Author:Nabokov, Peter; Easton, Robert

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Native American Architecture

By: Nabokov, Peter; Easton, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2291941

ISBN: 0195037812

Condition: Near Fine


5th printing. Jacket spine faded. 1989 Large Hardcover. 431, [1] pp. For many people, Native American architecture calls to mind the wigwam, tipi, iglu, and pueblo. Yet the richly diverse building traditions of Native Americans encompass much more, including specific structures for sleeping, working, worshipping, meditating, playing, dancing, lounging, giving birth, decision-making, cleansing, storing and preparing food, caring for animals, and honoring the dead. In effect, the architecture covers all facets of Indian life. The collaboration between an architect and an anthropologist, Native A... View more info