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Minaret building and apprenticeship in Yemen

Author: Trevor Hugh James Marchand
Publisher: Richmond : Curzon, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through a combination of rich architectural and ethnographic description, this study of apprenticeship and human spatial cognition provides a fascinating insight into the daily lives and activities  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Hugh James Marchand
ISBN: 0700715118 9780700715114
OCLC Number: 52055650
Description: xiv, 285 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Sana'a, craft and the building trade --
The 'Addil minaret : reconsidering the role of the mosque minaret in Sana'a --
Foundations : training labourers in a traditional apprentice system --
Making it above grade : apprenticeship and learning to 'make' --
Completing the dome : the master builders.
Responsibility: Trevor Hugh James Marchand.

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'A major contribution to the literature on vernacular architecture.' - Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

 
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