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Traditional Chinese architecture [electronic resource] : twelve essays /
Fu Xinian ; edited by Nancy S. Steinhardt ; translated by Alexandra Harrer.
imprint
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2017]
description
xxxii, 390 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
ISBN
9780691159997 (hardback)
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imprint
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2017]
isbn
9780691159997 (hardback)
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Representations of architecture on vessels of the Warring States Period -- Reconstruction of Northern Dynasties buildings based on relief sculpture and murals in cave-temples at Maijishan -- Early Buddhist architecture in China -- The Development of timber-frame architecture during the two Jins and the Northern and Southern Dynasties -- Architectural features of the Northern and Southern Dynasties and the Sui and Tang periods in China as reflected in Japanese architecture of the Asuka and Nara periods -- Hanyuan Hall at Daminggong in Tang Chang'an -- The module in Tang architecture -- Imperial architecture of Tang through Ming and its relation to other architecture -- The problem of pillar displacement with respect to the characteristics of Song construction -- Song architecture in South China and its relation to Japanese Great Buddha-Style architecture of the Kamakura period -- Northern Song architecture in the painting A Thousand Li of Rivers and Mountains by Wang Ximeng -- Typical design features of Ming palaces and altars in Beijing.
catalogue key
11954767
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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