Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia: The Eclectic Architecture of Sojourners and Settlers [NOOK Book]

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The multiple Chinese migrations from southeastern China to Southeast Asia have had important implications for both regions. In Southeast Asia this influence can be seen in the architecturally eclectic homes these migrants and their descendants built as they became successful; homes that combined Chinese, European and local influences, especially during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia strives not only to be an informative but also an authoritative book on the subject ...
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Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia: The Eclectic Architecture of Sojourners and Settlers

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Overview

The multiple Chinese migrations from southeastern China to Southeast Asia have had important implications for both regions. In Southeast Asia this influence can be seen in the architecturally eclectic homes these migrants and their descendants built as they became successful; homes that combined Chinese, European and local influences, especially during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia strives not only to be an informative but also an authoritative book on the subject of hybrid architecture. It's filled with stunning color photographs and essays on nearly thirty well-preserved homes.
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"This beautifully composed and produced book results from the effective collaboration of an experienced scholar and a talented photographer."—CHOICE
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  • ISBN-13: 9781462905874
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/24/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 44 MB
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Meet the Author

Ronald G. Knapp has been carrying out research in China's countryside on cultural and historical geography since 1965. Currently SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the State University of New York, New Paltz, he is the author or contributing editor of more than a dozen books, including the award-winning Chinese Houses and Chinese Bridges.

A. Chester Ong has photographed widely throughout Asia. His photography appears in magazines and exhibitions, as well as books, including China Modern, Chinese Houses, China Living and Chinese Bridges.

Wang Gungwu is University Professor and Chairman of the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore and is especially noted for his scholarly work on Chinese migration, settlement, and identity in Southeast Asia.

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