Chinese Architecture

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Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt
Yale University Press, 2002 - Architecture - 366 pages
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"Amply enhanced with more than 300 color photographs and exquisite drawings - many of which are reproduced here for the first time - and also featuring maps, charts, and an index with Chinese terms, the book will be an invaluable resource for scholars of China and everyone interested in one of the world's greatest architectural traditions."--BOOK JACKET.
  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
CHRONOLOGY
7
THE ORIGINS OF CHINESE ARCHITECTURE
26
THE QIN AND HAN DYNASTIES
33
B C E 220 C E HAN DYNASTY
55
28I 42O JIN DYNASTY
62
THE THREE KINGDOMS WESTERN AND EASTERN JIN
88
THE SUI TANG AND FIVE DYNASTIES
114
THE YUAN AND MING DYNASTIES lift
199
THE QING DYNASTY
261
960I279 kng dynasty
60
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About the author (2002)

Sun Dazhang is senior architect at the Institute of Architectural History and senior research fellow at the China Building Technology Development Center, both in Beijing.

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