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Author Steinhardt, Nancy Shatzman, author.

Title Chinese architecture : a history / Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt.

Published Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 388 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, plans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-376) and index.
Contents Introduction. Beyond the Forbidden City -- Genesis of Chinese buildings and cities -- Architecture of the First Emperor and his predecessors -- Han architecture -- An age of turmoil: Three Kingdoms, two Jins, Sixteen States -- Northern Dynasties and Southern Dynasties -- Sui and Tang: architecture for empires -- Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms -- Grandeur and magnificence under Liao and Western Xia -- Chinese building standards -- Song elegance and Jin opulence -- Chinese city between Tang and Ming -- Mongol century -- Chinese imperial city and its architecture, Ming and Qing -- Late imperial architecture in Chinese style -- Convergences: Lamaist, Dai, Islamic -- Garden and house -- China comes to Europe, Europe comes to China, Chinese students come to the United States -- Conclusion. Resolving the forbidden city.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author JSTOR (Organization)
Subject Architecture -- China -- History.
Buddhist architecture -- China -- History.
Local series JSTOR
ISBN 9780691191973 (electronic book)
0691191972 (electronic book)

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