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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, andlt;iandgt;Japanese Architecture A Short Historyandlt;/iandgt; 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, andlt;iandgt;Japanese Architectureandlt;/iandgt; is as relevant today as it was in 1941.

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"Countries write their history very legibly in the things they build and the way they treat the face of the earth, and the Japanese have done it as clearly as any."—A.L. Sadler

Synopsis:

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

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ISBN:
9784805310434
Author:
Sadler, A. L.
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Foreword by:
Locher, Mira
Foreword:
Locher, Mira
Author:
Locher, Mira
Subject:
History
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
History - Ancient/Classical
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
International Architecture - Asian
Subject:
Architecture -- Japan -- History.
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Japan; Japanese architecture; Japanese history; Edo Period Japan; Japanese architecture introduction
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature
Publication Date:
20091010
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
122 bandamp;w line art illus
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 in 11 oz

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"Countries write their history very legibly in the things they build and the way they treat the face of the earth, and the Japanese have done it as clearly as any."—A.L. Sadler
"Synopsis" by , 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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