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Chang'an Avenue and the Modernization of Chinese Architecture

Chang'an Avenue and the Modernization of Chinese Architecture( )
Author: Yu, Shuishan
Series title:A China Program Book; Art History Publishing Initiative Ser.
ISBN:978-0-295-99213-6
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

In this interdisciplinary narrative, the never-ending "completion" of China's most important street offers a broad view of the relationship between art and ideology in modern China. Chang'an Avenue, named after China's ancient capital (whose name means "Eternal Peace"), is supremely symbolic. Running east-west through the centuries-old heart of Beijing, it intersects the powerful north-south axis that links the traditional centers of political and spiritual legitimacy (the imperial...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Architecture / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.35 x 10.3 x 1.26 Inches
Book Weight:2.95 Pounds



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