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In the Chinese City

Perspectives on the Transmutations of an Empire


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A reflection on the complex reality of Chinese culture in its different dimensions: historic, town planning, architectural, landscape, heritage, artistic, symbolic, family-based, etc. It compares the Western imaginary with present-day Chinese culture using historic and graphic documents, photographs, audiovisual documents, etc.

Authors: Yves Kirchner, Arnauld Laffage, Liu Yanjun, Amélie Manon, Brice Pedroletti, François Pourcelet, Qiao Bianyun, Jean-Louis Rocca, Ruan Yisán, Shi Cuijie, Delphine Spicq, Geneviève Imbot-Bichet, Víctor Hugo, Pierre Haski, Jordi Balló, Frédéric Edelmann, Catherine Bourzat, Dora Chesnes, Chiu Che Bing, Patrick Doan, Lily Eclimont, Danielle Elisseeff, Patrice Fava, Christophe Gaudier, Wang Jun

Publication year: 2008

Pages: 344

Dimensions: 17 × 24 cm.

Images in B/W and colour: 228

978-84-9803-301-4 (català)
978-84-9803-302-1 (castellano)
978-84-96954-49-6 (english)
978-84-96954-57-1 (français: Cité de l'architecture et du Patrimoine, París - Actar)

CCCB, Actar Editorial

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