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A history of architecture

Author: Banister Fletcher, Sir; Dan Cruickshank
Publisher: Oxford ; Burlington : Elsevier/Architectural Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 20th ed., reprintedView all editions and formats

Includes chapters on the twentieth-century architecture of the Middle East (including Israel), South-east Asia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, India, Russia and the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Latin  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Banister Fletcher, Sir; Dan Cruickshank
ISBN: 0750622679 9780750622677
OCLC Number: 441728845
Description: XXXVIII, 1794 str. : ilustr. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Background; Prehistoric; The Architecture of Egypt; The ancient near East; Early Asian culture; Greece and The Hellenistic kingdoms; Part 2: Background; Prehistoric; Rome and the Roman Empire; The Byzantine Empire; Early Russia; Early Medieval and Romanesque; Gothic; Part 3: Background; Seleucid, Parthian, Sasanian, Hellenistic; Umayyad, Abbasid and Spain until the Fall; Timurid, Seljuk and pre-Moghul India; Safavid Persia, the Ottoman Empire and Moghul India; Vernacular Building and the Paradise Garden; Part 4: Background; Africa; The Americas; China; Japan; South Asia; South East Asia; Part 5: Background; Italy; France, Spain and Portugal; Austria, Germany and Central Europe; The Low Countries and Britain; Russia and Scandinavia; Post Renaissance Europe; Part 6: Background; Africa; The Americas; China; Japan; South East Asia; Indian Subcontinent; Australasia; Part 7: Background; Western Europe 1900-45; Western Europe 1945-95; Eastern Europe; Russia; Middle East; Africa; N America 1900-50; North America 1950-95; Central and S America; China; Japan; S E Asia; Hong Kong and Macau; Indian Subcontinent; Oceania.
Other Titles: Sir Banister Fletcher's a history of architecture
Responsibility: Sir Banister Fletcher's ; edited by Dan Cruickshank ; consultant editors Andrew Saint, Peter Blundell Jones, Kenneth Frampton ; assistant editor Fleur Richards.


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