Chinese Architecture

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Yale University Press, 2002 - Architecture - 359 pages
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This lavishly illustrated book is a comprehensive and authoritative study of 'Chinese architecture' from Neolithic times through the late nineteenth century. Six of China’s greatest architectural historians have joined with a leading Western scholar to write this book, the first in-depth, collaborative history of 'Chinese architecture' in more than fifty years.
 

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Yale University has cooperated with scholars in China to produce this volume, one of a series titled "Culture and Civilization of China" that appears in both English and Chinese. The English-language ... Read full review

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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