Japanese Architecture: A Short History

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A. L. Sadler's invaluable study of Japanese architecture first appeared in 1941. Considered a classic in its field, unequaled in clarity and insight, Japanese Architecture A Short History is a lucid and uncomplicated introduction to this important aspect of Japanese culture. Beginning with the earliest evidences from prehistory and ending with the Edo period, when Japan attained stature as a modern state, Japanese Architecture is as relevant today as it was in 1941.

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Overview

A. L. Sadler's invaluable study of Japanese architecture first appeared in 1941. Considered a classic in its field, unequaled in clarity and insight, Japanese Architecture A Short History is a lucid and uncomplicated introduction to this important aspect of Japanese culture. Beginning with the earliest evidences from prehistory and ending with the Edo period, when Japan attained stature as a modern state, Japanese Architecture is as relevant today as it was in 1941.

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  • ISBN-13: 9784805310434
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/10/2009
  • Series: Tuttle Classics Series
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 732,380
  • Product dimensions: 5.13 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

The late A. L. Sadler was Professor Oriental Studies at the University of Sydney for 26 years. He died in 1971. Among his works are Shogun: The Life of Tokugawa Ieyasu and Japanese Tea Ceremony: Cha-no-yu.

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