India and South-East Asia: The Buddhist and Hindu Tradition
Ellipsis, Jan 1, 1998 - Architecture - 308 pages
A History of Architecture is a series of books that focuses on the story of the classical tradition from its origins in Egypt & Mesopotamia through to the present day and the modernist and post-modernist styles.
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