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Chinese And Indian Architecture-The City Of Man,The Mountain Of God,and The Realm Of The Immortals -Nelson Wu

Wu, Nelson-Chinese And Indian Architecture-The City Of Man,The Mountain Of God,And The Realm Of The Immortals
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Wu, Nelson-Chinese And Indian Architecture-The City Of Man,The Mountain Of God,And The Realm Of The Immortals
Book Description: Prentice-Hall, London/New York, 1963. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Illustrations,Photographs and Drawings (illustrator). First Edition. 7" - 10". The traditional architecture of India and China, although separated by fundamental differences, both attempt to anchor man in an eternal and orderly universe. Each arose from a total experience-philosophical, aesthetic, religious, and social-so foreign to Western traditions that understanding in terms of its own references is difficult. Contains over 100 illustrations including photographs, plans and drawings. Bibliography and index. 128 pages. Jacket has wear.