient, renaissance, modern, Europe, Greece, North America, Rome

Comment:
Essential reading for an understanding of how industrial designers and architects of the art deco and streamline-moderne era built upon the work of sacred architecture and art history scholars like Jay Hambidge. CY


Thom, Alexander
Megalithic Sites in Britain
Oxford University Press, 1967, 174pp.

Keywords:
megaliths, mounds, houses of worship, funerary-cemetery-burial sites, archaeoastronomical observatories, symbolic landscaping metrology, sacred site tourism, prehistoric, Europe

Comment:
Detailed surveys of 500 megalithic sites. Establishes the megalithic yard, elucidates geometry of stone rings, ellipses and compound shapes. Shows astrnomically and very mathematically that a sophisticated solar calendar was in use, plus observations on the moon, etc. Chapters on theory of statistics, maths, and astronomy necessary to understand the analysis. Many detailed diagrams and tables. TS


Thomas, Cyrus
Report on the Mound Explorations of the Bureau of Ethnography
U.S. Bureau of American Ethnology Twelfth Annual Report, 1894
reprinted in the series Classics of Smithsonian Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985

Keywords:
mounds, houses of worship, funerary-cemetery-burial sites, vernacular architecture, sacred site tourism, prehistoric, North America


Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth
On Growth and Form
Cambridge University Press, 1917
793 pp.; b&w illustrations
revised and expanded edition (revised by the author), Cambridge University Press, 1942
1116 pp., b&w illustrations
facsimile of the revised and expanded edition reprinted by Dover Publications, 19xx
ISBN ????
abridged edition (edited from the revised edition by John Taylor Bonner), Cambridge University Press, 1961 - 1990
abridged edition with added foreword by Stephen Jay Gould, Cambridge University Press, Canto Edition 1992 - 1994
346 pp., illustrated, b&w illustrations ISBN 0=521-43776-8 (paperback)

Keywords:
natural proportion, patterns, ratio, golden section, spirals

Comment:
An oft-cited and pre-eminently important text on logarithmic spirals in nature; this is a better-known, better-written, and more-often-reprinted companion to the contemporaneous writings of Theodore Cook and A. H. Church. CY


Time-Life Books
Mound Builders and Cliff Dwellers
(Series title: Lost Civilizations)
Time-Life Books, 1992
illustrated

Keywords:
mounds, petroglyphs, houses of worship, funerary-cemetery-burial sites, vernacular architecture, sacred site tourism, prehistoric, North America


Titov, Iurii Vladmirovich
Labirinti I Seidy
[-], 1976
In Russian.

Keywords:
labyrinths, symbolic landscaping, religion, myth, folklore, ancient, medieval, Europe

Comment:
Labyrinths of Russia. TL


Tompkins, Peter
Secrets of the Great Pyramid
Harper & Row, 1971


Tompkins, Peter
Mysteries of the Mexican Pyramids
Harper & Row, 1976

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