Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 July 2018

1008 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780190646455

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World Architecture

A Cross-Cultural History

Second Edition

Richard Ingersoll

  • Stunning full-color visuals: More than 800 color photographs, hundreds of original graphics, architectural drawings, and maps, and meticulous diagrams demonstrate how classic buildings were created
  • Helpful learning and study tools: New timelines, chapter introductions, text boxes with fascinating case studies, bibliographies, review questions, and a glossary help students identify key information and better prepare them for exams and class assignments

New to this Edition:

  • An enhanced visual program features 235 new images and photographs, including interior shots and improved maps and building plans
  • An extended box program explores new contextual topics like gender and folklore in addition to the prior edition's coverage of religion, philosophy, culture, and technology
  • An expanded open-access Companion Website including an array of popular learning resources like chapter summaries, self exams, and Google Maps links to key structures
  • A list of UNESCO world heritage sites referenced in the book