China’s Old Dwellings is the most comprehensive critical examination of China’s folk architectural forms in any language. It and its companion volume, China’s Living Houses: Folk Beliefs, Symbols, and Household Ornamentation, together form a landmark study of the environmental, historical, and social factors that influence housing forms for nearly a quarter of the world’s population. Both books draw on the author’s thirty years of field-work and extensive travel in China as well as published and unpublished material in many languages.
China’s Old Dwellings by Ronald G Knapp
Dark illustrated paperback covers with dark blue spine. Edge wear and corner bumps. Clean, tight pages and binding. Published by University of Hawai’i Press in 2000. Architecture/Chinese Culture. Measures 10×8.75 with 362 pages. VG