World Architecture: A Cross-Cultural History

ISBN-13: 9780190646455

ISBN-10: 0190646454

Author: Richard Ingersoll

Edition: 2

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Oxford University Press
Paperback 1008 pages
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Acknowledged author Richard Ingersoll wrote World Architecture: A Cross-Cultural History comprising 1008 pages back in 2018. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0190646454 and 9780190646455. Since then World Architecture: A Cross-Cultural History textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $59.38 or rent at the marketplace.


Richard Ingersoll's World Architecture: A Cross-Cultural History, Second Edition, provides the most comprehensive and contemporary survey in the field. Each chapter within the text's chronological organization focuses on three unique architectural cultures, giving instructors the flexibility to choose which traditions are the most relevant to their courses. The text also provides students with numerous pedagogical tools, including timelines, comparative maps, a glossary, and text boxes devoted to social factors and specific issues in technology and philosophy. The result is a compendious method for understanding and appreciating the history, cultural significance, beauty, and diversity of architecture from around the world.