As Vietnam opened up to the West since the late 1980s, awareness of the architectural richness of the national capital, Hanoi, has grown. Its striking combination of Chinese-influenced shop-houses, French boulevards, Soviet housing and recent Western-style commercial developments in unique. Hanoi: Biography of a City is the first book to trace the history of the fabric of the city since its origins a thousand years ago.
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Examines how the buildings of Hanoi reflects changing political, cultural, and economic conditions over a thousand-year period.About the Author:
William S. Logan is Professor of Geography at Deakin University in Melbourne. He has worked as a consultant for UNESCO, AUSAID and the Australian Heritage Commission, and was a member of the Australian government-funded Hanoi Planning and Development Project.
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Buchbeschreibung University of New South Wales Press, Sydney, NSW, 2000. Soft cover. Buchzustand: Fine. 1st Edition. xvi+304pp., Pictorial full colour photographic cover, timeline, b/w plts. & text ills., full page b/w photographs, drawings, maps, plans, notes, index. Hanoi: Biography of a City is a fascinating and comprehensive account of the development of this striking urban settlement. Size: Octavo. Book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 001563
Buchbeschreibung New South Wales Univ Pr Ltd. Buchzustand: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, and may have sticker on cover, but in good overall condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers Z1-T-007-00263