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Chinese Architecture in the Straits Settlements and Western Malaya - David Kohl
Chinese Architecture in the Straits Settlements and Western Malaya - David Kohl
$62.00
Manufacturer Number: ML854
Stock Status: In Stock
Chinese Architecture in the Straits Settlements and Western Malaya:... Temples, Kongsis, and Houses... -... David G.Kohl... Fortunately for the lay reader, the author was not an architect or a great expert on Chinese culture when he set out to write this book. Rather he was puzzled about how Chinese buildings...
 

Chinese Architecture in the Straits Settlements and Western Malaya:

Temples, Kongsis, and Houses

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David G.Kohl

Fortunately for the lay reader, the author was not an architect or a great expert on Chinese culture when he set out to write this book. Rather he was puzzled about how Chinese buildings in Malaysia looked different from the ones he had seen in China, so et set out to unravel the puzzle. The result this this easily readable and well-informed account of how the Chinese adapted their culture to their new surroundings. Very Good Paperback. First Edition. 232 pages with many line drawings a glossary, bibliography and index. Chapters include -

  • 1 - Origins and Culture of the Chinese in Malaya,
  • 2 - Architectural Influences on the Malayan Chinese,
  • 3 - Men and Materials: A Chronology of Chinese Building in Malaya,
  • 4 - Religious and Commemorative Structures,
  • 5 - Domiciles.

Weight 0.50 Kg.  Postage within Malaysia is free

 

Published by Heinemann, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia 1984. First Edition

           Condition: The book looks new except for a previous owner's name on a front end paper.


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