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A global history of architecture

Author: Francis D K Ching; Mark Jarzombek; Vikramaditya Prakash
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Organized along a global timeline, A Global History of Architecture presents an innovative approach to the study of architectural history. Spanning from 3,500 B.C.E. to the present, this unique guide is written by an all-star team of architectural experts in their fields who emphasize the connections, contrasts, and influences of architectural movements throughout history. The architectural history of the world  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ching, Frank, 1943-
Global history of architecture.
Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, ©2007
(OCoLC)607695301
Online version:
Ching, Frank, 1943-
Global history of architecture.
Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, ©2007
(OCoLC)608636825
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis D K Ching; Mark Jarzombek; Vikramaditya Prakash
ISBN: 0471268925 9780471268925
OCLC Number: 62393141
Description: xvi, 800 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 29 cm
Contents: 3500 BCE --
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Globalization takes command.
Responsibility: Francis D.K. Ching, Mark M. Jarzombek, Vikramaditya Prakash.
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Written by a stellar team of architectural educators, this richly illustrated reference is packed with detailed photographs and features drawings by the world-renowned Francis D.K. Ching. This is the  Read more...

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