Architectural Heritage of Yemen - Marchand, Trevor
Bisher 45,99 €**
28,99 €
versandkostenfrei*

inkl. MwSt.
**Früherer Preis
Sofort lieferbar
14 °P sammeln
    Broschiertes Buch

Twenty chapters, authored by leading scholars from around the world, explore the astonishing variety of building styles and traditions that have evolved over millennia in a region of diverse terrains, extreme climates and distinctive local histories. Generations of highly-skilled masons, carpenters and craftspeople have deftly employed the materials-to-hand and indigenous technologies to create urban architectural assemblages, gardens and rural landscapes that sit harmoniously within the natural contours and geological conditions of southern Arabia. A sharp escalation in military action and…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Twenty chapters, authored by leading scholars from around the world, explore the astonishing variety of building styles and traditions that have evolved over millennia in a region of diverse terrains, extreme climates and distinctive local histories. Generations of highly-skilled masons, carpenters and craftspeople have deftly employed the materials-to-hand and indigenous technologies to create urban architectural assemblages, gardens and rural landscapes that sit harmoniously within the natural contours and geological conditions of southern Arabia. A sharp escalation in military action and violence in the country since the 1990s has had a devastating impact on the region's rich cultural heritage. In bringing together the astute observations and reflections of an international and interdisciplinary group of acclaimed scholars, this book raises awareness of Yemen's long history of cultural creativity, and of the very urgent need for international collaboration to protect it and its people from the destructive forces that have beset the region.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Gingko Library / University of Chicago Press
  • Seitenzahl: 240
  • Erscheinungstermin: 19. März 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 247mm x 245mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 1280g
  • ISBN-13: 9781909942073
  • ISBN-10: 1909942073
  • Artikelnr.: 47877156
Autorenporträt
Marchand, Trevor§Trevor H.J. Marchand is Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and received the Royal Anthropological Institute's Rivers Memorial Medal (2014).