Author:Norbert Schoenauer


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6,000 Years of Housing

By: Norbert Schoenauer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Company: 2000

Edition: Revised and Expanded Edition

Seller ID: 247873

ISBN: 0393731200

Condition: Near Fine Condition

Part architecture, part history, and part anthropology, this encyclopedic book limns the story of housing around the world from the pre-urban dwellings of nomadic, semi-nomadic, and sedentary agricultural societies to the present. Ancient urban dwellings were inward-looking, ranged around a courtyard. Until fairly recently, these dwelling types survived in indigenous urban house forms in the Islamic world, India, China, and the Iberian peninsula and Latin America. After ... View more info