Architecture and Authority in Japan (Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies)
By: William H. Coaldrake (author)Hardback
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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents 1. Authority in Architecture: Container and Contained 2. The Grand Shrines of Ise and Izumo: The Appropriation of Vernacular Architecture by Early Ruling Authority 3. Great Halls of Religion and State: Architecture and the Creation of the Nara Imperial Order 4. Heian Palaces and Kamakura Temples: The Changing Countenances of Aristocratic and Warrior Power 5. Castles: The Symbol and Substance of Momoyama and Early Edo Period Authority 6. Nijo Castle and the Psychology of Architectural Intimidation 7. Tokugawa Mausolea: Intimations of Immortality and the Architecture of Posthumous Authority 8. Shogunal and Daimayo Gateways: The Intersecting Spheres of Arbitrary Will and Technical Necessity 9. Building the Meiji State: The Western Architectural Hierarchy 10. Tange Kenzo's Tokyo Monuments: New Authority and Old Architectural Ambitions 11. Beyond Vanity and Evanescence Chronology of Buildings Chapter Notes
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