Allegorical Architecture: Living Myth and Architectonics in Southern China
Offers an architectural analysis of built forms and building types of the minority groups in southern China and of the Dong nationality in particular.
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J ARCHITECTONIC FABRICATIONS OF MINORITIES
J MYTH AND RITUALISTIC POSTURES
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